[Bill Goldberg Gallery]

Article: Goldberg's Legacy
Article: My Admiration For Goldberg
Article: The $100,000 Challenge
Article: The Epitome Of Suckage
Article: The Epitome Of Suckage II
Article: Six Years Of Pure Suckage
Wrestler: Bill Goldberg
Real Name: William Scott Goldberg
Birthday: December 27, 1966
Hometown: Originally from Tulsa, OK
Lived in Atlanta, GA
Currently lives in San Diego, CA
Marital Status: Married to Wanda Ferraton
w/Son (born May 10, 2006)
Height Weight: 6'4" - 285 lbs.
Trained by: WCW Power Plant
Debut: March 1997
Previous Gimmicks:
Finishing Move: Jackhammer
Favorite Moves: Spear
Gorilla Press into a Spinbuster
Side Kick
Notable Feuds:

Steve McMichael
Scott Hall
Hulk Hogan
The Outsiders
Lex Luger
Tank Abbot
Kevin Nash
Bret Hart
Vince Russo
Scott Steiner
The Rock
Chris Jericho
Triple H
Brock Lesnar
Interesting Websites: 1995 NFL Expansion Draft
Related Articles: Goldberg's Legacy

  • WCW United States title defeating Raven (April 20, 1998);
  • WCW World Title defeating Hollywood Hulk Hogan (July 6, 1998);
  • WCW United States title defeating Sid (Halloween Havoc 1999);
  • WCW World Tag Team titles w/Bret Hart;
  • WWE World Heavyweight title defeating Triple H (Unforgiven 2003);

  • In The Beginning
  • Bill Goldberg's father is a retired Gynecologist. (Editor's Note: So this prooves that Billy comes from a long line of Pussies.)
  • Goldberg played nose guard at the University of Georgia (1986-89), earning All-SEC honors..
  • Goldberg was drafted by the Los Angeles Rams in the 11th round of the 1990 NFL draft..
  • Goldberg briefly played for the Atlanta Falcons..
  • Goldberg suffered an abdominal tear in 1994 ended his football career..
  • Goldberg was drafted by the Carolina Panthers in the 1995 expansion draft..

    World Championship Wrestling
  • 1996: Bill Goldberg signed with World Championship Wrestling..
  • Goldberg underwent intensive training at WCW's Power Plant with Dwayne Bruce..
  • June 24, 1997: Goldberg debuted as Bill Gold defeating Buddy Landell..
  • September 22, 1997 - Nitro: Bill Goldberg made his television debut defeating Hugh Morrus..
  • 1997 World War III: Goldberg was scheduled to make his PPV debut against Steve McMichael..
  • ~~~McMichael attacked Goldberg before the match, and Alex Wright faced "Mongo" instead..
  • Starrcade 1997: Bill Goldberg defeated Steve McMichael..
  • Superbrawl VIII: Bill Goldberg made short work of Brad Armstrong..
  • Spring Stampede 1998: Bill Goldberg defeated Perry Saturn..
  • April 20, 1998: Bill Goldberg defeated Raven for the WCW United States title..
  • Great American Bash 1998: Bill Goldberg successfully defended the United States title against Konnan..
  • July 6, 1998: Bill Goldberg used a spear and jackhammer to defeat wrestling icon "Hollywood" Hogan and capture the WCW title..
  • Bash at the Beach 1998: Bill Goldberg successfully defended the WCW title against Curt Hennig..
  • Road Wild 1998: Bill Goldberg won a nine-man battle royal..
  • Halloween Havoc 1998: Bill Goldberg defeated Diamond Dallas Page.
  • Starrcade 1998: Kevin Nash defeated Bill Goldberg for the WCW World Title to give Goldberg his first loss in WCW..
  • ~~~Scott Hall interfered and used a stun gun on Goldberg to help Nash win..
  • Souled Out 1999: Bill Goldberg defeated Scott Hall in a ladder/stun gun match..
  • SuperBrawl IX: Bill Goldberg defeated Bam Bam Bigelow after a spear and jackhammer!
  • Spring Stampede 1999: Bill Goldberg defeated Kevin Nash..
  • Slamboree 1999: Bill Goldberg defeated Sting by DQ when Bret Hart hit Goldberg with a steel chair injuring Goldberg's knee..
  • Road Wild 1999: Bill Goldberg defeated Rick Steiner..
  • Halloween Havoc 1999: Bill Goldberg defeated Sid for the WCW United States title..
  • Mayhem 2000: Bill Goldberg defeated Sid in an "I Quit" match..
  • Starrcade '99: WCW champion Bret Hart and Goldberg battled to a no contest..
  • ~~~Goldberg kicked Bret in the head, giving him a concussion which would eventually end Hart's career..
  • May 29, 2000: Bill Goldberg returned to "Nitro" doing a run in during the Nash vs. Abbott/Steiner handicap match..
  • Great American Bash 2000: Bill Goldberg speared Kevin Nash and allowed Jeff Jarrett to retain the WCW title..
  • ~~~This was Goldberg's big heel turn which was built up as Eric Bischoff's "Big Surprise"..
  • Bill Goldberg defeated Kevin Nash in a match for control of Scott Hall's contract..
  • September 25, 2000 - Nitro: Bill Goldberg defeated Scott Steiner in a caged heat match..
  • Halloween Havoc 2000: Bill Goldberg defeated Kronik (Brian Adams and Bryan Clark)..
  • Mayhem 2000: Goldberg continued his winning steak by defeating Lex Luger..
  • Starrcade 2000: Bill Goldberg defeated Lex Luger in a no holds barred, no DQ match..

