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Wrestler: Glacier
Real Name: Raymond M. Lloyd
Birthday:
Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia
Marital Status:
Height & Weight: 6'2" - 245 lbs
Trained by: Mr. Wrestling II
WCW Power Plant
Debut: 1987
Previous Gimmicks: "Sugar Ray" Lloyd (Indy Circuit)
Glacier (WCW)
Coach Buzz Stern (WCW)
Finishing Move: Cryonic Kick
Favorite Moves: Kicks
Notable Feuds: Mortis
Wrath
Ernest Miller
Perry Saturn
Bill Goldberg
Kaz Hayashi
Norman Smiley.


[Glacier Gallery]

  • Southeastern Super Heavyweight Full Contact Karate title ();
  • Turnbuckle Championship Wrestling Heavyweight title (July 6, 2000);
  • Turnbuckle Championship Wrestling Tag Team titles w/Jorge Estrada (2001);
  • Turnbuckle Championship Wrestling Tag Team titles w/Jorge Estrada (April 21, 2001);
  • Turnbuckle Championship Wrestling Tag Team titles w/Jason Sugarman (December 28, 2001);
  • Turnbuckle Championship Wrestling Tag Team titles w/Ron Studd (March 1, 2002);
  • Turnbuckle Championship Wrestling Heavyweight title (September 13, 2002);


  • In the Beginning:
  • Ray Lloyd wrestled some in the indy promotions, as well as the UWFi in Japan, before coming to WCW..
  • Ray Lloyd teamed with R.D. Swain (a college football teammate) and they wrestled as "The Blazers" on the indy ciruit..
  • July 1993 - UWFI Sumo Hall: Ray Lloyd was beaten by Yuko Miyato..

    World Championship Wrestling - Blood Runs Cold:
  • Early 1996: WCW began running seemingly endless vignettes hyping the eventual debut of something called "Blood Runs Cold"..
  • September 16, 1996--Nitro: Glacier finally debuted and (figuratively) fell flat on his face, but they continued to push the gimmick..
  • ~~~Glacier (aka Ray Lloyd) had an impressive entrance, equipt with fog, snowflakes and lasers racing accross the arena..
  • James Vandenberg (Jim Mitchell) debuted with Mortis (aka Chris Kanyon) to feud with Glacier..
  • March 16, 1997 - Uncensored 1997: Glacier beat Mortis..
  • May 18, 1997 - Slamboree: Glacier beat Mortis by DQ when Wrath (aka Bryan Clarke) appeared..
  • June 15, 1997 - Great American Bash: Glacier defeated Wrath..
  • Glacier was eventually overpowered by his nemisis' until 3-time Karate champion Ernest Miller jumped the rail and saved him!
  • July 13, 1997 - Bash at the Beach: Mortis & Wrath beat Glacier & Ernest Miller..
  • October 25, 1997 - Worldwide: Glacier & Ernest Miller over Doc Dean & Manny Fernandez..
  • December 13, 1997 - Worldwide: Glacier over Mortis w/James Vandenburg after the Chronic Kick..
  • November 23, 1997 - World War III: Meng & The Barbarian defeated Glacier & Ernest Miller..
  • Glacier was injured during a match with Bill Goldberg and was put on the shelf for several months..

    World Championship Wrestling - Glacier II:
  • October 1998: Glacier returned to offer help to his former partner, Ernest Miller, who said he didn't need help..
  • November 22, 1998 - World War III: Wrath demolished Glacier..
  • 1999: Glacier sold his "Glacier" gear (armor, music, entrance) to Kaz Hayashi..
  • Ray Lloyd was repackaged with a new gimmick, the managerial role of "Coach Buzz Stern"..
  • ~~~Buzz Stern barely made it off WCW b-grade programming..

    World Championship Wrestling - Glacier III:
  • 2000: Glacier promos began to play again, as Norman Smiley claimed to be in contact with the "legendary Glacier"..
  • ~~~Glacier eventually appeared during Norman Smiley's matches but didn't help him and the angle died fast..

