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Encyclopedia > Mike Bucci
Mike Bucci
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Ring name(s) Nova
Hollywood Nova
Super Nova
Mike Bucci
Simon Dean
Hollywood Bob Starr
Billed height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Billed weight 214 lb (109 kg)
Born June 5, 1972 (1972-06-05) (age 35)
Toms River, New Jersey
Resides Brick Township, New Jersey
Billed from Clearwater, Florida
Silicon Valley
Louisville, Kentucky
Toms River, New Jersey
Trained by Mike Sharpe
Debut 1992

Michael Bucci (born June 5, 1972) is an American professional wrestler. Bucci is probably best known for his appearances in Extreme Championship Wrestling as Nova and Super Nova and World Wrestling Entertainment as Simon Dean. He was previously the Talent Development Manager for WWE. Image File history File linksMetadata SDean. ... is the 156th day of the year (157th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Township of Toms River is a township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States, and the county seat of Ocean CountyGR6. ... Brick Township is a Township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. ... Clearwater is a city located in central Pinellas County, Florida, USA, nearly due west of Tampa. ... For the Nintendo 64 game, see Space Station Silicon Valley. ... Louisville redirects here. ... The Township of Toms River is a township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States, and the county seat of Ocean CountyGR6. ... Mike Sharpe is a professional wrestler better known as Iron Mike Sharpe. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 156th day of the year (157th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the video game, see Pro Wrestling (video game). ... This article is about the independent promotion from 1992-2001. ... World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ...

Contents

Career

After graduating in 1990 from Toms River High School East in Toms River, New Jersey, he attended nearby Ocean County College for a few semesters. There, he met a friend who informed him of a wrestling school in nearby Brick Township, New Jersey, run by "Iron" Mike Sharpe. Bucci trained at the school and officially went pro in 1992. Toms River High School East is a comprehensive four-year public high school, the third high school built in Toms River, New Jersey, as part of the Toms River Regional Schools. ... The Township of Toms River is a township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States, and the county seat of Ocean CountyGR6. ... Ocean County College is an accredited, co-educational, two-year, public, community college located in Ocean County, New Jersey. ... Brick Township is a Township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. ... Mike Sharpe is a professional wrestler better known as Iron Mike Sharpe. ...


Bucci's first taste of superstar exposure came between 1992 and 1994, when WWF Chairman Vince McMahon used talent from various promotions as jobbers to various up and coming superstars on WWF programming. World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ... Vincent Kennedy McMahon (born August 25, 1945) is an American wrestling promoter, occasional professional wrestler, on-screen personality, former play-by-play announcer, and film producer. ... A job is professional wrestling slang referring to a performer who loses a match. ...


During his time spent in Mike Sharpe's wrestling school, Bucci wrestled as a superhero with a mullet; his attire included a star over his right eye and a sparkly blue cape. Bucci sparked the interest of Raven; Raven was looking to put together a new stable known as The Flock in Extreme Championship Wrestling and asked Bucci to appear at the ECW Arena in South Philadelphia. Scott Anthony Levy (born September 8, 1964) better known by his ring name Raven, is an American professional wrestler. ... Ravens Nest was a professional wrestling stable led by Raven that was present in Extreme Championship Wrestling between 1995 and 1997. ... This article is about the independent promotion from 1992-2001. ...


Extreme Championship Wrestling

Mike Bucci as "Hollywood" Nova
Mike Bucci as "Hollywood" Nova

Upon his arrival in ECW, Bucci was immediately paired with Raven, Stevie Richards, and The Blue Meanie in the Flock. His first exposure to the crowd was as a parody of KISS where the wrestlers came out to Kiss's hit "Rock and Roll All Night" and did the bump and strut with air guitars. Although it was intended to garner heat with the crowd, it was an immediate hit. Later a quote was stated to have been said by Bubba Ray Dudley in the "Rise and Fall of ECW" book, "that was great; the crowd really loved it. The only thing better than that would be ... a parody of the nWo." Image File history File links Nova_at_hs_east_feb_1998. ... Image File history File links Nova_at_hs_east_feb_1998. ... For similar names see the disambiguation page Stephen Richards Michael Manna (born October 9, 1971) is an American professional wrestler currently signed to World Wrestling Entertainment wrestling on its ECW brand. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... In contemporary usage, a parody (or lampoon) is a work that imitates another work in order to ridicule, ironically comment on, or poke some affectionate fun at the work itself, the subject of the work, the author or fictional voice of the parody, or another subject. ... Kiss is an American rock band formed in New York City in 1971. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The New World Order was a stable of wrestlers, originally in World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and later in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF). ...


