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[Mike Rotundo Gallery]
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Wrestler: Mike Rotundo
Real Name: Lawerence Michael Rotunda
Birthday: St Petersburg
Hometown: Syracuse, New York
Marital Status: Married Blackjack Mulligan's daughter
Height & Weight: 6'3 - 248lbs
Trained by:
Debut: October 22, 1981
Previous Gimmicks: Irwin R. Schyster (IRS)
Mike Rotunda
Mr. Wallstreet (NJPW)
Mike Drond (NJPW)
Michael Wallstreet (WCW)
"Captain" Mike Rotunda
V. K. Wallstreet
Finishing Move: Airplane Spin (Early 80s)
The Samoan Drop
The Write-off (Leaping Lariat)
Stock Market Crash (Fallaway Slam)
The Tax Penalty (STF)
Favorite Moves: Stock Market Stretch (Abdominal Stretch)
Stock Market Spiral (Airplane Spin)
Stock Market Suplex (Butterfly Suplex)
Notable Feuds: Natural Disasters
The Nasty Boys
Legion of Doom
The Steiner Brothers
Hulk Hogan
Brutus Beefcake
Greg Valentine
The Undertaker
1-2-3 Kid
Razor Ramon
Marty Jannetty
Mabel

  • NWA Mid-Atlantic Television title (December 25, 1992);
  • NWA Canadian Television title (2) (Augyst 7, 1983);
  • NWA Southern Heavyweight title (September 24, 1983);
  • Florida Heavyweight title (December 16, 1983);
  • NWA Southern Heavyweight title (May 1984);
  • NWA (Florida) United States Tag Team titles w/Mike Davis (January 11, 1984);
  • NWA (Florida) United States Tag Team titles w/Barry Windham (March 14, 1984);
  • NWA (Florida) United States Tag Team titles w/Barry Windham (April 1984);
  • NWA (Florida) United States Tag Team titles w/Barry Windham (May 26, 1984);
  • WWF World Tag-Team titles w/ Barry Windham (January 21, 1985);
  • WWF World Tag-Team titles w/ Barry Windham (June 17, 1985);
  • Florida Heavyweight titles (March 15, 1987);
  • Florida Heavyweight titles (June 7, 1987);
  • NWA World Television title (January 26, 1988);
  • NWA United States Tag Team titles w/Steve Williams (December 26, 1989);
  • NWA World Television title (February 20, 1989);
  • NWA World Tag Team titles w/Steve Williams (April 2, 1989);
  • WWF World Tag Team titles w/Ted DiBiase (February 7, 1992);
  • WWF World Tag Team titles w/Ted DiBiase (October 13, 1992);
  • WWF World Tag Team titles w/Ted DiBiase (June 16, 1993);


  • In The Beginning:
  • Mike Rotunda wrestled for Syracuse University..
  • Mike's real name is "Rotunda" and he started out under that name but later used the name "Rotundo" elsewhere..

    World Wrestling Federation - The US Express:
  • Mike Rotunda formed an extremely successful tag team with a young Barry Windham, known as the US Express..
  • Mike Rotunda and Barry Windham hired Captain Lou Albano as their manager..
  • January 21, 1985: Mike Rotunda & Barry Windham defeated Adrian Adonis & Dick Murdoch to capture the WWF Tag Team titles!
  • March 31, 1985 - Wrestlemania 1: Nikolai Volkoff & Iron Sheik defeated Mike Rotunda & Barry Windham for the Tag Team titles!
  • August 24, 1985 - TV Taping: Greg Valentine & Brutus Beefcake beat Mike Rotunda & Barry Windham to capture the Tag Team titles!
  • Mike Rotunda became a singles competitor after Barry Windham left the World Wrestling Federation to go to Florida..
  • Mike Rotunda then formed the American Express with Danny Spivey but the team was short-lived..
  • Mike Rotunda left the WWF for NWA Florida, where he is reunited with old tag team partner Barry Windham..

    Florida:
  • April 20, 1986 - AWA WrestleRock: Barry Windham & Mike Rotunda defeated The Fabulous Ones (Steve Kiern & Stan Lane)..

