The Sandman was a Chippendales dancer before he got to ECW

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On the newest episode of “That Was Excessive” podcast with The Blue Meanie, Joel Gertner, and host Josh Shernoff, they talked about ECW’s “The Night time The Line Was Crossed” occasion that came about on February four, 1994 on the ECW Enviornment.

Meanie and Gertner shared a number of never-before-told ECW tales however one which will shock followers probably the most is about The Sandman’s profession as a Chippendales dancer earlier than he obtained into professional wrestling.

Blue Meanie advised the story on the newest episode:

“Everyone knows Bar Rescue, proper? With Jon Taffer… effectively he owned a membership. He’s notorious for opening night time golf equipment all world wide. That’s why he obtained the Bar Rescue gig. He had a membership in Philly known as Pulsations and when you’ve seen Rocky III with the robotic and all that stuff, that was Jon Taffer’s robotic. Jon Taffer had that robotic constructed for his nightclub Pulsations, which they labored into the film Rocky.”

Meanie continued, “Coming again to Sandman, they might have an evening at Pulsations the place they might have Chippendale dancers and Sandman danced for Chippendales pre-wrestling profession. He had lengthy blonde hair. He appeared like Beautiful Steve Austin when Beautiful Steve Austin had lengthy blonde hair. I assume he was younger and in form and did some Chippendale dance at Pulsations for Jon Taffer. Pulsations was well-known within the Philadelphia space for having this UFO that may come over the nightclub and one night time a felon killed someone and so they took the lifeless individual out and continued to occasion. Mid to late 80s Philadelphia nightclub scene, John Taffer owns Pulsations, which basically goes on to rent James Fullington, aka The Sandman, as a Chippendales dancer.”

Meanie added, “I’ve requested Hak, do you continue to have photographs and he’s like ‘ah, my mother’s in all probability obtained them someplace’ or ‘my mother in all probability threw them out.’”

There’s much more mentioned on the present, which is accessible now at

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