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[Barry Darsow Gallery]

[www.barrydarsowwrestling.com]
Wrestler: Barry Darsow
Real Name: Barry Darsow
Birthday: October 6, 1959
Hometown: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Marital Status:
Height & Weight: 6'2" 292lbs
Trained by: Eddie Sharkey
Debut: 1984
Previous Gimmicks: Man Mountain Darsow (Georgia)
Crusher Darsow (Mid-South)
Krusher Khrushchev (MS/CWFL/NWA)
Demolition Smash (WWF)
Repo-Man (WWF)
Blacktop Bully (WCW)
Mr. Hole in One (WCW)
Barry Darsow (WCW)
Finishing Move: The Crowbar (Repo Man)
Barely Legal (WCW)
Favorite Moves:
Notable Feuds: Jim Duggan (Mid South)
The British Bulldogs
Powers of Pain
The Brain Busters
The Collosal Connection
Dustin Rhodes (WCW)

  • Flordia United States Tag Team titles w/Jim Neidhart defeating Hector Guerrero & Cocoa Samoa (October 2, 1984);
  • Mid-South Television title defeating Terry Taylor a Tournament Final (May 2, 1984);
  • NWA World 6-Man Tag Team titles w/Ivan & Nikita Koloff -replaces Don Kernodle- (1985);
  • NWA World 6-Man Tag Team titles w/Ivan & Nikita Koloff defeating Manny Fernandez & Buzz Tyler & Sam Houston (1985);
  • NWA Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight title defeating Sam Houston in a Tournament Final (November 28, 1985);
  • NWA United States Tag Team titles w/Ivan Koloff defeating Dutch Mantel & Bobby Jaggers (September 28, 1986);
  • WWF Tag Team titles w/Ax defeating Tito Santana & Rick Martel (March 27, 1988);
  • WWF Tag Team titles w/Ax Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard (October 2, 1989);
  • WWF Tag Team titles w/Ax defeating Andre the Giant & Haku (April 1, 1990);
  • WWF Tag Team titles w/Crush -replaced Ax due to injury- (1990);
  • IAW Tag Team titles w/Paul Roma defeating ????? & ????? (February 4, 1993);


  • In The Beginning
  • Barry Darsow went to school with Nikita Koloff, John Nord, Curt Hennig, Rick Rude, Tom Zenk and Brady Boone..

    Mid South Wrestling - Krusher Khruschev
  • 1984: Barry Darsow got his start in the wrestling business with Bill Watts' Mid-South promotion as "Krusher Khruschev"..
  • April 7, 1984--Superdome: Jim Duggan defeated Krusher Kruschev in a "Roulette Coal Miner's Glove" match..
  • May 2, 1984: Krusher Khruschev defeated Terry Taylor in a Tournament Final to win the Television title..
  • June 16, 1984--Superdome: Terry Taylor defeated Krusher Khruschev to capture the Mid-South Television title..

    Championship Wrestling from Florida - Krusher Khruschev
  • October 11, 1984: Krusher Khruschev & Jim Neidhart defeated Hector Guerrero & Cocoa Samoa to win the U.S. Tag Titles..
  • December 1984: Mark & Jay Youngblood defeated Krusher Khruschev & Jim Neidhart to win the U.S. Tag Team titles..

    NWA Jim Crockett Promotions - The Russians
  • 1985: Krusher Khruschev showed up in the NWA and joined Ivan & Nikita Koloff as 6-Man World Tag Team Champions..
  • July 6, 1985 - Great American Bash: Krusher Khruschev & Ivan Koloff vs The Road Warriors ended in a DOUBLE DQ..
  • September 28, 1985 - AWA SuperClash: The Koloffs & Krusher Khruschev beat The Crusher & The Bruiser & Baron Von Raschke..
  • November 28, 1985 - Starrcade: Krusher Khruschev defeated Sam Houston to win the Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight title..
  • November 28, 1986 - Starrcade: Krusher Khruschev & Ivan Koloff beat The Kansas Jayhawks (Bobby Jaggers & Dutch Mantel)..
  • ~~~This was a special "No DQ" match and The Russians retained their United States Tag Team titles..

    World Wrestling Federation - Demolition
  • Barry Darsow played the part of "Smash" in powerhouse team of Demolition, with Ax (aka Bill Eadie), managed by Mr. Fuji..
  • March 27, 1988 - Wrestlemania IV: Demolition defeated Strike Force (Tito Santana & Rick Martel) to win the Tag Team Titles..
  • Demolition feuded with teams like The Bulldogs, The Hart Foundation but their toughest test was against Powers of Pain..
  • July 29, 1989 - Saturday Night's Main Event: The Brain Busters defeated Demolition to win the WWF Tag Team titles..
  • Demolition beat the Brain Busters three months later to recapture the WWF Tag team Titles..
  • December 13, 1989: The Collosal Connection (Andre & Haku) defeated Demolition for the WWF Tag Team titles.
  • Wrestlemania VI: Demilition (Ax & Smash) defeated The Collosal Connection to recapture the WWF Tag Team titles..
  • April 13, 1990 - WWF/AJPW Wrestling Summit: Giant Baba & Andre the Giant defeated Demolition (Ax & Smash)..
  • Demolition began to take on a new attitude and added a third member, Crush when Ax developed some health problems..
  • Summer 1990: The Road Warriors finally entered the WWF and feuded with all three members of Demolition (Ax, Smash & Crush)..
  • The Road Warriors (Hawk & Animal) & The Ultimate Warrior faced Demolition (Ax, Smash & Crush) on numerous house shows..
  • SummerSlam 1990: The Hart Foundation defeated Demolition (Smash & Crush) to win the WWF Tag Team Titles..

    World Wrestling Federation - Repo Man
  • August 29, 1992 - Summerslam 1992: Crush defeated The Repo Man from Wembley Stadium in England..

    World Championship Wrestling
  • Uncensored 1995: Blacktop Bully defeated Dustin Rhodes in the first ever "King of the Road" match..
  • ~~~The match took place on the flatbed of a moving transfer truck driving down the road at high speed..
  • ~~~Barry Darsow & Dustin Rhodes were both suspended & fired for blading during the match putting themselves at risk..

    World Championship Wrestling
  • Barry Darsow eventually returned as a comedy act on WCW Saturday Night changing gimmicks on a weekly basis......