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[Crash Holly Gallery]
Wrestler: Mad Mikey
Real Name: Michael John Lockwood
Birthday: August 25, 1971
Hometown: Born in San Francisco, California
Lived in Salisbury, North Carolina
Marital Status: Married to Christeena Wheeler
Height & Weight: 5'10" - 212 lbs
Trained by: Woody Farmer
Mae Young
Pepper Gomez
Jerry Monti
Michael Modest
Ric Thompson
Debut: 1988 as Jonny Pearson
Previous Gimmicks: Jonny Pearson
Irish Erin O'Grady (Indies)
The Green Ghost -Mexico-
Crash Holly (WWF)
Finishing Move: The Hop Splash
The Bulldog
Irishcanrana (Indy)
Favorite Moves: Tornado DDT
Crash Landing/Bottom Feeder
Springboard Bulldog
School Boy
Dropkick
Crash Course
Preschool
Notable Feuds: Hardcore Holly
Too Cool
Mean Street Posse
Acolytes
Steve Blackman
Dean Malenko

  • APW Junior Heavyweight title;
  • PPW Young Guns title defeating Kid Wikkid (November 7, 1998);
  • PPW Tag Team title w/Vic Grimes defeating Kid Wikkid & Derrick King (March 20, 1999);
  • WWF Tag Team titles (1);
  • WWF Hardcore title (22);
  • WWF Light Heavyweight title (1);
  • WWF European title (1);
  • NWA/IWA Junior Heavyweight title defeating Super Crazy (July 27, 2001);
  • NWA/IWA Hardcore title;
  • MEWF (Mid-Eastern Wrestling Federation) Cruiserweight title defeating Adam Flash (July 16, 2003 );
  • SPW (Supreme Pro Wrestling) Tag Team titles w/Hook Bomberry defeating Vito & Sal Thomaselli (September 26, 2003);


  • In The Beginning
  • 1989: Michael Lockwood debuted as Jonny Pearson in the small, California-based Bay Area Wrestling..
  • Michael Lockwood later competed on the independant circuit as the "Irish" Erin O'Grady..
  • 1996: Michael Lockwood moved to All Pro Wrestling (APW) where he competed as "The Leprechaun." (not the Leprechaun in WCW)
  • 1997 - November to Remember: Erin O’Grady worked a dark match ..
  • 1998: Michael Lockwood had a breif stint with Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW)..
  • January 19, 1998: Erin O’Grady wrestled Vic Grimes in an official WWF Tryout match, were then signed to contracts..
  • Michael Lockwood wrestled for Memphis Power Pro Wrestling (a WWF farm league) to sharpen their skills..
  • Michael Lockwood competed in Monterrey, Mexico under a mask and alias of The Green Ghost..

    World Wrestling Federation - Crash Holly
  • August 16, 1999 - RAW IS WAR: Crash Holly made his WWF debut billed as the cousin of "Hardcore" Bob Holly..
  • Crash immediately engaged in a feud with his cousin over who was the 'toughest' Holly cousin..
  • Crash began claiming that he was a heavyweight, allegedly weighing in at over 400lbs (yeah right!)..
  • The Holly Cousins finally resolved their issues and began teaming together..
  • October 18, 1999: The Hollys defeated The Rock'N'Sock Connection to win the WWF Tag Team titles..
  • ~~~Eighteen days later, the Hollys lost the titles to Mankind & Al Snow..
  • Armageddon 1999: The Hollys defeated Viscera & Rikishi..

    World Wrestling Federation - The Hardcore Division
  • February 24, 2000: Crash defeated Test for his FIRST OF MANY Hardcore titles..
  • Crash then revolutionized the Hardcore division by initiating the 24/7 rule..
  • Crash stated that he would defend the title anytime/anywhere as long as there was an official Referee present!
  • Crash was soon attacked in restuarants, laundry mats, airports, bathrooms, parking lots and various other locations..
  • Crash was first targetted by the Mean Street Posse..
  • March 13, 2000: Pete Gas defeated Crash to capture the Hardcore title, but Crash recaptured the title seconds later!
  • Wrestlemania 2000: (15 Minute Hardcore Battle Royal) Hardcore Holly walked out with the title belt!
  • ~~~Speculation that the wrestlers botched the finish of the battle royal and that Crash was BOOKED to walk out as champ..
  • April 3, 2000 - RAW: Crash defeated his cousin, Hardcore Holly, to win back the WWF Hardcore title..
  • Crash recruited the help of the Acolytes Protection Agency so that he could lower his stress level..
  • April 6, 2000 - Smackdown!: Crash lost the title to Saturn, who lost it to Tazz who lost it back to Crash!
  • April 24, 2000: Matt Hardy defeated Crash for the Hardcore title..
  • April 25, 2000: Crash regained the belt the next day when he pinned Matt, who was defending the belt against his brother Jeff Hardy..
  • Crash defended over the week, losing and recapturing the Hardcore title many times..
  • Crash was defending against The Godfather, when Bobcat (one of Godfather's HOS!) pinned Crash to win the title!
  • Gerald Brisco pinned Crash Holly while he slept to win the belt, but recaptured it the next day..
  • Gerald Brisco again pinned Crash to win the Hardcore title, but lost it to Pat Patterson minutes later!
  • King of the Ring 2000: Brisco/Patterson battled in an Evening Gown match, Crash ran in and pinned Brisco to win back the Hardcore title!
  • ~~~At this point, Crash was a 10 time WWF Hardcore Champion!
  • Crash lost the Hardcore title to Steve Blackman and took a limited schedule with the WWF..