Bucci along with Stevie asked permission from both Raven and Paul Heyman to parody the nWo; it was granted, and Bucci was given credit with the creation of the bWo logo. Bucci would parody Hollywood Hulk Hogan, after a dispute between Raven and Richards, where Richards said "if he's Hogan, fans will think he's the leader of The Flock", Raven than said, "Fuck it ... he's Hogan", (and was originally introduced by Stevie as "Hollywood Bob Star"). Richards became "Big Stevie Cool" (a takeoff on Kevin Nash's nickname of "Big Daddy Cool"), and Meanie was "Da Blue Guy", a takeoff on Scott Hall, "Da Bad Guy". Many other members were added and removed between 1996 and 1998, before the team split in the latter. Paul Heyman (born September 11, 1965 in Scarsdale, New York) is a professional wrestling manager, on-air talent, and former promoter formerly employed by World Wrestling Entertainment. ... The New World Order was a stable of wrestlers, originally in World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and later in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF). ... The Blue World Order (bWo) was a stable of professional wrestlers formed at ECWs November to Remember 1996 event at the ECW Arena. ... Terrence Gene Bollea (born on August 11, 1953) is an American actor and semi-retired professional wrestler better known by his ring name Hulk Hogan. ... Kevin Scott Nash (born July 9, 1959 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American professional wrestler and actor. ... This article is about the professional wrestler. ...


In 1998, he, along with many other ECW talent, competed at Jersey All Pro Wrestling's 1st anniversary show. // Jersey All Pro Wrestling is an independent wrestling promotion that was founded by Fat Frank Iadeavia on April 19, 1997 in Lake Hiawatha, New Jersey. ...


Bucci was known for having a unique and creative move set, and was called by Joey Styles "the most imitated man in wrestling" and the "inNOVAtor of Offense" by Jeremy Borash due to the fact that almost all his moves were copied by other wrestlers in the business. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Jeremy Borash (born May 28, 1977 in Minneapolis, Minnesota) is an American professional wrestling play-by-play commentator, announcer, booker, video producer and website designer. ...


In late 2000 through early 2001, he started a heated rivalry with his former tag partner Chris Chetti, who he beat in a match where the loser was fired. His last televised appearance in ECW was at their last pay-per view, Guilty as Charged 2001. At the second to last ECW event in Poplar Bluff, Missouri, he was named as Danny Doring's tag team partner to help defend the ECW tag titles against Hot Commodity. Bucci filled in for an injured Amish Roadkill, and the team retained the titles. Christopher (Chris) Chetti (born July 16, 1974 in Amityville, New York) is an American professional wrestler who has wrestled for Extreme Championship Wrestling and Xtreme Pro Wrestling, being trained at the ECW House of Hardcore. ... A bloodied Kane inside a current style WWE cage. ... Guilty as Charged was an annual professional wrestling pay-per-view from Extreme Championship Wrestling. ... This article is about the independent promotion from 1992-2001. ... Poplar Bluff is a city in Butler County, Missouri, United States. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... 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. ... Hot Commodity was a group formed around the final years of ECW. The group was formed by then ECW newcomer EZ Money, who debuted with Elektra as his manager. ... RoadKill is a professional wrestler who started with Extreme Championship Wrestling. ...


