Brad Armstrong

Professional Wrestler
Born Jun 15, 1961

Robert Bradley "Brad" James was an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, Brad Armstrong. He is best known for his appearances with the promotion World Championship Wrestling in the 1990s. He was the son of wrestler Bob Armstrong and brother to professional wrestlers Steve, Scott and Brian. Eulogising Amstrong, commentator Jim Ross described him as "one of the more talented in ring performers I've ever worked with...… Read More

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1962 Birth Born on June 15, 1962.


1980 18 Years Old Brad Armstrong started out in the National Wrestling Alliance's Gulf Coast territory, Southeastern Championship Wrestling in July 1980 at the age of 18. … Read More


1984 22 Years Old Armstrong moved to the NWA's Georgia territory, Georgia Championship Wrestling, in 1984, where he feuded with Tom McCartney, Ted DiBiase alongside his father Bob and "White Lightning" Tim Horner. Armstrong took great advantage of a mix of technical wrestling and explosive speed in his style. Armstrong held the NWA National Tag Team Championship twice that year, once with his father, and once with Horner. All three returned to Southeastern Championship Wrestling in 1985, before eventually joining the NWA's Mid-Atlantic territory, Jim Crockett Promotions, in late 1986. … Read More
1986 24 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1986, Brad went on his first tour of Japan for All Japan Pro Wrestling, to take part in a tournament to determine the first World Junior Heavyweight Championship. … Read More
1991 29 Years Old In September 1991, Armstrong began to tour Japan with New Japan Pro Wrestling, where he would tour Japan with ten times between 1991 and 1996. … Read More


1992 30 Years Old On July 5, 1992, Armstrong won the WCW Light Heavyweight Championship (also known as the second incarnation of the NWA World Junior Heavyweight Championship and the first incarnation of the WCW Cruiserweight Championship), by defeating Scotty Flamingo. … Read More
He returned weeks later, and remained with the company until early 1995.
1996 34 Years Old 1 More Event
Armstrong eventually returned to WCW in February 1996.
1997 35 Years Old Upon his return to WCW in the summer of 1997, Brad had developed a heel turn, changing his look, sporting short hair and a goatee, and had developed a bad attitude and mean streak. … Read More
1999 37 Years Old In 1999, he was repackaged as "B.A.", a member of The No Limit Soldiers stable. … Read More
2000 38 Years Old He injured his knee in March 2000 in an accident backstage at a WCW Saturday Night taping, where Armstrong got run over by Juventud Guerrera and Psicosis, severely injuring his knee.
2001 39 Years Old After going through knee surgery, his WCW contract expired in 2001, and he left the business for a couple years, until returning to the independent circuit in 2003.


2006 44 Years Old On September 12, 2006, Armstrong signed a contract with World Wrestling Entertainment and began wrestling at ECW brand house shows and acting as a trainer to the younger members of the roster. … Read More


2012 50 Years Old 1 More Event
On November 1, 2012, Armstrong was found dead in his Kennesaw, Georgia home, after seeing his physician the previous week for an undisclosed medical issue. … Read More
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