Michael Hayes



Height: 6'1"

Weight: 255 lbs

Real Name: Michael Seitz

DOB: 3/29/1959

Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia (Billed from Badstreet, USA)

Other Names: Michael Seitz, Lord Michael Hayes, Michael "PS" Hayes, Screaming Eagle(WCW), Dok Hendrix(WWF)

Wrestler Since: 1977

Finishing Maneuver: DDT

Previous PWI 500 Rankings: #391(1994), #326(1993), #56(1992), #60(1991)

Other Related Websites:
The Fabulous Freebirds - Rollercoaster Bio
Michael Hayes - Online World of Wrestling Bio
Michael Hayes - Wikipedia Bio

History: (Under Construction)

Pay-Per-View/Show Summary: (34 - 34, 1 DDQ, 1 Draw)
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (August 2, '80) = Hayes lost a "Steel Cage Dog Collar" Match to the Junkyard Dog.
- Mid-South Tag-Team Title Tournament (April 18, '81) = The Fabulous Freebirds (Hayes & Terry Gordy) beat Buck Robley & Karl Kox then fell to Dick Murdoch & the Junkyard Dog. The Grappler & the Super Destroyer won the tournament.
- NWA Central States Tag-Team Title Tournament (June 18, '81) = The Freebirds (Hayes & Gordy) defeated Rufus R. Jones & Terry Funk and Buzz Tyler & JJ Dillon before falling in the finals to Terry Gibbs & Bob Sweetan.
- Omni Thanksgiving Tag-Team Tournament (November 26, '81) = Hayes & Big Red fought to a Double Disqualification with Terry Gordy & Austin Idol. Bob & Brad Armstrong won the tournament.
- Georgia NWA/WWF World Title Unification (July 4, '82) = The Freebirds (Hayes & Gordy) retained the National Tag-Team Titles, beating the Wild Samoans.
- WCCW Christmas Star Wars (December 25, '82) = The Freebirds (Hayes & Gordy) & David von Erich (substituting for Buddy Roberts) defeated Tom Steele, Mike Sharp, & Tom Sharpe to become the first WCCW 6-Man Tag Champions.
- WCCW Wrestling Star Wars (June 17, '83) = The Freebirds (Hayes & Gordy) lost the WCCW America Tag-Team Titles to Kerry von Erich & Bruiser Brody. - WCCW Independence Day Star Wars (July 4, '83) = Hayes won a "Lights Out" Match over Iceman Parsons. Later on, the Freebirds (Hayes, Gordy, & Roberts) lost a "Three Falls" Match to the Von Erichs (David, Kerry, & Kevin).
- WCCW Labor Day Star Wars (September 5, '83) = Hayes lost a "Country Whipping" Match to Kerry von Erich. Later on, the Freebirds (Hayes, Gordy, & Roberts) retained the WCCW 6-Man Tag Titles, defeating the Von Erichs (David, Kerry, & Kevin).
- WCCW Thanksgiving Star Wars (November 24, '83) = Hayes lost a "Loser Leaves Town Steel Cage" Match to Kerry von Erich.
- WCCW 1st Von Erich Memorial Parade of Champions (May 6, '84) = The Freebirds (Hayes, Gordy, & Roberts) lost the WCCW 6-Man Tag-Team Titles to the Von Erichs (Fritz, Kevin, & Mike).
- WCCW Independence Day Star Wars (July 4, '84) = The Freebirds (Hayes, Gordy, & Roberts) won the WCCW 6-Man Tag Titles, beating the Von Erichs (Kerry, Kevin, & Mike).
- WCCW Labor Day Star Wars (September 3, '84) = Hayes won, via DQ, over the Missing Link. Later on, the Freebirds (Hayes, Gordy, & Roberts) lost a "Handicap Steel Cage Loser Leaves Town Elimination" Match to the Von Erichs (Kerry & Kevin).
- WCCW January Star Wars (January 28, '85) = The Freebirds (Hayes, Gordy, & Roberts) fell to Chris Adams, Gino Hernandez, & Jake Roberts.
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (March 30, '85) = Hayes won, via DQ, over Paul Ellering.
