Gillberg

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Title History

  •  MEWF (Mid Eastern Wrestling Federation) Tag Team titles w/Barry Hardy defeating Rip Sawyer & Dave Casanova to become 1st champions (August 2, 1991);
  • WWF World Light Heavyweight title defeating Christian Cage (November 17, 1998);
  • NWA Jersey Junior Heavyweight title defeating Dave Misterio (July 18, 2001);

Career Highlights

World Wrestling Federation – Duane Gill & Barry Hardy:

  • Before Duane Gill was a wrestler, he coached a little league football team named the Pasadena Chargers..
  • 1988: Duane Gill and Barry Hardy formed two masked tag teams known as “The Executioners” and “Lords of Darkness”..

World Wrestling Federation – Duane Gill:

  • Duane Gill and Barry Hardy made up the team called The Executioners in the WWF in the early 90’s.
  • June 23, 1990 – Superstars: Jim Duggan defeated Duane Gill.
  • July 1, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: Tag team champions Demolition defeated Duane Gill and Barry Hardy to retain the titles.
  • September 1, 1990 – Superstars: The Bushwackers defeated Duane Gill and Barry Hardy.
  • September 9, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: Legion of Doom defeated Duane Gill and Barry Hardy.
  • September 22, 1990 – Superstars: Greg Valentine and The Honky Tonk Man defeated Duane Gill and Barry Hardy.
  • September 30, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: Dino Bravo defeated Duane Gill.
  • December 9, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: Jimmy Snuka defeated Duane Gill.
  • December 23, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: The Legion of Doom defeated Duane Gill and Tony Ulysses.
  • August 17, 1991 – Superstars: Legion of Doom defeated Duane Gill and Barry Hardy.
  • August 25, 1991 – Wrestling Challenge: Beau and Blake Beverly defeated Duane Gill and Duane Gill.
  • August 28, 1991 – Superstars: The Rockers defeated Duane Gill and Barry Hardy.
  • September 7, 1991 – Superstars: The Bushwackers defeated Duane Gill and Barry Hardy.
  • September 22, 1991 – Wrestling Challenge: Jim Neidhart defeated Duane Gill.
  • October 6, 1991 – Wrestling Challenge: The Big Bossman defeated Duane Gill.
  • October 19, 1991 – Superstars: The Natural Disasters (Earthquake & Typhoon) defeated Barry Hardy, Duane Gill & Jim Arnon in a handicap match.
  • October 26, 1991 – Superstars: The Undertaker defeated Duane Gill.
  • November 3, 1991 – Wrestling Challenge: The British Bulldog defeated Duane Gill.
  • December 1, 1991 – Wrestling Challenge: Jim Neidhart and Owen Hart defeated Barry Horowitz and Duane Gill.
  • April 18, 1992 – Superstars: The Legion of Doom defeated Duane Gill & Barry Hardy.
  • April 26, 1992 – Wrestling Challenge: Tatanka defeated Duane Gill.
  • May 2, 1992 – Superstars: Owen Hart & Koko B. Ware defeated Tom Bennett & Duane Gill.
  • May 9, 1992 – Superstars: The Legion of Doom defeated Duane Gill & Barry Hardy.
  • May 17, 1992 – Wrestling Challenge: The British Bulldog defeated Duane Gill.
  • May 23, 1992 – Superstars: Virgil defeated Duane Gill.
  • June 13, 1992 – Superstars: Earthquake and Typhoon defeated The Executioners.
  • June 20, 1992 – Superstars: The Undertaker defeated Duane Gill.
  • June 21, 1992 – Wrestling Challenge: Koko B. Ware and Owen Hart defeated defeated The Executioners.
  • June 27, 1992 – Superstars: The Texas Tornado defeated Duane Gill.
  • July 6, 1992 – Wrestling Challenge: Crush defeated Duane Gill.
  • July 11, 1992 – Superstars: El Matador defeated Duane Gill.
  • July 18, 1992 – Superstars: Earthquake and Typhoon defeated Duane Gill and The Brooklyn Brawler.
  • August 2, 1992 – Wrestling Challenge: Koko B. Ware and Owen Hart defeated Duane Gill and The Dublin Destroyer.
  • September 20, 1992 – Wrestling Challenge: Virgil defeated Duane Gill.
  • September 27, 1992 – Wrestling Challenge: Komet Kid defeated Duane Gill.
  • October 3, 1992 – Superstars: Crush defeated Duane Gill.
  • December 20, 1992 – Superstars: Marty Jannetty defeated Duane Gill.
  • December 20, 1992 – Wrestling Challenge: The Undertaker defeated Duane Gill.
  • December 27, 1992 – Wrestling Challenge: Max Moon defeated Duane Gill.
  • January 11, 1993 – RAW: The Steiner Brothers defeated The Executioners.
  • January 23, 1993 – ECW Battle of the Belts: The Super Destroyers defeated Barry Hardy and Duane Gill to win the tag team titles.
  • March 1, 1993 – RAW: The Steiner Brothers defeated Barry Hardy & Duane Gill..
  • March 22, 1993 – RAW: The Steiner Brothers defeated Barry Hardy & Duane Gill..
  • March 27, 1993 – Superstars: The Nasty Boys defeated Duane Gill and Barry Hardy.
