Killer Bees

[The Killer Bees GALLERY]

[B. Brian Blair] [Jumpin’ Jim Brunzel]

Title History

  • UWF (Herb Abrams) Tag Team titles defeating The New Power Twins (September 23, 1994);

Career Highlights

  • June 17, 1985: B. Brian Blair and Jim Brunzell (debut as a team) defeated Steve Lombardi and Dave Barbie.
  • ~~~Brian Blair and Jim Brunzel wrestled as singles wrestlers for a while before becoming a regular full-time team.
  • June 1985 – TV Taping: The Killer Bees defeated Barry O and Terry Gibbs.
  • July 5, 1985: The Killer Bees defeated Moondog Spot and Barry O.
  • July 9, 1985: The Killer Bees defeated Steve Lombardi and Ron Shaw.
  • July 22, 1985: The Killer Bees defeated Iron Mike Sharpe and Moondog Spot.
  • July 23, 1985: The Killer Bees defeated Bob Orton Jr. and Rene Goulet.
  • July 24, 1985: The Killer Bees defeated Barry O and Les Thornton.
  • July 26, 1985: The Killer Bees defeated Rene Goulet and the Spoiler.
  • July 28, 1985: The Killer Bees defeated Bret Hart and Jim Neidhart.
  • July 30, 1985: The Killer Bees defeated Rusty Brooks and Barry O.
  • August 2, 1985: The Killer Bees fought Bret Hart and Jim Neidhart to a draw.
  • August 6, 1985: The Killer Bees defeated Tiger Chung Lee and Alexi Smirnoff.
  • August 10, 1985: The Killer Bees defeated the Iron Sheik and Nikolai Volkoff.
  • August 18, 1985: Bret Hart and Jim Neidhart defeated The Killer Bees.
  • August 25, 1985: The Killer Bees defeated Bret Hart and Terry Gibbs (sub. for Jim Neidhart)
  • September 14, 1985: The Killer Bees defeated Nikolia Volkoff and the Iron Sheik.
  • 1986: The Killer Bees started putting masks on during their matches to confuse their opponents (and the referee).
  • February 17, 1986: The Killer Bees wrestled The Hart Foundation to a time limit DRAW (Taped for Best of WWF Vol 8).
  • March 1986: The Killer Bees defeated Brutus Beefcake and Greg Valentine (Tag Champs) by Disqualification.
  • April 26, 1996: The Killer Bees were guests of Roddy Piper on the Piper’s Pit segment.
  • August 1, 1986: King Kong Bundy and Big John Studd defeated The Killer Bees.
  • August 17, 1986: The Killer Bees vs. Mike Rotundo and Dan Spivey is a draw.
  • August 26, 1986: The Killer Bees defeated Joe Mirto and Jack Kruger.
  • August 27, 1986: The Killer Bees defeated Terry Gibbs and Jack Foley (Mick Foley).
  • August 28, 1986 – The Big Event: The Killer Bees defeated Jimmy Jack and Dory Funk Jr..
  • September 1986: The British Bulldogs (Tag Team Champs) fought the Killer Bees to a no contest.
  • September 20, 1986 – Superstars: The Killer Bees (B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell) defeated Jack Kruger & Joe Mirto.
  • September 21, 1986 – Wrestling Challenge: The Killer Bees (B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell) defeated Jack Foley & Terry Gibbs.
  • October 4, 1986 – Superstars: The Killer Bees (B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell) defeated The Moondogs (Moondog Rex & Moondog Spot).
  • October 12, 1986 – Wrestling Challenge: The Killer Bees (B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell) defeated Barry O & Butch Cooper.
  • October 18, 1986 – Superstars: The Killer Bees (B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell) defeated Bob Bradley & Tiger Chung Lee.
  • October 26, 1986 – Wrestling Challenge: The Killer Bees (B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell) defeated Jimmy Jack Funk & Moondog Spot.
  • October 28, 1986: The Killer Bees defeated The Iron Sheik and Nikolai Volkoff after putting masks on and switching places.
  • November 8, 1986 – Superstars: The Killer Bees (B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell) defeated Nikolai Volkoff & The Iron Sheik.
  • November 23, 1986 – Wrestling Challenge: Bob Orton & The Magnificent Muraco defeat The Killer Bees (B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell) by disqualification.
  • November 29, 1986 – Saturday Night Main Event: The Killer Bees (B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell) defeated The Hart Foundation (Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart).
  • December 6, 1986: The Killer Bees defeated The Moondogs.
