Jacques Rougeau

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Jacques Rougeau

Jacques Rougeau and Dynamite Kid

Title History

  • NWA Southeastern Heavyweight title defeating Jos LeDuc (1981);
  • NWA (Southeastern) Alabama Heavyweight title defeating Dennis Condrey (1981);
  • IWA (Montreal) International Tag Team titles w/Raymond Rougeau defeating Pat Patterson and Pierre Lefebvre (1982);
  • AWA (Memphis) Southern Heavyweight title defeating Jerry Lawler (November 1982);
  • CWA (Tennessee) Mid America Heavyweight title defeating Apocalypse (December 5, 1982);
  • CWA (Tennessee) Mid America Heavyweight title defeating Sabu the Wildman (January 2, 1983);
  • AWA Southern Heavyweight title defeating Terry Taylor (January 30, 1983);
  • IWA (Montreal) International Tag Team titles w/Raymond Rougeau defeating Pierre Lefebvre and Billy Robinson (August 1983);
  • IWA (Montreal) International Tag Team titles w/Raymond Rougeau defeating Pierre Lefebvre and Frenchy Martin (July 2, 1984);
  • IWA (Montreal) International Tag Team titles w/Raymond Rougeau defeating Richard Charland and King Tonga (June 11, 1985);
  • WWF Intercontinental Heavyweight title defeating Bret “The Hitman” Hart (January 17, 1992);
  • WWF World Tag Team titles w/ Pierre – as The Quebecers- defeating Rick and Scott Steiner (September 13, 1993);
  • WWF World Tag Team titles w/ Pierre – as The Quebecers- defeating 1-2-3 Kid and Marty Jannetty (January 17, 1994);
  • WWF World Tag Team titles w/ Pierre  -as The Quebecers- defeating Men on a Mission (March 13, 1994);

Career Highlights

In The Beginning:

  • Jacques Rougeau’s father is Jacques Rougeau Sr, and brothers are Raymond and Armand, – Also Johnny Rougeau (Uncle).
  • 1980: Jacques Rougeau began his career and was successful in the Southern USA, particularly in Tennessee and Alabama.
  • ~~~While wrestling in Tennessee, Jacques Rougeau engaged in a major feud with Terry Taylor.
  • ~~~While wrestling in Alabama, Jacques traded the Southeastern title with fellow Quebecer Jos LeDuc.

Montreal:

World Wrestling Federation – The Rougeau Brothers:

