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Stevie Richards Official Website

http://www.stevieland.com
Wrestler: Steven Richards
Real Name: Michael Manna
Birthday: October 9, 1971
Hometown: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Moved to Enfield, Connecticut
Marital Status: Divorced
Height & Weight: 6'2" - 220 lbs
Trained by:
Debut: February 25, 1992
Previous Gimmicks: Big Stevie Cool (ECW)
Dancin' Stevie Richards (ECW)
Fake Dude Love
Finishing Move: Steven Kick/Morality Check
StevieT
Favorite Moves: Sitout Facebuster
Stevie Bomb
School Boy

Cheapshots
Snap Suplex
Rat Trap
Notable Feuds: Rikishi
Chyna
The Acolytes
The Undertaker
Tommy Dreamer
Raven
Test
Official Website: http://www.stevierichards.com

  • ECW Tag Team titles w/Raven defeating Public Enemy (June 30, 1995);
  • SCW (Steel City Wrestling) Tag Team titles w/Frank Staletto defeating Lou Marconi & The Black Cat (October 21, 1995);
  • SCW (Steel City Wrestling) Tag Team titles w/The Blue Meanie defeating Lou Marconi & Frank Staletto (April 21, 1996);
  • LAW Heavyweight title defeating Jimmy Jannetty (September 19, 1998);
  • NWA 2000 title defeating Doug Gilbert (April 24, 1999);
  • APWF (Allied Powers Wrestling Federation) Heavyweight title defeating Julio Sanchez (June 13, 1999);
  • PWX Tag Team title;
  • MEWF Heavyweight title;
  • UCW title;
  • NWA National title;
  • MCW (Maryland) Tag Team title;
  • NWA World Light Heavyweight title;
  • NWA East Tag Team title;
  • HWA (Heartland Wrestling Association) Heavyweight title defeating Rico Constantino (March 10, 2002);
  • WWE Hardcore title (21 times);


  • Eastern Championship Wrestling:
  • Stevie Richards competed in the first ever ECW match where he and Jimmy Jannetty went to a 20-minute time limit draw..
  • Stevie Richards had a stint in the WWWA (World Wide Wrestling Alliance)..
  • February 25, 1992: Stevie Richards competed in the 1st ever ECW match where he and Jimmy Jannetty went to a 20-min draw..

    Extreme Championship Wrestling:
  • July 16, 1994--Heat Wave: Tommy Dreamer defeated Stevie Richards w/Angel..
  • December 17, 1994--Holiday Hell: Stevie Richards defeated J.T. Smith..
  • February 4, 1995--Double Tables: Tommy Dreamer defeated Stevie Richards..
  • Stevie Richards defeated Hack Myers with help from Raven during the night he debuted..
  • Stevie Richards brought Beulah McGillicutty to ECW to reunite with Raven..
  • Stevie Richards started to dress like Raven, his mentor..
  • June 30, 1995: Raven & Stevie Richards defeated Public Enemy for the ECW Tag Team titles!
  • July 1, 1995--Hardcore Heaven: Raven & Stevie Richards defeated Tommy Dreamer & Luna Vachon to win the Tag Team titles!
  • Stevie Richards started getting managed by Francine who started as a regular female fan of his..
  • July 15, 1995--Heat Wave: Tony Stetson & Don E. Allen defeated Raven & Stevie Richards by COUNT OUT..
  • ~~~Later on that night, Luna Vachon defeated Stevie Richards in a "Steel Cage" match with the testicular claw..
  • August 5, 1995--Wrestlepalooza: Raven & Stevie Richards & Snot & Big Dick beat Tommy Dreamer/Cactus Jack/The Pitbulls..
  • August 26, 1995: Beulah McGillicutty defeated Francine when Stevie Richards, the guest referee, kicked francine..
  • ~~~Stevie Richards was only obeying Ravenís wishes when he kicked Francine to help Beulah win the match..
  • October 7, 1995: Raven & Stevie Richards defeated The Pitbulls..
  • October 21, 1995 - SCW: Stevie Richards & Frank Staletto defeated Lou Marconi & The Black Cat for the Tag Team titles!
  • ~~~After the match Stevie Richards attacked Frank Staletto, thus breaking up the team..
  • November 18, 1995--November to Remember: Stevie Richards defeated El Puerto Ricano..
  • ~~~Stevie Richards pulled The Blue Meanie from the crowd and he quickly became his sidekick..
  • April 21, 1996 - SCW: Stevie Richards & Blue Meanie defeated Lou Marconi & Frank Staletto for the Tag Team titles!

