[Abdullah The Butcher Gallery]
||Abdulah The Butcher
||January 11, 1941
||Originally: Windsor, Ontario
Moved to Atlanta, Georgia
Billed from the Sudan
|Height & Weight:
||6' - 360 lbs
Kuroi Jujutsushi (Black Wizard) (Japan)
Wildman from the Sudan
Madman from the Sudan
||Running Elbow Drop
||Karate-thrust to the throat
Dropkick (believe it or not!)
Don Leo Jonathan
"Maniac" Mark Lewin
"Mad Dog" Buzz Sawyer
The Iron Sheik
NWA (Vancouver) World Tag Team titles w/Jerry Graham defeating John & Chris Tolos (October 2, 1967);
NWA (Vancouver) Canadian Tag Team titles w/Jerry Graham defeating John & Chris Tolos (October 23, 1967);
NWA (Vancouver) Canadian Tag Team titles w/Armand Hussein defeating Haystacks Calhoun & Don Leo Jonathan (July 1, 1968);
IWA (Montreal) International Heavyweight title defeating Ivan Koloff (????, 1969);
IWA (Montreal) International Heavyweight title defeating Jacques Rougeau Sr. (January ??, 1970);
NWA (Calgary) Canadian Heavyweight title defeating Dave Ruhl (January 30, 1970);
Stampede North American Heavyweight title defeating Billy Robinson (Febuary 6, 1970);
Stampede North American Heavyweight title defeating Billy Robinson (Febuary 27, 1970);
Stampede North American Heavyweight title defeating Jerry Christy (May 1, 1970);
Stampede North American Heavyweight title defeating Jerry Christy (May 14, 1970);
Stampede North American Heavyweight title defeating Sweet Daddy Siki (March 12, 1971);
IWA (Montreal) International Heavyweight title defeating Tarzan Zorra (October ??, 1971);
NWF (Cleveland & Buffalo) World Heavyweight title defeating Ernie Ladd (June 24, 1972);
Stampede North American Heavyweight title defeating Geoff Portz (January 12, 1973);
NWA (Detriot) World Tag Team titles w/Killer Tim Brooks defeating Bobo Brazil & Tony Marino (????, 1974);
NWA (New Zealand) British Empire/ Commonwelth Heavyweight title defeating John DaSilva (March 12, 1974);
NWA (Detriot) United States Heavyweight title defeating Bobo Brazil (Febuary 8, 1975);
NWA Georgia Heavyweight title defeating Rocky Johnson (Febuary 21, 1975);
PWF (Japan) United States Heavyweight title defeating The Destroyer (October 12, 1975);
NWA Macon Heavyweight title defeating ?????????? (May ??, 1978);
NWA Columbus Heavyweight title defeating ?????????? (June ??, 1978);
PWF (Japan) Heavyweight title defeating Billy Robinson (October 18, 1978);
WWC (Puerto Rico) Puerto Rican Heavyweight title defeating Carlos Colon (November 18, 1978);
NWA (All Japan) International Tag Team titles w/Ray Candy defeating Jumbo Tsuruta & Giant Baba (October 12, 1979);
WWC (Puerto Rico) Puerto Rican Heavyweight title defeating Carlos Colon (December 15, 1979);
NWA (All Japan) United National Heavyweight title defeating Jumbo Tsuruta (October 13, 1980);
WWC (Puerto Rico) Puerto Rican Heavyweight title defeating Carlos Colon (August 10, 1981);
WWC (Puerto Rico) North American Heavyweight title defeating Carlos Colon (August 11, 1981);
WWC (Puerto Rico) World Heavyweight title Billed as champion (July 21, 1982);
WWC (Puerto Rico) Caribbean Heavyweight title defeating Charlie Cook (August 14, 1982);
NWA Texas Brass Knuckles title defeating Great Kabuki (July 4, 1986);
IWA (Montreal) International Heavyweight title defeating Hercules Ayala (Febuary 22, 1987);
WWC (Puerto Rico) North American Heavyweight title defeating TNT (January 30, 1988);
WWC (Puerto Rico) Universal Heavyweight title defeating TNT (March 24, 1990);
WWC (Puerto Rico) Universal Heavyweight title defeating Invader I (September 19, 1992);
WWC (Puerto Rico) Caribbean Heavyweight title won a Battle Royal (January 6, 1996);
WWC (Puerto Rico) Universal Heavyweight title defeating Mabel (Febuary 10, 1996);
BJW (Japan) Death Match Heavyweight title defeating Shadow WX (January 10, 1999);
NWA Texas Hardcore title defeating Convict 00187 (April 14, 2000);
WWC (Puerto Rico) Universal Heavyweight title defeating Carly Colon (January 3, 2004);
Abdullah was born Lawrence Shreeve in The Great White North -- Windsor, Ontario, Canada..
