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[Al Snow Gallery]
Wrestler: Al Snow
Real Name: Allen R. Sarven.
Birthday: July 18, 1963
Hometown: Lima, Ohio
Marital Status: Married w/Children
Height & Weight: 6ft - 234 lbs
Trained by: Jim Lancaster
Debut: 1982
Finishing Move: Snow Plow
Favorite Moves: Asai Moonsault
Moonsault
Running Clothesline
Seated Spinebuster
Snowplex(Wheelbarrow Suplex)
The DDT
Headbutts
Previous Gimmicks: Steve Moore
Avatar
Shinobi
Leif Cassidy
Notable Feuds: Hardcore Holly
Crash Holly
Steve Blackman
Mick Foley
Big Boss Man
Vince McMahon
William Regal
Chris Nowinski
Jim Ross
Jerry Lawler

  • MCW (Motor City Wrestling) Heavyweight title;
  • MCW (Motor City Wrestling)/ICW United States Tag Team titles (5);
  • WWA Tag Team title;
  • GWA Tag Team title (5);
  • BCW Can-Am Tag Team title;
  • MCW (Motor City Wrestling) Midwest Tag Team titles;
  • MTW Heavyweight title (2);
  • MTW Tag Team title;
  • SMW Tag Team title
  • WWF European title;
  • WWF Hardcore title;
  • WWF Tag Team title;
  • JAPW Heavyweight title defeating Mafia (August 2, 2003);
  • USA Pro Heavyweight title defeating DLo Brown (June 19, 2004);


  • In The Beginning:
  • Al Snow is well trained in martial arts, mat grappling, free style, hardcore, and shoot-fight wrestling..

    Getting into the Business:
  • July 5, 1985: Al Snow defeated Jim Lancaster for the MCW (Midwest Championship Wrestling) title in St. Mary's, OH.
  • ~Between November 1986 and August 1992, Snow captured six MCW/ICW United States Tag Team titles with three different partners..
  • April 16, 1989: The Motor City Hitmen (Al Snow & Mickey Doyle) defeated Chris Carter & Calypso Jim in Toledo, OH..
  • December 29, 1993: The New Kangaroos (Al Snow & Denny Kass) won a tournament to capture the MCW Midwest Tag Team titles..
  • January 10, 1994: Al Snow (As Shinobi) defeated Sean Casey for the GWA Junior title in Lima, OH..
  • March 5, 1994: The New Kangaroos won their 2nd MCW Midwest Tag Team title by defeating Bobby Clancy & Otis Apollo..
  • May 27, 1994: Al Snow defeated Bruiser Bedlam (aka Johnny K-9) in the finals of tournament to crown a Midwest Territorial champion..
  • October 22, 1994: Al Snow (as Shinobi) defeated Dan "The Beast" Severn to capture the GWA title..

    Smokey Mountain Wrestling - Al Snow:
  • April 7, 1995: Al Snow & Unibomb (Glen Jacobs aka Kane) defeated The Rock'n'Roll Express for the Smoky Mountain Tag Team titles..

    World Wrestling Federation - Avatar & Shinobi the Ninja:
  • August 1995: Al Snow signed a WWF contract and then sat at home until that October before his debut..
  • October 23, 1995 - RAW: Avatar (Al Snow under a mask) defeated Brian Walsh..
  • February 26, 1996 - RAW: Ahmed Johnson defeated Shinobi the Ninja (Al Snow under a mask)..

    World Wrestling Federation - Lief Cassidy & The New Rockers:
  • March 1996: Al Snow was renamed Leif Cassidy and was teamed with Marty Jannetty in a team known as the NEW Rockers..
  • March 25, 1996 - RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated Leif Cassidy..
  • April 15, 1996 - RAW: Marc Mero defeated Leif Cassidy..
  • April 29, 1996 - RAW: The New Rockers vs The Godwinns ended in a DOUBLE COUNT OUT..
  • June 23, 1996 - King of the Ring: The Bodydonnas defeated The New Rockers in a DARK MATCH..
  • August 05, 1996 - RAW: The BodyDonnas defeated The New Rockers by Disqualification..
  • August 18, 1996 - Summerslam: The Smoking Gunns beat The Godwinns and The Bodydonnas and The Rockers to retain..
  • August 24, 1996 - WWF Xperience: The Godwinns defeated The New Rockers in Toronto, Canada..
  • October 07, 1996 - RAW: The Smoking Gunns defeated The New Rockers..
  • October 20, 1996 - Buried Alive: The Godwinns defeated The NEW Rockers..
  • November 18, 1996 - RAW: Doug Furnas & Phil LaFon defeated Leif Cassidy & Bob Holly..
  • November 16, 1996 - Survivor Series: Furnas/LaFon/Godwinns beat Owen Hart/Bulldog/The New Rockers..
  • December 15, 1996 - In Your House 12: Flash Funk defeated Leif Cassidy..
  • December 23, 1996 - RAW: Pierroth and Cibernetico defeated The New Rockers..
  • After months of jobbing in the WWE, Al Snow ended up with ECW after a talent exchange between the two promotions..

