Andrew "Andy" Williams (December 12, 1977) is an American musician and professional wrestler currently signed to All Elite Wrestling under the ring name The Butcher, as one-half of the tag team known as The Butcher And The Blade with Pepper Parks as The Blade.


Debut & early career

Around the age of 38, Williams made his debut as early as 2016. He wrestled in numerous promotions including Smash Wrestling, Absolute Intense Wrestling (AIW), Game Changer Wrestling (GCW), New York Wrestling Connection (NYWC), Outlaw Wrestling and Empire State Wrestling (ESW) among others.

All Elite Wrestling (2019–present)

in 2019, no longer competing as Andy Williams he made his debut in All Elite Wrestling on the December 11 episode of AEW Dynamite. Having already appeared together across several promotions, this episode featured the debut of The Butcher And The Blade, with Williams as The Butcher and Braxton Sutter as The Blade. Quickly they established themselves as a formidable heel tag team, defeating fan favorite Cody and his tag partner QT Marshall. The AEW female wrestler Allie aligned herself with The Butcher And The Blade and became known as The Bunny, and began leading the team to their matches as well as assisting them via interfering with their opponents during matches. The following week on the December 18 episode of Dynamite, The Butcher And The Blade lost to Cody and his newfound tag partner Darby Allin.

Music career

Williams plays guitar in the band Every Time I Die.

In wrestling

  • Finishing moves
  • Signature moves
    • Fireman's Carry Gutbuster
    • Backbreaker
    • Biel
    • Delayed Pumphandle suplex
    • Tossing suplex
  • Teams and stables
  • Entrance Music
  • Nicknames

Championships and accomplishments

External links

All Elite Wrestling

AbadonAdam PageAllieAndrade El IdoloAngélicoAnna JayyAnthony OgogoAustin GunnBig SwoleBillyBrandiBrandon CutlerBrian CageBritt BakerCash WheelerCezar BononiChris JerichoChristian CageChristopher DanielsChuck TaylorCody RhodesColt CabanaDarby AllinDarius MartinDaunte MartinDax HarwoodDustin RhodesEddie KingstonEthan PageEvil Uno5Frankie KazarianHikaru ShidaIsiah KassidyJack EvansJade CargillJake HagerJoey JanelaJohn SilverJon MoxleyJungle BoyKenny OmegaKip SabianKris StatlanderLance ArcherLee JohnsonLeva BatesLuchasaurusLutherMarko StuntMarq QuenMatt HardyMatt JacksonMatt SydalMax CasterMJFMichael NakazawaMiroNick JacksonNyla RosePACPenelope FordPenta El Zero MPeter AvalonQ.T. MarshallRebelRey FénixRicky StarksRihoSammy GuevaraScorpio SkySerena DeebSerpenticoStu GraysonShawn SpearsSonny KissStingTay Conti10The BladeThe ButcherTrentWardlowWill Hobbs

Tag Teams & Stables

Best FriendsBrotherhoodChaos ProjectDark OrderDeath TriangleThe Gunn ClubFTRJurassic ExpressPrivate PartyThe Butcher And The BladeThe EliteThe Hybrid 2The Inner CircleThe Lucha BrothersThe Young BucksTop Flight


Alex AbrahantesDasha GonzalezExcaliburJim RossMark HenryPaul WightTony SchiavoneTaz


Aubrey EdwardsBryce RemsburgFrank GastineauMike PoseyPaul TurnerRick Knox

Ring Announcers
Justin Roberts

Alex MarvezChris Van VlietJenn Decker


Arn Anderson TrainerBilly Gunn (Road Agent, Trainer)B.J. Whitmer (Coach)Dean Malenko (Coach)Hikaru Shida (Trainer)Jerry Lynn (Road Agent, Trainer)Jim Ross (Road Agent, Booker, Backstage Helper)QT Marshall (Trainer)Tully Blanchard (Trainer)

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