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Encyclopedia > Vic Grimes
Vic Grimes
Statistics
Ring name(s) Grimes
Key
Vic Murdoch
Vic Grimes
Billed height 6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Billed weight 315 lb (143 kg)
Born January 3, 1963
New York, New York
Resides Sacramento, California
Trained by Michael Modest

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Dory Funk Jr.
Debut 1996

Vic Grimes (born January 3, 1963) is a professional wrestler, best known for his appearances with Extreme Championship Wrestling, his tenure in Xtreme Pro Wrestling, and his short run in the World Wrestling Federation as Key. Dory Funk, Jr. ... January 3 is the 3rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1963 calendar). ... ... Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) was a professional wrestling promotion that was founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1992 by Tod Gordon, and closed when his successor, Paul Heyman, declared bankruptcy in April 2001. ... Xtreme Pro Wrestling (XPW) was an independent professional wrestling promotion owned by Rob Zicari, who along side his wife, Janet Romano, appeared on shows as the owner of the company under the name of Rob Black. ... World Wrestling Entertainment, or WWE, is a professional wrestling organization. ...

Contents

Career

Grimes began his career in California's All Pro Wrestling promotion, where he had a classic series of matches against "Leprechaun" Erin O'Grady. This "little man vs. big man" feud between the two even saw O'Grady actually run over Grimes' leg with a car.[1] Grimes would also face off against Donovan Morgan, Michael Modest, and "Brown Bomber" Robert Thompson during his time in APW and developed a reputation for taking insane bumps for such a large wrestler. All Pro Wrestling is a is an independent professional wrestling promotion based in Hayward, California which was started by and is currently managed by Roland Alexander. ... Michael John Lockwood (August 25, 1971 – November 6, 2003) was a professional wrestler born in Anaheim, California. ... A professional wrestling feud is a staged disagreement between two wrestlers or factions of wrestlers over a purported slight or insult. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Andrew Vassos (born January 10, 1976 in Modesto, California) is an American professional wrestler, better known as Donovan Morgan. ... Micheal Cirigilo , born July 19, 1971 in San Francisco, California is a professional wrestler who currently runs the Pro Wrestling IRON promotion and wrestling school, and wrestles also for Pro Wrestling NOAH, and Ultimate Pro Wrestling. ... A bump occurs whenever a wrestler hits the mat or the arena floor after receiving a move from his/her opponent. ...


Jim Cornette saw a tape of Grimes and O'Grady's feud in All Pro Wrestling and scheduled them for a dark match before an edition of Monday Night RAW. WWF officials were so impressed by the match that they signed both men to contracts on the spot; it was the first time in 15 years that both wrestlers who participated in a dark match were signed to contracts after one night. Grimes would be moved to the Memphis developmental territories before being brought up to WWF TV under the ring name Key. As Key, Grimes formed a short-lived drug dealer gimmick along with Droz and Prince Albert and feuded with The Godfather. However, The Godfather suffered an injury just as the feud between the two was developing, which led to Grimes being taken off TV. James E. (Jim) Cornette (born September 17, 1961) is an American professional wrestling manager, commentator, promoter, and booker. ... All Pro Wrestling is a is an independent professional wrestling promotion based in Hayward, California which was started by and is currently managed by Roland Alexander. ... WWE Raw is the Monday night professional wrestling television program for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and is the primary broadcast of the Raw brand. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... These lollipops, above, were found to contain heroin when inspected by the US Drug Enforcement Administration In jurisdictions where legislation restricts or prohibits the sale of certain popular drugs, it is common for an illegal drugs trade to develop. ... In professional wrestling, a gimmick is a wrestlers personality, behavior, attire and/or other distinguishing traits while performing. ... Darren Drozdov, (born March 27, 1972) better known as Puke or Droz, is a retired professional wrestler who competed for WWF until he was paralyzed during a match with DLo Brown. ... Matthew Jason Bloom (born November 14, 1972 in Peabody, Massachusetts), better known by his ring names, Albert, Prince Albert, A-Train and Giant Bernard, is an American professional wrestler who previously performed for World Wrestling Entertainment on the RAW and SmackDown! brands and AJPW and currently wrestles for NJPW. One... Charles Wright (born May 16, 1961 in Las Vegas, Nevada) is a semi-retired American professional wrestler, best known for his appearances with the World Wrestling Federation as The Godfather. ...


