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Encyclopedia > Bob Holly
Hardcore Holly Flag of the United States
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Ring name(s) Bob Howard
Thurman Sparky Plug
Sparky Plugg
Bob Holly
Bombastic Bob Holly
Hardcore Holly
Billed height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)[1]
Billed weight 235 lb (107 kg)[1]
Born January 29, 1963 (1963-01-29) (age 44)[2]
Grants Pass, Oregon
Resides Mobile, Alabama
Billed from Mobile, Alabama[1]
Trained by Stan Frazier[2]
Eddie Sullivan[2]
Rip Tyler[2]
Debut 1987

Robert William "Bob" Howard[2] (born January 29, 1963) is an American professional wrestler, better known by the ring name, Bob "Hardcore" Holly. He is currently signed to World Wrestling Entertainment wrestling on its RAW brand.[1] Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Image File history File links Bob_Holly_in_Kitchener,_Ontario,_Canada. ... The pound or pound-mass (abbreviations: lb, lbm, or sometimes in the United States, #) is a unit of mass (sometimes called weight in everyday parlance) in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... “Kg” redirects here. ... is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Grants Pass is a city in, and the county seat of Josephine County, Oregon, United States GR6. ... It has been suggested that List of people from Mobile, Alabama be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that List of people from Mobile, Alabama be merged into this article or section. ... Note: This is not the drummer from Sugar Ray. ... is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the video game, see Pro Wrestling (video game). ... World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...

Contents

Career

Holly trained under Stan Frazier, Eddie Sullivan, Marcelle Pringle and Rip Tyler and debuted in 1987 in the Mobile/Pensacola area in the World Organization of Wrestling where he held titles on and off, including the WOW Tag Team Championship with Ron Starr. Note: This is not the drummer from Sugar Ray. ... Year 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar). ...


From there, he wrestled in Memphis and then in the NWA with moderate success before briefly going to Smoky Mountain Wrestling in early 1992 where he wrestled as "Hollywood" Bob Howard before adopting the ring name "Superstar" Bob Holly. Smoky Mountain Wrestling Logo Smoky Mountain Wrestling was an organization staging professional wrestling in the Appalachian area of the United States from October 1991 to December 1995, when it was run by Jim Cornette. ...


World Wrestling Federation/Entertainment

1994-1998

Holly debuted in the World Wrestling Federation on January 11, 1994. His initial gimmick was that of a NASCAR driver turned wrestler called "Sparky" Thurman Plugg (STP),[3] which was quickly changed to Bob "Spark Plug" Holly when the STP motor oil company complained to the WWF.[citation needed] World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ... is the 11th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) The year 1994 was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by the United Nations. ... In professional wrestling, a gimmick is a wrestlers personality, behavior, attire and/or other distinguishing traits while performing. ... Jeff Burton (99), Elliott Sadler (38), Ricky Rudd (21), Dale Jarrett (88), Sterling Marlin (40), Jimmie Johnson (48), and Casey Mears (41) practice for the 2004 Daytona 500 The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the largest sanctioning body of motorsports in the United States. ... STP is a brand name and trade name for the automotive additives and performance division of the Clorox Corporation. ...


At the 1995 Royal Rumble, Holly and the 1-2-3 Kid defeated Bam Bam Bigelow and Tatanka in the finals of a tournament to crown new WWF Tag Team Champions.[4] Their title reign lasted only one day, however, as the next day, on WWF Monday Night RAW, Holly and the Kid lost the tag team titles to The Smokin' Gunns.[5] Royal Rumble 1995 was the eighth annual Royal Rumble professional wrestling pay-per-view event from the World Wrestling Federation. ... Sean Michael Waltman (born July 13, 1972) is an American professional wrestler. ... Scott Charles Bigelow (September 1, 1961 – January 19, 2007) was an American professional wrestler, best known by the stage name Bam Bam Bigelow. ... Tatanka (born Christopher Chavis on June 8, 1961), is a Native American professional wrestler best known for his work with World Wrestling Entertainment from 1991 to 1996 and from 2005 to 2007. ... This article is about the tag team championship that is currently defended on the RAW brand of WWE. For SmackDown!s tag team championship, see WWE Tag Team Championship. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The Smokin Gunns were a professional wrestling tag team of brothers Billy Gunn and Bart Gunn. ...


