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||September 11, 1965
||Scarsdale, New York
||Paul E. Dangerously
Rob Van Dam
Wrestlers who Paul E has Managed:
|Samoan Swat Team
Mean Mark Calloway
The Dudley Boyz
Rob Van Dam
In The Beginning:
Paul Heyman debuted as "Paul E. Dangerously", a manager on the independent wrestling circuit..
1986: Paul E. Dangerously managed Austin Idol and Tommy Rich in the AWA Southern promotion..
Paul E. Dangerously often clashed with Memphis-legend Jerry "The King" Lawler..
April 1987: Paul guided the Mercenaries to the CWA (Championship Wrestling Association) International Tag Team titles..
October 30, 1987: Paul led the Original Midnight Express (Condrey & Rose) over Lawler & Dundee to the AWA Tag Team titles..
Paul E. Dangerously left the AWA, and joined Jim Crockett's National Wrestling Alliance..
National Wrestling Alliance:
1988-1989: Paul's Midnight Express feuded with Jim Cornette's Midnight Express (Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane)..
July 14, 1989: Paul helped The Freebirds beat Cornette's Midnight Express in the finals of the WCW Tag Team Tournament..
July 23, 1989 - Great American Bash: Jim Cornette defeated Paul E. Dangerously in a Tuxedo match..
National Wrestling Alliance - The Dangerous Alliance:
Paul E. Dangerously created a stable of wrestlers he called it the Dangerous Alliance..
~~~The Dangerous Alliance consisted of Arn Anderson, Rick Rude, Larry Zbyzsko, Bobby Eaton, Madusa, and later Steve Austin..
January 30, 1991 - Clash of the Champions XIV: Missy Hyatt defeated Paul E. Dangerously in an Arm-wrestling match..
1991: Paul bought the contract of then WCW television champion "Stunning" Steve Austin..
May 19, 1991 - Superbrawl: Paul E. dressed as Ricky Steamboat's ninja assistant and helped Rick Rude in his U.S. title match..
January 16, 1992: Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton w/Paul E beat Ricky Steamboat & Dustin Rhodes for the WCW Tag Team title..
May 23, 1992: Steve Austin w/Paul E. defeated Barry Windham to capture the WCW Television title..
October 25, 1992 - Halloween Havoc: Paul E. Dangerously fired Madusa, resulting in Madusa attacking Dangerously!
November 18, 1992 - Clash of the Champions XXI: Paul E. Dangerously vs Madusa ended in a DRAW..
Extreme Championship Wrestling:
September 18, 1993: Paul Heyman became the booker for ECW (then known as Eastern Championship Wrestling)..
~~~Eddie Gilbert was booking at the time, but Paul Heyman eventually pushed him out of power..
1996: Paul E. purchased ECW from Todd Gordon, and renamed the promotion Extreme Championship Wrestling..
March 10, 1997: Paul Heyman debated Jerry "The King Lawler on "RAW" as part of an ECW Invasion angle..
April 13, 1997: Paul Heyman staged ECW's first pay per view appropriately named "Barely Legal"..
May 12, 1997: Paul Heyman brought wrestlers from ECW to "RAW" to work a short-lived WWF/ECW angle..
Summer 1999: ECW signed a 3-year contract with TNN (The Nashville Network) to produce a Friday night wrestling show..
2000: ECW had potential financial backers, but Paul Heyman's "priorities" cost the company the opportunity..
~~~Paul Heyman went out to California instead of meeting with backers, he spent all his time working on the movie "Rollerball"..
~~~Many say this is because Paul Heyman's ego wouldn't allow him to give up so much stake in the company..
~~~By this time, Tommy Dreamer had started doing a lot of the booking along with Raven and Lance Storm..
2001: Extreme Championship Wrestling went out of business and folds | ECW was in debt of over $1,000,000..
World Wrestling Federation - Broadcast Announcer:
March 5, 2001: Paul Heyman replaced Jerry Lawler in the color commentary positions on RAW & Smackdown..
July 9, 2001 - RAW: Paul Heyman reunited a group of ECW Alumni to mix things up in the WCW Invasaion situation..
~~~Tommy Dreamer, Rob Van Dam, Lance Storm, Mike Awesome, Tazz, Raven, Rhyno, Justin Credible, and the Dudley Boyz..
