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DMC Liverwurst Level: 69 Posts: 220/1180 EXP: 2833925 For next: 35833 Since: 8.1.02 From: Modesto, CA Since last post: 3693 days Last activity: 3687 days # 1 Posted on 17.4.02 1637.03 Reposted on: 17.4.09 1658.58 Looking through the net at work (man I have way too much time on my hands) I found a member of the old NWA version of the Varsity Club that I had totally forgotten about- Danny Spivey. Anyone know what happened to this guy, and are there any reliable sites with pictures? I forgot what he looked like. Thanks, DMC (edited by DMC on 17.4.02 1442) Promote this thread!
Eradicator Kolbasz Level: 47 Posts: 224/487 EXP: 751727 For next: 14482 Since: 4.1.02 From: Chicago Since last post: 59 days Last activity: 6 hours # 2 Posted on 17.4.02 1653.47 Reposted on: 17.4.09 1659.02 He became Waylon Mercy in the WWF in the Mid 90's (a con man type gimmick), but then eventually retired. Last I saw he was trying to get work modeling. He has a site on teh net with his portfolio. (edited by Eradicator on 17.4.02 2113)
DMC Liverwurst Level: 69 Posts: 223/1180 EXP: 2833925 For next: 35833 Since: 8.1.02 From: Modesto, CA Since last post: 3693 days Last activity: 3687 days # 3 Posted on 17.4.02 1856.45 Reposted on: 17.4.09 1859.01 I guess he was also in a tag team I vaguely remember, The Skyscrapers, with Sid Vicious. (Supposedly Vicious was later replaced by the Undertaker?) DMC
odessasteps Scrapple Level: 130 Posts: 432/5065 EXP: 25218083 For next: 512563 Since: 2.1.02 From: MD, USA Since last post: 345 days Last activity: 312 days # 4 Posted on 17.4.02 1944.07 Reposted on: 17.4.09 1959.07 Waylon Mercy was actually based on the Max Cady character from Cape Fear. Spivey was also the second version of the Varsity Club (He wore a Georgia jacket, but don't know his credentials). He also wrestled in All Japan for a while and teamed I think with Stan Hansen.
MoeGates Andouille Level: 90 Posts: 426/2141 EXP: 6927632 For next: 261004 Since: 6.1.02 From: Brooklyn, NY Since last post: 7 days Last activity: 2 days # 5 Posted on 17.4.02 2034.38 Reposted on: 17.4.09 2040.01 Huh. He used to have a website at www.danspivey.com, but I guess he took it down. Lack of modeling jobs I guess. Moe (edited by MoeGates on 17.4.02 2138)
StampedeFan23 Morcilla Level: 53 Posts: 56/631 EXP: 1107723 For next: 49403 Since: 12.1.02 From: BC, Canada Since last post: 2270 days Last activity: 1806 days # 6 Posted on 17.4.02 2152.07 Reposted on: 17.4.09 2159.01 Tom Billington mentions in his autobiography that Spivey lives in Florida and has bad health problems like himself. Not enough to put him in a wheelchair though. He tried to get something going in Florida in a wrestling federation, but had no luck.
MarchOfThePigs Salami Level: 33 Posts: 194/209 EXP: 210550 For next: 18632 Since: 10.2.02 From: Sudbury, Ontario Since last post: 4693 days Last activity: 4624 days
ICQ: # 7 Posted on 18.4.02 2029.40 Reposted on: 18.4.09 2030.03 Waylon Mercy was one of the most brilliant gimmicks ever. I wish Spivey could have stuck around a bit longer so the gimmick could realize it's full potential.
EastCoastAvenger Bockwurst Level: 49 Posts: 274/536 EXP: 867953 For next: 15936 Since: 4.1.02 From: Clearwater, FL Since last post: 2210 days Last activity: 2 hours # 8 Posted on 18.4.02 2046.51 Reposted on: 18.4.09 2047.06 Waylon Mercy + Raven = Best Tag Team EVER! Those two psycho gimmicks would have been so cool to see paired up. I don't think there's any big guy in the WWF today who could pull that gimmick off like Dan. Both his knees, both his hips, his back are shot, and a few of his vital organs are operating at about 50%. Another guy paying for a hard life.
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