As of October 10th, 2007, Shane himself has stated that he was let go by TNA and is starting a new job and has moved back to Pennsylvania.
He says he missing wrestling, but not the business.
Shane was known as Dean Douglas while working for the then WWF, now known as WWE back in 1995.
He is known as one of the best talkers and promo cutters in the business.
Shane was once addicted to Oxycontin. He was granted time-off in 2006 to go to rehab. He was there for 4 months and has been clean since.
During his time in WCW, Torrie Wilson was his valet/manager, before WCW went out of business.
Shane Douglas owns the rights to the name Triple Threat, as a faction.
When Shane was in the WWF, there was a group known as The Clique, which tried to hold him back from winning any titles.
Troy has trademarked the name The Franchise so that he can use it everywhere he goes in any wrestling show.
He created a wrestling tribute show in 2005 under the name of Hardcore Homecoming, to pay homeage to the Original ECW.
His two finishers include:
The Pittsburgh Plunge
The Belly to Belly Suplex
He is a former ECW World & TV Champion, WCW U.S. & Tag Team Champion, and WWF Intercontinental Champion.
He is a former member of the Dynamic Dudes, Revolution, New Bloods, and started the Triple Threat.
In the early 1990s when Shawn Michaels was injured, Douglas filled in for him, alongside Marty Jannetty, as the Rockers in the WWF.
He and Ric Flair really dislike each other in real life.
Douglas has a teaching degree and he wanted to become a doctor at one point.
Douglas is a former two-time WCW tag champ with Ricky Steamboat and Buff Bagwell.
Douglas was trained by former NWA US Champ, Dominic DeNucci.
Shane Douglas: It's very difficult [to prepare to face the Sandman] because you never know if he will show up drunk... very drunk... or so drunk he doesn't know where the hell he is.