Droz

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Droz

Career History

In The Beginning:

  • Droz is known for throwing up on the football during a televised Monday Night Football game.
  • April 18, 1998 Extreme Championship Wrestling: New Jack defeated Darren Drozdov.

World Wrestling Federation – Legion of Doom:

  • 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 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.
  • August 10, 1998 – RAW: Southern Justice (Mark Cantabury and Dennis Knight) vs Animal and Darren Drozdov ended in a No Contest.
  • August 17, 1998 – RAW: Bradshaw defeated Darren Drozdov in a Brawl for All match.
  • August 31, 1998 – RAW: LOD 2000 (Hawk and Animal and Droz) defeated The Oddities.
  • September 7, 1998 – RAW: Justin Hawk Bradshaw defeated Darren Drozdov.
  • September 27, 1998 Breakdown: Wildman Marc Mero defeated Darren Drozdov.
  • 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.
  • November 2, 1998 – RAW: Hawk vs Droz ended in a No Contest.
  • November 16, 1998 – RAW: Edge and Gangrel defeated Animal and Droz by Count Out.
  • 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.

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 dark match.
  • January 25, 1999 – RAW: George “The Animal” Steele defeated Droz.
  • February 1, 1999 – RAW: Droz defeated Kurrgan.
  • 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.
  • April 25, 1999 – HEAT: Prince Albert and Droz defeated Too Much (Scott Taylor and Brian Christopher).
  • 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 26, 1999 – Shotgun Saturday Night: Edge and Christian 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 3 local wrestlers.
  • 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: The Holly Cousins (Hardcore Holly and Crash Holly) defeated Prince Albert and 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.