89 Facts About Scott Hall

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Scott Oliver Hall was an American professional wrestler.

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Scott Hall was best known for his tenures with the World Wrestling Federation under the ring name Razor Ramon and with World Championship Wrestling under his real name.

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Scott Hall departed the company in May 1996, and subsequently signed with rival promotion WCW, where he became a founding member of the New World Order faction, along with Hulk Hogan and Kevin Nash.

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Scott Hall left WCW in February 2000, and returned to the WWF for a brief stint in 2002.

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Scott Hall spent the rest of his career wrestling for various promotions, such as Extreme Championship Wrestling, New Japan Pro-Wrestling, and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, where he held the TNA World Tag Team Championship once, with Kevin Nash and Eric Young.

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Scott Hall has been recognized by commentators as one of the most charismatic performers in the modern history of professional wrestling.

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Scott Hall was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame as a singles competitor in 2014, and as a member of the nWo in 2020.

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Scott Oliver Hall was born in St Mary's County, Maryland, on October 20,1958.

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Scott Hall grew up as a military brat, attending high school in Munich and moving once every year before he was 15.

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Scott Hall began his career in 1984 in the National Wrestling Alliance's Florida territory Championship Wrestling from Florida and soon began a feud with Dusty Rhodes.

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Scott Hall returned to the Carolinas and Crockett, jobbing in the freshly rebranded Jim Crockett Promotions as "American Starship" Eagle.

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Scott Hall travelled to Japan, where he wrestled several matches for New Japan Pro-Wrestling between 1987 and 1990.

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Scott Hall formed a tag team with his more experienced friend Curt Hennig, whom he later would credit for cultivating his early professional wrestling career.

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Scott Hall then received shots at the AWA World Heavyweight Championship, against Stan Hansen and Rick Martel.

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On January 23,1990, Scott Hall received another tryout at a WWF Wrestling Challenge taping in Fort Myers, Florida.

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At the event, Scott Hall was defeated by Paul Roma but was not signed by the company.

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Scott Hall was brought into the NWA's World Championship Wrestling territory by Jim Ross in 1989, as part of the NWA's initiative to develop new, young stars.

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Scott Hall then began jobbing regularly, losing to The Great Muta, Mike Rotunda, Sid Vicious, Ron Simmons, and Butch Reed.

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Scott Hall wrestled numerous times for the company, facing a diverse group of opponents including Bam Bam Bigelow, Koji Kitao, Nord the Barbarian, and Shinya Hashimoto.

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Scott Hall was defeated by the Soul Taker in the tournament final.

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From 1990 to 1991, Scott Hall had a stint in the Puerto Rican promotion World Wrestling Council.

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Scott Hall joined the World Wrestling Federation later that month, as "Razor Ramon", a shady and stylish Cuban American bully from Miami.

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Scott Hall made his first appearance as Razor Ramon in a dark match on a Wrestling Challenge taping against Chris Hahn on May 18,1992.

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Later in his career, Scott Hall claimed he pitched the idea of a Scarface-like character during a meeting with Vince McMahon and Pat Patterson, as a joke.

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Scott Hall quoted lines from the film with a Cuban accent and gave ideas for vignettes that would recreate several of the film's scenes, such as driving around South Florida in a convertible with a leopard-skin interior.

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Scott Hall later learned that McMahon and Patterson had neither seen nor heard of the film, and believed that Scott Hall was coming up with the ideas himself.

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Scott Hall later asked Tito Santana for a Latino-sounding name that starts with "R".

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Scott Hall returned to television with his own version of the belt, claiming he was still the champion, since he hadn't been beaten for it.

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Ramon was scheduled to face Goldust in a rematch for the title at WrestleMania XII in a Miami Street Fight, but Scott Hall was suspended for six weeks by the WWF due to his drug use.

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30.

Scott Hall became associated with the backstage group known as The Kliq.

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Scott Hall was involved in an incident dubbed the "Curtain Call" at a MSG show.

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Scott Hall's first appearance on the WCW television show after leaving WWF was an unannounced promo on May 27,1996, appearing from the crowd in street clothes and claimed to be "an outsider".

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At Bash at the Beach, Nash and Scott Hall challenged Sting, Lex Luger, and Randy Savage to a six-man tag team match, saying they had a mystery partner.

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Scott Hall won the 60-man battle royal at World War 3 in November 1997 to earn a shot at the WCW World Heavyweight Championship.

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Scott Hall wrestled Larry Zbyszko at Souled Out and lost by disqualification.

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At Uncensored, Scott Hall got his WCW World Heavyweight Championship shot against Sting, losing the match despite interference on his behalf from Dusty Rhodes.

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Scott Hall was taken off TV for a short while and forced by WCW to enter rehab, after he and Nash showed up to the March 16,1998 episode of Nitro heavily intoxicated and under the influence of painkillers.

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At Slamboree, Scott Hall returned to team with Kevin Nash, for a tag team title defense against Sting and The Giant.

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Scott Hall turned on Nash, costing them the title, and switched sides to align himself with Hulk Hogan and his splinter faction, nWo Hollywood.

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Scott Hall lost the match, giving Goldberg a shot at Hogan's World Heavyweight Championship later that night.

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Hall was ejected from nWo Hollywood in late 1998, after Scott Steiner took control of the group in Hogan's absence, and then referred to himself as "The Lone Wolf".

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On November 30,1998, Scott Hall needed a tag team partner to face Steiner and Horace Hogan.

