Characters / ECW

Character sheets for the various wrestlers/managers/General Managers of ECW.
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     Debuted in 1992 

Donn E. Allen (Don Adelberg) 1992-1996, 1998

Eddie Gilbert (Thomas Edward (Eddie) Gilbert, Jr.) 1992-1993

Tod Gordon 1992-1997

Johnny Hot Body (Johnny Weiss) 1992-1995

Ivan Koloff (Oreal Perras) 1992-1993

Don Muraco (Donald Muraco) 1992-1993

The Pit Bulls (Spike/#1 [Gary Wolfe] and Rex/#2 [Anthony Durante]) (1992-1998)

Stevie Richards (Michael Manna) 1992-1997

JT Smith (John Smith) 1992-1996, 1998
  • Finishing Move: "Fly Me to the Moon-Sault"
  • The Klutz: After suffering a head injury from a genuine botch, it was turned into an angle where he thought that he was Italian. He would mess up moves on purpose, drawing "You fucked up! You fucked up!" chants.
  • Red Baron: "The Italian Stallion"
  • Theme Song:
  • Ur-Example: Created the FBI gimmick.
  • Waxing Lyrical: He'd sing "Fly Me to the Moon."

Jimmy Snuka (James William Reiher) 1992-1994

Tony Stetson (Anthony "Tony" Matteo) 1992-1996
  • Demoted to Extra: After he and Johnny Hot Body were kicked out of Raven's Nest and replaced by the Pitbulls.
  • National Hockey League: The name "The Broadstreet Bully" was a reference to the Philadelphia Flyers hockey team.
  • Red Baron: "Hitman," "The Broadstreet Bully"
  • Theme Song: Gary Glitter's "Rock and Roll Part II"
  • Weapon of Choice: (as the Bully): Hockey stick

The Super Destroyers (#1 [AJ Petrucci] and #2 [Doug Stahl]) 1992-1993

Larry Winters 1992-1993

     Debuted in 1993 

Abdullah the Butcher (Lawrence Paul Shreve) 1993

Mike Awesome (Michael Alfonso) 1993-1994, 1998, 1999-2000

The Bad Breed - Axl Rotten (Brian Knighton) 1993-1999 and Ian Rotten (John Williams) 1993-1995
L-R, Ian, Axl

Chris Candido (Christopher B. "Chris" Candito) 1993-1994, 1996-1999

Crash the Terminator (William "Bill" DeMott III) 1993

Paul E. Dangerously (Paul Heyman) 1993-2001

Shane Douglas (Troy Martin) 1993-1995, 1996-1999

Tommy Dreamer (Thomas Laughlin) 1993-2001

Terry Funk 1993-1998

The Headhunters (A&B) (Manuel and Victor Santiago) 1993, 1996

Jason (Jason Knight) 1993-2000

Hack Myers (Donald Haviland) 1993-1996, 1997, 1998

Peaches (Lori Fullington) 1992-1994, 1996, 2000

The Public Enemy (Johnny Grunge [Michael Durham] and "Flyboy" Rocco Rock [Theodore James "Ted Petty]) 1993-1996, 1999

Sabu (Terry Brunk) (1993-1995, 1995-2000)

The Sandman (James Fullington) (1993-1998, 1999-2001)

Joey Styles (Joseph Bonsignore) 1993-2001

Kevin Sullivan (Kevin Francis Sullivan) 1993-1994

The Tazmaniac/Taz (Peter Senerchia) (1993-2000)

     Debuted in 1994 

2 Cold Scorpio (Charles Scaggs) 1994-1996, 1998, 1999

911 (Al Poling) (1994-1996)

Chris Benoit (Christopher Michael Benoit) 1994-1995

The Bruise Brothers (Ron and Don Harris) 1994, 1996-1997

Cactus Jack (Michael Francis Foley) 1994-1996

Dean Malenko (Dean Simon) 1994-1995

Brian Pillman 1994, 1996

Devon Storm (Christopher Ford) 1994, 1996

Mikey Whipwreck (Jonathan Watson) 1994-1998, 1999-2001

     Debuted in 1995 

Bill Alfonso (1995-2001)

The Blue Meanie (Brian Heffron) 1995-1998, 1999-2001

The Dudley Boys

Buh Buh Ray Dudley (Mark LoMonaco) 1995-1999

Sign Guy Dudley / Lou E. Dangerously (Lou D'Angeli) 1995-2000

Big Dick Dudley (Alex Rizzo) 1995-1999

Francine (Francine Fournier) 1995-2001

Joel Gertner 1995-2001

See this page for more regards the Dudleys.

Eddie Guerrero (Eduardo Gory "Eddie" Guerrero Llanes) 1995

Konnan (Charles Ashenoff) 1995-1996

John Kronus (George Caiazzo) 1995-1999
  • Cloudcuckoolander: Once during an Eliminators-Gangstas-Dudleys match, an umbrella turned up amidst the weapons and Kronus ran around holding it above his head. Indoors.
    JOEY: "Well, it's not raining in here, but, who knows what's going on inside Kronus' head?"
    • When the Eliminators were walking to the ring for the opening match at ECW Barely Legal, he introduced himself to the PPV audience by randomly saying to the camera, "Ass, baby, ass! Hoo hoo!"
  • Death from Above: 6'3, 255 lbs., and his signature is the 450 Splash
  • Demoted to Extra: Once he stopped teaming with New Jack
  • The Jannetty: To Perry Saturn
  • Lightning Bruiser

Beulah McGillicutty (Theresa Hayes Laughlin) 1995-1998

Rey Mysterio Jr. (Oscar Gutierrez Rubio) 1995-1996

New Jack (Jerome Young) 1995-2001

Psicosis (Dionicio Castellanos Torres) 1995, 2000

Raven (Scott Levy) 1995-1997, 1999-2000

Mustafa Saied (Jamal Mustafa aka Terrence Ladd) 1995-1997, 1999

Perry Saturn (Perry Satullo) 1995-1997

Al Snow (Allen Sarven) 1995, 1997-1998

Luna Vachon (Gertrude Vachon) 1995

Vampire Warrior (David Heath) 1995

     Debuted in 1996 

Bam Bam Bigelow (Scott Bigelow) 1996-1998

Big Guido (Michael Santoni Jr.) 1996

Chris Chetti (1996-2001)

"Dastardly" Danny Doring (Danny Morrison) 1996-2001

D-Von Dudley (Devon Hughes) 1996-1999

Little Spike Dudley (Matthew Hyson) 1996-2001

Chris Jericho (Christopher Irvine) 1996

Damien Kane 1996

Lady Alexandra 1996

Brian Lee (Brian Harris) 1996-1997

Balls Mahoney (Jonathan Rechner) 1996-2001

Little Guido Maritato/Damien Stone(James Maritato) 1996-2001

Miss Patricia 1996-1997

Super Nova/Nova (Mike Bucci) 1996-2001

"The Angry Amish Warrior" Roadkill (Michael DePoli) 1996-2001

Tracey Smothers 1996-1999

Lance Storm (Lance Evers) 1996-2000

Rob Van Dam (Rob Szatkowski) 1996-2001

Kimona Wanalaya (Kristina Laum) (1996)
  • Aloha, Hawaii!
  • Establishing Character Moment/Girl-on-Girl Is Hot/Sex–Face Turn: At ECW Hostile City Showdown 96, April 20, 1996, Shane Douglas told Tommy Dreamer that Beulah was cheating on him and that she had lied to him and to Raven about being pregnant. Dreamer said, "Who is he?" Shane said, "It's not a 'he,' Tommy Dreamer." Kimona, who had replaced Beulah in Raven's Nest barely three months earlier, said, "It's me!" She and Beulah then kissed until Dreamer separated them. He then told Joey Styles, "I'll take them both, I'm hardcore!" and all three kissed at once.
    • Although Kimona remained a face and allied with Tommy for the rest of her run, the lesbian angle was soon abandoned since Beulah objected backstage to having to portray a lesbian.
  • Ms. Fanservice
  • Non-Action Girl: Raven discovered her working at a strip club where he had a side gig as a DJ.
  • Punny Name
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: Her last appearance was at Hardcore Heaven 96, June 22, 1996. The ring had collapsed following the Dreamer-Brian Lee weapons match, so, in order to give the crew some time to fix it for the Sabu vs. Rob Van Dam match, Heyman sent her up to the stage to do a strip dance wearing only a teddy and a towel. Heyman told her it wouldn't be taped - and then he taped it and released it on the Extreme Warfare Volume 2 VHS tape. She left ECW after that.
  • Theme Song: Love/Hate's "Spinning Wheel."

"Dr. Death" Steve Williams

    Debuted in 1997 

Chastity (Denise Riffle) 1997-1999
  • Catfight: with Beulah
  • Girliness Upgrade: In her last appearance, on the December 10 (taped December 5), 1998, ECW Hardcore TV, she was in Justin Credible's corner wearing a dress and actually looking sexy, as opposed to how she had normally worn pants and sneakers. After losing his match to Masato Tanaka, Justin confronted her about it, even calling her "Denise." She was promptly Put on a Bus, never to return, to WCW.
  • Improbable Weapon User: Fire extinguisher spray
  • Non-Action Girl
  • Power Stable: Raven's Nest
  • Put on a Bus: That dropped her off in WCW at the start of 1999.
  • Would Hit a Girl: Tommy Dreamer piledrove her, and Justin Credible hit her with his Singapore cane.

Justin Credible (Peter Polaco) 1997-2001

Lupus (Kent Porter) 1997

Jerry Lynn 1997-2001

Tommy Rich (Thomas Richardson) 1997-1999

"Ravishing" Rick Rude (Richard Rood) 1997

     Debuted in 1998 

Dawn Marie (Dawn Marie Psaltis) (1998-2001)

Jazz (Carlene Denise Moore-Begnaud) 1998-2001

The One Man Gang (George Grey) 1998-1999

Rod Price (1998-1999)

The Prodigy (Tom Marquez) 1998-2001

Masato Tanaka (1998-2000)

Jack Victory (Kenneth Rinehurst) 1998-2001

    Debuted in 1999 

C.W. Anderson (Chris Wright) 1999-2001

Angelica/Miss Congeniality (Amy Christine Dumas, 1999)

Steve Corino 1999-2001

Cyrus (Don Callis) 1999-2001

Simon Diamond (Pat Kenney) 1999-2001

  • Ambiguously Gay: When he had his male valet named Dick.
  • Bash Brothers: With C.W. Anderson and Swinger
  • Catch Phrase: Started his first promos by saying, "Simon has a problem."
  • Finishing Move: Simonizer
  • Theme Song: Drain STH's "Simon Says"
  • Took a Level in Badass: Courtesy of C.W. Anderson rescuing he and Swinger from their entourage of the Prodigy (Tom Marquez), the Prodigette and the Musketeer.
  • Tuckerization: Formerly known as Lance Diamond, Paul Heyman told him that his wrestling style reminded him of Dean Malenko, whose real last name is Simon. Thus, he became Simon Diamond.
  • Would Hit a Girl: He hit the Simonizer on Jazz.

Big Sal E. Graziano 1999-2000

Judge Jeff Jones 1999-2000
  • Ascended Extra: Started as a ref.
  • Face–Heel Turn: And a doozy at that. He started as a generic referee. On October 18, 1997, he simply stood by and did nothing as the Dudleys ran in during the New Jack/John Kronus-FBI (Smothers/Guido) match for the ECW World Tag team Titles, beat up Kronus and threw Guido on top for the pin. He more or less disappeared until he reemerged in his "Judge" gimmick at ECW Guilty As Charged 99, January 10, 1999 and unleashed the debuting SID VICIOUS on Kronus. He later atoned for this by bringing in Uganda (Ben "Giant Kamala II" Peacock) and, more significantly, the returning Mike Awesome at Anarchy Rulz.
  • Hanging Judge: He'd randomly walk out before a match and declare some jobber "Guilty," and have Sid squash the poor guy.
  • Non-Action Guy

Rhino (Terry Gerin) 1999-2001

Sid (Sid Eudy) 1999

The Sinister Minister (James Mitchell) 1999-2001

Super Crazy (Francisco Islas Rueda) 1999-2001

Yoshihiro Tajiri 1999-2001

Uganda (Ben Peacock) 1999

Da Baldies 1999-2000

Spanish Angel/Angel (Angel Medina) (1998-2000)

DeVito (Tony DeVito) 1999-2000

Skull (Vito LoGrasso, formerly Skull Von Krush) 1998-1999

News (Paul Neu, formerly PN News) 1999

Grimes (Vic Grimes) 1999-2000

Redd Dogg (Rodney Begnaud) 2000

    Debuted in 2000 

Scotty Anton (2000)

The Musketeer 2000

The Prodigette (Angel Orsini) 2000-2001

Swinger (Joseph Dorgan) 2000-2001