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Alex Pourteau

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Birth name  Alexander Pourteau
Name  Alex Pourteau
TV shows  WXO Wrestling
Debut  December 17, 1987
Billed from  New Orleans
Trained by  Skandor Akbar
Residence  Orlando, Florida
Role  Professional wrestler

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Born  October 30, 1969 (age 46) Bossier City, Louisiana, U.S. (1969-10-30)
Ring name(s)  Alex Pourteau Custom Made Crippler The Pug Beach Bully Heartbreaker Apollo
Billed weight  227 lb (103 kg; 16.2 st)

Billed height  5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)

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Alexander Pourteau, (born October 30, 1969) is an American professional wrestler best known for his stint with the World Wrestling Federation as Alex "The Pug" Pourteau between 1996 and 1997.


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Early career

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Alex Pourteau was trained by Jim Star and Skandor Akbar, before he began to wrestle for World Class Championship Wrestling between 1988 and 1989. Although Pourteau won no championship gold he did get a break under the tutelage of Skandor Akbar. After wrestling for WCCW in Dallas, Texas; Pourteau left WCCW for both the United States Wrestling Association and World Championship Wrestling in 1989 Pourteau remained with both for one year, leaving in 1990. Pourteau again did not win championship gold and in 1991 began wrestling for World Wrestling Council in Puerto Rico and the Global Wrestling Federation.

GWF, Puerto Rico and Japan

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Pourteau, working for the GWF, won their Global Wrestling Federation Light Heavyweight Championship on four occasions. His first reign began on July 31, 1992 when he defeated Terry Simms. He would lose the title to Mike Dahl on October 23, 1991; after winning the World Wrestling Council World Junior Heavyweight Championship.

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Pourteau then went on tour with World Wrestling Council and whilst on the tour won the World Wrestling Council World Junior Heavyweight Championship by defeating Ricky Santana on September 4, 1991. He lost the title on September 21 of the same year and returned to the GWF. He did not return to World Wrestling Council following the tour.

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After returning to the Global Wrestling Federation, he again won the GWF Light Heavyweight Championship on January 22, 1993 by defeating Mike Dahl. Pourteau lost the title to Calvin Knapp but won the championship a third time after defeating Steven Dane after Knapp had vacated the title. On February 20, 1994 he lost the title, once again to Knapp, whom he defeated for the championship in August 1994 in Guatemala. Later in the same month, Pourteau lost the championship to Osamu Nishimura, with the GWF closing in September 1994. Pourteau also began teaming with Shawn Summers, in a tag team known as the Beach Bullies, although the team had no championship success.

Pourteau had also begun to wrestle for Network of Wrestling in Japan for two years, beginning in 1993 and ending in 1995. Pourteau, whilst wrestling for the company, had no championship success.

World Wrestling Federation

Pourteau had worked for the World Wrestling Federation on odd occasions from 1994, but began to wrestle full-time for the company in 1996. Pourteau received a push from the WWF, under the name Alex "The Pug" Pourteau, with the gimmick of an amateur wrestler (using the theme song The Steiner Brothers used in the WWF), however his character did not last. Sometimes he teamed up with Aldo Montoya and Bob Holly. After a year with the company, Pourteau left the WWF in 1997.

Post WWF career

Since leaving the WWF in 1997, Pourteau joined WCW for a brief stint mainly performing on WCW Pro and WorldWide. He then wrestled on the independent wrestling circuit. Pourteau has wrestled for independent companies including Full Impact Pro. In 2001 he returned to World Wrestling Council, winning their Television Championship on July 7. He lost the championship on July 28, 2001 to Chris Grant.

Pourteau, at unknown periods of his career, has also won the CWA (Dallas) Tag Team Championship, BDPW (Dallas) Heavyweight Championship, TAP (Texas) Heavyweight Championship and the SECW Tag Team Championship (with Frankie Lancaster).

At WrestleMania XXV, Pourteau participated as a member of John Cena's "army."

In wrestling

  • Finishing moves
  • Pug Bomb (Kneeling powerbomb)
  • Victory roll pin
  • Signature moves
  • Abdominal stretch
  • Slingshot suplex
  • Rolling cradle pin
  • Nicknames
  • "The Beach Bully"
  • "The Pug"
  • Managers
  • Skandor Akbar
  • Entrance themes
  • "Surfin' U.S.A." by The Beach Boys (GWF)
  • Championships and accomplishments

  • Big D Wrestling
  • Big D Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • Big D Light Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • Coastal Championship Wrestling
  • CCW Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • Florida Wrestling Alliance
  • FWA Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • Global Wrestling Federation
  • GWF Light Heavyweight Championship (4 times)
  • South Eastern Championship Wrestling
  • SECW Tag Team Championship (1 time) - with Frankie Lancaster
  • Texas All-Pro Wrestling
  • TAP Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • World Wrestling Council
  • WWC World Junior Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • WWC World Television Championship (1 time)
  • Other titles
  • CWA Tag Team Championship (1 time)
  • References

    Alex Pourteau Wikipedia

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