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[Butch Reed Gallery]
Wrestler: Butch Reed
Real Name: Bruce Reed
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Height & Weight: 6'2 - 264lbs
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Debut: 1978
Previous Gimmicks: "Hacksaw" Butch Reed
"The Natural" Butch Reed
Member of DOOM
Finishing Move: Top Rope Clothesline
Favorite Moves: Flying Shoulderblock
Flying Lariat
Notable Feuds: Koko B Ware
Superstar Billy Graham
Stars & Stripes

  • NWA Central States Tag Team titles;
  • (Florida) North American Tag Team titles;
  • Mid-South North American Heavyweight title (2);
  • Mid-South Tag Team title;
  • Mid-South Television title;
  • NWA World Tag Team titles w/Ron Simmons;
  • USWA (United States Wrestling Association) Unified World Heavyweight title;
  • MWF (Missouri) Heavyweight title;
  • MWCW (Michigan) Heavyweight title;
  • WLW (Harley Race's World League Wrestling) World Heavyweight title;
  • MSW (Mid-States Wrestling) Mid-States Heavyweight title defeating "Mr. Saturday Night" Michael Barry (November 12, 2005);


  • Central States - Kansas City
  • 1986: Butch was working for the Central States, a minor NWA territory out of Kansas city promoted by Bob Geigel..
  • Butch was managed by Slick in Central States..
  • Summer 1986: Butch & Slick were defeated by Bruiser Brody in a "Loser Leaves Town" match, and were sent packing..

    The World Wrestling Federation
  • Butch Reed & Slick joined the WWF, where Reed became known as "the Natural", dispite his bleech blonde hair..
  • Wrestlemania III: Butch Reed defeats Koko B. Ware..
  • Butch was booked to win the WWF Intercontinental title from Ricky "the Dragon" Steamboat, but no-showed the event..
  • ~~~Butch was replaced by Honkeytonk Man, who went on to lift the title from the Dragon..
  • Wrestlemania IV: Butch was defeated by Randy Savage in the first round of the Undisputed title tourniment..
  • April 1988: Butch Reed left the World Wrestling Federation..

    National Wrestling Alliance / World Championship Wrestling
  • February 15, 1989 - Clash: Butch Reed pinned Steven Casey..
  • April 2, 1989 - Clash: Junkyard Dog pinned Butch Reed..
  • Butch formed a tag team with Ron Simmons, known as Doom in WCW..
  • ~~~The team was originally put under masks and managed by Woman..
  • October 28, 1989 - Halloween Havoc: Doom defeats the Stiener Brothers..
  • November 15, 1989 - Clash: Doom defeated Eddie Gilbert & Tommy Rich..
  • December 13, 1989 - Starrcade: The NWA featured a Tag Team Iron Man Tourniment..
  • ~~~Doom were defeated by the Stiener Brothers, Road Warriors, Fatu & Somoan Savage to place DEAD LAST!
  • February 6, 1990 - Clash: Stiener Brothers defeated Doom in a Title vs Mask match, and were forced to unmask..
  • May 19, 1990: Doom defeated the Stiener Brothers for the NWA Tag titles, which would be later renamed to WCW Tag titles..
  • June 13, 1990 - Clash: Doom defeated Stiener Brothers to retain..
  • July 7, 1990 - Great American Bash: Doom defeats the Rock N Roll Express to retain..
  • October 27, 1990 - Halloween Havoc: Doom vs Ric Flair & Arn Anderson goes to a DOUBLE COUNT OUT..
  • November 20, 1990 - Clash: Ric Flair pinned Butch Reed in the main event..
  • December 16, 1990 - Starrcade: Doom vs Barry Windham & Arn Anderson went to a NO CONTEST in a street fight..
  • ~~~Windham pinned Simmons and Reed pinned Anderson simultaneously..
  • January 30, 1991 - Clash: Sting & Lex Luger def Doom by Disqualification to retain..
  • Febuary 24, 1991: Doom were defeated by the Fabulous Freebirds for the WCW World Tag team titles..
  • May 19, 1991 - Ron Simmons beat Butch Reed in a Thunder Dome Cage Match..
  • September 2, 1992: Barbarian and Butch Reed defeated Barry Windham and Dustin Rhodes..

    What's Up?
  • Butch Reed was rumored to be coming into the WWF to join Farooq and the Nation of Domination..
  • Butch appeared in Harley Race's World League Wrestling, winning the Heavyweight title..
  • November 12, 2005--MSW: Butch Reed defeated Gary Gram | Butch Reed beat Michael Barry to win MSW title..
  • December 17, 2005--MSW: Butch Reed defeated Tim War Cloud to retain the Mid-States Heavyweight title..
  • March 11, 2006--Mid-States Wrestling: Butch Reed defeated Michael Barry to retain the Mid-States Heavyweight title..
  • March 19, 2006--Mid-South Wrestling Alliance: "Hacksaw" Butch Reed defeated 3rd Rail..
  • July 27, 2006--Legends of Wrestling: "The Natural" Butch Reed beat Jake Bolder with shoulder tackle from the top rope
  • July 28, 2006--NWA Universal: Bash & Spoiler 2000 defeated Jake Boulder & Butch Reed....