NWA (Gulf Coast) Mississippi Heavyweight title defeating Bob Kelly (April 16, 1970);
City of Mobile Heavyweight title defeating Joe Turner (December 16, 1970);
NWA Gulf Coast Heavyweight title won a Battle Royal (December 23, 1970);
NWA (Gulf Coast) U.S. Tag Team titles w/Wrestling Pro defeating Mr. Koma & Great Ota (May 19, 1971);
NWA (Gulf Coast) U.S. Tag Team titles w/Wrestling Pro Awarded (July 14, 1971);
NWA (Gulf Coast) U.S. Tag Team titles w/Calvin Pullins defeating Rip Tyler & Wrestling Pro for control of titles (August 11, 1971);
City of Mobile Heavyweight title defeating Rip Tyler (September 22, 1971);
NWA (Gulf Coast) U.S. Tag Team titles w/Calvin Pullins defeating Frank Monte & Mike York (October 31, 1971);
NWA (Gulf Coast) U.S. Tag Team titles w/Bob Kelly defeating Bobby Shane & Calvin Pullins for control of titles (December 15, 1971);
NWA (Gulf Coast) U.S. Tag Team titles w/Mickey Doyle defeating Eddie Sullivan & Rip Tyler (March 8, 1972);
NWA (Gulf Coast) U.S. Tag Team titles w/Mickey Doyle defeating Rugged Russian & The Mongol (May 15, 1973);
NWA Gulf Coast Heavyweight title defeating Bob Griffin (August 25, 1973);
NWA Gulf Coast Heavyweight title defeating Sweet Daddy Watts (October 2, 1973);
NWA Gulf Coast Heavyweight title defeating Mysterious Medic (November 20, 1973);
NWA Gulf Coast Tag Team titles w/Ken Lucas defeating Wrestling Pro & Duke Miller [Tournament] (May 21, 1974);
NWA Gulf Coast Tag Team titles w/Bearcat Brown defeating The Patriots (November 5, 1974);
Mike Bowyer studied wrestling and judo since the age of 11 and was a legit Judo champion while in the Marines..
~~~While in the service he was the All-Marine Judo champion and earned a spot on the 1964 Olympic team..
~~~Unfortunatly, he broke his leg prior to the Games and was unable to compete!
Mike Bowyer landed in Minnesota where he was trained for a professional wrestling career by Eddie Sharkey and Verne Gagne..
1966: Mike Bowyer made his pro debut, working under his real name on the lower end of cards in the AWA..
Mid-1970: Mike Bowyer popped up in the
Gulf Coast area as a heel — using the name “Wildman” Mike Boyette.. ~~~They changed his name because they didn’t want the fans to confuse him with Bob Boyer..
Mike Boyette feuded with “Cowboy” Bob Kelly for six months before they became friends and formed a babyface tag team..
Mike Boyette eventually adopted the “California Hippie” nickname and that was what he was known as from that day forward..
Mike Boyette teamed with Mickey Doyle in the
Central States as “The Yippies”.. 1977: Mike Boyette helped Michael Hayes break into the wrestling business..
1985: Mike Boyette returned to the Gulf Coast and feuded with Bob Kelly when Kelly tried to restart Gulf Coast Wrestling..
Mike Boyette later went to work for Rip Tyler’s WOW promotion, where he was part of an on-air work/shoot firing angle..
Mike Boyette wrestled in the UWF and had a jobber gimmick where he had a losing record of 0 wins and 197 losses!