[The Sheepherders Gallery]
||Kiwis (Nick Carter/Sweet William)
The New Zealand Sheephearders
The Bushwhackers (WWF)
Stampede International Tag Team titles defeating Bill Cody & Bob Pringle;
Stampede International Tag Team titles defeating Tokyo Joe & Great Saki;
UWF (Mid-South) Tag Team titles defeating Ted DiBiase & Steve Williams;
Mid-Atlantic Tag Team titles defeating Buzz Sawyer & Matt Borne;
Florida Tag Team titles defeating Steve Keirn & Mike Graham;
Southern Tag Team titles defeating Steve Keirn & Stan Lane;
Pacific Northwest Tag Team titles defeating Adrian Adonis & Ron Starr;
Pacific Northwest Tag Team titles defeating Stan Stasiak & Dutch Savage;
Pacific Northwest Tag Team titles defeating Roddy Piper & Rick Martel;
Southeastern Tag Team titles winning a 1-night tournament;
Southwest Texas version of World Tag Team titles defeating Steve Keirn & Stan Lane;
Southwest Tag Team titles defeating The Grapplers (Len Denton & Tony Anthony);
World Wrestling Council Tag Team titles defeating Medic & Invader III;
World Wrestling Council Tag Team titles defeating RockNRoll RPMs (Mike Davis & Tommy Lane);
World Wrestling Council Tag Team titles defeating Mark Youngblood & Chris Youngblood;
North American Tag Team titles defeating The Invaders;
North American Tag Team titles defeating Medic & Invader III;
Canadian Tag Team titles defeating Roddy Piper & Rick Martel;
International All-Star Wrestling Tag Team title defeating The Headshrinkers (Samu & Fatu);
Starting out in New Zealand
Butch Miller & Luke Williams began their wrestling careers in New Zealand under the NWA New Zealand banner..
Butch Miller & Luke Williams were brought to U.S. soil by fellow New Zealander and NWA Hawaii promoter, Steve Rickard..
Stampede Wrestling in Western Canada
1965: Butch Miller and Luke Williams made their debut in Western Canada as "The Kiwis"..
~~~The Kiwis won the Stampede International tag team titles..
Luke & Butch began competing as the "Sheepherders", a crazy, blood-thirsty team from New Zealand..
Butch eventually quit wrestling and moved back to New Zealand to be with his family, and was replaced by Jonathan Boyd..
Butch returned to team with Luke again..
Pacific Northwest Wrestling - Oregon
1981: Buddy Rose discovered the Sheephearders (Luke & Butch) and got them booked in Pacific Northwest with Don Owen..
The Sheepherders started out as one of the most violent teams in wrestling history..
Universal Wrestling Federation
1986: The Sheepherders enter Bill Watt's UWF..
The Sheepherders had a very bloody feud with The Fantastics..
The Sheepherders won the UWF Tag Team titles on two seperate occasions..
The Sheepherders were the last UWF Tag Team champions when the UWF was absorbed by the NWA..
National Wrestling Alliance
1988: The Sheepherders competed in the NWA for about a year..
World Wrestling Federation
December 1988: The Sheepherders joined the WWF, changing their name AND attitude, becoming known as the Bushwhackers..
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Click on this link to read the history of Luke & Butch in the WWF as the Bushwhackers