[3] They wrestled in the United States Wrestling Association (USWA) and the Pro Wrestling Federation (PWF), twice winning the PWF Tag Team Championship in 1992,[4] before signing with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) in July 1993. results - September 16, 2004", "Official 2008 WWE Supplemental Draft Results", "WWE releases six Superstars, referee Nick Patrick", "10/04/08 NWA SW/ NWA Wrestling Showcase Results", "1Wrestling.com - Pro Wrestling's Daily News Source", "Nelson Frazier Jr. Dead: WWE Star Dies At 43", "Nelson Frazier Jr., WWE's Mabel, Viscera and Big Daddy V, dies at 43", "Nelson Frazier Jr, known as Mabel and Big Daddy V passes away", "WWE NEWS: Widow of former WWE star Nelson Frazier files wrongful death suit on one-year anniv., details Frazier's final days, alleges concussion negligence, references Punk comments, more", "Full Court Press: WWE, Mass. In his first three months on the Raw brand, Viscera mainly wrestled on Raw's sister show Heat, only making sporadic appearances on Raw. - Just a reminder that the funeral for Nelson "Big Daddy V" Frazier Jr. will be held at 2:00 pm this Tuesday, March 4th at Pentecostal Praise (2922 Holmes Rd., East Memphis, TN, 38116). Thanks to Vincent S. DiBenedetto, a.k.a. Clad in purple and yellow, they debuted as solid faces. He was pronounced dead on arrival at the town's hospital. On August 8, 2009, at Juggalo Championship Wrestling (JCW)'s 10th Annual Gathering of the Juggalos, Viscera defeated 2 Tuff Tony in a "Loser Leaves JCW" match, with WWE Hall of Famer Terry Funk as special guest referee. In any event, the young Crabtree soon had to contend with schoolmates calling him Shirley Temple. "As two Yorkshire lads, we used to terrorise everyone. In the 2008 WWE Supplemental Draft, he was drafted to the SmackDown brand. Frazier was married to Cassandra Frazier until his death in 2014. they can to create a true meeting of independent Premium. According to some accounts, his grandmother picked "Shirley" from the eponymous novel by Charlotte Bronte for his father, who was also a professional wrestler, and seemed to have thought the name character-building. Linkedin. The Undertaker returned wearing a Phantom of the Opera-style mask and, a month later, defeated King Mabel in a Casket match at In Your House 5: Seasons Beatings. The existing Open Comments threads will continue to exist for those who do not subscribe to the same level of attention, but we have preserved this area in the interests of open debate. try again, the name must be unique, Please He advertised tomato ketchup on television, appeared on Surprise, Surprise, featured on This is Your Life, was interviewed by Terry Wogan, had his own fan club and did a lot of charity work especially with children. Shortly thereafter they did it again and followed that attack up by turning on Oscar and beating him up, turning them both heel. [22] He also feuded with Mark Henry after body splashing Henry's girlfriend, Mae Young, before he was released from his WWF contract in August 2000. Most liked. Three weeks later, he debuted on ECW on SyFy, repackaged as Big Daddy V, a "hired muscle" character in the employ of Matt Striker, arriving just in time to help Striker in his rivalry with The Boogeyman. Frazier, however, would kick his legs out while performing the move and thus did not allow himself to stop before impact. Enterprises owner Vinny The Guido, of Top Of The Link Talent Bookings. [46][47][48] He was cremated, and his widow divided the ashes into 500 pendants as gifts for his loved ones. Are you sure you want to delete this comment? Before ram-raiding and computer games, many a British child spent a not so wholesome Saturday afternoon egging on the leotard-clad Big Daddy as he ditched his glittering cape and top hat before taking on such rivals as Giant Haystacks and Mick McManus. to your comment. Blanche's father visits, telling that he has sold the family mansion to finance his dream to become a country music singer. Start your Independent Premium subscription today. Log in to update your newsletter preferences, Monday - Friday plus breaking news alerts by email. Weighing in at 26 stone and with the biggest chest in Britain (it was listed in The Guinness Book of Records as 64 inches), Big Daddy came on stage to a big fanfare. [49] WWE attorney Jerry McDevitt responded in an interview with the Boston Herald, explaining that the company was considering pursuing action against Cassandra Frazier's attorney, Konstantine Kyros, who has been involved in other lawsuits against WWE. [16], He also returned to Tennessee to wrestle for the United States Wrestling Association, which went through a number of administration changes during his stay, and was rebranded Memphis Championship Wrestling and Memphis Wrestling. Share. © 2020 EHM PRODUCTIONS,INC. On March 29, 1994, they won the title at a house show in London, England. [1], On February 18, 2014, Viscera died of a heart attack, just four days after his 43rd birthday. Please Independent Premium. [7], In mid-1994, Mabel began wrestling more singles matches; he was seen as the spectacle of Men on a Mission due to his size, the "special attraction" that got used to make rising stars look good. Big Daddy concentrated on running his own gym. Want an ad-free experience?Subscribe to Independent Premium.