Bobby Fish

Jul 7, 2014 - by Jamie Cruickshank

Real name: Robert Fish
Height: 5’11”
Weight: 200 lbs.
Date of birth: October 26, 1976
Hometown: Colonie, New York
Pro debut: 2002
Trained by: Tony DeVito & Harley Race
Finishing move: Fish Hook

Biography

– In his early career, Fish wrestled as Jerk Jackson
– Jackson made his full ROH debut in October 2004, teaming with Scott Cardinal in a loss to Greg Matthews & Rockin’ Rebel
– On May 20, 2005, Jackson & Cardinal defeated Alex Law & Ricky Landell, Cheech & Cloudy and Salvation (JT Moses & Judas Grey) to win the vacant PWU Tag Team Titles
– On June 24, 2005, Jackson & Cardinal defeated Cheech & Cloudy to retain the PWU Tag Team Titles
– On July 30, 2005, Jackson & Cardinal defeated Din Mak & Matt Bomboy to retain the PWU Tag Team Titles
– In early 2006, Jackson changed his ringname to Madden Fisher
– In May 2006, Fish (now wrestling as Bobby Fish) embarked upon his first tour of Japan with NOAH. He would make frequent returns to the promotion over the next few years
– On May 19, 2006, Fish made his TV debut, defeating Atsushi Aoki in NOAH
– On May 11, 2007, Fish returned to ROH in a loss to Claudio Castagnoli
– In late 2008, Fish embarked upon a tour of Europe
– In February 2010, Fish formed a tag team alongside Eddie Edwards. The duo found success, but no championships, during a stint in NOAH
– On December 11, 2010, Fish defeated IYFW Champion Guillaume deSade by countout
– On May 20, 2011, Fish made his PPV debut for EVOLVE, entering the Style Battle Tournament. He defeated Austin Aries in the first round, but lost to Sami Callihan in the semi-finals
– On October 23, 2011, Fish defeated Brandon Locke to win the NECW Heavyweight Title
– Fish entered the 2011 NOAH Global League but failed to make the finals
– On December 16, 2011, Fish defeated Brian Fury to retain the NECW Heavyweight Title
– On January 13, 2012, Fish defeated Eddie Edwards to retain the NECW Heavyweight Title
– On March 23, 2012, Fish defeated Chase Del Monte to retain the NECW Heavyweight Title
– In April 2012, Fish entered the ECWA Super 8 Tournament, but lost in the semi-final to Papadon
– In October 2012, Fish signed a contract with ROH and began competing there regularly
– In November 2012, Fish and Kyle O’Reilly formed the tag team which is known today as reDRagon
– At Final Battle 2012, Fish & O’Reilly were defeated by The American Wolves (Davey Richards & Eddie Edwards)
– At ROH’s 11th Anniversary Show, reDRagon defeated The Briscoe Brothers (Mark & Jay) to win the ROH Tag Team Titles
– Over the next month, reDRagon defended their titles against Forever Hooligans (Alex Koslov & Rocky Romero), Alabama Attitude (Corey Hollis & Mike Posey) and The American Wolves
– On May 11, 2013, reDRagon defeated The Briscoes to retain the ROH Tag Team Titles
– At Best In The World 2013, reDRagon defeated C&C Wrestle Factory (Caprice Coleman & Cedric Alexander) and SCUM (Cliff Compton & Rhett Titus) in a 3-Way Match to retain the ROH Tag Team Titles
– On July 11, 2013, reDRagon defeated Roderick Strong & Cheeseburger to retain the ROH Tag Team Titles
– On August 17, 2013, reDRagon defeated The American Wolves to regain the ROH Tag Team Titles
– On September 21, 2013, reDRagon defeated Forever Hooligans & C&C Wrestle Factory in a 3-Way Match to retain the ROH Tag Team Titles
– On October 5, 2013, reDRagon defeated Jay Lethal & Michael Elgin to retain the ROH Tag Team Titles
– On November 16, 2013, reDRagon defeated C&C Wrestle Factory to retain the ROH Tag Team Titles
– On December 14, 2013, reDRagon defeated Outlaw Inc. (Eddie Kingston & Homicide) to retain the ROH Tag Team Titles
– On February 21, 2014, reDRagon defeated Adrenaline Rush (ACH & Tadarius Thomas) to retain the ROH Tag Team Titles
– At ROH/NJPW War of the Worlds, reDRagon defeated The Young Bucks (Nick & Matt Jackson) to win the ROH Tag Team Titles for a third time
– At Best In The World 2014, reDRagon defeated Bad Influence (Christopher Daniels & Kazarian) to retain the ROH Tag Team Titles
– Over the next month, reDRagon defended the ROH Tag Team Titles against Brutal Burgers (Bob Evans & Cheeseburger), Rocky Romero & Tommaso Ciampa and Monster Mafia (Ethan Gabriel Owens & Josh Alexander)
– On August 15, 2014, reDRagon defeated Christopher Daniels & Kazarian to retain the ROH Tag Team Titles
