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Wrestler: Mike Kruel
Real Name:
Birthday:
Hometown: Brooklyn, New York
Marital Status:
Height & Weight: 5' 11" & 225 lbs
Trained by: Jim Kettner
Mike Mayo
Debut: 1999
Previous Gimmicks: Mike "The Shooter" Kruel
Kid Kruel
Kruel
Mike Mayo (WWE)
Finishing Move: Kruel Intentions
Favorite Moves: Submission Armbar
Notable Feuds: Christopher Daniels
Little Guido
Low Ki

  • ECWA Heavyweight title;
  • USA Pro Wrestling United States title (3);
  • USA Pro Wrestling Tag Team titles;
  • NWS Junior Heavyweight title (2);
  • PTW Cruiserweight title;
  • 3PW (Pro Pain Pro Wrestling) Tag Team titles w/Simon Diamond defeating Monsta Mack & Damian Adams (February 19, 2005);
  • UXW Heavyweight title defeating Balls Mahoney (April 15, 2005);
  • UXW United States title defeating Andy Douglas (May 21, 2005);
  • Chaotic Wrestling Heavyweight title winning a Tournament (June 3, 2005);
  • OVW (Ohio Valley Wrestling) Television title [by association with Bad Company] (January 3, 2007);
  • OVW (Ohio Valley Wrestling) Television title defeating Boris Alexiev (February 7, 2007);


  • In The Beginning:


  • 3PW & Other Independents:
  • February 21, 2004 - 3PW: Slyk Wagner Brown w/April Hunter defeated Mike Kruel..
  • March 8, 2004 - RAW: Travis Tomko & Kevin Fertig defeated Horshu & Mike Kruel (wrestling as Mike Mayo)..
  • April 17, 2004 - 3PW: Mike Kruel defeated Monsta Mack..
  • May 1, 2004--ECWA: John Walters won four-way over Christopher Daniels, Mike Kruel and Austin Aries..
  • May 15, 2004 - 3PW: Ruckus defeated Mike Kruel and Damian Adams in a THREE WAY DANCE..
  • June 19, 2004 - 3PW: Damian Adams defeated Mike Kruel..
  • July 17, 2004 - 3PW: The Pitbulls 2004 (Mike Kruel & Gary Wolfe) defeated Roadkill & Blue Meanie..
  • July 19, 2004 - RAW: Mike Kruel, Arch Kincaid and Matt Striker worked WWE TV tapings acting as security guards..
  • July 22, 2004 - Smackdown!: John Bradshaw Layfield defeated The Philadelphia Jobber (played by indy worker Mike Kruel)..
  • September 17, 2004--USA Pro Wrestling: Chris Candido defeated Mike Kruel to retain the United States title..
  • October 16, 2004 - 3PW: Gary Wolfe & Mike Kruel defeated Slyk Wagner Brown & April Hunter to win the Tag Team titles..
  • October 30, 2004--Cyberspace Wrestling Federation: Nick Berk vs. Mike Kruel vs. Josh Daniels was a time limit draw..
  • November 19, 2004--USA Pro Wrestling: Mike "The Shooter" Kruel defeated Jay Lethal..
  • November 20, 2004 - 3PW: Mike Kruel & Gary Wolfe beat Double Trouble (Monsta Mack & Damian Adams) to retain..
  • January 15, 2005--ECWA: Mike Kruel defeated Fred Sampson..
  • February 12, 2005--ECWA: Scotty Charisma beat John Walters, Andrew Ryker, Mike Kruel and Xavier to become ECWA champion!
  • February 19, 2005 - 3PW: Mike Kruel defeated Hollywood Striker..
  • ~~~Later: Simon Diamond & Mike Kruel defeated Monsta Mack & Damian Adams to win the vacant Tag Team titles..
  • February 24, 2005 - Smackdown!: Hardcore Holly & Charlie Haas defeated Mike Kruel & Fred Sampson (taped for VELOCITY)..
  • February 26, 2005--Frank Goodman's UXW: Chris Candido defeated Mike Kruel and Jay Lethal in a 3-WAY..
  • March 3, 2005 - Smackdown!: Mike Kruel appeared on SD! as an "extra" acting as a security guard during the Angle/Michaels brawl..

