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Rene Dupree

Title History

  • (RAW) World Tag Team titles w/Sylvain Grenier;
  • (Smackdown!) WWE Tag Team titles w/Kenzo Suzuki;
  • WWE Tag Team titles w/Kenzo Suzuki defeating Billy Kidman & Paul London (September 9, 2004);
  • AWR (American Wrestling Rampage) Heavyweight title defeating Rob Van Dam (March 24, 2009);
  • AWR (American Wrestling Rampage) Heavyweight title defeating Rob Van Dam (December 9, 2009);

Career Highlights

In The Beginning:

  • Rene Dupree is the son of legendary Canadian Wrestler/Promoter Emile Dupree..
  • April 2002: Rene Dupree signed a WWE developmental deal, becoming the youngest person to sign with the WWE at age 18..
  • September 21, 2002: Rene Dupree was featured on Confidential in a segment called “A Day in the Life of a Developmental Wrestler”.
  • ~~~In the interview, Rene Dupree revealed that he’s been working out since he was 11, and dieting since he was 14!

Ohio Valley Wrestling:

World Wrestling Entertainment – La Resistance:

World Wrestling Entertainment – Smackdown!:

  • March 22, 2004 – Draft Lottery: Rene Dupree was drafted to SD!, and was happy about it, dispite leaving La Resistance on RAW..
  • ~~~Rene Dupree wrestles a final match on RAW, losing to Chris Jericho, then he got a Stone Cold Stunner from Steve Austin!
  • March 25, 2004 – Smackdown!: Rene Dupree defeated Billy Kidman then got into a confrontation with US Champ John Cena..
  • April 22, 2004 – Smackdown!: Rene Dupree harassed Torrie Wilson on the 1st “Cafe De Rene” but John Cena came out to save her!
  • ~~~Later on, Chavo Guerrero & Chavo Sr. defeated John Cena in a handicap match when Rene Dupree interfered!
  • April 29, 2004 – Smackdown!: Rene Dupree vs Torrie Wilson ends in a NO CONTEST when John Cena runs in to save Torrie..
  • May 6, 2004 – SD!: Rene Dupree & John Cena get into an brawl and Dupree ends up powerbombing Cena through the announce table!
  • May 16, 2004 – Judgment Day: John Cena defeated Rene Dupree after an FU to retain the United States championship..
  • May 20, 2004 – SD!: Rene Dupree defeated John Cena by COUNT OUT after Dupree hit Cena with a low-blow at ringside!
  • May 27, 2004 – SD!: John Cena defeated Rene Dupree in a “Lumberjack” match (Booker T went out of his way to hurt John Cena)..
  • June 10, 2004 – Smackdown: John Cena is forced into a Triple Play Challenge by GM Kurt Angle to determine a US #1 Contender..
  • ~~~John Cena went the full 5:00 with Booker T, and again with Rob Van Dam, and again with Rene Dupree..
  • ~~~Kurt Angle declared that there would be a Fatal Fourway featuring all four men at the Great American Bash!
  • June 17, 2004 – Smackdown: Rob Van Dam & John Cena vs Booker T & Rene Dupree was a NO CONTEST after Undertaker interfered..
  • June 24, 2004 – Smackdown!: Rene Dupree defeated Rob Van Dam..
  • June 27, 2004 – Great American Bash: John Cena defeated Booker T & Rene Dupree & Rob Van Dam in a 4-WAY to retain the US title!
  • July 1, 2004 – Smackdown: Booker T defeated Rene Dupree and Rob Van Dam in a 3-WAY #1 Contenders Match..
  • July 15, 2004 – Smackdown!: Booker T & Kenzo Suzuki & Rene Dupree vs John Cena (3-on-1 Elimination) ended with Booker winning..
  • July 29, 2004 – Smackdown!: Booker T beat Cena, Suzuki, Gunn, Dupree, Haas, Raines & RVD to capture the vacant US championship!
  • August 12, 2004 – Smackdown!: Team Cena (Cena/RVD/Haas) beat Team Booker (Booker/Dupree/Reigns) in a Summer Games Relay..
  • August 15, 2004 – Summerslam: Rob Van Dam defeated Rene Dupree in a match shown LIVE on Sunday Night Heat..
  • September 2, 2004 – Smackdown!: John Cena & Rey Mysterio & Rob Van Dam defeated Booker T & Rene Dupree & Kenzo Suzuki..
  • September 9, 2004 – Smackdown!: Rene Dupree & Kenzo Suzuki defeated Billy Kidman & Paul London to capture the WWE Tag titles..
  • September 16, 2004 – Smackdown!: Rene Dupree & Kenzo Suzuki w/Hiroko defeated The FBI (Nunzio & Johnny Stamboli)..
  • September 23, 2004 – Smackdown!: Spike Dudley defeated Rey Mysterio with the help from Rene Dupree & Kenzo Suzuki (RVD save)..
  • September 25, 2004 – Velocity: Rene Dupree defeated Hardcore Holly..
  • October 2, 2004 – Velocity: World Tag Team Champions Rene Dupree & Kenzo Suzuki defeated Shannon Moore & Sho Funaki..
  • October 3, 2004 – No Mercy: Kenzo Suzuki & Rene Dupree defeated Rob Van Dam & Rey Mysterio to retain the Tag titles..
  • October 7, 2004 – Smackdown!: Rey Mysterio defeated Kenzo Suzuki (RVD stopped Rene Dupree from interfering)..
  • October 21, 2004 – Smackdown!: Booker T & Rob Van Dam & Rey Mysterio defeated JBL & Rene Dupree & Kenzo Suzuki..
  • October 30, 2004 – Velocity: Rob Van Dam defeated Rene Dupree..
  • November 13, 2004 – Velocity: Booker T defeated Rene Dupree..
  • November 18, 2004 – Smackdown!: Rey Mysterio & Rob Van Dam beat Kenzo Suzuki & Rene Dupree in a NON (TAG) TITLE Match..
  • November 21, 2004 – Live Event: Hardcore Holly reportedly took some stiff legit chair shots at Rene Dupree during their tag match..
  • November 25, 2004 – Smackdown!: Rey Mysterio defeated Rene Dupree | Rob Van Dam defeated Kenzo Suzuki by DQ..
  • December 2, 2004 – Smackdown!: RVD & Rey Mysterio & Torrie Wilson defeared Rene Dupree & Kenzo Suzuki & Hiroko..
  • December 9, 2004 – Smackdown!: Rey Mysterio & Rob Van Dam beat Rene Dupree & Kenzo Suzuki to win the Tag Team titles!
  • December 12, 2004 – Armageddon: Rob Van Dam & Rey Mysterio defeated Kenzo Suzuki & Rene Dupree to retain the Tag titles..
  • December 16, 2004 – Smackdown!: Booker T & Eddie Guerrero defeated Rene Dupree & Kenzo Suzuki w/Hiroko..
  • December 23, 2004 – Smackdown! in Iraq: Booker T defeated Rene Dupree (waving the French flag)..
  • December 30, 2004 – SD! Night of Champions: John Cena defeated Rene Dupree to retain the United States title..
  • January 8, 2005 – Velocity: Rene Dupree defeated Nunzio..
  • January 15, 2005 – Velocity: Charlie Haas defeated Rene Dupree..
  • January 20, 2005 – Smackdown!: John Cena defeated Rene Dupree in a Royal Rumble Qualifying match..
  • January 30, 2005 – Royal Rumble: Rene Dupree entered at #17 but was eliminated by Chris Jericho..
  • February 3, 2005 – Smackdown!: The Undertaker vs Rene Dupree ended in a DOUBLE DQ after Luther Reigns interfered..
  • February 12, 2005 – Velocity: Hardcore Holly defeated Rene Dupree..
  • February 19, 2005 – Velocity: Charlie Haas defeated Rene Dupree..
  • February 20, 2005 – No Way Out: Hardcore Holly & Charlie Haas defeated Kenzo Suzuki & Rene Dupree on HEAT..
  • February 26, 2005 – Velocity: Rene Dupree defeated Scotty 2 Hotty..
  • March 3, 2005 – Smackdown!: The Big Show & Michelle McCool defeated Rene Dupree & Dawn Marie..
  • March 24, 2005 – Smackdown!: Booker T vs Rene Dupree was a No Contest when Undertaker thombstoned Dupree on the ringsteps!
  • April 28, 2005 – Smackdown!: John Cena defeated Rene Dupree in a Non-Title  match..
  • May 14, 2005 – Velocity: Rene Dupree defeated Shannon Moore..
  • June 9, 2005 – Smackdown!: Rene Dupree defeated Trevor Rhodes in a dark match..
  • June 18, 2005 – Velocity: Rene Dupree defeated Mark Jindrak..
  • June 25, 2005 – Velocity: Rene Dupree defeated Patrick Leizer..

World Wrestling Entertainment – RAW:

  • July 4, 2005 – RAW: Rene Dupree (who was reaquired by RAW via a trade with SD!) defeated Val Venis..
  • August 24, 2005–OVW TV Taping: Rene Dupree defeated Seth Skyfire..
  • August 8, 2005 – RAW: Rene Dupree defeated Matt Striker in a match taped for HEAT..
  • August 22, 2005 – RAW: Tyson Tomko defeated a jobber by knockout (Rene Dupree was scouting for a new tag team partner)..
  • September 5, 2005 – RAW: Rene Dupree defeated Tajiri in a match taped for HEAT..

Ohio Valley Wrestling:

  • October 19, 2005–OVW Taping: Rene Dupree vs Robert Fury ended in a No Contest when Mark Henry interfered..
  • October 26, 2005–OVW Taping: Rene Dupree defeated Robert Fury..
  • November 2, 2005–OVW TV Taping: Deuce Shade & Elijah Burke defeated Rene Dupree & Nick Nemeth..
  • November 9, 2005–OVW TV Taping: Rene Dupree & Jeff Dupree defeated The Riggs Brothers in a dark match..
  • December 2005: Rene Dupree was plagued by a reoccuring hernia and had unsuccessful surgery and may need to retire..
  • January 22, 2006–Ohio Valley Wrestling: Rene Dupree defeated J-Mann (Dupree did a worked injury in this match)..
  • January 25, 2006–OVW TV Tapings: Rene Dupree defeated Mike “The Miz” Mizanin by Count-out..
  • January 26, 2006–OVW: Vaughn Lilas (local baseball coach) & Rod Steele defeated Aaron “The Idol” Stevens & Rene Dupree..
  • January 28, 2006–OVW: Ref Goose Mahoney & Mike Mizanin & Chris Cage beat Aaron Stevens & Deuce Shade & Rene Dupree..
  • February 15 , 2006–OVW TV Tapings: Mike Mizanin defeated Rene Dupree (OVW Title Tournament)..
  • March 4, 2006–Ohio Valley Wrestling: Mike Mizanin & Chris Cage beat Rene Dupree & Chet the Jet to retain the Tag Team titles..
  • March 9, 2006–Deep South Wrestling: The Gymini defeated Kevin Matthews & Rene Dupree..
  • April 3, 2006 – RAW: The Highlanders (Robbie & Rory McAllistair) defeated Rob Conway & Rene Dupree in a dark match..
  • April 6, 2006–Deep South Wrestling: Rene Dupree vs Mark Jindrak ended in a No Contest when Dupree hurt his knee
  • April 8, 2006–Ohio Valley Wrestling: Elijah Burke defeated Rene Dupree..
  • April 10, 2006 – RAW: “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan defeated Rene Dupree in a dark match..
  • June 13, 2006–Atlantic Grand Prix Wrestling: Rene Dupree & Jeff Dupree defeated Chad Dick & Cuban Assassin..
  • June 16, 2006–Atlantic Grand Prix Wrestling: Jeff Dupree beat Chad Dick (Cuban attacked Jeff, Rene makes save)..
  • ~~~MAIN EVENT: Jeff Dupree & Rene Dupree defeated Chad Dick & The Cuban Assassin in a thrilling tag team match..
  • June 20, 2006–Atlantic Grand Prix Wrestling: Rene & Jeff Dupree & Spiderman beat Chad Dick & Iron Mike & Cuban Assasian..
  • June 22, 2006–Atlantic Grand Prix Wrestling: Rene Dupree defeated Chad Dick in the main event..
  • July 15, 2006 – Saturday Night’s Main Event: Paul London defeated Rene Dupree in a dark match..
  • July 17, 2005 – RAW: Rene Dupree defeated [Insert] in a dark match.

World Wrestling Entertainment: Rene Dupree in ECW?

ECW – La Resistance (Rene Dupree & Sylvan Grenier):

  • January 25, 2007–Booker T’s PWA: Rene Dupree & Sylvain Grenier defeated Shelton Benjamin & Charlie Haas by DQ..
  • February 20, 2007–ECW on Sci Fi: La Resistance (Rene Dupree & Sylvain Grenier) defeated Los Locos in a squash match..
  • February 21, 2007–OVW TV Tapings: Rene Dupree & Sylvan Grenier defeated Kofi Nahaje Kingston & Harry Smith.
  • March 2007: Rene Dupree was suspended due to a health & wellness violation and sent to rehabilitation..
  • June 11, 2007–RAW: The Mr. McMahon “character” was tragically killed when his private limousine exploded into a ball of flames..
  • June 26, 2007–Florida Championship Wrestling: Rene Dupree defeated Steve Madison.
  • July 26, 2007: Rene Dupree was finally fired/released by World Wrestling Entertainment..

Rene Dupree:

  • August 15, 2007–HUSTLE: Rene Bonaparte (Rene Dupree from WWE) defeated Tajiri.
  • August 18, 2007–HUSTLE: Giant Vabo & Rene Bonaparte defeated Dr Wataru & Ryouji Sai..
  • ~~~~After the match; Rene Bonaparte humiliated Dr Wataru..
  • September 13, 2007–HUSTLE: Rene Bonaparte & Scott Norton defeated Dr Wataru & Ryouji Sai.
  • September 22, 2007–HUSTLE: Rene Bonaparte defeated Dr Wataru by DQ (Dr Wataru’s wife was up for grabs)..
  • ~~~~After the match; Dr Wataru hit Rene Bonaparte with a steel chair making him bleed..
  • January 13, 2008–HUSTLE: Rene Bonaparte defeated Tajiri in Japan.
  • January 30, 2008–All-Star Wrestling: Rene Dupree wrestled in an eight man tag team match in Merseyside, England..
  • ~~~~Kid Cool/Dean Allmark/Frankie Sloan/Mikey Whiplash beat Bryan Danielson/Rene Dupree/Pierre Lafitte/Chad Collyer..
  • February 1, 2008–All Star Wrestling: Kid Cool & Dean Allmark beat Rene Dupree & Quebecer Pierre in Shropshire, UK..
  • March 16, 2008–Irish Whip Wrestling: Rene Dupree defeated U-Gene (Nick Dinsmore)..
  • ~~~~LATER: Mandrake & U-Gene defeated Pierre Carl Ouellett & Rene Dupree in a tag team match.
  • April 11, 2008–American Wrestling Rampage: Rene Dupree defeated Test..
  • April 19, 2008–1-Pro Wrestling: Mad Man Manson w/The Iron Sheik defeated Rene Dupree w/Prince Ameen.
  • October 18, 2008–1-Pro Wrestling: Rene Dupree & Prince Mohamed Ameen defeated Delirious & Mad Man Manson.
  • March 24, 2009–American Wrestling Rampage: Rene Dupree defeated Rob Van Dam to win the AWR Heavyweight Title.
  • June 2009: Rene Dupre resurfaced in Japan working for HUSTLE in a tag team called Armageddon with Tyson Tomko..
  • November 10, 2010–AWR: Sylvain Grenier and Rene Dupree defeated Charlie Haas and Shelton Benjamin.
  • November 13, 2010–AWR: Sylvain Grenier and Rene Dupree defeated Charlie Haas and Shelton Benjamin.
  • November 16, 2010–AWR: Sylvain Grenier and Rene Dupree defeated Booker T and Scott Steiner.
  • November 20, 2010–AWR: Sylvain Grenier and Rene Dupree defeated Booker T and Scott Steiner.
  • November 21, 2010–AWR: Sylvain Grenier and Rene Dupree defeated Chris Raaber and Johnny Moss.
  • May 11, 2011 – AJPW: Akebono defeated Rene Dupree..
  • May 13, 2011 – AJPW: Takao Omori defeated Rene Dupree.
  • May 15, 2011 – AJPW: TARU and Rene Dupree defeated Minoru Suzuko and Hikaru Sato.
  • May 17, 2011 – AJPW: Rene Dupree and Super Hate defeated Shuji Kondo and Hiroshi Yamato.
  • May 18, 2011 – AJPW: Masanobu Fuchi and Sakigake defeated Rene Dupree and Super Hate.
  • May 21, 2011 – AJPW: Rene Dupree and Super Hate defeated KENSO and BUSHI.
  • May 23, 2011 – AJPW: Taiyo Kea, Akebono and Takao Omori defeated Rene Dupree, TARU and Joe Doering.
  • May 24, 2011 – AJPW: Takao Omori defeated Rene Dupree.
  • May 25, 2011 – AJPW: KENSO and BUSHI defeated Rene Dupree and Super Hate.
  • May 27, 2011 – AJPW: Rene Dupree and Super Hate defeated Aztec and Kubo Nozomi.
  • May 28, 2011 – AJPW: Suwama, Taiyo Kea and Ryota Hama defeated Rene Dupree, Joe Doering and KONO.
  • June 12, 2011 – AJPW: Joe Doering defeated Rene Dupree.
  • June 16, 2011 – AJPW: Masakatsu Funaki and Minoru Suzuki defeated Joe Doering and Rene Dupree.
  • June 17, 2011 – AJPW: KAI and Minoru Suzuki defeated Joe Doering and Rene Dupree.
  • June 19, 2011 – AJPW: Taiyo Kea and Takao Omori defeated Joe Doering and Rene Dupree.
  • July 9, 2011 – AJPW: KENSO and Rene Dupree defeated Takao Omori and MAZADA.
  • July 17, 2011 – AJPW: Joe Doering and Rene Dupree defeated Takao Omori and Soshun.
  • July 18, 2011 – AJPW: Joe Doering and Rene Dupree defeated Akebono and Soshun.
  • July 20, 2011 – AJPW: Takao Omori and Masakastu Funaki defeated Rene Dupree and Joe Doering.
  • July 21, 2011 – AJPW: Rene Dupree defeated MAZADA.
  • July 22, 2011 – AJPW: Rene Dupree & BUSHI defeated Yasufumi Nakanoue and Takao Omori.
  • July 24, 2011 – AJPW: Masakastu Funaki and Akebono defeated Rene Dupree and Joe Doering.
  • July 27, 2011 – AJPW: Akebono and Ryota Hama defeated KENSO and Rene Dupree.
  • July 30, 2011 – AJPW: Taiyo Kea and Takao Omori defeated KENSO and Rene Dupree.
  • July 31, 2011 – AJPW: Akebono and Ryota Hama defeated Joe Doering and Rene Dupree.
  • August 13, 2011 – AJPW: Joe Doering and Rene Dupree defeated Masakastu Funaki and Takumi Soya.
  • August 14, 2011 – AJPW: Rene Dupree defeated Takumi Soya.
  • August 17, 2011 – AJPW: Rene Dupree and KENSO defeated Masakastu Funaki and Takumi Soya.
  • August 18, 2011 – AJPW: Suwama and Masakatsu Funaki defeated Joe Doering and Rene Dupree.
  • August 20, 2011 – AJPW: Takao Omori and Super Arrow defeated Rene Dupree and MAZADA.
  • August 21, 2011 – AJPW: Rene Dupree and Joe Doering defeated Akebono and Lee Che Gyong.
  • August 23, 2011 – AJPW: Rene Dupree defeated Soshun.
  • August 24, 2011 – AJPW: Akebono, Masakatsu Funaki and Lee Che Gyong defeated Rene Dupree, Joe Doering and MAZADA.
  • August 28, 2011 – AJPW: BUSHI, Ryota Hama and Suwama defeated BLACK BUSHI, Joe Doering and Rene Dupree.
  • May 27, 2012 – SWE: Rene Dupree defeated T-Bone and Rampage Brown in a 3-way match to win the heavyweight title.
  • June 1, 2012 – ASW: Rene Dupree defeated Zak Zodiac.
  • June 2, 2012 – PCW: Max Angelus defeated Rene Dupree.
  • June 3, 2012 – IPW in Kent, England: Terry Frazier defeated Rene Dupree.
  • November 9, 2012 – PWS The Show Must go On: The Dynamic Sensation defeated Devon Moore and Rene Dupree.
  • April 5, 2013 – NWA Atlantic: Rene Dupree defeated XXL to become #1 contender at the heavyweight title.
  • September 8, 2013 – Wrestle-1: Bob Sapp and Keiji Muto defeated Rene Dupree and Zodiac.
  • September 15, 2013 – Wrestle-1: Great Muta and TAJIRI defeated Rene Dupree and Zodiac.
  • September 21, 2013 – Wrestle-1: Rene Dupree and Zodiac defeated Ryota Hama and Yasufumi Nakanoue.
  • September 22, 2013 – Wrestle-1: Tajiri defeated Rene Dupree.
  • October 3, 2013 – QPW: Chris Masters defeated Rene Dupree.
  • October 4, 2013 – QPW: Rene Dupree defeated Michael Kovac.
  • October 5, 2013 – QPW: Big Daddy V defeated Rene Dupree.
  • October 8, 2013 – Wrestle-1: Rene Dupree defeated Kaz Hayashi.
  • October 10, 2013 – Wrestle-1: KAZMA SAKAMOTO, Masayuki Kono, Ryouji Sai and Rene Dupree defeated Koji Kanemoto, Masakatsu Funaki, Seiki Yoshioka and Yasufumi Nakanoue.
  • October 12, 2013 – Wrestle-1: Hiroshi Yamato, Kaz Hayashi, Masakatsu Funaki and Yasufumi Nakanoue defeated KAZMA SAKAMOTO, Masayuki Kono, Ryouji Sai and Rene Dupree by disqualification.
  • October 14, 2013 – Wrestle-1: Rene Dupree vs. Yasufumi Nakanoue ended in a no contest.
  • November 16, 2013 – Wrestle-1: Masakatsu Funaki, Satoshi Kojima, Seiya Sanada and Yasufumi Nakanoue defeated KAZMA SAKAMOTO, Masayuki Kono, Ryouji Sai and Rene Dupree.
  • November 17, 2013 – Wrestle-1: Keiji Muto, Ryota Hama and Yasufumi Nakanoue defeated KAZMA SAKAMOTO, Masayuki Kono and Rene Dupree.
  • November 24, 2013 – Wrestle-1: Kaz Hayashi, Shuji Kondo and Seiya Sanada defeated KAZMA SAKAMOTO, Masayuki Kono and Rene Dupree.
  • November 26, 2013 – Wrestle-1: KAZMA SAKAMOTO, Masayuki Kono and Rene Dupree defeated Koji Kanemoto, Minoru Tanaka and Seiya Sanada.
  • November 28, 2013 – Wrestle-1: KAZMA SAKAMOTO, Masayuki Kono and Rene Dupree defeated Kaz Hayashi, Seiya Sanada and Shuji Kondo.
  • November 29, 2013 – Wrestle-1: KAZMA SAKAMOTO and Rene Dupree vs. Kaz Hayashi and Shuji Kondo ended in a no contest.
  • November 30, 2013 – Wrestle-1: Masayuki Kono and Rene Dupree defeated Daiki Inaba and Yasufumi Nakanoue.
  • December 1, 2013 – Wrestle-1: Keiji Muto, Seiya Sanada and Tatsumi Fujinami defeated KAZMA SAKAMOTO, Masayuki Kono and Rene Dupree.
  • January 12, 2014 – Wrestle-1: Masayuki Kono, Rene Dupree and Ryouji Sai defeated Kaz Hayashi, Rob Terry and Shuji Kondo.
  • January 19, 2014 – Wrestle-1: Seiya Sanada defeated Rene Dupree.
  • January 24, 2014 – Wrestle-1: KAZMA SAKAMOTO, Masayuki Kono, Rene Dupree and Ryouji Sai defeated Andy Wu, Kaz Hayashi, Seiya Sanada and Shuji Kondo.
  • January 25, 2014 – Wrestle-1: Kaz Hayashi, Keiji Muto, Seiki Yoshioka and Seiya Sanada defeated KAZMA SAKAMOTO, Masayuki Kono, Rene Dupree and Ryouji Sai.
  • January 30, 2014 – Wrestle-1: Koji Kanemoto, Minoru Tanaka, Jushin Thunder Liger and Yoshiaki Fujiwara defeated KAZMA SAKAMOTO, Masayuki Kono, Rene Dupree and Ryouji Sai