Mike Sharpe

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Birthday
28, 1949
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Jan 17, 2016 (66)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
28, 1949
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Jan 17, 2016 (66)

About

Former professional wrestler who went by the ring name "Iron" Mike Sharpe. He wrestled in the World Wrestling Federation from 1983 through 1995, the year of his retirement under the moniker Canada's Greatest Athlete.

Before Fame

While a high school student, he experimented with boxing and weightlifting competitively. He began professional wrestling training at age 25 with trainer Dewey Robertson.

Trivia

Following his retirement, he founded the Mike Sharpe School of Professional Wrestling in New Jersey. One of his notable proteges was Mike Bucci.

Family Life

He passed away on January 17, 2016 due to a variety of health complications at the age of 66.

Associated With

In 1984, he toured Japan as a tag team partner of Hulk Hogan's with the New Japan Pro Wrestling promotion.