Pitbull #2

[Pitbulls GALLERY]

Title History

  • ECW Tag Team titles w/Pitbull #1 defeating Raven & Stevie Richards (September 16, 1995);
  • ECW Television title defeating Shane Douglas;
  • NWA United States Tag Team titles (2);
  • GWA Tag Team titles;
  • HRCW Tag Team titles;
  • JAPW Heavyweight title defeating Joe Rules (October 31, 1997);
  • MEWF Heavyweight title;
  • CWA Tag Team titles (2);
  • APWF tag team titles w Pitbull #1 defeating Mohammed Kane & The Combat Kid (April 16, 1999);
  • IPW tag team titles w Pitbull #1 defeating Biff Wentworth & Chaz Wentworth (May 15, 1999);

Career Highlights

  • March 4, 1989–Superstars: The Hart Foundation (Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart) defeated Gary Wolfe & Tony Durante.
  • March 12, 1989–Wrestling Challenge: The Twin Towers (Akeem & The Big Boss Man) defeated Gary Wolfe & Tony Durante.
  • April 23, 1989–Wrestling Challenge: The Brooklyn Brawler defeated Tony Durante.
  • May 6, 1989–Superstars: The Barbarian defeated Tony Durante.
  • July 16, 1989–Wrestling Challenge: The Brain Busters (Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard) defeated Gary Wolfe & Tony Durante.
  • July 22, 1989–Superstars: Intercontinental champion Razor Ramon defeated Tony Durante to retain the title.
  • July 29, 1989–Superstars: The Powers Of Pain (The Barbarian & The Warlord) defeated Gary Wolfe & John Weiss.
  • August 5, 1989–Superstars: The Honky Tonk Man defeated Tony Durante.
  • August 13, 1989–Wrestling Challenge: Haku defeated Tony Durante.
  • September 30, 1989–Superstars: The Fabulous Rougeaus (Jacques Rougeau & Raymond Rougeau) defeated Gary Wolfe & Tony Durante.
  • October 1, 1989–Wrestling Challenge: Rick Martel defeated Tony Durante.
  • January 19, 1991–USWA TV: The Pitbulls (Pitbull #1 & Pitbull #2) defeated Danny Davis & TD Steele.
  • January 21, 1991–USWA: The Pitbulls (Pitbull #1 & Pitbull #2) defeated Cody Michaels & Jerry Lynn.
  • February 24, 1991–TWA: CN Redd & Johnny Hot Body defeated The Pitbulls (Pitbull Rex & Pitbull Spike).
  • May 11, 1991–TWA: CN Redd & Johnny Hot Body defeated The Pitbulls (Pitbull Rex & Pitbull Spike).
  • July 14, 1991–NJPW: Mad Bull Busters (Mad Bull Rex & Mad Bull Spike) defeated Kuniaki Kobayashi & Shiro Koshinaka.
  • July 15, 1991–NJPW: Kengo Kimura & Osamu Kido defeated Mad Bull Busters (Mad Bull Rex & Mad Bull Spike).
  • July 19, 1991–NJPW: Mad Bull Busters (Mad Bull Rex & Mad Bull Spike) defeated Koji Kanemoto & Michiyoshi Ohara.
  • July 20, 1991–NJPW: Mad Bull Busters (Mad Bull Rex & Mad Bull Spike) defeated Koji Kanemoto & Michiyoshi Ohara.
  • July 21, 1991–NJPW: Masa Saito, Shinya Hashimoto & Tatsumi Fujinami defeated Big Van Vader & Mad Bull Busters (Mad Bull Rex & Mad Bull Spike).
  • July 23, 1991–NJPW: Dragon Bombers (Jushin Thunder Liger & Shiro Koshinaka) defeated Mad Bull Busters (Mad Bull Rex & Mad Bull Spike).
  • July 24, 1991–NJPW: Hiroshi Hase & Kensuke Sasaki defeated Mad Bull Busters (Mad Bull Rex & Mad Bull Spike).
  • October 26, 1991–TWA: Pitbull Rex defeated Johnny Hot Body.
  • November 3, 1991–NJPW: Masa Saito, Riki Choshu & Tatsumi Fujinami defeated Bad News Allen, Mad Bull Rex & Scott Norton.
  • November 4, 1991–NJPW: Keiji Muto, Masahiro Chono & Shinya Hashimoto defeated Hot Shot, Mad Bull Rex & Scott Norton.
  • November 5, 1991–NJPW: Jushin Thunder Liger defeated Mad Bull Rex.
