Virgil

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[Virgil GALLERY]

Wrestlers who Virgil has Managed:

Larry SharpeTed DiBiaseCurt HennigErnest “The Cat”Ted DiBiase, Jr.

Title History

  • AWA International Heavyweight title defeating Big Bubba winning a Tournament (January 5, 1987);
  • AWA Southern Tag Team titles w/Rocky Johnson defeating Big Bubba & Goliath (April 6, 1987);
  • Million Dollar Title defeating Ted DiBiase (August 26, 1991 – Summerslam);

Career Highlights

In The Beginning:

  • 1987: Mike Jones wrestled as “Soul Train Jones” in the Tennessee-based Mid-Southern Wrestling promotion..
  • January 5, 1987: Soul Train Jones defeated Big Bubba (Fred Ottman) to win the AWA International Heavyweight title in Memphis..
  • April 6, 1987: Soul Train Jones and Rocky Johnson defeated Big Bubba and Goliath for the AWA Southern Tag Team titles..

World Wrestling Federation – Virgil:

  • Mike Jones got his big break in the WWF as Ted Debiase‘s bodyguard “Virgil”, a very controversial gimmick..
  • Virgil would often take the brunt of Ted DiBiase’s evil actions from top faces such as Hulk Hogan, Macho Man & Jake Roberts..
  • March 25, 1990–Prime Time Wrestling: “The Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiase w/Virgil defeated Red Rooster.
  • January 19, 1991 – Royal Rumble: Ted DiBiase and Virgil defeated Dusty and Dustin Rhodes in a tag team match..
  • ~~~After the match, DiBiase was especially mean towards Virgil and ordered him to put the million dollar belt around his waist..
  • ~~~Virgil dropped the belt, but then picked it on DiBiase’s orders, but instead whacked DiBiase accross the forehead with it!!!
  • March 24, 1991 – Wrestlemania 7: Virgil defeated Ted DiBiase w/Sherri Martel by count-out with help from Roddy Piper..
  • August 26, 1991 – Summerslam: Virgil defeated Ted DiBiase to win the Million Dollar championship!
  • November 27, 1991 – Survivor Series: Ric Flair/DiBiase/Mountie/Warlord defeated Piper/Virgil/Bulldog/Bret Hart..
  • December 3, 1991 – Tuesday in Texas: Ted DiBiase and The Repo Man defeated Virgil and Tito Santana..
  • January 19, 1992 – Royal Rumble: Virgil entered at #23 but was eliminated by Hacksaw Jim Duggan..
  • April 5, 1992 – Wrestlemania 8: Duggan/Slaughter/Virgil/Bossman defeated The Mountie/Repo Man/Nasty Boys..
  • ~~~Jerry Sags accidentally knocked out Brian Knobbs and Virgil pinned him for the victory!
  • April, 19, 1992 – UK Rampage: The Mountie defeated Virgil..
  • August 29, 1992 – Summerslam: Nailz defeated Virgil..
  • November 24, 1992 – Survivor Series: Yokozuna defeated Virgil..
  • December 26, 1992–Superstars of Wrestling: Virgil defeated John Rechner.
  • January 24, 1993 – Royal Rumble: Virgil entered at #6 but was eliminated by The Berzerker..
  • April 5, 1993 – RAW: Bam Bam Bigelow defeated Virgil..
  • April 19, 1993 – RAW: Razor Ramon defeated Virgil..
  • September 6, 1993 – RAW: Adam Bomb defeated Virgil..
  • November 1, 1993 – RAW: Adam Bomb defeated Virgil..
  • January 22, 1994 – Royal Rumble: Virgil entered at #10 but was eliminated by Diesel..
  • March 7, 1994 – RAW: Jeff Jarrett defeated Virgil..
  • April 11, 1994 – RAW: Diesel defeated Virgil..
  • May 25, 1995 – House Show: Jean-Pierre LaFitte defeated Virgil.
  • May 26, 1995 – House Show: Jean-Pierre LaFitte defeated Virgil.
  • May 28, 1995 – House Show: Jean-Pierre LaFitte defeated Virgil.
  • June 2, 1995 – House Show: Jean-Pierre LaFitte defeated Virgil.
  • June 3, 1995 – House Show: Jean-Pierre LaFitte defeated Virgil.
  • June 4, 1995 – House Show: Jean-Pierre LaFitte defeated Virgil.

