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Dennis Knight
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Ring name(s) Dennis Knight
Leatherface
Bogus Mankind
Mideon
Naked Mideon
Phineas I. Godwinn
Tex Slazenger
Billed height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Billed weight 288 lb (131 kg)
Born December 26, 1968
Biggers, Arkansas
Trained by Steve Keirn
Debut 1989

Dennis Knight (born December 26, 1968 in Biggers, Arkansas) is an American professional wrestler, best known for his appearances with the World Wrestling Federation as Phineas I. Godwinn and Mideon. Dennis Knight from http://www. ... December 26 is the 360th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, 361st in leap years. ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... Biggers is a town located in Randolph County, Arkansas. ... Image:Fabulous Ones. ... December 26 is the 360th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, 361st in leap years. ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... Biggers is a town located in Randolph County, Arkansas. ... Professional wrestling is generally any form of wrestling in which the wrestlers receive payment for participating. ... World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ...

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Career

While working as a bouncer in Clearwater, Florida in 1989, Dennis Knight was introduced to Steve Keirn, who trained him as a professional wrestler. He debuted in the same year, facing his stepfather in his first match. Knight was later hired by World Championship Wrestling, and was named Tex Slazenger. Knight formed a tag team with a masked Mark Canterbury (who was known as "Shanghai Pearce") . The team was dubbed "The Texicans" by color commentator Jesse Ventura. A doorman (more commonly referred to as a bouncer) is a term for a person who deals with the general security of a bar, pub or nightclub. ... 1st incorporation date 1891 2nd Incorporation date 1915 Zip Codes 33755-65 County Pinellas (county seat) Mayor Frank Hibbard Population  - City (2005)  - Tampa Bay Metro   108,687 2,600,000 (estimate) Time zone Eastern: UTC-5 Latitude Longitude 27°58 N 82°46 W City of Clearwaters Official Website... Image:Fabulous Ones. ... A stepfamily is the family one acquires when a parent marries someone new. ... World Championship Wrestling or WCW, was a professional wrestling promotion based in Atlanta, Georgia that existed from 1986 to 2001. ... A professional wrestling tag-team consists of two or occasionally three wrestlers who are working together as a team. ... Wrestling masks are most widely used in the Mexican/Latin lucha libre style of wrestling. ... Mark Canterbury was a professional wrestler best known as Henry O. Godwinn. ... A color (or colour) commentator, sometimes known as a color analyst, is a member of the broadcasting team for a sporting event who assists the play-by-play announcer by filling in any time when play is not in progress. ... Jesse The Body Ventura (born July 15, 1951, as James George Janos) was elected the 38th Governor of Minnesota on November 3, 1998, after a career as Navy SEAL, professional wrestler, actor, mayor, and radio talk show host. ...


Knight eventually left WCW and joined the United States Wrestling Association before being hired by the World Wrestling Federation, along with Canterbury. In the WWF, Knight and Canterbury were renamed Phineas I. Godwinn ("Pig") and Henry O. Godwinn ("Hog") respectively. The Godwinns were given the gimmick of a pair of hillbilly pig farmers, and were briefly managed by Hillbilly Jim. They engaged in a lengthy feud with Skip and Zip, the Bodydonnas. The Godwinns were originally faces, but later turned heel. They held the WWF World Tag Team Championships on two occasions. The United States Wrestling Association or USWA was a professional wrestling promotion based out of Memphis, Tennessee. ... World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ... The Godwinns were the professional wrestling tag team of Phineas I. Godwinn & Henry O. Godwinn in the WWF (now WWE). ... In professional wrestling, a gimmick is slang that refers to a wrestlers on-screen personality. ... Hillbilly is a term referring to people who dwell in remote, rural, mountainous areas. ... Species Sus barbatus Sus bucculentus Sus cebifrons Sus celebensis Sus domesticus Sus heureni Sus philippensis Sus salvanius Sus scrofa Sus timoriensis Sus verrucosus Pigs are ungulates native to Eurasia collectively grouped under the genus Sus within the Suidae family. ... Jim Morris (born July 5, 1925) is a professional wrestler best known to fans as Hillbilly Jim. ... Chris Candito (March 21, 1972 – April 28, 2005), also known as Chris Candido or Skip was an American professional wrestler best known for his participation in a World Wrestling Federation tag team known as The Bodydonnas with Zip, and his widow and valet Sunny. ... Tom Prichard Tom Prichard is an American professional wrestler and former World Wrestling Entertainment road agent and talent scout. ... The Bodydonnas were a professional wrestling tag team in the WWF in the mid-1990s, comprising of Chris Candido as Skip, Tammy Lynn Sytch as Sunny, and Tom Prichard as Skips onscreen brother Zip. ... In professional wrestling, a face is a character who is portrayed as being moral or approving (that is, faces are good guys or crowd favorites). The vast majority of wrestling storylines (though not all) place a heel (or bad guy) against a face. ... In professional wrestling, a turn occurs most frequently when a wrestler develops a new gimmick (persona) and changes, frequently from face to heel or sometimes vice versa. ... In professional wrestling, a heel is a villain character who is portrayed as behaving in an immoral manner; sometimes they are humorously referred to as evil. In non-wrestling jargon, heels are often bad guys in pro wrestling storylines. ... The World Wrestling Entertainments World Tag-Team Championship is the WWEs original tag-team championship and is now exclusive to the RAW brand. ...