  • April 3, 1993 – Superstars: Mr. Perfect defeated Duane Gill.
  • April 10, 1993 – Superstars: Kamala defeated Duane Gill.
  • May 3, 1993 – RAW: Bob Backlund defeated Duane Gill..
  • May 22, 1993 – Superstars: The Smoking Gunns defeated Duane Gill and Chris Duffy.
  • June 6, 1993 – Wrestling Challenge: The Steiner Brothers defeated Duane Gill and PJ Walker.
  • July 4, 1993 – Wrestling Challenge: Men on a Mission defeated Duane Gill and Barry Hardy.
  • July 24, 1993 – Superstars: Jim Duggan defeated Duane Gill.
  • July 26, 1993 – RAW: The Smoking Gunns (Billy & Bart Gunn) defeated Duane Gill & Glen Ruth..
  • August 2, 1993 – RAW: The Steiner Brothers defeated Duane Gil & Barry Horowitz..
  • August 8, 1993 – Wrestling Challenge: Tag team champions The Steiner Brothers defeated The Executioners to retain the titles.
  • August 14, 1993 – Superstars: Razor Ramon defeated Duane Gill.
  • August 22, 1993 – Wrestling Challenge: The Smoking Gunns defeated Duane Gill and The Brooklyn Brawler.
  • August 28, 1993 – Superstars: Mr. Perfect defeated Duane Gill.
  • September 6, 1993 – RAW: The Quebecers (Jacques & Pierre) defeated Duane Gill & Barry Hardy..
  • September 13, 1993 – RAW: Razor Ramon defeated Executioner #1.
  • September 18, 1993 – Superstars: The 1-2-3 Kid vs. Duane Gill ended in a no contest.
  • October 11, 1993 – RAW: The RockNRoll Express defeated Duane Gill & Barry Hardy..
  • October 16, 1993 – Superstars: MVP defeated Duane Gill in a dark match.
  • October 18, 1993 – RAW: Mr. Perfect defeated The Executioner #1.
  • October 24, 1993 – Wrestling Challenge: Tatanka defeated Duane Gill.
  • October 29, 1993 – House Show: Bob Backlund defeated Duane Gill.
  • October 30, 1993 – Superstars: The Smoking Gunns defeated The Executioners.
  • November 20, 1993 – House Show: Owen Hart defeated Duane Gill.
  • November 29, 1993 – RAW: Men on a Mission defeated Duane Gill and Barry Hardy.
  • December 18, 1993 – Superstars: The 1-2-3 Kid defeated Duane Gill.
  • December 20, 1993 – RAW: Men on a Mission (Mabel & Mo) defeated Duane Gill & Barry Hardy..
  • January 2, 1994 – Wrestling Challenge: Doink The Clown defeated Duane Gill.
  • January 9, 1994 – Wrestling Challenge: Marty Jannetty and The 1-2-3 Kid defeated Duane Gill and Tommy Morrison.
  • January 15, 1994 – Superstars: The Undertaker defeated Duane Gill.
  • February 7, 1994 – RAW: Thurman “Sparky” Plugg defeated Duane Gill..
  • January 25, 1994 – ECW Hardcore TV: The Public Enemy defeated Duane Gill and Don E. Allen.
  • February 1, 1994 – ECW Hardcore TV: 911 defeated Duane Gill.
  • March 26, 1994 – Superstars: Lex Luger defeated Duane Gill.
  • April 3, 1994 – Wrestling Challenge: The Smoking Gunns defeated Duane Gill and Tony DeVito.
  • April 10, 1994 – Wrestling Challenge: Earthquake defeated Duane Gill.
  • April 25, 1994 – RAW: The 1-2-3 Kid defeated Duane Gill..
  • May 1, 1994 – Wrestling Challenge: The Steiner Brothers defeated Duane Gill and Tom Alton.
  • May 14, 1994 – Superstars: Nikolai Volkoff defeated Duane Gill..
  • June 27, 1994 – RAW: Tag team champions The Headshrinkers defeated The Executioners to retain the titles.
  • July 2, 1994 – Superstars: The Smoking Gunns defeated The Executioners.
  • July 3, 1994 – Wrestling Challenge: Lex Luger defeated Duane Gill.
  • July 17, 1994 – Wrestling Challenge: Irwin R. Schyster defeated Duane Gill.
  • July 25, 1994 – RAW: Duke “The Dumpster” Droese defeated Duane Gill..
  • August 7, 1994 – Wrestling Challenge: Tatanka defeated Duane Gill.
  • September 10, 1994 – Superstars: Doink defeated The Executioner #1.
  • September 12, 1994 – RAW: Adam Bomb defeated Duane Gill.
  • September 18, 1994 – Wrestling Challenge: The Smoking Gunns (Bart Gunn and Billy Gunn) defeated Barry Hardy and Duane Gill.
  • October 22, 1994 – Superstars: The British Bulldog defeated Duane Gill.
  • October 30, 1994 – Wrestling Challenge: Kwang defeated Duane Gill.
  • November 26, 1994 – Superstars: Men on a Mission defeated Duane Gill and Barry Hardy.
  • December 4, 1994 – Wrestling Challenge: Aldo Montoya defeated Duane Gill.
  • December 25, 1994 – Wrestling Challenge: The Smoking Gunns defeated Duane Gill and The Brooklyn Brawler.
  • January 8, 1995 – Wrestling Challenge: Adam Bomb defeated Duane Gill.
  • April 9, 1995 – Wrestling Challenge: Doink w Dink defeated Duane Gill.
  • June 10, 1995 – Superstars: The Smoking Gunns defeated Duane Gill & Mike Sharpe.
  • June 12, 1995 – RAW: Bam Bam Bigelow defeated Duane Gill.
  • November 18, 1995 – WCW Saturday Night: Duane Gill defeated Hugh Morrus by disqualification.