  • 1985: The Rougeau Brothers joined the World Wrestling Federation and wrestled mostly on WWF Canadian Tours.
  • August 26, 1985 – WWF in Montreal: The Rougeau Brothers defeated Jimmy and Ron Garvin.
  • September 23, 1985 – WWF in Montreal: The Rougeau Brothers defeated Iron Mike Sharpe and Rene Goulet.
  • February 1986: The Rougeau Brothers travelled to Australia for a special International Tour with the WWF.
  • February 28, 1986 – WWF in Sydney, Australia: The Rougeaus defeated The Moondogs.
  • March 23, 1986 – WWF in Toronto TV TAPING: The Rougeau Brothers defeated The Moondogs.
  • March 25, 1986 – WWF in Montreal: The Rougeau Brothers defeated The Hart Foundation.
  • June 15, 1986 – WWF in Montreal: The Rougeau Brothers defeated Nikolai Volkoff and Iron Sheik in a Texas Tornado Match.
  • August 6, 1986: The Rougeau Brothers were guests on Vince McMahon’s Tuesday Night Titans show.
  • August 18, 1986 – WWF in Montreal: The Rougeau Brothers defeated Jimmy Jack and Dory Funk Jr.
  • August 21, 1986 – WWF in Ottawa: The Rougeau Brothers defeated Terry and Dory Funk Jr.
  • August 28, 1986 – The Big Event: The Rougeau Brothers defeated The Dream Team (Greg Valentine and Brutus Beefcake).
  • October 6, 1986 – WWF: The Rougeau Brothers defeated Steve Regal and Jimmy Jack Funk.
  • October 21, 1986 – WWF in Montreal: The Dream Team and Pat Patterson beat The Rougeaus (Raymond, Jacques Jr., Jacques Sr.).
  • November 1986: Jacques Rougeau went down to an minor injury and Raymond began teaming with substitutes.
  • November 19, 1986: The Rougeaus and Billy Jack Haynes defeated The Dream Team and Dino Bravo.
  • January 27, 1987: The Rougeaus and Hillbilly Jim defeated The Dream Team and Johnny Valiant.
  • March 27, 1987 – Wrestlemania III: Greg Valentine and Brutus Beefcake defeated The Rougeau Brothers.
  • March 2, 1987: The Hart Foundation defeated The Rougeau Brothers to retain the Tag Team titles.
  • April 6, 1987 – TV: The Rougeau Brothers defeated The Hart Foundation (Tag Champs) in a NON TITLE match.
  • April 13, 1987 – TV: The Hart Foundation defeated The Rougeaus to retain with help from Danny Davis.
  • May 1987: The Rougeau Brothers began wrestling Greg Valentine, Dino Bravo and Johnny V at House Shows all over.
  • June 2, 1987 – TV Taping: The Rougeaus and Brutus Beefcake defeated Johnny K-9 and Jimmy Jack Funk and Mike Sharpe.
  • June 5, 1987: The Rougeaus and Brutus Beefcake defeated Greg Valentine and Dino Bravo and Johnny V.
  • June 23, 1987 – TV Taping: The Rougeaus and Brutus Beefcake defeated Greg Valentine and Dino Bravo and Johnny V.
  • August 10, 1987 – WWF in Montreal: The Rougeaus defeated The Hart Foundation (Champions) and were declared the champions!
  • ~~~The decision was overturned, and the title reign was never recognised because they used Jimmy Hart’s megaphone.
  • November 26, 1987 – Survivor Series: The Rougeaus participated in the Tag Team (20-Man) Survivor Series Match.
  • September 16, 1987 – TV Taping: The Rougeaus and Jim Duggan defeated The Hart Foundation and Danny Davis by disqualification.
  • January 10, 1988 – WWF in Toronto: The Conquistadors defeated Jacques and Raymond Rougeau.
  • January 24, 1988 – WWF in Halifax: The Rougeau Brothers defeated The Conquistadors.
  • February 22, 1988 – WWF in MSG: The Rougeau Brothers defeated Harley Race and Mike Sharpe (sup for Hercules).
  • May 10, 1988 – TV Taping: The Rougeaus and Sam Houston defeated Danny Davis and Chris Curtis and Keith Van Zandt.
  • ~~~After the match, The Rougeau Brothers started to turn heel and will begin a feud with the Killer Bees.

World Wrestling Federation – The Fabulous Rougeau Brothers – All American Boys:

  • The Rougeaus turned heel, becoming “all American boys” – smiling heels with tiny US flags pretending to be pro-American.
  • March 27, 1988 – Wrestlemania IV: The Rougeau Brothers participated in the 20-Man Battle Royal (won by Bad News Brown).
  • July 1, 1988: Demolition defeated The Fabulous Rougeau Brothers to retain the Tag Team titles.
  • July 25, 1988 – WWF in MSG: The Fabulous Rougeau Brothers defeated The Rockers (Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty).
  • July 31, 1988 – WrestleFest: The Fabulous Rougeau Brothers defeated The Killer Bees.
  • August 24, 1988 – TV Tapings: The Fabulous Rougeau Brothers were guests on the Brother Love Show.
  • August 28, 1988 – SummerSlam: The Rougeau Brothers wrestled The British Bulldogs to a TIME LIMIT DRAW.
  • October 5, 1988 – TV Tapings: The Rockers defeated The Rougeaus by disqualification when Jimmy Hart tossed the Megaphone in for a weapon!
  • November 24, 1988 – Survivor Series: The Rougeaus participated in the Tag Team (20-Man) Survivor Series Match.
  • November 26, 1988 – SNME: The Rougeau Fabulous Brothers defeated The Young Stallions.
  • January 6, 1989 – WWF in Montreal: Hulk Hogan and Jim Duggan and Ron Garvin defeated The Rougeaus and Dino Bravo by disqualification.
  • ~~~Dino Bravo was disqualified for not releasing the Bearhug on Hulk Hogan, who was taken away from the ring on a stretcher!
  • January 15, 1989 – Royal Rumble: Jim Duggan and The Hart Foundation defeated Dino Bravo and The Rougeau Brothers.
  • February 3, 1989: The Rougeau Brothers beat the Hart Foundation with Brother Love as the referee!
  • February and March 1989: The Rougeau Brothers began jobbing to the Bushwhackers all accross the country.
  • March 17, 1989: The Bushwhackers and Jim Duggan defeated The Rougeaus and Dino Bravo.
  • March 18, 1989 – WWF in MSG: The Bushwhackers and Jim Duggan defeated The Rougeaus and Dino Bravo.
  • April 2, 1989 – Wrestlemania V: The Bushwhackers (Luke and Butch) defeated The Rougeau Brothers w/Jimmy Hart.
  • April 25, 1989 TV Taping: The Rockers vs The Rougeaus (NO CONTEST) after Michaels was knocked out by the megaphone!
  • June/July 1989: The Fabulous Rougeaus began wrestling the Rockers all over the country, trading victories.
  • June 22, 1989: Demolition and Tito Santana defeated The Rougeau Brothers and Rick Martel.
  • June 1989: The Rockers (Michaels and Jannetty) defeated The Rougeaus in a Best 2/3 Falls match.
  • August 4, 1989 – WWF in Montreal: The Rockers beat The Rougeaus in a 60-Minute Marathon match 3-2 in Overtime!
  • ~~~The Rockers and The Rougeaus had other 60-Minute Marathons on 8/6 (Chicago), 8/19 (Phili), and 9/9 (Boston).
  • August 28, 1989 – Summerslam: The Rougeau Brothers and Rick Martel defeated The Rockers and Tito Santana.
  • October 10, 1989 – WWF in the UK: The Rockers (Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty) defeated The Rougeau Brothers.
  • October 14, 1989 – SNME: The Bushwhackers (Luke and Butch) defeated The Fabulous Rougeau Brothers.
  • November 23, 1989 – Survivor Series: The Rougeaus participated on a Survivor Series team with Rick Rude and Mr. Perfect.
  • January 21, 1990 – Royal Rumble: The Bushwhackers defeated The Rougeau Brothers after hitting the battering ram.
  • The Rougeau Brothers left the World Wrestling Federation shortly thereafter.

World Wrestling Federation – The Mountie:

  • Early 1990s: Raymond Rougeau retired and Jacques re-invented himself as “The Mountie” managed by Jimmy Hart.
  • ~~~The one problem was that the Canadian RCMP wouldn’t let him call himself a Mountie while working in Canada.
  • ~~~So Jacques would wrestle in Canada under his own name, but still wearing a sleaveless version of the Mountie uniform.
  • January 19, 1991 Royal Rumble: The Mountie defeated Koko B. Ware.
  • March 24, 1991 WrestleMania 7: The Mountie w/Jimmy Hart defeated Tito Santana.
  • April 15, 1991 Saturday Night’s Main Event: The Mountie w/Jimmy Hart defeated Tito Santana.
  • August 26, 1991 SummerSlam: The Big Bossman defeated The Mountie w/Jimmy Hart in a Jailhouse Match.
  • ~~~The loser of the match spent a night in jail (this led to some hilarious sketches of Mountie being thrown in jail).
  • October 3, 1991 WWF at The Royal Albert Hall: The Mountie w/Jimmy Hart defeated Kerry Von Erich.
  • January 17, 1992 WWF House Show: The Mountie w/Jimmy Hart defeated Bret Hart to win the WWF Intercontinental Title.
  • January 19, 1992 Royal Rumble: Roddy Piper defeated The Mountie w/Jimmy Hart to win the WWF Intercontinental Title.
  • January 27, 1992 Saturday Night’s Main Event: Roddy Piper defeated The Mountie w/Jimmy Hart to retain the WWF IC Title.
  • April 5, 1992 WrestleMania 8: Jim Duggan’s Team defeated The Mountie’s Team in an Elimination Match.
  • ~~~Jim Duggan’s Team = “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan and Sgt. Slaughter and Virgil and The Big Bossman.
  • ~~~The Mountie’s Team = The Mountie and Repo Man and The Nasty Boys (Brian Knobbs and Jerry Sags).
  • April 19, 1992 UK Rampage: The Mountie defeated Virgil.

World Wrestling Federation – The Quebecers:

  • 1993: Jacques Rougeau met Pierre Ouelette in Puerto Rico and they debuted in the WWF as the Quebecers.
  • September 6, 1993 – RAW: The Quebecers (Jacques and Pierre) defeated Duane Gill and Barry Hardy.
  • September 13, 1993: The Quebecers defeated The Steiner Brothers by disqualification to win the WWF Tag Team titles.
  • ~~~The Quebecers stated that the match would be fought under “Canadian” rules, so the titles changed hands!
  • September 27, 1993 – RAW: The Quebecers defeated The 1-2-3 Kid and Barry Horowitz to retain the Tag Team titles.
  • January 10, 1994 – RAW: Marty Jannetty and 1-2-3 Kid defeated The Quebecers for the WWF Tag Team titles.
  • January 17, 1994 – RAW: The Quebecers defeated Marty Jannetty and 1-2-3 Kid to recapture the WWF Tag Team titles.
  • January 22, 1994 – Royal Rumble: The Quebecers defeated Bret and Owen Hart to retain their titles.
  • February 21, 1994 – RAW: Razor Ramon and The 1-2-3 Kid defeated The Quebecers by Disqualification.
  • March 20, 1994 – Wrestlemania X: Men on a Mission beat The Quebecers by count out (no title change).
  • March 21, 1994 – RAW: The Quebecers defeated The Bushwhackers.
  • March 29, 1994: Men on a Mission defeated The Quebecers to win the WWF Tag Team titles.
  • March 31, 1994: The Quebecers defeated Men on a Mission to recapture the WWF Tag Team titles.
  • April 11, 1994 – RAW: The Quebecers defeated Men on a Mission (Mabel and Mo).
  • May 2, 1994 – RAW: The Quebecers defeated The Headshrinkers (Fatu and Samu).
  • June 25, 1994: The Headshrinkers defeated The Quebecers during a house show at the Montreal Forum
  • ~~~After the match, Pierre Ouellet and Johnny Polo (aka Raven) turned on Jacques Rougeau.
  • ~~~Raymond Rougeau then ran down to the ring to save his brother – reuniting the Rougeaus.
  • October 21, 1994 – Jacques Rougeau Retirement Show: Jacques Rougeau defeated Pierre Oulette in the main event.

