HOME PROMOTIONS PROFILES GALLERY TITLES RESULTS
WWE WCW Total NonStop Action ECW Ring of Honor All Others
VIDEOS OWW GENESIS BOARD


WRESTLER PROFILES



[Jim Duggan Gallery]
[Team Canada Gallery]
[Kings of the Ring Gallery]

Article: "Hacksaw" Again; HOOOO!
Wrestler: "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan
Real Name: James Duggan
Birthday: January 14, 1954
Hometown: Billed From: Glens Falls, New York
Moved to Titusville, Florida
Marital Status: Married with Children
Height & Weight: 6'3" - 280 lbs.
Trained by:
Debut: 1979
Previous Gimmicks: Janitor (WCW)
Finishing Move: Three Point Stance and Tackle
Favorite Moves: Ol Glory (Knee Drop)
Notable Feuds: Ted DiBiase
Harley Race
Iron Shiek
Nikolai Volkoff
Vince Russo
Team Canada
Edge w/Lita

  • Louisiana Heavyweight title defeating Mike Sharpe (October 13, 1982)
  • Mid-South Tag Team title w/Magnum TA defeating Ted DiBiase & Mr. Olympia (July 24, 1983)
  • North American title defeating Buzz Sawyer (March 16, 1986)
  • UWF Tag Team titles w/Terry Taylor defeating Bill Irwin & Bad Leroy Brown (December 27, 1986)
  • WCW United States Title defeating Steve Austin (Fall Brawl 1994)
  • WCW Television Title when he found the belt in the garbage (February 2002);
  • Texas All-Star Heavyweight title defeating ZenZen (August 7, 2004);
  • IWA Japan Heavyweight title defeating (August 31, 2004);


  • In the Beginning:
  • Jim Duggan was on the injured reserve list for a year with the NFL's Atlanta Falcons in the 70s..
  • Jim Duggan got the idea to bring a 2X4 to the ring from the movie "Walking Tall"..
  • 1978: Jim Duggan was trained to wrestle at the Sportatorium in Dallas, Texas..
  • Jim Duggan worked briefly with the WWWF and then Georgia Championship Wrestling..

    Mid South Wrestling & Universal Wrestling Federation:
  • 1981: Jim Duggan moved onto Bill Watts' Mid South Wrestling promotion based in the state of Louisana..
  • Jim Duggan's first Mid-South match was as a bounty hunter, paid by Skandor Akbar, to take out Dick Murdoch..
  • October 13, 1982: Jim Duggan defeated Mike Sharpe to win the Louisiana Heavyweight title, which was eventually abandoned..
  • July 16, 1983: Jim Duggan defeated Ted DiBiase in the Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana..
  • July 24, 1983: Magnum TA & Jim Duggan defeated Ted DiBiase & Mr. Olympia to capture the Mid-South Tag Team titles..
  • Jim Duggan pinned Krusher Kruschev in a "roulette coal miner's glove" match before 23,000 fans in New Orleans..
  • March 16, 1986: Jim Duggan beats Buzz Sawyer (subbing for Dick Slater) to win the North American title..
  • ~~~Dick Slater was the reigning North American Heavyweight Champion as well as the UWF Television Champion..
  • ~~~Dick Slater gave the TV title to Buzz Sawyer, and decided to keep the North American belt..
  • ~~~Buzz Sawyer wrestled "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan that night and lost..
  • ~~~However, UWF President Bill Watts' revealed that Dick Slater agreed that Sawyer would be defending the North American title..
  • ~~~So, Jim Duggan got the North American title, and Buzz Sawyer still had the TV belt, and Slater was left with nothing!
  • December 27, 1986: Jim Duggan & Terry Taylor defeated Bill Irwin & Bad Leroy Brown for the UWF Tag Team titles..

