Bob Orton Jr



Height: 6'1"

Weight: 242 lbs

Real Name: Bob Orton, Jr

DOB: 11/10/1950

Hometown: Kansas City, Kansas

Other Names: The Invader(NWA Southeast), The Best(ICW), "Ace", "Cowboy" Bob Orton Jr(WWF)

Wrestler Since: 1972

Finishing Maneuver: Superplex

Other Related Websites:
Bob Orton Jr - Cagematch Bio
Bob Orton Jr - Online World of Wrestling Bio
Bob Orton Jr - Wikipedia Bio

History: (Under Construction)

Pay-Per-View/Show Summary: (15 - 27, 1 Draw, 3 DDQs)
- NWA Georgia Tag-Team Title Tournament (December 29, '72) = Orton & Bill Dromo lost in the first round to Sputnik & Rocket Monroe. Eddie & Mike Graham won the tournament.
- AJPW Champion Carnival '75 (April/May) = Orton lost in the first round to Jumbo Tsuruta. Giant Baba won the tournament.
- AWA Chicago Stadium (June 25, '76) = Orton was beaten by Greg Gagne.
- NWA Florida Heavyweight Title Tournament (March '77) = Orton defeated Jerry Brisco and Kevin Sullivan before falling to Steve Keirn. Buddy Wolfe won the tournament.
- NWA Knoxville Night of Champions (May 18, '79) = Orton & Bob Roop retained the NWA Southeastern Tag-Team Titles, defeated Jerry Blackwell & Dean Ho.
- ICW Television Title Tournament (September '80) = The Best fell to the eventual winner, Bob Roop.
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (November 26, '81) = Orton & Paul Orndorff lost to the Mid-South Tag Champs, Mike George & the Junkyard Dog.
- NWA Missouri Heavyweight Title Tournament (July 15, '83) = Orton beat Manny Fernandez, then lost to David von Erich. Ric Flair won the tournament.
- NWA Toronto Return of the Champions (July 24, '83) = Orton & Jimmy Valiant won a "Steel Cage" Match over Gary Hart & the Great Kabuki.
- NWA Georgia Crockett Cadillac Cup '83 (August 27) = Orton fell in the first round to Tommy Rich. Mr. Wrestling II won the tournament.
- NWA Starrcade '83 (November 24) = Orton & Dick Slater won over Mark Youngblood & Wahoo McDaniel.
- NWA World Tag-Team Title Tournament (January 8, '84) = Orton & Don Kernodle took down David & Kevin von Erich and Jimmy Valiant & Dory Funk Jr to win the tournament.
- WWF Brawl To End It All (July 23, '84) = In a dark match, Orton fought to a Draw with Tito Santana. Later on, Orton competed in a "Battle Royal", which was won by Antonio Inoki.
- WWF War To Settle The Score (February 18, '85) = In a dark match, Orton was pinned by Jimmy Snuka.
- WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #1 (May 10, '85) = Orton lost to the WWF World Champion, Hulk Hogan.
- WWF King of the Ring Tournament '85 (July 8) = Orton fought to a Double Disqualification with Paul Orndorff. Don Muraco won the tournament.
- WWF Michigan State Fair Show (August 28, '85) = Orton was beaten by the Junkyard Dog.
- WWF Wrestling Classic Tournament (November 7, '85) = Orton fell in the first round to Paul Orndorff. The Junkyard Dog won the tournament.
- WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #4 (December 19, '85) = Orton, Roddy Piper, & Jesse Ventura defeated Hillbilly Jim, Uncle Elmer, & Cousin Luke.
- WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #5 (February 15, '86) = Orton lost a "Boxing" Match to Mr. T.
- WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #8 (November 15, '86) = Orton was beaten by Roddy Piper.
- WWF Wrestlemania III (March 29, '87) = The Ace Men (Orton & Don Muraco) fell to the Can-Am Connection.
- NJPW Japan Cup Six Man Elimination Tag Team League '88 (November/December) = Orton, Scott Hall, & Dick Murdoch competed in the league, which was won by Antonio Inoki, Riki Choshu, & Kantaro Hoshino.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (February 22, '89) = Orton & Ron Starr fell to Masa Saito & Seiji Sakaguchi.
- NWA Clash of the Champions VI (April 2, '89) = Orton pinned Dick Murdoch.
- NWA WrestleWar '89 (May 7) = Orton lost a "Bullrope" Match to Dick Murdoch.
- NWA World Tag-Team Title Tournament (May/June '89) = Orton & Butch Reed lost in the first round to the Midnight Express. The Freebirds won the tournament.
- Tri-State Summer Sizzler (June 9, '90) = Orton pinned Don Muraco.
- UWF Beach Brawl '91 (June 9) = Orton & Cactus Jack fell to Sonny Beach & Steve Ray.
- SMW Night of Legends (August 5, '94) = Orton & Dick Slater fought to a Double Disqualification with Ronnie Garvin & the Mongolian Stomper.
- SMW Fire On The Mountain '94 (August 6) = Orton fell to Doug Furnas.
- UWF Blackjack Brawl (September 23, '94) = Orton fought to a Double Disqualification with the Finnish Hellraiser.
- AWF Heavyweight Title Tournament (November '94) = Orton beat Johnny Gunn, Styles, and Chris Adams, before losing in the finals to Tito Santana.
- SMW Thanksgiving Thunder '94 (November 24) = Orton was pinned by Bob Armstrong.
- Wrestle Reunion #1 (January 29, '05) = Orton, Buddy Rose, & Col DeBeers fell to Jimmy Snuka, Rowdy Roddy Piper, & Jimmy Valiant.
- WWE No Mercy '05 (October 9) = Cowboy Bob & Randy Orton won a "Handicap Casket" Match over the Undertaker.
- IWC Night of Legends '09 (March 28) = Orton was beaten by Jimmy Snuka.
- PWG Kurt Russellreunion 2: The Reunioning (January 29, '11) = Orton competed in the "Legends Wrestle-Royale" Match, which was won by Roddy Piper.

