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Encyclopedia > Robbie Brookside
Robert Brooks
Ring name(s) Robbie Brookside
Robby Brookside
Rob Brookside
Billed height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Billed weight 241 lb (109 kg)
Born March 11, 1966
Liverpool, England
Trained by Liverpool Olympic Wrestling Club
Carl McGrath
Bobby Barron
Debut 1984

Robert Edward Brooks is an English professional wrestler, who wrestles under the ring name of Robbie Brookside, and is nicknamed "Wildcat". Brooks has toured all over the world during his career including such countries as America, Japan, Germany, and Mexico. He was a regular tag partner of Steve Regal (WWE's William Regal) in the UK and he has competed in the New Japan Pro Wrestling's annual tournament, the Super J in 1997 where he picked up a victory over the future WWE Undisputed Champion, Chris Jericho. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... March 11 is the 70th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (71st in leap years). ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ... Liverpool skyline. ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: God Save the King/Queen Capital London (de facto) Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi  Population    - 2006 est. ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: God Save the King/Queen Capital London (de facto) Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi  Population    - 2006 est. ... ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... // A nickname is a short, clever, cute, derogatory, or otherwise substitute name for a person or things real name (for example, Bob, Rob, Robby, Robbie, Robi, Robin, Bobby, Rab, Rabbie, Bert, Bertie, Butch, Bobbers, Bobert, Beto, Bobadito, and Robban (in Sweden), are all nicknames for Robert). ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... A professional wrestling tag-team consists of two or occasionally three wrestlers who are working together as a team. ... Darren Nathaniel Matthews (born May 10, 1968) is an English professional wrestler, better known by his ring name William Regal. ... New Japan Pro Wrestling (新日本プロレス, shin nihon puroresu) is a major professional wrestling federation in Japan, founded by Antonio Inoki in 1972. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The WWF Undisputed Championship was the name of the top championship of the World Wrestling Federation, a unification of the WWF Championship and the WCW World Heavyweight Championship from December 9, 2001 until September 2, 2002. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...



Brooks was born in Liverpool in 1966, his father was a football player, who played a few pro games for Preston North End and chose his son, Robert as the man to carry on his place in the sport. At age 8 Brooks was playing football with people who were 12 years old and by age 9 he was playing in organised leagues for a team named Rockingham. Liverpool skyline. ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ... The term footballer is ambiguous, as there are several games known as football. ... Preston North End Football Club are a professional English football team. ... The name Rockingham can refer to certain peers of England, notably to Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham, who served as UK Prime Minister. ...

When Brooks first caught a glimpse of wrestling he was eager to continue watching, however his father hated wrestling and wouldn't let Brooks watch it when at home. Brooks would continue watch the wrestling any chance he could, and even traveled to Liverpool Stadium for an 8 man knockout wrestling tournament. Liverpool Stadium was a stadium in Liverpool, England. ...

Wrestling career

Brooks first began training as a wrestler, to the disapproval of his farther and his football coaches, at the age of 14, after one of his friends told a wrestler that Brooks thought "it was all fake" because of this Brooks was invited to a gym in Kirby and turned up straight from football complete in his football kit. At this point Brooks was severely stretched and torn by a wrestler. After his ordeal, Brooks thanked them and went on to continue training at the gym. // Kirby is a common place name, surname, and given name. ...

Brooks was found by Bobby Barren, who invited him to wrestle at the Pleasure Beach in Blackpool, and Brian Dixon, who got Brooks some jobs on the holiday camps with established wrestlers such as Steve Adonis. Pleasure Beach, Blackpool (formerly Blackpool Pleasure Beach) is an amusement park in the town of Blackpool in Lancashire, England. ... It has been suggested that South Shore, Blackpool be merged into this article or section. ... Brian Dixon is a former Australian rules footballer and Victorian Politician. ... Traditionally British set of holiday resorts, characterised by the likes of Butlins and popularised by the TV show Hi Di Hi. ...

Wrestling as Robbie Brookside, he won his first real title after World Middleweight Champion, Mark Rocco retired and Brookside won the title in a tournament.

Robbie Brookside then teamed with Doc Dean as The Liverpool Lads and won another title. Frankie Sloan also teamed with Brookside as The Liverpool Lads at a separate time. This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...

In 1996 Brookside got the chance to go to CWA thanks to Dave "Fit" Finlay, from then through to the turn of the century Brookside could be found wrestling across many promotion in Europe, and won many titles during his travels. 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Based out of Germany and run by legendary European champion Otto Wanz, the CWA established itself among the continent’s premier wrestling organizations while featuring a traditional brand of mat wrestling and various “Strong Man” competitions. ... David Chad Dave Finlay (born October 20, 1958) is a British / Irish professional wrestler and road agent currently wrestling on the SmackDown! brand of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) under the ring name Finlay. ...

