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Mike Tenay



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Real name: Mike Tenay
Height: 5’8″
Weight: 170 lbs.
Date of birth: October 1, 1956
Pro debut: 1994
From: LA, CA

Biography

- Tenay made his announcing debut on the WCW/AAA When Worlds Collide PPV. Every other WCW announcer refused to work the show, leading Tenay and Chris Cruise to take the reigns
- Tenay’s performance so impressed WCW officials that he immediately became the lead announcer for WCW’s B-shows, whilst also regularly appearing as a backstage interviewer on bigger shows
- On September 2, 1996, Tenay was ‘promoted’ to Nitro, serving as part of a three-man booth alongside Tony Schiavone and Bobby Heenan
- On January 8, 1998, WCW debuted the Thunder TV show, with Tenay as lead announcer
- Tenay remained with WCW until it was bought out by WWF. His contract was not acquired
- In June 2002, Tenay became the lead announcer for the new NWA:TNA promotion
- In mid-2005, TNA joined the TNA booking committee
- Tenay also serves on the board of the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame in Amsterdam, New York

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