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[Buff Bagwell Gallery]
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Wrestler: Marcus "Buff" Bagwell
Real Name: Marcus Alexander Bagwell
Birthday: January 10, 1970
Hometown: Marietta, Georgia
Marital Status:
Height & Weight: 6'1" - 247 lbs
Trained by: Steve Lawler
Debut: 1990
Previous Gimmicks: Fabulous Fabian (Georgia)
Handsome Stranger (GWF)
Marcus Alexander Bagwell
"Buff" Bagwell
Finishing Move: Buff Blockbuster
Favorite Moves: Yellow Jacket Suplex
Manhattan Suplex
Double Underhook DDT
Neckbreaker
Notable Feuds: Lex Luger
Rick Stiener
Roddy Piper

  • Georgia All-State Tag Team title w/Chris Walker (May 12, 1991)
  • WCW Rookie of the Year (1991)
  • WCW World Tag Team Titles w/Too Cold Scorpio (October 4, 1993)
  • WCW World Tag Team Titles w/Patriot (September 25, 1994)
  • WCW World Tag Team Titles w/Patriot (November 16, 1994)
  • WCW World Tag Team Titles w/Scotty Riggs (September 18, 1995)
  • WCW World Tag Team Titles w/Shane Douglas (1999 Spring Stampede)
  • NWA Mid Atlantic title from Rikki Nelson (December 2001)
  • NWA Blueridge Television title (February 2005);
  • CAPW (Cleveland All-Pro Wrestling) Unified Heavyweight title defeating Chris Hamrick (July 10, 2005);
  • Live Action Wrestling title ();


  • In The Beginning:
  • Marcus Bagwell was a model, exotic dancer and acted in a few Soft Porn flicks before becoming a wrestler..

    Getting into the Business:
  • Marcus Bagwell began his wrestling career as "Fabulous Fabian" in Georgia..
  • May 12, 1991: Fabulous Fabian & Chris Walker were awarded the Georgia All-State Tag Team titles..

    Global Wrestling Federation:
  • Marcus Bagwell moved onto the Global Wrestling Federation as the masked "Handsome Stranger" (created by Bill Eadie)..

    World Championship Wrestling:
  • September 1990: Marcus Bagwell signed a contract with World Championship Wrestling..
  • 1990: Marcus Bagwell debuted under his real name, and received Rookie of the Year honors..
  • October 4, 1993: Marcus Bagwell & 2 Cold Scorpio defeated The Nasty Boys for the Tag Team titles..

    World Championship Wrestling - Stars & Stripes:
  • Marcus Alexander Bagwell began teaming with the Patriot (Del Wilkes) as Stars & Stripes..
  • September 25, 1994: Stars & Strips defeated Paul Roma & Paul Orndorff to win the Tag Team titles..
  • October 23, 1994: Paul Roma & Paul Orndorff defeated Stars & Stripes to recapture the Tag Team titles..
  • November 16, 1994: Stars & Strips defeated Paul Roma & Paul Orndorff to reclaim the Tag Team titles..
  • December 8, 1994: Harlem Heat (Booker T & Stevie Ray) defeated Stars & Strips to win the Tag Team titles..
  • 1995: Marcus Bagwell had calf implants but they later leaked and had to be removed..

    World Championship Wrestling - American Males:
  • Marcus Bagwell formed a new tag team with Scotty Riggs called the American Males..
  • September 18, 1995 - Nitro: The American Males defeated Harlem Heat in an upset to win the Tag Team titles!
  • September 27, 1995 - Harlem Heat defeated The American Males to win back their Tag Team titles..
  • December 27, 1995 - Starrcade: The American Males defeated Bobby Eaton & William Regal..
  • Marcus Bagwell turned on his partner, Scotty Riggs, and joined the new World order..

    World Championship Wrestling - new World order:
  • January 25, 1997 - Souled Out: Buff Bagwell defeated Scotty Riggs..
  • February 23, 1997 - Superbrawl: Diamond Dallas Page defeated Marcus Bagwell..
  • March 16, 1997 - Uncensored: Buff Bagwell defeated Scotty Riggs in a Strap Match..
  • Scott "Flash" Norton & Buff Bagwell formed a new tag team called "Vicious & Delicious"..
  • September 14, 1997 - Fall Brawl: The new World order defeated The IV Horsemen in a "War Games" Cage match..
  • ~~~The new World order: Kevin Nash & Konnan & Syxx-Pac & Buff Bagwell..
  • ~~~The Four Horsemen: Ric Flair & Chris Benoit & Steve McMichael & Curt Hennig..
  • November 23, 1997 - World War 3: Buff Bagwell participated in the 3-ring battle royal which was won by Scott Hall..
  • December 28, 1997 - Starrcade: Buff Bagwell defeated "The Total Package" Lex Luger..
  • April 1998 - Thunder: Rick Steiner executed a bulldog on Buff Bagwell from the top rope..
  • ~~~Bagwell's neck was jammed against Steiner's back causing damage to his vertebrae..
  • ~~~Fortunately for Bagwell, surgery was successful, and Buff made a full recovery..