    In The Meantime
  • Chris Jericho (participant) and Goldberg (assistant coach for other team) did a skit during the NHL All-Star hockey game last night..
  • ~~~Jericho "went insane" in the second period and started beating up the ref and the other team's goalie..
  • ~~~Goldberg finally went over, picked him up, and carried him back to his bench..
  • April 2002: Bill Goldberg participates in a Celebrity Auto Race..
  • ~~~Goldberg didn't finish the race due to car problems..
  • ~~~Goldberg got pissed and smashed his arm on the car, breaking his left arm..
  • ~~~Goldberg will sport a cast for six to eight weeks..
  • ~~~Goldberg is still collecting a contract from Time/Warner..
  • May 2 2002: Bill Goldberg signed a contract buyout with AOL/Time Warner, making him a free agent..
  • August 2002: Bill Goldberg is in Japan about possible involvement in various Shoot Fighting and Wrestling origanisations..
  • August 12, 2002: PRIDE confirmed that Bill Goldberg would appear and do color commentary for the 8/28 Shockwave event..
  • August 30, 2002: Bill Goldberg made his return to the ring for All Japan Pro Wrestling, his first match since January 2001..
  • ~~~Goldberg only needed four minutes and two seconds to defeat Satoshi Kojima..
  • ~~~Goldberg didn't use the spear and jackhammer, but rather a flying clothesline for the victory..
  • ~~~Goldberg did still have the same pyro and enterance music..
  • September 1, 2002: Goldberg agrees to work additional dates with All Japan..
  • ~~~The deal is not 'exclusive' and allows Goldberg to negotiate with another company..
  • ~~~It even allows him to work for other companies in Japan as well..
  • November 17, 2002: Bill Goldberg defeated Rick Steiner in Yokohama, Japan at a W-1 show..
  • December 2002: Bill has apparantly been approached about a Rock vs Goldberg match at Wrestlemanie 19..
  • January 8, 2002: Bill Goldberg & Vince McMahon meet in a hotel in Los Angeles to discuss their options, with nothing finalized..
  • ~~~Goldberg's WWE contract is reported to expire shortly after next year's WrestleMania XX..