    ECWA + Chaotic + Cyberspace + UXW + PWU + NSW + Ring of Honor:
  • March 12, 2005--ECWA: Andrew Ryker defeated Mike Kruel..
  • March 18, 2005--Chaotic Wrestling: Mike Kruel won three-way over John Walters and Low Ki..
  • March 26, 2005--NWA Cyberspace: Mike Kruel defeated Crazy Ivan..
  • April 1, 2005--Pro Wrestling Unplugged: Mana defeated Mike Kruel..
  • April 15, 2005--Frank Goodman's UXW: Mike Kruel defeated Balls Mahoney to win UXW Heavyweight title..
  • ~~~Later on that night, Balls Mahoney defeated Mike Kruel to recapture the UXW Heavyweight title!
  • April 16, 2005 - ROH: C.M. Punk w/Bobby Heenan defeated Mike Kruel (sub for Jimmy Rave) w/Prince Nana..
  • April 30, 2005--National Wrestling Superstars: Mike Kruel won the first ever Chris Candido Memorial J-Cup Tournament..
  • ~~~First Round: Mike Kruel defeated Steve Zapf and Slayer and Damian Adams in a 4-WAY to advance to the next round..
  • ~~~Second Round: Mike Kruel defeated Trent Acid | Mike Kruel defeated Azriael in the Finals to win the Tournament..
  • May 14, 2005--ECWA: Mike Kruel defeated Matt Striker..
  • May 21, 2005--UXW Chris Candido Memorial: Mike Kruel defeated Andy Douglas in a "Candido Protege" match to win the US title..
  • June 3, 2005--Chaotic Wrestling: Mike Kruel won an 8-man tournament to be named Chaotic Wrestling Heavyweight Champion!
  • June 4, 2005--NWS - ECW Style Show: Simon Diamond vs Mike Kruel ended in a Double Pin draw..
  • June 24, 2005--Chaotic Wrestling: Mike Kruel defeated El Milegro to retain the Chaotic Wrestling Heavyweight title..
  • June 24, 2005--NWA Cyberspace: Josh Daniels defeated Mike Kruel to retain the Internet title..
  • July 9, 2005 - ROH: Matt Striker defeated Mike Kruel w/Prince Nana's Embassy..
  • July 15, 2005--Chaotic Wrestling: Mike Kruel defeated Luis Ortiz..
  • July 16, 2005--ECWA: Cheetah Master & Ace Darling defeated Freak Nasty & Mike Kruel..
  • July 30, 2005--NWA Cyberspace: Mike Kruel & 1 of the Maximos defeated Josh Daniels & Michael Shane
  • September 9, 2005--Chaotic Wrestling: Handsome Johnny defeated Mike Kruel..
  • September 24, 2005--ECWA: Mike Kruel defeated Ace Darling..
  • September 25, 2005--NWA Cyberspace: Jay Lethal & Josh Daniels defeated Matt Bentley & Mike Kruel..
  • October 1, 2005--Chaotic Wrestling: Mike Kruel won Gauntlet over Dan McGuire and Psycho and John Walters..
  • November 5, 2005--ECWA: Chase Del Monte & Andrew Ryker beat Mike Kruel & Arch Kincaid and The Heavyweights in a 3-WAY..
  • November 19, 2005--NWA Cyberspace: Josh Daniels beat Matt Bentley and Mike Kruel in a 3-WAY to retain the Internet title..
  • December 3, 2005--ECWA: Freak Nasty & Cheetah Master defeated Arch Kincaid & Mike Kruel..
  • January 6, 2006--Chaotic Wrestling: Mike Kruel defeated Chase Del Monte and Maverick Wild and Brian Milonas in a 4-WAY..
  • January 13, 2006--East Coast Wrestling Association: Mike Cruel defeated John Walters w/Prince Nana to retain the ECWA Title..
  • January 21, 2006--NWA Cyberspace: Matt Bentley defeated Mike Kruel...
  • January 28, 2006--East Coast Wrestling Association: Charlie Haas defeated Mike Kruel...
  • March 25, 2006--Frank Goodman's UXW: Trent Acid defeated Mike Kruel to win the vacant United States title...
  • March 26, 2006--NWA Cyberspace: Ricky Reyes defeated Mike Kruel in a Shooter's Club Challenge (two pinfalls in a row)..
  • ~~~ ~~~ ~~~ ~~~ ~~~ ~~~ LATER THAT NIGHT: Mike Kruel defeated Ricky Reyes in another Shooter's Club Challenge
  • February 20, 2006 - RAW: Gene Snitsky defeated Mike Kruel in dark match..
  • March 4, 2006--East Coast Wrestling Association: Mike Kruel & Mr. Ooh La La defeated Andrew Ryker & Johnny Maxx..
  • April 29, 2006--National Wrestling Superstars (Candido Memorial J-Cup): Devon Moore beat Sabian and Mike Kruel in a 3-WAY..
  • May 6, 2006--NWA Cyberspace: Ricky Reyes defeated Mike Kruel in 30:00 Iron man match...
  • May 20, 2006--Frank Goodman's UXW: Mike Kruel defeated Billy Kryptonite (aka Chad Wicks)..

