Additional Training(If Applicable)
Company's Worked For:
In The Beginning
# 1977: Ed Leslie began his wrestling career teaming with Hulk Hogan in smaller promotions around the country..
World Wrestling Federation
# Ed Leslie joined the World Wrestling Federation and became known as Brutus Beefcake (a male stripper)..
# 1984: Brutus Beefcake first appeared by walking out to the ring during squash matches by various babyface wrestlers..
# ~~~Brutus Beefcake made it known that he was looking for a manager, so all the managers began offering themselves to him..
# ~~~Brutus Beefcake would eventually choose "Luscious" Johnny Valiant to be his manager and guide his wrestling career..
# ~~~Brutus Beefcake's gimmick was originally portrayed as a male stripper, and included a lenthy video of him stripping at a bar..
# March 31, 1985 - WrestleMania: Brutus Beefcake w/Johnny V vs. David Sammartino w/Bruno Sammartino ended in a No Contest..
World Wrestling Federation - The Dream Team
# Brutus Beefcake formed a tag team with Greg Valentine known as Dream Team still managed by Luscious Johnny V...
# October 3, 1985 - Saturday Night Main Event: Brutus Beefcake & Greg Valentine defeated Lanny Poffo & Tony Garea..
# April 7, 1986 - WrestleMania 2: The British Bulldogs (w/Ozzy Osbourne) beat The Dream Team to win the WWF Tag Team titles..
# August 28, 1986 - The Big Event: The Rougeau Brothers defeated The Dream Team (Greg Valentine & Brutus Beefcake)..
# October 4, 1986 - SNME: The British Bulldogs defeated Brutus Beefcake & Greg Valentine in a 2/3 falls match..
# March 29, 1987 - WrestleMania 3: The Dream Team (w/Johnny Valiant & Dino Bravo) defeated The Rougeau Brothers..
# ~~~Greg Valentine & Johnny V dumped Brutus Beefcake as a partner is picked up Dino Bravo and became Dream Team II..
World Wrestling Federation - Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake
# Brutus Beefcake was dumped by the Dream Team and turned face, becoming known as Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake..
# April 9, 1987 - King Of The Ring: Haku defeated Brutus Beefcake in a KOTR Qualifying match..
# August 25, 1987 - Paul Boesch Retirement Show: Brutus Beefcake defeated Johnny Valiente in a Hair vs. Hair match..
# November 16, 1987 - Legends Battle Royal: Dino Bravo & Greg Valentine defeated Junk Yard Dog & Brutus Beefcake..
# October 16, 1988 - King Of The Ring: Ted DiBiase defeated Brutus Beefcake in a KOTR Qualifying match..
# October 14, 1989 - King Of The Ring: Akeem defeated Brutus Beefcake in a KOTR Qualifying match..
# December 27, 1989 - No Holds Barred: The Match/The Movie: Hulk Hogan & Brutus Beefcake defeated Randy Savage & Zeus..
# 1990: Brutus Beefcake was involved in a freak parasailing accident and was fitted with steel plates and bolts in his face..
World Wrestling Federation III
# February 15, 1993 - RAW: Brutus Beefcake defeated Ted DiBiase by Disqualification..
# Brutus Beefcake returned to the WWF, but was brutally attacked by Ted DiBiase & IRS with a metal breifcase!
# ~~~Hulk Hogan returned to the WWF and came to his friends rescue and set up a tag team match at Wrestlemania..
# Wrestlemania IX: Money Inc (Ted DiBiase & IRS) defeated Hulk Hogan & Brutus Beefcake by Disqualification..
World Championship Wrestling
# Brutus Beefcake followed Hulk Hogan to World Championship Wrestling, where Hogan quickly capture the World championship..
World Championship Wrestling - The 3 Faces of Fear (The Butcher)
# Brutus Beefcake (as "The Butcher") turned on Hulk Hogan and joined the Three Faces of Fear with Kevin Sullivan & Avalanche..
# December 27, 1994 - Starrcade: Hulk Hogan defeated The Butcher (Brutus Beefcake) to retain the WCW World Heavyweight title..
# May 21, 1995 - Slamboree: Kevin Sullivan defeated The Man With No Name (Brutus Beefcake)..
World Championship Wrestling - The Dungeon of Doom (The Zodiac)
# Brutus Beefcake (as "The Zodiac") then joined the Dungeon of Doom - whose sole purpose was the destruction of Hulkamania..