1958: Abdullah began his career wrestling in various Canadian indy promotions..
Abdullah quickly created his evil Arabian gimmick and extremely violet style..
Abdullah was never supposed to be able to speak English, so he worked with several managers over the years..
~~~Including Eddie "the Brain" Creatchman, J.J. Dillon, Gary Hart, Bearcat Wright, Rock Hunter, and many others..
October 23, 1967: Abdullah won the NWA Canadian Tag Team title with the legendary Dr. Jerry Graham..
Abdullah won the IWA International Heavyweight championship three times between 1969-71..
Abdullah won the NWA North American Heavyweight (Calgary) title on four separate occassions between 1970-73..
July 17, 1972: Abdullah helped set a Montreal record, wrestling against Johnny Rougeau at Jarry Park..
~~~It was the main event of a card that drew over 26,000 fans and a $100,000+ gate..
Abdullah spent a lot of time in the Giant Baba' All Japan Pro Wrestling promotion..
~~~Abdullah won their biggest annual tournament -- the Grand Champion Carnival -- in 1976 and 1979.
Abdullah won the NWF Heavyweight title, twice, by defeating Ernie Ladd and Victor Rivera..
Abdullah won the PWF Heavyweight title while competing for All Japan Pro Wrestling..
Abdullah defeated Billy Robison for the PWF title in 1978..
February 10, 1979: Giant Baba defeated Abdullah to take the PWF title away from him (in Chicago!)..
Abdullah's bloodiest battles took place in the blood-soaked Puerto Rico..
1980's: Abdullah won the Puerto Rican Heavyweight title..
1980's: Abdullah won the NWA United National Heavyweight title..
1980's: Abdullah won the the Caribbean Heavyweight title (three times)..
1982: Abdullah won the WWC Universal Heavyweight championship..
1986: Abdullah defeated The Great Kabuki for the Texas Brass Knuckles championship in World Class Championship Wrestling..
February 2, 1986--MoscaMania: Jimmy Valiant defeated Abdullah the Butcher in Hamilton, Ontario..
1987: Abdullah won the Canadian International Heavyweight title..
1996: Abdullah teamed with Benkei Daikokuboh to win the TWA Tag Team championship.
Abdullah was sure never to stay in one territory for too long, which turned out to be a successful strategy.
Abdullah's battles with the equally deranged Sheik were bloodbaths from bell to bell..
Abdullah was a prime star for promoters in Japan, Puerto Rico, Australia/New Zealand, Europe, and his home country of Canada..
Abdullah is one of the most brutal, bloody, hardcore wrestlers ever.
Abdullah has spend five decades inside the bloody squared circle..
The Legend Continues:
However, Abdullah just can't seem to stay out of the ring, he still wrestles in the "new" NWA..
October 27, 2002 - AJPW PPV: Abdullah the Butcher & Terry Funk defeated Tarzan Goto & Tomoaki Honma..
December 28, 2002 - 3PW: Abdullah the Butcher defeats Bam Bam Bigelow (who was a substitute for Dusty Rhodes)..
January 3, 2003 - WWC: Abdullah the Butcher defeated mega-rival Carly Colon after a Running Elbow Drop to win the Universal title..
July 18, 2003 - Impact Championship Wrestling: Abdullah the Butcher beat "Lowlife" Louie Ramos in a Hardcore Match..
June 19, 2004--IWA Mid South: Mad Man Pondo vs Abdullah the Butcher in a "No DQ" match ended in a NO CONTEST (bloody)..
October 5, 2004--IWA East Coast (debut): Abdullah the Butcher defeated Necro Butcher..