- WCCW 2nd Von Erich Memorial Parade of Champions (May 5, '85) = The Freebirds (Hayes, Gordy, & Roberts) & the Von Erichs (Kerry, Kevin, & Mike) won a "2-Ring Five Falls" Match over Chris Adams, Gino Hernandez, Rip Oliver, Steve Williams, Kamala, & the One Man Gang.
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (June 1, '85) = The Freebirds (Hayes & Roberts) beat Brad Armstrong & Brickhouse Brown.
- AWA SuperClash (September 28, '85) = The Freebirds (Hayes & Gordy) lost, via DQ, to the AWA World Tag-Team Champs, the Road Warriors.
- WCCW Christmas Star Wars (December 25, '85) = The Freebirds (Hayes, Gordy, & Roberts) were beaten by the Von Erichs (Kerry, Kevin, & Lance).
- WCCW January Star Wars (January 26, '86) = The Freebirds (Hayes, Gordy, & Roberts) retained the WCCW 6-Man Tag Titles, but lost, via DQ, to Bruiser Brody, Kerry von Erich, & Lance von Erich.
- WCCW 3rd Von Erich Memorial Parade of Champions (May 4, '86) = The Freebirds (Hayes, Gordy, & Roberts) lost the WCCW 6-Man Tag Titles losing a Lumberjacks With Straps Elimination" Match to Steve Simpson, Kerry & Lance von Erich.
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (June 14, '86) = Hayes lost, via DQ, to Ted DiBiase.
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (November 27, '86) = Hayes lost a "Steel Cage" Match to Steve Williams.
- UWF Tag-Team Title Tournament (February 7, '87) = The Freebirds (Hayes & Roberts) lost in the first round to Chris Adams & Iceman King Parsons. Adams & Terry Taylor (a substitute) won the tournament.
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (April 11, '87) = The Freebirds (Hayes & Roberts) won a "Coal Miner's Glove" Match over Chavo Guerrero & the Missing Link. Later that night, the Freebirds (Hayes, Gordy, & Roberts) took down Bill Irwin, the Angel of Death, & the Viking.
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (June 13, '87) = The Freebirds (Hayes & Gordy) beat the Enforcer & the Terminator.
- NWA Great American Bash '87 (July 4) = The Freebirds (Hayes, Gordy, & Roberts) took down Manny Fernandez, Paul Jones, & Ivan Koloff.
- NWA Great American Bash '87 (July 18) = The Freebirds (Hayes & Roberts) lost to the NWA United States Tag-Team Champs, the Midnight Express.
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (August 1, '87) = The Freebirds (Hayes, Gordy, & Roberts) won a "Steel Cage First Blood Elimination" Match over Bubba Rogers, Black Bart, & the Terminator.
- NWA Starrcade '87 (November 26) = The Freebirds (Hayes & Jimmy Garvin) & Sting fought to a 15-Minute Draw with Eddie Gilbert, Rick Steiner, & Larry Zbyszko.
- WCCW 5th Von Erich Memorial Parade of Champions (May 8, '88) = Hayes lost a "Triple Dome of Terror" Match to Terry Gordy. Later on, Hayes competed in a "Triple Dome Texas Roundup" Match, which was won by Jason Sterling, Steve Casey, & John Tatum.
- WCCW 5th Cotton Bowl Extravaganza (October 5, '88) = Hayes & Steve Cox won the WCCW Tag-Team Titles, winning a "Texas Tornado" Match over the Samoan Swat Team.
- AWA SuperClash III (December 13, '88) = Hayes & Steve Cox lost to the WCCW Tag-Team Champs, the Samoan Swat Team.
- NWA Chi-Town Rumble (February 20, '89) = Hayes pinned Russian Assassin #1.
- NWA WrestleWar '89 (May 7) = Hayes won the NWA United States Heavyweight Title, defeating Lex Luger.
