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Encyclopedia > Shane Douglas
Troy Martin
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Ring name(s) Dean Douglas
Shane Douglas
Troy Orndorff
The Franchise
Billed height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Billed weight 249 lb (113 km)
Born November 21, 1964 (1964-11-21) (age 42)
New Brighton, Pennsylvania
Billed from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Trained by Dominic DeNucci [1]
Debut 1982

Troy Shane Martin (born November 21, 1964) is an American semi-retired professional wrestler who is better known by his ring name, Shane Douglas. In the course of his career, which has spanned two decades, Douglas has wrestled in Extreme Championship Wrestling and World Championship Wrestling as "The Franchise" Shane Douglas and for the World Wrestling Federation as Dean Douglas. He is currently employed by Total Nonstop Action Wrestling. November 21 is the 325th day of the year (326th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... New Brighton is a borough located in Beaver County, Pennsylvania. ... Nickname: Motto: Benigno Numine (With the Benevolent Deity) Location in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States Commonwealth Pennsylvania County Allegheny Founded November 25, 1758 Incorporated April 22, 1794 (borough)   March 18, 1816 (city) Government  - Mayor Luke Ravenstahl (D) Area  - City 151. ... Dominic Denucci was a professional wrestler. ... November 21 is the 325th day of the year (326th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... World Championship Wrestling (WCW) was an American professional wrestling promotion which existed from 1988 to 2001. ... World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ... Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) is an American professional wrestling promotion founded by Jeff Jarrett and his father Jerry Jarrett in May 2002. ...

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Career

Early career

Troy Martin was trained by Dominic DeNucci in the Pittsburgh suburb of Freedom, Pennsylvania, alongside Mick Foley in the mid-1980s.[2] However, he had been wrestling professionally to earn money since 1982. When he started, he used the character of Troy Orndorff, the ficitional nephew of Paul Orndorff.[3] In 1986, he began wrestling as a face for the Universal Wrestling Federation using the name Shane Douglas, which was given to him by "Hot Stuff" Eddie Gilbert and Missy Hyatt. Douglas defeated Gilbert for the UWF Television Championship, on August 3, 1987 but did not rise above mid-card status. Douglas lost the title on September 2, 1987 to Terry Taylor. Dominic Denucci was a professional wrestler. ... Nickname: Motto: Benigno Numine (With the Benevolent Deity) Location in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States Commonwealth Pennsylvania County Allegheny Founded November 25, 1758 Incorporated April 22, 1794 (borough)   March 18, 1816 (city) Government  - Mayor Luke Ravenstahl (D) Area  - City 151. ... Freedom is a borough located in Beaver County, Pennsylvania. ... Mick Foley Sr. ... Paul Orndorff (born October 29, 1949 in Brandon, Florida) is a former National Football League player and former professional wrestler, best known for his appearances with the World Wrestling Federation throughout the 1980s as Mr. ... In professional wrestling, a face or babyface is a character who is portrayed as heroic relative to the heel wrestlers, who are analagous to villains. ... The Universal Wrestling Federation was a regional professional wrestling federation founded by Leroy McGuirk, and later owned by Bill Watts. ... Thomas Edward (Eddie) Gilbert, Jr. ... Missy Hyatt Melissa Lee Hiatt is a professional wrestling manager that is better known by the name of Missy Hyatt. ... The UWF Television Championship started out as the Mid-South Television Championship in 1984. ... August 3 is the 215th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (216th in leap years), with 150 days remaining. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... September 2 is the 245th day of the year (246th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Paul W. Taylor III (born August 12, 1955 in Atlanta, Georgia), better known by his ring name, Terry Taylor, is an American retired professional wrestler. ...


National Wrestling Alliance/World Championship Wrestling (early 1990s)

