Bob Armstrong



Height: 5'11"

Weight: 227 lbs

Real Name: Joseph Melton James

DOB: 10/03/1939

Hometown: Marietta, Georgia

Other Names: Jim Durango, The Bullet(NWA), "Bullet" Bob Armstrong(NWA/WCW)

Wrestler Since: 1962

Finishing Maneuver: Jawbreaker

Previous PWI 500 Rankings: #280(1996), #272(1995)

Other Related Websites:
Bob Armstrong - Online World of Wrestling Bio
Bob Armstrong - Wikipedia Bio

History: (Under Construction)

Pay-Per-View/Show Summary: (20 - 15)
- NWA Georgia Tag-Team Title Tournament (July 5, '68) = Bob Armstrong & Mario Galento beat The Rising Suns, then lost to Tarzan Tyler & El Mongol. The Torres Brothers won the tournament.
- NWA Georgia Tag-Team Title Tournament (July 3, '70) = Armstrong & Torres lost in the first round to Rocket Monroe & Rip Tyler. Bobby Shane & The Professional won the tournament.
- NWA Georgia Tag-Team Title Tournament (November 26, '71) = Armstrong & Bill Dromo beat Buddy Colt & Billy Spears, then lost in the finals to The Assassins.
- NWA Georgia Brass Knuckles Title Tournament (January 21, '72) = Armstrong competed in the tournament, which was won by Bepo Mongol.
- NWA Georgia Tag-Team Title Tournament (September 15, '72) = Armstrong & Dick Steinborn won over Bill Bowman & Joe Turner and John Caruso & Dick Shannon, before losing in the finals to Skandar Akbar & Ox Baker.
- NWA Georgia Brass Knuckles Title Tournament (October 13, '72) = Armstrong defeated Krusher Karlson, Rocket Monroe, and Skandar Akbar, before falling in the finals to Rock Hunter.
- NWA Macon Tag-Team Title Tournament (February 27, '73) = Armstrong & Jerry Oates competed in the tournament, which was won by The Super Infernos.
- NWA Macon Title Tournament (August 14, '73) = Armstrong competed in the tournament, which was won by Buddy Colt.
- NWA Georgia Tag-Team Title Tournament (September 21, '73) = Armstrong & Tom Jones beat Ole & Gene Anderson and The Samoans, before losing in the finals to Bobby Duncum & Stan Vachon.
- NWA Georgia Tag-Team Title Tournament (January 18, '74) = Armstrong & Robert Fuller defeated The Samoans and Bobby Duncum & Jerry Lawler, before falling in the finals to the Garvins.
- NWA Macon Tag-Team Title Tournament (March 3, '74) = Armstrong & Robert Fuller competed in the tournament, which was won by Jerry Lawler & Mr. Wrestling #2.
- NWA Georgia Tag-Team Title Tournament (May 18, '79) = Armstrong & Robert Fuller lost in the first round to Ron Bass & Blackjack Lanza. Wahoo McDaniel & Tommy Rich won the tournament.
- NWA Georgia Title Tournament (August 24, '79) = Armstrong took down Jonathon Boyd, Mark Lewin, and Ivan Koloff, before losing in the finals to Karl Kox.
- GCW Omni Thanksgiving Tag-Team Tournament '81 = Bob & Brad Armstrong defeated Luke Williams & Jonathon Boyd, Kevin Sullivan & Wayne Ferris, and Mr. Saito & Mr. Fuji to win the tournament.
- Wrestle Reunion #2 (August 27, '05) = Bob & Brad Armstrong fell to Don & Joe Muraco.
- World Wrestling Legends 6:05 - The Reunion (March 5, '06) = Bob, Brad, & Scott Armstrong won over The Midnight Express (Dennis Condrey, Bobby Eaton, & Stan Lane).
- TNA Destination-X '06 (March 12) = Armstrong & The James Gang defeated The Latin American Xchange (Homicide, Konnan, & Machete).
- TNA Lockdown '06 (April 23) = Armstrong won a "Steel Cage Arm Wrestling" Match over Konnan. Due to the win, The James Gang then got to whip the Latin American Xchange.
- TNA Against All Odds '08 (February 10) = Armstrong & BG James lost to the TNA World Tag-Team Champions, AJ Styles & Tomko.