    World Wrestling Federation:
  • January 1987: Jim Duggan signed with the World Wrestling Federation..
  • May 26, 1987: "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan and the Iron Sheik were arrested by New Jersey State police..
  • ~~~Jim Duggan was charged with possession of marijuana and drinking alcohol while driving..
  • ~~~Sheik was charged with possession of marijuana and cocaine..
  • ~~~Jim Duggan received a conditional discharge and the Iron Sheik received one year probation..
  • Survivor Series 1987: R.Savage/R.Steamboat/J.Roberts/J.Duggan/B.Beefcake beat HonkyTonk/D.Davis/H.Race/Hercules/R.Bass..
  • Royal Rumble 1988: "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan won the first ever Royal Rumble match!
  • April 1988 - SNME: "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan defeated Hercules..
  • Royal Rumble 1989: The Hart Foundation & Jim Duggan beat Dino Bravo & The Fabulous Rougeaus in a best 2/3 falls match..
  • Summerslam 1989: Demolition & Jim Duggan beat Andre the Giant, Akeem, & the Big Bossman..
  • Royal Rumble 1990: "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan pinned the Big Bossman..
  • Summerslam 1990: Jim Duggan & Nikolai Volkoff defeated The Orient Express..
  • Survivor Series 1990: H.Hogan, J.Duggan/Bossman/Tugboat beat Earthquake/Haku/Dino Bravo/Barbarian..
  • Wrestlemania VI: "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan defeated Dino Bravo..
  • Survivor Series 1991: Sgt Slaughter/Jim Duggan/Kerry Von Erich/Tito Santana beat Col. Mustafa/Berzerker/Skinner/Hercules..
  • February 8, 1992: Sgt. Slaughter & Jim Duggan beat The Beverly Brothers..
  • April 5, 1992 - Wrestlemania VIII: Big Bossman/Virgil/Sgt. Slaughter/Jim Duggan beat The Nasty Boys & the Repo Man..
  • 1994: "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan left the WWF and signed with World Championship Wrestling..

    World Championship Wrestling:
  • Fall Brawl 1994: Jim Duggan pinned Steve Austin in 35 seconds to win the United States title..
  • February 19, 1995 - Superbrawl V: Jim Duggan pinned Bunkhouse Buck..
  • Slamboree 1996: VK Wallstreet & Jim Duggan beat Steven Regal & David Taylor..
  • Summer 1998: Jim Duggan was diagnosed with kidney cancer, and eventually beat the disease..

    World Championship Wrestling - The Janitor:
  • Jim Duggan was given a "Janitors" gimmick by WCW writer Vince Russo..
  • 1999 Starrcade: The Revolution beat Jim Duggan, Kevin Sullivan, Mike Rotunda & Rick Steiner..
  • ~~~The Varsity Club (Sullivan/Rotunda/Stiener) turned on Jim Duggan during the match..
  • February 2002: Jim Duggan found the deserted Television title belt in the trash can..
  • Jim Duggan defended the title until it was declared vacant on April 10th..
  • Jim Duggan was taken off television for a few months..

    World Championship Wrestling - Long Live Hacksaw:
  • June 26, 2000 - Nitro: Jim Duggan returned to WCW to square off with Goldberg (then a heel)..
  • ~~~Jim Duggan’s wife, Debra, was seen on television before and after the match, which was Duggan's best in years!
  • September 11, 2000 - Nitro: Jim Duggan "retired" and passed on his pattened American flag to General Rection, leader of the MIA..
  • Fall Brawl 2000: Jim Duggan turned on General Rection, helping Lance Storm retain the US title and possession of Major Gunns..
  • ~~~With this, hell froze over, and Jim Duggan turned on his country and embraced CANADA, even shaving his trademark beard!
  • SIN PPV: Team Canada (Storm/Skipper/Awesome) defeated the Filthy Animals (Kidman/Mysterio/Konnan) in a "penalty box" match..
  • ~~~Jim Duggan served as the guest referee for this match and physically places penalized wrestled into the penalty box..