Independent circuit and Ohio Valley Wrestling

When ECW went out of business, Bucci became more active on the indy scene until 2003. Bucci wrestled in places such as California's Ultimate Pro Wrestling, and New Jersey's Phoenix Championship Wrestling. During this time, he formed a tag team with Frankie Kazarian known as Evolution. In most of the promotions they competed for, they were successful in becoming tag team champions. He also briefly wrestled in Australia based World Wrestling All-Stars where he feuded with A.J. Styles amongst other "cruiserweights" for the WWA International Cruiserweight Championship, which he did not win. In late 2001, he even worked a number of shows in England. In April of 2002, Bucci received a phone call by WWE (formerly WWF) to partake in a developmental program at Ohio Valley Wrestling. Ultimate Pro Wrestling (UPW) is a Professional wrestling promotion owned and operated by Rick Bassman. ... Franklin Edward Kazarian (born August 4, 1977) is an American professional wrestler who currently works for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling in its X Division as Kaz and has worked for numerous promotions, including World Wrestling Entertainment in its cruiserweight division. ... The World Wrestling All-Stars (WWA) was one of the professional wrestling promotions to come into existence after the fall of Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) and World Championship Wrestling (WCW). ... Allen Lloyd Jones (born June 2, 1978), better known by his ring name The Phenomenal A.J. Styles (also written AJ Styles), is an American professional wrestler currently working for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, where he is currently one half of the TNA World Tag Team Champions with Tomko. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... This is the title history of the World Wrestling Allstars International Cruiserweight Championship. ... World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ... Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW) is an American independent professional wrestling promotion based in Louisville, Kentucky. ...


In May 2002, Bucci beat Prototype and became the OVW Heavyweight Champion, as Nova. He held the title for half a year before losing the title to Damaja. It was around this time he was called up to start competing in SmackDown! dark matches and on WWE Velocity. He then began to try out a Richard Simmons-like fitness expert type gimmick. 2002 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December A timeline of events in the news for May, 2002. ... John Felix Anthony Cena, Jr. ... The OVW Heavyweight Championship is the major championship in World Wrestling Entertainments developmental territory, Ohio Valley Wrestling. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For the video game series based on the show, see WWE SmackDown! (video game series). ... Professional wrestling has accrued a considerable amount of slang, in-references and jargon. ... WWE Velocity, also known as simply Velocity, was a professional wrestling television program for World Wrestling Entertainment , that replaced two syndicated WWE shows, Jakked and Metal. ... For other persons named Richard Simmons, see Richard Simmons (disambiguation). ... Professional wrestling has accrued a considerable amount of slang, in-references and jargon. ...


World Wrestling Entertainment

In his debut for World Wrestling Entertainment, he portrayed the gimmick of a physical-fitness guru, very similar to Ben Stiller's character Tony Perkis in the movie Heavyweights, named Simon Dean. The name was inspired by Dean Malenko's real name, Dean Simon. Introductory promos showed him "selling" his "Simon System," a supposed program of diet, exercise, and supplementation. The promos parodied fitness infomercials, as Simon routinely insulted his supposed customers. The promos went so far as to provide an actual telephone number to call and order the Simon System; however, unlike virtually all infomercials, the number was not toll-free. People who called the number wound up hearing a WWE promotional message. World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ... Professional wrestling has accrued a considerable amount of slang, in-references and jargon. ... Benjamin Edward Stiller (born November 30, 1965) is an Emmy-winning American comedian, actor, film producer and director. ... Tony Perkis, fitness instructor Tony Perkis Jr. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Dean Simon (born August 4, 1960) is a retired professional wrestler best known by the ring name Dean Malenko. ... In professional wrestling, a promo is short for promotional interview, a dialogue or monologue used to advance a storyline. ...


During this gimmick he acted as the sponsor of RAW, occasionally wrestling after first insulting the fitness of the crowd and the area in which they were located. After not making much of an impact on RAW, he formed a tag team with fellow heel wrestler Maven who supposedly was a user of the "Simon System". Again not much of an impact was made, as Bucci was traded to SmackDown! on June 30, 2005 and Maven was released the next month. WWE Raw is the Monday night professional wrestling television program for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and is the primary broadcast of the RAW brand. ... In professional wrestling, a heel is a villain character. ... Maverino Klint Huffman (born November 26, 1976, in Chantilly, Virginia) is a former middle school teacher and professional wrestler, best known for his appearances with World Wrestling Entertainment between January 2002 and July 5, 2005 under the name Maven. ... is the 181st day of the year (182nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...