  • November 7, 1991–NJPW: Masa Saito & Shinya Hashimoto defeated Bad News Allen & Mad Bull Rex.
  • November 8, 1991–NJPW: Mad Bull Rex defeated Michiyoshi Ohara.
  • December 7, 1991–TWA: The Pitbulls (Pitbull Rex & Pitbull Spike) defeated Don E. Allen & Johnny Hot Body.
  • March 2, 1992–NJPW: Kengo Kimura & Shiro Koshinaka defeated Mad Bull Busters (Mad Bull Rex & Mad Bull Spike).
  • March 3, 1992–NJPW: Akira Nogami & El Samurai defeated Mad Bull Busters (Mad Bull Rex & Mad Bull Spike).
  • March 5, 1992–NJPW: Akira Nogami & Kuniaki Kobayashi defeated Mad Bull Busters (Mad Bull Rex & Mad Bull Spike).
  • March 6, 1992–NJPW: Kantaro Hoshino & Shiro Koshinaka defeated Mad Bull Busters (Mad Bull Rex & Mad Bull Spike) by disqualification.
  • March 8, 1992–NJPW: Akira Nogami & Jushin Thunder Liger defeated Mad Bull Busters (Mad Bull Rex & Mad Bull Spike).
  • March 9, 1992–NJPW: IWGP junior heavyweight champion Jushin Thunder Liger defeated Mad Bull Rex to retain the title.
  • March 10, 1992–NJPW: Kuniaki Kobayashi & Shinya Hashimoto defeated Brian Blair & Mad Bull Spike.
  • March 11, 1992–NJPW: Jushin Thunder Liger & Shiro Koshinaka defeated Mad Bull Busters (Mad Bull Rex & Mad Bull Spike).
  • Anthony Durante was known as “Pitbull #2” in Extreme Championship Wrestling teaming with Gary Wolf as the Pitbulls..
  • April 25, 1992–ECW: The Pitbulls (Pitbull Rex & Pitbull Spike) defeated Jeff Royal & Johnny Hot Body.
  • March 19, 1993–WWA: The Pitbulls (Pitbull Rex & Pitbull Spike) defeated Afa & Alofa.
  • September 10, 1993–CWA: Mad Bull Buster defeated Tony St. Clair.
  • October 16, 1993–CWA: Mad Bull Buster defeated Lance Storm.
  • October 21, 1993–CWA: Mad Bull Buster defeated Lord Steven Casey.
  • October 31, 1993–CWA: Mad Bull Buster defeated Ulf Hermann.
  • November 17, 1993–CWA: Mad Bull Buster defeated Billy Wilcox.
  • December 3, 1993–CWA: Mad Bull Buster defeated Dave Taylor.
  • February 17, 1994–CWA: Mad Bull Buster defeated Alex Wright.
  • July 5, 1994–ECW Hardcore TV: ECW world TV champion Mikey Whipwreck defeated Pitbull #2 by disqualification to retain the title.
  • July 16, 1994–ECW Heatwave: Sabu & The Tazmaniac defeated The Pitbulls (#1 & #2) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania..
  • July 26, 1994–ECW Hardcore TV: Dory Funk Jr., Terry Funk & Tommy Dreamer defeated Jimmy Snuka & The Pitbulls (Pitbull #1 & Pitbull #2).
  • August 2, 1994–ECW Hardcore TV: The Pitbulls (Pitbull #1 & Pitbull #2) defeated Phi Delta Slam (Bruno Sassi & Dan Evans).
  • August 13, 1994–ECW Hardcore Heaven: The Tazmaniac & Jimmy Snuka defeated The Pitbulls (#1 & #2) at ECW Arena..
  • September 13, 1994–WWS: Thunder And Lightning (Lightning & Thunder) defeated The Pitbulls (Pitbull #1 & Pitbull #2).
  • September 15, 1994–WWS: The Pitbulls (Pitbull #1 & Pitbull #2) defeated Thunder And Lightning (Lightning & Thunder).
  • November 1, 1994–ECW Hardcore TV: The Pitbulls (Pitbull #1 & Pitbull #2) defeated Chris Kanyon & Hack Myers in a dark match.
  • November 5, 1994–ECW November To Remember: The Pitbulls (#1 & #2) defeated Axl & Ian Rotten at ECW Arena..
  • December 10, 1994–ECW: The Pitbulls (Pitbull #1 & Pitbull #2) defeated JT Smith & Stevie Richards.
  • December 14, 1994–ECW Holiday Hell: 911 defeated The Pitbulls (#1 & #2) in a “Handicap” match at ECW Arena..
