Steve Doll in 1994, as Steven Dunn
|Birth name||Steven Lyle Doll|
December 9, 1960|
March 22, 2009 (aged 48)|
|Cause of death||Blood clot|
|Professional wrestling career|
|Billed height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Billed weight||240 lb (110 kg)|
|Billed from||Portland, Oregon|
Steven Lyle Doll (December 9, 1960 – March 22, 2009) was an American professional wrestler, best known for his tenure in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) as Steven Dunn in the tag team Well Dunn.
Professional wrestling career
He wrestled for Pacific Northwest Wrestling (PNW) from 1987 to 1992, winning a total of four Pacific Northwest Heavyweight titles and eighteen Pacific Northwest Tag Team titles in teams with Scott Peterson, Jimmy Jack Funk, Crush, The Grappler, and Rex King. With Peterson, Doll formed The Southern Rockers in 1987. Rex King joined him in the Southern Rockers when Scott Peterson left wrestling in 1989. As a tag team they wrestled together for over a decade, including when they signed together with the WWF, becoming known as Steven Dunn and Timothy Well, known then as Well Dunn.
Steve Doll joined the World Wrestling Federation in 1993 alongside his Southern Rocker teammate Rex King, and they became known as Well Dunn (Steven Dunn and Timothy Well) and were managed by Harvey Wippleman. They were used primarily as an undercard tag team but feuded with The Bushwhackers on several episodes of Monday Night Raw.
Doll went to the United States Wrestling Association as Steven Dunn. He defeated Doomsday for the USWA Southern Heavyweight Championship. He was the last wrestler to hold that distinction until the USWA folded in 1997.
Post USWA he went on to form a well regarded tag team with Reno Riggins known as The Tennessee Volz. They primarily competed in Music City Wrestling, which was syndicated throughout the United States, but would also appear in various promotions in KY, TN and IN. Their matches and promos on Music City Wrestling television were often the highlight of the program.
Doll went to the New Age Wrestling Alliance, in 1999, teaming up with Adam Rose. they defeated the tag team champions, CJ Stardust and Chris Alexander, in Crossville Tennessee.
On March 22, 2009, Doll died after a blood clot from his lung reached his heart; he was 48 years old.
Championships and accomplishments
- Music City Wrestling
- Pacific Northwest Wrestling
- Ring Around The Northwest Newsletter
- United States Wrestling Association
- "Steve Doll's Find A Grave profile". Find-a-Grave.com. Retrieved 2013-12-05.
- Former WWF Star Steve Doll Passes Away
- Update On Death of Steve Doll; Caused By Blood Clot
- Rodgers, Mike (2004). "Regional Territories: PNW #16 Page #2". KayfabeMemories.com.