World Championship Wrestling – Amazing French Canadians:

  • Jacques Rougeau left the business, but came back with WCW with Ouelette as the “Amazing French Canadians”.
  • ~~~they were managed by Col. Robert Parker (who began dressing in a French Foreign Legion uniform).
  • September 9, 1996 – Nitro: The Nasty Boys (Knobbs and Sags) defeated The Amazing French Canadians
  • September 21, 1996 – Saturday Night: Amazing French Canadians defeated Scott and Steve Armstrong
  • October 28, 1996 – Nitro: The Amazing French Canadians vs. High Voltage ended in a No-Contest
  • November 11, 1996 – Nitro: The Amazing French Canadians vs. Harlem Heat ended in a No Contest
  • November 18, 1996 – Nitro: The Amazing French Canadians beat The American Males
  • November 23, 1996 – Saturday Night: The Amazing French Canadians defeated Mark Starr and Casey Thompson
  • November 24, 1996 – WCW World War III: Harlem Heat defeated The Amazing French Canadians
  • ~~~Stipulation was that if Harlem Heat won then Sister Sherri would get 3 minutes with Parker
  • December 2, 1996 – Nitro: The Amazing French Canadians defeated The Renegade and Joe Gomez
  • December 23, 1996 – Nitro: The Amazing French Canadians defeated Public Enemy by disqualification
  • December 30, 1996 – Nitro: The Amazing French Canadiens defeated Public Enemy
  • January 6, 1997 – Nitro: Harlem Heat defeated The Amazing French Canadiens
  • January 20, 1997 – Nitro: Lord Steve Regal defeated Jacques Rogeau in a singles match.
  • January 21, 1997 – Clash of the Champions: Steiner Brothers defeated The Amazing French Canadians
  • January 27, 1997 – Nitro: Arn Anderson (final match) and Mongo McMichael beat the Amazing French Canadians.
  • February 1, 1997 – Saturday Night: The Amazing French-Canadians defeated High Voltage
  • February 17, 1997 – Nitro: Public Enemy defeated The Amazing French Canadiens
  • March 1, 1997 – Saturday Night: Public Enemy defeated The Amazing French-Canadians by Disqualification
  • March 10, 1997 – Nitro: Lex Luger and The Giant and The Steiners beat Greg Valentine and Roadblock and The AFC
  • March 24, 1997 – Nitro: The Steiner Brothers defeated The Amazing French Canadians
  • March 31, 1997 – Nitro: The Amazing French Canadians defeated Jeff Jarrett and Steve McMichael
  • May 24, 1997 – Saturday Night: The Steiner Brothers defeated The Amazing French Canadians
  • June 16, 1997 – Nitro: Harlem Heat (Booker T and Stevie Ray) defeated The Amazing French Canadians
  • 1997 – WCW: Jacques Rougeau defeated Hulk Hogan with a clean pin on a WCW card in Montreal.

World Wrestling Federation – The Quebecers:

  • 1998: The Quebecers (Jacques Rougeau and Pierre Ouelette) were both rehired.
  • February 15, 1998 – No Way Out: The Godwinn Cousins defeated The Quebecers
  • March 29, 1998 – Wrestlemania XIV: The Quebecers competed in a Tag-Team Battle Royal which was won by the LOD 2000.

World Championship Wrestling – Team Canada:

  • Jacques Rougeau was briefly a member of WCW’s Team Canada, with Lance Storm, Carl Ouelette and Elix Skipper.
  • August 13, 2000 – WCW New Blood Rising: Lance Storm defeated Mike Awesome.
  • ~~~The legendary Jacques Rougeau was the guest referee and kept adding stipulations in Storm’s favor.
  • ~~~Afterwards, Jacques Rougeau knocked out Mike Awesome and celebrated with Lance Storm and Bret “Hitman” Hart.

Retirement:

  • Jacques Rougeau opened a wrestling school in Montreal and also runs a very success wrestling promotion.
  • September 28, 2003: Jacques Rougeau Jr., 43, announced that he will be undergoing open heart surgery in January.
  • July 15, 2004: Jacques Rougeau pinned Kamala at halftime of the Montreal Alouettes football game before 20,000 fans.
  • ~~~The Alouettes mascot, Touche (actually local indy wrestler Sexxxy Eddy), pinned Kim Chee (wrestler Eric Mastrocola).
  • July 7, 2005: Jim Duggan defeated Kurrgan with Jacques Rougeau as referee at halftime of a CFL game in Montreal.