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Encyclopedia > Dean Simon
Dean Simon

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Ring name(s) Dean Malenko
Ciclope
Double Ho Seven
Height 5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
Weight 212 lb (96 kg)
Born August 4, 1960
  Tampa, Florida
Died
Resides
Billed from
Trained by Boris Malenko
Debut 1979
Retired 2001

Dean Simon (born August 4, 1960 in Tampa, Florida) is a professional wrestler best known under the ring name Dean Malenko. He currently works for World Wrestling Entertainment as a road agent. During his career, his technical skill earned him the nickname "The Man of A Thousand Holds". Malenko was born into a wrestling family, and his father Boris Malenko was a prominent wrestling figure in his own right. Image File history File links Dean Malenko from http://www. ... August 4 is the 216th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (217th in leap years), with 149 days remaining. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Franklin Street, looking North, Tampa c. ... This page refers to the year 1979. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... August 4 is the 216th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (217th in leap years), with 149 days remaining. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Franklin Street, looking North, Tampa c. ... Bruno Sammartino puts the pressure on Stan The Man Stasiak. ... ring name is a stage name used when a martial artist goes up to a ring. ... World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ... In professional wrestling, a road agent is an employee who travels with the wrestlers and acts as a liaison between the wrestlers and management. ... A nickname is a short, clever, cute, derogatory, or otherwise substitute name for a person or things real name (for example, Tom is short for Thomas). ...

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Career

Malenko has wrestled all over the world and has spent much time wrestling in Mexico and Japan. He wrestled along with his brother Joe, forming a tag team, until his brother retired. On January 24, 1992, Malenko defeated "the Superstar" for the Suncoast Pro Wrestling (SPW) Southern title in Palmetto, Florida. Malenko defeated Jimmy Backlund for the ICWA Light Heavyweight title on March 12 1992, in Tampa. A professional wrestling tag-team consists of two or occasionally three wrestlers who are working together as a team. ... January 24 is the 24th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... Palmetto is a city located in Manatee County, Florida. ... March 12 is the 71st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (72nd in Leap years). ...


Extreme Championship Wrestling

In Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW), Malenko won the ECW Television title on November 4, 1994, the same night 2 Cold Scorpio had won the title from Jason. Chris Benoit and Malenko won the ECW tag team titles on February 25, 1995 from Sabu and the Tasmaniac in Philadelphia. Malenko won the Television title for a second time on July 21, 1995, by defeating Eddie Guerrero. Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) was a groundbreaking and influential professional wrestling promotion. ... November 4 is the 308th day of the year (309th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 57 days remaining. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... Charles Skaggs is an American professional wrestler noted for his high-flying ability and high-risk style. ... Wikiquote has a collection of quotations related to: Chris Benoit Christopher Michael (Chris) Benoît (born May 21, 1967 in Montréal, Québec), is a Canadian professional wrestler currently wrestling for World Wrestling Entertainment on its SmackDown! brand. ... February 25 is the 56th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Terry Brunk (born December 12, 1964 in Detroit, Michigan), better known by his stage name, Sabu, is an American professional wrestler, currently working for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling. ... Pete Senerca, also known as Taz or Tazz (born Peter Senerchia on October 11, 1967 in the Red Hook section of Brooklyn, New York), is an American former professional wrestler who is now working as the color commentator for World Wrestling Entertainments WWE Friday Night SmackDown! brand alongside play... Independence Hall, as it appears today. ... July 21 is the 202nd day (203rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 163 days remaining. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Eduardo Gory Guerrero Llanes (October 9, 1967 – November 13, 2005), better known by his ring name, Eddie Guerrero, was an American professional wrestler of Hispanic extraction. ...


