Sergeant Slaughter

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Title History

  • NWA (Tri State) United States Tag Team titles w/ Buck Robley defeating Buddy Roberts and Jerry Brown (March 29, 1976);
  • NWA Central States Heavyweight title defeating Bob Brown 1977);
  • NWA Central States Heavyweight title (January 1977);
  • NWA Central States Heavyweight title defeating Ted Oates (February 11, 1977);
  • NWA Georgia Tag Team titles (as The Executioner) w/ Pak Song defeating Tommy Rich and Tony Atlas (September 1977);
  • AWA British Empire Heavyweight title defeating Billy Robinson (October 25, 1979);
  • PWI (Pro Wrestling Illustrated) Match of the Year (Sgt. Slaughter vs. Pat Patterson) (1981);
  • NWA (Mid Atlantic) United States Heavyweight title defeating Ricky Steamboat in a tournament (October 4, 1981);
  • NWA (Mid Atlantic) United States Heavyweight title Awarded (June 7, 1982);
  • NWA (Mid Atlantic) World Tag Team titles w/ Don Kernodle Awarded (September 17, 1982);
  • NWA (Toronto) Canadian Heavyweight title defeating Angelo Mosca (July 24, 1983);
  • PWI (Pro Wrestling Illustrated) Inspirational Wrestler of the Year (1984);
  • AWA Americas Heavyweight title defeating Larry Zbyszko (June 21, 1985);
  • WWF World Heavyweight title defeating The Ultimate Warrior (January 19, 1991);
  • PWI (Pro Wrestling Illustrated) Most Hated Wrestler (1991);
  • USA Pro Wrestling Heavyweight title defeating Skull Von Krush for the vacant title (March 11, 1999);

Career Highlights

In The Beginning

  • 1974: Started out wrestling under his real name “Bob Remus” in the American Wrestling Association.
  • April 1978: Bob Remus returned under a mask as “Super Destroyer Mark II” managed by Lord Alfred Hayes.
  • September 1979: Super Destroyer Mark II started teaming with Super Destroyer Mark III.
  • February 1980: Super Destoryer Mark II started feuding with his partner Super Destoryer Mark III.
  • ~~~Mark II aligned himself with Bobby Heenan against Mark III and Lord Alfred Hayes.

World Wrestling Federation

  • October 1980: Bob Remus signed with the WWF and became known as Sgt Slaughter.
  • ~~~Sgt Slaughter lasted roughly 9 months and had matches with Bruno Sammartino, Pedro Morales, Pat Patterson and Andre The Giant.

Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling

  • October 4, 1981: Sgt. Slaughter defeated Ricky Steamboat in a tournament final to win the NWA United States title.
  • June 7, 1982: Sgt. Slaughter was awarded the NWA U.S. Heavyweight titles because Wahoo McDaniel was unable to compete.
  • September 17, 1982: Sgt. Slaughter and Don Kernodle were awarded the NWA World Tag Team titles following an injury to Gene Anderson.
  • March 1983: Ricky Steamboat and Jay Youngblood defeated Sgt Slaughter and Don Kernodle to win the NWA Tag Team titles.
  • July 24, 1983: Sgt. Slaughter defeated Angelo Mosca to win the NWA Canadian title.

World Wrestling Federation

  • May 1983: Sgt Slaughter returned to the WWF as a heel and received several title shots against Bob Backlund.
  • January 14, 1984: Sgt Slaughter won an 18-man battle royal.
  • Early 1984: Sgt Slaughter turned face, and feuded with The Iron Sheik including a series of “Boot Camp” and “Cage” matches.
  • January 24, 1984: Sgt Slaughter got into a confrontation with Iron Sheik and gave a pro-USA speech to the crowd.
  • February 11, 1984: Andre the Giant and Tony Atlas and Rocky Johnson defeated Sgt. Slaughter and Mr. Fuji and Tiger Chung Lee
  • February 18, 1984: Andre the Giant and Jimmy Snuka defeated Sgt. Slaughter and David Schultz by DQ when Schultz turned on Sarge.
  • April 8, 1984: The Iron Sheik defeated Sgt. Slaughter when the match was stopped due to blood.
  • June 9, 1984: Sgt. Slaughter defeated the Iron Sheik in a “Boot Camp” match.
  • June 16, 1984: Sgt Slaughter defeated Iron Sheik in a “Boot Camp” match in Madison Square Garden.
  • June 21, 1984: Sgt Slaughter defeated Iron Sheik in a “Steel Cage” match.
  • Sgt Slaughter teamed with Private Terry Daniels and Junk Yard Dog against Iron Sheik and Nicolai Volkoff.
  • Late 1984: Sgt Slaughter had a falling out with Vince McMahon and left the WWF.