    On The Road Again:
  • December 30, 2001 - Jacques Rougeau's Lutte International 2000: Jim Duggan defeated Serge Rolland at the Molson Centre in Montreal..
  • June 22, 2002: Jim Duggan defeated Kamala in Atlantic City, NJ..
  • December 5, 2002--Legacy Wrestling Enterprisees: Jim Duggan b Krusher Kong..
  • December 14, 2002--Independent Wrestling Revolution: Brimstone & Jim Duggan b Truth Martini & Anthony Rivera..
  • December 21, 2002--All Access Wrestling: Malice b Jim Duggan due to interference from Scandor Akbar..
  • January 16, 2002--Border City Wrestling: Jim Duggan & El Fuego b Jim Neidhart & A-1..
  • March 12, 2003 - NWA^TNA: Jim Duggan (suprise!) defeats Mike Sanders!!
  • March 19, 2003 - NWA^TNA: Jim Duggan opens the show with a tribute to the troops in Iraq, who are literally beginning the war..
  • ~~~Later in the night, Jim Duggan teamed with Moondog Spot to defeat Mike Sanders & Glen Gilbertti..
  • August 17, 2003 - RingWars Charity Show - Orangeville, Ontario: Magnus (Van Steel) beat Jim Duggan with help from Notorious T.I.D..
  • October 29, 2003 - NWA^TNA: Jeff Jarrett defeated "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan (Jimmy Hart's mystery man) in the main event..
  • July 17, 2004--Buffalo Brawl: Jim Duggan defeated Buff Bagwell..
  • August 7, 2004--Texas All-Star Wrestling: Jim Duggan defeated ZenZen to win Texas All-Star Heavyweight title..
  • August 11, 2004 -- "PXW X-Cup" @ The Reading Fair in Reading, Pa, USA: Jim Duggan defeated Sal Sincere..
  • August 31, 2004: Jim Duggan beat Bruiser Kong, Conga the Barbarian & Big Bossman (tournament) in Tokyo to win the IWA-Japan title..
  • November 6, 2004--IWC: Jim Duggan defeated Glenn Spectre..
  • November 19, 2004--Texas All Star Wrestling: Jim Duggan defeated Bobby 2 Badd..
  • November 20, 2004--Texas All Star Wrestling: Mr. Mayhem won three-way over Bobby 2 Badd and Jim Duggan..
  • December 12, 2004--Ringside Wrestling Federation: "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan beat Austin James by DQ when T.J.Powers interfered..
  • January 29, 2005 - WrestleReunion: "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan defeated "The Ugandan Giant" Kamala..
  • February 5, 2005--Ohio Championship Wrestling: "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan defeated "Mr. 8x10" Michael Cruz..
  • March 11, 2005--Action Wrestling Entertainment PPV: "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan defeated Darren Dalton..
  • March 12, 2005--Action Wrestling Entertainment: "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan defeated "Beautiful" Bobby Jay..
  • May 7, 2005--IWR: "Hacksaw" Jim Duggen defeated Conrad Kennedy III by Disqualification..
  • June 25, 2005--Far North Wrestling: "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan defeated Rockin Rebel..
  • July 7, 2005: Jim Duggan defeated Kurrgan with Jacques Rougeau as referee at halftime of a CFL game in Montreal..
  • August 16, 2005--Mason Dixon Wrestling: "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan defeated The Stro..

    World Wrestling Entertainment - Part Time Wrestler:
  • October 3, 2005 - WWE Homecoming: Jim Duggan participated in a Legends Ceremony which included roughly 24 Legends..
  • October 31, 2005 - RAW: Eugene defeated Rob Conway by Disqualification when Conway whacked Eugene with a steel chair!
  • ~~~Jim Duggan, Kamala, Jimmy Snuka & Jerry Lawler made the save and all hit their finishers on Rob Conway..
  • November 1, 2005 - Taboo Tuesday: Eugene Dinsmore & Jimmy Snuka defeated Rob Conway & Tyson Tomko..
  • ~~~The Fans Chose Eugene's Partner: 1) Jimmy Snuka (43%), 2) "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan (40%) and 3) Kamala (17%)..
  • November 11, 2005--Ted DiBiase's Power Wrestling Alliance: Tito Santana & Jim Duggan beat Greg Valentine & Brutus Beefcake..
  • November 13, 2005-IWR: Jim Duggan & Bump-n-Uglies defeated Wylde Stallyns & Conrad Kennedy III..
  • February 3, 2006--Live Event (RAW crew) : "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan defeated Tyson Tomko in Lakeland, Florida
  • February 6, 2006 - RAW: "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan showed up and confonted Edge and called Lita a "Hooooooooooo!"..
  • February 20, 2006 - RAW: Edge w/Lita defeated "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan after crotching him with the 2X4..
  • March 5, 2006--World Wrestling Legends PPV: "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan defeated Nikolai Volkoff w/The Iron Sheik..
  • March 11, 2006--Packerland Pro Wrestling: "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan defeated Cobra by Countout..
  • March 24, 2006--PWA & GLCW: Jim Duggan & Scott Chase & Hayden Avery beat Jessy Jones & Jeff Black & Lars Phoenix
  • March 25, 2006--Pure Wrestling Association: "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan defeated Jessy Jones......
  • March 26, 2006--Pure Wrestling Association: "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan defeated Juan Ortiz......
  • April 10, 2006 - RAW: "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan defeated Rene Dupree in a dark match..
  • May 7, 2006--Cleveland All-Pro Wrestling: "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan defeated Ali Hasien......
  • May 15, 2006 - RAW: "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan defeated Rob Conway in a dark match..
  • May 29, 2006 - RAW: Eugene & Jim Duggan defeated Caden Matthews & Navajo Warrior in a match taped for HEAT..
  • June 1, 2006--Northeast Wrestling: "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan defeated Ricky Landell..
  • June 2, 2006--Northeast Wrestling: "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan defeated Executioner #2..