Eventually he signed with the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA)/World Championship Wrestling (WCW). He began using the name Shane Douglas and was put into a tag team of skateboarders known as The Dynamic Dudes with Johnny Ace.[4] Since neither Ace nor Douglas knew how to skateboard, the fans saw through the gimmick and refused to buy into it.[4] Jim Cornette, who was managing The Midnight Express (Bobby Eaton and Stan Lane) at the time, decided to manage the duo to help them get over. When Eaton and Lane (kayfabe) did not approve, they forced a match between the two teams with Cornette remaining neutral at ringside. He ended up turning on Douglas and Ace and the teams feuded for a couple of months. The Cornette turn was to have established The Dynamic Dudes as a top babyface tag team, but the turn backfired and made The Midnight Express more popular than they already were. National Wrestling Alliance logo The National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) is the governing body for a group of independent professional wrestling promotions and sanctions various NWA championships. ... World Championship Wrestling (WCW) was an American professional wrestling promotion which existed from 1988 to 2001. ... A professional wrestling tag-team consists of two or occasionally three wrestlers who are working together as a team. ... John Laurinaitis (born July 31, 1965) is the Executive VP of Talent and Creative Writing for World Wrestling Entertainment. ... James E. (Jim) Cornette (born September 17, 1961) is an American professional wrestling manager, commentator, promoter, and booker. ... The Midnight Express is a professional wrestling tag team that has had various members and achieved most of its success in the 1980s. ... Bobby Eaton Bobby Eaton (born Robert Lee Eaton), is a professional wrestler, famous for his days as one half of the Midnight Express. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... In professional wrestling, the term over means making a wrestler look good. ... 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. ... A professional wrestling feud is a staged disagreement between two wrestlers or factions of wrestlers over a purported slight or insult. ... The Midnight Express is a professional wrestling tag team that has had various members and achieved most of its success in the 1980s. ...


The Dynamic Dudes broke up in 1990 after Ace began competing progressively more for All Japan Pro Wrestling, which was breaking down its ties to American promotions. Douglas soon left NWA/WCW and wrestled on the American independent circuit. In 1990, he also signed a deal with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF). His most memorable WWF performance took place at the 1991 Royal Rumble, where he lasted for 26 minutes 23 seconds, making him the wrestler who spent the third longest time in the ring. Shortly after, he left the company to take care of his ailing father. All Japan Pro Wrestling (AJPW) (全日本プロレス, zen nihon puroresu) is a Japanese professional wrestling promotion established in 1972. ... -1... World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ... Royal Rumble 1991 was the fourth annual Royal Rumble professional wrestling pay-per-view event from the World Wrestling Federation. ...


He returned to WCW in 1992 to team with Ricky Steamboat to win the WCW World Tag Team Championship from Dustin Rhodes and Barry Windham on December 18. The team of Steamboat and Douglas had a long feud with The Hollywood Blondes ("Stunning" Steve Austin and "Flyin'" Brian Pillman), often wearing identical body suits and masks and calling themselves "Dos Hombres". They eventually lost the belts to The Blondes on March 11, 1993. Soon after losing the tag titles, Douglas left WCW for Eastern Championship Wrestling (ECW). This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... The WCW World Tag Team Championship was the major tag team title in World Championship Wrestling from 1991 to 2001, when the promotion closed. ... Virgil Runnels III (born April 11, 1966 in Austin, Texas; often called Dustin Runnels) is a professional wrestler who has competed in the WWE and WCW. He is best-known for his WWE character of Goldust, a sexually ambiguous movie star. ... Barry Windham (born July 4, 1960, Sweetwater, Texas) is a professional wrestler and the son of the infamous heel wrestler Blackjack Mulligan. ... In the Gregorian calendar, December 18 is the 352nd day of the year (353rd in leap years), with 13 days remaining until the end of the year. ... Steve Austin & Brian Pillman, The Hollywood Blonds The Hollywood Blondes were a heel tag team in World Championship Wrestling in 1992 & 1993. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... This article includes a list of works cited or a list of external links, but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... March 11 is the 70th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (71st in leap years). ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ...


Extreme Championship Wrestling

In ECW, he initially supported the faces, but then turned on Tommy Dreamer during a match in which Douglas was defending the ECW tag team belts with him (on behalf of Johnny Gunn, an old WCW comrade) against Kevin Sullivan and The Tasmaniac. Douglas blamed Dreamer for the loss and turned on him, effectively becoming a heel, an attitude that would define him permanently and give him success. 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. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Tom Brandi (born July 9, 1966 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is a professional wrestler best known for his work in World Wrestling Federation as Salvatore Sincere. ... Kevin Francis Sullivan (born October 26, 1949) is a professional wrestler known mostly for his feuds with the American Dream Dusty Rhodes, Mike Graham in the NWAs Florida promotion, and Chris Benoit in WCW. // Sullivan started wrestling in 1972 for Florida Championship Wrestling. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... 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. ...


