Heenan Family

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Title History

WWF Intercontinental title (Ravishing Rick Rude)
WWF King of the Ring Winner (Handsome Harley Race)
WWF Tag Team titles (Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard)
WWF Tag Team titles (Andre The Giant & Haku)
WWF Intercontinental title (Mr. Perfect)

Heenan Family Career Highlights

American Wrestling Association:

  • Early 1970s: Bobby Heenan became the mastermind behind the triumphant faction known as The Heenan Family..
  • ~~~The “AWA” Heenan Family consisted of Nick Bockwinkel, Ray Stevens, Bobby Duncum Sr, Blackjack Lanza & Bob Orton Jr...
  • ~~~~November 8, 1975: Bobby Heenan was in Nick Bockwinkel’s corner as he captured his first of three AWA World titles..
  • ~~~~July 23, 1976: Blackjack Lanza & Bobby Duncum (Heenan Family) defeated Dick the Bruiser & The Crusher for the AWA Tag Team titles..Georgia Championship Wrestling:
  • January 1979: Bobby Heenan left the AWA in favor of the NWA’s Georgia Championship Wrestling group..
  • ~~~The “Georgia” Heenan Family included Blackjack Lanza, Masked Superstar, “Killer” Karl Kox & Professor Tanaka..
  • Ole Anderson (the GCW booker) fired Bobby Heenan and sent him packing back to Minneapolis, Minnesoda..American Wrestling Association:
  • December 1979: Bobby “The Brain” Heenan went back to Verne Gagne’s American Wrestling Association..1984 – World Wrestling Federation (Members: Heenan, Studd, Patera):
  • The Heenan Family had it’s biggest exposure in the WWF feuding with Andre the Giant, Hulk Hogan, & The Machines..
  • September 1984: Vince McMahon Jr. hired Bobby “The Brain” Heenan to manage wrestler Jesse “The Body” Ventura..
  • ~~~However, due to an injury suffered by Ventura, the WWF decided to have Bobby Heenan manage Big John Studd..
  • September 22, 1984 – MSG: Big John Studd (Heenan Family) defeated Hulk Hogan (WWF Heavyweight Champion) by COUNT OUT..
  • Ken Patera returned to the WWF and formed an alliance with Bobby “The Brain” Heenan & Big John Studd..
  • November 13, 1984: Big John Studd & Ken Patera defeated Andre The Giant & Special Delivery Jones in a tag team match..
  • ~~~After the match, Studd & Patera shocked the wrestling world by cutting off pieces of Andre’s trademark hair!
  • Bobby “The Brain” Heenan was also given the task of representing Adrian Adonis and The Missing Link…1985 – World Wrestling Federation (Members: Heenan, Studd, Patera, Adonis, Link, Bundy):
  • Andre The Giant first disposed of Ken Patera, easily beating him in an epic Madison Square Garden grudge match..
  • ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Ken Patera was eventually fired from the WWF after he was sentanced to two years in prison..
  • April 1985 – Tuesday Night Titans: Paul “Mr. Wonderful” Orndorff fired Bobby Heenan live on the air!
  • ~~~Bobby “The Brain” Heenan placed a $50,000 bounty on the head of Paul “Mr. Wonderful” Orndorff….
  • March 31, 1985 – WrestleMania 1: Andre the Giant defeated Big John Studd w/Bobby Heenan in a BodySlam Challenge..
  • Bobby Heenan traded Adrian Adonis & Missing Link to “Mouth of the South” Jimmy Hart for King Kong Bundy to join the Heenan Family..
  • August 18, 1985 – Toronto: Andre the Giant defeated Big John Studd by DQ when King Kong Bundy interfered..
  • ~~~Andre was beaten down by Bundy & Studd, sustaining a splash from Bundy that “broke” Andre’s sternum..
  • August 13, 1985 – Ohio State Fair Show: Hulk Hogan defeated Big John Studd to retain the WWF Heavyweight title..
