The Dynamite Kid



Height: 5'8"

Weight: 228 lbs

Real Name: Tom Billington

DOB: 12/05/1958

Hometown: Golborne, Lancashire, England

Other Names: None

Wrestler Since: 1973

Finishing Maneuver: Diving Headbutt, Superplex

Previous PWI 500 Rankings: #92(1991)

Other Related Websites:
The British Bulldogs - Rollercoaster Bio
The Dynamite Kid - Online World of Wrestling Bio
The Dynamite Kid - Wikipedia Bio

History: (Under Construction)

Pay-Per-View/Show Summary: (12 - 12, 2 Draws)
- WWF World Junior Heavyweight Title League (January/February '84) = The Dynamite Kid beat Davey Boy Smith and the Cobra to win the tournament.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August '84) = The British Bulldogs (The Dynamite Kid & Davey Boy Smith) defeated Isamu Teranishi & Animal Hamaguchi.
- AJPW Real World Tag League '84 (November/December) = The British Bulldogs competed in the league, which was won by Jumbo Tsuruta & Genichiro Tenryu.
- WWF Michigan State Fair (August 28, '85) = The British Bulldogs defeated Nikolai Volkoff & the Iron Sheik.
- WWF The Wrestling Classic (November 7, '85) = The Dynamite Kid pinned Nikolai Volkoff and Adrian Adonis before falling to Randy Savage. The Junkyard Dog won the Wrestling Classic Tournament.
- AJPW Real World Tag League '85 (November/December) = The British Bulldogs competed in the league, which was won by Stan Hansen & Ted DiBiase.
- WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #5 (February 15, '86) = The British Bulldogs lost to the WWF Tag Champs, the Dream Team.
- WWF Wrestlemania II (April 7, '86) = The British Bulldogs won the WWF World Tag Titles from the Dream Team.
- WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #6 (May 1, '86) = The British Bulldogs retained the WWF World Tag Titles, winning a "Three Falls" Match over Nikolai Volkoff & the Iron Sheik.
- WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #7 (September 13, '86) = The British Bulldogs stayed the WWF World Tag-Team Champions, winning a "Three Falls" Match over the Dream Team.
- WWF Wrestlemania III (March 29, '87) = The British Bulldogs & Tito Santana fell to Danny Davis & the Hart Foundation.
- WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #11 (April 28, '87) = The British Bulldogs won a "Three Falls" Match over the WWF Tag Champs, the Hart Foundation. Since one of the falls was a DQ, the belts did not change hands.
- WWF Survivor Series '87 (November 26) = The British Bulldogs, Strike Force, the Young Stallions, the Killer Bees & the Rougeaus fought in an "Elimination" Match against the Hart Foundation, the Islanders, Demolition, the Bolsheviks, & the New Dream Team. The Bulldogs were eliminated by the Islanders. The Killer Bees & the Young Stallions were the 'survivors'.
- WWF Wrestlemania IV (March 27, '88) = The British Bulldogs & Koko B. Ware were beaten by Bobby Heenan & the Islanders (Haku & Tama).
- WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #16 (April 22, '88) = The British Bulldogs lost, via DQ, to the WWF Tag Champs, Demolition.
- WWF Wrestlefest '88 (July 31) = The British Bulldogs lost the WWF Tag Champs, Demolition.
- WWF Summerslam '88 (August 29) = The British Bulldogs fought to a Draw with the Rougeaus.
- WWF Survivor Series '88 (November 24, '88) = The British Bulldogs, the Powers of Pain, the Hart Foundation, the Rockers, & the Young Stallions fought in an "Elimination" Match against Demolition, the Brain Busters, the Bolsheviks, the Rougeaus, & the Conquistadors. The Bulldogs were eliminated by Demolition. The Powers of Pain were the 'survivors'.
- AJPW International Bash (February '89) = The British Bulldogs fought to a draw with the Rock-n-Roll Express. Pat O'Connor was the special referee.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (June '89) = The British Bulldogs lost to Stan Hensen & Terry Gordy.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (December '89) = The British Bulldogs defeated Danny Kroffat & Doug Furnas.
- AJPW Real World Tag League '89 = The British Bulldogs competed in the league, which was won by Stan Hensen and Genichiro Tenryu.
- AJPW Giant Baba's 30th Wrestling Anniversary (September '90) = The British Bulldogs defeated Joe and Dean Malenko.

Title Summary:
- Calgary Stampede British Commonwealth Mid-Heavyweight Champion (7/78 - 9/78)
- Calgary Stampede British Commonwealth Mid-Heavyweight Champion(2) (79)
- Calgary Stampede British Commonwealth Mid-Heavyweight Champion(3) (7/07/79 - 10/12/79)
- Calgary Stampede World Mid-Heavyweight Champion (8/79 - ??)
- Calgary Stampede British Commonwealth Mid-Heavyweight Champion(4) (3/24/80 - 80)
- Calgary Stampede International Tag-Team Champion w/ The Lock Ness Monster (80)
- Calgary Stampede International Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Kasavudu (6/03/80 - 80)
- Calgary Stampede World Mid-Heavyweight Champion(2) (7/03/81 - ??)
- Calgary Stampede International Tag-Team Champion(3) w/ Duke Myers (8/82 - 11/19/82)
- Calgary Stampede World Mid-Heavyweight Champion(3) (12/14/82 - 2/22/83)
- Calgary Stampede World Mid-Heavyweight Champion(4) 2/26/83 - ??)
- WWF Junior Heavyweight Champion (2/07/84 - 12/18/84)
- Calgary Stampede North American Heavyweight Champion (3/09/84 - 4/23/84)
- Calgary Stampede International Tag-Team Champion(4) w/ Davey Boy Smith (3/31/84 - 8/23/84)
- NWA International Junior Heavyweight Champion (6/08/85 - 6/13/85)
- WWF World Tag-Team Champion w/ Davey Boy Smith (4/07/86 - 1/26/87)
- Calgary Stampede International Tag-Team Champion(5) w/ Davey Boy Smith (12/07/88 - 12/30/88)

PWI Achievement Awards: (0 wins, 2 1st RUs, 1 2nd RU, 1 3rd RU)
- 1985 Tag-Team of the Year, 3rd Runner-Up (British Bulldogs)
- 1986 Tag-Team of the Year, 2nd Runner-Up (British Bulldogs)
- 1986 Match of the Year, 1st Runner-Up (British Bulldogs vs. the Dream Team)
- 1987 Most Inspirational Wrestler, 1st Runner-Up