Bam Bam Bigelow
American professional wrestler
Bam Bam Bigelow
Scott Charles Bigelow was an American professional wrestler, best known by the ring name Bam Bam Bigelow. His professional wrestling career spanned twenty-one years. Bigelow had a distinctive flame tattoo that spanned most of his bald head and was known for being agile despite his size of nearly 400 pounds (180 kg).
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WWE's list of the top 50 finishing moves of all time from upcoming DVD release
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What is the greatest finishing move in pro wrestling history? WWE is answering that question in an upcoming DVD release counting down the top 50 finishers of all time. The video will hit shelves on Aug. 21, 2012. But you know how we're such blithering marks for lists like this, Cagesiders. We couldn't wait to take a gander at the goods and let you fine folks dissect it and tear it to shreds. And after seeing it, believe me, that's exactly what you're going to want to do. Here's your teaser before you take the jump and see the full list for yourself -- I agree with number one and then I absolutely despise the entire rest of the list. Sufficiently excited to see it? Good. Check it out: 50. JBL - Clothesline from Hell 49. Vader - Vader Bomb 48. Dusty Rhodes - Bionic Elbow 47. Ted DiBiase - Million Dollar Dream 46. Kerry Von Erich - Iron Claw 45. Rick Rude - Rude Awakening 44. Lex Luger - Torture Rack 43. Dudley Boyz - 3-D 42. Bam Bam Bigelow - Moonsault 41. Diamon ...
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On this date in WWF history: King of the Ring hits pay-per-view for the first time in 1993
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Though the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) had held six King of the Ring tournaments before it, the 1993 King of the Ring tournament that took place on this date in WWF history (June 13, 1993) marked the first time the tournament was made into a stand alone pay-per-view (PPV) event. This particular event is notable for a couple of reasons. For starters, it marked the end of Hulk Hogan's long run on top in the WWF. He had returned from a long absence earlier in the year and politicked his way back to the title. At WrestleMania 9, Bret Hart dropped the belt to Yokozuna only to see Hogan appear and hit the ring to drop a leg and take the strap for himself. The plan, then, was for Hogan to put Hart over big at SummerSlam in a veritable passing of the torch moment to a new generation of wrestlers. This being right around the infamous WWF steroid trials, that was going to happen with or without Hogan, but it would have had far more impact had the Hulkster decided to put Har ...
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Action Bronson & Smoke DZA – “Big Bad & Dangerous” - The Smoking Section
Google News - over 5 years
Oh, and shout out to Bam Bam Bigelow. Ashbury Park's finest. Action Bronson & Smoke DZA – “Big Bad & Dangerous” (Prod. By 183rd) If you're in NYC, Smoke DZA's Rolling Stoned album release performance goes down on Monday at SOBs. Hosted by VAS$HTIE,
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Top 8 Surprisingly Agile Big Men Wrestlers - Bleacher Report
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More often than not, Bam Bam was flying off the top rope. Every other move was a splash or a dive of some sort. I don't know if any other dude on this list can pull off an enzugiri. Bam Bam Bigelow was one of a kind; a mesmerizing blend of athleticism,
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WWE News: CM Punk, the Rock and the 22 Coolest Tattoos in Wrestling - Bleacher Report
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This was the trademark of the late Bam Bam Bigelow, who was probably one of the more underrated wrestlers that the business has ever seen. Bigelow took his signature bald headed tattoo to WrestleMania XI where he and NFL Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor
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Infographic Of The Day: The Wacky Themes In Wrestler Names - Co.Design
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Instead, it's more of a nostalgic trip through the prime of pumped-up pro wrestling--RIP Andre the Giant, Macho Man Randy Savage, Killer Kowalski, Bam Bam Bigelow, and so many others--that was even weirder than you remember. Buy it here for $20
