Aaron Joseph 'A.J.' Kirsch (August 26, 1983) is an American professional wrestler. He is best known for his work on the independent circuit. Among his achievements, is his one-and-a-half year undefeated All Pro Wrestling Tag Team Championship reign in addition to a tag team victory over the infamous New Age Outlaws. He was a contestant in the 2011 WWE Tough Enough season contest and a participant in the TNA GutCheck Challenge.

Professional wrestling career

The 6-foot-tall, 200-pound athlete found his passion in high school as a two-year varsity wrestler in Mill Valley, California. A.J. remained committed to his education, receiving a BA in Communication Studies from California State University, Chico. A.J. currently resides in Sacramento, California where he works as a nightclub bouncer. He considers WWE to be the greatest form of entertainment in the world and sees "WWE Tough Enough" as a chance to realize his childhood dream.

Tough Enough

In March 2011, he was chosen to be one of the participants of WWE Tough Enough V that is scheduled to premiere on April 4, 2011. He was eliminated in episode 8. A.J. later worked with WWE again in 2018, voicing "Buzz" in WWE 2K19's MyCareer mode.

TNA Gut Check

In October 2011, Kirsch participated in the TNA Gut Check contest held in Sacramento, California.

Championships and Accomplishments

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2011 WWE Tough Enough Contestants
A.J. KirschAndy LeavineAriane AndrewChristina CrawfordIvelisse VelezJason WattsJeremiah RiggsLuke RobinsonMartin CasausMatt CapiccioniMichelle DeightonMickael ZakiRima FakihRyan Howe
WWE Tough Enough contestants
WWE Tough Enough I
Bobbie Jo AndersonChris NiflorChristopher NowinskiDarryl CrossGreg WhitmoyerJason DayberryJosh MatthewsMaven HuffmanNidia GuenardPaulina ThomasShadrick McGeeTaylor MathenyVictoria Tabor
WWE Tough Enough II
Aaron LewisAlicia MartinAnni KingDanny CarneyHawk YounkinsJackie GaydaJake SokoloffJessie WardKenny LayneLinda MilesMatt MorganPete TornatoreRobert Savhalet
WWE Tough Enough III
Chad • Eric • Jamie • Jill • John Hennigan • Jonah • Justin • Kelly • Lisa • Matt Cappotelli • Nick • Rebekah • Scott
WWE $1,000,000 Tough Enough
Chris NawrockiDaniel PuderDaniel RodimerJustice SmithMike MizaninNick MitchellRyan Reeves
WWE Tough Enough V
A.J. KirschAndy LeavineAriane AndrewChristina CrawfordEric WattsIvelisse VelezJeremiah RiggsLuke RobinsonMartin CasausMatt CapiciooniMichelle DeightonMickael ZakiRima FakihRyan Howe
WWE Tough Enough VI
Alexander FrekeyAmanda SaccomannoChelsea GreenDaria BerenatoDianna DahlgrenGabi CastrovinciGiorgia PiscinaHank Avery Jr.Joshua BredlMada Abdel HamidPatrick Clark, Jr.Sara LeeTanner SaracenoZamariah ZZ Loupe