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Mike Awesome
Original name: Michael Alfonso
Birth: Jan. 24, 1965
Tampa
Hillsborough County
Florida, USA
Death: Feb. 17, 2007
Tampa
Hillsborough County
Florida, USA

Professional Wrestler. Born Michael Alfonso, he broke into the business in the 1980s learning his trade in the Pro Wrestling Federation. In 1990, he debuted in the Frontier Martial Arts Wrestling league Japan and at 66" 290 pounds, became known as "The Gladiator". In the FMW, he went on to two World Brass Knuckles Tag Team Championships, World Street Fight Six-Man Tag Team Champion and Independent World Heavyweight Title Champion by 1997. He returned the United States, joined the Eastern Championship Wrestling league and won the ECW World Title in 1999. He continued to defend his ECW title touring the United States and Japan performing on Nitro Pay-Per-View television. In 2001, he won the WWF Hardcore title and was the first wrestler to be presented on television as the World Championship Wrestling star. His last match was in 2005, retiring in 2006. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 

Cause of death: Suicide
 
Burial:
Elmwood Estates
Great Falls
Cascade County
Montana, USA
Plot: Row 2, Plot #6
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Feb 19, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17991309
Mike Awesome
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Mike Awesome
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
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