Curtis Hughes

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Title History

 

  • IWN (Independent Wrestling Network) Heavyweight title defeating Buff Bagwell and Rob Adonis in a 3-WAY (April 4, 2008);

 

Career Highlights

In The Beginning:

  • Mr. (Curtis) Hughes was worked in the AWA, WCW, WWF & ECW in basically the same roll, as a bodyguard for upper talent..
  • NWA: World Championship Wrestling:
  • November 20, 1990 – The Clash: The Big Cat defeated Brad Armstrong by Submission..
  • December 16, 1990 – Starrcade: The Skyscrapers (Dan Spivey & Sid Vicious) defeated Big Cat & Motor City Madman..
  • The Big Cat became “Mr. Hughes”, the head of security of The York Foundation, led by Alexandra York in WCW..
  • Mr. Hughes moved on to become the bodyguard of manager Harley Race and wrestler Lex Luger..
  • December 29, 1991 – Starrcade: Big Van Vader & Mr. Hughes defeated The Nightstalker & Rick Steiner (Lethal Lottery)..
  • ~~~Mr. Hughes & Big Van Vader later participated in the 2-ring Battlebowl Battle Royal, which was won by Sting!
  • January 21, 1992 – The Clash: The Steiner Brothers defeated Big Van Vader & Mr. Hughes w/Harley Race..
  • There was an angle where Junk Yard Dog head-butted Mr. Hughes and his glasses shatters into his eyes..
  • Mr. Hughes turned face and went back to his “Big Cat” name and teamed with Junk Yard Dog as “Cat & Dog”..
  • Curtis Hughes claimed in a shoot interview that WCW planned to turn him against Luger and give him the World title..World Wrestling Federation:
  • Mr. Hughes resurfaced in the World Wrestling Federation managed by Harvey Wippleman and stole The Undertaker’s urn..
  • April 26, 1993 – Monday Night RAW: Mr. Hughes defeated Jason Knight..
  • May 10, 1993 – Monday Night RAW: Mr. Hughes defeated The Cannonball Kid..
  • May 31, 1993 – Monday Night RAW: Mr. Hughes defeated Bert Centeno..
  • June 13, 1993 – King of the Ring: Mr. Perfect defeated Mr. Hughes in the 1st Round of the KotR Tournament..
  • June 21, 1993 – Monday Night RAW: Mr. Hughes defeated Bobby Who..
  • July 12, 1993 – Monday Night RAW: Mr. Hughes defeated Tony DeVito..
  • July 26, 1993 – Monday Night RAW: Mr. Hughes defeated Russ Greenberg..
  • August 9, 1993 – Monday Night RAW: Tatanka defeated Mr. Hughes by Count Out after Hughes’ glasses shattered in his eyes..Extreme Championship Wrestling:
  • November 13, 1993–November to Remember: Mr. Hughes defeated Johnny Gunn..
  • December 26, 1993–Holiday Hell: Mr. Hughes defeated Sandman by KNOCK OUT..
  • February 5, 1994–The Night the Line was Crossed: Mr. Hughes defeated Sal Bellomo..
  • March 26, 1994–ECW Ultimate Jeopardy: Shane Douglas’ Team defeated Terry Funk’s Team in a War Games match..
  • ~~~Shane Douglas & Mr. Hughes & Rocco Rock & Johnny Grunge beat Hawk & Kevin Sullivan & The Tazmaniac & Terry Funk..
  • May 14, 1994–When Worlds Collide: The Bruise Brothers & J.T. Smith defeated Shane Douglas & Mr. Hughes & Public Enemy..
  • June 24, 1994–Hostile City Showdown: The Bruise Brothers defeated Shane Douglas & Mr. Hughes..
  • July 16, 1994–Heat Wave: Mr. Hughes defeated Tommy Dreamer..
  • August 13, 1994–Hardcore Heaven: 911 defeated Mr. Hughes..
  • November 5, 1994–November to Remember: Too Cold Scorpio defeated Mr. Hughes..
  • February 17, 1996–CyberSlam: Buh-Buh Ray Dudley defeated Mr. Hughes..World Wrestling Federation:
  • 1997: Mr. Hughes was very briefly the bodyguard for Hunter Hearst Helmsley in the WWF..World Wrestling Federation:
  • September 1999: Curtis Hughes, with a drastically modified image, returned to the WWF as the bodyguard for Chris Jericho..
