Scott Hall

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Scott Hall
Scott Hall in 1999
Born(1958-10-20)October 20, 1958
Chuluota, Florida
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Big Scott Hall
The Diamond Studd
Razor Ramon
Scott Hall
Starship Coyote
Billed height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Billed fromMiami, Florida
Trained byHiro Matsuda
Al Snow
Barry Windham
Mike Rotunda
Chris Adams
Hardcore Holly
DebutOctober 13, 1984

Scott Oliver Hall (born October 20, 1958 in Chuluota, Florida) is a former American professional wrestler who is best known for wrestling with both the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) under the ring name, Razor Ramon and in World Championship Wrestling (WCW) where he wrestled under his real name.

Hall was a founding member of the professional wrestling stable, the New World Order (nWo).

Legal and drug problems[change | change source]

In 1983, he was charged with second-degree murder after he wrestled a gun away from a man and shot him in the head at point blank range with it during an altercation outside of a nightclub. He said it was in self-defense and the charges were dropped because of lack of evidence. He did admit to killing the man, and says he is unable to forget the incident in a 2011 interview with ESPN.[1]

Hall has had many other legal and drug problems since the 1990s. Retired professional wrestler Diamond Dallas Page invited Hall to join stay at his house to stay sober and rebuild his life. He also invited him to join his yoga program which many current and former professional wrestlers are involved in.

Championships[change | change source]

  • American Wrestling Association
    • AWA World Tag Team Championship (one time) (with Curt Hennig)
  • Pro Wrestling Illustrated
    • PWI Match of the Year (1994) (vs. Shawn Michaels in a Ladder match at WrestleMania X)
    • PWI Most Improved Wrestler of the Year (1992)
    • PWI Tag Team of the Year (1997) (with Kevin Nash)
    • He was ranked #7 of the top 500 singles wrestlers of the year by PWI in the PWI 500 in 1994.
    • He was ranked #72 of the top 500 singles wrestlers of the "PWI Years" in 2003.
    • He along with Kevin Nash was ranked #40 of the Top 100 Tag Teams of the "PWI Years" in 2003.
  • United States Wrestling Association
    • USWA Unified World Heavyweight Championship (one time)
  • World Wrestling Council
    • WWC Caribbean Heavyweight Championship (one time)
    • WWC Universal Heavyweight Championship (one time)

References[change | change source]

  1. "Youtube - E60: The Scott Hall Story". ESPN and YouTube. Retrieved 2013-06-12.

Other websites[change | change source]