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Michael Modest

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Title History

  •  APW Tag Team titles w/Steve Rizzono defeating Joe Applebaumer & Frank Dalton (November 20, 1996);
  • APW Universal Heavyweight title defeating Donovan Morgan (July 4, 1997);
  • APW Universal Heavyweight title defeating Donovan Morgan (January 3, 1998);
  • APW Tag Team titles w/Tony Jones defeating Frank Murdoch & Jay Smooth (February 21, 1998);
  • APW Universal Heavyweight title defeating Boom Boom Comini (October 30, 1998);
  • APW Internet title defeating Tony Jones (February 27, 1999);
  • APW Universal Heavyweight title defeating Shane Dynasty (October 9, 1999);
  • PCW Heavyweight title defeating Glenn Osbourne (November 6, 1999);
  • APW Universal Heavyweight title defeating Vic Capri (June 2, 2001);

Career Highlights

  •  Mike Modest has wrestled for APW, UWA, WWF, WCW, along with both AAA and CMLL in Mexico..
  • Mike Modest appeared in the Hollywood movie “Ready To Rumble”..
  • March 27, 2000 – WCW Nitro: Michael Modest defeated Cruiserweight Champion TAFKA Prince Iaukea in a non-title match…
  • January 23, 2001 – Nitro: Michael Modest vs Christopher Daniels ended in a No Contest (Tryout match)..
  • ~~~Christopher Daniels nearly broke his neck on a botched asai moonsault during the match..
  • 2001: Mike Modest began touring the NOAH promotion in Japan..
  • ~~~Mike Modest formed a tag team with Donovan Morgan..
  • Mike Modest also operates the Pro Wrestling IRON school and promotion back in the US..
  • January 9, 2004 – MLW Reloaded #1: Mike Modest defeated Jerry Lynn with help from Homicide..
  • January 10, 2004 – MLW Reloaded #2: Mike Modest & PJ Friedman & Chris Hero defeated M-Dogg 20 & Matt Martel & Bobby Quance..
  • June 11, 2004–Pro Wrestling Iron: Michael Modest & Donovan Morgan beat The SAT to become the first PWI Tag Team champions..
  • June 12, 2004–PWI: Michael Modest & Donovan Morgan & Ryan Drago b Mitsuharu Misawa & Yoshinari Ogawa & Sal Thomaselli..
  • January 8, 2005–Pro Wrestling Iron: Frank Murdoch & Bart Blaxton beat Michael Modest & Donovan Morgan to win Tag Team titles..
  • March 18, 2005–New Breed Wrestling Association: Michael Modest won the Mike Lockwood Memorial Tournament!!
  • ~~~Michael Modest b Dustin Thomas | Michael Modest b Shark Boy | Michael Modest b Jamie Noble in the finals!
  • May 29, 2005–NOAH: Michael Modest & Donovan Morgan & Low Ki beat SUWA & Abismo Negro & El Oriental..
  • May 31, 2005–NOAH: Takuma Sano & Akira Taue defeated Michael Modest & Donovan Morgan..
  • February 18, 2006 – TNA Impact: LAX (Konnan/Homicide/Machete) beat La Migra (Donovan Morgan/Mike Modest/Ryan Drago)..
  • November 10, 2006–Backed Against the Wall: D-Lo Brown w/Molly Holly defeated Mike Modest w/Kassy Summers by DQ..
  • April 12, 2008: Michael Modest wrestled for the first time in a long time in Alameda, California..
  • July 20, 2008–Supreme Pro Wrestling: Michael Modest defeated Sir Samurai in Sacramento, California…
  • September 19, 2008–Big Time Wrestling: Puma defeated Michael Modest in Newark, California…
  • November 8, 2008–Pro Wrestling Revolution: T.J. Perkins beat Mr. Wrestling IV and Michael Modest and MPT in a 4-WAY..
  • April 11, 2010–Future Stars of Wrestling: Funny Bone won 9-way match pinning Michael Modest..
  • February 11, 2011–Future Stars of Wrestling: Michael Modest & Mike Dalite defeated Showtime & Gregory Sharp..



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Trained By

Rick Thompson
Jerry Monti




July 19, 1971


San Francisco, California






Finishing Move(s)

The Reality Check
The Modest Driver

Favorite Move(s)

Bombs Away (Flying Knee Drop)
Chokeslam into Face Slam
Handstand Super Huracanrana
Running Death Valley Driver
Russian Leg Sweep
Single-Arm Stunner
Super Fisherman's Suplex
Swinging Fisherman's Suplex
Exploder/T-Bone Suplex

Notable Feuds

Donovan Morgan