Bronson Rechsteiner (October 24, 1997) is an American professional wrestler currently signed to World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) on the NXT brand under the ring name Bron Breakker. A second-generation professional wrestler, he is the son of Rick Steiner and the nephew of Scott Steiner who performed together as The Steiner Brothers. Breakker is a two-time NXT Champion.
Early life and Football career
Rechsteiner was born on October 24, 1997 in Woodstock, Georgia. He is one of three sons born to professional wrestler Rick Steiner. His two brothers are named Hudson and Maveric. His uncle Scott was an amateur wrestler along with his father with whom became professional wrestlers largely remembered for tag team wrestling in famous promotions including World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). Following his father and uncle, Rechsteiner is a second-generation amateur wrestler and second-generation professional wrestler.
Rechsteiner played as a running back in football for Kennesaw State University while studying Criminal Justice. After college, he joined the National Football League as a fullback for the Baltimore Ravens during April 2020 before being released four months later.
Professional wrestling career
World Wrestling Entertainment
Rechsteiner was signed to WWE in February of 2021. His ring name was revealed on September 11 as Bron Breakker. Three days later, Breakker made his televised debut on the September 14 episode of NXT defeating LA Knight. During the September 21 episode of NXT, Breakker wrestled his first tag match, teaming with Tommaso Ciampa in defeating Pete Dunne & Ridge Holland. With Tommaso Ciampa, Breakker won his second tag match during the October 19 episode of NXT, defeating the Grizzled Young Veterans (Zack Gibson & James Drake). He won his second singles victory during the November 2 episode of NXT, defeating Andre Chase in a squash match. During November, WWE resumed holding live events in which Breakker competed in a small succession of triple threat matches for the NXT Championship held by his former tag team partner Tommaso Ciampa, involving third opponent Sami Zayn. On December 5 at WarGames, Breakker teamed with Carmelo Hayes, Grayson Waller, and Tony D'Angelo (as "Team 2.0") to defeat Ciampa, Knight, Johnny Gargano, and Pete Dunne ("Team Black & Gold") in a WarGames match, with Breakker pinning Ciampa.
Less than a year after his televised debut, Breakker won his first title on January 4, 2022 at NXT: New Year's Evil. On this occassion, Breakker defeated Tommaso Ciampa to become the new NXT Champion.
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