Otto Wanz
Jimmy Garvin
Rick Steiner
Juventud Guerrera

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Brad Armstrong (wrestler)

Knowledge Identifier: +Brad_Armstrong_(wrestler)


Brad Armstrong (wrestler)

American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, Brad Armstrong add

Category: Wrestling

Born in 1961.

Countries: United States (45%), Mexico (18%), Europe (18%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Japan, Otto Wanz, Michael Hayes (wrestler)

Linked to: Catch Wrestling Association, United States Wrestling Association, Marvel Comics




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Brad Armstrong was born in 1961 add something


Brad Armstrong started out in the National Wrestling Alliance's Gulf Coast territory, Southeastern Championship Wrestling in July 1980 at the age of 18 add something


Armstrong moved to the NWA's Georgia territory, Georgia Championship Wrestling, in 1984, where he feuded with Tom McCartney, Ted DiBiase alongside his father Bob and "White Lightning" Tim Horner add something


All three returned to Southeastern Championship Wrestling in 1985, before eventually joining the NWA's Mid-Atlantic territory, Jim Crockett Promotions, in late 1986 add something


In 1986, Brad went on his first tour of Japan for All Japan Pro Wrestling, to take part in a tournament to determine the first AJPW World Junior Heavyweight Champion add something


The tag-team of Brad Armstrong and Tim Horner aka; the Lightning Express moved to the the NWA's Mid-South territory, Universal Wrestling Federation, in early 1987, and won the UWF Tag Team Championship from future superstars Sting and Rick Steiner add something


The Lightning Express went back to Jim Crockett Promotions after the UWF was bought out by Crockett, but were not pushed, and Horner left for the WWF in late 1988 add something


He is best known for his appearances with the promotion World Championship Wrestling in the 1990s add something


In May 1991, Brad started wrestling in disguise as "Badstreet" , a masked member of The Fabulous Freebirds alongside Michael Hayes and Jimmy Garvin add something


In September 1991, Brad began to tour Japan with New Japan Pro Wrestling, where he would tour Japan with ten times between 1991 and 1996 add something


On July 5, 1992, Armstrong won the WCW Light Heavyweight Championship , by defeating Scotty Flamingo add something


Raven (wrestler) - On July 5, 1992, Brad Armstrong defeated Levy to win the Light Heavyweight title


After leaving WCW in 1995, Armstrong split his time between Smoky Mountain Wrestling in Knoxville and United States Wrestling Association in Memphis add something


He returned weeks later, and remained with the company until early 1995 add something


After SMW folded in November 1995, Armstrong wrestled regularly for the USWA until February 1996 add something


In December 1995, he toured Europe for Otto Wanz's Catch Wrestling Association add something


Armstrong eventually returned to WCW in February 1996 add something


At Slamboree, Armstrong unsuccessfully challenged Dean Malenko for the WCW World Cruiserweight Championship, despite a highly technical match, before leaving in November 1996 to tour with New Japan Pro Wrestling add something


Upon his return to WCW in the summer of 1997, Brad had developed a heel turn, changing his look and developed a bad attitude and mean streak add something


In 1999, he was repackaged as "B.A.", a member of the No Limit Soldiers stable add something


He injured his knee in March 2000 in an accident backstage at a "WCW Saturday Night" taping, where Armstrong got run over by Juventud Guerrera and Psicosis, severely injuring his knee add something


After going through knee surgery, his WCW contract expired in 2001, and he left the business for a couple years, until returning to the independent circuit in 2003 add something


On September 12, 2006, Armstrong signed a contract with World Wrestling Entertainment and began wrestling at ECW brand house shows and acting as a trainer to the younger members of the roster add something


Rodney Begnaud - On September 15, 2006, it was reported on that Begnaud, along with Marty Jannetty and Brad Armstrong, had been hired by WWE. He started wrestling at ECW house shows on September 30, 2006

Brad Armstrong died in 2012 add something


On November 1, 2012, Armstrong was found dead in his Kennesaw, Georgia home, after seeing his physician the previous week for an undisclosed medical issue add something


On June 16, 2013, it was celebrated Brad Armstrong Memorial Show add something