||Taz / Tazz
||October 11, 1967
||Red Hook District
Brooklyn, New York
|Height & 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
IWCCW (New England) Light Heavyweight title defeating Ray Odyssey (June 5, 1991);
CWA (Century Wrestling Alliance) Light Heavyweight title defeating Flex Wheeler [Tournament] (January 3, 1993);
ECW Tag Team titles w/Kevin Sullivan defeating Tom Brandi & Tommy Dreamer (December 4, 1993);
ECW Television title defeating Sabu (March 6, 1994);
ECW Tag Team titles w/Sabu defeating Public Enemy (February 4, 1995);
ECW Television title defeating Shane Douglas (June 7, 1997);
ECW FTW title defeating ???????? (May 14, 1998);
ECW Heavyweight title defeating Shane Douglas (January 10, 1999);
ECW FTW title defeating Sabu (March 21, 1999);
WWF Hardcore title defeating Crash Holly (April 2, 2000);
WWF Hardcore title defeating Pete Gas (April 2, 2000);
WWF Hardcore title defeating Perry Saturn (April 11, 2000);
ECW Heavyweight title defeating Mike Awesome (April 13, 2000);
WWF World Tag Team titles w/Spike Dudley defeating Bubba Ray & D-Von Dudley (January 7, 2002);
In The Beginning:
Peter Senerca played football in his early years and did Judo competitively -- he is a 3rd Dan Black Belt..
1987: Peter Senerchia debuted in the world of professional wrestling as "Kid Krush"..
The Tasmanian Devil/The Tasmaniac worked for Tri-State Wrestling Alliance & International World Class Championship Wrestling..
June 5, 1991: The Tasmaniac defeated ?????? to win the IWCCW Light Heavyweight Championship..
Eastern/Extreme Championship Wrestling:
October 1993: Peter Senerca made his Extreme Championship Wrestling debut as "The Tazmaniac"..
Taz started out in ECW, wrestling in a team called "The Tazmaniacs" with Jack Chetti (brother of Chris Chetti)..
Taz eventually went solo using the name "The Tazmaniac"..
December 4, 1993 - ECW: The Tazmaniac & Kevin Sullivan defeated Tommy Dreamer & Shane Douglas to win the Tag Team titles!
March 5, 1994 - ECW: The Tazmaniac & Kevin Sullivan defeated The Bruise Brothers to win their second Tag Team titles!
March 6, 1994 - ECW: The Tasmaniac defeated Sabu to win the ECW Television title..
~~~However, later that same night, Taz lost the TV title to J.T. Smith..
November 18, 1994 - ECW: Sabu & Taz defeated Dean Malenko & Joe Malenko in Philadelphia..
February 4, 1995 - ECW: The Tazmaniac & Sabu defeated The Public Enemy to capture the ECW World Tag Team titles!
April 13, 1997 - ECW: Taz defeated Sabu..
June 7, 1997: Taz defeated Shane Douglas for the ECW Television title..
September 11, 1997 - ECW: Taz defeated Chris Candido..
Hardcore Heaven 1997: Taz defeated Chris Candido..
November to Remember 1997: Taz defeated Pitbull #2..
May 14, 1998 - ECW: Taz declared himself the FTW (F*ck The World) champion..
January 10, 1999 - Guilty As Charged: Taz defeated Shane Douglas for the ECW Heavyweight title;
March 21, 1999 - Living Dangerously: Taz defeated Sabu..
Hardcore Heaven 1999: Taz defeated Chris Candido in 1 minute in a match scheduled to be the main event..
~~~Later in the show, Taz defeated Bubba Ray Dudley..
World Wrestling Federation:
September 1999: Tazz signed with the World Wrestling Federation..
January 2000 - Royal Rumble: Tazz (WWF debut) defeated Kurt Angle..
January 27, 2000 - Smackdown!: Tazz defeated Joey Abs, Pete Gas, and Rodney in a handicap match..
February 3, 2000 - Smackdown!: Kurt Angle defeated Rocky Maivia and Tazz in a 3-WAY..
February 14, 2000 - RAW: Tazz defeated Hardcore Holly by Disqualification..
February 27, 2000 - No Way Out: Tazz defeated The Big Bossman by Disqualification..
February 28, 2000 - RAW: Tazz defeated Chris Benoit by Disqualification..
March 9, 2000 - Smackdown!: Tazz defeated Kurt Angle (IC/Euro Champ) by Disqualification..
March 13, 2000 - RAW: Kurt Angle, defeated Chris Jericho and Tazz in a 3-WAY to retain the European title..
March 16, 2000 - Smackdown!: Tazz & Chris Jericho vs Kurt Angle & Bob Backlund ended in a NO CONTEST..
April 2, 2000 - Wrestlemania: Tazz briefly held the WWF Hardcore title during the Hardcore Battle Royal..
April 3, 2000 - RAW: Chris Benoit defeated Tazz to retain the Intercontinental title..
April 13, 2000 - ECW: Tazz defeated Mike Awesome (who had signed with WCW) for the ECW Heavyweight title..
April 13, 2000 - SD! (Taped): Tazz defeated Perry Saturn for the Hardcore title but lost it to Crash Holly..
April 17, 2000 - RAW: Crash Holly, defeated Tazz and Perry Saturn in a 3-WAY to retain the Hardcore title..
April 20, 2000 - Smackdown!: Triple H (WWF Champion) defeated Tazz (ECW Champion)..
April 27, 2000 - Smackdown!: Tazz & Chris Jericho defeated Chris Benoit & Perry Saturn..
April 30, 2000 - Backlash: Crash Holly beat Tazz, Hardcore Holly, Perry Saturn and the Hardyz in a Hardcore 6-WAY..
August 31, 2000 - Smackdown!: Chris Jericho defeated Tazz..