    Extreme Championship Wrestling - Al Snow & Head:
  • Cyberslam 1998: Al Snow defeated Tracy Smothers..
  • March 1, 1998 - Living Dangerously: Lance Storm & Al Snow (mystery partner) defeated Shane Douglas & Chris Candido..
  • Wrestlepalooza 1998: Shane Douglas defeated Al Snow to retain the ECW title (they celebrated together with the ECW roster)..
  • Al Snow was called back to the WWF, who obviously saw how well the new Al Snow character was getting over..

    World Wrestling Federation - Al Snow debut:
  • Breakdown 1998: Al Snow & Too Cold Scorpio defeated Too Much (Brian Christopher & Scott Taylor)..
  • October 18, 1998 - Judgment Day: Al Snow defeated Marc Mero..
  • Survivor Series 1998: Al Snow entered the single night tournament to crown a new WWF champion..
  • ~~~Al Snow defeated Jeff Jarrett in the first round, but lost to Mankind in the next..

    World Wrestling Federation - Al Snow & The Job Squad:
  • The J.O.B. Squad was formed, which included Al Snow, Blue Meanie, Too Cold Scorpio, Hardcore Holly & Gillberg..
  • April 25, 1999 - Backlash: Al Snow w/HEAD defeated Hardcore Holly for the Hardcore title..
  • ~~~Al Snow pinned Holly with HEAD on top, so Al Snow was under the impression that HEAD was the Hardcore Champion..
  • May 1999: Hardcore Holly kidnapped HEAD, so Al Snow began bringing a deer head named "Pierre" to the ring..
  • May 9, 1999 - HEAT: Al Snow defeated HEAD in an "interesting" match to capture the Hardcore title for himself..
  • May 17, 1999: Al Snow delivered a eulogy to Pierre, who he claimed died during his Hardcore match with HEAD..
  • May 1999 - Over the Edge: Al Snow w/HEAD defeated Hardcore Holly to retain the Hardcore title..
  • Summerslam 1999: Al Snow defeated The Big Bossman for the WWF Hardcore title..
  • Unforgiven 1999: Al Snow defeated The Big Bossman in a "Kennel From Hell" match..

    World Wrestling Federation - Hardcore Al Snow:
  • November 2, 1999: Mankind & Al Snow beat the Holly Cousins for the WWF World Tag Team titles..
  • Al Snow formed a comedy tag team Steve Blackman known as Head Cheese..
  • August 29, 2000 - Smackdown: Al Snow defeated Perry Saturn for the European title..
  • Al Snow campaigned for the WWF commisioners job when Mick Foley was "fired" by Vince McMahon..
  • Late 2001: AL Snow signed a new four-year contract with the WWF..
  • Spring 2001: Al Snow, Tazz, Jacqueline & Tori served as trainers for MTV's "Tough Enough" Reality TV Show..
  • July 15, 2001: Al Snow became the new co-host of "Sunday Night Heat," replacing Tazz who had defected to the Alliance..

    World Wrestling Federation - Al Snow:
  • October 25, 2001 - Smackdown!: Al Snow challanges Tazz to a match and successfully pinned him..
  • November 18, 2001 - Survivor Series: Christian defeated Al Snow to retain the European title..
  • March 11, 2002 - RAW: Al Snow defeated Goldust to win the WWF Hardcore Title..
  • April 11, 2002 - Smackdown!: Maven & Al Snow defeat WWF Tag Champs Billy & Chuck in a non-title match..

