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'''Aaron Frobel''' (December 13, [[1986]]) is a [[Canadian]] [[professional wrestler]] and promoter, better known by his [[ring name]] '''Michael Elgin'''. He is signed with [[New Japan Pro Wrestling]] (NJPW), where he is a one-time [[IWGP Intercontinental Championship|IWGP Intercontinental]] and a one-time [[NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Championship|NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Champion]]. He is also known for his work in [[Ring of Honor]] (ROH), where he is a one-time [[ROH World Championship|ROH World Champion]]. He has also worked for the Southern California-based company [[Pro Wrestling Guerrilla]], where he is a one-time [[PWG World Tag Team Championship|PWG World Tag Team Champion]] with [[Brian Cage]].
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'''Aaron Frobel''' (December 13, [[1986]]) is a [[Canadian]] [[professional wrestler]] and promoter, better known by his [[ring name]] '''Michael Elgin'''. In [[New Japan Pro Wrestling]] (NJPW) he is a one-time [[IWGP Intercontinental Championship|IWGP Intercontinental]] and a one-time [[NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Championship|NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Champion]]. He is also known for his work in [[Ring of Honor]] (ROH), where he is a one-time [[ROH World Championship|ROH World Champion]]. He has also worked for the Southern California-based company [[Pro Wrestling Guerrilla]], where he is a one-time [[PWG World Tag Team Championship|PWG World Tag Team Champion]] with [[Brian Cage]].
   
Frobel debuted in late 2004 using his ring name Michael Elgin, and by the age of 16, he was a regular on the independent circuit. He has competed for promotions including [[Combat Zone Wrestling]], [[World League Wrestling]], [[Alpha-1 Wrestling]], and the [[Independent Wrestling Association Mid-South]], where he won the [[IWA Mid-South Strong Style Championship]] in 2008. In 2005, he began wrestling for BSE Pro, where he won the [[BSE Tag Team Championship]] with [[Ashley Sixx]], and Great Canadian Wrestling in 2006, where he won the [[GCW National Championship]] twice and the [[GCW Tag Team Championship]] twice.
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Frobel debuted in late 2004 using his ring name Michael Elgin, and by the age of 16, he was a regular on the independent circuit. He has competed for promotions including [[Combat Zone Wrestling]], [[World League Wrestling]], [[Alpha-1 Wrestling]], and the [[Independent Wrestling Association Mid-South]], where he won the [[IWA Mid-South Strong Style Championship]] in 2008. In 2005, he began wrestling for [[BSE Pro Wrestling]], where he won the [[BSE Tag Team Championship]] with [[Ashley Sixx]], and [[Great Canadian Wrestling]] in 2006, where he won the [[GCW National Championship]] twice and the [[GCW Tag Team Championship]] twice.
   
Elgin first appeared for Ring of Honor in 2007. He started competing regularly in 2010 as part of the House of Truth, and signed a contract with the company in 2011. That November, Elgin won the 2011 Survival of the Fittest tournament. In 2015, Elgin won the 2015 Survival of the Fittest tournament and became the first wrestler to win the tournament twice. In 2015, Elgin made his debut for NJPW, signing a contract with the promotion the following year.
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Elgin first appeared for Ring of Honor in 2007. He started competing regularly in 2010 as part of the [[House of Truth]], and signed a contract with the company in 2011. That November, Elgin won the 2011 Survival of the Fittest tournament. In 2015, Elgin won the 2015 Survival of the Fittest tournament and became the first wrestler to win the tournament twice. In 2015, Elgin made his debut for NJPW, signing a contract with the promotion the following year.
   
 
== In wrestling ==
 
== In wrestling ==
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*'''Tag Teams'''
 
*'''Tag Teams'''
**[[Grits N Gravy]] with [[Sami Callihan]] (as Michael Elgin)
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**[[Grits N Gravy]] with [[Sami Callihan]] (as Michael Elgin)
**[[Hit & Run]] with [[Ashley Sixx]] (as Michael Elgin)
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**[[Hit & Run]] with [[Ashley Sixx]] (as Michael Elgin)
**[[Men of the Year]] with #AllEgo/[[Ethan Page]] (as Michael Elgin)
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**[[Men of the Year]] with #AllEgo/[[Ethan Page]] (as Michael Elgin)
**The Unbreakable Effin' Shabangs with [[Johnny Gargano]] (as Michael Elgin)
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**The Unbreakable Effin' Shabangs with [[Johnny Gargano]] (as Michael Elgin)
**[[Unbreakable F'N Machines]] with [[Brian Cage]] (as Michael Elgin)
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**[[Unbreakable F'N Machines]] with [[Brian Cage]] (as Michael Elgin)
**UnReal with Vlad the Penetrator (as Michael Elgin)
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**UnReal with Vlad the Penetrator (as Michael Elgin)
   
