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 90s.
  • April 18, 1992 – Superstars: The Legion of Doom defeated Duane Gill & Barry Hardy.
  • 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 23, 1992 – Superstars: Virgil defeated Duane Gill.
  • June 20, 1992 – Superstars: The Undertaker defeated Duane Gill.
  • March 1, 1993 – RAW: The Steiner Brothers defeated Barry Hardy & Duane Gill..
  • March 22, 1993 – RAW: The Steiner Brothers defeated Barry Hardy & Duane Gill..
  • May 3, 1993 – RAW: Bob Backlund 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..
  • September 6, 1993 – RAW: The Quebecers (Jacques & Pierre) defeated Duane Gill & Barry Hardy..
  • October 11, 1993 – RAW: The RockNRoll Express defeated Duane Gill & Barry Hardy..
  • December 20, 1993 – RAW: Men on a Mission (Mabel & Mo) defeated Duane Gill & Barry Hardy..
  • February 7, 1994 – RAW: Thurman “Sparky” Plugg defeated Duane Gill..
  • April 25, 1994 – RAW: The 1-2-3 Kid defeated Duane Gill..
  • May 14, 1994 – Superstars: Nikolai Volkoff defeated Duane Gill..
  • July 25, 1994 – RAW: Duke “The Dumpster” Droese defeated Duane Gill..
  • September 12, 1994 – RAW: Adam Bomb defeated Duane Gill.
  • June 10, 1995 – Superstars: The Smoking Gunns defeated Duane Gill & Mike Sharpe.

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..
  • 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: WWF Light Heavyweight Champion Gillberg defeated Marc Mero in a Non-title match.
  • December 13, 1998–Rock Bottom: Gillberg defeated Matt Hardy to retain the WWF Light Heavyweight Title.
  • December 19, 1998–Shotgun Saturday Night: The Blue Meanie & Duane Gill defeated The Acolytes.
  • January 11, 1999–RAW: Luna Vachon defeated WWF Light Heavyweight Champion Gillberg in a Non-title match.
  • January 24, 1999–Royal Rumble: Gillberg entered the Royal Rumble at number 6 and was eliminated by Edge.
  • February 13, 1999–RAW: WWF LHW Champion Gillberg defeated Goldust in a Non-title match with the help from Blue Meanie.
  • May 16, 1999–No Mercy: Tiger Ali Singh defeated WWF Light Heavyweight Champion Gillberg in a Non-title match.
  • 1999: WWF anounced that Gillberg would be stripped of his Light Heavyweight Title if he did not show up to defend it..
  • 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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