At ECW One Night Stand 2005, he accompanied Tajiri at ringside.
John has trained The Amazing Red, Chris Devine, Dawn Marie, Jay Lethal, Joey Braggiol, Ken Scampi, Quiet Storm, Tara Charisma, Trinity, Wayne the Convenience Store Guy & Los Maximos (Joel Maximo & Jose Maximo).
His wrestling moves are the Apron-Dive Whippersnapper, Butterfly Canadian Backbreaker, Frankenmikey, Super FrankenmikeyInverted Facelock Suplex Lift, Super Whippersnapper, Unholy Driver, Vertical Suplex & the Whippersnapper.
On 12 June he appeared on his last ECW card wrestling at "ECW One Night Stand" sponsored by the WWE. He then returned to the independent circuit.
In 2003 he began a run of the independent circuit wrestling in MLW (Major League Wrestling), NYWC, PWF, ROH (Ring of Honor) & USA Pro returning to ECW on 10 June 2005 to wrestle at "Hardcore Homecoming."
He went to WCW in 1999 then returned to ECW in 2000. He won the EWA European Junior Heavyweight Title next followed by winning the BCW Cam-Am Title in 2001. He also wrestled in USA Pro Wrestling in 2001.
He won the ECW World Tag Team titles for a 2nd time on 25 August 2000 teaming with the 'Japanese Buzz Saw' Tajiri (Yoshihiro Tajiri).
In 1995 Mikey won both the ECW Heavyweight Title beating Sandman on 28 October in a "Ladder Match" and then the ECW Television Title a 2nd time beating 2 Cold Scorpio (Charles Skaggs) at "Holiday Hell" on 29 December.
Terry Funk was scheduled to be the partner of Cactus Jack but he missed his plane and Mikey substituted for him. Cactus & Mikey held the titles for 5 weeks until "Public Enemy" beat them to regain the belts.
On 27 August 1994 he teamed up with Cactus Jack (Mick Foley) to beat the team of "Public Enemy" who were Johnny Grunge (Michael Durham) & 'Flyboy' Rocko Rock (Theodore James Petty) to win the ECW World Tag Team Titles.
Sonny Blaze trained John to wrestle and he made his debut in January 1994 in ECW as Mikey Whipwreck. On 13 May he beat Pit bull #1 to win the ECW Television Title.
He has had the following in-ring names/nicknames of James Watson, John Watson, Mikey Whipwreck, Mikey Whippenwrecker and Young Dragon #2.