Demolition

[Demolition Gallery]

[Ax] [Smash I] [Smash II] [Crush]

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Title History

  • WWF world tag team titles defeated Strike Force (March 27, 1988);
  • WWF world tag team titles defeated Arn Anderson and Tully Blanchard (October 2, 1989);
  • WWF world tag team titles defeated Andre the Giant and Haku (April 1, 1990);

Career History

  • Bill Eadie and a man named Randy Colley created the Demolition gimmick – Ax (Bill Eadie) and Smash (Randy Colley).
  • Randy Colley left the WWF due to a contract dispute, and Barry Darsow replaced him and they were managed by Mr. Fuji.
  • Demolition was initially viewed as a cheap Road Warrior knock off but eventually dominated the tag team division.
  • February 8, 1987 – Wrestling Challenge: Demolition defeated Don Driggers and SD Jones.
  • February 14, 1987 – Superstars: Demolition defeated Mario Mancini and Sivi Afi.
  • March 7, 1987 – Superstars: Demolition defeated Mike Luca and Tommy Sharpe.
  • March 14, 1987 – Saturday Night Main Event: Demolition defeated The Islanders (Haku and Tama) in a dark match.
  • March 15, 1987 – Wrestling Challenge: Demolition defeated Sivi Afi and Tommy Sharpe.
  • April 4, 1987 – Superstars: Demolition defeated Brad Rheingans and Sivi Afi.
  • April 25, 1987 – Superstars: Demolition defeated Jim Powers and Paul Roma.
  • May 10, 1987 – Wrestling Challenge: Demolition vs. The Rougeau Brothers ended in a double count-out.
  • May 16, 1987 – Superstars: Demolition defeated The Islanders (Haku and Tama).
  • May 31, 1987 – Wrestling Challenge: Demolition defeated Bill Anderson and Jerry Monti.
  • June 6, 1987 – Superstars: Demolition defeated Jim Powers and Paul Roma.
  • June 21, 1987 – Wrestling Challenge: Demolition defeated Jerry Allen and Jim Powers.
  • June 27, 1987 – Superstars: Demolition defeated Jerry Allen and Lanny Poffo.
  • July 5, 1987 – Wrestling Challenge: Demolition defeated Paul Roma and SD Jones.
  • July 18, 1987 – Superstars: Demolition defeated Omar Atlas and Scott Casey.
  • July 26, 1987 – Wrestling Challenge: Demolition defeated Scott Casey and Steve Douglas.
  • August 8, 1987 – Superstars: Demolition defeated Brady Boone and Sivi Afi.
  • August 23, 1987 – Wrestling Challenge: Demolition defeated Omar Atlas and Pete Sanchez.
  • August 29, 1987 – Superstars: Demolition defeated Scott Casey and Sivi Afi.
  • September 13, 1987 – Wrestling Challenge: Demolition defeated Pete Ketchum and Riki Ataki.
  • September 27, 1987 – Wrestling Challenge: Demolition defeated Outback Jack and SD Jones.
  • October 10, 1987 – Superstars: Demolition defeated Mario Mancini and Van Van Horne.
  • October 25, 1987 – Wrestling Challenge: Demolition defeated Chris Zarna and Sonny Rogers.
  • October 31, 1987 – Superstars: Demolition defeated Brady Boone and Scott Casey.
  • November 22, 1987 – Wrestling Challenge: Demolition defeated Omar Atlas and Peter Lucik.
  • November 26, 1987 – Survivor Series: Strike Force (Rick Martel & Tito Santana), The British Bulldogs (Davey Boy Smith & The Dynamite Kid), The Killer Bees (B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell), The Rougeau Brothers (Jacques Rougeau & Raymond Rougeau) & The Young Stallions (Jim Powers & Paul Roma) defeated Demolition (Ax & Smash), The Bolsheviks (Boris Zhukov & Nikolai Volkoff), The Dream Team (Dino Bravo & Greg Valentine), The Hart Foundation (Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart) & The Islanders (Haku & Tama) in a tag team elimination match.
