Bruiser Mastino


Career Highlights


  • USWA (United States Wrestling Association) Unified World title defeating Jerry Lawler (March 15, 1997);


Career Highlights

In The Beginning:

  • 1993:Mike Hallick (as Bruiser Mastino) had a brief run in World Championship Wrestling..


World Wrestling Federation – Mantaur:

  • Mantaur had a brief stint in the WWF from around December 1994 to around April 1995..
  • January 7, 1995 – WWF Superstars: Mantaur (Television Debut) defeated Walt Snow
  • ~~~Mantaur would wear a giant bull head out to the ring, and run around in circles..
  • ~~~Mantaur’s biggest WWF win was over Aldo Montoya the Portugese Man-O-War..
  • ~~~Mantaur participated in the Royal Rumble 1995 but he was eliminated by Lex Luger…
  • May 1995: Bob Holly defeated Mantaur in the first round of the King of the Ring TournamentExtreme Championship Wrestling – Bruiser Mastino:
  • December 9, 1995 – ECW December To Dismember: Hack Myers defeated Bruiser Mastino
  • December 29, 1995 – ECW Holiday Hell: Bruiser Mastino defeated El Puerto RicanoWorld Wrestling Federation:
  • April 28, 1996 – In Your House 7: Bruiser Mastino returned as Goldust’s bodyguard in his match against the Ultimate Warrior
  • ~~~After the match; Bruiser Mastino tried to attack the Ultimate Warrior, but got overpowered and then bodyslammed..United States Wrestling Association:
  • Mike Hallick would later work in the USWA as “Tank” a member of the Truth Commission..
  • March 15, 1997: Tank defeated Jerry Lawler to win the USWA Unified World Heavyweight Championship
  • March 22, 1997: Jerry Lawler defeated Tank to win the USWA Unified World Heavyweight Championship
  • June 14, 1997: Flash Flanagan & Nick Dinsmore defeated Recon & Tank (sub for Sniper) for the USWA Tag Team titles..
  • ~~~~~the titles were declared vacant because a substitute cannot defend the USWA Tag Team championships..Retirement:
  • Mike Hallick briefly booked wrestling events in Omaha (wrestled at the same time)..
  • Mike Hallick is now employed as a repo-man in Omaha, Nebraska ..