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Encyclopedia > 3 Count

3 Count was a professional wrestling stable in World Championship Wrestling formed in 1999. The group consisted of Shane Helms, Shannon Moore & Evan Karagias and was given a boy band gimmick. For a brief time, Tank Abbott was added to the group as a manager and enforcer. This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... In professional wrestling, a stable is a group of wrestlers within a promotion who have a common element -- friendships, either real or storyline, a manager who manages all of them, or a common storyline, which puts them together as a unit (recent examples include Evolution, La Résistance, The Cabinet... World Championship Wrestling (WCW) was an American professional wrestling promotion which existed from 1988 to 2001. ... Gregory Shane Helms (July 12, 1974) is an American professional wrestler, who is currently working for World Wrestling Entertainment. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... An editor has expressed a concern that the tone or style of this article or section may not be appropriate for an encyclopedia. ... In professional wrestling, a gimmick is a wrestlers personality, behavior, attire and/or other distinguishing traits while performing. ... David L. Tank Abbott (born April 26, 1965 in Huntington Beach, California) is a Mixed martial arts fighter whose fighting style is self-described as Pit fighting, a style he developed fighting on the streets of Huntington Beach, California. ... In professional wrestling, a manager is a character who is paired with a wrestler. ... Enforcer is a professional wrestling term for one of two situations. ...

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History

Creation

Shane Helms and Shannon Moore were brought in to World Championship Wrestling (WCW) at the behest of Hulk Hogan, who was granted the authority to bring in a number of young cruiserweights to the roster.[citation needed] Almost immediately Jimmy Hart put them together with Evan Karagias as a group to both capitalize on and make fun of the success of boy bands at the time. Terrence Terry Gene Bollea (born on August 11, 1953) is an American actor and semi-retired professional wrestler better known by his ring name Hulk Hogan. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The Mouth of the South Jimmy Hart (also known as The Colonel) (born January 1, 1943 in Memphis, Tennessee) is a professional wrestling manager, executive, composer and musician. ...


Their gimmick was first introduced to the public with vignettes disguised as music videos for their (Hart penned) pop song Can't Get You Outta My Heart. From there they progressed to performing live on WCW Monday Nitro, dancing on green circles in the ring and lip syncing their song before their matches. Later on they recorded a new song, Sing Along With 3 Count, which replaced Can't Get You Outta My Heart as their theme music. In professional wrestling, the term vignette is usually used to describe any piece of video footage featuring characters or events which is shown to the audience for the purposes of entertainment or edification. ... A music video is a short film or video that accompanies a complete piece of music, most commonly a song. ... For popular forms of music in general, see Popular music. ... WCW Monday Nitro was a weekly professional wrestling program produced by World Championship Wrestling. ...


The group were received as heels, and after three months captured (together) the WCW Hardcore Championship by pinning Brian Knobbs on February 18, 2000. They lost the title back to Knobbs a month later -- when he pinned all three members consecutively -- but in the process Moore became the youngest Hardcore champion in WCW history, a record he held until WCW folded in 2001. In professional wrestling, a heel is a villain character who is portrayed as behaving in an immoral manner, breaking rules or otherwise taking advantage of their opponents outside of the bounds of the rules of the match. ... The WCW Hardcore Championship belt. ... Brian Knobbs Brian Yandrisovitz (born May 6, 1964 in Allentown, Pennsylvania), better known as Brian Knobbs, is an American former professional wrestler, best known as one half of the tag team The Nasty Boys. ... February 18 is the 49th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Tank Abbott

After losing the Hardcore championship Moore was (legitimately) taken out of action with a broken nose. Upon his return 3 Count was joined by David "Tank" Abbot, a (kayfabe) huge fan. Abbot hung around ringside when 3 Count performed and began protecting them from other wrestlers, and eventually started inserting himself as an (uninvited) back-up dancer during performances.-1... David L. Tank Abbott (born April 26, 1965 in Huntington Beach, California) is a Mixed martial arts fighter whose fighting style is self-described as Pit fighting, a style he developed fighting on the streets of Huntington Beach, California. ... In professional wrestling, kayfabe (pronounced KAY-fayb; IPA: ) refers to the portrayal of events within the industry as real, that is the portrayal of professional wrestling as not staged or worked. ...


Break up

In late 2000, 3 Count began to fall apart, with Karagias leaving the group and joining forces with Jamie Noble of the also falling apart Jung Dragons. Moore and Helms continued together to feud with the remaining Dragons (Kaz Hayashi and James Yun) and the start up team of Karagias and Noble. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Jamie San, Leia Meow,Yang & Kaz Hayashi (in front). ... A professional wrestling feud is a staged disagreement between two wrestlers or factions of wrestlers over a purported slight or insult. ... Kazuhiro Kaz Hayashi (born May 18, 1973 in Tokyo, Japan) is a Japanese professional wrestler currently working for All Japan Pro Wrestling. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


Aftermath

As WCW was slowly dying, Moore and Karagias put aside their differences and formed a tag team which vied for the the short lived WCW Cruiserweight Tag Team Championship, but never got their hands on them before the company closed. Shane Helms did, however, win the WCW Cruiserweight Championship. Moore and Helms would go on to WWE, but Karagias decided not to wrestle. A professional wrestling tag-team consists of two or occasionally three wrestlers who are working together as a team. ... WCW Cruiserweight Tag Team Championship. ... The WWE Cruiserweight Championship belt The World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Cruiserweight Championship is a professional wrestling championship. ... World Wrestling Entertainment, or WWE, is a professional wrestling promotion, currently the largest in North America. ...


Present

  • Evan Karagias: Karagias, after stopped wrestling, became a model and actor. When it was thought that he stopped wrestling, he had his most recent match last year in October against Sean Waltman at a wrestling event for charity.

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Finishing move

  • The Count Down (Spinning samoan drop, neckbreaker combination) (Helms and Moore)

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Championships

The WCW Hardcore Championship belt. ... This is a list of wrestlers who held the WCW Hardcore Championship. ...

References

  • 3 Count at Online World of Wrestling

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