Viscera (wrestler)

American professional wrestler
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Nelson Frazier, Jr. (February 14, 1971 – February 18, 2014) was an American professional wrestler. He is best known for wrestling with World Wrestling Federation/World Wrestling Entertainment under the ring names Mabel, King Mabel, Viscera, Vis, and Big Daddy V.[1] He also wrestled for All Japan Pro Wrestling under the ring name, Big Daddy V and Big Daddy Voodoo. He was forced to retire from WWE for good as WWE did not want to be responsible for his health problems.

Frazier as Viscera in August 2005
BornFebruary 14, 1971
Goldsboro, North Carolina, U.S.
DiedFebruary 18, 2014(2014-02-18) (aged 43)
Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Big Daddy
Big Daddy V[1]
Big Daddy Voodoo
Mabel Doink
King Mabel
Nelson Knight
Billed height6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)[1]
Billed weight487 lb (221 kg)[1]
Billed fromHarlem, New York[1]
Trained byGene Anderson

Frazier was in the 2009 movie The Legend of Awesomest Maximus co-starring Will Sasso and Rip Torn.[3] He also was in the movie Wrong Side of Town with fellow wrestlers Dave Batista and Rob Van Dam.[4]

On the night of February 18, 2014, it was reported that Frazier had died following a heart attack, four days after turning 43.[5]

Championships change

Men on a Mission celebrating their WWF Tag Team championship victory

References change

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 "Big Daddy V's WWE Alumni Bio". WWE. Retrieved 2011-04-03.
  2. "Viscera". Cagematch. Retrieved June 14, 2022.
  3. "The Legend of Awesomest Maximus". IMDB. Retrieved 2009-07-07.
  4. "Wrong Side of Town". IMDB. Retrieved 2009-07-07.
  5. "Nelson Frazier passes away". Wrestling Observer Newsletter. Archived from the original on 2014-03-01. Retrieved 2014-02-19.
  6. "". Retrieved January 4, 2020.
  7. "Hall of Famers". Archived from the original on July 6, 2013. Retrieved June 14, 2010.
  8. Westcott, Brian. "NWA - National Wrestling Alliance OMW - Ozarks Mountain Wrestling/NAASW - North American All-Star Wrestling North American Heavyweight Title History". Solie. Retrieved July 19, 2008.
  9. "Pro Wrestling Illustrated (PWI) 500 for 1995". Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved June 16, 2016.
  10. "XWF - Xtreme Wrestling Federation Heavyweight Title History". Solie. Retrieved July 19, 2008.