Glacier

[Glacier GALLERY]

[Blood Runs Cold]

Title History

  • Southeastern Super Heavyweight Full Contact Karate title ();
  • TCW (Turnbuckle Championship Wrestling) Heavyweight title defeating Jorge Estrada [Tournament] (July 6, 2000);
  • TCW (Turnbuckle Championship Wrestling) Tag Team titles w/Jorge Estrada defeating Erik Watts & Scotty Anton (April 21, 2001);
  • NWA World Tag Team titles w/Jason Sugarman defeating Vivacious Vito & Casanova Chris (December 28, 2001);
  • TCW (Turnbuckle Championship Wrestling) Tag Team titles w/Ron Studd defeating Southside Trash (March 1, 2002);
  • TCW (Turnbuckle Championship Wrestling) Heavyweight title defeating Damien for vacant title (September 14, 2002);
  • PWW1 (Pro Wrestling World 1) Southern Heavyweight title defeating Dave Holiday (????, 2006);

Career Highlights

In the Beginning:

  • Ray Lloyd wrestled some in the indy promotions, as well as the UWF-I in Japan, before coming to WCW..
  • Ray Lloyd teamed with R.D. Swain (a college football teammate) and they wrestled as “The Blazers” on the indy circuit..
  • June 6, 1989 – NWA WCW: The Great Muta defeated Ray Lloyd.
  • July 1993 – UWFI Sumo Hall: Ray Lloyd was beaten by Yuko Miyato..

World Championship Wrestling – Blood Runs Cold:

