Kenneth Crawford (May 31, 1990) is an American professional wrestler. He is currently signed to NXT, where he is one-half of the tag team known in NXT as the Street Profits with Angelo Dawkins. He is currently using the ring name Montez Ford.
Professional wrestling career
World Wrestling Entertainment / WWE
After Crawford completed his training at the WWE Performance Center, he debuted in 2015 during the September 26th edition of NXT in a 20-Man Battle Royal to determine the Number One Contender for the WWE NXT Championship.
Street Profits (2016-present)
While in NXT, Crawford first teamed with Angelo Dawkins as early as January 27th, where they wrestled in a tag match won by The Hype Bros (Mojo Rawley & Zack Ryder). Crawford later became known as Montez Ford. They had their first title match on February 25, 2017 challenging the The Authors Of Pain (Akam & Rezar) for the WWE NXT Tag Team Championship but did not succeed in winning the titles. During the July 12, 2017 edition of NXT, Ford and Dawkins debuted as the Street Profits in a tag match defeating The Metro Brothers (Chris Metro & JC Metro). They had their final shot at the NXT Tag titles during the December 16th edition of NXT, challenging The Undisputed ERA (Bobby Fish & Kyle O'Reilly) but were defeated.
During the first two months of 2018, the Street Profits joined in Number One Contendership matches for the NXT Tag Team titles. On March 2, the Street Profits met The Undisputed ERA in a title rematch for the Tag Team Champion but were again defeated. Ford and Dawkins later participated in the 2018 Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic Tournament, advancing in the first round on February 2, after eliminating Heavy Machinery (Otis Dozovic & Tucker Knight). They were later eliminated during the semi-finals by The Authors Of Pain on March 7. On April 5, during the first night of the WrestleMania Axxess, the Street Profits advanced in the first round of the NXT Tag Team Title Invitational, by eliminating Adrian Jaoude & Cezar Bononi in a tag match. On April 7, during the WrestleMania Axxess event, the Street Profits were eliminated in the semifinal by the team of Trent Seven & Tyler Bate. During the second week in April, the Street Profits met team TM-61 (Nick Miller & Shane Thorne) in a series of tag matches, losing their first encounter during the April 11th NXT tapings, before defeating TM-61 during the April 13th edition of NXT. On the following night of NXT, the Street Profits, defeated TM-61 in a rematch. The Street Profits closed the month with a victory once more over TM-61 during the April 28th house show. During the May 3rd house show, The Street Profits challenged The Undisputed ERA for the NXT Tag Team titles but did not succeed in winning the championship. Fifteen days later during the May 18th house show, The Street Profits were again defeated by The Undisputed ERA in a title rematch. Two days later during the May 20th house show, The Street Profits did not succeed in winning the Tag Team titles from The Undisputed ERA in a second title rematch.
- Signature moves
- Standing shooting star press
- Back Elbow
- Clinch Knees
- Discus Punch
- Superman Punch
- Entrance themes