One Man Gang

[One Man Gang GALLERY]

[Twin Towers]

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Title History

  • Mid-Atlantic Tag Team titles w/ Kelly Kiniski defeating Jimmy Valient and Bugsy McGraw (May 23, 1983);
  • NWA Florida United States Tag Team titles w/ Ron Bass defeating Dusty Rhodes and Blackjack Mulligan (November 30, 1983);
  • NWA Florida Brass Knuckles defeating Blackjack Mulligan (November 1984);
  • World Class Six-Man titles w/ Killer Brooks and Mark Lewin defeating Kerry, Kevin and Mike von Erich (July 7, 1985).
  • UWF Heavyweight title won by forfiet from Terry Gordy due to injury (November 9, 1986).
  • WCW United States title defeating Kensuki Sasaki (December 27, 1995);

Career Highlights

The Early Years:

Mid South Wrestling:

  • May 1, 1982 – Superdome Extravaganza: One Man Gang and Harley Race beat Andre the Giant and Dick Murdoch by disqualification.
  • July 7, 1982 – Superdome Extravaganza: Ernie Ladd and Buck Robley defeated One Man Gang and The Assassin.

Championship Wrestling from Florida:

  • June 30, 1984 – Lords of the Ring: Jerry Lawler defeated One Man Gang by disqualification.

World Class Championship Wrestling:

  • January 28, 1985 – WCCW Star Wars: One Man Gang defeated Jose Lothario.
  • May 5, 1985 – Parade of Champions: Kerry Von Erich defeated One Man Gang in a “Kerry’s hair vs Gary Hart’s hair” match.
  • ~~~The Freebirds and Von Erichs beat Chris Adams and Gino Hernandez and Rip Oliver and Kamala and One Man Gang and Steve Williams.
  • July 4, 1985 – WCCW Star Wars: Kerry Von Erich defeated One Man Gang in a “Chicago Death Match”.
  • September 2, 1985 – WCCW Star Wars: Bruiser Brody defeated One Man Gang by disqualification in a 1-on-1 match.
  • ~~~Kerry and Kevin Von Erich and Brian Adias beat One Man Gang and Mark Lewin and Jack Victory to win the 6 Man Tag Titles.
  • October 1985 – Cotton Bowl Extravaganza: Iceman King Parsons defeated One Man Gang ..
  • November 28, 1985 – WCCW Star Wars: One Man Gang beat Gary Hart | One Man Gang vs Kimala was a Double Countout!
  • December 25, 1985 – WCCW Star Wars: Bruiser Brody defeated One Man Gang in a “Chain” match.
  • May 4, 1986 – Parade of Champions: The Missing Link and Iceman King Parsons defeated One Man Gang and Skandar Akbar.

Universal Wrestling Federation:

  • June 14, 1986 – Superdome Extravaganza: One Man Gang defeated Brett Sawyer.
  • November 9, 1986: One Man Gang was awarded the UWF Heavyweight title by forfeit when Terry Gordy was injured.
  • November 27, 1986 – Superdome Extravaganza: Jim Duggan defeated One Man Gang by disqualification (OMG retains UWF Title).
  • ~~~Also on the card: UWF Heavyweight Champion One Man Gang won a special “Two Ring Battle Royal”.
  • April 11, 1987 – Superdome Extravaganza: Steve Williams defeated One Man Gang by disqualification (OMG retains UWF Title).

World Wrestling Federation – One Man Gang:

