PWI (Pro-Wrestling Illustrated) Rookie Of The Year Award (1974);
WWWF Tag Team titles w/Tony Garea defeating Yukon Lumberjacks (November 21, 1978);
PWI (Pro-Wrestling Illustrated) Most Hated Wrestler Of The Year Award (1980);
NWA (Georgia) National Heavyweight title defeating Mr. Wrestling II by winning a Tournament (June 5, 1983);
AWA Americas Heavyweight title Awarded (January 1985);
NWA Western States Heritage Heavyweight title defeating Barry Windham (January 24, 1988);
AWA World Heavyweight title won a Battle Royal (Febuary 7, 1989);
AWA World Heavyweight title defeating Mr. Saito (April 8, 1990);
WCW World Tag Team titles w/Arn Anderson defeating Bill Kazmier and Rick Steiner in a Tournament (September 5, 1991);
WCW World Television title defeating Steven Regal (May 2, 1994);
(Nashville) USA Championship Wrestling North American Heavyweight title defeating Chris Harris (March 2, 2002);
SCW (Florida) Tag Team titles w/Mister Sain Laurent by winning 3-WAY for vacant Tag Team titles (October 14, 2006);
AWA World Heavyweight title [Re-Awarded] (February 5, 2008);
AOM (All Out Mayhem) Heavyweight title defeating Palmer Canon (November 20, 2010);
World Wide Wrestling Federation:
1980: Larry Zbyszko engaged in a brutal and bloody feud with his former mentor, Bruno Sammartino.
August 9, 1980 – Showdown at Shae: Bruno Sammartino defeated Larry Zbyszko in a “Steel Cage” match.
National Wrestling Alliance:
June 5, 1983: Larry Zbyszko defeated Mr. Wrestling II in a tournament final for the Georgia National Heavyweight title
1983: Larry Zbyszko paid “Killer” Tim Brooks $25,000 for the NWA National title.
American Wrestling Association:
Sept 28, 1985 – AWA SuperClash: Greg Gagne and Scott Hall and Curt Hennig beat Ray Stevens and Nick Bockwinkel and Larry Zbyszko.
April 20, 1986 – AWA WrestleRock: Scott LeDoux defeated Larry Zbysko by Disqualification in a “boxing” match.
World Championship Wrestling:
1991: Larry Zbyszko teamed with Ric Flair, Sid Vicious and Barry Windham in War Games.
August 2, 1991 – The Great American Bash: Big Josh and Dustin Rhodes defeated Arn Anderson and Larry Zbyszko by disqualification.
August 3, 1991 – Worldwide: Dustin Rhodes and The Yellow Dog defeated The Enforcers (Arn Anderson and Larry Zbyszko).
September 5, 1991 – Clash of the Champions 16: The Enforcers (Arn Anderson and Larry Zbyszko) defeated Bill Kazmaier and Rick Steiner to win the tournament and the WCW tag team titles.
September 7, 1991 – Worldwide: The Enforcers (Arn Anderson and Larry Zbyszko) defeated Jamie Mikinnon and Jim Boss to retain the titles.
September 30, 1991 – Worldwide: The Enforcers (Arn Anderson and Larry Zbyszko) defeated Jim Boss and TC Carter.
October 12, 1991 – Saturday Night: WCW tag team champions The Enforcers (Arn Anderson and Larry Zbyszko) defeated The Screaming Eagles (Jimmy Garvin and Michael Hayes) to retain the titles.
October 12, 1991 – Worldwide: Larry Zbyszko defeated Jimmy Garvin.
October 27, 1991 – Halloween Havoc: WCW tag team champions The Enforcers (Arn Anderson and Larry Zbyszko) defeated The WCW Patriots (Firebreaker Chip and Todd Champion) to retain the titles.
November 2, 1991 – Worldwide: Barry Windham defeated Larry Zbyszko (w/Arn Anderson).
November 19, 1991 – Clash of the Champions 17: Dustin Rhodes and Ricky Steamboat defeated The Enforcers (Arn Anderson and Larry Zbyszko) to win the WCW tag team titles.
November 23, 1991 – Worldwide: Larry Zbyszko (w/Arn Anderson) defeated Firebreaker Chip.
November 30, 1991 – Worldwide: The Dangerous Alliance (Arn Anderson, Beautiful Bobby and Larry Zbyszko) (w/Madusa) defeated Flyin’ Brian, Mike Graham and The Z-Man.
December 25-28, 1991 – House Show: The Z-Man defeated Larry Zbyszko.
