Additional Training(If Applicable)
Company's Worked For:
In The Beginning
# 1989: Bill DeMott began training with Johnny Rodz..
# March 28, 1992: Crash the Terminator defeated Steve Strong for the AWF (Americas Wrestling Federation) title in Puerto Rico.
# July 1992: Mr Pogo & Crash the Terminator defeated the Head Hunters for the W*ng World Tag Team titles.
# July 11, 1993: Crash won a 16 man tournament to become the first W*ING World Heavyweight Champion in Yokohoma, Japan..
# Crash the Terminator faced Leatherface (Rick Patterson) in a barbed wire baseball bat match for IWA in Japan..
# ECW's Ultimate Jeopardy 1994: Crash the Terminator defeated Pitbull #1..
# June 1, 1995: Crash the Terminator won a battle royal to become the first PCW (Pennsylvania Championship Wrestling) Champion..
World Championship Wrestling
# September 1995: Bill DeMott signed with World Championship Wrestling at the request of Kevin Sullivan..
# Bill DeMott was given the name "The Laughing Man" and "The Man of Question"..
# Bill DeMott was later known more simply as, Hugh Morrus (Humorous, get it?)..
# SuperBrawl VI: Hugh Morrus defeated Chris Kanyon in a dark match..
# Hugh Morrus briefly formed tag teams with Joey Maggs, and then Scott Norton..
# September 1996: Hugh Morrus was invited to a Japan/US All-Star Tournament in Japan. (w/ Flair, Anderson, Sting, Luger & Regal)..
# SuperBrawl VII: Hugh Morrus pinned Joe Gomez in a dark match..
# Hugh Morrus joined Jimmy Hart's Dungeon of Doom..
# September 22, 1997: Hugh Morrus became victim number one of Bill Goldberg..
# February 5, 1998 - Thunder: Hugh Morrus pinned La Parka with his No Laughing Matter moonsault..
# May 9, 1998 - MTV's Ultimate Video Bash: Hugh Morrus defeated Sick Boy (Scott Vick)..
# June 21, 1998 - WCW House Show: Hugh Morrus beat "Mean" Mike Enos..
# January 4, 1999 - Georgia Dome Nitro: Hugh Morrus defeated Glacier..
# January 28, 1999 - Thunder: Hugh Morrus defeated Psicosis..
# March 1999: Big DeMott signed a new three-year contract with World Championship Wrestling..
# May 30, 1999: High Morrus defeated Jerry Flynn..
# Fall Brawl 1999: Hugh Morrus & Brian Knobbs beat Dean Malenko & Shane Douglas in a "no DQ" match..
World Championship Wrestling - The MIA
# Slamboree 2000: Hugh Morrus became Captain Rection..
# Captain Rection formed the Misfits In Action with Crp Cajun, Lt Loco, Major Stash & Major Gunns..
# ~~~A short time later, Captain Rection was promoted to General Rection..
# Fall Brawl 2000: Hacksaw Jim Duggan turned against General Rection, joining Lance Storm's Team Canada in the process..
# Halloween Havoc 2000: General Rection defeated Duggan & Storm in a handicap match for the United States title..
# Millennium Final in Germany: General Rection & Alex Wright defeated Mark Jindrak & Sean O'Haire for the WCW World Tag Team titles.
# Mayhem 2000: General Rection recaptured the United States title from Lance Storm in Milwaukee, WI..
# Starrcade 2000: General Rection defeated Shane Douglas via disqualification..
# General Rection changes his name back to Hugh Morrus as the MIA falls apart..
# February 18, 2001 - Superbrawl Revenge: Hugh Morrus defeated The Wall..
World Wrestling Federation
# WWFe buys WCW, and DeMott accept a buyout of his contract, signing with the WWF..
# June 4, 2001 - RAW: Hugh Morrus did a run in during an IC title match between Kane & Christian to advance the WCW Invasion..
# June 24, 2001 - Invasion 2001: Hugh Morrus/Shawn Stasiak/Kanyon defeated Big Show/Billy Gunn/Albert in a six man tag match..