Virgil Independant Wrestling:

  • February 25, 1995–NWA Dallas: Dick Murdoch defeated Virgil.
  • March 17, 1995–NWC: Virgil defeated Larry Power.
  • May 12, 1995–NWC: Virgil defeated The Honky Tonk Man by disqualification.
  • June 24, 1995–NWC: NWC heavyweight champion Sabu defeated Virgil, Cactus Jack and Mr. Hughes in a 4-way steel cage weapons stretcher match to retain thet title.
  • July 11, 1995–CWA in Germany: CWA champion Franz Schuhmann defeated Virgil to retain the title.
  • August 25, 1995–NWC: Virgil vs The Thug ended in a no contest.
  • October 7, 1995–NWC: Virgil vs Jim Neidhart ended in a double count-out. Virgil was also in the battle royal won by Jim Neidhart.
  • October 21, 1995–SCW: Virgil and Bill Mickey defeated Notorius Norm and Lord Zoltan.
  • October 22, 1995–SCW: SCW junior heavyweight champion Lord Zoltan defeated Virgil by count-out to retain the title.
  • November 4, 1995–USA Wrestling: Virgil defeated Chris Michaels.
  • November 11, 1995–SCW: Virgil vs Demolition Ax ended in a double count-out.
  • December 23, 1995–MAW: Virgil defeated Frankie DeFalco.
  • May 10, 1996–NWA: Mr. Puerto Rico defeated Virgil by disqualification.
  • May 17, 1996–NWC: Virgil defeated The Honky Tonk Man.
  • June 15, 1996–NWC: NWC heavyweight champion Sabu defeated Virgil and Kama in a 3-way steel cage match to retain the title.
  • June 22, 1996–MEWF: Virgil defeated Iron Mike Sharpe.
  • August 24, 1996–SCW: Virgil defeated Lord Zoltan.
  • September 20, 1996–SCW: Virgil defeated The Metal Maniac.
  • September 21, 1996–SCW: SCW junior heavyweight champion Lord Zoltan defeated Virgil by count-out.
  • September 22, 1996–SCW: SCW junior heavyweight champion Lord Zoltan vs Virgil ended in a no contest.
  • March 28, 1997–NWC: The Honky Tonk Man defeated Virgil by disqualification.

World Championship Wrestling:

  • Mike Jones resurfaced in World Championship Wrestling as a member of the new World order, as the bodyguard of Ted DiBiase!
  • He became known as “Vincent” a knock on World Wrestling Federation owner (former employer), Vincent Kennedy McMahon..
  • January 31, 1997–WCW House Show: Vincent and Syxx defeated High Voltage (Kenny Kaos and Robbie Rage).
  • August 4, 1997–Nitro: Booker T w/Stevie Ray defeated Vincent (After the match the Harlem Heat attacked Vincent).
  • September 28, 1997–WCW Worldwide: Vincent and Syxx defeated The Southern Posse (Rick Thames and Sonny Trout).
  • November 23, 1997–WCW World War III: Vincent was in the 3 ring battle royal won by Scott Hall.
  • December 15, 1997–Nitro: Ray Traylor (aka the Big Bossman) defeated Vincent.
  • December 28, 1997 – Starrcade: Scott Norton, Vincent and Randy Savage beat The Steiner Brothers and Ray Traylor w/Ted DiBiase.
  • Vincient fell into the nWo B-Team with Scott Norton, Brian Adams, Stevie Ray and Horace, who often fought among themselves..
  • January 6, 1998–WCW Saturday Night: Rick Steiner defeated Vincent and Scott Norton in a 1vs2 handicap match.
  • January 24, 1998–WCW Worldwide: The Giant defeated Vincent.
  • February 8, 1998–WCW Saturday Night: WCW tag team champions The Steiner Brothers defeated Vincent and Konnan to retain the titles.
  • March 3, 1998–WCW Saturday Night: Rick Steiner defeated Vincent.
  • March 5, 1998–WCW Thunder: Bill Goldberg defeated Vincent.
  • March 12, 1998–WCW Thunder, Vincent, Brian Adams, Curt Hennig, Scott Hall, Konnan, Hollywood Hulk Hogan, Scott Norton and Scott Steiner defeated The Giant by disqualification in a 8vs1 handicap match.
  • April 4, 1998–WCW Worldwide: Marty Jannetty defeated Vincent.
  • June 9, 1998–WCW Saturday Night: Vincent defeated Buddy Lee Parker.
  • July 27, 1998–WCW Saturday Night: Kevin Nash and Lex Luger defeated Vincent and Brian Adams.
  • September 10, 1998–WCW Thunder: Vincent defeated Steve Armstrong.
  • September 22, 1998 – WCW Saturday Night: Vincent and Stevie Ray defeated Jim Neidhart and The British Bulldog. Konnan defeated Vincent.
  • October 6, 1998 – WCW Saturday Night: Vincent defeated Barry Horowitz.
  • October 20, 1998 – WCW Saturday Night: Vincent defeated Johnny Swinger.
  • November 3, 1998 – WCW Saturday Night: Vincent defeated Johnny Swinger.
  • November 17, 1998 – WCW Saturday Night: Vincent defeated Tokyo Magnum.
  • November 17, 1998 – WCW Saturday Night: Konnan defeated Vincent.
  • November 22, 1998 – WCW World War III: Vincent was in the 3 ring battle royal won by Kevin Nash.
  • December 1, 1998 – WCW Saturday Night: Bobby Duncam Jr. defeated Vincent.
  • December 3, 1998 – WCW Thunder: Konnan and Lex Luger defeated Vincent, Horace and Stevie Ray in a 2vs3 handicap match.
  • January 5, 1999 – WCW Worldwide: Vincent and Brian Adams defeated LT. James Earl Wright and Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker.
  • January 19, 1999 – WCW Saturday Night: Vincent defeated Damien.
  • January 21, 1999 – WCW Thunder: Steve McMichaels, Chris Benoit and Ric Flair defeated Vincent, Stevie Ray and Scott Norton.
  • February 7, 1999 – WCW House Show: Chris Benoit, Steve McMichaels and Ric Flair defeated Vincent, Horace and Brian Adams.
  • February 8, 1999 – WCW Nitro: Vincent defeated The Cat.
  • March 2, 1999 – WCW Saturday Night: Vincent defeated Prince Iaukea.
  • March 3, 1999 – WCW House Show: Hugh Morris defeated Vincent.
  • March 4, 1999 – WCW Thunder: Curt Hennig and Barry Windham defeated Vincent and Horace by disqualification.
  • March 6, 1999 – WCW House Show: Billy Kidman defeated Vincent.
  • March 14, 1999 – Uncensored: Stevie Ray defeated Vincent in a Harlem Street Fight.
  • March 22, 1999–Nitro: Vincent defeated Horace.
  • March 29, 1999–Nitro: Konnan defeated Vincent.
  • April 3, 1999–Saturday Night: Vincent defeated Barry Horowitz.
  • April 5, 1999–Nitro: Stevie Ray defeated Vincent.
  • April 27, 1999–WCW Saturday Night: Scott Armstrong and Steve Armstrong defeated Vincent and Stevie Ray.
  • May 4, 1999–Nitro: Stevie Ray defeated Vincent, Brian Adams and Horace in a 4-way Leadership of nWo Black and White battle royal.
  • May 6, 1999–Thunder: WCW tag team champions Perry Saturn and Raven defeated Vincent and Horace to retain the titles.
  • May 11, 1999–Worldwide: Vincent defeated Lizmark Jr..
  • June 14, 1999–Nitro: Curt Hennig and Barry Windham defeated Brian Adams and Vincent.

World Championship Wrestling – West Texas Rednecks:

  • Mike Jones eventually changed his gimmick to “Shane” (a knock on Shane McMahon)..
  • Mike Jones later joined the West Texas Rednecks, and became known as “Curly Bill”..
  • June 28, 1999–Nitro: Barry Windham, Kendall Windham, Curt Hennig and Bobby Duncum Jr. defeated Vincent, Stevie Ray, Horace and Brian Adams.
  • August 16, 1999–Nitro: Booker T and Stevie Ray defeated Vincent, Scott Norton and Horace in a 2vs3 handicap match.
  • September 14, 1999–Saturday Night: Vincent and Kendall Windham defeated Disorderly Conduct.
  • September 28, 1999–Saturday Night: Curly Bill and Kendall Windham defeated La Parka and Silver King.
  • September 30, 1999–Thunder: Billy Kidman and Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Curly Bill and Kendall Windham.
  • October 12, 1999–Worldwide: Curly Bill and Kendall Windham defeated El Dandy and La Parka.
  • October 14, 1999–Thunder: Lash LeRoux defeated Curly Bill.
  • October 26, 1999–Saturday Night: Curly Hill and Kendall Windham defeated Disorderly Conduct.
  • Mike Jones would later wrestle under his real name, and job to many stars on WCW’s Saturday Night program..Mike Jones’ WCW nickname of Vincent was a knock on Vince McMahon, and his latter name-change to Shane was a knock of Shane McMahon, but his original WWF name of Virgil was actually a shot at Dusty Rhodes (Real Name: Virgil Runnels).

