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{{Infobox Wrestler
 
{{Infobox Wrestler
| name = Richard "Rick" Cornell
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| name = Rick Cornell
| image = [[Image:Rick Cornell.jpg|200px]]
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| names = Rick Cornell <br> '''Reno'''
 
| names = Rick Cornell <br> '''Reno'''
| height = 6 ft 0 in. (183 cm)
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| height = 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
| weight = 240 lbs. (110 kg)
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| weight = 240 lbs (109 kg)
 
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| birth_place = [[Buffalo, New York]], USA
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| birth_place = [[Buffalo, New York]]
 
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| billed = Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
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| billed = Las Vegas, Nevada
 
| trainer = [[Dwayne Bruce]] <br> [[Paul Orndorff]] <br> [[Mike Graham]] <br> [[Jody Hamilton]] <br> [[WCW Power Plant]]
 
| trainer = [[Dwayne Bruce]] <br> [[Paul Orndorff]] <br> [[Mike Graham]] <br> [[Jody Hamilton]] <br> [[WCW Power Plant]]
| debut = [[2000]]
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| retired = [[2003]]
 
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'''Rick Cornell''' was a [[professional wrestler]] in [[World Championship Wrestling]] better known by his [[ring name]] '''Reno'''.
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'''Richard "Rick" Cornell''' is a former [[American]] [[professional wrestler]] better known by his [[ring name]] '''Reno'''. He is best known his time in [[World Championship Wrestling]].
 
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==Career==
 
==Career==
Rick Cornell started his career as a [[kickboxer]] after a high school wrestling career. He eventually decided to become a pro wrestler and enrolled at the WCW Power Plant where he was trained by [[Paul Orndorff]].
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Rick Cornell started his career as a kickboxer after a high school wrestling career. He eventually decided to become a pro wrestler and enrolled at the WCW Power Plant where he was trained by [[Paul Orndorff]].
   
He first appeared on ''WCW Saturday Night'' in 1999 under his real name but was soon renamed '''Reno''' and put in the [[Natural Born Thrillers]] with [[Shawn Stasiak]], [[Mark Jindrak]], [[Chuck Palumbo]], [[John Hugger|Johnny the Bull]], [[Sean O'Haire]] and [[Mike Sanders]]. They briefly had [[Kevin Nash]] as their coach until they turned on him.
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He first appeared on ''WCW Saturday Night'' in 1999 under his real name but was soon renamed '''Reno''' and put in the [[Natural Born Thrillers]] with [[Shawn Stasiak]], [[Mark Jindrak]], [[Chuck Palumbo]], [[John Hugger|Johnny the Bull]], [[Sean O'Haire]] and [[Mike Sanders]]. They briefly had [[Kevin Nash]] as their coach until they turned on him.
   
Cornell had a brief feud with [[Vito LaGrasso|Big Vito]] while he was apparently dating Vito's sister Marie. In an angle twist, Reno revealed in an interview that Maria was his sister as well, making he and Vito brothers. Eventually the two became a team until Reno eventually turned on Vito.
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Cornell had a brief feud with [[Vito LaGrasso|Big Vito]] while he was apparently dating Vito's sister Marie. In an angle twist, Reno revealed in an interview that Maria was his sister as well, making he and Vito brothers. Eventually the two became a team until Reno eventually turned on Vito.
   
When WCW was sold to [[Vince McMahon]] in 2001, Cornell was sent to [[Heartland Wrestling Association]] and he wrestled in 2002 for [[World Wrestling All-Stars]] after being let go by [[World Wrestling Entertainment]]. He retired from wrestling in 2002.
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When WCW was sold to [[Vince McMahon, Jr.|Vince McMahon]] in 2001, Cornell was sent to [[Heartland Wrestling Association]] and he wrestled in 2002 for [[World Wrestling All-Stars]] after being let go by [[World Wrestling Entertainment]]. He retired from wrestling in 2002.
   
 
==In wrestling==
 
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==See also==
 
==See also==
*[[/Event history|Rick Cornell's event history]]
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*[[Rick Cornell/Event history|Rick Cornell's event history]]
*[[/Gimmick history|Rick Cornell's gimmicks]]
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[[Category:American wrestlers|Cornell, Rick]]
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==External links==
[[Category:World Championship Wrestling alumni|Cornell, Rick]]
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*[[File:Cm logo.jpg|50px]] [http://www.cagematch.net/?id=2&nr=30&name=Reno Profile]
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Latest revision as of 05:35, July 20, 2016

Richard "Rick" Cornell is a former American professional wrestler better known by his ring name Reno. He is best known his time in World Championship Wrestling.

CareerEdit

Rick Cornell started his career as a kickboxer after a high school wrestling career. He eventually decided to become a pro wrestler and enrolled at the WCW Power Plant where he was trained by Paul Orndorff.

He first appeared on WCW Saturday Night in 1999 under his real name but was soon renamed Reno and put in the Natural Born Thrillers with Shawn Stasiak, Mark Jindrak, Chuck Palumbo, Johnny the Bull, Sean O'Haire and Mike Sanders. They briefly had Kevin Nash as their coach until they turned on him.

Cornell had a brief feud with Big Vito while he was apparently dating Vito's sister Marie. In an angle twist, Reno revealed in an interview that Maria was his sister as well, making he and Vito brothers. Eventually the two became a team until Reno eventually turned on Vito.

When WCW was sold to Vince McMahon in 2001, Cornell was sent to Heartland Wrestling Association and he wrestled in 2002 for World Wrestling All-Stars after being let go by World Wrestling Entertainment. He retired from wrestling in 2002.

In wrestlingEdit

  • Finishing and signature move(s)
  • Managers

Championships and accomplishmentsEdit

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

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