The WWF encouraged Grimes to work for the Extreme Championship Wrestling promotion to further develop his skills. There, Grimes joined Tony DeVito and Spanish Angel to form Da' Baldies. The highlights of his ECW tenure were a fast-paced match against Kid Kash, an ECW World Heavyweight Title shot against Mike Awesome, and a Danbury Street Fight with Tommy Dreamer. Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) was a professional wrestling promotion that was founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1992 by Tod Gordon, and closed when his successor, Paul Heyman, declared bankruptcy in April 2001. ... Tony DeVito is an American professional wrestler working in Ring of Honor. ... Angel was a wrestler for Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW). ... Da Baldies was a stable in ECW from 1999 to ECWs death in 2001. ... David Cash (born July 31, 1969 in Waynesboro, Virginia), better known as Kid Kash, is an American professional wrestler who has worked for Extreme Championship Wrestling and Total Nonstop Action. ... The Gladiator redirects here. ... Street fighting is a term used to denote spontaneous, hand-to-hand fighting in public places. ... Thomas Laughlin (born February 14, 1971) is an American professional wrestler currently working for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) under its Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) brand. ...


During ECW's Living Dangerously pay-per-view in March 2000, a breakdown in communication between New Jack and Grimes led to both men tumbling off a 20-foot high scaffolding rig onto concrete. Jack suffered brain damage and was permanently blinded in his right eye, which kept him out of wrestling for several months. Living Dangerously was an annual Extreme Championship Wrestling pay per view from 1998 through 2000 that was held in the month of March. ... 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. ... Jerome Young (born January 3, 1963) is an American professional wrestler, better known by his stage name, New Jack. ...


This was not be the last confrontation between New Jack and Grimes as the Xtreme Pro Wrestling promotion took the real-life incident and turned it into a storyline. During this feud, New Jack dived off platforms that ranged from 15-20 foot and even a 35-foot-high platform with the purpose of putting Grimes through tables. Xtreme Pro Wrestling (XPW) was an independent professional wrestling promotion owned by Rob Zicari, who along side his wife, Janet Romano, appeared on shows as the owner of the company under the name of Rob Black. ... In professional wrestling, an angle is a fictional storyline (the wrestler Kurt Angles name is a coincidence; Angle is his given surname). ...


The feud culminated in February 2002, when Jack threw Grimes off a scaffolding rig, sending him crashing to the ring 40 feet below . There were over 10 tables stacked on top of each other to break the fall, but Grimes missed all but two of them and came within less than a foot of missing the ring completely. Grimes dislocated his ankle on the ring ropes and suffered multiple other injuries from the incident. Towards the end of this match, Jack broke from the script and legitimately electrocuted Grimes with a tazer. In professional wrestling, a shoot refers to any event that is unplanned and spontaneous: that is, it is real, not staged. ... An electroshock gun (sometimes referred to as a stun gun or taser), is a weapon used for subduing a person by administering a deliberate electric shock. ...


In the 2005 documentary Forever Hardcore, New Jack claimed that he had intentionally thrown Grimes too hard in the hope that he would be injured or die. 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Forever Hardcore is a professional wrestling documentary DVD that interviews wrestlers who participated in Hardcore Homecoming on June 10, 2005. ...


Other highlights of Grimes' XPW tenure included a violent match-up involving Sabu, feuds involving Shane Douglas and SNUFF, and a number of match-ups with cruiserweights such as Psichosis, Little Guido, and his trainee, Altar Boy Luke. During the first half of his run in XPW, he was a prominent member of the Black Army stable, headed by XPW CEO Rob Black. Terry Michael Brunk (born December 12, 1964 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, Sabu. ... Troy Martin (born November 21, 1964) is an American semi-retired professional wrestler better known by his ring name, Shane Douglas. ... Jerry Tuite, best known as The Wall, Malice or, in Japan, Gigantes, was a professional wrestler born in Ocean Grove, New Jersey. ... Dionicio Castellanos Torres (born May 19, 1971) is a Mexican professional wrestler best known by the stage names Psychosis or Psicosis. ... James Maritato (born March 12, 1972 in Queens, New York) better known by his stage names Little Guido or Nunzio, is an Italian American professional wrestler performing for World Wrestling Entertainment on the Extreme Championship Wrestling brand as Little Guido Maritato. ... Oren Hawxhurst is an American professional wrestler who currently wrestles in the Independent Circuit. ... Rob Zicari and Janet Romano Robert D. Zicari a. ...