    World Wrestling Federation - Crash
  • Crash formed a team with Dean Malenko when wrestlers made fun of their height..
  • Crash actually got a Heavyweight title shot against Kurt Angle, but was defeated..
  • ~~~Kurt Angle started to beat Crash up after the match but Hardcore Holly ran in to make the save!
  • The Holly Cousins, joined by Molly Holly, started a feud with Test, Albert & Trish Stratus...
  • November 6, 2000 - RAW: Crash defeated T&A in a handicap hardcore match when Molly Holly debuted and helped take out Trish..
  • Survivor Series 2000: Crash, Molly & Steve Blackman defeated Trish Stratus & T&A (Test and Albert)..

    World Wrestling Federation - Crash Some More
  • December 2, 2000: Crash defeated William Regal to win the WWF European title, but dropped it back to Regal 2 days later..
  • December 2000 - Smackdown!: Crash and Molly Holly defeated Kaientai..
  • March 13, 2001: Crash Holly defeated Dean Malenko to win the WWF Cruiserweight title..
  • July 27, 2001: Crash Holly defeated Super Crazy to capture the IWA Junior Heavyweight title while on a tour of Puerto Rico..
  • August 19, 2002 - House Show: Crash wins his 22nd Hardcore Title, but doesn't walk out as the champion..
  • 2002: Michael Lockwood opened Crash Holly's School of Professional Wrestling in North Carolina..

    World Wrestling Federation - Smackdown! brand
  • September 2, 2002 - RAW: Crash Holly shocks the world (note the sarcasm) and jumps ship to Smackdown!
  • September 5, 2002 - Smackdown!: Crash defeats Hurricane in his first Smackdown! match.. Hurricane raises Crash's arm after the match..
  • October 3, 2002 - Smackdown!: Jamie Noble defeats Crash Holly to retain the Cruiserweight title..
  • December 5, 2002 - Smackdown!: Crash Holly defeats Jamie Noble...
  • December 12, 2002 - Smackdown!: Crash Holly defeats Jamie Noble by DQ when Cousin Nunzio interfers!
  • December 19, 2002 - Smackdown!: Bill DeMott & Crash Holly defeat Jamie Noble & Nunzio..
  • December 26, 2002 - Smackdown!: Bill DeMott destroys Crash Holly..
  • April 24, 2003 - Smackdown!: Crash Holly returns as the new Mattitude Follower and gets defeated by Rey Mysterio..
  • June 30, 2003: Crash Holly is released from his WWE contract..

    NWA: Total Nonstop Action - Mad Mikey
  • Crash Holly participated in the 2003 Maryland Championship Wrestling Shane Shamrock Memorial Cup Event..
  • July 16, 2003: Crash Holly defeated Adam Flash for the MEWF (Mid-Eastern Wrestling Federation) Cruiserweight title.
  • July 23, 2003 - NWA^TNA: Crash Holly (as Mad Mikey) debuts and is defeated by Elix Skipper..
  • August 13, 2003 - NWA^TNA: Mad Mikey vignettes play on a weekly basis, exploring Mikey's poor Anger Management skills..
  • September 3, 2003 - NWA^TNA: Mad Mikey defeated Lazz (a heel homosexual gimmick -- which pisses Mikey off)..
  • September 17, 2003 - NWA^TNA: Simon Diamond & Johnny Swinger beat Shark Boy & Mad Mikey to retain the Tag Team titles..
  • October 1, 2003 - NWA^TNA: Sonny Siaki & Ekmo Fatu defeated Shark Boy & Mad Mikey..
  • Late 2003: Mad Mikey & Rory Fox defeated Quiten Lee & The Human Time Bomb with Ricky Steamboat as the special referee..
  • ~~~This was Michael Lockwoods' (Mad Mikey/Crash Holly) final wrestling match..
  • November 6, 2003: Mike Lockwood was found dead this afternoon at Steven Richards' home in Florida. He was 32..
  • ~~~No other details on the death at this time other than a report that he may have choked on his vomit..
  • Bill Banks quote: He always made me laugh by pitching his idea to feud with the TNA Dancers in a “Head Scissors Takedown” match.
  • March 18, 2005--New Breed Wrestling Association presented the Mike Lockwood Memorial Tournament won by Michael Modest..
  • June 12, 2005 - ECW One Night Stand: "Pitbull" Gary Wolfe introduced a tribute to ECW wrestlers who have died since ECW closed..
  • ~~~RIP to Rocco Rock, Terry Gordy, Mike Lockwood, The Sheik, Mike Lozanski, Pitbull #2, Big Dick Dudley, Chris Candido..