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The Brain Busters with Bobby Heenan
The Brain Busters with Bobby Heenan

The Brain Busters were a professional wrestling tag team in the 1980's. Image File history File links Brain Busters from http://www. ... Image File history File links Brain Busters from http://www. ... Bruno Sammartino puts the pressure on Stan The Man Stasiak. ...


History

The Brain Busters were formed minus the name when the original Four Horsemen were formed in January 1986. The Brain Busters were two of the Horsemen, Arn Anderson and Tully Blanchard, and they teamed quite often in six-man matches. The Four Horsemen was a popular professional wrestling stable in the National Wrestling Alliance and later World Championship Wrestling. ... Arn Anderson Martin (Marty) Lunde, better known by his stage name of Arn Anderson (born September 20, 1958 in Rome, Georgia), is regarded by most professional wrestling experts as the greatest professional wrestler never to win a world title. ... Tully Blanchard Tully Blanchard is an American second generation professional wrestler, best known as one of the Four Horsemen. ...


When Ole Anderson left, Tully and Arn became the team and they won the NWA World Tag Team Championship twice. Ole Anderson Ole Anderson (pronounced Oh lee) (real name Alan Rogowski) was a Pro Wrestling legend as a Wrestler and part owner. ... The NWA World Tag Team Championship is the premier tag team title in the National Wrestling Alliance. ...


In 1988, they left for the WWF. Whereas most WWF wrestlers at the time had some sort of gimmick, the Brainbusters went against the grain and wrestled without a gimmick. The only changes Arn and Tully made to their style were pointing to their heads to show they were smarter than everyone else and the usage of a spike piledriver as a finishing move. // World Wrestling Entertainment, or WWE, is a professional wrestling promotion, currently the largest in North America. ...


In 1989, they won the WWF World Tag Team Championship from Demolition with an assist from their manager, Bobby Heenan. They held the titles through the summer and almost lost them to the team of The Rockers (with whom they had serious heat before becoming champions), but retained the titles on a technicality (the top ring rope was destroyed). In the fall of 1989, they lost the titles back to Demolition. A massive crane is used to demolish this tower block in northern England Demolition is the opposite of construction: the tearing-down of buildings and other structures. ... Bobby The Brain Heenan Raymond Louis Heenan (born November 1, 1943 in Chicago, Illinois), better known by his stage name of Bobby The Brain Heenan, is an American professional wrestling manager and commentator. ... The Rockers Marty Jannetty & Shawn Michaels The Rockers were a professional wrestling tag team consisting of Marty Jannetty and Shawn Michaels. ...


Their last main match was a best-of-three-falls contest against The Rockers. The match was broadcast on Saturday Night's Main Event. The Brain Busters won the first fall, but when they were not following directions in the second, Heenan got enraged and left the ringside area. They lost the second fall, and backstage Heenan fired them during an interview while they were still in the ring. The Rockers won the third and deciding fall. Saturday Nights Main Event was a professional wrestling program occasionally aired between 1985-1991 on the NBC television network and twice in 1992 on FOX. As such it was a rare example of professional wrestling being broadcast on an over-the-air commercial television network after the 1950s, and...


They left in December 1989 but had to split up when Blanchard failed a drug test and the NWA's Jim Crockett Promotions would not sign him back. The National Wrestling Alliance is a group of independent professional wrestling promotions, in operation since 1948. ... Crockett logo from 1973-1988 Jim Crockett Promotions was the name of a professional wrestling promotion owned by Jim Crockett up until the late 1980s. ...

Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard in the NWA
Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard in the NWA

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Opponents

The Brain Busters biggest feuds were against The Rock 'N Roll Express (Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson), the Road Warriors (Animal & Hawk) and the Midnight Express (Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane) in the NWA. In the WWF, they were against Demolition (Smash & Ax), "The Rockers" (Shawn Michaels & Marty Jannetty) and "The Bushwackers" (Luke Williams & Butch Miller). Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson The Rock N Roll Express The Rock N Roll Express was a professional wrestling tag team comprised of Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson that was extremely popular in the 1980s. ... Ricky Morton was a professional wrestler famous for his tag team of The Rock N Roll Express in the 1980s and early 1990s. ... Reuben Kane is a professional wrestler best known by his ring name of Robert Gibson. ... The Legion Of Doom The Road Warriors with Paul Ellering. ... Road Warrior Animal Joseph Laurinaitis (born January 26, 1960) better known by his stage name of Road Warrior Animal, is a American professional wrestler currently working for World Wrestling Entertainment on the Smackdown! brand, where he holds the WWE Tag Team Titles with his partner Heidenreich. ... Road Warrior Hawk Michael Hegstrand, best known as Road Warrior Hawk (September 12, 1957 – October 19, 2003) was an American professional wrestler billed from Chicago, Illinois. ... Midnight Express is a 1978 biographical film, based on the story of Billy Hayes, a young American sent to a Turkish prison for trying to smuggle hashish out of Turkey to the US. It stars Brad Davis, Irene Miracle, Bo Hopkins, Paolo Bonacelli, Paul L. Smith, Randy Quaid, Norbert Weisser... Bobby Eaton (born Robert Lee Eaton), was a professional wrestler famous for his days as one half of the Midnight Express. ... Stan Lane Stan Lane is a professional wrestler famous for being a member of The Midnight Express. ... A massive crane is used to demolish this tower block in northern England Demolition is the opposite of construction: the tearing-down of buildings and other structures. ... Barry Darsow Barry Darsow (born October 6, 1959 in Minneapolis, Minnesota) is an American former professional wrestler who worked for the NWA, WWE and WCW. // Overview He is best known for his portrayal of Smash in the popular 1980s WWF tag team, Demolition. Under this character, he won the WWF... Bill Eadie as Ax Bill Eadie is a professional wrestler who has competed under the names of Ax as part of Demolition and The Masked Superstar. ... The Rockers Marty Jannetty & Shawn Michaels The Rockers were a professional wrestling tag team consisting of Marty Jannetty and Shawn Michaels. ... Shawn Michaels Michael Shawn James Hickenbottom (born July 22, 1965 in Scottsdale, Arizona) is a professional wrestler better known as Shawn Michaels or the Heartbreak Kid (HBK). ... Marty Jannetty Marty Jannetty (born Frederick Martin Oakes in 1960) is an American professional wrestler. ... The Bushwackers Luke Williams & Butch Miller The Bushwackers were a professional wrestling tag team that also competed as The Sheepherders. ... Luke Williams Brian Wickens was a professional wrestler better known as Luke Williams. ... Butch Miller Robert Miller was a professional wrestler best known as Butch Miller. ...


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Where before Cage was characterized by his mild mannered nature, he had now become aggressive, rude and "indulging in the grossest profanity, which was not previously his custom, manifesting but little deference for his fellows, impatient of restraint or advice when it conflicts with his desires" (1) according to the Boston physician Harlow in 1868.
They started with Moniz’s original method, which he called the "pre-frontal lobotomy" which involved the insertion of a wire knife (leukotome) into many holes in the brain and then, with a few swinging motions, massacring the brain matter and presumably alleviating the psychotic symptoms in the patient (4).
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The rivalry between The Brain Busters and The Rockers continued when all four men were entrants in the 1989 Royal Rumble.
By virtue of their Wrestlemania victory, The Brain Busters were granted a title shot against the dominant WWF World Tag Team Champions, Ax and Smash of Demolition.
Although it required two matches and a steel chair, The Brain Busters had dethroned Demolition to win the WWF World Tag Team Titles, ending the longest single reign in the history of the championship.
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