After XPW folded, Grimes went on to work for various California independent promotions such as Supreme Pro Wrestling, Pro Wrestling Iron, and perhaps most notably Full Contact Wrestling.-1...


In wrestling

  • Nicknames
    • "The Master of West Coast Violence"
    • "The Vicious One"
    • "Vicious" Vic Grimes

Steve Austin hits his Stone Cold Stunner on Triple H. In professional wrestling a Stunner is a common term which refers to the three-quarter facelock jawbreaker maneuver. ... A Powerbomb is a professional wrestling move in which an opponent is lifted up (usually so that they are sitting on the wrestlers shoulders) and then slammed back-first down to the mat. ... Konnan performs his Facejam (sitout facebuster) during an episode of TNA iMPACT! A.J. Styles performs his Styles Clash (belly-to-back inverted mat slam) on Christopher Daniels. ... A Powerbomb is a professional wrestling move in which an opponent is lifted up (usually so that they are sitting on the wrestlers shoulders) and then slammed back-first down to the mat. ... Roderick Strong performs one of his many backbreakers on A.J. Styles during an episode of TNA iMPACT! A backbreaker refers to professional wrestling moves which see a wrestler dropping an opponent so that the opponents back impacts or is bent backwards against a part of the wrestlers... Rey Mysterio performing a springboard seated senton on D-Von Dudley Aerial techniques are used in professional wrestling to show off the speed and agility of a wrestler. ... Konnan performs his Facejam (sitout facebuster) during an episode of TNA iMPACT! A.J. Styles performs his Styles Clash (belly-to-back inverted mat slam) on Christopher Daniels. ... Rey Mysterio performing one of many aerial techniques to Dvon Dudley Aerial techniques are used in professional wrestling to show of the speed and agility of a wrestler. ... A moonsault or moonsault press is a professional wrestling aerial technique with much of its popularity in American wrestling being attributed to The Great Muta, also known as Keiji Mutoh. ... Rey Mysterio performing a springboard seated senton on D-Von Dudley Aerial techniques are used in professional wrestling to show off the speed and agility of a wrestler. ... Rey Mysterio performing one of many aerial techniques to Dvon Dudley Aerial techniques are used in professional wrestling to show of the speed and agility of a wrestler. ... Rey Mysterio performing one of many aerial techniques to Dvon Dudley Aerial techniques are used in professional wrestling to show of the speed and agility of a wrestler. ... Rey Mysterio performing one of many aerial techniques to Dvon Dudley Aerial techniques are used in professional wrestling to show of the speed and agility of a wrestler. ... Professional wrestling holds include a number of set moves and pins used by competitors to immobilize their opponents. ... Konnan performs his Facejam (sitout facebuster) during an episode of TNA iMPACT! A.J. Styles performs his Styles Clash (belly-to-back inverted mat slam) on Christopher Daniels. ... A wheel-type cutter. ...

Championships and accomplishments

  • All Pro Wrestling
    • 1-time APW Universal Heavyweight Champion
    • 2-time APW Tag Team Champion (1-time with Little Dic Grimes, and 1-time with Frank Murdoch)
  • Power Pro Wrestling
    • 1-time PPW Heavyweight Champion
    • 1-time PPW Tag Team Champion (with Erin O'Grady)
    • 2-time PPW Young Guns Champion

All Pro Wrestling is a is an independent professional wrestling promotion based in Hayward, California which was started by and is currently managed by Roland Alexander. ... Xtreme Pro Wrestling (XPW) was an independent professional wrestling promotion owned by Rob Zicari, who along side his wife, Janet Romano, appeared on shows as the owner of the company under the name of Rob Black. ...

References

  1. ^ http://store.payloadz.com/detail.asp?c=15&s=82&i=1963&m=7233
  • Vic Grimes profile at ObsessedWithWrestling.com

 
 

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