    World Wrestling Entertainment - Hacksaw & Eugene:
  • June 5, 2006 - RAW: Eugene w/Jim Duggan defeated Matt Striker (After the match, Duggan was attacked by UMAGA!)..
  • June 12, 2006 - RAW: Umaga w/Armando Alejandro Estrada defeated "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan w/Eugene..
  • June 25, 2006 - Vengeance: Umaga w/Armando Alejandro Estrada defeated Eugene w/Doink & Jim Duggan & Kamala..
  • June 26, 2006 - RAW: "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan defeated Joe Perez in a dark match..
  • July 3, 2006 - RAW: The Spirit Squad defeated Eugene & Jim Duggan & Viscera & Val Venis & Gene Snitsky..
  • July 10, 2006 - RAW: Jim Duggen defended Eugene against The McMahon but got knocked out by a Vince McMahon chairshot!
  • July 27, 2006--Legends of Wrestling: "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan defeated King Kong Bundy in the main event.
  • August 7, 2006 - RAW: Eugene & "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan defeated Charles Evans & Derrick King (taped for HEAT)..
  • August 14, 2006 - RAW: Jim Duggan & Eugene defeated The Spirit Squad (Mike & Kenny) in a Non-title match..
  • August 21, 2006 - RAW: The Highlanders & Eugene & Jim Duggan beat The Spirit Squad (Kenny/Mikey/Johnny/Nicky)..
  • August 28, 2006 - RAW: The Spirit Squad (Kenny & Mikey) defeated Jim Duggan & Eugene to retain to retain the Tag Team titles..
  • September 11, 2006 - RAW: "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan & Eugene defeated Viscera & Charlie Haas in a match ataped for HEAT..
  • September 25, 2006 - RAW: "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan & Eugene defeated Russell Simpson & Jared Steele (taped for HEAT)..
  • October 9, 2006 - RAW: "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan & Eugene defeated Chris Masters & Charlie Haas in a dark match...
  • October 14, 2006--Northeast Wrestling: "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan defeated Ricky Landell...
  • October 23, 2006 - RAW: "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan defeated "Classic" Colt Cabana in a match taped for HEAT..
  • October 30, 2006 - RAW: Umaga w/Armando Alejandro Estrada defeated "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan & Eugene..
  • November 6, 2006 - RAW: The Spirit Squad (Kenny & Johnny) defeated Jim Duggan & Eugene in a "Losers Must Split" match..
  • ~~~After the match, Eugene hugged Jim Duggan and then snapped and viciously attacked Duggan with a 2X4 to the throat!

    World Wrestling Entertainment - Hacksaw vs Eugene:
  • November 20, 2006 - RAW: "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan defeated Rob Conway in a match taped for HEAT..
  • November 27, 2006 - RAW: Eugene defeated "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan and yelled "I'm SPECIAL!" at the fans..
  • December 11, 2006 - RAW: "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan defeated Gene Snitsky in a match taped for HEAT..
  • December 18, 2006 - RAW: "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan participated in a 30-Man #1 Contenders Battle Royal which was won by Edge..
  • January 1, 2007 - RAW: Viscera defeated "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan in a match ataped for HEAT..
  • January 7, 2007--New Year's Revolution: Cryme Tyme (Shad Gaspard & JTG) won a Tag Team Turmoil Match..
  • ~~~Included: Cryme Tyme vs The Highlanders vs Benjamin & Haas vs Cade & Murdoch vs Jim Duggan & Super Crazy..
  • January 8, 2007 - RAW: Shelton Benjamin defeated "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan in a match taped for HEAT..
  • January 15, 2007 - RAW: "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan defeated Cassidy Riley in a dark match...
  • February 5, 2007 - RAW: Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch defeated Jim Duggan & Scotty Too Hotty (taped for HEAT)..
  • February 26, 2007 - RAW: "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan defeated Bradley Jay (DSW Heavyweight Champion) in a dark match..
  • March 5, 2007 - RAW: "The Masterpiece" Chris Masters defeated "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan in a Masterlock Challenge..
  • March 19, 2007 - RAW: "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan defeated Jason Bates in a match taped for HEAT..