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Bam Bam Bigelow

Biography

Pro wrestler known for his mammoth size and surprising agility who performed in main promotions just like the WWF, WCW, and ECW. He qualified with Larry Sharpe to be an entertaining back heel. In 2000, he experienced severe burns up after rescuing three kids from a burning up house. He previously three kids with Dana Fisher. He passed away of a medication overdose in 2007. He wrestled using the “The Ruler” Jerry Lawler.

Quick Facts


Full Name Bam Bam Bigelow
Date Of Birth September 1, 1961
Died January 19, 2007, Hudson, Florida, United States
Place Of Birth Asbury Park, NJ
Height 1.91 m
Weight 147 kg
Profession Wrestler
Nationality American
Spouse Dana Fisher, Dana Fisher
Children Shane Bigelow, Scott Colton Bigelow, Ricci Bigelow
Parents William Bigelow, Diana Bigelow
Siblings Todd Bigelow
Movies Major Payne, Joe's Apartment, Snake Eater III: His Law, ECW on TNN, WWE: Survivor Series 1995, ECW: Heatwave '98, ECW: Deep Impact
TV Shows WCW Monday Nitro, ECW Hardcore TV, WWF Wrestling Challenge, WXW Rage TV
Star Sign Virgo

  • Facts
  • Filmography
  • Awards
  • Salaries
  • Quotes
  • Trademarks
  • Pictures

#Fact
1Along with his father, is the Proprietor of "Bam Bam Bigelow's Deli" in eastern Pennsylvania. Among their specialities is the 1 pound "Beast" burger. [January 2005]
2Retired from Professional Wrestling [July 2003]
3Avid Motorcylist.
4Once had a tooth knocked out when André the Giant stepped on his head during a match in Madison Square Garden.
5Has three children -- Shane Bigelow (born c. 1988), Scott Colton Bigelow (born c. 1995), and daughter, Ricci Bigelow, (born c. 1998) -- who live with his ex-wife in New Jersey.
6Fought in U-Japan Championship, under NHB rules, and lost to UFC veteran Kimo Leopoldo by submission.
7Joined the Million Dollar Corporation in the summer of 1994.
8Made his debut in the WWE (then the WWF - World Wrestling Federation) in 1987 and accepted the managerial services of Sir Oliver Humperdink.
9Notable title wins include: Southern Heavyweight title; World Class Television title; IWGP Tag Team titles with Vader; NEW/NWA Northeast title; USA Universal Superstars of American title; WAR World 6-Man Tag Team titles with Hiromichi; ECW Heavyweight title; ECW Television title; WCW World Tag Team Titles with DDP; WCW Hardcore Title
10Also worked as a bounty hunter, before entering professional wrestling.
11Was once a bodyguard for fellow New Jersey-ite Bruce Springsteen.
12May 15, 2004 WWSA in Mt. Holly, NJ: Bam Bam Bigelow defeated The Sheik from Iraq.
13While in WCW, Bam Bam Bigelow formed a team with Diamond Dallas Page & Chris Kanyon known as The Triad. Bam Bam & Dallas Page defeated Raven & Perry Saturn for the WCW World Tag Team titles. The Triad got permission to use any combination of the trio to defend the titles (like the old Freebirds angle).
14Bam Bam Bigelow lost to football great Lawrence Taylor in the main event at Wrestlemania 11.
15Held the IWGP World Tag-Team Title with Big Van Vader from 1 March 1992
  • 26 June 1992 defeating Hiroshi Hase and Keiji Mutoh (aka The Great
Muta).
16Held the ECW World Title from 16 October 1997 - 30 November 1997 defeating Shane Douglas.
17Held the ECW Television Title from 1 March 1998 - 4 April 1998 defeating Taz.
18Held the WCW Hardcore Title from 7 February 2000 - 20 February 2000 defeating Brian Knobbs.
19Held the WCW World Tag-Team Title with 'Diamond' Dallas Page from 31 May 1999 - 10 June 1999 defeating Raven & Perry Saturn.
20Held the WCW World Tag-Team Title with 'Diamond' Dallas Page & Chris Kanyon as The Jersey Triad from 13 June 1999 - 14 August 1999 defeating Chris Benoit & Perry Saturn.
21Rushed into a brush fire near his home to save a group of children who were trapped, receiving second degree burns on over 40% of his body
22Was First-Runner-Up in Pro Wrestler Rookie of the Year


