Matt Borne

Title History

  • NWA Mid Atlantic Tag Team titles w/Buzz Sawyer defeating Iron Sheik & Jimmy Snuka [Tournament] (June 2, 1980);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight title defeating Buddy Rose (April 29, 1981);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team titles w/Steve Regal defeating The Destroyer & Rip Oliver (July 11, 1981);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team titles w/Steve Regal defeating Buddy Rose & Rip Oliver (September 5, 1981);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team titles w/Rip Oliver defeating Iceman Parsons & Rocky Johnson (January 16, 1982);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team titles w/Rip Oliver defeating Curt & Larry Hennig (May 1, 1982);
  • Mid South Tag Team titles w/Ted Dibiase defeating Mr. Olympia & Junkyard Dog (October 27, 1982);
  • WCWA (World Class) World Tag Team titles w/Buzz Sawyer defeating Lance Von Erich & Chris Adams (September 1, 1986);
  • WCWA (World Class) Texas Heavyweight title defeating Ted Arcidi (November 10, 1987);
  • WCWA (World Class) World Tag Team titles w/Jeff Jarrett defeating Brian Lee & Robert Fuller (June 30, 1989);
  • USWA World Tag Team titles w/Jeff Jarrett defeating Cactus Jack & Scott Braddock (August 11, 1989);
  • USWA World Tag Team titles w/Jeff Jarrett defeating Ron Starr & Sheik Braddock (September 29, 1989);
  • USWA Texas Heavyweight title defeating Kerry Von Erich (May 25, 1990);
  • WCW World Six Man Tag Team titles w/Dustin Rhodes & Tom Zenk defeating The Freebirds (August 5, 1991);
  • WCW United States Tag Team titles w/Ron Simmons defeating Tracy Smothers & Steve Armstrong (January 14, 1992);
  • CWUSA (Portland) Televison title defeating Buddy Wayne (March 11, 1997)
  • CWIA World Heavyweight title defeating ????? (April 6, 1997);
  • WBW (Wrecking Ball Wrestling) Heavyweight title [managed by Skandor Akbar] defeating Cody Knight (August 8, 2010);

Career Highlights

In The Beginning:

  • Matt Bourne’s father, Tony Bourne, was also a wrestler..

Pacific Northwest Wrestling:

Mid-South Wrestling:

  • Matt Bourne’s was part of a Mid-South group called the “Rat Pack” with Ted DiBiase and Jim Duggan..

World Wrestling Federation:

World Championship Wrestling:

