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Wrestler: Shane Douglas
Real Name: Troy Martin
Birthday: November 21, 1964
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Marital Status: Married w/Son (Connor)
Height & Weight: 6'1" - 249 pounds
Trained by: Dominic DeNucci
Debut: 1982
Previous Gimmicks: Troy Orndorff
Dean Douglas (WWF)
The Franchise (ECW & WCW)
Finishing Move: Pittsburgh Plunge
Favorite Moves: The Franchiser
Belly to Belly Suplex
Notable Feuds: Shawn Michaels (WWF)
Razor Ramon (WWF)
Sandman (ECW)
Tommy Dreamer (ECW)
Tazz (ECW)
Justin Credible (ECW)
Ric Flair (WCW)
Billy Kidman (WCW)
Raven (TNA)
Official Website: FranchiseFanSite.com

  • UWF Television title defeating "Hot Stuff' Eddie Gilbert (August 3, 1987);
  • NWA Continental Tag Team titles w/Lord Humongus (Sid Vicious) defeating Bob Carter & Detroit Demolition (July 18, 1988);
  • IWA Heavyweight title defeating Thunderfoot #2 (June 25, 1992);
  • WCW Tag Team titles w/Ricky Steamboat defeating Barry Windham & Dustin Rhodes (November 18, 1992);
  • ECW Heavyweight title Awarded after Tito Santana No-showed (September 09, 1993);
  • ECW Heavyweight title defeating Terry Funk (March 26, 1994);
  • USWL Unified Champion defeating Demolition Ax (April 4, 1994);
  • NWA World Heavyweight title defeating Too Cold Scorpio in the Finals of a Tournament (August 27, 1994);
  • WWF Intercontinental title Awarded by forfeit from Shawn Michaels (October 22, 1995);
  • ECW Television title defeating Too Cold Scorpio (April 11, 1996);
  • ECW Television title defeating Pitbull #2 and Chris Jericho and Too Cold Scorpio in a 4-WAY (July 13, 1996);
  • ECW Heavyweight title defeating Terry Funk (August 17, 1997);
  • ECW Heavyweight title defeating Bam Bam Bigelow (November 30, 1997);
  • NAWA Heavyweight title (May 20, 1999);
  • NWA East Heavyweight title defeating Gator (June 17, 1999);
  • WCW World Tag Team titles w/Buff Bagwell defeating Ric Flair & Lex Luger (April 16, 2000);
  • WCW United States title defeating Hugh Morrus (January 14, 2001);
  • MLW World Heavyweight title defeating Vampiro and Taiyo Kea in the Finals of a Tournament (June 15, 2002);
  • XPW World Heavyweight title defeating Johnny Webb at the Night of Champions (July 20, 2002);
  • USA Pro Heavyweight title defeating Raven (February 14, 2004);


  • In the Beginning:
  • 1982: Troy Martin graduated High School and started wrestling professionally as a way to pay for his college education..
  • ~~~Subsequently he graduated from Bethany College in 1986 with a BA in History and Political Science and several academic honors..
  • Troy Martin decided to continue his studies, eventually earning his MA in Education..
  • Shane Douglas and Paul Orndorff are often reported as cousins or brothers but in reality are no way related..
  • Shane Douglas DID work as "Troy Orndorff" the storyline cousin of Paul "Mr. Wonderful" Orndorff..

    Universal Wrestling Federation:
  • August 3, 1987: Shane Douglas defeated Eddie Gilbert for the UWF World Television title..
  • September 2, 1987: Terry Taylor defeated Shane Douglas for the UWF World Television title..

    World Wrestling Federation:
  • 1990: Shane Douglas signed on with the World Wrestling Federation..
  • 1991: Shane Douglas left the WWF to care for his dying father..

    World Championship Wrestling:
  • Shane Douglas moved on to WCW and instantly captured the WCW tag team titles with Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat..
  • December 18, 1992: Shane Douglas & Ricky Steamboat defeated Dustin Rhodes & Barry Windham to win the WCW tag team titles..
  • 1993: While wrestling with the WCW, Shane Douglas taught emotional support classes to high school students, grades 9 through 12..

