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Wrestler: One Man Gang
Real Name: George Gray
Birthday: February 12, 1960
Hometown: Spartanburg, South Carolina
Billed From Chicago, Illinois
Marital Status:
Height & Weight: 6'9" - 457 lbs
Trained by:
Debut: 1977
Previous Gimmicks: Crusher Broomfield (Poffo's ICW)
Panama Gang
One Man Gang
Akeem The African Dream (WWF)
Finishing Move: 747 Splash
Favorite Moves: Front Suplex
Elbow
Notable Feuds: Blackjack Mulligan
Bruiser Brody
The von Erichs
Kerry Von Erich
Terry Gordy
Hulk Hogan
Macho Man



[One Man Gang Gallery]

  • Mid-Atlantic Tag Team titles w/Kelly Kiniski defeating Jimmy Valient & Bugsy McGraw (May 23, 1983);
  • NWA Florida United States Tag Team titles w/Ron Bass defeating Dusty Rhodes & Blackjack Mulligan (November 30, 1983);
  • NWA Florida Brass Knuckles defeating Blackjack Mulligan (November 1984);
  • World Class Six-Man titles w/Killer Brooks & Mark Lewin defeating Kerry, Kevin & Mike von Erich (July 7, 1985)..
  • UWF Heavyweight title won by forfiet from Terry Gordy due to injury (November 9, 1986)..
  • WCW United States title defeating Kensuki Sasaki (December 27, 1995);


  • The Early Years
  • George Gray spent his early years in Angelo Poffo's International Championship Wrestling under the name "Crusher Bloomfield"..

    Mid South Wrestling
  • May 1, 1982--Superdome Extravaganza: One Man Gang & Harley Race beat Andre the Giant & Dick Murdoch by Disqualification..
  • July 7, 1982--Superdome Extravaganza: Ernie Ladd & Buck Robley defeated One Man Gang & The Assassin

    Championship Wrestling from Florida
  • June 30, 1984--Lords of the Ring: Jerry Lawler defeated One Man Gang by Disqualification..

    World Class Championship Wrestling
  • January 28, 1985--WCCW Star Wars: One Man Gang defeated Jose Lothario..
  • May 5, 1985--Parade of Champions: Kerry Von Erich defeated One Man Gang in a "Kerry's hair vs Gary Hart's hair" match.
  • ~~~The Freebirds & Von Erichs beat Chris Adams & Gino Hernandez & Rip Oliver & Kamala & One Man Gang & Steve Williams..
  • July 4, 1985--WCCW Star Wars: Kerry Von Erich defeated One Man Gang in a "Chicago Death Match"..
  • September 2, 1985--WCCW Star Wars: Bruiser Brody defeated One Man Gang by Disqualification in a 1-on-1 match..
  • ~~~Kerry & Kevin Von Erich & Brian Adias beat One Man Gang & Mark Lewin & Jack Victory to win the 6 Man Tag Titles.
  • October 1985--Cotton Bowl Extravaganza: Iceman King Parsons defeated One Man Gang ...
  • November 28, 1985--WCCW Star Wars: One Man Gang beat Gary Hart | One Man Gang vs Kimala was a Double Countout!
  • December 25, 1985--WCCW Star Wars: Bruiser Brody defeated One Man Gang in a "Chain" match..
  • May 4, 1986--Parade of Champions: The Missing Link & Iceman King Parsons defeated One Man Gang & Skandar Akbar..

    Universal Wrestling Federation
  • June 14, 1986--Superdome Extravaganza: One Man Gang defeated Brett Sawyer..
  • November 9, 1986: One Man Gang was awarded the UWF Heavyweight title by forfeit when Terry Gordy was injured..
  • November 27, 1986--Superdome Extravaganza: Jim Duggan defeated One Man Gang by DQ (OMG retains UWF Title)..
  • ~~~ ~~~ ~~~ Also on the card: UWF Heavyweight Champion One Man Gang won a special "Two Ring Battle Royal"..
  • April 11, 1987--Superdome Extravaganza: Steve Williams defeated One Man Gang by DQ (OMG retains UWF Title)..

    World Wrestling Federation - One Man Gang
  • May 1987: The One Man Gang signed with the World Wrestling Federation and began a series of Televised squash matches..
  • August 28, 1987 - Paul Beosch Retirement Show: Hulk Hogan defeated The One Man Gang to retain the WWF title..
  • January 24, 1988 - Royal Rumble: One Man Gang was the last person Hacksaw Jim Duggan eliminated to win the Rumble..
  • March 27, 1988 - Wrestlemania IV: One Man Gang competed in the tournament to crown a new WWF Undisputed Champion..
  • ~~~One Man Gang defeated Bam Bam Bigelow (1st Round) and received a bye into the Semi-finals vs. Randy Savage..
  • ~~~Randy Savage w/Elizabeth defeated One Man Gang in the Third round (Savage went on to beat DiBiase in the finals)..

    World Wrestling Federation - AKEEM
  • 1988: One Man Gang transformed into "Akeem The African Dream" (an office jab at "The American Dream" Dusty Rhodes)..
  • January 7, 1989 - SNME: Hulk Hogan defeatd Akeem The African Dream w/Slick by Disqualification..
  • Akeem formed a powerhouse tag team with The Big Bossman known as The Twin Towers..
  • February 3, 1989 - The Main Event II: Hulk Hogan & Randy Savage defeated Akeem & Big Bossman..
  • April 2, 1989 - Wrestlemania V: The Twin Towers defeated The Rockers (Shawn Michaels & Marty Jannetty)..
  • August 28, 1989 - Summerslam: Hacksaw Jim Duggan & Demolition defeated Andre the Giant & The Twin Towers..
  • Late 1989: The Twin Towers broke up and The Big Bossman turned face. Akeem however was phased out of the WWF..

    Global Wrestling Federation
  • October 11, 1991--Global Wrestling Federation: One Man Gang beat Mike Stetson | The Patriot beat One Man Gang by DQ..

    World Championship Wrestling
  • November 26, 1995 - World War III: One Man Gang participated in the 60-man 3-ring battle royal..
  • December 27, 1995 - Starrcade: One Man Gang defeated Kensuki Sasaki to win the WCW United States title..

    American Wrestling Federation
  • 1996--Episode 30: One Man Gang w/Bugaloo Brown defeated J.D. Lessman..

    Extreme Championship Wrestling
  • One Man Gang had a VERY brief stint in ECW, as a member of the Full Blooded Italians..

    Semi-Retirement
  • George Gray cut back his wrestling schedule after suffering a heart attack..
  • Heroes of Wrestling PPV: One Man Gang took on Abdullah the Butcher in a Street Fight..
  • 2000: George Gray suffered a heart attack, but recovered well and has lost some weight..
  • George Gray still does occasional independent wrestling shows and overseas tours..
  • George Gray (as One Man Gang) appeared at Wrestlemania X-7 in the gimmick battle royal..
  • ~~~George was scheduled to compete as "Akeem" but he lost so much weight the costume didn't fit..
  • December 14, 2002--American Pro Wrestling: Jay Eagle & One Man Gang vs Steve Stasiak & Bubba Brooks was a Double DQ..
  • Grorge Gray is also a prison guard at Angola Prison in Louisiana and has made several appearances in IWA Puerto Rico..
  • ~~~The Angola Prison was the subject of a critically acclaimed documentary film a few years ago entitled "The Farm"..