[Crash Holly Gallery]
||Michael John Lockwood
||August 25, 1971
||Born in San Francisco, California
Lived in Salisbury, North Carolina
||Married to Christeena Wheeler
|Height & Weight:
||5'10" - 212 lbs
||1988 as Jonny Pearson
Irish Erin O'Grady (Indies)
The Green Ghost -Mexico-
Crash Holly (WWF)
||The Hop Splash
|| Tornado DDT
Crash Landing/Bottom Feeder
Mean Street Posse
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..