Maclin served in the United States Marine Corps (USMC). He also played football for a time.
Professional wrestling career
Monster Factory Pro Wrestling (2012-2013)
Maclin trained under Danny Cage and made his debut in Cage's Monster Factory Pro Wrestling on January 26, 2013, where under his real name, he defeated Anthony Bennett. Maclin won his first title on March 9, 2013 when he and tag team partner Mike Spanos won the MFPW Tag Team Championship. On August 3, 2013 Maclin won his second title when he defeated Q.T. Marshall for the MFPW Heavyweight Championship.
World Wrestling Entertainment (2014–present)
Maclin debuted on June 12 as Steve Cutler, in a singles match won by CJ Parker. For the course of 2014, Cutler wrestled in singles and tag matches, with a mixed record of wins and losses. He wrestled a considerable number of singles matches against Baron Corbin, often suffering a string of losses in every match between the two. For the course of the first two years, Cutler was involved in enhancement matches featuring many of the wrestlers that would graduate to the main rosters of RAW and SmackDown during the 2016 and 2017 years.
Tag Team with Wesley Blake (2016-present)
Cutler entered a tag team with Wesley Blake beginning on the October 21st edition of NXT. On that date, they shared the ring with Samoa Joe in a six-man tag team match won by Cedric Alexander, Shinsuke Nakamura & Tye Dillinger. On April 20 at NXT, Cutler and Blake teamed again in a match won by Heavy Machinery (Otis Dozovic & Tucker Knight). They were defeated again by Heavy machinery on the April 28th edition of NXT. Throughout the course of 2017, Cutler and Blake would face tag team combinations including Aleister Black & Drew McIntyre, the Street Profits, SAnitY, Heavy Machinery, Danny Burch & Oney Lorcan and TM-61. As a team they won their first tag match during a Live House Show on June 24th, defeating Danny Burch & Oney Lorcan.
- The Trademark Plex (Fisherman driver)
- Signature moves
- Texas Cloverleaf
- Diving Elbow Drop
- Teams and stables
- Entrance Music
- "The Trademark"