Steve Bradley

Title History

  • ECWA 3rd Annual “Super-8” Tournament Winner defeating Christopher Daniels (March 1999);
  • PPW (Power Pro Wrestling) Young Guns title defeating Erin O’Grady & Lance Jade in a 3-WAY for vacant title (March 19, 1999);
  • PPW (Power Pro Wrestling) Young Guns title defeating Vic Grimes (July 17, 1999);
  • PPW (Power Pro Wrestling) Heavyweight title defeating Kurt Angle (August 7, 1999);
  • PPW (Power Pro Wrestling) Heavyweight title defeating Vic Grimes (September 25, 1999);
  • PPW (Power Pro Wrestling) Heavyweight title defeating Rico Constantino (January 15, 2000);
  • IWA (Puerto Rico) World Tag Team titles w/Andy Anderson defeating Nuevo Gran Apolo & Ricky Bandaras (June 3, 2000);
  • IWA (Puerto Rico) World Tag Team titles w/Andy Anderson defeating Nuevo Gran Apolo & Ricky Bandaras (June 17, 2000);
  • MCW (Memphis Championship Wrestling) Southern Heavyweight title defeating K-Krush (November 3, 2000);
  • PPW (Power Pro Wrestling) Heavyweight title defeating Spellbinder (January 13, 2001);
  • MCW (Memphis Championship Wrestling) Southern Heavyweight title defeating Joey Abs (July 7, 2001);
  • HWA (Heartland Wrestling Association) Tag Team titles w/Val Venis defeating Island Boyz (December 8, 2001);
  • HWA (Heartland Wrestling Association) Tag Team titles w/Lance Cade Awarded his half by Cade (February 20, 2002);
  • HWA (Heartland Wrestling Association) Tag Team titles w/Lance Cade defeating Raven & Hugh Morris (March 15, 2002);

Career Highlights

In The Beginning:

  • 1991: Steve Bradley started his wrestling career at the age of 15 and toured the east coast independent circuit..

World Wrestling Federation:

  • 1998: Steve Bradley signed a 3-year developmental contract with the World Wrestling Federation..
  • ~~~Steve Bradley began training in Stamford, CT with Tom Prichard and newcomber Kurt Angle..
  • ~~~Steve Bradley & Kurt Angle were both assigned to Power Pro Wrestling, in Memphis, Tennessee..
  • ~~~They immediately started a feud against each other which was voted “Underrated Feud of the Year” by PWI Magazine..
  • Early 1999: Steve Bradley became the first man in pro wrestling to defeat Kurt Angle by pinfall and capture the PPW title..
  • Steve Bradley was assigned to IWA Puerto Rico after the WWF dropped PPW as a developmental territory..
  • ~~~While in Puerto Rico, Steve Bradley engaged in a war with former WWF wrestler Savio Vega..
  • April 20, 1996–Superstars: WWE tag team champions The Body Donnas (Skip & Zip) (w/Sunny) defeated Joe DeLeon & Steve Bradley to retain the titles.
  • May 15, 1998–WWA: The Bulldozer defeated Steve Bradley.
  • January 9, 1999–Shotgun Saturday Night: Steve Bradley defeated Nick Barberry in a dark match.
  • September 18, 1999–PPW: Steven Bradley defeated Kurt Angle.
  • September 26, 1999–PPW: Steven Bradley defeated Vic Grimes to win the heavyweight title.
  • October 23, 1999–PPW: Steven Bradley defeated Robbie D.
  • October 30, 1999–PPW: Steven Bradley defeated Derrick King.
  • November 7, 1999–HEAT: Kurt Angle defeated Steve Bradley in a dark match.
  • November 11, 1999–Smackdown: Steve Bradley defeated a unknown wrestler in a dark match.
  • November 13, 1999–Jakked: Papi Chulo defeated Steve Bradley in a dark match.
  • November 13, 1999–PPW: Steven Bradley defeated Nick Dinsmore.
  • November 27, 1999–PPW: Steven Bradley defeated Mick Tierny.
  • December 4, 1999–Jakked: Gangrel defeated Steve Bradley in a dark match.
  • December 4, 1999–PPW: Rico Costantino defeated Steven Bradley to win the heavyweight title.
  • December 9, 1999–Smackdown: Mideon defeated Steve Bradley in a dark match.
  • December 11, 1999–PPW: Steven Bradley defeated Scotty Sabre.
  • December 18, 1999–PPW: Flash Flanagan & Steven Bradley defeated Rico Costantino & Trailer Park Trash.
  • December 26, 1999–NWA OVW: Ali Stevens defeated Steve Bradley.
  • January 1, 2000–Jakked: Papi Shulo defeated Steve Bradley in a dark match.
  • January 8, 2000–PPW TV: Trailer Park Trash defeated Steven Bradley.
  • January 15, 2000–PPW: Steven Bradley defeated Rico Costantino to win the heavyweight title.
  • January 22, 2000–PPW TV: Ali Stevens defeated Steven Bradley to win the PPW heavyweight title.
  • January 23, 2000–HEAT: Papi Chulo defeated Steven Bradley in a dark match.
  • April 28, 2000–IWA Puerto Rico/WWF: Ricky Banderas defeats Steve Bradley.
  • June 16, 2000–IWA Puerto Rico: Nueva Generacion (Nueva Gran Apolo & Ricky Banderas) defeated Club WWF (Andy Anderson & Steve Bradley) and Sexy And Sensual (Andres Borges & Sean Hill) and The Starr Corporation (Chicky Starr & Victor The Bodyguard) in a 4-way tag team match to win the tag team titles.
  • November 25, 2000–ECWA: Memphis Wrestling Southern Heavyweight champion Steve Bradley defeated Inferno and Simon Diamond in a 3-way match to retain the title.
  • December 16, 2000–Jakked: The Dupps (Bo Dupp & Jack Dupp) defeated Mogo & Steve Bradley in a dark match.
  • December 17, 2000–HEAT: Scott Vick, Seven & Slash defeated Lance Cade, Shooter Shultz & Steve Bradley in a dark match.
  • Early 2001: Steve Bradley assigned to a new developmental territory in Memphis called Memphis Championship Wrestling..
  • January 13, 2001–MCW/WWF/PPW: MCW Southern heavyweight champion Steve Bradley defeated The Spellbinder to retain the MCW title and to win the PPW heavyweight title, as the result both titles are unified.
  • February 4, 2001–HEAT: Scott Vick defeated Steve Bradley in a dark match.
  • February 18, 2001–HEAT: Scott Vick defeated Steve Bradley in a dark match.
  • February 18, 2001–House Show: The Haas Brothers (Charlie Haas & Russ Haas) defeat Scott Vick & Steve Bradley.
