None as The Bushwhackers, but
click here to see the Sheepherders title history. Career Highlights
Before becoming the lovable Bushwhackers, Luke and Butch were a heel tag team known as
World Wrestling Federation
December 1988: The Sheepherders joined the WWF, changing their name AND attitude, becoming known as the “Bushwhackers”.
December 30, 1988 – MSG: The Bushwhackers defeated
The Bolshevics (Nikolai Volkoff and Boris Zhukov) in their WWF debut. Royal Rumble 1989: Butch entered the Royal Rumble as the 10th participant and Luke entered as the 19th participant.
The Bushwhackers gained more victories over The Bolshevics, The Rougeaus,
The Brain Busters, and the Powers of Pain. April 2, 1989 – WrestleMania V: The Bushwhackers defeated
The Fabulous Rougeaus w/Jimmy Hart in their WrestleMania debut. Aprils 7, 8, 9, 1989 – Bushwhackers Home Coming: The Bushwhackers beat Bolshivics in the main event of a New Zealand card.
~~~These shows were cross-promotional events put on by the
World Wrestling Federation and Arena Wrestling Alliance. September 21, 1989 – Saturday Night Main Event: The Bushwhackers defeated The Fabulous Rougeaus w/Jimmy Hart.
October 14, 1989 – King of the Ring:
The Warlord defeated Bushwhacker Butch in the 1st Round of the KOTR Tournament. ~~~Luke miraculously defeated
Nikolai Volkoff in the 1st Round, but lost to Rick “The Model” Martel in the 2nd Round. November 23, 1989 – Survivor Series: Rude’s Brood defeated Roddy’s Rowdies in a Survivor Series Elimination Match.
~~~Rick Rude and Mr.Perfect (Sole Survivor) and The Fabulous Rougeaus beat Roddy Piper and Jimmy Snuka and The Bushwhackers.
January 21, 1990 – Royal Rumble: The Bushwhackers defeated The Fabulous Rougeau Brothers in the opening match.
March 6, 1990 – Superstars of Wrestling: The Bushwhackers were attacked by
Rhythm and Blues with their guitars. April 1, 1990 – WrestleMania VI: The Bushwhackers crashed Rhythm and Blues live musical performance in the ring.
The Bushwhackers and Rhythm and Blues feuded extensively for about five months until after SummerSlam 1990.
September 1990: The Bushwhackers and
The Orient Express began feuding swapping victories accross the country. November 22, 1990 – Survivor Series: The All-Americans defeated The Mercenaries in a Survivor Series Elimination match.
~~~Nikolai Volkoff and
Tito Santana and The Bushwhackers defeated Sgt. Slaughter and Boris Zhukov and The Orient Express. January 19, 1991 – Royal Rumble: Luke entered the Rumble at #27 but was eliminated by
Earthquake after only 4 seconds! April 15, 1991 – Saturday Night Main Event:
The Nasty Boys defeated The Bushwhackers to retain the WWF Tag Team titles. August 26, 1991 – SummerSlam:
Andre the Giant accompanied The Bushwhackers for their match against The Natural Disasters. November 27, 1991 – Survivor Series: The Nasty Boys and The Beverly Brothers defeated The Bushwhackers and
The Rockers. November 2, 1991 – House Show: The Bushwhackers vs. The Beverly Brothers resulted in some embarassing controversy.
~~~The Bushwhackers initiated a “faggot” chant during the match offended some of the Vancouver spectators.
The Bushwhackers gained the managing services of
Jamison, for an “added” humor factor. January 19, 1992 – Royal Rumble:
The Beverly Brothers (Beau and Blake Beverly) defeated The Bushwhackers (Luke and Butch). ~~~Around this time, Jamison disappeared from WWF Televisin programming.
April 5, 1992 – WrestleMania VIII: The Bushwhackers defeated The Beverly Brothers in the non-televised dark match.
August 29, 1992 – SummerSlam: Jim Duggan and The Bushwhackers defeated The Mountie and The Nasty Boys in a dark match.
Survivor Series 1993: The Bushwhackers and Men on a Mission (dressed as Doinks) defeated Bam Bam Bigelow’s Team of 4.
March 20, 1994 – WrestleMania X:
The Heavenly Bodies defeated The Bushwhackers in the non-televised dark match. Soon after leaving the World Wrestling Federation, the two grapplers opened up a restaraunt in Tampa, Florida.
In The Meantime
1994: They were allegedly contacted by Jimmy Hart to join WCW to help create familiar environment for the arrival of Hulk Hogan.
October 21, 1994 – Jacques Rougeau Retirement Show: The Bushwhackers defeated
Well Dunn (Steven Dunn and Timothy Well). Late 1994 – WWF Tag Team Title Tournament:
The Heavenly Bodies defeated The Bushwhackers in the 1st round of the tournament. Royal Rumble 1995:
Bushwhacker Luke entered the Rumble at #13 and Bushwhacker Butch entered the Rumble at #18. November 19, 1999: The Bushwhackers made a special appearance in the EWF to wrestle Love Bug and Chad Austin.
April 1, 2001 – WrestleMania XVII: The Bushwhackers (Luke and Butch) competed in the gimmick battle royal.
In The Meantime
2002: Luke Williams began doing bookings for IWA Puerto Rico.
Luke Williams was responsible for handling the contract negotiations between the WWF and Vader.
Butch Miller is now retired and living back in Wellington, New Zealand.
Butch Miller contracted a Staph infection, but recovered.
Butch Miller is also a columnist for New Zealand’s official wrestling website