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Encyclopedia > 2 Cold Scorpio
Charles Scaggs Flag of the United States
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Ring name(s) 2 Cold Scorpio
Black Wazuma
Flash Funk
Flyin' Scorpio
Flying Wazuma
Scorpio
Too Cold Scorpio
2 Gold Scorpio
Billed height 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m)
Billed weight 229 lb (104 kg)
Born October 25, 1965 (1965-10-25) (age 41)
Denver, Colorado, United States
Resides Hanover, Germany
Billed from Denver, Colorado, United States
Trained by Mike Starr
Debut 1985

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Professional wrestling career

Extreme Championship Wrestling

Skaggs is best known for his work in Extreme Championship Wrestling, where he wrestled as 2 Cold Scorpio. He had four reigns as ECW World Television Champion and one reign as ECW Tag Team Champion along with The Sandman.[1] During his simultaneous reign as Television and Tag Team Champion, he insisted on being referred to as 2 Gold Scorpio. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The ECW World Television Championship was the secondary title in Extreme Championship Wrestling from 1992 until it folded in 2001. ... The Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) Tag Team Championship was the tag team championship contested in Eastern Championship Wrestling and Extreme Championship Wrestling between June 1992 and April 2001. ... James (Jim) Fullington (born June 16, 1963) better known by his ring name The Sandman, is an American professional wrestler, best known for his career with Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW), where he was dubbed The Hardcore Icon. ...


On June 10, 2005, Scorpio wrestled at the ECW reunion event Hardcore Homecoming, defeating Kid Kash.[2][3] is the 161st day of the year (162nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Hardcore Homecoming was a professional wrestling promotion that was booked by Shane Douglas, a former ECW World Heavyweight Champion. ... David Cash (born July 31, 1969) is an American professional wrestler known for his work in World Wrestling Entertainment, Extreme Championship Wrestling, and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling using the name Kid Kash. // Cash debuted in 1990 after training for two years with the legendary Ricky Morton and Stu Hart, facing...


World Championship Wrestling

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World Wrestling Federation (1996-1999)

Scaggs made his WWF debut on November 17 at Survivor Series 1996 under the name Flash Funk. During his time there, his gimmick involved dancing, wearing a zoot suit, and being accompanied to the ring by his "Fly Girls" or "Funkettes" (years before the WWF would debut an admitted pimp, The Godfather, who was accompanied by his "hoes").[4] 17 November is also the name of a Marxist group in Greece, coinciding with the anniversary of the Athens Polytechnic uprising. ... Survivor Series 1996 was the tenth annual Survivor Series pay-per-view professional wrestling event for the World Wrestling Federation. ... A soldier inspecting zoot suits in Washington D.C. in 1942 Men in zoot suits A zoot suit was a style of clothing first popularized by young African Americans, Filipino Americans, Italian Americans, and Mexican Americans in the late 1930s and 1940s [1][2][3][4][5]. Today, a zoot... Charles Wright[1] (born May 16, 1961) is an American businessman and retired professional wrestler. ...


He later reverted to the Scorpio name re-teaming with WCW teammate and friend Ron Simmons through the summer of 1998. He would soon after become a member of Al Snow's JOB Squad, but it wasn't a success. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ...


In late 1998, Flash Funk competed in the WWF's Brawl For All tournament, replacing Ken Shamrock. However, he lost in the quarterfinals to The Godfather. In early 1999, Scorpio requested time off due to personal problems, but was instead released.[4] This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Ken Shamrock (born Kenneth Wayne Kilpatrick on February 11, 1964 in Macon, Georgia) is an American mixed martial arts fighter. ...


Pro Wrestling NOAH (2000-2006)

Scaggs went on to wrestle mainly for Pro Wrestling NOAH in Japan as Scorpio, where he is a former GHC Openweight Hardcore Champion. He has also found success in NOAH's tag team division, winning the GHC Heavyweight Tag Team Championships with Vader and later with Doug Williams.[1] Pro Wrestling NOAH is a Japanese professional wrestling promotion, founded in 2000. ... The Global Honored Crown Hardcore Tag Team Championship is a semi-official professional wrestling championship contested in Pro Wrestling NOAH. It was originally created in 2004 as a singles title known as the GHC Openweight Hardcore Championship; in 2007 it was announced that it would be reformed into a tag... For the football player of the same name see Leon White (football player). ... Douglas Clayton Durdle (born September 1, 1972 in Reading, Berkshire) is an English professional wrestler best known by his stage name, Doug Williams. ...