Douglas was instrumental in the development of "extreme" wrestling when he won a tournament to become the NWA World Heavyweight Champion on August 27, 1994. In an angle which only he, Tod Gordon and Paul Heyman knew about, Douglas threw down the NWA belt stating that he did not want to be champion of a "dead promotion." He then raised the Eastern Championship Wrestling Heavyweight Title and declared it to be a World Heavyweight Championship -- calling it the only real World Title. Shortly afterward, Eastern Championship Wrestling changed its name to Extreme Championship Wrestling. Capitalizing on the controversy that surrounded his literally "throwing down" the NWA belt and the promo following it, Douglas was encouraged to express his true feelings in interviews by the ECW bosses and began calling himself The Franchise. This helped raise ECW prominence in the eyes of wrestling fans and journalists and allowed it to become an alternative to WCW and the WWF. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... NWA World Heavyweight Championship (1973 – 1986, 1993 – Present) The National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) World Heavyweight Championship is the primary professional wrestling title in the NWA. Its lineage has been traced from the first World Heavyweight Championship, which traces its lineage to Georg Hackenschmidts 1905 title and Frank Gotchs... August 27 is the 239th day of the year (240th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... In professional wrestling, an angle is a fictional storyline. ... Tod A. Gordon was the founder of Eastern Championship Wrestling, later Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW). ... Paul Buster Heyman (born September 11, 1965) is a professional wrestling manager, on-air talent, and former promoter. ... The ECW World Heavyweight Championship belt The ECW World Heavyweight Championship is a professional wrestling championship title. ... In professional wrestling, a promo is short for promotional interview, a dialogue or monologue used to advance a storyline. ... In professional wrestling, a shoot refers to any unplanned event – that is, the event is real and not staged. ... A booker, as the term is used in professional wrestling, is a person who puts matches together and determines basics about their content, such as relative overall length, who the eventual victor will be, and many of the moves which will be made during the match; in other words, the...


It was during this time that he formed the first Triple Threat, aligning himself with Chris Benoit and Dean Malenko. This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


World Wrestling Federation

In 1995, Douglas debuted in the WWF, becoming Dean Douglas, a College Dean character. To establish himself, he filmed several vignettes with a chalkboard, "teaching" wrestlers and fans. Upon his WWF debut, he became the first former ECW Heavyweight Champion ever on the active roster, and the only one until 1998, when Terry Funk debuted as Chainsaw Charlie. 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. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


He was awarded the Intercontinental Title on October 22, 1995 by forfeit when Shawn Michaels was unable to wrestle after being attacked and (legitimately) severely beaten by a group of Marines in Syracuse, New York. His reign was short lived, however, as he was defeated by Razor Ramon later that night. The WWE Intercontinental Championship belt The World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Intercontinental Championship is a professional wrestling championship. ... October 22 is the 295th day of the year (296th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... Michael Shawn Hickenbottom (born July 22, 1965) is an American professional wrestler, better known by the ring name Shawn Michaels. ... France Marines is the name of a commune in the département of Val dOise, France. ... Nickname: The Salt City Location of Syracuse within the state of New York Coordinates: City Government  - Mayor Matthew Driscoll Area  - City 66. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ...


Return to ECW

In late 1995 Douglas returned to ECW and targeted ECW World Heavyweight Champion, Raven. During this time he also had a memorable feud with Cactus Jack. Cactus was getting ready to leave for WWF and was cutting promos encouraging Tommy Dreamer to come with him, deriding ECW hardcore style and promoting "clean" wrestling. During several matches, he refused to wrestle hardcore. Douglas eventually pinned Cactus Jack in a match after a memorable drop toe hold onto a chair. After finding himself unsuccessful in his title shots, he began a feud with 2 Cold Scorpio, based on Douglas' lack of respect for the ECW World Television Championship. Douglas held the TV title briefly, but lost it to Pitbull #2. Scott Levy (born September 8, 1964) is an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, Raven. ... Mick Foley Sr. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Charles Skaggs (born October 25, 1965 in Denver, Colorado) is an American professional wrestler, currently signed to World Wrestling Entertainment. ... The ECW World Television Championship belt The ECW World Television Championship was the secondary title in Extreme Championship Wrestling from 1992 until it folded in 2001. ... Anthony Durante was a professional wrestler best known as Pitbull #2 as one half of the tag-team called The Pitbulls, with Pitbull #1 Gary Wolfe. ...


