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John Bradshaw Layfield

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title History

  • GWF (Global Wrestling Federation) Tag Team titles w/Bobby Duncum Jr. defeating Johnny Mantell and Black Bart (November 27, 1992);
  • GWF (Global Wrestling Federation) Tag Team titles w/Black Bart defeating Chaz Taylor and Steven Dane (December 25, 1993);
  • GWF (Korea) World Heavyweight title (September 1993);
  • NWA North American Heavyweight title defeating Kevin Von Erich (January 14, 1995);
  • CWA (Catch Wrestling Association) Tag Team titles w/Cannonball Grizzly defeating August Smisl and Ulf Hermann (November 5, 1995);
  • WWF World Tag Team titles w/Farooq defeating X-Pac and Kane (May 25, 1999);
  • WWF World Tag Team titles w/Farooq defeating Michael Hayes and The Hardy Boys in a Handicap Match (July 25, 1999);
  • MCW (Memphis Championship Wrestling) Southern Tag Team titles w/Farooq defeating Charlie and Russ Haas (June 13, 2001);
  • WWF World Tag Team titles w/Farooq defeating D-Von and Bubba Ray Dudley (July 9, 2001);
  • WWF European Heavyweight title defeating Hurricane Helms (October 22, 2001);
  • WWE Hardcore title defeating Stevie Richards (June 3, 2002);
  • WWE Hardcore title defeating Stevie Richards (June 22, 2002);
  • WWE Hardcore title defeating Stevie Richards (June 28, 2002);
  • WWE Hardcore title defeating Stevie Richards (June 29, 2002);
  • WWE Hardcore title defeating Stevie Richards (June 30, 2002);
  • WWE Hardcore title defeating Chris Nowinski (July 6, 2002);
  • WWE Hardcore title defeating Chris Nowinski (July 7, 2002);
  • WWE Hardcore title defeating Big Show (July 12, 2002);
  • WWE Hardcore title defeating Shawn Stasiak (July 13, 2002);
  • WWE Hardcore title defeating Shawn Stasiak (July 14, 2002);
  • WWE Hardcore title defeating Johnny Stamboli (July 15, 2002);
  • WWE Hardcore title defeating Johnny Stamboli (July 22, 2002);
  • WWE Hardcore title defeating Shawn Stasiak (July 26, 2002);
  • WWE Hardcore title defeating Shawn Stasiak (July 27, 2002);
  • WWE Hardcore title defeating Shawn Stasiak (July 28, 2002);
  • WWE Hardcore title defeating Tommy Dreamer (August 3, 2002);
  • WWE Hardcore title defeating Tommy Dreamer (August 4, 2002);
  • OVW (Ohio Valley Wrestling) Southern Tag Team titles w/Farooq defeating Travis Bane and Seven (April 10, 2003);
  • WWE Heavyweight title defeating Eddie Guerrero (June 27, 2004 – Great American Bash);
  • WWE United States Heavyweight title defeating Chris Beniot (April 2, 2006 – WrestleMania 22);
  • WWE Intercontinental title defeating C.M. Punk (March 9, 2009 – RAW);

John Bradshaw Layfield Career Highlights

In the Beginng (Global Wrestling Federation):

  • October 9, 1992 – Global Wrestling Federation: John Hawk defeated Black Bart.
  • October 16, 1992 – Global Wrestling Federation: John Hawk and Rainbow Brown battled Mike Davis and The Metal Maniac to a double DQ.
  • October 23, 1992 – Global Wrestling Federation: Rod Price defeated John Hawk.
  • November 6, 1992 – Global Wrestling Federation: Bobby Duncum, Jr. and John Hawk defeated Rude Dog and Mike Davis.
  • November 13, 1992 – Global Wrestling Federation: Black Bart defeated John Hawk.
  • November 20, 1992 – Global Wrestling Federation: Killer Brooks defeated John Hawk.
  • November 27, 1992 – GWF: Bobby Duncum Jr. and John Hawk defeated Black Bart and Johnny Mantell to win the GWF Tag Team titles.
  • December 4, 1992 – GWF: Bobby Duncum, Jr. and John Hawk defeated Alex Porteau and Steven Dane by DQ to retain the Tag Team titles.
  • December 18, 1992 – Global Wrestling Federation: John Hawk defeated Johnny Mantell by DQ.
  • December 25, 1992 – GWF: Kerry Von Erich and John Hawk and Bobby Duncum Jr. beat Skandar Akbar and Black Bart and Johnny Mantell.
  • January 8, 1993 – Global Wrestling Federation: John Hawk defeated Killer Brooks by DQ.
  • January 29, 1993 – GWF: Bad Breed (Ian and Axl Rotten) defeated John Hawk and Bobby Duncum Jr. to win the GWF Tag Team titles.
  • February 5, 1993 – Global Wrestling Federation: King Kong defeated John Hawk.
  • February 5, 1993 – Global Wrestling Federation: Awesome Kong and King Kong battled John Hawk and Bobby Duncum Jr. to a double DQ.
  • February 12, 1993 – Global Wrestling Federation: John Hawk and Bobby Duncum Jr. defeated Awesome Kong and King Kong.
  • February 19, 1993 – Global Wrestling Federation: John Hawk defeated Awesome Kong by DQ.
  • March 5, 1993 – Global Wrestling Federation: John Hawk and Bobby Duncum Jr. defeated Awesome Kong and King Kong by DQ.
  • April 2, 1993 – Global Wrestling Federation: John Hawk and Bobby Duncum Jr. defeated Iceman Parsons and Action Jackson.
  • April 23, 1993 – Global Wrestling Federation: Sweet Daddy Falcone defeated John Hawk.
  • April 30, 1993 – Global Wrestling Federation: Guido Falcone defeated John Hawk.
  • May 7, 1993 – Global Wrestling Federation: Johnny Mantell defeated John Hawk.
  • May 14, 1993 – Global Wrestling Federation: John Hawk defeated Francis Buxton by count out.
  • May 21, 1993 – Global Wrestling Federation: John Hawk defeated Ricky Gonzalez.
  • May 28, 1993 – Global Wrestling Federation: Black Bart and John Hawk defeated Mike Davis and Cousin Elvis.
  • June 11, 1993 – Global Wrestling Federation: Mike Davis defeated John Hawk by DQ.
  • June 18, 1993 – Global Wrestling Federation: John Hawk defeated Mike Davis in a “bullrope” match.
  • June 25, 1993 – Global Wrestling Federation: Randy Lewis defeated John Hawk by DQ.
  • July 2, 1993 – Global Wrestling Federation: Captain Ron battled John Hawk to a 2/3 Falls time-limit draw.
  • July 9, 1993 – Global Wrestling Federation: John Hawk vs Angel ended in a Double Count Out.
  • July 16, 1993 – Global Wrestling Federation: John Hawk defeated Bam Bam Richardson.
  • August 13, 1993 – Global Wrestling Federation: John Hawk defeated Chaz Taylor.
  • August 20, 1993 – Global Wrestling Federation: John Hawk battled Scott Putski to a no contest.
  • September 3, 1993 – Global Wrestling Federation: John Hawk defeated Plowboy Wilbur.
  • September 17, 1993 – Global Wrestling Federation: Chris and Mark Youngblood defeated Black Bart and John Hawk.
  • September 24, 1993 – Global Wrestling Federation: Mike Davis defeated John Hawk.
  • October 5, 1993 – Global Wrestling Federation: Mike Davis defeated John Hawk.
  • October 12, 1993 – Global Wrestling Federation: Black Bart and John Hawk defeated Mike Davis and Angel of Death.
  • October 19, 1993 – Global Wrestling Federation: John Hawk defeated Corporal John Armstrong.
  • October 26, 1993 – Global Wrestling Federation: Black Bart vs John Hawk ended in a Double Count Out.
  • December 3, 1993 – Global Wrestling Federation: Chaz Taylor defeated John Hawk by DQ.
  • December 25, 1993 – GWF: Black Bart and John Hawk defeated Chaz Taylor and Steven Dane to win the GWF Tag Team titles.

NWA North American title:

  • January 14, 1995: John Hawk defeated Kevin von Erich to capture the NWA North American title in Dallas, Texas.
  • March 18, 1995: Greg Valentine defeated John Hawk to win the NWA North American title in Dallas, Texas.

World Wrestling Federation – Justin “Hawk” Bradshaw:

  • Bradshaw signed with the WWF and had a roughneck gimmick Justin “Hawk” Bradshaw, managed by Uncle Zebekiah.
  • March 4, 1996 – RAW: Justin Hawk Bradshaw defeated Hakushi.
  • April 1, 1996 – RAW: The Undertaker defeated Justin Hawk Bradshaw by DQ.
  • May 13, 1996 – RAW: Justin Hawk Bradshaw defeated Aldo Montoya (Justin Credible).
  • May 26, 1996 – In Your House 8: Jake “The Snake” Roberts defeated Justin Hawk Bradshaw.
  • May 28, 1996 – WWF Superstars: Jake Roberts defeated Justin Hawk Bradshaw in a KOTR Quarter Final match.
  • July 8, 1996 – RAW: Savio Vega defeated Justin Hawk Bradshaw.
  • July 21, 1996 – In Your House 9: Justin Hawk Bradshaw defeated Savio Vega.
  • July 29, 1996 – RAW: Sycho Sid defeated Justin Hawk Bradshaw by DQ.
  • August 5, 1996 – RAW: Justin Hawk Bradshaw competed in a 11-man battle royal which was won by Ahmed Johnson.
  • August 18, 1996 – SummerSlam: Owen Hart defeated Savio Vega (After the match, Justin Bradshaw attacked Savio Vega!).
  • September 22, 1996 – In Your House 10: Savio Vega defeated Justin Hawk Bradshaw in a Carribean Strap Match.
  • October 20, 1996 – In Your House 11: Barry Windham defeated Justin Hawk Bradshaw.
  • November 16, 1996 – Survivor Series: Bart Gunn’s Team defeated Billy Gunn’s Team in an Elimination Match.
  • ~~~Bart Gunn’s Team = (Bart Gunn and Jesse James and Bob Holly and Aldo Montoya).
  • ~~~Billy Gunn’s Team = (Billy Gunn and The Sultan and Justin Hank Bradshaw and Salvatore Sincere).
  • December 2, 1996 – RAW: Justin Hawk Bradshaw defeated Jesse James.
  • December 9, 1996 – RAW: Jesse James defeated Justin Hawk Bradshaw.