Title Summary:
- NWA Macon Tag-Team Champion w/ Paul DeMarco (11/24/1970 - 12/15/1970)
- NWA Macon Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ El Mongol (1/12/1971 - 10/19/1971)
- NWA (Georgia) Southeastern Tag-Team Champion w/ El Mongol (10/05/1971 - 11/17/1971)
- NWA Macon Tag-Team Champion(3) w/ Bill Dromo (11/16/1971 - 1/25/1972)
- NWA (Georgia) Southeastern Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Bill Dromo (12/14/1971 - 12/21/1971)
- NWA Macon Tag-Team Champion(4) w/ Bill Dromo (4/25/1972 - 5/09/1972)
- NWA Macon Tag-Team Champion(5) w/ Argentina Apollo (8/22/1972 - 9/05/1972)
- NWA Georgia Tag-Team Champion w/ Dick Steinborn (8/1972 - 9/1972)
- NWA Columbus Heavyweight Champion (9/06/1972 - 1/10/1973)
- NWA (Georgia) Southern Heavyweight Champion (12/15/1972 - 12/29/1972)
- NWA Columbus Heavyweight Champion(2) (1/31/1973 - 6/11/1973)
- NWA Macon Tag-Team Champion(6) w/ Bill Dromo (7/17/1973 - 8/07/1973)
- NWA Macon Heavyweight Champion (9/18/1973 - 2/12/1974)
- NWA (Georgia) Southern Heavyweight Champion(2) (1973)
- NWA Georgia Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Robert Fuller (10/27/1973 - 12/21/1973)
- NWA (Georgia) Southeastern Tag-Team Champion(3) w/ Roberto Soto (11/1973 - 11/27/1973)
- NWA (Georgia) Southeastern Tag-Team Champion(4) w/ Roberto Soto (12/17/1973 - 1/15/1974)
- NWA Columbus Heavyweight Champion(3) (1/17/1974 - 1974)
- NWA Georgia Tag-Team Champion(3) w/ Robert Fuller (3/08/74 - 3/15/1974)
- NWA Macon Heavyweight Champion(2) (3/19/1974 - 4/30/1974)
- NWA Macon Tag-Team Champion(7) w/ Mr. Wrestling I (3/26/1974 - 5/1974)
- NWA Columbus Heavyweight Champion(4) (4/1974 - ??)
- NWA Georgia Tag-Team Champion(4) w/ Robert Fuller (5/24/1974 - 5/31/1974)
- NWA Tri-State North American Heavyweight Champion (6/08/1974 - 2/1975)
- NWA (Florida) Southern Heavyweight Champion (1974 or 1975)
- NWA Georgia Tag-Team Champion(5) w/ Robert Fuller (5/09/1975 - 6/27/1975)
- NWA Macon Heavyweight Champion(3) (6/10/1975 - 6/19/1975)
- NWA Mid-America Southern Heavyweight Champion (9/29/1975 - 10/20/1975)
- NWA Mid-America Southern Heavyweight Champion(2) (11/24/1975 - 11/1975)
- NWA Mid-America Heavyweight Champion (8/14/1976 - 9/1976)
- NWA Mid-America Heavyweight Champion(2) (9/25/1976 - 10/1976)
- NWA Columbus Tag-Team Champion w/ Robert Fuller (2/1977 - ??)
- NWA Mid-America Southern Heavyweight Champion(3) (4/28/1977 - 5/01/1977)
- NWA (Northern Division) Southeastern Tag-Team Champion w/ Jos LeDuc (9/1977)
- NWA Georgia Television Champion (12/09/1977 - 2/1978)
- NWA (Southern Division) Southeastern Tag-Team Champion w/ Robert Fuller (1978)
- NWA (Southern Division) Southeastern Heavyweight Champion (1978)
- NWA (Southern Division) Southeastern Heavyweight Champion(2) (9/27/1978 - 1978)
- NWA (Northern Division) Southeastern Tag-team Champion(2) w/ Ken Lucas (2/04/1979 - 2/1979)
- NWA Georgia Television Champion(2) (4/25/1979 - 5/14/1979)
- NWA (Northern Division) Southeastern Heavyweight Champion (1/1980 - 3/1980)
- NWA (Northern Division) Southeastern Tag-Team Champion(3) w/ Jos LeDuc (1980 - 11/1980)
- NWA Alabama Heavyweight Champion (11/13/1980 - ??)
- NWA (Northern Division) Southeastern Tag-Team Champion(4) w/ Brad Armstrong (12/1980 - 1/1981)
- NWA Alabama Heavyweight Champion(2) (3/09/1981 - 3/23/1981)
- NWA (Northern Division) Southeastern Tag-Team Champion(5) w/ Brad Armstrong (4/1981)
- NWA (Northern Division) Southeastern Tag-Team Champion(6) w/ Robert Fuller (1981 - 10/1981)
- NWA Alabama Heavyweight Champion(3) (1981)
- NWA National Tag-Team Champion w/ Brad Armstrong (11/25/1981 - 1/22/1982)
- NWA (Northern Division) Southeastern Heavyweight Champion(2) (8/30/1982 - 10/25/1982)
- NWA (Northern Division) Southeastern Heavyweight Champion(3) (1982 - 12/1982)
- NWA (Northern Division) Southeastern Heavyweight Champion(4) (1983 - 3/1983)
- NWA (Northern Division) Southeastern Heavyweight Champion(5) (1983)
- NWA (Northern Division) Southeastern Heavyweight Champion(6) (4/11/1983 - 1983)
- NWA (Northern Division) Southeastern Heavyweight Champion(7) (1983 - 11/1983)
- NWA (Northern Division) Southeastern Heavyweight Champion(8) (12/03/1983 - 12/1983)
- NWA Southeastern Continental Heavyweight Champion (8/1984)
- NWA Southeastern Continental Heavyweight Champion(2) (11/1984 - 6/17/1985)
- NWA Southeastern Continental Heavyweight Champion(3)(1985 - 7/09/1985)
- NWA Alabama Heavyweight Champion(4) (7/1985 - 1985)
- NWA Southeastern Continental Heavyweight Champion(4) (12/08/1986 - 12/15/1986)
- NWA Alabama Heavyweight Champion(5) (6/22/1987 - 10/19/1987)
- CWF Tag-Team Champion w/ Brad Armstrong (11/28/1988 - ??)
- NWA (Wrestle Birmingham) Alabama Tag-Team Champion w/ Scott Armstrong (4/08/2005 - 6/11/2005)
- AWF Tag-Team Champion w/ Luke Goldberg (11/15/2008 - ??)

PWI Achievement Awards: (0 wins, 0 1st RUs, 0 2nd RUs, 1 3rd RU)
- 1976 Most Inspirational Wrestler, 3rd Runner-Up