Bobby Duncum

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Real Name - Robert Eldon Duncum Sr.
Birthdate - 8/14/44
6'3" 250 lbs. - Austin, TX

Aliases - Spoiler II, The Mummy

Athletic background - Football(NFL/West Texas State)

Teachers - Funks

Professional background - Texas, Florida(`69), Florida(`71), SECW(`74), WWWF(`75), AWA(`76-`77), Florida(`78), WWWF(`79), Mid-Atlantic(`80), SCW(`81), Florida(`83),

Groups - Heenan Family, Commonwealth Connection

Peak Years - `71-`79

Career Highlights - n/a

Finisher(s) -
- Sleeper

Favorites -
- Backbreaker
- Overhead Forearm
- Toe Kick
- Knee to Gut
- Punch

Ringwork Rating -
move set - 6
science - 2
aerial - 2
power - 7
strikes - 6

Intangible Rating -
entertainment - 7
selling - 7
bumping - 7
carrying - 6
heat - 7
legacy - 6

Place in History - Bobby Duncum is one of over a dozen wrestlers who played for West Texas State's football team. He was drafted into the NFL and played there and had a stint in the CFL before being brought into pro-wrestling by the Funks. He relocated to Austin with his new son and headed to Florida to gain seasoning. It wasn't long before he was turning heads. A large and athletic type never goes unnoticed by a McMahon and Vince Sr. soon brought him up to New York to feud with Bruno Sammartino for the WWWF title. Those battles in the mid-70s made "Big, Bad" Bobby Duncum's career in wrestling. Soon after he headed to Minneapolis and saw great success. As a member of Bobby Heenan's Family and teaming with Blackjack Lanza, Duncum had a good run in the AWA. He bounced around familiar places feuding with teaming with Killer Karl Kox in Florida, feuding with Bob Backlund in New York and even becoming the Mummy in the Southwest Texas. Duncum was nearing forty and had been a top star for over a decade and he didn't hamper his legacy by leaving pro-wrestling when he did. His son, Bobby Duncum Jr., was also an excellent football player and pursued wrestling without much success and is better known for his early demise in 2000. Bob Duncum was one of the very best of the 70s and fell in a time period that is not as well remembered as those around it.

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