Jake Roberts



Height: 6'5"

Weight: 253 lbs

Real Name: Aurelian Smith, Jr

DOB: 5/30/1955

Hometown: Stone Mountain, Georgia

Other Names: Jake "The Snake" Roberts(WWF)

Wrestler Since: 1975

Finishing Maneuver: Short-Arm Clothesline, DDT

Previous PWI 500 Rankings: #330(1998), #178(1997), #161(1996), #57(1994), #80(1993), #60(1992), #23(1991)

History: (Under Construction)

Pay-Per-View/Show Summary: (38 - 55, 1 Draw, 2 DCOs, 1 DDQ, 2 NCs)
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (November 27, '80) = Roberts stayed the Louisiana Champion, beating Paul Ellering.
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (April 18, '81) = Roberts & Jimmy Garvin fell to the Grappler & the Super Destroyer in the Mid-South Tag-Team Title Tournament.
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (July 4, '81) = Roberts lost the Mid-South North American Title to Paul Orndorff.
- Toronto Cadillac Tournament (March 7, '82) = Roberts lost in the first round to Austin Idol. Jimmy Valiant won the tournament.
- Florida Title Tournament (October 6, '82) = Roberts lost in the first round to Barry Windham. Kevin Sullivan won the tournament.
- Toronto Exhibition Stadium #1 (July 10, '83) = Roberts & Dory Funk Jr fell to Ricky Steamboat & Jay Youngblood.
- Toronto Exhibition Stadium #2 (July 24, '83) = Roberts was pinned by Rufus R. Jones.
- Georgia Crockett Cadillac Cup '83 (August 27, '83) = Roberts beat Bob Roop, then fell to Ronnie Garvin. Mr. Wrestling II won the tournament.
- Georgia The Last Battle of Atlanta (October 23, '83) = Roberts won over Brett Wayne.
- NWA Canadian Title Tournament (April 29, '84) = Roberts lost in the first round to Pez Whatley. Ivan Koloff won the tournament.
- Georgia National Tag-Team Title Tournament (May 20, '84) = Roberts & the Great Kabuki beat Ronnie Garvin & Brad Armstrong, then fell to King Kong Bundy & King Konga. The Road Warriors won the tournament.
- NWA Night of Champions (May 29, '84) = Roberts lost to the National Television Champion, Ronnie Garvin.
- WCCW Labor Day Star Wars (September 3, '84) = Roberts dropped the WCCW Television Title to Chris Adams.
- WCCW 1st Cotton Bowl Extravaganza (October 27, '84) = Roberts, Chris Adams & Gino Hernandez won the 6-Man Tag Titles, beating Bobby Fulton, Kerry & Mike von Erich.
- WCCW Thanksgiving Star Wars (November 22, '84) = Roberts & Kelly Kiniski fell to Kerry von Erich & Iceman Parsons.
- WCCW Christmas Star Wars (December 25, '84) = Roberts & Gino Hernandez were beaten by Mike von Erich & Billy Jack.
- WCCW Wrestling Star Wars (January 28, '85) = Roberts, Chris Adams & Gino Hernandez defeated the Fabulous Freebirds. Later that night, Roberts, Adams & Hernandez lost to Mike, Kevin & Kerry von Erich.
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (March 30, '85) = Roberts took down Shawn Michaels.
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (June 1, '85) = Roberts lost to the Mid-South Television Champion, the Snowman.
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (August 10, '85) = Roberts & Nord the Barbarian lost a "Steel Cage" Match to the Mid-South Tag Champs, Ted DiBiase & Steve Williams.
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (November 28, '85) = Roberts won, via DQ, over Lord Humongous.
- NWA/AWA Star Wars (December 29, '85) = Roberts won, via DQ, over Paul Ellering.
- WWF WrestleMania II (April 5, '86) = Roberts defeated George Wells.
- WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #6 (May 1, '86) = Roberts was scheduled to face Ricky Steamboat, but brutally attacked Steamboat before the bell. The match did not occur.
- WWF The Big Event (August 28, '86) = Roberts lost a "Snake Pit" Match to Ricky Steamboat.
- WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #7 (September 13, '86) = Roberts was pinned by Ricky Steamboat.
- WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #8 (November 15, '86) = Roberts fought to a Double Disqualification with the Intercontinental Champ, Randy Savage.
- WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #10 (February 21, '87) = Roberts lost, via Countout, to King Kong Bundy.
- WWF WrestleMania III (March 29, '87) = Roberts was beaten by the Honky Tonk Man.
- WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #11 (April 28, '87) = Roberts lost to Kamala.
- WWF Legend's Battle Royal (November 16, '87) = Roberts won, via DQ, over Killer Khan. Later on, Roberts won a "Battle Royal".
- WWF Survivor Series '87 (November 26) = Roberts, Randy Savage, Ricky Steamboat, Jim Duggan & Brutus Beefcake fought in an "Elimination" Match against Harley Race, Ron Bass, Hercules, Danny Davis & the Honky Tonk Man. Roberts, Savage & Steamboat 'survived'.
- WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #14 (December 7, '87) = Roberts beat Sika.
- WWF Royal Rumble '88 (January 24) = Roberts competed in the Royal Rumble, which was won by Jim Duggan.
- WWF Wrestlemania IV (March 27, '88) = Roberts fought to a Draw with Rick Rude.
- WWF Wrestlefest '88 (July 31) = Roberts fought to a Double Countout with Rick Rude.
- WWF Summerslam '88 (August 29) = Roberts defeated Hercules.
- WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #17 (October 25, '88) = Roberts won, via DQ, over Rick Rude.
- WWF Survivor Series '88 (November 24) = Roberts, Jim Duggan, Tito Santana, Scott Casey & Ken Patera fought in an "Elimination" Match against Andre the Giant, Rick Rude, Dino Bravo, Harley Race & Mr. Perfect. Roberts was eliminated by Mr. Perfect, who 'survived' along with Bravo.
- WWF Royal Rumble '89 (January 15) = Roberts competed in the Royal Rumble, which was won by John Studd.
- WWF Wrestlemania X (April 2, '89) = Roberts won, via DQ, over Andre the Giant. John Studd was the special referee.