World Wrestling Federation – Blackjack Bradshaw:

  • Bradshaw (billed as the nephew of Blackjack Lanza) joined Barry Windham (son of Blackjack Mulligan) as the NEW Blackjacks.
  • February 24, 1997 – RAW: The New Blackjacks (Bradshaw and Windham) defeated The Godwinns (Henry O. and Phinneas I.).
  • March 10, 1997 – RAW: The New Blackjacks (Bradshaw and Windham) defeated Owen Hart and The British Bulldog, by DQ.
  • March 23, 1997 – WrestleMania 13: The Headbangers (Mosh and Thrasher) defeated The Godwinns (Henry O. and Phinias I. w/Hillbilly Jim) and The NEW Blackjacks (Bradshaw and Windham) and Doug Furnas and Phil LaFon to become the #1 contenders for the WWF Tag Team titles.
  • May 12, 1997 – RAW: The British Bulldog and Owen Hart defeated The Headbangers (Mosh and Thrasher) and Doug Furnas and Phil Lafon and The Blackjacks (Bradshaw and Windham) in a 4-WAY to retain the WWF Tag Team titles.
  • June 16, 1997 – RAW: Owen Hart and The British Bulldog defeated The New Blackjacks (Blackjacks Bradshaw and Windham).
  • July 6, 1997 – In Your House 16: The Godwinn Cousins defeated The New BlackJacks (Blackjacks Bradshaw and Windham).
  • July 14, 1997 – RAW: Legion of Doom (Hawk and Animal) vs The New Blackjacks (Bradshaw and Windham) ended in a No Contest.
  • July 21, 1997 – RAW: The Godwinns defeated The New Blackjacks and The Headbangers in a 3-WAY Tag Team match.
  • October 27, 1997 – RAW: The New Blackjacks (Bradshaw and Windham) defeated The New Age Outlaws (Billy Gunn and Roaddog) by DQ.
  • November 9, 1997 – Survivor Series: The New Age Outlaws and The Godwinns defeated The Headbangers and The New Blackjacks.
  • Bradshaw and Windham eventually split, and Bradshaw went solo for a year before joining forces with Faarooq as the Acolytes.

World Wrestling Federation – Bradshaw:

  • November 10, 1997 – RAW: Billy Gunn and Roaddog defeated Bradshaw.
  • January 18, 1998 – Royal Rumble: Bradshaw entered the rumble at #8 and was eliminated by Dude Love.
  • January 19, 1998 – RAW: Jeff Jarrett defeated Blackjack Bradshaw to retain the NWA North American title.
  • February 2, 1998 – RAW: Justin Bradshaw and Flash Funk defeated Jeff Jarrett and Barry Windham.
  • February 15, 1998 – No Way Out: Blackjack Bradshaw defeated Jeff Jarrett by DQ.
  • February 23, 1998 – RAW: Bradshaw defeated Goldust.
  • March 23, 1998 – RAW: Justin Bradshaw defeated Barry Windham.
  • March 29, 1998 – WrestleMania 14: Bradshaw and Chainz competed in a 15-team battle royal which was won by LOD 2000.
  • April 4, 1998 – Mayhem in Manchester: Justin Bradshaw defeated Marc Mero.
  • April 20, 1998 – RAW: Goldust vs Bradshaw ended in a No Contest.
  • April 27, 1998 – RAW: Justin Bradshaw defeated Jeff Jarrett by DQ.
  • June 15, 1998 – RAW: Taka Michinuko and Justin Bradshaw competed in a 10 team battle royal which was won by Kane and Mankind.
  • June 29, 1998 – RAW: Justin Bradshaw defeated Mark Canterbury in a Brawl for All match.
  • July 6, 1998 – RAW: Vader vs Bradshaw ended in a No Contest.
  • July 26, 1998 – Fully Loaded: Farooq and Scorpio defeated Bradshaw and Terry Funk
  • ~~~After the match, Bradshaw attacked Farooq, Scorpio and Terry Funk (Funk announced he was leaving the WWF)
  • August 9, 1998 – Heat: Bradshaw defeated Dustin Runnels (formerly Goldust).
  • August 10, 1998 – RAW: Bradshaw defeated Marc Mero in a Brawl for All match.
  • August 17, 1998 – RAW: Bradshaw defeated Darren Drozdov in a Brawl for All match.
  • August 24, 1998 – RAW: Bart Gunn defeated Justin Bradshaw to win the Brawl For All Tournament.
  • August 30, 1998 – Heat: Disciples of Apocalypse defeated Vader and Bradshaw.
  • August 30, 1998 – SummerSlam: The Disciples of Apocalypse (8-Ball and Skull) defeated Bradshaw and Vader.
  • September 6, 1998 – Heat: Bradshaw defeated Ken Shamrock by DQ.
  • September 7, 1998 – RAW: Bradshaw defeated Darren Drozdov.
  • September 27, 1998 – Breakdown: Bradshaw defeated Vader in a Falls Count Anywhere Match.
  • October 18, 1998 – Heat: “The Lethal Weapon” Steve Blackman defeated Bradshaw.
  • November 1, 1998 – Heat: Steven Regal defeated Bradshaw.
  • December 13, 1998 – HEAT: The New Age Outlaws defeated The Acolytes by DQ.

World Wrestling Federation – The Acolytes:

  • Bradshaw and Farooq became members of the Undertaker’s Ministry of Darkness.
  • December 7, 1998 – RAW: The Godfather and Val Venis vs. The Acolytes ended in a No Contest.
  • December 13, 1998 – Rock Bottom: New Age Outlaws defeated The Acolytes by DQ to retain the Tag Team titles.
  • December 21, 1998 – RAW: The Acolytes vs The JOB Squad ended in a No Contest.
  • March 7, 1999 – HEAT: The Acolytes vs. Public Enemy ended in a No Contest.
  • April 12, 1999 – RAW: Jeff Jarrett and Owen Hart defeated The Acolytes by DQ.
  • April 19, 1999 – RAW: The Acolytes defeated Edge and Gangrel by DQ.
  • April 26, 1999 – RAW: Ken Shamrock vs. Bradshaw ended in a No Contest.
  • May 2, 1999 – HEAT: WWE Tag Team Champions The Acolytes defeated X-Pac and Road Dogg.
  • May 3, 1999 – RAW: The Acolytes defeated Mankind in a handicap match.
  • May 10, 1999 – RAW: Bradshaw vs. Faarooq in a Lumberjacks match ended in a No Contest.
  • May 24, 1999 – RAW: Mark Henry and D-Lo Brown defeated The Acolytes.
  • May 31, 1999 – RAW: The Acolytes defeated Kane and X-Pac to win the WWE Tag Team titles.
  • June 7, 1999 – RAW: WWE Tag Team Champions The Acolytes defeated Edge and Gangrel.
  • June 13, 1999 – HEAT: D-Lo Brown and Mark Henry defeated WWE Tag Team Champions The Acolytes by DQ.
  • June 14, 1999 – RAW: WWE Tag Team Champions The Acolytes defeated Kane in a handicap match.
  • June 21, 1999 – RAW: WWE Tag Team Champions The Acolytes and Billy Gunn defeated X-Pac and Kane and Road Dogg.
  • June 28, 1999 – RAW: Bradshaw defeated Billy Gunn.
  • July 11, 1999 – HEAT: Kane defeated Bradshaw in a No Holds Barred Match.
  • July 12, 1999 – RAW: The Acolytes vs. Hardcore Holly in a handicap match ended in a No Contest.
  • July 18, 1999 – HEAT: Prince Albert and Drozdov defeated The Acolytes.
  • July 19, 1999 – RAW: WWE Tag Team Champions The Hardy Boyz defeated The Acolytes and Droz and Albert and Val Venis and The Godfather in a 4-WAY match to retain the titles.
  • July 26, 1999 – RAW: WWE Tag Team Champions The Acolytes defeated Edge and Christian.
  • August 1, 1999 – HEAT: WWE Tag Team Champions The Acolytes defeated The Big Show and The Undertaker by DQ.
  • August 8, 1999 – HEAT: WWE Tag Team Champions The Acolytes vs. Kane and Road Dogg ended in a No Contest.
  • August 9, 1999 – RAW: Kane and X-Pac defeated The Acolytes to win the WWE Tag Team titles.
  • August 16, 1999 – RAW: WWE Tag Team Champions Kane and X-Pac defeated The Acolytes to retain.
  • August 23, 1999 – RAW: WWE Tag Team Champions The Undertaker and The Big Show vs. The Acolytes ended in a No Contest.
  • August 30, 1999 – RAW: The Acolytes vs. The Hollys vs. The Hardy Boyz vs. Edge and Christian ended in a No Contest.
  • September 6, 1999 – RAW: Edge and Christian defeated The Acolytes.
  • October 4, 1999 – RAW: The Acolytes defeated Kane and X-Pac.
  • October 31, 1999 – HEAT: WWE Tag Team Champions Hardcore and Crash Holly vs. The Acolytes ended in a No Contest.
  • November 22, 1999 – RAW: The Acolytes vs. Triple H ended in a No Contest.
  • November 28, 1999 – HEAT: The Acolytes defeated Edge and Christian and The Dudley Boyz in a 3-WAY match.
  • December 5, 1999 – HEAT: The Acolytes vs. Rodney and Pete Gas and Joey Abs in a handicap match ended in a No Contest.
  • January 3, 2000 – RAW: The Acolytes vs. The Dudley Boyz ended in a No Contest.
  • January 10, 2000 – RAW: DX defeated Mankind and The Rock and The Acolytes.
  • January 17, 2000 – RAW: The Acolytes defeated X-Pac and Triple H by DQ.
  • January 24, 2000 – RAW: The Acolytes defeated The Godfather and D-Lo Brown.
  • January 30, 2000 – HEAT: The Acolytes defeated The Headbangers.
  • February 7, 2000 – RAW: Hardcore Holly and Crash Holly defeated The Acolytes in a hardcore match.
  • February 21, 2000 – RAW: The Acolytes and Mark Henry defeated Hardcore Holly and Crash Holly and Viscera.
  • February 28, 2000 – RAW: The Hardy Boyz defeated The Acolytes.
  • March 13, 2000 – RAW: The Acolytes defeated Edge and Christian.
  • March 20, 2000 – RAW: Edge and Christian defeated The Acolytes.
  • March 26, 2000 – HEAT: Essa Rios and Stevie Richards vs. The Acolytes ended in a No Contest.
  • March 27, 2000 – RAW: The Acolytes vs. The Big Bossman and Bull Buchanan ended in a No Contest.
  • April 17, 2000 – RAW: Road Dogg and X-Pac and Triple H defeated The Acolytes and Chris Jericho.
  • May 8, 2000 – RAW: Edge and Christian defeated The Acolytes by DQ.
  • May 15, 2000 – RAW: WWE Tag Team Champions Edge and Christian defeated The Acolytes and The Hardy Boyz in a 3-WAY match to retain.
  • May 22, 2000 – RAW: Bradshaw defeated Crash Holly in a hardcore match.
  • June 25, 2000 – HEAT: The Acolytes defeated Perry Saturn and D-Lo Brown.
  • June 26, 2000 – RAW: The Acolytes won a Tag Team Battle Royal.
  • July 3, 2000 – RAW: The Acolytes and Chris Jericho defeated Road Dogg and X-Pac in a handicap match.
  • July 9, 2000 – HEAT: Bradshaw defeated Gangrel and Mideon in a handicap match.
  • July 10, 2000 – RAW: WWE Tag Team Champions Edge and Christian defeated The Acolytes.
  • July 16, 2000 – HEAT: Bradshaw defeated Gangrel.
  • July 17, 2000 – RAW: Edge and Christian and Chris Benoit defeated The Acolytes and The Rock.
  • August 3, 2000 – SmackDown: Bull Buchanan and The Goodfather defeated The Acolytes.
  • August 7, 2000 – RAW: The Acolytes and Matt Hardy defeated The Big Show and Edge and Christian by DQ.
  • August 17, 2000 – SmackDown: Crash Holly and The Acolytes defeated The Big Bossman and Kaientai.
  • August 21, 2000 – RAW: Triple H and Kurt Angle defeated The Acolytes.
  • August 28, 2000 – RAW: The Acolytes and Chris Jericho defeated Chris Benoit and Test and Albert.
  • September 3, 2000 – HEAT: TandA defeated The Acolytes.
  • September 4, 2000 – RAW: The Dudley Boyz defeated The Acolytes in a Tables match.
  • September 7, 2000 – SmackDown: The Acolytes defeated The Dudley Boyz in a Bar Room Brawl.
  • September 11, 2000 – RAW: Bull Buchanan and The Goodfather defeated The Acolytes.
  • September 14, 2000 – SmackDown: The Acolytes defeated Kane and Chris Benoit in an “Acolytes Rules” match.
  • September 21, 2000 – SmackDown: The Acolytes defeated The Goodfather and Bull Buchanan.
  • September 24, 2000 – Unforgiven: The RTC (Richards/Buchanan/Goodfather/Venis) beat The Acolytes and The Dudleyz.
  • October 5, 2000 – SmackDown: Bull Buchanan and The Goodfather and Val Venis beat Eddie Guerrero and The Acolytes.
  • October 16, 2000 – RAW: The Acolytes defeated TandA.
  • December 11, 2000 – RAW: The Acolytes defeated TandA.
  • December 17, 2000 – HEAT: Test defeated Bradshaw.
  • December 18, 2000 – RAW: The Acolytes and Jacqueline defeated TandA (Test and Albert and Trish Stratus).
  • December 25, 2000 – RAW: The Goodfather and Bull Buchanan defeated The Acolytes.
  • December 28, 2000 – SmackDown: The Goodfather and Bull Buchanan defeated The Acolytes.
  • January 1, 2001 – RAW: The Acolytes and Billy Gunn defeated Val Venis and The Goodfather and Bull Buchanan.
  • January 7, 2001 – HEAT: The Acolytes defeated Taka Michinoku and Sho Funaki.
  • January 15, 2001 – RAW: The Acolytes and Steve Austin defeated Kurt Angle and Edge and Christian.
  • January 18, 2001 – SmackDown: The Acolytes and Jacqueline defeated The Hardy Boyz and Lita.
  • January 22, 2001 – RAW: The Acolytes defeated The Hardy Boyz.
  • January 25, 2001 – SmackDown: Bradshaw and Jeff Hardy vs. Faarooq and Matt Hardy ended in a No Contest.
  • January 29, 2001 – RAW: The Hardy Boyz defeated The Acolytes and The Goodfather and Bull Buchanan in a 3-WAY match.
  • February 1, 2001 – SmackDown: The Acolytes defeated Edge and Christian.
  • February 8, 2001 – SmackDown: Val Venis and Bull Buchanan and The Goodfather and Ivory defeated The Acolytes and The Kat and Jacqueline.
  • February 26, 2001 – RAW: The Acolytes and Jerry Lawler defeated Val Venis and Bull Buchanan and The Goodfather.
  • March 29, 2001 – SmackDown: X-Pac and Justin Credible defeated The Acolytes.
  • April 2, 2001 – RAW: The Acolytes and Test defeated Eddie Guerrero and Perry Saturn and Dean Malenko.
  • April 8, 2001 – HEAT: Perry Saturn and Dean Malenko defeated The Acolytes.
  • April 19, 2001 – SmackDown: The Acolytes and Kaientai defeated Bull Buchanan and The Goodfather and Steven Richards and Val Venis.
  • April 29, 2001 – HEAT: Hardcore and Crash Holly defeated The Acolytes.
  • April 30, 2001 – RAW: The Acolytes defeated Crash Holly and Hardcore Holly.
  • May 6, 2001 – HEAT: The Acolytes defeated Justin Credible and Albert.
  • May 7, 2001 – RAW: Bradshaw defeated Kurt Angle by Count-Out.

