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Bobby Rogers

Title History


  • (Self proclaimed) WWF Light Heavyweight champion ();
  • AWC (Florida) Tag Team titles (3);
  • AWC (Florida) Light Heavyweight title (17);
  • SWF (Florida) Junior Heavyweight title ();
  • NWC (Florida) Junior Heavyweight title ();
  • IPW [Florida] Hardcore title ();
  • FOW (Future of Wrestling) World Heavyweight title (2);
  • FOW (Future of Wrestling) Tag Team titles w/Blare Rogers ();
  • FOW (Future of Wrestling) Hardcore title (2);


Career Highlights

Interesting Facts:

  • Created Future Of Wrestling (then named FWA – Florida Wrestling Association) in 1998.
  • Promoted events seeing: Dusty Rhodes, Kevin Sullivan, Abdullah The Butcher, Tatanka,
  • ~~~Terry Funk, Christopher Daniels, Curt Hennig, Jerry Lawler, The Fabulous Ones & more.
  • Has wrestled with FL’s IPW Hardcore, Rusty Brooks’ IPWA, and many other promotions.
  • Was influential in beginning the career of World Wrestling Federation Superstar Tatanka.
  • 1998: Bobby Rogers was voted Future Of Wrestling’s “Most Popular Wrestler of 1998”
  • ~~~Also received “Match of The Year” for his Christmas Tree Match with Pat McGuire
  • August 1999: Bobby Rogers lists his kidney for sale on (the Internet auction site) eBay.
  • ~~~The incident was mentioned on The Simpsons, Jeopardy, David Letterman & Jay Leno.
  • Once made a willing offer to have his pinky finger cut off on an ECW pay-per-view event.
  • ~~~The idea was quickly nixed by Paul Heyman, who believed Rogers was mentally wrong.
  • Early in his career, Rogers carried a WWF Light Heavyweight Title Belt – and claimed he was their Champion.
  • ~~~Rogers appeared with the belt on shows like: Rolanda, Sally Jesse, Marilyn Kagan, Gabrielle & Richard Bey.
  • Appeared on “The People’s Court”, in a worked case against wrestling referee Bruce Owens
  • ~~~Rogers claimed that Owens stole his belts; but Judge Jerry Sheinland spotted their work & threw the case outFuture Of Wrestling Results:
  • May 30, 1998 at May Madness: “Hardcore Hero” Bobby Rogers defeated Blare Rogers
  • August 1, 1998 at Flesh & Blood: Bobby & Blare Rogers no contested with The Dudleys
  • ~~~The Dudleys were Anthony “Snot Dudley” Michaels and Jeff “Schmuck Dudley” Roth
  • October 10, 1998 at The Future Is Now: Bobby Rogers lost to “Mr.Extreme” Pat McGuire
  • ~~~In a Hardcore Hardcore Gauntlet Match, also featuring Jed Diamond & Prince Ali Khan
  • ~~~Match was to crown the first ever FOW Hardcore Champion (which McGuire became)
  • ~~~Blare Rogers defended The Rogers’ tag belts by himself that night, but lost to Dudleys
  • December 12, 1998 at Hardcore Holiday 1998: Bobby Rogers defeated Pat McGuire
  • ~~~By beating Pat McGuire, Bobby Rogers became the new FOW Hardcore Champion
  • January 30, 1999 at Superbowl of Wrestling: Bobby Rogers beat Dennis Allen & Tank
  • ~~~This was a three way dance match for Bobby Rogers’ FOW Hardcore Championship
  • March 20, 1999 at Holy Bedlam: Rogers teams with Trikki Nikki & “Soulman” Alex G.
  • ~~~they were beat by Flex Magnum, Tank Morgan & Mike Larrea in an elimination match
  • March 20, 1999 at Retribution [evening show]: Bobby Rogers loses to Pat McGuire
  • ~~~Rogers lost his FOW Hardcore Title to Pat McGuire, as a result of losing this match
  • ~~~The FOW Hardcore Title was unified [temporarily] with the FOW Title McGuire held
  • May 1, 1999 at Cooper City Combat: Bobby Rogers beat “Mr. Extreme” Pat McGuire