  • February 24, 2001–Jakked: The Haas Brothers (Charlie Haas & Russ Haas) defeated Scott Vick & Steve Bradley in a dark match.
  • March 4, 2001–House Show: The Haas Brothers (Charlie Haas & Russ Haas) defeated Scott Vick & Steve Bradley.
  • March 11, 2001–HEAT: Steve Bradley defeated Nick Dinsmore in a dark match.
  • March 18, 2001–HEAT: Kai En Tai (Funaki & Taka Michinoku) defeated Scott Vick & Steve Bradley in a dark match.
  • March 31, 2001–Jakked: Steve Bradley defeated Chad Collyer in a dark match.
  • April 1, 2001–HEAT: Scott Vick & Steve Bradley defeated Mark Bartolucci & Rudy Rude in a dark match.
  • April 22, 2001–HEAT: Randy Orton defeated Steve Bradley in a dark match.
  • April 27, 2001–MCW: Bitty Little & Steve Bradley defeated Dawn Marie & Simon Diamond.
  • May 13, 2001–HEAT: The Haas Brothers (Charlie Haas & Russ Haas) defeated Scott Vick & Steve Bradley in a dark match.
  • May 19, 2001–Jakked: Scott Vick defeated Steve Bradley in a dark match.
  • May 27, 2001–HEAT: Sylvester Terkay defeated Steve Bradley in a dark match.
  • June 13, 2001–MCW: MCW Southern heavyweight champion Steve Bradley defeated Seven to retain the title.
  • June 14, 2001–MCW: MCW Southern heavyweight champion Steve Bradley defeated Jerry Lynn to retain the title.
  • June 15, 2001–MCW: MCW Southern heavyweight champion Steve Bradley defeated Stevie Richards in a hardcore rules match to retain the title.
  • June 16, 2001–MCW: Joey Abs defeated Steve Bradley in a TLC match to win the Southern heavyweight title.
  • June 22, 2001–MCW: American Dragon defeated Steve Bradley.
  • June 23, 2001–MCW: Steve Bradley defeated Seven.
  • July 4, 2001–MCW: Steve Bradley defeated Seven.
  • July 5, 2001–MCW: Joey Abs defeated Steve Bradley.
  • July 7, 2001–MCW: Steve Bradley defeated Joey Abs to win the MCW Southern heavyweight title. Seven defeated Steve Bradley to win the title.
  • Steve Bradley also went on the road with the WWF roster working dark matches and house shows across the USA..
  • WrestleMania X-7: Steve Bradley was flown in to be a part of the WrestleMania Excess festivities..
  • Steve Bradley then spent time in both Ohio Valley Wrestling and Heartland Wrestling Association..
  • August 9, 2001–Brian Pillman Memorial Show: The Haas Brothers (Charlie Haas & Russ Haas) defeated Rico Costantino & Steve Bradley.
  • August 28, 2001–HWA: Steve Bradley defeated Human Time Bomb.
  • September 4, 2001–HWA: Race Steele & Steve Bradley defeated Bennie The Bookie & Johnny The Bull.
  • September 15, 2001–Jakked: Chuck Palumbo defeated Steve Bradley in a dark match.
  • September 17, 2001–NWA OVW TV: Steve Bradley defeated Randy Orton.
  • September 23, 2001–HEAT: Steve Bradley defeated Scott Vick in a dark match.
  • October 2, 2001–HWA: Johnny The Bull & Reno defeated Lance Cade & Steve Bradley.
  • October 6, 2001–OVW TV (Taped): Lash LeRoux defeated Steve Bradley.
  • October 13, 2001–HWA: Dave Taylor & Lash LeRoux defeated Race Steele & Steve Bradley.
  • October 13, 2001–Jakked: The Island Boys (Ekmo & Kimo) defeat Charlie Haas & Steve Bradley in a dark match.
  • October 14, 2001–HEAT: The Island Boys (Ekmo & Kimo) defeated Charlie Haas & Steve Bradley in a dark match.
  • October 16, 2001–HWA: Steve Blackman and Steve Bradley defeated Ash Parker and Crypt & Jimmy Yang and Kaz Hayashi in a 3-way tag team match.
  • October 28, 2001–House Show: Ron Waterman defeated Steve Bradley.
  • October 31, 2001–HWA: Kwee Wee & Reno defeated Race Steele & Steve Bradley.
  • November 14, 2001–HWA: D-Lo Brown defeated Steve Bradley in the semi-finals of the heavyweight title tournament.
  • November 24, 2001–HWA: Race Steele, Steve Bradley & Val Venis defeated Johnny The Bull, Kwee Wee & Lash LeRoux.
  • November 27, 2001–HWA: The Yanger (Jimmy Yang), The Great Hayashi (Kaz Hayashi) & Lance Cade defeated Steve Bradley & The A Squad (Chet Jablonski & Dean Jablonski).
  • November 29, 2001–OVW: Mark Henry defeated Steve Bradley by DQ.
  • December 4, 2001–HWA: EZ Money, Johnny The Bull & Val Venis defeated Kimo, Nigel McGuinness & Steve Bradley.