World Wrestling Federation – The Acolytes Protection Agency (The APA):

  • Bradshaw and Farooq stepped up to the plate and led the WWF against the WCW/ECW Invasion.
  • May 10, 2001 – SmackDown: Hardcore Champion Rhyno defeated Bradshaw to retain the title.
  • May 14, 2001 – RAW: The Big Show and Bull Buchanan and The Goodfather defeated Test and The Acolytes.
  • May 17, 2001 – SmackDown: Bradshaw defeated The Big Show.
  • May 21, 2001 – RAW: The Acolytes defeated Perry Saturn and Dean Malenko.
  • May 27, 2001 – HEAT: The Acolytes defeated Justin Credible and Albert.
  • June 17, 2001 – HEAT: X-Pac and Justin Credible defeated The Acolytes.
  • July 16, 2001 – RAW: Chuck Palumbo defeated Faarooq.
  • July 19, 2001 – SmackDown: Bradshaw defeated Sean OHaire.
  • August 9, 2001 – SmackDown: Chris Kanyon and Diamond Dallas Page defeated The Acolytes to win the WWE Tag Team titles.
  • August 23, 2001 – SmackDown: Rhyno and Test and Booker T defeated The Acolytes and The Rock.
  • August 27, 2001 – RAW: Test defeated Bradshaw.
  • August 30, 2001 – SmackDown: The Acolytes and The Big Show defeated The Dudley Boyz and Test.
  • September 4, 2001 – SmackDown: Booker T and Rhyno and The Dudley Boyz defeated The Acolytes and The Rock and Chris Jericho.
  • September 13, 2001 – SmackDown: The Acolytes defeated X-Pac and Albert.
  • September 24, 2001 – RAW: The Undertaker and Kane and Bradshaw defeated The Dudley Boyz and Test.
  • September 27, 2001 – SmackDown: Intercontinental Champion Christian vs. Bradshaw ended in a No Contest.
  • The APA defeated The Dudley Boyz to win the WWF Tag Team titles on the same night the Dudleyz defected to WCW/ECW.
  • Bradshaw hosts a Make-A-Wish Foundation Golf tournament in Tyler, Texas every year.

World Wrestling Federation – Bradshaw:

  • October 21, 2001 – HEAT: The Acolytes defeated Chris Kanyon and Hugh Morris.
  • October 22, 2001 – RAW: Bradshaw defeated Hurricane Helms to win the WWF European title.
  • October 28, 2001 – HEAT: WWE European Champion Bradshaw defeated Chris Kanyon.
  • November 1, 2001 – SmackDown: Christian defeated Bradshaw for the WWF European Championship in a dark match.
  • November 5, 2001 – RAW: The Acolytes and Jacqueline defeated The Dudley Boyz and Stacy Keibler in a Tables match.
  • November 8, 2001 – SmackDown: WCW World Tag Team Champions The Dudley Boyz defeated The Acolytes to retain the title.
  • November 18, 2001 – HEAT: The Acolytes defeated Tommy Dreamer and Shawn Stasiak.
  • November 25, 2001 – HEAT: Billy Gunn and Chuck Palumbo defeated The Acolytes.
  • December 2, 2001 – HEAT: Bradshaw defeated Chuck Palumbo.
  • December 6, 2001 – SmackDown: The Undertaker defeated Bradshaw.
  • December 9, 2001 – HEAT: The Acolytes defeated Chuck Palumbo and Billy Gunn.
  • December 13, 2001 – SmackDown: Bradshaw defeated Matt Hardy.
  • December 24, 2001 – RAW: Billy Gunn and Chuck Palumbo defeated The Acolytes.
  • January 14, 2002 – RAW: Chris Jericho and Lance Storm and Christian defeated Rikishi and The Acolytes.
  • January 28, 2002 – RAW: Billy Gunn and Chuck Palumbo and Jazz defeated The Acolytes and Trish Stratus.
  • January 31, 2002 – SmackDown: The Acolytes defeated Booker T and Test.
  • February 4, 2002 – RAW: Tazz and Spike Dudley defeated Billy Gunn and Chuck Palumbo and The Acolytes in a 3-WAY to retain.
  • February 14, 2002 – SmackDown: Billy Gunn and Chuck Palumbo defeated The Acolytes.
  • February 28, 2002 – SmackDown: WWE Tag Team Champions Billy Gunn and Chuck Palumbo defeated The Acolytes to retain.
  • March 10, 2002 – HEAT: Bradshaw defeated Chuck Palumbo.
  • March 14, 2002 – SmackDown: Billy Gunn defeated Jeff Hardy and Buh Buh Ray Dudley and Bradshaw in a 4-WAY match.
  • Wrestlemania X-8 – Toronto Skydome: Billy and Chuck defeat Hardyz, Dudleyz and APA to retain their WWF Tag Team titles.
  • March 28, 2002 – SmackDown: The APA are forced to split up after each are drafted to different WWF Brands.
  • April 1, 2002 – RAW: The nWo invades the vacated office of the APA, which only pisses off Bradshaw who ends up getting beat up.
  • April 8, 2002 – RAW: Bradshaw saves Kane from the nWo. Later, Bradshaw prevents Undertaker from interfering in the main event.
  • April 14, 2002 – HEAT: Bradshaw defeated The Big Bossman.
  • April 21, 2002 – Backlash: Bradshaw is rejoined by his former partner, Farooq, but loses his match with Scott Hall.
  • May 6, 2002 – RAW: Ric Flair suspects Bradshaw has joined the nWo, but Flair himself joins the nWo in a swerve.
  • June 3, 2002 – RAW: Bradshaw defeats Steven Richards to win the WWE Hardcore title.
  • June 23, 2002 – HEAT: Hardcore Champion Bradshaw defeated Justin Credible to retain the title.
  • July 1, 2002 – RAW: Bradshaw defeated by Chris Nowinski in a non-title match.
  • July 14, 2002 – HEAT: Hardcore Champion Bradshaw defeated Raven to retain the title.
  • July 15, 2002 – RAW: Johnny The Bull jumps out of the shadows defeat Bradshaw for the Hardcore title.
  • ~~~However, Bradshaw sneak attacks Johnny The Bull later to regain the championship.
  • July 28, 2002 – HEAT: Hardcore Champion Bradshaw defeated Johnny Stamboli to retain the title.
  • August 18, 2002 – HEAT: Bradshaw defeated Shawn Stasiak.
  • July 29, 2002 – RAW: Bradshaw loses the title to J.Hardy, who loses it to Johnny The Bull, then back to Bradshaw, then to T.Dreamer.
  • September 1, 2002 – HEAT: Bradshaw defeated Justin Credible.
  • September 2, 2002 – RAW: Bradshaw saves Kane from the UnAmericans, and saves the American Flag from being lite on fire.
  • September 9, 2002 – RAW: Lance Storm and Christian defeat Bradshaw and Kane to retain.
  • September 11, 2002: Bradshaw suffered a torn left bicep during the opening match on Raw Monday night.
  • ~~~Bradshaw suffered the tear early, worked the match, came back and did his scheduled run-in afterwards.
  • ~~~The tear, similar to the one Kane had, was operated on by Dr. James Andrews and he’ll be out of action four to six months.
  • October 2002: Bradshaw is rehabilitating his torn biceps and will be doing international promotions in the upcoming weeks.

