Peter Senerchia is an American radio personality, color commentator, and retired professional wrestler signed with All Elite Wrestling. He commentates on AEW Rampage and manages Team Taz.
- Professional Wrestling Career
- Championships and Accomplishments
Professional Wrestling Career
Early Years (1987-1993)
In 1987, Senerchia began his career as a professional wrestler where he made his debut at WWC. He also wrestled on the independent circuit as Tazmaniac for several years before signing with ECW.
In 1993, Tazmaniac made his debut at NWA Bloodfest. Taz had a successful initial year where he won the ECW Tag Team Championship on two occasions and the ECW Television Championship. Taz spent the next year working between NJPW and ECW before his neck injury.
After his return, Taz debuted with a new look and a fresh wrestling style which gave him the name, Human Suplex Machine, and rose to stardom. Taz's major feud in the company was with Sabu, which went on for two years. At Barely Legal, Taz defeated Sabu via submission.
At Wrestlepalooza, Taz won his second ECW Television Championship from Shane Douglas. After losing the title, he moved towards the ECW World Heavyweight Championship. At Guilty as Charged, he defeated Shane Douglas and won the title.
Before winning the title, Taz brought the old ECW title, painted it orange, and called it the FTW Championship. After 252 days, Taz lost the title to Mike Awesome and left the company.
At Royal Rumble 2000, Taz made his debut at Madison Square Garden and defeated Kurt Angle. During his initial months, Taz worked for ECW. Later, Taz joined WCW/ECW during the Invasion storyline. In 2001, he joined SmackDown and worked as a part-time wrestler and commentator.
In 2002, he won the WWF Tag Team Championship with Spike Dudley. Later, he became a full-time commentator for the company. In 2006, he began working for SmackDown. At ECW One Night Stand, he wrestled his final match against Jerry Lynn and won. In 2008, Taz started to working for SmackDown and replaced Mick Foley as a commentator. Taz worked till WrestleMania XXV before leaving the company after the event.
In 2009, Taz signed with TNA and began working as a manager for Samoa Joe. Later, he aligned himself with Main Event Mafia. In August, he became a full-time commentator for the company. In 2013, he joined Aces & Eights and turned heel. In 2015, he departed from the company.
In 2019, Taz made a handful of sporadic appearances as a commentator. Later, he signed with the company and became a full-time commentator. He aligned himself with Brian Cage and brought back the FTW Championship by May. Later, he formed Team Taz with Ricky Starks, Brian Cage, and Powerhouse Hobbs. In 2021, Team Taz feuded with Brian Cage and kicked him out of the group. Later, Taz's son, Hook joined Team Taz. Taz is often seen commentating on Rampage.
Championships and Accomplishments
|Championship||Number of Times|
|CWA Light Heavyweight Championship||1|
|ECW World Heavyweight Championship||2|
|FTW Heavyweight Championship||2|
|ECW World Television Championship||2|
|ECW World Tag Team Championship||3|
|IWCCW Light Heavyweight Championship||1|
|WWF Hardcore Championship||3|
|WWF Tag Team Championship||1|