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Virgil (Wrestler)

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The Resume

    (June 13, 1962-February 28, 2024)
    Born in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania
    Birth name was Michael Jones
    Also wrestled under the ring names Vincent, Curly Bill, Shane and Mr. Jones
    Wrestled in the Championship Wrestling Association (1985-86), World Wrestling Federation (1986–94, 1995, 2010), National Wrestling Conference (1995), World Championship Wrestling (1996–2000) and appeared a few times in All Elite Wrestling (2019-20)

Why he might be annoying:

    His primary gimmick was that of Ted DiBiase‘s personal servant.
    The gimmick was seen as racist, due to the fact he was a man of color playing a servant to a rich white man.
    His trademark as a solo wrestler was wearing candy red striped tights.
    His popularity and screen time in the WWF dropped off considerably following his title loss to Bret Hart.
    He partook in a NWC match that used racially charged undertones, involving his character being lynched by another wrestler dressed in a Ku Klux Klan uniform.
    He came in and out of retirement multiple times at the turn of the century.
    He became relevant in the later years of his life, after a picture of him sitting at a table at a convention with no fans lining up went viral.

Why he might not be annoying:

    He was a defensive back on the football team at Virginia Union University.
    He earned a degree in mathematics from Virginia Union University.
    He worked at his uncle’s moving business and participated in bodybuilding competitions, prior to pursuing a career in professional wrestling.
    His character became a fan favorite after he broke away from the servant gimmick.
    He was tough enough to continue wrestling (albeit with a protective mask) after breaking his nose in a match.
    He had a brief successful run as a member of the NWO.
    He worked as a high school math teacher in the years following his retirement from wrestling.

Credit: Ricky

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Year In Review:

    For 2024, as of last weekly ranking, Out of 49 Votes: 71.43% Annoying