– At ROH All Star Extravaganza VI, reDRagon defeated The Young Bucks (Nick & Matt Jackson) to retain the ROH Tag Team Titles
– On September 27, 2014, reDRagon defeated The Decade (Jimmy Jacobs & Roderick Strong) to retain the ROH Tag Team Titles
– At NJPW Power Struggle, reDRagon defeated Time Splitters (Alex Shelley & KUSHIDA) to win the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Titles
– At Glory By Honor XIII, reDRagon defeated The Kingdom (Michael Bennett & Matt Taven) to retain the ROH Tag Team Titles
– On November 22, 2014, reDRagon defeated ACH & Matt Sydal, The Addiction (Christopher Daniels & Kazarian) and The Briscoes (Mark & Jay) in an Elimination Match to retain the ROH Tag Team Titles
– A week later, reDRagon defeated Team Single (Rampage Brown & T-Bone), The Briscoes (Mark & Jay) and The Decade (BJ Whitmer & Roderick Strong) in a 4-Way Match to retain the ROH Tag Team Titles
– At Final Battle ’14, reDRagon defeated Time Splitters (Alex Shelley & KUSHIDA) to retain the ROH Tag Team Titles
– At Wrestle Kingdom 9, reDRagon defeated Time Splitters, The Young Bucks (Nick & Matt Jackson) and Forever Hooligans (Alex Koslov & Rocky Romero) in a 4-Way Match to retain the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Titles
– At ROH’s 13th Annniversary Show, reDRagon defeated The Young Bucks to retain the ROH Tag Team Titles
– On March 14, 2015, reDRagon defeated Roppongi Vice (Rocky Romero & Beretta) to retain the ROH Tag Team Titles
– On March 27, 2015, reDRagon defeated The Kingdom (Michael Bennett & Matt Taven) to retain the ROH Tag Team Titles
– On August 16, 2015, reDRagon defeated The Young Bucks (Nick & Matt Jackson) to win the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Titles
– On September 27, 2015, reDRagon defeated Time Splitters (Alex Shelley & KUSHIDA) to retain the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Titles
– On October 12, 2015, reDRagon defeated Roppongi Vice (Rocky Romero & Beretta) to retain the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Titles
– At NJPW Power Struggle ’15, reDRagon & Time Splitters defeated The Bullet Club (Kenny Omega, Nick Jackson, Matt Jackson & Chase Owens)
– At ROH/NJPW Global Wars ’16, Fish defeated Tomohiro Ishii to win the ROH Television Title
– At Best In The World ’16, Fish defeated Dalton Castle to retain the ROH Television Title
– At Death Before Dishonor XIV, Fish defeated Mark Briscoe to retain the ROH Television Title. He retained against Katsuyori Shibata the next day
– At All-Star Extravaganza VIII, Fish defeated Donovan Dijak to retain the ROH Television Title
– In October 2016, Fish defended the ROH Television Title against Rhett Titus & Hangman Page
– On November 4, Fish defeated Dalton Castle, Jax Dane, Damian Martinez, Lio Rush & The Panther to win the Survival of the Fittest Tournament
– A week later, Fish defeated David Finlay to retain the ROH Television Title
– At Supercard of Honor XI, Fish defeated Silas Young by DQ
– On May 13, 2017, Fish defeated Mattick to win the UPW Heavyweight Title
– On July 8, Fish defeated Mattick to retain the UPW Heavyweight Title
– Fish debuted for NXT on the July 12 episode, losing to Aleister Black. His signing was officially confirmed later that day
– At House of Hardcore 32, Fish defeated Rhett Titus
– At Takeover Brooklyn III, Fish reunited with Kyle O’Reilly and Adam Cole to attack Sanity and The Authors of Pain following their match. The trio would become known as ‘The Undisputed Era’
– At Takeover War Games, The Undisputed Era defeated Sanity (Eric Young, Killian Dain & Alexander Wolfe) and The Authors of Pain (Akam, Rezar and guest, Roderick Strong) in a War Games Match
– On the December 20 episode of NXT, The Undisputed Era (O’Reilly & Fish) defeated The Authors of Pain to win the NXT Tag Team Titles
– At Takeover: Philadelphia, The Undisputed Era defeated The Authors of Pain to retain the NXT Tag Team Titles
– In early 2018, Fish suffered a severe knee injury that looked likely to sideline him for at least six months
– Fish returned to action in October 2018, assisting his Undisputed Era teammates defeat The War Raiders (Hanson & Rowe)
– At WWE’s When Worlds Collide event, The Undisputed Era (Fish & O’Reilly) defeated Sanity (Alexander Wolfe & Killian Dain)
– Fish was released by WWE on August 6, 2021

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