[Mike Jones Gallery]
[new World order Gallery]
||June 13, 1962
||Originally: Nashville, Tennessee
Billed: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
|Height & Weight:
||5'11" - 250 lbs.
||Wild Samoan Training
||Soul Train Jones
||Million Dollar Dream (WWF)
The Camel Clutch
||Fujiwara Arm Bar (WCW)
The KO Punch
Big Bubba (Fred Ottman)
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).
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..