Brain Busters



Wrestled In: NWA / WCW / WWF

Debut: 1987

Disbanded: 1989 (Anderson headed back to the NWA, while Blanchard, who failed a drug test, couldn't go with him)

Finishing Maneuver: Spike Piledriver

Other Related Websites:
Brain Busters - Online World of Wrestling Bio
Brain Busters - Wikipedia Bio

Wrestlers
Arn Anderson
Tully Blanchard


Managers
J.J. Dillon
Bobby Heenan


History: (Under Construction)

Pay-Per-View/Show Summary: (7 - 7, 1 DCO, 1 DDQ, 1 Draw)
- NWA Great American Bash '87 (July 4) = The Four Horsemen (Anderson & Blanchard, Ric Flair, Lex Luger, & J.J. Dillon) lost a "Wargames" Match to Dusty Rhodes, Nikita Koloff, Paul Ellering, & the Road Warriors.
- NWA Great American Bash '87 (July 31) = The Four Horsemen (Anderson & Blanchard, Ric Flair, & Lex Luger) & the War Machine lost a "Wargames" Match to Dusty Rhodes, Nikita Koloff, Paul Ellering, & the Road Warriors.
- NWA Starrcade '87 (November 26) = The Four Horsemen (Anderson & Blanchard) retained the NWA Tag belts, via DQ, over the Road Warriors.
- NWA Bunkhouse Stampede (January 24, '88) = The Four Horsemen (Anderson & Blanchard) competed in the "Steel Cage Bunkhouse Stampede" Match, which was won by Dusty Rhodes.
- NWA Clash of the Champions I (March 27, '88) = The Four Horsemen (Anderson & Blanchard) lost the NWA Tag Titles to Lex Luger & Barry Windham.
- NWA Third Annual Jim Crockett Sr. Memorial Tag-Team Tournament Cup (April '88) = The Four Horsemen (Anderson & Blanchard) defeated Kendall Windham & Italian Stallion and Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers, only to lose in the finals to Sting & Lex Luger.
- NWA Clash of the Champions II (June 8, '88) = The Four Horsemen (Anderson & Blanchard) fought to a Double Disqualification with Sting & Dusty Rhodes. Anderson & Blanchard retained the NWA Tag straps.
- NWA Great American Bash '88 (July 10) = The Four Horsemen (Anderson & Blanchard) retained the NWA tag belts, fighting to a draw with Sting & Nikita Koloff.
- WWF Survivor Series '88 (November 24) = The Brain Busters (Anderson & Blanchard), the Bolsheviks, Demolition, the Fabulous Rougeau Brothers, & the Conquistadors lost an "Elimination" Match to the Hart Foundation, the Powers of Pain, the Young Stallions, the British Bulldogs, & the Rockers.
- WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #20 (February 16, '89) = The Brain Busters fought to a Double Countout with the Rockers.
- WWF Wrestlemania V (April 2, '89) = The Brain Busters defeated Strike Force.
- WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #21 (April 25, '89) = The Brain Busters won, via DQ, over the WWF World Tag-Team Champions, Demolition.
- WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #22 (July 18, '89) = The Brain Busters won the WWF World Tag-Team Titles, winning a "Three Falls" Match over Demolition.
- WWF Summerslam '89 (August 28) = The Brain Busters defeated the Hart Foundation.
- WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #24 (October 31, '89) = The Brain Busters lost a "Three Falls" Match to the Rockers.

Title Summary:
- WCW World Tag-Team Champions (Anderson & Blanchard) (9/29/87 - 3/27/88)
- WCW World Tag-Team Champions(2) (Anderson & Blanchard) (4/20/88 - 9/10/88)
- WWF World Tag-Team Champions (Brain Busters) (7/18/89 - 10/02/89)

PWI Achievement Awards: (2 wins, 1 1st RUs, 0 2nd RUs, 1 3rd RU)
- 1987 Feud of the Year (Four Horsemen vs. Superpowers & Road Warriors)
- 1987 Match of the Year, 1st Runner-Up (War Games/The Match Beyond)
- 1988 Tag-Team of the Year, 3rd Runner-Up (Brain Busters)
- 1989 Tag-Team of the Year (Brain Busters)