Ohio Valley Wrestling – The Return of the APA:

World Wrestling Federation – The Return of the APA:

World Wrestling Entertainment – John Bradshaw Layfield:

  • March 25, 2004 – SmackDown: John Bradshaw Layfield appeared with a suit and tie gimmick, saying how great he is and how better he is.
  • ~~~John Bradshaw warned that he would make an impact, and interfered in the Eddie Guerrero vs Booker T match later.
  • April 1, 2004 – SmackDown: Eddie Guerrero steals John Bradshaw’s cowboy hat and gets fans to pour drinks and food inside.
  • ~~~Bradshaw demanded to get his hat back, but instead Eddie Guerrero stomped on it and tossed it to the crowd.
  • April 8, 2004 – SmackDown: Bradshaw wins the Great American Award but Eddie Guerrero stole and destroyed the trophy!!
  • April 22, 2004 – SmackDown: John Layfield Bradshaw defeated El Gran Luchadore (played by Paul London under a mask).
  • ~~~JBL later returned to attacked an already beaten Eddie Guerrero from behind, nailing a powerbomb and a clothesline from hell!
  • May 13, 2004 – SD!: John Bradshaw tricks Eddie Guerrero into getting arrested for damaging his property (his limousine).
  • May 16, 2004 – Judgment Day: John Bradshaw defeated Eddie Guerrero by DQ (Eddy retains) in a match where Eddy lost a lot of blood.
  • May 20, 2004 – SD!: Bradshaw and The Dudley Boyz defeated Rob Van Dam and Rey Mysterio and Eddie Guerrero.
  • ~~~Eddie Guerrero wasn’t supposed to be in the match due to the massive blood loss that occured the night before at Judgment Day.
  • ~~~Eddie Guerrero appeared late in the match and cleaned house on the heels, but suddenly collapsed in the ring and passed out!
  • ~~~Bradshaw took advantage and made the pin for the 1-2-3 victory as Eddy’s glazed eyes stared blankly up at the lights.
  • June 3, 2004 – SD!: Bradshaw was allowed to choose the stipulation for his match at the G.A.B. and choses a Bull-Rope match.
  • June 5, 2004 – Live Event in Munich: In an attempt to get heat from the German crowd, Bradshaw started doing the Nazi “goose step”.
  • ~~~These sorts of gestures are against the law in Germany and offended many of the fans in attendance.
  • ~~~CNBC fired John Layfield as a financial analist after investigating the incident in Munich.
  • June 10, 2004 – Smackdown: Eddie Guerrero hijaked JBL’s limousine and smashed it up with JBL inside to represent what he’ll do at GAB.
  • June 17, 2004 – Smackdown: John Bradshaw cuts an INTENSE promo on the Media, the Internet, the WWE fans and Eddie Guerrero.
  • June 24, 2004 – SmackDown: Eddie Guerrero defeated Luther Reigns by DQ when both Kurt Angle and John Bradshawl Layfield interfered.
  • June 27, 2004 – Great American Bash: John Layfield defeated Eddie Guerrero in a “Bull Rope” match to win the WWE title!
  • July 1, 2004 – Smackdown: John Bradshaw Layfield defeated Spike Dudley to retain the WWE championship.
  • ~~~After the match, Eddie Guerrero said there was a rematch clause in his contract, and books a CAGE match in two weeks!
  • July 8, 2004 – SmackDown: John Bradshaw Layfield vs El Gran Luchadore ended in a NO CONTEST when a 2nd Luchadore appeared.
  • ~~~The second El Gran Luchadore was obviously Eddie Guerrero and stated JBL wouldn’t be able to run from the Cage!
  • July 15, 2004 – SmackDown: JBL beat Eddie Guerrero in a “Cage” with help from El Gran Luchador (who unmasked as Kurt Angle!)
  • July 22, 2004 – SmackDown: John Bradshaw Layfield defeated The Philadelphia Jobber (played by indy worker Mike Kruel).
  • ~~~After the match, JBL bragged about not having a suitable challenger for the main event at SummerSlam.
  • ~~~The Undertaker came out and chokeslammed JBL, looked him in the eye, and said “YOU. ME. .SUMMERSLAM!!”
  • August 5, 2004 – SmackDown: JBL brought out a Midget Undertaker and cracked short jokes and made fun of Taker.
  • ~~~The REAL Undertaker showed up and attacked JBL! leading to Orlando Jordan hitting the ring and pulling JBL to safety.
  • August 5, 2004 – SmackDown: JBL announces Orlando Jordan as his new Chief of Staff and gets him a match with Undertaker!
  • August 15, 2004 – Summerslam: John Bradshaw Layfield beat The Undertaker by DQ when Taker used the belt to knock out JBL.
  • ~~~After the match, The Undertaker went berzerk and chokeslammed John Layfield through the roof of his white stretch limousine!
  • August 19, 2004 – SmackDown: JBL comes out to the ring wearing a neck brace and halo but is chased off by the Undertaker!
  • August 26, 2004 – SmackDown: The Undertaker beat Orlando Jordan by DQ when JBL interfered (JBL’s WWE title was on the line).
  • September 9, 2004 – SmackDown: John Bradshaw Layfield defeated Charlie Haas with distraction from Orlando Jordan.
  • September 16, 2004 – SmackDown: JBL coaxed Undertaker into the ring, where Gangrel and Viscera showed up and attacked from behind!
  • September 30, 2004 – SmackDown: Hardcore Holly defeated JBL by intentional DQ for assulting Holly with a steel chair.
  • ~~~Undertaker came on the screen and pointed out Orlando Jordan hanging unconscious from the rafters on the Taker symbol.
  • October 3, 2004 – No Mercy: JBL defeated The Undertaker in a “Last Ride” match when John Heidenreich jumped out of the Hurse!
  • October 7, 2004 – SmackDown: JBL defeated Hardcore Holly by COUNT OUT when Orlando Jordan held his leg on the outside.
  • October 14, 2004 – SmackDown: JBL defeated Hardcore Holly in a “Hardcore Rules” match to retain the WWE Championship.
  • October 21, 2004 – SmackDown: Booker T and Rob Van Dam and Rey Mysterio defeated JBL and Rene Dupree and Kenzo Suzuki.
  • ~~~JBL was led to believe Booker T was on his side, but Booker T turned babyface and pinned John Bradshaw Layfield!
  • November 4, 2004 – SmackDown: Booker T and Josh Mathews defeated John Bradshaw Layfield and Orlando Jordan.
  • November 14, 2004 – Survivor Series: John Bradshaw Layfield defeated Booker T to retain with help from Orlando Jordan.
  • November 18, 2004 – SmackDown: JBL gives his victory speech, but is interrupted by Booker T, Eddie Guerrero and The Undertaker.
  • November 25, 2004 – SmackDown: JBL and Orlando Jordan defeated Eddie Guerrero and Booker T when The Basham Brothers interfered!
  • December 2, 2004 – SmackDown: The Undertaker beat JBL and Orlando Jordan w/Amy Webber by DQ in a Handicap Match.
  • December 9, 2004 – SmackDown: Undertaker and Eddie Guerrero and Booker T beat JBL and Orlando Jordan and The Bashams.
  • December 12, 2004 – Armageddon: John Bradshaw Lafield beat Eddie Guerrero and Booker T and Undertaker to retain the WWE title!
  • December 16, 2004 – SmackDown: Kurt Angle beat JBL by DQ after a ton of interference and then Big Show cleaned house in the end!
  • December 23, 2004 – SmackDown in Iraq: JBL came out in a Military Hum-V with armed security and wearing a biohazard suit.
  • ~~~The Big Show showed up and called JBL a deserter and ripped JBL’s mask off and chased him out of the ring!
  • December 30, 2004 – SD! Night of Champions: John Bradshaw Layfield defeated Shannon Moore to retain the WWE title.
  • January 6, 2005 – SD!: Kurt Angle entered Amy Webber’s dressing room and accidentally walked in on Joy Giovanni in the shower!
  • ~~~Joy ran out of the dressing room and into Big Show’s arms, and Big Show chased Kurt Angle to the ring and beat him up!
  • ~~~It was all a ploy by JBL’s cabinit to get Kurt Angle and Big Show mad at eachother, and it looks like it worked!
  • January 13, 2005 – SmackDown: Amy Webber defeated Joy Giovanni by forfiet when it was learned that Giovanni had been abducted!
  • ~~~Later on, JBL was honored in a ceremony and named “Florida Agriculture Group Man of the Year”.
  • ~~~Kurt Angle came out and discovered Joy Giovanni in the trunk of JBL’s limo, sending Big Show into a rampage!
  • ~~~The Big Show cleaned house on JBL’s cabinit – as Kurt Angle was shown bragging about masterminding the whole thing!
  • January 20, 2005 – SmackDown: Kurt Angle is forced to stand in the ring alone and issue an apology to Joy Giovanni for his actions.
  • ~~~The Big Show then came down, but Kurt Angle tried to escape, but was forced back down to the ring by JBL’s cabinit!
  • ~~~It was a swerve though, as Kurt Angle (with Jindrak and Reigns) joined JBL’s Cabinit and DESTROYED The Big Show!
  • January 22, 2005 – Live Event: John Bradshaw Layfield beat The Big Show and Kurt Angle in a 3-WAY to retain the WWE title.
  • January 27, 2005 – SD!: John Bradshaw Layfield vs Kurt Angle ended in a NO CONTEST in a LAST MAN STANDING match.
  • January 30, 2005 – Royal Rumble: John Bradshaw Layfield beat The Big Show and Kurt Angle in a 3-WAY to retain the WWE title.
  • February 3, 2005 – SmackDown: John Cena got into an intense confrontation with John Layfield over a shot at the WWE title.
  • February 10, 2005 – SD! in Japan: Amy Webber accidentally shot JBL in the face with a tranquilizer gun! (Meant for The Big Show)
  • ~~~JBL spent the night in a drunken stuper, hanging out with an inflatable Godzilla, then being confronted by The Big Show.
  • ~~~Suddenly, JBL snapped out of it and was joined by Orlando Jordan and The Bashams in beating Big Show down.
  • February 17, 2005 – SmackDown: RAW’s Batista shows up and smashed JBL’s limousine to bits with a baseball bat and then drives off.
  • ~~~JBL’s Cabinit (Bashams and Jordan) ran backstage to get Batista, leaving JBL in the ring to get attacked by The Big Show!!
  • ~~~JBL’s Cabinit came running back to beat down The Big Show until Batista ran to the ring and cleaned house on JBL’s Cabinit!
  • February 20, 2005 – No Way Out: John Bradshaw Layfield defeated The Big Show in a Barbed Wire Cage to retain the WWE title!
  • ~~~The Big Show chokeslammed JBL off the top rope THROUGH the ring and then broke open the door to exit the Cage.
  • ~~~However, John Layfield had crawled under the ring and to the floor and was declared “still WWE Champion. JBL!!”
  • February 24, 2005 – SmackDown: JBL has a “Celebration of Excellance” party which was interrupted/destroyed by The Big Show!
  • ~~~By Theodore Long’s order – - John Cena and The Big Show defeated John Bradshaw Layfield and Orlando Jordan in the main event!
  • March 3, 2005 – SmackDown: JBL cut an extra long heel promo talking about Wrestlemania, John Cena, and insulting the fans.
  • March 10, 2005 – SmackDown: JBL and Orlando Jordan “blow up” the Spinning United States title belt and bring back the old belt.
  • ~~~Main event: Eddie Guerrero and Rey Mysterio beat John Layfield and Orlando Jordan w/The Bashams to retain the Tag Team titles.
  • March 17, 2005 – SmackDown: John Cena and Rey Mysterio and Eddie Guerrero defeated John Layfield and The Basham Brothers.
  • ~~~After the bell rang, John Cena stalked JBL with a steel chair and wanted SO BADLY to smash it over JBL’s head!
  • ~~~John Cena managed to control his temper and walk away with his title shot in tact.
  • March 24, 2005 – SmackDown: John Cena humiliated JBL during a Face-to-face debate, creating a series of pranks to provoke JBL!
  • ~~~John Cena slashed JBL’s tires, spray-painted his limo, ruined his cowboy hat, and painted “FU” on the front of his shirt.
  • March 31, 2005 – SmackDown: JBL came down during John Cena’s match with police and arrested Cena for vandalism!
  • ~~~The police handcuffed John Cena, as JBL berated him verbally and kicked him between the legs saying “Youuu can’t seee me!”
  • April 3, 2005 – Wrestlemania 21: John Cena defeated John Bradshaw Layfield to capture the WWE Championship.