    World Wrestling Entertainment
  • March 31, 2003 - RAW: The Rock's "Appreciation" ceremony is cut short when Bill Goldberg appears and spears Rock in the ring!
  • April 7, 2003 - RAW: Goldberg challanges the Rock to a match at Backlash, but the Rock cowardly responds with "Nah!"..
  • April 21, 2003 - RAW: Goldberg interrupts the "Rock" Concert II but Rock ends up whacking Goldberg with a steel chair!
  • April 27, 2003 - Backlash: Bill Goldberg defeated the Rock with a spear and a jackhammer..
  • April 28, 2003 - RAW: Chris Jericho calls out Goldberg to inform him that there are a lot of people in the WWE that don't want him there..
  • May 5, 2003 - RAW: Bill Goldberg beats up Rico & 3-Minute Warning and then shares a few dozen beers with Stone Cold Steve Austin..
  • May 12, 2003 - RAW: Bill Goldberg defeats Christian in a steel cage match..
  • May 19, 2003 - RAW: Bill Goldberg finds out that Chris Jericho was the one behind Goldberg almost getting run down by a car!
  • May 26, 2003 - RAW: Bill Goldberg gets sprayed with Mace by Chris Jericho, who speared the blinded Goldberg in the ring!
  • June 2, 2003 - RAW: Bill Goldberg goes after Chris Jericho, but accidentally spears referee Charles Robinson to the mat!
  • June 14, 2003 - WWE Live Event: Bill Goldberg appears at his first House Show since signing with the WWE in his hometown of Tulsa..
  • June 15, 2003 - Bad Blood: Bill Goldberg defeated Chris Jericho - spear, jackhammer, pin..
  • June 16, 2003 - RAW: Booker T & Bill Goldberg defeated Christian & Chris Jericho..
  • June 23, 2003 - RAW: Bill Goldberg demolishes Rodney Mack in a 5-minute white boy challange in 25 seconds!
  • June 30, 2003 - RAW: Bill Goldberg makes sure Rodney Mack is fully buried by demolishing him again in a NON match..
  • July 20, 2003 - House Show: Triple H defeated Bill Goldberg in their first ever one-on-one matchup..
  • July 21, 2003 - RAW: Bill Goldberg finally confronts Triple H, who backs down instead of dealing with Goldberg's threats..
  • Reports that Bill Goldberg turned down Vince McMahon's personal request to fill in for the injured HHH on the Australian tour..
  • ~~~Some say that this is why Goldberg lost his 1-on-1 title shot at Summerslam, and may not be with the company for much longer..
  • August 4, 2003 - RAW: Bill Goldberg beats Ric Flair by DQ after Randy Orton, Triple H, HBK, Y2J & Kevin Nash run in!
  • August 11, 2003 - RAW: Bill Goldberg speared, jacknifed, and pinned Ric Flair, even with Randy Orton as the special referee..
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels came down to stop Randy Orton from cheating, and superkicked him out cold!
  • August 18, 2003 - RAW: Bill Goldberg beat Randy Orton with help from Steve Austin and set off a series of events..
  • ~~~Kevin Nash attacked Goldberg, Shawn Michaels superkicked Triple H, Chris Jericho chairshot on Shawn Michaels..
  • August 24, 2003 - Summerslam: Triple H beats Goldberg, Randy Orton, Y2J, Shawn Michaels & Kevin Nash in an Elimination Chamber..
  • ~~~Goldberg cleaned house on everybody, and then was knocked out by a sledgehammer and pinned by Triple H..
  • September 1, 2003 - RAW: Bill Goldberg / Maven / Shawn Michaels beat Triple H / Ric Flair / Randy Orton..
  • September 8, 2003 - RAW: Bill Goldberg & Randy Orton vs Triple H & Ric Flair went to a NO CONTEST after triple-teaming Goldberg..
  • September 15, 2003 - RAW: Triple H throws a "Going Away Party" for Goldberg, but Goldberg shows up and gorilla press slams HHH!
  • September 21, 2003 - Unforgiven: Bill Goldberg FINALLY defeated Triple H to capture the World Heavyweight title!
  • September 22, 2003 - RAW: Bill Goldberg defeated Chris Jericho to retain the World title with interference from Bischoff & Austin..
  • September 29, 2003 - RAW: Triple H (taped segment) issues a $100,000 bounty to anybody who take "take Bill Goldberg out of the game"..
  • ~~~Later on, Shawn Michaels & Bill Goldberg beat Ric Flair & Randy Orton by DQ when Rodney Mack interferes..
