Dan Spivey

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Title History

 

  • PWF (Florida) Heavyweight title defeating Steve Keirn (November ??, 1989);
  • AJPW (All Japan) World Tag Team titles w/Stan Hansen defeating Steve Williams & Terry Gordy (April 18, 1991);
  • UWF (Abrams) Americas Heavyweight title defeating Johnny Ace for 1st title (September 23, 1994);

 

Career History

WWF Match Results (American Express):

  • Dan Spivey replaced Barry Windham in the US Express teaming with Mike Rotunda..
  • April 5, 1986 – Wrestlemania II: Dan Spivey took part in the WWF Wrestlers / NFL Players Battle Royal Invitational..
  • July 14, 1986 – King of The Ring: Nikolai Volkoff defeated Dan Spivey in the first round of the KotR..
  • January 3, 1987 at Boston Gardens: Dan Spivey defeated Jimmy Jack Funk (aired on Prime Time on 1/26)..
  • ~~~Later in the night returned for a bunkhouse battle royal; Danny Spivey was eliminated by Don Muraco..
  • January 5, 1987 in East Rutherford: Dan Spivey & Mike Rotunda & BJ Mulligan beat Ron Bass & Jimmy Jack Funk & The Gladiator..
  • January 6, 1987 in Hershey: Dan Spivey & Mike Rotunda & Blackjack Mulligan beat Ray Miller & Steve Lombardi & Joe Mirto..
  • January 7, 1987 in Salisbury: Dan Spivey & Mike Rotunda DDQ’ed against The Islanders (Haku & Toma)..
  • January 10, 1987 at the Philidelphia Spectrum: Brutus Beefcake & Greg Valentine defeated Dan Spivey & Mike Rotunda..
  • January 11, 1987 at Maple Leaf Gardens: Brutus Beefcake & Greg Valentine defeated Dan Spivey & Mike Rotunda..
  • February 1987 in Cincinnati: Dan Spivey defeated Demolition Smash..
  • February 7, 1987 in Los Angeles: Demolition defeated Dan Spivey & Mike Rotunda..
  • February 12, 1987 in Kansas City: Dan Spivey & Mike Rotunda fought The Islanders to a DDQ..
  • February 21, 1987 – Saturday Night’s Main Event: Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart defeated Dan Spivey & Tito Santana..
  • February 28, 1987 in Winnipeg: Demolition defeated Dan Spivey & Jerry Allen..
  • March 1, 1987 at Capital Centre in Landover: Dan Spivey defeated Demolition in a handicap match..
  • March 1987 in East Rutherford: Dan Spivey & Mike Rotundo beat The Islanders (Haku & Toma)..WWF Match Results (Golden Boy Dan Spivey):
  • March 7, 1987 at Boston Garden: Don Muraco & Bob Orton defeated Dan Spivey & Jerry Allen..
  • March 8, 1987 – Frank Tunney Sr. Memorial Tournament in New Jersey: Rick Martel & Tom Zenk beat Dan Spivey & Pedro Morales..
  • March 10, 1987 in Dayton: Dan Spivey & Blackjack Mulligan defeated Salvatore Bellomo & Tiger Chung Lee..
  • March 15, 1987 – Frank Tunney Sr. Memorial Tournament in Toronto: Rick Martel & Tom Zenk beat Dan Spivey & Jerry Allen..
  • March 18, 1987 at Oshawa, Ontario: Demolition defeated Dan Spivey & Jerry Allen..
  • May 3, 1987 at Cobo Hall in Detroit: Dan Spivey defeated Frenchy Martin
  • September 4, 1987 – King of The Ring in Providence: Rick Martel defeated Dan Spivey
  • September 17, 1987 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit: Dan Spivey defeated Mr.X
  • September 19, 1987 at Sports Arena in Toledo: Dan Spivey defeated Steve Lombardi
  • October 3, 1987 at Boston Garden in Boston: Dan Spivey defeated SD Jones