    Eastern Championship Wrestling:
  • September 19, 1993--ECW UltraClash: Shane Douglas defeated Sandman to retain ECW Heavyweight title..
  • October 2, 1993--NWA Bloodfest Part 2: Shane Douglas defeated J.T. Smith to retain ECW Heavyweight title..
  • ~~~LATER ON THE SAME CARD: Sabu defeated Shane Douglas to win ECW Heavyweight title in the main event..
  • December 26, 1993--ECW: Shane Douglas defeated Tommy Dreamer
  • February 5, 1994-- ECW: Terry Funk vs Shane Douglas vs Sabu in a TRIANGLE match ending in a 60 minute time limit draw..
  • March 26, 1994-- ECW: Shane Douglas/Mr. Hughes/Public Enemy defeated Hawk/Kevin Sullivan/Tazmaniac/Terry Funk in WAR GAMES..
  • ~~~ ~~~ ~~~ ~~~ ~~~ ~~~ As stipulated: Shane Doouglas pinned Terry Funk to win the ECW Heavyweight Title.
  • May 14, 1994-- ECW: J.T. Smith & The Bruise Brothers defeated Shane Douglas & Mr. Hughes & Public Enemy (JT Smith was survivor)..
  • June 24, 1994-- ECW: The Bruise Brothers (Ron & Don Harris) defeated Shane Douglas & Mr. Hughes
  • July 16, 1994--ECW: Shane Douglas defeated Sabu by COUNT OUT, Douglas retains ECW World Heavyweight Title

    The Contraversy:
  • August 27, 1994--ECW: Shane Douglas shocked the wrestling world when he won the historic NWA Heavyweight title at ECW Arena..
  • ~~~Shane Douglas defeated The Tazmaniac | Shane Douglas defeated Dean Malenko | Shane Douglas defeated Too Cold Scorpio..
  • ~~~Shane Douglas proceeded to throw the belt down on the mat saying he didn't want to be a "dead promotion's" champion..
  • ~~~Shane Douglas then proclaimed himself the new EXTREME CHAMPIONSHIP WRESTLING Heavyweight Champion!!

    Extreme Championship Wrestling:
  • November 5, 1994--ECW November to Remember: Shane Douglas defeated Ron Simmons to retain the Television Title
  • December 17, 1994--ECW: Shane Douglas defeated Ron Simmons to retain ECW World Heavyweight Title
  • February 4, 1995-- ECW: Shane Douglas defeated Tully Blanchard to retain ECW World Heavyweight Title
  • April 8, 1995-- ECW: Shane Douglas defeated Sandman to retain ECW World Heavyweight Title
  • April 15, 1995--ECW: Sandman defeated Shane Douglas to win ECW World Heavyweight Title

    World Wrestling Federation - Dean Douglas:
  • 1995: Shane Douglas decided to rejoin the WWF and was given the horrible gimmick "Dean Douglas"..
  • Dean Douglas was awarded the Intercontinental title when Shawn Michaels was injured, but was forced to defend that same night!
  • ~~~Razor Ramon defeated Dean Douglas for the title, making it the shortest IC title reign in history..
  • Dean Douglas felt he was being 'held back' by certain top-teir performers, so he once again departed the company..