  • Early 1996: WCW began running seemingly endless vignettes hyping the eventual debut of something called “Blood Runs Cold“..
  • September 16, 1996–Nitro: Glacier finally debuted and (figuratively) fell flat on his face, but they continued to push the gimmick..
  • ~~~Glacier (aka Ray Lloyd) had an impressive entrance, equitd with fog, snowflakes and lasers racing across the arena.. Glacier defeated Big Bubba Rogers.
  • James Vandenberg (Jim Mitchell) debuted with Mortis (aka Chris Kanyon) to feud with Glacier..
  • September 23, 1996 – Nitro: Glacier defeated Pat Tanaka.
  • October 7, 1996 – Nitro: Glacier defeated Mike Winner.
  • November 24, 1996 – Worldwide: Glacier defeated Pat Tanaka.
  • December 2, 1996 – Nitro: Glacier defeated Hardbody Harrison.
  • December 23, 1996 – Nitro: Glacier defeated Buddy Lee Parker.
  • December 30, 1996 – Nitro: Glacier defeated Disco Inferno.
  • January 6, 1997 – Nitro: Glacier defeated Bobby Eaton.
  • February 1, 1997 – Saturday Night: Glacier defeated Ace Darling.
  • February 3, 1997 – Nitro: Glacier defeated Billy Kidman.
  • March 2, 1997 – WCW Pro: Glacier defeated Ultimate Dragon.
  • March 8, 1997 – Saturday Night: Glacier defeated Mr. JL.
  • March 16,  1997 – Uncensored: Glacier defeated Mortis.
  • March 22, 1997 – Worldwide: Glacier defeated Robbie Brookside.
  • April 13, 1997 – Worldwide: Glacier defeated Ernest Miller.
  • April 19, 1997 – Saturday Night: Glacier defeated Jerry Flynn.
  • April 21, 1997 – Nitro: Glacier defeated Ciclope.
  • May 5, 1997 – Nitro: Glacier defeated Lizmark Jr..
  • May 12, 1997 – Nitro: Glacier defeated Villano IV.
  • March 16, 1997 – Uncensored 1997: Glacier beat Mortis..
  • May 18, 1997 – Slamboree: Glacier beat Mortis by DQ when Wrath (aka Bryan Clarke) appeared..
  • June 2, 1997 – Nitro: Glacier defeated Alex Wright.
  • June 9, 1997 – Nitro: Glacier defeated Mortis in a dark match.
  • June 14, 1997 – Saturday Night: Glacier defeated Hardbody Harrison.
  • June 15, 1997 – Great American Bash: Glacier defeated Wrath..
  • Glacier was eventually overpowered by his nemisis’ until 3-time Karate champion Ernest Miller jumped the rail and saved him!
  • June 16, 1997 – Nitro: Glacier defeated Mortis.
  • June 23, 1997 – Nitro: Ernest Miller & Glacier defeated High Voltage (Kenny Kaos & Robbie Rage).
  • June 30, 1997 – Nitro: Glacier defeated Wrath by disqualification in a dark match.
  • July 5, 1997 – Worldwide: Glacier defeated Johnny Swinger.
  • July 5, 1997 – Saturday Night: Ernest Miller & Glacier defeated Jerry Flynn & Mark Starr.
  • July 7, 1997 – Nitro: Psychosis & Silver King defeated Ernest Miller & Glacier.
  • July 12, 1997 – Saturday Night: Glacier and Ernest Miller defeated Steve and Scott Armstrong.
  • July 13, 1997 – Bash at the Beach: Mortis & Wrath beat Glacier & Ernest Miller..
  • July 21, 1997 – Nitro: Ernest Miller & Glacier defeated Villano IV & Villano V in a dark match.
  • August 4, 1997 – Nitro: Ernest Miller & Glacier defeated Damien & Silver King.
  • August 25, 1997 – Nitro: La Parka & Psychosis defeated Ernest Miller & Glacier.
  • September 1, 1997 – Nitro: Buff Bagwell defeated Glacier.
  • October 27, 1997 – Nitro: Glacier defeated La Parka.
  • November 10, 1997 – Nitro: Glacier defeated The Barbarian.
  • November 17, 1997 – Nitro: Meng defeated Glacier.
  • November 23, 1997 – World War III: Meng & The Barbarian defeated Glacier & Ernest Miller.. Glacier was also in the 3 ring battle royal won by Scott Hall.
  • November 29, 1997 – Saturday Night: Harlem Heat defeated Glacier and Ernest Miller.
  • December 20, 1997 – Saturday Night: Kidman defeated Glacier.
  • December 29, 1997 – Nitro: Bill Goldberg defeated Glacier.
  • January 24, 1998 – Saturday Night: Wrath and Mortis defeated Ernest Miller and Glacier.
  • January 31, 1998 – Saturday Night: Glacier defeated Bobby Blaze.
  • February 7, 1998 – Saturday Night: The Cat defeated Glacier.
  • February 9, 1998 – Nitro: Steve McMichael defeated Glacier.
  • February 12, 1998 – Thunder: Bill Goldberg defeated Glacier.
  • February 21, 1998 – Saturday Night: Glacier defeated Chris Adams.
  • March 14, 1998 – Saturday Night: Chris Adams vs. Glacier ended in a double count-out.
  • March 21, 1998 – Saturday Night: Chris Adams defeated Glacier.
  • March 30, 1998 – Nitro: Prince Iaukea defeated Glacier.
  • April 9, 1998 – Thunder: Lex Luger defeated Glacier.
  • April 13, 1998 – Nitro: Chris Benoit defeated Glacier.
  • April 25, 1998 – Saturday Night: Glacier defeated Lenny Lane.
  • May 11, 1998 – Nitro: Glacier defeated Sick Boy.
  • May 18, 1998 – Nitro: WCW United States heavyweight champion Bill Goldberg defeated Glacier to retain the title.
  • May 23, 1998 – Saturday Night: Glacier defeated Frankie Lancaster.
  • May 25, 1998 – Nitro: Saturn defeated Glacier.
  • May 28, 1998 – Thunder: Glacier defeated Hammer by disqualification.
  • June 4, 1998 – Thunder: Glacier defeated Saturn.
  • June 6, 1998 – Saturday Night: Chris Adams defeated Glacier by disqualification.
  • June 11, 1998 – Thunder: Saturn defeated Glacier.
  • June 20, 1998 – Worldwide: Glacier defeated Todd Griffith.
  • June 29, 1998 – Nitro: WCW world heavyweight champion Bill Goldberg defeated Glacier to retain the title.
  • Glacier was injured during a match with Bill Goldberg and was put on the shelf for several months..

World Championship Wrestling – Glacier II:

  • October 1998: Glacier returned to offer help to his former partner, Ernest Miller, who said he didn’t need help..
  • November 7, 1998 – Saturday Night: Glacier defeated Lenny Lane.
  • November 12, 1998 – Thunder: Glacier defeated Chris Adams.
  • November 16, 1998 – Nitro: Kanyon defeated Glacier.
  • November 19, 1998 – Thunder: Glacier defeated Silver King in a dark match.
  • November 22, 1998 – World War III: Wrath demolished Glacier.. Glacier was also in the 3 ring battle royal won by Kevin Nash.
  • November 23, 1998 – Nitro: Bobby Duncam Jr. defeated Glacier.
  • November 28, 1998 – Saturday Night: Glacier defeated Bobby Blaze.
  • December 5, 1998 – Saturday Night: Glacier defeated Barry Horowitz.
  • December 7, 1998 – Nitro: Glacier defeated Perry Saturn by disqualification.
  • December 10, 1998 – Thunder: Saturn defeated Glacier by disqualification.
  • December 17, 1998 – Thunder: Glacier defeated Bobby Eaton in a dark match.
  • December 19, 1998 – Saturday Night: Glacier defeated Mike Sullivan.
  • January 4, 1999 – Nitro: Hugh Morrus defeated Glacier.
  • January 9, 1999 – Saturday Night: Glacier defeated Lash LeRoux.
  • January 21, 1999 – Thunder: Kenny Kaos defeated Glacier.
  • January 30, 1999 – Saturday Night: Glacier defeated Barry Horowitz.
  • February 4, 1999 – Thunder: Diamond Dallas Page defeated Glacier.
  • February 6, 1999 – Saturday Night: Al Greene defeated Glacier.
  • 1999: Glacier sold his “Glacier” gear (armor, music, entrance) to Kaz Hayashi..
  • Ray Lloyd was repackaged with a new gimmick, the managerial role of “Coach Buzz Stern”..
  • ~~~Buzz Stern barely made it off WCW b-grade programming..
  • November 4, 1999 – Thunder: Eddie Guerrero defeated Buzz Stern.