  • December 12, 1987 – Superstars: Demolition defeated Jim Evans and Brady Boone.
  • January 9, 1988 – Superstars: Demolition defeated Jim Evans and Mike Richards.
  • January 17, 1988 – Wrestling Challenge: Demolition defeated Omar Atlas and Rex King.
  • January 30, 1988 – Superstars: Demolition defeated The Outback Jack and Jerry Allen.
  • February 5, 1988 – Main Event: Demolition defeated Billy Jack Haynes and Ken Patera in a dark match.
  • February 7, 1988 – Wrestling Challenge: Demolition defeated Omar Atlas and Rick Hunter.
  • February 21, 1988 – Wrestling Challenge: Demolition defeated The Killer Bees.
  • February 27, 1988 – Superstars: Demolition defeated The Young Stallions (Jim Powers and Paul Roma) in a dark match.
  • February 28, 1988 – Wrestling Challenge: Demolition defeated Gary Jackson and Sonny Rogers.
  • March 5, 1988 – Superstars: Demolition defeated Mike Richards and Jim Evans.
  • March 12, 1988 – Saturday Night Main Event: The British Bulldogs (Davey Boy Smith & The Dynamite Kid) defeated Demolition (Ax & Smash) in a dark match.
  • March 26, 1988 – Superstars: Demolition defeated Mark Young and Mike Richards.
  • March 27, 1988 – Wrestlemania IV: Demolition defeated Strike Force (Rick Martel and Tito Santana) to win the tag team titles.
  • Demolition feuded with teams like the British Bulldogs, and the Hart Foundation.
  • When the The Powers of Pain entered the WWF, the Demolition was put to the ultimate test.
  • April 30, 1988 – Superstars: Demolition defeated Jose Luis Rivera and Scott Casey.
  • May 8, 1988 – Wrestling Challenge: Demolition defeated Nelson Veilleux and Jerry Allen.
  • May 21, 1988 – Superstars: Demolition defeated Buck Zumhofe and Warren Bianchi.
  • June 5, 1988 – Wrestling Challenge: Demolition defeated John and Tim Yates.
  • June 11, 1988 – Superstars: Demolition defeated The Young Stallions (Paul Roma and Jim Powers) by disqualification.
  • June 26, 1988 – Wrestling Challenge: Demolition defeated Lanny Poffo and Jerry Allen.
  • July 17, 1988 – Wrestling Challenge: Demolition defeated Bill Woods and Rusty Riddle.
  • July 23, 1988 – Superstars: Demolition defeated Brian Costello and Dave Lanning.
  • July 31, 1988 – Wrestling Challenge: Demolition defeated JT Thomas and Sam Houston.
  • July 31, 1988 – Wrestlefest: Demolition defeated The British Bulldogs (Davey Boy Smith and The Dynamite Kid) to retain the titles.
  • August 29, 1988 – Summerslam: Demolition defeated Jim Neidhart and Bret Hart to retain the tag team titles.
  • September 11, 1988 – Wrestling Challenge: Demolition defeated Scott Colontonio and Tony Suber.
  • September 17, 1988 – Superstars: Demolition defeated Dave Paradise and David Isley.
  • October 2, 1988 – Wrestling Challenge: Demolition defeated John Latu and Scott Casey.
  • October 8, 1988 – Superstars: Demolition defeated DJ Peterson and Tommy Angel.
  • October 29, 1988 – Superstars: Demolition defeated John Latu and Mike Richards.
  • October 29, 1988 – Saturday Night Main Event: Demolition defeated Bret Hart and Jim Neidhart to retain the tag team titles.
  • November 24, 1988 – Survivor Series: The British Bulldogs (Davey Boy Smith & The Dynamite Kid), The Hart Foundation (Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart), The Powers Of Pain (The Barbarian & The Warlord), The Rockers (Marty Jannetty & Shawn Michaels) & The Young Stallions (Jim Powers & Paul Roma) defeated Demolition (Ax & Smash), The Bolsheviks (Boris Zhukov & Nikolai Volkoff), The Brain Busters (Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard), Los Conquistadores (Conquistador Dos & Conquistador Uno) & The Fabulous Rougeaus (Jacques Rougeau & Raymond Rougeau) in a tag team elimination match.