  • August 28, 1985 – Michigan State Fair: King Kong Bundy (Heenan Family) defeated Tony Garea..
  • September 23, 1985: Andre the Giant defeated King Kong Bundy by DQ when Big John Studd interfered..
  • October 3, 1985 – SNME: King Kong Bundy & Big John Studd (Heenan Family) defeated Andre the Giant & Tony Atlas by DQ..
  • October 21, 1985 – MSG: Andre the Giant & Hillbilly Jim vs Big John Studd & King Kong Bundy (Heenan Family) ended in a DOUBLE DQ..
  • November 1, 1985 – SNME: Hulk Hogan & Andre the Giant defeated King Kong Bundy & Big John Studd (Heenan Family) by DQ..
  • November 9, 1985: Andre the Giant & Hillbilly Jim & Lou Albano beat King Kong Bundy & Big John Studd & Bobby Heenan (Heenan Family)..
  • November 14, 1985: Andre The Giant & Tito Santana defeated King Kong Bundy & Big John Studd (Heenan Family)..
  • November 24, 1985: Andre the Giant & Hillbilly Jim defeated King Kong Bundy & Big John Studd (Heenan Family) in a Texas Tornado match..
  • December 7, 1985: Andre & Junk Yard Dog beat King Kong Bundy & Big John Studd & Bobby Heenan in a handicap match..1986 – World Wrestling Federation (Members: Heenan, Studd, Bundy, Orndorff, Race, Hercules):
  • Early 1986: Junk Yard Dog & Hillbilly Jim defeated King Kong Bundy & Big John Studd (Heenan Family) by COUNT OUT..
  • February 15, 1986 – SNME: King Kong Bundy w/Bobby “The Brain” Heenan defeated Steve Gatorwolf..
  • ~~~King Kong Bundy interfered in the Hulk Hogan vs. Don Muraco match and destroyed Hogan’s ribs..
  • February 22, 1986: Hulk Hogan & Ricky Steamboat defeated King Kong Bundy & Bobby Heenan (Heenan Family)..
  • April 7, 1986 – WrestleMania 2: Hulk Hogan defeated King Kong Bundy w/Bobby Heenan (Heenan Family) in a Steel Cage match ..
  • 1986: Andre was “suspended” by “President” Jack Tunney for no-showing matches against the Heenan Family (storyline)..
  • ~~~This was all just an excuse to take Andre off of Television to undergo surgery to repair his injured back..
  • April 1986: Hillbilly Jim & Ted Arcidi (sub for Andre) defeated Big John Studd & King Kong (Heenan Family) by DQ..
  • April 1986: The British Bulldogs defeated King Kong Bundy & Big John Studd (Heenan Family) by DQ to retain..
  • May 1, 1986 – SNME: King Kong Bundy w/Bobby “The Brain” Heenan defeated Uncle Elmer..
  • May 21, 1986 – Tuesday Night Titans: Bobby Heenan throws the TNT Anniversary cake on Lord Alfred Hayes..
  • June 15, 1986: King Tonga defeated Big John Studd w/Bobby Heenan in a $15,000 bodyslam match in Toronto, Canada..
  • June 24, 1986: Hulk Hogan & Paul Orndorff defeated King Kong Bundy & Big John Studd w/Bobby Heenan by DQ..
  • ~~~After the match, “Mr. Wonderful” Paul Orndorff turned on Hulk Hogan and re-joined the Heenan Family..
  • Harley Race signed with the WWF where he was known as “Handsome” Harley Race and managed by Bobby Heenan..
  • July 12, 1986: King Kong Bundy & Big John Studd (Heenan Family) defeated Siva Afi & King Tonga..
  • July 14, 1986 – King of the Ring: Harley Race won the King of the Ring tournament to be crowned “KING”..
  • Summer 1986: Andre The Giant returned under a mask, with a pair of “oriental” partners, in a team known as The Machines..
