Dave Taylor

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Title History

  • All Star Promotions British Heavyweight title defeating David Finlay (April 6, 1991);
  • CWA (Catch Wrestling Association) World Tag Titles w/Chris Beniot defeating Franz Schumann & Miles Zrno (December 21, 1991);
  • CWA (Catch Wrestling Association) World Tag Titles w/Miles Zrno defeating Mad Bull Blaster & Larry Cameron (July 18, 1993);
  • All Star Promotions British Heavyweight title defeating Marty Jones [Tournament] (July 4, 1995);
  • CWF Mid Atlantic Heavyweight title Awarded (????, 2000);
  • European Heavyweight title defeating Robbie Brookside (February 21, 2002);

Career History

British Wrestling:

World Championship Wrestling:

  • Dave Taylor formed a tag team with Steven Regal & Robert Eaton, known as the Blue Bloods in World Championship Wrestling..
  • November 26, 1995 – World War: Dave Taylor participated in the 3 Ring Battle Royal won by Randy Savage..
  • May 19, 1996 – Slamboree: Jim Duggan & VK Wallstreet defeated Steven Regal & Dave Taylor in a Lethal Lottery match..
  • July 22, 1996 – Nitro: David Taylor defeated Scott Norton by DQ..
  • August 26, 1996 – Nitro: The Steiner Brothers defeated Dave Taylor & Bobby Eaton..
  • December 2, 1996 – Nitro: Eddie Guerrero defeated Dave Taylor..
  • January 20, 1997 – Nitro: Masahiro Chono defeated Dave Taylor..
  • February 24, 1997 – Nitro: Diamond Dallas Page vs. Dave Taylor ended in a no-contest..
  • March 10, 1997 – Nitro: WCW World Television Champion Prince Iaukea defeated Dave Taylor..
  • May 19, 1997 – Nitro: Masahiro Chono defeated Dave Taylor..
  • October 27, 1997 – Nitro: Chris Benoit defeated Dave Taylor..
  • November 3, 1997 – Nitro: David “Fit” Finlay defeated Dave Taylor..
  • November 10, 1997 – Nitro: Dave Taylor & Steven Regal defeated Harlem Heat..
  • December 15, 1997 – Nitro: Dave Taylor defeated “Man of 1000 Holds” Dean Malenko..
  • December 22, 1997 – Nitro: Dave Taylor defeated Eddie Guerrero by Countout..
  • February 27, 1998 – Thunder: Davey Boy Smith defeated David Taylor..
  • January 7, 1999 – Thunder: Fit Finlay & Dave Taylor defeated Lizmark Jr. & Super Calo (Tournament)..
  • January 25, 1999 – Nitro: The Faces Of Fear (Meng & Barbarian) defeated Dave Taylor & Fit Finlay..
  • February 16, 1999 – Nitro: Chris Benoit & Dean Malenko defeated Dave Taylor & Fit Finlay..
  • March 11, 1999 – Thunder: Raven defeated Dave Taylor..
  • June 24, 1999 – Thunder: Chris Benoit & Perry Saturn defeated Dave Taylor & Fit Finlay..
  • June 28, 1999 – Nitro: Perry Saturn & Chris Benoit defeated Fit Finlay & Dave Taylor..
  • July 11, 1999 – Bash At The Beach: David Taylor participated in a Hardcore Invitational Junkyard Match
  • July 14, 1999 – Thunder: Brad Armstrong & Chase Tatum & Swoll defeated Fit Finlay & Steve Regal & Dave Taylor..
  • August 9, 1999 – Nitro: Eddie Guerrero & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Dave Taylor & Chris Adams..
  • August 19, 1999 – Thunder: Regal & Taylor & Adams vs. Bobby Blaze & Dave Burkhead & Adrian Byrd ended in a No Contest..
  • August 30, 1999 – Nitro: Dave Taylor & Steven Regal vs. Disorderly Conduct ended in a No Contest..
  • September 2, 1999 – Thunder: “The Franchise” Shane Douglas defeated “Squire” Dave Taylor..
  • September 9, 1999 – Thunder: Perry Saturn & Chris Benoit & Shane Douglas beat Dave Taylor & Steve Regal & Chris Adams..
  • Setpember 13, 1999 – Nitro: Barry Windham & Kendall Windham defeated Steven Regal & Dave Taylor..
  • September 30, 1999 – Thunder: Hugh Morris & Brian Knobbs defeated Dave Taylor & Steven Regal..
  • October 21, 1999 – Thunder: Harlem Heat (Booker T & Stevie Ray) vs. Dave Taylor & Steven Regal ended in a No Contest..
  • October 28, 1999 – Thunder: Eddie Guerrero & Billy Kidman & Rey Mysterio beat Steve Regal & Dave Taylor & Chris Adams..
  • November 4, 1999 – Thunder: Dave Taylor participated in a 8 man battle royal won by Chavo Guerrero Jr..