Other

  • April 21, 1985: Sgt. Slaughter and Jerry Blackwell b Masked Superstar and King Tonga and Adnan Al-Kassie in a “Handicap Cage” match.
  • May 21, 1985 – Owen Promotions 60th Anniversary Show: Sgt. Slaughter defeated Kendo Nagasaki.

American Wrestling Association

  • Sgt. Slaughter gained a huge amount of success and exposure as a Patriotic Military wrestler in the American Wrestling Association.
  • Sgt. Slaughter’s character was portrayed in the cartoon G.I. JOE.
  • September 28, 1985 – AWA SuperClash: Sgt Slaughter defeated Boris Zuhkov by DQ to retain the AWA Americas title.
  • February 2, 1986 – MoscaMania: Sgt Slaughter defeated Manny Fernandez in Hamilton, Ontario.
  • April 20, 1986 – AWA WrestleRock: Sgt Slaughter defeated Kamala by Disqualification.
  • December 13, 1988 – Superclash III: Sgt. Slaughter defeated Col. DeBeers in a “boot camp” match.
  • March 11, 1999: Sgt. Slaughter defeated Skull Von Krush to win the vacant USA Pro Wrestling title.

World Wrestling Federation

  • Sgt. Slaughter’s biggest success came in the WWF, portraying an ‘iraqi sympathiser’ during the Gulf War.
  • ~~~Slaughter was managed by General Adnan (AWA staple Sheik Adnan Al-Kaisee), who resembled Saddam Hussain.
  • ~~~Slaughter defeated The Ultimate Warrior at Royal Rumble 1991 to capture the WWF Heavyweight title.
  • ~~~Slaughter feuded with Hulk Hogan (American Made) as they staged their own war inside the ring at Wrestlemania 7.
  • ~~~Of course, America (represented by Hulk Hogan) came out victorious, winning the WWF Heavyweight title.
  • ~~~After the loss, Sgt. Slaughter recruited Colonal Mustafa (aka The Iron Sheik) in his war against Hulk Hogan.
  • Summerslam 1991: Hulk Hogan and Ultimate Warrior defeated The Triangle of Terror (Slaughter/Mustafa/Adnan) in a handicap match.
  • Two months later, Slaughter had a change of heart and became a proud American again, joining forces with the patriotic Jim Duggan.
  • Survivor Series 1991: Duggan, Slaughter, Kerry von Erich, and Tito Santana def Hercules, Mustafa, Skinner and Berzerker.
  • Wrestlemania 8: Duggan, Slaughter, Virgil and Big Bossman defeated Mountie, Repo Man and The Nasty Boys.
  • March 21, 1992 – Superstars: Jim Duggan and Sgt. Slaughter defeated Bob Avery and Mark Avery.
  • April 11, 1992 Superstars: Sgt. Slaughter and Jim Duggan defeated Doug Somers and Larry Stevenson.
  • April 25, 1992 – Superstars: Sgt. Slaughter defeated The Brooklyn Brawler.
  • May 9, 1992 – Superstars: Ric Flair defeated Sgt. Slaughter.
  • May 30, 1992 – Superstars: Sgt. Slaughter defeated Bob Bradley.
  • June 20, 1992 – Superstars: Sgt. Slaughter defeated Red Tyler.