At a WRESTLE-1 GP show in October 2, 2005, Scorpio teamed up with Sumo wrestler Akebono to face the team of Mitsuharu Misawa and Yoshinari Ogawa. is the 275th day of the year (276th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Sumo (disambiguation). ... Akebono Taro , born May 8, 1969 as Chad George Rowan) is a retired sumo wrestler. ... Mitsuharu Misawa ) is a Japanese professional wrestler. ... Yoshinari Ogawa is a Japanese professional wrestler who currently works for Pro Wrestling NOAH. // Career Ogawa was of the top stars in All Japan Pro Wrestlings junior heavyweight division in the 1990s, winning the junior heavyweight championship three times. ...


World Wrestling Entertainment (2006-2007)

Scaggs worked a dark match for the renamed World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) at a August 22, 2006 SmackDown! taping. Scaggs, returning to his Flash Funk name, faced René Duprée. On September 21, it was reported Scaggs impressed WWE officials in the tryout and he was signed to a new, three-year contract. According to the February 25 Wrestling Observer Newsletter, however, Scaggs sat at home collecting a paycheck most of the time because there were no ideas for him. Scaggs was released from WWE on May 12, 2007.[5] Professional wrestling has accrued a considerable amount of slang, in-references and jargon. ... World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ... is the 234th day of the year (235th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the video game series based on the show, see WWE SmackDown! (video game series). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... is the 264th day of the year (265th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... David Allen Meltzer (born October 24, 1961) is the editor of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter (WON), a newsletter for the world of professional wrestling and mixed martial arts. ... is the 132nd day of the year (133rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ...



After his release from WWE, Scaggs signed with Philadelpha based indie Pro Wrestling Unplugged, winning the title in June.


Wrestling facts

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Championships and accomplishments

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Personal life

Scorpio has six children.[4]


Scaggs is described in Mick Foley's autobiography "Have a Nice Day: A Tale of Blood and Sweatsocks" as a "genitalactic freak of nature" owing to, as Mick Foley puts it, his "large penis". Mick Foley brings this incident up in both "Foley Is Good: And the Real World Is Faker than Wrestling" and "Mick Foley's Hardcore Diary" as well, talking of how some lawyers were worried this would be considered "slanderous". Michael Francis Mick Foley, Sr. ...


References

  1. ^ a b c Tello, C. (September 21, 2006). Too Cold for WWE. WWE.com. Retrieved on 2007-05-16.
  2. ^ Lacroix, C. (December 20, 2005). Have a jolly Hardcore Homecoming Christmas. Canadian Online Explorer. Retrieved on 2007-05-16.
  3. ^ Kapur, B. (June 11, 2005). Hardcore Homecoming a memorable night. Canadian Online Explorer. Retrieved on 2007-05-16.
  4. ^ a b c d e f Molinaro, J. (May 19, 1999). Scorpio to take flight in Japan. Canadian Online Explorer. Retrieved on 2007-05-16.
  5. ^ Charles Scaggs released. World Wrestling Entertainment (May 12, 2007). Retrieved on 2007-05-16.

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External links


  Results from FactBites:
 
Pro Wrestling Insider - Pro Wrestling News Inside & Out (562 words)
Scorpio also states that both wrestlers later thanked Scorpio for breaking up the fight, saying he probably saved their lives.  Echoing the sentiments of Vader and others, Scorpio felt the whole incident was the result of too little sleep, too much alcohol, and frustrations over the grueling road schedule they were on. 
Scorpio states that he feels Dreamer belongs in an office role, and that he was a big help to ECW in that capacity.
Scorpio also reviews the more recent happenings in his career, which include a full-time gig with Pro Wrestling Noah in Japan.  Scorpio points out that he was on an All Japan Pro Wrestling tour right after almost all of the Japanese roster split away to form Noah in 2000.
Pro Wrestling Insider - Pro Wrestling News Inside & Out (782 words)
Scorpio mentioned that he has not been contacted to be involved with the new ECW; Scorpio did mention that “Someone” is looking for him.
Scorpio said that the fans of the US appreciate what you do no matter if you win of lose, however in Japan, the fans are a tough crowd to win over just to the fact that you basically have perform in hardcore matches and put you body through hell.
Scorpio thought that it was Vader who has an attitude and would kick everyone and anyone’s ass around, however when he turned and went down stairs and saw that Steamboat, Flair were all on the ground and if Scorpio wasn’t there at the right place and time Arn Anderson wouldn’t probably be with us today.
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