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Date of Birth 30 March 1958Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Birth NameLawrence Michael Rotunda
Nicknames I.R.S.
Captain Mike Rotunda
V.K. Wallstreet
Michael Wallstreet
Height 6' 3" (1.91 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Brother-in-law of former tag team partner Barry Windham. Teamed with Barry in the WWF to win the Tag Team Titles, first from Dick Murdoch and Adrian Adonis, and later from Nikolai Volkoff and the Iron Sheik. They finally lost their titles to Brutus Beefcake and Greg Valentine. Later on, Rotunda won the NWA Television Title from Nikita Koloff. Rotunda was part of the NWA faction known as the Varsity Club, with Kevin Sullivan, "Dr. Death" Steve Williams, and "Dangerous" Dan Spivey. He held the NWA Tag Team Title with Steve Williams, defeating the Road Warriors. Eventually they were stripped of their titles for attacking the special guest referee, Nikita Koloff. Rotunda eventually became known as "Captain" Mike Rotunda and teamed up with Norman the Lunatic. Later he adopted the name Michael Wall Street and was managed by Alexandra York [Terri Runnels]. He eventually returned to the WWF, and became known as Irwin R. Schyster (I.R.S.). A few of his most memorable feuds are with Razor Ramon, The Undertaker, and Tatanka. He also teamed with 'Ted DiBiase' to form the 'Money Inc.' tag team. They won the WWF Tag Team Titles on three occasions. Later on he returned to WCW and was briefly in the New World Order, known as V.K. Wall Street, which was a poke at WWF Owner, Vince McMahon. McMahon's initials are V.K. for Vincent Kennedy McMahon.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Ryan Matthews

Spouse (1)

Stephanie Windham (1984 - present) (3 children)

Trade Mark (1)

Air Plane Spin

Trivia (12)

Former professional wrestler, wrestled in the World Wrestling Federation as IRS (Irwin R. Schyster) and in WCW as himself.
1982 PWI Wrestling Rookie of the Year, 2nd runner-up.
Under controversial circumstances won the intercontinental title from Scott Hall (aka "Razor Ramon"), however the match was restarted and Ramon regained the belt.
His surname is sometimes misspelled as "Rotundo". "Rotunda" is the correct spelling shown on public records.
In Early 2004, Mike Rotunda announced his retirement from Professional Wrestling.
Rotunda formed an extremely successful tag team with a young 'Barry Windham', known as the "US Express".
Was a member of the "Varsity Club", led by Kevin Sullivan.
Notable Title Wins: NWA Mid-Atlantic Television title; NWA Canadian Television title (2); NWA Southern Heavyweight title; Florida Heavyweight title; NWA Southern Heavyweight title; NWA (Florida) United States Tag Team titles w/Mike Davis; NWA (Florida) United States Tag Team titles w/Barry Windham (3); WWF World Tag-Team titles w/'Barry Windham' (2); Florida Heavyweight title (2); NWA World Television title; NWA United States Tag Team titles w/Steve Williams; NWA World Television title; NWA World Tag Team titles w/Steve Williams; WWF World Tag Team titles w/Ted DiBiase (3).
Wrestled for Syracuse University.
Wrestled in WCW as V.K. Wallstreet.
Former member of the NWO.
Living in Brooksville, Florida where he and his wife run a used-car lot and a security company. [February 2004]

Salary (1)

WCW Monday Nitro (1995) $300,000

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