 
*'''Stables'''
 
*'''Stables'''
**[[House of Truth]] with [[Chase Owens]], [[Christin Able]], [[Christopher Daniels]], [[Danny Daniels]], [[Eddie Venom]], [[Guardian of Truth#1]], [[Guardian of Truth#2]], [[Hunter Paine]], [[Jesse Emerson]], [[Josh Raymond]], [[Mason Beck]], [[N8 Mattson]], [[Roderick Strong]], [[Truth Martini]], [[Whiplash]] and [[Zach Gowen]] (as Michael Elgin)
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**[[House of Truth]] with [[Chase Owens]], [[Christin Able]], [[Christopher Daniels]], [[Danny Daniels]], [[Eddie Venom]], [[Guardian of Truth#1]], [[Guardian of Truth#2]], [[Hunter Paine]], [[Jesse Emerson]], [[Josh Raymond]], [[Mason Beck]], [[N8 Mattson]], [[Roderick Strong]], [[Truth Martini]], [[Whiplash]] and [[Zach Gowen]] (as Michael Elgin)
   
 
*'''Managers'''
 
*'''Managers'''
**'''[[Truth Martini]]
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**[[Truth Martini]]
   
 
*'''Nicknames'''
 
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==Championships and accomplishments==
 
==Championships and accomplishments==
*[[AAW: Professional Wrestling Redefined|'''AAW: Professional Wrestling Redefined''']]
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*'''[[AAW: Professional Wrestling Redefined]]'''
**[[AAW Heavyweight Championship]] (1 time)
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**[[AAW Heavyweight Championship]] ([[AAW Heavyweight Championship/Champion history|1 time]])
**[[AAW Heritage Championship]] (1 time)
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**[[AAW Heritage Championship]] ([[AAW Heritage Championship/Champion history|1 time]])
**[[AAW Tag Team Championship]] (1 time) with [[Ethan Page]]
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**[[AAW Tag Team Championship]] ([[AAW Tag Team Championship/Champion history|1 time]]) with [[Ethan Page]]
   
*'''[[BSE Pro]]'''
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*'''[[Absolute Intense Wrestling]]'''
**[[BSE Pro#BSE Tag Team Championship|BSE Tag Team Championship]] (1 time) – with [[Ashley Sixx]]
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**[[AIW Absolute Championship]] ([[AIW Absolute Championship/Champion history|1 time]])
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*'''[[BSE Pro Wrestling]]'''
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**[[BSE Tag Team Championship]] (1 time) – with [[Ashley Sixx]]
   
 
*'''[[Glory Pro]]'''
 
*'''[[Glory Pro]]'''
:*[[Glory Tag Team Championship]] ([[Glory Tag Team Championship/Champion history|1 time]]) - with [[Everett Connors]] (1)
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**[[Glory Tag Team Championship]] ([[Glory Tag Team Championship/Champion history|1 time]]) - with [[Everett Connors]] (1)
   
 
*'''[[Great Canadian Wrestling]]'''
 
*'''[[Great Canadian Wrestling]]'''
**[[Great Canadian Wrestling#GCW National Championship|GCW National Championship]] (2 times)
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**[[GCW National Championship]] (2 times)
**[[Great Canadian Wrestling#GCW Tag Team Championship|GCW Tag Team Championship]] (2 times) – with [[Jake O'Reilly]] (1) and [[Johnny Devine|Havok]]/[[Derek Wylde]] (1)
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**[[GCW Tag Team Championship]] (2 times) – with [[Jake O'Reilly]] (1) and [[Johnny Devine|Havok]]/[[Derek Wylde]] (1)
   
 
*'''[[Independent Wrestling Association Mid-South]]'''
 
*'''[[Independent Wrestling Association Mid-South]]'''
 
**[[IWA Mid-South Strong Style Championship]] (1 time)
 
**[[IWA Mid-South Strong Style Championship]] (1 time)
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*'''[[Japan Indie Awards]]'''
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**Best Bout Award (2019) vs. [[Daisuke Sekimoto]] on August 24
   
 
*'''[[Pro Wrestling Illustrated]]'''
 
*'''[[Pro Wrestling Illustrated]]'''
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* [[File:IMDb Logo.png|50px]] {{IMDb name|3808671}}
 
* [[File:Wrestling Data logo.png|50px]] [http://www.wrestlingdata.com/index.php?befehl=bios&wrestler=2583 Profile]
 
* [[File:Wrestling Data logo.png|50px]] [http://www.wrestlingdata.com/index.php?befehl=bios&wrestler=2583 Profile]
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[[Category:Canadian wrestlers]]
 
