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The Bill Goldberg

Bill Goldberg was born on December 27, 1966 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA as William Scott Goldberg. Goldberg never really liked wrestling when he was a kid, but he loved football. He was on his high school team in Tulsa and received a scholarship to play football for the University of Georgia Bulldogs in 1985. Goldberg was a starting lineman for four years with the Dogs and was named to the Junkyard Dog Club for being one of the team’s top defensive players.  Bill Goldberg is a professional athlete, former NFL football player, former pro-wrestler, actor, TV Host and automobile aficionado. Bill is best known for his appearances with World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). Most notable is his lengthy undefeated streak (173-0) in singles competition. He is recognized by the WWE as the first undefeated world champion in the history of professional wrestling and the first man to hold a version of the Big Gold Belt in both WCW and WWE. Goldberg headlined many pay-per-view events for WCW and WWE including closing WCW’s premier annual event, Starrcade, on two occasions. He is recognized by the WWE as the first undefeated world champion in the history of professional wrestling and the first man to hold a version of the Big Gold Belt in both WCW and WWE. Bill is also a two-time WCW United States Heavyweight Champion and WCW World Tag Team Champion (with Bret Hart). Goldberg headlined many pay-per-views for WCW and WWE including closing WCW’s premier annual event, Starrcade, on two occasions. After retiring from professional wrestling, Goldberg was inducted into the Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 2010. He continued his career as a commentator for the mixed martial arts promotion EliteXC until its closure.  Goldberg has been the host of Garage Mahal on the DIY Network and various shows on the Speed Channel. Goldberg has appeared in many movies including Santa’s Slay, Universal Soldier, and The Longest Yard. He was also part of the cast of Donald Trump’s Celebrity Apprentice. Whether it be his current car collection or his love for hosting automobile driven content such as BULLRUN or GarageMahal, it’s not hard to believe deep down inside he is an automotive fanatic. In 2001, Goldberg moved to the WWE where his legend has grown. Goldberg has crushed numerous opponents with his signature moves, the Spear and the Jackhammer Suplex, and is now hoping to get a shot at the WWE Title.