On the April 26, 1995 episode of WWF Action Zone, Holly defeated Jeff Jarrett in a match with the WWF Intercontinental Championship on the line. However, as Jarrett's foot was on the rope during the three count, the Intercontinental Championship was declared vacant and Holly's title reign was not recognized. Later in the show, Jarrett defeated Holly to win the vacant title. is the 116th day of the year (117th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... WWF Action Zone was a program that featured the top World Wrestling Federation stars in action. ... Jeffrey Jeff Leonard Jarrett (born April 14, 1967) is an American professional wrestler. ... The World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Intercontinental Championship is a professional wrestling championship in World Wrestling Entertainment. ...


In February, 1998, Holly and Bart Gunn joined forces with Jim Cornette as part of Jeff Jarrett's National Wrestling Alliance stable.[6] Holly, renamed "Bombastic Bob", and Gunn, renamed "Bodacious Bart" were known collectively as The New Midnight Express. The New Midnight Express defeated The Headbangers for the NWA World Tag Team Championship on March 30, 1998[7]Insertformulahere and held the titles until August 14 of that year, when they were defeated by The Border Patrol. This article includes a list of works cited or a list of external links, but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... James (Jim) Cornette (born September 17, 1961) is an American professional wrestling manager, commentator, promoter, and booker. ... National Wrestling Alliance logo The National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) is the largest governing body for a group of independent professional wrestling promotions and sanctions various NWA championships. ... In professional wrestling, a stable is a group of wrestlers within a promotion who have a common element -- friendships, either real or storyline, a manager who manages all of them, or a common storyline, which puts them together as a unit (recent examples include Evolution, La Résistance, The Cabinet... The Midnight Express is a professional wrestling tag team that has had various members and achieved most of its success in the 1980s. ... | This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) World Tag Team Championship is the premier tag team title in the NWA. There have been several versions of this title, but the title recognized by the NWA is the version that was recently defended primarily in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA). ... is the 89th day of the year (90th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 226th day of the year (227th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...


1999-2001

Main article: The Holly Cousins

In 1999, Holly entered the race for the WWF's new Hardcore Title, billing himself as Hardcore Holly. As part of his new gimmick, he formed an alliance/rivalry with The Big Show, a real super heavyweight embarrassed by Holly's delusions of grandeur. He then teamed up with an on-screen cousin Crash Holly, with whom he won the WWF Tag Team Championships. In 2000, another on-screen "cousin" Molly Holly was introduced. Earlier that same year, Holly missed several months of ring time due to a legitimate broken arm, suffered at the hands of an errant moonsault from Kurt Angle.[8] This article does not cite its references or sources. ... World Wrestling Entertainments Hardcore Championship was a championship defended under hardcore rules: No Disqualifications, meaning all weapons and interference are legal. ... In professional wrestling, a gimmick is a wrestlers personality, behavior, attire and/or other distinguishing traits while performing. ... Paul Randall Wight, Jr. ... Michael John Lockwood (August 25, 1971 - November 6, 2003) was an American professional wrestler best known as Crash Holly, the storyline cousin of Molly Holly and Hardcore Holly in the World Wrestling Federation. ... This article is about the tag team championship that is currently defended on the RAW brand of WWE. For SmackDown!s tag team championship, see WWE Tag Team Championship. ... Nora Kristina Greenwald (born September 7, 1977), better known by her ring name, Molly Holly, is an inactive American professional wrestler. ... -1... Kurt Steven Angle (born December 9, 1968 in Mt. ...


2002-2005

In 2002, Holly turned heel on SmackDown! and began a short feud with then-face and newcomer, Randy Orton. When then-face Crash Holly was drafted from RAW to SmackDown!, he reunited with Hardcore Holly. As a result, Hardcore Holly turned face again. Randal Randy Keith Orton[1] (born on April 1, 1980), nicknamed The Legend Killer, is an American professional wrestler currently signed to World Wrestling Entertainment wrestling on its RAW brand. ...