November 5, 2004--WWC: Abdullah the Butcher vs Eddie Colon ended in a NO CONTEST..
November 6, 2004--WWC: Abdullah the Butcher vs Mr. Hughes ended in a DOUBLE DQ..
November 20, 2004--World All-Stars: Abdullah the Butcher vs Andy Ellison ended in a DOUBLE COUNT OUT..
January 29, 2005 - WrestleReunion: Dusty&Dustin Rhodes & Mike Graham w/Harley Race b Kevin Sullivan & Abdullah & CM Punk..
March 12, 2005--Carolina Championship Wrestling: Dusty Rhodes beat Abdullah the Butcher with Mick Foley as referee..
June 4, 2005--GCW: Abdullah the Butcher & Erik Watts (sub for Jerry Oates) defeated The Wrestler & Greg Brown in 2:56..
July 16 2005--WWC Bruiser Brody Memorial: Bronco #1 & Sabu defeated Abdullah the Butcher & Rico Suave in a Hardcore Match..
July 23, 2005--NWA Wisconsin: Abdullah the Butcher defeated Peter B. Beautiful in Brussels, Wisconsin..
August 6, 2005--Far North Wrestling: Abdullah the Butcher defeated Rockin' Rebel in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania..
October 2, 2005--WRESTLE-1 GP: Abdullah the Butcher & Giant Kimala defeated Dory Funk Jr. & Katsuhiko Nakajima..
November 5 2005--WWC 32nd Anniversary: Abdullah the Butcher defeated TNT..
November 6, 2005--WWC 32nd Anniversary: Bronco #1 & Eddie Colon beat Abdullah the Butcher & El Diamante..
February 3, 2006--Frank Goodman's UXW: Abdullah the Butcher defeated "Low Life" Louis Ramos..
April 6, 2006--Women's Extreme Wrestling: Abdullah The Butcher was spotted sitting in attendance watching the show..
April 9, 2006--CAPW: Abdullah the Butcher beat Michael Hellborn including Butcher using a kendo stick with thumb tacks!
May 2006: Abdullah the Butcher started his own independent record label called "Abdullah the Butcher Records"..
May 12, 2006--Stampede Wrestling: Kid Nichols vs Abdullah the Butcher ended in a bloody No Contest... ... ... ...
October 14, 2006--NWA Championship Wrestling: Abdullah & Nemesis beat Tank & Iceberg in a No DQ Trojan Death Match..
January 13, 2007--Brew City Wrestling: Abdullah the Butcher vs Dinty Moore ended in a No Contest
April 27, 2007--Memphis Wrestling: Abdullah The Butcher vs. Al Greene ended in a No Contest in a bloodbath
May 26, 2007--Prairie Wrestling Association: Abdullah the Butcher & Hannibal defeated Tex Gaines & Slammer...
May 27, 2007--Bad News Allen Tribute Show: Devon Nicholson defeated Abdullah the Butcher in a Steel Cage match..
July 13, 2007--GCW: Abdullah the Butcher vs. Devon "Hannibal" Nicholson ended in a No Contest in Oshawa, Ontario..
August 9, 2007--Prime Time Wrestling: Hannibal vs. Abdullah the Butcher ended in a Double DQ in Hawkesbury, Ontario..
August 22, 2007--GCW: Abdullah the Butcher beat Devon "Hannibal" Nicholson in a No-DQ Falls Count Anywhere match
August 23, 2007--SuperEx Showdown: Abdullah the Butcher vs. Hannibal ended in a Double DQ (bloodbath) in Ottawa, Ontario..
September 22, 2007--Powerhouse Wrestling of New England: Abdullah the Butcher vs. Gino Martino ended in a No Contest..
~~~~~This bloodbath of a match featured Broken bottles, a Screw Driver, a Bed of Nails and Abby's infamous Fork!
September 29, 2007--Big Time Wrestling: Abdullah the Butcher & Sheik of Araby defeated Robby Starr & Jeff Cannon
Jay Ambler wrote: Abdullah The Butcher owns Abdullah the Butcher House of Ribs & Chinese Food located in Southwest Atlanta [2387 Fairburn Rd SW. (604) 629-2332]. He is often seen there and is very personable with customers.
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