||"Above Average" Mike Sanders
||Michael Edwin Neil Sanders
|Height & Weight:
||6'1" - 230 lbs.
||WCW Power Plant
[Mike Sanders Gallery]
[Natural Born Thriller Gallery]
WCW Cruiserweight title defeating Elix Skipper (October 2, 2000);
UCW American Jr. Heavyweight title defeating Jeff Lewis (champ), Dylan Rage and Chris Hamrick (February 14, 2004);
HWA Tag Team titles w/Lance Cade defeating Val Venis & Steve Bradley (February 13, 2002);
Big Time Wrestling Heavyweight title;
World Championship Wrestling:
Mike Sanders was the leader and mouthpiece of WCW PowerPlant faction, the Natural Born Thrillers..
October 2, 2000 - WCW Nitro: Mike Sanders defeated Elix Skipper for the WCW Cruiserwight title..
WWF Developmental Talent:
Mike Sanders signed a WWF Developmental contract and was assigned to Les Thatcher's Heartland Wrestling Association..
February 13, 2002 - HWA: Mike Sanders & Lance Cade defeated Val Venis & Steve Bradley for the HWA Tag Team titles..
Mike Sanders becomes one of the bookers in HWA..
Mike Sanders was released by WWE because it was said they had no plans to call him up to the main roster..
~~~However, there are rumors that he was blackballed by Paul Heyman..
World Wrestling All-Stars:
November 28, 2002: Mike Sander joins the World Wrestling All-Stars European Tour as their "commissioner"..
January 4, 2002--New Blood Championship Wrestling: Mike Sanders defeats David Flair..
NWA: Total Nonstop Action:
January 15, 2003 - NWA:TNA: Jerry Lynn defeats Mike Sanders (TNA debut) with a TKO..
January 22, 2003 - NWA^TNA: Mike Sanders & David Flair b Ron Killings & Jerry Lynn..
January 29, 2003 - NWA^TNA: Mike Sanders defeats Ron Killings after botched interference by Jerry Lynn..
Fenruary 5, 2003 - NWA^TNA: Ron Killings defeated Jerry Lynn, Col Sanders & David Flair in a 4 corners elimination match..
February 9, 2003 - WWA PPV: Mike Sanders defeated Joe E. Legend..
February 12, 2003 - NWA^TNA: Ron Killings/Jorge Estrada/Tenacious Z beat Mike Sanders/Glen Gilbertti/BG James..
February 19, 2003 - NWA^TNA: Mike Sanders defeats "Tough Enough" Jonah..
March 5, 2003 - NWA^TNA: Glen Gilbertti & Mike Sanders defeats Chris Harris & James Storm..
March 7, 2003--Big Time Wrestling: Mike Sanders defeated Jason Styles to win the Big Time Heavyweight title..
March 12, 2003 - NWA^TNA: Jim Duggan (suprise!) defeats Mike Sanders!!
March 19, 2003 - NWA^TNA: Moondog Spot & Jim Duggan defeat Mike Sanders & Glen Gilbertti..
April 16, 2003 - NWA^TNA: Kid Kash beat Mike Sanders to retain then left Trinity in the ring to get H-Bombed by the Harris Boys..
April 23, 2003 - NWA^TNA: AJ Styles & DLo Brown beat Glen Gilbertti & Mike Sanders via DQ..
May 14, 2003 - NWA^TNA: Mike Sanders defeats Mike Awesome in a TABLES match with help from Glen Gilbertti..
May 21, 2003 - NWA^TNA: Mike Sanders defeats Brian Lee in a HARDCORE match where fans supplied weapons..
June 18, 2003 - NWA:TNA ANNIVERSARY: New Jack defeated Mike Sanders in a Hard 10 Tourniment match..
August 2003: Mike Sanders is let go by NWA Total Nonstop Action..
On The Road Again:
February 14, 2004--Universal Championship Wrestling: Mike Sanders won four-way over Dylan Rage and Chris Hamrick and Jeff Lewis to win Lewis's American jr title..
November 15, 2004--UCW: Mike Sanders defeated NWO Sting..
December 18, 2004--Georgia Championship Wrestling: Jason Cross beat "Natural Born Thriller" Mike Sanders to retain the US Jr title..
February 11, 2005--UCW TV taping: Mike Sanders defeated Kwee Wee..
February 20, 2005--Vince Russo's GLORY Wrestling: Mike Sanders & Disco Inferno defeated Adam Jacobs & Johnny Swinger..
December 16, 2005--Vince Russo's Ring of Glory: D-Lo Brown & Glen Gilberti defeated Erik Watts & Mike Sanders..