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Thomas Kingdon is an American professional wrestler. He was formerly signed to NXT.

Early life and career

Kingdon played football while at Traverse City West Senior High School. He began lifting weights between the ages of 19 and 20. He attended Northwestern Michigan University where he studied Health and Fitness. He was a successful bodybuilder, competing as a superheavyweight of over-300 lbs. He placed first in the Superheavyweight class of the 2013 National Physique Committee (NPC) Central States contest. Although confident and highly self-motivated, Kingdon remained with bodybuilding until it was suggested he try his luck in professional wrestling.

Professional wrestling

WWE (2015-2016)

Kingdon applied for a tryout with the WWE and was accepted. He made his eventual debut on the training roster NXT, on September 26, 2015 in a 20 Man Battle Royal to determine the Number One contender to the NXT Championship. On October 30, he participated in a Halloween battle royal won by Bayley.

On January 29, 2016 Kingdon teamed with Sawyer Fulton and Sunny Dhinsa in a six-man tag match won by Hugo Knox, Oscar Vasquez & Tucker Knight. He won his first and only match on February 6, when he teamed with King Constantine in a tag match against Cezar Bononi & Kenneth Crawford. Kingdon wrestled his final match on March 5 during the opening night of the 2016 WWE Experience event, in an losing title match with King Constantine against NXT Tag Team Champions The Revival (Dash Wilder & Scott Dawson).

Kingdon was released from WWE NXT on July 28 along with trainees Josh Woods, and Tough Enough contestant Zamariah ZZ Loupe.

In wrestling

  • Finishing and signature moves
  • Teams and stables
  • Entrance Music
  • Nicknames

Championships and accomplishments

  • Bodybuilding Contests
  • National Physique Committee
    • 2013 NPC Central States - (1st)

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