[The Brooklyn Brawler Gallery]
||April 18, 1961
||Brooklyn, New York
|Height & Weight:
||6' - 240 lbs
||BCW Unified Television Title
NWA Michigan Heavyweight Title
Abe "Knuckeball" Shwartz
Doink (not THE Doink)
The Red Rooster
World Wrestling Federation:
Steve Lombardi began wrestling for the WWF after learning the ropes from Curt Hennig in the Portland territory..
Steve Lombardi wrestled under his real name and jobbed for World Wrestling Federation good guys for many years..
Steve Lombardi became "The Brooklyn Brawler" to join with Bobby Heenan, who was feuding with the Red Rooster..
Steve Lombardi became a backstage road agent for the World Wrestling Federation upon retiring from full time active wrestling..
One of the Brawler's shining moments was that he beat Triple H in a 3 on 1 match with him and Kaientai, with Chris Jericho's help..
World Wrestling Federation - The Brooklyn Brawler:
January 25, 1993 - RAW: Kamala w/Slick defeated The Brooklyn Brawler...
July 12, 1993 - RAW: "Native American" Tatanka defeated The Brooklyn Brawler...
August 9, 1993 - RAW: The Bushwhackers & Macho Midget defeated Blake Beverly & Little Louie & The Brooklyn Brawler.
October 4, 1993 - RAW: The M.V.P. (Brooklyn Brawler) participated in a Battle Royal for the Intercontinental Title..
November 15, 1993 - RAW: "The Bad Guy" Razor Ramon defeated The Brooklyn Brawler.
December 13, 1993 - RAW: Bret "The Hitman" Hart defeated The Brooklyn Brawler.
February 28, 1994 - RAW: Men On A Mission (Mabel & Mo w/Oscar) squashed The Brooklyn Brawler & Steve Smyth.
November 14, 1994 - RAW: Aldo Montoya defeated The Brooklyn Brawler.
December 26, 1994 - RAW: The Undertaker w/Paul Bearer defeated The Brooklyn Brawler.
April 24, 1995 - RAW: The Smoking Gunns (Billy & Bart Gunn) defeated Barry Horowitz & The Brooklyn Brawler.
August 21, 1995 - RAW: The 1-2-3 Kid defeated The Brooklyn Brawler.
September 11, 1995 - RAW: The Smoking Gunns defeated The Brooklyn Brawler & Rad Radford.
December 4, 1995 - RAW: Fatu defeated The Brooklyn Brawler.
June 24, 1996 - RAW: The BodyDonnas (Skip & Zip w/Cloudy) defeated The Brooklyn Brawler & Jerry Fox.
March 24, 1997 - RAW: Flash Funk defeated The Brooklyn Brawler.
December 15, 1997 - RAW: Mark Henry defeated The Brooklyn Brawler.
Working the Indy Circuit:
March 4, 1998: The Brooklyn Brawler defeated Bobby Clancey to win the vacant BCW Unified Television Title in La Salle, Ontario..
~~~To this day, The Brawler still holds this title || However, it is a 'retired' championship [Border City Wrestling]..
June 20, 1998: The Brooklyn Brawler defeated Gene Austin to win the NWA Michigan Heavyweight Title in Tecumseh, MI..
December 27, 1998: Skull Ganz defeated The Brooklyn Brawler to win the NWA Michigan Heavyweight title in Brownstone, MI..
September 17, 2000 - WWF HeAT: Tazz defeated The Brooklyn Brawler in a Strap Match.
December 30, 2001 - WWF HeAT: The Big Show squashed The Brooklyn Brawler with the Chokeslam!
January 15, 2003 - BCW New Year Revolution: The Brooklyn Brawler defeated Johnny Swinger to win the BCW Heavyweight title..
~~~The Brawler was stripped afterwards as Swinger's lawyers argued that Brawler was not registered as a wrestler with BCW..
World Wrestling Entertainment:
May 9, 2003: Steve Lombardi has neck surgury under the care of Dr. Hae-Dong Jho, who also did Kurt Angle's neck surgury..
~~~Steve took one day to rest, and was back to lifting heavy weights a day later - and he’s worked out in the gym every day since..
July 24, 2003 - Smackdown!: The Brooklyn Brawler makes an appearance and attacks the APA with steel chairs..
July 27, 2003 - Vengeance: The Brooklyn Brawler shows up for the Bar Room Brawl and goes after Doink the Clown!
April 21, 2005 - Smackdown!: Heidenreich brought out The Brooklyn Brawler and read him a poem about New York City..
~~~The Brooklyn Brawler responded by proclaiming that he would be known as "The Boston Brawler" so Heidenreich beat him up!!
October 10, 2005 - RAW: Rob Conway defeated Doink The Clown (played by Steve Lombardi)..
August 1, 2006--ECW on Sci Fi: Kurt Angle (return to ECW) defeated The Brooklyn Brawler..
August 4, 2006 - SmackDown!: Big Vito (wearing a dress) defeated The Brooklyn Brawler by Submission with Brawler's head up his dress..
December 18, 2006 - RAW: The Brooklyn Brawler participated in a 30-Man #1 Contenders Battle Royal which was won by Edge..