  • ~~~This was a ladder match, and by winning, Rogers became FOW Heavyweight Champion
  • May 20, 1999 in Lima, Peru: Bobby Rogers was defeated by Prince Ali Khan
  • ~~~As a result of losing this, Rogers lost the FOW Heavyweight Championship to Khan
  • May 21, 1999 in Lima, Peru: Bobby Rogers lost to Prince Ali Khan & (winner) Jeff “J-Dawg” Brooks in a 3-way
  • May 22, 1999 in Lima, Peru: Bobby Rogers beat Prince Ali Khan in a No DQ Match
  • ~~~As a result of winning this, Rogers regained his FOW Heavyweight Championship Belt
  • May 23, 1999 in Lima, Peru: Bobby Rogers beat Prince Ali Khan in falls count anywhere
  • June 26, 1999 in Hollywood, Florida: Bobby Rogers competes in 10 Man Table Match
  • July 18, 1999 at Cape Coral Carnage: Rogers lost to Bobby Brooks in a weapons match
  • July 19, 1999: Bobby Rogers lost to FOW Heavyweight Champion “Dirty” Dennis Allen
  • July 27, 1999 in Arequippa, Peru: “Hardcore Hero” Bobby Rogers lost to The Bomb
  • July 28, 1999 in Arequippa, Peru: “Hardcore Hero” Bobby Rogers beat Tank Morgan
  • July 31, 1999 in Huancayo, Peru: Bobby Rogers lost to The Bomb & (winner) Tank Morgan in a 3-way dance
  • August 14, 1999 in Hollywood, FL: Bobby Rogers dq’ed against “Dirty” Dennis Allen
  • September 25, 1999 at Attempted Homicide: The Extreme Militia defeated Bobby Rogers & Jon Elias
  • November 6, 1999 at Back to The Future: Rogers lost to Jon Elias in a first blood match
  • November 1999 – April 2000: Rogers appears on FOW events in a booker-like position
  • April 29, 2000 at Shoots & Ladders: Bobby Rogers teamed with Earthquake & Typhoon
  • ~~~They lost to Larry Lane & Suicidal Tendencies after Natural Disasters turned on Rogers
  • April 2000 – December 2000: Rogers appears on FOW events in a booker-like position
  • December 16, 2000 at Hardcore Holiday 3: Bobby Rogers battled Jodi X to no contest
  • ~~~Special Guest Referee, Mayor of Davie, Harry Venis assisted Rogers towards the end
  • January 20, 2001 at New Year’s Revolution: Bobby Rogers & Harry Venis lost to Bobby Brooks & Jodi X
  • ~~~”Hardcore Redneck” Bobby Brooks pinned “The Hardcore Hero” Bobby Rogers to finish this tag match
  • January 2001 – June 2001: Rogers appears on FOW events in a booker-like position
  • June 17, 2001 at Hollywood Greyhound Track: Intergender Hardcore Rules Tag Match
  • ~~~Bobby Rogers and Silhouette were defeated by the duo of Bobby Brooks and Jodi X
  • July 14, 2001 in Davie, Florida at The Bergeron / Davie Rodeo Arena: Survivor Match
  • ~~~Bobby Rogers teamed with Maximum Capacity, Shred, Silhouette and Flex Magnum
  • ~~~They wrestled against The Market Crashers, Harry Venis, Fabulous Frank & Jodi X
  • ~~~They went to a no contest after The Market Crashers turned on their own team mates
  • October 6, 2001 at Octoberfist in Davie: Bobby Rogers lost to “Dirty” Dennis Allen
  • ~~~This was to determine who would be in control of FOW as Chief Event Coordinator
  • ~~~Following the match, Dennis Allen named Nick Mayberry new DPR and Flex Magnum new Chief of Staff
  • ~~~Later in the night, Rogers interfered in a match between Maximum Capacity & Punisher – and was beat up
  • December 1, 2001 at Hardcore Holiday: Intergender Tag Team Extreme X-Mas Tree Bout
  • ~~~”Hardcore Hero” Bobby Rogers and Jodi X defeated Nick Mayberry and Silhouette
  • ~~~This match was to determine who would be crowned the FOW Hardcore Champion
  • February 9, 2002 at Valentine’s & Violence: Interpromotional Angle [FOW & FSCW]
