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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 11 May 1974Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA
Birth NamePeter Gruner
Nicknames Kid Flash
El Tecnico
Billy Kidman
Dr. Weisenburg
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Peter Gruner was born on May 11, 1974 in Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA. He is an actor, known for WCW Souled Out (1999), WCW/NWO Starrcade (1998) and WCW/NWO Halloween Havoc (1998). He was previously married to Torrie Wilson.

Spouse (1)

Torrie Wilson (11 July 2003 - 2008) (divorced)

Trade Mark (10)

Trademark move: The BK Bomb (modified powerbomb)
Trademark move: The Kid Krusher (aka the Unprettier)
Trademark move: Signature Standing Dropkick
Trademark move: Fireman's Carry into a Neckbreaker on the knee
Trademark move: Springboard Tornado Bulldog
Finishing move: Seven Year Itch/Shooting Star Press
Finishing move: BK Bomb (Sit-Down Spinebuster Slam)
Finishing move: Kid Krusher (Inverted Double Underhook Facebuster)
Trademark move: K-Factor (Sit-Down Facebuster, usually a powerbomb counter)
Trademark move: Springboard Leg Drop

Trivia (25)

Always puts on his left kneepad first.
First jobs were being a lifeguard and bank teller.
Grew-up playing baseball, running track and admiring the talent of wrestler Richard Blood (aka "Ricky Steamboat").
Trained celebrities Karl Malone and Jay Leno for WCW Pay-Per-View main event matches.
He said if his life was put into a movie, he'd be played by Adam Sandler.
Appeared on The Dating Game (1997).
Big fan of Kid Rock and the Dallas Cowboys.
Professional wrestler
Former WCW Cruiserweight and Tag Team Champion
Member of the New Bloods, and former member of the Filthy Animals and the lWo and Raven's Flock.
Engaged to Torrie Wilson.
As of May 25, 2002: WCW Cruiserweight Tag Team champion (w/Rey Mysterio, Jr.) - WCW Tag Team champion (w/Rey Mysterio, Jr.) - WCW Cruiserweight champion (5x) - WWE Cruiserweight champion
In July 2003, he married Torrie Wilson, another WWE and former-WCW worker, who also appeared in Playboy.
Kidman had a successful 2002, winning the Cruiserweight Title on two occasions, before losing it to Matt Hardy (Version 1.0) at No Way Out 2003.
Billy Kidman teamed with Mike Maraldo for much of his early career, forming the "Shooting Stars".
On the final WCW Nitro, Kidman & Rey Mysterio won the Cruiserweight Tag Team titles from Kid Romeo & Elix Skipper. The WWF purchased WCW and the titles were then forgotten.
Billy Kidman was trained by Afa at the Wild Somoan School.
Notable Title Wins Include: ECWA Tag Team titles with Ace Darling; USWA World Tag Team titles with Ace Darling; TWWF World Cruiserweight title; WCW Cruiserweight title (5); WCW Tag Team titles with Rey Mysterio Jr; WCW Tag Team titles with Konnan; WCW Cruiserweight Tag Team titles with Rey Mysterio; WWF Cruiserweight title; ECWA Hall of Fame (2004); WWE Tag Team titles with Paul London
Previous Managers: Scott Levy (aka "Raven"), Torrie Wilson.
Gruner trained up and coming wrestlers in Florida Championship Wrestling throughout 2007 and 2008.
Following his departure from WWE, Gruner toured the United Kingdom. During the tour, he competed for the Frontier Wrestling Alliance in a three-way match with Jody Fleisch and Jonny Storm also wrestled British wrestling legend Robbie Brookside in a losing effort to determine the inaugural Real Quality Wrestling Heavyweight Champion.
Lost the WWE Tag Team Titles when he and Paul London were beat by Rene Dupree and Kenzo Suzuki. [September 2004]
Released from WWE contract. [July 2005]
Captured the WWE Tag Team Championship when he and Paul London defeated the Dudley Boyz for the belts. [July 2004]
In November 2013, Gruner appeared on WWE's European tour as Paul Heyman's doctor, under the name of "Dr. Weisenburg.".

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