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[Mike Jones Gallery]
[new World order Gallery]
Wrestler/BodyGaurd: Virgil/Vincient
Real Name: Mike Jones
Birthday: June 13, 1962
Hometown: Originally: Nashville, Tennessee
Billed: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Marital Status:
Height & Weight: 5'11" - 250 lbs.
Trained by: Wild Samoan Training
Debut: 1987
Previous Gimmicks: Soul Train Jones
Virgil
Vincient
Shane
Curley Bill
Mike Jones
Finishing Move: Million Dollar Dream (WWF)
The Camel Clutch
Favorite Moves: Fujiwara Arm Bar (WCW)
The KO Punch
Flying Dropkick
Notable Feuds: Chick Donovan
Big Bubba (Fred Ottman)
Hulk Hogan
Ted DiBiase

  • AWA International Heavyweight title defeating Big Bubba winning a Tournament (January 5, 1987);
  • AWA Southern Tag Team titles w/Rocky Johnson defeating Big Bubba & Goliath (April 6, 1987);
  • Million Dollar Title defeating Ted DiBiase (August 26, 1991 - Summerslam);


  • In The Beginning:
  • 1987: Mike Jones wrestled as "Soul Train Jones" in the Tennessee-based Mid-Southern Wrestling promotion..
  • January 5, 1987: Soul Train Jones defeated Big Bubba (Fred Ottman) to win the AWA International Heavyweight title in Memphis..
  • April 6, 1987: Soul Train Jones & Rocky Johnson defeated Big Bubba & Goliath for the AWA Southern Tag Team titles..

    World Wrestling Federation - Virgil:
  • Mike Jones got his big break in the WWF as Ted Debiase's bodyguard "Virgil", a very contraversial gimmick..
  • Virgil would often take the brunt of Ted DiBiase's evil actions from top faces such as Hulk Hogan, Macho Man & Jake Roberts..
  • January 19, 1991 - Royal Rumble: Ted DiBiase & Virgil defeated Dusty & Dustin Rhodes in a tag team match..
  • ~~~After the match, DiBiase was especially mean towards Virgil and ordered him to put the million dollar belt around his waist..
  • ~~~Virgil dropped the belt, but then picked it on DiBiase's orders, but instead whacked DiBiase accross the forehead with it!!!
  • March 24, 1991 - Wrestlemania 7: Virgil defeated Ted DiBiase w/Sherri Martel by count-out with help from Roddy Piper..
  • August 26, 1991 - Summerslam: Virgil defeated Ted DiBiase to win the Million Dollar championship!
  • November 27, 1991 - Survivor Series: Ric Flair/DiBiase/Mountie/Warlord defeated Piper/Virgil/Bulldog/Bret Hart..
  • December 3, 1991 - Tuesday in Texas: Ted DiBiase & The Repo Man defeated Virgil & Tito Santana..
  • January 19, 1992 - Royal Rumble: Virgil entered at #23 but was eliminated by Hacksaw Jim Duggan..
  • April 5, 1992 - Wrestlemania 8: Duggan/Slaughter/Virgil/Bossman defeated The Mountie/Repo Man/Nasty Boys..
  • ~~~Jerry Sags accidentally knocked out Brian Knobbs and Virgil pinned him for the victory!
  • April, 19, 1992 - UK Rampage: The Mountie defeated Virgil..
  • August 29, 1992 - Summerslam: Nailz defeated Virgil..
  • November 24, 1992 - Survivor Series: Yokozuna defeated Virgil..
  • January 24, 1993 - Royal Rumble: Virgil entered at #6 but was eliminated by The Berzerker..
  • April 5, 1993 - RAW: Bam Bam Bigelow defeated Virgil..
  • April 19, 1993 - RAW: Razor Ramon defeated Virgil..
  • September 6, 1993 - RAW: Adam Bomb defeated Virgil..
  • November 1, 1993 - RAW: Adam Bomb defeated Virgil..
  • January 22, 1994 - Royal Rumble: Virgil entered at #10 but was eliminated by Diesel..
  • March 7, 1994 - RAW: Jeff Jarrett defeated Virgil...
  • April 11, 1994 - RAW: Diesel defeated Virgil..

    World Championship Wrestling:
  • Mike Jones resurfaced in World Championship Wrestling as a member of the new World order, as the bodyguard of Ted DiBiase!
  • ~~~He became known as "Vincient" a knock on WWF owner (and former employer), Vince McMahon..
  • Vincient fell into the nWo B-Team with Scott Norton, Brian Adams, Stevie Ray & Horace, who often fought amungst themselves..
  • Mike Jones eventually changed his gimmick to "Shane" (a knock on Shane McMahon)..
  • Mike Jones later joined the West Texas Rednecks, and became known as "Curly Bill"..
  • Mike Jones would later wrestle under his real name, and job to many stars on WCW's Saturday Night program..

    Mike Jones' WCW nickname of Vincent was a knock on Vince McMahon, and his latter name-change to Shane was a knock of Shane McMahon, but his original WWF name of Virgil was actually a shot at Dusty Rhodes (Real Name: Virgil Runnels).


    Other:
  • January 29, 2005 - WrestleReunion: Virgil participated in a Legends Battle Royal which was won by Greg "The Hammer" Valentine..
  • Mike Jones occasionally appears at Sports Trading Card shows in the Cleveland area...
  • March 5, 2006--World Wrestling Legends PPV: Rick Steiner defeated Virgil in a squash..
  • April 2006: Doink The Clown (Dusty Wolfe) went on tour in Korea, Japan, Guam, and Hawaii (Virgil defeated Doink)..
  • October 26, 2006--International Championship Wrestling: Virgil defeated Doink The Clown..