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    J.B. Layfield by kriegpaolo_23

    Version: Final | Updated: 04/08/05 | Printable Version | Search Guide | Bookmark Guide

    Game: WWE Smackdown vs. Raw
    System: Playstation 2
    Publisher: THQ
    Genre: Action
    Version: 1.0
    Table of Contents
    1.0 Biography
    2.0 Stats
    3.0 Moveset
    4.0 Strategy
    5.0 Copyright
    1.0 Biography
    Real Name: John Layfield
    Ring Name: Bradshaw
    Call Name: JBL
    Birthdate: 29/11/1967
    Hometown: Now residing in New York City
    Married: Merideth Whitney (12/02/2005)
    Height: 6'6
    Weight: 290 lbs.
    Debut: 23/09/1992
    Signature Moves:
    Clothesline From Hell
    Big Boot
    Fallaway Slam (dubbed "The Last Call")
    WWE.com BIO
    Once known as the beer-drinking, poker-playing, cigar-smoking brawler who
    helped the APA rise to the top of the WWE tag team division, John "Bradshaw"
    Layfield has a new attitude, new associates and an incredibly impressive reign
    as WWE Champion.
    Back in the late 1990s, The Acolytes -- Bradshaw & Faarooq -- were the massive
    henchmen for Undertaker's Ministry of Darkness. Later, they became known as the
    Acolytes Protection Agency, serving as immediate muscle for needy Superstars.
    Soon, their attention would shift to protecting all of WWE from the ECW/WCW
    During this time, Bradshaw & Faarooq had great success battling the likes of
    The Dudleys, The Hardy Boyz and Edge & Christian, eventually enjoying three
    stints as World Tag Team Champions.
    But after five years of working together, the relationship of Bradshaw and
    Faarooq would sour in March of 2004 after then-SmackDown! General Manager Paul
    Heyman fired Faarooq after the APA lost a match to Rikishi & Scotty 2 Hotty.
    In an effort to keep his own job, Bradshaw turned his back on his partner, and
    decided to focus his energy on emerging as a singles competitor. But a
    significant transformation was also taking place at this time.
    The old Bradshaw, who began wrestling on the Texas circuit and even did a stint
    overseas in Germany, relied strictly on brute strength and intimidation. That
    man was being phased out and a sharper-dressed and sharper-minded Bradshaw
    would take WWE by storm.
    Bradshaw was already a well-educated man who studied ancient history at Abilene
    Christian University, where he also played football. Bradshaw also played
    professional football with the Raiders and even spent some time in the Canadian
    Football League.
    But when the final whistle blew on his football career, JBL, armed with a
    tremendous business acumen, would go on to make a fortune playing the stock
    market, developing a financial portfolio that would rival even the best
    stock-market analyst on Wall Street.
    JBL even relocated out of his native Texas and into a posh penthouse in New
    York. He has traded in his muscle shirts for expensive suits and hats, and now
    sits in a custom Limo that takes him from arena to arena.
    In the summer of 2003, JBL's "Have More Money Now," a commonsense,
    straight-talk financial advice book, was released. He also writes a column for
    WWE.com. JBL was clearly a man of culture, and that part of his personality was
    coming through loud and clear.
    With the motto, "Work harder, work smarter" as his creed, JBL began to achieve
    simi liar success in the ring.
    In the spring of 2004, JBL began to have an impact on SmackDown!, making it
    clear he was coming after Eddie Guerrero's WWE Championship. And at The Great
    American Bash on June 27 of 2004, JBL defeated Latino Heat in a Bull Rope Match.
    Once on top, JBL began to organize a Cabinet, enlisting the help of Orlando
    Jordan, a one-time United States Champion in his own right, as his Chief of
    Staff. The Basham Brothers, former WWE Tag Team Champions, are JBL's
    Co-Secretaries of Defense.
    Meanwhile, JBL has spent the last eight-plus months defending his WWE
    Championship. JBL has survived brutal and sometimes bloody battles with
    Undertaker, Booker T, Big Show and Kurt Angle to retain that coveted prize.
    He outlasted Guerrero, Booker T and Undertaker in a Fatal Fourway at
    Armageddon. JBL survived a Triple Threat Match with Kurt Angle and Big Show at
    the Royal Rumble, and then he emerged the bloodied victor in a painful Barbed
    Wire Steel Cage Match with Big Show at No Way Out.
    When JBL takes on John Cena at WrestleMania 21, he will be working on his ninth
    straight month as WWE Champion, easily the longest such reign in more than a
    JBL's work ethic, intelligence and savvy have never been sharper.
