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Timeline of Bam Bam Bigelow's Wrestling Career


Bam Bam Bigelow faces off with Lawrence Taylor
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The following is a timeline for the WWE, WCW, and ECW careers of Bam Bam Bigelow. Listed is every PPV match (excluding battle royals) and title change that he has been involved in. Bolded items represent title victories while italicized items represent title losses. Items with a bullet represent significant events that took place outside of the ring.


  • 9/15 - As a rookie, Bam Bam Bigelow is featured in an article printed in Sports Illustrated. This is the first time that a national audience got a glimpse of the man with a fireball tattooed on his skull.

    11/26 Survivor Series - Andre the Giant, One Man Gang, King Kong Bundy, Butch Reed, & Rick Rude beat Hulk Hogan, Bam Bam Bigelow, Paul Orndorff, Don Muraco, & Ken Patera
    11/28 Saturday Night's Main Event # 13 - beat Hercules

    3/27 WrestleMania IV - lost to the One Man Gang by count out
    12/26 Starrcade - lost to U.S. Champion Barry Windham via count out

    5/19 Capital Combat - The Road Warriors & Norman the Lunatic beat Bam Bam Bigelow, Cactus Jack, & Kevin Sullivan
    6/13 Clash of the Champions 11 Coastal Crush - lost to Tommy Rich by DQ

    1/24 Royal Rumble - beat the Big Bossman
    6/13 King of the Ring - beat Jim Duggan
    6/13 King of the Ring - lost in the tournament final to Bret Hart
    8/30 SummerSlam - Tatanka & The Smokin' Gunns beat The Headshrinkers & Bam Bam Bigelow
    11/24 Survivor Series - The Four Doinks (Men on a Mission & The Bushwhackers) beat Bam Bam Bigelow, Bastion Booger & The Headshrinkers

    1/22 Royal Rumble - lost to Tatanka
    3/20 WrestleMania X - Bam Bam Bigelow & Luna Vachon beat Doink & Dink
    6/19 King of the Ring - lost to Razor Ramon
    8/29 SummerSlam - Bam Bam Bigelow & IRS beat The Headshrinkers by DQ
    11/23 Survivor Series - King Kong Bundy, Tatanka, Bam Bam Bigelow, & The Heavenly Bodies beat The Smokin'Guns, Mabel, Lex Luger, & Adam Bomb

    1/22 Royal Rumble - The Kid & Bob Holly beat Bam Bam Bigelow & Tatanka to win the vacant WWE Tag Team Championship. After the match Bam Bam Bigelow shoved Lawrence Taylor who was sitting in the first row.

  • 3/24 - Major Payne is released. Bam Bam plays the part of a biker hired to beat up the Major (Damon Waynes).
    4/2 WrestleMania XI - lost to Lawrence Taylor
    6/25 King of The Ring - Diesel & Bam Bam Bigelow beat Sid & Tatanka
    7/23 In Your House 2 - beat Henry Godwinn
    9/24 In Your House 3 - lost to Davey Boy Smith
    11/19 Survivor Series - lost to Goldust

    8/17 Hardcore Heaven - beat Spike Dudley
    10/16 - beat Shane Douglas to win the ECW World Championship
    11/30 November to Remember - lost the ECW World Championship to Shane Douglas

    3/1 Living Dangerously - beat Taz to win the ECW TV Title
    4/4 - lost the ECW TV Title to Rob Van Dam
    5/3 Wrestlepalooza - beat New Jack
    8/2 Heatwave - lost to Taz
    11/1 November to Remember - Taz, Sabu & Rob Van Dam beat Shane Douglas, Bam Bam Bigelow, & Chris Candido

    1/17 Souled Out - beat Wrath
    2/21 Superbrawl - lost to Goldberg
    3/14 Uncensored - Hardcore Match: Hak beat Bam Bam Bigelow & Raven
    4/11 Spring Stampede - beat Hak
    5/9 Slamboree - beat Brian Knobs
    5/31 Monday Nitro - WCW Tag Titles: Bam Bam Bigelow & Dallas Page beat Perry Saturn & Raven to win the titles. Shortly afterwards, the trio of DDP, Bam Bam, & Kanyon were allowed to defend the titles in any combination of the two.
    6/10 WCW Thunder - Chris Benoit & Perry Saturn beat Bam Bam Bigelow & Kanyon to win the WCW Tag team championship
    6/13 Great American Bash - Kanyon & DDP beat Benoit & Saturn to regain the tag team championship for the Triad
    7/11 Bash at the Beach - Handicap Match for WCW Tag Titles: Champs Dallas Page, Bam Bam Bigelow, & Kanyon beat Chris Benoit & Perry Saturn
    8/14 Road Wild - WCW Tag Titles: Harlem Heat beat Bam Bam Bigelow & Kanyon to win the titles

    2/7 WCW Monday Nitro - beat Brian Knobs to win the WCW Hardcore Championship
    2/20 Superbrawl - lost the Hardcore Title to Brian Knobs
    3/19 Uncensored - beat The Wall by DQ
  • 4/7 - Ready to Rumble is released. Bam Bam plays himself in the movie.
    11/26 Mayhem - beat Sgt. A-Wall
    12/17 Starrcade - lost an Ambulance Match to Mike Awesome

    3/18 Greed - lost to Shawn Stasiak
    3/26 Final Nitro - lost to Shawn Stasiak

  • 1/19 - Scott "Bam Bam" Bigelow passed away at the age of 45 due to toxic levels of cocaine and benzodiazepine in his system.

    Sources Include: IMDB.com, PWI Almanac, and WWE.com

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