World Wrestling Entertainment – John Bradshaw Layfield (The Wrestling GOD):

  • April 7, 2005 – SmackDown: John Bradshaw Layfield defeated Rey Mysterio in a #1 Contenders Series Matchup.
  • April 21, 2005 – SD!: The Big Show vs Booker T in a #1 Contenders Series was a No Contest after Kurt Angle and JBL interfered.
  • ~~~Theodore Long showed up and ruled that all four men would wrestle in a 4-WAY #1 Contenders Match next week.
  • April 28, 2005 – SmackDown: John Layfield defeated Kurt Angle and The Big Show and Booker T in a #1 Contenders 4-WAY.
  • May 19, 2005 – SmackDown: Scotty Too Hotty defeated John Layfield by DQ when JBL refused to let up his vicious assault!
  • ~~~JBL choked Scotty with a leather belt and gouged his eye until Scotty screamed “I QUIT” into the microphone.
  • May 22, 2005 – Judgment Day: John Cena defeated John Layfield in a vicious, brutal, bloody “I Quit” match to retain the WWE title.
  • May 26, 2005 – SmackDown: John Cena cut a promo and proclaimed that JBL was the most celebrated quitter in WWE history!
  • June 2, 2005 – SmackDown: John Bradshaw Layfield defeated Nunzio in an ECW-rules match with help from the Cabinit.
  • ~~~JBL joined Kurt Angle and Eric Bischoff in their crusade to destroy ECW and prevent the ECW Pay Per View from happening.
  • June 9, 2005 – SmackDown: Chris Benoit is drafted to SD! and wrestled to a NO CONTEST with John Bradshaw Layfield.
  • ~~~At the end of the match, Kurt Angle interfered and a huge anti-ECW Crusaders vs ECW brawl broke out with ECW on top!
  • June 12, 2005 – ECW One Night Stand: John Bradshaw Layfield sat in the balcony as part of an anti-ECW crusade led by Eric Bischoff.
  • ~~~Paul Heyman shot on JBL saying “The only reason you were champion for a year is because HHH didn’t want to work Tuesdays!”
  • ~~~JBL was shocked when Steve Austin showed up after the main event to throw a beer bash in honor the ECW wrestlers.
  • ~~~Steve Austin, surrounded by ECW, challenegd the anti-ECW crusaders sitting in the balcony to come to the right for a fight!
  • ~~~The anti-ECW crusaders came down and squared off with ECW in a huge brawl which ended with ECW standing TALL!!
  • ~~~Off-camera, JBL stalked The Blue Meanie and viciously punched his face, busting Meanie open and bruising him legit.
  • ~~~Some of the wrestlers in the ring, including Al Snow, saw what was going on and did not appreciate JBL’s actions.
  • ~~~The Blue Meanie ended up with a cut on the forehead, and a black eye before Maven pulled him free of JBL.
  • June 16, 2005 – SmackDown: John Bradshaw Layfield defeated The Undertaker with help from the newly drafted Randy Orton!!!
  • June 30, 2005 – SmackDown: JBL beat Christian and Undertaker and Booker T and Chris Benoit and Muhammad Hassan in a 6-WAY.
  • ~~~John Layfield was under the impression that he won the new SmackDown title (since the WWE had been drafted to RAW).
  • ~~~General Manager Theodore Long showed up and revealed that JBL had actually won #1 Contendership to Batista’s World title!
  • July 7, 2005 – SmackDown: The blue World order (Big Stevie Cool/Blue Meanie/Hollywood Nova) debuted on SD! to confront JBL.
  • ~~~The Blue Meanie defeated John Bradshaw Layield in a 1-on-1 match with help from the bWo as well as World Champion Batista!
  • July 14, 2005 – SmackDown: Batista defeated Orlando Jordan in a NON title match (JBL gave Batista a Clothesline from hell after!)
  • July 21, 2005 – SmackDown: JBL threw himself a party to celebrate his victory at Great American Bash (which is six days away).
  • ~~~Batista crashed the party and gave Orlando Jordan a spinebuster, while John Bradshaw Layfield escaped with his life!
  • July 24, 2005 – Great American Bash: John Bradshaw Layfield w/Orlando Jordan defeated Batista by DQ (Batista retains World title).
  • July 28, 2005 – SmackDown: John Bradshaw Layfield defeated The Undertaker in a #1 Contenders match with help from Randy Orton!
  • August 4, 2005 – SmackDown: Batista and JBL signed their contract for Summerslam and JBL chose to make it No Holds Barred!
  • August 11, 2005 – SmackDown: Batista defeated Christian by DQ after John Layfield vicious attacked Batista with a chair!
  • August 18, 2005 – SmackDown: John Layfield destroyed Sho Funaki in a No Holds Barred Match until Batista made the save!
  • August 21, 2005 – Summerslam: Batista defeated John Bradshaw Layfield in a No Holds Barred match to retain the World title.
  • August 25, 2005 – SmackDown: Batista and Chris Benoit and Rey Mysterio defeated John Layfield and Orlando Jordan and Eddie Guerrero.
  • September 9, 2005 – SmackDown: Batista defeated John Bradshaw Layfield in a Bull Rope Match to retain the World title!
  • September 16, 2005 – SmackDown: Rey Mysterio beat JBL! (JBL then asked “The Fixer” Jillian Hall to work for him. She agreed!).
  • September 23, 2005 – SmackDown: Jillian Hall introduced JBL, who came out nervously riding a horse to appeal to the Texas fans.
  • ~~~JBL said true American Texans don’t hide under masks from immigration and fathers don’t lie to their sons (RE: Rey Mysterio).
  • ~~~Later that night, Mr. Ken Kennedy defeated Rey Mysterio after Rey was distracted by John Bradshaw Layfield.
  • September 30, 2005 – SmackDown: John Bradshaw Layfield and Mr. Ken Kennedy defeated Rey Mysterio and Hardcore Holly.
  • October 3, 2005 – WWE Homecoming: Batista and Chris Benoit and Rey Mysterio vs John Layfield and Eddie Guerrero and Christian.
  • ~~~This match was added to showcase SD!’s talent, but it was “cancelled” when Eric Bischoff came out and turned the lights off!
  • ~~~At the end of the night, SD! got its revenge by instigating an interpromotional brawl just as the show went off the air.
  • October 7, 2005 – SmackDown: Batista and Chris Benoit and Rey Mysterio defeated John Layfield and Christian and Eddie Guerrero.
  • October 9, 2005 – No Mercy: John Bradshaw Layfield w/Jillian Hall defeated Rey Mysterio in a Grudge match!
  • October 14, 2005 – SmackDown: Booker T defeated Christian and John Layfield and Rey Mysterio to earn a United States title shot!
  • October 17, 2005 – RAW: JBL’s music played distracting Edge and costing him a match against The Big Show.
  • October 21, 2005 – SmackDown: John Layfield vs Rey Mysterio ended in a No Contest when Edge and Chris Masters interfered!
  • ~~~Hardcore Holly, The Legion of Doom and various other SD! wrestlers ran to the ring to chase the RAW guys away!
  • October 24, 2005 – RAW: John Bradshaw Layfield showed up in the parking lot and lured Chris Masters out to fight him.
  • ~~~It was all a decoy, as Rey Mysterio snuck into the arena and attacked Edge and Lita in the ring before escaping!
  • October 28, 2005 – SmackDown: Rey Mysterio beat Christian and Matt Hardy and Hardcore Holly and John Layfield in a 5-WAY.
  • October 31, 2005 – RAW: Rey Mysterio started a fight that included various RAW and SmackDown wrestlers joining the brawl!
  • ~~~SD!: Rey Mysterio, JBL, Hardcore Holly, Matt Hardy and Christian! | RAW: Chris Masters, Edge w/Lita, Gene Snitsky and Others.
  • November 1, 2005 – Taboo Tuesday: Matt Hardy and Rey Mysterio beat Chris Masters and Gene Snitsky in a RAW vs SD! match.
  • ~~~Fans Choices: John Bradshaw Layfield (17%), Rey Mysterio (29%), Matt Hardy (31%), Hardcore Holly and Christian.
  • November 4, 2005 – SmackDown: Rey Mysterio and Matt Hardy beat John Layfield and Christian with Hardcore Holly as referee.
  • November 11, 2005 – SmackDown: John Bradshaw Layfield w/Jillian Hall defeated Chris Benoit in a Team SD! Qualifying match!
  • November 21, 2005 – RAW: Team RAW and Team SmackDown met up in the parking lot and Batista was chokeslammed on a car!
  • ~~~Later on: Tajiri vs Rob Conway ended in a No Contest when SD!’s John Bradshaw Layfield interfered!
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels vs John Layfield in a Lumberjack match ended in a No Contest (Team RAW and Team SD! as Lumberjacks).
  • November 25, 2005 – SmackDown: Rey Mysterio and John Bradshaw Layfield vs William Regal and Paul Burchill was a No Contest.
  • ~~~RAW’s Chris Masters and Carlito Cool purchased ringside seats, and distracted security while Shawn Michaels interfered!
  • ~~~Security chased Michaels away while Masters and Cool attacked Mysterio, the SD! locker room ran down to make the save!
  • November 27, 2005 – Survivor Series: Team SmackDown defeated Team RAW in an Elimination match (Randy Orton sole survivor!).
  • ~~~Team SmackDown consisted of Batista, Randy Orton, Rey Mysterio, John Bradshaw Layfield, Bobby Lashley.
  • ~~~Team RAW consisted of Shawn Michaels, The Big Show, Kane, Carlito Cool and “The Masterpiece” Chris Masters.
  • December 2, 2005 – SmackDown: The Big Show and Kane beat John Bradshaw Layfield and Rey Mysterio when JBL walked out on Rey!
  • ~~~Kane and The Big Show destroyed Rey Mysterio and continued the assault after the match until Batista made the save!
  • December 9, 2005 – SmackDown: Rey Mysterio (ribs taped) defeated JBL (eye patch) by DQ when Orlando Jordan interfered .
  • ~~~MAIN EVENT: Batista and Rey Mysterio defeated John Bradshaw Layfield and Orlando Jordan w/Jillian Hall.
  • ~~~JBL suffered a “knee injury” and limped backstage abandoning Orlando Jordan, who was destroyed by Batista.
  • December 16, 2005 – SmackDown: Booker T w/Sharmell defeated Matt Hardy with help from John Bradshaw Layfield!
  • December 18, 2005 – Armageddon: John Bradshaw Layfield defeated Matt Hardy.
  • December 19, 2005 – RAW from Afganistan: Good Santa (Mick Foley) defeated Bad Santa (JBL) in a No Hohoholds Barred match.
  • December 25, 2005: John Cena vs JBL at Judgement Day won “SD! Match of the Year” on the 2005 OWW.com Awards.

