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Tribute to Ray Traylor



Debuted as a jobber using his real name
86/03/22 Alanta, GA - WTBS Studios
World Championship Wrestling 
NWA World Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey vs. Ray Traylor & Phil Brown (Ironic isn't)

86/03/29 Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios
World Championship Wrestling 
Ivan Koloff vs. Ray Traylor
 
86/04/05 Atlanta, GA  WTBS Studios
World Championship Wrestling 
Wahoo McDaniel vs. Ray Traylor

86/04/12 Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios
World Championship Wrestling
Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson vs. Ray Traylor & Carl Styles

86/04/19 Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios
World Championship Wrestling
The Road Warriors vs. Bill Tabb & Ray Traylor

86/05/17 Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios
World Championship Wrestling
The Road Warriors vs. Ray Traylor & Carl Styles

86/05/27 Greenwood, SC
Television taping: Featured the debut of Big Bubba
 Rogers as Jim Cornette's Personal Bodyguard

86/07/05 Charlotte, NC Memorial Stadium Great American Bash on Tour
Dusty Rhodes &  Magnum TA & Boby Doll defeated Jim Cornette & Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey (w/ Big Bubba) in a Steel cage Match when Baby Doll pinned Cornette [6:30]; after the bout, Rhodes faced off with Bubba on the floor until he was jumped from behind by Eaton, with Eaton holding Dusty while Bubba landed a series of punches to the face.
 

86/08/31 Charlotte, NC
Dusty Rhodes vs. Big Bubba (Louisville Street Fight Steel Cage Match) 

86/09/03 Raleigh, NC
Dusty Rhodes defeated Big Bubba in a Steel Cage Match 

86/09/05 Richmond, VA
Dusty Rhodes defeated Big Bubba in a Steel Cage Match

86/09/86 Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios
World Championship Wrestling Sunday Edition
NWA Tag Team Champions Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey (w/ Jim Cornette & Big Bubba) via reverse decision [20:00];
After the bout, Bubba attacked Morton until Dusty Rhodes made the save

86/09/20 Greensboro, NC
NWA World TV Champion Dusty Rhodes defeated Big Bubba

86/09/26 Kansas City, MO
NWA World Tag Team Champions Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Big Bubba & The Warlord via disqualification

86/09/29 Wichita, KS
Todd Champion & DJ Peterson defeated Big Bubba & The Warlord via disqualification

86/10/03 Kansas City, MO
NWA World Champion Ric Flair pinned Ron Garvin (after The Warlord interfered and attacked the challenger while Big Bubba distracted the referee)

86/10/28 Rock Hill, SC Television Taping:
Bobby Eaton, Dennis Condrey & Big Bubba defeated Gary Royal, Keith Patterson, & Mike Simani

86/11/08 World Championship Wrestling
Big Bubba & Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey vs. Tony Zane, Vernon Deaton, & Brodie Chase

86/11/09 Cincinnati, OH
Brad Armstrong & Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Big Bubba, Dennis Condrey & Bobby Eaton via disqualification

86/11/15 World Championship Wrestling
Big Bubba & Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey (w/ Jim Cornette) vs. Lee Peek, Alan West, & Vernon Deaton

86/11/22 World Championship Wrestling
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Tony Schiavone conducts an interview with Jim Cornette, Big Bubba, Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey
- Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey (w/ Jim Cornette & Big Bubba) defeated Art Pritts & Vernon Deaton 

86/11/23 Asheville, NC
Big Bubba, Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey defeated Don Kernodle, Dutch Mantell & Bobby Jaggers

86/11/27 Starrcade 86 Atlanta, GA
- Big Bubba (w/ Jim Cornette) defeated Mid Atlantic Champion Ron Garvin in a non-title Louisville Street Fight [11:50]; after the referee counted both men down for 10, it was ruled that the first man to reach his feet would be the winner; when Garvin got up behind the referee's back, Cornette hit him with his tennis racquet, giving Bubba the win