  • ~~~Mark Henry also comes down and attacked HBK and busts him open, then drags him to the stage and stares down at Goldberg!
  • October 6, 2003 - RAW: Bill Goldberg defeated Mark Henry by DQ when Rodney Mack ran down and interfered..
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels ran down for the attempted save, but got accidentally speared by Goldberg!
  • October 13, 2003 - RAW: Bill Goldberg & Shawn Michaels defeated Randy Orton, Ric Flair & Mark Henry in a handicap match..
  • ~~~After the match, Shawn Michaels accidentally superkicked Bill Goldberg and proclaimed that now they were even..
  • October 20, 2003 - RAW: Bill Goldberg vs Shawn Michael is a draw when BATISTA appears and "takes out" Goldberg..
  • November 3, 2003 - RAW: Bill Goldberg returns to RAW, saving GM Steve Austin from an Evolution beating -- + beer bash..
  • November 10, 2003 - RAW: Bill Goldberg defeated Batista by DQ when Triple H interfered with a sledgehammer..
  • November 16, 2003 - Survivor Series: Bill Goldberg used a sledgehammer to defeat Triple H dispite interference by members of Evolution..
  • November 17, 2003 - RAW: Triple H/Batista/Randy Orton defeated Bill Goldberg in a Handicap match..
  • ~~~After the match, Kane came down to chase off Evolution, and then gave Goldberg a big chokeslam from hell!
  • November 24, 2003 - RAW ROULETTE: Bill Goldberg vs Triple H (NO CONTEST) Kane ran down and chokeslammed Goldberg again!
  • December 1, 2003 - RAW: Bill Goldberg & Shawn Michaels & Rob Van Dam beat Batista & Randy Orton & Kane in the main event!
  • December 8, 2003 - RAW: Bill Goldberg defeated Kane by DQ in a Lumberjack Match when Randy Orton & Batista interfered!
  • December 14, 2003 - Armageddon: Triple H defeated Kane & Bill Goldberg in a triple threat to recapture the World title!
  • December 15, 2003 - RAW: Bill Goldberg beat up The Coach & La Resistance and got "deactivated" by Eric Bischoff for 30 days..
  • January 4, 2004 - Z1 Hustle-1: Bill Goldberg beat Naoya Ogawa when heel-referee suddenly recovered as Goldberg went for pin..
  • Janaury 12, 2003 - RAW: Matt Hardy returned to RAW, demanding "unique" opponents.... Bill Goldberg squashes Matt Hardy..
  • Janaury 19, 2003 - RAW: Bill Goldberg wins a Battle Royal to capture the #30 spot in the Royal Rumble this Sunday!
  • January 25, 2004 - Royal Rumble: Bill Goldberg entered the Rumble at #30 and eliminated Nunzio, Billy Gunn & Charlie Haas..
  • ~~~Brock Lesnar (none participant) ran down and F5'd Bill Goldberg, leading to his elimination by Kurt Angle..
  • Janaury 26, 2004 - RAW: Bill Goldberg defeated The Coach in a NO DQ match, which was basically a handicap along with Mark Henry..
  • February 2, 2004 - RAW: Steve Austin gives Bill Goldberg a front row ticket to SD!'s No Way Out PPV to get closer to Brock Lesnar..
  • February 9, 2004 - RAW: Bill Goldberg accidentally spears Steve Austin, after a confrontation with Vince McMahon & Paul Heyman..
  • February 15, 2004 - No Way Out: Eddie Guerrero defeated Brock Lesnar after interference from Bill Goldberg to win the WWE title!!!!
  • February 2004: Bill Goldberg starts shooting "Santa's Slay" in Edmonton and will not work any WWE dates until Wrestlemania XX..
  • March 14, 2004 - Wrestlemania XX: Bill Goldberg defeated Brock Lesnar with Steve Austin as referee..
  • ~~~After the match, Steve Austin STUNNED both Goldberg & Lesnar, who are both departing the WWE after Wrestlemania!
  • March 31, 2004: Bill Goldberg has reportedly entered into negotiations with the WWE to get a new contract with the company..
  • ~~~Goldberg obviously has a list of demands, including more pay, less dates, more control, and a storyline with Steve Austin..
  • April 9, 2005: Bill Goldberg marrys movie stuntwoman Wanda Ferraton in the Florida Keys and will honeymoon in Hawaii..
  • June 2005: Bill Goldberg begins hosting a car-oriented show on the History Channel called "Automaniac"..