- NWA Clash of the Champions VII (June 14, '89) = The Freebirds (Hayes & Garvin) defeated the Dynamic Dudes and the Midnight Express to win the vacated NWA World Tag-Team Titles.
- NWA Great American Bash '89 (July 23) = The Freebirds (Hayes, Garvin, & Gordy) & the Samoan Swat Team lost a "Wargames" Match to Steve Williams, the Midnight Express, & the Road Warriors.
- NWA Clash of the Champions VIII (September 12, '89) = The Freebirds (Hayes & Garvin) retained the NWA World Tag Titles, taking down the Steiner Brothers.
- NWA Halloween Havoc '89 (October 28) = The Freebirds (Hayes & Garvin) retained the NWA World Tag-Team Titles, beating the Dynamic Dudes.
- NWA Clash of the Champions IX (November 15, '89) = The Freebirds (Hayes & Garvin) won, via DQ, over the Road Warriors.
- NWA WrestleWar '90 (February 25) = The Freebirds (Hayes & Garvin) lost to the NWA United States Tag Champs, Brian Pillman & Tom Zenk.
- NWA Capital Combat (May 19, '90) = The Freebirds (Hayes & Garvin) lost a "Corporal Punishment" Match to the Rock-n-Roll Express.
- NWA Clash of the Champions XI (June 13, '90) = The Freebirds (Hayes & Garvin) were beaten by the Young Pistols.
- NWA Great American Bash '90 (July 7) = The Freebirds (Hayes & Garvin) lost to the Steiner Brothers.
- NWA Clash of the Champions XII (September 5, '90) = The Freebirds (Hayes & Garvin) fell to the Young Pistols.
- NWA Halloween Havoc '90 (October 27) = The Freebirds (Hayes & Garvin) defeated the Youngbloods.
- NWA Clash of the Champions XIII (November 20, '90) = The Freebirds (Hayes & Garvin) took down the Young Pistols.
- NWA Starrcade '90 (December 16) = The Freebirds (Hayes & Garvin) fell to Tommy Rich & Ricky Morton.
- WCW Clash of the Champions XIV (January 30, '91) = The Freebirds (Hayes & Garvin) took down Tommy Rich & Allen Iron Eagle.
- WCW WrestleWar '91 (February 24) = The Freebirds (Hayes & Garvin) won the WCW World Tag-Team Titles, beating Doom.
- WCW Superbrawl I (May 19, '91) = The Freebirds (Hayes & Garvin) took down the Young Pistols.
- WCW Clash of the Champions XV (June 14, '91) = The Freebirds (Hayes, Garvin, & Badstreet) fell to Tom Zenk & the Young Pistols.
- WCW Great American Bash '91 (July 14) = The Freebirds (Hayes, Garvin, & Badstreet) lost an "Elimination" Match to Dustin Rhodes & the Young Pistols.
- WCW Clash of the Champions XVI (September 5, '91) = The Freebirds (Hayes & Garvin) defeated Todd Champion & Firebreaker Chip.
- WCW Starrcade '91 (December 29) = Hayes & Tracy Smothers lost to Marcus Bagwell & Jimmy Garvin.
- WCW Clash of the Champions XVIII (January 21, '92) = The Freebirds (Hayes & Garvin) won over Brad Armstrong & Big Josh.
- WCW WrestleWar '92 (May 17) = The Freebirds (Hayes & Garvin) won the WCW United States Tag-Team Titles, defeating Terry Taylor & Greg Valentine.
- WCW Clash of the Champions XIX (June 16, '92) = The Freebirds (Hayes & Garvin) beat El Texano & Silver King.
- WCW Great American Bash '92 (July 12) = The Freebirds (Hayes & Garvin) were beaten by Hiro Hase & Shinya Hashimoto.
- WCW Halloween Havoc '92 (October 25) = Hayes, Arn Anderson, & Bobby Eaton fell to Shane Douglas, Johnny Gunn, & Tom Zenk.
- WWF Fully Loaded '99 (July 25) = Hayes & the Hardy Boyz lost a "Handicap" Match to the Acolytes, who won the WWF World Tag-Team Titles.