Other:

  • Late 2000: Mike Jones announced he was to retire from professional wrestling and was going to be a math teacher.
  • January 29, 2005 – WrestleReunion: Virgil participated in a Legends Battle Royal which was won by Greg “The Hammer” Valentine..
  • April 2006: Mike Jones announced that he missed wrestling and was going to return to wrestling and quit as a math teacher.
  • Mike Jones occasionally appeared at Sports Trading Card shows in the Cleveland, Ohio area…
  • March 5, 2006–World Wrestling Legends PPV: Rick Steiner defeated Virgil in a squash..
  • April 2006: Doink The Clown (Dusty Wolfe) went on tour in Korea, Japan, Guam, and Hawaii (Virgil defeated Doink)..
  • October 26, 2006–International Championship Wrestling: Virgil defeated Doink The Clown..
  • November 28, 2008–Next Era Wrestling: Virgil and Patrick O’Malley defeated Ryot and Superbeast.
  • November 27, 2009–Great Canadian Wrestling: Virgil w/Jamie Virtue defeated Tyler Tirva by submission.
  • November 28, 2009–Great Canadian Wrestling: Virgil defeated “Bam Bam” Bruno Davis.
  • March 25, 2010–TWE: Jimmy Snuka, Bushwhacker Luke and Adam Slapoweitz beat Honky Tonk Man, Virgil and Celene Jian..
  • April 10, 2010–International Wrestling Cartel: The Million Dollar Muscle Machine (Jimmy DeMarco, Virgil, Lumberjack Leroux and Doink the Clown) w/Ted DiBiase defeated The Billion Dollar Bone Breakers (Shane Taylor, Lord Zoltan, Dave Crist and Jake Crist) w/Chest Flexor.

Brief Return to the WWE:

  • May 17, 2010–RAW: Ted DiBiase Jr. w/Virgil defeated Yoshi Tatsu..
  • May 23, 2010–Over The Limit: R-Truth defeated Ted DiBiase Jr. w/Virgil..
  • May 24, 2010–RAW: RAW guest host Jon Lovitz taught Santino how to do a silly death grip which he successfully used on Virgil..
  • ~~~Ted DiBiase Jr. w/Virgil had come out during a talent contest and tried to buy a fan’s glass eye – but the fan refused to sell it..
  • June 7, 2010–WWE Viewer’s Choice: Ted DiBiase w/Virgil lured the cast of the A-Team into a room and filled it full of gas..
  • June 14, 2010–RAW: The Big Show and Mark Feuerstein (celebrity guest host) defeated Ted DiBiase Jr. and Virgil in a tag team match..
  • ~~After the match, Ted DiBiase stuffed a $100 bill down Virgil’s throat – but then went back and took the $100 back (what an insult!)
  • June 21, 2010–RAW: Ted DiBiase Jr. dumped Virgil and brought in Maryse to be his “Sensational Sherri”..
  • December 18, 2010–USWO: Anthony Wayne, Mike Jones and Miss Rachel defeated Virgil, Derrick Neal and Nemesis.
  • March 17, 2011–TWE: Bushwacker Luke, Doink, Izzy Slapowitz and Screech defeated Virgil, Ashley Sixx, Celine Jian and Celine.
  • May 14, 2011–CWI: Brutus Beefcake, Bushwacker Luke, Lanny Poffo and CK Sexx defeated Virgil, Jerry Sags, Brian Knobbs and Big Daddy Hammer.
  • May 15, 2011–CWI: Virgil defeated Chris LaPlante and Turcan Celik in a 3-way match.
  • January 28, 2012–PWS: Virgil was in the battle royal won by The Godfather.
  • September 5, 2012–BTW: Virgil defeated AJ Mitrano.
  • October 6, 2012–BTW: Virgil defeated Kimchee.
  • October 7, 2012–BTW: Virgil defeated Kimchee.