World Wrestling Entertainment – John Bradshaw Layfield vs The Next Big Freak:

  • December 30, 2005 – SmackDown: Matt Hardy defeated John Bradshaw Layfield by Count Out when The Boogeyman interfered.
  • ~~~The Boogeyman stalked JBL and threw a handful of worms at him, but JBL pulled Jillian Hall in the path of the WORMS!
  • January 6, 2006 – SmackDown: John Bradshaw Layfield w/Jillian Hall defeated Matt Hardy in a Falls Count Anywhere match.
  • ~~~The Boogeyman once againt stalked JBL and caught Jillian Hall and shoved a handful of worms down the back of her pants!
  • January 13, 2006 – SmackDown: Roddy Piper hosted a Piper’s Pit with John Bradshaw Layfield and Jillian Hall. and the Boogeyman!
  • ~~~The Boogeyman showed up and stalked John Layfield and then bit Jillian Hall’s mole off her face and chewed it up!!
  • ~~~MAIN EVENT: John Bradshaw Layfield participated in a 20-Man Battle Royal for the World title (won by Kurt Angle).
  • January 20, 2006 – SmackDown: Bobby Lashley defeated John Layfield w/Jillian Hall after distraction from The Boogeyman!
  • January 27, 2006 – SmackDown: John Layfield vs Scotty Too Hotty ended in a No Contest when The Boogeyman played his tricks!
  • ~~~The lights went out, red smoke filled the ring, and thousands of worms fell from the ceiling and Layfield fell onto them!
  • January 29, 2006 – Royal Rumble: The Boogeyman defeated John Bradshaw Layfield w/Jillian Hall with a Pump Handle Slam.
  • February 3, 2006 – SmackDown: Bobby Lashley destroyed both Dicks and then took a clothesline from hell from John Layfield!
  • February 10, 2006 – SmackDown: Chris Benoit defeated JBL and Matt Hardy and Orlando Jordan in a (US title) #1 Contenders match.
  • February 17, 2006 – SmackDown: Fit Finlay and John Bradshaw Layfield w/Jillian Hall defeated Chris Benoit and Bobby Lashley.
  • February 19, 2006 – No Way Out: John Bradshaw Layfield w/Jillian Hall defeated Bobby Lashley.

World Wrestling Entertainment – John Bradshaw Layfield vs Chris Benoit:

  • February 24, 2006 – SmackDown: Chris Benoit and Rey Mysterio and Bobby Lashley beat Randy Orton and John Layfield and Fit Finlay.
  • February 2006: John Bradshaw Layfield had surgery to repair a serious hand injury suffered at the SD! tapings in Richmond, VA.
  • ~~~THE REAL STORY was that Layfield had a non-cancerous cyst on his hand which needed to be surgically removed.
  • February 2006: John Bradshaw Layfield went on the tour to Australia and NZ but only cut promos due to his recent hand surgery.
  • March 3, 2006 – SmackDown: Graphic footage was down of John Bradshaw Layfield’s surgery on his injured hand.
  • March 10, 2006 – SmackDown: JBL thanked the fans for cards and letters and challenged Steve Austin to a beer drinking contest!
  • March 17, 2006 – SmackDown: Chris Benoit defeated Orlando Jordan by Submission (JBL smashed a beer-cooler on Benoit’s head!)
  • March 18, 2006 – Saturday Night’s Main Event: John Bradshaw Layfield challenged Steve Austin to a beer-drinking contest.
  • ~~~Stone Cold Steve Austin caught JBL cheating and gave him a stunner and a beer-bath with help from Chris Benoit.
  • March 24, 2006 – SmackDown: Chris Benoit defeated Willaim Regal (w/John Bradshaw Layfield and Jillian Hall) by Submission.
  • March 31, 2006 – SmackDown: John Bradshaw Layfield w/Jillian Hall destroyed Daniel Cross.
  • April 2, 2006 – WrestleMania 22: John Bradshaw Layfield defeated Chris Benoit to win the United States title!

World Wrestling Entertainment – United States Champion:

  • April 14, 2006 – SmackDown: John Layfield defeated Chris Benoit in a Steel Cage to retain the United States title.
  • ~~~Jillian Hall interfered in the match but accidentally smashed the cage door into JBL’s face – Which JBL did not appreciate!
  • April 21, 2006 – SmackDown: John Layfield threw himself one of his “Great American” celebrations and fired Jillian Hall!
  • April 28, 2006 – SmackDown: John Bradshaw Layfield defeated William Regal to retain the United States title (in England).
  • May 5, 2006 – SmackDown: Mark Henry (JBL’s hired assassin) defeated Rey Mysterio in a non-title match.
  • May 12, 2006 – SmackDown: The Great Khali (JBL’s hired assassin) defeated Rey Mysterio in a non-title match.
  • May 19, 2006 – SmackDown: RAW’s Kane (JBL’s hired assassin) defeated Rey Mysterio in a non-title match.
  • May 21, 2006 – Judgment Day: Rey Mysterio defeated John Bradshaw Layfield to retain the WWE Championship!.
  • May 26, 2006 – SmackDown: Bobby Lashley defeated John Bradshaw Layfield to win the United States title!
  • ~~~JBL protested and said if he couldn’t beat Rey Mysterio tonight he would QUIT – - Rey Mysterio defeated JBL!!!!!

World Wrestling Entertainment – SmackDown Announcer:

  • June 11, 2006 – ECW One Night Stand: JBL showed up and announced that he was replacing Tazz as commentator on SmackDown.
  • June 16, 2006 – SmackDown: John Bradshaw Layfield returned to SD! to join Michael Cole at the announce position.
  • December 22, 2006 – SmackDown: JBL publically demanded that Theodore Long apologize for running SD! in a careless manner.
  • December 25, 2006 – WWE Tribute to the Troops (Iraq): Santa Clause and his helpers (Divas) gave out presents to the troops.
  • ~~~Chris Masters defeated Santa Clause in a Masterlock challenge and then issued a challenge to any of the troops to try it.
  • ~~~Chris Masters picked out a 120 lbs soldier and put him in the Masterlock only for Santa (JBL) to returned and help out.
  • ~~~JBL kicked Chris Masters from behind and caused him to stumble and break the Masterlock for the first time in history!
  • January 5, 2007 – SmackDown: JBL interviewed Montel Vontavious Porter and blamed Theodore Long for his injuries.
  • March 19, 2007 – RAW: Shawn Michaels vs. John Bradshaw Layfield didn’t happen because JBL refused to come out of retirement.
  • ~~~JBL instead yelled at Shawn Michaels for losing his Edge, Michaels shot back and knocked JBL out with Sweet Chin Music!
  • March 30, 2007 – SmackDown: JBL was set to interview Batista and The Undertaker but instead got a Stunner from Steve Austin!
  • June 11, 2007 – RAW: The Mr. McMahon “character” was tragically killed when his private limousine exploded into a ball of flames.
  • June 15, 2007 – SmackDown: JBL was extremely offended by the Philadelphia fans booing a 10-bell salute to Vince McMahon.
  • June 24, 2007 – Vengeance (Night of Champions): JBL was acknowledged and honored as a former WWE Heavyweight Champion.July 2007: There is a trademark dispute going on over the name “JBL” between WWE and Harman International. Harman claimed it has trademarked a JBL brand of electronics, named after founder James Bullough Lansing. WWE attempted to get four trademarks for JBL in 2005. Harman held 20 trademarks containing parts of the name.
  • August 13, 2007 – RAW: Michael Cole and JBL auditioned for William Regal’s “WWE Idol” singing Hall and Oates.
  • September 10, 2007 – RAW: JBL appeared on RAW as a swerve, claiming that he could be Vince McMahon’s “illegitimate child”.
  • September 21, 2007 – SmackDown: A Rey Mysterio interview was interrupted by JBL and Fit Finlay viciously attacked Mysterio!
  • September 21, 2007 – United Wrestling Federation: JBL picked TNA’s LAX to be on his team for a 2-ring War Games Cage match.
  • ~~~Team Slaughter (Dustin Rhodes and Scott Steiner and Rick Steiner and Kirby Mack and T.J. Mack w/Sgt. Slaughter).
  • ~~~defeated Team JBL (Steve Corino and C.W. Anderson and LAX -Homicide and Hernandez- and Elix Skipper w/JBL)
  • ~~~Sgt. Slaughter made JBL quit with the Cobra Clutch submission (Earl Hebner was the referee).
  • September 28, 2007 – SmackDown: JBL interviewed Rey Mysterio and it got physical but Fit Finlay attacked Rey Mysterio again!

