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Wrestling / Blind Rage

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Timothy P. Vassa is a retired American Professional Wrestler best known for his work in CHIKARA as Blind Rage. He debuted in 2001 and wrestled for Hardway Wrestling and the Frontier Wrestling Alliance. He defeated the debuting UltraMantis at CHIKARA's first event The Renaissance Dawns on May 25th, 2002. He wrestled regularly until 2006, leaving to focus on his various bands. He came back in 2012 and retired once and for all in 2016.

As for his in-ring achievements, he is a former HW Light Heavyweight Champion and a former NAWF Tag Team Champion with Hallowicked as The Night Shift.

He does not have a page on The Other Wiki.


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  • Back from the Dead: Mantis tends to claim that Blind Rage has literally risen from his grave whenever he returns to CHIKARA.
  • Bald of Awesome: Lost his hair sometime between 2006 and 2012. It didn't seem to hurt his wrestling any, and he has since grown it back.
  • Big Bad: Of seasons one and two.
  • Carry a Big Stick/Wooden Katanas Are Even Better: On the March 8, 2002 episode of Hardway Wrestling TV, he defeated Ran Zander in a "Loser Gets Ten Lashes With The Singapore Cane Match."
  • Celebrity Resemblance: After his win over UltraMantis at The Renaissance Dawns, the crowd taunted him by chanting "Jerry Only! Jerry Only!".
  • Dem Bones: Used to wear a bandana with a skeleton-teeth design. Since his 2012 return, he's been painting his face as a skull.
  • Fandom Rivalry: In-Universe. He had a "Rock vs. Rap" feud with DJ Skittlez, leading to Skittlez defeating him at Aniversario on May 24, 2003 in a "Winner Picks the Loser's Entrance Music" match. As a result, his theme song was changed from The Misfits' "Kong at the Gates" to Mötley Crüe's "Girls Girls Girls."
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  • Finishing Move: STF
  • Goth: Was identified as such.
  • I Was Beaten by a Girl: In his final match, Deonna Purrazzo defeated him at Excellence Scaredy Cat on October 8, 2016.
  • Improbable Weapon User: The Night Shift regularly used pumpkins, specifically, Jack-O-Lanterns in the promotion's early months. It was explained on the June 21, 2002 show that Mister ZERO had become their supplier due to receiving an over-shipment of them.
  • Parts Unknown: "Deathlehem, Pennsylvania"
  • Power Stable:
    • The Spectral Envoy, led by UltraMantis Black
    • The Nightmare Warriors, Hallowicked's team in the Challenge of the Immortals tournament in 2015.
  • Power Trio: He led The Night Shift, with Hallowicked and Ichabod Slayne (Icarus).
    • The Dark Breed, with UltraMantis Black and Hallowicked.
  • Real Men Wear Pink/You Gotta Have Blue Hair: For a short time he had his hair dyed pale pink.
  • Red Baron: "The Warhammer", according to Hallowicked.
    • "The Forgotten Monster"
  • Tournament Arc: On July 26, 2003, The Night Shift (he and Hallowicked) defeated UltraZERO (UltraMantis and Mister ZERO) in the final of the first CHIKARA Tag World Grand Prix.

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