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[Maxx Payne Gallery]
Wrestler: Maxx Payne
Real Name: Darryl Peterson
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Titles: WCW Tag Team Titles
Previous Gimmicks: The Blacksmith (WWF)
Man Mountain Rock (WWF)
Finishing Move: Payne Thriller (Wakigatame) [WWF]
Wammy Bar (Wakigatame) [WWF]
Favorite Moves: Wallapalooza (Front Suplex)
Flying Elbow Drop
Guitar Attack
Notable Feuds: Johnny B. Badd (WCW)
Scotty Flamingo (WCW)
The Nasty Boys (WCW)
Bob Backlund (WWF)
Official Website: http://www.maxxpayne.com


In The Beginning:
  • Maxx Payne had picked up a major following on the indie circuit and overseas..

    World Championship Wrestling :
  • Maxx Payne joined World Championship Wrestling and formed a team with Cactus Jack..
  • Maxx Payne & Cactus Jack were involved in a brutal feud with The Nasty Boys (Brian Knobbs & Jerry Sags)..

    World Wrestling Federation:
  • December 15, 1994: Darryl Peterson wrestled as "The Blacksmith" in the WWF for one night only against Barry Hardy..
  • Darryl Peterson switched to a less crappy gimmick called "Man Mountain Rock," a cartoonish guitar playing character..
  • ~~~Man Mountain Rock would bring an electric guitar (in the shape of a WWF logo, clever) to the ring..
  • ~~~Vince McMahon once said the Maxx Payne gimmick was too similar to The Undertaker's character..
  • Man Mountain Rock feuded with Bob Backlund, who objected to the type of music MMR was promoting..

    Retirement:
  • Darryl Peterson retired from the sport of professional wrestling shortly thereafter to pursue a music career..
  • Darryl Peterson filed a $10 million lawsuit against the creators of the action game Max Payne for stealing his persona..
  • April 17, 2004: Spoke about wrestling in Idaho at the Schubert Theater at the Western States College for the Performing Arts..