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Man Mountain Mike

Title History


  • NWA (Los Angeles) Americas Tag Team titles w/Butcher Brannigan defeating Dr. Wagner & Angel Blanco ();


Career Highlights


  • Gary Fletcher was discovered at an all you can eat buffett in California and he began training with Al Lovelock (aka The Great Bolo)..
  • There once was an offer for anyone who could body slam Man Moutain Mike for a reward of $1,000..
  • Man Mountain Mike formed a tag team with fellow 600+ pounder Haystacks Calhoun on the west coast..
  • Man Mountain Mike retired and opened Man Mountain Mikes Drycleaners in Portsmouth, New Hampshire
  • ~~~He also ran a Taxi service and drove school bus.
  • ~~~One day on the bus, because he was such a big man, he had to put the seat all the way back..
  • ~~~He banged the back of his leg on the seat track and cut it open..
  • ~~~He had diabetes and got a strep infection in the cut witch caused blood clots witch killed him..
  • April 30, 1988: Man Mountain Mike passed away..
  • Thank you so much to Man Moutain Mike’s son, Shawn Fletcher, for emailing us and helping with some of the details.



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Trained By

Al Lovelock (aka The Great Bolo)




September 15, 1940


Born in Columbia, New Hampshire
Moved to Kittery, Maine





600+ lbs

Finishing Move(s)

The Big Splash

Favorite Move(s)

Notable Feuds

Buddy Colt