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Page 2's Top 50 flamboyant NFL figures: - ESPN (blog)
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... appearing as himself in "The Waterboy" and on "Dancing with the Stars"; as a football player who seemed a lot like LT in "Any Given Sunday"; and as a WWF-ified version of himself in Wrestlemania XI, where he took on Bam Bam Bigelow (the whole thing
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50 Suck-Tacular Gimmicks in the History of Professional Wrestling - Bleacher Report
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Booger was mostly stuck in lower card matches serving as a jobber to the stars, with the only notable highlights to the gimmick being his clean win over Owen Hart and feuding over Bam Bam Bigelow for his valet, Luna Vachon
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TNA Scraps X-Division Character, Australian Gets WWE Tryout - Wrestlezone
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Taylor stands 6'10" and weighs 385 pounds, and the report noted that he didn't appear to be in very good physical condition, as his appearance was likened to that of a more out of shape Bam Bam Bigelow
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Canek, al desnudo - Diario Deportivo Record
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... en 1978 arrebata el Campeonato Nacional Semicompleto a Dr. Wagner, también gana el Campeonato Mundial Completo derrotando al enorme Lou Thesz y enfrenta a luchadores como André El Gigante, a Hulk Hogan, Stan Hansen, Búfalo Allen y Bam Bam Bigelow
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Die Top Ten der "Big Men" - Yahoo! Eurosport Deutschland
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Obwohl Bam Bam Bigelow 2007 im Alter von 48 Jahren starb, bleibt er dem WWE Universum durch seine beispiellose Athletik und die berühmten tätowierten Flammen auf seiner Glatze in bester "gewaltiger" Erinnerung. Die Käfigschlacht gegen Hulk Hogan bei
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WWE.com: ¿Dónde está ahora Corporal Kirchner? - Superluchas.net (blog)
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Vader, Bam Bam Bigelow, Scott Hall. Pero les gustaba que llevar chicos diferentes, así que no fueron constantemente. New Japan pudo haberse acabado rápidamente, pero a Kirchner le gustaba el país y había otras opciones para un hombre con su conjunto de
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A Fool's Utopia 6.30.11: The Disaster of NBC 1983 - 411mania.com
Google News - over 5 years
Bam Bam Bigelow match from Wrestlemania XI as the actual main event. Even then, its' still close because LT wasn't bad. I think Vince knew he had a potential stinker on his hands. The only two good matches were the tag matches. To make up for this,
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Column: CHRISTIAN? ORTON? MIZ? CENA? WHO RULES WWE IN 2011? - Wrestling News Source
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Letting go such a unique women's wrestler, essentially the double-X chromosome equivalent of Vader or Bam Bam Bigelow in terms of ability for someone of a larger build, was preposterous. After weeks of disturbing vignettes in which she would decapitate
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PARKS'S BLOG: Capitol Punishment Hangout Report, including Punk's Earthquake ... - Pro Wrestling Torch
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After Swagger's loss, I thought we'd see a replay of Bam Bam Bigelow vs. LT, where Stone would laugh at Swagger and Swagger would shove him. Okay, that'd be like 1/16th of that angle. *1/2 (8) John Cena vs. R-Truth: By the way, negative eight stars by
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MO'S MIDWEEK GRIND: "AKA IS A GREAT GYM...I'M PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER" - Fight Hype
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OR U CAN GIVE OR TAKE BAM BAM BIGELOW.... King Mo: LOL. You a fool! At leat I didn't say me, Glacier, and Doink the clown vs. the Brooklyn Brawler and the Bushwhackers. LOL. Hey Mo, If I remember correctly you trained with Shane Carwin before right?