World Wrestling Entertainment – Road Agent

  • Sgt. Slaughter takes a position as a high ranking official within the WWF.
  • Sarge makes a one time appearance on Sunday Night Heat teaming with Saturn to wrestle (and beat) The Dudley Boyz.
  • August 5, 2002 – RAW: The patriotic Sgt Slaughter stands up to Test and the Anti-Americans and challenges Test to a match.
  • ~~~Test attacks him before the match begins and leaves waving the up-side-down american flag.
  • June 23, 2003 – RAW: La Resistance defeated The Hurricane and Sgt Slaughter to retain the World Tag Team titles.
  • November 24, 2003 – RAW ROULETTE: Randy Orton defeated Sgt Slaughter in a “Legend vs Legend Killer” match!
  • March 13, 2004 – WWE: Sgt. Slaughter is inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame during a ceremony in New York City!
  • March 14, 2004 – Wrestlemania XX: Sgt. Slaughter is honored with all the other Hall of Fame inductees during the Pay Per View.
  • June 28, 2004 – RAW: La Resistance defeated Sgt Slaughter and Rhyno in a NON TITLE match.
  • October 2, 2004 – NorthEast Wrestling – Renegades Rampage: Sgt. Slaughter defeated King Kong Bundy.
  • October 19, 2004 – Taboo Tuesday: Sgt Slaughter defeated Muhammad Hassan w/ Shawn Daivari by DQ in a DARK match.
  • January 31, 2005 – RAW: Muhammad Hassan w/ Khosrow Daivari defeated Sgt. Slaughter in a Special Challenge match.
  • April 9, 2005 – International Wrestling Cartel: Sgt. Slaughter defeated Honky Tonk Man in a Legends Match.
  • June 13, 2005 – RAW: Chris Masters defeated Sgt. Slaughter in his toughest Masterlock Challenge to date.
  • July 4, 2005 – RAW: Sgt. Slaughter hosts the DivaSearch Bikini Bootcamp Obstical Course.
  • October 3, 2005 – WWE Homecoming: Sgt. Slaughter participated in a Legends Ceremony which included roughly 24 Legends.
  • December 5, 2005 – RAW: Edge and Lita went on a verbal assault Ric Flair after Flair “backed out” due to some “legal advice”.
  • ~~~Michael “PS” Hayes and Sgt. Slaughter came down and told Edge to cut the segment immediately and go backstage.
  • ~~~Edge got on Michael Hayes’ case, implying that he couldn’t do anything because his best friend, Terry Gordy, was DEAD!
  • ~~~Michael Hayes then shot back saying Edge was only there because he was “banging Matt Hardy’s ex girlfriend!”.
  • ~~~A fight broke out and Edge ended up leaving Michael Hayes and Sgt. Slaughter laid out in the ring…
  • May 26, 2006 – Pro Wrestling Legends: Sgt. Slaughter defeated The Warlord (Iron Sheik interfered and Greg Valentine countered).
  • July 14, 2006 – SmackDown!: The Miz was joined by Sgt. Slaughter to present “Bikini Boot Camp” for the 2006 Diva Search.
  • August 27, 2006 – Ballpark Brawl: Sgt. Slaughter celebrated his birthday and put the cobra clutch on Cody Deaner !
  • October 2, 2006 – RAW: Sgt. Slaughter defeated Nicky Nemeth (DX forced The Spirit Squad to wear girls Cheerleader outfits!)
  • October 23, 2006 – RAW: Kenny Doane (w/ All Four Members of the Spirit Squad) defeated Ric Flair w/ The Flair Squad.
  • ~~~This week the “Flair Squad” consisted of pro-wrestling legends: “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, Sgt. Slaughter and Dusty Rhodes!
  • October 30, 2006 – RAW: Roddy Piper, Sgt. Slaughter and Dusty Rhodes cut promo say why they should be Ric Flair’s tag partner.
  • November 5, 2006 – Cyber Sunday: Fans Chose Flair’s Partner: 1) Sgt. Slaughter – 2) Roddy Piper (45%) – 3) Dusty Rhodes (36%).
  • ~~~”The Nature Boy” Ric Flair and “Rowdy” Roddy Piper defeated The Spirit Squad (Kenny and Mikey) to win the Tag Team titles!
