Biography(references)Bigelow was born on September 1, 1961 in Mount Laurel, New Jersey, United States. He placed third in the 1979 New Jersey state wrestling tournament in his sophomore year, but missed his senior season due to a cyst in his lower back. In his late teens, Bigelow competed in arm wrestling tournaments. After dropping out of high school, Bigelow held various jobs including a bodyguard, a bouncer, and a bounty hunter.
Fighter Trivia(references)On July 4, 2000, Bigelow received second degree burns on 40% of his body while rescuing three children from a fire in Wayside, New Jersey. In 2004, Bigelow opened a deli in Hamlin, Wayne County, Pennsylvania that sold a two pound "Beast Burger". By the end of his life, Bigelow was suffering from multiple health issues and receiving Social Security Disability Benefits.
Awards & Accolades
American Combat Wrestling: ACW Tag Team Championship (1 time) - with Ralph Mosca
Continental Wrestling Association: AWA Southern Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
Extreme Championship Wrestling: ECW World Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
Extreme Championship Wrestling: ECW World Television Championship (1 time)
NWA Northeast: NWA Northeast Heavyweight Championship (1 time, first)
New Japan Pro-Wrestling: IWGP Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Big Van Vader
Pro Wrestling Illustrated: Ranked No. 24 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 1994
Universal Superstars of America: USA Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
USA Pro Wrestling: USA Pro Heavyweight Championship (2 times)
World Championship Wrestling: WCW Hardcore Championship (1 time)
World Championship Wrestling: WCW World Tag Team Championship (2 times) – with Diamond Dallas Page (1 time) and with Diamond Dallas Page and Chris Kanyon (1 time)
World Class Wrestling Association: WCWA Television Championship (1 time)
World Star Wrestling Federation: WSWF Heavyweight Championship (1 time, first)
World Wrestling Federation: Slammy Award for Best Head (1987) with Gene Okerlund
Wrestle Association R: WAR World Six-Man Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Hiromichi Fuyuki and Yoji Anjo
Wrestle Association R: Six Man Tag Team Tournament (1994) – with Genichiro Tenryu and Atsushi Onita
Wrestling Observer Newsletter: Rookie of the Year (1986)
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