World Wrestling Entertainment – SmackDown Announcer (The Return of the WRESTLING GOD):

  • October 19, 2007 – SmackDown: JBL interviewed Batista and called him a “coward” so Batista took JBL down with a spear!
  • October 26, 2007 – SmackDown: JBL interviewed The Undertaker and got on his bad side so Undertaker choke-slammed him!
  • October 28, 2007 – Cyber Sunday: Batista defeated Undertaker to retain the World Heavyweight title with Steve Austin as referee.
  • ~~~Fans Choose The Referee: A) “Hardcore Legend” Mick Foley, B) Stone Cold Steve Austin (79%), C) John Bradshaw Layfield.
  • November 2, 2007 – SmackDown: The Undertaker and Batista defeated The Great Khali and Mark Henry by DQ after JBL interferd.
  • ~~~JBL revealed that he orchestrated the whole thing as Henry and Khali squeezed Batista and Undertaker into unconsciousness.
  • December 3, 2007 – RAW: Hornswoggle defeated Carlito Cool and Jonathan Coachman with help from the APA!

World Wrestling Entertainment – vs. Chris Jericho (The Return of the WRESTLING GOD):

  • December 16, 2007 – Armageddon: Chris Jericho defeated WWE Champion Randy Orton by DQ after JBL interfered!
  • December 17, 2007 – RAW: Chris Jericho invited JBL to RAW, but JBL only appeared “via sattelite” on the Titantron.
  • ~~~Y2J taunted JBL into announcing that he would come out of retirement and join the RAW brand to feud with Y2J.
  • December 21, 2007 – SmackDown: JBL have a Farewell to SmackDown speech and said he was going after the WWE Championship.
  • December 24, 2007 – RAW in IRAQ: WWE Champion Randy Orton defeated Chris Jericho after interference from JBL.
  • December 31, 2007 – RAW: JBL debuted on RAW with an long elaborate entrance with fireworks before brawling with Chris Jericho.
  • January 7, 2008 – RAW ROULETTE: Chris Jericho vs. Gene Snitsky and John Bradshaw Layfield ended in a No Contest.
  • ~~~JBL whacked Y2J with the ring bell and wrapped electrical wire around his neck and dragged him up the entrance way.
  • January 14, 2008 – RAW: JBL cut a promo and said if Chris Jericho goes to the Royal Rumble, the “Savior” will need to be saved.
  • January 27, 2008 – Royal Rumble: John Bradshaw Layfield defeated a bloody Chris Jericho by DQ after Jericho used a steel chair!
  • ~~~Chris Jericho (a bloody mess) cracked JBL with a steel chair and choked him with some electrical wire that he found at ringside!
  • January 28, 2008 – RAW: Randy Orton and John Bradshaw Layfield defeated Chris Jericho and Jeff Hardy in the main event.
  • February 4, 2008 – RAW: Jeff Hardy and Shawn Michaels and Chris Jericho beat John Bradshaw Layfield and Umaga and Gene Snitsky.
  • February 11, 2008 – RAW: Chris Jericho defeated John Bradshaw Layfield (Umaga attacked both men after the match).
  • February 17, 2008 – No Way Out: Triple H won an Elimination Chamber match to earn a title shot at WrestleMania 24!
  • ~~~Triple H beat Jeff Hardy (Runner-up) and Shawn Michaels and Chris Jericho and John Bradhsaw Layfield and Umaga.

World Wrestling Entertainment – vs. Fit Finlay (The Road to WrestleMania):

  • Fenruary 18, 2008 – RAW: Vince McMahon vs. Hornswoggle in a Steel Cage match ended in a very disturbing No Contest.
  • ~~~Fit Finlay tried to stop the match from happening, but JBL attacked Finlay from behind and hand-cuffed him to the ropes.
  • ~~~Vince McMahon began to whip Hornswoggle with his belt, while Finlay helplessly watched – then Vince exited the cage.
  • ~~~JBL stayed back and taunted Fit Finlay while destroying Hornswoggle, throwing him repeatedly into the side of the cage.
  • February 25, 2008 – RAW: John Bradshaw Layfield revealed to Vince McMahon that Hornswoggle was actually Fit Finlay’s son.
  • March 3, 2008 – RAW: Fit Finlay came out for his confrontation with JBL but before that Vince McMahon came out to the stage.
  • ~~~Vince McMahon asked Fit Finlay if it was true that he conspired with the McMahon family and Finlay confirmed it.
  • ~~~Vince McMahon asked Fit Finlay if he was actually Hornswoggle’s father and Finlay said he was proud to say he is.
  • `~~~JBL came up on the big screen live via sattelite at the hospital where he beat the crap out of Hornswoggle.
  • March 10, 2008 – RAW: Mr. Kennedy beat Fit Finlay by DQ (JBL pissed Finlay off and caused Finlay to snap and attack Kennedy).
  • March 17, 2008 – RAW: John Bradshaw Layfield destroyed ECW’s Colin Delaney (Irish blood) in honor of St. Patrick’s Day.
  • March 24, 2008 – RAW: John Cena and Triple H and Shawn Michaels and Ric Flair beat JBL and The Big Show and Umaga and Randy Orton.
  • ~~~A few minutes into the match; Fit Finlay showed up and brawled with John Bradshaw Layfield, taking him out of the match.
  • March 30, 2008 – WrestleMania 24: John Bradshaw Layfield defeated Fit Finlay w/Hornswoggl in a Belfast Brawl Grudge match.

World Wrestling Entertainment – The Road to Backlash:

  • April 7, 2008 – RAW: William Regal booked Randy Orton vs. John Bradshaw Layfield for the WWE Championship at Backlash.
  • ~~~Triple H defeated Randy Orton and John Bradshaw Layfield in a Handicap match to gain entry into the Backlash main event.
  • ~~~John Cena defeated Triple H and John Bradshaw Layfield in a Handicap match to gain entry into the Backlash main event.
  • April 14, 2008 – RAW: Triple H vs. John Bradshaw Layfield ended in a No Contest when WWE Champion Randy Orton interfered.
  • ~~~Randy Orton tried to kick Triple H in the head, but JBL double-crossed him with a clothesline from hell! JBL clotheslined Orton!
  • April 21, 2008 – RAW: Edge and Chavo Guerrero and JBL and Randy Orton defeated The Undertaker and Kane and John Cena and Triple H.
  • ~~~After the match: John Cena FU’d Edge. JBL gave HHH a Lariat. Orton RKO’d Cena. And Taker chokeslammed Orton and JBL!
  • April 27, 2008 – Backlash: Triple H defeated Randy Orton (c) and John Cena and JBL in a 4-WAY to win the WWE championship!

World Wrestling Entertainment – The Road to Judgment Day (Cena vs. JBL):

  • April 28, 2008 – RAW: John Bradshaw Layfield defeated “Highlander” Robbie McAllister in a squash match.
  • May 5, 2008 – RAW: John Bradshaw Layfield defeated “The Canadian Bulldog” D.H. Smith in a squash match.
  • May 12, 2008 – RAW: Randy Orton defeated John Cena after a fast-count from special guest referee John Bradshaw Layfield.
  • ~~~Randy Orton and JBL double-teamed John Cena until Triple H came down and brawled with Orton as a steel cage lowered.
  • May 18, 2008 – Judgment Day: John Cena defeated John Bradshaw Layfield in a Grudge Match.

World Wrestling Entertainment – The Road to One Night Stand (Cena vs. JBL):

  • May 19, 2008 – RAW: Randy Orton and John Bradshaw Layfield defeated WWE Champion Triple H and John Cena.
  • ~~~As a result; Randy Orton and JBL get their rematches at One Night Stand and they get to pick the stipulations too!
  • May 26, 2008 – RAW: John Bradshaw Layfield and Umaga defeated John Cena and Jeff Hardy in a tag team match.
  • June 1, 2008 – One Night Stand: John Cena defeated John Bradshaw Layfield in a First Blood match.

World Wrestling Entertainment – The Road to Great American Bash (Cena vs. JBL):

  • June 2, 2008 – RAW: Chris Jericho defeated John Bradshaw Layfield by DQ to retain the WWE Intercontinental title.
  • June 9, 2008 – RAW: John Cena defeated John Bradshaw Layfield (Triple H joined in on commentary for the match).
  • June 23, 2008 – WWE Draft: John Bradshaw Layfield (RAW) defeated Kofi Kingston (ECW) to earn a draft pick for RAW.
  • June 30, 2008 – RAW: JBL had John Cena thrown out of the building so he wouldn’t interfere in his World Heavyweight title match.
  • ~~~C.M. Punk defeated John Bradshaw Layfield to retain the World Heavyweight title with help from John Cena and Cryme Tyme.
  • July 7, 2008 – RAW: John Cena and Cryme Tyme vandalized John Bradshaw Layfield’s limousine with paint and baseball bats!
  • ~~~MAIN EVENT: Batista beat John Cena and John Bradshaw Layfield and Kane (pinned) in a 4-WAY #1 Contenders match.
  • July 14, 2008 – RAW: John Cena and Cryme Tyme defeated John Bradshaw Layfield and Cody Rhodes and Ted DiBiase Jr. by DQ.
  • ~~~JBL lured John Cena out to the parking lot and knocked him out with a crowbar before leaning him up against a white car.
  • ~~~JBL got into a second car and smashed into the side of the white car – “presumably” crashing Cena into a million pieces!
  • ~~~Editor’s Notes: WWE.com later reported that John Cena had narrowly escaped the attempted assault without injury.
  • July 20, 2008 – Great American Bash: John Bradshaw Layfield defeated John Cena in a brutal New York City Parking Lot Brawl!

World Wrestling Entertainment – The Road to SummerSlam (C.M. Punk vs. JBL):

  • July 21, 2008 – RAW: John Cena and Cryme Tyme defeated John Bradshaw Layfield and Cody Rhodes and Ted DiBiase in a rematch.
  • ~~~MAIN EVENT: World champion C.M. Punk defeated Batista by DQ after JBL attacked Batista (John Cena made the save!).
  • ~~~JBL ducked and John Cena punched Batista! Batista went after John Cena and they had an intense pull-apart brawl!
  • July 28, 2008 – RAW: John Cena and Batista (with a little bit of tension) defeated John Bradshaw Layfield and Kane in the main event.
  • August 2, 2008 – SNME: JBL and Kane and Ted DiBiase Jr. and Cody Rhodes defeated John Cena and Batista and Shad Gaspard and JTG.
  • August 4, 2008 – RAW: JBL and Chris Jericho defeated World Heavyweight champion C.M. Punk in a 10:00 time limit Handicap match.
  • ~~~The stipulation was if JBL or Y2J could pin Punk they would get a title shot – JBL pinned Punk with only a few seconds to spare!
  • August 11, 2008 – RAW: JBL challenged the straight edge C.M. Punk to a drinking contest, but Punk threw the drink into JBL’s face!
  • August 17, 2008 – SummerSlam: C.M. Punk defeated John Bradshaw Layfield in a Grudge match to retain the World Heavyweight title.