  • December 9, 1986: Koko B. Ware and The Killer Bees defeated Dennis Stamp and Mike Yucca and The Raider.
  • December 10, 1986: Don Muraco and Bob Orton Jr. defeated The Killer Bees by DQ when referee Danny Davis stopped the match.
  • December 20, 1986 – Superstars: Koko B. Ware & The Killer Bees (B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell) defeated Dennis Stamp, Mike Luca & The Raider.
  • January 5, 1987: Terry Gibbs and Mike Sharpe defeated The Killer Bees by DQ when Danny Davis stopped the match for use of the masks.
  • January 11, 1987 – Wrestling Challenge: Bob Orton & The Magnificent Muraco defeated The Killer Bees (B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell) by disqualification.
  • January 17, 1987 – Superstars: The Killer Bees (B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell) defeated Iron Mike Sharpe & Terry Gibbs.
  • January 25, 1987 – Wrestling Challenge: The Killer Bees (B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell) defeated Barry O & David Vance.
  • February 1987: The Killer Bees defeated Tag Team Champions The Hard Foundation in a non-title match.
  • February 7, 1987 – Superstars: The Killer Bees (B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell) defeated Al Navarro & Jimmy Jack Funk.
  • February 9, 1987: Demolition defeated The Killer Bees.
  • February 13, 1987: The Can-Am Connection and Killer Bees defeated Demolition and The Hart Foundation in an 8-Man Tag.
  • February 23, 1987 – MSG Network: WWE tag team champions The Hart Foundation (Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart) defeated The Killer Bees (B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell) to retain the titles.
  • March 8, 1987: The Killers Bees made it to the second round of the Frank Tunney Memorial Tag Team Tournament (East Rutherford).
  • ~~~The Bees beat The Rougeaus in the first round, but lost to Strike Force in the second round.
  • March 14, 1987 – Superstars: The Killer Bees (B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell) defeated Iron Mike Sharpe & Tiger Chung Lee.
  • March 15, 1987: The Killer Bees defeated 3 teams to win the Frank Tunney Memorial Tag Team Tournament (Toronto).
  • ~~~The Killer Bees beat Sika and Kamala (1st Round), Paul Orndorff and King Kong Bundy (2nd), and Demolition (finals).
  • ~~~The Killer Bees then received a title shot but were defeated by the Hart Foundation in the Main Event.
  • March 27, 1987 – Wrestlemania III: The Iron Sheik and Nickolai Volkoff defeated The Killer Bees by DQ when Jim Duggan interfered!
  • April 4, 1987 – Superstars: The Killer Bees (B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell) defeated Iron Mike Sharpe & Jimmy Jack Funk.
  • April 12, 1987 – Wrestling Challenge: The Killer Bees (B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell) defeated Dave Wagner & Rick Renslow.
  • April 23, 1987: The Killer Bees and Koko B. Ware defeated Steve Lombardi and Pete Doherty and Terry Gibbs.
  • April 24, 1987: The Killer Bees defeated the Islanders via disqualification when Haku shoved the referee.
  • April 25, 1987 – Superstars: The Killer Bees (B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell) defeated Iron Mike Sharpe & Steve Lombardi.
  • May 3, 1997: The Killer Bees defeated Demolition via disqualification.
  • May 9, 1987 – Superstars: Koko B. Ware & The Killer Bees (B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell) defeated Pete Doherty, Steve Lombardi & Terry Gibbs.
  • May 17, 1987 – Wrestling Challenge: The Killer Bees (B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell) defeated The Islanders (Haku & Tama) by disqualification.
  • June 20, 1987 – Superstars: The Killer Bees (B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell) defeated The Hart Foundation (Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart).
  • June 23, 1987: The Killer Bees were guest of Jake Roberts during the “Snake Pit” interview segment.
  • July 16, 1987: The Killer Bees and Junk Yard Dog defeated Tiger Chung Lee and Joe Mertoe and Dave Labner.
  • July 18, 1987: Jim Brunzel and Junk Yard Dog (sub for Brian Blair) defeated The Hart Foundation by count-out.
