dimanche 2 juin 2013

Most Overqualified Jobber: Brad Rheingans

'Most Overqualified Jobber'
Brad Rheingans 
The guy is said to be "One of the best amateur-wrestlers of all time and under the top 5 wrestling coaches in the world."  But he was used as a worthless jobber, at least in the WWF circa 1987.
This Brad Rheingans guy is a very accomplished amateur wrestler.  He was an NCAA Division I All-American (1975), NCAA Division II Champion (1975) and a member of the Olympic Games team (1976 placed fourth, 1980 didn't competed because of the U.S. boycott)... and a WWF jobber in 1987.  Oups!
Brad Rheingans
Birthplace: Appleton, Minnesota, USA
Hometown: Appleton, Minnesota, USA
Birthdate: December 13, 1953
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
Weight: 248 lbs (112 kg)
Pro Wrestling Career: 1980-1993 (Started at 26 years old and retired at the age of 39)
Pro Wrestling Career Record: 169-93-14
Not that bad but he was a jobber in the WWF in 1987.  He was defeated by chronic losers like Tiger Chung Lee (3 times), Iron Mike Sharp, S.D. Jones, Sika, .  While defeating fellow bottom of the barrel jobbers like Tiger Chung Lee, Terry Gibbs, Frenchy Martin, Steve Lombardi, Rick Renslow, Jimmy Jack Funk, Salvatore Bellomo, Dave Barbie, Moondog Spot, Barry O, and Barry Horowitz.  Was also Dino Bravo's whipping boy there.

The Olympians Ken Patera & Brad Rheingans
Nonetheless, Brad Rheingans found some success in AWA and Japan.
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