  • ~~~Giant, Big & Super Machine were billed from the Orient and came to the USA to become the #1 Tag Team in the World!
  • ~~~Bobby “The Brain” Heenan and his Heenan Family went on a mission to expose the “Giant Machine” as Andre The Giant..
  • Paul Orndorff stole Hulk Hogan’s “Real American” entrance music to get under the skin of the WWF World Champion..
  • August 1, 1986: King Kong Bundy & Big John Studd (Heenan Family) defeated The Killer Bees (B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell)..
  • August 17, 1986: The Machines w/Lou Albano defeated King Kong Bundy & Big John Studd (Heenan Family)..
  • August 20, 1986: King Kong Bundy & Big John Studd (Heenan Family) defeated Giant & Super Machine by DQ..
  • August 25, 1986: King Kong Bundy & Big John Studd (Heenan Family) defeated Big & Super Machine by DQ..
  • August 28, 1986 – The Big Event: Billy Jack Haynes defeated Hercules | King Harley Race defeated Pedro Morales..
  • ~~~King Kong Bundy & Big John Studd & Bobby Heenan (Heenan Family) defeated Big Machine & Super Machine & Lou Albano by DQ..
  • ~~~Hulk Hogan defeated Paul “Mr. Wonderful” Orndorff w/Bobby Heenan by DQ to retain the WWE Championship..
  • ~~~~Paul Orndorff covered Hulk Hogan and the referee tapped (Paul’s shoulder) three times to signify a DQ..
  • ~~~~Paul Orndorff celebrated with the championship belt anyway, thinking he had won the prized World title..
  • ~~~~The referee informed everybody that Hogan had won the match upon a DQ, therefor the title didn’t change..
  • August 1986: The Giant Machine (Andre The Giant) defeated King Kong Bundy by COUNT OUT..
  • September 13, 1986 – SNME: Hulk Hogan defeated Paul “Mr. Wonderful” Orndorff (Heenan Family) by DQ to retain the WWE Title..
  • September 22, 1986: Super Machine & Big Machine & Hulk Machine defeated Bundy & Studd & Bobby Heenan (Heenan Family)..
  • October 4, 1986: Super Machine & Big Machine & Piper Machine defeated Bundy & Studd & Bobby Heenan (Heenan Family)..
  • October 23, 1986: Hulk Hogan & The Crusher defeated King Kong Bundy & Big John Studd (Heenan Family)..
  • November 1986: Big John Studd (John Minton) left the World Wrestling Federation..
  • November 1986 – MSG: Hulk Hogan & Roddy Piper defeated Paul Orndorff & Harley Race w/ Bobby Heenan (Heenan Family)..
  • November 15, 1986 – SNME: Hulk Hogan defeated Hercules Hernandez to retain the WWE Heavyweight Title..
  • December 14, 1986 – SNME: Junk Yard Dog defeated “The King” Harley Race w/Bobby Heenan by Disqualification..
  • ~~~Hulk Hogan defeated Paul Orndorff w/Bobby Heenan in a Steel Cage match to retain the WWF Heavyweight title..1987 – World Wrestling Federation (Members: Heenan, Andre, Bundy, Race, Hercules, Islanders, Rude):
  • January 3, 1987 – SNME: Junk Yard Dog defeated “The King” Harley Race by Disqualification..
  • Hulk Hogan interrupted an award ceremony to honor Andre The Giant, causing the Giant to walk off the set in anger..
  • Andre The Giant later returned with Bobby Heenan and ripped the shirt and crucifix off of Hulk Hogan’s chest..
  • ~~~Andre The Giant (backed by Bobby “The Brain Heenan”) challenged Hulk Hogan to a WWF Heavyweight Title match..
  • February 21, 1987 – SNME: King Kong Bundy w/Bobby Heenan defeated Jake “The Snake” Roberts by Countout..
