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Overview (5)

Date of Birth 24 January 1965Tampa, Florida, USA
Date of Death 17 February 2007Tampa, Florida, USA  (suicide - hanging)
Birth NameMichael Lee Alfonso
Nicknames The Career Killer
That '80s Guy
The Gladiator
That 70s Guy
Fat Chick Thriller
The Mullet Guy
The Awesome One
Height 6' 8" (2.03 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Mike Alfonso was born on January 24, 1965 in Tampa, Florida, USA as Michael Lee Alfonso. He was an actor, known for World Championship Wrestling: New Blood Rising (2000), Eastern Championship Wrestling (1993) and MLW: King of Kings (2002). He was married to Delisa Bowers. He died on February 17, 2007 in Tampa.

Spouse (1)

Delisa Bowers (11 May 1991 - 17 February 2007) (his death) (2 children)

Trade Mark (1)

Running Powerbomb

Trivia (13)

Former ECW World Champion.
Member of the New Bloods.
Cousin of Michael Bollea
Was the first WCW wrestler in the invasion angle to win a WWF Championship (the Hardcore Title)
Is the real life cousin of Horace Bollea, Hulk Hogan's nephew, yet there is no relation between Mike Awesome and Hulk Hogan
On the last WCW Monday Nitro, Mike Awesome teamed with Lance Storm against Chuck Palumbo and Sean O'Haire. Palumbo and O'Haire were victorious
Known in Japan as the Gladiator
In 1999, Mike Awesome got a lot of heat from fellow ECW wrestlers for defecting to WCW with the ECW Championship Belt. He feared for his safety when he returned to ECW Television to drop the title belt to Tazz.
After his release from WWE, he made appearances with NWA-TNA and wrestled steadily in Japan, until his retirement from the wrestling business, during which time he obtained his real estate license.
At the time of his death, was working as a real estate agent for Coldwell Banker in Tampa, Florida.
Had two children with wife Delisa, son Casey (born 1996) and daughter Carissa (born 2000).
Released from WWE. [September 2002]
Returned for one night only at the ECW One Night Stand PPV, to defeat Masato Tanaka. [June 2005]

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