During a WWE produced ECW PPV, One Night Stand 2005, Bucci returned as Hollywood Nova with Da Blue Guy and Big Stevie Cool as the bWo. During the event, Joey Styles made a reference to his "Simon Dean" character. After Bucci was hit with two chairs, Styles said, "That's more painful than having to be Simon Dean on national TV." ECW One Night Stand 2005 was a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) produced by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For similar names see the disambiguation page Stephen Richards Michael Manna (born October 9, 1971) is an American professional wrestler currently signed to World Wrestling Entertainment wrestling on its ECW brand. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


When Bucci moved to "SmackDown!" as part of the WWE Draft Lottery, he joined the other members of the bWo and appeared as "Hollywood" Nova for his first appearance on the show. His next appearance for the brand was wrestling on its sister show, WWE Velocity, as Simon Dean. The general belief was that the bWo appearance was going to be a one off, meaning Bucci would keep to his "health sponsor" gimmick. However, it was next announced that the bWo would participate in a 6-man tag match at the Great American Bash against The Mexicools. The announcement of this match occurred on the same edition of SmackDown! that Bucci's Simon Dean character had a match with Booker T. At the Great American Bash, the bWo lost to the Mexicools (Juventud, Psicosis, and Super Crazy) in the six-man tag team match. The appearance of the bWo soon faded. With no mention of The Blue Meanie staying with the company and Richards returning to his previous heel gimmick, Bucci continued with the Simon Dean persona. For the video game series based on the show, see WWE SmackDown! (video game series). ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with WWE Brand Extension. ... WWE Velocity, also known as simply Velocity, was a professional wrestling television program for World Wrestling Entertainment , that replaced two syndicated WWE shows, Jakked and Metal. ... The Great American Bash is an annual summer pay-per-view event held by World Wrestling Entertainment. ... The (original) Mexicools. ... Robert Booker Tio Huffman[2] (born March 1, 1965)[2], better known by his wrestling personas Booker T and King Booker, is an American professional wrestler. ... Juventud Guerrera (born Eduardo Aníbal González Hernández on November 23, 1974 in Mexico City) is a Mexican professional wrestler who has worked for World Championship Wrestling, Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA), Asistencia Asesoria y Administracion, Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre, Extreme Championship Wrestling, Pro Wrestling NOAH, World... Dionicio Castellanos Torres (born May 19, 1971) is a Mexican professional wrestler (best known by the stage names Psychosis or Psicosis) currently in AAA. He has performed for the WWE, WCW, ECW, CMLL, TNA, and XPW. His name is often spelled Psychosis (most notably in WCW), but the correct spelling... Francisco Pantoja Islas (born December 3, 1973) is a Mexican professional wrestler best known by his ring name Super Crazy. ...


In late August, the Simon Dean character began coming to the ring on the Dean Machine (a Segway PT type machine). He would also force feed "Simon System" products to jobbers who wouldn't accept his offer to try them after defeating them in squash matches. The Simon Dean character had his first major WWE pay-per-view appearance at No Mercy, in a loss against Bobby Lashley. After the match, Simon ate 20 double cheeseburgers which caused him to vomit backstage. Dean had been noted on his later appearances as the "Head of Smackdown's welcoming committee", a position in which he was used as a jobber to debuting wrestlers. Segway in the Robot museum in Nagoya. ... Force-feeding is the practice of feeding someone against his or her will. ... This article is about the professional wrestling pay-per-view event. ... Franklin Roberto Bobby Lashley (born July 16, 1976)[2] is an American professional wrestler and former Collegiate amateur wrestler. ...


During the January 6 episode of SmackDown!, Dean came to the ring and challenged any tag team. Paul London and Brian Kendrick answered the challenge, only to be brutally attacked by Gymini (Jake and Jesse), two "users" of The Simon System. Dean began managing the team, but the team soon faded off television after Jesse suffered an injury in May 2006 and Dean went back to jobbing to other superstars. A professional wrestling tag-team consists of two or occasionally three wrestlers who are working together as a team. ... Paul London and Brian Kendrick are a professional wrestling tag team on the RAW brand of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). ... The Shane Twins (born December 21, 1967 in Galesburg, Illinois) are a professional wrestling tag team that consist of twin brothers Mike and Todd Shane. ...