  • ~~~Hercules won a Battle Royal which featured Andre The Giant destroying Hulk Hogan with a headbutt!
  • February 1987: Roddy Piper & Junk Yard Dog & Ricky Steamboat beat Adrian Adonis & Harley Race & Randy Savage..
  • March 29, 1987 – WrestleMania 3: Billy Jack Haynes vs. “The Mighty” Hercules battled to a Double Countout..
  • ~~~Hillbilly Jim/Little Beaver/Haiti Kid beat King Kong Bundy/Lord Littlebrook/Little Tokyo by DQ..
  • ~~~Harley Race w/Bobby Heenan & Fabulous Moolah defeated The Junk Yard Dog in a Loser Bows Match..
  • ~~~Hulk Hogan defeated Andre The Giant w/Bobby Heenan in the main event to retain the WWF Heavyweight Title..
  • April 9, 1987 – King of the Ring: Randy Savage defeated King Kong Bundy in the Finals of the King of the Ring..
  • April 28, 1987 – SNME: Ricky Steamboat defeated Hercules by DQ to retain the WWF Intercontinental title..
  • May 9, 1987 – Live Event: Hulk Hogan defeated Harley Race to retain the WWF Heavyweight title..
  • June 1987 – Live Event: Hulk Hogan defeated Harley Race in a Texas Death match to retain the WWF title..
  • July 1987: The Islanders (Haku & Tama) turned heel and took on Bobby “The Brain” Heenan as their manager..
  • July 1987 – TV Taping (aired August 9, 1987): Rick Rude w/Bobby Heenan pinned Lanny Poffo (Rude’s TV debut)..
  • ~~~”Ravishing” Rick Rude would do his routine of beating his opponent and then kissing a female audience member..
  • August 29, 1987: Bruno Sammartino (last match) & Hulk Hogan defeated King Kong Bundy & One Man Gang..
  • September 23, 1987 – SNME: King Kong Bundy defeated Paul “Mr. Wonderful” Orndorff..
  • October 1987: The Islanders began feuding with Tag Team champions Stike Force but couldn’t win the titles after many attempts..
  • Ken Patera returned to the WWF after being released from prison and feuded with The Heenan Family..
  • November 26, 1987 – Survivor Series: Andre The Giant’s Team defeated Hulk Hogan’s Team in a Survivor Series Elimination match..
  • ~~~Andre The Giant’s Team = Andre The Giant & King Kong Bundy & Ravishing Rick Rude & One Man Gang & Butch Reed..
  • ~~~Hulk Hogan’s Team = Hulk Hogan & Bam Bam Bigelow & Ken Patera & Paul Orndorff & Don Muraco (sub for Billy Graham)..
  • November 11, 1987 – SNME: King Kong Bundy w/Bobby Heenan defeated WWF Champion Hulk Hogan by Countout..
  • November 16, 1987 – Legend’s Battle Royal: Don Muraco defeated Hercules | Randy Savage defeated Harley Race
  • December 7, 1987 – SNME: Hulk Hogan defeated King Kong Bundy w/Bobby Heenan to retain the WWF Heavyweight title..
  • December 8, 1987: The Islanders vs. The British Bulldogs ended in a NO CONTEST when The Islanders kidnapped Matilda!
  • ~~~WWF President Jack Tunney would later announce that the Islanders were indefinately suspended until Matilda was found!1988 – World Wrestling Federation (Members: Heenan, Andre, Rude, Haku, Tama, Race, Hercules, Rooster, Busters):
  • Bobby “The Brain” Heenan outsourced the services of Andre the Giant to the Million Dollar Man Ted DiBiase..
  • January 24, 1988 – Royal Rumble: Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat defeated “Ravishing” Rick Rude by DQ..
  • ~~~The Islanders (Haku/Tama) defeated The Young Stallions (Paul Roma & Jim Powers) in 2 straight falls..