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Legends Never Die2006VideoBam Bam Bigelow
USA Pro: End of an Era2003VideoBam Bam Bigelow
WCW Monday Nitro1998-2001TV SeriesBam Bam Bigelow
WCW Greed2001TV MovieBam Bam Bigelow
World Championship Wrestling: Starrcade2000TV MovieBam Bam Bigelow
WCW Mayhem2000TV MovieBam Bam Bigelow
Icebreaker2000SWAT Team
Ready to Rumble2000Bam Bam Bigelow
WCW Uncensored2000TV MovieBam Bam Bigelow
WCW SuperBrawl 20002000TV MovieBam Bam Bigelow
WCW World Championship Wrestling2000TV SeriesBam Bam Bigelow
WCW Thunder1999-2000TV SeriesBam Bam Bigelow
WCW Fall Brawl1999TV MovieBam Bam Bigelow
WCW Road Wild1999TV MovieBam Bam Bigelow
WCW Bash at the Beach1999TV MovieBam Bam Bigelow
WCW The Great American Bash1999TV MovieBam Bam Bigelow
WCW Slamboree1999TV MovieBam Bam Bigelow
WCW Spring Stampede1999TV MovieBam Bam Bigelow
WCW Uncensored1999TV MovieBam Bam Bigelow
WCW SuperBrawl IX1999TV MovieBam Bam Bigelow
WCW Souled Out1999TV MovieBam Bam Bigelow
ECW It Ain't Seinfeld 19981998VideoBam Bam Bigelow
ECW November to Remember 19981998VideoBam Bam Bigelow
WCW/NWO World War 31998TV MovieBam Bam Bigelow
ECW Wrestlepalooza1998TV MovieBam Bam Bigelow
ECW Living Dangerously '981998VideoBam Bam Bigelow
ECW November 2 Remember 971997VideoBam Bam Bigelow
Grand Masters of Wrestling: Volume 21997VideoBam Bam Bigelow
ECW as Good as It Gets1997VideoBam Bam Bigelow
Joe's Apartment1996Boss Construction
WWF Superstars1987-1995TV SeriesBam Bam Bigelow
Major Payne1995Huge Biker
WWF Action Zone1994TV SeriesBam Bam Bigelow
WWF Challenge1987-1993TV SeriesBam Bam Bigelow
Summerslam1993VideoBam Bam Bigelow
WWF: U.K. Fan Favorites1993VideoBam Bam Bigelow
King of the Ring1993VideoBam Bam Bigelow
Snake Eater III: His Law1992VideoGoose (as Scott 'Bam Bam' Bigelow)
WCW/NWA Capital Combat1990TV MovieBam Bam Bigelow- Sullivan's Slaughterhouse
Starrcade1988TV MovieBam Bam Bigelow
Hulkamania 31988VideoBam Bam Bigelow
Best of the WWF Volume 151988VideoBam Bam Bigelow
Saturday Night's Main Event: The Greatest Hits1988VideoBam Bam Bigelow
WrestleMania IV1988TV SpecialBam Bam Bigelow
1st & Ten: The Championship1987TV SeriesRepo Man Assistant
George the Animal Steele1987VideoBam Bam Bigelow
Piledriver: The Wrestling Album II, the Music Video1987Video shortBam Bam Bigelow
Wrestling's Most Embarrassing Moments1987VideoBam Bam Bigelow