    World Championship Wrestling - Buff The Return:
  • June 14, 1999 - Great American Bash: Buff Bagwell defeated Disco Inferno (Roddy Piper turned on Bagwell)..
  • July 11, 1999 - Bash at the Beach: Buff Bagwell defeated Roddy Piper in a 3-Round Boxing match after a blockbuster..
  • August 14, 1999 - Road Wild: Buff Bagwell defeated Ernest "The Cat" Miller..
  • April 11, 1999 - Spring Stampede: Buff Bagwell & Shane Douglas won a 1-night Tournament to win the vacant Tag Team titles..
  • October 2, 1999 - Nitro: Buff Bagwell was removed from WCW Television..

    World Championship Wrestling - Buff is The Stuff:
  • August 13, 2000 - New Blood Rising: Buff Bagwell defeated "Positively" Kanyon in a "Judy Bagwell on a Pole" match..
  • October 29, 2000 - Halloween Havoc: Buff Bagwell defeated David Flair in a DNA First Blood match..

    World Championship Wrestling - Totally Buff :
  • December 2000: Buff Bagwell & Lex Luger formed a tag team known as Totally Buff..
  • January 14, 2001 SIN: Totally Buff defeated Bill Goldberg & The Sarge (Buddy Lee Parker) to "end" Goldberg's career..
  • February 18, 2001 - Superbrawl Revenge: Totally Buff defeated Brian Adams of KroniK in a Handicap match..

    World Wrestling Federation :
  • Buff Bagwell signed with WWFe, and participated in the first WCW match on Monday Night Raw, Booker T vs Buff Bagwell..
  • ~~~During the show, Bagwell was told NOT to wear his gimmick Top Hat during his promo, and he went ahead and did it anyway..
  • ~~~When Bagwell showed up for Smackdown!, someone had punched a hole through the top hat..
  • The Feedback from Buff's match with Booker T was mostly bad, and Bagwell was given his release a few days later..

    Independent Circuit / Total Nonstop Action / World Wrestling All-Stars:
  • December 2001 - NWA Mid-Atlantic: Buff Bagwell defeated Rikki Nelson to win the NWA Mid Atlantic title..
  • February 22, 2002 - XWF: Buff Bagwell defeated Johnny B. Badd in Amarillo, Texas.
  • April 7, 2002 - WWA: Buff Bagwell & Ernest Miller defeated Disco Inferno & Stevie Ray..
  • June 19, 2002 - NWA:TNA Debut: Buff Bagwell participated in the big Gauntlet for the Gold for the World title..
  • June 22, 2002: Buff Bagwell defeated David Taylor in Atlantic City, New Jersey..
  • July 3, 2002 - NWA-TNA: The Rainbow Express defeated Gran Apollo & Buff Bagwell in a Tag Team Title Tournament..
  • ~~~Buff Bagwell proclaimed that he wanted to be known as "Marcus Bagwell" --- He then dissappeared from TNA..
  • September 18, 2002 - NWA:TNA: Marcus Bagwell finally returned to TNA teaming with BG James in the Gaunltet for the Gold match..
  • November 28, 2002 - WWA European Tour: Sting & Lex Luger defeated Buff Bagwell & Malice..
  • December 7, 2002 - WWA European Tour: Lex Luger & Sting defeated Jeff Jarrett & Buff Bagwell..
  • ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Buff Bagwell leaves the World Wrestling All-Stars Tour early for Unknown reasons ---- err..

