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King Corino


Also known as Steve Corino, Steve Christy, Monster C, Mr. Wrestling 3, KATAKARI MAX, Lightning Kid, Lightning Kid II, Tom Cosati

Current gimmick: King Corino
Promotion: Ring Of Honor
Age: 43 years
Birthplace: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Gender: male
Height: 6' 1" (185 cm)
Weight: 235 lbs (107 kg)
Relatives in wrestling: Allison Danger (Schwester), Ares (Schwager), Colby Corino (Sohn)
Alter egos: KATAKARI MAX
Lightning Kid
    a.k.a.  Lightning Kid II
Monster C
Mr. Wrestling 3
Steve Christy
Steve Corino
    a.k.a.  King Corino
Tom Cosati
Roles: Singles Wrestler
Tag Team Wrestler
Color Commentator (2013 - today)
Beginning of in-ring career: 06.04.1995
In-ring experience: 21 years
Wrestling style: Allrounder, Brawler
Trainer: Tom Brandi
Nickname(s): "4-5-6 Kid", "The King Of Old School", "King"
Trademark holds: Northern Lights Bomb, Old School Expulsion, Lariat, Eternal Dream
King Corino
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Latest comments of the CAGEMATCH inmates
gaxal0 wrote on 01.01.2016:
[9.0] "King of the Indies, and gifted technical wrestler. Steve Cornino independent success can be compared to Harley Races success in the NWA, and that is a testament to how good a worker Corino is, and still is to this day."
SJ5522 wrote on 26.09.2015:
[3.0] "This rating is strictly for him as a commentator. In his first commentary role with ROH, the guy was totally insufferable. In his second stint he had chilled a bit and his shtick was okay for a while but repeats the same jokes over and over with no signs of any new material of note. He manages to stain the ROH product really badly, tbh."
JMTheBadOne wrote on 09.04.2015:
[7.0] "When Steve Corino broke into wrestling, he didn't have the ideal size to make an impact in the WWE (or didn't have the clout that the incoming junior heavyweights had as the WWE was in the fight for their supremacy. ) Some time ago, that would've limited a wrestlers options to staying in the American indies/territories and being the standard issue "ham and egg'er. " Not Steve Corino, who after a decent run in ECW went to become a very well-traveled and cruical wrestler for many of the indie and secondary feds (most notably ROH an Zero1. ) Now does play-by-play for ROH when he isn't wrestling in the indies and gets way excited whenever there's a Superkick party!"
JustinJDMarineau wrote on 24.06.2013:
[10.0] "Unfortunately I wasn't able to see any of Steve Corino's work in ECW when I was little or his past stuff in ROH before I started watching it in 2011, but I could not have started watching him at a better time cause now I'm able to say that this guy can make any layer to his character work to perfection! When he was a good guy in ROH doing his rehab storyline, he was excellent at that, but he's WAY WAY WAY better as a bad guy! As a heel, he can get under your skin so much not only because he can be annoying, but so much to the point where there is no filter in what he says and anything he says can be extremely controversial at times and he doesn't care who he says extreme things to either which I think is hilarious most of the time! In my opinion, to most of the heels of today, no disrespect to them but Steve Corino is a modern day heel character's dream and that really says a lot!"
Leone wrote on 18.03.2013:
[10.0] "Steve Corino is a great wrestler and storyteller who very enjoyable on the mic, particularly as a heel. Despite his "anti-hardcore wrestling" gimmick in ECW, he was 1 of the best sellers of hardcore wrestling, as he would have bled like Ric Flair in a good grudge match. As the years went by, he evolved as a performer. Sure, he piled on the pounds, but his wrestling improved. He became a great technician, and he's 1 of few North American wrestlers who effectively combined American wrestling with Japanese Strong Style. Outside of several dark and squash matches, He didn't sign with the WWE, and it doesn't matter at all. In the end, they are missing out on a great talent."

Current Total Rating
Valid Votes: 144
Number of comments: 39
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Average Rating: 8.48
Average in 2016: 8.82
Average in 2015: 8.81
Average in 2014: 8.67
Average in 2013: 8.89
Average in 2011: 8.22
Average in 2010: 8.14
Average in 2009: 9.00
Average in 2008: 8.72
Average in 2007: 7.90

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