November 5: Today’s Wrestler Birthdays & Deaths

Four deaths to two birthdays.

 

BIRTHDAYS

 

 

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Alexander Wolfe of SAnitY turns 32 today. He began his pro wrestling training at 13 ni his hometown of Dresden, Germany. He won his first major championship in 2012, defeating El Generico (Sami Zayn) for the wXw Unified World Wrestling Championship and held it for almost a year before losing it to Tommy End (Aleister Black).

He signed with WWE in 2015 and made his televised debut in a losing effort against Samoa Joe. He joined SAnitY the next year. He and Eric Young won the NXT Tag Team Championship and NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn III and held them for four months. Since debuting on SmackDown earlier this year, WWE has done jack shit with SAnitY. Happy birthday Alexander.


 

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Allysin Kay/Sienna is 31 today.  She is a two-time Impact Wrestling Knockouts Champion. She wrestles on the independent circuit in the United States and Canada, most notably for Absolute Intense Wrestling (AIW), Women Superstars Uncensored (WSU), Shimmer Women Athletes and Shine Wrestling. She is a former one-time AIW Women’s Champion, and a former WSU Tag Team Champion with partner Sassy Stephie. She wrestled in the 2018 Mae Young Classic, where she was defeated in the first round by Mia Yim. Happy birthday Sienna, or Allysin, or both.

 



 

DEATHS

 

 

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Adam Firestorm was born in New Zealand and competed in North American independent promotions in the Pacific Northwest and Western Canada during the late 1990s and early 2000s, most notably as a mainstay of Extreme Canadian Championship Wrestling. Several of his most memorable matches include top Canadian independent wrestlers such as “Rocket” Randy Tyler, Dr. Luther, Chance Beckett, “Tornado” Tony Kozina, “Fallen Angel” Christopher Daniels, Bryan Danielson, Bryan Alvarez, Asian Cougar and Juggernaut.

In addition to ECCW, he competed for Portland Wrestling, Can Am Wrestling Federation, Stampede Wrestling, Prairie Wrestling Alliance, Pacific Northwest Championship Wrestling, Canadian All Pro Wrestling, W.H.I.P. Wrestling, Bad Boys of Wrestling, and the Continental Association of Wrestling.

He died on November 5, 2009, from an apparent suicide due to his suffering from depression.


 

Beau “Bull” Brummel was a midget wrestler from 1955-72. He spent time in Jim Crockett’s Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestler in 1958 and 1961. He died on November 5, 1998, at the age of 65.


 

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In addition to being a wrestler, Kenny Ackles appeared in bit parts in numerous big flicks, such as Mr. Roberts, Broadway, Wish You Were Here, Guys and Dolls, Picnic, Li’l Abner and more. Later in his career, he was in 1974’s Death Wish and Night of the Juggler in 1980.

His wrestling career amazingly lasted from 1938-70, including 22 matches with the WWWF in 1964 and ’65. Some of his more high-profile opponents included Gorilla Monsoon, Eddie Graham, and Arnold Skaaland. He died November 5, 1986 in Houston, Texas from a stroke.

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