    World Wrestling Federation - Al Snow (RAW):
  • October 7, 2002 - RAW Roulette: Al Snow jumps to RAW and defeated Test in a "Las Vegas Street Fight"!
  • October 14, 2002 - RAW: Al Snow is defeated by Lance Storm -- Later, Snow has an altercation with Chris Nowinski..
  • October 21, 2002 - RAW: Tommy Dreamer defeats Al Snow in a Cane match when Nowinski 'accidentally' whacks Snow with a Cane..
  • October 28, 2002 - RAW: Nowinski defeats Booker T by DQ when Al Snow jumps up and interfers..
  • ~~~Before the match, Nowinski told Snow that he would have been a WWE Superstar with OR without Tough Enough..
  • November 4, 2002 - RAW: Lance Storm & William Regal defeats Al Snow & Tommy Dreamer..
  • November 11, 2002 - RAW: Chris Nowinski defeats Al Snow with his feet up on the ropes!
  • November 18, 2002 - RAW: Chris Nowinski defeats Al Snow in a "School of Hard Knocks" match..
  • December 9, 2002 - RAW: DLo Brown & Chris Nowinski defeat Maven & Al Snow..
  • March 3, 2003 - RAW: Kane & Rob Van Dam defeat Tommy Dreamer & Al Snow in a "hardcore" tag team match..

    World Wrestling Entertainment - Al Snow the Announcer:
  • August 2, 2003: Al Snow defeated Mafia to capture the JAP (Jersey All Pro Wrestling) World title..
  • September 1, 2003 - RAW: Jonathan Coachman beat Jerry Lawler after Al Snow turned heel and attacked The King..
  • September 15, 2003 - RAW: Jonathan Coachman & Al Snow took over RAW for one match to show how much better they are..
  • ~~~Jerry Lawler challanged Al Snow to a match, and defeated him, and The Coach cheapshotted Jim Ross afterwards!
  • September 21, 2003 - Unforgiven: The Coach & Al Snow beat Jim Ross & Jerry Lawler to win the right to announce RAW on Mondays!
  • September 27, 2003 - JAPW Funkin' Homicide: Al Snow beat Raven in a "Raven's Rules" Match to retain the JAPW Heavyweight Title..
  • September 22, 2003 - RAW: The Coach & Al Snow assume their positions at the announce table for the entire RAW telecast..
  • November 29, 2003 - USA Pro: Raven defeated Al Snow to retain the USA Pro title in a match that went past 40 minutes..
  • January 24, 2004 - 3PW: Sabu defeated Al Snow (10th Anniversary of their first match together) in the main event..
  • March 20, 2004--NYWC in Deer Park, NY: Mikey Whipwreck & Al Snow defeated Tyler Payne & Marty Jannetty..
  • April 12, 2004 - RAW: Tajiri defeated a Five Star Ninja (Al Snow) to win a match with The Coach at Backlash!
  • April 16, 2004: WWE forced an indy promotion to cancel its proposed match between Ron Killings (TNA) & Al Snow (WWE)..
  • June 19, 2004--USA Pro Wrestling - Meltdown! 2: Al Snow defeated DLo Brown to win the vacant USA Pro Heavyweight title!
  • July 17, 2004--Buffalo Brawl: Al Snow defeated Chris Candido..
  • September 17, 2004--USA Pro Wrestling: Al Snow defeated Low Ki (sub for Raven) to keep USA Pro title..
  • September 18, 2004--Twin Wrestling Entertainment: Al Snow defeated (Original) Sinn..
  • October 2, 2004--North East Wrestling: Al Snow & Jerry Lawler beat D-Lo Brown & Chris Candido with Mick Foley as referee..
  • October 3, 2004--New England Wrestling: Al Snow defeated Chris Candido..
  • November 19, 2004--USA Pro Wrestling: Balls Mahoney defeated Al Snow to win the Heavyweight title for the 6th time..
  • ~~~Chris Candido, The Sandman, Axl Rotten, and WWE’s Bill DeMott all made run-ins, with DeMott turning on Al Snow..
  • February 26, 2005--Frank Goodman's UXW: Mick Foley came out saying that there is no point waiting for June for an ECW reunion..
  • ~~~Mick Foley called out Axl Rotten, Chris Candido, Tammy Sytch, Balls Mahoney, Raven, Al Snow, Sandman & Justin Credible..
  • ~~~~~~In the Main Event of the night, Al Snow defeated Steve Corino in an excellent 40:00 match..
  • April 9, 2005--Ohio Championship Wrestling: Al Snow defeated Scotty Sabre..
  • May 7, 2005--Mark Curtis Memorial: Mick Foley & Shane Douglas w/Dominic DeNucci beat Al Snow & D-Lo Brown w/Les Thatcher..
  • May 13, 2005--Northeast Wrestling/Impact Zone Wrestling: Al Snow defeated Trevor Rhodes..
  • June 3, 2005--OVW Six Flags Show: Al Snow defeated Garrison Cade..
  • June 12, 2005 - ECW One Night Stand: Al Snow & HEAD made a non-wrestling cameo appearance on the pay per view..
  • ~~~Al Snow yelled at HEAD and said tonight was for ECW and not for a bunch of Smackdown! assholes!!
  • ~~~~~After the main event was over, Steve Austin showed up after the main event to throw a beer bash in honor of ECW..
  • ~~~~~Steve Austin, surrounded by ECW, challenegd the anti-ECW crusaders sitting in the balcony to come to the right for a fight!
  • ~~~~~The anti-ECW crusaders came down and squared off with ECW in a huge brawl which ended with ECW standing TALL!!
  • August 5, 2005--Buckeye Pro Wrestling: Al Snow & Shark Boy defeated The Shooting Stars..
  • October 1, 2005--1PW: Steve Corino defeated Al Snow to retain the AWA World title in Doncaster, UK..
  • November 12, 2005--UCW: Al Snow defeated Mordekai (Kevin Fertig)..
  • December 9, 2005--Great Lake Wrestling: Raschke Brown defeated Al Snow..
  • January 6, 2006--1PW - No Turning Back 1: Tracy Smothers & Chris Hamrick beat Al Snow & The Blue Meanie in England ...
  • January 7, 2006--1PW - NTB 2: Al Snow & Blue Meanie beat Tracy Smothers & Chris Hamrick in a "Losers Wear Dresses" match..
  • January 13, 2006--UWF: Abyss defeated Sabu with Al Snow as referee in Emporia, Virginia..
  • March 18, 2006--Impact Zone Wrestling: Al Snow defeated Chris Matthews.......
  • March 19, 2006--Mid-South Wrestling Alliance: Al Snow defeated Chris Matthews......
  • May 26, 2006--1 Pro Wrestling: Tracy Smothers & Chris Hamrick beat Al Snow & Blue Meanie in a Quarter-Final Tournament match
  • May 27, 2006--1 Pro Wrestling: Al Snow/Blue Meanie defeated A.Aries/R.Strong and Mohammed Yone/Takeshi Morishima in a 3-WAY...
  • May 31, 2006--OVW TV Tapings: Shawn Spears beat Simon Dean (Simon Dean cracked Al Snow with a chair after the match)..

