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Mike Tenay

Career Highlights

World Championship Wrestling:

  • Mike Tenay is known as “the Professor” due to his vast knowledge of the history of Wrestling..
  • Mike Tenay was the lead announcer for one of the greatest pay per views of all time, a show known as “When World’s Collide”..
  • Mike Tenay was often seen on WCW TV, adding his unique commentary during matches involving Mexican or Japanese wrestlers..NWA: Total Nonstop Action:
  • Mike Tenay joined the Jerry Jarrett’s NWA: Total Non-stop Action promotion as its lead broadcast announcer..
  • January 14, 2004 – NWA^TNA: Mike Tenay gets involved in a tag team match directly affecting Jeff Jarrett..
  • January 21, 2004 – NWA^TNA: Mike Tenay is confronted by Don West before the show and told that he crossed the line last week..
  • February 11, 2004 – NWA^TNA: Mike Tenay gets fired by Jeff Jarrett right in the middle of the ring!
  • August 12, 2007 – TNA Hard Justice: Mike Tenay interview controversial football player and TNA signee Adam “Pacman” Jones..
  • August 16, 2007 – TNA iMPACT: Mike Tenay interviewed Allen “Pacman” Jones, who formed an alliance with Ron Killings..
  • January 10, 2008 – TNA iMPACT: Mike Tenay interviewed Booker T at the hospital where Sharmell was recoving from a broken jaw..
  • October 2, 2008 – TNA iMPACT: Mike Tenay hosted a Point/Counterpoint segment to hype the Samoa Joe vs. Sting grudge match..
  • November 6, 2008 – TNA iMPACT: Mike Tenay interviewed Sheik Abdul Bashir and scolded him for his Anti-American comments..
  • February 26, 2009 – TNA iMPACT: Don West suddenly turned on Mike Tenay and told him to go kiss Sting’s ass some more..
  • March 5, 2009 – TNA iMPACT: Don West explained why he walked off the set after telling Mike Tenay off but still sounded bitter..
  • ~~Don West accused Mike Tenay of being biased all night until he got fed up and walked off the set for the second week in a row..
  • March 12, 2009 – TNA iMPACT: Don West showed up late “smelling like a brewery” (Mike Tenay’s words) and joined coommentary..
  • August 20, 2009 – TNA iMPACT: Mike Tenay was joined by Taz, who replaced Don West on commentary for TNA programming..
  • October 1, 2009 – TNA iMPACT: Mike Tenay did a sit-down interview with A.J. Styles and Sting to hype their title match..
  • October 15, 2009 – TNA iMPACT: Mike Tenay interviewed the four captains from the Full Metal Mayem match at Bound For Glory..
  • ~~~Meanwhile, the four partners started brawling in catering – they were joined by their captains for an out-of-control brawl!
  • August 7, 2010 – TNA Hardcore Justice: Mike Tenay called the show with Taz but said he would gladly give his seat to Joey Styles..
  • January 6, 2011 – TNA iMPACT: Mike Tenay did a sit-down interview with Mr. Anderson & Matt Morgan to hype their match at Genesis..
  • February 17, 2011 – TNA iMPACT: Bully Ray came out and threatened Mike Tenay until Taz stood up and told Ray to get lost!
  • 2016: Mike Tenay’s TNA wrestling contract expired and is no longer with the company.

Social Media

Twitter: @RealMikeTenay

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February 28, 1956


Las Vegas, Nevada




5' 9" (175 cm)


180 lbs (82 kg)

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Notable Feuds

Vince Russo
Tony Schiavone
Jeff Jarrett
Don West