Mike Rapada

Title History

  • NWA North American Heavyweight title (5);
  • NWA World Heavyweight title (2);
  • USWA Heavyweight title (1);
  • USWA’s Rookie Of The Year in 1994;

Career Highlights

  • Michael Rapada was working as a carpenter and a window washer before getting into the wrestling business..
  • October 4, 1996: Mike Rapada defeated Jerry Lawler to become USWA Heavyweight Champion..
  • November 16, 1996: Mike Rapada lost to USWA Heavyweight Title to Jerry “The King” Lawler..
  • October 4, 1997 – WCW Saturday Night: Mike Rapada defeated Johnny Swinger.
  • October 10, 1997 – WCW Pro: Johnny Swinger defeated Mike Rapada.
  • November 27, 1997 – MCW: Terry Golden defeated The Colorado Kid to win the OMW/NAASW North American Heavyweight Title.
  • December 4, 1997 – MCW: The Colorado Kid defeated Andy Anderson. The Colorado Kid defeated Jason Lee.
  • December 6, 1997 – MCW: Billy Travis defeated The Colorado Kid.
  • December 25, 1997 – MCW: The Colorado Kid defeated Frenchy Rivera.
  • February 14, 1998 – MCW: The Colorado Kid defeated Flash Flanagan.
  • February 20, 1998 – MCW: The Colorado Kid defeated Brickhouse Brown.
  • April 4, 1998 – MCW: The Colorado Kid defeated Andy Andrews. The Colorado Kid won the OMW/NAASW North American Heavyweight Title battle royal to win the title.
  • April 11, 1998 – MCW: OMW/NAASW North American Heavyweight The Colorado Kid defeated Bulldog Reigns to retain the title.
  • May 15, 1998 – MCW: OMW/NAASW North American Heavyweight The Colorado Kid defeated Kenny Arden to retain the title.
  • June 6, 1998 – MCW: OMW/NAASW North American Heavyweight The Colorado Kid defeated Wolfie D to retain the title.
  • July 15, 1998 – MCW: OMW/NAASW North American Heavyweight The Colorado Kid defeated Sha to retain the title.
  • July 25, 1998 – MCW: Recon defeated The Colorado Kid to win the OMW/NAASW North American Heavyweight title.
  • August 1, 1998: Mike Rapada defeated Recon in a deciding match for the NWA N.American Title..
  • August 2, 1998 – MCW: OMW/NAASW North American Heavyweight The Colorado Kid defeated Recon to retain the title.
  • August 5, 1998 – MCW: OMW/NAASW North American Heavyweight The Colorado Kid defeated Tim Rose to retain the title.
  • December 26, 1998: Mike Rapada lost the NWA North American Title to Chris Michaels..
  • January 1, 1999 – NWA Southwest: NWA North American champion The Colorado Kid defeated Kit Carson by disqualification to retain the title.
  • January 9, 1999: Mike Rapada defeated Chris Michaels to become NWA North American Champion..
  • July 19, 1999 – RAW: The Colorado Kid defeated Tracy Smothers in a dark match.
  • September 12, 1999: Mike Rapada lost the NWA North American Title to Big Bully Douglas..
  • October 31, 1999: Mike Rapada defeated Big Bully Douglas to become NWA N.American Champ..
  • November 7, 1999: Mike Rapada lost the NWA N.American Title to Terry Taylor in a 3-way with Jerry Lawler..
  • December 25, 1999: Mike Rapada defeated Terry Taylor to become NWA N.American Champion..
  • May 11, 2000: Mike Rapada lost the NWA North American Title to Air Paris..
  • May 13, 2000 – WCW Worldwide: Disco Inferno defeated Mike Rapada.
  • May 27, 2000 – WCW Worldwide: Vampiro defeated Mike Rapada.
  • July 22, 2000 – WCW Worldwide: KroniK (Brian Adams & Bryan Clarke) defeated Air Paris, James Storm, Kory Williams & Mike Rapada in a handicap match.
  • August 5, 2000 – WCW Worldwide: Mark Jindrak & Sean O’Haire defeated Chris Harris & Mike Rapada.
  • August 19, 2000 – WCW Worldwide: MI Smooth defeated Mike Rapada.
  • September 9, 2000 – WCW Worldwide: Sean O’Haire defeated Mike Rapada.
  • September 15, 2000: Mike Rapada defeated Chris Harris to become NWA N.American Champion..
  • September 19, 2000: Mike Rapada vacated the NWA North American Heavyweight Title..
  • September 19, 2000: Mike Rapada beat Jerry Flynn in a tournament final to become NWA World Heavyweight Champ..
  • October 14, 2000 – NWA 52nd Anniversary Show: NWA world heavyweight champion Mike Rapada defeated Chris Harris to retain the title.
  • November 3, 2000 – PWX: Mike Rapada & Super Hentai defeated Devil Bhudakahn & Shirley Doe.
  • November 14, 2000 in Tampa, FL: Mike Rapada lost the NWA World Title to Sabu..
  • December 22, 2000 in Nashville, TN: Mike Rapada regained the NWA World Title from Sabu..
  • January 12, 2001 – NWA Southwest: Hotstuff Hernandez defeated Mike Rapada by disqualification.
  • April 24, 2001 in Tampa, FL: Mike Rapada lost the NWA World Title to Steve Corino..
  • Mike Rapada had a stint in WCW as one of the “R&B Security Guys”..
  • July 12, 2001–ZERO-ONE: Shinjiro Otani & Yuki Ishikawa defeat Mike Rapada & Steve Corino by Referee Stop to win NWA Intercontinental Tag Team Titles.
  • July 31, 2001–ZERO-ONE: Mike Rapada & Steve Corino defeated Ikuto Hidaka & Katsumi Usuda.
  • March 31, 2002–Tojo Yamamoto Memorial Show:  The Hotshots (Cassidy O’Reilly & Chase Stevens) defeated Big Bully Douglas & Mike Rapada.
  • July 17, 2002–NWA-TNA: The Dupps (Bo Dupp & Stan Dupp) defeated Big Bully Douglas & Mike Rapada in a dark match.
  • December 30, 2003–NWA Mid-Atlantic in China: Mike Rapada beat Jeff Justice..
  • June 21, 2006–APW: APW Universal heavyweight champion Derek Sanders defeated Mike Rapada to retain the title.