Nick Gage
American professional wrestler
Nick Gage
Nicholas W. "Nick" Wilson is a hardcore professional wrestler best known from Combat Zone Wrestling. Along with being the first-ever CZW World Heavyweight Champion, as of early 2011, Gage had wrestled at nearly every CZW show and had competed in more CZW matches than anyone.
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Is This The Windy City's New Anthem?
Huffington Post - about 4 years
Curious City, the news experiment housed by Chicago Public Media's WBEZ fields questions that range from wacky to need-to-know and their latest query received a doozy of a response: An entire song. The premise of the experiment: residents ask questions about the city, and the best ones are voted on by the public. Curious City producers answer the winning questions and then broadcast the findings. Most recently, Chicagoan Brenda Guzman asked, "What's one thing you can get in Chicago you can't get anywhere else?" Producers laid down some ground rules, but took to the task, but admitted that with some 150 suggestions, "there’s little sex factor in a spreadsheet." To add some oomph, producers recruited artist Nick Gage to set the answers to music, resulting in a Casio keyboard-fueled ditty that Curious City says could be the new anthem of Chicago. Some choice lines on what distinguishes the Second City: "Only in Chicago / Does a big ol’ bean cause such a scene! ...
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a very short interactive film about love (by mission amy kr) - YouTube
Google News - over 5 years
http://www.missionamykr.com SO HOW DID YOU 2 MEET? share your story in the comment section now... song "I'm So Happy I Met You" by Nick Gage http://www.myspace.com/nickgage
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wXw Dead End XI: Wrestling am 2. Juli zurück in Oberhausen - Power-Wrestling.de
Google News - over 5 years
Seit über einem Jahr hält Gulak die CZW Wired Television Championship und hat diese unter anderem schon gegen Nick Gage, Danny Havoc, Rich Swann und Zack Sabre jr. verteidigt. Letzteres Match gegen Zack in Union City war eine dermaßen interessante
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Stamford Youth Baseball Roundup - Stamford Times
Google News - over 5 years
Chris Janocha and Nick Gage each connected for a double to drive in runs for Exchange, while Russell Lofters smacked a 2 run Home Run, and Grant Purpura hit a 2 run triple. Nate Salm and Noah Skaug were also key contributors to the Exchange offense
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Grant Elementary School principal Beverly Borduin retires - Columbia Missourian
Google News - over 5 years
Nick Gage has a kindergartner and first-grader at Grant. “What strikes me is she's always outside. No matter what she's always there,” he said. “It starts the day off in a powerful way.” After this school year, Borduin said she has few concrete plans
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Bank robbing wrestler caught by fans - Yahoo!Xtra Blogs (blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
Wilson, known by the wrestling named 'Nick Gage' was identified as a suspect after wrestling fans recognised him from bank surveillance photos. He later turned himself in and pleaded guilty to the charge. Prosecutors say Wilson handed the bank teller a
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Wrestler Sentenced in Collingswood Bank Robbery - Patch.com
Google News - almost 6 years
Nick Wilson, known to CZW fans as "Nick Gage," was sentenced to five years in state prison on Friday. Official CZW Photo Pro wrestler Nicholas W. Wilson used to enter the ring to the Metallica song "For ... - -
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SCREEN: 'ELENI,' MEMOIR OF A QUEST FOR JUSTICE
NYTimes - over 31 years
IN his 1983 book, ''Eleni,'' a personal memoir of epic proportions, Nicholas Gage, an investigative reporter and the former Athens bureau chief for The New York Times, recalls in meticulous detail his search for the Communist guerrillas responsible for his mother's execution in 1948 during the Greek Civil War. Just weeks before her death, Mr.
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Nick Gage
    THIRTIES
  • 2015
    Age 34
    On September 4, 2015, Gage was taken into custody for a parole violation.