  • April 14, 1991 – House Show: Big Josh defeated Moondog Rex.
  • April 24, 1991 – House Show: Big Josh defeated Fidel Sierra.
  • May 2, 1991 – House Show: Big Josh defeated Jack Victory.
  • May 8, 1991 – House Show: Big Josh defeated Rip Morgan.
  • May 19, 1991 – SuperBrawl: Big Josh defeated Black Bart.
  • May 23, 1991 – House Show: Big Josh defeated The Cuban Assassin.
  • June 2, 1991 – House Show: Big Josh defeated Black Bart.
  • June 21, 1991 – House Show: Big Josh defeated Dutch Mantel.
  • August 3, 1991 – Worldwide: The One Man Gang defeated Big Josh.
  • August 24, 1991 – Worldwide: Big Josh, Dustin Rhodes & The Z-Man defeated The Fabulous Freebirds (Badstreet, Jimmy Garvin & Michael Hayes) to win the world 6 man tag team title.
  • September 7, 1991 – Worldwide: Big Josh, Dustin Rhodes & The Z-Man defeated The York Foundation (Richard Morton, Terrance Taylor & Thomas Rich) by disqualification to retain the world 6 man tag team title.
  • October 5, 1991 – House Show: Big Josh defeated Oz.
  • October 12, 1991 – Saturday Night: Big Josh & Flyin’ Brian defeated The York Foundation (Terrance Taylor & Thomas Rich).
  • October 13, 1991 – House Show: Big Josh defeated Axl Rotten.
  • October 19, 1991 – Worldwide: Big Josh defeated Thomas Rich.
  • October 27, 1991 – WCW Halloween Havoc: Big Josh and PN News defeated The Creatures (Joey Maggs and Johnny Rich)..
  • November 19, 1991 – Clash Of The Champions 17: Big Josh defeated Tommy Rich in a lumberjack match.
  • November 30, 1991 – Worldwide: Big Josh defeated Thomas Rich by count-out.
  • December 29, 1991 – Starrcade: Rick Rude & Steve Austin defeated Big Josh & Van Hammer in a Lethal Lottery.
  • January 11, 1992 – Saturday Night: Big Josh & Van Hammer defeated Jim Boss & Jim Savage.
  • January 10, 12, 1992 – House Show: Big Josh defeated Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker.
  • January 21, 1992 – Clash Of The Champions 18: The Fabulous Freebirds (Jimmy Garvin & Michael Hayes) defeated Big Josh & Brad Armstrong.
  • February 15, 1992 – Saturday Night: Mr. Hughes defeated Big Josh.
  • February 16, 1992 – Main Event: Big Josh & Ron Simmons defeated The Young Pistols (Steve Armstrong & Tracy Smothers) to win the United States tag team titles.
  • February 29, 1992 – Saturday Night: Greg Valentine & Terry Taylor defeated Big Josh & Ron Simmons to win the United States tag team titles.
  • May 8-9, 1992 – House Show: Big Josh defeated Ricky Morton.
  • May 17, 1992 – WrestleWar: Big Josh defeated Richard Morton.
  • May 23, 1992 – Worldwide: Big Josh & The Junkyard Dog defeated Randy Starr & Tony Mella.
  • June 20, 1992 – Worldwide: Big Josh defeated Tracy Smothers.
  • June 20, 1992 – Beach Blast: Big Josh, The Junkyard Dog & The Z-Man defeated Diamond Dallas Page, Richard Morton & Tracy Smothers in a dark match.

World Wrestling Federation – Evil Doink:

  • Matt Bourne is probably most famous for his portrayal of the Doink in the WWF!
  • January 11, 1993–RAW: Doink the Clown was shown messing with fans in the crowd and being mean to them..
  • ~~~Crush (Brian Adams) confronted Doink the Clown at ringside who only taunted Crush with his evil tricks.
  • January 18, 1993–RAW: Highlights of Doink The Clown attacking Crush with a prosthetic arm were shown.