    Independent Circuit:
  • January 24, 2003 - Live Action Wrestling: Buff Bagwell defeated Normal Smiley..
  • January 25, 2003 - Live Action Wrestling: B.G. James defeated Buff Bagwell..
  • March 1, 2003--North American Championship Wrestling: Bagwell/Ricky Morton b Scott Powers/Christopher Steel to win tag titles..
  • ~~~Right after the match, Buff Bagwell & Ricky Morton defeated Jimmy Cicero & Perry James (managers) by Disqualification..
  • June 2003: Buff Bagwell personally contacted WWE Official John Lauranitis about a job with the WWE, but was turned down..
  • July 6, 2003 - World Pro Wrestling (Florida): Buff Bagwell defeated Warlord Blake Kruel in the main event..
  • July 13, 2003--Cleveland All-Pro Wrestling (10th Anniversary Show): Raven defeated Buff Bagwell..
  • April 18, 2004 ---- Cleveland All-Pro Wrestling - Buff Bagwell defeated Tracy Smothers.
  • May 16, 2004 ---- Cleveland All-Pro Wrestling - Buff Bagwell defeated J.T. Lightning..
  • May 22, 2004--Blue Water Championship Wrestling: Germel Quinn defeated Buff Bagwell in an Alpena Brass Knuckles Street Fight..
  • July 3, 2004--Premier Championship Wrestling: Buff Bagwell & Billy Maverick defeated Ripp & Rage..
  • July 17, 2004--Buffalo Brawl: "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan defeated Buff Bagwell..
  • August 7, 2004--Southern Wrestling Alliance: "The Total Package" Lex Luger defeated Buff Bagwell..
  • September 4, 2004--Big Time Wrestling: Buff Bagwell defeated Stan Lee..
  • September 11, 2004--Wrestle & Respect: Chad Collyer & Dusty Dillinger & Bagwell beat Producer & Ryan Boz & Dean Jablonski..
  • October 2, 2004--Mid Atlantic Championship Wrestling: Buff Bagwell defeated Rikki Nelson..
  • October 5, 2004--NWA Mid Atlantic Championship Wrestling: Buff Bagwell defeated Rikki Nelson..
  • October 16, 2004--Premier Championship Wrestling: Chuck Lee defeayed Buff Bagwell to retain the Heavyweight title..
  • November 13, 2004--CCW: Buff Bagwell defeated Golden Boy..
  • November 15, 2004--UCW: Lex Luger & Buff Bagwell defeated Disco Inferno & Johnny Swinger..
  • January 1, 2005--Tennessee Mountain Wrestling: Chris Powers defeated Buff Bagwell..
  • January 15, 2005--World Pro Wrestling: Billy Gunn defeated Buff Bagwell..
  • January 22, 2005--Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling (In Korea): Rikki Nelson beat Buff Bagwell when Terry Taylor interfered..
  • ~~~In a Tag Team match later on, Dusty Rhodes & Buff Bagwel beat Terry Taylor & Rikki Nelson to win the Tag Team titles..
  • February 2005 Buff Bagwell became the first NWA Blueridge television champion..
  • February 26, 2005--Live Action Wrestling: Buff Bagwell defeated Kevin Mathews | Buff Bagwell defeated Maxx..
  • March 5, 2005: David Flair defeated Buff Bagwell and Rick Steiner in a 3-WAY..
  • March 18, 2005--UCW: Ricky Morton & Buff Bagwell & Lash Leroux beat Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey & Stan Lane..
  • March 19, 2005--World League Wrestling: Trevor Rhodes defeated Buff Bagwell..
  • April 9, 2005: Buff Bagwell defeated "Prime Time" Brian Lee by DQ to retain the NWA Blueridge Television title..
  • April 23, 2005--Blue Water Championship Wrestling: Marty Jannetty defeated Marcus "Buff" Bagwell by Disqualification..
  • July 8, 2005--Alabama Wrestling Federation: Buff Bagwell defeated Road Dogg..
  • July 10, 2005 - Cleveland All-Pro Wrestling: Buff Bagwell defeated Chris Hamrick to capture the Unified Heavyweight title..
  • July 29, 2005--Ringside Wrestling Federation: Buff Bagwell defeated T.J. Powers..
  • August 26, 2005--World Pro Wrestling: Billy Gunn defeated Buff Bagwell..
  • August 27, 2005--WPW: Billy Gunn & Navajo Warrior & Lucha Reigns beat Buff Bagwell & Jerry Grey & Heinrich Volkoff..
  • September 10, 2005--Carolina Championship Wrestling: Ricky Morton defeated Buff Bagwell (replacing no-show Barry Windham)..
