Michael Hayes - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Michael Hayes, with his Career History, real name, age, height and weight, the Promotions he worked for, all the Face/Heel turns, the Championship Titles he won, his Finishers, Theme Songs, Tag Teams and Stables, his appearance changes through the years, and more.

Michael Seitz was born in Washington, D.C. on March 29, 1959, and he is currently 65 years old.

He is currently a Producer, working for WWE.

He is the WWE Vice President, Creative Writing & Booking.

Michael Hayes was inducted in the WWE Hall of Fame in 2016 as part of the Groups wing (as a member of The Fabulous Freebirds) and in the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame (PWHF) in 2015 as part of the Groups wing (as a member of The Fabulous Freebirds).

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Michael Seitz
  • Ring Names
    • Michael Hayes ( April 1, 1999 - Present)
    • Dok Hendrix ( April 14, 1995 - March 31, 1999)
    • Michael Hayes ( January 3, 1978 - April 13, 1995)
    • Michael Seitz ( May 1, 1977 - October 22, 1978)
  • Born March 29, 1959 (age 65)
  • Nationality Nationality: United StatesUnited States
  • Birth Place Washington, D.C.
  • Billed From
    • Badstreet U.S.A. in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
  • Weight
    • 255 lbs (116 kg)
  • Nicknames P.S. (Purely Sexy)
  • Notes He is the WWE Vice President, Creative Writing & Booking.

Career History

  • Roles
    • Producer ( April 1, 1999 - Present)
    • Commentator ( September 21, 1999 - July 30, 2001)
    • Part Time Wrestler ( February 5, 1999 - April 1, 2001)
    • Manager ( June 1, 1999 - August 31, 1999)
    • Interviewer ( April 14, 1995 - March 31, 1999)
    • Commentator ( April 4, 1995 - October 23, 1995)
    • Wrestler ( May 1, 1977 - November 26, 1994)
  • Promotions / Brands
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWE April 14, 1995 Present
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA July 26, 1994 November 26, 1994
    Promotion World Championship WrestlingWCW January 3, 1989 January 31, 1994
    Promotion World Class Championship WrestlingWCCW February 26, 1988 December 27, 1988
    Promotion American Wrestling AssociationAWA September 3, 1988 December 13, 1988
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA April 10, 1987 January 21, 1988
    Promotion World Class Championship WrestlingWCCW October 11, 1982 May 19, 1986
    Promotion American Wrestling AssociationAWA April 7, 1985 April 20, 1986
    Promotion CWA July 15, 1985 September 16, 1985
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA November 22, 1984 April 2, 1985
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA December 30, 1978 September 4, 1982
    Promotion CWA July 14, 1979 November 8, 1979
  • Face / Heel Turns
    Alignmentfromto
    Face April 14, 1995 Present
    Heel August 15, 1992 April 13, 1995
    Face June 1, 1991 August 14, 1992
    Heel March 11, 1989 May 31, 1991
    Face October 11, 1982 March 10, 1989
  • Images
    Jun 1999
    Jun 1999
    Apr 1995
    Apr 1995
    Dec 1978
    Dec 1978

  • Finishers
    • DDT ( May 1, 1977 - April 1, 2001)
    • Front Facelock Drop ( May 1, 1977 - April 1, 2001)
    • Bulldog ( May 1, 1977 - April 1, 2001)
  • Theme Songs
    • Theme Song "Badstreet USA" by Michael Hayes & The Backstreet Band - Single ( April 7, 1985 - Present)
    • Theme Song "Free Bird" by Lynyrd Skynyrd - with The Fabulous Freebirds - Team ( June 12, 1982 - April 6, 1985)
    • Theme Song "Georgia on My Mind" by Willie Nelson - with The Fabulous Freebirds - Team ( January 3, 1978 - July 25, 1981)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • Halls of Fame
    • WWE Hall of Fame - Year 2016, Groups, The Fabulous Freebirds
    • Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame (PWHF) - Year 2015, Groups, The Fabulous Freebirds
  • Titles Won

    World Championship Wrestling

    • 1 NWA United States Heavyweight Championship
    • 2 NWA (Mid-Atlantic)/WCW World Tag Team Championship (with Jimmy Garvin)
    • 2 WCW United States Tag Team Championship (with Jimmy Garvin)
    • 1 WCW World Six-Man Tag Team Championship (with Jimmy Garvin & Badstreet)

    Georgia Championship Wrestling

    • 1 NWA Georgia Tag Team Championship (with Terry Gordy)
    • 4 NWA National Tag Team Championship (3 with Terry Gordy, 1 with Otis Sistrunk)
    • 1 NWA United National Championship

    Mid-South Wrestling Association

    • 1 Mid-South Tag Team Championship (with Terry Gordy)

    NWA Mid-America

    • 2 NWA Mid-America Tag Team Championship (with Terry Gordy)

    Power Pro Wrestling

    • 1 PPW Heavyweight Championship

    World Class Championship Wrestling / World Class Wrestling Association

    • 1 NWA American Tag Team Championship (with Terry Gordy)
    • 7 NWA (Texas)/WCWA World Six-Man Tag Team Championship (6 with Terry Gordy & Buddy Roberts, 1 with Kerry Von Erich & Kevin Von Erich)
    • 2 WCWA World Tag Team Championship (with Steve Cox)
  • Other Accomplishments
    • Cauliflower Alley Club Lou Thesz Award (2014)
    • PWI Tag Team of the Year (1981 - with Terry Gordy)
    • 3° in PWI Years 100 Tag Teams (2003 - with Terry Gordy)
    • Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame induction (class of 2005 - with The Fabulous Freebirds)
    • WON Match of the Year (1984 - The Freebirds vs. The Von Erichs, Anything Goes match at WCCW Independence Day Star Wars)
    • WON Feud of the Year (1983, 1984 - The Freebirds vs. The Von Erichs)
    • WON Most Charismatic (1981)
    • WON Best Heel (1983,1986)
    • WON Best Color Commentator (1986)
    • WON Best Three-Man Team (1984 - with Terry Gordy & Buddy Roberts)

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