    Extreme Championship Wrestling:
  • 1996: Shane Douglas returned to Extreme Championship Wrestling, where he fit in at the top..
  • February 17, 1996--ECW: Shane Douglas defeated Cactus Jack
  • April 20, 1996--ECW: Raven defeated Shane Douglas to retain ECW World Heavyweight Title
  • June 22, 1996--ECW: Shane Douglas defeated Mikey Whipwreak
  • July 13, 1996--ECW: Shane Douglas defeated Chris Jericho, Too Cold Scorpio & Pitbull #2 in a 4-WAY to win the ECW Television Title
  • October 5, 1996--ECW: Shane Douglas and Pitbull # 2 ended in a NO CONTEST. Douglas retained TV Title
  • November 16, 1996--ECW November to Remember: Terry Funk & Tommy Dreamer defeated Shane Douglas & Brian Lee
  • December 7, 1996-- ECW: Shane Douglas & Francine defeated Tommy Dreamer & Beulah
  • January 11, 1997--ECW: Pitbull # 1 defeated Shane Douglas by COUNT OUT. Douglas retained World Heavyweight Title
  • February 1, 1997--ECW Tommy Dreamer & The Pitbulls defeated Shane Douglas, Chris Candido & Brian Lee
  • March 15, 1997--ECW: Shane Douglas defeated Pitbull #1 in an I QUIT match to retain ECW Television Title
  • April 13, 1997--ECW Barely Legal: Shane douglas defeated Pitbull # 2 to retain TV Title. Brian Lee and Rick Rude appeared and attacked Shane Douglas
  • May 10,1997--ECW: Shane Douglas & Bam Bam Bigelow defeated the Pitbulls
  • June 6, 1997-- ECW Wrestlepalooza: Shane Douglas defeated Chris Chetti and retained ECW Television Title
  • July 19, 1997--ECW: Terry Funk defeated Shane Douglas by DQ to retain ECW Heavyweight Title
  • August 9, 1997--ECW: Shane Douglas defeated Lance Storm
  • August 17,1997--ECW Hardcore Heaven: Shane Douglas defeated Sabu and Terry Funk in a THREE WAY DANCE to win the ECW World Heavyweight Title from Sabu
  • September 20, 1997--ECW: Shane Douglas defeated Phil Lafon to retain ECW Heavyweight Title
  • November 8, 1997--ECW: Bam Bam Bigelow defeated Shane Douglas to retain ECW World Heavyweight Title
  • November 30, 1997-- ECW November to Remember: Shane Douglas defeated Bam Bam Bigelow to win ECW Heavyweight Title
  • January 31, 1998--ECW: Shane Douglas, Chris Candido & Lance Storm vs Taz & Bam Bam Bigelow HANDICAP MATCH ended in a NO CONTEST
  • February 21, 1998--ECW; Bam Bam Bigelow & Shane Douglas defeated Rob Van Dam & Sabu
  • March 1, 1998--ECW: Al Snow and Lance Storm defeated Shane Douglas & Chris Candido
  • May 3, 1998--ECW: Shane Douglas defeated Al Snow to retain ECW World Heavyweight Title
  • November 1, 1998-- ECW November to Remember: Sabu, Rob Van Dam & Taz defeated The Triple Threat ( Douglas, Bigelow & Candido)
  • November 30, 1997: Shane Douglas defeated Bam Bam Bigelow to win his forth ECW Heavyweight title..
  • January 10, 1999-- ECW Guilty as Charged: Taz defeated Shane Douglas by KNOCK OUT to win ECW World Heavyweight Title
  • January 16, 1999--ECW: Taz defeated shane Douglas to retain ECW World Heavyweight Title
  • March 21, 1999-- ECW Living Dangerously: Tommy Dreamer & Shane Douglas defeated The Impact Players (J. Credible & L. Storm)
  • April 3, 1999--ECW: Shane Douglas defeated Justin Credible

    World Championship Wrestling:
  • Shane Douglas eventually moved on to World Championship Wrestling hoping he could spark interest..
  • Shane Douglas formed a team with Dean Malenko, Chris Benoit, Perry Saturn & Asya and called themselves the Revolution..
  • ~~~When Benoit, Saturn, Melanko & Guerrero left for the WWF, Shane Douglas was left without an angle..
  • Shane Douglas made a brief appearance in XPW in California..
  • Shane Douglas went solo in WCW, picking up Torrie Wilson as his valet, and feuding with Billy Kidman..
  • Shane Douglas's push was reignited when Vince Russo & Eric Bischoff got back in power..
  • Shane Douglas was put into a program with Ric Flair, a long anticipated feud stemming from the past..
  • Shane Douglas won the WCW Tag Team titles with Buff Bagwell..
  • Shane Douglas won the WCW United States title from Hugh Morrus..
  • Shane Douglas opts to sit out his WCW contract as opposed to accepting a buyout..
  • April 2002: Shane Douglas's AOL/Time Warner/Turner contract FINALLY expires..