  • ~~~Rogers came to the ring with Jodi X, Mike Blake, Blare Rogers, Fabulous Frank, Harry Venis, Nick Mayberry,
  • ~~~Dennis Allen, Larry Lane, and Dennis Allen. They were confronted by Rusty Brooks and a slew of wrestlers
  • ~~~representing Brooks’ FSCW, who were tired of Rogers’ trash-talking. Rogers slapped Brooks before leaving.
  • February 2002 – August 2002: Rogers served in numerous positions on FOW events
  • September 21, 2002 at Davie Rodeo Arena in Davie, FL: 16-Man Bloody Royal III Match
  • ~~~Bobby Rogers competed in the match, eventually won by “Ram Man” Johnny Evans
  • ~~~Also in action were: Bobby Brooks, Dennis & Sean Allen, Nick Mayberry, Dave Johnson, Dan Evans & more
  • October 4, 2002 at FAU in Boca Raton, FL: Rogers participated in a CWA contract signing with Nick Mayberry
  • ~~~Rogers & Chuck Aurin beat Dennis & Sean Allen; following the match, Mayberry (in a mask) attacked Rogers
  • December 14, 2002 at Hardcore Holiday 5: Bobby Rogers interferes, hitting Bruno Sassi
  • ~~~In an FOW Title match, causing Sassi to lose the Title to “Mr. Perfect” Curt Hennig
  • December 28, 2002 at FOW TV Taping in World’s Gym / FOW Studios [Plantation, FL]:
  • ~~~Rogers was completely destroyed in a “worked shoot” match / incident with Billy FivesVarious Independent Results:
  • Debuted on July 28, 1990 in Miami, Florida; teaming with Falcon against “Mean” Mike Larrea & Les Adams.
  • June 30, 1998 in Atlanta, GA: Bobby & Blare Rogers defeated The Masked Assassins for the FOW Tag Belts
  • July 19, 2002 – Rusty Brooks’ FSCW in Hallandale, FL: Bobby Rogers and Abudadein appear during the event
  • July 27, 2002 – Rusty Brooks’ FSCW in Oakland Park, FL: Bobby Rogers and Abudadein appear at the event
  • ~~~Both FSCW appearances were done to promote a cross promotional angle between Rogers’ FOW & FSCW
  • October 11, 2002 – Coastal Wrestling Alliance’s Inaugural Brawl: Bobby Rogers wrestled against Bobby Brooks
  • ~~~Rogers was originally set to main event with Nick Mayberry, but he left the venue over a dispute with Rogers
  • October 12, 2002 – Nick Mayberry’s Hardkore Championship Wrestling “Hardkore & Confused” in Hollywood, FL
  • ~~~Rogers and a group of FOW talents were ejected from the building in a shoot incident betweeen he and HCW
  • November 30, 2002 at IPW and NWA Florida’s “Independent Armageddon”:
  • ~~~B. Rogers and Vanessa Harding managed David Babylon in a cruiserweight battle royal
  • ~~~Both David Babylon and Steve Madison were declared the winners [of the battle royal]
  • January 25, 2003 at IPW’s “The Aftermath”: Four Corners of Death [IPW Hardcore Title]
  • ~~~Bobby Rogers won the title; by defeating Chaos, Prime Evil (then champion) and KubiakMisc.:
  • 2005: Mike Rapuano [Bobby Rogers] was sentenced to 3 1/2 years in federal prison
  • ~~~Rogers was found guilty of using a counterfeit device and using intimidating force against a witness
  • ~~~This stems from federal charges that he defrauded several companies out of thousands of dollars
  • ~~~Rogers will not be eligible for parole until late 2007, and is currently serving his time in Miami, Florida



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Trained By

"Nature Boy" Buddy Rogers


July 28, 1990


January 21, 1974


Originally Rahway, New Jersey
Now Resides in Florida





250 lbs

Finishing Move(s)

Trashcan Legdrop

Favorite Move(s)

Notable Feuds

Pat McGuire
Dennis Allen
Nick Mayberry
Jodi X
Rusty Brooks