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
WCW World Title Tournament1999TV SpecialBam Bam Bigelow
Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends1999TV Series documentaryBam Bam Bigelow
ECW Hardcore Heaven '971997TV SpecialBam Bam Bigelow
WXW Rage TV1996TV SeriesHimself (as Bam Bam Bigelow)
Survivor Series1995TV SpecialBam Bam Bigelow
WWE Raw1993-1995TV SeriesBam Bam Bigelow
WWF in Your House 31995TV SpecialBam Bam Bigelow
WWF in Your House 21995TV SpecialBam Bam Bigelow
King of the Ring1995TV SpecialBam Bam Bigelow
WrestleMania XI1995TV SpecialBam Bam Bigelow
Royal Rumble1995TV SpecialBam Bam Bigelow
Survivor Series1994TV SpecialBam Bam Bigelow- The Million Dollar Team
Summerslam1994TV SpecialBam Bam Bigelow
King of the Ring1994TV SpecialBam Bam Bigelow
WrestleMania X1994TV SpecialBam Bam Bigelow
Royal Rumble1994TV SpecialBam Bam Bigelow
Survivor Series1993TV SpecialBam Bam Bigelow
Eastern Championship Wrestling1993TV SeriesHimself (1997-1998)
Royal Rumble1993TV SpecialBam Bam Bigelow
UWF Beach Brawl1991TV SpecialBam Bam Bigelow
Clash of the Champions XI: Coastal Crush1990TV MovieHimself (as Bam Bam Bigelow)
The 37th Annual Slammy Awards1987TV SpecialBam Bam Bigelow
Survivor Series1987TV SpecialBam Bam Bigelow
WCW Worldwide Wrestling1975TV SeriesHimself (1998-2001) (as Bam Bam Bigelow)

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Scott Hall: Living on a Razor's Edge2016VideoBam Bam Bigelow
WWE 2k152014Video GameBam Bam Bigelow
Ladies and Gentlemen, My Name is Paul Heyman2014VideoBam Bam Bigelow
WWE: Goldberg - The Ultimate Collection2013VideoBam Bam Bigelow
WWE: ECW Unreleased, Vol. 22013VideoBam Bam Bigelow
Bret Hitman Hart: The Dungeon Collection2013VideoBam Bam Bigelow
nWo: The Revolution2012Video documentaryBam Bam Bigelow
The 50 Greatest Finishing Moves in WWE History2012VideoBam Bam Bigelow
WWE: The Biggest Matches in ECW History2012VideoBam Bam Bigelow
Best of King of the Ring2011VideoBam Bam Bigelow
Raw: The Beginning - The Best of Seasons 1 & 22010VideoBam Bam Bigelow
Hulk Hogan's Unreleased Collector's Series2009VideoBam Bam Bigelow
WWE: Survivor Series Anthology, Vol. 12009VideoBam Bam Bigelow
WWE: The Rise and Fall of WCW2009VideoBam Bam Bigelow
WWE Legends of WrestleMania2009Video GameBam Bam Bigelow
The WWE: The Best of Saturday Night's Main Event2009VideoBam Bam Bigelow
Starrcade: The Essential Collection2009Bam Bam Bigelow
WWE Royal Rumble: The Complete Anthology, Vol. 22007VideoBam Bam Bigelow
The Shawn Michaels Story: Heartbreak and Triumph2007VideoBam Bam Bigelow
The World's Greatest Wrestling Managers2006VideoBam Bam Bigelow
WWE Smackdown!2006TV SeriesBam Bam Bigelow
ECW Blood Sport: The Most Violent Matches2006VideoBam Bam Bigelow
The Bret Hart Story: The Best There Is, the Best There Was, the Best There Ever Will Be2005Video documentaryBam Bam Bigelow
WWE WrestleMania: The Complete Anthology, Vol. 22005VideoBam Bam Bigelow
WWE WrestleMania: The Complete Anthology, Vol. 32005VideoBam Bam Bigelow
Tombstone: The History of the Undertaker2005Video documentaryBam Bam Bigelow
ECW One Night Stand2005TV MovieBam Bam Bigelow
The Best of Intercontinental Championship2005VideoBam Bam Bigelow
Rob Van Dam: One of a Kind2005VideoBam Bam Bigelow
The Rise & Fall of ECW2004Video documentaryBam Bam Bigelow
Extreme Championship Wrestling: Deep Impact2001VideoBam Bam Bigelow
WCW Thunder1999TV SeriesBam Bam Bigelow
Undertaker - He Buries Them Alive1994VideoBam Bam Bigelow
The Undertaker: His Gravest Matches1993VideoBam Bam Bigelow
Best of Bret 'Hit Man' Hart1993VideoBam Bam Bigelow
WWE Raw1993TV SeriesBam Bam Bigelow

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#Quote
1If you play with fire then you're gonna get burned!

#Trademark
1Very agile for a man his size.
2Finishing move: Greetings from Asbury Park ( Sit down Tombstone Piledriver)
3Finishing move: Top Rope Flying Headbutt
4Finisher: Top Rope Moonsault
5Flame tattoos on his shaved head


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