Rip Rogers

Title History

  • ICW (Poffo) United States Tag Team titles w/Rikki Starr defeating George Weingeroff & Lanny Poffo (????, 1981);
  • ICW (Poffo) United States Tag Team titles w/Pez Whatley defeating ????????? (May ??, 1982);
  • NWA (Southeastern) United States Junior Heavyweight title defeating Ken Lucas (November 11, 1983);
  • NWA (Southeastern) United States Junior Heavyweight title defeating Larry Hamilton (March 5, 1984);
  • NWA (Georgia) National Tag Team titles w/Ted Oates defeating Jerry Oates & Ron Garvin (September 20, 1984);
  • CWA Mid America Heavyweight title defeating Dutch Mantell (May 19, 1986);
  • NWA Central States Television title defeating Vinnie Valentino (November 28, 1987);
  • AGPW (Grand Prix) International Heavyweight title defeating ???????? (July 14, 1988);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Caribbean Heavyweight title defeating TNT (May 14, 1989);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) World Tag Team titles w/Abudda Dein defeating Invader I & Carlos Colon (May 17, 1989);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) World Tag Team titles w/Abudda Dein defeating Hurricane Castillo Jr. & Miguelito Perez (August 5, 1989);
  • OVW (Ohio Valley Wrestling) Heavyweight title defeating Bill Dundee (November 23, 1997);
  • OVW (Ohio Valley Wrestling) Southern Tag Team titles w/Dave the Rave defeating Rob Conway & Nick Dinsmore (May 3, 1998);
  • OVW (Ohio Valley Wrestling) Southern Tag Team titles w/Dave the Rave defeating Rob Conway & Nick Dinsmore (May 17, 1998);
  • OVW (Ohio Valley Wrestling) Heavyweight title defeating Doug Basham (September 13, 1998);
  • OVW (Ohio Valley Wrestling) Heavyweight title defeating Doug Basham (January 3, 1999);
  • OVW (Ohio Valley Wrestling) Southern Tag Team titles w/Jason Lee defeating Trailer Park Trash & Flash Flanagan (July 20, 1999);