    World Wrestling Entertainment - ECW Resurrection!:
  • June 7, 2006 - WWE vs ECW: Al Snow & HEAD were in a WWE vs ECW Battle Royal, won by The Big Show (who defected to ECW)..
  • June 13, 2006--ECW on Sci Fi: Al Snow participated in an Extreme (Weapons) Battle Royal which was won by Sabu!
  • June 16, 2006--OVW Six Flags: C.M. Punk & Al Snow defeated Shad Gaspard & The Neighborhoodie & Simon Dean..
  • June 30, 2006--OVW Six Flags: Simon Dean defeated Al Snow by Disqualification..
  • July 4, 2006--ECW on Sci Fi: Test (fans got on his case about use of steriods) defeated Al Snow ..
  • July 8 & 9, 2006--ECW House Shows: Al Snow defeated Stevie Richards..
  • July 28, 2006--OVW Six Flags: Al Snow & Brent Albright defeated Simon Dean & Eddie Craven in a Double Strap match....
  • August 8, 2006--ECW on Sci Fi: Kevin Thorn w/Ariel defeated Al Snow..
  • August 11, 2006--Ohio Valley Wrestling - Six Flags: Al Snow defeated Simon Dean in a Steel Cage match..
  • January 18, 2007: Al Snow was released from his WWE "wrestling" contract but will stay on as a trainer at OVW..
  • January 31, 2007--OVW TV Tapings: Al Snow was introduced as the NEW OVW Trouble Shooter (aka Commissioner)..