    Extreme Championship Wrestling - The Blue World Order:
  • Stevie Richards became part of ECW's nWo moch faction, the Blue World Order (bWo), going as "Big Stevie Cool"..
  • ~~~Big Stevie Cool was joined by The Blue Guy (Blue Meanie), Hollywood Nova and other frequent run-ins..
  • Stevie Richards eventually Stevie-kicked Raven, temporally ending their relationship..
  • January 5, 1996--House Party: Sabu defeated Stevie Richards..
  • February 17, 1996--CyberSlam: Francine & The Pitbulls beat Stevie Richards & The Eliminators in a "Dog Collar" match..
  • July 13, 1996--Heat Wave: Sandman/Terry Gordy/Tommy Dreamer beat Raven/Brian Lee/Stevie Richards in "Rage in a Cage"..
  • October 5, 1996--Ultimate Jeopardy: New Jack & Mustafa Saed vs Stevie Richards & The Blue Meanie ended in a NO CONTEST..
  • ~~~Later, Sandman & Tommy Dreamer defeated Stevie Richards & Brian Lee (Sandman scored the pin and won the ECW title)..
  • November 16, 1996--November to Remember: Stevie Richards defeated David Tyler Morton Jericho..
  • February 1, 1997--Crossing The Line Again: Stevie Richards defeated Ricky Morton..
  • February 22, 1997--CyberSlam: Stevie Richards defeated Balls Mahoney..
  • February 24, 1997 - WWF RAW: Stevie Richards w/Blue Meanie defeated Little Guido during the ECW Invasion...
  • March 15, 1997--Hostile City Showdown: Raven beat Stevie Richards and Tommy Dreamer in a 3-WAY to retain the ECW title..
  • April 13, 1997--Barely Legal: Terry Funk defeated Sandman and Stevie Richards in a "Triangle" match..
  • May 10, 1997--Chapter 2: Terry Funk defeated Raven and Sandman and Stevie Richards to retain the ECW title..
  • ~~~Stevie Richards suffered a concussion during this match and took some time off..

    World Championship Wrestling:
  • Stevie Richards briefly appeared in World Championship Wrestling as a member of Raven's Flock..
  • August 18, 1997 - Nitro: Stevie Richards defeated Scotty Riggs..
  • September 1, 1997--WCW Nitro: Stevie Richards defeated Damien..
  • September 15, 1997--WCW Nitro: Diamond Dallas Page defeated Stevie Richards..
  • September 22, 1997--WCW Nitro: Randy Savage defeated Stevie Richards..

    Extreme Championship Wrestling:
  • December 6, 1997--Better Than Ever: Stevie Richards defeated Chris Chetti..
  • December 22, 1997: Stevie Richards underwent neck surgery to remove two vertebrae and goes into retirement..

    Independent Wrestling:
  • September 19, 1998: Stevie Richards defeated Jimmy Jannetty for the vacant LAW Heavyweight title..
  • April 24, 1999: Stevie Richards defeated Doug Gilbert for the NWA 2000 title..
  • June 13, 1999: Stevie Richards defeated Julio Sanchez for the APWF (Allied Powers Wrestling Federation) title..

    World Wrestling Federation:
  • 1999: Stevie Richards began a gimmick where he would steal other people's gimmicks in an attempt to get over..
  • October 4, 1999 - RAW: The Dudley Boyz defeated Mankind & Stevie Richards (as Dude Love)..
  • October 14, 1999 - Smackdown!: Val Venis defeated Stevie Richards (as Dude Love)
  • October 16, 1999 - WWF Jakked: Prince Albert defeated Stevie Richards (as Dude Love)...
  • October 25, 1999 - RAW: Chyna & D'Lo Brown defeated Chris Jericho & Stevie Richards..
  • October 28, 1999 - Smackdown!: Stevie Richards (dressed as Chyna) defeated Chris Jericho..
  • November 1, 1999 - RAW: Chyna defeated Stevie Richards..

    World Wrestling Federation - Right To Censor:
  • Steven Richards became the leader of the Right To Censor movement..
  • August 27, 2000 - Summerslam: The RTC (Richards/Goodfather/Buchanan) defeated Too Cool & Rikishi..
  • August 29, 2000 - Smackdown!: Steven Richards tore the PCL in his right knee..
  • September 4, 2000 - RAW: The Right To Censor group abducted Val Venis comdemning his "porn star" persona..
  • September 11, 2000 - RAW: Val Venis showed up and joined the Right to Censor..
  • October 22, 2000 - No Mercy: The RTC (Richards & Venis) defeated Chyna & Billy Gunn..
  • February 25, 2001 - No Way Out: Stevie Richards defeated Jerry "The King" Lawler to win the services of The Kat..
  • ~~~This angle never happened, however, due to the WWF releasing The Kat, and Jerry Lawler quit in protest..
  • Steven Richards dissappeared from WWF Television after the RTC angle went dry..

    World Wrestling Federation - :
  • September 3, 2001 - RAW: Steven Richards (dressed in black) shows up out of nowhere to attacks the Undertaker..
  • September 6, 2001 - Smackdown!: Steven Richards challanged Undertaker to a match and lured Taker into an attack by KroniK..