  • January 23, 1993–Superstars: Doink The Clown defeated Bob East in a dark match.
  • January 24, 1993–Royal Rumble: Doink defeated Jim Powers in a dark match.
  • February 1, 1993–RAW: Doink The Clown defeated Typhoon..
  • February 6, 1993–Superstars: Doink defeated Reno Riggins.
  • February 14, 1993–Wrestling Challenge: Doink defeated Bobby Young.
  • March 1, 1993–RAW: Doink the Clown defeated Koko B. Ware by Submission.
  • March 7, 1993–Wrestling Challenge: Doink defeated Joey Maggs.
  • March 15, 1993–RAW: Doink defeated Kamala by count-out.
  • March 20, 1993–Superstars: Doink defeated Larry Sampson.
  • March 22, 1993–RAW: Doink the Clown defeated Koko B. Ware.
  • March 28, 1993–Wrestling Challenge: Doink defeated Tom Jones.
  • April 3, 1993–Superstars: Doink defeated Dale Wolfe.
  • April 4, 1993 – WrestleMania 9: Doink defeated Crush with help from a second Doink (Steve Keirn)!
  • April, 11, 1993 – UK Rampage: Doink The Clown defeated Kamala..
  • April 18, 1993–Wrestling Challenge: Doink defeated Jim Powers.
  • May 1, 1993–Superstars: Doink vs. Mr. Perfect ended in a time limit draw to qualify for the King Of The Ring tournament.
  • May 3, 1993–RAW: Doink the Clown defeated The Kamikaze Kid.
  • May 16, 1993–Wrestling Challenge: Doink vs. Mr. Perfect ended in a time limit draw to qualify for the King Of The Ring tournament.
  • May 24, 1993–RAW: Mr. Perfect defeated Doink the Clown to qualify for the King Of The Ring tournament.
  • May 29, 1993–Superstars: Doink defeated Kevin Armstrong.
  • June 6, 1993–Wrestling Challenge: Doink defeated Louie Armstrong.
  • June 14, 1993–RAW: Marty Jannetty vs. Doink the Clown ended in a Double Count-out.
  • June 20, 1993–Wrestling Challenge: Doink defeated Bob Backlund.
  • June 21, 1993–RAW: Marty Jannetty defeated Doink the Clown in a Best 2/3 Falls match.
  • June 26, 1993–Superstars: Doink defeated Scott Dane.
  • July 10, 1993–Superstars: Crush defeated Doink by count-out.
  • July 18, 1993–Wrestling Challenge: Doink defeated Ken Hamilton.
  • July 26, 1993–RAW: Doink The Clown defeated Phil Apollo..
  • August 2, 1993–RAW: Randy “Macho Man” Savage defeated Doink the Clown.
  • August 7, 1993–Superstars: Doink defeated Joey Maggs.
  • August 8, 1993–Wrestling Challenge: Doink defeated Tony DiMoro.
  • August 8, 1993–WWC: Johnny Ace defeated Doink.
  • August 30, 1993 – SummerSlam: Bret “Hitman” Hart defeated Doink the Clown w/Jerry Lawler by disqualification..
  • September 4, 1993–Superstars: Doink defeated Mike Maraldo.
  • September 12, 1993–Wrestling Challenge: Doink defeated Scott Despres.
  • September 13, 1993–RAW: Doink defeated Rich Myers.
  • October 4, 1993–RAW: Doink defeated Cory Student.
  • October 17, 1993–Wrestling Challenge: Doink defeated Chris Duffy.
  • October 23, 1993–Superstars: Doink defeated Barry Horowitz.
  • November 10, 1993–Survivor Series Showdown: Doink defeated Bastien Booger.
  • November 27, 1993–Superstars: Doink defeated Sid Garrison.
  • December 6, 1993–RAW: Doink defeated Tony DeVito.
  • December 25, 1993–Superstars: Doink defeated Reno Riggins.
  • December 27, 1993–RAW: Doink defeated Mike Grey.
  • January 2, 1994–Wrestling Challenge: Doink defeated Duane Gill.
  • January 16, 1994–Wrestling Challenge: Doink defeated Rich Myers.
  • January 22, 1994–Superstars: Doink defeated Cory Student.