    Xtreme Pro Wrestling:
  • April 2002: Shane Douglas signs on with Rob Black's Xtreme Pro Wrestling -- a California-based indy federation..
  • Shane Douglas almost immediately wins the XPW Heavyweight title with Lizzy Borden as his valet..
  • Shane Douglas also captures the Major League Wrestling Heavyweight title..
  • October 5, 2002 - XPW Show: Shane Douglas defeats Chris Candido to retain the XPW Heavywieght title..
  • November 16, 2002 - Xtreme Pro Wrestling: Shane Douglas defeats Vic Grimes & Chris Candito in a triple threat to retain the XPW title..
  • December 21, 2002 - Xtreme Pro Wrestling: Shane Douglas defeats Vic Grimes to retain the XPW title..
  • January 17, 2003 - Xtreme Pro Wrestling: Vic Grimes & Lucy b Shane Douglas & Lizzy Borden..
  • January 18, 2003 - Xtreme Pro Wrestling: Shane Douglas defeats Vic Grimes to retain the XPW title..
  • March 8, 2003 - XPW: Shane Douglas defeats Justin Crdible to retain the XPW title..

    World Wrestling All-Stars:
  • May 21, 2003 - WWA: Sting defeated Rick Stiener & Shane Douglas in a 3way to retain the WWA World title..
  • May 23, 2003 - WWA: Shane Douglas defeats Sabu..
  • May 25, 2003 - WWA PPV: Sabu b Joe E. Legend - Shane Douglas attacked Sabu after the match..

    NWA: Total Nonstop Action --- vs Raven:
  • June 11, 2003 - NWA:TNA: Shane Douglas debuts in NWA:TNA and goes right after fellow ECW Alumni Raven!
  • June18, 2003 - NWA:TNA ANNIVERSARY: Shane Douglas goes after Raven again, and seems to have aligned himself with Russo..
  • June 25, 2003 - NWA^TNA: Shane Douglas aligns himself with Glen Gilbertti & Father James Mitchell..
  • ~~~Later that night, Jeff Jarrett & Raven beat Glen Gilbertti & Shane Douglas via DQ when James Mitchell fireballed Raven!
  • July 2, 2003 - NWA^TNA: Shane Douglas defeated C.M. Punk in a CLOCKWORK ORANGE match..
  • July 9, 2003 - NWA^TNA: Shane Douglas defeated Julio Dinero, afterwards, James Mitchell threw fire in Alexis Laree's face!
  • July 23, 2003 - NWA^TNA: Shane Douglas, Brian Lee & Slash defeated Raven, C.M. Punk & Julio Dinero..
  • July 30, 2003 - NWA^TNA: Shane Douglas, Brian Lee & Slash defeated Raven, Julio Denero & Alexis Laree..
  • August 6, 2003 - NWA^TNA: James Mitchell & Shane Douglas continue to play mind games with Raven and the Gathering..
  • August 13, 2003 - NWA^TNA: Raven defeated Shane Douglas but then was attacked by a mystery person out of a bodybag..
  • August 27, 2003 - NWA^TNA: 3 Live Krew vs Shane Douglas, Sinn & Slash w/James Mitchell went to a NO CONTEST..
  • September 3, 2003 - NWA^TNA: Jarrett/Brown/Harris/Storm/Raven beat Douglas/Daniels/Diamond/Swinger/Styles in WAR GAMES..
  • September 17, 2003 - NWA^TNA: Shane Douglas defeated Raven in a "Hair vs Hair" match after Vampiro made his shocking debut!
  • September 24, 2003 - NWA^TNA: The Gathering (Raven/Punk/Dinero) beat The New Church (Douglas/Slash/Sinn) in a dog collar match..
  • ~~~After the match, all three members of the Gathering were hung from the rafters by chains..
  • October 1, 2003 - NWA^TNA: Shane Douglas breaks away from the New Church and talks about mentoring someone new..