~~~Heyman says that the InVasion just got Extreme, and that ECW will take on WCW and WWF..
~~~By the end of the night it was all a set up and Paul Heyman was actually in cahoots with Shane McMahon and WCW..
~~~ECW & WCW merges into "The Alliance"!
World Wrestling Entertainment:
November 15, 2001 - Smackdown!: Paul heyman delivers the greatest promo ever.
November 19, 2001 - RAW: One night after Survivor Series, Vince McMahon rehires Paul Heyman to do RAW Commentary..
~~~However, before Heyman can take his position, Vince FIRES him again!
~~~Heyman picks a fight with Jim Ross, who hammers Heyman too..
November 2001: Heyman takes an off-camera booking roll in the WWF for the time being..
World Wrestling Entertainment - Brock Lesnar's Agent:
March 18, 2002 - RAW: Paul Heyman returns to RAW along side Brock Lesnar..
May 19, 2002 - Judgement Day: Brock Lesnar & Paul Heyman defeat the Hardy Boyz when Heyman pins Jeff!
October 26, 2002 - Rebellion: Brock Lesnar & Paul Heyman defeat Edge in a Handicap match to retain the Undisputed title..
November 17, 2002 - Survivor Series: Paul Heyman turns on Brock Lesnar and helps Big Show win the Undisputed title!
December 19, 2002 - Smackdown!: Kurt Angle reveals that his new agent is Paul Heyman, in an effort to screw Brock Lesnar!
~~~Paul convinces an angry Big Show that the three of them could be the most powerful group in wrestling!
February 23, 2003: Paul is removed as the head writer for the Smackdown brand, and will serve as a consultant for both shows..
March 6, 2003 - Smackdown!: Brock Lesnar brutally defeats Paul Heyman in the Steel cage, despite inteference by Team Angle..
May 5, 2003: Paul Heyman no longer attends TV tapings, he only critiques the scripts of Raw & Smackdown and offer suggestions..
World Wrestling Entertainment - The Return:
October 23, 2003 - Smackdown!: Paul Heyman makes his return, announced by Vince McMahon as the NEW GM of Smackdown!..
~~~Paul Heyman's first night is a disaster when Undertaker wins the right to name any match, any place, against any person..
~~~The Undertaker choses a Buried Alive match at Survivor Series... against Vince McMahon!\
October 30, 2003 - Smackdown!: Paul Heyman is ordered by Vince McMahon to "fix it" or else get the life choked out of him!
~~~Paul Heyman forms Team Lesnar with Brock Lesnar, The Big Show, Nathan Jones & Matt Morgan!
January 15, 2004 - Smackdown!: John Cena beat Rhyno in a "Wash your mouth out with soap" which was set up by Paul Heyman..
~~~Chris Benoit joined in and put Paul Heyman in a loose sharpshooter while John Cena fed him large chunks of IVORY soap!
January 25, 2004 - Royal Rumble: Eric Bischoff (RAW GM) and Paul Heyman (SD! GM) get into confrontation and begin to catfight..
~~~Sherrif Steve Austin drove his four-wheeler to the ring and delivered Stunners to both General Managers..
January 29, 2004 - Smackdown!: Paul Heyman rebounds from losing Chris Benoit by presenting a special 15-man Royal Rumhle!
February 5, 2004 - Smackdown!: Paul Heyman "benches" John Cena after the FCC cracked down on profanity on Network Television..
February 9, 2004 - RAW: Paul Heyman appeared to warned Bill Goldberg not to show up at No Way Out to screw Brock Lesnar..
March 4, 2004 - Smackdown!: Eddie Guerrero fights Paul Heyman while handcuffed, but Kurt Angle showed up and assulted him!!!
March 11, 2004 - Smackdown!: The Smackdown! roster turns on Paul Heyman and allows Steve Austin to invade Smackdown!..
March 18, 2004 - Smackdown!: The Undertaker showed up and gave Paul Heyman a tombstone piledriver as the show was ending!
World Wrestling Entertainment - RAW:
March 22, 2004 - Draft Lottery: Paul Heyman represents SD! as its GM during the Draft, but shockingly gets drafted himself to RAW!
~~~Paul Heyman says he refuses to perform in front of the RAW audience and decides instead to QUIT!