Career Highlights

  • 1975: Rip Rogers & Gary Royal were the “Convertible Blondes” in Angelo Poffo’s ICW and the later added Pez Whatley..
  • 1978: Rip Rogers worked for Nick Gulas in Tennesseee using the name “The Disco Kid”..
  • 1984: Rip Rogers formed a tag team with Ted Oates known as the “Hollywood Blondes” for Jim Crockett Promotions..
  • Rip Rogers worked for Global Wrestling Federation in a group called the Cartel — along with Cactus Jack & Scott Anthony..
  • 1988-90: Rip Rogers worked with a successful homosexual gimmick in Giant Baba’s All Japan Pro Wrestling..
  • 1997: Rip Rogers formed a tag team with Jason Lee known as the “Suicide Blondes” in Ohio Valley Wrestling in Kentucky..
  • Rip Rogers was named the head trainer at the Ohio Valley Wrestling training facility – developmental league for the WWE..
  • September 15, 1999 – NWA OVW: NWA OVW Southern tag team champions Jason Lee & Rip Rogers defeated Rico Costantino & Scotty Sabre to retain.
  • September 17, 1999 – NWA OVW: Jason Lee & Rip Rogers defeated Kidd Kwik & Randy Royal.
  • September 21, 1999 – NWA OVW: NWA OVW Southern tag team champions Jason Lee & Rip Rogers defeated American Eagle & Low Rider to retain.
  • September 26, 1999 – NWA OVW: NWA OVW Southern tag team champions Jason Lee & Rip Rogers defeated Damaja & Trailer Park Trash to retain.
  • September 28, 1999 – NWA OVW: Nick Dinsmore & Rico Costantino defeated Jason Lee & Rip Rogers by disqualification.
  • October 6, 1999 – NWA OVW: NWA OVW Southern tag team champions Jason Lee & Rip Rogers defeated Andy Anderson & Barry Houston to retain.
  • October 8, 1999 – NWA OVW TV: Jason Lee & Rip Rogers defeated Jebediah Blackhawk & Trailer Park Trash.
  • October 20, 1999 – NWA OVW: NWA OVW Southern tag team champions Jason Lee & Rip Rogers defeated Scotty Sabre & The Eagle to retain.
  • October 27, 1999 – NWA OVW: NWA OVW Southern tag team champions Jason Lee & Rip Rogers defeated American Eagle & BJ Payne to retain.
  • November 3, 1999 – NWA OVW: NWA OVW Southern tag team champions Jason Lee & Rip Rogers defeated BJ Payne & Chris Alexander to retain.
  • November 10, 1999 – NWA OVW: NWA OVW Southern tag team champions Jason Lee & Rip Rogers defeated Matt & Jeff Hardy in a ladder match to retain.
  • November 14, 1999 – NWA OVW: NWA OVW heavyweight champion Rico Constantino defeated Rip Rogers to retain the title.
  • November 16, 1999 – NWA OVW: Damaja defeated Rip Rogers.
  • November 26, 1999 – NWA OVW: NWA OVW Southern tag team champions Jason Lee & Rip Rogers defeated Guido Andretti & Vito Andretti to retain.
  • November 30, 1999 – NWA OVW: NWA OVW Southern tag team champions Jason Lee & Rip Rogers defeated Jebediah Blackhawk & Trailer Park Trash to retain the titles.
  • December 2, 1999 – NWA OVW TV: American Eagle & Russ McCullough defeated Jason Lee & Rip Rogers by count-out in a dark match.
  • December 8, 1999 – NWA OVW: NWA OVW Southern tag team champions Jason Lee & Rip Rogers defeated Mosh & Thrasher to retain the titles.
  • December 10, 1999 – NWA OVW TV: Damaja & Rico Costantino defeated Jason Lee & Rip Rogers by disqualification.
  • December 16, 1999 – NWA OVW TV: Jebediah Blackhawk & Trailer Park Trash defeated Jason Lee & Rip Rogers to win the southern tag team titles.
  • December 23, 1999 – NWA OVW TV: Damaja & Rob Conway vs. Jason Lee & Rip Rogers ended in a double disqualification.
  • December 26, 1999 – NWA OVW: NWA OVW Southern tag team champions Jebediah & Trailer Park Trash defeated Rip Rogers & Jason Lee to retain.
  • January 4, 2000 – NWA OVW: NWA OVW Southern tag team champions Jebediah & Trailer Park Trash vs. Rip Rogers & Jason Lee ended in a double count-out to retain.
  • January 6, 2000 – NWA OVW TV: Jason Lee & Rip Rogers defeated BJ Payne & Scotty Sabre.
  • January 11, 2000 – NWA OVW: NWA OVW Southern tag team champions Jebediah & Trailer Park Trash defeated Rip Rogers & Jason Lee to retain.
  • January 18, 2000 – NWA OVW: Jedediah defeated Rip Rogers by disqualification in a falls count anywhere match.
  • January 19, 2000 – NWA OVW: Derrick King, Jason Lee & Rip Rogers defeated Jebediah, Russ McCullough & Trailer Park Trash.
  • January 25, 2000 – NWA OVW: Russ McCullough defeated Jason Lee & Rip Rogers in a handicap match.
  • February 24, 2000 – NWA OVW TV: Jason Lee & Rip Rogers defeated Damaja & Rico Costantino.
  • February 29, 2000 – NWA OVW: Derrick King, Jason Lee & Rip Rogers defeated BJ Payne, Jebediah Blackhawk & Scotty Sabre.
  • March 7, 2000 – NWA OVW: Jason Lee & Rip Rogers defeated Jebediah & Randy Royal.
  • March 9, 2000 – NWA OVW TV: BJ Payne & Scotty Sabre defeated Jason Lee & Rip Rogers.
  • March 17, 2000 – NWA OVW TV: Derrick King, Jason Lee & Rip Rogers defeated Damaja, Rico Costantino & Russ McCullough.
  • March 23, 2000 – NWA OVW TV: NWA OVW Southern tag team champions Scotty Sabre & BJ Payne defeated Jason Lee & Rip Rogers by disqualification to retain the titles.
  • March 23, 2000 – NWA OVW TV: Jason Lee & Rip Rogers defeated Guido Andretti & Vito Andretti.
  • April 18, 2000 – NWA OVW: BJ Payne, Rico Costantino & Scotty Sabre defeated Derrick King, Jason Lee & Rip Rogers.
  • May 4, 2000 – NWA OVW TV: Derrick King, Jason Lee & Rip Rogers defeated Ali, BJ Payne & Scotty Sabre.
  • May 9, 2000 – NWA OVW: Randy Royal defeated Rip Rogers.
  • May 20, 2000 – NWA OVW: NWA OVW Southern tag team champions Scotty Sabre & BJ Payne defeated Jason Lee & Rip Rogers to retain the titles.
  • January 31, 2001 – NWA OVW: Derrick King, Jason Lee & Rip Rogers defeated Buddy Landel, Chris Michaels & Sean Casey.
  • March 2004: Rip Rogers was given his release from the WWE as head trainer for WWE developmental talent..
  • October 29, 2005 – OVW: Deuce Shade, Jason Riggs & Rip Rogers defeated Aaron LaMotta, J-Man & Oza Zuka.
  • July 2, 2010 – PSW: PSW heavyweight champion Damon TAZ defeated Rip Rogers to retain the title.
  • August 6, 2010 – PSW: Drew Scott, Jed Johnson & Tyler Gage defeated Frankie Valentine, Rip Rogers & Thirteen.
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