Holly suffered a broken neck during a 2002 match against Brock Lesnar.[9] Holly was wrestling a very stiff match against Lesnar and sandbagged an attempted powerbomb by Lesnar in mid-air so that Lesnar couldn't get him all the way up.[10] This led to Lesnar powerbombing Holly neck-first onto the mat. He had a thirteen month hiatus from wrestling after surgery. Holly returned at the Survivor Series in November 2003 for revenge. He went on to challenge Lesnar for the WWE Championship at the 2004 Royal Rumble. To prove that he could take down Brock, Holly defeated the Big Show in a street fight on SmackDown!. At the Royal Rumble, Holly could not overpower Lesnar and was eventually defeated. Brock Edward Lesnar[4] (born July 12, 1977[3]) is an American mixed martial artist, former professional and amateur wrestler. ... To be stiff in professional wrestling is to hit an opponent with more force so as to make the attacks seem real to the fans. ... Professional wrestling has accrued a considerable amount of slang, in-references and jargon. ... A Powerbomb is a professional wrestling move in which an opponent is lifted up (usually so that they are sitting on the wrestlers shoulders) and then slammed back-first down to the mat. ... A Powerbomb is a professional wrestling move in which an opponent is lifted up (usually so that they are sitting on the wrestlers shoulders) and then slammed back-first down to the mat. ... Survivor Series 2003 was the seventeenth annual Survivor Series pay-per-view professional wrestling event for World Wrestling Entertainment. ... The World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Championship is a professional wrestling world championship in World Wrestling Entertainment. ... Royal Rumble 2004 was the seventeenth annual Royal Rumble professional wrestling pay-per-view event from World Wrestling Entertainment. ... For other uses, see Street Fight. ...


After this he would form short-lived tag teams with Billy Gunn, and later Charlie Haas in the hunt for the WWE Tag Team Championship gold, in which he was unsuccessful with both partners. He also failed to claim the WWE Championship from John "Bradshaw" Layfield in a Hardcore match. Monty Kip Sopp (born November 1, 1963) is an American professional wrestler, best known as Badd Ass Billy Gunn (also spelled as Bad Ass) from his years working for World Wrestling Entertainment. ... This article is about the professional wrestler. ... This article is about the tag team championship that is currently defended on the SmackDown! brand of WWE. For the original WWE Tag Team Championship that is currently defended on the RAW brand, see World Tag Team Championship (WWE). ... John Bradshaw Layfield John Charles Layfield, better known by his stage names John Bradshaw Layfield (JBL), and Bradshaw (born on November 29, 1967 in Sweetwater, Texas) is an American professional wrestler. ...


At the November 21, 2004 SmackDown! house show in Syracuse, New York, Hardcore Holly was involved in a tag team match with René Dupreé when Holly broke kayfabe during the match and legitimately attacked Dupree, punching and kicking the other wrestler over a speeding ticket that Dupreé had picked up whilst in Holly's rental car.[11] Dupreé gave Holly consent to "take it out on him" in the ring, but was still fined $10,000 and told by owner Vince McMahon that he was on his "last strike" with the company.[11] is the 325th day of the year (326th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... WWE RAW Brand house show from the Continental Airlines Arena on December 28, 2006 A house show is a professional wrestling show run by a major promotion (such as WWE or TNA), that is not televised or taped. ... Nickname: Location of Syracuse within the state of New York Coordinates: , City Government  - Mayor Matthew Driscoll (D) Area  - City 66. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... In professional wrestling, kayfabe (pronounced KAY-fayb; IPA: ) refers to the portrayal of events within the industry as real, that is the portrayal of professional wrestling as not staged or worked. ... Vincent Kennedy McMahon (born August 25, 1945) is an American wrestling promoter, occasional professional wrestler, on-screen personality, former play-by-play announcer, and film producer. ...


