Ross Cooke (February 1, 1988) is a British professional wrestler currently signed to World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) on the NXT UK brand under the ring name Saxon Huxley.

Professional wrestling career

Independent circuit (2012-present)

Huxley made his debut on the independent circuit between 2009 and 2010. Since 2012, he has officially worked throughout the British, European and American promotions including Great Bear Promotions, Brian Kendrick's Wrestling Pro Wrestling, Apex Pro Wrestling, Pro Wrestling Allstars, Italian Championship Wrestling, Main Event Wrestling, TNT Extreme Wrestling, Grapple Wrestling, PROGRESS Wrestling, True Grit Wrestling and others. He won his first title while in RISE Underground Pro Wrestling on April 8, 2017, defeating Jason Prime to win the RISE Championship. He won his second title the following year while in True Grit Wrestling on January 20, 2018, winning the TGW Championship Tournament defeating BA Rose, David Graves and Luke Menzies in a Four-Way Elimination match, to become the first-ever TGW Champion.

World Wrestling Entertainment(2017-present)

Saxon made his WWE debut on January 14 during the opening night of the 2017 WWE United Kingdom Championship Tournament. He was eliminated in the first round by Sam Gradwell. Huxley teamed with Tucker in dark match, defeating Dan Moloney & Nathan Cruz. On May 6 during the tournament, Huxley teamed with Akira Tozawa to defeat The Brian Kendrick & Tony Nese. The following night on May 7 where he was defeated in a dark match by Tyson T-Bone. On May 12, Huxley teamed with Trent Seven & Tyler Bate to defeat James Drake, Joseph Conners & Pete Dunne in a six-man tag match. During the November 8, WWE show in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, Huxley teamed with Sam Gradwell in a tag match lost to Trent Seven & Tyler Bate.

Huxley returned to WWE during a house show on May 17, 2018 in Newcastle, England, teaming with Joseph Conners & Tyson T-Bone in a six-man tag match won by Mark Andrews, Tyler Bate & Wolfgang.

NXT UK (2018-present)

As of July 28 Huxley began appearing on the newly-formed NXT UK brand, beginning with a singles match lost to Trent Seven. During the following day NXT UK tapings, Huxley teamed with Sam Gradwell in a tag match lost to Moustache Mountain (Trent Seven & Tyler Bate). During the August 25 NXT UK Tapings, Huxley teamed with Joseph Conners in defeating Amir Jordan & Kenny Williams in a tag match. On the following day of tapings, Huxley lost to Joseph Conners in singles action. On that same day of tapings, Huxley teamed with Conners in a tag match lost to Flash Morgan Webster & Mark Andrews. Two months later, Huxley returned for October 13 NXT UK Tapings, during which he lost a dark match to Eddie Ryan. The following night during the October 14 NXT UK Tapings, Huxley teamed with Tyson T-Bone in a tag match lost to team Moustache Mountain (Trent Seven & Tyler Bate). He finished the year appearing on the December 26 episode of NXT UK, teaming with Tyson T-Bone in a tag match defeating Jack Starz & Tucker.

Huxley returned during the January 16, 2019 episode of NXT UK, losing a match against Ligero. During the March and June episodes of NXT UK, Huxley resumed his tag team with T-Bone, competing in tag matches against Amir Jordan & Kenny Williams and The Hunt. On June 16 during the third night of the 2019 NXT At Download in Leicestershire, England, Huxley lost a singles match against Damian Priest. Later during the event, Huxley teamed with Tyson T-Bone in a tag match lost against team Imperium.

In wrestling

  • Entrance Music
    • "The Man Who Sold the World" by Nirvana
    • "How Soon Is Now?" by The Smiths
  • Nicknames
    • "The Muscle Cat"

Championships and accomplishments

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2017 WWE United Kingdom Championship Tournament participants

Dan MoloneyDanny BurchHC DyerJames DrakeJordan DevlinJoseph ConnersMark AndrewsPete DunneRoy JohnsonSam GradwellSaxon HuxleyTrent SevenTuckerTyler BateTyson T-BoneWolfgang

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NXT

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205 Cruiserweights

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NXT UK

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Stables & Tag Teams

BreezangoBrendan Vink & Shane ThorneDana Brooke & Mandy RoseGallusImperiumLegado Del FantasmaLucha House PartyMoustache MountainStreet ProfitsThe Hurt BusinessThe New DayThe Riott SquadThe Singh BrothersThe UsosThe Viking RaidersThe Way

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Ring announcers

Greg Hamilton (SmackDown) • Mike Rome (Raw) • Alicia Taylor (NXT)

Referees

Aja SmithChad PattonCharles RobinsonDan EnglerD.A. BrewerDanilo AnfibioDarrick MooreDarryl SharmaDrake WuertzEddie OrengoJason AyersJessika CarrJohn ConeShawn BennettRod ZapataRyan Tran

Pre-Show Panel

Booker TDavid OtungaJerry LawlerJonathan CoachmanPete RosenbergSam Roberts

NXT Trainers

Matthew BloomNorman SmileyRobbie BrooksideSara Del ReyShawn MichaelsTerry Taylor

General Managers

Shane McMahon (Smackdown)Stephanie McMahon (Raw)William Regal (NXT)Johnny Saint (UK Brand)

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