Buddy Matthews


Birthday September 26, 1988

Birth Sign Libra

Birthplace Melbourne, Australia

Age 35 years old

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Australian professional wrestler who began performing with the developmental territory WWE NXT in 2013. In 2015, he became an NXT Tag Team Champion. He then joined the AEW and changed his wrestling name from Buddy Murphy to Buddy Matthews. 

Before Fame

He got his start with Professional Championship Wrestling in 2007. He later won the Melbourne City Wrestling Heavyweight Championship.


He appeared as a downloading character in the video game WWE 2k16.

Family Life

His real name is Matthew Murphy Adams. In 2015, he got engaged to fellow wrestler Alexa Bliss; but the two eventually split in 2018. He started dating Rhea Ripley in 2022. They got engaged a year later. 

Associated With

He won his NXT Tag Team Championship with tag team partner Wesley Blake.