- WWF Survivor Series '89 (November 23) = Roberts, Hulk Hogan & Demolition fought in an "Elimination" Match against Ted DiBiase, Zeus & the Powers of Pain. Roberts was eliminated by DiBiase. Hogan was the sole 'survivor'.
- WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #25 (January 3, '90) = Roberts won, via DQ, over Greg Valentine.
- WWF Royal Rumble '90 (January 21) = Roberts competed in the Royal Rumble, which was won by Hulk Hogan.
- WWF Wrestlemania VI (April 1, '90) = Roberts lost, via Countout, to Ted DiBiase.
- AJPW Tokyo Dome (April 13, '90) = Roberts pinned the Big Boss Man.
- WWF Summerslam '90 (August 27) = Roberts won, via DQ, over Bad News Brown.
- WWF Survivor Series '90 (November 22) = Roberts, Jimmy Snuka & the Rockers fought in an "Elimination" Match against Rick Martel, the Warlord & Power & Glory. Roberts was counted out. Martel's entire team 'survived'.
- WWF Royal Rumble '91 (January 19) = Roberts competed in the Royal Rumble, which was won by Hulk Hogan.
- WWF Wrestlemania VII (March 24, '91) = Roberts won a "Blindfold" Match over Rick Martel.
- WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #29 (April 15, '91) = Roberts competed in a Battle Royal, which was won by Mr. Perfect.
- WWF UK Rampage '91 (April 24) = Roberts lost, via Countout, to the Earthquake.
- WWF at the Omni (May 3, '91) = Roberts lost, via DQ, to the Earthquake.
- WWF at the Omni (October 13, '91) = Roberts was beaten by Randy Savage.
- WWF Tuesday In Texas (December 3, '91) = Roberts was pinned by Randy Savage.
- WWF Royal Rumble '92 (January 19) = Roberts competed in the Royal Rumble, which was won by Ric Flair.
- WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #30 (January 27, '92) = Roberts was beaten by Randy Savage.
- WWF Wrestlemania VIII (April 5, '92) = Roberts was pinned by the Undertaker.
- WCW at the Omni (August 16, '92) = Roberts lost, via DQ, to Sting.
- WCW Clash of the Champions XX (September 2, '92) = Roberts, Rick Rude, Big Van Vader & Super Invader fought in an "Elimination" Match against Sting, Nikita Koloff & the Steiner Brothers. Roberts & Rude were the 'survivors'.
- WCW at the Omni (September 20, '92) = Roberts & the Super Destroyer were beaten by Sting & Nikita Koloff.
- WCW Halloween Havoc '92 (October 25) = Roberts lost a "Coal Miner's Glove" Match to Sting.
- NJPW Battlefield Yokohama (September 23, '93) = Roberts was beaten by the IWGP Champion, Shinya Hashimoto.
- AAA La Revencha (August 28, '93) = Roberts lost a "Triangle" Match to Konnan. Cien Caras was the other participant.
- AAA La Lucha del Honor (November 12, '93) = Roberts, Eddy Guerrero & the Love Machine won a "Three Falls" Match over Konnan, Perro Aguayo & Blue Panther.
- ECW Kenwood High School Show (November 14, '93) = Roberts beat Mr. Hughes.
- AAA Los Angeles Show (March 12, '94) = Roberts lost a "Steel Cage" Match to Konnan.
- SMW Harriman Show (May 2, '94) = Roberts won the SMW Heavyweight Title, beating the Dirty White Boy.
- AAA TripleMania II-B (May 15, '94) = Roberts, Miguel Perez Jr & the Love Machine lost a "Three Falls" Match to Konnan, Perro Aguayo & Cien Caras.
- SMW Volunteer Slam III (May 20, '94) = Roberts, as the SMW Champ, fought to a Double Count-Out with the Dirty White Boy.
- SMW Marietta Show (May 22, '94) = Roberts & Bruiser Bedlam fought to a No-Contest with Randy Savage & the Dirty White Boy.
- AAA TripleMania II-C (May 27, '94) = Roberts lost a "Three Falls Hair vs. Hair" Match to Konnan.
- SMW London (TN) Show (June 7, '94) = Roberts beat James Atkins.
- SMW Knoxville Show (June 17, '94) = Roberts, as the SMW Heavyweight Champion, fought to a No-Contest with the Dirty White Boy.
- SMW Johnson City Show (June 18, '94) = Roberts stayed the SMW Champ, winning, via DQ, over the Dirty White Boy.
- WWF Royal Rumble '96 (January 21) = Roberts competed in the Royal Rumble, which was won by Shawn Michaels.
- WWF In Your House #6 (February 18, '96) = In a dark match, Roberts pinned Tatanka.
- WWF WrestleMania XII (March 31, '96) = Roberts, Ahmed Johnson & Yokozuna were beaten by Owen Hart, Davey Boy Smith & Vader.
- WWF Good Friends, Better Enemies (April 28, '96) = Roberts & Ahmed Johnson fell to Owen Hart & Davey Boy Smith.
- WWF Beware of Dog (May 26, '96) = Roberts defeated Justin Hawk Bradshaw.
- WWF King of the Ring '96 (June 23) = Roberts won, via DQ, over Vader. Roberts then lost to Steve Austin in the finals of the KOTR Tournament.
- WWF Summerslam '96 (August 18) = Roberts fell to Jerry Lawler.
- WWF Mind Games (September 22, '96) = In a dark match, Roberts beat Hunter Hearst Helmsley.
- WWF Survivor Series '96 (November 17) = Roberts, Rocky Maivia, Marc Mero & Barry Windham fought in an "Elimination" Match against Hunter Hearst Helmsley, Jerry Lawler, Crush & Goldust. Roberts was eliminated by Crush. Maivia was the sole 'survivor'.
- WWF Royal Rumble '97 (January 21) = Roberts competed in the Royal Rumble, which was won by Steve Austin.
- 50 Years of Funk (September 11, '97) = Roberts & the Headhunters lost to Hayabusa, Hakushi & Masato Tanaka.
- ECW November to Remember '98 (November 1) = Roberts & Tommy Dreamer defeated Justin Credible & Jack Victory.
- Heroes of Wrestling (October 10, '99) = Roberts & Yokozuna were beaten by Jim Neidhart & King Kong Bundy.
- Wrestle Reunion #1 (January 29, '05) = Roberts competed in the "IWA Heavyweight Title Battle Royal", which was won by Greg Valentine.
- World Wrestling Legends PPV (March 5, '06) = Roberts won, via DQ, over Kamala.
- IWC Night of Legends '08 (April 12) = Roberts took down John McChesney.
- IWC Hell Hath No Fury III (May 17, '08) = Roberts won, via DQ, over Jimmy DeMarco.
- IWC No Excuses 4 (August 2, '08) = Roberts & Michael Facade defeated the Hollywood Balds.
- IWC Newville Knockout 4 (August 16, '08) = Roberts beat John McChesney.
- PWG Kurt Russellreunion 2: The Reunioning (January 29, '11) = Roberts won his "Retirement" Match over Sinn Bodhi.

