Everything Else, Except for Advertising. Nobody likes a shill.
Moderators: PWG_Silverback, PWGTickets
Another wrestling death.
Mike Alfonso, better known to wrestling fans as Mike Awesome was found dead at the age of 42 in Tampa.
Friends were going to pick him up at his home, he didn't answer the door and was found hanging. This is being ruled a suicide until the results of the autopsy.
Awesome found great success as "The Gladiator" in FMW in Japan. He was a high-flying big man and was later made ECW champion on two occasions in 1999 and 2000, where he and Masato Tanaka continued their feud from FMW. While he was champion he signed a WCW contract, and Tazz was loaned back to ECW from WWE to take the title back.
Awesome worked for a short time with the WWF after the collapse of WCW during the Invasion angle and after that in All Japan. He had not wrestled in some time. Awesome was recently working as a realtor at Coldwell Banker.
- Posts: 13
- Joined: Sat Dec 17, 2005 8:40 pm
- Posts: 103
- Joined: Fri Dec 16, 2005 7:57 pm
- Location: College Park, Maryland, USA
Yeah this is so shitty.I was a huge Mike Awesome fan.His matches in FMW and ECW were classics.Especially his matches against Masato Tanaka and Hayabusa
Your images may only be up to 240 pixels high.
Your images may only be up to 600 pixels wide.
- Posts: 35
- Joined: Mon Feb 19, 2007 3:08 pm
R.I.P. he had great matches
- Posts: 4
- Joined: Wed Feb 21, 2007 4:25 am
Return to General Discussion
Who is online
Users browsing this forum: Yahoo [Bot] and 2 guests