[[Category:Canadian wrestlers]]
 
[[Category:Ontario wrestlers]]
 
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[[Category:ROH World Champions]]
 
[[Category:ROH World Champions]]
 
[[Category:Hard Knock Wrestling alumni]]
 
[[Category:Hard Knock Wrestling alumni]]
[[Category:New Japan Pro Wrestling current roster]]
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[[Category:New Japan Pro Wrestling alumni]]
 
[[Category:Pro Wrestling Eclipse alumni]]
 
[[Category:Pro Wrestling Eclipse alumni]]
 
[[Category:Remix Pro Wrestling alumni]]
 
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[[Category:RISE Wrestling alumni]]
 
[[Category:RISE Wrestling alumni]]
 
[[Category:NEVER Openweight Champions]]
 
[[Category:NEVER Openweight Champions]]
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[[Category:Total Nonstop Action Wrestling current roster]]
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[[Category:Blackcraft Wrestling alumni]]

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Aaron Frobel (December 13, 1986) is a Canadian professional wrestler and promoter, better known by his ring name Michael Elgin. In New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) he is a one-time IWGP Intercontinental and a one-time NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Champion. He is also known for his work in Ring of Honor (ROH), where he is a one-time ROH World Champion. He has also worked for the Southern California-based company Pro Wrestling Guerrilla, where he is a one-time PWG World Tag Team Champion with Brian Cage.

Frobel debuted in late 2004 using his ring name Michael Elgin, and by the age of 16, he was a regular on the independent circuit. He has competed for promotions including Combat Zone Wrestling, World League Wrestling, Alpha-1 Wrestling, and the Independent Wrestling Association Mid-South, where he won the IWA Mid-South Strong Style Championship in 2008. In 2005, he began wrestling for BSE Pro Wrestling, where he won the BSE Tag Team Championship with Ashley Sixx, and Great Canadian Wrestling in 2006, where he won the GCW National Championship twice and the GCW Tag Team Championship twice.

Elgin first appeared for Ring of Honor in 2007. He started competing regularly in 2010 as part of the House of Truth, and signed a contract with the company in 2011. That November, Elgin won the 2011 Survival of the Fittest tournament. In 2015, Elgin won the 2015 Survival of the Fittest tournament and became the first wrestler to win the tournament twice. In 2015, Elgin made his debut for NJPW, signing a contract with the promotion the following year.

In wrestling

  • Finishing moves
    • Big Mike Fly Flow (Frog splash) 2016–present; adopted from Hiroshi Tanahashi
    • Burning Hammer (Sitout Inverted Death Valley driver) 2015–present
    • Crossface
    • Double underhook DDT – 2014–2015
    • Elgin Bomb (ROH / NJPW) / Revolution Elgin Bomb (PWG) (Spinning sitout powerbomb, usually preceded by a turnbuckle powerbomb
  • Signatures
    • Air Raid Crash (Over the shoulder back-to-belly piledriver)
    • Bridging electric chair suplex
    • Corkscrew senton bomb
    • Jackhammer (Vertical suplex side slam)
    • Lariat
    • Multiple suplex variations
      • Delayed vertical
      • Release German, sometimes preceded by a waist-lock backwards roll
      • Sit-Out slam from the second rope to an opponent on the apron
    • Slingshot Splash
    • Stretch Muffler (Over the shoulder single leg Boston crab)
    • Uraken (Spinning backfist)
  • Nicknames
    • "Canadian Crazy Horse"
    • "Unbreakable"
    • "Big Mike"
  • Entrance Themes
    • "Incubus" by Prometheus-X (ROH; 2008-2014, 2015–2016)
    • "Anarchy's Son" by Mike O'Phee (ROH; 2014-2015)
    • "Unbreakable" by Yonosuke Kitamura (NJPW)

Championships and accomplishments

External links

Impact roster

Ace AustinAce RomeroAdam ThornstoweCody DeanerChris BeyCrazzy SteveDezmond XavierEddie EdwardsEthan PageFallah BahhJake CristJake DeanerJimmy JacobsJosh AlexanderLuster The LegendMadman FultonMahabali SheraMoosePetey WilliamsRaj SinghRhinoRich SwannRob Van DamRohit RajuSami CallihanTrey MiguelWillie MackZachary Wentz

Knockouts

Alisha EdwardsDeonna PurrazzoJessicka HavokJordynne GraceKiera HoganKylie RaeMadison RayneRosemarySu YungTasha SteelzTaya ValkyrieTenille Dashwood

Stables & Tag Teams

Reno SCUMThe DeanersThe Desi Hit SquadThe NorthThe Rascalz

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