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The Road Warriors (w/ Paul Ellering) defeated Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey (w/ Jim Cornette & Big Bubba) in a Scaffold Match [7:07] after Condrey and Eaton were kicked off the scaffold; after the bout, Ellering chased Cornette up the scaffold, where Cornette eventually fell off and blew out both knees before Bubba could catch him.
NWA World Champion Ric Flair fought NWA US Champion Nikita Koloff to a double disqualification after the challenger repeatedly shoved referee Tommy Young to the mat as Young tried to get Koloff and Flair out of the corner; earlier in the match, both Young and referee Scrappy McGowan were knocked down; after the bout, Jimmy Garvin, Bill Dundee, and Big Bubba came out and helped Flair gang up on Koloff until Bobby Jaggers, Ron Garvin, Dutch Mantel, Sam Houston, and Brad Armstrong made the save; the two men were then held apart 

86/11/29 World Championship Wrestling
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Tony Schiavone conducts an interview with Jim Cornette, Big Bubba, Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey
- Dennis Condrey & Bobby Eaton (w/ Jim Cornette & Big Bubba) defeated Bill & Randy Mulkey

86/12/06 Rock Hill, SC Television Taping
Dark Match: Big Bubba defeated Ron Garvin via count-out in a Louisville streetfight

86/12/06 Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios World Championship Wrestling
Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey (w/ Baby Doll & Big Bubba) defeated Art Pritts & Dave Spearman

86/12/06 Cleveland, OH
Dick Murdoch vs. Big Bubba

86/12/08 Saginaw, MI
Ron Garvin vs. Big Bubba (streetfight)

86/12/11 Norfolk, VA
Big Bubba vs. Ron Garvin (streetfight)

86/12/12 Charlotte, NC Television taping:
Dark Match: Big Bubba defeated Ron Garvin in a streetfight

86/12/13 Baltimore, MD
Big Bubba defeated Ron Garvin in a streetfight

86/12/12 Philadelphia, PA
Dusty Rhodes & The Road Warriors defeated Big Bubba, Bobby Eaton, & Dennis Condrey

86/12/14 Chicago, IL (Debut at the venue)
Big Bubba participated in a $50,000 Bunkhouse Stampede

86/12/15 Greenville, SC Television Taping
Dark Match: Big Bubba won a Bunkhouse Stampede match

86/12/27 Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios World Championship Wrestling
NWA US Tag Team Champions Ron Garvin & Barry Windham wrestled Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey (w/ Jim Cornette & Big Bubba) to a time-limit draw

87/01/01 Atlanta, GA - Omni
The Road Warriors & Paul Ellering defeated Big Bubba, Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey
Big Bubba won a Bunkhouse Stampede

Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios World Championship Wrestling
Tony Schiavone conducting an interview with Jim Cornette, alongside Big Bubba, with Cornette stating Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey would get revenge against the Road Warriors in their upcoming Scaffold match; Cornette then said he would take great pleasure in putting Paul Ellering in the hospital

87/01/04 Cincinnati, OH
Big Bubba defeated Ron Garvin in a streetfight

87/01/05 Baltimore, MD - Arena
Big Bubba defeated Ricky Lee Jones

87/01/10 NWA Pro Wrestling
Big Bubba & Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey vs. Rocky King, Ricky Lee Jones, & Tim Horner

87/01/?? Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios World Championship Wrestling - Aired: 1/10/87
Included a replay of Tony Schiavone conducting an interview with Jim Cornette, alongside Big Bubba, from NWA Pro in which Cornette said Bubba should have won the Bunkhouse Stampede finals because Bubba won the $100,000 match; however, Cornette said, Jim Crockett Jr. told Cornette Bubba wasn't the winner because he and Dusty Rhodes won the same number of battle royals and so Bubba would face Rhodes Feb. 25 in the finals during a steel cage match in Pittsburgh, Pa.