  • October 8, 2005--Action Wrestling Entertainment: Shane Madison vs Buff Bagwell ended in a Double Count Out..
  • November 25, 2005--Southern Championship Wrestling: Buff Bagwell defeated Extreme Heat..
  • December 2005: Lex Luger, Marcus Bagwell & Scott Steiner were all pulled off of a plane in Minneapolis after a disturbance..
  • ~~~The three men were held for several hours before Marcus Bagwell & Scott Steiner were released and sent on their flight..
  • ~~~Lex Luger is held without bail with a court appearance scheduled on the 22nd on two felonies in the state of Georgia..
  • December 9, 2005--Great Lake Wrestling: Diamond Dallas Page defeated Buff Bagwell (Bagwell subbed for Jerry Lawler)..
  • January 13, 2006--Global Championship Wrestling: Buff Bagwell defeated "Machine" Guff Grayson..
  • January 20, 2006--Roc City Wrestling: Buff Bagwell defeated Kage | Buff Bagwell won Battle Royal..
  • February 4, 2006--World Pro Wrestling Event: "Mr. Ass" Billy Gunn defeated Marcus "Buff" Bagwell to retain the WPW title..
  • February 24, 2006--New Elite Wrestling: Buff Bagwell & Frankie Davis & Chad Fuller beat The Dakota Outlaws & Justin Ramey..
  • March 5, 2006--World Wrestling Legends PPV: "Big Poppa Pump" Scott Steiner defeated Buff Bagwell..
  • March 25, 2006--ACPW: Buff Bagwell defeated "Living Legend" Larry Zbyszko....
  • April 22, 2006--Global Championship Wrestling: Buff Bagwell defeated Raven...
  • April 27, 2006 - TNA iMPACT: Jeff Jarrett & Scott Steiner demanded that Sting come out and chose his partner for Sacrifice..
  • ~~~Sting played games with Jarrett/Steiner, giving THEM the choice to pick between Door #1 & Door #2 OR pass until next week..
  • ~~~~~~Jeff Jarrett passed, so Sting revealed that Buff Bagwell and Lex Luger were this week's choices making them void now...
  • April 29, 2006--TNT Pro Wrestling: Buff Bagwell & The Patriot (Tommy Gunn) defeated The Barbian & Demolition Ax....
  • May 4, 2006--Carolina Classic Wrestling: Ricky Morton & Buff Bagwell defeated C.W. Anderson & David Flair..
  • May 6, 2006--TNT Pro Wrestling: Buff Bagwell defeated The Barbarian..
  • May 14, 2006--TNT Pro Wrestling: Buff Bagwell defeated The Barbarian in Spotsylvania, Virginia ...
  • May 20, 2006--World Pro Wrestling: Kip James defeated Buff Bagwell to retain the WPW Heavyweight title..
  • June 10, 2006--Southern Championship Wrestling: Lex Luger defeated Buff Bagwell in the main event..
  • August 5, 2006--WAR: Danny Daniels defeated Buff Bagwell in Lima, Ohio......
  • August 19, 2006--UCW: Buff Bagwell & Shayne Maddox defeated Shaun Maddox & Sean Casey w/Samantha
  • August 25, 2006--Alabama Wrestling Federation: Tony Sweatt defeated Buff Bagwell..
  • August 26, 2006--Universal Wrestling Federation: Buff Bagwell & Lex Luger defeated Jeff Jarrett & Scott Steiner..
  • September 2, 2006--Global Championship Wrestling: Buff Bagwell defeated Theodore Tutwiler III.............................
  • September 8, 2006--Mid-South All-Star: Buff Bagwell (heel) beat Precious | Precious beat Buff Bagwell in a rematch..
  • September 28, 2006 - TNA iMPACT: Buff Bagwell appeared during a segment saying that Sting was ready for Bound For Glory..
  • October 8, 2006--Cleveland All-Pro-Wrestling: Jason Bane defeated Buff Bagwell to retain the CAPW Television Title...
  • November 18, 2006--World Wrestling Zone: Adrenaline & Buff Bagwell defeated Maliki & Tim Norton to retain the Tag Titles!
  • November 23, 2006--Southern Championship Wrestling: Buff Bagwell defeated Sgt. Greg Hammer in Lineville, Alabama..
  • November 25, 2006--Southern Championship Wrestling: Buff Bagwell defeated Extreme Heat in Pell City, Alabama ...
  • December 1, 2006--SWA Xtreme: Buff Bagwell defeated Havoc in Westminster, South Carolina ...
  • December 9, 2006--Extreme Wrestling Federation: Buff Bagwell defeated Richard Cannon.
  • March 17, 2007--Wrestling For Jesus: Buff Bagwell defeated T-Money