  • January 17, 1995–ECW Hardcore TV: The Pitbulls (Pitbull #1 & Pitbull #2) defeated Bad Breed (Axl Rotten & Ian Rotten).
  • February 4, 1995–ECW Double Tables: Jason the Terrible & The Pitbulls defeated The Young Dragons & Hack Meyers..
  • February 25, 1995–ECW Return of the Funker: The Pitbulls (Pitbull #1 & Pitbull #2) defeated Chad Austin & Joel Hartgood.
  • April 8, 1995–ECW Three Way Dance: The Pitbulls (#1 & #2) defeated Johnny Hotbody & Tony Stetson at ECW Arena..
  • April 15, 1995–ECW Hostile City Takeover: The Public Enemy (Rocco Rock & Johnny Grunge) defeated The Pitbulls..
  • May 13, 1995–ECW Enter Sandman: ECW world tag team champions The Public Enemy defeated The Pitbulls in a dog collar match to retain the titles.
  • June 4, 1995–WING: Pitbull #2 defeated Ryo Miyake in a chain match.
  • June 17, 1995–ECW Barbed Wire, Hoodies & Chokeslams: Too Cold Scorpio & Taz defeated The Pitbulls.
  • July 1, 1995–ECW Hardcore Heaven: The Dudley Boyz (Buh Buh & D-Von) defeated The Pitbulls (#1 & #2) at ECW Arena.
  • July 15, 1995–ECW Heatwave: Tommy Dreamer & The Pitbulls defeated Raven & Buh Buh & D-Von & Big Dick Dudley..
  • July 20, 1995–ECW: The Pitbulls (Pitbull #1 & Pitbull #2) defeated Bull Pain & Joe DiFuria.
  • July 21, 1995–ECW: The Pitbulls (Pitbull #1 & Pitbull #2) defeated Dudley Dudley & The Vampire Warrior.
  • August 5, 1995–ECW: Raven & Stevie Richards & Snot & Dudley Dudley beat Tommy Dreamer & Cactus Jack & The Pitbulls..
  • August 8, 1995–ECW Hardcore TV: ECW world tag team champions Raven & Steven Richards defeated The Pitbulls.
  • September 16, 1995–ECW Gangstas Paradise: The Pitbulls (Pitbull #1 & Pitbull #2) defeated Raven & Stevie Richards in a best 2 out of 3 falls match, dog collar match to win the tag team titles.
  • October 24, 1995–ECW Hardcore TV: Raven & Stevie Richards defeated The Pitbulls (Pitbull #1 & Pitbull #2) to win the tag team titles.
  • October 31, 1995–ECW Hardcore TV: The Pitbulls (Pitbull #1 & Pitbull #2) defeated Don E. Allen & Tony Stetson.
  • November 18, 1995–ECW November To Remember: The Pitbulls (#1 & #2) beat The Eliminators (John Kronus & Perry Saturn)..
  • November 18, 1995–ECW Holiday Hell: The Eliminators (John Kronus & Perry Saturn) defeated The Pitbulls (#1 & #2)..
  • December 9, 1995–ECW December to Dismember: The Eliminators (John Kronus & Perry Saturn) defeated The Pitbulls (Pitbull #1 & Pitbull #2). The Pitbulls (Pitbull #1 & Pitbull #2), The Public Enemy (Johnny Grunge & Rocco Rock) & Tommy Dreamer defeated Raven, Stevie Richards, The Eliminators (John Kronus & Perry Saturn) & The Heavenly Bodies (Jimmy del Ray & Tom Prichard).
  • December 29, 1995–ECW Holiday Hell: The Eliminators (John Kronus & Perry Saturn) defeated The Pitbulls (#1 & #2)..
  • February 3, 1996–ECW Big Apple Blizzard Blast: The Pitbulls (Pitbull #1 & Pitbull #2) defeated The Headhunters (Headhunter A & Headhunter B).
  • February 17, 1996–ECW CyberSlam: Francine & Pitbulls beat Stevie Richards & Eliminators in a “Triple Dog Collar” match..
  • February 23, 1996–ECW Just another Night: The Pitbulls (Pitbull #1 & Pitbull #2) defeated Stevie Richards & The Blue Meanie.
  • March 9, 1996–ECW Big Ass Extreme Bash: The Eliminators defeated The Pitbulls (#1 & #2) in Queens, New York..
  • April 13, 1996–ECW Massacre on Queens Boulevard: Brian Lee & The Bruise Brothers (Don Harris & Ron Harris) defeated The Pitbulls (Pitbull #1 & Pitbull #2) & Tommy Dreamer.