    Ohio Valley Wrestling:
  • July 15, 2006--Ohio Valley Wrestling: Shawn Spears defeated Mike Kruel.....
  • July 21, 2006--Ohio Valley Wrestling: Brent Albright defeated Mike Kruel...
  • July 22, 2006--Ohio Valley Wrestling: Shawn Spears defeated Mike Kruel...
  • July 26, 2006--OVW TV Tapings: C.M. Punk & Seth Skyfire defeated Mike Cruel & Eddie Craven in a dark match....
  • July 27, 2006--Ohio Valley Wrestling: Shawn Spears defeated Mike Kruel.....
  • July 29, 2006--OVW Six Flags: Shawn Spears defeated Mike Kruel.....
  • August 2, 2006--OVW TV Tapings: Shawn Spears defeated Mike Cruel in a dark match....
  • August 9, 2006--OVW TV Tapings: Cody Runnels defeated Mike Cruel...
  • August 16, 2006--OVW TV Tapings: Seth Skyfire defeated Mike Kruel............
  • August 23, 2006--OVW TV Tapings: Chet the Jet defeated Mike Kruel in a dark match........
  • August 30, 2006--OVW TV Tapings: Mike Kruel defeated Elijah Burke in a dark match........

    Ohio Valley Wrestling (Bad Company = Shawn Osborne & Mike Kruel & Eddie Craven III):
  • Mike Kruel formed a faction with Eddie Craven III and Shawn Osborne known as "Bad Company"..
  • September 6, 2006--OVW Tapings: Eddie Craven III & Mike Kruel defeated Pat Buck & Johnny Punch...
  • September 13, 2006--OVW TV Tapings: Eddie Craven III & Mike Kruel defeated Wyatt Young s TJ Dalton....
  • September 27, 2006--OVW TV Tapings: Eddie Craven & Mike Kruel defeated High Dosage (Ryan Reeves & Jon Bolen..
  • October 18, 2006--OVW TV Tapings: Shawn Osborne & Eddie Craven & Mike Kruel beat Jon Bolen & Ryan Reeves (Handicap match)
  • November 1, 2006--OVW TV Tapings: Cody Runnels & Shawn Spears beat Mike Kruel & Shawn Osborne to retain the Tag Team titles!
  • November 4, 2006--Ohio Valley Wrestling: Mike Kruel & Eddie Craven & Shawn Osborne beat Devin Driscoll & Chris Rambola & Jason
  • November 5, 2006--Ohio Valley Wrestling: High Dosage (Jon Bolen & Ryan Reeves) defeated Eddie Craven III & Mike Kruel..
  • ~~~The team of High Dosage won "five minutes" with Shawn Osborne but Eddie Craven & Mike Kruel prevented it........
  • November 8, 2006--OVW TV Tapings: Chris Rombola beat Mike Kruel (Bad Company attacked Rombola. High Dosage made the save)..
  • November 15, 2006--OVW TV Tapings: Shawn Osborne & Mike Kruel & Eddie Craven beat Chris Rombola & Jon Bolen & Ryan Reeves!
  • November 29, 2006--OVW TV Tapings: High Dosage defeated Bad Company in a Handicap Coal Miner's Glove on a Pole match..
  • December 9, 2006--OVW Live: Eddie Craven & Mike Kruel & Milena Roucka defeated Jon Bolen & Ryan Reeves & Seth Skyfire..
  • December 13, 2006--OVW TV Tapings: Seth Skyfire & Paul Burchall won a 4-WAY Tag Team Elimination Christmas Present match..
  • ~~~Seth Skyfire/Paul Birchall beat Justin LaRoche/Charles Evans and Ryan Reeves/Mike Kruel and T.J. Dalton/Steve Lewington..
  • January 6, 2007--Ohio Valley Wrestling: Bad Company defeated Seth Skyfire & Cody Runnels & Shawn Spears (6-Man Tag)..
  • January 10, 2007--OVW TV Tapings: Mike Kruel (representing Bad Company) beat Seth Skyfire to retain the Television title..
  • January 17, 2007--OVW TV Tapings: Seth Skyfire & Cody Runnels & Shawn Spears beat Mike Kruel & Mike Mondo & Nick Nemeth
  • January 24, 2007--OVW TV Tapings: Boris Alexiev defeated Mike Kruel to win the OVW Television title.....
  • January 31, 2007--OVW TV Tapings: Boris Alexiev defeated Mike Kruel & Shawn Osborne to retain the OVW Television title..
  • February 7, 2007--OVW TV Tapings: Mike Kruel w/Milena beat Boris Alexiev w/Mr. Strongko to win the OVW Television title!
  • February 14, 2007--OVW TV Tapings: Mike Kruel w/Milena Roucka beat Jamin Ovilencia to retain the OVW Television title
  • February 17, 2007--Ohio Valley Wrestling: Mike Kruel & Daniel Rodimer defeated Boris Alexiev & Atlas DaBone