Douglas eventually won the TV title back (from Chris Jericho) in a 4-way dance that also inluded 2 Cold Scorpio and Pitbull #2 (who had lost the title to Jericho) when The Pitbulls' manager, Francine, turned on them and aided Douglas. When The Pitbulls went on to superbomb her through a table as part of the postmatch altercation Pitbull #1 suffered a (legit) broken neck. Christopher Irvine (born on November 9, 1970), better known by the ring name Chris Jericho, is a Canadian-American actor, radio host, rock musician and inactive professional wrestler. ... Charles Skaggs (born October 25, 1965 in Denver, Colorado) is an American professional wrestler, currently signed to World Wrestling Entertainment. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... In professional wrestling, a manager is a character who is paired with a wrestler. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... 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. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Gary Wolfe is a professional wrestler best known as Pitbull #1 as one half of the tag-team called The Pitbulls, with Pitbull #2 Anthony Durante. ...


Douglas, with Francine, went on to feud with Pitbull #2 for the rest of 1996 and, by year's end, reformed the Triple Threat with Chris Candido and "Primetime" Brian Lee, later adding Bam Bam Bigelow when Lee left ECW. He held the TV title for a year before losing it to Taz. He then turned his sights on ECW World Heavyweight Champion, Terry Funk and, at Hardcore Heaven 1997, in a rematch from The Night the Line Was Crossed, Shane Douglas defeated Sabu (who had beaten Funk a week earlier for the title in a barbed wire deathmatch) and Terry Funk in a three way dance to regain the ECW World Heavyweight Title. In October 1997, he briefly lost it to Bam Bam Bigelow, but regained it 15 days later at November to Remember 1997, held in his hometown of Pittsburgh. With the exception of these two weeks, he would reign as champion until January 1999, finally losing the title to Taz, whom he feuded with throughout 1998. It was also during this time that Pro Wrestling Illustrated officially declared the ECW title a "World Title." The Triple Threat was a professional wrestling stable that existed in Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) from 1995 to 1998. ... 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. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Scott Charles Bigelow (September 1, 1961 - January 19, 2007) was an American professional wrestler, better known as Bam Bam Bigelow. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Hardcore Heaven is a former ECW pay per view. ... Many types of matches can be found in professional wrestling. ... This page meets Wikipedias criteria for speedy deletion. ... November To Remember (normally abbreviated to N2R) was an Eastern Championship Wrestling and Extreme Championship Wrestling professional wrestling show (and, later, pay per view) held annually during the month of November between 1993 and 2000. ... 1999 is a common year starting on Friday Anno Domini (or the Current Era), and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Pro Wrestling Illustrated (PWI) is a professional wrestling magazine. ...


Return to WCW

Differences with Paul Heyman culminated with The Franchise's departing ECW for WCW in early 1999. Upon arriving in WCW, he pledged to "cut the cancer out" of WCW, the cancer being Ric Flair (with whom he also has legit heat). He reunited with former Triple Threat members Chris Benoit and Dean Malenko, along with fellow former ECW wrestler Perry Saturn, to form The Revolution. Asya was the group's valet. Ric Flair (born February 25, 1949 [1] and named Richard Morgan Fliehr upon his adoption several weeks later), is an iconic American professional wrestler currently signed to World Wrestling Entertainment on its RAW brand. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Perry Satullo (born October 25, 1966 in Cleveland, Ohio), better known as Perry Saturn, is a semi-retired American professional wrestler. ... The Revolution The Revolution was a professional wrestling heel stable in World Championship Wrestling. ... Asya (ca 850 BC-825 BC) was a king of the ancient Caucasian kingdom of Diaokhi known as Daiaeni to the Assyrians. ...


Douglas had an onscreen feud with Ric Flair, who was a favorite target of his during his ECW interviews. However, the group was rarely featured prominently and never really challenged the dominant wrestlers of WCW, which led to them never really getting over as an idea, though both Benoit and Malenko were over individually. He was part of The New Blood group run by Vince Russo and Eric Bischoff which feuded with the older established Millionaire's Club. He won the Tag Team Championships (with Buff Bagwell), the Hardcore Championship and the United States Championship during this run which also saw Torrie Wilson become his valet. Vince Russo & Eric Bischoff: The New Blood masterminds The New Blood was a professional wrestling stable in World Championship Wrestling in 2000. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Eric Bischoff (born May 27, 1955[1]), is a former professional wrestling promoter and on-screen personality, most known for serving as President of World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and later on-air General Manager of World Wrestling Entertainments RAW brand. ... Millionaires Club was a professional wrestling stable in World Championship Wrestling in 2000. ... Marcus Alexander Bagwell, also known as Buff Bagwell, is an American professional wrestler best known for his nine year career with World Championship Wrestling. ... The WCW Hardcore Championship belt. ... WWE United States Championship belt The World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) United States Championship is a professional wrestling championship. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ...