  • ~~~King Harley Race entered the Royal Rumble match at #6 but was eventually eliminated by Don Muraco..
  • January 25, 1988: The Islanders defeated The British Bulldogs by DQ when the bulldogs used a leash as a weapon..
  • January 27, 1988: The British Bulldogs defeated The Islanders and continued to do so on House Shows for a month..
  • Rick Rude started a feud with Jake Roberts, after Rude propositioning his wife, Cheryl Roberts, sitting at ringside..
  • March 7, 1988 – SNME: “The Immortal” Hulk Hogan defeated “King” Harley Race w/Bobby “The Brain” Heenan..
  • ~~~The Islanders (Haku & Tama) defeated The Killer Bees (Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell) in a tag team match..
  • March 27, 1988 – WrestleMania 4: Harley Race participated in a Battle Royal, which was won by Bad News Brown..
  • ~~~Jake “The Snake” Roberts vs “Ravishing” Rick Rude w/Bobby Heenan went to a DRAW in a GRUDGE MATCH!
  • ~~~The Ultimate Warrior defeated Hercules Hernandez w/Bobby Heenan in Warrior’s first WWF Pay-Per-View match..
  • ~~~The Islanders & Bobby Heenan defeatd The British Bulldogs & Koko B. Ware w/Matilda in a Six-Man-Tag match..
  • April 21, 1988: The Islanders & High Chief Afi w/Bobby Heenan defeated Outback Jack & Brady Boone & Steve Blackman..
  • ~~~Bobby Heenan introduced Afi as a new member of the Islanders, but it was their only appearance as a 3 man team..
  • ~~~Siva Afi worked with Haku as the Islanders for a couple of months, replacing Tama in tag team matches..
  • April 22, 1988 – SNME: Jim Duggan defeated Hercules by DQ | Rick Rude defeated Koko B. Ware..
  • June 21, 1988: Harley Race was injured so Bobby Heenan crowned KING Haku the new “King” of the WWF”..
  • June 22, 1988: King Haku & Bobby “The Brain” Heenan appeared on the Brother Love Show..
  • July 31, 1988 – WrestleFest 1988: Brutus “The Barber” Beefcake defeated Hercules Hernandez..
  • ~~~Jake “The Snake” Roberts vs “Ravishing” Rick Rude in a Grudge Match ended in Double Countout..
  • ~~~The Ultimate Warrior defeated Bobby “The Brain” Heenan in a “Loser Wears a Weasel Suit” match..
  • ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Hulk Hogan defeated Andre the Giant in a Steel Cage Match..
  • August 2, 1988: Hulk Hogan defeated King Haku w/Bobby Heenan (match seen on Hulkamania IV tape)..
  • August 28, 1988 – SummerSlam: Rick Rude defeated Junk Yard Dog by DQ after Jake Roberts interfered..
  • ~~~Randy Savage & Hulk Hogan defeated Andre the Giant & Ted DiBiase with Jesse Ventura as the referee..
  • WWF Superstars of Wrestling: Terry Taylor took Bobby Heenan as him manager and defeated “Leaping” Lanny Poffo..
  • ~~~Bobby “The Brain” Heenan then announced that Terry Taylor would be known as the Red Rooster..
  • September 18, 1988: Hulk Hogan defeated King Haku..
  • Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard signed with the WWF and debuted as the “Brain Busters” managed by Bobby Heenan..
  • October 4, 1988 – Superstars Tapings: Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard defeated Tommy Angel & Bob Emery in their debut..
  • October 25, 1988 – SNME: Hulk Hogan defeated King Haku..
  • Bobby Heenan attempted to “sell” Hercules to Ted DiBiase as a slave, but Hercules split from the Heenan Family..
  • November 26, 1988 – SNME: “The Mighty” Hercules defeated Virgil (aka Ted DiBiase’s bodyguard)..
  • November 24, 1988 – Survivor Series: The Megapowers were the sole survivors in their match against Ted DiBiase’s Team..