July 23, 2000 - Fully Loaded: Tazz defeated Al Snow by submission..
August 27, 2000 - Summerslam: Jerry "The King" Lawler defeated Tazz..
September 4, 2000 - RAW: Jerry Lawler & Chris Jericho defeated Tazz & Mideon..
September 11, 2000 - RAW: Al Snow defeated Tazz to retain the Hardcore title..
September 21, 2000 - Smackdown!: Chris Jericho & Jerry Lawler defeated Tazz & X-Pac by Disqualification..
September 24, 2000 - Unforgiven: Tazz defeated Jerry "The King" Lawler by TKO in a "Strap" match..
September 28, 2000 - Smackdown!: Tazz & Raven defeated Jerry Lawler & Chris Jericho..
October 2, 2000 - RAW: The Dudley Boyz & Chris Jericho defeated Tazz & Raven & X-Pac..
October 5, 2000 - Smackdown!: Tazz & Raven defeated The Dudley Boyz by Disqualification..
October 12, 2000 - Smackdown!: The Hardy Boyz defeated Tazz & Raven to retain the Tag Team titles..
October 22, 2000 - No Mercy: The Dudleyz beat Too Cool, Chaz/DLo, Raven/Tazz & The RTC in a Tables Elimination match..
November 13, 2000 - RAW: The Dudley Boyz defeated Tazz and Raven..
November 23, 2000 - Smackdown!: Raven defeated Tazz..
January 21, 2001 - Royal Rumble: Tazz entered the Royal Rumble at #15 and was eliminated by Kane..
March 26, 2001 - RAW: Tazz defeated Val Venis in a "Lumberjack" match..
April 1, 2001 - Wrestlemania X7: The APA & Tazz defeated The RTC (Val Venis, Bull Buchanan & The Goodfather)..
June 4, 2001 - RAW: Rhyno defeated Tazz to advance in the King of the Ring Tournament..
World Wrestling Federation: The Alliance:
July 9, 2001 - RAW: Paul Heyman orchestrates a surprise ECW reunion with the following ECW Alumni:
~~~Tommy Dreamer, Rob Van Dam, Lance Storm, Mike Awesome, Tazz, Raven, Rhyno, Justin Credible, and the Dudley Boyz..
~~~Heyman says that the InVasion just got Extreme, and that ECW will take on WWF and ECW.
~~~By the end of the night it was all a set up and Paul Heyman was actually in cahoots with Shane McMahon and WCW..
~~~ECW & WCW merges into one organization! And Stephanie McMahon is announces as new ECW Owner!
July 16, 2001 - RAW: Tazz defeated William Regal by Disqualification..
July 19, 2001 - Smackdown!: The Undertaker & Kane & Tajiri defeated The Dudley Boyz & Tazz..
July 22, 2001 - InVasion: Tajiri (representing the WWF) defeated Tazz (representing The Alliance)..
July 26, 2001 - Smackdown!: Edge & Christian defeated Tazz & Rhyno..
August 16, 2001 - Smackdown!: Kurt Angle defeated Tazz..
August 27, 2001 - RAW: Kurt Angle & Chris Jericho defeated Rob Van Dam & Tazz...
September 17, 2001 - RAW: Booker T & Shane McMahon defeated Tazz in a "Handicap" match..
September 24, 2001 - RAW: Tazz defeated Tajiri..
October 1, 2001 - RAW: Tazz & Stacy Keibler defeated Tajiri & Torrie Wilson..
October 4, 2001 - Smackdown!: Tazz defeated Tough Enough Champion Maven..
October 8, 2001 - RAW: The Big Show & Spike Dudley & Tazz defeated The Dudley Boyz & Tajiri..
October 11, 2001 - Smackdown!: Tazz once again beat Tough Enough Champion Maven..
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 12, 2001 - RAW: Steve Austin defeated Tazz to retain the WWF Federation title..
November 22, 2001 - Smackdown!: The Big Show defeated Tazz..
November 29, 2001 - Smackdown!: The Undertaker defeated Tazz..
December 17, 2001 - RAW: Christian defeated Tazz to retain the European championship..
World Wrestling Entertainment - Spike Dudley & Tazz:
December 27, 2001 - RAW: Tazz & Spike Dudley defeated The Dudleyz (Tag Champions) in a NON TITLE match..
January 3, 2002 - SmackDown!: The Dudley Boyz defeated Tazz & Spike Dudley to retain the Tag Team titles..
January 7, 2002 - RAW: Tazz & Spike Dudley defeated The Dudley Boyz to win the WWF Tag Team titles..
January 10, 2002 - SmackDown!: Tazz & Spike Dudley defeated Christian & Lance Storm to retain the Tag Team titles..
January 21, 2002 - RAW: Tazz & Spike Dudley & Rob Van Dam defeated The Dudleyz & Booker T..
January 24, 2002 - SmackDown!: Tazz & Spike Dudley defeated Test & Albert to retain the Tag Team titles..
February 4, 2002 - RAW: Tazz & Spike Dudley defeated Billy Gunn & Chuck Palumbo and The APA in a 3-WAY..
February 21, 2002 SmackDown!: Billy Gunn & Chuck Palumbo defeated Tazz & Spike Dudley to win the Tag Team titles..
March 2, 2002 Jakked: The Dudley Boyz defeated Tazz & Spike Dudley.
March 25, 2002 - RAW: Tazz defeated Mr. Perfect (Curt Hennig)!
Tazz became a commentator on Smackdown! along side Michael Cole as well as a part-time wrestler..
World Wrestling Entertainment: Announcer & 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 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 & 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 & 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 & 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 & Jerry Lawler (for WWE) and Joey Styles & 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 & 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 & 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 & 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 & 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 & 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!
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