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Greg Valentine during a 2008 visit to the Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan.

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The following is a timeline for the WWE and the NWA/WCW career of the Greg "The Hammer" Valentine. 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.

1976
12/26 - w/Ric Flair won the NWA Tag Team Championship from Gene & Ole Anderson

1977
5/8 - w/Flair lost the tag team titles to Gene & Ole Anderson
10/30 - w/Flair regained the tag team titles from Ole & Gene Anderson

1978
4/1 - stripped of the tag team titles
6/7 - w/Baron Von Raschke won the NWA Tag Team Titles from Ricky Steamboat & Paul Jones
12/1 - w/Baron Von Raschke lost the titles to Jimmy Snuka & Paul Orndorff

1980
3/29 - w/Ray Stevens won the NWA Tag Team Titles from Ricky Steamboat & Jay Youngblood
5/10 - w/Stevens lost the titles to Steamboat & Youngblood

1982
1/4 - won the U.S. Title from Wahoo McDaniel

1983
4/16 - lost the U.S. Title to Roddy Piper
4/30 - regained the U.S. Title from Roddy Piper
11/24 Starrcade - lost to Roddy Piper in a Dog Collar Match
12/14 - lost the U.S. Title to Dick Slater

1984
9/24 - won the Intercontinental Championship from Tito Santana

1985
3/1 Wrestlemania - lost to the Junkyard Dog by count out
7/6 - lost the Intercontinental Title to Tito Santana in a Steel Cage Match
8/24 - w/Brutus Beefcake won the WWE World Tag Team Championship from Barry Windham & Mike Rotundo
10/5 Saturday Night's Main Event # 2 - w/Brutus Beefcake beat Lanny Poffo & Tony Garea

1986
3/1 SNME # 5 - w/Brutus Beefcake beat The British Bulldogs
4/7 Wrestlemania 2 - w/Brutus Beefcake lost the tag team titles to the British Bulldogs
10/4 SNME # 7 - w/Brutus Beefcake lost to WWF Tag Team Champions The British Bulldogs in a best-of-3 falls match

1987
3/29 Wrestlemania III - w/Brutus Beefcake beat Jacques & Raymond Rougeau
11/26 Survivor Series - The Killer Bees, Young Stallions, Strike Force, Rougeau Brothers, & British Bulldogs beat The Dream Team, Demolition, The Islanders, The Bolshevicks, & Tag Team Champs The Hart Foundation

1988
1/22 SNME # 14 - beat Koko B. Ware
3/12 SNME # 15 - lost to Brutus Beefcake
3/27 Wrestlemania IV - beat Ricky Steamboat in round 1 of the WWF Title Tournament
3/27 Wrestlemania IV - lost to Randy Savage in the quarterfinals of the WWF Title Tournament
11/24 Survivor Series - Ultimate Warrior, Brutus Beefcake, The Blue Blazer, Sam Houston, & Jim Brunzell beat The Honky Tonk Man, Bad News Brown, Greg Valentine, Ron Bass, & Danny Davis

1989
4/2 Wrestlemania V - w/The Honky Tonk Man lost to The Hart Foundation
7/29 SNME # 22 - lost to Jimmy Snuka
8/2 SummerSlam - lost to Hercules Hernandez beat Greg Valentine by DQ
11/23 Survivor Series - Randy Savage, Dino Bravo, Earthquake, & Greg Valentine beat Jim Duggan, Bret Hart, Ronnie Garvin, & Hercules

1990
1/21 Royal Rumble - lost a Submission Match to Ron Garvin
1/27 SNME # 25 - lost to Jake Roberts by DQ
10/13 SNME # 28 - Hulk Hogan & Tugboat beat Greg Valentine & The Honkytonk Man by DQ
11/22 Survivor Series - The Undertaker, Ted DiBiase, Honky Tonk Man & Greg Valentine beat Dusty Rhodes, Tag Team Champs The Hart Foundation, & Koko B. Ware

1991
3/24 WrestleMania VII - lost to Earthquake
4/27 SNME # 29 - Curt Hennig won a battle royal by last eliminating Greg Valentine
8/26 SummerSlam - lost to IRS

1992
2/17 - w/Terry Taylor won the U.S. Tag Team Titles from Ron Simmons & Big Josh
5/17 Wrestle War - lost the U.S. Tag Team Titles to The Freebirds
6/20 Beach Blast - beat Marcus Alexander Bagwell
9/2 Clash of Champions 20 - w/Dick Slater lost to Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton

1993
11/24 Survivor Series - Bret, Owen, Keith, & Bruce Hart beat Shawn Michaels (replacing Jerry Lawler) & The Black, Blue (Greg Valentine) & Red Knights

2004
• 3/13 - Greg Valentine was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame

Sources include: Pro Wrestling Illustrated Almanac, wwe.com, and onlineworldofwrestling.com

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