Let me ask you kind of a crossover question. Through Wyatt's feud with Cena, Harper and Rowan also started their own feud with the Jey Uso and Jimmy Uso , who supported Cena in the feud. Redwood made his return six months later on April 24, 2010, as a surprise opponent of Lee's, but was easily defeated by him. The match led to a new feud between Harper and Dean Ambrose, with Harper losing a between the pair at. Learn more about our copyright and trademark policies. Harper and Orton continued having problems with each other, leading to a match between the two on the January 24 episode of SmackDown, where Orton was victorious. Lee started becoming popular after a July 26, 2008, post—match incident in that ended with him punching out a fan in the parking lot.
In a sense, these two could be in the same position as The Ascension, but on a bigger scale, as they get wins. On March 21, Harper suffered a knee injury during a dark match on Raw, sidelining him for five to six months. Harper escaped the trances of former leader Bray Wyatt and defeated Rowan at Backlash in May. However, when the event, Chikara offered Lee the chance to get in the ring. How did that gimmick come to pass? This is my first one ever. At , Harper and Rowan defended their titles against The New Day; they lost by disqualication after Rowan attacked with a mallet, marking their first loss as The Bludgeon Brothers.
The team lost by disqualification in a championship defense against The New Day at , resulting in them retaining the titles. . On January 24, 2016, Rowan would go on to compete in the match with fellow Wyatt Family members and was eliminated by , but he would later return to the ring along with another members to eliminate Lesnar. Following a win over and in the semi-finals after Wyatt's interference, Harper and Rowan were defeated in the finals by and. It was physical, it was tough.
While the excommunicated members of the Wyatt Family have given us a glimpse of their new characters via SmackDown vignettes, we have yet to see them in the flesh. In late June, Rowan suffered a torn , leaving him out of action. After the match, Harper and Orton showed tension over the loss. The feud culminated at , where The Wyatt Family defeated The New Day. Day, and the North Star Express Darin Corbin and Ryan Cruz , Lee and Redwood earned their right to challenge for the.
Two days later on SmackDown, Rowan and Harper lost the titles to The New Day in a no-disqualification match, ending their reign at 135 days. Lee at a Chikara event in November 2008 In April 2008, Lee's bullying of smaller wrestlers led to issuing a challenge to him. Champion match, but was defeated. On the June 23 episode of Main Event, Harper returned to singles competition when he defeated , but not before cutting a promo where he said losing his tag team partner has only made him more dangerous. To tie in with Saxton's feud with , Rowan and Bronson lost to O'Neil and in a tag team match. It was a squash match, and this wrestler gets up for a power bomb-type move, and he just screams like a little girl.
Archived from on April 29, 2010. Archived from on November 21, 2010. In late 2008, Lee aligned himself with and Grizzly Redwood to form a called The Roughnecks. Lee regained the title on April 13, 2012, in a with Jay Freddie, Slyck Wagner Brown and , who stole the after the match. So that was my introduction to acting.
During Rowan's absence, Harper betrayed the group, attacking Wyatt and his new ally Randy Orton during the. The rivalry between Harper and Rowan was seemingly ended at on May 21, where Harper defeated Rowan. At , Rowan faced Big Show in a in a losing effort. After months of dominating the SmackDown tag team division, and still undefeated as The Bludgeon Brothers, Harper and Rowan won the at by defeating and defending champions in a , their first title as a team on the main roster. Lee debuted for on January 16, 2010, at the promotion's first ever show, teaming with and in a six-man tag team match, where they were defeated by Team Frightning Mike Quackenbush, and. Archived from on October 17, 2013.
After the Wyatt Family started feuding with and , Harper wrestled two singles matches, losing to Punk on the November 4 Raw and to Bryan via disqualification on the November 8 SmackDown. The ultimate goal for you would be the World Championship? Archived from on July 9, 2013. Lee and Necro Butcher had a rematch under Anything Goes rules on February 27, 2009, which Necro won. On the January 5, 2015 episode of Raw, Rowan along with former Team Cena teammates and were fired by The Authority for being a part of Team Cena. Harper then wrestled at and , but has yet to return to weekly television. Walking to the ring in the same costumes that they've been wearing in their vignettes, one thing was strikingly different about their actual in-ring attire. On the April 4 episode of Raw, The Wyatt Family attacked , starting an unexplained feud between the heel factions.