    Turnbuckle Championship Wrestling:
  • Ray Lloyd wrestled in Dusty Rhodes' Turnbuckle Championship Wrestling..
  • July 2000: Ray Lloyd defeated Jorge "Hexxy" Estrada for the Turnbuckle Championship Wrestling title..
  • October 2000: Barry Windham defeated Ray Lloyd for the Turnbuckle Championship Wrestling title..
  • February 16, 2001 - Turnbuckle Championship Wrestling: Glacier & Jorge Estrada defeated Erik Watts & Liberty McCall..
  • April 2001: Ray Lloyd & Jorge Estrada defeated Scotty Anton & Sonny Siaki to win the TCW Tag-Team titles..
  • June 30, 2001 - Carrollton Show: Glacier & Jorge Estrada over the Dobbins Brothers by DQ to retain..
  • July 2001: The Public Enemy defeated Ray Lloyd & Jorge Estrada for the TCW Tag-Team titles..
  • December 7, 2001 - Woodstock Show: Scotty Riggs defeated Ray Lloyd to retain the TCW title..
  • December 28, 2001 - Deland Show: Glacier & Jason Sugarman won the NWA Tag Team titles from the Heavenly Bodies..
  • December 29, 2001 - Live Oak Show: Heavenly Bodies defeated Glacier & Jason Sugarman to recapture the NWA Tag Team title..
  • January 26, 2002 - Carrolton Show: Glacier beat Sonny Siaki..
  • February 2, 2002 - Carrolton Show: Glacier over Jorge Estrada & The Reverend in a Triple Threat match..
  • February 8, 2002 - Carrolton Show: The Reverend defeated Glacier..
  • March 2002: Ray Lloyd reverting back to his "Glacier" gimmick and teamed with Ron Studd..
  • ~~~Glacier & Ron Studd defeated Southside Trash for the TCW Tag Team titles..
  • September 14, 2002 - Carrolton Show: Glacier beat Damien to capture the vacant TCW Heavyweight title..
  • October 19, 2002 - PCW Reunion Show: Buff Bagwell & the Disco Inferno defeated Ray Lloyd & Scotty Riggs..
  • March 1, 2003 - Cleveland Show: Glacier beat Jason Sugarman..
  • June 20, 2003 - Superior Wrestling: Glacier & Larry Zbyszko beat David Taylor & Bobby Eaton..
  • July 26, 2003 - All American Wrestling: Glacier defeated Erik Watts (of NWA-TNA)..
  • June 1, 2004--Georgia Championship Wrestling: Erik Watts defeated Glacier..
  • December 11, 2004--NWA Spinebuster: Glacier & Marty Jannetty & Rod the Bod beat Sean & Phil Davis & Nightmare (Ted Allen)..

    Real Life:
  • Ray "Glacier" Lloyd is now a Social Studies teacher at Lassiter High School in Marietta, GA..
  • ~~~Dusty Rhodes has a son who attends the school..
  • Ray Lloyd occasionally wrestles for Dusty Rhodes' Turnbuckle Championship Wrestling..
  • March 2005: Ray Lloyd now works at Disney World as a Stunt Man and does some backstage/office work with NWA-TNA..
  • March 2005: Ray Lloyd is recovering from foot surgery..
  • August 13, 2005--Coastal Championship Wrestling: Buck Quartermaine w/Lex Lovett beat Glacier in a #1 Contenders match..
  • November 25, 2005--Southern Championship Wrestling: Glacier & Brian Alexander defeated The Nasty Kritters w/Stoney..
  • March 11, 2006--Pro Wrestling World 1 (Tag Team Tournament): Tully Blanchard & Glacier defeated The Heartbreak Express.....
  • ~~~Tully Blanchard & Glacier beat Ricky Morton & Nightmare | The Midnight Express beat Tully Blanchard & Glacier (Finals)..
  • April 22, 2006--Pro Wrestling Evolution: Murder One defeated Glacier...
  • May 13, 2006--Pro Wrestling Evolution: Murder One & Andrew Alexander & Kyle Matthews beat Glacier & The Slaughter Boys..
  • July 1, 2006--Pro Wrestling World 1: Glacier & C.J. Connors defeated Bobby Eaton & Dave Holiday....
  • August 12, 2006--Coastal Championship Wrestling: Glacier (WCW) defeated Fantastic Dantasic....
  • November 25, 2006--AWA World-1 Pro-Wrestling: Demolition Axe defeated Glacier (Ray Lloyd)..
  • January 14, 2007--AWA World 1 South: Demolition Ax & Scott Davis beat Glacier & Ricky Landell w/Big Bank Barfield
  • January 20, 2007--AWA World 1 South: Glacier defeated Scotty Riggs in Savannah, Georgia ....
  • February 10, 2007--AWA W-1 South: Glacier/Bob Armstrong/David Young beat The Nightmare/Johnny Swinger/Bobby Hayes.