Morgus the Maniac
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March 1, 1961 |
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
|Professional wrestling career|
|Ring name(s)||Morgus the Maniac
|Billed weight||233 lbs.|
|Billed from||Bellevue State Hospital|
|Trained by||Larry Sharpe, Max Thrasher and John Rambo|
Morgus Watson (born March 1, 1961), better known by his ring name Morgus the Maniac is an American professional wrestler who has competed on the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern independent promotions including the Eastern Wrestling Alliance, Mid-Eastern Wrestling Federation, National Wrestling League/House of Pain Wrestling Federation and Extreme Championship Wrestling and also wrestled as a preliminary wrestler for World Championship Wrestling during the early 1990s.
While competing in an interpromotional show with Extreme Championship Wrestling, then Eastern Championship Wrestling, which included former WWF wrestlers such as Mr. Hughes, Junkyard Dog, Greg "the Hammer" Valentine and Jake "the Snake" Roberts, he would lose his MEWF Heavyweight title to Lucifer the Knight of the Road on November 14, 1993.
In 2004, he appeared in the National Wrestling League's interpromotional "Lord of the Rings" tournament which included wrestlers from the NWL/HoPWF, NWA UK Hammerlock as well as former WWF, ECW and independent wrestlers.
Championships and accomplishments
- All-American Wrestling Federation
- AAWF Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
- PWI ranked him # 500 of the 500 best singles wrestlers of the PWI 500 in 1992
- PWI ranked him # 184 of the 500 best singles wrestlers of the PWI 500 in 1993
- Other titles
- UWF Hardcore Championship (1 time)
- Conner, Floyd. Wrestlings Most Wanted: The Top 10 Book of Pro Wrestling's Outrageous Performers, Punishing Piledrivers and Other Oddities. Dulles, Virginia: Brassey's, 2001. ISBN 1-57488-308-9
- Powell, Camille. "In This Ring, A Good Cause; Wrestlers Don't Fake Intentions". Washington Post. 30 April 1998
- Berselli, Beth. "Led by Midgets and Maniacs, Pro Wrestlers Grip Patuxent Fans". Washington Post. 10 Dec 1998