    National Wrestling Alliance - The Varsity Club:
  • Mike Rotunda became a member of the Varsity Club, led by Kevin Sullivan..
  • March 27, 1988 - Clash of the Champions: Mike Rotunda defeated Jimmy Garvin in the 2nd Round of an Amateur match..
  • June 8, 1988 - Clash of the Champions II: Jimmy & Ronnie Garvin defeat Rick Steiner & Mike Rotunda..
  • July 10, 1988 - Great American Bash: The Road Warrior's Team beat Kevin Sullivan's Team in a Tower of Doom Cage match..
  • ~~~The Road Warrior's Team consisted of Hawn, Animal, Ron Garvin, Jimmy Garvin and Steve Williams..
  • ~~~Kevin Sullivan's Team consisted of Kevin Sullivan, Mike Rotunda, Al Perez, The Russian Assasian & Ivan Koloff..
  • September 7, 1988 - Clash of the Champions III: Mike Rotunda vs Brad Armstrong ended in a DRAW..
  • Starrcade 1988: Rick Steiner defeated Mike Rotunda to win the Television Title..
  • April 2, 1989: Mike Rotunda & Steve Williams defeated the Road Warriors to win the NWA Tag Team titles..
  • WrestleWar 1989: Road Warriors defeated Steve Williams & Mike Rotunda by Disqualification..
  • Heloween Havoc 1989: Tom Zenk defeated Mike Rotunda..
  • July 7, 1990 - Great American Bash: Mike Rotunda defeated The Iron Sheik..

    National Wrestling Alliance - York Foundation:
  • Mike Rotunda re-invented himself as "Michael Wallstreet", and is managed by Alexandra York, leader of the York Foundation..

    World Wrestling Federation - Irwin R Schyster:
  • 1991: Mike Rotundo's biggest exposure came with his lengthy stint in the WWF as Irwin R Schyster (IRS, a tax man gimmick)..
  • IRS's first matches were with Jimmy Snuka, who jobbed to IRS as Snuka was on his way out of the WWF..
  • SummerSlam 1991: Irwin R Schyster defeated Greg Valentine..
  • Survivor Series: The Big Bossman & Legion of Doom beat IRS & Natural Disasters when the Naturals walked out on IRS..
  • Royal Rumble 1992: IRS entered the Royal Rumble as the 18th participant..

    World Wrestling Federation - Money Inc:
  • IRS's allaince with Ted Dibiase, known as Money Inc., was a very successful one, dominating the Tag Team division for over a year..
  • Feruary 7, 1992: IRS & Ted DiBiase defeated The Legion of Doom to capture the Tag Team Titles..
  • Money Inc aquired the managerial services of Jimmy Hart, who was previously the manager of the Natural Disasters..
  • WrestleMania VIII: The Natural Disasters defeated Money Inc. by COUNT OUT (Money Inc retains)..
  • Money Inc. feuded with The Natural Disasters, while defending against the LOD, the Bushwhackers and High Energy..
  • April 8, 1992 - TV Taping: Randy Savage defeated IRS (Match shown on WrestleFest 1992 Video)..
  • July 20, 1992 - Superstars: The Natural Disasters defeated Money Inc. to win the Tag Team Titles..
  • SummerSlam 1992: The Legion of Doom defeated Money Inc. in the opening match of a historic PPV event..
  • October 13, 1992 - TV Taping: Money Inc. defeated The Natural Disasters to recapture the Tag Team titles..
  • October 27, 1992 - SNME: Ultimate Warrior & Randy Savage defeated Money Inc. by Count Out (Flair & Ramon interfere)..
  • Survivor Series 1992: Natural Disasters & Nasty Boys defeated Money Inc. & Beverly Brothers in a Survivor Series match..
  • Royal Rumble 1993: IRS entered the Royal Rumble match as number 18..
  • WrestleMania IX: Money Inc. defeated Hulk Hogan and Brutus Beefcake by Disqualification..
  • June 14, 1993 - Wrestling Challenge: Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Money Inc. to win the Tag Team titles..
  • June 16, 1993 - TV Taping: Money Inc. defeated The Steiner Brothers to recapture the Tag Team titles..
  • June 19, 1993: The Steiner Brothers beat Money Ince to once again recapture the Tag Team titles..