# September 17, 1995 - Fall Brawl: The Hulkamaniacs defeated The Dungeaon Of Doom in a War Games Cage match..
# ~~~Hulk Hogan & Randy Savage & Lex Luger & Sting defeated Kamala & The Zodiac & Shark (John Tenta) & Meng..
# October 29, 1995 - Halloween Havoc: Randy "Macho Man" Savage defeated The Zodiac (Brutus Beefcake)..
# Brutus Beefcake dissappeared for a few months and returned under another gimmick..
World Championship Wrestling - The Booty Man
# Brutus Beefcake returned to WCW as "The Booty Man", managed by Booty Babe..
# August 5, 1996 - Nitro: The Booty Man defeated "The Nature Boy" Ric Flair by Disqualification..
# Brutus Beefcake tried to join the new World order thinking he could bury the hatchet with his old friend Hollywood Hogan..
# Hulk Hogan rejected Brutus Beefcake - and attacked the humbled Beefcake along with stablemates Kevin Nash & Scott Hall..
# Brutus Beefcale popped up a year later as a member of nWo Hollywood (no explaination), with a beard known as "The Disciple"..
# ~The Disciple gimmick was a take-off of the WWF's Disciples of Apocalypse, even naming his finishing move "The Apocalypse"..
# ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~The Disciple was once again the sidekick (or disciple) of Hollywood Hulk Hogan, doing all the dirty work..
# When the nWo fizzled out, The Disciple became an average WCW jobber, even wrestling under his real name, Ed Leslie..
# May 1, 2003: Brutus Beefcake appeared yesterday on Nikelodeon's SlimeTime Live as he was slimed and pied in the face by the kids..
# February 8, 2004: Ed Leslie voluntarily checked into a treatment program after cocaine he admitted was his created an anthrax scare
# May 15, 2004--EWF in Hyannis, Massachusetts: Brutus Beefcake defeated Jack Hammer (EWF Champ) in a non title match..
# October 2, 2004--Ultimate Championship Wrestling: Brutus Beefcake defeated Ricco Rodriguez (not the MMA Ricco Rodriguez)..
# October 23, 2004--Rice Pro Wrestling: Brutus Beefcake & Greg Valentine vs Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson ended in a DOUBLE CO..
# November 11, 2005--Ted DiBiase's Power Wrestling Alliance: Tito Santana & Jim Duggan beat Greg Valentine & Brutus Beefcake..
# December 10, 2005 - World League Wrestling: Wade Chism defeated Keith Walker & Brutus Beefcake in a 3-WAY match..
# January 20, 2006--Patriotic Pro Wrestling: Operation Liberty (Patriots #1 & #2) beat Brutus Beefcake & Greg Valentine by DQ..
# May 6, 2006--East Coast Championship Wrestling: Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake defeated Handsome Johnny with the DDT.
# May 13, 2006--FEW: Victor Creed & Bam Bam Mancuso defeated Brutus Beefcake & Greg Valentine by Disqualification..
# May 19, 2006--National Wrestling Superstars: Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake defeated Johnny Candido..
# May 20, 2006--National Wrestling Superstars: Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake defeated J.R. Ryder....
# May 26, 2006--Pro Wrestling Legends: Demolition Ax defeated Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake...
# July 14, 2006--Big Time Wrestling: Brutus Beefcake & Tony Atlas defeated The Brain Surgeons.....
# July 27, 2006--Legends of Wrestling: Tito Santana defeated Brutus Beefcake w/Jim Chadwick after Chadwick accidentally hit Brutus..
# ~~~ ~~~After the match, Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake attacked his manager Jim Chadwick and gave him a much needed haircut..
# August 5, 2006--National Wrestling Superstars: Brutus "the Barber" Beefcake defeated King Kaluha..
Dale Pierce wrote: Brutus Beefcake travels to Indy shows now, carrying the same sturdy yellow suitcase he has used throughout his career. He purchased the suitcase in Japan in 1980 and this suitcase is in fact older than some of the indy workers he now shares the cards with.
# October 7, 2006--WCWA: Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake defeated Hank Calhoun ..........
# October 21, 2006--New York Wrestling Connection: Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake vs Curse ended in a No Contest....
# November 10, 2006--Main Event World League: Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake defeated Wilbur Whitlock..
# November 11, 2006--Ohio Championship Wrestling: Brutus Beefcake defeated Carlton Kaz (TV Champion) in a Non-title match..
# December 2, 2006--National Wrestling Superstars: Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake defeated "Mr. Motion" Shane Taylor
# December 30, 2006--NWS: Brutus Beefcake defeated Salvatore Sincere w/King Du I Stink in a "Loser Gets A Haircut" match..
# January 19, 2007--National Wrestling Superstars: Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake defeated Rocco Dorsey w/Sal Sincere..
