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Wrestler: Brad Rheingans
Real Name: Brad Rheingans
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Hometown:
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Height & Weight: 6'0 - 260lbs
Trained by: Verne Gagne
Debut:
Previous Gimmicks: NONE
Finishing Move: Cradle Suplex
Favorite Moves: Standing Short Arm Scissors
Reverse Neckbreaker
Notable Feuds: Nick Bockwinkel

  • 1975 NCAA Division II Champion;
  • 1975 NCAA Division I All-American;
  • United States Olympic Team Member (2);
  • USA Senior Greco-Roman Champion (2);
  • AWA World Tag Team titles w/Ken Patera;


  • In The Beginning:


    American Wrestling Association:
  • April 24, 1983 in St.Paul - Super Sunday: Brad Rheingans defeated Rocky Stone..
  • July 3, 1983 - All Star Wrestling TV Show: AWA Champ Nick Bockwinkel fought Brad Rheingans to a time-limit draw..
  • August 12, 1983 in Denver: Nick Bockwinkel defeated Brad Rheingans to retain the AWA World title..
  • September 25, 1983 in St.Paul: AWA Champ Nick Bockwinkel fought Brad Rheingans to a draw..
  • January 1, 1984 - in Salt Lake City: Nick Bockwinkel defeated Brad Rheingans to retain the AWA title..
  • January 24, 1984 - in Salt Lake City: Nick Bockwinkel defeated Brad Rheingans to retain the AWA title..
  • January 27, 1984 - in Rockford: Nick Bockwinkel defeated Brad Rheingans to retain the AWA title..
  • January 28, 1984 - in Sheboygan: Nick Bockwinkel defeated Brad Rheingans to retain the AWA title..
  • January 31, 1984 - in San Francisco: Nick Bockwinkel defeated Brad Rheingans to retain the AWA title..
  • August 12, 1984 - in St.Paul: Brad Rheingansdefeated Larry Zbyszko..
  • September 9, 1984 - in St.Paul: Brad Rheingans vs Rick Martel went to a draw..
  • October 21, 1984 - in St.Paul: Brad Rheingans partnered with Steve Olsonoski in a tag battle royal..
  • April 21, 1985 - in St.Paul - Starcage '85: Brad Rheingans & Bob Backlund defeated Butch Reed & Larry Zbyszko..
  • September 28, 1985 - in Comiskey Park - SuperClash: "Mr Electricity" Steve Regal defeated Brad Rheingans..
  • April 20, 1986 - AWA WrestleRock: Brad Rheingans beat Boris Zuhkov..
  • June 28, 1986 - in Convention Center - Battle By The Bay: Col.DeBeers defeated Brad Rheingans..
  • March 25, 1989: Brad Rheingans & Ken Patera defeated Pat Tanaka & Paul Diamond for the AWA Tag Team titles..
  • April 8, 1990 - SuperClash IV: The Texas Hangmen defeated Brad Rheingans & DJ Peterson..

    New Japan Pro Wrestling:
  • July 13, 1989 - in Tokyo: Osamu Kido & Kengo Kimura defeated Brad Rheingans & Mike Kirschner..
  • December 7, 1989 - in Tokyo: Brad Rheingans & Steve Williams defeated Salman Hashimikov & Victor Zangiev..
  • December 13, 1990 - in Tokyo: Brad Rheingans & Steve Williams defeated Andrei Sulsaev & Chimur Zarasov..
  • June 26, 1990 - in Tokyo: Brad Rheingans defeated Osamu Kido..
  • February 10, 1991 - in Tokyo @ Superfight: Brad Rheingans defeated Victor Zangiev (in 6:30 with an inside cradle)..

    Retirement & Training:
  • Brad Reheingans trained Justin Bradshaw, Jerry Lynn, Tori (Terri Powers), and "Vader" Leon White..
  • November 12, 2003: Brad Rheingans & his school appeared on The Best Damn Sports Show Period..
  • January 4, 2005--New Japan Pro Wrestling: Brock Lesnar, Rena Mero & Brad Rheingans were introduced as guests by Antonio Inoki..