Title Summary:
- Calgary Stampede North American Heavyweight Champion (4/79 - 8/79)
- MSWA Louisiana Heavyweight Champion (80 - 1/16/81)
- NWA Mid-Atlantic Tag-Team Champion w/ Jay Youngblood (1981)
- Mid-South North American Heavyweight Champion (6/81 - 7/04/81)
- NWA National Television Champion (11/06/83 - 3/84)
- NWA World Television Champion (3/84 - 4/07/84)
- NWA World Television Champion(2) (6/17/84 - 7/01/84)
- WCCW Television Champion (84 - 9/03/84)
- WCWA American Six-Man Tag-Team Champion w/ Gino Hernandez & Chris Adams (10/27/84 - 12/31/84)
- Mid-South Television Champion (1/01/86 - 2/28/86)
- Mid-South North American Heavyweight Champion(2) (2/14/86 - 2/23/86)
- SMW Heavyweight Champion (5/02/94 - 7/05/94)

PWI Achievement Awards: (1 win, 2 1st RUs, 2 2nd RUs, 3 3rd RUs)
- 1988 Feud of the Year, 1st Runner-Up (Roberts vs. Rick Rude)
- 1988 Most Inspirational Wrestler, 3rd Runner-Up
- 1990 Match of the Year, 3rd Runner-Up (Royal Rumble)
- 1991 Most Hated Wrestler, 3rd Runner-Up
- 1992 Match of the Year, 2nd Runner-Up (Royal Rumble)
- 1992 Most Hated Wrestler, 2nd Runner-Up
- 1996 Comeback of the Year, 1st Runner-Up
- 1996 Most Inspirational Wrestler