World Wrestling Entertainment - Back on Smackdown!:
April 22, 2004 - SD!: Paul Heyman was chosen to act as "GM for a Night" after Kurt Angle was injured at the hands of Big Show..
~~~Paul Heyman convinced the Dudleyz to turn heel and attack Rob Van Dam, and gave DVon a match against Eddie Guerrero..
May 27, 2004 - SD!: The Dudley Boyz defeated Rob Van Dam & Rey Mysterio when Paul Heyman jumped the rail and interfered!
~~~After the match, Paul Heyman told the Dudleyz to make an Impact for a change and make a victim out of somebody!
~~~The Dudleyz were movivated by what Paul Heyman said and abducted Paul Bearer by tossing him in their trunk and driving away!
June 3, 2004 - SD!: Paul Heyman asked Undertaker to join he and the Dudleyz, otherwise he would NEVER see Paul Bearer AGAIN!
June 10, 2004 - Smackdown: The Undertaker shocks the World as he bows down to Paul Heyman recognizing the power of the urn..
June 17, 2004 - Smackdown: Paul Heyman demonstrated his power over Undertaker by forcing him to ruin the Tag Team Main Event..
June 27, 2004 - Great American Bash: The Undertaker defeated The Dudley Boyz in a "Live Free or Die" match..
~~~As a result, Paul Heyman pulled a switch which was to bury Paul Bearer in concrete cement but LIGHTNING struck!
~~~The Undertaker made his way to the stage and said "I have no other choice" before pulling the switch and "killing" his manager!
July 1, 2004 - Smackdown: Undertaker tells Paul Heyman "If I'd do that to my only confidant, Imagine what I'll do to you!"
World Wrestling Entertainment - Beginning of the End?:
July 15, 2004 - Smackdown!: John Heidenreich vignettes are shown with him coming to Smackdown! with Manager Paul Heyman..
August 2004: Paul Heyman returns to Smackdown! as the manager or John Heidenreich (booked as an unstoppable monster)..
August 26, 2004 - Smackdown!: John Heidenreich & Paul Heyman debut on SD! and kicks the crap out of announcer Josh Matthews..
September 6, 2004: Paul Heyman becomes part of the RAW Writing Team which is lead by Brian Gewirtz..
November 3, 2004: Paul Heyman was removed from the WWE writing team for reasons that are unknown at this time..
January 6, 2005 - Smackdown!: The Undertaker defeated John Heidenreich & Paul Heyman and put Paul Heyman inside of a Casket!
World Wrestling Entertainment - ECW One Night Stand:
May 23, 2005 - RAW: Eric Bischoff had a "funeral" for ECW interrupted by Vince McMahon, who brought out Paul Heyman!
~~~Paul Heyman pointed out that for the first time ever, the masterminds behind WWE, WCW, and ECW were in the same ring!
~~~Vince McMahon revealed that he secretly supported ECW financially, while Bischoff's WCW went out of his way to destroy it!
~~~Vince McMahon encouraged the two figureheads to butt heads and proclaimed "May the best man win!" and left the ring..
~~~Paul Heyman cut a promo on Eric Bischoff, inviting him to come to ECW One Night Stand to experience ECW first hand..
~~~Paul Heyman put an exclamation point on his messege by lighting Bischoff's black ECW-logo wreath on fire inside the ring!
June 6, 2005 - RAW: Eric Bischoff & the anti-ECW crusaders (Edge/Christin/Tomko) called out Paul Heyman & The Dudleyz..
~~~Paul Heyman came out with the Dudleyz to cut a promo on Bischoff and then said "ECW never backs down from a fight"..
~~~Eric Bischoff then called out some additional "Crusaders" to stack the deck against Heyman & The Dudleyz..
~~~Paul Heyman acted scared, but then declared.... ECW NEVER BACKS DOWN FROM A FIGHT and pointed to the rafters..
~~~Tommy Dreamer, Sandman, Rhyno, Balls Mahoney & Axl Rotten showed up and the brawl insued with ECW coming out on top!
June 12, 2005 - ECW One Night Stand: Paul Heyman got in the ring to cut a promo but ended up getting emotional by the response..
~~~Heyman got control of himself and proceed to cut a shoot-style promo thanking Tod Gordon for giving him a chance to book..
