Andrew James Molzhon (November 7, 1984), better known by his ring name Jacob Novak, is a retired Polish-American professional wrestler best known for his time in WWE, wrestling in their developmental territory Florida Championship Wrestling, and appearing on NXT season 4 and NXT Redemption.
World Wrestling Entertainment/WWE (2010-2011)
In 2010, Novak was signed to a contract and was assigned to their developmental territory, Florida Championship Wrestling. On June 13, 2011, Novak was released from his contract along with Michael Tarver, Buck Dixon, Buddy Stetcher, and Ethan Levin.
Florida Championship Wrestling
NXT Season 4
Novak was first exposed to mainstream television on WWE NXT season 4. He competed in the fourth season, mentored by Dolph Ziggler. He began to alienate his pro by flirting with his kayfabe girlfriend Vickie Guerrero. Novak was also defeated by Brodus Clay. Due to this, after Ziggler won a competition where the pro who wins could switch his rookie. Ziggler exclaimed that he never liked Novak, and he exchanged him for Byron Saxton. Chris Masters became his new pro, but Novak was voted off NXT that same night.
Novak returned in the fifth season, Redemption, where rookies from previous seasons were issued new pros. The victor would be able to compete in the sixth season and be able to choose their own pros. Novak was paired up with JTG. Novak began hassling William Regal, and JTG prevented the two from getting into a fight. On May 1 at Extreme Rules Novak was a Lumberjack in the WWE Tag Team Championship Match. Novak finally faced Regal on the May 10, 2011 edition of NXT Redemption, which Regal won by way of submission. On the May 17 edition of NXT, Novak was voted off of the competition.
- Finishing Moves
- Novak Attack (Big boot)
|Daniel Bryan • Darren Young • David Otunga • Heath Slater • Justin Gabriel • Michael Tarver • Skip Sheffield • Wade Barrett|
|Alex Riley • Eli Cottonwood • Husky Harris • Kaval • Lucky Cannon • Michael McGillicutty • Percy Watson • Titus O'Neil|
|AJ Lee • Aksana • Jamie Keyes • Kaitlyn • Maxine • Naomi Night|
|Brodus Clay • Byron Saxton • Conor O'Brian • Derrick Bateman • Jacob Novak • Johnny Curtis|
|Byron Saxton • Conor O'Brian • Darren Young • Jacob Novak • Lucky Cannon • Titus O'Neil • Derrick Bateman|