Total Nonstop Action Wrestling

Following the closure of XPW, Douglas had a short stint with World Wrestling All-Stars before signing with Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) in June 2003. When he debuted in TNA, he immediately re-ignited his feud with Raven. The two ended up joining separate factions (The New Church for Douglas, The Gathering for Raven) and clashed throughout the summer of 2003. 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). ... Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) is an American professional wrestling promotion founded by Jeff Jarrett and his father Jerry Jarrett in May 2002. ... June 2003 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December Events June 1, 2003 The Group of Eight summit opens in Evian, France to tight security and tens of thousands of protestors. ... Scott Levy (born September 8, 1964) is an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, Raven. ... The Disciples of the New Church, also known as the New Church Disciples or simply The New Church, were a gothic professional wrestling stable in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling between 2002 and 2004. ... Ravens Nest was a professional wrestling stable led by Raven that was present in Extreme Championship Wrestling between 1995 and 1997. ...


When this feud ran down, Douglas broke away from The New Church and began a quest, alongside his new valet Tracy, to find "The NEW Franchise". He decided on up and comer Michael Shane and took him under his wing throughout the end of 2003 and beginning of 2004. However, when the grouping of Shane and Douglas broke up, Douglas went into a semi-in-ring-retirement, becoming an onscreen commentator and interviewer for TNA's weekly television show, iMPACT!, and their monthly pay-per-views. In addition to this on screen role, he worked backstage as a road agent and took a few independent bookings. Tracy Brookshaw (born May 22, 1975) is a Canadian professional wrestler and professional wrestling valet, better known by her stage name, Traci Brooks. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... For the video game based on the show, see TNA iMPACT! (video game). ... In professional wrestling, a road agent is an employee who travels with the wrestlers and acts as a liaison between the wrestlers and management. ...


In 2005, Douglas promoted (while still working for TNA) an ECW reunion show called Hardcore Homecoming. At the inaugural event on June 10, he lost a Three-Way dance barbed wire rope match to Sabu, which also included Terry Funk. The show would carry on in the form of "The Reunion Tour" in the month of September, putting on two shows. At those shows, he would pick up a victory in a Three-Way dance against Jerry Lynn and Sabu in Cleveland, as well as a victory over Pitbull #1 in Pittsburgh. Hardcore Homecoming would hold one last event (billed as November Reign) on November 5, where Douglas lost a Dog-Collar match against Pitbull #1. A booker, as the term is used in professional wrestling, is a person who puts matches together and determines basics about their content, such as relative overall length, who the eventual victor will be, and many of the moves which will be made during the match; in other words, the... Hardcore Homecoming was a professional wrestling promotion that was booked by Shane Douglas, a former ECW World Heavyweight Champion. ... A selection of forms of barbed wire. ... Terry Michael Brunk (born December 12, 1964) is an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, Sabu. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Jeremy Jerry Lynn (born June 12, 1963) is an American professional wrestler. ... November 5 is the 309th day of the year (310th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 56 days remaining. ...


In 2006, Shane Douglas took time off to undergo rehab for an addiction to painkillers (see below). This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ...


He returned to television on the May 18 episode of iMPACT!, appearing on the entrance ramp as Andy Douglas (no relation) made the save for his tag team partner Chase Stevens after a brutal squash by Samoa Joe. A few weeks later, on June 15, Shane confronted them on their recent losing streak and their squandered talent, offering to become their manager, which they accepted. During the promo when he offered his services he shot on the revival of ECW by WWE, admonishing Vince McMahon for "exploiting the memory" of the company he helped build nearly 15 years earlier. Since taking him up on his vignettes showing Douglas training The Naturals have been shown on TNA programming, though he doesn't stand at ringside during their matches like most other managers. On the December 21 episode of iMPACT!, after The Naturals lost to Team 3D in a Tables Match, Douglas turned his back on them, saying, "This experiment is over." However on February 8, 2007, he, along with Andy Douglas, came to the aid of Chase Stevens after he was attacked by Abyss, who took out both The Naturals and their manager that night. May 18 is the 138th day of the year (139th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Andy Douglas (born October 11, 1978) is an American professional wrestler, best known for working with Total Nonstop Action Wrestling as one half of The Naturals with Chase Stevens. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Chase Stevens (born January 17, 1979) is an American professional wrestler. ... In professional wrestling, a squash is an extremely one-sided match; one performer dominates the other and quickly defeats him with virtually no resistance. ... Nuufolau Joel Joe Seanoa (born March 17, 1979), is an American professional wrestler better known by his ring name, Samoa Joe, and currently performing for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA). ... June 15 is the 166th day of the year (167th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... In professional wrestling, a shoot refers to any unplanned event – that is, the event is real and not staged. ... Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) is a professional wrestling brand of World Wrestling Entertainment, based on the independent promotion Extreme Championship Wrestling that lasted from 1992 to 2001. ... 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. ... December 21 is the 355th day of the year (356th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... |:For the rest of the stable see Dudley family. ... February 8 is the 39th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... An abyss (Greek: a-, privative, bussos, bottom) is a bottomless depth; hence any deep place. ...