    My comments on Bradshaw:
    JBL is a great wrestler and is one of the best technicians today. He is
    powerful and quick, though his arrogancy has been to the fan's despise. Great
    singles competitor (1 (WWE Championship, 1 European Championship, 17 Hardcore
    Championship) and has been known as a tag team specialist (3 World Tag team
    2.0 Stats
    Strength:    9
    Submission:  7
    Durabillity: 9
    Tecnhique:   8
    Speed:       6
    Charisma:    7.5
    Overall:     84
    Settings: Dirty
    Brand:    Smackdown
    Class:    Heavyweight
    3.0 Moveset
    Ring In Move  : [ ] + Any Direction        = Over The Rope
    Ring Out Move : [ ] + Any Direction        = Backward Over Rope
    Taunt:	Right Analog Stick Down    = Rolling Arms
    	      Right Analog Stick Left    = Undertaker 1
    	      Right Analog Stick Up   = Rolling Arms
    	      Right Analog Stick Right     = Undertaker 1
    Ready Moves:
    Attack:   Down + X                   - Big Boot 2
              Left/Right Diagonal Down   - Toe Kick 1
              Left + X                   - Toe Kick 2
              Left/Right Diagonal Up     - Snap Jab
              Up + X                     - Big Boot 1
              Right + X                  - Body Punch
    Grapple Attack:
    First     X                          - Grapple Punch 2
    Second    X                          - Grapple Body Attack 1
    Third     X                          - Grapple Elbow Strike 1
    Submission Grapples:
    (Down + O)
    Down  + O                  - Hangman Chokehold 1
    Left  + O                  - Snapmare & Neck Lock 2
    Up    + O                  - Torture Rack
    Right + O                  - Headlock 1
    Signature Grapple:
    (Left + O)
    Down  + O                  - DDT 10
    Left  + O                  - Scoop Slam 4
    Up    + O                  - Neckbreaker 6
    Right + O                  - Suplex 5
    Power Grapple:
    (Up + O)
    Down  + O                  - Powerbomb 13
    Left  + O                  - Last Call
    Up    + O                  - Spinebuster 3
    Right + O                  - Shoulder Breaker
    Quick Grapple:
    (Right + O)
    Down  + O                  - DDT 10
    Left  + O                  - Russian Leg Sweep 1
    Up    + O                  - Club To Neck
    Right + O                  - Shoulder Thrusts
    Back Attack:
    Down  + O                  - DDT 22
    Left  + O                  - Backbreaker 6
    Up    + O                  - Elbow To Back Of Head 2
    Right + O                  - Forearm Smash
    Down  + O                  - Pumphandle Drop
    Left  + O                  - Back Suplex 3
    Up    + O                  - Pumphandle Slam
    Right + O                  - Forearm Smash
    Edge Of The Cell
    Front:   O                       - Downward Thrust
    Front:   O + Any Direction       - Downward Thrust
    Back:    O                       - Downward Thrust
    Back:    O + Any Direction       - Downward Thrust
    X                         - Angry Stomp
    X + Up Or Down            - Angry Stomp
    X + Left Or Right         - Elbow Drop 2
    Left  + O                 - Reverse Chin Lock 2
    Up    + O                 - Fury Punch 9
    Right + O                 - Camel Clutch 1
    Left  + O                 - Leg Lock 10
    Up    + O                 - Punch To Groin
    Right + O                 - Single Leg Crab
    Facing Opponent:
    X                          - Turnbuckle Clothesline
    X + Any Direction          - Turnbuckle Clothesline
    Facing Opponent:
    Left  + O                  - Super Last Call
    Up    + O                  - Toss To Turnbuckle
    Right + O                  - Back Elbow Strike 2
    Behind Opponent:
    Left  + O                  - Super Back Suplex
    Up    + O                   - Turnbuckle Smash
    Right + O                   -  Super Back Suplex
    Back Attack:
    Down  + O                  - Turnbuckle Smash
    Left  + O                  - Shoulder Strike
    Up    + O                  - Turnbuckle Smash
    Right + O                  - Hanging in Reverse
    Opponent Leaning on Ropes:
    O + Any Direction          - Big Boot 4
    Rebound Attack:
    Standing: Triangle + X                - Running Shoulder Attack 2
    Lying:    Triangle + X                - Double Axe Handle 4
    Outside:  Triangle + X                - Vaulting Body Press 2
    Jump Down Over:
    Square + X                            - Dive Through Ropes
    Left  + X                             - Shoulder Block 3
    Right + X                             - Flying Clothesline 2
    X                                     - Diving Elbow Drop
    X + Down                              - Diving Elbow Drop
    X + Up                                - Diving Elbow Drop
    X                                      - Running Shoulder Attack 2
    X + Any Direction                      - Shoulder Block 2
    Facing Opponent:
    Down  + O                     - Spear 1
    Up    + O                        - Neckbreaker 1
    Behind Opponent:
    O                                      - Mat Slam 2
    O (Groggy)                            - Bulldog 2
    Downed Opponent:
    X                                      - Elbow Drop 10
    Any Direction + X                      - Double Axe Handle 4
    Running Opponent:
    O                                      - Powerslam Pin 2
    Up   Or Down  + O                      - Back Body Drop 1
    Left Or Right + O                      - Tilt A Whirl Sideslam 3
    Double Team
    O                                     - Double Flapjack
    Down  + O                             - Double Punches 2
    Left  + O                             - Double Suplex
    Up    + O                             - Double Clothesline
    Right + O                             - Double Beat Head
    Down  + O                             - Double Punches 2
    Left  + O                             - Double Suplex
    Up    + O                             - Gut Crusher
    Right + O                             - Body Splash & Whip
    L1:        Facing Groggy Opponent          - Powerbomb 14
    L1:        While Player is Running          - Clothesline From Hell 2
    Weapon Finisher:
    L1                               - DDT 29
    L1 + Any Direction               - DDT 29
    Scoop Slam 4
    DDT 10
    Super Last Call
    Combination Moves:
    X                                      - Benoit Punches
    X                                      - Snap Jab
    X                                      - Big Boot 2
    4.0 Strategy
    Use 'Scoop Slam 04' to take advantage of your opponents. J.B. Layfield's
    deadliest finisher is the Clothesline From Hell. The easiest way to use the
    Clothesline From Hell is to damage your opponent's midsection to at least,
    orange. Then hit a move that targets that part (e.g. Last Call, Scoop Slam 04).
    Then make your opponent stand up (your opponent should be groggy for 2-3
    seconds depending on the body damage). Then run to the ropes that your opponent
    face to and hit the Clothesline From Hell. There's also another way. Simpler,
    but needs good timing. Irish whip your opponent to the ropes. As your opponent
    bounces back, run and hit L1. Your opponent should be knocked down if the
    timing is right. If not, the Clothesline From Hell would be delivered, but
    won't knock your opponent down.
    5.0 Copyright
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