Frank "The Hammer" Goodish, "The King of the American Hippies" Frank Goodish
, Frank Brody, King Kong Brody
, Red River Jack 1st
Feds worked for: TSW
, Central States, All-Japan, Florida, World Wrestling Council (Puerto Rico), World Wrestling Alliance (IN), Pacific Wrestling Federation (Japan)
Flying Legdrop, One Armed Bodyslam, Stalling Piledriver, Atomic Drop
-Australian Brass Knucks Champion
-NWA American Champion (4x)
-NWA American Tag Team Champion (w/ Kerry Von Erich
-NWA Central States Champion
-NWA Central States Tag Team Champion (w/ Ernie Ladd
-NWA Florida Champion
-NWA International Champion
as Brass Knuckles Champion
-NWA Texas Champion
-NWA Texas Tag Team Champion (3x, 1 each w/ Mike York
, Gino Hernandez
, & Kerry Von Erich)
-NWA Western States Champion
-NWA Western States Tag Team Champion (w/ Stan Hansen
-NWF International Champion
-PWF Tag Team Champion (w/ Stan Hansen)
-Southwest Brass Knuckles Champion
-Southwest Tag Team Champion (w/ Dick Slater
-Southwest Championship Wrestling Tag Team Champion (w/ Dick Slater)
-TSW United States Tag Team Champion (w/ Stan Hansen)
-WCCW Television Champion
Adnan al-Kaissie, Kerry Von Erich, Stan Hansen, Nord the Barbarian
, Ernie Ladd, Mike York, Gino Hernandez, Dick Slater
Bruno Sammartino, Stan Hansen, Jumbo Tsuruta, Jerry Blackwell, The Fabulous Freebirds
, One Man
, Abdullah the Butcher
, Dick the Bruiser, Terry Funk
, Dory Funk Jr., Invader I, Brad Rheingans, Greg Gagne, Verne Gagne
Official Website: members.shaw.ca/Bruiser_Brody
-Played professional football with the Washington Redskins from 1969-1971.
-An absolute legend in Japan
-Given his name by Vince McMahon, Sr.
-Fought and lost to Dick the Bruiser over the moniker Bruiser, which led to using the name King Kong Brody.
-Brody & Gorilla Monsoon allegedly had a backstage fight, which lead to Brody being blackballed from the WWF
-Was offered money to jump the rail and attack Mr. T spoiling the WWF's 1st Wrestlemania event in 1985, but obviously turned down the offer.
-In 1985, he was the highest paid wrestler in the world, earning $14,000 per week due to a bidding war between AJPW & NJPW.
's first opponent.
-Donned a mask and wrestled as Red River Jack in WCCW
-Was killed on July 17, 1988 at the age of 42 after being stabbed to death in the locker room by fellow wrestler Jose Huertez Gonzales (Invader I). Gonzales claimed self defense and was acquitted.
-Brody's body was cremated and the ashes were given to his family
-In February 2006, Barbara Goodish, the widow of Bruiser Brody
, signed a WWE
legends contract (included an Action Figure).