# July 22, 2001 - Heat: The Big Show & Billy Gunn defeated Hugh Morris & Chris Kanyon..
# July 29, 2001 - Heat: Albert defeated Hugh Morris..
# August 20, 2001 - RAW: The Big Show & The APA & Scotty 2 Hotty & Billy Gunn & Spike Dudley defeated
# ~~~The Dudley Boys (Bubba & Devon Dudley) & Chuck Palumbo & Sean O'Haire & Hugh Morris & Tommy Dreamer..
# August 26, 2001 - Heat: Albert defeated Hugh Morris..
# August 27, 2001 - RAW: Hugh Morris defeated Edge via DQ..
# September 2, 2001 - Heat: Hardcore Holly defeated Hugh Morris..
# September 9, 2001 - Heat: Perry Saturn defeated Hugh Morris..
# October 21, 2001 - Heat: The Acolytes defeated Chris Kanyon & Hugh Morris..
# November 11, 2001 - Heat: Albert & Scotty 2 Hotty defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr. & Hugh Morris..
# November 12, 2001 - RAW - Hugh & Chavo try to get jobs with the WWF by sucking up to Vince McMahon, who rejects them..
# ~~~Chavo & Hugh are later fired from the Alliance by Commissioner William Regal..
# November 2001: Hugh Morrus has a small rotator cuff tear but will be working through it..
# February 2002: Hugh starts competing for Heartland Wrestling Association..
# March 12, 2002: Hugh Morrus & Raven defeated Lance Cade & Steve Bradley for the HWA Tag Team title..
# May 2002: Hugh Morrus was involved in a motorcycle accident, as a result, he hurt his leg and is experiencing some pain..
World Wrestling Entertainment - Tough Enough
# Bill DeMott became the "hardass" trainer on WWE Tough Enough III..
# June 1, 2002 - Velocity: Albert defeated Hugh Morris..
# June 8, 2002 - Velocity: The Godfather defeated Hugh Morris..
# June 22, 2002 - Velocity: Tajiri defeated Hugh Morris..
# July 20, 2002 - Velocity: Shannon Moore defeated Hugh Morris..
# November 23, 2002 - Velocity: Bill DeMott defeated Danny Doring..
# November 30, 2002 - Velocity: Albert and Bill DeMott defeated Coats and Kusick..
World Wrestling Entertainment - The BIG Push
# December 5, 2002 - Smackdown!: Bill DeMott defeated, no destroyed, Funaki!
# December 12, 2002 - Smackdown!: Bill DeMott defeated, no destroyed, Shannon Moore!
# December 19, 2002 - Smackdown!: Bill DeMott & Crash Holly defeat Jamie Noble & Nunzio -- DeMott destroys all after the match..
