Butch Reed



Height: 6'2"

Weight: 245 lbs

Real Name: Bruce Reed

DOB: 7/11/1954

Hometown: Kansas City, Missouri

Other Names: Doom I(WCW), "Hacksaw", "The Natural"(WWF)

Wrestler Since: 1978

Finishing Maneuver: Flying Shoulderblock, Top-Rope Clothesline

Previous PWI 500 Rankings: #268(1995), #114(1994), #341(1993), #116(1992), #123(1991)

Other Related Websites:
Doom - Rollercoaster Bio
Butch Reed - Online World of Wrestling Bio
Butch Reed - Wikipedia Bio

History: (Under Construction)

Pay-Per-View/Show Summary: (15 - 18, 1 DCO, 1 NC)
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (April 16, '83) = Reed defeated Black Ninja.
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (July 16, '83) = Reed won the North American Heavyweight Title from the Junkyard Dog in a "Three Falls" Match.
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (November 19, '83) = Reed lost to the North American Champion, the Junkyard Dog.
- Georgia Omni Thanksgiving Tag Team Tournament 1983 (November 24) = Reed & Pez Whatley defeated Randy Rose & Jim Randolph, Jim Neidhart & King Kong Bundy and Randy Savage & Magnum TA to win the tournament.
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (April 7, '84) = Reed lost, via DQ, to Terry Taylor.
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (June 16, '84) = Reed lost a "Ghetto Street Fight" to the Junkyard Dog.
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (November 22, '84) = Reed & Jim Duggan beat Ted DiBiase & Steve Williams.
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (March 30, '85) = Reed lost a "Ghetto Street Fight" to Nord the Barbarian.
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (August 10, '85) = Reed fell to the NWA World Champ, Ric Flair.
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (November 28, '85) = Reed & Nick Patrick won, via DQ, over Dick Slater & Buzz Sawyer.
- WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #10 (February 24, '87) = Reed competed in a "Battle Royal", which was won by Hercules.
- WWF Wrestlemania III (March 29, '87) = Reed pinned Koko B. Ware.
- WWF Survivor Series '87 (November 26) = Reed, Rick Rude, King Kong Bundy, Andre the Giant & the One Man Gang fought in an "Elimination" Match against Hulk Hogan, Bam-Bam Bigelow, Ken Patera, Don Muraco & Paul Orndorff. Reed was eliminated by Hogan. Andre was the sole 'survivor'.
- WWF Royal Rumble '88 (January 24) = Reed competed in the Royal Rumble, which was won by Jim Duggan.
- WWF Wrestlemania IV (March 27, '88) = Reed lost in the first round of the WWF Title Tournament to the eventual winner, Randy Savage.
- WCW Chi-Town Rumble (February 20, '89) = Reed was beaten by Sting.
- WCW WrestleWar '89 (May 7) = Reed pinned Ranger Ross.
- WCW NWA World Tag Team Title Tournament (May/June '89) = Reed & Bob Orton Jr lost in the first round to the Midnight Express. The Fabulous Freebirds won the tournament.
- WCW Halloween Havoc '89 (October 28) = Doom (Reed & Ron Simmons) defeated the Steiner Brothers.
- WCW Clash of the Champions IX (November 15, '89) = Doom took down Eddie Gilbert & Tommy Rich.
- WCW Starrcade '89 (December 13) = Doom lost, via countout, to the Steiner Brothers. Later on, Doom fell to the Road Warriors. Finally, Doom was beaten by Samoan Savage & Fatu. The Road Warriors won the Iron Man Tag Tournament.
- WCW Clash of the Champions X (February 6, '90) = Doom lost a "Masks vs. Titles" Match to the NWA Tag-Team Champs, the Steiner Brothers. Doom was forced to unmask as a result.
- WCW Capital Combat (May 19, '91) = Doom won the NWA World Tag-Team straps from the Steiner Brothers.
- WCW Clash of the Champions XI (June 13, '90) = Doom kept the NWA World Tag-Team Titles, winning over the Steiner Brothers.
- WCW Great American Bash '90 (July 7) = Doom stayed the NWA Tag Champs, beating the Rock 'n' Roll Express.
- WCW Halloween Havoc '90 (October 27) = Doom, as the NWA World Tag-Team Champions, fought to a Double Countout with Ric Flair & Arn Anderson.
- WCW Starrcade '90 (December 16) = Doom, as the NWA Tag Champs, fought to a No-Contest in a "Street Fight" Match with Ric Flair & Arn Anderson.
- WCW Clash of the Champions XIV (January 30, '91) = Doom, as the WCW Tag-Team Champs, lost, via DQ, to Lex Luger & Sting.
- WCW WrestleWar '91 (February 24) = Doom lost the WCW Tag Titles to the Fabulous Freebirds.
- WCW Superbrawl '91 (May 19) = Reed lost a "Steel Cage" Match to Ron Simmons.
- WCW Clash of the Champions XX (September 2, '92) = Reed & the Barbarian defeated Barry Windham & Dustin Rhodes.

Title Summary:
- NWA Central States Tag-Team Champion w/ Jerry Roberts (80 - 1/81)
- NWA International Heavyweight Champion (1981)
- Mid-South North American Heavyweight Champion (7/16/83 - 10/26/83)
- Mid-South Tag-Team Champion w/ Jim Neidhart (10/12/83 - 12/25/83)
- Mid-South Television Champion (7/22/85 - 10/14/85)
- Mid-South North American Heavyweight Champion(2) (10/14/85 - 1/01/86)
- NWA World Tag-Team Champion w/ Ron Simmons (5/19/90 - 1/01/91)
- WCW World Tag-Team Champion w/ Ron Simmons (1/01/91 - 2/24/91)
- USWA Unified World Heavyweight Champion (10/12/92 - 10/17/92)
- GWF North American Heavyweight Champion (6/04/94 - 94)
- WLW Heavyweight Champion (3/31/01 - 1/25/02)

PWI Achievement Awards: (0 wins, 0 1st RUs, 1 2nd RU, 0 3rd RUs)
- 1990 Tag-Team of the Year, 2nd Runner-Up(Doom)