Michael Lee Alfonso (January 24, 1965 – February 17, 2007), better known by his ring name Mike Awesome, was an American professional wrestler best known in America for his work in Extreme Championship Wrestling, World Championship Wrestling, and in World Wrestling Entertainment and also in Japan for his work with Frontier Martial-Arts Wrestling under the name The Gladiator. Throughout his wrestling career, Awesome became a two-time world champion, winning the ECW World Heavyweight Championship twice.

Wrestling facts

  • Finishing and signature moves
  • Awesome Bomb (Sit-Out Over-the-Shoulder Powerbomb or Running Throwing Over-the-Shoulder Powerbomb)
  • Awesome Splash (Stretch-Out Frog Splash)
  • Sit-Out Powerbomb from the top rope
  • Reverse Facing Sit-Out Powerbomb from the top rope
  • Over the Top Rope Suicide Dive
  • Suicide Dive
  • Slingshot Springboard Crossbody to the outside
  • Nicknames
  • "Awesome"
  • "Career Killer"
  • "Fat Chick Thriller"
  • "That 70's Guy"
  • Tag teams and stables
  • Managers
  • Theme music
  • “Awesome Bomb” by Reckless Fortune (ECW)
  • “Dive” by Nirvana (ECW)
  • “He Is Awesome” by FMW (ECW, Japan)
  • “Phantom Lord” by Anthrax (ECW)
  • “Welcome To The Jungle” by Guns N’ Roses (ECW)

Championships and accomplishments

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