[Smoking Gunns Gallery]
||December 27, 1965
||Originally from Eddyville, Kentucky
Billed from Austin, Texas
|Height & Weight:
|| 6'3" - 258lbs
||Brett Colt (IWF)
Bart Gunn (WWF)
Bodacious Bart (WWF)
Bart "The Hammer" Gunn
Mike Barton (JAPAN)
||Barton Buster (modified powerbomb)
||Barton Cutter (diamond cutter)
Barton Spike (chokeslam)
WWF World Tag Team titles w/Billy Gunn (3);
NWA World Tag Team titles w/Bob Holly;
WWF Brawl 4 All title (1998);
AJPW World Tag Team titles w/Johnny Ace;
World Wrestling Federation - The Smoking Gunns:
1993: Bart Gunn teamed with his fictional brother, Billy Gunn, as highly popular tag team known as the Smoking Gunns in the WWF..
May 17, 1993 - RAW: The Smoking Gunns defeated Tony Vadja & Glenn Ruth..
June 13, 1993 - KotR: The Steiner Brothers & The Smoking Gunns defeated Money Inc. & The Headshrinkers..
June 28, 1993 - RAW: The Smoking Gunns defeated Iron Mike Sharpe & Barry Horowitz..
July 26, 1993 - RAW: The Smoking Gunns defeated Duane Gill & Glen Ruth..
August 30, 1993 - SummerSlam: The Smoking Gunns & Tatanka defeated The Headshrinkers & Bam Bam Bigelow..
November 1, 1993 - RAW: The Smoking Gunns defeated Well Dunn (Timothy Well & Steven Dunn)..
December 13, 1993 - RAW: The Smoking Gunns defeated Jim Massenger & Steve Smyth..
January 3, 1994 - RAW: The Smoking Gunns defeated Bam Bam Bigelow & Bastien Booger by Count out..
January 22, 1994 - Royal Rumble: Bart Gunn entered the Royal Rumble at #6 but was eliminated by Diesel..
February 07, 1994 - RAW: The Smoking Gunns defeated Barry Horowitz & Reno Riggins..
March 7, 1994 - RAW: Owen Hart & Crush defeated The Smoking Gunns by Submission..
April 4, 1994 - RAW: Rick Martel/IRS/Jeff Jarrett/Headshrinkers beat Sparky Plugg/Tatanka/123 Kid/Smoking Gunns..
May 30, 1994 - RAW: The Smoking Gunns defeated Austin Steele & Reno Riggins..
August 1, 1994 - RAW: The Smoking Gunns defeated George Anderson & Tom Bennett...
October 24, 1994 - RAW: The Smoking Gunns defeated Barry Hardy & Mike Bell..
December 19, 1994 - RAW: The Smoking Gunns defeated Chris Avery & Roy Raymond..
World Wrestling Federation - The Smoking Gunns (Heel):
World Wrestling Federation - The New Midnight Express:
Bart Gunn teamed with Bob Holly in the failed reinvention of the New Midnight Express in the WWF -- managed by Jim Cornette..
World Wrestling Federation - Brawl 4 All:
Bart Gunn shocked everybody by beating wrestling megastar Steve Williams in the 1st round of the Brawl 4 All Tournament..
~~~He went on to win the whole Tournament, making a few enemies in the process, a few months later, he was gone from the WWF..
All Japan Pro Wrestling:
Bart Gunn moves to Japan and begins wrestling as Mike Barton for All Japan Pro Wrestling..
Mike Barton formed a tag team with Jim Steele in the G1 Heavyweight Tag League 2001..
New Japan Pro Wrestling:
November 2002: Mike Barton jumped from All Japan Pro Wrestling to New Japan Pro Wrestling..
Back in the States:
April 2, 2003 - NWA^TNA: Mike Barton debuts on NWA^TNA and joins Sports Entertainment Xtreme..
April 9, 2003 - NWA^TNA: Perry Saturn defeats Mike Barton in a bloody battle..
December 15, 2003 - RAW: Mike Barton & Jim Steele defeated Brent Dail & Carly Colon in a special dark match..
May 2004: Mike Barton & Jim Steele landed rolls in a Korean movie about the life of legendary Japanese wrestler Rikidozan..
~~~Mike Barton & Jim Steele will play the rolls of wrestlers Ben and Mike Sharpe, respectively..