Professional wrestler who spent many years with promotions like Insanity Pro Wrestling and Combat Zone Wrestling before signing with WWE's NXT in 2013. In CZW, he was a two-time World Junior Heavyweight Championship and won the Best of the Best tournament in 2012.
He got his start in professional wrestling with the Heartland Wrestling Association in 2006, where he was a member of The Crew.
He was ranked #52 on Pro Wrestling Illustrated's list of the best singles wrestlers in 2012.
His birth name is Sam Johnston. He was born in Bellefontaine, Ohio.
He won a Westside Xtreme Wrestling Tag Team Championship with Dean Ambrose.