Professional wrestling career
Hughes debuted in on November 19, 2011, in a match for Independent Championship Wrestling (ICW). The following year, Hughes found steady work throughout the wrestling promotions in his home state of Florida. Among these, Hughes wrestled a significant series of his matches in 2012 for Future Of Wrestling, and ICW.
Independent Championship Wrestling (2011-2012, 2015)
On March 15, 2015, Hughes wrestled two matches during the ICW Carnaval Calle Ocho Festival. Hughes lost to Jordan Rayner in his first match of the festival and defeated Flex Magnum in his second match. On April 19 at the ICW Fan Fest, Hughes wrestled in a tournament for the ICW Championship, losing the first round to BJ Murdoch. Two months later on June 20 at ICW No Boundaries, Hughes defeated Dash Maverick. Five months later on November 28 at ICW Road To Ruin, Hughes finished out his year in ICW with a victory over Sasso Rivera.
Future Of Wrestling (2012-2013)
On January 21, Hughes debuted at FOW New Years Wrestlelution, Hughes teamed with Jordan Rayner as a tag team called The Hardliners. They teamed with Joey Saint in a six-man tag team match, won by Dennis Allen, Jay Kraken & Sean Allen. During his debut year, Hughes wrestled almost solely tag team matches, including tag team title matches (twice unsuccessful). His last two FOW matches included a two-on-one handicap held on November 24 at FOW Thanksgiving Leftovers, defeating his two opponents The Amazing Puma & Vinnie Ramagucci. His final FOW match of 2012 was on December 8 at FOW Hardcore Holiday, defeating Jordan Rayner in a Loser Leaves FOW match.
Ring Warriors (2012-2013)
On December 15 at NWA Ring Warriors Bombshells And Jingle Bells, Hughes wrestled in a 20-Man Yuletide Season's Beatings Battle Royal won by Frank Stone. On February 23, 2013 at Ring Warriors February Fury, Hughes lost to Francisco Ciatso.
Ronin Pro Wrestling (2015-present)
- The Trump Card (Inverted Samoan Drop)
- Bottom Out (Front Spinebuster Bomb)
- Signature moves
- Freight Train (Corner Avalanche)
- Jamaican Meat Cleaver (Running Elbow Drop)
- Gorilla Clutch (Inverted Cloverleaf)
- "The Big Crush"
- Teams and stables