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