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Andrew James Robert Patrick Martin

Andrew James Robert Patrick Martin was a Canadian professional wrestler. Under the ring name Test, Martin wrestled for the World Wrestling Federation (now known as WWE) from 1998–2004, and 2006–2007. He last worked for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling under the ring name "The Punisher" Andrew Martin. Martin won six championships in the WWF/WWE. He found his greatest success as a singles competitor, winning the Intercontinental and European Championships once each, and the Hardcore Championship twice. Martin was also successful in the tag team division, twice becoming a world tag team champion with Booker T by winning the WWF and WCW World Tag Team Championships once each. Following these defeats, Test would seemingly disappear from WWE television. On February 18, WWE commentator Jim Ross, confirmed that Test had been suspended for 30 days for violating the WWE "Wellness Program" on his blog.A week after Ross made the announcement, it was reported that Test was officially released from his WWE contract.Martin released a statement through his MySpace saying that the release was mutual and he had requested it. Total Nonstop Action Wrestling and retirement (2007–2009) After his departure, Martin debuted in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling as a face under his real name on the August 2, 2007 episode of TNA Impact!. He allied himself with Abyss and Sting and helped them defeat A.J. Styles and Christian Cage in a tag team ladder match. At Hard Justice, Martin wrestled his first and only match for TNA, as he teamed with Sting and Abyss to defeat Christian's Coalition (Cage, Tomko, and AJ Styles) in a Doomsday Chamber of Blood match, after Styles was slammed into a pile of broken glass and pinned by Abyss. On December 19, 2007, Martin announced his retirement from professional wrestling, and that he would do one final tour of Britain, Ireland and France in February and March 2008 before retiring permanently. Martin finished his retirement tour in France, losing to Rene Dupree in a series of matches. However, Martin did wrestle one final match nearly a year later in February 2009, defeating Mitsuya Nagai, only a month prior to his death. Personal life On September 14, 2007 and April 5, 2008, Martin was arrested for driving under the influence in Hillsborough County and Pasco County.He was booked into jail both times, but was released the following day after posting bail. Death Martin was found dead in his Tampa, Florida condominium on March 13, 2009, four days prior to his 34th birthday.Police were called after a neighbor reportedly saw Martin had been motionless for some time, seeing him through a window outside Martin's condo. Police retrieved his body after scaling the apartment balcony and discovering that he was indeed dead. He is believed to have died the previous day.His death was ruled an accidental overdose of oxycodone. It was later determined by forensic pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu that Martin had severe chronic traumatic encephalopathy, caused by repeated concussions and subconcussive head injuries He was cremated and his remains were flown to his family at his hometown of Whitby, Ontario, Canada.

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Mar 17, 1975 In Ontario, Canada
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series WWE Raw 1993-01-11
Latest Project:
Movie The History of The WWE Hardcore Championship 2016-09-06
Known For
Poster of The History of The WWE Hardcore Championship
Poster of WWE: Attitude Era: Vol. 3 Unreleased
Poster of WWE: The U.S. Championship: A Legacy of Greatness
Poster of WWE Raw
Movie The History of The WWE Hardcore Championship 2016-09-06
Series Rainbow Days Benjamin Jacobs 2016-01-10
Movie WWE: The U.S. Championship: A Legacy of Greatness Test (archive footage) 2016-04-26
Movie WWE: Attitude Era: Vol. 3 Unreleased 2016-08-09
Series Cruel Romance Test 2015-03-03
Movie WWE: 150 Best Pay-Per-View Matches, Vol 1 Test 2014-03-11
Movie WWE: Attitude Era: Vol. 2 Test 2014-11-03
Movie WWE: Falls Count Anywhere: The Greatest Street Fights and Other Out of Control Matches 2012-05-15
Movie WWE - The True Story of WrestleMania Test (archive footage) 2011-03-13
Movie Satan's Prison: The Anthology of the Elimination Chamber 2010-06-15
Movie WWE: Edge: A Decade of Decadence Test 2008-12-23
Movie WWE Royal Rumble 2007 Test 2007-01-28
Movie ECW December to Dismember Test 2006-12-03
Movie WWE Survivor Series 2006 Test 2006-11-26
Movie WWE Judgment Day 2003 Test 2003-05-18
Movie WWE Royal Rumble 2003 Test 2003-01-19
Movie WWE Insurrextion 2003 Test 2003-06-07
Movie WWE Bad Blood 2003 Test 2003-06-15
Movie WWE Armageddon 2003 Test 2003-12-14
Movie WWE Unforgiven 2003 Test 2003-09-21
Movie WWE King of the Ring 2002 Test 2002-06-23
Movie WWE Royal Rumble 2002 Test 2002-01-20
Movie WWE No Way Out 2002 Test 2002-02-17
Movie WWE Global Warning Test 2002-08-10
Movie WWE Unforgiven 2002 Test 2002-09-22
Movie WWE SummerSlam 2002 Test 2002-08-25
Movie WWE WrestleMania X-Seven Test 2001-04-01
Movie WWE Royal Rumble 2001 Test 2001-01-21
Movie WWE Judgment Day 2001 Test 2001-05-20
Movie WWE SummerSlam 2001 Test 2001-08-19
Movie WWE Vengeance 2001 Test 2001-12-09
Movie WWE No Mercy 2001 Test 2001-10-21
Movie Lita - It Just Feels Right as Test 2001-09-01
Movie WWE King of the Ring 2000 Test 2000-06-25
Movie WWE Backlash 2000 Test 2000-04-30
Movie WWE Fully Loaded 2000 Test 2000-07-23
Movie WWE Survivor Series 2000 Test 2000-11-19
Movie WWE Unforgiven 2000 Test 2000-09-24
Movie WWE Rebellion 2000 Test 2000-12-02
Movie WWE No Mercy 2000 Test 2000-10-22
Movie WWE Royal Rumble 1999 Test 1999-01-25
Movie WWE WrestleMania XV Test 1999-03-28
Movie WWE Over the Edge Test 1999-05-23
Series WWE SmackDown Test 1999-04-27
Movie WWE SummerSlam 1999 Test 1999-08-22
Series WWE Raw Test 1993-01-11