Big Boss Man - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Big Boss Man, with his Career History, real name, age, height and weight, the Promotions he worked for, all the Face/Heel turns, the Championship Titles he won, his Finishers, Theme Songs, Tag Teams and Stables, his appearance changes through the years, and more.

Raymond Walter Traylor Jr. was born in Cobb County, Georgia on May 2, 1963.

He died on September 22, 2004 at the age of 41.

Big Boss Man was inducted in the WWE Hall of Fame in 2016.

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Raymond Walter Traylor Jr.
  • Ring Names
    • Big Boss Man ( October 12, 1998 - September 22, 2004)
    • Big Bubba Rogers ( February 5, 1995 - October 11, 1998)
    • The Guardian Angel ( May 9, 1994 - February 4, 1995)
    • The Boss ( December 18, 1993 - May 8, 1994)
    • Big Bubba ( July 2, 1993 - December 17, 1993)
    • Big Boss Man ( May 7, 1988 - July 1, 1993)
    • Big Bubba Rogers ( May 31, 1986 - May 6, 1988)
    • Ray Traylor ( January 1, 1985 - May 30, 1986)
  • Born May 2, 1963
  • Died September 22, 2004 (aged 41)
  • Nationality Nationality: United StatesUnited States
  • Birth Place Cobb County, Georgia
  • Billed From
    • Cobb County, Georgia
  • Height 6 ft 6 in (198 cm)
  • Weight
    • 315 lbs (143 kg)

Career History

  • Roles

    • Wrestler ( January 1, 1985 - September 22, 2004)
    • Coach ( May 21, 2002 - December 31, 2003)
  • Promotions / Brands

    Promotionfromto
    Promotion Ohio Valley WrestlingOVW May 21, 2002 December 31, 2003
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWFBrand Raw March 25, 2002 May 20, 2002
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWF October 12, 1998 March 24, 2002
    Promotion World Championship WrestlingWCW December 18, 1993 March 31, 1998
    Promotion All Japan Pro WrestlingAJPWBrand Heavyweight July 2, 1993 December 3, 1993
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWF May 7, 1988 March 14, 1993
    Promotion All Japan Pro WrestlingAJPWBrand Heavyweight March 26, 1988 April 22, 1988
    Promotion Jim Crockett PromotionsJCP January 12, 1986 December 12, 1987
  • Images History

    Oct 1998
    Oct 1998
    Feb 1995
    Feb 1995
    May 1994
    May 1994
    Dec 1993
    Dec 1993
    Mar 1988
    Mar 1988
  • Face / Heel Turns

    Alignmentfromto
    Heel February 5, 1995 September 22, 2004
    Face February 24, 1990 February 4, 1995
    Heel May 31, 1986 February 23, 1990
    Face January 1, 1985 May 30, 1986

  • Finishers

    • Boss Man Slam / Bubba Slam / Traylor Trash - Spinning Side Slam ( May 7, 1988 - September 22, 2004)
  • Theme Songs

    • Theme Song "Cell Block" by Jim Johnston - Single ( October 12, 1998 - May 20, 2002)
    • Theme Song "Rockhouse" by Jimmy Hart & H. Helm - with nWo - Team ( December 16, 1996 - February 17, 1997)
    • Theme Song "Serving Hard Time" by Jimmy Hart & J.J. Maguire - Single ( January 1, 1990 - March 14, 1993)
    • Theme Song "Jive Soul Bro" by Jim Johnston - Single ( May 7, 1988 - December 31, 1989)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • Halls of Fame

    • WWE Hall of Fame - Year 2016, Individual
  • World Wrestling Entertainment

  • Universal Wrestling Federation

    • 1 UWF Heavyweight Championship
  • Other Accomplishments

    • Record for WWF Hardcore Championship longest reign (97 days)

Teams & Relations

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