  • May 1987: The One Man Gang signed with the World Wrestling Federation and began a series of Televised squash matches.
  • May 23, 1987 – Superstars: The One Man Gang defeated Jesse Cortez.
  • May 31, 1987 – Wrestling Challenge: The One Man Gang defeated Mario Mancini.
  • June 13, 1987 – Superstars: The One Man Gang defeated Sylvano Sousa.
  • June 21, 1987 – Wrestling Challenge: The One Man Gang defeated Brian Costello.
  • June 27, 1987 – Superstars: The One Man Gang defeated Eric Cooper.
  • July 12, 1987 – Wrestling Challenge: The One Man Gang defeated Jim Evans.
  • July 18, 1987 – Superstars: The One Man Gang defeated Sonny Rogers.
  • July 26, 1987 – Wrestling Challenge: The One Man Gang defeated Eric Cooper.
  • August 8, 1987 – Superstars: The One Man Gang defeated David Stoudemire.
  • August 16, 1987 – Wrestling Challenge: The One Man Gang defeated Billy Bownman.
  • August 28, 1987 – Paul Beosch Retirement Show: Hulk Hogan defeated The One Man Gang to retain the WWF title.
  • August 29, 1987 – Superstars: The One Man Gang defeated Arthur Washington and Jake Milliman in a handicap match.
  • August 29, 1987 – House Show: Bruno Sammartino (last match) and Hulk Hogan defeated King Kong Bundy and One Man Gang.
  • September 4, 1987 – King of the Ring: King Kong Bundy defeated The One Man Gang by count-out in the 1st round.
  • September 6, 1987 – Wrestling Challenge: The One Man Gang defeated Billy Anderson.
  • September 19, 1987 – Superstars: The One Man Gang defeated Jesse Cortez.
  • September 27, 1987 – Wrestling Challenge: The One Man Gang defeated Van Van Horne.
  • October 10, 1987 – Superstars: Butch Reed, Nikolai Volkoff and The One Man Gang defeated Jake Milliman, Lance Allen and Sivi Afi.
  • October 18, 1987 – Wrestling Challenge: The One Man Gang defeated Rick Gantner.
  • November 21, 1987 – Superstars: The One Man Gang defeated Dick Flanagan.
  • November 22, 1987 – Wrestling Challenge: The One Man Gang defeated Carmine Surace.
  • November 26, 1987 – Survivor Series: Andre The Giant, Butch Reed, King Kong Bundy, Rick Rude & The One Man Gang defeat Bam Bam Bigelow, Don Muraco, Hulk Hogan, Ken Patera & Paul Orndorff in a tag team elimination match.
  • December 12, 1987 – Superstars: The One Man Gang defeated Outback Jack.
  • December 20, 1987 – Wrestling Challenge: Butch Reed and The One Man Gang defeated Lanny Poffo and SD Jones.
  • December 26, 1987 – Superstars: The One Man Gang defeated Tim Horn.
  • January 17, 1988 – Wrestling Challenge: Butch Reed, The Bolsheviks (Boris Zhukov & Nikolai Volkoff) & The One Man Gang defeated Lanny Poffo, Rick Hunter & The Killer Bees (B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell).
  • January 23, 1988 – Superstars: Butch Reed and The One Man Gang defeated Ricky Hunter and WG Wellington.
  • January 24, 1988 – Royal Rumble: One Man Gang was the last person Hacksaw Jim Duggan eliminated to win the Rumble.
  • January 25, 1988 – MSG Network: The One Man Gang defeated Don Muraco.
  • January 31, 1988 – Wrestling Challenge: WWE world heavyweight champion Hulk Hogan defeated The One Man Gang in a dark match to retain the title.
  • February 6, 1988 – Superstars: The One Man Gang defeated Jerry Grey.
  • February 21, 1988 – Wrestling Challenge: The One Man Gang defeated Wellington Wilkins Jr..
  • March 12, 1988 – Saturday Night Main Event: The One Man Gang defeated Ken Patera.
  • March 19, 1988 – Superstars: The One Man Gang defeated Rick Hunter.
  • March 20, 1988 – Wrestling Challenge: Butch Reed and The One Man Gang defeated Eric Cooper and Mike Richards.
  • March 27, 1988 – Wrestlemania IV: One Man Gang competed in the tournament to crown a new WWF Undisputed Champion.
  • ~~~One Man Gang defeated Bam Bam Bigelow by count-out (1st Round) and received a bye into the Semi-finals vs. Randy Savage.
  • ~~~Randy Savage w/ Elizabeth defeated One Man Gang in the Third round (Savage went on to beat DiBiase in the finals).
  • April 9, 1988 – Superstars: The One Man Gang defeated Van Van Horne.
  • April 17, 1988 – Wrestling Challenge: The One Man Gang defeated Lanny Poffo.
  • April 30, 1988 – Saturday Night Main Event: WWE world heavyweight champion Randy Savage defeated The One Man Gang to retain the title.
  • May 7, 1988 – Superstars: The One Man Gang defeated Reno Riggins.
  • May 15, 1988 – Wrestling Challenge: The One Man Gang defeated Mario Mancini.
  • June 19, 1988 – Wrestling Challenge: The One Man Gang defeated Louie Spicolli.
  • June 25, 1988 – Superstars: The One Man Gang defeated Martin Oliver.
  • July 10, 1988 – Wrestling Challenge: The One Man Gang defeated Carmine Surace.
  • September 3, 1988 – Superstars: The One Man Gang defeated Tommy Angel.

World Wrestling Federation – AKEEM:

  • 1988: One Man Gang transformed into “Akeem The African Dream” (an office jab at “The American Dream” Dusty Rhodes).
  • October 1, 1988 – Superstars: Akeem defeated Allen Kinsey.
  • October 16, 1988 – Wrestling Challenge: Akeem defeated Bob Emory.
  • October 22, 1988 – Superstars: Akeem defeated Scott Hudson.
  • November 12, 1988 – Superstars: Akeem defeated Tommy Causey.
  • November 13, 1988 – Wrestling Challenge: Akeem defeated David Stoudemire.
  • November 14, 1988 – House Show: Akeem defeated Tony Garea.
  • November 24, 1988 – Survivor Series: Hercules, Hillbilly Jim, Koko B. Ware & The Mega Powers (Hulk Hogan & Randy Savage) defeat Akeem, King Haku, Ted DiBiase, The Big Boss Man & The Red Rooster in a tag team elimination match.
  • November 26, 1988 – MSG Network: Akeem defeated SD Jones.
  • December 3, 1988 – Superstars: Akeem defeated Louie Spicolli.
  • December 11, 1988 – Wrestling Challenge: Akeem defeated Riki Ataki.
  • December 24, 1988 – Superstars: Akeem defeated Juan Valdez.
  • January 6, 1989 – House Show: Akeem defeated The Blue Blazer.
  • January 7, 1989 – SNME: Hulk Hogan defeated Akeem The African Dream w/ Slick by disqualification.

World Wrestling Federation – Twin Towers:

  • Akeem formed a powerhouse tag team with The Big Bossman known as The Twin Towers.
  • January 15, 1989 – Royal Rumble: Akeem was in the royal rumble match won by Big John Studd.
  • January 21, 1989 – Superstars: Randy Savage defeated Akeem by DQ.
  • January 22, 1989 – Wrestling Challenge: The Twin Towers (Akeem and The Big Boss Man) defeated Alan Reynolds and Chris Collins.
  • February 3, 1989 – The Main Event II: Hulk Hogan and Randy Savage defeated Akeem and Big Bossman.
  • March 12, 1989 – Wrestling Challenge: The Twin Towers (Akeem and The Big Boss Man) defeated Gary Wolfe and Tony Durante.
  • April 2, 1989 – Wrestlemania V: The Twin Towers defeated The Rockers (Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty).
  • April 16, 1989 – Wrestling Challenge: The Twin Towers (Akeem and The Big Boss Man) defeated Scott Casey and Stephan de Leon.
  • April 22, 1989 – Superstars: The Twin Towers (Akeem and The Big Boss Man) defeated Dave Lanning and Tony Roy.
  • April 25, 1989 – Wrestling Challenge: The Twin Towers (Akeem and The Big Boss Man) defeated JT Thomas and Red Tyler.
  • May 7, 1989 – Wrestling Challenge: The Twin Towers (Akeem and The Big Boss Man) defeated Joe Cruz and Mark Brown.
  • May 13, 1989 – Superstars: The Twin Towers (Akeem and The Big Boss Man) defeated Jim Merkel and Kevin Michaelson.
  • June 10, 1989 – Superstars: The Twin Towers (Akeem and The Big Boss Man) defeated Kevin Michaelson and Scott Colton.
  • June 18, 1989 – Wrestling Challenge: The Twin Towers (Akeem and The Big Boss Man) defeated Jerry Lynn and Ray Brown.
  • July 2, 1989 – Wrestling Challenge: The Twin Towers (Akeem and The Big Boss Man) defeated Jim Powers and Tom Stock.
  • July 8, 1989 – Superstars: The Twin Towers (Akeem and The Big Boss Man) defeated Jim Evans and Ron Fails.
  • August 5, 1989 – Superstars: The Twin Towers (Akeem and The Big Boss Man) defeated Mike Williams and Terry Daniels.
  • August 13, 1989 – Wrestling Challenge: The Twin Towers (Akeem and The Big Boss Man) defeated George Skaaland and Mike Williams.
  • August 27, 1989 – House Show: Akeem defeated Hillbilly Jim.
  • August 28, 1989 – Summerslam: Hacksaw Jim Duggan and Demolition defeated Andre the Giant and The Twin Towers.
  • September 23, 1989 – Superstars: Akeem defeated Mark Frear.
  • October 2, 1989 – House Show: Akeem defeated Paul Roma.
  • October 7, 1989 – Superstars: Akeem defeated Jim Merkel.
  • October 28, 1989 – Superstars: The Twin Towers (Akeem nd The Big Boss Man) defeated Chuck Coates and Dennis Burke.
  • Late 1989: The Twin Towers broke up and The Big Bossman turned face. Akeem however was phased out of the WWF.

