Rip Oliver

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Title History

 

  • NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team titles w/Fidel Cortez defeating Mike Popovich & Roddy Piper (September 12, 1980);
  • NWA (Vancouver) Canadian Tag Team titles w/Fidel Cortez defeating Mike Popovich & Al Tomko for vacant titles (October 6, 1980);
  • NWA (Vancouver) Canadian Tag Team titles w/Buddy Rose defeating Joe Ventura & Jay Youngblood (January 12, 1981);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team titles w/The Destroyer defeating Joe Lightfoot & Jay Youngblood (January 17, 1981);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team titles w/The Destroyer defeating Brett & Buzz Sawyer (June 8, 1981);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team titles w/Buddy Rose defeating Steve Regal & Matt Borne (August 29, 1981);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team titles w/Matt Borne defeating Iceman Parsons & Rocky Johnson (January 16, 1982);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight title defeating Brett Sawyer (April 24, 1982);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team titles w/Matt Borne defeating Curt & Larry Hennig (May 1, 1982);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight title defeating Rocky Johnson (July ??, 1982);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team titles w/Buddy Rose defeating Rocky Johnson & Brett Sawyer (July 30, 1982);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight title defeating Brett Sawyer (August 28, 1982);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team titles w/Assassin (aka David Sierra) defeating Steve Pardee & Brett Sawyer (September 11, 1982);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team titles w/Assassin defeating Billy Jack Haynes & Stan Stasiak (January 1, 1983);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team titles w/Assassin defeating Billy Jack Haynes & Stan Stasiak (April 2, 1983);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team titles w/Assassin defeating Brian Adias & Buddy Rose (August 30, 1983);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight title defeating Billy Jack Haynes (November 30, 1983);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight title defeating Billy Jack Haynes (December 25, 1983);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team titles w/Assassin defeating Pat McGhee & Curt Hennig (February 11, 1984);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight title defeating Buddy Rose (May 12, 1984);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight title defeating Billy Jack Haynes (November 3, 1984);
  • WCCW (World Class) Television title defeating Buck Zumhofe for vacant title (February 4, 1985);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team titles w/Bobby Jaggers defeating Scott Doring & Tom Zenk (January 26, 1986);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight title won a Battle Royal (June 13, 1986);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight title defeating Coco Samoa (September 20, 1986);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight title defeating Assassin (December 13, 1986);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team titles w/Mike Miller defeating Coco Samoa & Ricky Santana (March 6, 1987);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight title defeating Ricky Santana (April 18, 1987);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team titles w/Super Ninja defeating Coco Samoa & Mike Miller (July 25, 1987);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team titles w/Larry Oliver defeating Al Madril & Ricky Santana (September 29, 1990);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight title defeating Steve Doll (September 28, 1991);

 

Career Highlights

 

  • Rip Oliver achived his greatest success in Don Owens’ Pacific Northwest Wrestling promotion in Portland, Oregon..
  • Rip Oliver was known for his “nagging” thumb injury, which caused him to continually tape it up before every match..
  • ~~~Rip would enevitably use the taped-up thumb as a weapon and jab it into the throats of his babyface opponents..
  • Rip Oliver appeared on an episode of WWF Saturday Night’s Main Event as “Super Ninja” to be squashed by Ultimate Warrior..