Simon Dean / Nova - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Simon Dean / Nova, 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 Bucci was born in Toms River, New Jersey on June 5, 1972, and he is currently 52 years old.

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Michael Bucci
  • Ring Names
    • Hollywood Nova ( August 26, 2021 - October 9, 2021)
    • Simon Dean ( April 20, 2004 - July 9, 2019)
    • Nova ( October 10, 2018 - April 3, 2019)
    • Nova ( December 17, 1998 - July 24, 2005)
    • Mike Bucci ( January 28, 2003 - August 8, 2004)
    • Super Nova ( May 28, 1997 - December 16, 1998)
    • Hollywood Nova ( November 16, 1996 - May 29, 1997)
    • Super Nova ( April 9, 1994 - November 15, 1996)
    • Mike Bucci ( January 1, 1992 - April 8, 1994)
  • Born June 5, 1972 (age 52)
  • Nationality Nationality: United StatesUnited States
  • Birth Place Toms River, New Jersey
  • Billed From
    • Clearwater, Florida ( April 20, 2004 - July 9, 2019)
    • Silicon Valley ( April 9, 1994 - April 19, 2004)
  • Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
  • Weight
    • 220 lbs (100 kg)

Career History

  • Roles
    • Part Time Wrestler ( August 26, 2021 - October 9, 2021)
    • Wrestler ( January 1, 1992 - July 9, 2019)
  • Promotions / Brands
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion INDY February 17, 2007 July 9, 2019
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEBrand SmackDown June 30, 2005 August 31, 2007
    Promotion Ohio Valley WrestlingOVW May 31, 2006 August 11, 2006
    Promotion Deep South WrestlingDSW January 19, 2006 February 2, 2006
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEBrand Raw August 1, 2004 June 29, 2005
    Promotion Ohio Valley WrestlingOVW May 15, 2002 October 27, 2004
    Promotion INDY January 27, 2001 May 8, 2002
    Promotion Pro Wrestling Zero1ZERO1 April 27, 2002 May 3, 2002
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA November 3, 2000 January 26, 2002
    Promotion Extreme Championship WrestlingECW April 20, 1996 January 13, 2001
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWF July 25, 1993 November 10, 1993
  • Face / Heel Turns
    Alignmentfromto
    Face September 1, 2007 July 9, 2019
    Heel August 1, 2004 August 31, 2007
    Face December 29, 1996 July 31, 2004
    Heel April 20, 1996 December 28, 1996
    Face July 25, 1993 April 19, 1996
  • Images History
    Feb 2007
    Feb 2007
    Apr 2004
    Apr 2004
    Dec 1998
    Dec 1998
    Nov 1996
    Nov 1996
    Apr 1996
    Apr 1996
    Jan 1992
    Jan 1992

  • Finishers
    • Simonizer - Arm Trap Inverted DDT ( April 20, 2004 - July 9, 2019)
    • Novacaine - Reverse STO ( April 9, 1994 - April 3, 2019)
    • Tidal Wave - with Chris Chetti - Simultaneous Diving Leg Drop / Diving Splash combination ( March 13, 1999 - August 26, 2000)
    • Blue Light Special - with The Blue Meanie - Wheelbarrow Facebuster + Implant DDT combination ( November 16, 1996 - December 2, 1998)
    • Atomic Leg Drop / Nova Leg Drop - Leg Drop ( November 16, 1996 - May 29, 1997)
  • Theme Songs
    • Theme Song "bWo Theme" by Swamp Candles - with bWo - Team ( May 13, 2011 - March 30, 2017)
    • Theme Song "Simon Dean Theme" by Jim Johnston - Single ( April 20, 2004 - August 31, 2007)
    • Theme Song "Rock Styled song" by Jim Johnston - Single ( May 15, 2002 - April 19, 2004)
    • Theme Song "Intergalactic" by The Beastie Boys - Single ( January 27, 2001 - May 8, 2002)
    • Theme Song "Metal Health" by Quiet Riot - Single ( November 16, 2000 - January 13, 2001)
    • Theme Song "One Step Closer" by Linkin Park - Single ( August 1, 2000 - November 15, 2000)
    • Theme Song "Intergalactic" by The Beastie Boys - Single ( January 1, 1998 - July 31, 2000)
    • Theme Song "Let Me Clear My Throat" by DJ Kool - with The Blue Meanie - Team ( May 30, 1997 - December 2, 1998)
    • Theme Song "YMCA" by Village People - with The Blue Meanie - Team ( May 30, 1997 - December 2, 1998)
    • Theme Song "Hit Me with Your Best Shot" by Pat Benatar - Single ( May 30, 1997 - December 31, 1997)
    • Theme Song "bWo Theme" by Swamp Candles - with bWo - Team ( November 16, 1996 - May 29, 1997)
    • Theme Song "Superman Theme" by John Williams - Single ( January 1, 1992 - November 15, 1996)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • American Wrestling Council

    • 1 AWC Heavyweight Championship

    Border City Wrestling

    • 1 BCW Can-Am Tag Team Championship (with Tommy Dreamer)

    Carolina Wrestling Syndicate

    • 1 CWS Tag Team Championship (with The Blue Meanie)

    East Coast Wrestling Alliance

    • 1 ECWA Tag Team Championship (with Frankie Kazarian)

    Garden State Wrestling Alliance

    • 1 GSWA Heavyweight Championship

    Great Lakes Wrestling

    • 1 GLW World Heavyweight Championship

    NWA Northeast Wrestling

    • 1 NWA Northeast Light Heavyweight Championship

    Northeast Wrestling

    • 1 NEW Light Heavyweight Championship

    New Jack City Wrestling

    • 1 NJCW Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 NJCW Tag Team Championship (with Rico Casanova)

    Ohio Valley Wrestling

    • 1 OVW Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 OVW Southern Tag Team Championship (with Aaron Stevens)

    Phoenix Championship Wrestling

    • 1 PCW Tag Team Championship (with Frankie Kazarian)

    Premier Wrestling Federation / Pennsylvania Wrestling Federation

    • 1 PWF Universal Heavyweight Championship

    Steel City Wrestling

    • 1 SCW Tag Team Championship (with The Blue Meanie)

    Ultimate Pro Wrestling

    • 1 UPW Tag Team Championship (with Frankie Kazarian)

    World Wide Wrestling Alliance

    • 1 WWWA Light Heavyweight Championship

    XCW Wrestling Mid-West

    • 1 XCW Mid-West Heavyweight Championship
  • Other Accomplishments
    • AWC Title Tournament Winner (1997)
    • GLW Heavyweight Title Tournament Winner (2002)
    • PCW Russ Haas Memorial Tag Team Tournament Winner (2002 - with R.C. Haas)
    • UPW Tag Team Championship Tournament Winner (2001 - with Frankie Kazarian)

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