  • December 17, 1988 – Superstars: Demolition defeated Art Penna and Nick Ferrari.
  • December 25, 1988 – Wrestling Challenge: Demolition defeated Danny Brazil and Rusty Riddle.
  • January 7, 1989 – Superstars: Demolition defeated Iron Mike Sharpe and Rusty Brooks.
  • January 22, 1989 – Wrestling Challenge: Demolition defeated Allen Kinsey and Iron Mike Sharpe.
  • February 3, 1989 – Superstars: Demolition defeated Allen Kinsey and Tommy Causey.
  • February 18, 1989 – Wrestling Challenge: Demolition defeated Dusty Wolfe and Chip Atkinson.
  • March 4, 1989 – Superstars: Demolition defeated Barry Hardy and Barry Horowitz.
  • March 19, 1989 – Wrestling Challenge: Demolition defeated Dave Coleman and John Weiss.
  • April 2, 1989 – Wrestlemania: Demolition defeated Mr. Fuji, The Barbarian and The Warlord in a handicap match to retain the tag team titles.
  • April 9, 1989 – Wrestling Challenge: Demolition defeated Lou Fabbiano and The Black Knight.
  • April 29, 1989 – Superstars: Demolition defeated Jim Chapel and Rick Mitchell.
  • May 27, 1989 – Superstars: Demolition defeated Tom Stone and Mark Thomas.
  • June 11, 1989 – Wrestling Challenge: Demolition defeated Fuller Stevens and Todd Becker.
  • June 24, 1989 – Superstars: Demolition defeated Chris Curtis and Tom Stone.
  • July 16, 1989 – Wrestling Challenge: Demolition defeated Dave Pullman and The Gladiator.
  • July 22, 1989 – Superstars: Demolition defeated Iron Mike Sharpe and Sunny Beach.
  • July 29, 1989 – Saturday Night’s Main Event: The Brain Busters defeated Demolition to win the Tag Team titles.
  • August 12, 1989 – Superstars: Demolition defeated Mike Scarberry and Jimmy Arnold.
  • August 20, 1989 – Wrestling Challenge: Demolition defeated Bill Wood and Boris Zhukov.
  • August 28, 1989 – Summerslam: Demolition and King Duggan defeated Andre The Giant, Akeem and The Big Bossman.
  • September 3, 1989 – Wrestling Challenge: Demolition defeated The Intruder and Tim Patterson.
  • September 9, 1989 – Superstars: Demolition defeated Boris Zhukov and Jake Milliman.
  • October 1, 1989 – Wrestling Challenge: Demolition defeated Don Champ and Craig Reilly.
  • October 7, 1989 – Superstars: Demolition defeated Tony Burton and Barry Horowitz.
  • November 4, 1989 – Superstars: Demolition defeated Arn Anderson and Tully Blanchard to win the tag team titles.
  • November 19, 1989 – Wrestling Challenge: Tag team champions Demolition defeated Gene Ligon and The Conquistador to retain the titles.
  • November 23, 1989 – Survivor Series: The Hulkamaniacs (Ax, Hulk Hogan, Jake Roberts and Smash) defeated The Million Dollar Team (Ted DiBiase, The Barbarian, The Warlord and Zeus) in a tag team elimination match.
  • November 25, 1989 – Superstars: Tag team champions Demolition defeated Ken Arnold and Mike Scarberry to retain the titles.
  • December 17, 1989 – Wrestling Challenge: Tag team champions Demolition defeated Cleo Reeves and The Brooklyn Brawler to retain the titles.
  • December 30, 1989 – Superstars: Andre The Giant and Haku defeated Demolition to win the tag team titles.
  • January 20, 1990 – Superstars: Demolition defeated George South and Allen Martin.
  • February 10, 1990 – Superstars: Demolition defeated The Powers of Pain by disqualification.
  • March 3, 1990 – Superstars: Demolition defeated Larry Stephens and Buddy Rose.
  • March 18, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: Demolition defeated Dale Wolfe and Steve Vega.
