Angel of Death

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Title History

 

  • WCWA (World Class) Texas Heavyweight title defeating Kerry Von Erich via forfeit (July 13, 1990);

 

Career Highlights

In The Beginning:

  • Angel of Death worked for WCCW (and other Dallas promotions), Stampede, Mid-South and others during his career..

 

Universal Wrestling Federation:

  • November 27, 1986– Universal Wrestling Federation: Angel of Death defeated Ken Massey..
  • Angel of Death was the “bodyguard” for the Fabulous Freebirds briefly in UWF..
  • February 7, 1987– UWF: Terry Taylor & Sam Houston defeated Angel of Death & Terry Gordy..
  • April 11, 1987– UWF: Buddy Roberts & Terry Gordy & Michael Hayes beat Angel of Death & Bill Irwin & The Viking..
  • June 13, 1987– UWF: Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Angel of Death & Vladmir Petrov..
  • July 24, 1987– NWA Great American Bash: Brad Armstrong & Tim Horner defeated Angel of Death & Big Bubba Rogers..
  • August 1, 1987– UWF: Terry Gordy defeated Angel of Death..World Class Championship Wrestling:
  • May 8, 1988 – Parade of Champions: The Missing Link & Jason Sterling beat Vince Apollo & The Angel of Death..
  • ~~~~~~~~~~Later that night, Angel of Death participated in a “triple dome Texas roundup” match..National Wrestling Alliance:
  • Angel of Death worked in Jim Crockett Promotions as Russian Assassin I in the Russian Assassin tag team..
  • November 24, 1988– NWA: Nikita & Ivan Koloff defeated Russian Assassins in a chain match..
  • December 26, 1988– NWA Starcade: Russian Assassins (Jack Victory & Angel) defeated Ivan Koloff & Junkyard Dog..
  • January 3, 1989– NWA: Junkyard Dog & Michael Hayes defeated Russian Assassins..
  • January 8, 1989– NWA: Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated Russian Assassins..
  • January 14, 1989– NWA: Russian Assassins defeated Junkyard Dog & Ivan Koloff..
  • February 15, 1989– NWA Clash: Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated Russian Assassins..
  • Angel of Death also wrestled under a “Black Scorpion” gimmick for a short time..World Championship Wrestling:
  • April 17, 1991– WCW: Angel of Death defeated Tim Horner..
  • April 25, 1991– WCW: Angel of Death beat Joey Maggs.
  • May 4, 1991– WCW: Brian Pillman & Sting defeated Angel of Death & One Man Gang..
  • May 10, 1991– WCW: Dustin Rhodes defeated Angel of Death..
  • May 26, 1991– WCW: Rick &Scott Steiner defeated Angel of Death & Dan Spivey..Global Wrestling Federation:
  • April 10, 1992– GWF: Angel of Death & Eddie Gilbert defeated Big Bad John & Dark Patriot..
  • April 24, 1992– GWF: Eddie Gilbert & John Tatum & Rod Price beat Angel of Death & Johnny Mantell & Barry Horowitz..
  • November 20, 1992– GWF: Angel of Death defeated The Nuke..
  • December 4, 1992– GWF: Angel of Death beat Kirk Kramer..
  • December 18, 1992– GWF: Angel of Death defeated Stevie Ray..
  • January 1, 1993– GWF: Angel of Death defeated Terry Simms..
  • January 22, 1993– GWF: Angel of Death defeated Ross Reed..
  • February 5, 1993– GWF: Angel of Death defeated Bobby Duncum Jr..
  • May 21, 1993– GWF: Angel of Death defeated Killer Brooks..
  • November 12, 1993– GWF: John Hawk & Black Bart defeated Angel of Death & Mike Davis..
  • December 10, 1993– GWF: Angel of Death defeated Brain Henning..
  • February 20, 1994– GWF: Iceman Parsons defeated Angel of Death by DQ..Retirement – Other Information:
  • In a sad twist of irony, he was the scheduled next opponent for both Bruiser Brody & Kerry von Erich at the time of their deaths..
  • November 27, 2007: Dave “Angel of Death” Sheldon was reported to be found dead at his home in Bedford, Texas..