87/01/11 Charlotte, NC
Ron Garvin & Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Big Bubba &  Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey

87/11/11 Atlanta, GA - Omni
Dusty Rhodes & the Road Warriors defeated Big Bubba & Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey

87/01/14 Grand Rapids, MI
Big Bubba & Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey defeated Baron Von Raschke & The Road Warriors
 
World Wide Wrestling
Aired: 1/17/87
Big Bubba vs. Vernon Deaton

87/01/17 Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios
Big Bubba & Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey (w/ Jim Cornette) defeated Larry Stevens &  David Isley & Ronnie Angle

87/01/17 Charlotte, NC - Coliseum
Big Bubba defeated Vernon Deaton

87/01/17 Greensboro, NC - Coliseum
Dusty Rhodes & The Road Warriors defeated Big Bubba & Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey

87/01/21 Jacksonville, FL
Dusty Rhodes & The Road Warriors defeated Big Bubba & Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey

World Championship Wrestling Aired: 1/24/87

Big Bubba & Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey vs. Denny Brown & Bill Mulkey & George South

87/01/25 Richmond, VA - Coliseum
Barry Windham & Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Big Bubba & Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey in an Elimination match (in under 5 minutes)

87/01/28 Odessa, TX
Dusty Rhodes & The Road Warriors defeated Big Bubba & Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey

87/01/29 Inglewood, CA - Great Western Forum
Big Bubba defeated Ron Garvin in a Louisville streetfight

Super Towns on the Superstation Aired: 2/7/87
The Road Warriors (w/ Paul Ellering) defeated Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey (w/ Jim Cornette & Big Bubba) in a Scaffold Match

87/01/30 St. Louis, MO
Big Bubba, Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey defeated Ron Garvin & The Italian Stallion & Todd Champion

87/02/06 Baltimore, MD - Civic Center
Dusty Rhodes & The Road Warriors defeated Big Bubba, Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey

87/02/?? Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios World Championship Wrestling - Aired: 2/14/87
Big Bubba vs. George South

87/02/16 Brantford, Ontario, Canada Television Taping
Big Bubba defeated Frank Marconi

87/02/17 Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
Big Bubba defeated Chico Fernandez

87/02/20 Jacksonville, FL
Dusty Rhodes defeated Big Bubba

World Championship Wrestling  Aired 2/21/87
Big Bubba vs. Kent Glover

World Championship Wrestling Sunday Edition Aired: 2/22/87
Big Bubba & Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey vs. Bill Tabb & Eric Long & Jack Jackson

World Championship Wrestling - 2/28/87
Big Bubba vs. George South

87/03/14 Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios
World Championship Wrestling - Aired: 3/14/87
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Rhodes finished the interview by noting he would soon be facing Big Bubba at the Boston Garden
- Featured footage of Jim Cornette recently sending Big Bubba out to fight with Ole Anderson
- During a match with the Barbarian (w/ Bill Dundee) vs Zane Smith; it was announced Big Bubba would face Ole Anderson that night in Greensboro, NC

87/03/20 Albuquerque, NM - Tingley Coliseum
Show included Big Bubba Rogers

87/03/27 Atlanta, GA - Omni
Ole Anderson defeated Big Bubba in a steel cage match

World Championship Wrestling - Aired: 3/28/87
Big Bubba vs. Cougar Jay

87/03/29 Asheville, NC - Civic Center
Ole Anderson defeated Big Bubba in a Louisville Street Fight

World Wide Wrestling Aired: 4/4/87 
Bobby Eaton & Big Bubba vs. the Italian Stallion & Ricky Lee Jones

87/0/04/04 Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios
World Championship Wrestling
- Included Schiavone conducting an interview with Cornette, Bubba, Eaton & Lane regarding Lane now being a member of the Midnight Express 

- Big Bubba (w/ Jim Cornette) pinned Gary Royal [4:00] with the sidewalk slam; during the bout, Cornette joined Schiavone on commentary and spoke about Bubba's upcoming steel cage matches that night in Boston against Dusty Rhodes and the following Friday against Ole Anderson in Baltimore; after the match, Cornette said he met with his mother in Louisville and she ordered that a change had to be made to get rid of the weak link in the Midnight Express; Cornette said the weak link had been made strong and then introduced the New Midnight Express - Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane; Cornette then predicted they would win the Crockett Cup, world and US tag team titles (Lane's surprise debut with the Midnight Express)
- Tony Schiavone conducted an interview with Tim Horner & Ole Anderson regarding Ole's upcoming matches with Tully Blanchard at the Omni and Big Bubba in Baltimore

87/04/04 Boston, MA - Boston Garden
Dusty Rhodes defeated Big Bubba in a Steel Cage Match

