Road Dogg

United States Marine; Professional Wrestler
Born May 20, 1969

Brian Gerard "B.G. " James is an American professional wrestler and former United States Marine. He is currently working for WWE as an agent and as a commentator on the web series Are You Serious? James is best known for his appearances with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) as The Roadie from 1994 to 1995 and as "The Road Dogg" Jesse James or simply Road Dogg from 1996 to 2001, as well as for his appearances with Total Nonstop Action Wrestling as B.G.… Read More

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Born on May 20, 1969.


1986 17 Years Old James, under the ring name Brian Armstrong, made his professional wrestling debut on December 1, 1986, where he defeated Kevin Sullivan in a match for NWA Southeast Championship Wrestling.
1987 18 Years Old 1 More Event
James served in the United States Marine Corps from 1987 to 1993 and fought in Operation Desert Storm in 1991, where he was a platoon Sergeant in command of thirty-three Marines.


James made his professional wrestling debut in 1992, where he competed in Smoky Mountain Wrestling under a mask as The Dark Secret.
Beginning in 1994, James would begin to wrestle more frequently for WCW, including a championship match against promotion's World Television Champion Lord Steven Regal which he lost. … Read More
In early 1995, Jarrett released the song "With My Baby Tonight", which Jarrett claimed he had sung himself. … Read More


The team came to an end when Gunn was legitimately injured in early 2000 and, to explain the absence needed for his recovery, Gunn was expelled from DX due to losing his temper.
He was then indefinitely suspended, and later released from his contract on January 2001, due to personal problems.
2002 - 2003 4 More Events
2005 36 Years Old 1 More Event
Tension arose when James' former partner Billy Gunn joined TNA as The New Age Outlaw (later shortened to The Outlaw) in 2005. … Read More
On the November 2, 2006 edition of Impact!, Kip and James announced that they were going to quit TNA. … Read More
In early 2007, however, James said in a shoot interview along with his tag team partner Kip that he would jump back to WWE if he could get out of his TNA contract and get a WWE offer. … Read More
2008 39 Years Old 1 More Event
He and Kip had turned face but on the February 21, 2008 edition of Impact!, Kip turned on James and Armstrong by hitting them both with a crutch, turning heel in the process. … Read More


On the January 8, 2009 edition of Impact!, James faced off against Angle, but lost via submission due to Angle's ankle lock.
2010 41 Years Old 1 More Event
Upon leaving TNA, James returned to the independent circuit and resumed using his Jesse James ring name. On January 30, 2010, he teamed with Dysfunction to defeat Mason Quinn and J-Ca$h, who substituted for Quinn's tag team partner Dave Demone, to the All-Star Championship Wrestling Tag Team Championship for the first time. … Read More
On April 2, 2011, James returned to WWE for the first time in over a decade to induct his father "Bullet" Bob Armstrong into the company's Hall of Fame class of 2011. … Read More
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