24 Facts About Bob Orton Jr

1. Bob Orton Jr currently works as a performer and co-owner of Tennessee Mountain Wrestling in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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2. Bob Orton Jr challenged Tito Santana for the AWF Championship, with AWF commissioner Jim Brunzell as the special referee for the match, but Orton lost the match after a flying forearm smash from Santana.

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3. Bob Orton Jr tried to make a comeback to the WWF in 1989, losing to Ted DiBiase in a WWF house show, and then in 1990, competing in some WWF house shows, usually with his matches ending in draws, then he departed from the WWF.

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4. Bob Orton Jr continued to be billed as the heel while Muraco turned face.

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5. Bob Orton Jr is best known by his time in the WWF apart from the WWF, Orton wrestled for several promotions in the United States, Japan, and other countries.

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6. Bob Orton Jr is best known by his time in the WWF.

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7. Bob Orton Jr actually won, but it was by count-out, meaning the title did not change hands.

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8. Bob Orton Jr would end up naked and drunk on the roof of the hotel and would be shot three times with police tasers, according to Orton himself.

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9. Bob Orton Jr made an appearance on the November 15, 2010 episode of WWE Raw as the show went old school, with appearances from past WWE wrestlers, announcers and other on-air personalities.

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10. On June 13, 2013, Bob Orton Jr faced Barrett Brown in a losing effort.

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11. Bob Orton Jr participated in a non-televised dark match at the event when he turned on Barry and aligned himself with "The Empire" consisting of Matt Riviera and "Golden Boy" Greg Anthony.

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12. On December 5, 2005, Bob Orton Jr participated in a match against wrestler Dingo.

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13. Bob Orton Jr lost the UWF Southern States Championship to Paul Orndorff, although, Orton was awarded the title back in 1994 when Orndorff left the promotion, vacating the title in the process.

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14. Bob Orton Jr lost to Murdoch at the 1989 Wrestlewar in the bullrope match.

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15. Bob Orton Jr was scheduled to make an appearance for a WWF show in Madison Square Garden in 1990, but that was cancelled.

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16. Bob Orton Jr felt offended that Muraco was trying to steal his hold.

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17. At WrestleMania 2, Bob Orton Jr was introduced as "Ace in Comedy and Funnyman" by guest ring announcer Joan Rivers, who misread the card.

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18. Bob Orton Jr took part in the 1985 King of the Ring tournament on July 8 he fought Paul Orndorff to a double disqualification.

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19. Bob Orton Jr competed in the main event against WWF Champion Hulk Hogan on the premiere episode of Saturday Night's Main Event on NBC broadcast May 11, 1985, which he lost by disqualification due to the interference of Piper.

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20. Bob Orton Jr would engage in a bitter feud with Jimmy Snuka through 1985 and 1986.

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21. Bob Orton Jr re-joined the WWF in 1984 for what would be the most famous run of his career.

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22. Bob Orton Jr was one of the first wrestlers to use the Superplex as his finishing maneuver.

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23. Bob Orton Jr has wrestled for several promotions in the United States, Japan, and other countries.

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24. Bob Orton Jr is best known for his time in the WWF.

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