Rip Rogers

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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 Flannagan (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..
  • March 2004: Rip Rogers was given his release from the WWE as head trainer for WWE developmental talent..