Robert William Howard Jr is an American professional wrestler, actor and former racing athlete, better known by his stage name Hardcore Holly or Bob Holly. He is known for his 16-year career at World Wrestling Federation / World Wrestling Entertainment where he also works with the stage names Thurman "Sparky" Plugg, Bob "Spark Plug" Holly and Bombastic Bob, and gimmicks His notable advertisement "the Big Cap". After debuting in 1990, Holly worked for Smoky Mountain Wrestling and other indie promotions, before joining WWE full-time in 1994. Initially describing the character of a NASCAR driver, Thurman "Sparky" Plugg, his name was quickly changed to Bob "Spark Plug" Holly. In 1998, he formed a group with Bart Gunn, called The New Midnight Express. After being known as "Hardcore Holly" in 1999, he joined the on-screen cousins, Crash and Molly. In 2002, he broke his neck, causing him to sit out for more than a year.
|Birth name||Robert William Howard|
|Born||January 29, 1963, Glendale, California, United States|
|Residence||Dubuque, Iowa, United States|
|Ring name(s)||Bob Holly, Bob Howard, Bombastic Bob, Hardcore Holly, Thurman "Sparky" Plugg|
|Billed from||Mobile, Alabama|
|Trained by||Bob Sweetan, Rip Tyler|
|IMDb||Bob Holly's IMDb|
Became known by his ring name, Bob "Hardcore" Holly. He was a fearless wrestler who won the WWF Hardcore Championship six times.
He made his professional wrestling debut at age 24 in the World Wrestling Organization.
He began wrestling in England's Varsity Pro Wrestling in 2009.
He was married to Cathy Dingman from 2000 to 2003.
He won the World Tag Team Championship with Cody Rhodes in 2007.
- The Holly Cousins - The Holly Cousins, also known as The Hollys, is a professional wrestling team and later settled into the World Wrestling Federation from 1999 to 2001. It includes cousins to the screen: Crash Holly, Hardcore Holly and Molly Holly.
- Job. Squadron - J.O.B. The team was a constant professional wrestler in the World Wrestling Federation in the late 1990s. The theme of the team is that every member is a long-standing improved talent, in which they lose to established wrestlers.
- Athletes from Glendale, California
- Professional wrestlers from California
- Professional wrestling coach
- California riders
Latest information about Bob Holly updated on June 17 2021.