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NFL Look-a-Likes: Ravens' David Hale? - Baltimore Beat Down
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Their accompanying comment on the look-a-like comparison is: "Let's just be honest and say that neither Bam Bam Bigelow nor David Hale could beat Giants LB Lawrence Taylor. Not that there is anything wrong with that." Enjoy the other fifteen that made
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A-Rod, Dave Grohl, Suge Knight among latest doppelgangers - NFL News
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Let's just be honest and say that neither Bam Bam Bigelow nor David Hale could beat Giants LB Lawrence Taylor. Not that there is anything wrong with that. WR Braylon Edwards has the type of frame that makes it seem like he would be a pretty good
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The 100 Greatest Entrance Themes in Wrestling History - Bleacher Report
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The Triple Threat (Douglas, Chris Candido, and Bam Bam Bigelow) along with Francine accompanied the Franchise to the ring. Ironically, the most exciting part of Shane Douglas' entrance is when he yells, "Cut the f***ing music!" The Brood was definitely
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Inspiration comes from within - Mail Tribune
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Bam Bam Bigelow. The Big Boss Man. Mankind, aka Cactus Jack, aka Dude Love. Of those listed above, half are dead, one is partially disabled from a severe stroke suffered in his prime and another, probably the most popular wrestler ever, has bottomed
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Bam Bam Bigelow
    FORTIES
  • 2007
    Age 45
    On the morning of January 19, 2007, Bigelow was found dead in his home by Remiesiewicz at approximately 10:00 a.m.
    More Details Hide Details EST in Hudson, Florida. He was 45 years old. The autopsy results showed that Bigelow's death was due to multiple drugs found in his system including toxic levels of cocaine and an anti-anxiety drug. Bigelow was also suffering from a heart problem, specifically arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease, and had severe back problems. 1Bigelow defended the title with either Page or Kanyon under the Freebird Rule.
  • 2005
    Age 43
    On October 2, 2005, Bigelow was hospitalized with a broken nose and several lacerations after crashing his Harley-Davidson motorcycle in Spring Hill, Florida.
    More Details Hide Details Janis Remiesiewicz, Bigelow's girlfriend, was his passenger at the time of the crash, and she suffered severe injuries. A spokesman for the Florida Highway Patrol stated that Bigelow would be the focus of a homicide investigation should Remiesiewicz die, but she eventually made a complete recovery and remained with Bigelow until his death.
  • 2004
    Age 42
    In May 2004, Bigelow was charged with endangering the welfare of a child through reckless driving.
    More Details Hide Details He attributed the incident to a seizure he had suffered, and the charges were dropped two months later.
  • 2002
    Age 40
    In August 2002, Bigelow made several public appearances to promote a chain of automotive customizers called "Hot Rodz" throughout the southeast of the United States.
    More Details Hide Details Along with a seven-minute speech that Bigelow prepared himself, he would also often unveil a hot rod which was detailed by the staff of each shop to resemble the hot-rod style flames associated with Bigelow for much of his career. Fourteen cars were displayed and eventually sold, with all proceeds going to local charities. Upon his retirement, Bigelow moved to a private recreational community called "The Hideout" in Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania. He also opened the eponymous Bam Bam Bigelow restaurant, located nearby in the town of Hamlin in Salem Township, but it later closed. He then relocated to Florida, with his close friend Shane Douglas clueless as to his whereabouts.
    Then, he waited until his Time Warner (the major corporation that had bought the promotion from Jim Crockett in 1989) contract expired in June 2002.
    More Details Hide Details He returned to the ring, making several appearances for USA Pro Wrestling. He performed his final wrestling match on October 25, 2006 for the American Combat Wrestling promotion, teaming with Ralph Mosca as "The Syndicate" in a tag team match against Overkill (Legion Cage and Marcus Hall). In his most profitable years, he earned between $750,000 and $1.2 million per year.
  • THIRTIES
  • 2001
    Age 39
    Bigelow remained with WCW until the company was purchased by the WWF in March 2001.
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    His final feud in WCW was with Shawn Stasiak, culminating on the final episode of WCW Nitro in March 2001.
    More Details Hide Details The stipulation of the match was that, if Bigelow won, he would tattoo "that sweet thing" in the ring (Stasiak accepted the stipulation, assuming he meant his valet Stacy Keibler when he was, in fact, referring to Stasiak himself). However, Stasiak won the match.
  • 2000
    Age 38
    In 2000, Bigelow and his wife Dana Fisher, with whom he had three children, divorced.
    More Details Hide Details In 2005, Fisher sued Bigelow for non-payment of child support. In July 2000, Bigelow received second degree burns on 40% of his body while rescuing three children from a burning house near his home. Following the incident, Bigelow spent two months recovering in a hospital.