Title Summary:
- NWA Georgia Tag-Team Champion w/ Mr. Wrestling II (6/09/73 - 8/73)
- NWA Georgia Junior Heavyweight Champion (4/75 - ??)
- NWA Georgia Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Dick Slater (6/27/75 - 8/75)
- NWA Florida Tag-Team Champion w/ Bob Orton Sr (4/76)
- NWA Florida Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Bob Roop (4/76 - 76)
- NWA Florida Heavyweight Champion (6/76 - 76)
- NWA Florida Tag-Team Champion(3) w/ Bob Roop (76 - 1/77)
- NWA Southeastern Tag-Team Champion w/ Mr. Knoxville (6/77 - 9/77)
- NWA Southeastern Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Mr. Knoxville (9/77 - ??)
- NWA Southeastern Tag-Team Champion(3) w/ Jerry Blackwell (1/79 - 2/04/79)
- NWA Southeastern Tag-Team Champion(4) w/ Bob Roop (2/11/79 - 5/24/79)
- ICW Southeastern Tag-Team Champion w/ Bob Roop (7/79 - ??)
- ICW Southeastern Heavyweight Champion (10/15/79 - 79)
- ICW Southeastern Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Barry O (1/80 - 80)
- ICW Television Champion (10/11/80 - 6/13/81)
- Mid-South Mississippi Heavyweight Champion (8/06/81 - 82)
- NWA World Tag-Team Champion w/ Don Kernodle (1/08/84 - 3/04/84)
- AWF World Heavyweight Champion (10/05/96)

PWI Achievement Awards: (1 win, 0 1st RUs, 0 2nd RUs, 1 3rd RU)
- 1973 Rookie of the Year (Tied with Tony Garea)
- 1978 Most Hated Wrestler, 3rd Runner-Up