Tommy Rogers

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Title History

 

  • NWA (Southeastern) United States Junior Heavyweight title defeating Bill Ash (May 2, 1983);
  • NWA (Mid America) United States Junior Heavyweight title Awarded (September ??, 1983);
  • NWA (Mid America) United States Junior Heavyweight title defeating Koko Ware (October 17, 1983);
  • NWA Central States Tag Team titles w/Marty Jannetty defeating Tony Anthony & Len Denton (June 21, 1984);
  • NWA Central States Tag Team titles w/Marty Jannetty defeating Tony Anthony & Len Denton (August 23, 1984);
    ~~~Editor’s Notes: This was actually Tommy Lane, wrestling under the name “Tommy Rogers” in Central States.
  • NWA (World Class) American Tag Team titles w/Bobby Fulton defeating Bill & Scott Irwin (October 22, 1984);
  • NWA (World Class) American Tag Team titles w/Bobby Fulton defeating Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey (May 6, 1985);
  • AWA Southern Tag Team titles w/Bobby Fulton defeating Bigfoot & Jonathan Boyd [Tournament] (January 13, 1986);
  • UWF (Mid South) World Tag Team titles w/Bobby Fulton defeating Butch Miller & Luke Williams (March 30, 1986);
  • UWF (Mid South) World Tag Team titles w/Bobby Fulton defeating Sting & Eddie Gilbert (September 27, 1986);
  • WCWA (World Class) World Tag Team titles w/Bobby Fulton defeating Brian Adias & Al Madril (March 4, 1987);
  • WCWA (World Class) World Tag Team titles w/Bobby Fulton defeating Tommy Lane & Mike Davis for vacant titles (May 4, 1987);
  • PWA (Pro Wrestling America) Tag Team titles w/Bobby Fulton defeating Terminators (August 16, 1987);
  • NWA United States Tag Team titles w/Bobby Fulton defeating Stan Lane & Bobby Eaton (April 26, 1988);
  • NWA United States Tag Team titles w/Bobby Fulton defeating Ron Simmons & Eddie Gilbert [Tournament] (December 7, 1988);
  • IWA (Japan) World Junior Heavyweight title defeating Yukihide Ueno (March 16, 2004);

 

Career Highlights

 

  • Tommy Rogers was an avid surfer, and was often spotted at beaches when not inside a pro-wrestling ring..
  • Tommy Rogers formed one of the most popular tag teams ever with Bobby Fulton known as the Fantastics..
  • ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~The Fantastics entrance music was “Sharp Dressed Man” by ZZ Top..
  • Tommy Rogers had a stint in World Championship Wrestling in the mid and late 90’s, often appearing on WCW Television..
  • 1997: Tommy Rogers & Bobby Fulton wrestled briefly in the new Light-Heavyweight division and even wrestled eachother on RAW..
  • 1998-1999: Tommy Rogers had a stint in Extreme Championship Wrestling and formed a short-lived tag team with Jerry Lynn..
  • October 30, 2004–U of Virginia Children’s Medical Center Benefit: The Fantastics defeated The Midnight Express (Condrey/Eaton)..
  • January 18, 2005–Southern Championship Wrestling: The Fantastics defeated The Midnight Express in a Steel Cage Match
  • ~~~Tommy Rogers & Bobby Fulton beat Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey w/Terri Runnels to capture the vacant Tag Team Titles..
  • January 29, 2005 – WrestleReunion: The RnR Express & The Fantastics beat The Midnight Express (Condrey/Eaton/Lane/Cornette)..