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    On April 10, 2015 Nick Gage made his first appearance in wrestling after being released from prison at Jersey Championship Wrestling's Tag Team J-Cup Tournament.
    More Details Hide Details Gage interrupted a promo by The Rogues, Jeff Cannonball and Brandon Kirk, hitting Cannonball with a chair and then his boot scrape and giving Kirk a chokebreaker. Gage and Lucky 13 would then lose in the first round to the Beast Squad, consisting of Monsta Mack and Kyle the Beast. After the match Gage turned on Lucky with a series of chokebreakers.
    He was released on parole in April 2015 but violated parole and is now back in prison.
    More Details Hide Details Wilson was also ordered to pay compensation to both the bank and the female employee from whom he had demanded the money. Wilson grew up in National Park, Gloucester County in New Jersey. As a child, Wilson idolized Lawrence Taylor. Wilson and his brother Chris trained together as professional wrestlers.
    He was eligible for parole on March 31, 2015, after serving 85% of his five-year sentence.
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    Gage made his in ring return at Proving Grounds 2015 against Drew Gulak.
    More Details Hide Details At Tournament of Death 14 (2015), Gage returned to Tournament of Death, losing to Conor Claxton in the first round. After his return to professional wrestling in December 2007, Gage would return to the IWA-MS for their 2008 King of the Deathmatch. The Future of Hardcore, along with Danny Havoc, would defeat the former photographer, WHACKS, in a first round Light Tubes & Ladders Match. The following night, Gage would defeat FREAKSHOW in a Taped Fist Texas Death Match, but would be defeated by Devon Moore, his rival in CZW at the time, in a third round Pyramids of Pain Death Match, which featured Moore, Gage & "Diehard" Dustin Lee. Less than a year later, Nick would find himself at the 2009 King of the Deathmatches. Nick Gage would lose in the opening round against Thumbtack Jack in a Deep Six Death Match, which consisted of Chains, Fish Hooks, and a No Ropes Barbed Wire stipulation.
  • 2014
    Age 33
    At CZW's Tangled Web on October 18, 2014, Matt Tremont challenged Gage to a match when he is released.
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    During Tournament of Death 13 in 2014, DJ Hyde announced that Nick Gage would return and be the first entrant into Tournament of Death 14.
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  • 2011
    Age 30
    Along with being the first-ever CZW World Heavyweight Champion, as of early 2011, Gage had wrestled at nearly every CZW show and had competed in more CZW matches than anyone.
    More Details Hide Details He has held the World Heavyweight, Tag Team, Iron Man, and Ultraviolent Underground championships during his career Nick Gage's brother Chris Wilson is also a professional wrestler who performs under the name Justice Pain. In April 2011, Wilson was sentenced to five years in prison after pleading guilty to second degree bank robbery. Gage is known for being the first ever CZW World Heavyweight Champion and for being part of the H8 Club tag team. Before teaming with Nate Hatred as the H8 Club, Gage won the CZW World Tag Team Championship with Zandig. Gage would also find great success in his run for the CZW Ironman Title, which he had several brutal matches with the likes of LOBO, The Wifebeater, Nick Mondo & Mad Man Pondo. One of the most notable matches from the time period was the first ever, 200 Light Tubes Death Match against The Wifebeater. He would later team up with Hatred and wrestle such teams as The Briscoe Brothers, VD, and The Backseat Boyz. Together, they won the tag team championship from the original H8 Club of Wifebeater and Justice Pain.
  • TWENTIES
  • 2010
    Age 29
    In an interview in early 2010, Wilson stated he had been addicted to oxycontin and other painkillers for at least 10 years.
    More Details Hide Details At the time of the bank robbery in 2010, Wilson was homeless, after being evicted from the house where he had lived with his girlfriend and her mother. Wilson was arrested in 2005 for possession of stolen property. He pleaded guilty, and paid a $250 fine as well as court costs.
