October 18, 2001 – SmackDown: Maven scored an upset victory over his trainer, Tazz.
October 25, 2001 – SmackDown: Al Snow defeated Tazz in a battle of Tough Enough trainers.
November 4, 2001 – HEAT: Tazz defeated Spike Dudley.
November 12, 2001 – RAW: Steve Austin defeated Tazz to retain the WWF Federation title.
November 18, 2001 – Survivor Series: Tazz participated in the one year immunity battle royal won by Test.
November 22, 2001 – SmackDown: The Big Show defeated Tazz.
November 29, 2001 – SmackDown: The Undertaker defeated Tazz.
December 9, 2001 – HEAT: Tazz defeated Funaki.
December 17, 2001 – RAW: Christian defeated Tazz to retain the European championship.
World Wrestling Entertainment – Spike Dudley and Tazz:
December 27, 2001 – RAW: Tazz and Spike Dudley defeated The Dudleyz (Tag Champions) in a non-title match.
January 3, 2002 – SmackDown: The Dudley Boyz defeated Tazz and Spike Dudley to retain the Tag Team titles.
January 7, 2002 – RAW: Tazz and Spike Dudley defeated The Dudley Boyz to win the Tag Team titles.
January 10, 2002 – SmackDown: Tazz and Spike Dudley defeated Christian and Lance Storm to retain the Tag Team titles.
January 20, 2002 – Royal Rumble: Tag team champions Tazz and Spike Dudley defeated The Dudley Boyz to retain the titles.
January 21, 2002 – RAW: Tazz, Spike Dudley and Rob Van Dam defeated The Dudleyz and Booker T.
January 24, 2002 – SmackDown: Tazz and Spike Dudley defeated Test and Albert to retain the Tag Team titles.
January 31, 2002 – Smackdown: Chris Jericho defeated Tazz.
February 2, 2002 – Jakked: Tag Team Champions Tazz and Spike Dudley defeated Crash Holly and Funaki.
February 4, 2002 – RAW: Tazz and Spike Dudley defeated Billy Gunn and Chuck Palumbo and The APA in a 3-WAY.
February 11, 2002 – RAW: Booker T defeated Tazz.
February 17, 2002 – No Way Out: Tag team champions Tazz and Spike Dudley defeated Booker T and Test to retain the titles.
February 21, 2002 – SmackDown: Billy Gunn and Chuck Palumbo defeated Tazz and Spike Dudley to win the Tag Team titles.
March 2, 2002 – Jakked: The Dudley Boyz defeated Tazz and Spike Dudley.
March 4, 2002 – RAW: Hardcore champion Goldust defeated Tazz to retain.
March 25, 2002 – RAW: Tazz defeated Mr. Perfect (Curt Hennig)!
March 27-28, 2002 – House Show: Booker T defeated Tazz.
Tazz became a commentator on SmackDown along side Michael Cole as well as a part-time wrestler.
World Wrestling Entertainment: Announcer and Trainer:
Tazz was one of the lead trainers on the first season of WWF’s Reality TV Show “Tough Enough”.
April 4, 2002 – SmackDown: Tazz took an announce position on the new Vince McMahon brand of SmackDown
May 4, 2002 – Jakked: The Godfather defeated Tazz.
May 6, 2002 – House Show: Tazz and Edge defeated Chris Jericho and Kurt Angle.
May 11, 2002 – House Show: Tazz defeated Reverend D-Von.
May 12, 2002 – House Show: Reverend D-Von defeated Tazz.
May 18, 2002 – House Show: Tazz defeated Hardcore Holly.
June 8-9, 2002 – House Show: WWE tag team champions Billy and Chuck defeated Tazz and Rikishi to retain the titles.
May 18, 2003 – Judgment Day: Torrie Wilson defeated Sable in a bikini contest when Tazz declared Torrie the winner!
May 22, 2003 – SmackDown: Sable comes out and teases Tazz, then dumps a bottle of water over his head!!
