Oct 28, 2009 - by Steve Gerweck
Real name: Eugene Alan Snisky
Weight: 300 lbs.
Date of birth: January 14, 1970
From: Nesquehoning, PA
Pro debut: 1997
Trained by: A.J. Petrucci
Finishing move: Pump-handle slam
- On October 12, 2001, the Twin Tackles (Snitsky and Rob Harper) defeated Bob and Weave (subbing for Neil) to claim the WXW World Tag Team titles in McKeesport, PA.
- The next night in Hazleton, PA, commissioner Lotto Money ruled that Weave wasn’t a tag team champion, so the pinful didn’t change the titles. On the same night, the Twin Tackles defeated Bob and Neil to officially become WXW Tag Team champions.
- On October 19, 2003 in Sciota, PA, Snitsky won a “last man standing” match to capture the WXW title.
- In the spring of 2004, Snitsky signed a WWE developmental contract.
- After wrestling as “Mean” Gene Mondo in Ohio Valley Wrestling, Snitsky debuted on WWE television in September 2004.
- At Taboo Tuesday, Snitsky defeated Kane in a “chain” match.
- On February 6, 2007, Snitsky debuted on ECW by attacking Bobby Lashley.
- On the June 11, 2007 edition of Raw, Snitsky was drafted to the Raw roster.