  • Wrestlemania VI: Demilition defeated the Collosal Connection to recapture the Tag Team titles.
  • March 31, 1990 – Superstars: Demolition defeated Conquistador Uno and Joe Stedum.
  • April 13, 1990 – WWF/AJPW Wrestling Summit: Giant Baba and Andre the Giant defeated Demolition (Ax and Smash).
  • Demolition began to take on a new attitude and added a third member, Crush.
  • ~~~This was actually due to health problems Eadie was suffering from so he could take a less-active roll in the team.
  • April 15, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: Tag team champions Demolition defeated Chris Duffy and Scott Williams to retain the titles.
  • April 21, 1990 – Superstars: Tag team champions Demolition defeated Nikolai Volkoff and Boris Zhukov to retain the titles.
  • May 13, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: Tag team champions Demolition defeated Buddy Rose and The Black Knight to retain the titles.
  • May 19, 1990 – Superstars: Tag team champions Demolition defeated Mark Ming and Black Bart to retain the titles.
  • June 17, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: Tag team champions Demolition defeated Kit Carson and Wilt Jones to retain the titles.
  • The Road Warriors finally entered the WWF and feuded with Demolition.
  • The Road Warriors and Ultimate Warrior faced the Demolition trio on numerous house shows.
  • Ax developed some back problems and eventually took a managers roll while Smash and Crush defended the titles.
  • July 28, 1990 – SNME: Demolition (Smash and Crush) beat The Rockers (Jannetty and Michaels) to retain the Tag Team titles.
  • August 19, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: Tag team champions Demolition defeated Ronnie Garvin and Troy Williams to retain.
  • August 27, 1990 – Summerslam: The Hart Foundation defeated Demolition (Smash and Crush) to win the Tag Team titles!
  • September 16, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: Demolition (Ax, Crush and Smash) defeated BJ Grant, Rico Federico and Scott Colontonio.
  • September 22, 1990 – Superstars: Demolition (Ax, Crush and Smash) defeated Mike Morgan, Ron Cumberledge and Ross Lindsey.
  • October 13, 1990 – SNME: The Ultimate Warrior and The Legion of Doom defeated Demolition (Ax and Smash and Crush).
  • October 13, 1990 – Superstars: Demolition (Ax, Crush and Smash) defeated Brad Kramer, Earl Dennis and Scott Colton.
  • October 21, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: Demolition (Ax, Crush and Smash) defeated Kent Carlson, Kevin Krueger and WT Jones.
  • October 27, 1990 – Superstars: Demolition (Ax, Crush and Smash) defeated George Henderson, Jim Brunzell and Jim Evans.
  • November 22, 1990 – Survivor Series: The Ultimate Warriors (Animal, Hawk, The Texas Tornado and The Ultimate Warrior) defeated The Perfect Team (Ax, Crush, Mr. Perfect and Smash) in a tag team elimination match.
  • January 19, 1991 – Royal Rumble: Crush (at #20) and Smash (at #15) entered but were both eliminated by Hulk Hogan.
  • Bill Eadie left the WWF, and filed a lawsuit with Randy Culley, claiming that they owned the Demolition name, and gimmick.
  • Bill Eadie was on the independent scene as Axis The Demolisher.
  • The lawsuit against the WWF finally came to a close in 2000, in which it was ruled that the WWF owned all rights.
  • ~~~Eadie still competes under the gimmick today, he received no money from the WWF, and was told to shut down his website.
  • Bill Eadie tried to sell one of his WWF tag team titles for $12,000.

