Bruiser Bedlam



Height: 6'2"

Weight: 285 lbs

Real Name: Ion (John) William Coritoru

DOB: 12/07/1965

Hometown: Hamilton, Ontario

Other Names: The Mysterian, "King of the Chain Matches" Taras Bulba(MTW), "The Terrible Turk" Orhan Turgedan(Calgary), Johnny K-9(WWF)

Wrestler Since: 1984

Finishing Maneuver: Diving Headbutt, Powerslam, Stomach Claw

Previous PWI 500 Rankings: #216(1996), #81(1995), #73(1994), #396(1993)

Other Related Websites:
Bruiser Bedlam - Online World of Wrestling Bio
Bruiser Bedlam - Slam! Canadian Hall of Fame Bio
Bruiser Bedlam - Wikipedia Bio

History: (Under Construction)

Pay-Per-View/Show Summary: (2 - 9, 1 DCO)
- SMW Blue Grass Brawl II (April 1, '94) = Bruiser Bedlam & Jim Cornette won a "Handicap" Match over Bob Armstrong.
- SMW Volunteer Slam III (May 20, '94) = Bedlam pinned Randy Savage.
- SMW Night of Legends (August 5, '94) = Bedlam, Dory Funk Jr, & Terry Funk lost a "Coward Waves The Flag" Match to Bob Armstrong, Tracy Smothers, & Road Warrior Hawk.
- SMW Fire On The Mountain '94 (August 6) = Bedlam, Dory Funk Jr, & Terry Funk lost a "Texas Death" Match to Bob Armstrong, Tracy Smothers, & Road Warrior Hawk.
- SMW Big Apple Brawl (September 30, '94) = Bedlam lost, via DQ, to the SMW Heavyweight Champion, the Dirty White Boy. Later on, Bedlam, Boo Bradley, & the Gangstas lost a "Rage in a Cage" Match to Tracy Smothers, the Dirty White Boy, & the Rock-n-Roll Express.
- SMW Thanksgiving Thunder '94, Night 1 (November 24) = Bedlam & Jim Cornette fell to Ron Wright & the Dirty White Boy.
- SMW Thanksgiving Thunder '94, Night 2 (November 25) = Bedlam & Jim Cornette lost to Ron Wright & the Dirty White Boy.
- SMW Thanksgiving Thunder '94, Night 3 (November 26) = Bedlam & Jim Cornette were beaten by Ron Wright & the Dirty White Boy.
- SMW Thanksgiving Thunder '94, Night 4 (November 27) = Bedlam & Jim Cornette fell to Sam Kent & the Dirty White Boy.
- WCW 1st Annual Ilio DiPaolo Memorial Show (June 7, '96) = Bedlam & Danny Johnson lost to Dominic DeNucci & Tony Parisi.
- ICW Hardcore Hell (August 25, '96) = Bedlam fought to a Double Countout with New Jack.

Title Summary:
- AWA Southern Heavyweight Champion (8/16/85 - 9/06/85)
- SMW Beat The Champ Television Champion (4/04/94 - 5/02/94)
- MTW Heavyweight Champion (1/21/95 - 5/20/95)
- BCW Can-Am Heavyweight Champion (5/21/95 - 6/23/95)
- ICW Heavyweight Champion (late '90s)

PWI Achievement Awards: (0 wins, 0 1st RUs, 0 2nd RUs, 0 3rd RUs)
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