Danny Doring and Roadkill

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Danny Doring and Roadkill
Tag team
Members Danny Doring
Roadkill
Heights 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) – Doring
6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) – Roadkill
Combined
weight
536 lb (243 kg)
Debut 1997
Disbanded 2012

Danny Doring and Roadkill were a tag team in Extreme Championship Wrestling from 1996 to 2001. They were the final ECW World Tag Team Champions, holding the titles until the promotion closed in 2001.

History

Extreme Championship Wrestling

In December 1997, Doring and Roadkill formed together in an unlikely tag team. At first, they were managed by Miss Congeniality, the onscreen girlfriend of Doring.[1] At Heat Wave, Doring proposed to her.[2] She, however, left ECW in 1999 to join the World Wrestling Federation.[3] Her last appearance was on October 23, 1999.[3][4] After the departure of Miss Congeniality, the team was managed by Elektra until she turned on them at Living Dangerously in 2000, costing them a match against CW Anderson and Billy Wiles. In storyline, her reasoning for betraying her team was to join the Dangerous Alliance.[5]

Doring and Roadkill quickly embarked on a two-year-long feud with Nova and Chris Chetti. This was followed by a series of feuds with the Impact Players (Lance Storm and Justin Credible), Simon Diamond and Johnny Swinger, Joey Matthews and Christian York and then Tommy Dreamer and Raven.

The team won the ECW World Tag Team Championship on December 3, 2000 at the Massacre on 34th Street pay-per-view, defeating Tony Mamaluke and Little Guido.[6] They held the title until ECW declared bankruptcy in March 2001.

Other promotions

After leaving ECW, Doring and Roadkill made appearances with Total Nonstop Action Wrestling and wrestled dark matches for World Wrestling Entertainment. Both Doring and Roadkill appeared at the WWE promoted ECW reunion show, ECW One Night Stand on June 12, 2005.[7] On July 23, Doring and Roadkill faced MNM on WWE Velocity, but lost. They reunited again on October 6, 2012, defeating the F.B.I. in the House of Hardcore's first show.[8]

Championships and accomplishments

References

  1. ^ Thomas Chamberlin (April 2001). "Lita's More Than Lovely". Wrestling Digest. Retrieved 2007-06-06. [dead link]
  2. ^ Matt Berkowitz (October 2003). "Lovely Lita". Wrestling Digest. Retrieved 2007-06-06. [dead link]
  3. ^ a b "Lita's Bio". SLAM! Wrestling. 2005-03-03. Retrieved 2007-10-18.
  4. ^ Jeff Clark (2007-09-07). "The Luchagors Drop a Powerbomb". Stomp and Stammer. Retrieved 2007-10-02.
  5. ^ Powell, John (March 13, 2000). "Living Dangerously boosts ECW". SLAM! Wrestling. Retrieved 2009-02-26.
  6. ^ Powell, John (December 4, 2000). "Tag team bout steals Massacre show". SLAM! Wrestling. Retrieved 2009-02-26.
  7. ^ Gramlich, Chris (June 13, 2005). "One great Night of hardcore nostalgia". SLAM! Wrestling. Retrieved 2009-02-26.
  8. ^ Johnson, Mike (2012-10-06). "Complete House of Hardcore live coverage: Dreamer, Edge, Bucks, London, Kendrick, Carlito, and many more". Pro Wrestling Insider. Retrieved 2012-10-14.
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