    Heartland Wrestling Association:
  • February 2002: Steven Richards started competing for Heartland Wrestling Association..
  • March 10, 2002 - HWA: Stevie Richards defeated Rico Constantino for the HWA (Heartland Wrestling Association) Heavyweight title

    World Wrestling Entertainment - He's Hardcore:
  • April 29 2002: Steven Richards defeated Bubba Ray Dudley to win the WWF Hardcore title!
  • Steven Richards defended the Hardcore title everywhere, losing and winning the title back many times, accumulating 21 reigns!
  • June 3, 2002 - RAW: Bradshaw defeated Steven Richards for the Hardcore title..
  • July 8, 2002 - RAW: Steven Richards confronted Ric Flair accusing him of 'holding wrestlers back for years'..
  • ~~~As a result: Ric Flair defeated Steven Richards in a match later in the night..
  • July 15, 2002 - RAW: Tommy Dreamer defeated Steven Richards in a Singapore Cane match..
  • ~~~Tommy Dreamer was bloodied by Richards, who also had several staples into his wounded head afterwards..
  • September 9, 2002 - RAW: Bubba Dudley defeated Steven Richards...
  • September 23, 2002 - RAW: Randy Orton (debuting on RAW) defeated Steven Richards..
  • October 7, 2002 - RAW Roulette: Jerry Lawler defeated Steven Richards in a "Legal in Nevada" match..
  • November 11, 2002 - RAW: Steven Richards & Test defeated Hurricane & Goldust (Test big boots Richards after the match!)

    World Wrestling Entertainment - A Pair of Whackos:
  • November 18, 2002 - RAW: Steven Richards aligned himself with Victoria..
  • December 9, 2002 - RAW: Steven Richards defeated Jacqueline in an inter-gender match-up..
  • December 16, 2002 - RAW: Test & Trish Stratus defeated Victoria & Steven Richards in an intergender match-up..
  • January 20, 2003 - RAW: The Hurricane & Trish Stratus defeated Steven Richards & Victoria..
  • January 24, 2003 - Non Televised Live Event: Stevie Richards defeated Rico in Tokyo, Japan..
  • March 24, 2003 - RAW: Jeff Hardy & Trish Stratus defeated Steven Richards & Victoria when Trish pins Victoria!

    World Wrestling Entertainment - Stevie Night Heat:
  • Late June 2003: Steven Richards started a new gimmick putting "Stevie Night Heat" on his tights, but means he'll be exclusive to HEAT..
  • ~~~Stevie Richards yells out "All Stevie! All Night! Nothin' but Heat!" and is still with Victoria..
  • Stevie Richards is suffering from a nagging shoulder injury but is working through the pain..
  • September 29, 2003 - RAW: Stevie Richards is the first to try to claim the $100,000 bounty on Goldberg, but gets beat up!
  • November 3, 2003 - RAW: John Heidenreich & Trish Stratus defeated Steven Richards & Victoria in an intergender match..
  • ~~~A stiff slam from John Heidenreich has brought on another battle with a recurring injury for Steven Richards..
  • Janaury 5, 2003 - RAW: Steven Richards defeated Test (after the match, Test boots Victoria in the face!)..
  • January 24, 2004 - 3PW: Stevie Richards returns to Philadelphia for a bWo reunion with his buddy The Blue Meanie..
  • ~~~The bWo did several skits through the night, and Stevie thanked the crowd for "the best night of his career..and his life"
  • June 21, 2004 - RAW: Trish Stratus w/Tyson Tomko defeated Victoria to retain the Woman's championship..
  • ~~~Afterwards, Trish & Tyson continued to beat Victoria until a mystery man dressed as a woman (Stevie Richards) made the save!
  • June 28, 2004 - RAW: Victoria defeated Gail Kim (Stevie Richards, dressed as a woman, stopped Molly from interfering) -HEAT-..
  • July 5, 2004 - RAW: William Regal defeated Steven Richards in a match taped for INTERNATIONAL HEAT..
  • July 11, 2004 - Vengeance: Victoria defeated Molly Holly in a #1 Contenders Match (Stevie Richards wished her luck before match)..
  • July 12, 2003 - RAW: Victoria defeated Molly Holly (Stevie Richards came out in drag again, and Victoria figured it out)..
  • August 16, 2004 - RAW: Victoria beats Gail Kim | Trish & Travis Tomko attack Victoria | Stevie Richards in drag makes the save!
  • September 12, 2004 - Unforgiven: Tyson Tomko defeated Stevie Richards in the stinker match of the night..
  • February 21, 2005 - RAW: Chris "The Masterpiece" Masters (debut) defeated Stevie Richards by Full Nelson submission..
  • ~~~Chris Masters caused Stevie Richards to get a cracked orbital (cheek) bone and injured nose with a Polish Hammer..
  • March 12, 2005 - ROH: Samoa Joe & Jay Lethal defeated CM Punk & Spanky (sub for Steve Corino) with help from Stevie Richards!!!!
  • ~~~Richards was pulled off his future ROH bookings when someone at WWE had a hissy fit about him appearing for Ring of Honor..
  • May 9, 2005 - RAW: Stevie Richards defeated Matt Cappotelli in a dark match..
  • May 23, 2005 - RAW: Chris Masters defeated Stevie Richards by Masterlock Submission after a brief brawl..
  • June 12, 2005 - ECW One Night Stand: The blue World order interrupted the main event and proclaimed "we're taking over!"
  • ~~~Balls Mahoney, Axl Rotten & Kid Kash came out and brawled with the bWo all the way to the backstage area......
  • June 30, 2005: Stevie Richards was traded to Smackdown!..

