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Ray Traylor

Raymond "Ray" Washington Traylor, Jr. was an American professional wrestler. Traylor was best known for his appearances with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) under the ring name Big Boss Man, as well as for his appearances with World Championship Wrestling as The Boss, Guardian Angel and Big Bubba Rogers. During his appearances with the WWF, Big Boss Man held the WWF World Tag Team Championshiponce and the WWF Hardcore Championship four times. In the summer of 2000, Boss Man disappeared from the WWF's primary television shows, wrestling mainly on Jakked and Heat, where he had a minor feud with Crash Holly until suffering a legit injury in January 2001. When he returned on the December 20, 2001 of SmackDown, he formed a team with Booker T, after Vince McMahon ordered him to be Booker's enforcer. on the December 27 episode of Smackdown, Bossman and Booker T defeated Stone Cold in a handicap match. on the January 7, 2002 episode of Raw, Bossman and Booker T was defeated by Stone Cold & The Rock. on the January 17 episode of Smackdown, Bossman lost to Diamond Dallas Page. At the Royal Rumble (2002), Bossman competed in the Royal Rumble match where he was eliminated by Rikishi. On the January 24 episode of Smackdown, Bossman lost to Rikishi. The team quietly split in late January 2002, and Boss Man returned to Jakked/Metal and Heat. On the February 2 episode of Metal, Bossman defeated The Hurricane. On the February 2 episode of Metal, Bossman defeated Perry Saturn. In April, he formed a short-lived tag team with Mr. Perfect after both were drafted to the Raw brand. On the March 23 episode of WWF Jakked, Bossman and Mr. Perfect lost to The APA. On the April 1 episode of Raw, Bossman and Mr. Perfect lost to The Hardy Boyz. On the April 14 episode of Heat, Bossman lost to Bradshaw. On the April 28 episode of Heat, Bossman defeated Crash Holly. On the May 6 episode of Heat. Bossman lost to D'Lo Brown. On the May 20, 2002 Heat taping, he lost his final WWE match to Tommy Dreamer. Traylor was assigned to train developmental wrestlers in Ohio Valley Wrestling, before being released from WWE in 2003. International Wrestling Association of Japan (2004) Traylor's final matches were in the International Wrestling Association of Japan, where he competed in a tournament for the vacant IWA World Heavyweight Championship. He made it to the final by defeating Freddie Krueger before losing to Jim Duggan. Traylor had two daughters, Lacy Abilene Traylor and Megan Chyanne Traylor, and was married to Angela, his childhood sweetheart. In July 2004, Traylor ran for Commission Chairman for Paulding County, Georgia. He was the owner of a Dallas, Georgia storage company called RWT Enterprises. Traylor died of a heart attack on September 22, 2004, aged 41 at his home in Dallas, Georgia. He was posthumously inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2016, with his wife and daughters accepting the award on his behalf.


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Born:
May 2, 1963 In Marietta, Georgia, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
88
First Appeared:
In the series Saturday Night's Main Event 1985-05-10
Latest Project:
Movie WWE: 30 Years of Survivor Series 2017-10-24
Known For
Poster of The Ladder Match 2: Crash & Burn
Poster of WWE SmackDown
Poster of WWE The Main Event IV
Poster of Saturday Night's Main Event
Filmography
Movie WWE: 30 Years of Survivor Series Unknown 2017-10-24
Movie WWE Hall of Fame 2016 Big Boss Man 2016-04-02
Movie The History of The WWE Hardcore Championship 2016-09-06
Movie Shawn Michaels: Mr Wrestlemania Big Bossman 2014-02-11
Movie WWE: 150 Best Pay-Per-View Matches, Vol 1 Big Boss Man 2014-03-11
Movie Undertaker: The Streak 21-1 Big Boss Man 2014-05-09
Movie Bret Hart: The Dungeon Collection Big Bossman 2013-03-19
Movie Legends of Mid-South Wrestling Big Bubba Rogers 2013-09-10
Movie WWE: Undertaker 20-0 - The Streak The Big Boss Man 2012-07-23
Movie The Very Best of WCW Monday Nitro Vol.1 Big Bubba Rogers 2011-08-07
Movie The Ladder Match 2: Crash & Burn Big Bossman 2011-10-11
Movie WWE: The Best of Saturday Night's Main Event Big Bossman 2009-02-10
Movie WWE Royal Rumble 2002 The Big Boss Man 2002-01-20
Movie WWF: Mick Foley - Hard Knocks & Cheap Pops Himself 2001-08-07
