Brian Knobbs Biography and Career
Brian Yandrisovitz, better known as Brian Knobbs, is an American professional wrestler best known for being one half of the tag team The Nasty Boys alongside Jerry Sags. In this article we are going to talk about the biography, career, notable works, awards and family of Brian Knobbs so read the article till the end.
Knobbs was born on May 6, 1964, in Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States.
Knobbs was born and raised in Allentown, Pennsylvania, and began his professional wrestling career in 1985 as the masked Terrorist in the American Wrestling Association. He founded The Nasty Boys with Jerry Sags in 1986 and competed in the Tennessee region until they moved to Florida Championship Wrestling in 1988, where they won five Tag Team titles between 1988 and 1990.
They signed with Jim Crockett Promotions of the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA), which had been purchased by Ted Turner and renamed World Championship Wrestling (WCW) before The Nasty Boys left a few months later. They competed for the WCW United States Tag Team Championship against Rick and Scott Steiner, but were unable to defeat them.
Later that year, they joined the World Wrestling Federation (WWF), where Jimmy Hart was their manager. They defeated The Hart Foundation for the World Tag Team Title before clashing with and losing the title to the Legion of Doom. The Nasty Boys then wrestled many of the WWF’s top face teams, including The Rockers, The Bushwhackers, and High Energy, before turning heel in the fall of 1992 to feud with Hart’s Money Inc. for the tag team championship, which they were unable to reclaim.
Short biography of Brian Knobbs
Since January 1994, Knobbs has been married to Toni (Greg Valentine’s wife’s sister). The couple has one child together. Hulk Hogan considers him a close friend.
Knee problems have plagued him in recent years. In 2019, he was admitted to the hospital with a blood infection and underwent knee surgery. Fans contributed to his medical fees through a GoFundMe effort. He was hospitalized again on August 10, 2021, for several health difficulties, and another GoFundMe was set up to cover his bills.
Short biography facts of Brian Knobbs
How tall is Brian Knobbs?
American professional wrestler Brian is 1.85m tall.
How old is Brian Knobbs?
Brian Knobbs was born on May 6, 1964, and is currently 58 years old.
Who were the Nasty Boys WWF?
Brian Knobbs and Jerry Sags formed the Nasty Boys, a professional wrestling tag team that competed from the mid-to-late 1980s and into the 1990s.
Apart from Westling
Knobbs was an on-screen trainer for Hulk Hogan’s Celebrity Championship Wrestling and Hulk Hogan’s Micro Championship Wrestling and appeared in various episodes of Hogan Knows Best and Brooke Knows Best.
Knobbs conducted a “Pit Stop” on Raymond, the Tampa Bay Rays mascot, during the 2009 Major League Baseball season. The Tampa Bay Rays use Knobbs as their “10th Man.” In 1999, he appeared on the Nickelodeon children’s game show Figure It Out: Wild Style as a panelist and was slimed.
Championships and accomplishments
Championship Wrestling International
CWI Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Jerry Sags
Continental Wrestling Association
AWA Southern Tag Team Championship (2 times) – with Jerry Sags
FCW Tag Team Championship (5 times) – with Jerry Sags
North American Wrestling Association / South Atlantic Pro Wrestling
NAWA/SAPW Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Jerry Sags
Pro Wrestling Illustrated
PWI Tag Team of the Year award in 1994 – with Jerry Sags.
PWI ranked him # 409 of the 500 best singles wrestlers during the “PWI Years” in 2003.
PWI ranked him # 53 of the 100 best tag teams of the “PWI Years” with Jerry Sags in 2003.
Professional Wrestling Federation
PWF Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Jerry Sags
World Championship Wrestling
WCW Hardcore Championship (3 times)
WCW World Tag Team Championship (3 times) – with Jerry Sags
World Wrestling Federation
WWF Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Jerry Sags
X Wrestling Federation
XWF World Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Jerry Sags
Yankee Pro Wrestling
YPW Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
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