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#1 Posted on 17.4.02 1637.03
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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.



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#2 Posted on 17.4.02 1653.47
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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.

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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?)

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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.

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#5 Posted on 17.4.02 2034.38
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Huh. He used to have a website at, but I guess he took it down. Lack of modeling jobs I guess.


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#6 Posted on 17.4.02 2152.07
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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.
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#7 Posted on 18.4.02 2029.40
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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.
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#8 Posted on 18.4.02 2046.51
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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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