Demolition Reunion:

  • Bill Eadie and Barry Darsow reunited at several legends conventions and planned to go on tour with the Demolition gimmick.
  • July 28, 2007 – NWS: Demolition Ax and Slayer (w/Barry Darsow) beat Salvatore Sincere and J.D. Smooth w/Royce Profit.
  • October 6, 2007 – Championship International Wrestling: Demolition (Eadie and Darsow) vs. Mayhem ended in a No Contest.
  • ~~~Demolition and Mayhem beat The Bumpin Uglies and N8 Mattson and Gutter in an 8-Man Tag Match in Hillsdale, Michigan.
  • December 7, 2007 – Great Lakes Championship Wrestling: Demolition won a 4-WAY Tag Team Main Event match.
  • ~~~Demolition beat The Texas Hangmen and American History Next and Dysfunction and Mason Quinn in a 4-WAY.
  • March 1, 2008 – Chikara: The Fabulous Three (Larry Sweeney, Mitch Ryder & Shayne Hawke) defeated Team WWF (Demolition (Ax & Smash) & The One Man Gang) in the 1st round.
  • March 2, 2008 – Chikara: Demolition won a big tag team gauntlet match.
  • April 12, 2008 – IWC: Demolition defeated The Barbarian and The Warlord by disqualification.
  • September 26, 2008 – PWS: Demolition vs. Danny Demanto and Rob Vegas ended in a no contest.
  • November 8, 2008 – NWS: Demolition defeated Helter Skelter, Julio DiNero and Salvatore Sincere in a handicap match.
  • December 5, 2008 – GLCW: Demolition defeated Matt Longtime and Angel Armoni.
  • February 28, 2009 – JAPW: Havok and Monsta Mack defeated Demolition by disqualification.
  • March 21, 2009 – Wrestling Legends Tour: Demolition defeated Martin Nolte and The Honky Tonk Man.
  • March 22, 2009 – Wrestling Legends Tour: Doug Williams and Joe E. Legend defeated Demolition by disqualification.
  • June 5, 2010 – TWX: Demolition (Axe and Smash w/Stacy Carter) defeated The Nigerian Nightmares w/Voodoo Princess Sheeta.
  • ~~~Stacy Carter pinned Princess Sheeta in the ring while the Nigerian Nightmares and Demolition battled outside of the ring.
  • June 6, 2010 – TWA: Demolition defeated Jeff Jett and Matt Riviera.
  • October 22, 2010 – ICW: Demolition defeated Pinkie Sanchez and Maximus Sex Power.
  • October 23, 2010 – ECPW: Demolition defeated Crazy Ivan and Slugga.
  • November 27, 2010 – CWE: CWE tag team champions Cliff Corleone and JJ Sanchez defeated Demolition to retain the titles.
  • December 4, 2010 – Great Lakes Championship Wrestling: Demolition defeated Greg “The Hammer” Valentine and Brutus “The Barber” Beefcake and The Urban Assault Team and Jimmy Blaze and Eric Freedom in a 4-WAY to retain the GLCW World Tag Team Championships.
  • October 14, 2011 – RCW: Demolition and Barricade defeated Evan Inferno, Slammer and Steve Rivers.
  • October 15, 2011 – RCW: Demolition defeated Heavy Metal and Tommy Lee Curtis.
  • April 28, 2012 – PWX: PWX tag team champions Francisco Ciatso and Simon Sez defeated Demolition to retain the titles.
  • May 4, 2012 – PWS: Demolition was in a tag team gauntlet #1 contenders match for the tag team titles won by DJ Phat Pat and Fallah.
  • September 14, 2012 – PWS: The Barbarian and The Warlord defeated Demolition by disqualification.
  • September 15, 2012 – FTW: FTW tag team champions Bill Carr and Jim Sullivan defeated Demolition, Jimmy Cash and Kurt Varis and Ken Scampi and Nightmare in a 4-way match to retain the titles.
  • September 16, 2012 – Chikara: Demolition was in a tag team gauntlet won by The 1-2-3 Kid and Marty Jannetty.
  • November 16, 2012 – 2CW: Demolition defeated Kevin Graham and Mike Van Slyke and Steve Cruz and Steve McKenzie in a 3-way tag team match.
  • November 17, 2012 – 2CW: Demolition defeated Sean Carr and Kage.
  • December 1, 2012 – GLCW: GLCW tag team champions Demolition defeated Shanghai Pierce and Tex Slazenger to retain the titles.
  • March 23, 2013 – HLW: Bobby Steele, Darrell Jackson, GT Vega and Kharn Alexander defeated Demolition (Ax & Smash), Jimmy Snuka and Virgil.
  • August 31, 2013 – DSCW: Demolition Ax and Robert Gibson defeated Brandon Collins and Jason Collins.
  • October 30, 2013 – PWB: Demolition (Ax & Smash) and Tony Scarpone defeated The 3 Rings (Grin, Judas and The Machine) by disqualification.
  • November 9, 2013 – WOW: WOW tag team champions Joey Ace and Steve Sterling defeated Demolition by disqualification to retain the titles.
  • November 30, 2013 – Wrestlecade: Demolition was in a tag team gauntlet match won by Caprice Coleman and Cedric Alexander.
  • December 7, 2013 – GLCW: GLCW tag team champions Demolition defeated Mustafa and Tony Scarpone to retain the titles.
  • April 26, 2014 – JCW: Demolition (Ax and Smash) defeated Danny Demanto and Erik Andretti.
  • May 16, 2015 – ESW: Demolition (Ax & Smash) and Ryot defeated Caesar, Chris Cooper and Will Calrissian.

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