  • ~~~The Mega Powers Team: Hulk Hogan & Randy Savage & Hercules Hernandez & Koko B. Ware & Hillbilly Jim w/Elizabeth..
  • ~~~The Million Dollar Team: Ted DiBiase & The Big Bossman & Akeem & The Red Rooster & Haku w/Slick & Bobby Heenan..
  • Harley Race turned on Bobby Heenan and The Heenan Family, feeling betrayed that Heenan would make Haku the “King”..
  • Late 1988: King Haku defeated “Handsome” Harley Race in a series of WWF Live Events accross the country..
  • Late 1988: Big John Studd returned to the WWF, turning on former manager, Bobby “The Brain” Heenan ..
  • ~~~Big John Studd rekindled his feud with Andre The Giant (who was now with the heel Heenan Family)..1989 – World Wrestling Federation (Members: Heenan, Andre, Rude, Haku, Busters, Rooster, Brawler):
  • January 1989: Rick Rude began a feud with the Ultimate Warrior, attacking the Warrior during a “posedown” challenge..
  • January 7, 1989 – SNME: Tito Santana defeated The Red Rooster w/Bobby “The Brain” Heenan..
  • ~~~After the match, Bobby Heenan jumped into the ring to yell at the Rooster and then slap him for losing!
  • ~~~The Rooster got fed up and slapped Heenan back and then threw him around the ring and then tossed him out..
  • On Prime Time Wrestling, Heenan offered to make up with the Rooster. Heenan shook his hand and then slapped him!
  • ~~~Suddenly, jobber Steve Lombardi showed up and knocked out Gorilla Monsoon and brawled with the Red Rooster..
  • Terry Taylor feuded with Bobby “The Brain” Heenan’s new protege, The Brooklyn Brawler..
  • January 15, 1989 – Royal Rumble: King Haku w/Bobby “The Brain” Heenan defeated “King” Harley Race..
  • ~~~Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard entered the Rumble at #16 & #17 and are both eliminated by Hulk Hogan..
  • February 3, 1989 – The Main Event II: “The Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiase defeated “The Mighty” Hercules..
  • February 16, 1989 – SNME: Brutus “The Barber” Beefcake defeated “Ravishing” Rick Rude by DQ..
  • ~~~The Brain Busters (Anderson & Blanchard) vs. The Rockers ended in a Double Countout..
  • ~~~The Red Rooster (Terry Taylor) defeated The Brooklyn Brawler w/Bobby “The Brain” Heenan..
  • April 1989 – WrestleMania 5: Hercules Hernandez defeated King Haku w/Bobby “The Brain” Heenan..
  • ~~~The Brain Busters (Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard) defeated Strike Force (Tito Santana & Rick Martel)..
  • ~~~Jake “The Snake” Roberts defeated Andre the Giant by Disqualification (Referee: Big John Studd.)..
  • ~~~”Ravishing” Rick Rude defeated The Ultimate Warrior to win the WWF Intercontinental title!
  • ~~~The Red Rooster (Terry Taylor) defeated Bobby Heenan w/The Brooklyn Brawler in a Grudge Match..
  • April 25, 1989 – SNME: Hacksaw Jim Duggan defeated WWF Intercontinental Champion Rick Rude by Countout..
  • ~~~The Brain Busters w/Bobby Heenan defeated WWF Tag Team Champions Demolition by Disqualification..
  • April 1989: Andre The Giant & Haku formed “The Collosal Connection” after Haku lost his “Crown” to Jim Duggan..
  • WWF TV: “King” Hacksaw Jim Duggan was being triple-teamed by the Heenan Family until Big John Studd made the save!
  • ~~~Big John Studd knocked Andre the Giant out to the floor and then again when Andre tried to get back in the ring..
  • Big John Studd & Jim Duggan began teaming up in matches around the globe against Andre The Giant & Haku..