October 30, 2003 – SD!: Tazz was dipped in a tub of chocolate during a “Trick or Treat” contest between Torrie and Dawn Marie.
November 25, 2004 – SmackDown: The Big Show throws a Thanksgiving party which, of course, ends up as a big food fight.
~~~The Big Show, Joy Giovanni, Josh Mathews, Tazz, Michael Cole, Tony Chimmel, and Luther Reigns were involved.
June 9, 2005 – SmackDown: Kurt Angle demanded Tazz chose between WWE and ECW and attacked him when he didn’t respond.
June 12, 2005 – ECW One Night Stand: Steve Austin showed up after the main event to throw a beer bash in honor the ECW wrestlers.
~~~~Steve Austin, surrounded by ECW, challenegd the anti-ECW crusaders sitting in the balcony to come to the right for a fight!
~~~~The anti-ECW crusaders came down and squared off with ECW until Tazz came down and went straight after Kurt Angle!
~~~~Tazz and Kurt Angle ended up on the floor where Tazz managed to get the Tazzmission on Kurt Angle!
World Wrestling Entertainment: The Return of Extreme:
May 29, 2006 – RAW: Jerry “The King” Lawler cut a live promo insulting ECW and called Tazz a Jerry Lawler-wannabe.
June 2, 2006 – SmackDown: Tazz cut a promo and challenged Jerry “The King” Lawler to a 1-on-1 at ECW One Night Stand.
June 5, 2006 – RAW: Jerry “The King” Lawler accepted Tazz’s challenge to a match at ECW One Night Stand the following Sunday!
June 7, 2006 – WWE vs ECW: Jim Ross and Jerry Lawler (for WWE) and Joey Styles and Tazz (for ECW) bickered all night long.
~~~~The tension built until later in the night when Tazz and Jerry Lawler got up and started brawling and stiff punching eachother.
June 9, 2006 – SmackDown: Tazz stood up and confronted Michael Cole and told him he QUIT SD! to return “home” to ECW.
June 11, 2006 – ECW One Night Stand: Tazz defeated Jerry “The King” Lawler in a very short match with the Tazzmission!
June 13, 2006 – ECW on Sci Fi: Joey Styles and Tazz opened the show and welcomed fans to debut of ECW.. “A New Breed Unleashed!”
November 14, 2006 – ECW on Sci Fi: Elijah Burke replaced Tazz on commentary for one night as Tazz was out having knee surgery.
April 1, 2007 – Wrestlemania 23: Joey Styles and Tazz co-announced the MITB Ladder match and the ECW Originals/New Breed match.
June 11, 2007 – RAW: Mr. McMahon was tragically killed (in storyline) when his private limousine exploded into a huge ball of flames.
June 12, 2007 – ECW on Sci Fi: Joey Styles and Tazz crediting Mr. McMahon for the rebirth of ECW and he’s the reason they’re on TV.
June 24, 2007 – Vengeance (Night of Champions): Tazz was acknowledged and honored as a former ECW World Champion.
August 20, 2007 – RAW: Tazz filled in for Jerry “The King” Lawler (who was recovering from a beat-down last week).
April 15, 2008 – ECW on Sci Fi: Tazz hosted a Diva Dance-off with Kelly (winner!), Layla El, Eve Torres, Lena Yada and Maryse.
April 29, 2008 – ECW on Sci Fi: Mike Adamle walked off the set and Tazz followed him out of support for his partner.
May 6, 2008 – ECW: Mike Adamle publicly apologized and rejoined “The Tazz” at the announce position to provide bad commentary.
July 15, 2008 – ECW on Sci Fi: Tazz interviewed ECW World champion Mark Henry and his new heel manager Tony Atlas in the ring.
July 28, 2008 – ECW: Todd Grisham joined the ECW announce team with Tazz after Mike Adamle was promoted to G.M. of RAW.
August 8, 2008 – SmackDown: Tazz was moved to SD!, where he replaced Mick Foley and joined Jim Ross at the announce table.