  • November 26, 2006 – Survivor Series: The Flair Squad defeated The Spirit Squad in a Survivor Series Elimination match.
  • ~~~Ric Flair and Dusty Rhodes and Sgt. Slaughter and Ron Simmons defeated The Spirit Squad (Kenny and Mikey and Johnny and Nicky).
  • December 9, 2006 – Northeast Wrestling: Sgt. Slaughter defeated Michael Sane in Terryville, Connecticut .
  • December 18, 2006 – RAW: Sgt. Slaughter participated in a 30-Man #1 Contenders Battle Royal which was won by Edge.
  • April 1, 2007 – WrestleMania 23: Sgt. Slaughter made a brief cameo during a backstage dance party started by Cryme Tyme.
  • May 12, 2007 – United Wrestling Federation: D-Lo Brown defeated Raven with Sgt. Slaughter as the special guest referee.
  • ~~~Sgt. Slaughter put Raven in the Cobra Clutch to set up the finish where D-Lo Brown got the victory over Raven.
  • June 24, 2007 – Vengeance: Deuce and Domino w/ Cherry defeated Jimmy Snuka and Sgt. Slaughter to retain the WWE Tag Team titles.
  • July 30, 2007 – RAW: “The Legend Killer” Randy Orton defeated WWE Hall of Famer Sgt. Slaughter with an RKO.
  • ~~~After the match: Randy Orton got that maniacal look in his eyes and kicked Sgt. Slaughter right in the head!
  • September 21, 2007 – United Wrestling Federation: JBL picked TNA’s LAX to be on his team for a 2-ring War Games Cage match.
  • ~~~Team Slaughter (Dustin Rhodes and Scott Steiner and Rick Steiner and Kirby Mack and T.J. Mack w/ Sgt. Slaughter).
  • ~~~Defeated Team JBL (Steve Corino and C.W. Anderson and LAX -Homicide and Hernandez- and Elix Skipper w/ JBL)
  • ~~~Sgt. Slaughter made JBL quit with the Cobra Clutch submission (Earl Hebner was the referee).
  • December 10, 2007 – RAW 15th Anniversary: Irwin R. Sheister eliminated Sgt. Slaughter to win a RAW Superstars Battle Royal!
  • ~~~”The Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiase came down and paid IRS to eliminate himself so DiBiase could win the match!
  • November 3, 2008 – RAW: Jesse and Festus participated in some goofy in ring dancing started by Kung Funaki and Hornswoggle.
  • December 8, 2008 – RAW (Slammy Awards): Sgt. Slaughter participated in the presentation for the “Damn! Moment of the Year”
  • March 28, 2009 – International Wrestling Cartel: Sgt. Slaughter defeated Kamala. .
  • October 13, 2009: Ron Simmons and Sgt. Slaughter were both released from their WWE Legend’s contracts due to cost-cutting..
  • August 10, 2009 – RAW: Sgt. Slaughter guest hosted RAW and spent most of the night teasing the Canadian audience.
  • October 2, 2009 – A Decade of SmackDown!: Sgt. Slaughter and The Iron Sheik both made special guest appearances.
  • December 21, 2009 – RAW: Sgt. Slaughter played Santa Clause in a backstage sketch with guest host Johnny Damon.
  • March 29, 2010 – RAW: Christian defeated Ted DiBiase Jr. in a Legends Lumberjack match.
  • ~~~Lumberjacks: “The Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiase, IRS (Mike Rotundo), Arn Anderson, Pat Patterson, Tony Garea .
  • ~~~Lumberjacks: Rowdy Roddy Piper, Nick Bockwinkel, Sgt. Slaughter, Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat, and Jerry “The King” Lawler .
  • November 15, 2010 – Old School RAW: Alberto Del Rio defeated Sgt. Slaughter – (Montel Vontavious Porter made the post match save!).
  • July 4, 2011 – RAW: Jack Swagger defeated Sgt. Slaughter.
  • July 3, 2012 – Smackdown!: U.S. Champion Santino Marella, Sgt.Slaughter and Jim Duggan defeated Hunico, Camacho and Drew McIntyre.
  • December 31, 2012 – RAW: U.S. Champion Antonio Cesaro defeated Sgt. Slaughter to retain the title.