Sid Eudy

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Sid Eudy
Birth nameSidney Raymond Eudy[1]
Born (1960-12-16) December 16, 1960 (age 63)[2][3][4]
West Memphis, Arkansas, U.S.[2]
Sabrina Paige (m. 1983)
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Lord Humongous[2]
Sid Eudy
Sid Justice[2]
Sid Steele[2]
Sid Vicious[2]
Psycho Sid[2]
Vicious Warrior[2]
Psycho Sid
Sid Cyclope
Billed height6 ft 9 in (206 cm)
Billed weight317 lb (144 kg)
Billed fromMarion, Arkansas
West Memphis, Arkansas
"Wherever he damn well pleases!"
Trained byTojo Yamamoto[2]
RetiredAugust 5, 2017[5]

Sidney Raymond Eudy (born December 16, 1960) is a retired American professional wrestler, better known by his ring names Sid Justice, Sid Vicious, and Sycho Sid in World Championship Wrestling and the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE). [6]

Professional career[change | change source]

Early career[change | change source]

Sid started his career in 1989, hired by World Championship Wrestling. During these years, Sid competed as one of the members of the team known as "The Skyscrapers" with "Mean" Mark Callous (who later became famous in the WWF/E as The Undertaker) and then later with Dan Spivey; he used the powerbomb as his maneuver fight. After recovering from an injury, Sid returned to the ring in May 1990 as a member of the team of Ric Flair. After leaving WCW Sid jouned the World Wrestling Federation, he made his presentation as Sid Justice on the July 20, 1991 episode of WWF Superstars of Wrestling and was also was chosen as the referee for the main fight at SummerSlam that year in a tag team match between The Ultimate Warrior and Hulk Hogan versus Sgt. Slaughter and Col. Mustafa billed as "The Match Made In Hell." At the 1992 Royal Rumble he was one of the last two in the ring with Ric Flair when Hogan, who was already eliminated pulled Sid over the top rope with Flair assisting from behind helping Flair win his first WWF title. His crowning moment came at WrestleMania VIII, where Sid faced Hulk Hogan, Sid lost the fight by disqualification when Papa Shango interrupted to help Sid. Sid returned to WCW in May 1993. That year he teamed with Big Van Vader. After leaving WCW again, Eudy joined the United States Wrestling Association July 16, 1994, defeating Jerry Lawler and getting the World Heavyweight Championship.

WWF Championship[change | change source]

In 1995 Sid returned to the WWF on Monday Night Raw. Time after time he confronted Shawn Michaels for the title and at Survivor Series in 1996, where Sid applied a powerbomb to Michaels and won the WWF Championship. At the 1997 Royal Rumble in Michaels' hometown of San Antonio, the two fought again for the title with Michaels winning his 2nd title. One month later Sid captured his second WWF title by defeating Bret Hart on Raw,who had defeated Vader, Stone Cold Steve Austin and The Undertaker in a Fatal Four Way match the night before. At WrestleMania 13 in Chicago, Sid lost the title to the Undertaker. Sid's last match in the WWF was on June 9, 1997.

After WWF[change | change source]

After leaving the WWF, Sid was hired by Extreme Championship Wrestling. Soon after, he found himself back with his former company, WCW. There he joined his former colleagues of the WWF: Hulk Hogan, Randy Savage, Kevin Nash, Scott Hall, Bret Hart, and new WCW superstars Bill Goldberg and Chris Benoit. His best moment was when he won the WCW championship by defeating Kevin Nash twice.

Championships and accomplishments[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

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  4. Saalbach, Axel. " - The World's Largest Wrestling Database". (in German). Retrieved May 31, 2018.
  5. Iannone, Jason (October 10, 2017). "Retired wrestlers who are completely unrecognizable today".
  6. "Sid Vicious". Online World of Wrestling Profile. Archived from the original on January 5, 2011.
  7. Royal Duncan & Gary Will (2000). Wrestling Title Histories (4th ed.). Archeus Communications. ISBN 0-9698161-5-4.
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  10. "PWI Awards". Pro Wrestling Illustrated. Kappa Publishing Group. Archived from the original on January 21, 2016. Retrieved December 17, 2016.
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  17. "Solie's Title Histories: USWA".
  18. "Sid's first WCW World Heavyweight Championship reign". Archived from the original on September 28, 2015. Retrieved December 17, 2019.
  19. "Sid's second WCW World Heavyweight Championship reign". Archived from the original on October 4, 2015. Retrieved December 17, 2019.
  20. "Sid's first WCW United States Heavyweight Championship reign". Archived from the original on November 9, 2015. Retrieved December 17, 2019.
  21. "WWE United States Championship". Retrieved May 25, 2020.
  22. "Sid's first WWF Championship reign". Archived from the original on December 3, 2013. Retrieved February 9, 2024.
  23. "Sid's second WWF Championship reign". Archived from the original on December 8, 2013. Retrieved December 17, 2019.
  24. 24.0 24.1 24.2 24.3 Meltzer, Dave (January 26, 2011). "Biggest issue of the year: The 2011 Wrestling Observer Newsletter Awards Issue". Wrestling Observer Newsletter. Campbell, CA: 1–40. ISSN 1083-9593.

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