    After the Triad disbanded, Bigelow began feuding with ECW alumnus Mike Awesome, who defeated him in an ambulance match at Starrcade 2000.
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  • 1999
    Age 37
    He was put in a stable with Diamond Dallas Page and Chris Kanyon, known as the Jersey Triad, in May 1999.
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  • 1998
    Age 36
    On November 16, 1998, Bigelow debuted in World Championship Wrestling.
    More Details Hide Details He initially was portrayed as an unwelcome guest from outside the company and feuded with then-WCW World Heavyweight Champion Goldberg before being shifted to the WCW Hardcore division, along with fellow ECW alumni Raven and Hardcore Hak.
    Bigelow remained in the Triple Threat and continued to feud with Taz for most of 1998.
    More Details Hide Details By the end of the year, he left the company for WCW.
    His reign as World TV Champion began with a victory over Taz at the Living Dangerously pay-per-view in March 1998.
    More Details Hide Details After defending the title in a few vicious brawls with The Sandman, Bigelow was defeated by Rob Van Dam. RVD was assisted by Sabu, who had originally been scheduled to receive a shot at Bigelow's title; Van Dam was only supposed to "soften up" the Beast from the East.
  • 1997
    Age 35
    Bigelow turned on fellow Triple Threat member, Shane Douglas, under the guidance of Rick Rude and won the ECW World Heavyweight Title in October 1997.
    More Details Hide Details He would go on to lose the belt back to Douglas at the November to Remember pay-per-view in a classic match. Both men were so badly injured as a result of the match that they didn't appear on television for over a month. They continued to feud, with Bam Bam looking to Taz to join him in his campaign against the Triple Threat. Eventually, he turned on Taz and rejoined the group as Triple Threat prospect Lance Storm was tossed aside.
    He returned to Paul Heyman's ECW in 1997, eventually joining with the re-formed Triple Threat faction, with Chris Candido and lead member Shane Douglas.
    More Details Hide Details He was a dominant force in ECW, carrying out feats of strength such as hurling Spike Dudley out of the ring and into the audience and slamming Taz through the ring itself. He held the ECW World Television Championship and the ECW World Heavyweight Championship during his run.
  • 1996
    Age 34
    On November 17, 1996, Bigelow competed in a "U-Japan" mixed martial arts event against Kimo Leopoldo.
    More Details Hide Details Bigelow was dominated throughout the match, being mounted within the first 10 seconds. He lost to a rear naked choke in the first round. Despite not being a trained mixed martial artist, Bigelow was able to command a substantial purse for the fight (Bigelow claimed in his 1998 RF Video shoot interview that he received $100,000; though it has been suggested by others that he actually received $75,000). Bigelow would later claim in a shoot interview that the fight was a work and he received minimal damage for a nice paycheck. He then claimed that he was the "world's highest paid jobber."
  • 1995
    Age 33
    After rumored problems backstage with The Kliq, Bigelow left the WWF in late 1995 and made a few appearances in the original Extreme Championship Wrestling in early 1996, feuding with Taz.
    More Details Hide Details Later in the year, Bigelow would face "Bam Bam" Terry Gordy. He won with the assistance of The Eliminators.
    Bigelow's last WWF match was a loss to Goldust at the Survivor Series 1995.
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    He was teamed with then WWF World Heavyweight Champion Diesel at the 1995 King of the Ring; they defeated Corporation members Tatanka and Sycho Sid.
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    After Bigelow and Tatanka lost in the finals of a WWF World Tag Team Championship tournament to Bob Holly and the 1-2-3 Kid at the 1995 Royal Rumble, Bigelow was mocked at ringside by former New York Giants All-Pro linebacker Lawrence Taylor.
    More Details Hide Details Bam Bam fought back, shoving "L.T." at ringside, and was soon engaged in a highly publicized feud with the famous ex-football player. Bigelow was defeated by Taylor in the main event at WrestleMania XI. Shortly after WrestleMania tensions were starting to build up between Bigelow and Ted DiBiase. After he lost a match with then WWF champion Diesel in a RAW main event; DiBiase slapped him and led the entire Million Dollar Corporation to take him down (including newly joined member Sycho Sid). Diesel made the save and Bigelow turned babyface, publicly quitting the Million Dollar Corporation.
