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Brian Pillman Timeline


The following is a timeline for Brian Pillman's WCW and WWE career. Listed is every PPV match (excluding battle royals in which he was not involved in the ending) and title change that he has been involved in. Bolded items represent title victories while italicized items represent title losses.

7/23 Great American Bash – beat Bill Irwin
9/12 Clash of Champions – beat Norman the Lunatic
10/28 Halloween Havoc – lost to U.S. Champ Lex Luger
11/15 COC – lost to U.S. Champ Lex Luger

2/6 COC - Brian Pillman & Tom Zenk beat The M.O.D. Squad
2/12 - Brian Pillman & Tom Zenk beat the Fabulous Freebirds to win the U.S. Tag Team Title
2/25 Wrestle War - Tom Zenk & Brian Pillman beat The Freebirds
5/19 Capital Combat - Tom Zenk & Brian Pillman lost the U.S. Tag Team Titles to the Midnight Express
6/23 COC – lost to Mark Callous
7/7 Great American Bash – beat Buddy Landell
11/20 COC – beat Buddy Landell

1/30 COC – beat Buddy Lee Parker
2/24 Wrestle War - War Games: Ric Flair, Sid Vicious, Barry Windham, & Larry Zbysko beat Sting, Brian Pillman, & The Steiners
5/19 Superbrawl – lost a Taped Fist Match to Barry Windham
6/14 COC - Loser Leaves Town Match: Barry Windham & Arn Anderson beat Brian Pillman and El Gigante. As a result, Brian Pillman must leave WCW.
7/14 Great American Bash - Yellow Dog (Pillman under a mask) beat Johnny B Badd by DQ
9/5 COC - Light Heavyweight Title Semi-Finals: Brian Pillman beat Badstreet
10/27 Halloween Havoc - Light Heavyweight Title Tournament Final: Brian Pillman beat Ricky Morton to become the first champ
11/19 COC – beat Johnny B Badd
12/25 - lost the Light Heavyweight Title to Jushin Liger
12/29 Starrcade - Sting & Abdullah the Butcher beat Bobby Eaton & Brian Pillman

1/21 COC - Brian Pillman & Marcus Bagwell beat Terry Taylor & Tracey Smothers
2/29 Superbrawl – regained the Light Heavyweight Title from Jushin Liger
5/17 Wrestle War – beat Tom Zenk
6/16 COC - Brian Pillman & Jushin Liger beat Chris Benoit & Beef Wellington
6/20 Beach Blast – lost the Light Heavyweight Title to Scotty Flamingo
7/12 Great American Bash - Ricky Steamboat & Nikita Koloff beat Brian Pillman & Jushin Liger
10/25 Halloween Havoc – lost to Ricky Steamboat
11/18 COC – beat Brad Armstrong
12/28 Starrcade - Barry Windham & The Great Muta beat 2 Cold Scorpio & Brian Pillman

1/13 COC - NWA & WCW Tag Titles: Champs Shane Douglas & Ricky Steamboat beat Brian Pillman & Steve Austin by DQ
2/21 Superbrawl - Steve Austin & Brian Pillman beat Erik Watts & Marcus Alexander Bagwell
3/2 - Austin & Pillman won the WCW & NWA Tag Team Titles from Shane Douglas & Ricky Steamboat
5/23 Slamboree - Steve Austin & Brian Pillman beat Dos Hombres in a Steel Cage Match
6/17 COC - Best of three falls for NWA & WCW Tag Titles: Ric Flair & Arn Anderson beat Brian Pillman & Steve Austin 2-0 but didn't win the titles because one of the falls was by DQ
7/18 Beach Blast - Steve Austin & Brian Pillman beat Arn Anderson & Paul Roma
8/18 COC - Arn Anderson & Paul Roma beat Steve Austin & Steven Regal (subbing for Brian Pillman) to win the titles
11/10 COC – lost to Steve Austin

1/27 COC - Loser wears a chicken suit: Brian Pillman beat Robert Parker
2/20 Superbrawl - Thundercage Match: Sting, Brian Pillman, & Dustin Rhodes beat Steve Austin, Rick Rude, & Paul Orndorff
4/17 Spring Stampede - TV Title: Champ Steven Regal fought to a time limit draw with Brian Pillman

6/18 Great American Bash – lost to Alex Wright
9/17 Fall Brawl – lost to Johnny B Badd
10/29 Halloween Havoc - Ric Flair & Sting beat Arn Anderson & Brian Pillman by DQ

1/23 COC – beat Eddie Guerrero
2/11 Superbrawl - Strap Match: Brian Pillman lost to Kevin Sullivan when he called him broke kay fabe and left the ring. Arn Anderson took over Pillman's part of the match but Ric Flair came out to convince both men to stop fighting.
• 4/15 - Involved in a near-fatal car crash
• 11/4 RAW - Fired a gun at Steve Austin when Austin tried to break into his house.

7/9 In Your House - The Hart Foundation beat Steve Austin, Goldust, Ken Shamrock & The Road Warriors
8/3 SummerSlam - Loser Wears a Dress: Goldust beat Brian Pillman
9/7 In Your House - Brian Pillman beat Goldust to win the services of Marlena for 30 days
• 10/5 - Brian was found dead in his hotel room. He died of arteriosclerotic heart disease.

Sources Include: WWE.com, Pro Wrestling Illustrated Almanac, and Onlineworldofwrestling.com

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