    NWA: Total Nonstop Action --- The NEW Franchise:
  • October 29, 2003 - NWA^TNA: Shane Douglas continues to promote the emergence of his new "protege"..
  • November 5, 2003 - NWA^TNA: Shane Douglas defeated The Sandman and then introduces Tracy as his new valet..
  • November 19, 2003 - NWA^TNA: Shane Douglas & Tracy continue to scout for the "NEW Franchise"..
  • November 26, 2003 - NWA^TNA: Michael Shane defeated Sonjay Dutt and was revealed as Shane Douglas' NEW Franchise!
  • December 3, 2003 - NWA^TNA: Shane Douglas & Michael Shane w/Tracy defeated Sonjay Dutt & Chris Sabin..
  • December 10, 2003 - NWA^TNA: Chris Sabin defeated Shane Douglas dispite attempted interference from Michael Shane..
  • January 9, 2004 - ROH/JAPW: Shane Douglas defeated Justin Credible..
  • January 14, 2004 - NWA^TNA: Shane Douglas w/Tracy Brooks defeated Elix Skipper..
  • January 21, 2004 - NWA^TNA: Shane Douglas & Michael Shane w/Tracy defeated Elix Skipper & Christopher Daniels..
  • February 8, 2004--Border City Wrestling & Prime Time Wrestling: Raven & Sabu beat Shane Douglas & Dyason Pryce..
  • February 14, 2004--USA Pro Wrestling: Shane Douglas defeated Raven to win USA Pro title..
  • February 25 2004 - NWA^TNA: Shane Douglas & Michael Shane defeated Konnan & Ron Killings..
  • March 17, 2004 - NWA^TNA: "Cowboy" James Storm defeated "The Franchise" Shane Douglas w/Tracy..
  • March 24, 2004 - NWA^TNA: Low Ki & Christopher Daniels defeated Shane Douglas & Michael Shane in the Tag Title Tournament..
  • March 31, 2004 - NWA^TNA: DLo Brown/Apollo defeated S.Diamond/S.Siaki & S.Douglas/M.Shane & G.Gilbertti/D.Young..
  • May 5, 2004 - NWA^TNA: Shane Douglas w/Tracy defeated Michael Shane (After, Shane superkicked Douglas and rescued Tracy)..
  • May 14, 2004--USA Pro Wrestling: Raven defeated Shane Douglas in a Cage match to recapture the USA Pro title..

    NWA: Total Nonstop Action --- TNA Road Agent & MORE:
  • June 2004: Shane Douglas takes a Road Agent jobs with TNA, as well as maintain an on-air roll..
  • ~~~TNA also hopes to eventually start running house shows in Pittsburgh with Shane Douglas helping to promote locally..
  • November 14, 2004--MSPW: Shane Douglas & Chris Candido & DDS beat Eric Priest & Marco Styles & Danny Dominion..
  • December 13, 2004 - Night of Appreciation for Sabu: Shane Douglas beat Raven with Mick Foley as referee and help from SABU!
  • January 29, 2005 - WrestleReunion: Shane Douglas participated in a Legends Battle Royal which was won by Greg Valentine..
  • April 15, 2005--Border City Wrestling: Scott D'Amore & Sean Waltman defeated Joe Doring & A-1 (Shane Douglas refereed)
  • April 16, 2005--Brawl for Braxton: Jimmy Jacobs defeated Shane Douglas..
  • May 7, 2005--Mark Curtis Memorial: Mick Foley & Shane Douglas w/Dominic DeNucci beat Al Snow & D-Lo Brown w/Les Thatcher..
  • May 27, 2005--Superstar Wrestling Federation: Rick Steiner & Sean Waltman defeated Shane Douglas & Raven..
  • May 28, 2005--Superstar Wrestling Federation: Shane Douglas defeated Buddy Love..
  • May 29, 2005--Superstar Wrestling Federation: Shane Douglas defeated Sean Waltman to win the Heavyweight title..

    Hardcore Homecoming:
  • June 10, 2005 - Hardcore Homecoming: Sabu defeated Terry Funk and Sandman in a 3-WAY No-ropes Barbed Wire match!
  • ~~~Sabu took an unhealthy number of bumped into the barbed wire ripping his skin to shreds and covered with blood..
  • ~~~Bill Alfonso got involved, pulling Shane Douglas into the wire, resulting in Francine attacking Alfonso!!
  • ~~~The lights went out and Cactus Jack showed up and shoved a Barbed-wire Mr. Socko down Shane Douglas' throat!
  • ~~~Cactus Jack had a referees shirt on and counted the 1-2-3 as Terry Funk had Douglas pinned to eliminate Douglas..
  • ~~~Sabu recovered and gave Terry Funk an Arabian Facebuster off a chair and Cactus Jack counted the 1-2-3!!
  • ~~~Chants of "Terry!" and "Sabu!" and "Foley!" and "Thank You Shane!" and of course "ECW! ECW!" were heard..
  • ~~~Shane Douglas, the promoter, came out for a curtain call and everybody retreated to the back showered with chants of "ECW!"
  • June 12, 2005 - ROH: Shane Douglas showed up and put over ROH only to turn heel by the end say that ROH could "lick my balls"..
  • ~~~Shane Double reappeared later during the Pure title match to admit that he was wrong and raise the arm of Champion Samoa Joe!
  • September 16, 2005--Hardcore Homecoming: Shane Douglas defeated Jerry Lynn and Sabu in a 3-WAY..
  • September 17, 2005--Hardcore Homecoming: Shane Douglas defeated Gary Wolfe in a Dog Collar match..
  • November 4, 2005 - Hardcore Homecoming: Gary Wolfe defeated Shane Douglas in a Dog Collar match..