  • December 8, 2001–HWA: Steve Bradley & Val Venis defeated The Island Boys (Ekmo & Kimo) to win the tag team titles.
  • January 9, 2002–HWA: RC Haas, Ekmo & Kimo defeated EZ Money, Steve Bradley & Val Venis to win the tag team titles.
  • January 12, 2002–HWA: RC Haas, Ekmo & Kimo defeated EZ Money, Steve Bradley & Val Venis.
  • January 15, 2002–HWA: D-Lo Brown & Shannon Moore defeated Matt Stryker & Steve Bradley.
  • January 26, 2002–OVW TV (Taped): Bull Buchanan defeated Steve Bradley.
  • January 26, 2002–HWA: HWA tag team champions Ekmo & Kimo defeated Steve Bradley & Derrick Neikirk to retain the titles.
  • February 2, 2002–HWA: Ekmo, Kimo & Maven defeated Lance Cade, Mike Sanders & Steve Bradley.
  • February 5, 2002–HWA: Matt Dillinger defeated Steve Bradley by DQ.
  • February 6, 2002–HWA: D-Lo Brown defeated Steve Bradley in a street fight.
  • February 13, 2002–HWA: Steve Bradley defeated Raven in a hardcore rules match.
  • February 16, 2002–HWA: Raven & Tommy Dreamer defeated EZ Money & Steve Bradley.
  • February 19, 2002–HWA: The Island Boys (Ekmo & Kimo) defeated Lance Cade & Steve Bradley by DQ.
  • February 20, 2002–HWA: Steve Bradley defeated Human Time Bomb.
  • March 5, 2002–HWA: Rico Costantino defeated Steve Bradley.
  • March 12, 2002–HWA: Hugh Morrus & Raven defeated Lance Cade & Steve Bradley to win the tag team titles.
  • March 15, 2002–HWA: Lance Cade & Steve Bradley defeated Hugh Morrus & Raven to win the tag team titles.
  • March 26, 2002–HWA: Ekmo and Kimo defeated Chet Jablonski and Derrick Neikirk, Cody Hawk and Tony B & Lance Cade and Steve Bradley in a 4-way tag team match.
  • April 6, 2002–HWA: Lance Cade & Steve Bradley defeated Cody Hawk & Tony B to retain the tag team titles.
  • April 10, 2002–HWA: Cody Hawk & Tony B defeated Lance Cade & Steve Bradley to win the titles.
  • April 16, 2002–HWA: Ron Waterman defeated Steve Bradley.
  • April 23, 2002–HWA: Kimo & Ron Waterman defeated Lance Cade & Steve Bradley.
  • April 27, 2002–HWA: Lance Cade and Steve Bradley defeated BJ Whitmer and Jamie Knoble, Chet Jablonski and Derrick Neikirk & Kimo and Ron Waterman in a 4-way tag team match to become #1 contenders for the tag titles.
  • June 11, 2002–HWA: HWA heavyweight champion Lance Cade vs. Steve Bradley ended in a no contest to retain the title.
  • June 12, 15, 2002–HWA: Johnny The Bull & Race Steele defeated Lance Cade & Steve Bradley.
  • June 25, 2002–HWA: Johnny The Bull & Mike Awesome defeated Lance Cade & Steve Bradley.
  • June 29, 2002–House Show: Reverend D-Von & Rob Conway defeated Hugh Morrus & Steve Bradley.
  • June 30, 2002–HEAT: Jason Sugarman & Mike Sanders defeated BJ Payne & Steve Bradley in a dark match.
  • June 30, 2002–House Show: Albert defeated Steve Bradley.
  • July 1, 2002–House Show: Christian & Lance Storm defeated John Cena & Steve Bradley.
  • July 6, 2002–Velocity: Funaki defeated Steve Bradley in a dark match.
  • July 13, 2002–HWA: Mike Sanders defeated Steve Bradley.
  • July 14, 2002–HWA: Chris Kanyon, Johnny The Bull & Mike Sanders defeated Lance Cade, Race Steele & Steve Bradley.
  • July 2002: Steve Bradley was released from the World Wrestling Federation on good terms..
  • After:
  • August 23, 2003–NECW: Steve Bradley defeated Mercedes Martinez.
  • November 14, 2003–NECW: Mike Osbourne & Steve Bradley defeated Alex Arion & Antonio Thomas.
  • October 2, 2004–Velocity: Steve Bradley defeated a local wrestler in a dark match.
  • Steve Bradley was the founder and HEAD Trainer at the Top Rope Wrestling Academy in Manchester, New Hampshire..
  • Steve Bradley dealt with personal issues over the years and was one of the former talents who took up WWE’s offer for rehab..
  • December 4, 2008: Steve Bradley (32) was found dead in his car across the street from his former training facility in New Hampshire..
  • ~~~~~~~~~~~~~It was later revealed that Steve Bradley had been indicted on charges of possession of heroin on November 20th..