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Wrestler: Mr. Curtis Hughes
Real Name: Curtis Hughes
Birthday:
Hometown:
Marital Status:
Height & Weight: 6'5 - 310lbs
Trained by:
Debut: Early 1988 (Kansas City)
Previous Gimmicks: The Big Cat (WCW)
Mr. Hughes
Mr. Mean
The Ruffneck (ECW)
Finishing Move: Bossman Slam
Favorite Moves: Punch/Kick/Choke
Chokeslam
Notable Feuds: The Undertaker
911 (ECW)
Ken Shamrock


[Curtis Hughes Gallery]



  • In The Beginning:
  • Mr. (Curtis) Hughes was worked in the AWA, WCW, WWF & ECW in basically the same roll, as a bodyguard for upper talent..


  • NWA: World Championship Wrestling:
  • November 20, 1990 - The Clash: The Big Cat defeated Brad Armstrong by Submission..
  • December 16, 1990 - Starrcade: The Skyscrapers (Dan Spivey & Sid Vicious) defeated Big Cat & Motor City Madman..
  • The Big Cat became "Mr. Hughes", the head of security of The York Foundation, led by Alexandra York in WCW..
  • Mr. Hughes moved on to become the bodyguard of manager Harley Race and wrestler Lex Luger..
  • December 29, 1991 - Starrcade: Big Van Vader & Mr. Hughes defeated The Nightstalker & Rick Steiner (Lethal Lottery)..
  • ~~~Mr. Hughes & Big Van Vader later participated in the 2-ring Battlebowl Battle Royal, which was won by Sting!
  • January 21, 1992 - The Clash: The Steiner Brothers defeated Big Van Vader & Mr. Hughes w/Harley Race..
  • There was an angle where Junk Yard Dog head-butted Mr. Hughes and his glasses shatters into his eyes..
  • Mr. Hughes turned face and went back to his "Big Cat" name and teamed with Junk Yard Dog as "Cat & Dog"..
  • Curtis Hughes claimed in a shoot interview that WCW planned to turn him against Luger and give him the World title..

    World Wrestling Federation:
  • Mr. Hughes resurfaced in the World Wrestling Federation managed by Harvey Wippleman and stole The Undertaker's urn..
  • April 26, 1993 - Monday Night RAW: Mr. Hughes defeated Jason Knight..
  • May 10, 1993 - Monday Night RAW: Mr. Hughes defeated The Cannonball Kid..
  • May 31, 1993 - Monday Night RAW: Mr. Hughes defeated Bert Centeno..
  • June 13, 1993 - King of the Ring: Mr. Perfect defeated Mr. Hughes in the 1st Round of the KotR Tournament..
  • June 21, 1993 - Monday Night RAW: Mr. Hughes defeated Bobby Who..
  • July 12, 1993 - Monday Night RAW: Mr. Hughes defeated Tony DeVito..
  • July 26, 1993 - Monday Night RAW: Mr. Hughes defeated Russ Greenberg..
  • August 9, 1993 - Monday Night RAW: Tatanka defeated Mr. Hughes by Count Out after Hughes' glasses shattered in his eyes..

    Extreme Championship Wrestling:
  • November 13, 1993--November to Remember: Mr. Hughes defeated Johnny Gunn..
  • December 26, 1993--Holiday Hell: Mr. Hughes defeated Sandman by KNOCK OUT..
  • February 5, 1994--The Night the Line was Crossed: Mr. Hughes defeated Sal Bellomo..
  • March 26, 1994--ECW Ultimate Jeopardy: Shane Douglas' Team defeated Terry Funk's Team in a War Games match..
  • ~~~Shane Douglas & Mr. Hughes & Rocco Rock & Johnny Grunge beat Hawk & Kevin Sullivan & The Tazmaniac & Terry Funk..
  • May 14, 1994--When Worlds Collide: The Bruise Brothers & J.T. Smith defeated Shane Douglas & Mr. Hughes & Public Enemy..
  • June 24, 1994--Hostile City Showdown: The Bruise Brothers defeated Shane Douglas & Mr. Hughes..
  • July 16, 1994--Heat Wave: Mr. Hughes defeated Tommy Dreamer..
  • August 13, 1994--Hardcore Heaven: 911 defeated Mr. Hughes..
  • November 5, 1994--November to Remember: Too Cold Scorpio defeated Mr. Hughes..
  • February 17, 1996--CyberSlam: Buh-Buh Ray Dudley defeated Mr. Hughes..

    World Wrestling Federation:
  • 1997: Mr. Hughes was very briefly the bodyguard for Hunter Hearst Helmsley in the WWF..

    World Wrestling Federation:
  • September 1999: Curtis Hughes, with a drastically modified image, returned to the WWF as the bodyguard for Chris Jericho..
  • Jim Ross mentioned on RAW that Curtis Hughes played football for the Kansas City Jayhawks..
  • Curtis Hughes mostly aided Chris Jericho in his feud with Ken Shamrock..
  • September 16, 1999 - SD!: Curtis Hughes beat Ken Shamrock by DQ with a masked referee named El Dopo (Howard Finkel)..
  • September 23, 1999 - Smackdown!: Chris Jericho beat Ken Shamrock in a First Blood Match with help from Curtis Hughes..
  • October 11, 1999 - RAW: The Headbangers defeated Chris Jericho & Curtis Hughes when Y2J turned on Hughes..
  • October 14, 1999 - Smackdown!: Chris Jericho defeated Curtis Hughes with help from Howard Finkel..
  • ~~~After the match, Chris Jericho "gave" Curtis Hughes the services of Howard Finkel.......
  • October 18, 1999 - RAW: Curtis Hughes lost everything, including Howard Finkel, to the Acolytes in a game of poker..

    Semi-retirement:
  • 2003: Mr. Hughes appeared on shows for the AWWL Detroit Big Time Wrestling and looks very good physically..
  • 2004: Curtis Hughes has worked independant shows in Puerto Rico and in Georgia..
  • November 5, 2004--WWC: Bronco defeated Mr. Hughes..
  • November 6, 2004--WWC: Abdullah the Butcher vs Mr. Hughes ended in a DOUBLE DQ..
  • February 12, 2005--Carolina Championship Wrestling: Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson beat Mr. Hughes & The Barbarian by DQ..
  • February 26, 2005--ACPW: Mr. Hughes defeated Brad Morton..
  • January 14, 2006--Global Championship Wrestling: Mr. Curtis Hughes defeated Theodore Tuttweiler III....
  • March 25, 2006--ACPW: Mr. Hughes defeated Amie Radick....
  • April 22, 2006--Global Championship Wrestling: Mr. Hughes defeated Chrisjen Hayme..
  • July 7, 2006--Legends Show: Kamala defeated Mr. Hughes by Disqualification...