Droz

Droz

Career History

In The Beginning:

  • Droz is known for throwing up on the football during a televised Monday Night Football game.
  • February 20, 1998 – ECW: ECW TV champion Taz defeated Darren Drozdov to retain the title.
  • March 6, 1998 – ECW: Al Snow defeated Darren Drozdov.
  • March 7, 1998 – ECW: Chris Chetti and Jerry Lynn defeated Darren Drozdov and Danny Doring.
  • April 17, 1998 – ECW: Al Snow defeated Darren Drozdov.
  • April 18, 1998 – ECW: New Jack defeated Darren Drozdov.
  • April 24, 1998 – ECW: Al Snow defeated Darren Drozdov.
  • April 25, 1998 – ECW: Axl Rotten, Balls Mahoney and Doug Furnas defeated Amish Roadkill, Danny Doring and Darren Drozdov.

World Wrestling Federation – Legion of Doom:

  • April 25, 1998 – Shotgun Satuday Night: Droz defeated Dr. X in a dark match.
  • May 2, 1998 – Shotgun Saturday Night: Adam Copeland defeated Droz in a dark match.
  • May 9, 1998 – Shotgun Saturday Night: Val Venis defeated Droz in a dark match.
  • May 25, 1998: Droz debuted on WWF TV as “Puke” — a third member of the Legion of Doom (with the legendary Hawk and Animal).
  • May 25, 1998 – RAW: LOD 2000 (Hawk and Animal and Puke) defeated The Disciples of Apocalypse.
  • June 1, 1998 – RAW: LOD 2000 (Hawk and Animal and Puke) vs The Disciples of Apocalypse ended in a No Contest in a Street Fight.
  • June 8, 1998 – RAW: Chainz defeated Darren Drozdov.
  • June 15, 1998 – RAW: Darren Drozdov defeated Jeff Jarrett.
  • June 27, 1998 – Shotgun Saturday Night: Darren Drozdov defeated Shawn Stevens.
  • June 29, 1998 – RAW: Steven Regal defeated Darren Drozdov.
  • July 6, 1998 – RAW: Hawk vs Darren Drozdov ended in a Draw in a Brawl for All match.
  • July 11, 1998 – Shotgun Saturday Night: Droz defeated Bombastic Bob.
  • July 25, 1998 – Shotgun Saturday Night: Droz defeated Tiger Ali Singh in a dark match.
  • August 1, 1998 – Shotgun Saturday Night: Darren Drozdov defeated Jeff Jarrett w Tennessee Lee by disqualification.
  • August 2, 1998 – HEAT: Darren Drozdov & The Head Bangers (Mosh & Thrasher) defeated Kai En Tai (Dick Togo, Mens Teioh & Sho Funaki).
  • August 10, 1998 – RAW: Southern Justice (Mark Cantabury and Dennis Knight) vs Animal and Darren Drozdov ended in a No Contest.
  • August 16, 1998 – HEAT: Kane and The Undertaker defeated Road Warrior Animal and Droz.
  • August 17, 1998 – RAW: Bradshaw defeated Darren Drozdov in a Brawl for All match.
  • August 23, 1998 – HEAT: Jeff Jarrett defeated Droz by disqualification.
  • August 31, 1998 – RAW: LOD 2000 (Hawk and Animal and Droz) defeated The Oddities.
  • September 5, 1998 – RAW Saturday Night: The Oddities (Giant Silva & Kurrgan) defeated Darren Drozdov & Road Warrior Animal.
  • September 6, 1998 – HEAT: Kane and The Undertaker defeated Road Warrior Animal and Droz.
  • September 7, 1998 – RAW: Justin Hawk Bradshaw defeated Darren Drozdov.
  • September 12, 1998 – Raw Saturday Night: Bradshaw defeated Droz.
  • September 27, 1998 – Breakdown: Marc Mero defeated Darren Drozdov.
  • September 28, 1998 – RAW: D-Lo Brown defeated Droz, Edge, Gangrel, Jeff Jarrett and Marc Mero in a 6-way elimination match to become #1 contender for the European title.
  • October 12, 1998 – RAW: WWE tag team champions The New Age Outlaws vs. Road Warrior Animal and Droz ended in a no contest to retain the titles.
  • October 18, 1998 – Judgment Day: LOD 2000 (Hawk and Animal and Droz) defeated DOA (Skull and 8-Ball) and Paul Ellering.
  • October 19, 1998 – RAW: The Headbangers (Mosh and Thrasher) defeated LOD 2000 (Animal and Droz).
  • October 26, 1998 – RAW: The Rock defeated Droz.
  • October 31, 1998 – Shotgun Saturday Night: LOD 2000 (Droz & Road Warrior Hawk) defeated The Hardy Boyz (Jeff Hardy & Matt Hardy).
  • November 2, 1998 – RAW: Hawk vs Droz ended in a No Contest.
  • November 8, 1998 – HEAT: Droz defeated Jeff Jarrett by disqualification.
  • November 14, 1998 – Shotgun Saturday Night: Droz w Animal vs. Jeff Jarrett w Debra ended in a no contest.
  • November 15, 1998 – HEAT: The JOB Squad (Bob Holly & Scorpio) defeated LOD 2000 (Animal & Droz).
  • November 16, 1998 – RAW: Edge and Gangrel defeated Animal and Droz by Count Out.
  • November 29, 1998 – HEAT: Droz defeated Marc Mero in a dark match.
  • December 6, 1998 – HEAT: LOD 2000 (Animal & Droz) defeated Too Much (Brian Christopher & Scott Taylor).
  • December 6, 1998 – Capitol Carnage: The Headbangers (Mosh and Thrasher) defeated The Legion of Doom (Droz and Animal).
  • This was the end of the relationship between Droz and the Legion of Doom – Animal and Droz engaged in a brawl after the match.
  • December 7, 1998 – RAW: Mark Henry w D-Lo Brown defeated Droz w Animal.