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At Starrcade, Scott Hall, disguised as a security guard, used a stun gun on WCW World Heavyweight Champion Goldberg during his title defense against Kevin Nash.

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Scott Hall lost the match when Goldberg used the taser gun on him.

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At SuperBrawl IX, Scott Hall defeated Roddy Piper for the WCW United States Heavyweight Championship.

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Scott Hall successfully defended both titles against Booker T later that night.

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Eight days later, on Nitro, Scott Hall vacated the Television title by throwing it into a trash can.

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Scott Hall was stripped of his United States title, after being sidelined with a knee injury.

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Scott Hall feuded with WCW World Heavyweight Champion Sid Vicious, and nWo teammate Jeff Jarrett, over the world title.

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The following day, in Poughkeepsie, New York, Hall defeated Justin Credible, then lost to Sal E Graziano.

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In March 2001, Scott Hall returned to New Japan Pro-Wrestling, where he joined the Team 2000 stable.

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Scott Hall wrestled for NJPW until September 2001, with his final bout being a title match against Triple Crown Heavyweight Champion Keiji Muto.

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Scott Hall then revealed the "poison" to be the nWo, who would help McMahon destroy his own company, before it could be ruined by anyone else.

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Scott Hall faced Bradshaw in a match at Backlash, which he won with help from X-Pac.

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Scott Hall was released from the promotion the following day due to ongoing issues stemming from his substance abuse.

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Scott Hall worked for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling briefly in 2002, appearing on their first pay-per-view event.

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In late 2004, Scott Hall returned to TNA, along with Kevin Nash, as TNA prepared for their first monthly pay-per-view, Victory Road.

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Scott Hall joined Nash and Jeff Jarrett in the stable The Kings of Wrestling.

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Scott Hall lost to Hardy at Final Resolution on January 16,2005.

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The next week, Scott Hall made his return, rebuffing the romantic advances of Kurt Angle's wife, Karen, then battling Kurt in his dressing room.

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Scott Hall asked Nash why he was not there to help him in his troubled past, and Nash responded that it was a result of his own nonstop partying and risk of losing his family.

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Scott Hall then claimed that all was forgiven and the two embraced in the ring.

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Scott Hall wrestled the main event of a WWC Anniversary tour show at the Jose Miguel Agrelot Coliseum in San Juan, against Carlito.

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Scott Hall began to have emotional problems, and with the drink, eventually he could not compete leaving the strap thus his scheduled opponent Biggie Size proclaimed himself champion.

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Scott Hall made his Juggalo Championship Wrestling debut on August 12,2007, at Bloodymania, losing to JCW Heavyweight Champion Corporal Robinson.

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At Bloodymania II, Scott Hall teamed with Kevin Nash, who proclaimed himself a member of the group.

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Scott Hall was scheduled to team with Nash at Genesis in a match against Beer Money, Inc, but was replaced by Waltman.

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The next day, it was announced that Scott Hall had been released from TNA after 8 years of working part-time for the company and subsequently retired from professional wrestling.

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Scott Hall appeared on the August 11,2014 episode of Raw for the first time since 2002 to reunite the New World Order with Nash and Hulk Hogan to celebrate Hogan's birthday.

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On January 30,2016, Scott Hall took part in World Association of Wrestling television tapings at Epic Studios in Norwich, England.

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Scott Hall wrestled his last ever match on June 17,2016, defeating Chuck Taylor for the DDT Ironman Heavymetalweight Championship at F1RST Wreslting in Des Moines, Iowa.

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On Raw 25 Years on January 22,2018, Scott Hall returned in a segment featuring D-Generation X, The Balor Club, and The Revival.

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Scott Hall returned to WWE for the RAW Reunion show on July 22,2019.

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In 1983, after wrestling a gun away from a man in an altercation outside of a nightclub in Orlando, Florida, Scott Hall was charged with second-degree murder after shooting the man in the head with his own gun.

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In 1998, Scott Hall was arrested for groping a 56-year-old woman outside a hotel in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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On October 10,2008, Scott Hall was arrested during a roast of The Iron Sheik held at a Crowne Plaza hotel in New Jersey.

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Scott Hall was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and resisting a police officer on May 14,2010.

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Scott Hall was told he was not allowed to return to the establishment.

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Scott Hall was taken to a hospital to be medically cleared prior to being taken to a drunk tank.

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Scott Hall checked out of the rehab facility in early October 2010.

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Weeks after he checked into rehab, Scott Hall had both a defibrillator and a pacemaker implanted in his chest.

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Scott Hall was hospitalized twice in 2010 for double pneumonia.

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Three days later, TMZ reported Scott Hall had been taken to a hospital, treated for cardiac issues and remained in the hospital for three days.

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In March 2022, Scott Hall was hospitalised after falling and breaking his hip.

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Scott Hall was immobile on the floor for days before being discovered during a wellness check by his friend Diamond Dallas Page, who took him to the hospital.

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Waltman revealed that Scott Hall was in particularly bad shape the night before the 2021 Scott Hall of Fame induction ceremony, and even passed out at a bar.

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Waltman stated Scott Hall's condition worsened throughout the two years prior to his death and that he had offered to move in with Scott Hall in February 2022 to help with his health issues.

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Scott Hall did not work at WrestleMania XII due to his suspension.

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In 2015, Scott Hall was a subject in the film The Resurrection of Jake the Snake, which chronicled his time with DDP and Roberts.

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