Jerry Blackwell

Title History

  • NWA (Central States) World Tag Team titles w/Buck Robley defeating ??????? (????, 1977);
  • NWA Southeastern Tag Team titles w/The Invader (aka Bob Orton Jr.) defeating Kevin Sullivan & Ken Lucas (January ??, 1979);
  • NWA Southeastern Tag Team titles w/Dick Slater defeating Bob Orton Jr. & Bob Roop (May 24, 1979);
  • NWA Missouri Heavyweight title defeating Kerry Von Erich (April 15, 1983);
  • AWA World Tag Team titles w/Ken Patera defeating Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell (June 26, 1983);
  • NWA Missouri Heavyweight title defeating Harley Race (November 16, 1984);
  • CWA (Tennessee) Super Heavyweight title defeating Goliath (January 12, 1987);

Career Highlights

In The Beginning:

  • 1978: Jerry Blackwell worked as the masked “Canadian Bumblebee” in Knoxville managed by Professor Boris Malenko..

Jerry “Crusher” Blackwell:

  • April 27, 1985: The Road Warriors (Hawk & Animal) vs Larry “The Ax” Hennig & Jerry “Crusher” Blackwell..
  • ~~~Hennig & Blackwell roughed up the young Road Warriors, who, until that time, refused to sell moves for their opponents..

American Wrestling Association:

  • Jerry Blackwell formed a heel tag team with Ken Patera known as The Sheiks managed by Sheik Adnan El Kaisee..
  • September 28, 1985 – AWA SuperClash: Jerry Blackwell defeated Kamala in a “bodyslam” match..

Jerry “Crusher” Blackwell:

  • Jerry Blackwell wrestled in Amarillo, Houston St. Louis, Central States, Georgia, the Mid-Atlantic and of course, the WWF..
  • December 1994: Jerry Blackwell (45) was seriously injured in an auto accident and died of complications on January 22, 1995..