  • Unfortunatly, a high-profile one-on-one match between “Big” John Studd and Andre the Giant never took place..
  • Summer 1989: Big John Studd was, once again, gone from the World Wrestling Federation, this time for good..
  • July 29, 1989 – SNME: The Brain Busters defeated Demolition in a 2/3 falls match to win the WWF Tag Team titles..
  • ~~~Bobby Heenan & Andre The Giant interfered at the end helping the Heenan Family win the Tag Team titles..
  • August 28, 1989 – SummerSlam: The Brain Busters defeated The Hart Foundation in a NON TITLE match..
  • ~~~Mr. Perfect beat The Red Rooster | Ultimate Warrior beat Rick Rude to win the Intercontinental title!
  • ~~~Jim Duggan & Demolition (Ax & Smash) defeated Andre The Giant & The Twin Towers (Bossman & Akeem)..
  • September 21, 1989 – Saturday Night Main Event: “Rowdy” Roddy Piper defeated Haku..
  • November 23, 1989 – Survivor Series: The Ultimate Warriors defeated The Heenan Family in an Elimination Match..
  • ~~~The Ultimate Warriors = Ultimate Warrior & Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart & Shawn Michaels & Marty Jannetty..
  • ~~~The Heenan Family = Andre The Giant & Haku & Arn Anderson & Bobby Heenan (sub for Tully Blanchard)..
  • ~~~Bobby “The Brain” Heenan made it to the final when the Ultimate Warrior eliminated him to get the victory..
  • ~~~Tully Blanchard was released from WWF right after a surprise drug test before the show, and Arn left shortly afterwards..
  • November 25, 1989 – SNME: The Ultimate Warrior defeated Andre the Giant w/Bobby “The Brain” Heenan by DQ..
  • ~~~Mr. Perfect defeated The Red Rooster | The Rockers defeated The Brain Busters in a 2/3 Falls Tag Team match..
  • December 13, 1989: The Collosal Connection defeated Demolition (Ax & Smash) to capture the WWF Tag Team titles!1990 – World Wrestling Federation (Members: Heenan, Andre, Haku, Rude, Mr. Perfect, Barbarian, ):
  • Mr. Fuji sold the Barbarian’s contract to Bobby “The Brain” Heenan, and Warlords contract to Slick, splitting up the Powers of Pain..
  • The Barbarian was given a “enhanced” Barbarian gimmick with new wrestling attire of a contouring nomadic warrior..
  • January 21, 1990 – Royal Rumble: “The Immortal” Hulk Hogan eliminated Mr. Perfect to win the Royal Rumble..
  • January 27, 1990 – SNME: “American Dream” Dusty Rhodes vs “Ravishing” Rick Rude ended in a Double Countout..
  • April 1989 – WrestleMania 6: Demolition (Ax & Smash) defeated The Collosal Connection to recapture the WWF Tag Team titles..
  • ~~~The Collosal Connection broke up after the match when Andre The Giant turned on Bobby Heenan and became a babyface!
  • ~~~The Barbarian w/Bobby Heenan defeated Tito Santana | Rick Rude w/Bobby Heenan defeated “Superfly” Jimmy Snuka..
  • Mr Perfect announced Bobby “the Brain” Heenan as his ‘perfect’ Manager..
  • April 28, 1990 – SNME: The Ultimate Warrior defeated Haku w/Bobby Heenan to retain the WWF Heavyweight title..
  • July 28, 1990 – SNME: The Ultimate Warrior defeated Rick Rude by DQ to retain the WWF Heavyweight title..
  • August 27, 1990 – SummerSlam: Kerry Von Erich defeated Mr. Perfect to win the WWF Intercontinental title!
  • ~~~The Ultimate Warrior defeated Rick Rude w/Bobby Heenan in a Steel Cage to retain the WWF Heavyweight title..
  • October 13, 1990 – SNME: “The Texas Tornado” Kerry Von Erich defeated Haku to retain the Intercontinental title..