  • October 10, 1987 in Chicago at Rosemont Horizon: Dan Spivey defeated Outback Jack
  • October 1987 in Duluth: Dan Spivey defeated SD Jones
  • October 25, 1987 at The Forum in Montreal: The Dingo Warrior defeated Dan Spivey..
  • November 1, 1987 at Rosemont Horizon in Chicago: Dan Spivey defeated Scott Casey
  • November 16, 1987 – Legend’s Battle Royal in Eeat Rutherford: Dan Spivey defeated Ivan Putski
  • November 28, 1987 at The Forum in Montreal: Dan Spivey defeated Jerry Allen
  • February of 1988 in Omaha: Dan Spivey beat Lanny Poffo
  • February of 1988 in Pittsburg: Dan Spivey drew with Sam Houston
  • February of 1988 in Ft.Wayne: Dan Spivey beat Lanny Poffo
  • March 14, 1988 in Manchester: Dan Spivey defeated Sam Houston
  • March 1988 in Colorado Springs: Dan Spivey beat Lanny PoffoAll-Japan Pro Wrestling Budokan Hall Results:
  • June 10, 1988: NWA United National Heavyweight Champion Genichiro Tenryu defeated Dan Spivey..
  • December 16, 1988: Dan Spivey & Johnny Ace defeated Dick Slater & Tommy Rich..
  • June 5, 1989: Dan Spivey defeated Sting..
  • December 7, 1990: “Dr.Death” Steve Williams & Terry Gordy defeated Dan Spivey & Stan Hansen..
  • ~~~This match was for the vacant AJPW Tag Titles & the Real World Tag Team Tournament..
  • June 1, 1991: Dan Spivey & Stan Hansen defeated Jumbo Tsuruta & Akira Taue..
  • September 4, 1991: Dan Spivey & Jim Brunzell defeated Richard Slinger & Yoshinori Ogawa..
  • December 6, 1991: Jumbo Tsuruta & Akira Taue defeated Dan Spivey & Stan Hansen..
  • August 22, 1992: Toshiaki Kawada defeated Dan Spivey by submission..
  • December 4, 1992: Dan Spivey & Kendall Windham defeated Joel Deaton & Billy Black..
  • February 28, 1993: Kenta Kobashi defeated Dan Spivey..
  • December 3, 1993: Dan Spivey & Johnny Ace beat Dan Kroffat (Phil Lafon) & Doug Furnas..
  • December 10, 1994: Dan Spivey & Jim Steele beat Ryukaku Izumida & Tamon Honda..
  • April 15, 1995: Dan Spivey defeated Lacrosse..All-Japan Pro Wrestling (Anniversary Shows) Results:
  • October 28, 1988 – 16th: Dan Spivey & Greg Brown & Dan Kroffat beat Masa Fuchi & Kenta Kobashi & Shinichi Nakano..
  • October 21, 1992 – 20th: Dan Spivey & Steve Willaims beat The Patriot & Kenta Kobashi..
  • October 23, 1993 – 21st: Steve Williams & Big Bubba defeated Dan Spivey & Johnny Ace..
  • October 22, 1994 – 22nd: Dan Spivey & Johnny Ace & Doug Furnas beat Jun Akiyama & Takao Omori & Tamon Honda..NWA Florida Heavyweight Championship Results:
  • November 1989 in Orlando: Dan Spivey beat Steve Keirn to become NWA Florida Heavyweight Champion..
  • July 1992 in Winter Haven, Florida: Lou Perez defeared Dan Spivey to capture the NWA Florida Heavyweight title..NWA Match Results (Varsity Club):
  • Dan Spivey was a member of the stable known as “The Varsity Club”, led by Kevin Sullivan..
  • April 2, 1989 – Clash Of The Champions: Eddie Gilbert & Rick Steiner defeated Dan Spivey & Kevin Sullivan..
  • May 7, 1989 – Music City Showdown: Eddie Gilbert & Rick Steiner defeated Dan Spivey & Kevin Sullivan..NWA Match Results (SkyScrapers):
  • Dan Spivey wrestled as “Starship Eagle”, forming a tag team known as “American Starship” with Starship Coyote (Scott Hall)..
  • Dan Spivey formed “The Skyscrapers” with Sid Vicious, and was managed by Teddy Long..