World Championship Wrestling

In September 1995, Malenko and Benoit joined World Championship Wrestling. Malenko had a decorated career in WCW, winning many championships. On May 2, 1996, Malenko defeated Shinjiro Ohtani for the WCW Cruiserweight title in Orlando. Malenko won his second Cruiserweight title on October 27, 1996, beating Rey Mysterio, Jr. in the process. Último Dragón relieved Malenko of the title two months later. Malenko won the Cruiserweight title back from the Último Dragón on January 22, 1997, in Milwaukee. To show his versatility Dean won the WCW United States Championship on March 16, 1997, defeating his former ECW foe Eddie Guerrero. Along with Chris Benoit, Malenko defeated Barry Windham and Curt Hennig for the WCW World tag team titles. During his stay in WCW, Malenko was engaged in a heated feud with Chris Jericho. September is the ninth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of four Gregorian months with 30 days. ... World Championship Wrestling or WCW, was a professional wrestling promotion that was based in Atlanta and existed from 1988 to 2001. ... May 2 is the 122nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (123rd in leap years). ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... WWE Cruiserweight Championship. ... Skyline of Orlando at night, from across Lake Eola The city of Orlando is the county seat of Orange County, Florida. ... October 27 is the 300th day of the year (301st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 65 days remaining. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Óscar Gutiérrez Rubio, better known by his ring names Rey Misterio, Jr. ... Yoshihiro Asai (born December 12, 1966 in Nagoya, Aichi), better known as Último Dragón, is a Japanese professional wrestler. ... January 22 is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nickname: The City of Festivals, The Genuine American City, Cream City, Brewtown/Brew City Motto: {{{motto}}} Official website: http://www. ... WWE United States Championship (since 2003) The World Wrestling Entertainment United States Championship was formerly the National Wrestling Alliance and then the World Championship Wrestling United States Championship but is now a World Wrestling Entertainment title exclusive to the SmackDown! brand. ... March 16 is the 75th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (76th in Leap years). ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Eduardo Gory Guerrero Llanes (October 9, 1967 – November 13, 2005), better known by his ring name, Eddie Guerrero, was an American professional wrestler of Hispanic extraction. ... Barry Windham (born July 4, 1960, Sweetwater, Texas) is a professional wrestler and the son of the infamous heel wrestler Blackjack Mulligan. ... Curt Hennig (March 28, 1958 - February 10, 2003), also known by his stage name Mr. ... A professional wrestling feud is a staged disagreement between two wrestlers or factions of wrestlers over a purported slight or insult. ... Christopher Keith Irvine (born November 9, 1970 in Manhasset, New York, USA), better known as Chris Jericho, is a Canadian musician and (currently inactive) professional wrestler, best known for his six year career with World Wrestling Entertainment between August 1999 and August 2005. ...


Malenko became the first wrestler to win the WCW Cruiserweight title four times. He also became a part of the newest incarnation of Ric Flair's Four Horsemen faction. Near the end of his WCW career, Malenko joined up with Ric Flair's real-life rival Shane Douglas and his faction "The Revolution." In 2000, Malenko had his last match in WCW; an infamous match with Billy Kidman. The match was a "catch-as-catch-can" match at the WCW Souled Out pay-per-view event which Malenko lost when his feet hit the arena floor. After the match was over, Malenko got back in the ring, apparently unaware that one of the match's stipulations provided that a wrestler could lose by being sent out of the ring. At one point he had made a video for the Carolina Hurricanes hockey team with his famous WOOO!! Richard Morgan Fliehr (born February 25, 1949 in Memphis, Tennessee), better known by his ring name Nature Boy (adopted from Nature Boy Buddy Rogers) Ric Flair, is an American professional wrestler currently... // The Original Four Horsemen The Four Horsemen formed in January 1986 with Flair, the Minnesota Wrecking Crew consisting of Arn and Ole Anderson, and Blanchard, with James J. Dillon as their manager. ... 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... Shane Douglas Shane Douglas (born Troy Martin on November 21, 1964 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is a professional wrestler who competed in World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) as Dean Douglas. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Peter Jacob Gruner (born May 11, 1974 in Allentown, Pennsylvania), better known by his stage name Billy Kidman, is an American professional wrestler who performed both for World Championship Wrestling and World Wrestling Entertainment (on the latters Smackdown! brand) in both promotions cruiserweight divisions. ... Souled Out was a WCW PPV in the month of January from 1997 through 2000. ... Pay-per-view is the name given to a system by which television viewers can call and order events to be seen on TV and pay for the private telecast of that event to their homes later. ...


World Wrestling Federation

After being granted his release from WCW the night after his last WCW match, Malenko signed with the WWF (now the WWE) debuted on WWF RAW on January 31, 2000. Malenko first appeared in the crowd with the infamous "WCW Four" - himself, Chris Benoit, Perry Saturn and Eddie Guerrero - who all made exits from WCW at around the same time. While not having as much success in the WWF, Malenko was a force in the promotion's light heavyweight division. Along with Benoit, Saturn and Guerrero, he had some measure of success as part of The Radicalz faction. On March 13, 2000, Malenko pinned Essa Rios for the WWF Light Heavyweight Championship in East Rutherford, New Jersey. After dropping the Light Heavyweight title to Scotty 2 Hotty, Malenko regained it on April 25, 2000. World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ... WWE RAW logo. ... January 31 is the 31st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Wikiquote has a collection of quotations related to: Chris Benoit Christopher Michael (Chris) Benoît (born May 21, 1967 in Montréal, Québec), is a Canadian professional wrestler currently wrestling for World Wrestling Entertainment on its SmackDown! brand. ... Perry Satullo (born October 25, 1966 in Cleveland, Ohio), better known as Perry Saturn is an American professional wrestler, working in the independent circuit. ... Eduardo Gory Guerrero Llanes (October 9, 1967 – November 13, 2005), better known by his ring name, Eddie Guerrero, was an American professional wrestler of Hispanic extraction. ... A professional wrestling promotion is a company or business that performs regular shows involving professional wrestling for monetary gain. ... The Radicalz were a professional wrestling stable in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF). ... March 13 is the 72nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (73rd in leap years). ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Jesús Guadalupe Delgado Saldaña is a Mexican professional wrestler currently performing for AAA. He is best known for his work in the World Wrestling Federation (now the WWE) as Essa Rios and for his work for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, CMLL and AAA as Mr. ... WWE Light Heavyweight Championship is a former championship competed for by wrestlers beneath the storyline weight of 220 lb (100 kg) in WWF, now WWE. History The WWF first began to used the Light Heavyweight Championship in Japaneese and Mexican promotions they had good connections with, though the title was... Map highlighting East Rutherfords location within Bergen County. ... Scott Garland Scott Garland, better known as Scotty 2 Hotty (born July 2, 1970 in Westbrook, Maine), is an American professional wrestler currently performing for World Wrestling Entertainment on the SmackDown! brand, in its cruiserweight division. ... April 25 is the 115th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (116th in leap years). ... This article is about the year 2000. ...