87/04/10 2nd Annual Jim Crockett Sr Memorial Cup Tag Team Tournament Day 1 - Baltimore, MD - Arena
Ole Anderson pinned Big Bubba (w/ Jim Cornette) in a Last Man Standing Steel Cage Match when Bubba failed to reach his feet by referee Tommy Young's standing 10 count after missing a kneedrop off the top and then sustaining a piledriver

87/04/11 2nd Annual Jim Crockett Sr Memorial Cup Tag Team Tournament Day 2- Baltimore, MD - Arena
- Quarter Finals
: Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane (w/ Jim Cornette & Big Bubba) defeated the Road Warriors (w/ Paul Ellering) via disqualification
- Semi Finals: Dusty Rhodes & Nikita Koloff defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane (w/ Jim Cornette & Big Bubba)

87/04/16 Athens, GA - Coliseum
Ron Garvin & Wahoo McDaniel & Jimmy Garvin & Barry Windham vs. Big Bubba & Jim Cornette & Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane

87/04/19 Muskogee, OK
Big Bubba (w/General Skandar Akbar) defeats UWF Heavyweight Champion One Man Gang to win the title

87/04/21 Tallahassee, FL CWF
UWF HW Champion Big Bubba wrestled Ed Gantner to a double count-out

87/05/22 Jacksonville, FL CWF
Dusty Rhodes defeated UWF HW Champion Big Bubba via disqualification

87/04/24 Chicago, IL - UIC Pavilion
Michael Hayes defeated UWF HW ChampionBig Bubba via disqualification

87/05/27 UWF Oklahoma City, OK - The Myriad 
Barry Windham vs. UWF HW Champion Big Bubba

87/06/06 Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios
World Championship Wrestling
- Featured Schiavone conducting an interview with Barry Windham regarding his challenge of Big Bubba and being part of a tournament in Houston to determine the Western States Heritage champion,
during which it was noted Windham would face Bubba the following night at the Omni

87/06/06 Greensboro, NC - Coliseum
Barry Windham defeated UWF HW Champion Big Bubba via disqualification at [7:30] after Skandar Akbar tripped Windham from the floor

87/07/02 Landover, MD - Capital Centre Great American Bash on Tour (Debut at the venue)
- UWF HW Champion Big Bubba defeated Barry Windham via count-out in a Louisville Streetfight [7:15]
- NWA World Tag Team Champions Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane via reverse decision; Eaton & Lane originally won the match and titles after Big Bubba interfered and hit a sidewalk slam on Morton but another referee came in and told the official what happened, with the call then being changed

87/07/03 Richmond, VA - Coliseum
Barry Windham defeated UWF HW Champion Big Bubba via count-out in a Louisville Streetfight

87/07/04 Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios
World Championship Wrestling - Aired 7/4/87
- Included footage of Steve Williams in training at the University of Oklahoma for his match against UWF World Champion Big Bubba July 11 in Oklahoma City

- UWF Tag Team Champions Brad Armstrong & Tim Horner defeated Big Bubba & the Angel of Death [6:00]
- NWA Tag Team Champions Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane (w/ Jim Cornette & Big Bubba) via disqualification in a title vs. title match after referee Tommy Young found Bubba's hat and sunglasses in the ring after Bubba interfered behind his back and dropped Morton with a sidewalk slam

87/07/09 Cincinnati, OH - Cincinnati Gardens
Michael Hayes & Buddy Roberts defeated Big Bubba & the Angel of Death

87/07/11 Oklahoma City, OK (Great American bash on Tour)

Steve Williams defeated UWF Heavyweight Champion Big Bubba to win the title

World Championship Wrestling - Aired: 7/18/85
Featured the announcement that Steve Williams had beaten Big Bubba for the UWF Heavyweight Title 

87/07/18 Charlotte, NC - Memorial Stadium Great American Bash on Tour (NWA Pro - Aired: 7/25/87)
Western States Heritage Champion Barry Windham pinned Big Bubba (w/ Skandar Akbar) with a crossbody off the top rope [6:00]

87/07/24 UWF  Houston, TX - Summit
Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson, Michael Hayes & Terry Gordy wrestled Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane, Big Bubba & Black Bart to a double count-out (both Jim Cornette & Skandar Akbar were suspended in a cage above the ring for the bout)