    World Wrestling Federation - Singles Wrestler:
  • SummerSlam 1993: IRS defeated The 1-2-3 Kid ||| IRS then began a feud with the Kid's friend, Razor Ramon..
  • September 13, 1993 - RAW: PJ Walker (aka Justin Credible) pinned IRS with a roll up after Razor Ramon distracted IRS..
  • September 27, 1993 - RAW: IRS competed in a battle royal to determine the top contenders to for the vacant IC title..
  • Survivor Series 1993: IRS & Rick Martel & Diesel & Adam Bomb vs Razor Ramon & Randy Savage & Marty Jannetty & 123 Kid..
  • Royal Rumble 1994: Razor Ramon defeated IRS to retain the Intercontinental title..
  • IRS got involved in a six month feud with Tatanka..
  • WrestleMania X: IRS was scheduled for a 10-man tag match but it was cancelled due to time restrictions..
  • April 4, 1994 - RAW: The Match planned for Wrestlemania took place with IRS pinning the 123 Kid for his team..
  • King of the Ring 1993: IRS defeated Mabel first round but lost to Razor Ramon in the semi-finals..

    World Wrestling Federation - Million Dollar Corporation:
  • After Ted DiBiase retired from wrestling, he & IRS started the Million Dollar Corporation and feuded with the Undertaker..
  • IRS began to team regularly with stable-mate Bam Bam Bigelow..
  • SummerSlam 1994: IRS & Bam Bam Bigelow defeated The Headshrinkers by DQ in the opening match..
  • Survivor Series 1994: IRS interfereed in the Undertaker vs Yokozuna Casket Match attacking the Undertaker..
  • Royal Rumble 1995: The Undertaker defeated IRS..
  • King of the Ring 1995: Savio Vega defeated IRS..
  • July 23, 1995 - In Your House #2: IRS makes his final WWF PPV as one of the lumberjacks for the Diesel/Sid Lumberjack Match..

    World Championship Wrestling - VK Wallstreet:
  • Mike Rotunda returned the WCW becoming known as "VK Wallstreet" (a shot at "Vincient Kennedy" McMahon..
  • Helloween Havoc 1995: Craig Pittman defeated VK Wallstreet in a dark match..
  • November 26, 1995 - World War 3: VK Wallstreet is a participant in the main event 3 Ring Battle Royal..
  • Slamboree 1996: VK Wallstreet & Jim Duggan defeated Steven Regal & David Taylor in the Lethal Lottery..
  • Great American Bash 1996: VK Wallstreet defeated Jim Powers in a dark match..

    World Championship Wrestling - The new World order:
  • Michael Wallstreet eventually became a member of the original new World order..
  • Souled Out 1997: Chris Jericho defeated Michael Wallstreet..
  • Michael Wallstreet leaves the nWo when it is forced to dispant and starts a one-man anti-WCW gimmick..

    New-Japan Pro-Wrestling:
  • Mike Rotundo spent most of 1997 to 1999 wrestling in Japan as part of the working agreement between WCW and New Japan..

    World Championship Wrestling - Short Stint:
  • Late 1999: The Varsity Club reunited in Vince Russo's new WCW product for a few shows to help Jim Duggan..
  • Starrcade 1999: Revolution (Douglas/Malenko/Saturn/Aysa) defeated Jim Duggan/Sullivan/Rotunda/Rick Steiner..
  • WCW Nitro: The Varsity Club showed their true colors again and turned heel and attacked "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan..

    All-Japan Pro-Wrestling:
  • October 27, 2002 - AJPW PPV: Steve Williams, Mike Rotunda, & Johnny Smith defeated Yoji Anjoh, Mitsuya Nagai, & Ryuji Hijikata..
  • Early 2004: Mike Rotundo announces his retirement from Professional Wrestling..
  • Mike Rotunda's retirement match is 5/4 at Korakuen Hall in Japan..
  • January 29, 2005 - WrestleReunion: "Outlaw" Ron Bass & Larry Zbyszko defeated Mike Rotundo & Barry Windham..
  • October 9, 2006 - RAW: "The Nature Boy" Ric Flair w/The Flair Squad defeated "I admit it, I suck!" Mitch w/The Spirit Squad....
  • ~~~The "Flair Squad" consisted of pro-wrestling legends: "Rowdy" Roddy Piper, Ted DiBiase, IRS (Mike Rotundo) and Arn Anderson!
  • April 1, 2007 - WrestleMania 23: Mike "IRS" Rotundo made a brief cameo during a backstage dance party started by Cryme Tyme..