After a brief absence from TV, Malenko returned to reform the Radicalz with Benoit, Guerrero, and Perry Saturn. Around this time, Malenko briefly became known as Double Ho Seven, a parody of the fictional character James Bond, special agent 007. The gimmick was born out of a match with The Godfather, who offered Malenko one of his female escorts to Malenko instead of the two wrestling a match. Malenko gladly accepted his opponent's offer. As Double Ho Seven, Malenko competed for the affections of Lita and feuded with her tag team The Hardy Boyz. Television is a telecommunication system for broadcasting and receiving moving pictures and sound over a distance. ... In contemporary usage, parody is a form of satire that imitates another work of art in order to ridicule it. ... Official sites James Bond Official Homepage Official Danjaq 007 website Ian Fleming Publications official website Miss Moneypennys Rolodex Mr. ... In professional wrestling, a gimmick is slang that refers to a wrestlers on-screen personality. ... Charles Wright may be: Charles Wright (cricketer) (1863-1936), Nottinghamshire and England cricketer Charles Wright (poet) (born 1935) Charles Wright (wrestler) (born 1961), professional wrestler See also: Charles Wright (born 1940), leader of Charles Wright & the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band This is a disambiguation page—a list of articles... Amy Christine Dumas (born April 14, 1975), better known by her ring name, Lita, is an American professional wrestler currently working for World Wrestling Entertainments RAW brand. ... A professional wrestling tag-team consists of two or occasionally three wrestlers who are working together as a team. ... Matt & Jeff Hardy. ...


Retirement and WWE appearances

Malenko announced his retirement from the ring at the 2001 Brian Pillman Memorial show. The WWE character Simon Dean is named after Malenko's actual name, Dean Simon. His good friend, Eddie Guerrero died on November 13, 2005. Malenko then made a special appearance on the November 14 edition of RAW alongside good friend Chris Benoit, speaking about Eddie's death and talking about the memories they had shared together. The following Friday on SmackDown, Malenko once again appeared after an emotional contest between Chris Benoit and Triple H, and the three embraced the legacy of Eddie Guerrero. 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Brian Pillman (May 22, 1962 – October 5, 1997) was an American professional wrestler. ... Mike Bucci (born June 5, 1972 in Toms River, New Jersey) is a professional wrestler performing for World Wrestling Entertainment. ... November 13 is the 317th day of the year (318th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 48 days remaining. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... November 14 is the 318th day of the year (319th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 47 days remaining. ... WWE SmackDown! is a professional wrestling show that airs in the USA on UPN and in Canada on The Score Network. ... Wikiquote has a collection of quotations related to: Chris Benoit Christopher Michael (Chris) Benoît (born May 21, 1967 in Montréal, Québec), is a Canadian professional wrestler currently wrestling for World Wrestling Entertainment on its SmackDown! brand. ... Triple H. Paul Michael Levesque (born July 27, 1969 in Nashua, New Hampshire) is an American professional wrestler, best known as Hunter Hearst Helmsley or Triple H. He is a 10-time World Champion and the current World Heavyweight Champion of WWE RAW. Career Triple H was taught to wrestle... Eduardo Gory Guerrero Llanes (October 9, 1967 – November 13, 2005), better known by his ring name, Eddie Guerrero, was an American professional wrestler of Hispanic extraction. ...


Trivia

  • The ring name Simon Dean (currently used by Mike Bucci) is an inside joke/tribute to Malenko.

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Finishing and signature moves

  • Texas Cloverleaf
  • Double underhook powerbomb, often immediately transitioned to the Texas Cloverleaf
  • Tiger driver
  • Figure four leglock
  • Brainbuster
  • Gutbuster
  • Second rope gutbuster
  • Spinning heel kick
  • Leg lariat

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Championships and accomplishments

  • ICWA
  • 1-Time ICWA Junior Heavyweight Champion
  • PWI ranked him # 161 of the 500 best singles wrestlers during the "PWI Years" in 2003.
  • PWI ranked him # 1 in the 1997 PWI 500.

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