World Wrestling Federation – The Man They Call Gillberg:

  • The “Gillberg” gimmick was a direct “joke” spinoff of WCW’s Bill Goldberg and was meant to make fun of Goldberg’s ego..
  • November 15, 1998–Survivor Series: Mankind defeated Gillberg.
  • November 17, 1998–RAW: Gillberg defeated Christian in a dark match to win the Light heavyweight title.
  • November 29, 1998–HEAT: Christian defeated Gillberg by disqualification.
  • 1998 – 2000: Gillberg held the WWF Light Heavyweight title longer than anyone else, nearly 15 months..
  • November 23, 1998–RAW: Gillberg defeated Christian to win the WWF Light Heavyweight title.
  • November 30, 1998–RAW: Light Heavyweight Champion Gillberg defeated Marc Mero in a Non-title match.
  • December 2, 1998–MCW: Light heavyweight champion Gillberg defeated 2 Dope to retain the title.
  • December 6, 1998–HEAT: Light heavyweight champion Gillberg defeated Taka Michinoku to retain the title.
  • December 13, 1998–Rock Bottom: Gillberg defeated Matt Hardy to retain the Light Heavyweight Title.
  • December 19, 1998–Shotgun Saturday Night: The Blue Meanie & Duane Gill defeated The Acolytes.
  • January 9, 1999–Shotgun Saturday Night: The JOB Squad (Bob Holly, Duane Gill, Scorpio & The Blue Meanie) defeated Brian Christopher, Kevin Quinn & The Hardy Boyz (Jeff Hardy & Matt Hardy).
  • January 11, 1999–RAW: Luna Vachon defeated Light Heavyweight champion Gillberg in a Non-title match.
  • January 17, 1999–HEAT: Tiger Ali Singh defeated Gillberg.
  • January 24, 1999–Royal Rumble: Gillberg entered the Royal Rumble at number 6 and was eliminated by Edge.
  • February 13, 1999–RAW: Light heavyweight Champion Gillberg defeated Goldust in a Non-title match with the help from Blue Meanie.
  • February 21, 1999–HEAT: European champion Shane McMahon defeated Gillberg to retain the title.
  • March 13, 1999–Shotgun Saturday Night: Mideon defeated Gillberg.
  • April 3, 1999–Shotgun Saturday Night: Al Snow defeated Gillberg.
  • May 16, 1999–No Mercy: Tiger Ali Singh defeated Light Heavyweight Champion Gillberg in a Non-title match.
  • September 2, 1999–Smackdown!: Triple H defeated Gillberg.
  • 1999: WWF anounced that Gillberg would be stripped of his Light Heavyweight Title if he did not show up to defend it..
  • December 4, 1999–MCW: Light heavyweight champion Gillberg defeated Dino Divine to retain the title.
  • January 15, 2000–UWC: Light heavyweight champion Gillberg defeated Tommy Force to retain the title.
  • February 13, 2000–Sunday Night Heat: Essa Rios defeated Gillberg to win the WWF Light Heavyweight Title..
  • ~~~After the match; Essa Rios’s manger Lita (in her WWF debut) attacked Gillberg to embarrass him even more..
  • A couple days later, Gillberg was released from his World Wrestling Federation contract.

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