27 Facts About Bubba Ray


Bubba Ray was previously known as one-half of The Dudley Boyz tag team under the ring name Bubba Ray Dudley during his tenures in Extreme Championship Wrestling and World Wrestling Entertainment.

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Bubba Ray formed a tag team with D-Von Dudley called The Dudley Boyz, who became eight-time ECW World Tag Team Champions.

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Bubba Ray left TNA in 2015, and The Dudley Boyz returned to WWE for two years before joining Ring of Honor until 2020.

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Bubba Ray moved to Dix Hills, New York in his youth and graduated from Half Hollow Hills East High School, where he was a member of the track and football team.

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Bubba Ray used the ring name Mongo Vyle with the gimmick of a biker billed from Hell's Kitchen who was inspired by The Nasty Boys, The Road Warriors, and Maxx Payne.

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Bubba Ray was recast as Buh Buh Ray Dudley, the stuttering, dancing, overweight, hillbilly member of the sprawling Dudley family.

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The unusual spelling of "Bubba Ray" was a result of his stutter.

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The following week, Bubba Ray declined Devon's offer to join the ECW alumni, before TNA president Dixie Carter agreed to give them their own reunion pay–per–view event, Hardcore Justice: The Last Stand, as a celebration of hardcore wrestling and a final farewell to the company.

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The following week Bubba Ray claimed that Devon had gotten weak, since Chris Sabin had managed to kick out of a 3D at Turning Point, calling him the Marty Jannetty and himself the Shawn Michaels of the team.

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On January 9,2011, at Genesis, Bubba Ray defeated Devon via disqualification, after Devon hit his former partner with his own chain.

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At Against All Odds Bubba Ray faced his former tag team partner in a Street Fight.

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Bubba Ray then recruited Tommy Dreamer as his partner and helped him defeat Styles at Sacrifice.

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Bubba Ray later aligned himself with Bobby Roode, interfering in his matches especially ones relating to Roode's title.

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The following week, Bubba Ray successfully defended his title against Anderson in a Last Man Standing match.

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On February 13,2014, Bully Bubba Ray lost to Mr Anderson in a Casket match, ending the feud.

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Bubba Ray then feuded with Roode, culminating in a match at Sacrifice; Carter interfered and cost Bubba Ray the match.

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But, when Bully Bubba Ray interrupted the confrontation, he was ultimately laid out by MVP's alliance and put through a table by EC3.

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On November 9,2013, at HoH 3, Bully Bubba Ray attacked Dreamer and Terry Funk following the main event, claiming that Dreamer offended him by not inviting him to the show, before challenging Dreamer to a falls-count-anywhere street fight at the TNA One Night Only pay-per-view event Old School.

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However, Bully Bubba Ray would be pulled out of both events by TNA President Dixie Carter, turning the on-screen feud between Bully and Carter in TNA into a crossover storyline involving talent associated with both promotions.

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On February 7,2015, Bully Bubba Ray defeated Dom Vitalli to win the Destiny Wrestling Organization Heavyweight Championship.

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Bubba Ray eliminated The Miz and R-Truth before being eliminated by Bray Wyatt.

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Bubba Ray later threatened to Matt that he'll put him on the table like what he did to Dixie Carter.

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Bubba Ray was defeated by Drew Galloway in a No Disqualification Match for the WCPW Championship.

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Bully Bubba Ray confirmed he is retired on February 10,2018, on his official Twitter page.

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On June 11,2022, Bubba Ray would be the special guest commentator for the NWA World Women's Championship at Alwayz Ready.

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However, after accusing Bubba Ray of "leaving him high and dry" in Impact, Knox and VSK would attack him before putting him through a table.

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On October 7,2022, Bubba Ray returned to Impact Wrestling at Bound for Glory where he would win the Intergender Call Your Shot Gauntlet for a championship match of his choosing.

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