Born Patrick Martin, he became known for his work in TNA. He also began competing professionally in Japan under Pro Wrestling Zero1-Max and New Japan Pro Wrestling.
He started his training at the BCW Can-Am Wrestling School.
He was in the Ring of Honor at WrestleRave 2003 and became the lead singer of The High Crusade.
He was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan.
He developed a close friendship with fellow wrestler Chris Sabin.