Bucci became assistant booker for Deep South Wrestling and moved closer to the area, before becoming head of talent for WWE. Deep South Wrestling, or DSW for short, is a professional wrestling promotion located in the south U.S. and features some wrestlers from the 1980s, 1990s and present time wrestlers. ...


On August 31, 2007, Bucci was released from World Wrestling Entertainment after his name was mentioned in an ongoing investigation, citing the WWE's Wellness Policy.[1] is the 243rd day of the year (244th 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 in the 21st century. ...


In wrestling

Finishing and signature moves

  • As Nova / Super Nova
  • As Simon Dean
  • As "Hollywood" Nova
  • With other bWo members
  • Tidal Wave (Simultaneous diving leg drop / diving splash combination)
  • Quotes
  • "My name is Simon Dean, and Simon says...I believe in you!"
  • "Who wants to try my Simon System?"
  • "Try some of my 'Lean Dean Fitness Cream'!"
  • Theme music
  • Wrestlers managed

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Championships and accomplishments

  • American Wrestling Council
    • AWC Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • Border City Wrestling
  • Carolina Wrestling Syndicate
  • NWA Northeast Light Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • New England Wrestling
  • NEW Light Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • New Jack City Wrestling
  • NJCW Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • NJCW Tag Team Championship (1 time) - with Rico Casanova
  • Phoenix Championship Wrestling
  • Premier Wrestling Federation
  • PWF Universal Championship (1 time)
  • PWI ranked him # 88 of the 500 best singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2005.
  • Steel City Wrestling
  • SCW Tag Team Championship (1 time) - with The Blue Meanie

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Personal life

He is the twin brother of Phoenix Championship Wrestling promoter and founder Don "Donnie B." Bucci.


His original career choice was to be a math teacher, as confirmed in his RF Video shoot interview. He managed a Wendy's in Toms River, to make money to pay for gas for his trips to work with ECW in the mid-90s, as confirmed in his RF Video shoot interview and The Rise and Fall of ECW. Robert Feinstein is the owner and operator of RF Video (a professional wrestling video tape & DVD distribution company), who were best known as the videographers of Extreme Championship Wrestling. ... In professional wrestling, a shoot refers to any unplanned event – that is, the event is real and not staged. ... Wendys is an international chain of fast food restaurants founded by Dave Thomas in 1969 in Columbus, Ohio. ... The Rise and Fall of ECW is a documentary DVD produced by World Wrestling Entertainment. ...


References

  1. ^ Ashish (2007-08-31). WWE Releases Mike "Simon Dean" Bucci. 411mania.com. Retrieved on 2007-09-02. “Bucci was apparently called into a meeting today about his name being mentioned in the New York Daily News article as being a client of Signature Pharmacy.”

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Mike Bucci - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1496 words)
Bucci sparked the interest of Raven, at the time Raven was looking to put together a new stable known as The Flock in Extreme Championship Wrestling and asked Bucci to appear at the ECW Arena in South Philadelphia.
Bucci along with Stevie asked permission from both Raven and Paul Heyman to parody the nWo, it was granted, and Bucci was given credit with the creation of the bWo logo.
Bucci was known for having a unique and creative move set, and was called by Joey Styles "the most imitated man in wrestling" and the "inNOVAtor of Offense" by Jeremy Borash due to the fact that almost all his moves were copied by other wrestlers in the business.
SLAM! Sports - Wrestling - Simon Dean (915 words)
Enrolling in wrestling school at the age of 19, Bucci was trained by Canada's own "Iron Mike" Sharpe, and made his debut in 1992.
Bucci, wrestling as Mike Bucci, made several appearances on Raw, wrestling (and losing) mostly in tag matches, against the Headshrinkers and the Steiner Brothers.
Bucci debuted in ECW in 1995 as Nova, a superhero precursor to the Hurricane, and soon joined Raven's Nest.
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