Holly next went into singles competition trying to acquire the United States Championship from Champion Orlando Jordan. After being defeated twice by Jordan, Holly finally managed to pick up a non-title win over Jordan via disqualification on WWE Velocity, which aired on August 6, 2005. In September 2005, Holly began another short-lived singles feud with the metrosexual Sylvan, addressing him by the sobriquets "Sylvy-an", "Sylvester" and "Sylvia". This feud ended with Holly winning a falls count anywhere match during an edition of SmackDown!. Holly then entered a short feud with "SmackDown!" newcomer, Mr. Kennedy. This feud climaxed on October 9, 2005 at No Mercy, where Mr. Kennedy defeated Holly after a Green Bay Plunge. After the match, Sylvan once again came out and attacked an injured Holly. The World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) United States Championship is a professional wrestling championship. ... Orlando Mason Jordan (born July 10, 1980) is a professional wrestler who is currently working on the independent circuit. ... WWE Velocity, also known as simply Velocity, was a professional wrestling television program for World Wrestling Entertainment , that replaced two syndicated WWE shows, Jakked and Metal. ... is the 218th day of the year (219th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... It has been suggested that Ãœbersexual be merged into this article or section. ... Sylvain Grenier, (born March 26, 1977), is a Quebecois professional wrestler, who is best known for working with World Wrestling Entertainment under the name Sylvan. ... Kane bloodied in a cage match with Edge on RAW, showing the current WWE Steel Cage. ... Kenneth Anderson (born March 6, 1976) is an American professional wrestler better known by the ring name Mr. ... is the 282nd day of the year (283rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the professional wrestling pay-per-view event. ... Professional wrestling throws are the application of techniques that involve lifting the opponent up and throwing or slamming him or her down, which makes up most of the action of professional wrestling. ...


2006-2007

Holly then underwent several surgeries to repair nagging injuries. He was hospitalized after a staph infection developed in an arm wound. The infection was possibly career-threatening, as doctors were worried at one point that the arm may have to be amputated.[12] The subsequent treatments were a success, however, and Holly made his in-ring WWE return at a RAW/SmackDown! supershow tapings on July 31, 2006 in a dark match, defeating Simon Dean. Binomial name Rosenbach 1884 Staphylococcus aureus , (literally Golden Cluster Seed) the most common cause of staph infections, is a spherical bacterium, frequently living on the skin or in the nose of a person, that can cause a range of illnesses from minor skin infections (such as pimples, boils, and cellulitis... is the 212th day of the year (213th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Professional wrestling has accrued a considerable amount of slang, in-references and jargon. ... Michael Bucci (born June 5, 1972) is a professional wrestler. ...


Holly made a surprise appearance at WWE's Extreme Championship Wrestling house show event on August 21, 2006 in Allentown, Pennsylvania, defeating Balls Mahoney. Holly made his ECW television debut the next night, August 22, appearing in a promo with Paul Heyman, and later attacking Rob Van Dam and Danny Doring during a match. Holly, as a heel, soon joined with Heyman and his other associates to feud with RVD and others. This article is about the WWE brand. ... is the 233rd day of the year (234th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nickname: Motto: Sic Semper Tyrannis Pennsylvanias location in the United States Allentowns location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Lehigh Founded 1762 Government  - Mayor Ed Pawlowski Area  - City  18. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... is the 234th day of the year (235th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Paul Buster Heyman (born September 11, 1965) is a professional wrestling manager, on-air talent, and former promoter. ... Robert Alexander Szatkowski (born on December 18, 1970 in Battle Creek, Michigan), better known by his ring name Rob Van Dam, is currently an inactive American professional wrestler. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


In late September 2006, Holly received 24 stitches from WWE Doctor Louis Rios in his back after suffering a severe laceration there during an Extreme Rules match against Rob Van Dam when he landed on the metal railing of a table he was suplexing Van Dam out of the ring and through during an ECW show in Tulsa, Oklahoma.[13] Holly attained the injury early in the match but continued to wrestle for at least another 15 minutes with blood running down his back, despite his recent infections. After the match, as he was being helped out of the ring, he received a standing ovation from fans. The legitimate incident caused fans to cheer Holly in the following weeks, leading to a face turn and a feud with Paul Heyman's other enforcer Test. His latest run as a face was short lived as he eventually turned on Rob Van Dam when they were partners in a tag match. Dr. Ferdinand Rios, preparing to inject Terry Funk with lidocaine prior to applying stitches, at ECW One Night Stand 2006 Dr. Ferdinand Rios is a physician with World Wrestling Entertainment He has been seen on camera at WWE TV and PPV events on several occasions in 2006. ... Christian Cage after being chokeslammed onto a pile of thumbtacks. ... Nickname: Location in the state of Oklahoma Coordinates: , Country State Counties Tulsa, Osage, Wagoner, Rogers Government  - Mayor Kathy Taylor (D) Area  - City  186. ... This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... -1... In professional wrestling, a face or babyface is a character who is portrayed as heroic relative to the heel wrestlers, who are analagous to villains. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Andrew Test Martin (born Andrew J. Martin on March 17, 1975 in Whitby, Ontario) is a Canadian professional wrestler. ...