Extreme Championship Wrestling:

  • Matt Bourne made several appearances in ECW playing off of his Doink gimmick going by the name “Bourne Again”..
  • September 27, 1994–ECW Hardcore TV: Borne Again, Shane Douglas & The Public Enemy (Johnny Grunge & Rocco Rock) defeated Cactus Jack, Chris Benoit, Mikey Whipwreck & Too Cold Scorpio in a dark match.
  • October 1, 1994–ECW: Borne Again defeated Ray Odyssey.
  • October 11, 1994–ECW Hardcore TV: Too Cold Scorpio defeated Borne Again by disqualification.

On The Road Again:

  • December 9, 1994–MCW: Axl Rotten & Doink The Clown defeated Agent Orange & Corporal Punishment.
  • January 28, 1995–CAPW: Doink The Clown defeated Big Bully Busick.
  • March 17, 1995–SCW: Matt Borne defeated Sheriff Steele.
  • April 28, 1995–WCCW: Hercules Hernandez defeated Doink The Clown.
  • May 13, 1995–AWF: Bad Crew (Bad Crew #1 & Bad Crew #2) defeated Doink The Clown & The Patriot.
  • May 26, 1995–WCCW: Slam defeated Doink The Clown.
  • March 17, 1996–NEW: Doink The Clown defeated Bob Backlund.
  • May 18, 1996–AWF: Doink defeated Kato.
  • July 26, 1996–ECCW: Johnny Canuck & Michelle Starr defeated Doink The Clown & Ole Olson and Matt Dudley & Wild Indian Dudley in a 3-way tag match.
  • August 16, 1996–BCW: Bruiser Bedlam defeated Doink.
  • August 30, 1996–ECCW: Johnny Canuck & Michelle Starr defeated Doink The Clown & Ole Olson to win the vacant tag team titles.
  • September 21, 1996–WWA: Salvatore Sincere defeated Doink The Clown.
  • November 9, 1996–WAR: Doink The Clown defeated Onryo.
  • December 13, 1996–WAR: Choden Senshi Battle Ranger & Doink defeated Keisuke Yamada & Keizo Matsuda.
  • January 7, 1997–Samurai Project: First Tiger Mask, Ryuma Go & Tiger Jeet Singh defeated Doink, Guerrero de la Muerte, Sensei.
  • February 28, 1997–ECCW: Billy Two Eagles vs. Matt Borne ended in a no contest.
  • March 21, 1997–ECCW: Matt Borne defeated Billy Two Eagles in a strap match.
  • March 22, 1997–IPWA: Doink The Clown & Malia Hosaka defeated Cueball Carmichael & Debbie Combs.
  • April 25, 1997–ECCW: Billy Two Eagles defeated Matt Borne.
  • May 30, 1997–ECCW: Billy Two Eagles vs. Matt Borne ended in a no contest.
  • June 6, 1997–ECPW: Doink The Clown defeated Afa.
  • June 27, 1997–ECCW: Doink The Clown defeated Koko B. Ware.
  • June 28, 1997–ECCW: Koko B. Ware defeated Doink The Clown.
  • June 28, 1997–ICW: Matt Borne defeated Inferno.
  • July 26, 1997–ECCW: Michelle Starr defeated Billy Two Eagles and Matt Borne in a 3-way match.
  • August 2, 1997–Portland Wrestling: Greg Valentine defeated Matt Borne to win the vacant Pacific Northwest title.
  • August 15, 1997–IWA Night Of The Legends: Doink The Clown defeated Dan Grundy.
  • August 28, 1997–Portland Wrestling: The Grappler defeated Matt Borne.
  • September 13, 1997–Portland Wrestling: Bart Sawyer, Lou Andrews & The Grappler defeated Bruiser Brian, Chuck Gordy & Matt Borne.
  • September 18, 1997–ECCW: Michelle Starr defeated Doink The Clown in a Coal Miners Glove match.
  • September 19, 1997–ECCW: Michelle Starr defeated Doink The Clown in a falls count anywhere match.
  • September 20, 1997–ECCW: Doink The Clown defeated Michelle Starr in a street fight.
  • September 26, 1997–ECCW: Mike Roselli defeated Matt Borne by disqualification.
  • October 24-25, 1997–ECCW: Tommy Rogers defeated Matt Borne.
  • November 1, 1997–Portland Wrestling: Bart Sawyer defeated Matt Borne.
  • November 8, 22, 1997–Portland Wrestling: Bruiser Brian & Matt Borne defeated Bart Sawyer & Confusion.
  • March 14, 1998–NSWA: Doink The Clown defeated Chris Pilon.
  • April 24, 1998–ECCW: Bart Sawyer defeated Matt Borne.
  • May 28, 1998–ECCW: Bart Sawyer defeated Matt Borne.
  • July 17, 1998–ECCW: Dan Severn defeated Doink The Clown to retain the NWA world heavyweight title.