The Godwinns were eventually renamed "Southern Justice", and were managed by Tennessee Lee. They formed a short-lived alliance with Jeff Jarrett, but failed to regain their previous success. Canterbury eventually retired as the result of a neck injury suffered in a match with the Road Warriors, and Knight was taken off television. Robert Fuller (born Robert Welch on May 14, 1951 in Dyersburg, Tennessee) was a professional wrestler and manager. ... Jeffrey Leonard (Jeff) Jarrett (born April 14, 1967, in Nashville, Tennessee [1]), is an American professional wrestler. ... The Legion of Doom The Road Warriors with Paul Ellering. ...


In early 1999 Knight returned to the WWF as Mideon, a deranged soothsayer. He was kidnapped by the Acolytes and brainwashed into joining The Ministry of Darkness, a heel stable led by The Undertaker. Throughout 1999, The Ministry would feud with Stone Cold Steve Austin, with Knight often teaming up with Viscera. Knight "won" the European Championship in this time when he found it in Shane McMahon's bag. When The Undertaker was injured in late 1999, the Ministry disbanded, and Knight was once again removed from television, reappearing briefly as a Mankind imitator. 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... For prophecy in the context of revealed religions see Prophet. ... Bradshaw (left) with Faarooq as The Acolytes The Acolytes Protection Agency (A.P.A), also known as Hells Henchmen and The Acolytes, was a professional wrestling tag team in World Wrestling Entertainment, active between October 1998 and March 2004. ... The Ministry of Darkness was a professional wrestling stable in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) during the Attitude Era of the late 1990s. ... 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... Mark William Calaway (born March 24, 1965) is an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, (The) Undertaker. ... A professional wrestling feud is a staged disagreement between two wrestlers or factions of wrestlers over a purported slight or insult. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Nelson Frazier, Jr. ... The WWF/E European Championship belt The WWE European Championship is a former title competed for in World Wrestling Entertainment. ... Shane Brandon McMahon (born January 15, 1970 in Gaithersburg, Maryland) is the son of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) owner Vince McMahon and WWE Chief Executive Officer Linda McMahon. ... Michael Francis Mick Foley (born June 7, 1965 in Bloomington, Indiana) is an American professional wrestler and author. ...


Knight returned in a limited capacity in 2000 as Naked Mideon, a comedy character who would run around arenas wearing only a thong. At No Mercy 2000 he tried to reclaim the European Championship from William Regal, but was defeated. Knight then wrestled in a few dark matches under his previous moniker Tex Slazenger, but was eventually released on good terms. This article is about the year 2000. ... See Thong for other meanings. ... WWE No Mercy is an annual World Wrestling Entertainment pay-per-view event. ... Darren Nathaniel Matthews (born May 10, 1965) is a British professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, William Regal. ... In professional wrestling, a dark match is a match that is part of a televised card, but is not itself televised. ... A moniker (or monicker) is a pseudonym, or cognomen, which one gives to oneself. ...


Knight appeared at the Total Nonstop Action Wrestling event TNA Destination X 2005 on March 13, 2005 during the scheduled match between Monty Brown and Trytan. In the course of the match, the lights went off and Trytan vanished from the ring. When the lights came on, a masked Knight was in his place, and was quickly pinned by Brown. In March 2006, Knight wrestled several dark matches for World Wrestling Entertainment under his own name. Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) is an American professional wrestling promotion, founded by Jeff Jarrett and his father Jerry Jarrett in May 2002 and now owned by Panda Energy International. ... Destination X 2005 was a professional wrestling pay-per-view events held by Total Nonstop Action Wrestling on March 13, 2005. ... March 13 is the 72nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (73rd in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Montaque N. (Monty) Brown is an American professional wrestler and former American football linebacker. ... Ryan Wilson is an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, Trytan. ... March 2006 : ← - January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Events 1 March 2006 (Wednesday) Fijian Prime Minister Laisenia Qarase announces that the 2006 Fiji general elections will be held in the second week of May 2006 from the 6th to the 13th. ... In professional wrestling, a dark match is a match that is part of a televised card, but is not itself televised. ... World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ...


Wrestling facts

Finishing and signature moves

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Managers

In professional wrestling, a manager is a character who is paired with a wrestler. ... William Alvin Moody (born April 10, 1954 in Mobile, Alabama), known professionally as Percy Pringle, is a professional wrestling manager. ... Eric Butterbean Esch (born August 3, 1966) is a professional boxer, known for his bald head and an excessive weight of over 370 pounds. ... Jim Morris (born July 5, 1925) is a professional wrestler best known to fans as Hillbilly Jim. ... Robert Fuller (born Robert Welch on May 14, 1951 in Dyersburg, Tennessee) was a professional wrestler and manager. ... Tammy Lynn Sytch (born December 7, 1972 in Matawan, New Jersey) was a professional wrestling diva for ECW, WCW, WWE and various independent promotions. ... Vanessa Harding is an American professional wrestler and manager. ...

Championships and accomplishments

  • Independent Professional Wrestling
  • 1-time IPW Hardcore Champion

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Trivia

  • Knight has an eyeball tattooed on the back of his head, and a tattoo of Doc Holliday on his left arm. He also has other tattoos on both of his arms.

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References

  • In depth interview with Dennis Knight

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