~~~Heyman thanked the "crazy bastards" (fans) for staying loyal before addressing the anti-ECW crusaders sitting on the balcony..
~~~Heyman shot on Edge, saying "Matt Freekin' Hardy" igniting a huge "You Screwed Matt" chant from the crowd..
~~~Heyman shot on JBL, saying "The only reason you were champion for a year, was because HHH didn't want to work Tuesday!"
~~~Paul Heyman then looked in the camera and says this isn't WCW, RAW, SD! or WWE -- this IS E C FUCKING W!!!!!!!!!!!!
World Wrestling Entertainment - Ohio Valley Wrestling:
Paul Heyman was assigned to Ohio Valley Wrestling in charge of the creative department for the OVW Television show..
December 2005: Paul Heyman, whose contract expires 12/31, was offered a new contract by World Wrestling Entertainment..
February 11, 2006--Live Event (RAW crew): Paul Heyman announced plans for a 2nd ECW One Night Stand PPV on June 11, 2006..
World Wrestling Entertainment - The Return of ECW:
May 22, 2006 - RAW: Mick Foley & Edge declared themselves Hardcore co-Champions only to be interrupted by Paul Heyman!
~~~Paul Heyman showed up and challenged Mick Foley & Edge to face Tommy Dreamer & Terry Funk at ECW One Night Stand..
May 26, 2006 - SmackDown!: Paul Heyman showed up but was warned by Theodore Long not to be snooping around the locker room..
May 29, 2006 - RAW: The Paul Heyman vs Mick Foley face-off ended with Heyman announcing the aquisition of Kurt Angle to ECW!
June 2, 2006 - SmackDown!: Paul Heyman announced a Kurt Angle open challenge as well as Rey Mysterio vs Sabu for ECW ONS..
June 5, 2006 - RAW: Paul Heyman and a group of ECW wrestlers attacked John Cena until WWE wrestlers made the save!
June 7, 2006 - WWE vs ECW: Paul Heyman was in his glory talking about ONS and announcing the ECW time-slot on the Sci-Fi Network..
June 9, 2006 - SmackDown!: Paul Heyman offered Rey Mysterio a spot on the ECW roster, but Mysterio politely declined the offer..
June 11, 2006 - ECW One Night Stand: Paul Heyman cut an motivational speech to start the show and to pump up the audience..
~~~Later: Rob Van Dam defeated John Cena to capture the WWE title when 2 referees were knocked out and Heyman counted 1-2-3!
June 13, 2006--ECW on Sci Fi: Paul Heyman announced that the decision stands and Rob Van Dam will remain the WWE Champion!
June 13, 2006--ECW on Sci Fi: Paul Heyman started the show by officially awarded Rob Van Dam the ECW World Heavyweight title..
June 24, 2006--ECW House Show: Paul Heyman cut a promo thanking the Phili-fans and being glad to finally be back in Philadelphia..
July 4, 2006--ECW on Sci Fi: Paul Heyman "screwed" Rob Van Dam out of the ECW World title, helping the Big Show win it!
July 11, 2006--ECW on Sci Fi: Paul Heyman was surrounded by riot squad when he suspended Rob Van Dam for 30 days..
July 18, 2006--ECW on Sci Fi: Paul Heyman appeared with riot squad (Basham Brothers) and gave Tommy Dreamer the kiss of death..
August 15, 2006--ECW on Sci Fi: Paul Heyman announced that Kurt Angle was injured and had to be "medically suspended"...
August 29, 2006--ECW on Sci Fi: Paul Heyman beat Sabu with interference from The Riot Squad, Big Show, RVD & Bob Holly.....
October 27, 2006 - SmackDown!: Paul Heyman tried to convince Batista to ECW but Batista wouldn't hear anything of it...
October 27 & 28, 2006--WWE/ECW House Show: Rob Van Dam defeated Paul Heyman (sub for ECW Champion, The Big Show)..
October 31, 2006--ECW on Sci Fi: Big Show & Test defeated RVD & Hardcore Holly when Paul Heyman (in a Gorilla suit) interfered!
December 5, 2006--ECW on Sci Fi (Taped 12/4): Paul Heyman started the show with an emotional speech about ECW D2D..
December 4, 2006: Paul Heyman was "sent home" by Vince McMahon (Work or a shoot? Your guess is as good as mine)..