  • April 20, 1996–ECW Hostile City TakeoverThe Dudley Boyz vs. The Pitbulls (#1 & #2) ended in a no contest.
  • May 11, 1996–ECW A Matter of Respect: ECW world heavyweight champion Raven defeated Pitbull #2 and The Sandman in a 3-way match to retain.
  • May 18, 1996–ECW: The Bruise Brothers (Don Harris & Ron Harris defeated The Pitbulls (Pitbull #1 & Pitbull #2).
  • June 4, 1996–ECW Hardcore TV: ECW world heavyweight champion Raven defeated Pitbull #2 to retain the title.
  • June 4, 1996–ECW Hardcore TV: The Pitbulls & Tommy Dreamer (Pitbull #1 & Pitbull #2) defeated Brian Lee & The Bruise Brothers (Don Harris & Ron Harris).
  • June 22, 1996–ECW Hardcore Heaven: Chris Jericho defeated Pitbull #2 to win the ECW world TV title.
  • June 30, 1996–ECW: Pitbull #2 defeated Shane Douglas.
  • July 12, 1996–ECW: Too Cold Scorpio defeated Pitbull #2.
  • July 13, 1996–ECW Heatwave: Shane Douglas defeated Too Cold Scorpio, Chris Jericho and Pitbull #2 in a 4-way elimination match to win the ECW world TV title.
  • August 3, 1996–ECW The Doctor is In: ECW world TV champion Shane Douglas defeated Pitbull #2 to retain the title.
  • August 24, 1996–ECW Natural Born Killaz: Pitbull #2 & The Sandman defeated Shane Douglas & Raven in a dog collar match.
  • September 13, 1996–ECW Unlucky Lottery: Pitbull #2 defeated Perry Saturn.
  • September 14, 1996–ECW When The World Collides: ECW world heavyweight champion Raven defeated Pitbull #2 to retain the title.
  • October 12, 1996–ECW: Pitbull #2 defeated John Kronus.
  • October 18, 1996–ECW: Pitbull #2 defeated Sammy Silk.
  • November 1, 1996–ECW: Pitbull #2 defeated Devon Storm.
  • November 5, 1996–ECW Hardcore TV: Brian Lee defeated Pitbull #2.
  • November 29-30, 1996–ECW: Pitbull #2 defeated Ric Rage.
  • January 3, 1997–ECW: Pitbull #2 defeated D-Von Dudley.
  • January 11, 1997–ECW House Party: Pitbull #1 vs. Buh Buh Ray Dudley ended in a no contest.
  • January 30, 1997–ECW Hardcore TV: Brian Lee vs. Pitbull #2 ended in a no contest.
  • January 31, 1997–ECW Winter Blowout: ECW world TV champion Shane Douglas defeated Pitbull #2 to retain the title.
  • February 1, 1997–ECW Crossing The Lines Again: Tommy Dreamer & Pitbulls beat Shane Douglas & Chris Candido & Brian Lee..
  • March 1, 1997–ECW: ECW world heavyweight champion Raven defeated Pitbull #2 to retain the title.
  • March 2, 1997–MEWF: The Pitbulls (Pitbull #1 & Pitbull #2) defeated Bad Crew (Bad Crew #1 & Bad Crew #2).
  • March 8, 1997–ECW: Brian Lee vs. Pitbull #2 ended in a no contest.
  • March 14, 1997–ECW: Rob Van Dam defeated Pitbull #2.
  • March 15, 1997–ECW Hostile City Takeover: Shane Douglas beat Pitbull #1 in an “I Quit” match to retain the ECW TV title..
  • March 21, 1997–ECW: Pitbull #2 defeated Corporal Punishment.
  • March 22, 1997–ECW: Pitbull #2 & Terry Funk defeat Raven & Shane Douglas.
  • March 28, 1997–ECW: Brian Lee & Chris Candido defeated Balls Mahoney & Pitbull #2.
  • March 29, 1997–ECW: Pitbull #2 defeated Balls Mahoney.
  • March 30, 1997–ECW: Pitbull #2 defeated Brian Lee.
  • April 27, 1997–MEWF: The Pitbulls (Pitbull #1 & Pitbull #2) defeated Samoan Gangstas (LA Smooth & Matt E. Smalls).
  • May 10, 1997–ECW Chapter 2: Shane Douglas & Bam Bam Bigelow defeated The Pitbulls in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania..
