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Brandon Groom

Brandon Groom

Nickname: The Bodysnatcher; The Greek God; The Golden God; The Greco-Roman Oklahoman; The Brideless

Height: 5' 11"

Weight: 240 lbs

From: Bristow, OK

Birthday: Jun 2nd

Pro Debut: 1999

Aliases: Brandon Babaganoush, Brandon Young, Brandon James

Feds Worked For: AWFUL, BB, BCW, BMLL, BPPW, BYEW, CCW, ComPro, CWE, DI2IW, ECW, EmpCW, FCW, IZW, MERC, MSPW, MSWA, MWA, NEW, NWA-OK, NWA-U, OCW, PWTV, SCW, SRPW, SWCW, TAP, TPW, UWE, WWE, WWG, !BANG! (FL), Central Wrestling Alliance (KS), Florida Championship Wrestling (FL); Global Wrestling Federation (KS), Hometown Heroes (KS), I Believe In Wrestling (FL), Lucha Xtreme (CA), Memphis Championship Wrestling (TN), NWA South Atlantic Championship Wrestling (FL), Professional Championship Wrestling (TX), Pro Wrestling 2.0 (FL), Pro Wrestling RIOT (FL), River City Wrestling (TX), Southern Alliance Wrestling (AR), United States Championship Wrestling (FL), Universal Championship Wrestling (KS), USA Pro Wrestling (FL), World Revolutions Entertainment (AR)

Finisher: Fall From Grace (Airplane Death Valley Driver), The Body Snapper

Signature Moves: Superkick, German Suplex

 

Career Highlights: -BCW Champion
-BPPW Champion (2x)
-BPPW Oklahoma Champion
-GWF Champion
-Lucha Extreme Champion
-MSWA Oklahoma Champion
-NWA-OK Oklahoma Champion
-NWA-U Oklahoma Tag Team Champion (w/ American Anarchy)
-OCW Oklahoma Champion
-RCW Champion (Co-Champion w/ Michael Faith)
-SAW Intercontinental Champion
-SRPW Champion
-TAP Pure Xtreme Champion
-TOPW Oklahoma Champion
-UCW Champion

Affiliates: Summer Rain, Jason Jones, Brian Lakewood, American Anarchy, Xavier Knight, Thomas Thorn, Michael Faith

Notable Feuds: Rocco Valentino, Bobby Burns, Brent Albright, Michael Barry, The New Texas Outlaws, Fuel, Excellence Personified, The Asian Triad, Warhammer

Other Facts: -Graduated from Bristow High School where he was All State in wrestling.
-Sometimes billed from Tulsa, OK, Muskogee, OK, or New Athens.
-Former husband of pro wrestler/valet Summer Rain
-Former owner & promoter for FCW
-Attended Bacone College in Muskogee and was an All-American in wrestling in 2005
-Wrestled on "WWE Heat" and announced Al Snow referred to him as Brandon Babaganoush
-Wrestled on ECW using the name Brandon Young
-Wrestled as Brandon James on an episode of "WWE Superstars" on September 1, 2011. As James, he was billed from Wichita, KS.
-On March 14, 2009, it appeared that Brandon Groom had won the ComPro title when the referee (who had been knocked unconscious by Stevie Caballero earlier in the match) signalled for the bell as Brandon had Draven Cross in a submission hold. Brandon left with the belt, but the following week, owner Mike Two declared that the referee was actually signalling for a DQ and returned the belt to Cross.
-Holds the record as the longest reigning SRPW Champion (9 months, 19 days)
-Voted Match of the Year (vs. Slater Vain) and Feud of the Year (vs. Slater Vain) by the SRPW Fans in 2003.
-Ranked #11 in the 2005 Oklafan Top 50
-Ranked #16 in the 2009 Oklafan Top 50
-Ranked #41 in the 2012 Oklafan Top 50
-Ranked #39 in the 2013 Oklafan Top 50
-Ranked #36 in the 2016 Oklafan Top 50

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Complete Calendar

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Spotlight in History

  • 1970 Luke Brown & Danny Hodge def. The Hollywood Blondes (Jerry Brown & Buddy Roberts) for the TSW United States Tag Team Champion
  • 1977 Jimmy Snuka def. El Gran Goliath for the WCCW Texas Heavyweight Champion
  • 2003 Chris Matthews became the ACW Heavyweight Champion

