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..
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..