    Total Nonstop Action:
  • October 1, 2005: Shane Douglas became the full-time backstage interviewer for TNA iMPACT on Spike TV..
  • November 26, 2005--AAW: Eric Priest defeated Shane Douglas (I ASSUME this was THE Shane Douglas)..
  • Early 2006: Shane Douglas took a break from TNA when his wife put him into rehab for abuse of painkillers..

    NWA: Total Nonstop Action - Eye on the Naturals:
  • May 18, 2006 - TNA iMPACT: Samoa Joe defeated Chase Stevens (Shane Douglas was seen watching the Naturals)..
  • May 25, 2006 - TNA iMPACT: Bobby Roode defeated Andy Douglas (Shane Douglas again had his eye on the Naturals)..
  • June 15, 2006 - TNA iMPACT: Elix Skipper & David Young w/Simon Diamond beat The Naturals (Chase Stevens & Andy Douglas)..
  • ~~~After the match, Shane Douglas broke his silence and chewed out The Naturals and agreed to take them under his wing..
  • June 18, 2006 - TNA Slammiversary: Team Canada (Eric Young & A-1) defeated The Naturals w/Shane Douglas on the Pre-show..
  • July 6, 2006 - TNA iMPACT: Shane Douglas trained The Naturals and put them through a vigerous mental and physical workout..
  • July 7, 2006--International Wrestling Cartel: Shane Douglas cut a promo saying TNA was the new home of "Extreme".
  • July 13, 2006 - TNA iMPACT: Shane Douglas said training the Naturals has been hard but they will soon go for the Championship..
  • July 16, 2006 - TNA Victory Road: The Naturals w/Shane Douglas defeated The Diamonds in the Rough w/Simon Diamond..
  • July 20, 2006 - TNA iMPACT: The Naturals defeated Matt Bentley & Frankie Kazarian (Shane Douglas was not happy with the win)..
  • August 3, 2006 - TNA iMPACT: The Naturals w/Shane Douglas defeated America's Most Wanted w/Gail Kim..
  • August 17, 2006 - TNA iMPACT: Chase Stevens defeated Chris Harris and Frankie Kazarian and BG James to win a Tag title shot..
  • ~~~Shane Douglas was extremely proud of Chase Stevens' performance, having used a pair of handcuffs to know out Chris Harris..
  • September 7, 2006 - TNA iMPACT: Shane Douglas said if The Naturals don't win at No Surrender then he will end the experiment..
  • September 24, 2006 - TNA No Surrender: The Naturals (Chase Stevens & Andy Douglas) won an 8-Tag Team Battle Royal..
  • October 26, 2006 - TNA iMPACT: Brother Ray was shown arguing with Shane Douglas about something at ringside during a match..
  • November 9, 2006 - TNA iMPACT: Shane Douglas called out Brother Ray. The Naturals attacked Ray and also Devon backstage....
  • December 21, 2006 - TNA iMPACT: Team 3-D (Brothers Ray & Devon) destroyed The Naturals (Andy Douglas & Chase Stevens)...
  • ~~~AFTER THE MATCH: Shane Douglas said the experiment is officially over and walked out on the unconcious Naturals..
  • January 14, 2007 - TNA Final Resolution (Pre-Show): Lance Hoyt defeated Chase Stevens (still wearing yellow and black colours)..
  • ~~~After the match: Shane Douglas came out and scolded Chase Stevens, but Stevens stood up to Douglas and yelled back!