Wrestling facts

  • Finishing and signature moves
  • Signature illegal weapon
  • Managers and valets

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Championships and accomplishments

  • International Wrestling Association
    • IWA Heavyweight Champion (Ohio version) (1 time)
  • Midwest Wrestling United
    • MWU Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • New Era Wrestling
    • NEW Northeast Heavyweight Championship (2 times)
  • North American Wrestling Alliance
    • NAWA Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • Pro Wrestling Xpress
    • PWX Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • Superstar Wrestling Federation
    • SWF Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • USA Pro Wrestling
    • USA Pro Wrestling Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • United States Wrestling League
    • USWL Unified Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • Superstar Wrestling Federation
    • SWF Heavyweight Championship

1Douglas wins the championship in a tournament while the promotion is named Eastern Championship Wrestling and is still a member of the National Wrestling Alliance.
2After Ted Turner's purchase of Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling from Jim Crockett in 1988, he renames the promotion World Championship Wrestling and it remains an NWA affiliated promotion until late 1993. In 1992, the NWA and WCW World Tag Team Championships are unified until WCW's withdrawl from the NWA, upon which they were seperated into two different championships once more.
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Personal life

Douglas graduated cum laude from Bethany College in 1986 with a bachelor's degree in history and political science. He went on to receive teacher certification from Geneva College. Douglas taught at Beaver High School and Western Beaver Jr/Sr High School throughout the early 1990s, teaching emotional support classes, economics and the history of the United States. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Images of Bethany College, 1904 Bethany College, is a private college located in Bethany, West Virginia. ... A bachelors degree (Artium Baccalaureus, A.B. or B.A.) is usually an undergraduate academic degree awarded for a course or major that generally lasts for three, four, or in some cases and countries, five or six years. ... Title page to Historians History Of The World. ... The Politics series Politics Portal This box:      Political Science is the field concerning the theory and practice of politics and the description and analysis of political systems and political behaviour. ... Geneva College is located in the College Hill neighborhood of Beaver Falls, which sits above the more southerly parts of the city. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... “American history” redirects here. ...


Douglas is married to Carla. Their first son, Connor, was born in early 2001, and their second son, Caden Andrew, was born on December 6, 2005. December 6 is the 340th day of the year (341st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Douglas entered drug rehabilitation in February 2006 after becoming addicted to the analgesic Oxycontin. He left rehabilitation in April 2006, having taken no Oxycontin tablets since January 2006. This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Media:Example. ... An analgesic (colloquially known as a painkiller) is any member of the diverse group of drugs used to relieve pain (achieve analgesia). ... Not to be confused with oxytocin. ... April 2006 : ← - January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Marcos Pontes, Brazils first astronaut, reaches the International Space Station. ... January 2006 : ← - January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad accuses European nations of trying to complete the Holocaust by creating a Jewish camp Israel in the Middle East. ...


Notes

  1. ^ Foley, Mick. Have A Nice Day: A Tale of Blood and Sweatsocks (p.68)
  2. ^ Foley, Mick. Have A Nice Day: A Tale of Blood and Sweatsocks (p.68)
  3. ^ Foley, Mick. Have A Nice Day: A Tale of Blood and Sweatsocks (p.92)
  4. ^ a b Foley, Mick. Have A Nice Day: A Tale of Blood and Sweatsocks (p.156, 187)

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Shane Douglas was trained by Dominic DeNucci in the Pittsburgh suburb of Freedom, Pennsylvania alongside notables such as Mick Foley and Brian Hildebrand in the mid-1980s, though he had been wrestling professionally to earn money since 1982.
Douglas had been having problems with Michaels and Hall, who were members of the Clique, and he took this personally and quit the company.
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Although he was one of the four qualified pilots for SpaceShipOne, Shane did not fly any of the Ansari X Prize qualification flights of the craft in 2004.
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