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* HammyHerald: He faced Wrestling/BamBamBigelow at the UWF (Herb Abrams)'s only [=PPV=], ''Beach Brawl'', in the tournament final for the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Universal_Wrestling_Federation_(Herb_Abrams)_championships#UWF_SportsChannel_Television_Championship UWF [=SportsChannel=] Television Championship]]. Bigelow got a normal introduction (weight, hometown, name.) Doc, on the other hand, got this, which presumably crushed the dreams of any Bigelow fans watching that night.

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* HammyHerald: He faced Wrestling/BamBamBigelow at the [[Wrestling/HerbAbramsUWF UWF (Herb Abrams)'s Abrams)'s]] only [=PPV=], ''Beach Brawl'', in the tournament final for the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Universal_Wrestling_Federation_(Herb_Abrams)_championships#UWF_SportsChannel_Television_Championship [[https://www.cagematch.net//?id=5&nr=3152 UWF [=SportsChannel=] Television Championship]]. Bigelow got a normal introduction (weight, hometown, name.) Doc, on the other hand, got this, which presumably crushed the dreams of any Bigelow fans watching that night.


Steven Williams (May 14, 1960 December 29, 2009) was an American amateur and {{professional wrestl|ing}}er from Lakewood, CO best known for his work in Mid-South, Wrestling/{{WCW}} and, especially, for Wrestling/AllJapanProWrestling from the 1980s into the 21st Century. He debuted in 1982 for Mid-South, being billed from Norman, OK, and teamed with [[Wrestling/TedDiBiase Ted [=DiBiase=]]] against Wrestling/EddieGilbert and the Nightmare (Randy Culley, aka [[Wrestling/TheMoondogs Moondog Rex]][=/=][[Wrestling/{{Demolition}} the first Demolition Smash]]). Williams won the renamed UWF's [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/midsouth/uwf/uwf-h.html World Heavyweight Title]]. He was included when Wrestling/NationalWrestlingAlliance promoter Jim Crockett bought out the UWF in 1987. He turned {{Heel}} and joined Wrestling/KevinSullivan's JerkJock PowerStable the Varsity Club in late 1988. After the group disbanded, he went over to Japan, where he would achieve his greatest success. He would hold the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/japan/alljapan/tc-h.html All Japan Triple Crown Heavyweight Title]] once and the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/japan/alljapan/aj-t.html All Japan World Tag Team Title]] 8 times, 5x with Terry Gordy, 1 w[=/=]Wrestling/{{Vader}}, 1x with Gary Albright and 1x w[=/=][[Wrestling/JohnLaurinaitis Johnny Ace (John Laurinaitis)]]. In America, he and Gordy would hold the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/wcw/wcw-t.html WCW World Tag Team Titles]] in 1992. He also competed for Wrestling/{{ECW}}. He died of esophageal cancer in 2009. He was inducted into the ''[[Wrestling/TheWrestlingObserverNewsletter Wrestling Observer Newsletter]]'' Hall of Fame in 2011.

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Steven Williams (May 14, 1960 December 29, 2009) was an American amateur and {{professional wrestl|ing}}er from Lakewood, CO best known for his work in Mid-South, Wrestling/{{WCW}} and, especially, for Wrestling/AllJapanProWrestling from the 1980s into the 21st Century. He debuted in 1982 for Mid-South, being billed from Norman, OK, and teamed with [[Wrestling/TedDiBiase Ted [=DiBiase=]]] against Wrestling/EddieGilbert and the Nightmare (Randy Culley, aka [[Wrestling/TheMoondogs Moondog Rex]][=/=][[Wrestling/{{Demolition}} the first Demolition Smash]]). Williams won the renamed UWF's [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/midsouth/uwf/uwf-h.html World Heavyweight Title]]. He was included when Wrestling/NationalWrestlingAlliance promoter Jim Crockett bought out the UWF in 1987. He turned {{Heel}} and joined Wrestling/KevinSullivan's JerkJock PowerStable the Varsity Club Wrestling/TheVarsityClub in late 1988. After the group disbanded, he went over to Japan, where he would achieve his greatest success. He would hold the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/japan/alljapan/tc-h.html All Japan Triple Crown Heavyweight Title]] once and the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/japan/alljapan/aj-t.html All Japan World Tag Team Title]] 8 times, 5x with Terry Gordy, 1 w[=/=]Wrestling/{{Vader}}, 1x with Gary Albright and 1x w[=/=][[Wrestling/JohnLaurinaitis Johnny Ace (John Laurinaitis)]]. In America, he and Gordy would hold the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/wcw/wcw-t.html WCW World Tag Team Titles]] in 1992. He also competed for Wrestling/{{ECW}}. He died of esophageal cancer in 2009. He was inducted into the ''[[Wrestling/TheWrestlingObserverNewsletter Wrestling Observer Newsletter]]'' Hall of Fame in 2011.


* RealSongThemeTune: Music/{{KISS}}'s "I Love It Loud," which he used in All Japan, ECW and MLW in 2003.
** (in UWF): George Thorogood and the Destroyers' "Bad to the Bone".
** (in Wrestling/NewJapanProWrestling): Music/BruceSpringsteen's "Born in the USA".



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'''Steve Williams''' (1960-2009) was an American amateur and {{professional wrestl|ing}}er from Lakewood, CO best known for his work in Mid-South, Wrestling/{{WCW}} and, especially, for Wrestling/AllJapanProWrestling from the 1980s into the 21st Century. He debuted in 1982 for Mid-South, being billed from Norman, OK, and teamed with [[Wrestling/TedDiBiase Ted [=DiBiase=]]] against Wrestling/EddieGilbert and the Nightmare (Randy Culley, aka [[Wrestling/TheMoondogs Moondog Rex]][=/=][[Wrestling/{{Demolition}} the first Demolition Smash]]). Williams won the renamed UWF's [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/midsouth/uwf/uwf-h.html World Heavyweight Title]]. He was included when Wrestling/NationalWrestlingAlliance promoter Jim Crockett bought out the UWF in 1987. He turned {{Heel}} and joined Wrestling/KevinSullivan's JerkJock PowerStable the Varsity Club in late 1988. After the group disbanded, he went over to Japan, where he would achieve his greatest success. He would hold the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/japan/alljapan/tc-h.html All Japan Triple Crown Heavyweight Title]] once and the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/japan/alljapan/aj-t.html All Japan World Tag Team Title]] 8 times, 5x with Terry Gordy, 1 w[=/=]Wrestling/{{Vader}}, 1x with Gary Albright and 1x w[=/=][[Wrestling/JohnLaurinaitis Johnny Ace (John Laurinaitis)]]. In America, he and Gordy would hold the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/wcw/wcw-t.html WCW World Tag Team Titles]] in 1992. He also competed for Wrestling/{{ECW}}. He died of esophageal cancer in 2009. He was inducted into the ''[[Wrestling/TheWrestlingObserverNewsletter Wrestling Observer Newsletter]]'' Hall of Fame in 2011.

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'''Steve Williams''' (1960-2009) Steven Williams (May 14, 1960 December 29, 2009) was an American amateur and {{professional wrestl|ing}}er from Lakewood, CO best known for his work in Mid-South, Wrestling/{{WCW}} and, especially, for Wrestling/AllJapanProWrestling from the 1980s into the 21st Century. He debuted in 1982 for Mid-South, being billed from Norman, OK, and teamed with [[Wrestling/TedDiBiase Ted [=DiBiase=]]] against Wrestling/EddieGilbert and the Nightmare (Randy Culley, aka [[Wrestling/TheMoondogs Moondog Rex]][=/=][[Wrestling/{{Demolition}} the first Demolition Smash]]). Williams won the renamed UWF's [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/midsouth/uwf/uwf-h.html World Heavyweight Title]]. He was included when Wrestling/NationalWrestlingAlliance promoter Jim Crockett bought out the UWF in 1987. He turned {{Heel}} and joined Wrestling/KevinSullivan's JerkJock PowerStable the Varsity Club in late 1988. After the group disbanded, he went over to Japan, where he would achieve his greatest success. He would hold the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/japan/alljapan/tc-h.html All Japan Triple Crown Heavyweight Title]] once and the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/japan/alljapan/aj-t.html All Japan World Tag Team Title]] 8 times, 5x with Terry Gordy, 1 w[=/=]Wrestling/{{Vader}}, 1x with Gary Albright and 1x w[=/=][[Wrestling/JohnLaurinaitis Johnny Ace (John Laurinaitis)]]. In America, he and Gordy would hold the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/wcw/wcw-t.html WCW World Tag Team Titles]] in 1992. He also competed for Wrestling/{{ECW}}. He died of esophageal cancer in 2009. He was inducted into the ''[[Wrestling/TheWrestlingObserverNewsletter Wrestling Observer Newsletter]]'' Hall of Fame in 2011.


** So he legitimately was a Doctor.


* [[AwesomeMcCoolName Awesome [=McCool=] Name]][=/=]NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast

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* [[AwesomeMcCoolName Awesome [=McCool=] Name]][=/=]NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFastAwesomeMcCoolName



** (in UWF): George Thorogood and the Destroyers' "Bad to the Bone"
** (in Wrestling/NewJapanProWrestling): Music/BruceSpringsteen's "Born in the USA"

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** (in UWF): George Thorogood and the Destroyers' "Bad to the Bone"
Bone".
** (in Wrestling/NewJapanProWrestling): Music/BruceSpringsteen's "Born in the USA"USA".
* RedBaron: "Dr. Death", in Japan "Satsujin Ishi" ("Doctor of Murder").

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* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: Does a nickname like Dr. Death give any doubt.


* FinishingMove: Oklahoma Stampede (Running Powerslam), Doctor Bomb (Gutwrench lifted into a Sit-out Powerbomb), & Backdrop Driver (A very high Backdrop Suplex).

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* FinishingMove: Oklahoma Stampede (Running Powerslam), Powerslam after ramming the opponent's lower back into the turnbuckle), Doctor Bomb (Gutwrench lifted into a Sit-out Powerbomb), & Backdrop Driver (A very high Backdrop Suplex).


Not to be confused with [[Wrestling/StevieRichards "Doctor" Stevie Richards.]]

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Not to be confused with [[Wrestling/StevieRichards "Doctor" Stevie Richards.]]
]] Or Wrestling/StoneColdSteveAustin, whose given name when he started wrestling was Steven Williams.


* {{Badass}}[=/=]{{Determinator}}: He was a standard-bearer for toughness in professional wrestling. His RedBaron "Dr. Death" came from his days as a champion high school wrestler in Norman, OK. He had been busted open in a match, but came back the next night wearing a hockey mask, which prompted a local sportswriter to call him "Dr. Death." The quote above is something he himself said after he got busted open during an afternoon show.
** BadassBeard[=/=]BadassMustache
*** BeardOfEvil: As a heel.

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* {{Badass}}[=/=]{{Determinator}}: He was a standard-bearer for toughness in professional wrestling. His RedBaron "Dr. Death" came from his days as a champion high school wrestler in Norman, OK. He had been busted open in a match, but came back the next night wearing a hockey mask, which prompted a local sportswriter to call him "Dr. Death." The quote above is something he himself said after he got busted open during an afternoon show.
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BadassBeard[=/=]BadassMustache
*** ** BeardOfEvil: As a heel.

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** So he legitimately was a Doctor.


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* LargeHam: Was either this or TheStoic. No in-between.


* FinishingMove: Oklahoma Stampede (Running Powerslam), Doctor Bomb

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* FinishingMove: Oklahoma Stampede (Running Powerslam), Doctor BombBomb (Gutwrench lifted into a Sit-out Powerbomb), & Backdrop Driver (A very high Backdrop Suplex).


* FanNickname: "Doc"


* LightningBruiser: Nearly 300 pounds and strong enough to catch a 200 pound guy from a suicide dive and ram him into the ring corner, he could also pull off dropkicks, cartwheels and suicide dives himself.

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* LightningBruiser: Nearly 300 pounds and strong enough to catch a 200 pound guy from a suicide dive and ram him into the ring corner, he could also pull off dropkicks, cartwheels and suicide dives over the top rope planchas himself.

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