May 2, 2010 - by Steve Gerweck
Real name: Glen Gilbertti
Weight: 240 lbs.
Date of birth: November 12, 1968
Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Resides: Marietta, GA
Pro debut: November 20, 1991
Trained by: Steve Lawler
Finishing move: Last Dance
– On August 7, 1994, Gilbertti and Ashley Clarke captured the NGWA (North Georgia Wrestling Association) tag team title from Lee Thomas and Scott Studd in Rome, GA.
– The Disco Inferno defeated Stevie Richards for the MEWF (Mid-Eastern Wrestling Federation) title on April 3, 1997 in Dundalk, MD.
– On September 22, 1997, the Disco Inferno pinned Alex Wright for the WCW World Television title in Salt Lake City, UT.
– The Disco Inferno won his second WCW World Television on December 8, 1997, defeating Saturn for the championship.
– At SuperBrawl VIII, the Disco Inferno pinned La Parka.
– Wright and the Disco Inferno formed a tag team, but only enjoyed mild success. It was a union of opposing dancing styles.
– The Disco Inferno pinned Juventud Guerrera at the 1998 Halloween Havoc in Las Vegas.
– Gilbertti signed a new three-year contract with World Championship Wrestling in March 1999.
– On October 4, 1999, the Disco Inferno defeated two-time Cruiserweight champion Psychosis for the title in Kansas City, MO.
– At the 1999 Halloween Havoc, the Disco Inferno successfully defended the Cruiserweight title against Lash Leroux.
– By the end of 1999, Leroux and the Disco Inferno formed a short lived tag team.
– On January 19, 2000, the Disco Inferno led the Mamalukes (Big Vito and the Johnny the Bull) over Crowbar and David Flair for the WCW World Tag Team title.
– In May 2000, the Inferno joined the Filthy Animals.
– After being kicked out of the Filthy Animals, the Disco Inferno and Wright reformed as a tag team, this time dubbed the Boogie Nights.
– On the January 8, 2001 edition of “Nitro,” the Disco Inferno debuted as the new color commentator, replacing the fired Mark Madden.
– In May 2001, Gilbertti was released by AOL Time Warner.
– In October 2001, the Disco Inferno embarked on a tour of Australia with such superstars as Jeff Jarrett, Jerry Lawler, and Bret Hart.
– The Disco Inferno debuted an interview segment on NWA TNA’s pay-per-views in summer 2002.
– The Disco Inferno, Magnum Tokyo, and the Latin Lover defeated Shuji Kondo, Takayuki Yagi, and Berlinetta Boxer on September 8, 2002, in Tokyo for the Toryumon promotion.
– After months away from TNA, Gilbertti returned to the company using his real name, and joining Vince Russo’s Sports Entertainment Xtreme faction.
– On May 7, 2003, won a battle royal to become the number one contender for the NWA title.
– On February 11, 2005 in Tijuana, Mexico, the Disco Inferno, Inferno, and Scorpio Jr. defeated Rayo de Jalisco Jr., Rayman and Dos Caras Jr.