  • October 1990: Rick Rude left WWF after a contract dispute, and Rude later resurfaced in the rival WCW..
  • November 23, 1990 – SNME: Mr. Perfect w/Bobby “The Brain” Heenan defeated The Big Bossman by Countout..
  • November 22, 1990 – Survivor Series: The Ultimate Warriors defeated The Perfect Team in an Elimination Match..
  • ~~~The Ultimate Warrior & Kerry Von Erich & Legion of Doom defeated Mr. Perfect & Demolition w/Bobby Heenan..
  • ~~~ALSO: Hulk Hogan & Jim Duggan & Big Bossman & Tugboat beat Earthquake & Dino Bravo & Haku & The Barbarian..1991 – World Wrestling Federation (Members: Heenan, Mr. Perfect, Haku, Barbarian):
  • January 19, 1991 – Royal Rumble: The Big Bossman defeated The Barbarian w/Bobby Heenan..
  • March 24, 1991 – WrestleMania 7: Shawn Michaels & Marty Jannetty defeated Haku & The Barbarian w/Bobby Heenan..
  • ~~~The Big Bossman defeated Mr.Perfect (WWF Intercontinental Champion) by DQ when Bobby Heenan interfered..
  • April 24, 1991 – UK Rampage: Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka defeated The Barbarian..
  • April 27, 1991 – SNME: Mr. Perfect won a “battle royal” last eliminating Greg “The Hammer” Valentine..
  • Bobby “the Brain” Heenan transitioned from a ringside manager into a successful full-time heel announcer..
  • Bobby Heenan became a member of the WWF announcing team, partnered with the legendary Gorilla Monsoon..
  • Bobby “the Brain” Heenan was the initial co-host of Wrestling Challenge (which debuted in September 1986)..
  • ~~~And before that, he had been working with Monsoon on All-Star Wrestling and Prime-Time Wrestling..1992 – World Wrestling Federation (Members: Ric Flair “Woooooo!”):
  • Bobby Heenan got involved in storylined when Ric Flair debuted in the WWF as the “Real World’s Champion”..
  • Ric Flair hired Bobby Heenan to be his “financial adviser” while Mr. Perfect acted as Ric Flair’s manager..
  • Royal Rumble 1992: Bobby Heenan celebrated with Ric Flair after he won the Royal Rumble and the WWF title..
  • Bobby Heenan left the World Wrestling Federation after Vince McMahon asked him to take a 50% pay-cut..
  • To explain the depature on TV, on-screen foe Gorilla Monsoon physically ejected Bobby Heenan from the WWF!The Legacy of Bobby “The Brain” Heenan:
  • Bobby “The Brain” Heenan is considered by many, the greatest wrestling manager of all time..
  • Bobby Heenan published his first book; Bobby The Brain: Wrestling’s Bad Boy Tells All
  • Bobby Heenan punlished his second book; Chairshots and Other Obstacles: Winning Life’s Wrestling Matches..
  • March 13, 2004 – Hall Of Fame: Bobby “The Brain” Heenan was inducted into the WWE Hall Of Fame by Blackjack Lanza..
  • ~~~Bobby Heenan broke down during his speech, talking about his friend Gorilla Monsoon, wishing he was there to see him..
  • March 14, 2004 – Wrestlemania XX: Bobby Heenan is honored with all the other Hall of Fame inductees during the Pay Per View..
  • ~~~Bobby Heenan also participated in a funny skit with Gene Okerland, Mae Young & The Fabulous Moolah..
  • April 1, 2006 – Hall of Fame: The Blackjacks were inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame by their manager Bobby Heenan..
  • March 31, 2007 – Hall of Fame: Nick Bockwinkel was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame by Bobby “The Brain” Heenan..
  • May 19, 2007: Bobby “The Brain” Heenan was inducted into the Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame in Amsterdam, New York..