Metal Maniac

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For the American politician, see Jeff Miller.
Jeff Miller
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Ring name(s) Metal Maniac
Billed height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Billed weight 330 lb (150 kg)
Born North Plainfield, New Jersey, United States
Resides Sunset Beach, Hawaii
Trained by Jimmy Snuka and Don Muraco
Debut November 1991
Retired 2005

Jeff Miller, known by his ringname Metal Maniac is an American professional wrestler who has competed in Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic independent promotions throughout the 1990s including Century Wrestling Alliance, East Coast Professional Wrestling, World Xtreme Wrestling and the National Wrestling Alliance.

During the early 1990s, he was one of the earliest wrestlers to compete in Extreme Championship Wrestling where he not only faced many of the top stars in the promotion but also his own trainers Don Muraco[1] and Jimmy Snuka,[2] both holding the ECW Heavyweight and Television titles respectively.[3]

Involved in a feud with "Hitman" Tony Stetson during 1992,[4][5] he would later appear on ECW Hardcore TV as well as supercards including NWA Bloodfest.[6]

He would briefly hold the WXW Heavyweight Championship in World Xtreme Wrestling[7] and was the first CWA Television champion in Tony Rumble's Century Wrestling Alliance during the late 1990s[7] before moving to Hawaii to compete in NWA Hawaii.[8]

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

  • East Coast Pro Wrestling
    • ECPW Heavyweight Championship (1 time)[7]
    • ECPW Television Championship (1 time)[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ prowrestlinghistory.com (August 7, 1993). "ECW Show Results July - September 1993". "ECW Champ Don Muraco beat The Metal Maniac" 
  2. ^ prowrestlinghistory.com (August 8, 1993). "ECW Show Results July - September 1993". "ECW TV Champ Jimmy Snuka beat Metal Maniac" 
  3. ^ Loverro, Thom. The Rise & Fall of ECW: Extreme Championship Wrestling. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2006. (pg. 43) ISBN 1-4165-1058-3
  4. ^ prowrestlinghistory.com (May 19, 1992). "ECW Show Results April – June 1992". "Tony Stetson beat The Metal Maniac via DQ" 
  5. ^ prowrestlinghistory.com (May 25, 1992). "ECW Show Results April – June 1992". "Tony Stetson beat The Metal Maniac via DQ" 
  6. ^ prowrestlinghistory.com (October 1, 1993). "ECW Show Results October – December 1993". "Sandman pinned Metal Maniac" 
  7. ^ a b c d Royal Duncan & Gary Will (2006). Wrestling Title Histories (4th ed.). Archeus Communications. ISBN 0-9698161-5-4. 
  8. ^ Lopez, Shawn (2002-05-05). "Wrestling For Success: The Island X-treme Wrestling Federation attracts athletes with a high tolerance for pain and poverty". Honolulu Star-Bulletin. Retrieved 2007-04-05. 

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