When Sabu was found unconscious in the back before the Extreme Elimination Chamber at December to Dismember, he was chosen as his replacement. Holly entered with Rob Van Dam as the first of two combatants. He was the second to be eliminated, he was eliminated by Test by a Running big boot. Terry Michael Brunk (December 12, 1964) is an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, Sabu. ... The Elimination Chamber at New Years Revolution 2006. ... ECW December to Dismember 2006 was a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) produced by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) that was held on December 3, 2006 at the James Brown Arena in Augusta, Georgia. ... Robert Alexander Szatkowski (born on December 18, 1970 in Battle Creek, Michigan), better known by his ring name Rob Van Dam, is currently an inactive American professional wrestler. ... Attacking maneuvers in the kayfabe of professional wrestling are mainly used to wear down an opponent for a submission hold or as a set up for a throw. ...


Subsequently, he entered into a feud with CM Punk where by Holly, now a tweener, showed his endurance by surviving Punk's Anaconda Vice. Holly then gave Punk his first loss in ECW, Punk had been undefeated for half a year. After Test replaced Holly in a match against ECW champion Bobby Lashley, Holly vowed he would become champion whether he faced Test or Lashley. Holly then was one of ECW superstars entered in the Royal Rumble 2007, but was eliminated by The Great Khali. Holly soon became the #1 contender for Lashley's ECW Championship and faced off against Lashley unsuccessfully. Phil Brooks[4] (born October 26, 1978), better known by his ring name CM Punk, is an American professional wrestler currently signed to World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) on its Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) brand where he is the reigning ECW Champion. ... In professional wrestling, a tweener is a character who is portrayed as being morally neutral or ambiguous (that is, they are between a face and a heel). ... Professional wrestling holds include a number of set moves and pins used by competitors to immobilize their opponents. ... The Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) World Championship is a professional wrestling championship in World Wrestling Entertainment. ... Franklin Roberto Bobby Lashley (born July 16, 1976)[2] is an American professional wrestler and former Collegiate amateur wrestler. ... Royal Rumble 2007 was the twentieth annual Royal Rumble professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). ... Dalip Singh Rana[2] (born August 27, 1972) better known by his ring name The Great Khali, is an Indian professional wrestler and actor. ...


On April 3, 2007, Holly faced Snitsky and lost. After the match, Snitsky wedged Holly's arm between the steel steps and repeatedly hit the steps with a steel chair, resulting in a kayfabe broken arm.[14] Hardcore Holly had surgery on April 16 to release a nerve entrapment in his elbow and missed around 5 months.[15] is the 93rd day of the year (94th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st Century. ... Gene Snitsky better known simply as Snitsky (born January 14, 1970 in Nesquehoning, Pennsylvania) is a professional wrestler currently performing for World Wrestling Entertainment on the RAW brand. ... In professional wrestling, kayfabe (pronounced KAY-fayb; IPA: ) refers to the portrayal of events within the industry as real, that is the portrayal of professional wrestling as not staged or worked. ...


Holly was drafted back to SmackDown! from ECW on June 17, 2007 as part of the 2007 WWE Supplemental Draft. Despite this, he returned to the ring on RAW on September 24, 2007, defeating Cody Rhodes.[16] is the 168th day of the year (169th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st Century. ... The logo for the 2007 WWE Draft The World Wrestling Entertainment Brand Extension was a device first used in 2002 by said professional wrestling organization as a means of providing separate brands of wrestling through its two top shows, RAW and SmackDown!, with the addition of ECW in 2006. ... is the 267th day of the year (268th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st Century. ... Cody Rhodes (born Cody Runnels on June 30, 1985 in Marietta, Georgia) is an American professional wrestler currently signed by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) to its RAW brand as well as its developmental territory, Ohio Valley Wrestling. ...


Personal life

Holly was married to former WWE, WCW and TNA valet Cathy Dingman, but now they are divorced. He and his current wife, Sandra Howard, reside in Mobile, Alabama.[17] Cathy Dingman was a professional wrestling diva for TNA, WCW, WWE and various independent promotions. ... It has been suggested that List of people from Mobile, Alabama be merged into this article or section. ...