World Championship Wrestling – Glacier III:

  • 2000: Glacier promos began to play again, as Norman Smiley claimed to be in contact with the “legendary Glacier”..
  • ~~~Glacier eventually appeared during Norman Smiley’s matches but didn’t help him and the angle died fast..

Turnbuckle Championship Wrestling:

  • Ray Lloyd wrestled in Dusty Rhodes’ Turnbuckle Championship Wrestling..
  • July 2000: Ray Lloyd defeated Jorge “Hexxy” Estrada for the Turnbuckle Championship Wrestling title..
  • October 2000: Barry Windham defeated Ray Lloyd for the Turnbuckle Championship Wrestling title..
  • February 16, 2001 – Turnbuckle Championship Wrestling: Glacier & Jorge Estrada defeated Erik Watts & Liberty McCall..
  • April 2001: Ray Lloyd & Jorge Estrada defeated Scotty Anton & Sonny Siaki to win the TCW Tag-Team titles..
  • June 30, 2001 – Carrollton Show: Glacier & Jorge Estrada over the Dobbins Brothers by DQ to retain..
  • July 2001: The Public Enemy defeated Ray Lloyd & Jorge Estrada for the TCW Tag-Team titles..
  • December 7, 2001 – Woodstock Show: Scotty Riggs defeated Ray Lloyd to retain the TCW title..
  • December 28, 2001 – Deland Show: Glacier & Jason Sugarman defeated The Heavenly Bodies to win the NWA Tag Team titles..
  • December 29, 2001 – Live Oak Show: Heavenly Bodies defeated Glacier & Jason Sugarman to recapture the NWA Tag Team title..
  • January 26, 2002 – Carrolton Show: Glacier defeated Sonny Siaki..
  • February 2, 2002 – Carrolton Show: Glacier defeated Jorge Estrada & The Reverend in a Triple Threat match..
  • February 8, 2002 – Carrolton Show: The Reverend defeated Glacier..
  • March 2002: Ray Lloyd reverting back to his “Glacier” gimmick and teamed with Ron Studd..
  • September 14, 2002 – Carrolton Show: Glacier beat Damien to win the vacant TCW Heavyweight title..
  • October 19, 2002 – PCW Reunion Show: Buff Bagwell & the Disco Inferno defeated Ray Lloyd & Scotty Riggs..
  • March 1, 2003 – Cleveland Show: Glacier beat Jason Sugarman..
  • June 20, 2003 – Superior Wrestling: Glacier & Larry Zbyszko beat David Taylor & Bobby Eaton..
  • July 26, 2003 – All American Wrestling: Glacier defeated Erik Watts (of NWA-TNA)..
  • June 1, 2004–Georgia Championship Wrestling: Erik Watts defeated Glacier..
  • October 9, 2004–NWA PWX: Xavier defeated Glacier.
  • December 11, 2004–NWA Spinebuster: Glacier & Marty Jannetty & Rod the Bod beat Sean & Phil Davis & Nightmare (Ted Allen)..

Real Life:

  • Ray “Glacier” Lloyd is now a Social Studies teacher at Lassiter High School in Marietta, GA..
  • Ray Lloyd occasionally wrestled for Dusty Rhodes’ Turnbuckle Championship Wrestling..
  • March 2005: Ray Lloyd worked at Disney World as a Stunt Man and does some backstage/office work with NWA-TNA..
  • March 2005: Ray Lloyd spent time recovering from foot surgery..

