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Biggie Biggs

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Birth name  Nicholas Podsvirow
Name  Biggie Biggs
Debut  1995
Billed weight  279 lb (127 kg)
Weight  127 kg
Billed height  6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Height  1.96 m

Biggie Biggs
Born  June 13, 1974 (age 41) Lakewood, New Jersey (1974-06-13)
Ring name(s)  Biggie Biggs Overweight Lover Ranger Nick
Residence  Howell Township, New Jersey, United States

Trained by  Mike Sharpe, Tom Prichard
Billed from  East Brunswick Township

Nicholas Podsvirow (born June 13, 1974) is an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name Biggie Biggs. He currently competes on the north-eastern and mid-Atlantic independent wrestling scene.


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Early life

Podsvirow was first introduced to professional wrestling through his grandmother. It was during this time that he was exposed to World Wrestling Federation, National Wrestling Alliance, Jim Crockett Promotions, Championship Wrestling From Florida, American Wrestling Alliance, and World Class Championship Wrestling. Podsvirow credits a 1986 match between Arn Anderson and Don Kernodle as the catalyst behind his pursuit of a career in professional wrestling.

Professional wrestling career

After graduation from Howell High School in 1992, Podsvirow enrolled at Ocean County College to become a photographer. On the first day of his freshman year, in between classes he saw a student wearing a jacket which read "Iron" Mike Sharpe's School of Professional Wrestling. Nick approached the student for more information about the school. The student, Mike Bucci (who would go on to fame as Nova and Simon Dean), supplied Podsvirow with information on the nearby school. The first session was so brutal that Podsvirow did not return for six months, this time with friends to help watch over him. Podsvirow would eventually make his in-ring debut for Mike Sharpe's Garden State Wrestling Alliance versus Lupus, which utilized the school's students to run bi-weekly events. Podsvirow debut as Ranger Nick in 1995, a character that was a "hip-hop" park ranger hailing from the concrete jungle, who had a stuffed beaver as a mascot, who wore an eye patch after losing its eye in a drive by.

Personal life

Podsvirow is the son of Russian immigrants and speaks Russian fluently. He is Russian Orthodox and a member of Saint Alexander Nevsky Parish in Howell, New Jersey. Podsvirow married his college sweetheart Dorothy. Together they have two children, Lexi and Gabe. Posvirow is a graduate of Monmouth University in with a Bachelor of Science in communications and a graduate of Ocean County College with an Associate degree in communications.

In wrestling

  • Finishing moves
  • Bigg Bang (Chokeslam)
  • Wrestlers trained
  • Hadrian
  • Hijinx
  • Shock
  • Championships and accomplishments

  • Coastal Pro Wrestling / NWA Coastal
  • Coastal Pro Wrestling/NWA Coastal Heavyweight Championship (1 time, current)
  • Empire Wrestling Alliance
  • EWA Heavyweight Championship (2 times)
  • EWA Iron Man Championship (1 time)
  • International Wrestling Alliance
  • IWA Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • Independent Wrestling Federation
  • IWF Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • IWF American Championship (3 times)
  • IWF Tag Team Championship (4 times) — with Robbie E (1), Aaron Stride (1), Eloy Fiesta (1), and Mad Dawg Mike Jenkins (1), Tito Santana (1)
  • Commissioner's Cup (2005) — with Aaron Stride
  • First IWF Triple Crown Champion
  • Wrestler of the Year (2000)
  • NWA New Jersey
  • Over The Top Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • NWA New Jersey State Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • Coastal Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • NWA Eastern Shores Championship (1 time)
  • NWA New York / World Wrestling Coalition
  • NWA New York Heavyweight Championship/WWC Heavyweight Championship (3 times)
  • WWC Tag Team Championship (1 time)—with Eric Idol (1)
  • National Wrestling Superstars
  • NWS Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • NWS Jersey Shore Championship (2 times)
  • Pro Wrestling Illustrated
  • PWI ranked him #274 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2005.
  • Pro Wrestling Xplosion
  • PWX Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • United Wrestling Coalition
  • UWC Heavyweight Championship (2 times)
  • UWC Tag Team Championship (1 time) — with Silly Billy
  • UWC New Lisbon Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • UWC New Lisbon United States Championship (1 time)
  • References

    Biggie Biggs Wikipedia