Demolition was a dominant heel tag team since its debut in early 1987. We get a vignette of the Big Bossman, who tells us behind the prison walls he is the judge and the jury. [17] The following month, Powers of Pain entered the 1988 Crockett Cup, defeating Mark Starr and Chris Champion in the second round and Road Warriors in the quarter-final and lost to eventual winners Lex Luger and Sting in the semi-final.[18]. The Rougeaus beat on Colontonio as Jesse wants to talk about Savage’s challenge and who will be his partner while Vince wants to know who will be the referee. However, they did not impress much here and did not get a big reaction. Scott's Blog Of Doom, Shoot Interview with the Powers of Pain by RF video, July 5, 2014, Posted by Brian Bayless. By July, the Headshrinkers dissolved, as Vailahi left the WWF for WCW. Barbarian then competed as a singles wrestler until departing in 1992 and returning to WCW, where he became one half of the final United States Tag Team Champions with Dick Slater. He defeated Sam Houston in his first match later in the night. Later during their feud, the Powers won the World Six-Man Tag Team Championship with Ivan Koloff from the Warriors and Dusty Rhodes. They made their televised debut on 16 July episode of Superstars where they defeated enhancement talents Iron Mike Sharpe and Tony Ulysses. In August 2012, Chikara announced that The Barbarian would be making his debut for the promotion in the following month's 2012 King of Trios tournament, where he will reunite with The Warlord and Meng as The Faces of Pain in reference to their previous team names Faces of Fear and Powers of Pain. Super Assassins made their televised debut on 27 November episode of Prime, with a win over The American Males. Sione has seven children with his wife, Seini Tonga. Sep 29, 2016 - Explore spaj1's board "powers of pain" on Pinterest. He was eliminated by Hercules. We will see how that plays out in the coming weeks but the announcement itself created a lot of intrigue. History Jim Crockett Promotions. We have a great online selection at the lowest prices with Fast & Free shipping on many items! Powers of Pain's last televised match as a team was on 19 February televised special on the MSG Network, where they teamed with Mr. Fuji against Jim Duggan and The Rockers in a match, which they lost. New Headshrinkers were quickly eliminated but their team won the match after Michaels and Diesel broke up as a team. He wrestled as King Konga in several National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) regional territories in 1981. Both Luke and Canton are the younger brothers to Samu Monoa. In late 1995, Vailahi returned to WCW, wearing a mask and teaming with his former Powers of Pain tag team partner, The Warlord. The Powers of Pain then eliminated Los Conquistadores to win the match. They became heels while Demolition became faces when Mr. Fuji attacked Demolition at Survivor Series and aligned himself with the Powers of Pain. [21][22] Barbarian entered the King of Cable Tournament, losing to Dustin Rhodes in the quarter-final on 14 November episode of Saturday Night. Upon their arrival in June 1988, the Powers were faces managed by Tito Santana. On 22 December episode of Superstars, it was announced that Barbarian would face Heenan Family's rival The Big Boss Man in a match at the 1991 Royal Rumble, which Barbarian lost. The Powers then began feuding with The Road Warriors. He had a short term in World Class Championship Wrestling as a villain named Tonga John. Mooney is back in the Event Center. In late 1987, he formed a team with Ivan Koloff, who was also his coach. During this time, Barbarian had only one major match, a loss to The British Bulldog at Battle Royal at the Albert Hall. They certainly pushed that bench press record for a long time as that took place six months ago. He was placed in an alliance with Tony Atlas, Cactus Jack, Jake Roberts and Butch Reed. Parks lands a punch but Bravo ends up catching him with an inverted atomic drop. This was especially so for the Powers of Pain, who were scheduled to lose the matches by falling off the scaffolding. [4] Vailahi was brought into the company to aid Jones in his rivalry with Jimmy Valiant. Brown then puts away Surace with the Ghetto Blaster shortly after that (1:10). Brutus Beefcake tells the Honky Tonk Man he will have his “girlfriend” Georgia in his corner. At the inaugural The Great American Bash, Barbarian teamed with Graham and Abdullah the Butcher in a loss to Sam Houston, Manny Fernandez and Buzz Tyler in a six-man tag team match.