Brian Pillman - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Brian Pillman, 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.

Brian William Pillman was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on May 22, 1962.

He died on October 5, 1997 at the age of 35.

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Brian William Pillman
  • Ring Names
    • Brian Pillman ( January 11, 1995 - October 5, 1997)
    • California Brian ( January 5, 1995 - January 10, 1995)
    • Brian Pillman ( September 2, 1992 - January 4, 1995)
    • Flyin' Brian ( June 9, 1989 - September 1, 1992)
    • Brian Pillman ( October 25, 1986 - June 8, 1989)
    • The Yellow Dog ( June 9, 1991 - September 29, 1991)
  • Born May 22, 1962
  • Died October 5, 1997 (aged 35)
  • Nationality Nationality: United StatesUnited States
  • Birth Place Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Billed From
    • Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
  • Weight
    • 226 lbs (103 kg)
  • Nicknames The Loose Cannon; Flyin'; F'n; The Walking/Ticking Time Bomb; The Rogue Horseman

Career History

  • Roles
    • Wrestler ( November 25, 1986 - October 5, 1997)
  • Promotions / Brands
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWF June 10, 1996 October 5, 1997
    Promotion Extreme Championship WrestlingECW February 17, 1996 April 15, 1996
    Promotion World Championship WrestlingWCW June 9, 1989 February 11, 1996
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPWBrand Junior Heavyweight June 23, 1995 July 13, 1995
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPWBrand Junior Heavyweight March 21, 1991 August 11, 1991
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPWBrand Junior Heavyweight April 13, 1989 April 29, 1989
    Promotion Stampede WrestlingSTAMPEDE November 25, 1986 March 31, 1989
  • Face / Heel Turns
    Alignmentfromto
    Heel October 29, 1995 October 5, 1997
    Tweener April 1, 1995 October 28, 1995
    Face January 5, 1995 March 31, 1995
    Heel September 2, 1992 January 4, 1995
    Face November 25, 1986 September 1, 1992
  • Images
    Jun 1996
    Jun 1996
    Jan 1996
    Jan 1996
    Nov 1986
    Nov 1986

  • Finishers
    • Air Pillman - Springboard Lariat ( November 25, 1986 - October 5, 1997)
    • Hangman's Neckbreaker ( March 23, 1997 - October 5, 1997)
    • Cross Armbreaker with Neckscissors, proceeded by a Russian Legsweep ( January 5, 1995 - November 30, 1995)
    • Diving Crossbody ( November 25, 1986 - October 16, 1994)
  • Theme Songs
    • Theme Song "Loose Cannon" by Jim Johnston - Single ( June 10, 1996 - October 5, 1997)
    • Theme Song "S**tlist" by L7 - Single ( February 17, 1996 - April 15, 1996)
    • Theme Song "Coast" - with The Four Horsemen - Team ( October 29, 1995 - February 11, 1996)
    • Theme Song "California Sun" - Single ( January 5, 1995 - October 28, 1995)
    • Theme Song "Don't Bite the Hand That Feeds" by Ratt - Single ( June 23, 1995 - July 13, 1995)
    • Theme Song "Rock Machine" - Single ( October 31, 1993 - October 16, 1994)
    • Theme Song "Satan's Sister" - with Steve Austin - Team ( January 2, 1993 - October 30, 1993)
    • Theme Song "Rock Machine" - Single ( June 1, 1990 - January 1, 1993)
    • Theme Song "Don't Bite the Hand That Feeds" by Ratt - Single ( March 21, 1991 - August 11, 1991)
    • Theme Song "Rocket" by Def Leppard - Single ( June 9, 1989 - May 31, 1990)
    • Theme Song "Don't Bite the Hand That Feeds" by Ratt - Single ( April 13, 1989 - April 29, 1989)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • Titles Won

    World Championship Wrestling

    • 2 WCW World Light Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 WCW World Tag Team Championship (with Steve Austin)
    • 1 NWA World Tag Team Championship (with Steve Austin)
    • 1 NWA United States Tag Team Championship - with Tom Zenk)

    Stampede Wrestling

    • 2 Stampede Wrestling International Tag Team Championship (with Bruce Hart)
  • Other Accomplishments
    • Canadian Wrestling Hall of Fame induction (class of 2016)
    • Stampede Wrestling Hall of Fame induction (class of 1995)
    • Stampede Wrestling International Tag Team Title Tournament Winner (1987 - with Bruce Hart)
    • 18° in PWI 500 (1993)
    • WON Feud of the Year (1997 - The Hart Foundation vs. Stone Cold Steve Austin)
    • WON Tag Team of the Year (1993 - with Steve Austin)
    • WON Most Underrated (1994)
    • WON Rookie of the Year (1987)

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