World Wrestling Federation – AKEEM:

  • October 14, 1989 – King of the Ring: Akeem defeated Brutus Beefcake in the 1st round. Tito Santana defeated Akeem in the semi-finals.
  • November 5, 1989 – House Show: Akeem defeated Jim Neidhart.
  • November 19, 1989 – Wrestling Challenge: Dusty Rhodes defeated Akeem by count-out.
  • January 15, 1990 – MSG Network: Akeem defeated Bret Hart.
  • January 21, 1990 – Royal Rumble: Akeem entered the rumble at number 16 and was eliminated by Jimmy Snuka.
  • February 19, 1990 – MSG Network: Dusty Rhodes defeated Akeem by count-out.
  • March 4, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: Akeem defeated Terry Zeller.
  • March 10, 1990 – Superstars: Akeem defeated Riki Ataki.
  • March 25, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: Akeem defeated Nito Gomez.
  • April 1, 1990 – Wrestlemania VI: The Big Bossman defeated Akeem.
  • April 22, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: The Big Bossman defeated Mike Volvari.
  • April 28, 1990 – Superstars: Tito Santana defeated Akeem by count-out in the quarter-finals of the Intercontinental title.
  • April 28, 1990 – SNME: The Big Bossman defeated Akeem by disqualification.
  • May 20, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: Akeem defeated Sonny Blaze.
  • June 10, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: Akeem defeated Scott Colton.
  • September 16, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: Akeem defeated Ron Cumberledge.
  • September 22, 1990 – Superstars: Akeem defeated Sonny Blaze.
  • October 14, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: Akeem defeated Scott Colton.

World Championship Wrestling:

  • June 29, 1991 – Worldwide: Black Blood and The One Man Gang defeated Greg Sawyer and Kenny Kendall.
  • July 14, 1991 – WCW Great American Bash: El Gigante defeated One Man Gang.
  • August 3, 1991 – Worldwide: The One Man Gang defeated Big Josh.
  • August 17, 1991 – Worldwide: PN News defeated One Man Gang by DQ.

Global Wrestling Federation:

  • October 11, 1991 – Global Wrestling Federation: One Man Gang beat Mike Stetson, and The Patriot beat One Man Gang by disqualification.

World Championship Wrestling:

  • November 26, 1995 – World War III: One Man Gang participated in the 60-man 3-ring battle royal.
  • December 2, 1995 – Saturday Night: The One Man Gang defeated Scott Turner.
  • December 16, 1995 – Worldwide: The One Man Gang defeated Cobra.
  • December 27, 1995 – Starrcade: WCW United States champion Kensuke Sasaki defeated The One Man Gang in a dark match to retain the title.
  • January 20, 1996 – Saturday Night: WCW United States champion The One Man Gang defeated The Super Giant Ninja to retain the title.
  • January 22, 1996 – Nitro: Hulk Hogan defeated WCW United States Champion One Man Gang in a non-title match.
  • January 23, 1996 – Clash of the Champions 23: One Man Gang defeated Disco Inferno to retain the WCW United States Title in a dark match.
  • January 29, 1996 – Main Event: Konnan defeated One Man Gang to win the WCW United States heavyweight title.
  • February 3, 1996 – Saturday Night: The One Man Gang defeated Mike Davis.
  • February 17, 1996 – Worlwide: NWA United States heavyweight champion Konnan defeated One Man Gang to retain the title.
  • February 24, 1996 – Saturday Night: The One Man Gang defeated Pez Whatley.

American Wrestling Federation:

  • 1996 – Episode 30: One Man Gang w/ Bugaloo Brown defeated J.D. Lessman.
  • January 25, 1998 – NWA New Jersey: King Kong Bundy defeated The One Man Gang.
  • February 14, 1998 – Shotgun Saturday Night: The One Man Gang defeated Flash Flanagan in a dark match.

