Bob Armstrong - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Bob Armstrong, 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.

Joseph Melton James was born in Marietta, Georgia on October 3, 1939.

He died on August 27, 2020 at the age of 80.

Bob Armstrong was inducted in the WWE Hall of Fame in 2011.

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Joseph Melton James
  • Ring Names
    • Bob Armstrong ( January 1, 1960 - May 11, 2019)
    • The Bullet ( October 4, 1993 - November 26, 1995)
    • The Bullet ( September 30, 1985 - January 8, 1989)
    • Georgia Jaw Jacker ( February 20, 1978 - February 26, 1978)
    • Super A ( July 19, 1974 - August 16, 1974)
    • Jim Durango ( March 6, 1972 - April 6, 1972)
  • Born October 3, 1939
  • Died August 27, 2020 (aged 80)
  • Nationality Nationality: United StatesUnited States
  • Birth Place Marietta, Georgia
  • Billed From
    • Marietta, Georgia
  • Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
  • Weight
    • 227 lbs (103 kg)
  • Nicknames Bullet

Career History

  • Roles
    • Part Time Wrestler ( December 7, 2001 - May 11, 2019)
    • Wrestler ( January 1, 1960 - February 22, 1997)
  • Companies / Promotions
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion TNA / Impact WrestlingTNA December 3, 2005 April 23, 2006
    Promotion TNA / Impact WrestlingTNA June 26, 2002 September 18, 2002
    Promotion Smoky Mountain WrestlingSMW November 20, 1992 November 26, 1995
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA January 28, 1966 May 27, 1987
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPW March 6, 1972 April 6, 1972
  • Face / Heel Turns
    Alignmentfromto
    Face December 7, 2001 May 11, 2019
    Face June 1, 1983 February 22, 1997
    Heel October 25, 1982 May 31, 1983
    Face January 1, 1960 October 24, 1982
  • Images
    Jun 2002
    Jun 2002
    Oct 1974
    Oct 1974
    Jan 1960
    Jan 1960

  • Finishers
    • Georgia Jawbreaker - Jawbreaker ( January 1, 1960 - May 11, 2019)
  • Theme Songs
    • Theme Song "Bullets to Bones" by Dale Oliver - Single ( June 26, 2002 - April 23, 2006)
    • Theme Song "Bad to the Bone" by George Thorogood & The Destroyers - Single ( November 20, 1992 - November 26, 1995)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • Halls of Fame
    • WWE Hall of Fame - Year 2011, Individual
  • Titles Won

    Championship Wrestling from Florida

    • 2 NWA Southern Heavyweight Championship (Florida version)

    Global Championship Wrestling

    • 1 GCW Tag Team Championship (with Steve Armstrong)

    Mid-South Sports / Georgia Championship Wrestling

    • 4 NWA Columbus Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 NWA Columbus Tag Team Championship (with Robert Fuller)
    • 4 NWA Georgia Tag Team Championship (1 with Dick Steinborn, 3 with Robert Fuller)
    • 1 NWA Georgia Television Championship
    • 3 NWA Macon Heavyweight Championship
    • 6 NWA Macon Tag Team Championship (1 with Paul DeMarco, 1 with El Mongol, 1 with Bill Dromo, 3 with Argentina Apollo)
    • 1 NWA National Tag Team Championship (with Brad Armstrong)
    • 1 NWA Southern Heavyweight Championship (Georgia version)
    • 4 NWA Southeastern Tag Team Championship (Georgia version) (1 with El Mongol, 1 with Bill Dromo, 2 with Roberto Soto)

    NWA Mid-America

    • 2 NWA Mid-America Heavyweight Championship
    • 3 NWA Southern Heavyweight Championship (Memphis version)

    NWA Tri-State

    • 1 NWA North American Heavyweight Championship (Tri-State version)

    Southeastern Championship Wrestling

    • 1 CWF Tag Team Championship (with Brad Armstrong)
    • 3 NWA Alabama Heavyweight Championship
    • 4 NWA Southeast Continental Heavyweight Championship
    • 8 NWA Southeastern Heavyweight Championship (Northern version)
    • 1 NWA Southeastern Heavyweight Championship (Southern Division)
    • 1 NWA Six-Man Tag Team Championship (Southeastern version) (with Brad Armstrong & Steve Armstrong)
    • 8 NWA Southeastern Tag Team Championship (Northern Division) (1 with Ken Lucas, 2 with Robert Fuller, 2 with Jos LeDuc, 1 with Steve Armstrong, 1 with Brad Armstrong)
    • 1 NWA Southeastern Tag Team Championship (Southern Division) (with Robert Fuller)
    • 1 NWA Southeastern Television Championship (Southern Division)

    Southern Championship Wrestling

    • 1 SCW Heavyweight Championship

    USA Wrestling

    • 1 USA Heavyweight Championship
  • Other Accomplishments
    • Alabama Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame induction (class of 2017)
    • Combat Sport Pro Hall of Fame induction (class of 2015)
    • CWF Mink Coat Tournament Winner (1988)
    • CWF NWA World Heavyweight Title #1 Contendership Tournament Winner (1986)
    • GCW NWA National Tag Team Tournament Winner (1981 - with Brad Armstrong)
    • SECW NWA Southeastern Heavyweight Title Tournament Winner (1983)

Relations

  • Tag Teams & Stables
    • The Armstrongs - Brad Armstrong, Scott Armstrong ( October 12, 2002 - October 9, 2010)
    • The Armstrongs - Road Dogg, Brad Armstrong, Scott Armstrong, Steve Armstrong ( March 30, 1981 - August 28, 1993)
    • Bob Armstrong & Robert Fuller - Colonel Robert Parker ( October 27, 1973 - May 18, 1979)
    • The Durango Brothers - John Durango/Derrell Cochran ( March 6, 1972 - February 14, 1973)
  • Family

Bob Armstrong Game Appearances

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