World Wrestling Federation – Droz:

  • Droz was featured in a series of vignettes on television called “Droz’s World”.
  • December 13, 1998 – Rock Bottom: Hunter Hearst Helmsley defeated Droz in a match for HEAT.
  • December 20, 1998 – HEAT: Al Snow defeated Droz w Animal.
  • January 9, 1999 – Shotgun Saturday Night: The Acolytes (Bradshaw & Faarooq) defeated LOD 2000 (Animal & Droz) by disqualification.
  • January 24, 1999 – Royal Rumble: Droz was in the Royal Rumble match won by Mr. McMahon.
  • January 25, 1999 – RAW: Droz defeated George “The Animal” Steele.
  • February 1, 1999 – RAW: Droz defeated Kurrgan w Golga & Giant Silva.
  • February 13, 1999 – RAW: During a interview Droz punched out Kevin Kelly for calling him a punk last week.

World Wrestling Federation:

  • Droz eventually turned heel and broke out on his own, forming a faction with Albert and Key.
  • March 6, 1999 – Shotgun Saturday Night: Al Snow defeated Droz.
  • March 14, 1999 – HEAT: Al Snow vs. Droz ended in a no contest.
  • March 1, 1999 – RAW: Droz defeated Steve Blackman in a kendo stick match.
  • March 20, 1999 – Shotgun Saturday Night: Droz defeated Christopher Daniels.
  • March 28, 1999 – HEAT: Droz and Faarooq were in the #1 contenders tag team battle royal for the tag titles won by D-Lo Brown and Test.
  • April 3, 1999 – Shotgun Saturday Night: Droz defeated Kevin Starr.
  • April 4, 1999 – HEAT: The Big Bossman defeated Droz.
  • April 24, 1999 – Shotgun Saturday Night: Droz defeated The Blue Meanie.
  • April 25, 1999 – HEAT: Prince Albert and Droz defeated Too Much (Scott Taylor and Brian Christopher).
  • April 29, 1999 – Smackdown!: D-Lo Brown w Ivory defeated Droz w Prince Albert by disqualification.
  • May 9, 1999 – HEAT: Meat w Jacqueline and Terri Runnels defeated Droz w Prince Albert.
  • May 15, 1999 – Shotgun Saturday Night: Droz defeated Meat.
  • May 16, 1999 – No Mercy (UK): Steve Blackman defeated Droz.
  • May 16, 1999 – HEAT: Edge and Christian defeated Prince Albert and Droz.
  • June 5, 1999 – Shotgun Saturday Night: Mark Henry and D-Lo Brown defeated Prince Albert and Droz.
  • June 6, 1999 – HEAT: The Big Show defeated Droz w Prince Albert to qualify for the King of the Ring tournament.
  • June 7, 1999 – RAW: Hardcore champion Al Snow defeated Droz w Prince Albert to retain the title.
  • June 13, 1999 – HEAT: Val Venis defeated Droz w Prince Albert.
  • June 26, 1999 – Shotgun Saturday Night: Matt and Jeff Hardy defeated Droz and Prince Albert.
  • July 4, 1999 – HEAT: Val Venis and The Godfather defeated Prince Albert and Droz.
  • July 11, 1999 – HEAT: Prince Albert and Droz defeated The Hardy Boyz by DQ.
  • July 18, 1999 – HEAT: Prince Albert and Droz defeated The Acolytes (Bradshaw and Farooq).
  • July 19, 1999 – RAW: The Hardyz beat Acolytes and Droz/Albert and Venis/Godfather in a 4-WAY.
  • July 26, 1999 – RAW: Val Venis and The Godfather defeated Droz and Prince Albert in a Street Fight.
  • August 14, 1999 – Shotgun Saturday Night: Droz and Prince Albert and Vic Grimes defeated Adam Keene, Andrew McMurphy and Tim Hawk.
  • August 22, 1999 – SummerSlam: Edge and Christian defeated Droz and Albert in a Tag Team Turmoil match (won by The Acolytes).
  • September 2, 1999 – SmackDown: Droz & Prince Albert vs. Christian & Edge vs. Mideon & Viscera vs. Stevie Richards & The Blue Meanie vs. The Acolytes (Bradshaw & Faarooq) vs. The Hardy Boyz (Jeff Hardy & Matt Hardy) vs. The Hollys (Crash Holly & Hardcore Holly) ended in a no contest.
  • September 4-5, 1999 – House Show: Val Venis defeated Draz.
  • September 11, 1999 – Jakked: X-Pac defeated Droz.
  • September 12, 1999 – HEAT: Droz defeated Chaz.
  • September 19, 1999 – HEAT: Stevie Richards defeated Droz.
  • September 25, 1999 – Jakked: Droz and Prince Albert defeated Chris Germany and Kevin Northcutt.
  • October 5, 1999 – SmackDown! Taping: Droz was paralyzed during a match with D-Lo Brown at the Nassau Coliseum on Long Island.
  • ~~~The injury occured from a botched Running PowerBomb from D-Lo – landing on his head, and fracturing two disks in his neck.

Retirement:

  • Droz remained on WWF staff helping out with commentary on WWF.COM as well as WWF Magazine.
  • Droz was recently given an undisclosed amount of money by WWE to compensate for the injury that led to his paralysis.

 

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