Wrestlers that “The Brain” has managed: The Heenan Family
Killer Karl Kox
Baron von Raschke
Ernie Ladd Big John Studd
King Kong Bundy
Paul Orndorff King Kong Bundy Andre The Giant
Brooklyn Brawler Rick Rude
Mr. Perfect Ric Flair
In The Beginning:
When he was a child, Bobby had red hair, then he had a tumor removed from his stomach, and it grew back blonde!
Bobby sold Andre The Giant’s contract to Ted DiBiase, who used Andre to capture the WWF Heavyweight title.
May 31, 1985 – House Show: Paul Orndorff defeated Bobby Heenan.
June 21, 1985 – MSG Network: The Heenan Family (Adrian Adonis, Big John Studd & Bobby Heenan) defeated George Steele & The US Express (Barry Windham & Mike Rotundo) by disqualification.
November 25, 1985 – MSG Network: Andre The Giant, Captain Lou Albano & Hillbilly Jim defeated The Heenan Family (Big John Studd, Bobby Heenan & King Kong Bundy).
February 22, 1986 – House Show: Hulk Hogan & Ricky Steamboat defeated The Heenan Family (Bobby Heenan & King Kong Bundy).
September 22, 1986 – MSG Network: The Machines (Big Machine, Hulk Machine (Hulk Hogan) & Super Machine) defeated The Heenan Family (Big John Studd, Bobby Heenan & King Kong Bundy).
September 27, 1986 – Superstars: Hulk Machine (Hulk Hogan) & The Machines (Big Machine & Super Machine) defeated The Heenan Family (Big John Studd, Bobby Heenan & King Kong Bundy) in a dark match.
October 11, 1986 – Superstars: September 27, 1986 – Superstars: Hulk Machine (Hulk Hogan) & The Machines (Big Machine & Super Machine) defeated The Heenan Family (Big John Studd, Bobby Heenan & King Kong Bundy) in a dark match.
March 6, 1987 – House Show: Hulk Hogan defeated The Heenan Family (Bobby Heenan & Hercules) in a handicap match.
April 25, 1987 – House Show: Jake Roberts defeated Bobby Heenan.
March 27, 1988 – WrestleMania IV: Bobby Heenan & The Islanders (Haku & Tama) defeated Koko B. Ware & The British Bulldogs (Davey Boy Smith & The Dynamite Kid).
May 21, 1988 – Superstars: Koko B. Ware defeated Bobby Heenan in a dark match.
May 22, 1988 – Wrestling Challenge: Koko B. Ware defeated Bobby Heenan in a dark match.
May 29, 1988 – House Show: Bobby Heenan defeated Koko B. Ware.
June 25, 1988 – MSG Network: The Ultimate Warrior defeated Bobby Heenan in a looser wears a weasel suite match.
Summer 1988: Bobby arranged for a special coronation ceremony to crown Haku as the new king of the WWF.
July 31, 1988 – Wrestlefest: The Ultimate Warrior defeated Bobby Heenan in a looser wears a weasel suite match.
April 2, 1989 – WrestleMania V: The Red Rooster defeated Bobby Heenan. Bobby managed “Ravishing” Rick Rude to defeat The Ultimate Warrior for the Intercontinental title.
Bobby regained the services of Andre the Giant and teamed him with Haku, in a team known as The Collosal Connection.
November 23, 1989 – Survivor Series: Team Elimination: The Ultimate Warriors (Jim Neidhart, Marty Jannetty, Shawn Michaels & The Ultimate Warrior) defeated The Heenan Family (Andre The Giant, Arn Anderson, Bobby Heenan & Haku) in a tag team elimination match.
December 13, 1989: Bobby led the Colossal Connection to defeat Demolition for the WWF Tag Team titles.
Bobby became a member of the WWF announcing team, partnered with Gorilla Monsoon.
~~~The duo commented each week on the USA Network’s “Prime Time Wrestling” and “Wrestling Challenge” shows.
~~~Later that night: Mr. Vince McMahon exited the building and got into his private limousine just before it exploded into flames!December 2007: Legendary wrestling manager, and featured legend in Legends Championship Wrestling, Bobby “The Brain” Heenan had to have reconstructive surgery on his jaw earlier this month as a result of side effects from his cancer treatment. Unfortunately, the first attempt didn’t go as planned so he had to undergo a second operation. Doctors are hoping the new bone will heal properly this time. Heenan is still in a medically induced coma and is expected to be brought out of it this week. He will remain hospitalized for the next several weeks. (Courtesy: http://www.legendschampionshipwrestling.com).
August 14, 2014 – Bobby “The Brain” Heenan was inducted into the OWW Hall of Fame!
September 17, 2017: Bobby Heenan has died at the age of 73.
Andy Kresha wrote: I was just checking out your website and thought THIS is awesome!! One thing I wanted to add. Rock n roll Buck Zumhoff was also noted as beating Bobby Heenan in the ring and making him put on the Weasle suit…and that is how he became known as Bobby the “weasle” Heenan. Great stuff guys!!!! Brings back a lot of memories!
November 1, 1943
Originally from Chicago, Illinois
Booked from Beverly Hills, California
Now Resides in Tampa, Florida
Height and Weight
6'0" 190 lbs
Andre The Giant