  • May 17, 1997–ECW Buffalo Invasion: The Pitbulls (Pitbull #1 & Pitbull #2) defeated The FBI (Little Guido & Tracy Smothers).
  • May 30, 1997–ECW: The Pitbulls (Pitbull #1 & Pitbull #2) defeated Chris Candido & Shane Douglas.
  • June 6, 1997–ECW Wrestlepalooza: The Pitbulls (Pitbull #1 & Pitbull #2) defeated The FBI (Little Guido & Tracy Smothers).
  • June 26, 1997–ECW Hardcore TV: The Triple Threat (Bam Bam Bigelow, Chris Candido & Shane Douglas) defeated The Pitbulls (Pitbull #1 & Pitbull #2) & Balls Mahoney.
  • June 29, 1997–ECW: Rob Van Dam & Sabu defeated The Pitbulls (Pitbull #1 & Pitbull #2).
  • July 3, 1997–ECW Hardcore TV: Bam Bam Bigelow defeated Pitbull #2.
  • July 17, 1997–ECW Hardcore TV: The Triple Threat (Bam Bam Bigelow, Chris Candido & Shane Douglas) defeated Balls Mahoney & The Pitbulls (Pitbull #1 & Pitbull #2).
  • Augusts 28, 1997–IWA Mid-South: Ian Rotten & Pitbull #2 defeated Mad Man Pondo & Ox Harley.
  • September 4, 1997–IWA Mid-South: Pitbull #2 defeated JR Ryder.
  • September 12, 1997–JAPW: Jason Knight & Pitbull #2 defeated The Lost Boys (Wolf & Yar).
  • September 20, 1997–ECW As Good as It Gets: ECW world TV champion Taz defeated Pitbull #2 to retain the title.
  • October 31, 1997–JAPW: Pitbull #2 defeated Joe Rules to win the JAPW heavyweight title.
  • November 30, 1997–ECW November to Remember: ECW world TV champion Taz defeated Pitbull #2 to retain the title.
  • December 12, 1997–ECW: The Sandman defeated Pitbull #2.
  • December 20, 1997–ECW Hardcore TV: Chris Chetti defeated Pitbull #2.
  • March 22, 1998 – JAPW: The Pitbulls (Pitbull #1 & Pitbull #2) defeated The Misfits (Derek Domino & Harley Lewis).
  • July 19, 1998 – MCW: The Head Bangers defeated The Pitbulls.
  • August 16, 1998 – MCW: Axl Rotten, Corporal Punishment & The Head Bangers (Mosh & Thrasher) defeated The Pitbulls (Pitbull #1 & Pitbull #2), Jimmy Cicero & Julio Sanchez in a 6 man tag team match to win the tag team titles.
  • August 29, 1998 – Shotgun Saturday Night: The Headbangers (Mosh & Thrasher) defeated The Pitbulls..
  • July 16, 2000 – WWA: Thunder And Lightning (Lightning & Thunder) defeated The Pitbulls (Pitbull #1 & Pitbull #2).
  • Anthony Durante worked at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut..
  • September 24, 2003: Anthony Durante (36), and his girlfriend (Dianna Hulsey-29), were found dead as a result of a possible overdose..
  • ~~~Investigators concluded that the couple were dead for a day or two before their bodies were discovered..
  • ~~~The couple’s 21-month-old boy and 8-month-old girl were apparently alone in the house with the bodies for several days..
  • ~~~A substance believed to be the painkiller OxyContin was found in the house..
  • ~~~Anthony Durante had a criminal history in Pennsylvania and New York..
  • ~~~~~Dianna Hulsey died of an overdose of painkillers and alcohol according to coroners reports..
  • ~~~~~Anthony Durante’s death officially announced; he overdosed on the painkiller fentanyl, according to Police Chief Stephen Baker..
  • June 10, 2005 – Hardcore Homecoming: Johnny Grunge, Gary Wolf & Tammy Sytch participated in a tribute to wrestlers who died..
  • ~~~RIP: Louie Spicolli, Road Warrior Hawk, Rocco Rock, Big Dick Dudley, Pitbull #2, Eddie Gilbert and Chris Candido..
  • June 12, 2005 – ECW One Night Stand: “Pitbull” Gary Wolf introduced a tribute to ECW wrestlers who have died since ECW closed..
  • ~~~RIP to Rocco Rock, Terry Gordy, Mike Lockwood, The Sheik, Mike Lozanski, Pitbull #2, Big Dick Dudley, Chris Candido..
Born in Hammonton, New Jersey
Lived in Pennsylvania
Moved to Misquamicut, RI