  • July 23, 1989 – Great American Bash: Dan Spivey co-won the “King of the Hill’ 2-ring battle royal (along with Sid Vicious)..
  • ~~~Later in the evening returned with Sid Vicious to beat The Dynamic Dudes (Shane Douglas & Johnny Ace)..
  • October 28, 1999 – Halloween Havoc: The Road Warriors defeated Dan Spivey & Sid Vicious by DQ..
  • November 15, 1989 – Clash of The Champions: The Steiner Brothers defeated Dan Spivey & Sid Vicious..
  • After Sid Vicious went down to an injury, he was replaced with “Mean” Mark Callous (The Undertaker) in the Skyscrapers..
  • February 6, 1990 – Clash of The Champions: Dan Spivey & Mark Callous beat Road Warriors (by DQ)..
  • December 16, 1990 – Starrcade: Dan Spivey & Sid Vicious beat The Motor City Madman & Big Cat..All-Japan Pro Wrestling World Tag Team Title Results:
  • April 18, 1991 at Budokan Hall: Dan Spivey & Stan Hansen defeated Terry Gordy & Steve Williams to win the titles..
  • June 6, 1991 in Yukosuka: Terry Gordy & Steve Williams defeated Dan Spivey & Stan Hansen to recapture the titles..WCW Match Results:
  • February 17, 1991 in Atlanta: The Steiner Brothers defeated Dan Spivey & The Master Blaster..
  • February 24, 1991 – Wrestle War: Lex Luger defeated Dan Spivey..
  • March 10, 1991 in Atlanta: Dan Spivey defeated Big Josh (via DQ)..
  • May 19, 1991 – Superbrawl: Dan Spivey defeated Ricky Morton..
  • May 26, 1991 in Atlanta: The Steiner Brothers defeated Dan Spivey & Angel of Death..
  • June 14, 1991 in Knoxville: Dan Spivey defeated Big Josh..
  • December 28, 1992 – Starrcade: Dan Spivey & Van Hammer beat Johnny B.Badd & Cactus Jack..
  • ~~~Danny Spivey returned later in the evening to compete in the Battlebowl Battle Royal Match..
  • Dan Spivey admitted to using steriods and took a few year hiatus to reinvent himself before returning..WWF Match Results (Waylon Mercy):
  • Waylon Mercy would cut promos before his matches proclaiming that he was a peaceful man and shake the fans’ hands..
  • ~~~Waylon Mercy would get in the ring and the bell would ring and he would turn into a ruthless attacker..
  • July 3, 1995 – WWF RAW: (as Waylon Mercy) defeated Jeff Hardy (by submission)..
  • July 24, 1995 – WWF RAW: (as Waylon Mercy) defeated Gary Scott (by submission)..
  • August 14, 1995 – WWF RAW: (as Waylon Mercy) defeated Doink The Clown (by submission)..
  • September 24, 1995 – In Your House: Savio Vega defeated Waylon Mercy..
  • Waylon Mercy retired after suffering a back injury during a match with Diesel (aka Kevin Nash)..Other Match Results:
  • September 10, 1988 – WWC 15th Anniversary Show: Wahoo McDaniel defeated Dan Spivey..
  • September 30, 1990 – Giant Baba’s 30th Anniversary: Kenta Kobashi & Johnny Ace defeated Dan Spivey & Kamala II..
  • October 28, 1993 – Funk’s Free For All in Amarillo: Dan Spivet beat Mike Davis..
  • September 23, 1994 – Herb Abrams UWF Blackjack Brawl at MGM Grand in Las Vegas: Dan Spivey beat Johnny Ace..
  • ~~~Johnny’s manager (Missy Hyatt) threw in the towel, with Spivey becoming the first UWF America’s Heavyweight champion..Career/Personal Facts:
  • PWI 500 Rankings: #62 (1991); #43 (1992); #100 (1993); #167 (1994); #80 (1995)
  • 2010 Update: Dan Spivey runs a construction company, Spivey Utility Construction, out of Odessa, Florida.