Brendan Vink is an Australian personal trainer and professional wrestler known by the ring name Elliot Sexton. He is currently signed with the American promotion World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), appearing on the NXT brand, under his real name. Before joining WWE, Vink spent 11 years wrestling throughout numerous Australian promotions. During his early career on the Australian independent circuit, he became a two-time Heavyweight Champion.
Professional wrestling career
Early years (2008-2018)
Vink debuted as early 31 May 2008, under the ring name Elliot Sexton. Wrestling primarily in Australia, Sexton appeared in promotions including Wrestle Rampage (WR) and Melbourne City Wrestling (MCW). During his time in both promotions, Sexton became a one-time MCW Heavyweight Champion and a one-time WrestleRock Champion. During 2018, he made his international debut in matches for the Japanese promotion New Japan Pro Wrestling and the British promotion PROGRESS Wrestling.
World Wrestling Entertainment / WWE (2019-present)
Vink received a prior tryout opportunity with World Wrestling Entertainment during his early career.
Vink debuted under his real name during a 15 March house show, defeating fellow NXT recruit Nick Comoroto. He went on to spend the remainder of March and the following month of April in house shows, wrestling singles matches against Mansoor Al-Shehail, Dominik Dijakovic, Danny Burch and Brennan Williams.
Vink works as a personal trainer for Goodlife Health Club in Preston, Australia. He also has a background in motion graphic design.
- Signature moves
- Lunch Cutter
- Dick Punch
- Running Big Boot
- Teams and stables
- Entrance music
- "Sexbomb" by Tom Jones
- "We will Rock You" by Queen
Championships and accomplishments
- 2008 Rookie Of The Year
- Winner of the 2014 MCW Ballroom Brawl Rumble
- 2011 RCW Total Package Of The Year