  • December 5, 1998–MEWF: Doink The Clown defeated Chad Austin.
  • September 16-18, 23, 1999–ECCW: Doink The Clown defeated Steve Rizzono.
  • September 24, 1999–ECCW: Johnny Canuck defeated Matt Borne.
  • November 1, 1999–CWA: Doink The Clown defeated Johnny Angel.
  • December 11, 1999–ACW: Doink The Clown defeated Headshrinker Alofa by disqualification.
  • April 29, 2000–POW: The Blackhart defeated Doink The Clown to retain the International title.
  • June 10, 2000–POW: Pat McGuire defeated Doink The Clown to retain the world heavyweight title.
  • August 26, 2000–BCW: Doink The Clown defeated Tommy Wonder.
  • October 26, 2001–NWA Southwest: Doink The Clown defeated John Saxon.
  • November 30, 2001–NWA Southwest: John Allen defeated Doink The Clown.
  • December 1, 2001–NWA Southwest: Doink The Clown defeated John Saxon.
  • July 5, 2002–NWA Southwest: Bobby 2 Badd defeated Doink The Clown.
  • September 6, 2002–BCW: Mike Legacy defeated Doink The Clown.
  • April 6, 2003–EWF: Doink The Clown defeated Johnny Starr.
  • May 31, 2003–BWCW: The Guardian defeated Doink The Clown.
  • August 17, 2003–APW: Bo Cooper defeated Doink The Clown to retain the Central Coast heavyweight title.
  • October 11, 2003–CIW: Mr. Main Event defeated Doink The Clown.
  • January 31, 2004–ACW/CWF Mid-Atlantic: Bruiser Graham vs. Doink The Clown ended in a no contest.
  • February 6, 2004–ECCW: Moondog Manson vs. Matt Borne ended in a no contest to retain the hardcore title.
  • February 14, 2004–UCW: Doink The Clown defeated Will The Eliminator.
  • March 5, 2004–ECCW: Matt Borne & Moondog Manson defeated Disco Fury & Vance Nevada.
  • March 6, 2004–CIW: Doink The Clown defeated Will The Eliminator.
  • April 2, 2004–ECCW: Vance Nevada defeated Matt Borne.
  • April 23, 2004–UCW: Doink The Clown & Eric Freedom defeated Bull Wheeler & PJ Flowers.
  • August 21, 2004–BWCW: El Diablo defeated Doink The Clown to retain the heavyweight title.
  • September 11, 2004–WSW: Doink the Clown (Matt Osborne) defeated Dropkick Murphy..
  • September 12, 2004–Pacific Northwest Pro Wrestling: Jeremy Blanchard vs Maniac Matt Borne brawled to a no contest..
  • September 25, 2004–BWCW: Doink The Clown defeated Jayson Yang.
  • October 2, 2004–UCW: Dave Duponte defeated Doink The Clown.
  • October 9, 2004–CIW: Doink The Clown defeated PJ Flowers.
  • October 9, 2004–FNW: Doink The Clown defeated Lord Zoltan.
  • October 16, 2004–BWCW: Doink The Clown defeated Xavier Justice.
  • November 6, 2004–UCW: The Milwaukee Mauler defeated Doink The Clown in a looser leaves UCW match.
  • December 11, 2004–CIW: Doink The Clown vs. PJ Flowers ended in a no contest.
  • January 22, 2005–BWCW: Boomer & Doink The Clown defeated Jack Thriller & Kevin Baker.
  • March 12, 2005–CIW: Kurt Kaoss & PJ Flowers defeated Doink The Clown & El Diablo to retain the tag titles.
  • March 19, 2005–CIW: Doink The Clown defeated Madkind.
  • April 7, 2005–AWF/ICW: Kimchee defeated Doink The Clown.
  • April 7, 2005–AWF/IZW: Doink The Clown, The Mutton Warrior & The Navajo Warrior defeated Kimchee, Prince Naseem & The Black Dragon. Prince Naseem defeated Doink The Clown to retain the heavyweight title.
  • April 20, 2005–CIW: The Milwaukee Mauler defeated Doink The Clown in a falls count anywhere match to retain the heavyweight title.
  • April 22, 2005–ECCW: ECCW champion Juggarnaut defeated Matt Borne to retain the title.
  • April 23, 2005–ECCW: Matt Borne, Juggarnaut and Abbadon defeated Ladies Choice, Seth Knight and Machette Brown.
  • August 13, 2005–Portland Wrestling: Skag Rollins defeated Doink the Clown (Matt Osborne)..
  • August 27, 2005–WrestleReunion: D-Lo Brown, Dusty Rhodes, The Blue Meanie & Tom Prichard defeated Andrew Martin, Matt Borne, Steve Corino & The Masked Superstar.
  • November 11, 2005–PWA: Doink the Clown defeated Kamala..