Semi-Retirement + Trainer:

  • Dave Taylor became a developmental scout for the WWF working mainly in Ohio Valley Wrestling..
  • Dave Taylor left the WWF when they wanted him to move to Cincinatti to work for Heartland Wrestling Association..
  • May 2002: David Taylor opened up the Blue Bloods Wrestling Academy in Atlanta, Georgia..
  • March 31, 2004 – TNA: David Taylor debuted in NWA TNA as the mentor of America’s X-Cup Team United Kingdom..
  • April 7, 2004 – TNA: Team Mexico (AAA) once again successfully defends the America’s X-Cup, this time against Team UK..
  • January 2006: Dave Taylor re-signed with WWE as a trainer with the Deep South developmental territory in McDonough, Georgia..
  • March 23, 2006–Deep South Wrestling: William Regal & David Taylor beat Damien Steel & Ray Gordy in a Tag Tournament Match..

World Wrestling Entertainment:

  • October 20, 2006 – SmackDown!: William Regal & Dave Taylor defeated Scotty Too Hotty & Sho Funaki in a squash match..
  • October 27, 2006 – SmackDown!: William Regal & Dave Taylor defeated Bobby Lashley & Tatanka..
  • December 8, 2006 – SmackDown!: William Regal & Dave Taylor defeated Brian Kendrick & Paul London in a Non-title match!
  • December 15, 2006 – SmackDown!: Paul London/Brian Kendrick/Jimmy Yang beat William Regal/David Taylor/Gregory Helms..
  • December 17, 2006 – Armageddon: Brian Kendrick & Paul London won a 4-WAY Ladder match to retain the Tag Team titles!
  • ~~~Brian Kendrick & Paul London defeated William Regal & Dave Taylor and The Hardy Boyz and MNM (Mercury & Nitro)..
  • The 4-WAY Ladder Match at Armageddon won SmackDown! Match of the Year in the 2006 OnlineWorldofWrestling.com Awards..
  • January 12, 2007 – SmackDown!: Brian Kendrick & Paul London beat William Regal & David Taylor to retain the Tag Team titles!
  • January 19, 2007 – SmackDown!: William Regal & David Taylor & The MVP beat Paul London & Brian Kendrick & Big Vito..
  • January 19, 2007–DSW House Show: The Majors Brothers won a triple threat tag match to win the vacant DSW Tag Team titles!
  • ~~~The Majors Brothers defeated The Samoan Fight Club (Sonny Siaki & Afa Jr.) and William Regal & Dave Taylor in a 3-WAY..
  • April 2, 2007–RAW: William Regal & Dave Taylor participated in a 10-Team Battle Royal (won by the Hardy Boyz)..
  • April 6, 2007 – SmackDown!: Kane vs. David Taylor didn’t even get started because Taylor & William Regal attacked Kane.

