Jim Brunzell



Height: 5'9"

Weight: 234 lbs

Real Name: James Brunzell

DOB: 8/13/1949

Resides In: White Bear Lake, Minnesota

Other Names: "Jumping"(WWF)

Wrestler Since: 1972

Finishing Maneuver: Drop Kick

Previous PWI 500 Rankings: #409(1994), #334(1993), #142(1992), #151(1991)

Other Related Websites:
The High Flyers - Rollercoaster Bio
The Killer Bees - Rollercoaster Bio
Jim Brunzell - Online World of Wrestling Bio
Jim Brunzell - Wikipedia Bio

History: (Under Construction)

Pay-Per-View/Show Summary: (9 - 12, 1 DDQ, 1 NC)
- NWA Mid-Atlantic Battle of the Nature Boys (July 8, '79) = Brunzell & Rufus R. Jones beat Ken Patera & John Studd.
- AJPW Real World Tag League (November/December '80) = Brunzell & Nick Bockwinkle competed in the league, which was won by Jumbo Tsuruta & Giant Baba.
- AJPW Sumo Hall (June 8, '82) = The High Flyers (Brunzell & Greg Gagne) stayed the AWA Tag-Team Champions, taking down Ricky Steamboat & Atsushi Onita.
- AWA Super Sunday (April 24, '83) = The High Flyers & Rick Martel lost to Jesse Ventura, Ken Patera & Blackjack Lanza.
- AJPW PWF Tag Team Title League (April '84) = The High Flyers competed in the league, which was won by Stan Hansen & Bruiser Brody.
- NWA/AWA Star Wars (February 24, '85) = The High Flyers fought to a Double Disqualification with Mr. Saito & the Masked Superstar. Later on, the High Flyers competed in a "Tag Team Battle Royal", which was won by Sgt. Slaughter.
- AWA StarCage '85 (April 21) = Brunzell & the Tonga Kid defeated Bill Robinson & Bobby Duncum.
- WWF Wrestlemania II (April 5, '86) = Brunzell competed in a Battle Royal, which was won by Andre the Giant.
- WWF The Big Event (August 28, '86) = The Killer Bees (Brunzell & Brian Blair) beat Jimmy Jack & Dory Funk.
- WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #8 (November 15, '86) = The Killer Bees took down the Hart Foundation.
- WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #10 (February 21, '87) = Brunzell competed in a Battle Royal, which was won by Hercules.
- WWF Wrestlemania III (March 29, '87) = The Killer Bees lost, via DQ, to Nikolai Volkoff & the Iron Sheik.
- WWF Survivor Series '87 (November 26) = The Killer Bees, the British Bulldogs, Strike Force, the Young Stallions & the Fabulous Rougeau Brothers fought in an "Elimination" Match against Demolition, the Hart Foundation, the Islanders, the Bolsheviks & the New Dream Team. The Bees & the Young Stallions were the 'survivors'.
- WWF Royal Rumble '88 (January 24) = Brunzell competed in the Royal Rumble, which was won by Jim Duggan.
- WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #15 (March 7, '88) = The Killer Bees lost a "Three Falls" Match to the Islanders.
- WWF Wrestlemania IV (March 27, '88) = Brunzell competed in a Battle Royal, which was won by Bad News Brown.
- WWF WrestleFest '88 (July 31) = The Killer Bees fell to the Fabulous Rougeau Brothers.
- WWF Survivor Series '88 (November 24) = Brunzell, Brutus Beefcake, Sam Houston, the Ultimate Warrior & the Blue Blazer fought in an "Elimination" Match against Ron Bass, Greg Valentine, Danny Davis, the Honky Tonk Man & Bad News Brown. Brunzell was eliminated by Brown. The Warrior was the sole 'survivor'.
- WWF The Omni Show (May 3, '91) = Brunzell was pinned by Irwin R. Schyster.
- UWF Beach Brawl (June 9, '91) = The Killer Bees took down Larry & David Power.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (September 4, '91) = Brunzell & Danny Spivey beat Richard Slinger & Yoshinori Ogawa.
- WCW Slamboree '93 (May 23) = Brunzell, Wahoo McDaniel & Blackjack Mulligan fought to a No-Contest with Dick Murdoch, Jimmy Snuka & Don Muraco.
- UWF Blackjack Brawl (September 23, '94) = The Killer Bees won the UWF Tag-Team Titles, beating Power Warrior & the Warlord.

Title Summary:
- NWA World Tag-Team Champion w/ Mike George (10/25/73 - 1/17/74)
- NWA World Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Mike George (74 - 2/28/74)
- AWA World Tag-Team Champion w/ Greg Gagne (7/07/77 - 9/23/78)
- NWA Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion (9/14/79 - 11/25/79)
- NWA Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion(2) (1/80 - 5/11/80)
- WFWA Canadian Heavyweight Champion (8/22/93)
- UWF Tag-Team Champion w/ Brian Blair (9/23/94 - ??)

PWI Achievement Awards: (1 win, 0 1st RUs, 1 2nd RU, 3 3rd RUs)
- 1977 Tag-Team of the Year, 2nd Runner-Up (High Flyers)
- 1978 Tag-Team of the Year, 3rd Runner-Up (High Flyers)
- 1978 Most Inspirational Wrestler, 3rd Runner-Up
- 1981 Tag-Team of the Year, 3rd Runner-Up (High Flyers)
- 1982 Tag-Team of the Year (High Flyers)