Butch Reed - Pro Wrestler Profile

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

Bruce Franklin Reed was born in Kansas City, Missouri on July 11, 1954.

He died on February 5, 2021 at the age of 66.

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Bruce Franklin Reed
  • Ring Names
    • Butch Reed ( January 4, 1980 - May 18, 2013)
    • Doom #2 ( October 17, 1989 - February 6, 1990)
    • Bruce Reed ( May 14, 1979 - April 19, 1985)
  • Born July 11, 1954
  • Died February 5, 2021 (aged 66)
  • Nationality Nationality: United StatesUnited States
  • Birth Place Kansas City, Missouri
  • Billed From
    • Kansas City, Missouri
  • Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
  • Weight
    • 264 lbs (120 kg)
  • Nicknames The Natural; Hacksaw

Career History

  • Roles
    • Part Time Wrestler ( June 10, 1995 - May 18, 2013)
    • Wrestler ( May 14, 1979 - November 7, 1992)
  • Promotions / Brands
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion INDY June 10, 1995 May 18, 2013
    Promotion World Championship WrestlingWCW January 18, 1989 September 2, 1992
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWF September 16, 1986 March 31, 1988
    Promotion American Wrestling AssociationAWA March 27, 1985 June 30, 1985
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA May 14, 1979 September 18, 1986
    Promotion World Class Championship WrestlingWCCW February 23, 1984 February 26, 1985
  • Face / Heel Turns
    Alignmentfromto
    Heel September 16, 1986 May 18, 2013
    Face January 6, 1985 September 15, 1986
    Heel September 18, 1983 January 5, 1985
    Face May 14, 1979 September 17, 1983
  • Images History
    Jan 1989
    Jan 1989
    Sep 1986
    Sep 1986
    May 1979
    May 1979

  • Finishers
    • Gorilla Press Slam ( May 14, 1979 - May 18, 2013)
  • Theme Songs
    • Theme Song "Brain Decay" - Single ( May 20, 1991 - September 2, 1992)
    • Theme Song "Hold Up" - Single ( February 1, 1991 - May 19, 1991)
    • Theme Song "The Globetrotter" by Steve Martin - Single ( January 18, 1989 - January 30, 1991)
    • Theme Song "Jive Soul Bro" - Single ( September 16, 1986 - March 31, 1988)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • World Championship Wrestling & National Wrestling Alliance

  • Central States Wrestling

    • 1 NWA Central States Tag Team Championship (with Jerry Roberts)

    Championship Wrestling from Florida

    • 1 NWA International Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 NWA North American Tag Team Championship (Florida version) (with Sweet Brown Sugar)

    Global Wrestling Federation

    • 1 GWF North American Heavyweight Championship

    Insane Championship Wrestling

    • 1 MWCW Heavyweight Championship

    Mid-South Wrestling Association

    • 3 Mid-South North American Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 Mid-South Tag Team Championship (with Jim Neidhart)
    • 1 Mid-South Television Championship

    Mid-States Wrestling

    • 1 MSW Heavyweight Championship

    Missouri Wrestling Federation / Midwest Wrestling Federation

    • 1 MWF Heavyweight Championship

    United States Wrestling Association

    • 1 USWA Unified World Heavyweight Championship

    World League Wrestling

    • 1 WLW Heavyweight Championship
  • Other Accomplishments
    • GCW Omni Thanksgiving Tag Team Tournament Winner (1983 – with Pez Whatley)
    • WON Strongest Wrestler (1984)

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