On April 25, 2005 had a dark match on World Wrestling Entertainment's RAW during a taping of the show in the UK, Robbie Brookside was defeated by Simon Dean in that match. When WWE once again returned to England, Brookside joined other British wrestlers Thunder, and Steve Lewington as part of the WWE security squad that helped keep the waring RAW and SmackDown! battlers apart. April 25 is the 115th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (116th in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... In professional wrestling, a dark match is a match that is part of a televised card, but is not itself televised. ... World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Michael Bucci (born June 5, 1972) is a professional wrestler performing for World Wrestling Entertainment. ... Steven Paul Lewington(born February 25, 1983 in Wokingham, Berkshire) better known as The British Babe Steve Lewington is a Reading-born British professional wrestler that is contracted to World Wrestling Entertainment and wrestles in its developmental territory, Ohio Valley Wrestling. ... WWE Friday Night SmackDown! is a professional wrestling television program for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and is the flagship broadcast of the SmackDown! brand. ...

Brookside would continue wrestles in, and around, the UK and remaining one of the top British wrestlers winning many of the top titles in the UK. Brookside became the first-ever Real Quality Wrestling Heavyweight Champion on April 29th defeating former WWE Superstar Billy Kidman during a match at RQW's "A Night Of Champions" show. Brookside would later go on to win Frontier Wrestling Alliance's British Heavyweight Championship at FWA Summer Classic in a no-DQ elimination three-way match finally pinning Jonny Storm after then-champion Hade Vansen, who was eliminated first, returned to the ring and hit Storm with his South City Driller finisher. Real Quality Wrestling (RQW) is an English professional wrestling umbrella promotion showcasing British and Irish wrestlers from various promotions of the United Kingdom with its shows being held all over Scotland, Wales, Ireland and England. ... Peter Gruner (born May 11, 1974 in Allentown, Pennsylvania) is a professional wrestler on the World Wrestling Entertainments Smackdown! Brand, best known by his stage name of Billy Kidman. ... Frontier Wrestling Alliance (FWA) is Europes highest profile professional wrestling promotion, based in the United Kingdom. ... Former FWA Champion, Doug Williams wearing the belt The FWA British Heavyweight Championship is the heavyweight title contested for in the professional wrestling promotion, Frontier Wrestling Alliance. ... Many types of matches can be found in professional wrestling. ... Many types of matches can be found in professional wrestling. ... Jonathan Whitcombe aka The Wonderkid Jonny Storm born April 19, 1977 in Essex, England is a professional wrestler currently working for independent promotions including the Frontier Wrestling Alliance and Ring Of Honor. ... Hade Vansen is a English professional wrestler, Vansen, nicknamed the South City Thrilla, works throughout independent promotions in the United Kingdom // Career Vansen was trained at FWA Academy by Alex Shane & Dino Scarlo, he would later go on to tag team with Alex Shane in Frontier Wrestling Alliance. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

Though FWA Champion, Brookside was in fact wrestling under the banner of another promotion All Star Wrestling, Brookside would remain an ASW wrestler through his reign with various FWA wrestlers trying to take back the championship for the promotion. During this time Brookside would vacate his RQW title and leave the company. All Star Wrestling are British Professional wrestling promotions known as All Star Promotions, and Big Time Wrestling run by Brian Dixon based out of Liverpool. ...

Brookside would also take an interest in the future of the business by going on to train future wrestlers; eventually opening his own Leicester based wrestling school, Wrestleicester, in late 2006. Leicester (pronounced ) is the largest city in the East Midlands of England. ...

Additional info

  • Finishing and signature move(s): Iconoclasm
  • Nickname(s): "Wildcat"
  • Previous manager(s): Lisa Fury

Rey Mysterio performing one of many aerial techniques to Dvon Dudley Aerial techniques are used in professional wrestling to show of the speed and agility of a wrestler. ... Lisa Fury is a female professional wrestler from Liverpool, England. ...

Championships and accomplishments

  • CWA Intercontinental Championship (1 time)
  • CWA Tag Team Championship (1 time)
  • European Wrestling Promotion
  • EWP Intercontinental Championship (1 time)
  • Ironman Hardcore Knockout Tournament (2001)
  • European Wrestling Union
  • Premier Wrestling Federation
  • Worthing Trophy (1995, 1999, 2005)
  • Ken Joyce Trophy (2004-2006)
  • PWC Wrestler of the Year (1995, 2005)
  • RQW Heavyweight Championship (1 time, first ever)
  • The Wrestling Alliance
  • NAWA Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • PWA Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • PWA European History Championship (1 time)

  Results from FactBites:
"Wildcat" Robbie Brookside British Pro Wrestling Directory (1232 words)
Robbie's father was working for the post office and as he was the man who bought home the majority of earnings he had control over the TV and with the family coming from a working class background they were not fortunate enough to have a second TV.
Robbie Brookside caught a glimpse of wrestling and was eager to continue watching, however his father hated wrestling and wouldn't let Robbie watch it when at home.
Robbie was having a great time with those around him considered heroes to him and even went on a trip to Spain for four weeks to wrestle in bullrings which Robbie soon learnt he wasn't ready for.
  More results at FactBites »



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