  • July 24, 1987: Jim Brunzel and Koko B. Ware (sub for Brian Blair) defeated The Hart Foundation by DQ.
  • July 25, 1987 – Superstars: The Killer Bees (B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell) defeated Iron Mike Sharpe & Tiger Chung Lee.
  • July 26, 1987: Jim Brunzel and Hillbilly Jim (sub for Brian Blair) defeated The Hart Foundation by DQ.
  • August 1987: The Killer Bees and Tito Santana defeated The Hart Foundation and Danny Davis.
  • August 2, 1987 – Wrestling Challenge: The Junkyard Dog & The Killer Bees (B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell) defeat Dave Wagner, Joe Mirto & Tiger Chung Lee.
  • September 5, 1987 – Superstars: The Killer Bees (B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell) defeated Iron Mike Sharpe & Steve Lombardi.
  • September 20, 1987 – Wrestling Challenge: The Killer Bees (B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell) defeated The Shadows (Shadow #1 & Shadow #2).
  • October 16, 1987 – MSG Network: The Killer Bees (B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell) defeated The Dream Team (Dino Bravo & Greg Valentine).
  • November 1, 1987 – Wrestling Challenge: Koko B. Ware & The Killer Bees (B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell) defeated Johnny V & The Dream Team (Dino Bravo & Greg Valentine).
  • November 24, 1987 – MSG Network: The Killer Bees (B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell) defeated The Bolsheviks (Boris Zhukov & Nikolai Volkoff).
  • November 26, 1987 – Survivor Series: Strike Force (Rick Martel & Tito Santana), The British Bulldogs (Davey Boy Smith & The Dynamite Kid), The Killer Bees (B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell), The Rougeau Brothers (Jacques Rougeau & Raymond Rougeau) & The Young Stallions (Jim Powers & Paul Roma) defeated Demolition (Ax & Smash), The Bolsheviks (Boris Zhukov & Nikolai Volkoff), The Dream Team (Dino Bravo & Greg Valentine), The Hart Foundation (Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart) & The Islanders (Haku & Tama) in a tag team elimination match.
  • January 5, 1988: The Killer Bees and Junk Yard Dog and George Steele beat The Bolshivics and Los Conquistadors.
  • January 17, 1988 – Wrestling Challenge: Butch Reed, The Bolsheviks (Boris Zhukov & Nikolai Volkoff) & The One Man Gang defeated Lanny Poffo, Rick Hunter & The Killer Bees (B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell).
  • January 24, 1988 – Royal Rumble: Both Killer Bees members were in the royal rumble match won by Jim Duggan.
  • January 27, 1988: Demolition defeated The Killer Bees to retain their titles with help from Mr. Fuji.
  • February 7, 1988 – Toronto: The Killer Bees vs The Fabulous Rougeau Brothers wrestled to a double disqualification.
  • February 1988: Los Conquistadors defeated The Killer Bees.
  • February 21, 1988 – Wrestling Challenge: Demolition (Ax & Smash) defeated The Killer Bees (B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell).
  • March 12, 1988 – Saturday Night Main Event: The Islanders (Haku & Tama) defeated The Killer Bees (B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell).
  • March 27, 1988 – WrestleMania: Both Killer Bees members were in the battle royal won by Bad News Brown.
  • April 3, 1988 – Wrestling Challenge: The Killer Bees (B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell) defeated Dave Wagner & Pete Sanchez.
  • July 2, 1988 – Superstars: The Fabulous Rougeaus (Jacques Rougeau & Raymond Rougeau) defeated The Killer Bees (B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell).
  • July 1988: The Killer Bees jobbed to the Rougeaus at events all accross the country, night-after-night.
  • July 31, 1988 – WrestlFest: The Fabulous Rougeaus (Jacques Rougeau & Raymond Rougeau) defeated The Killer Bees (B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell).
  • September 4, 1988 – Wrestling Challenge: The Bolsheviks (Boris Zhukov & Nikolai Volkoff) defeated The Killer Bees (B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell) in a dark match.
  • Summer 1988: The Killer Bees were inexplicably split up and jobbed out of the World Wrestling Federation as singles competitors.

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