In July 2005, Holly opened the Bob Holly Wrestling Academy, a professional wrestling school, in Mobile.[18] A professional wrestling school is a school or gym that teaches students the necessary skills to become pro wrestlers. ... It has been suggested that List of people from Mobile, Alabama be merged into this article or section. ...


Wrestling facts

  • Finishing and signature moves
  • Alabama Slam[1] (Flapjack spinebuster, often seeing Holly spin the elevated opponent before completing the slam)
  • Hollycaust / Falcon Arrow (Sitout suplex slam) - 1999-2003
  • Full nelson - 2002-2004
  • Knife-edged chop
  • Dropkick
  • Kick to the midsection of a rope-hung opponent
  • Half nelson slam / Full nelson slam
  • Leg drop / Diving leg drop
  • Flying clothesline
  • Back elbow strike
  • Nicknames
  • "The Alabama Slamma"
  • "Hollywood" Bob Holly
  • "The Big Shot"

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Championships and accomplishments

  • World Wrestling Organization
  • WWO Tag Team Championship (1 time) - with Ron Starr
  • WWO United States Championship (1 time)
  • PWI ranked him # 391 of the 500 best singles wrestlers of the PWI Years in 2003.

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References

  1. ^ a b c d e WWE: Superstars > Raw > Hardcore Holly > Bio. WWE.com. Retrieved on 2007-09-30.
  2. ^ a b c d e Bob Howard (V) - Biography. IMDb.com. Retrieved on 2007-09-30.
  3. ^ World Wrestling Federation - Thurman "Sparky" Plugg. OWW.com. Retrieved on 2007-09-30.
  4. ^ Royal Rumble 1995 Results. OWW.com. Retrieved on 2007-09-30.
  5. ^ Raw - January 23, 1995 Results. OWW.com. Retrieved on 2007-09-30.
  6. ^ World Wrestling Federation - The NEW Midnight Express. OWW.com. Retrieved on 2007-09-30.
  7. ^ World Wrestling Federation - The NEW Midnight Express. OWW.com. Retrieved on 2007-09-30.
  8. ^ WrestlingGoneWrong.com - Kurt Angle breaks Hardcore Holly's arm
  9. ^ WrestlingGoneWrong.com - Brock Lesnar breaks Hardcore Holly's neck
  10. ^ SlashWrestling.com news post
  11. ^ a b pwtorch.com Ask the Torch: Holly beats up Dupree, Steph's future, TNA Finishers, Barbed Wire Ban By Wade Keller, Torch editor Jan 24, 2005.
  12. ^ wwe.com - Hardcore Holly returning for the fans By Brett Hoffman August 3, 2006
  13. ^ wwe.com - Holly injured By Jen Hunt September 26, 2006
  14. ^ wwe.com - Holly out April 4, 2007
  15. ^ wwe.com - Injury updates, April 11, 2007
  16. ^ WWE: TV Shows > Raw > Match Results > September 24, 2007. WWE.com.
  17. ^ Online World of Wrestling Profiles: Bob Holly. Retrieved on 2007-09-17.
  18. ^ Howard, Bob. Bob Holly Wrestling Academy. Retrieved on 2007-09-17.

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SLAM! Sports - Wrestling - Hardcore Holly (1088 words)
With the vacancy of the WWE Tag Team titles in late 1994, Bob Holly (as he was now called) teamed with the 123 Kid (Sean Waltman) to compete in the tournament to crown new champions.
Holly would be recruited by Al Snow to be part of the JOB Squad.
Holly also began courting controversy when several WWE superstars, including Matt Cappotelli, Carlito and Rene Dupre received rough treatment and injuries at the hands of Holly.
wrestlingDB – User Articles | ANGER MANAGEMENT: Bob Holly's Life Sucks by S_D (0 words)
Holly was rewarded with a rematch against Owen the next week with the title on the line, but read above in his second match with Jarrett to see the results of this match.
Holly resurfaced again with a shaved head in late 1998 as a member of Al Snow's Job Squad, a group that was consisted of those who felt as if they had been abused by management with stupid gimmicks earlier in their career.
Holly had to have neck fusion surgery (the same surgery Austin, Benoit, Rhyno, Lita, and Scotty 2 Hotty had to have) and is projected to be out for at least one year, or October 2003 if you're counting.
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