Week of Sun 05-21 to Sat: 05-27

  • 05-21 1971 Dusty Rhodes def. Bill Watts for the TSW North American Champion
  • 05-21 1984 Kevin Von Erich def. Killer Khan for the WCCW Television Champion
  • 05-21 2004 Cade Sydal def. X-Cal for the SRPW Light Heavyweight Champion
  • 05-21 2004 Michael Faith def. Butch Dalton for the TPW Heavyweight Champion
  • 05-21 2004 New Canada (Jon Davis & AWOL) def. Sexy Bologna (Anthony Jackson & Sudden Impact) for the TPW Tag Team Champions
  • 05-21 2016 Skylar Slice def. Athena for the IZW Queens Champion
  • 05-21 2017 Von Erichs (Marshall Von Erich & Ross Von Erich) def. The Arrow Club (Kyle Hawk & Ky-Ote) for the IWR Tag Team Champions
  • 05-21 2017 Von Erichs (Marshall Von Erich & Ross Von Erich) def. The Arrow Club (Kyle Hawk & Ky-Ote) for the TCW Tag Team Champions
  • 05-22 1985 The Nightmare 1st/The Champion def. Terry Taylor for the MSW North American Heavyweight Champion
  • 05-22 2009 Texas Outlaws, Inc. (Tim Rockwell & Bernard Funk & Bobby Burns & J. W. Hardin) became the TAP Tag Team Champions
  • 05-23 1983 The Midnight Express (Dennis Condrey & Bobby Eaton) def. The Rock-N-Roll Express (Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson) for the MSW Mid-South Tag Team Champion
  • 05-23 2004 Se7en & Li'l Joe def. Bernie Donderwitz & Mr. Brown for the ACW Tag Team Champions
  • 05-23 2004 Li'l Joe def. Bernie Donderwitz for the ACW Hardcore Champion
  • 05-23 2009 Maniac Mike def. Kareem Sadat for the SWCW Hardcore Champion
  • 05-23 2009 Sage def. Rage Logan for the SWCW Cruiserweight Champion
  • 05-23 2010 Damien Morte def. Crisstopher Crow for the SWCW Cruiserweight Champion
  • 05-23 2015 Brad Michaels def. Jermaine Johnson for the IZW Heavyweight Champion
  • 05-25 1986 Terry Taylor def. Buzz Sawyer for the UWF Television Champion
  • 05-25 2013 Brock Landers became the SWCW All-American Champion
  • 05-25 2013 The American Pitbulls (Craig Stevens & Jason Jaxon) def. The Investment (Jason Noal & Jay Sinn) for the ACW Tag Team Champions
  • 05-26 1989 Eric Embry def. Super Zodiac for the WCCW Texas Heavyweight Champion
  • 05-26 2007 Matt Garza def. Mitch W. Carter for the IZW Cruiserweight Champion
  • 05-27 1970 Luke Brown & Danny Hodge def. The Hollywood Blondes (Jerry Brown & Buddy Roberts) for the TSW United States Tag Team Champion
  • 05-27 1977 Jimmy Snuka def. El Gran Goliath for the WCCW Texas Heavyweight Champion
  • 05-27 2003 Chris Matthews became the ACW Heavyweight Champion
05-27
  • Crucifer May 27th Today!
  • Jim Thorpe May 28th
  • Maria Star May 28th
  • Dean Lambert May 28th
  • Kamala May 28th
  • Max McGuirk May 29th
  • Samu May 29th
  • Psycho Mike May 29th
  • Jake Roberts May 30th
  • Jesse Storm May 30th
  • Jeff Hardzog May 30th
  • Fuel May 31st
  • Mascara Purpura May 31st
  • Black Bart Jun 1st
  • Violet Payne Jun 1st
  • Killista Jun 1st
  • Bobby Burns Jun 1st
  • Anna Jackson Jun 1st
  • A. J. Styles Jun 2nd
  • Brandon Groom Jun 2nd
  • Jeff Knight Jun 3rd
  • Thomas Knight Jun 3rd
  • Shawn Shields Jun 5th
  • Danny Miller Jun 5th
  • Igor Putski Jun 5th
  • Rip Hawk Jun 6th
  • Travis 12 Gage Jun 6th
  • Rick Sweetan Jun 6th
  • That Handsome Devil Jun 6th
  • Steve Hartley Jun 7th
  • Stevie Caballero Jun 7th
  • Damon Windsor Jun 7th
  • Mick Foley Jun 7th
  • Rick Vyper Jun 8th
  • Michele Leone Jun 8th
  • Mustafa Bin Akbar Jun 8th
  • Mark Wilson Jun 9th
  • Jamie Jun 9th
  • Jim Barnett Jun 9th
  • Jeff Wolfenbarger Jun 9th
  • Dutch Savage Jun 9th

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