2005-2016: Independent Circuit:

  • August 13, 2005–Coastal Championship Wrestling: Buck Quartermaine w/Lex Lovett beat Glacier in a #1 Contenders match..
  • November 25, 2005–Southern Championship Wrestling: Glacier & Brian Alexander defeated The Nasty Kritters w/Stoney..
  • March 11, 2006–Pro Wrestling World 1 (Tag Team Tournament): Tully Blanchard & Glacier defeated The Heartbreak Express..
  • ~~~Tully Blanchard & Glacier beat Ricky Morton & Nightmare | The Midnight Express beat Tully Blanchard & Glacier (Finals)..
  • April 22, 2006–Pro Wrestling Evolution: Murder One defeated Glacier..
  • May 13, 2006–Pro Wrestling Evolution: Murder One & Andrew Alexander & Kyle Matthews beat Glacier & The Slaughter Boys..
  • July 1, 2006–Pro Wrestling World 1: Glacier & C.J. Connors defeated Bobby Eaton & Dave Holiday..
  • August 12, 2006–Coastal Championship Wrestling: Glacier (WCW) defeated Fantastic Dantasic..
  • September 30, 2006–WORLD-1: Dustin Rhodes defeated Glacier.
  • November 25, 2006–AWA World-1 Pro-Wrestling: Demolition Axe defeated Glacier (Ray Lloyd)..
  • January 14, 2007–AWA World 1 South: Demolition Ax & Scott Davis beat Glacier & Ricky Landell w/Big Bank Barfield..
  • January 20, 2007–AWA World 1 South: Glacier defeated Scotty Riggs in Savannah, Georgia..
  • February 10, 2007–AWA W-1 South: Bob Armstrong, David Young & Glacier defeated Bobby Hayes, Johnny Swinger & Nightmare.
  • March 9, 2007–AWA World 1 South: Glacier defeated Chad “Big Bank” Barfield in a Lumberjack match..
  • March 10, 2007–AWA World 1 South: Jake Roberts/Ricky Morton/Glacier beat Tully Blanchard/Ricky Landell/The Nightmare..
  • April 6, 2007–AWA World 1 South: Francisco Ciatso defeated Glacier to win the AWA World-1 Southern title..
  • June 15, 2007–AWA World 1 South: Tommy Rich & Glacier defeated Matt Mercer & Big Bank Barfield..
  • December 22, 2007–AWA World 1 South: Tommy Rich & Glacier defeated Matt Mercer & Big Bank Barfield..
  • March 1, 2008–CHIKARA: El Pantera, Incognito and Lince Dorado defeated Glacier & Los Ice Creams (El Hijo del Ice Cream and Ice Cream Jr.) in the 1st round of the King of Trios tournament.
  • March 2, 2008–CHIKARA: Vin Gerard defeated Glacier, Martin Stone and Reno Diamond in a 4-way match.
  • December 15, 2008–PWE: Kennedy Kendrick defeated Glacier to win the vacant PWE heavyweight title.
  • March 7, 2009–BELIEVE VII: Nick Fame, Phil and Sean Davis defeated Chasyn Rance, Glacier and Larry Zbyszko.
  • March 27, 2009–CHIKARA King of Trios: Vin Gerard & STIGMA & Colin Delaney defeated Al Snow & D’Lo Brown & Glacier.
  • April 18, 2009–Vintage Wrestling: Glacier defeated Shawn Spears.
  • April 26, 2009–CHIKARA: Vin Gerard defeated Glacier.
  • May 16, 2009–BELIEVE IX: Glacier and Larry Zbyszko defeated Bumz R’ Us (Mr. Milo Beasley and Ray Beez).
  • May 24, 2009–CHIKARA Pro Wrestling: D-Lo Brown & Glacier defeated Colin Delaney & Vin Gerard.
  • May 30, 2009–Vintage Wresting: Glacier defeated Aaron Epic. Sam Shaw defeated Glacier to win the vacant heavyweight title.
  • March 20, 2010–UIW: Glacier defeated Murder-1 and Rob Adonis in a 3-way match to win the heavyweight title.
  • May 1, 2010–UIW: UIW heavyweight champion Doug Somers defeated Glacier to retain the title.
  • April 28, 2012–NWA CWFL: Glacier defeated Mike Reed.
  • November 10, 2012–UIW: Frankie Valentine, Josh Storm and Glacier defeated Brad Lynch, Grant Mitchell and Stupid.
  • September 4, 2015–DragonCon: Glacier was in a battle royal won by Iceberg.
  • October 2, 2015–WrestleMerica: Glacier, Micah, Tama Tonga and Tyson Dean defeated Al Getz Enterprises (Andy Anderson, Murder-1, Pain and Tommy Too Much).
  • October 10, 2015–DSCW: Glacier and Cousin Cletus defeated Brad Cash and Cyrus The Destroyer.
  • November 28, 2015–WrestleCade: Glacier was in the #1 contenders battle royal for the AML title won by Ethan Carter III.
  • December 18, 2015–WrestleMerica: Mike Mitchell defeated Glacier.
  • January 18, 2016–WrestleMerica: Glacier and Iceberg defeated Razor and Rowdy, Eddie Page and Jason Radatz in a 3-way tag team match.