# December 21, 2002 - Velocity: Bill DeMott defeated Michael Shane..
# December 26, 2002 - Smackdown!: Bill DeMott destroyed Crash Holly..
# January 2, 2003 - Smackdown!: Bill DeMott defeated Chruck Palumbo..
# January 9, 2003 - Smackdown!: Bill DeMott defeated Shannon Moore..
# January 11, 2003 - Velocity: Bill DeMott defeated Mike Colvakian..
# January 16, 2003 - Smackdown!: Bill DeMott defeated his largest opponent yet, Rikishi!
# January 23, 2003 - Smackdown!: Rikishi defeated Bill DeMott..
# January 30, 2003 - Smackdown!: Bill DeMott got some revenge for last week, defeating Rikishi by cheating..
World Wrestling Entertainment - Bill DeMott
# Feb-May 2003: Bill DeMott's push was deflated and he was pushed to wrestling exclusively on Velocity..
# February 8, 2003 - Velocity: Bill DeMott defeated Phil Brown..
# February 15, 2003 - Velocity: Bill DeMott defeated Sho Funaki..
# February 22, 2003 - Velocity: Bill DeMott defeated Sho Funaki..
# March 1, 2003 - Velocity: Bill DeMott defeated Billy Kidman..
# March 8, 2003 - Velocity: Bill DeMott defeated Xavier..
# March 15, 2003 - Velocity: Bill DeMott defeated B.J. Payne..
# March 29, 2003 - Velocity: Bill DeMott defeated Apollo Khan..
# April 19, 2003 - Velocity: Bill DeMott defeated Matt Tousin..
# May 3, 2003 - Velocity: A-Train defeated Bill DeMott..
# May 17, 2003 - Velocity: Rhyno defeated Bill DeMott..
# May 24, 2003 - Velocity: Bill DeMott defeated Brad Hunter..
# May 31, 2003 - Velocity: Bill DeMott defeated Shannon Moore..
# June 7, 2003 - Velocity: Bill DeMott defeated A-Train..
# June 14, 2003 - Velocity: Bill DeMott defeated Chris Kanyon..
World Wrestling Entertainment - End of the Line
# June 2003: Bill DeMott's character took a strange turn, as he comes to the ring and tells bad jokes before his matches..
# October 2003: Bill DeMott officially retired from wrestling and joins Josh Mathews in the announce booth for WWE Velocity..
# November 19, 2004--USA Pro Wrestling: Balls Mahoney defeated Al Snow to win the Heavyweight title for the 6th time..
# ~~~Chris Candido, The Sandman, Axl Rotten, and WWE's Bill DeMott all made run-ins, with DeMott turning on Al Snow..
Deep South Wrestling
# Bill DeMott became the trainer and announcer at WWE's upstart developmental territory known as Deep South..
# February 9, 2006--Deep South Wrestling: Bill DeMott & Ray Gordy & Damien Steele defeated Simon Dean & The Gymini ..
# April 13, 2006--Deep South Wrestling: The Gymini attacked Bill DeMott and smashed a computer over his head!
# April 20, 2006--Deep South Wrestling: Bill DeMott (as Hugh Morrus) & Freakin' Deacon defeated The Gymini by Countout..
# April 27, 2006--Deep South Wrestling: The Gymini (Jesse & Jake) defeated Bill DeMott & Freakin Deacon by Disqualification...
# May 4, 2006--Deep South Wrestling: The Gymini (Jesse & Jake) defeated Bill DeMott & Freakin' Deacon in a No DQ or Count-out match..
# ~~~Deacon dropped off the apron and ran out the door, leaving Bill DeMott alone; Gymini continued the assault after the match..
# August 31, 2006--Deep South Wrestling: Gymini showed up claiming to have built DSW and had a confrontation with Bill DeMott..
# September 9, 2006--DSW Six Flags: The Gymini defeated Bill DeMott & Freakin' Deacon in a tag team match..
# December 14, 2006--Deep South Wrestling: Bill DeMott helped Gymini win the DSW Tag Team titles by watching G-Rilla..
# January 4, 2007--Deep South Wrestling: Gymini w/Bill DeMott defeated Urban Assault w/Afa Jr. to retain the Tag Team titles
# January 11, 2007--Deep South Wrestling: Gymini w/Bill DeMott defeated The Major Brothers w/Freakin' Deacon by DQ..
# January 20, 2007: Bill Demott was released from his WWE contract relieving him from his trainer status at DSW...
Wrestling Debut: 1990
Title History: # Americas Wrestling Federation Heavyweight Title (March 28, 1992)
# W*ng World Tag Team title w/Mr Pogo defeating Headhunters (July 1992)
# W*ING World Heavyweight Champion winning a tournament
# Pennsylvania Championship Wrestling Heavyweight title winning a battle royal
# WCW United States Title defeating Jim Duggan/Lance Storm
# WCW World Tag Team title defeating Jindrak/O'Haire
# Heartland Wrestling Association Tag Team Titles w/Raven defeating Steve Bradley & Lance Cade.
Location: Titusville, Florida
Wrestler Name: Bill Demott (Hugh Morris)
Height & Weight: 6'2" - 280 lbs
Entrance Music: Needed
Finishing Move: The Moonsault (No Laughing Matter)
No Joke (inverted swinging neckbreaker)
Trade Mark Moves:
Face or Heel