World Wrestling Entertainment – (William Regal & Dave Taylor vs Kane):

  • March 16, 2007–DSW House Show: The Majors Brothers defeated William Regal & Dave Taylor by Disqualification..
  • March 17, 2007–DSW Park Slam: Fit Finlay & William Regal & David Taylor beat Brad Armstrong & The Majors Brothers..
  • April 2, 2007–RAW: William Regal & Dave Taylor participated in a 10-Team Battle Royal (won by the Hardy Boyz)..
  • April 6, 2007 – SmackDown!: Kane vs. David Taylor didn’t even get started because Taylor & William Regal attacked Kane.
  • April 13, 2007 – SmackDown!: Kane destroyed Daivari (After the match: William Regal & Dave Taylor attacked attacked Kane)..
  • April 27, 2007 – SmackDown!: Kane & The Boogeyman defeated William Regal & Dave Taylor..
  • May 4, 2007 – SmackDown!: The Boogeyman w/Little Boogeyman defeated William Regal by DQ when Dave Taylor interfered..
  • ~~~~~IN THE MAIN EVENT: Montel Vontavious Porter defeated Kane with help from William Regal & Dave Taylor..
  • May 11, 2007 – SmackDown!: Kane (w/The Boogeyman & Little Boogeyman) defeated Dave Taylor w/William Regal..
  • May 18, 2007 – SmackDown!: Kane (w/The Boogeyman & Little Boogeyman) defeated William Regal w/Dave Taylor..
  • May 25, 2007 – SmackDown!: Paul London & Brian Kendrick defeated Regal & Taylor by DQ when Deuce & Domino interfered..
  • June 1, 2007 – SmackDown!: Deuce & Domino w/Cherry defeated William Regal & Dave Taylor and Brian Kendrick & Paul London..
  • June 11, 2007–RAW: The Mr. McMahon “character” was tragically killed when his private limousine exploded into a ball of flames..
  • July 13, 2007–SmackDown!: Sho Funaki & Shannon Shannon Moore defeated Paul Burchill & Dave Taylor in a dark match..
  • July 20, 2007–SmackDown!: Dave Taylor participated in a Battle Royal for the vacant World Heavyweight title..
  • July 27, 2007–SmackDown!: Kane defeated David Taylor..
  • August 24, 2007–SmackDown!: Jesse & Festus defeated Paul Burchill & Dave Taylor in a dark match..
  • August 31, 2007–SmackDown!: Jesse & Festus defeated Dave Taylor & Paul Burchill in a dark match..
  • October 5, 2007–SmackDown!: The Major Brothers defeated Dave Taylor & Paul Burchill in a dark match..

World Wrestling Entertainment – Drew McIntyre w/Dave Taylor:

Dave Taylor:

  • September 26, 2008–IWA Mid-South: Dave Taylor defeated Tracy Smothers in the 1st round of the 2008 Ted Petty Invitational.
  • September 27, 2008–IWA Mid-South: Claudio Castagnoli defeated Dave Taylor in the quarter finals of the Ted Petty Invitational.
  • March 27, 2009–CHIKARA King of Trios: Claudio Castagnoli & Dave Taylor & Bryan Danielson defeated Brodie Lee & Eddie Kingston & Grizzly Redwood in the 1st round of the King of Trios Tournament.
  • March 28, 2009–CHIKARA King of Trios: Claudio Castagnoli & Dave Taylor & Bryan Danielson defeated Mike Quackenbush & Johnny Saint & Jorge Rivera in the quarter finals of the King of Trios Tournament.
  • March 29, 2009–CHIKARA King of Trios: Gran Akuma & Icarus & Chuck Taylor defeated Claudio Castagnoli & Dave Taylor & Bryan Danielson in the Finals to win the King of Trios Tournament.
  • March 2010: Dave Taylor was hired as a road agent for Dixie Carter’s Total Nonstop Action..
  • February 12, 2011–PWA Wrestling: Matt Riviera defeated David Taylor w/Earl Robert Eaton in Wynne, Arkansas..
  • ~~~David Taylor blamed Earl Robert Eaton for the loss, so Earl (aka Beautiful Bobby Eaton) knocked Taylor out!
  • April 1, 2011–Honor takes Center Stage night 1: Colt Cabana defeated Dave Taylor w/ The Embassy.