World Wrestling Entertainment – John Bradshaw Layfield:

  • August 18, 2008 – RAW: John Bradshaw Layfield defeated Jamie Noble by referee stoppage after a mean streak.
  • August 25, 2008 – RAW: World Heavyweight champion C.M. Punk defeated John Bradshaw Layfield in a non-title match.
  • September 1, 2008 – RAW: Kane defeated C.M. Punk and Batista and John Bradshaw Layfield in a non-title Battle Royal.
  • September 7, 2008 – Unforgiven: Chris Jericho won the RAW Championship Scramble to capture the World Heavyweight title!
  • ~~~Chris Jericho (last minute sub for C.M. Punk) defeated Batista and Rey Mysterio and John Bradshaw Layfield and Kane.
  • September 8, 2008 – RAW: Charlie Haas (as Charles Haas Layfield) defeated John Bradshaw Layfield by Countout (JBL walked out).
  • ~~~MAIN EVENT: John Bradshaw Layfield and Chris Jericho defeated Batista in a Handicap match set up by G.M. Mike Adamle.
  • September 15, 2008 – RAW: John Bradshaw Layfield defeated ECW’s Tommy Dreamer in an Interpromotional Squash match.
  • September 22, 2008 – RAW: Chris Jericho and Lance Cade and JBL defeated Batista and Shawn Michaels (Cade pinned Michaels!)
  • September 29, 2008 – RAW: JBL came out complaining about having a really bad week after all the stuff happening on Wall Street.
  • October 3, 2008 – SmackDown: Jeff Hardy and Fit Finlay and Rey Mysterio and Batista beat MVP and Brian Kendrick and JBL and Kane.
  • October 5, 2008 – No Mercy: Batista defeated John Bradshaw Layfield in a #1 Contenders match.

World Wrestling Entertainment – John Bradshaw Layfield vs. Shawn Michaels:

  • October 6, 2008 – RAW: Batista defeated John Bradshaw Layfield in another #1 Contenders match.
  • October 13, 2008 – RAW: John Bradshaw Layfield vs. Haas Hogan (Charlie Haas as “Hulk Hogan”).
  • October 20, 2008 – RAW: John Bradshaw Layfield defeated “Stone Cold” Charlie Haas.
  • October 27, 2008 – RAW: Batista and Shawn Michaels defeated Chris Jericho and John Bradshaw Layfield in a tag team match.
  • ~~~JBL attacked Shawn Michaels backstage before the match, causing him to limp out and join Batista late in the match.
  • November 3, 2008 – RAW: The Undertaker defeated John Bradshaw Layfield by Countout after JBL got himself counted out.
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels came down and threw JBL back into the ring so the Undertaker could drop him with a Tombstone Pile-driver!
  • November 10, 2008 – RAW: Chris Jericho defeated Shawn Michaels in a Last Man Standing match after interference from JBL.
  • November 17, 2008 – RAW: John Bradshaw Layfield and Kane defeated Cryme Tyme in a Survivor Series preview.
  • November 23, 2008 – Survivor Series: Team HBK defeated Team JBL in an Elimination Match – (HBK, Rey, and Khali Survived).
  • ~~~TEAM HBK = Shawn Michaels, Rey Mysterio, Cryme Tyme (Shad Gaspard and JTG), and the Great Khali.
  • ~~~TEAM JBL = John Bradshaw Layfield, Kane, Montel Vontavious Porter, John Morrison, Mike Mizanin.
  • December 2-7, 2008: John Bradshaw Layfield took part in the annual Tribute to the Troops taping in Iraq like he does every year.
  • ~~~While there, JBL was acting like a bully – giving Joey Styles a hard time until Styles actually knocked a drunken JBL on his ass!

World Wrestling Entertainment – John Bradshaw Layfield vs. Shawn Michaels:

  • November 24, 2008 – RAW: Shawn Michaels and Rey Mysterio defeated John Morrison and Mike “The Miz” Mizanin in a rematch.
  • ~~~After the match; JBL came down to the ring and teased that he would kick Shawn Michaels but kicked Morrison instead!
  • ~~~JBL said he gave Shawn Michaels an offer that morning and what he did was a sign of good faith that it would get done.
  • December 1, 2008 – RAW: JBL revealed that he knew all about Shawn Michaels losing all his money in the stock market this year.
  • ~~~JBL offered to “help” his family by giving Shawn Michaels a job OR a Street Fight – Shawn walked away with his head down.
  • ~~~John Bradshaw Layfield knew that he had Shawn Michaels in a corner and said “Looking forward to doing business with you!”
  • December 8, 2008 – RAW (Slammy Awards): Shawn Michaels vs. Ric Flair at WrestleMania won the Slammy for “Match of the Year”!
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels accepted the award, but JBL came out and took the trophy on behalf of Michaels to add to his trophy case.
  • ~~~ALSO: The John Cena vs. JBL “Parking Lot Brawl” was nominated for the “Most Extreme Moment of the Year” Award.

World Wrestling Entertainment – John Bradshaw Layfield and Shawn Michaels:

  • December 14, 2008 – Armageddon: JBL introduced his “employee” Shawn Michaels, who talked about his decision to work for JBL.
  • December 20, 2008 – WWE Tribute to the Troops: C.M. Punk and R-Truth and Jeff Hardy defeated John Morrison and The Miz and JBL.
  • December 22, 2008 – RAW: Shawn Michaels w/JBL defeated Kane in a Race to the Rumble Qualifying Match to advance to a 4-WAY.
  • ~~~LATER: John Bradshaw Layfield defeated Rey Mysterio by DQ after Shawn Michaels ran down and punched JBL for the DQ.
  • December 29, 2008 – RAW: JBL defeated Shawn Michaels and Randy Orton and Chris Jericho in a 4-WAY Elimination match!
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels pinned Chris Jericho and Randy Orton – then JBL ordered Michaels to lay down so he could be pinned.
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels refused, but allowed JBL to flatten him with a clothesline from hell and a pinfall to become #1 Contender.
  • January 5, 2009 – RAW: Orton and Jericho protested JBL’s victory, but Stephanie McMahon refered to overturn the decision.
  • ~~~John Cena and Shawn Michaels defeated Randy Orton and Chris Jericho – (Michaels showed that he still has some integrity!)
  • January 12, 2009 – RAW: Shawn Michaels w/JBL defeated World Heavyweight champion John Cena in a non-title match.
  • January 19, 2009 – RAW: Jerry “The King” Lawler hosted a contract signing between John Cena and JBL w/Shawn Michaels.
  • ~~~John Cena challenged HBK’s decision to go work for JBL. HBK defended himself and reluctantly helped JBL attack Cena.
  • January 25, 2009 – Royal Rumble: John Cena defeated JBL w/Shawn Michaels with an FU to retain the World Heavyweight title!
  • ~~~HBK super-kicked JBL, then super-kicked Cena, before putting JBL on top of Cena – Cena kicked out and hit the FU to win!

World Wrestling Entertainment – A Fight For Financial Freedom (No Way Out):

  • January 26, 2009 – RAW: John Cena defeated Shawn Michaels (representing JBL) in an Elimination Chamber Qualifying Match.
  • February 2, 2009 – RAW: John Bradshaw Layfield and Shawn Michaels set up a match at No Way Out with massive stipulations.
  • ~~~If Shawn Michaels wins he gets his financial freedom, but he JBL wins then he basically owns Shawn Michaels for life.
  • February 9, 2009 – RAW: “The World’s Strongest Man” Mark Henry w/Tony Atlas defeated Shawn Michaels by Disqualification.
  • ~~~JBL booked Shawn in the match to wear him down – Shawn was intentionally DQ’d for super-kicking a chair into Mark’s face!
  • February 15, 2009 – No Way Out: Shawn Michaels w/Rebecca defeated John Bradshaw Layfield to win his financial freedom!!!

World Wrestling Entertainment – John Bradshaw Layfield rebounds:

  • February 16, 2009 – RAW: Shawn Michaels and JBL agreed to wrestle next week for the right to challenge the Undertaker’s streak.
  • February 20, 2009 – SD!: Vickie Guerrero ruled that the winner of HBK/JBL would face Vladimir Kozlov for the right to face Taker.
  • February 23, 2009 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated John Bradshaw Layfield to earn the right to face Vladimir Kozlov next week.
  • March 9, 2009 – RAW: John Bradshaw Layfield defeated C.M. Punk to win the WWE Intercontinental title!

World Wrestling Entertainment – The Road to WrestleMania 25:

  • March 16, 2009 – RAW: The Undertaker and Shawn Michaels defeated John Bradshaw Layfield and Vladimir Kozlov.
  • March 20, 2009 – SmackDown: The Undertaker defeated WWE Intercontinental champion JBL in a non-title match.
  • March 23, 2009 – RAW: Rey Mysterio defeated William Regal (After the match; JBL knocked Rey out with the big boot!).
  • March 27, 2009 – SmackDown: Rey Mysterio defeated Chavo Guerrero (IC champion JBL attacked Mysterio after the match).
  • March 30, 2009 – RAW: Rey Mysterio defeated WWE Intercontinental champion John Bradshaw Layfield in a non-title match.
  • April 5, 2009 – WrestleMania 25: Rey Mysterio defeated JBL in 21-seconds to win the WWE Intercontinental title.
  • ~~~After the match; John Bradshaw Layfield grabbed the microphone and yelled “I QUIT!” and left the WWE.

World Wrestling Entertainment – 2014:

  • JBL has been one of the main WWE TV announcers for the past year.
  • January 26, 2014 – Royal Rumble: JBL participated in the 30-man Royal Rumble match which was eventually won by Batista.

JBL Enterprises:

  • April 6, 2009: After leaving WWE, JBL announced he was retiring from professional wrestling.
  • Late April 2009: OVW announced JBL would be a commentator for there new MMA promotion Vyper Fight League.
  • JBL wrote “My last test was today, after 3 months of worrying and doctor visits, I got a clean bill of health today and no sign of cancer!!!”
  • March 7, 2011 – RAW: Michael Cole brought out a contract and introduced his hand-picked referee. John Bradshaw Layfield!
  • ~~~JBL cut a long arrogant heel promo about retuning to WrestleMania, until they were interrupted by Stone Cold Steve Austin!
  • ~~~Stone Cold gave JBL a Stunner and then had a beer bash. before picking up the referee contract and signing on the dotted line!