    On December 30, 2010, New Jersey authorities announced that they were seeking Wilson for allegedly robbing a PNC Bank in Collingswood, New Jersey on December 22.
    More Details Hide Details During the robbery, Wilson handed a note to a female employee at the bank demanding money, and got approximately $3,000. Following the robbery, Wilson and his girlfriend went to Atlantic City to gamble. Wilson surrendered to authorities on December 31, 2010. On March 15, 2011, Wilson pleaded guilty to second degree robbery and was on April 29 sentenced to five years in prison. His guilty plea was part of an agreement for a lesser sentence.
    In May 2010, Gage went to Japan and wrestled for Big Japan Pro Wrestling after an interval of nearly 10 years.
    More Details Hide Details Gage, as a member of the stable CZW Japan originally created around 2000, competed at the event BJW 15th Anniversary Show, teaming with Jun Kasai and DJ Hyde. Nick Gage won the CZW Underground title from Adam Polak in Germany. Apart from Nick Gage's performances in CZW's Tournament of Death, he's also taken part in IWA-MS's King of the Deathmatches, having competed in four of them. During 2003, Gage entered the tournament during the CZW vs IWA-MS angle, which was going on at the time. Gage was able to take out Dysfunction in the first round, by defeating him in a 4-Corners of Pain Match, followed by defeating "Mean" Mitch Page in a Barbed Wire Canvas & Light Tube Ropes Match in the second round. However, Gage would end up on the losing end during the third round when he lost to Mad Man Pondo in a Bed of Nails & Caribbean Spider Web Match.
  • 2006
    Age 25
    On July 29, 2006, Nick Gage won Tournament of Death 5 defeating Brain Damage, JC Bailey, and Drake Younger in the final round.
    More Details Hide Details After this, Gage began exhibiting strange behavior. He attacked LuFisto after she won the Iron Man title, had incidents with Zandig and Justice Pain, and insulted the fans on many occasions, most notably on commentary. He has since been removed from his commentary position. At Last Team Standing on October 14, he and Justice Pain made it to the finals of the tag team tournament. However, he left the arena before the last match. The next night, he lost the Ultraviolent Underground Championship to Drake Younger. At Night of Infamy 5, problems between Gage, Lobo, and Zandig continued, leading to a Cage of Death match between the three, which called for the loser of the bout to hang up the boots and retire. Before the match started, Gage's enemy LuFisto came to the ring and entered herself in the match. Gage won by pinning Zandig, forcing the CZW owner into retirement. The next month, Gage was scheduled to face LuFisto in a one on one match, but LuFisto was injured and the match was canceled. Gage would end up facing his brother, Justice Pain, for Pain's CZW Heavyweight Championship at CZW's eight anniversary show, H8. The match ended early due to the result of Gage receiving a stinger, as a result of a botched Pain Thriller from his brother. Nick Gage would remain out of action until the end of the year.
  • 2003
    Age 22
    Gage and Hatred would break up in 2003 when Hatred joined Messiah's stable, the Hi-V. Gage and Hatred would embark on a bloody feud against one another, competing in a Tables Match, Cage Match, Dog Collar Match, as well as a 200 Light Tubes Death Match.
    More Details Hide Details The two would trade the Big Japan Death Match Title between one another. Gage would take part in Cage of Death V: Suspended, as a part of Team Zandig, to take on the Hi-V.They feuded for nearly one year, and met in the Cage of Death match at Cage of Death V. At the end of the match, Hatred turned on Messiah and rejoined Gage. After reforming, they regained the tag championship, but lost it to The Blackout. At Cage of Death VI, The H8 Club of Nick Gage and Nate Hatred faced the H8 Club of Wifebeater and Justice Pain, with the winners winning the right to the H8 Club name. That night, Nick Gage and Justice Pain turned on their partners joined each other. They would then win the tag team championship and hold it for many months before losing to Necro Butcher and Toby Klein.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1980
    Born
    Born on September 22, 1980.
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