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Don West



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Real name: Don West
Height: 5’9″
Weight: 180 lbs.
Date of birth: June 20, 1963
Hometown: Nashville, TN
Pro debut: 2002
Audio: West cuts Gerweck Report Hotline promo

Biography

- In the 1990′s, West gained fame as a pitchman for the Home Shopping Network
- In 2000, West was approached by Vince Russo, who offered him a WCW job. West turned down the job, as he felt that the future of WCW was not secure
- In 2001, West left HSN to become a radio presenter in Nashville, Tennessee
- On June 19, 2002, West debuted as TNA’s color commentator alongside Ed Ferrara and Mike Tenay in a 3-man booth
- In August 2002, Ferrara left TNA, leaving West and Tenay at the announce table
- On December 14, 2006, West saw his first in-ring action, being attacked by Kurt Angle
- On February 26, 2009, West turned heel and walked out on Tenay. He repeated this act over the next 2-3 weeks
- On August 17, 2009, West was replaced at the TNA announce table by Tazz. West became a sales and merchandising executive for the company
- On October 15, 2009, West returned to television, serving as the manager of The Amazing Red
- On May 28, 2012, West left TNA and the wrestling business

Post Category: Inactive

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