- NWA (Los Angeles) Americas Tag Team titles w/Butcher Brannigan defeating Dr. Wagner & Angel Blanco ();
- Gary Fletcher was discovered at an all you can eat buffett in California and he began training with Al Lovelock (aka The Great Bolo)..
- There once was an offer for anyone who could body slam Man Moutain Mike for a reward of $1,000..
- Man Mountain Mike formed a tag team with fellow 600+ pounder Haystacks Calhoun on the west coast..
- Man Mountain Mike retired and opened Man Mountain Mikes Drycleaners in Portsmouth, New Hampshire
- ~~~He also ran a Taxi service and drove school bus.
- ~~~One day on the bus, because he was such a big man, he had to put the seat all the way back..
- ~~~He banged the back of his leg on the seat track and cut it open..
- ~~~He had diabetes and got a strep infection in the cut witch caused blood clots witch killed him..
- April 30, 1988: Man Mountain Mike passed away..
- Thank you so much to Man Moutain Mike’s son, Shawn Fletcher, for emailing us and helping with some of the details.