December 29, 1991 – Starrcade: Dustin Rhodes and Richard Morton defeated El Gigante and Larry Zbyszko.
January 4, 1992 – NJPW: The Enforcers (Arn Anderson and Larry Zbyszko) defeated Michiyoshi Ohara and Shiro Koshinaka.
January 11, 1992 – Saturday Night: Larry Zbyszko defeated Terry Bronson. Dustin Rhodes, Ricky Steamboat and Ron Simmons defeated The Dangerous Alliance (Arn Anderson, Larry Zbyszko and Rick Rude) (w/Madusa & Paul E. Dangerously).
January 18, 1992 – Saturday Night: Ron Simmons defeated Larry Zbyszko (w/Madusa).
January 21, 1992 – Clash of the Champions 21: Barry Windham, Dustin Rhodes and Ron Simmons defeated The Dangerous Alliance (Arn Anderson, Beautiful Bobby and Larry Zbyszko).
February 15, 1992 – Saturday Night: Arn Anderson and Larry Zbyszko vs. Barry Windham and Ricky Steamboat ended in a no contest.
February 22, 1992 – Saturday Night: Barry Windham, Dustin Rhodes, Ricky Steamboat and Sting defeated The Dangerous Alliance (Arn Anderson, Beautiful Bobby, Larry Zbyszko and Rick Rude).
February 29, 1992 – SuperBrawl 2: Barry Windham and Dustin Rhodes defeated Larry Zbyszko and Steve Austin.
May 17, 1992 – WrestleWar: Sting’s Squadron (Barry Windham, Dustin Rhodes, Nikita Koloff, Ricky Steamboat and Sting) defeated The Dangerous Alliance (Arn Anderson, Beautiful Bobby, Larry Zbyszko, Rick Rude and Steve Austin) in a tag team war games rules match.
May 23, 1992 – Worldwide: Dustin Rhodes defeated Larry Zbyszko in the quarter-finals.
June 27, 1992 – Saturday Night: Larry Zbyszko defeated The Avenger.
April 21, 1994 – Worldwide: Larry Zbyszko defeated Lord Steven Regal to win the WCW TV title.
May 22, 1994 – Slamboree: Larry Zbyszko defeated Lord Steven Regal.
June 18, 1994 – Worldwide: Larry Zbyszko defeated Terra Ryzing to retain the TV title.
June 18, 1994 – Saturday Night: Larry Zbyszko defeated Mike Thor.
June 23, 1994 – Clash of The Champions 27: Lord Steven Regal defeated Larry Zbyszko to win the WCW TV title.
July 3, 1994 – Worldwide: Terra Ryzing defeated Larry Zbyszko by count-out.
December 28, 1997 – Starrcade: Larry Zbyszko defeated Eric Bischoff by disqualification to retain his control for WCW. Bret Hart was special referee.
January 24, 1998 – WCW/nWo Souled Out: Larry Zbyszko defeated Scott Hall by disqualification.
December 6, 1999 – Nitro: Larry Zbyszko defeated Curt Hennig in a career vs. career match.
October 28, 2006 – TNT: Larry Zbyszko defeated Killer Kowalski Jr..
“The Living Legend” Larry Zbyszko:
November 25, 2006 – Packerland Pro Wrestling: Cobra beat Scott Steiner when heel referee Larry Zbyszko turned on Steiner!
December 9, 2006 – TNT: The Barbarian, Dennis Condrey and Bobby Eaton defeated Larry Zbyszko, Robert Gibson and Ricky Morton.
January 14, 2007 – AWA World 1 South: Team Vision (Mister Saint Laurent and Larry Zbyszko) beat Ricky Silver and Allison Danger.
March 3, 2007 – SCW: Aaron Epic, Jason Hexx and Michael Cade defeated Chasyn Rance, Larry Zbyszko and Mister Saint Laurent.
March 24, 2007 – International Wrestling Cartel: The Legend Bruno Sammartino was given the key to the city of Franklin.
~~~Dominic Denucci w/Bruno Sammartino defeated Larry Zbyszko w/Lord Zoltan (Zoltan inadvertently hit Larry Zbyszko).
May 12, 2007 – WCPW: Larry Zbyszko defeated Vito Fontaine.
May 19, 2007 – SCW: Chris Nelson and Michael Cade defeated Team Vision (Larry Zbyszko and Mister Saint Laurent) to win the tag team titles.
June 9, 2007 – NWA Wisconsin: “The Living Legend” Larry Zbyszko defeated Derrick St. Holmes in DePere, Wisconsin.