Title Summary:
- NWA Mid-America Tag-Team Champion w/ Terry Gordy (1/07/79 - 2/79)
- NWA Mid-America Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Terry Gordy (2/79 - 7/04/79)
- Mid-South Tag-Team Champion w/ Terry Gordy (11/24/79 - 4/06/80)
- NWA Georgia Tag-Team Champion w/ Terry Gordy (10/10/80 - 11/14/80)
- NWA National Tag-Team Champion w/ Terry Gordy (11/27/80 - 1/26/81)
- NWA National Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Terry Gordy (1/31/81 - 6/10/81)
- NWA National Tag-Team Champion(3) w/ Otis Sistrunk (9/27/81 - 81)
- NWA National Tag-Team Champion(4) w/ Terry Gordy (7/02/82 - 8/29/82)
- NWA (WCCW) American Tag-Team Champion w/ Terry Gordy (11/26/82 - 6/17/83)
- NWA (WCCW) Six-Man Tag-Team Champion w/ Terry Gordy & Buddy Roberts (12/25/82 - 7/04/83)
- NWA (WCCW) Six-Man Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Terry Gordy & Buddy Roberts (8/12/83 - 12/02/83)
- NWA United National Heavyweight Champion (1/28/84 - 2/03/84)
- NWA (WCCW) Six-Man Tag-Team Champion(3) w/ Terry Gordy & Buddy Roberts (1/84 - 5/06/84)
- NWA (WCCW) Six-Man Tag-Team Champion(4) w/ Terry Gordy & Buddy Roberts (7/04/84 - 9/03/84)
- NWA (WCCW) Six-Man Tag-Team Champion(5) w/ Terry Gordy & Buddy Roberts (1/03/86 - 5/04/86)
- NWA (WCCW) Six-Man Tag-Team Champion(6) w/ Kerry von Erich & Kevin von Erich (7/08/88 - 88)
- NWA (WCCW) Tag-Team Champion w/ Steve Cox (9/16/88 - 9/19/88)
- NWA (WCCW) Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Steve Cox (10/15/88 - 10/17/88)
- NWA United States Heavyweight Champion (5/07/89 - 5/22/89)
- NWA World Tag-Team Champion w/ Jimmy Garvin (6/14/89 - 11/01/89)
- WCW(NWA) World Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Jimmy Garvin (2/91)
- WCW United States Tag-Team Champion w/ Jimmy Garvin (5/19/91 - 8/12/91)
- WCW Six Man Tag-Team Champion w/ Jimmy Garvin & Badstreet (6/03/91 - 8/05/91)
- WCW United States Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Jimmy Garvin (5/17/92 - 6/25/92)
- PPW Heavyweight Champion (3/07/99 - 5/08/99)

PWI Achievement Awards: (1 win, 0 1st RUs, 2 2nd RUs, 4 3rd RUs)
- 1981 Tag-Team of the Year (Freebirds)
- 1981 Match of the Year, 3rd Runner-Up (Hayes vs. Terry Gordy)
- 1982 Tag-Team of the Year, 2nd Runner-Up (Freebirds)
- 1983 Tag-Team of the Year, 2nd Runner-Up (Freebirds w/ Terry Gordy & Buddy Roberts)
- 1983 Most Hated Wrestler, 3rd Runner-Up
- 1989 Tag-Team of the Year, 3rd Runner-Up (Freebirds w/ Jimmy Garvin)
- 1999 Comeback of the Year, 3rd Runner-Up