Bushwhacker Butch - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Bushwhacker Butch, 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.

Robert Miller was born in Auckland, New Zealand on October 21, 1944.

He died on April 2, 2023 at the age of 78.

Bushwhacker Butch was inducted in the WWE Hall of Fame in 2015 as part of the Groups wing (as a member of The Bushwhackers) and in the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame (PWHF) in 2020 as part of the Groups wing (as a member of The Bushwhackers).

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Robert Miller
  • Ring Names
    • Butch ( April 2, 2001 - September 8, 2001)
    • Bushwhacker Butch ( November 23, 1989 - April 1, 2001)
    • Butch ( December 28, 1988 - November 22, 1989)
    • Butch Miller ( February 27, 1978 - November 28, 1999)
    • Sheepherder Butch ( April 19, 1986 - August 15, 1997)
    • Bob Miller ( May 24, 1969 - June 14, 1979)
    • Nick Carter ( July 14, 1973 - May 18, 1979)
    • Tiger ( January 11, 1973 - February 20, 1973)
    • Bob Miller ( January 1, 1964 - May 23, 1969)
  • Born October 21, 1944
  • Died April 2, 2023 (aged 78)
  • Nationality Nationality: New ZealandNew Zealand
  • Birth Place Auckland, New Zealand
  • Billed From
    • Auckland, New Zealand
  • Height 5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
  • Weight
    • 249 lbs (113 kg)

Career History

  • Roles
    • Wrestler ( November 3, 1983 - September 8, 2001)
    • Wrestler ( February 27, 1979 - May 23, 1981)
    • Wrestler ( November 12, 1972 - October 10, 1974)
    • Wrestler ( January 1, 1964 - May 24, 1969)
  • Companies / Promotions
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion World Wrestling CouncilWWC February 28, 1997 August 16, 1997
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWF December 28, 1988 September 14, 1996
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA April 19, 1986 November 1, 1988
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA April 28, 1979 December 12, 1980
    Promotion All Japan Pro WrestlingAJPW May 25, 1979 June 14, 1979
    Promotion IWE September 15, 1974 October 10, 1974
    Promotion Stampede WrestlingSTAMPEDE January 4, 1974 September 6, 1974
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPW January 11, 1973 February 20, 1973
  • Face / Heel Turns
    Alignmentfromto
    Face November 3, 1983 September 8, 2001
    Face February 27, 1979 May 23, 1981
    Face November 12, 1972 October 10, 1974
    Face January 1, 1964 May 24, 1969
  • Images
    Dec 1988
    Dec 1988
    Nov 1983
    Nov 1983
    Jan 1964
    Jan 1964

  • Finishers
    • Battering Ram ( January 1, 1964 - September 8, 2001)
    • Double Gutbuster - with Bushwhacker Luke ( January 1, 1965 - September 8, 2001)
  • Theme Songs
    • Theme Song "Bushwacker Boogie" by Jim Johnston - with Bushwhacker Luke - Team ( March 22, 1993 - September 8, 2001)
    • Theme Song "Walkabout" by Jim Johnston - with Bushwhacker Luke - Team ( December 28, 1988 - March 21, 1993)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • Halls of Fame
    • WWE Hall of Fame - Year 2015, Groups, The Bushwhackers
    • Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame (PWHF) - Year 2020, Groups, The Bushwhackers
  • Titles Won

    Stampede Wrestling

    • 1 NWA International Tag Team Championship (Calgary vesion) (with Luke Williams)

    Allied Powers Wrestling Federation

    • 1 APWF Tag Team Championship (with Luke Williams)

    Can-Am Wrestling

    • 1 Can-Am Tag Team Championship (with Luke Williams)

    Championship Wrestling from Florida

    • 1 NWA Florida Tag Team Championship (with Luke Williams)
    • 1 NWA United States Tag Team Championship (Florida version) (with Luke Williams)

    Continental Wrestling Association

    • 1 CWA International Tag Team Championship (with Luke Williams)

    International Wrestling Association

    • 1 IWA Tag Team Championship (with Luke Williams)

    Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling

    • 1 NWA Mid-Atlantic Tag Team Championship (with Luke Williams)

    NWA All-Star Wrestling

    • 1 NWA Canadian Tag Team Championship (Vancouver version) (with Luke Williams)

    Pacific Northwest Wrestling

    • 3 NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team Championship (with Luke Williams)

    Southwest Championship Wrestling

    • 1 SCW Southwest Tag Team Championship (with Luke Williams)
    • 1 SCW World Tag Team Championship (with Luke Williams)

    United States Wrestling League

    • 1 USWL Tag Team Championship (with Luke Williams)

    Universal Wrestling Federation

    • 2 UWF World Tag Team Championship (with Luke Williams)

    World Wide Wrestling Alliance

    • 2 WWA Tag Team Championship (with Luke Williams)

    World Wrestling Council

    • 1 WWC North American Tag Team Championship (with Luke Williams)
    • 2 WWC World Tag Team Championship (with Luke Williams)
  • Other Accomplishments
    • Ring Around The Northwest Newsletter Tag Team of the Year (1979–1980 - with Luke Williams)

Relations

  • Tag Teams & Stables
    • The Bushwhackers / The Sheepherders - Bushwhacker Luke ( November 20, 1983 - September 8, 2001)
    • The Sheepherders / Los Pastores / The Kiwi Sheepherders / The Kiwis - Bushwhacker Luke ( February 27, 1979 - May 23, 1981)
    • The Kiwis - Bushwhacker Luke ( January 1, 1965 - October 7, 1974)
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