August 24, 2007 – WWWA: Glen Osbourne defeated “Living Legend” Larry Zbyszko in Hazleton, Pennsylvania at St. Joseph’s Gym.
October 15, 2007 – SCW: SCW Florida tag team champions Team Vision (Larry Zbyszko and Mister Saint Laurent) vs. The Heartbreak Express (Phil Davis and Sean Davis) ended in a no contest to retain the titles.
October 27, 2007 – PWU: “New Batman” Johnny Kashmere hosted a Batcave segment with guests Larry Winters and Larry Zbyszko.
~~~Devon Moore defeated 2 Cold Scorpio to win the PWU Title with interference from special guest referee Larry Zbyszko.
February 2, 2008 – ACPW: Larry Zbyszko worked as the figurehead commissioner in Eustis, Florida.
February 5, 2008: The AWA World Heavyweight title was “returned” to Larry Zbyszko by AWA President Dale Gagne.
May 3, 2008 – AWA: Larry Zbyszko defeated Ricky Landell to retain the AWA world heavyweight title.
May 10, 2008 – I Believe in Wrestling: Larry Zbyszko and Chasyn Rance defeated the Vandalz in Orlando, Florida.
May 15, 2008 – Georgia Pro Wrestling Association: Larry Zbyszko defeated Mike Pain to retain the AWA World Heavyweight Title.
June 28, 2008 – Boynton Championship Wrestling: Larry Zbyszko defeated Tommy Vandal to retain the AWA World title.
August 9, 2008 – I Believe in Wrestling: Larry Zbyszko w/Becky Bayless beat Tommy Vandal to retain the AWA World title.
October 25, 2008 – I Believe in Wrestling: Larry Zbyszko defeated Scott Davis to retain the AWA World Heavyweight title.
January 3, 2009 – BELIEVE: Becky Bayless and Larry Zbyszko defeated Jessika Haze and Scott Davis.
February 28, 2009 – NWA Charlotte: Phil Shatter defeated Larry Zbyszko to win the NWA Mid-Atlantic Heritage title.
April 4, 2009 – BELIEVE: Devin Dalton and Larry Zbyszko defeated Brett Thunder and QT Marshall.
May 2, 2009 – NWA Wrestle Birmingham: NWA Alabama heavyweight champion Dennis Condrey defeated Larry Zbyszko to retain the title.
May 16, 2009 – BELIEVE: Larry Zbyszko and Glacier defeated Mr. Milo Beasley and Ray Beez.
January 29, 2010 – ROH SoCal Showdown: Larry Zbyszko defeated Scotty 2 Hotty.
May 2, 2010 – Deaf Wrestlefest: David Sammartino and Larry Zbyszko defeated Frank Stalletto and Lou Marconi by disqualification.
June 25, 2010 – WWA: Jim Neidhart and Ryze Woo defeated Larry Zbyszko and Frankie Capone in Melbourne, Florida.
November 20, 2010 – All Out Mayhem: Palmer Canon defeated Captain Freedom to win the AOM Heavyweight title.
~~~LATER: “The Living Legend” Larry Zbyszko defeated Palmer Canon to win the AOM Heavyweight Championship!
August 20, 2011 – BELIEVE XXXII: AWA world heavyweight champion Larry Zbyszko vs. Robin Donahue ended in a no contest to retain the title.
October 22, 2011 – BELIEVE XXXIV: QT Marshall defeated Larry Zbyszko.
November 19, 2011 – BELIEVE XXXV: Larry Zbyszko defeated Tony Torres.
January 7, 2012 – BELIEVE XXXVII: Larry Zbyszko defeated Mike Reed.
February 4, 2012 – BELIEVE XXXVIII: NWA world heavyweight champion The Sheik defeated AWA world heavyweight champion Larry Zbyszko to retain the NWA world title, to win the AWA world title which results in the unification of both titles.
March 16, 2012 – Wrestlewar: Doug Gilbert and Larry Zbyszko defeated Jason Nesmith and Jeremiah Plunkett.
March 31, 2013 – PWS: Brian Blair, Carlos Colon, Lanny Poffo and Mike Graham defeated Gary Royal, Larry Zbyszko, Ron Bass and The Masked Superstar in a tag team elimination match.
April 28, 2013 – BELIEVE 52: Larry Zbyszko and Tim Zbyszko defeated Josh Hess and Justine Silver.
Larry Zbyszko will be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2015 during the WrestleMania 31 ceremonies in Santa Clara, CA.
December 5, 1953
Born in Chicago, Illinois
Lived in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Height and Weight
5'11" 245 lbs
Bob Backlund (AWA)
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Mr. Wrestling II