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Mike Russell

Mike Russell

Mike Russell has been a driving force in competitive billiards over the past decade, and has taken many titles. Mike was born in Middlesborough England on June 3, 1969. His is known to many as "the king of billiards," which is a nickname that is well deserved.

Mike Russell Billiards

Mike Russell has won the English billiards world championships seven times in his professional career, making him the winningest player in the post-war era. He turned professional in 1989, and has been ranked the number one player in the world.

Mike Russell

Mike Russell has done all this in the world of competitive billiards while holding down a 'regular' day job. There are even a few guys over at cuesnviews.co.uk who want to do a video showcasing the skills and career of Mike Russell.

Mike Russell - Billiard Player

Headshot photo of Mike Russell:

Headshot Photo of pool playerMike Russell #1

Photos of Mike Russell playing billiards:

Photo of Mike Russell playing billiards #1

Mike Russell - Biography

  • Date of Birth: 1969-06-03 00:00:00.000
  • Place of Birth: Middlesbrough, England
  • Country of Residence: United Kingdom (GBR)
  • Mike Russells Nickname(s): King of Billiards
  • Email Address for Mike Russell: mikerussell2081@hotmail.com
  • Mike Russells Website: http://www.wadla.com/mike/

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Mike Russells Cue Sports Records and Accomplishments

Mike Russell has been playing snooker and billiards for a while now. Here are some of his accomplishments.

  • 1989 - World Professional Billiards Champion
  • 1991 - World Professional Billiards Champion
  • 1996 - World Professional Billiards Champion
  • 1996 - UK Professional Billiards Champion
  • 1999 - World Professional Billiards Champion
  • 2000 - World Matchplay Champion
  • 2000 - Named WBA Player of the Year
  • 2002 - World Professional Billiards Champion
  • 2003 - World Professional Billiards Champion
  • 2004 - World Professional Billiards Champion

As he's since been slowing down with professional play, Mike Russell has not been active in the tournament scene.

  • Title: Mike Russell
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 10/15/2006 10:09:34 PM
  • Last Updated: 10/23/2016 5:04:31 PM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

Mike Russell Comments

  1. Mike CochraneMike Cochrane from Bangor, County Down, Northern Ireland on 3/5/2011 3:13:23 PM

    Mike Russell played in Northern Ireland a few years ago. He was wonderful to watch in the Queens Hall in Newtownards. He had a 546 break. Then, on the very next night in the West Club in Belfast he had a wonderful 1001 break. I don't think that Northern Ireland will ever see billiards like it again.

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