Steve Blackman

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Career Highlights

  • Stampede Wrestling Television title;
  • WWF Hardcore title defeating Crash Holly (June 27, 2000);
  • WWF Hardcore title defeating Crash Holly (July 2, 2000);
  • WWF Hardcore title defeating Shane McMahon (August 27, 2000);
  • WWF Hardcore title defeating Raven (February 17, 2001);
  • WWF Hardcore title defeating Raven (February 18, 2001);

Steve Blackman Career Highlights

In The Beginning:

  • Steve Blackman won several weight-lifting awards, bench pressing 585 pounds..
  • Steve Blackman won a “strongest man” contest in Florida, and set an Eastern USA curling record..
  • 1989: Steve Blackman began his wrestling career in Calgary working for Stu Hart’s Stampede Wrestling..
  • 1989: Steve Blackman contracted malaria while wrestling in South Africa — He barely survived..
  • Blackman made unsuccessful comebacks in 1991, 1992 and 1993, but the fatigue was too strong..
  • 1992: Steve Blackman had a contract with the WWF but became ill and had to wait to make his debut when he finally recovered..

World Wrestling Federation – The Lethal Weapon:

  • November 1997: Steve Blackman jumped the guardrail as a planted fan, to help Vader fend off an attack from the Hart Foundation..
  • November 9, 1997 – Survivor Series: Team Canada (Bulldog/Neidhart/Lafon/Furnas) beat Team USA (Vader/Goldust/Mero/Blackman)..
  • ~~~Blackman was a replacement for the injured/retired Patriot (Del Wilkes) on Team USA..
  • December 15, 1997 – RAW: Steve Blackman defeated Miguel Perez..
  • February 9, 1998 RAW: Steve Blackman defeated Recon.
  • February 23, 1998 RAW: Steve Blackman defeated WWF IC Champion The Rock in a Non-title match.
  • March 2, 1998 RAW: Steve Blackman defeated Kama Mustafa by DQ.
  • March 9, 1998 RAW: Ken Shamrock & Blackman defeated The Rock & Farooq by DQ.
  • March 23, 1998 RAW: Jeff Jarrett defeated Blackman.
  • March 30, 1998 RAW: Ken Shamrock & Blackman defeated Farooq & The Rock.
  • April 6, 1998 RAW: Steve Blackman defeated Brian Christopher by DQ.
  • April 13, 1998 RAW: Ken Shamrock & Blackman vs The New Midnight Express ended in a Double DQ.
  • April 20, 1998 RAW: Dude Love defeated Blackman.
  • April 26, 1998 – Unforgiven: Ken Shamrock & Farooq & Blackman beat The Rock & D-Lo Brown & Mark Henry..
  • May 4, 1998 RAW: Owen Hart & The Rock defeated Blackman & Farooq.
  • June 1, 1998 RAW: Marc Mero defeated Blackman.
  • June 8, 1998 RAW: Farooq & Blackman defeated Jeff Jarrett & Marc Mero.
  • June 15, 1998 RAW: Blackman & Farooq competed in a 10 Team Battle Royal which was won by Kane & Mankind.
  • June 29, 1998 – RAW: Steve Blackman defeated Marc Mero in an opening round contest in the “Brawl for All”..
  • ~~~However, due to an injury, Blackman had to drop out of the Tournament, which was won by Bart Gunn..

World Wrestling Federation – The Lethal Weapon:

  • July 13, 1998 RAW: Steve Blackman defeated Marc Mero.
  • July 20, 1998 RAW: Steve Blackman defeated Jeff Jarrett.
  • August 31, 1998 RAW: The Disciples of Apocalypse vs Ken Shamrock & Blackman ended in a No Contest.
  • October 12, 1998 RAW: Ken Shamrock defeated Blackman to advance in the IC title Tournament.
  • October 18, 1998 – HEAT: Steve Blackman defeated Bradshaw..
  • October 19, 1998 RAW: Steve Blackman defeated Jeff Jarrett by DQ.
  • October 26, 1998 RAW: WWF European Champion X-Pac defeated  Blackman by DQ in a Non-title match.
  • October 31, 1998 – Shotgun Saturday Night: Steve Blackman defeated Bradshaw..
  • November 1, 1998 – HEAT: Steve Blackman defeated D-Lo Brown..
  • November 9, 1998 – RAW: Val Venis defeated Blackman by DQ..
  • November 15, 1998 – HEAT: Gangrel defeated Blackman..
  • November 16, 1998 RAW: Blackman & Goldust defeated Jeff Jarrett & The Blue Blazer by DQ.
  • November 23, 1998 RAW: Steve Blackman defeated The Blue Blazer.
  • December 6, 1998 – Capital Carnage: Ken Shamrock defeated Blackman..
  • December 7, 1998 RAW: Steve Blackman defeated Tiger Ali Singh.
  • December 12, 1998 – Shotgun Saturday Night: Steve Blackman defeated Taka Michinoku..
  • December 13, 1998 – Rock Bottom 1998: Steve Blackman defeated Owen Hart by Count Out..
  • December 14, 1998 RAW: Jeff Jarrett defeated Blackman in a guitar on a pole match.
  • December 21, 1998 RAW: Steve Blackman defeated The Blue Blazer by DQ.
  • December 28, 1998 RAW: Goldust & Blackman defeated Owen Hart & Jeff Jarrett.
  • January 4, 1999 RAW: Steve Blackman defeated IC Champion Ken Shamrock in a non-title match.
  • January 10, 1999 – HEAT: Steve Blackman vs. Owen Hart ended in a No Contest..
  • January 18, 1999 RAW: Steve Blackman defeated NWA Champion Dan Severn by DQ in a non-title match.
  • January 24, 1999 Royal Rumble: Blackman entered at #7 but was eliminated by Tiger Ali Singh & Mabel.
  • February 6, 1999 – Shotgun Saturday Night: Steve Blackman defeated Tiger Ali Singh..
  • February 13, 1999 – RAW: The Rock defeated Steve Blackman..
  • February 15, 1999 RAW: Bob Holly defeated Steve Blackman with help from Droz to retain the Hardcore title.
  • February 22, 1999 RAW: Steve Blackman defeated Droz.
  • March 1, 1999 RAW: Droz defeated Blackman in a “Kendo Stick” match.
  • March 8, 1999 RAW: The Godfather defeated Steve Blackman by forfeit when Blackman accepted Godfather’s offer for the hos..
  • ~~~After the match Droz attacked Blackman.
  • April 4, 1999 – HEAT: Val Venis defeated Steve Blackman..
  • May 16, 1999 No Mercy: Steve Blackman defeated Droz.

World Wrestling Federation – The Hired Assassin:

  • Steve Blackman returned as the hired hitman of Vince McMahon to take out Ken Shamrock..
  • June 21, 1999 – RAW: Steve Blackman attacked Shamrock with a kendo stick during a 3-WAY match..
  • June 28, 1999 – RAW: Ken Shamrock vs. Steve Blackman ended in a No Contest in a Weapons match..
  • July 19, 1999 – RAW: Test defeated Steve Blackman by DQ..
  • July 25, 1999 – Fully Loaded: Ken Shamrock defeated Steve Blackman in an Iron Circle match..
  • August 1, 1999 – HEAT: Steve Blackman vs. Mideon ended in a No Contest..
  • August 9, 1999 – RAW: Ken Shamrock & Test defeated Blackman & Joey Abs..
  • August 14, 1999 – Shotgun Saturday Night: Blackman defeated Matt Stryker..
  • August 16, 1999 – RAW: Test defeated Blackman by Disqualification..
  • August 22, 1999 – Summerslam: Ken Shamrock defeated Steve Blackman in a Lion’s Den match..
  • September 2, 1999 SmackDown: Ken Shamrock defeated Val Venis after Steve Blackman interfered..
  • ~~~After the match; Ken Shamrock knocked Blackman out and went to fight Chris Jericho in the parking lot..
  • ~~~Steve Blackman recovered in the ring and destroyed Val Venis with a set of numb-chucks.
  • September 4, 1999 WWF Jakked: Steve Blackman defeated Mike Hollow.
  • September 12, 1999 – HEAT: Mark Henry & Blackman defeated D-Lo Brown & Val Venis..
  • September 13, 1999 RAW: Val Venis & D-Lo Brown defeated Steve Blackman in a Handicap match..
  • ~~~The match was changed to a handicap match after Mark Henry failed to show up as Blackman’s partner..
  • September 16, 1999 SmackDown: Mark Henry defeated Steve Blackman to retain the WWF European title..
  • ~~~Val Venis whacked Blackman with a kendo stick and cost him his chance at the European championship.
  • September 20, 1999 RAW: Sean Stasiak defeated Steve Blackman (Harvey Wippleman was special guest referee)..
  • ~~~After the match; Val Venis came down with Blackman’s bag of weapons and Blackman got the bag and pulled out a sex toy.
  • September 26, 1999 – Unforgiven: Val Venis defeated Steve Blackman..
  • September 27, 1999 RAW: D-Lo Brown defeated Steve Blackman by DQ to retain the WWF European title..
  • ~~~After the match; Blackman used his kendo stick and whacked “Head of Security” Jim Dobson..
  • September 30, 1999 SmackDown: “Head of Security” Jim Dobson tried to interview Blackman but was attacked.
  • October 9, 1999 WWF Jakked: Al Snow defeated Steve Blackman to retain the WWF Hardcore title.
  • October 10, 1999 – HEAT: Steve Blackman defeated Chaz..
  • October 17, 1999 – No Mercy: Steve Blackman defeated Droz by Submission..
  • October 23, 1999 WWF Jakked: Stevie Richards defeated Steve Blackman.
  • October 24, 1999 – HEAT: Gangrel defeated Steve Blackman..
  • November 6, 1999 – Jakked: Steve Blackman defeated Shawn Stasiak..
  • November 7, 1999 – HEAT: Steve Blackman defeated Julio Fantastico..
  • November 13, 1999 – HEAT: D-Lo Brown defeated Blackman..
  • November 14, 1999 – Survivor Series: Blackman/Gangrel/Val Venis/Mark Henry defeated The Mean Street Posse & The Bulldog..
  • November 21, 1999 – HEAT: Steve Blackman defeated Mideon..
  • November 29, 1999 RAW: Steve Blackman defeated The Godfather.
  • December 2, 1999 SmackDown: Kurt Angle & Blackman defeated The Headbangers.
