Moondogs

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Moondogs

Title History

  • WWWF tag team titles defeating Tony Garea and Rick Martel (March 17, 1981);

Career Highlights

  • March 17, 1981: Moondogs Rex and King won the WWWF tag team titles from Tony Garea and Rick Martel.
  • May 1981: Moondog King had some work visa problems, so he dropped out and was replaced by Moondog Spot.
  • 1983: Moondogs Rex and Spot had some memorable matches in Memphis including a feud with the Fabulous Ones.
  • Most fans may remember the Moondogs as the catalyst team for Paul Orndorff’s betrayal of Hulk Hogan.
  • ~~~Hulk Hogan and Paul Orndorff defeated Rex and Spot, but Orndorff’s jealous got the better of him.
  • Moondog Spot and Moondog Splat (working as “Rex”) wrestled for Jim Cornette’s Smokey Mountain Wrestling.
  • March 8, 1993: Brian Christopher and Big Black Dog defeated the Moondogs for the USWA Tag Team title
  • During this stint they had a feud with the Bruise Brothers.
  • There was a female Moondog “Fifi” who wrestled in the United States Wrestling Association.
  • November 7, 2008 – Jerry Lawler Tribute Show: Brian Christopher and Doug Gilbert beat The Moondogs when Gilbert turned on Brian.

Check out the profiles of the individual Moondogs for career updates: