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[Bugsy McGraw Gallery]
Wrestler: Bugsy McGraw
Real Name: Michael Davis
Birthday:
Hometown: Central Florida
Marital Status:
Height & Weight: 6'3" - 280 lbs
Trained by:
Debut:
Previous Gimmicks: The Big "O" (Florida 1969)
Beautiful Brutus (Australia '71)
The Skull (Oregon/Washington)
The Mighty Brutus (San Fransisco)
The Brute (Vancouver)
Finishing Move: The Splash
Favorite Moves:
Notable Feuds: The Great Malenko
Chico Garcia
Tony Christie
Larry Zbysko

  • (Florida) Brass Knuckles title defeating Boris Malenko (September 3, 1969);
  • NWA (San Francisco) United States Heavyweight title ();
  • (Louisiana/Oklahoma) United States Tag Team titles ();
  • Florida Television title defeating Dusty Rhodes (December 20, 1978);
  • NWA Florida Tag Team titles w/Thor the Viking defeating Steve Keirn & Mike Graham (May 12, 1979);
  • Florida Television title defeating Dusty Rhodes(October 12, 1979);
  • NWA Florida Heavyweight title defeating "Maniac" Don Muraco (August 7, 1980);
  • Florida Television title defeating Barry Windham (December 17, 1980);
  • NWA (World Class) American Heavyweight title defeating The Great Kabuki (December 21, 1981);
  • World Class Brass Knucks title ();
  • World Class World Tag Team titles ();
  • NWA (World Class) American Tag Team titles ();
  • World Class Television title ();
  • (Montreal) International Tag Team titles ();
  • WWA (Indianapolis) World Tag Team titles ();
  • NWA Mid-Atlantic Tag Team titles ();
  • NWA Alabama Heavyweight title ();
  • SWF World Tag Team titles w/Jumpin Jack Flash defeating The Infernos (June 13, 1993);

  • Late 1967: Bugsy McGraw started his career as the Big "O" in the Ohio, Indiana, Detroit area..
  • Late 1967: The "Big O" had several altercations with rival promotion wrestlers Chico Garcia and Tony Christie
  • 1969: Bugsy McGraw relocated to Florida where be continued to wrestle under a mask as "The Big O"..
  • ~~~Joe Scarpa (later known as Jay Strongbow) defeated The Big O in a "Mask vs Hair" match..
  • ~~~He was then identified as "Brutus" but The Great Malenko proclaimed him to be Beautiful Brutus!
  • ~~~Beautiful Brutus fired The Great Malenko as a manager and they feuded all over Florida..
  • ~~~Beautiful Brutus defeated The Great Malenko in a bloody "Russian Chain" match..
  • September 3, 1969: Bugsy McGraw defeated Boris Malenko to win the Florida Brass Knuckles Trophy in Miami, Florida..
  • December 5, 1969: The Spoiler (Davis) returned to Georgia squashing the young Salvadore Domingues in Atlanta.
  • 1971: Bugsy McGraw also wrestled in Australia as "Beautiful Brutus"..
  • December 20, 1978--Championship Wrestling: Bugsy McGraw defeated Dusty Rhodes to win the Florida Television title..
  • May 12, 1979: Bugsy McGraw & Thor the Viking defeated Mike Graham & Steve Keirn for the Florida Tag Team titles..
  • October 12, 1979: Bugsy McGraw defeated Dusty Rhodes to win his second Florida Television title..
  • August 7, 1980: Bugsy McGraw defeated "Maniac" Don Muraco to win the Florida Heavyweight Title in Tampa..
  • December 17, 1980: Bugsy McGraw defeated Barry Windham to win his third Florida Television title..
  • December 21, 1981: Bugsy McGraw defeated The Great Kabuki to win the American Heavyweight title..
  • June 13, 1993: Bugsy McGraw & Jumpin Jack Flash beat The Infernos w/The Wizard (Bill France) for the SWF World Tag Team titles..
  • July 27, 1993: The Infernos w/The Alchemist (Lonnie Lee) beat Bugsy McGraw & Jumpin Jack Flash to win back the SWF titles..
  • 2003: Michael Davis now lives in Central Florida and is a nurse..
  • October 30, 2004--U of Virginia Children's Medical Center Benefit Show: Bugsy McGraw beat Masked Superstar (Bill Eadie)..
  • January 29, 2005 - WrestleReunion: Brad Armstrong participated in a Legends Battle Royal which was won by Greg Valentine..
  • September 10, 2005--Wrestle Reunion: Bugsy McGraw defeated Warlord..