WWF Brawl For All 1998 (full tournament)

WWF Brawl For All 1998 (full tournament)
WWF Brawl For All 1998 was a kind of MMA / Toughman / Boxing tournament between the pro wrestlers. I really enjoys to see these big pro wrestlers slugging each other FOR REAL with real KO.
I really loved it but the vast majority of WWE fans hated it. The tournament is seen as a failure. I have to admit that it would have been a lot better if there weren’t any takedowns allowed. It should have been a straight Toughman / Boxing contest. Try to shoot on a guy with boxing gloves on doesn’t make sense!?!

Brawl For All WWF/WWE Boxing Wrestling 1998 (entire) .

Brawl for All tournament bracket

from June 29, 1998 to August 24, 1998

KO – knockout; TKO – technical knockout; Pts – points; Dec – referee’s/judge’s decision

Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
RAW Steve Blackman Dec
6/29 Marc Mero
RAW Marc Mero
8/10 Bradshaw Pts
RAW Mark Canterbury
6/29 Bradshaw Pts
RAW Bradshaw Pts
8/17 Darren “Droz” Drozdov
RAW Brakkus
7/6 Savio Vega Pts
RAW Savio Vega
8/10 Darren “Droz” Drozdov Pts
RAW Darren “Droz” Drozdov Draw
7/6 Road Warrior Hawk Draw
RAW Bradshaw
8/24 Bart Gunn KO
RAW Bart Gunn Dec
7/13 Bob Holly
RAW Bart Gunn KO
7/27 Steve Williams
RAW Quebecer Pierre
7/20 Steve Williams TKO
RAW Bart Gunn KO
8/17 The Godfather
RAW The Godfather
7/13 Dan Severn Pts
RAW The Godfather Pts
8/3 Scorpio
RAW 8-Ball
7/20 Scorpio Pts

NOTE: Steve Blackman defeated Marc Mero but was unable to compete in the next round, permitting re-entry into the tournament for Mero.
NOTE: Dan Severn defeated The Godfather but withdrew from the tournament, citing he had nothing to prove and permitting re-entry for The Godfather.
NOTE: Quote from Dan Severn off of Sherdog radio says he and Ken Shamrock were not allowed to participate, but then Dan Severn was asked to participate. After defeating The Godfather he was told he was no longer allowed to continue.

Bob Holly claims that the WWE had already paid “Dr. Death” Steve Williams the $100,000 prize money before his second round loss to Bart Gunn. He also claims that Bart Gunn’s match with Butterbean was punishment for defeating Steve Williams.

 THE CHOSEN ONE
“Dr. Death” Steve Williams, Oklahoma,
6’1″, 265 lbs, 16 years pro, age 38
All-American Football Player, Amateur Wrestler
 THE WINNER
Bart Gunn AKA Mike Barton “The Man with the Golden Left”
6’4″, 265 lbs,  7 years pro, age 34
 THE REAL DEAL
Butterbean (Eric Esch), Alabama
5’11”, 335 lbs, 5 years pro, age 32
IBA World Super Heavyweight Champion pro boxer with a record of 42-1-1
5-time World Toughman Heavyweight Champion with a record of 56–5 (36KO)

Butterbean KO’d Bart Gunn in 35 seconds

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http://www.wwe.com/videos/playlists/brawl-for-all-playlist
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https://www.google.ca/#q=dr+death+steve+williams+brawl+for+all&safe=off
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http://www.thewaiverwire.co/2014/08/06/everything-you-wanted-to-know-about-the-brawl-for-all/
http://www.cheap-heat.com/what-if-wwe-brawl-for-all-2-0/

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