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** They again broke up in TNA during 2010, with Bubba/Brother Ray turning on D-Von/Devon, christening himself Bully Ray while referring to himself as the Shawn Michaels to Devon's Marty Jannetty. Bully Ray then dropped about 50 pounds, going from a hefty 325 to 275, and brought back some of his more obnoxiously heel traits from ECW along with some BrooklynRage; he is now one of the company's top heels while Devon languished in the lower midcard before being released…only to be revealed as one of the Wrestling/AcesAndEights at ''Bound For Glory 2012'', becoming the de-facto face of the faction and simultaneously being catapulted into the main event scene opposite Bully Ray.

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** They again broke up in TNA during 2010, with Bubba/Brother Ray turning on D-Von/Devon, christening himself Bully Ray while referring to himself as the Shawn Michaels to Devon's Marty Jannetty.Wrestling/MartyJannetty. Bully Ray then dropped about 50 pounds, going from a hefty 325 to 275, and brought back some of his more obnoxiously heel traits from ECW along with some BrooklynRage; he is now one of the company's top heels while Devon languished in the lower midcard before being released…only to be revealed as one of the Wrestling/AcesAndEights at ''Bound For Glory 2012'', becoming the de-facto face of the faction and simultaneously being catapulted into the main event scene opposite Bully Ray.

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***While working as Reverend D-Von, D-Von had a muscular associate named [[Wrestling/{{Batista}} Deacon Bautista]], who went on to more success than D-Von. Or Bubba Ray, for that matter.


* OneOfUs: Bully Ray is shown playing Angry Birds in one episode of ''Wrestling/{{TNA}} Impact Wrestling''. Doubles as a [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments Crowning Moment of Funny]].

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* RealSongThemeTune:
** In their early days in ECW, they used Music/{{ACDC}}'s "Highway to Hell," which Spike continued to use until ECW closed. The team also used C.R.E.A.M. by Wu-Tang Clan.
** After Buh Buh Ray's heel turn, the Dudleys [[AvertedTrope stopped using music altogether]], and the only sounds heard during their entrances would be the boos of the crowd.
** "Bombshell" by Music/{{Powerman 5000}} following their 2003 reunion to the end of their WWE run.

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* BreakupBreakout:
** Bubba Ray and D-Von, and to a lesser degree Spike, to the rest of the Dudley Family from ECW.
** When the team broke up in WWE for roughly half a year in 2002 following the Brand Separation, Bubba got a sustained singles push on flagship show ''RAW'' while D-Von took on a Reverend gimmick on ''Smackdown''. Bubba was on TV for the entire period, whereas D-Von disappeared for a few months towards the end of the summer, before repackaged back to D-Von Dudley and reuniting with Bubba.
** They again broke up in TNA during 2010, with Bubba/Brother Ray turning on D-Von/Devon, christening himself Bully Ray while referring to himself as the Shawn Michaels to Devon's Marty Jannetty. Bully Ray then dropped about 50 pounds, going from a hefty 325 to 275, and brought back some of his more obnoxiously heel traits from ECW along with some BrooklynRage; he is now one of the company's top heels while Devon languished in the lower midcard before being released…only to be revealed as one of the Wrestling/AcesAndEights at ''Bound For Glory 2012'', becoming the de-facto face of the faction and simultaneously being catapulted into the main event scene opposite Bully Ray.
** For the next few months Bully Ray would portray the NobleDemon role, helping against Aces & Eights and trying hard to gain Wrestling/HulkHogan's trust as a good guy while entering a romance and marriage with Hulk's daughter, to the point where Hulk would shaft eight guys to give him a World Heavyweight title shot…only to win said championship by revealing that he was the President of the Aces & Eights the entire time and that part of the reason for doing so was for the way Devon was an afterthought to Hulk Hogan pre-Aces & Eights.
-->''Nobody'' turns their back on my brother.


* RealitySubtext: Due to his size, Spike was usually treated as the little runt either backing up Bubba Ray and Devon as faces or getting knocked around by them when they were heel. However, when he turned heel to join them in 2004, he was treated as the leader and called "The Boss". Matt Hyson is actually older than both [=LoMonaco=] and Hughes.

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* RealitySubtext: Due to his size, Spike was usually treated as the little runt either backing up Bubba Ray and Devon as faces or getting knocked around by them when they were heel.heels. However, when he turned heel to join them in 2004, he was treated as the leader and called "The Boss". Matt Hyson is actually older than both [=LoMonaco=] and Hughes.

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* RealitySubtext: Due to his size, Spike was usually treated as the little runt either backing up Bubba Ray and Devon as faces or getting knocked around by them when they were heel. However, when he turned heel to join them in 2004, he was treated as the leader and called "The Boss". Matt Hyson is actually older than both [=LoMonaco=] and Hughes.


* RomanceOnTheSet: Bully Ray is currently dating TNA Knockout Velvet Sky.

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* RomanceOnTheSet: Bully Ray is currently dating TNA Knockout Velvet Sky.Wrestling/VelvetSky.

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* OneOfUs: Bully Ray is shown playing Angry Birds in one episode of ''Wrestling/{{TNA}} Impact Wrestling''. Doubles as a [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments Crowning Moment of Funny]].
* RomanceOnTheSet: Bully Ray is currently dating TNA Knockout Velvet Sky.

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* DeletedScene: ANYTHING Devon Hughes did before becoming D-Von Dudley. While most sources have him making his in-ring debut in 1992, it's presently impossible to find any match results for him before 1996.

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* Website/{{Twitter}}: In the summer of 2012, Bully Ray announced on ''Impact'' that he was starting a Twitter account and sent his first tweet during that promo. Since then, he's pimped his Twitter account every week, right down to tweeting while coming down the entrance ramp and even ''during a match''. He proudly refers to himself as a "twitta machine!"

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