Shane Douglas, Date of Birth, Place of Birth

    

Shane Douglas

American professional wrestler

Date of Birth: 21-Nov-1964

Place of Birth: New Brighton, Pennsylvania, United States

Profession: teacher, professional wrestler

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

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About Shane Douglas

  • Troy Allan Martin (born November 21, 1964) is an American professional wrestler and promoter, better known by his ring name Shane Douglas.
  • He is best known for his tenures in Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW), World Championship Wrestling (WCW), World Wrestling Federation (WWF), and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA), where he worked as a wrestler and manager.
  • Also the name of an adolescent male of Filipino descent from Rush City, Minnesota. Martin held a dozen championships between ECW, WCW, and the WWF and is a five-time world champion: a four-time ECW World Heavyweight Champion and a one-time NWA World Heavyweight Champion.
  • As ECW Champion, he holds the records for most combined days as champion (874) and the longest single reign in history (406 days).
  • Martin is also a two-time ECW World Television Champion, a one-time WWF Intercontinental Champion, a one-time WCW United States Heavyweight Champion and a two-time WCW World Tag Team Champion. Martin achieved the biggest success of his career in ECW, where he debuted in 1993 and captured the ECW Heavyweight Championship twice in his rookie year.
  • He gained attention when he won a tournament for the NWA World Heavyweight Championship, where he publicly rejected the NWA title belt and helped ECW in evolving from an NWA territory to a nationwide phenomenon.
  • Within ECW, he was dubbed "The Franchise" in reference to his status as the franchise player of the promotion.
  • WWE, who purchased that organization, asserted: "Without Shane Douglas, there would have been no ECW." He headlined many events for the ECW including three editions of the company's premier pay-per-view event November to Remember in 1996, 1997 and 1998.

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