William C. Welch (December 18, 1977) is an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name The Messiah.

Professional wrestling career

Welch's professional career began on November 11, 1996, after being trained at the Slam U. Wrestling Gym in Sun Valley, Los Angeles, California. He worked for the school's parent company, the Slammers Wrestling Federation for a time, losing his first professional match there to El Sprito. In the Slammers Wrestling Federation, he worked under the name Iron Mike Ehrhardt.

Other media

Welch, as The Messiah, appeared in the video game Backyard Wrestling 2: There Goes the Neighborhood.

Personal life

Welch married Renell Madison on October 14, 2006.

In wrestling

  • Entrance themes
    • "Jesus Christ Superstar" by Laibach
    • "Falling Away from Me" by Korn
    • "Messiah" by Fear Factory
    • "Prayer" by Disturbed

Championships and accomplishments

External links

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