  • February 18, 2006–EWF: Bino Gambino defeated Doink the Clown.
  • September 3, 2006–CAPW: Doink the Clown defeated Judge Krush.
  • October 21, 2006–PWE: Doink the Clown defeated The Golf Pro.
  • November 10, 2006–FNW: Doink the Clown defeated Sheriff Steele.
  • January 13, 2007–APW: Kafu defeated Doink the Clown.
  • April 14, 2007–NWA Pro Wrestling: Tom Carter defeated Doink the Clown.
  • August 5, 2007–CAPW: Doink the Clown defeated Lord Zoltan.
  • December 10, 2007–Monday Night Raw: Doink the Clown was in a battle royal won by Ted DiBiase Sr.
  • December 29, 2007–NAWA: Matt Borne defeated Matt Farmer in Portland, Oregon..
  • April 13, 2008–BDW: Doink The Clown defeated Shadow Dragon.
  • April 25, 2008–MSW: Doink The Clown defeated Diablo Cybernetico.
  • April 26-27, 2008–MSW: Doink The Clown defeated Sidewalk Sam.
  • May 1-3, 2008–MSW: Doink The Clown defeated Sidewalk Sam.
  • January 17, 2009–AWA: Doink the Clown, Big John Cooper and Chad Krosse defeated Captain Spaulding, Kaleb Alexander and Otis.
  • February 7, 2009–WWA: Doink the Clown and Shockwave the Robot defeated Josef Von Schmidt and Vladimir Drago.
  • June 13, 2009–NWA Underground: Doink the Clown defeated Money Mike.
  • August 29, 2009–PWW: Jimmy Jacobs defeated Doink the Clown, Chris Xion, Craven and Zach Gowen in a 5-way ladder match.
  • October 24, 2009–VIP: Christian Able defeated Doink the Clown.
  • March 12, 2010–WWS: Doink the Clown defeated AC Anderson.
  • March 13, 2010–WWS: Doink the Clown and Anthony Prime Time defeated Damien HS Darling and Danny Davis.
  • March 27, 2010–ISPW: Doink the Clown defeated Dutch Mantel.
  • April 10, 2010–PWF: Jimmy Jacobs defeated Doink the Clown.
  • April 26, 2010–PWS: Doink the Clown defeated RJ City.
  • May 8, 2010–Pro Wrestling Syndicate: Doink the Clown (Matt Borne) vs. Hacksaw Jim Duggan ended in a Double Count-out..
  • June 5, 2010–WXW C4: Matt Borne defeated Anthony Michaels.
  • June 25, 2010–SCW: Matt Borne defeated Sugarmask.
  • August 8, 2010–Wrecking Ball Wrestling: Matt Borne w/Skandor Akbar defeated Cody Knight to win the WBW Heavyweight title..
  • August 13, 2010–EWF: Doink The Clown defeated Mr. Main Event.
  • August 14, 2010–NWA Southwest: Doink The Clown defeated Tom Donovan.
  • August 15, 2010–Wrecking Ball Wrestling: Matt Borne w/Skandor Akbar defeated Mandible Bull to retain the WBW Heavyweight title..
  • ~~~This would be Skandor Akbar’s final wrestling appearance before her passed away several days later from Prostate Cancer..
  • August 27, 2010: Matt Borne’s father, Tony Borne, passed away in Portland, Oregon at the age of 84.. (Rough week for Matt)..
  • August 29, 2010–Wreckingball Wrestling: Cody Knight defeated “Maniac” Matt Borne to recapture the WBW Heavyweight title..
  • November 20, 2010–All Out Mayhem: “Doink the Clown” Matt Borne defeated Demoltion Ax by disqualification in South Portland, Maine..
  • April 10, 2011–PWF: Judas Young defeated Matt Borne.
  • April 30, 2011–PHW: Matt Borne and Danny Davis defeated Damien HS Darling and TJ Marconi.
  • August 12, 2011–JCW: Doink the Clown was in the battle royal won by Zach Gowen.
  • September 25, 2011–DOA: Matt Borne vs. Wade Hess ended in a no contest.
  • April 7, 2012–TCW: Doink the Clown defeated Richie Adams.
  • May 5, 2012–TCW: Doink the Clown defeated Lars Manderson. TCW heavyweight champion Tim Storm defeated Doink the Clown to retain the title.
  • June 2, 2012–TCW: The Giant Titan and Tim Storm defeated Doink The Clown and Killer Nikels.
  • June 9, 2012–SCW: Doink The Clown defeated Smith James.
  • December 8, 2012–PWX: Shooter Storm defeated Doink The Clown.
  • April 22-23, 25-29, 2013–MSW: Doink The Clown defeated Sidewalk Slam.
  • June 8, 2013–HOG: Doink The Clown defeated Kellan Thomas.
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