  • December 6, 1999 RAW: Kurt Angle & Blackman defeated The Hardy Boyz.
  • December 9, 1999 SmackDown: The Dudley Boyz defeated Kurt Angle & Blackman.
  • December 12, 1999 – Armageddon: Kurt Angle defeated Steve Blackman..
  • December 18, 1999 WWF Jakked: D’Lo Brown defeated Steve Blackman.
  • January 9, 2000 – HEAT: Steve Blackman defeated Buck Quartermaine..
  • January 10, 2000 – RAW: The Hardy Boyz defeated Kurt Angle & Blackman..
  • January 13, 2000 SmackDown: Edge & Christian defeated Kurt Angle & Blackman.
  • January 17, 2000 – RAW: Kurt Angle defeated Steve Blackman..

World Wrestling Federation – Head Cheese:

  • Steve Blackman formed a tag team with Al Snow, who thought up a gimmick for the team, calling themselves Head Cheese..
  • January 20, 2000-Smackdown!: Head Cheese defeated Kurt Angle & Davey Boy Smith..
  • January 24, 2000: Head Cheese vs Edge & Christian ended in a NO CONTEST..
  • January 27, 2000: Al Snow got a win over Billy Gunn to secure a HEAD CHEESE Tag Team title Shot on RAW..
  • January 31, 2000–RAW: The New Age Outlaws defeated Head Cheese to retain the Tag Team titles..
  • February 3, 2000–Smackdown!: Head Cheese defeated Hardcore Holly & Crash Holly..
  • February 10, 2000–Smackdown!: Head Cheese defeated The Hardy Boyz..
  • February 14, 2000–RAW: DLo Brown & Godfather defeated Head Cheese..
  • February 20, 2000 – HEAT: Head Cheese defeated The Headbangers..
  • February 21, 2000–RAW: Too Cool defeated Head Cheese..
  • February 24, 2000–Smackdown!: Head Cheese defeated Edge & Christian and The Hardyz in a 3-WAY..
  • February 28, 2000-RAW: Edge & Christian defeated Head Cheese..
  • March 6, 2000 – RAW: Steve Blackman defeated Matt Hardy..
  • March 9, 2000 – Smackdown!: Steve Blackman defeated Jeff Hardy..
  • March 13, 2000-RAW: The Hardy Boyz defeated Head Cheese..
  • March 16, 2000-Smackdown!: The Acolytes defeated Head Cheese..
  • March 20, 2000-RAW: Head Cheese defeated Crash & Hardcore Holly!
  • March 23, 2000-Smackdown!: Head Cheese defeated Hardcore Holly & Crash Holly by Count Out..
  • April 6, 2000-Smackdown!: Big Boss Man & Bull Buchanan defeated Head Cheese..
  • April 17, 2000-RAW: Head Cheese defeated The Dudley Boyz..
  • April 23, 2000 – HEAT: The Hardy Boyz defeated Head Cheese..
  • April 24, 2000-RAW: D-Lo Brown & Steve Blackman defeated Al Snow & The Godfather..
  • April 27, 2000 – Smackdown!: The Godfather defeated Steve Blackman by DQ..
  • April 30, 2000 – HEAT: Steve Blackman defeated Val Venis..
  • May 1, 2000 – RAW: Hardcore Champion Crash Holly defeated Steve Blackman..
  • May 7, 2000 – HEAT: Head Cheese defeated Sho Funaki & Taka Michinoku..
  • May 13, 2000 – Jakked: Head Cheese defeated The Headbangers..
  • May 14, 2000 – HEAT: Head Cheese defeated Perry Saturn & Dean Malenko..
  • May 15, 2000–RAW: The Dudley Boyz defeated Head Cheese..
  • May 27, 2000 – Jakked: Head Cheese defeated Kaientai..
  • May 29, 2000 – RAW: Bull Buchanan defeated Steve Blackman in a KOTR Qualifying match..
  • June 10, 2000 WWF Jakked: Head Cheese fought to a No Contest against D’Lo Brown & Perry Saturn.
  • June 11, 2000 – HEAT: D-Lo Brown defeated Blackman by DQ..
  • June 18, 2000 – HEAT: Head Cheese defeated Sho Funaki & Taka Michinoku..