NWA Pro - 7/25/87 (Taped 7/18/87 in Charlotte)
Western States Heritage Champion Barry Windham vs. Big Bubba

87/8/07 St. Louis, MO
Barry Windham defeated Big Bubba

87/08/09 Atlanta, GA - Omni
Steve Williams defeated Big Bubba

87/08/10 Stockton, CA
UWF Tag Team Champions Brad Armstrong & Tim Horner defeated Big Bubba & Black Bart at 15:40

87/09/11 Memphis, TN - Mid-South Coliseum
Steve Williams & The Road Warriors defeated Big Bubba & Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane

87/09/13 Dallas, TX - Reunion Arena
Ron Simmons defeated Big Bubba via count-out

87/09/20 Atlanta, GA - Omni
Nikita Koloff defeated Big Bubba

87/09/25 Detroit, MI - Joe Louis Arena (Debut at the venue)
UWF Heavyweight Champion Steve Williams defeated Big Bubba

87/09/27 Greensboro, NC - Coliseum
NWA World Champion Ron Garvin defeated Big Bubba

87/10/09 Albany, GA - Civic Center
Big Bubba defeated George South

87/10/10 Denver, CO - October 10, 1987
The Road Warriors defeated Big Bubba & NWA US Tag Team Champion Stan Lane

87/10/17 Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios (matinee) World Championship Wrestling
NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane (w/ Jim Cornette & Big Bubba) defeated Rick Ryder & Mike Jackson at 2:01 (Tony Schiavone after the bout conducted an interview with Cornette, Bubba, Eaton & Lane regarding Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson)

87/11/01 Orlando, FL - November 1, 1987
Kevin Sullivan defeated Big Bubba via count-out (Heel vs Heel?)

87/11/??  Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - November 1987 (World Championship Wrestling - 11/7/87)
NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane (w/ Jim Cornette & Big Bubba) defeated Joe Lynn & Bob Emory

87/11/13 West Palm Beach, FL - November 13, 1987
Kevin Sullivan, Mike Graham, & Rex King defeated Big Bubba, NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane

87/11/15 Oklahoma City, OK
Big Bubba defeated ?

87/11/22 Johnstown, PA - War Memorial Arena
Big Bubba pinned John Gavin

87/11/25 Long Island, NY - Nassau Coliseum (Debut at the venue)
Ron Garvin & Dusty Rhodes & Barry Windham, Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Big Bubba, Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard, Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane 

87/11/26 Starrcade 87 - Chicago, IL - UIC Pavilion
Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane (w/ Jim Cornette & Big Bubba) in a Scaffold Match at around the 9 minutes mark; prior to the bout, Bubba dropped Morton with the sidewalk slam inside the ring, after the match, Bubba climbed the scaffold to face Morton but Morton landed a low blow before climbing back down and putting on Bubba's hat and jacket

87/12/08 Baton Rouge, LA
Big Bubba won a 28-man Bunkhouse Stampede match

87/12/10 Raleigh, NC - Dorton Arena (World Championship Wrestling - 12/26/87) 
- It was also announced that Big Bubba (among others) had already qualified for the Bunkhouse Stampede Finals on January 24.

- Dusty Rhodes & Nikita Koloff defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane (w/ Jim Cornette & Big Bubba) via disqualification [22 minutes] Rhodes put Cornette out with a sleeper before Eaton, Lane, & Bubba assaulted Rhodes & Koloff; eventually, Bubba carried Cornette backstage as Eaton & Lane double teamed Koloff in the ring
- Big Bubba competed in a Bunkhouse Stampede won by last eliminating Michael Hayes (the match was joined in progress; the finish was not shown)

87/12/12 Baltimore, MD - Arena
Road Warrior Hawk won a 25-man Bunkhouse Stampede match by last eliminating Big Bubba

87/12/12 Greensboro, NC - Coliseum (Television Taping)
Big Bubba & Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated Mighty Wilbur, the Italian Stallion, & Kendall Windham

World Wide Wrestling- 1/2/88
Big Bubba, Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane vs. Kendall Windham, the Italian Stallion, & Mighty Wilbur