Ron Bass

[Ron Bass GALLERY]

[The Bass Brothers]

Title History

  • NWA Gulf Coast heavyweight title defeating The Lumberjack (July 28, 1973);
  • NWA Gulf Coast tag team titles w/Don Bass defeating Mike Boyette and Ken Lucas (May 26, 1974);
  • NWA Tennessee tag team titles w/Don Bass defeating Nelson Royal and Les Thatcher (April 1975);
  • NWA Tennessee tag team titles w/Don Bass defeating Nelson Royal and Ron Wright (May 1975);
  • NWA (Central States) world tag team titles w/Ken Mantell (November ??, 1975);
  • NWA Gulf Coast tag team titles w/Dutch Bass defeating Eddie Sullivan and Rip Tyler (March 19, 1976);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest heavyweight title defeating Jimmy Snuka (April 23, 1977);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest tag team titles w/John Anson defeating Les Thorton and Moondog Mayne (August 7, 1977);
  • NWA (Los Angeles) Americas tag team titles w/Dr. Hiro Ota defeating Hector and Chavo Guerrero (February 5, 1978);
  • NWA (Los Angeles) Americas tag team titles w/Moondog Mayne defeating El Halcon and Chavo Guerrero (March 10, 1978);
  • NWA (Los Angeles) Americas tag team titles w/Roddy Piper defeating Black Gordman and Chavo Guerrero (April 21, 1978);
  • NWA Tri State Brass Knuckles title defeating Killer Karl Kox (December 25, 1978);
  • NWA Arkansas heavyweight title defeating Ray Candy (January 11, 1979);
  • AWA Southern heavyweight title defeating Robert Fuller (June 1979);
  • AWA Southern heavyweight title defeating Randy Taylor (July 2, 1979);
  • NWA Southeastern tag team titles w/Super Pro (aka Randy Rose) defeating Jos LeDuc and Robert Fuller (1980);
  • NWA Southeastern heavyweight title defeating Ken Lucas (March 30, 1981);
  • CWA Mid America heavyweight title Awarded (July 1981);
  • NWA (Mid Atlantic) Television title defeating Greg Valentine (September 6, 1981);
  • NWA (Mid Atlantic) Television title defeating Greg Valentine (November 1981);
  • NWA (Georgia) National heavyweight title defeating Tommy Rich (March 15, 1982);
  • AWA Southern tag team titles w/Stan Lane defeating Norvell Austin and Dennis Condrey (July 5, 1982);
  • NWA (Florida) Global tag team titles w/Barry Windham defeating John Studd and Jim Garvin (November 14, 1982);
  • NWA (All Japan) International tag team titles w/Stan Hansen defeating Jumbo Tsuruta and Giant Baba (April 12, 1983);
  • NWA (Florida) Southern heavyweight title defeating Frank Dusek (April 30, 1983);
  • NWA (Florida) Southern heavyweight title defeating Mike Rotundo (November 23, 1983);
  • NWA (Florida) United States tag team titles w/One Man Gang defeating Blackjack Mulligan and Dusty Rhodes (November 30, 1983);
  • NWA (Florida) United States tag team titles w/Black Bart defeating Barry Windham and Mike Rotundo (1984);
  • NWA (Florida) United States tag team titles w/Black Bart defeating Mike Davis and Mike Rotundo (February 6, 1984);
  • NWA (Florida) United States tag team titles w/Black Bart defeating Barry Windham and Mike Rotundo (April 24, 1984);
  • NWA Mid Atlantic tag team titles w/Black Bart (August 25, 1984);
  • NWA Mid Atlantic heavyweight title defeating Angelo Mosca Jr. (August 29, 1984);
  • NWA Mid Atlantic Brass Knuckles title defeating Black Bart (January 17, 1986);
  • NWA (Florida) Bahamas heavyweight title defeating Tyree Pride (May 31, 1986);
  • NWA Florida heavyweight title defeating Kendall Windham (July 15, 1986);
  • NWA Florida heavyweight title defeating Barry Windham (September 16, 1986);

Career Highlights

NWA: Tri-States:

  • 1978-79: Ron Bass was a leading heel in LeRoy McGuirk’s Tri-State territory.

National Wrestling Alliance:

  • November 22, 1984 – Starrcade: Ron Bass defeated Dick Slater by DQ to retain the Mid-Atlantic heavyweight title.
  • July 6, 1985 – Great American Bash: Ron Bass beat Buddy Landell.
  • November 28, 1985 – Starrcade: Ron Bass pinned Black Bart – then – JJ Dillon pinned Ron Bass in a “Bullrope” match.

World Wrestling Federation:

  • January 1987: “Outlaw” Ron Bass signed with the World Wrestling Federation.
  • November 16, 1987 – Legends Night: Ron Bass defeated Jerry Allen.
  • January 24, 1988 – Royal Rumble: “Outlaw” Ron Bass competed in the Royal Rumble match, entering at #14.
  • Summer 1988: Ron Bass engaged in a bloody feud with Brutus Beefcake after slicing Beefcake’s forehead open with his spurs on TV.
  • October 16, 1988 – KotR: Ron Bass beat The Barbarian (1st), beat Shawn Michaels, but lost to Ted Dibiase in the 3rd round.
  • January 7, 1989 – SNME: Brutus Beefcake defeated “Outlaw” Ron Bass via sleeperhold in a “hair vs. hair” match.
  • January 15, 1989 – Royal Rumble: Ron Bass competed in the Royal Rumble match, entering at #8 (eliminated by The Rockers).
  • January 29, 2005 – WrestleReunion: “Outlaw” Ron Bass and Larry Zbyszko defeated Mike Rotundo and Barry Windham.
  • September 10, 2005 – Wrestle Reunion: Tully Blanchard (with J.J. Dillon) defeated Outlaw Ron Bass.
  • April 28, 2006 – EWE (Florida): Dusty Rhodes vs “Cowboy” Ron Bass ended in a No Contest with Bill Alfonso as referee.
  • Ron Bass passed away on March 7, 2017.

 

Harrisburg, Arkansas