  • Jim Ross mentioned on RAW that Curtis Hughes played football for the Kansas City Jayhawks..
  • Curtis Hughes mostly aided Chris Jericho in his feud with Ken Shamrock..
  • September 16, 1999 – SD!: Curtis Hughes beat Ken Shamrock by DQ with a masked referee named El Dopo (Howard Finkel)..
  • September 23, 1999 – Smackdown!: Chris Jericho beat Ken Shamrock in a First Blood Match with help from Curtis Hughes..
  • October 11, 1999 – RAW: The Headbangers defeated Chris Jericho & Curtis Hughes when Y2J turned on Hughes..
  • October 14, 1999 – Smackdown!: Chris Jericho defeated Curtis Hughes with help from Howard Finkel..
  • ~~~After the match, Chris Jericho “gave” Curtis Hughes the services of Howard Finkel…….
  • October 18, 1999 – RAW: Curtis Hughes lost everything, including Howard Finkel, to the Acolytes in a game of poker..Semi-retirement:
  • 2003: Mr. Hughes appeared on shows for the AWWL Detroit Big Time Wrestling and looks very good physically..
  • 2004: Curtis Hughes has worked independant shows in Puerto Rico and in Georgia..
  • November 5, 2004–WWC: Bronco defeated Mr. Hughes..
  • November 6, 2004–WWC: Abdullah the Butcher vs Mr. Hughes ended in a DOUBLE DQ..
  • February 12, 2005–Carolina Championship Wrestling: Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson beat Mr. Hughes & The Barbarian by DQ..
  • February 26, 2005–ACPW: Mr. Hughes defeated Brad Morton..
  • January 14, 2006–Global Championship Wrestling: Mr. Curtis Hughes defeated Theodore Tuttweiler III….
  • March 25, 2006–ACPW: Mr. Hughes defeated Amie Radick….
  • April 22, 2006–Global Championship Wrestling: Mr. Hughes defeated Chrisjen Hayme..
  • July 7, 2006–Legends Show: Kamala defeated Mr. Hughes by Disqualification…
  • April 27, 2007–Memphis Wrestling: Greg “The Hammer” Valentine defeated Mr. Hughes)..
  • August 17, 2007–Memphis Wrestling: Mr. Hughes & Kevin White defeated Bill Dundee & Koko Ware
  • March 22, 2008–Independent Wrestling Network: Mr. Hughes defeated Reese in Fort Valley, Georgia..
  • April 4, 2008–IWN: Mr. Hughes defeated Buff Bagwell and Rob Adonis in a 3-WAY to become the IWN Heavyweight title..
  • April 11, 2008–Independent Wrestling Network: Mr. Hughes defeated A.J. Steele to retain the IWN Heavyweight title..
  • April 18, 2008–Independent Wrestling Network: Mr. Hughes defeated Mr. Columbus to retain the IWN Heavyweight title..
  • April 24, 2008–Southern Extreme Championship Wrestling: Mr. Hughes defeated Pretty Boy Floyd by Disqualification..
  • May 16, 2008–Independent Wrestling Network: Mr. Hughes defeated Chris Stevens in Columbus, Georgia..
  • ~~~MAIN EVENT: Jason Cross vs. A.J. Steele was ruled a no contest when Mr. Hughes interfered on Steel’s behalf..
  • ~~~~~~~~~~~~~A.J. Steele & Mr. Hughes threw Jason Cross into a table, resulting in a reportedly legit broken elbow
  • May 17, 2008–Prime Time Pro Wrestling: Chris Stevens vs. Mr. Hughes ended in a Double DQ in Georgia….
  • May 31, 2008–Prime Time Pro Wrestling: Mr. Hughes defeated Chris Stevens with the help of brass knuckles..
  • June 21, 2008–Prime Time Pro Wrestling: Mr. Hughes defeated Big Rod Simmons in Manchester, Georgia …
  • June 28, 2008–Prime Time Pro Wrestling: Chris Stevens defeated Mr. Hughes with an impromptu No DQ stip..
  • July 19, 2008–Prime Time Pro Wrestling: Mr. Hughes defeated Ampliflyer in Manchester, Georgia ..
  • August 8, 2008–Prime Time Pro Wrestling: Chris Stevens defeated Mr. Hughes in Columbus, Georgia ..
  • August 23, 2008–Peachstate Wrestling Alliance: Mr. Hughes defeated American Rex (sub for Rob Adonis)..
  • September 20, 2008–Rome Georgia Wrestling: Bobby Eaton defeated Ricky Morton after interference by Mr. Hughes..