Michael Jones is an American professional wrestler known for his work with WWE. He went by the name Virgil in WWE for eight years. Michael is currently a free agent who last worked with AEW as Soul Train Jones.
Jones made his WWF debut at SummerSlam as the bodyguard of "Million Dollar Man", Ted DiBiase. DiBiase would also occasionally use him in a wrestling capacity against his rivals as bait or wrestle. He occasionally humiliated Virgil where he turned on him. After training with Roddy Piper, Virgil defeated DiBiase in a count-out at WrestleMania and pinned him at SummerSlam to win the Million Dollar Title. He lost the belt back to DiBiase in November because of outside interference by the Repo Man.
Various Feuds (1992-1995)
After losing the title, Jones faced other superstars. Jones remained with the company as a mid-card. The highlight of his run was when he met Bret Hart for the WWF Championship and lost. After a minor appearance at a house show in 1995, Jones was out of the company.
World Championship Wrestling
Following his WWF departure, Jones joined WCW. He was hired as the head of security for NWO as Vincent. He gained a fair amount of success with his new character. His major work with the company revolved around NWO before leaving the company in 2000.
Sporadic Appearances (2000-Present)
Jones has been wrestling as a free agent all over the world for the past two decades. He makes sporadic appearances for short matches. In 2010, Jones appeared on Raw to assist Ted DiBiase cut a promo.
On the November 6, 2019, episode of AEW Dynamite, Jones was introduced as Soul Train Jones as an ally of the Inner Circle. He made another appearance weeks later to introduce Chris Jericho.