# January 20, 2007--National Wrestling Superstars: Brutus Beefcake w/Vic Vorhees defeated Salvatore Sincere w/King I Du Stink
# February 9, 2007--NWS: Brutus Beefcake defeated Kevin Knight w/King I Du Stink in a "Loser get a Haircut" match
# February 10, 2007--National Wrestling Superstars: Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake defeated Kevin Knight..
# April 14, 2007--Powerhouse Wrestling of New England: Brutus Beefcake defeated G.Q. Smooth in Massachusetts ..
# April 27, 2007--Memphis Wrestling: Brutus Beefcake & Bubba The Love Sponge beat The New Assassins w/Sal Corrente
# May 26, 2007--Big Time Wrestling: Brutus Beefcake defeated Kurt Adonis by Submission in Bourne, Massachusetts ..
# June 24, 2007--Pro Wrestling Syndicate: Koko B. Ware defeated Niles Young in a singles match..
# ~~~Brutus Beefcake came out after the match and put Niles Young to sleep and cut some of his hair..
# July 28, 2007--Clash at the Cove: Brian Costello beat Greg Valentine and Brutus Beefcake by Countout in a 3-WAY..
# August 9, 2007--Prime Time Wrestling: Brutus Beefcake defeated Michael Von Patton in Hawkesbury, Ontario ..
# August 23, 2007--Ballpark Brawl: Brutus Beefcake beat Jonny Puma and Cody Deaner in a Hair vs. Hair vs. Mullet match
# September 1, 2007---Big Time Wrestling: Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake defeated Wolfman Banford
# September 8, 2007--ECPW: Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake defeated "The Duke of Elegance" Don Chesterfield..
# September 22, 2007--Pro Wrestling Xtreme: Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake defeated Reck in St. Thomas, Ontario ...
# November 23, 2007--Top Rope Promotions: Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake beat "The Lebanese Prince" Paul Lombardi..
# September 7, 2007--World Class Canadian Wrestling: Blackjack Phoenix defeated Brutus Beefcake by Disqualification..
# September 22, 2007 - PWX: Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake defeated Reck..
# October 27, 2007--Pro Wrestling Unplugged: Greg Valentine & Brutus Beefcake defeated Gangrel & Helter Skelter..
# November 9, 2007--AWA-Brew City Wrestling: Greg Valentine & Brutus Beefcake won the AWA Brew City Tag Team titles..
# ~~~Greg "The Hammer" Valentine & Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake defeated Dinn T. More & Ryan Cross in Waukesha, WI..
# January 4, 2008--Top Rope Promotions: Brutus Beefcake & Tony Atlas defeated Jihad Islamabad & Furio Falcone
# January 12, 2008--Brew City Wrestling: American History Next beat Beefcake/Valentine and Urban Horsemen in a 3-WAY
# March 14, 2008--Top Rope Promotions: Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake vs. "Superfly" Jimmy Snuka ended in a No Contest..
# April 5, 2008--New World Wrestling: Big Paulie Gilmore & Brutus Beefcake defeated Moondog Maximus & Professor Sushi..
# ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~With the victory, Big Paulie Gilmore & Brutus Beefcake became the NWW Tag Team champions..
# April 11, 2008--Top Rope Promotions: Greg Valentine & Brutus Beefcake defeated Master Flesh & Gregory Edwards..
# May 3, 2008--MWA Encore Classic: Cowboy Troy Hansen & Brutus Beefcake defeated Mr. Jones & Koko B. Ware in Lake, Iowa..
# November 22, 2008--Top Rope Promotions: Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake defeated Big Daddy Bravo....
Wrestling Debut: 1977
Title History: # NWA Southeastern Tag Team titles w/Robert Fuller defeating The Matador & Mike Stallings (Febuary ??, 1980);
# NWA Southeastern Tag Team titles w/Ken Lucas defeating Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose (June ??, 1983);
# NWA Southeastern Tag Team titles w/Ken Lucas defeating Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose (July ??, 1983);
# WWF World Tag Team titles w/Greg Valentine defeating Mike Rotundo & Barry Windham (August 24, 1985);
# AWA-Brew City Wrestling Tag Team titles w/Greg Valentine defeating Dinn T. More & Ryan Cross (November 9, 2007);
# NWW (New World Wrestling) Tag Team titles w/Big Paulie Gilmore defeating Moondog Maximus & Professor Sushi (April 5, 2008);
Location: Tampa, Florida
Wrestler Name: Brutus Beefcake
Height & Weight: 6'4" - 271 lbs
Entrance Music: Needed
Finishing Move: Sleeper Hold
The Apocalypse (Ace Crusher)
Trade Mark Moves:
Flying Knee to the Face
Heel of Face