Eddie Dennis (March 22, 1986) is a Welsh professional wrestler currently signed with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) appearing on the NXT UK brand. Over the span of eleven years from 20082019 on UK and European circuit, Dennis became a one-time Triple X Wrestling TXW Champion, a one-time PROGRESS Tag Team Champion, a four-time ATTACK! Pro Wrestling 24:7 Champion and a one-time Pro Wrestling Chaos Knights Of Chaos Champion.

Professional wrestling career

Early career

Dennis debuted as early as 2008. He went on to spend ten years competing throughout the United Kingdom wrestling circuit. During his ten-year career in the United Kingdom, Dennis competed in promotions including ATTACK! Pro Wrestling, Pro Wrestling Chaos and PROGRESS Wrestling among many others.

ATTACK! Pro Wrestling (2011-present)

Dennis's debut match was held a live ATTACK! event held on August 12, 2011, where he defeated by fellow Welshman Wild Boar. Along with Wild Boar, Dennis shared the ATTACK! ring with fellow future WWE NXT UK recruits Mark Andrews, Pete Dunne and Flash Morgan. On December 21, 2013, Dennis won his first title, winning the ATTACK! 24:7 Championship. After losing the title on the same occasion, Dennis later won it three more times, becoming a four-time ATTACK! 24:7 Champion, ranking amongst a select few to hold the most title reigns after Pete Dunne's record of six 24:7 title reigns. Five years since his debut, Dennis won the ATTACK! Championship on November 20, 2016, become the very first champion. He later won the title again November 18, 2018, becoming a two-time ATTACK! Champion.

PROGRESS Wrestling (2013-present)

Dennis debuted on March 31, 2013 at Chapter Six: We Heart Violence. There, he joined forces with fellow Welshman Mark Andrews under the tag team name Team DEFEND, losing to The Bhangra Knights (Darrell Allen & RJ Singh). The following year, Dennis won his first championship on March 30, 2014 during Chapter Twelve: We're Gonna Need A Bigger Room. There, Dennis and Mark Andrews under the team name FSU won a tournament final three-way, defeating teams Mark Haskins & Nathan Cruz and Project Ego (Kris Travis & Martin Kirby). They would retain the tag titles during the course of the year, successfully defending them on November 30 at Chapter 16: Very Very Very Breaky Breaky Breaky Bishi Bishiii, defeating team Screw Indy Wrestling (Martin Stone & Sha Samuels).

The following year on January 30, 2015 during Chapter 17: Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger, team FSU lost the tag titles to the team referred to as The Faceless. In later matches during the course of his time in Progress Wrestling, Dennis would wrestle with individuals all whom would become future WWE NXT UK roster members including Zack Gibson, Mark Andrews, Wild Boar (as Mike Hitchman in NXT UK), El Ligero (known simply as Ligero in NXT UK) and Dave Mastiff, Nixon Newell (renamed Tegan Nox in NXT UK) and others.

World Wrestling Entertainment / WWE (2018-present)

NXT UK (2018-present)

Dennis made his televised debut during the November 7 episode NXT UK, during which he defeated Sid Scala. His final match was during the December 26 episode of NXT UK, defeating Dan Moloney by disqualification.

Dennis returned the following year on the January 2, 2019 episode of NXT UK, during which his match against Dave Mastiff ended in double-disqualification. On January 12 at NXT UK TakeOver: Blackpool, Dennis met Mastiff in a rematch under No Disqualification rules, but lost to Mastiff. On the January 23 episode of NXT UK, Dennis defeated Jamie Ahmed. On the March 20 episode of NXT UK, Dennis defeated Ligero.

In wrestling

  • Finishing moves
  • Neck stop driver (Modified Lifting Package Inverted DDT)
  • Nicknames
  • "The Pride Of Wales"

Championships and accomplishments

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