Movie WWE No Way Out 2000 Big Boss Man 2000-02-27
Movie WWE Backlash 2000 Big Boss Man 2000-04-30
Movie WWE WrestleMania XV The Big Boss Man 1999-03-28
Movie WWE St. Valentine's Day Massacre: In Your House The Big Boss Man 1999-02-14
Movie WWE Royal Rumble 1999 The Big Boss Man 1999-01-25
Movie WWE Over the Edge The Big Boss Man 1999-05-23
Series WWE SmackDown Big Boss Man 1999-04-27
Movie WWE Fully Loaded 1999 The Big Boss Man 1999-07-25
Movie WWE Survivor Series 1999 The Big Boss Man 1999-11-14
Movie WWE Unforgiven 1999 The Big Boss Man 1999-09-26
Movie WWE Armageddon 1999 The Big Boss Man 1999-12-12
Movie WWE SummerSlam 1999 The Big Boss Man 1999-08-22
Movie WCW Souled Out 1998 Himself 1998-01-24
Movie WWE Judgment Day: In Your House The Big Boss Man 1998-10-18
Movie WWE Rock Bottom: In Your House Big Boss Man 1998-12-13
Movie WWE Survivor Series 1998 The Big Boss Man 1998-11-15
Movie WWE Capital Carnage The Big Boss Man 1998-12-06
Movie WCW World War 3 1997 Himself 1997-11-23
Movie nWo Souled Out 1997 Big Bubba Rogers 1997-01-25
Movie WCW Starrcade 1997 Himself 1997-12-28
Movie WCW Slamboree 1996 Big Bubba Rogers 1996-05-19
Movie WCW The Great American Bash 1996 Big Bubba Rogers 1996-06-16
Movie WCW World War 3 1996 Big Bubba Rogers 1996-11-24
Movie WCW Bash at The Beach 1996 Big Bubba Rogers 1996-07-06
Movie WCW SuperBrawl V Big Bubba Rogers 1995-02-19
Movie WCW Clash of The Champions XXX The Guardian Angel (Referee) 1995-01-25
Movie WCW Slamboree 1995 Big Bubba Rogers 1995-05-21
Movie WCW Uncensored 1995 Big Bubba Rogers 1995-03-19
Movie WCW World War 3 1995 Big Bubba Rogers 1995-11-26
Movie WCW Spring Stampede 1994 The Boss 1994-04-17
Movie WCW Clash of The Champions XXVII The Guardian Angel 1994-06-23
Movie WCW SuperBrawl IV The Boss (referee) 1994-02-20
Movie WCW Halloween Havoc 1994 The Guardian Angel 1994-10-23
Movie WCW Bash at The Beach 1994 The Guardian Angel 1994-07-17
Movie WCW Fall Brawl 1994 The Guardian Angel 1994-09-18
Series WWE Raw The Big Bossman 1993-01-11
Movie WWE Royal Rumble 1993 The Big Boss Man 1993-01-24
Movie SMW Fire on The Mountain 1993 The Big Boss Man 1993-08-14
Movie AJPW Summer Action Series 1993 - Day 22 Big Bubba 1993-07-29
Movie WCW Starrcade 1993 The Boss 1993-12-27
Movie WWE WrestleMania VIII The Big Boss Man 1992-04-05
Movie WWE Royal Rumble 1992 The Big Boss Man 1992-01-19
Movie WWE Survivor Series Showdown 1992 The Big Boss Man 1992-11-22
Movie WWE Survivor Series 1992 The Big Boss Man 1992-11-25
Movie WWE WrestleMania VII The Big Boss Man 1991-03-24
Movie WWE Royal Rumble 1991 The Big Boss Man 1991-01-19
Movie WWE SummerSlam 1991 The Big Boss Man 1991-08-26
Movie WWE Battle Royal at the Albert Hall The Big Boss Man 1991-10-03
Movie WWE Survivor Series 1991 The Big Boss Man 1991-11-27
Movie WWE Survivor Series Showdown 1991 The Big Boss Man 1991-11-24
Movie WWE WrestleMania VI The Big Boss Man 1990-04-01
Movie WWE WrestleMania VI The Big Boss Man 1990-04-01
Movie WWE Royal Rumble 1990 The Big Boss Man 1990-01-21
Movie WWE The Ultimate Challenge Special: The March to WrestleMania VI The Big Boss Man 1990-03-25
Movie WWE SummerSlam 1990 The Big Boss Man 1990-08-27
Movie WWF/AJPW/NJPW Wrestling Summit The Big Boss Man 1990-04-13
Movie WWE The Main Event IV The Big Boss Man 1990-11-23
Movie WWE Survivor Series 1990 Big Boss Man 1990-11-22
Movie WWE Survivor Series Showdown '90 The Big Boss Man 1990-11-18
Movie WWE The Main Event II The Big Boss Man 1989-02-03
Movie WWE WrestleMania V The Big Boss Man 1989-04-02
Movie WWE Royal Rumble 1989 The Big Boss Man 1989-01-15
Movie WWE SummerSlam 1989 The Big Boss Man 1989-08-28
Movie WWE Survivor Series 1989 The Big Boss Man 1989-11-23
Movie WWE Survivor Series Showdown '89 The Big Boss Man 1989-11-12
Movie WWE SummerSlam 1988 The Big Boss Man 1988-08-29
Movie WWE WrestleFest The Big Boss Man 1988-07-31
Movie WWE Survivor Series 1988 Big Boss Man 1988-11-24
Movie NWA Super Towns on The SuperStation "Big" Bubba Rogers 1987-02-07
Movie The Second Annual NWA Jim Crockett Sr. Memorial Cup Tag Team Tournament Big Bubba Rogers 1987-04-11
Movie NWA The Great American Bash '87: War Games The War Machine 1987-07-31
Movie NWA Starrcade '87: Chi-Town Heat! Big Bubba Rogers 1987-11-26
Movie NWA Starrcade 1986 "Big" Bubba Rogers 1986-11-27
Series Saturday Night's Main Event 1985-05-10