  • 1994
    Age 32
    Bigelow also survived a high-profile Survivor Series-style match, with Corporation member King Kong Bundy, at the 1994 Survivor Series; they faced Lex Luger's "Guts and Glory" team.
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    In mid-1994, he was made part of Ted DiBiase's Million Dollar Corporation faction, often teamed-up with fellow Corporation members Irwin R. Schyster and (a now heel) Tatanka.
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  • 1993
    Age 31
    Bigelow went on to feud with Tatanka and Doink the Clown; he teamed with The Headshrinkers to lose to Tatanka and The Smoking Gunns at SummerSlam 1993, his team consisting of The Headshrinkers and Bastion Booger was defeated by The Four Doinks (The Bushwhackers and Men on a Mission) at the 1993 Survivor Series, he lost to Tatanka at the 1994 Royal Rumble and he teamed with Luna to defeat Doink and Dink at WrestleMania X.
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    That June, Bigelow made it to the finals of the 1993 King of the Ring tournament, losing a match to Bret Hart Soon after, Luna Vachon became Bam Bam's love interest and manager.
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    In his pay-per-view return, he defeated The Big Boss Man at the 1993 Royal Rumble.
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  • 1992
    Age 30
    In late 1992, Bigelow returned to the WWF as a heel, making his in-ring return on the November 28 episode of Superstars.
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    In 1992 he left New Japan, performing for several other Japanese professional wrestling promotions.
    More Details Hide Details His time in these promotions featured a win over Japanese wrestling legend Kenta Kobashi during a brief stint in All Japan Pro Wrestling.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1988
    Age 26
    Bigelow briefly re-emerged with the NWA member Jim Crockett Promotions in late 1988, and was immediately set up to challenge Barry Windham for the NWA United States Heavyweight Championship.
    More Details Hide Details While NWA wanted control of Bigelow, his loyalty was with New Japan, to whom he was committed. After this brief stay, Bigelow went to Japan to work for the legendary Antonio Inoki's New Japan Pro Wrestling. Here, he formed a tag team with Big Van Vader, winning the IWGP Tag Team Championship.
  • 1987
    Age 25
    In May 1987, he signed with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF).
    More Details Hide Details The storyline upon his debut was that the various heel managers were all vying for Bigelow's services. The angle was thus called "The Battle for Bam Bam." Bigelow in the end wound up a babyface when he denounced all the heel managers and announced that his manager was going to be Oliver Humperdink. Fans were entertained by Bigelow's unique style and his remarkable agility for a man his size. His first WWF encounters were with Nikolai Volkoff and his jilted manager Slick. Bigelow wrestled as a part of Hulk Hogan's team at the first Survivor Series, in which he survived longer than even Hogan (the biggest star in wrestling history at the time). He eliminated both King Kong Bundy and One Man Gang, but eventually lost to sole survivor André the Giant. He wrestled in the WWF for one year before leaving to have surgery on a badly injured knee. Bigelow lost by count-out to One Man Gang in the first round of WrestleMania IV's WWF World Heavyweight Championship tournament.
    In early 1987, Bigelow wrestled in the Continental Wrestling Association, teaming with Jerry Lawler to feud with Austin Idol and Tommy Rich.
    More Details Hide Details Around the same time, Bigelow worked a brief stint in World Class Championship Wrestling with a Russian gimmick under the name Crusher Yurkof.
  • 1986
    Age 24
    Bigelow was featured in an article in the September 15, 1986 issue of Sports Illustrated
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    After training in Larry Sharpe's Monster Factory in New Jersey, Bigelow debuted as an athletic and agile monster heel in the Memphis territory of Jerry Lawler and Jerry Jarrett in the summer of 1986.
    More Details Hide Details Billed as "the Beast of the East" and referred to as "the Bammer" by announcer Lance Russell, Bigelow was slowly established as an unstoppable force who challenged then-champion Jerry Lawler.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1961
    Born
    Born on September 1, 1961.
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