World Wrestling Federation – The Hardcore Champion:

  • June 23, 2000 – HEAT: Hardcore Champion Steve Blackman defeated Sho Funaki..
  • June 24, 2000 – RAW: Hardcore Champion Steve Blackman defeated Road Dogg..
  • June 29, 2000-Smackdown!: Steve Blackman defeated Crash Holly to win the Hardcore title..
  • July 5, 2000 – Smackdown!: Hardcore Champion Steve Blackman defeated The Big Bossman..
  • July 12, 2000 – Smackdown!: Hardcore Champion Steve Blackman defeated Crash Holly..
  • July 19, 2000-Smackdown!: Steve Blackman defeated Al Snow to retain the Hardcore title..
  • July 27, 2000 – Smackdown!: Hardcore Champion Steve Blackman defeated X-Pac..
  • July 31, 2000-RAW: Road Dogg & X-Pac defeated Steve Blackman and Al Snow.
  • August 3, 2000 – Smackdown!: Hardcore Champion Steve Blackman defeated Perry Saturn..
  • August 10, 2000 – Smackdown!: Hardcore Champion Steve Blackman defeated Albert..
  • August 12, 2000 WWF Jakked: Steve Blackman defeated Mideon to retain the WWF Hardcore title.
  • August 14, 2000 – RAW: Test & Albert defeated Steve Blackman & Eddie Guerrero..
  • August 17, 2000 – Smackdown!: Hardcore Champion Steve Blackman defeated Chris Benoit..
  • August 21, 2000 – RAW: Shane McMahon defeated Steve Blackman to win the Hardcore title..
  • August 24, 2000 – Smackdown!: Blackman & Eddie Guerrero & Chyna defeated Val Venis & T&A..
  • August 27, 2000 – Summmerslam: Steve Blackman defeated Shane McMahon to win the Hardcore title..
  • August 28, 2000 – RAW: Hardcore Champion Steve Blackman defeated Tazz..
  • September 3, 2000 – HEAT: Hardcore Champion Steve Blackman defeated Gangrel..
  • September 4, 2000 – RAW: Hardcore Champion Steve Blackman defeated The Big Bossman..
  • September 10, 2000 – HEAT: Hardcore Champion Steve Blackman defeated Perry Saturn..
  • September 11, 2000 – RAW: Hardcore Champion Steve Blackman defeated X-Pac..
  • September 14, 2000 – Smackdown!: Hardcore Champion Steve Blackman defeated Perry Saturn..
  • September 21, 2000-Smackdown!: Steve Blackman (Hardcore Champ) defeated Al Snow (European Champ) in a Hardcore match..
  • Septenber 24th, 2000 Unforgiven: Steve Blackman defeated Al Snow, Test, Funaki, Saturn, & Crash Holly to retain the Hardcore title..
  • September 28, 2000 – Smackdown!: Hardcore Champion Steve Blackman defeated Road Dogg..
  • October 2, 2000 – RAW: Hardcore Champion Steve Blackman defeated Edge & Christian in a 3-WAY match..
  • October 5, 2000 – Smackdown!: Hardcore Champion Steve Blackman defeated Albert..
  • October 19, 2000 – Smackdown!: Hardcore Champion Steve Blackman defeated Tazz..
  • October 21, 2000 – HEAT: Hardcore Champion Steve Blackman defeated Sho Funaki..
  • October 28, 2000 WWF Jakked: Steve Blackman defeated Gangrel.
  • October 29, 2000 – HEAT: Hardcore Champion Steve Blackman defeated European Champion William Regal by DQ..
  • November 4, 2000 WWF Jakked: Steve Blackman defeated Just Joe.
  • November 6, 2000 – RAW: Hardcore Champion Steve Blackman defeated Kane..
  • November 9, 2000 – Smackdown!: Crash Holly & Blackman defeated T&A..
  • November 13, 2000 – RAW: Chris Jericho & Blackman defeated Test & Kane in a hardcore match..
  • November 19, 2000 – HEAT: Hardcore Champion Steve Blackman defeated The Big Bossman..
  • November 19th 2000, Survivor Series: Steve Blackman & Crash Holly & Molly Holly defeated Trish Stratus & T&A (Test & Albert)..
  • November 27, 2000 – RAW: Hardcore Champion Steve Blackman defeated Tiger Ali Singh..
  • November 30, 2000 – Smackdown!: Lo-Down & Tiger Ali Singh defeated The Dudley Boyz & Blackman..
  • December 2, 2000 – Rebellion: Hardcore Champion Steve Blackman defeated Perry Saturn..
  • December 21, 2000 – Smackdown!: Hardcore Champion Steve Blackman defeated Raven..
  • December 25, 2000 – RAW: Hardcore Champion Steve Blackman defeated Raven & Hardcore Holly in a 3-WAY match.. Raven later defeated Blackman to win the Hardcore title..
  • February 4, 2001 – HEAT: Hardcore Holly & Blackman defeated The Goodfather & Bull Buchanan..
  • March 11, 2001 – HEAT: Steve Blackman defeated Kaientai in a handicap match..
  • April 2001: Steve Blackman tagged with Grandmaster Sexay after Scotty Too Hottie suffered an injury..
  • April 1, 2001 – HEAT: Grandmaster Sexay & Blackman defeated Dean Malenko & Perry Saturn..
  • April 7, 2001 – Jakked: Grandmaster Sexay & Blackman defeated Red Dogg & Big Daddy..
  • April 14, 2001 WWF Jakked: Blackman & Grandmaster Sexay defeated Kaientai.
  • April 21, 2001 WWF Jakked: Grandmaster Sexay & Blackman defeated Damian & Seven.
  • May 2001: Grandmaster Sexay was released leaving Blackman without a partner on a storyline..
  • May 6, 2001 – HEAT: Steve Blackman defeated Perry Saturn..
  • May 12, 2001 WWF Jakked: Steve Blackman defeated Prince Nana.
  • May 20, 2001 – HEAT: Val Venis defeated Blackman..
  • June 3, 2001 – HEAT: Steve Blackman defeated Perry Saturn..
  • June 9, 2001 – Jakked: Steve Blackman defeated Steve Lumpkin..
  • June 10, 2001 – HEAT: Steve Blackman defeated Justin Credible..
  • June 24, 2001 – HEAT: Steve Blackman defeated K-Kwik..
  • ~~~Following an injury, Blackman was sent to Les Thatcher’s HWA in Cincinnati..
  • January 2002: Steve Blackman meets with Dr. Lloyd Youngblood regarding his neck problems..
  • October 2002: Blackman’s contract expired and the WWF does not renew.

Retirement:

  • May 5, 2003: Steve Blackman has popped up at New Japan’s Los Angeles dojo, and is training with Ken Shamrock..
  • July 14, 2003: Blackman opened a self-defense school in Harrisburg called “Blackman’s Self Defense & Street-Fighting School”..
  • August 2003: Blackman & Ken Shamrock are creating a clothing line for professional fighters..
  • ~~~Their company, no official name, displayed their products on August 2nd at the “Battles of the Beach” in New Jersey.
  • Steve Blackman is considering the same procedure that Kurt Angle had and a possible return to the wrestling business..
  • December 10, 2007–RAW 15th Anniversary: Steve Blackman participated in a special Battle Royal featuring past RAW Super Stars!