    World Wrestling Entertainment - the blue World order:
  • July 7, 2005 - Smackdown!: The blue World order (Big Stevie Cool/Blue Meanie/Hollywood Nova) debuted on SD! to confront JBL..
  • ~~~The Blue Meanie defeated John Bradshaw Layield in a 1-on-1 match with help from the bWo as well as World Champion Batista!
  • July 21, 2005 - Smackdown!: The bWo (Stevie Richards & Blue Meanie & Nova) defeated Nick Berk & Joson Static & Scott ???..
  • July 24, 2005 - Great American Bash: Juventud & Pyschosis & Super Crazy defeated Big Stevie Cool & Blue Meanie & Nova..
  • August 11, 2005 - Smackdown!: Hardcore Holly defeated Stevie Richards in a match taped for Velocity..
  • August 18, 2005 - Smackdown!: Hardcore Holly defeated Stevie Richards in a match taped for Velocity..
  • September 1, 2005 - Smackdown!: Big Vito w/Nunzio defeated Stevie Richards in a match taped for Velocity..
  • October 1, 2005--Chaotic Wrestling: Steven Richards defeated Arch Kincaid in a Hardcore match..
  • October 5, 2005--OVW TV Taping: Stevie Richards defeated Paul Burchill in a dark match with help from Elijah Burke..

    World Wrestling Entertainment - ECW Resurrection!:
  • June 7, 2006 - WWE vs ECW: Stevie Richards was in a WWE vs ECW Battle Royal, won by The Big Show (who defected to ECW)..
  • June 12, 2006 - RAW: Balls Mahoney, Justin Credible & Stevie Richards mysteriously scored front row seats and interfered in the main event..
  • June 13, 2006--ECW on Sci Fi: Stevie Richards participated in an Extreme (Weapons) Battle Royal which was won by Sabu!
  • June 24, 2006--ECW House Show: C.M. Punk (debut) defeated Stevie Richards with the Anaconda Vice..
  • July 4, 2006--ECW on Sci Fi: Sabu defeated Stevie Richards in a dark match..
  • July 8 & 9, 2006--ECW House Shows: Al Snow defeated Stevie Richards..
  • July 15, 2006 - Saturday Night's Main Event: Sabu defeated Stevie Richards in an Extreme Rules match..
  • July 16 & 17, 2006--WWE/ECW House Shows: Sandman defeated Stevie Richards in a Dueling Canes Match..
  • July 18, 2006--ECW on Sci Fi: Sabu defeated Steven Richards by Camel Clutch Submission....
  • July 29 & 30, 2006--WWE/ECW House Shows: Mike Knox defeated Stevie Richards..
  • August 1, 2006--ECW on Sci Fi: Stevie Richards defeated Roadkill in a dark match..
  • August 12, 2006--WWE/ECW House Show: C.M. Punk defeated Stevie Richards..
  • August 13, 2006--WWE/ECW House Show: Kevin Thorn w/Ariel defeated Stevie Richards..
  • August 14, 2006--WWE/ECW House Show: C.M. Punk defeated Stevie Richards..
  • August 26, 2006--WWE/ECW House Show: Steven Richards defeated Matt Striker...
  • August 27 & 28, 2006--WWE/ECW House Shows: Kevin Thorn w/Ariel defeated Stevie Richards...
  • August 29, 2006--ECW on Sci Fi: C.M. Punk defeated Stevie Richards by Submission..
  • September 5, 2006--ECW on Sci Fi: Stevie Richards defeated Balls Mahoney after interference from Kevin Thorn & Ariel....
  • October 14 & 15, 2006--WWE/ECW House Show: Stevie Richards defeated Eric Perez....
  • December 3, 2006--ECW December To Dismember: Stevie Richards defeated Rene Dupree in a dark match..
  • February 27, 2007--ECW on Sci Fi: C.M. Punk defeated Stevie Richards..