April 3, 2009 – SmackDown: Tazz had his final day on the job as his contract expired and he decided not to resign with the WWE.
Total Nonstop Action – Samoa Joe’s secret adviser:
For months Samoa Joe spoke about a secret adviser who had stepped up to help guide his career in a better direction.
July 9, 2009 – TNA IMPACT: Sting called out Samoa Joe and demanded to know who Joe’s “adviser” was but Joe wouldn’t say.
July 16, 2009 – TNA IMPACT: Amazing Red defeated Samoa Joe by DQ after Joe went crazy and assaulted Red.
~~~~MAIN EVENT: “Mafia Godfather” Kurt Angle vs. Sting ended in a No Contest in a Six Sides of Steel Grudge match.
~~~~Samoa Joe entered the steel cage and locked the door but he was caught by Sting in the Scorpion Deathlock.
~~~~The lights went out and “FTW” appeared – suddenly Joe reversed the hold and he had Sting in the Rear Naked Choke.
July 19, 2009 – TNA Victory Road: Samoa Joe defeated Sting by submission after the “secret adviser” Taz revealed himself.
July 23, 2009 – TNA IMPACT: “Notorious 187″ Homicide defeated Samoa Joe w/Taz by DQ to retain the TNA X-Division title.
~~~~Samoa Joe continued the assault on Homicide until Hernandez returned to TNA to confront Joe (Taz told Joe to retreat).
July 30, 2009 – TNA IMPACT: Hernandez defeated Samoa Joe w/Taz in what was considered an upset victory.
~~~~After the match, Joe was shown throwing a fit backstage until Taz calmed him down and chased the camera away.
August 6, 2009 – TNA IMPACT: Eric Young’s World Elite formed an unstoppable alliance with Kurt Angle’s Main Event Mafia.
August 16, 2009 – TNA Hard Justice: Samoa Joe w/Taz defeated Homicide to win the TNA X-Division title.
Total Nonstop Action – Mike Tenay and Taz:
August 20, 2009 – TNA IMPACT: Mike Tenay was joined by Taz, who replaced Don West on commentary for TNA programming.
July 15, 2010 – TNA IMPACT: Taz became involved in a storyline when a group of former ECW wrestlers arrived on IMPACT.
July 29, 2010 – TNA IMPACT: Taz convinced Brother Ray to get on board. he asked Devon “are we gonna light someone on fire?”
August 7, 2010 – TNA Hardcore Justice: Taz cut a passionate promo to open the Pay-Per-View (in the spirit of Joey Styles).
February 17, 2011 – TNA IMPACT: Bully Ray came out and threatened Mike Tenay until Taz stood up and told Ray to get lost!
January 17, 2013 – TNA IMPACT: Taz was a groomsman at the wedding between Bully Ray and Brooke Hogan. As Ray and Brooke exchanged their vows, Taz interrupted the ceremony and proclaimed himself to be a member of Aces & Eights after revealing a kutte underneath his coat, turning heel again in the process.
January 24, 2013 – TNA IMPACT: Taz revealed that he joined Aces & Eights because of his desire to be a member of a group that adheres to a higher power.
November 21, 2013 – TNA IMPACT: Aces & Eights was forced to disband after Bully Ray lost to Mr. Anderson, which also saw Anderson retain his career in TNA.
April 15, 2015: John Gaburick announces on his twitter page that Taz and TNA wrestling has mutually parted ways.
October 11, 1967
Red Hook District
Brooklyn, New York
Height and Weight
5'9" 240 lbs
Kid Krush (Indy)
The Tasmanian Devil
The Tasmaniac (ECW)
Super Overhead Belly to Belly Suplex
Release German Suplex
Release Dragon Suplex
Release Tiger Suplex
Overhead Belly Belly Suplex
Bam Bam Bigelow
The Triple Threat
Mean Street Posse
Fitness model and WWE “Diva of the Decade” Trish Stratus
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