Enzo Amore & Big Cass say "How you doin'?" to the city of Nürnberg, Germany, checking out the sights before the evening's WWE Live Road to WrestleMania Event.02/24/2017 - 14:45
Two of NXT's up-and-coming female Superstars take turns narrating over each other's set of single-leg squats inside the WWE Performance Center weight room.02/24/2017 - 12:15
Xavier Woods, Kofi Kingston & Big E took the field at soccer training facilities and tried their hand - foot, actually - at defending and scoring goals against 1. FC Nürnberg left end Dave Bulthuis.02/24/2017 - 14:15
The Rock and "Stone Cold" Steve Austin visited WWE Superstars backstage on Raw. Cathy Kelley looks at these icons with current Superstars like Kevin Owens.02/23/2017 - 17:30
Prior to his WWE Live Event match in Nürnberg, "Smacktalker Skywalker" is nearly at a loss for words when he opens a present that contains a Germany-themed pair of sneakers tailored for him.02/24/2017 - 11:30
Roman Reigns' list of accomplishments continues to grow as he prepares for WrestleMania 33. These four records belong to The Big Dog.02/23/2017 - 12:45
As Seth Rollins recovers from the injury he suffered at the hands of Samoa Joe, he's been sending messages to Triple H on Instagram.02/23/2017 - 13:45
While being interviewed by the media before WWE Live's Road to WrestleMania event in Düsseldorf, Germany, Roman Reigns expresses how grateful he is to be traveling the world as a WWE Superstar.02/23/2017 - 11:00
Big Cass & Enzo Amore let the WWE Universe know that they are ready for action in Düsseldorf's ISS Dome, as WWE Live kicks off its Road to WrestleMania Tour through Germany.02/23/2017 - 11:00
World Tag Team Champions
The Moondogs: Bio
The habitat of Parts Unknown has churned out many strange individuals, and The Moondogs were amongst the most bizarre groups to ever crawl out of the mysterious wasteland.
In the latter part of 1980, manager extraordinaire Captain Lou Albano introduced Moondog Rex and Moondog King to the WWE Universe. A pair of gruff, unkempt men that wore shredded jeans and carried chewed up bones to the ring, The Moondogs were unorthodox to say the least. Still, despite his team’s lack of polish, Albano guided them to victory after victory, which positioned Rex & King as the No. 1 contenders to the WWE Tag Team Championships, held at that time by Tony Garea & Rick Martel.
On March 17, 1981, Albano’s charges dethroned the champs to win the World Tag Team Titles. Shortly after their victory, however, King headed back to Parts Unknown. His disappearance signaled the entry of a third Moondog — Spot — who was every bit as vicious and maniacal (if not more) than King was.
Moondog Spot inherited his half of the World Tag Team Championships, and The Moondogs picked up where they left off, successfully defending their titles against the likes of SD Jones & Dominic DeNucci, and “Quick Draw” Rick McGraw & a rookie by the name of Curt Hennig. Garea & Martel also had a number of opportunities in return matches, but always came up short. However, on July 21, 1981, The Moondogs had (according to Albano) an off night, and Garea & Martel regained the titles from Rex & Spot.
As the ’80s progressed, The Moondogs began to compete in more bouts on their own. In his most notable contest, Moondog Rex faced Hulk Hogan in a WWE Championship Match in 1984. Spot’s famous solo outing was less remarkable as he lost to The Junkyard Dog at 1985’s Wrestling Classic in a match with no referee. JYD had to count his own pinfall! But in the wild world of The Moondogs, that kind of thing was expected.