- Daffney Biography & Pictures
Ring Name(s): Daffney,
Daffney Unger, The Governor,
Sarah Palin, Shannon, Lucy Furr, Shark Girl
Real Name: Shannon Spruill
Birthdate: July 17, 1975(More
Hometown: Wiesbaden, Germany
Debut: November 1999
Trained by: WCW Power Plant,
Favorite Move(s): Frankensteiner,
Lady of the Lake
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Daffney (Shannon Spruill) - Biography
Daffney: Championships & Accomplishments
-- WCW Cruiserweight title
-- NWA Wrestle-Birmingham ALABAMA Junior title
Spruill first got into wrestling in December 1999
as Daffney in WCW (World Championship Wrestling).
Daffney gained a following with her goth gimmick as the
girlfriend of David Flair and manager of Crowbar (Devon
Storm). A very green Daffney began wrestling in 2008, becoming
the undisputed WCW Cruiserweight championship May 22, 2000
on Nitro after defeating Crowbar. She later lost the title
on June 6, 2000 to Chavo Guerrero, Jr. After her title lose,
she feuded against Stacy Kiebler. Daffney
took on Stacy keibler at WCW's Bash at the beach 2000 in
a "Wedding Gown match." In February 2001, Daffney was released
by WCW. She continued training to wrestle Dusty Rhodes'
Turnbuckle Championship Wrestling training camp.
After WCW, Daffney established herself
on the independent scene. She also briefly worked as a valet;
Shark Girl --valet of Shark Boy in TNA
(Total Nonstop Action Wrestling) in 2002. In 2003, she was
briefly signed to a WWE Developmental contract, however
she was released on December 17, 2003.
After a brief retirement, she returned in 2006. In NWA Wrestle-Birmingham,
she captured the Junior title, and by 2007, she was wrestling
all over the united states. Opponents included Allison
Danger, Sara Del Rey, Talia
Madison (Velvet Sky), Mickie Knuckles,
Rachel Summerlyn, Gail Kim
In 2007, she made her debut in Shimmer, manager of MsChif.
In Shimmer Volumes 14 though 16, she suffered loses to Lexie
Fyfe, The Experience (Malia Hosaka & Lexie Fyfe) and Cindy
Rogers. In 2008, she began wrestling under her Shark Girl
gimmick. In Shimmer's Volume 17, 18 and 20, she defeated
Nicole Matthews, Amber O'Neal and Veronika Vice respectively.
On the December 4, 2008edition of TNA iMPACT, Daffney
returned to TNA as a Sarah Palin impersonator,
in which she fooled The Beautiful People to believe that
she was the real Sarah Palin.