Did Mike Awesome die?

Did Mike Awesome die?

February 17, 2007
Mike Awesome/Date of death

How did Alfonso die?

Mike Awesome/Cause of death
Mike Alfonso, who wrestled under the name Mike Awesome, reportedly committed suicide Feb. 17 at age 42. Like former ECW champion Scott “Bam Bam” Bigelow, who died in January at age 45 of still-unknown causes, Alfonso’s amazing agility belied his size.

Does New Jack still wrestle?

After the promotion closed in 2001, Young spent the rest of his career wrestling in the independent circuit until his death in May 2021….

New Jack
Birth name Jerome Young
Born January 3, 1963 Greensboro, North Carolina, U.S.
Died May 15, 2021 (aged 58) Greensboro, North Carolina, U.S.
Cause of death Heart attack

When did ECW become Extreme Championship Wrestling?

The title was created for an affiliate of the National Wrestling Alliance called Eastern Championship Wrestling in 1992. In 1994, it became the title of extreme when ECW became Extreme Championship Wrestling after withdrawing from the NWA.

What happened Mike Awesome?

Sadly, after his wife told him she wanted a divorce, Awesome committed suicide in his home in 2007. Mike Awesome might not be world renowned, or even known by some fans today. I however will always believe he was among the most underused and underappreciated wrestlers to ever lace up the boots.

Is Mike Awesome related to Hulk Hogan?

He enjoyed mountain biking and would ride frequently at Alafia River State Park in Florida, close to his Tampa home. Alfonso was the cousin of Hulk Hogan’s nephew Michael Bollea, who was better known for his stint in WCW under the name Horace Hogan.

Did New Jack really die?

May 14, 2021
New Jack/Date of death

Why did the gangstas leave SMW?

Extreme Championship Wrestling (1995-1997) New Jack and Mustafa left SMW in June 1995, in a controversial fashion, which escalated the long-standing dispute between Paul Heyman and Jim Cornette.

Why was ECW discontinued?

The WWE put ECW originals such as RVD, Sandman, Tommy Dreamer, and Sabu on the brand to give the fans some of the same faces they loved. It is the WWE that killed it off, simply because they knew the show would be bigger than either RAW or SmackDown if the hardcore action was around under the WWE Banner.

Did WWE own ECW?

WWE ECW (also known as ECW on Sci-Fi and later ECW on Syfy, or simply ECW) is a professional wrestling television program that was produced by WWE, based on the independent Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) promotion that lasted from 1992 to 2001. It was replaced the following week with WWE NXT.

What wrestlers are related?

30 Wrestlers You May Not Know Were Related!

  • Hulk Hogan, Horace Hogan, and Mike Awesome.
  • Greg Valentine and Brian Knobbs of The Nasty Boys.
  • Jerry “The King” Lawler and the Honky Tonk Man.
  • Jake Roberts, Rockin’ Robin, and Sam Houston.
  • Terry Gordy and Ray Gordy (a.k.a. “Jesse” and “Slam Master J”)

What happened to John Graziano?

John Graziano, then a 22-year-old Iraq War veteran, was not wearing his seat belt and suffered catastrophic injuries. He was left in a minimally conscious state and spent two years undergoing treatment at the James A. Haley Veterans Hospital in Tampa before being released to his family in 2009.