Pro Wrestler Profile - Brutus Beefcake

Profile Info

Gender Male
Real Name Edward Harrison Leslie
Ring Names
  • Brutus Beefcake ( November 7, 1999 - November 28, 2015)
  • The Disciple ( February 23, 1998 - November 6, 1999)
  • Brutus Beefcake ( December 15, 1996 - February 22, 1998)
  • The Booty Man ( February 26, 1996 - December 14, 1996)
  • The Zodiac ( August 9, 1995 - February 25, 1996)
  • The Man With No Name ( May 15, 1995 - August 8, 1995)
  • The Butcher ( October 24, 1994 - May 14, 1995)
  • Brother Bruti ( August 1, 1994 - October 23, 1994)
  • Brutus Beefcake ( August 5, 1984 - July 30, 1994)
  • Dizzy Hogan ( November 13, 1979 - August 4, 1984)
  • Ed Boulder ( August 9, 1977 - November 12, 1979)
Height 6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight
  • 272 lbs (123 kg)
Born April 21, 1957 (age 65)
Birth Place Tampa, Florida
Billed From
  • San Francisco, California
Nicknames The Barber

Career History

Roles
  • Wrestler ( August 9, 1977 - November 28, 2015)
Companies / Promotions
Promotionfromto
Promotion INDY July 20, 2000 November 28, 2015
Promotion World Championship Wrestling WCW February 23, 1998 November 6, 1999
Promotion World Championship Wrestling WCW August 1, 1994 December 14, 1996
Promotion New Japan Pro Wrestling NJPWBrand Heavyweight May 3, 1993 January 4, 1994
Promotion World Wrestling Entertainment WWE August 5, 1984 August 6, 1993
Promotion New Japan Pro Wrestling NJPWBrand Heavyweight August 27, 1982 March 22, 1984
Promotion National Wrestling Alliance NWA January 2, 1982 May 23, 1983
Promotion American Wrestling Association AWA August 9, 1981 November 21, 1981
Promotion World Wrestling Entertainment WWE June 19, 1980 August 30, 1980
Face / Heel Turns
Alignmentfromto
Face September 22, 1998 November 28, 2015
Heel February 23, 1998 September 21, 1998
Face February 26, 1996 February 22, 1998
Heel October 23, 1994 February 25, 1996
Face March 29, 1987 October 22, 1994
Heel August 9, 1977 March 28, 1987
Images
Nov 1999
Nov 1999
Feb 1998
Feb 1998
Feb 1996
Feb 1996
Aug 1995
Aug 1995
Aug 1994
Aug 1994
Mar 1987
Mar 1987
Aug 1984
Aug 1984
Aug 1977
Aug 1977
Finishers
  • The Barber's Chair - Sleeper Hold ( August 9, 1977 - November 28, 2015)
  • Running High Knee ( August 5, 1984 - August 6, 1993)
  • The Apocalypse - Sit-down Tree-quarter Face-lock Jawbracker ( February 23, 1998 - November 6, 1999)
Theme Songs
  • Theme Song "Struttin' and a Cuttin'" by Jimmy Hart & JJ Maguire - Single ( July 20, 2000 - November 28, 2015)
  • Theme Song "Jungle Express" by Abaco Music - Single ( November 10, 1998 - November 6, 1999)
  • Theme Song "Short But Thick" by BRg Music Works - Single ( September 22, 1998 - November 9, 1998)
  • Theme Song "Rockhouse" by Frank Shelley - with nWo - Team ( February 23, 1998 - September 21, 1998)
  • Theme Song "Big Brother Booty" by Jimmy Hart & JJ Maguire - Single ( February 26, 1996 - December 14, 1996)
  • Theme Song "March of Death" from the Chappell Recorded Music Library - Single ( August 9, 1995 - February 25, 1996)
  • Theme Song "Struttin' and a Cuttin'" by Jimmy Hart & JJ Maguire - Single ( March 30, 1987 - July 30, 1994)
  • Theme Song "Haircut" by Jimmy Hart & JJ Maguire - Single ( August 5, 1984 - March 29, 1987)

Titles & Accomplishments

Hall of Fame
  • WWE Hall of Fame - Year 2019, Individual
Titles Won

World Wrestling Federation

  • 1 WWF Tag Team Championship (with Greg Valentine)

Alabama Wrestling Federation

  • 1 AWF Tag Team Championship (with Greg Valentine)

Brew City Wrestling

  • 1 BCW Tag Team Championship (with Greg Valentine)

Championship Wrestling International

  • 1 CWI Heavyweight Championship

International Wrestling Association

  • 1 IWA Television Championship

Maple State Wrestling / Slam All-Star Wrestling

  • 1 MSW/SAW Tag Team Championship (with Shane Williams)

New England Wrestling Alliance

  • 1 NEWA Heavyweight Championship

Southeastern Championship Wrestling

  • 3 NWA Southeastern Tag Team Championship (2 with Ken Lucas, 1 with Robert Fuller)

World Wide Wrestling Alliance

  • 1 WWWA Heavyweight Championship
Other Accomplishments
  • Legends Pro Wrestling XWF/LPW Hall of Fame induction (class of 2008 & 2010)

Relations

Tag Teams & Stables
Managers Jimmy Hart, Johnny Valiant, Miss Elizabeth

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