Extreme Championship Wrestling:

  • One Man Gang had a VERY brief stint in ECW, as a member of the Full Blooded Italians.
  • September 16, 1998 – ECW Hardcore TV: Spike Dudley defeated One Man Gang.
  • October 16-17, 1998 – ECW: ECW world TV champion Rob Van Dam defeated One Man Gang to retain the title.
  • November 6, 1998 – ECW: One Man Gang and Rod Price defeated The Blue World Order (Super Nova and The Blue Meanie).
  • November 13, 1998 – ECW: ECW world TV champion Rob Van Dam defeated One Man Gang to retain the title.
  • November 20, 1998 – FMW: Sabu defeated One Man Gang and Yukihiro Kanemura in a 3-way match.
  • November 28, 1998 – ECW: New Jack, Spike Dudley and Tommy Dreamer defeated Jason Knight, Justin Credible, One Man Gang, Rod Price and Sal E. Graziano in a handicap match.
  • December 9, 1998 – ECW Hardcore TV: One Man Gang and Tracy Smothers defeated Chris Chetti and Tommy Dreamer.
  • December 19, 1998 – ECW: The Dudleys (Big Dick Dudley, Buh Buh Ray Dudley and D-Von Dudley) defeated Mike Lozansky, One Man Gang and Rod Price.
  • December 27, 1998 – ECW: ECW world heavyweight champion Shane Douglas defeated One Man Gang to retain the title.
  • January 21-22, 1999 – ECW: One Man Gang defeated Tommy Rogers.
  • January 28-29, 1999 – ECW: Sabu defeated One Man Gang.
  • February 7, 1999 – ECW: One Man Gang defeated Tommy Dreamer.
  • June 13, 1999 – Deep South Wrestling: The One Man Gang defeated Canyon.
  • July 22, 1999 – ECW: Francine and One Man Gang defeated
  • October 7, 1999 – ECW: One Man Gang, Raven and Tommy Dreamer defeated Jack Victory, Rhino and Steve Corino.
  • October 8, 1999 – ECW: Sabu defeated The One Man Gang.

Semi-Retirement:

  • George Gray cut back his wrestling schedule after suffering a heart attack.
  • October 10, 1999 – Heroes of Wrestling: Abdullah The Butcher vs. The One Man Gang ended in a double count-out.
  • November 13-14, 1999 – WLW: One Man Gang defeated Johnny and Scottie Dee in a handicap match.
  • December 10, 1999 – WLW: WLW heavyweight champion Derek Stone vs. One Man Gang ended in a double disqualification to retain the title.
  • December 11, 1999 – WLW: WLW heavyweight champion Derek Stone defeated One Man Gang to retain the title.
  • May 27, 2000 – Wrestling In Ashwaubenon: Typhoon defeated One Man Gang and Ron Harris in a 3-way match.
  • June 30, 2000 iGW: One Man Gang defeated Tatanka to win the International title.
  • July 16, 2000 – WWC: Carlos Colon defeated One Man Gang in a cage match.
  • November 25, 2000 – WWC: El Nene defeated One Man Gang by DQ.
  • December 1, 2000 – WWC: El Nene defeated One Man Gang by disqualification.
  • December 3, 2000 – WWC: One Man Gang vs. El Nene ended in a double count-out.
  • December 16, 2000 – WWC: One Man Gang defeated El Nene in a cage match.
  • 2000: George Gray suffered a heart attack, but recovered well and lost a lot of weight.
  • George Gray occasionally participated in independent wrestling shows and overseas tours.
  • April 1, 2001 – WrestleMania X-Seven: One Man Gang competed in a gimmick battle royal which was won by The Iron Sheik.
  • ~~~WWF bookers wanted One Man Gang to wrestle as Akeem but he lost so much weight he couldn’t fit into the costume.
  • December 14, 2002 – American Pro Wrestling: Jay Eagle and One Man Gang vs Steve Stasiak and Bubba Brooks was a Double disqualification.
  • Grorge Gray is also a prison guard at Angola Prison in Louisiana and has made several appearances in IWA Puerto Rico.
  • ~~~The Angola Prison was the subject of a critically acclaimed documentary film a few years ago entitled “The Farm”.
  • October 19, 2007 – Wrestle Fan Fest (S.F.): The Powers of Pain w/ Temptress defeated Kamala and One Man Gang w/ Slick.
  • March 1, 2008 – CHIKARA: The Fabulous Three (Larry Sweeney, Mitch Ryder & Shayne Hawke) defeated Team WWF (Demolition (Ax & Smash) & The One Man Gang) in the 2nd round.
  • March 28, 2009 – International Wrestling Cartel: “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan defeated One Man Gang.