|Ring name(s)||Zach Gowan|
|Billed height||5 ft 11 in (1. 80 m)|
|Billed weight||155 lb (70 kg)|
|Born||March 30, 1983 |
|Trained by||Truth Martini|
|Debut||March 16, 2002|
Zachary Gowen (born March 30, 1983) is an American professional wrestler. The pound or pound-mass (abbreviation lb, lbm, or sometimes in the United States #) is a unit of Mass Events 240 BC - 1st recorded Perihelion passage of Halley's Comet. Year 1983 ( MCMLXXXIII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar) Livonia is a city located in the northwest part of Wayne County in the U Flint is a city in the US state of Michigan and is located along the Flint River, 66 miles (106 km northwest of Detroit. Events 597 BC - Babylonians capture Jerusalem, replace Jehoiachin with Zedekiah as king See also 2002 (disambiguation Year 2002 ( MMII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. Events 240 BC - 1st recorded Perihelion passage of Halley's Comet. Year 1983 ( MCMLXXXIII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar) The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Professional wrestling, or pro wrestling, is a non-competitive professional Sport, where all matches are scripted by the promotion's booking staff Gowen has competed for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) on their SmackDown! brand, as well as Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA). World Wrestling Entertainment Inc ( WWE) is a publicly traded privately controlled integrated media (focusing in Television, Internet, WWE Friday Night SmackDown is a Professional wrestling Television program for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE that is currently airing Total Nonstop Action Wrestling ( TNA) is an American Professional wrestling promotion founded by Jeff Jarrett and his father Jerry Jarrett
Gowen was diagnosed with cancer as a child. Cancer (medical term Malignant Neoplasm) is a class of Diseases in which a group of cells display uncontrolled Because of that, he lost his leg at the age of 8. It was a necessary move, as according to his doctors and parents, he would have died if the amputation had not been done. Gowen walks with a prosthesis and claims he can wrestle with or without it. However, he wrestles most of his matches without it due to the inherent marketability of seeing a one-legged wrestler compete. He is known for his high-flying ability as well as his "one-legged" moonsault. A moonsault, moonsault press or back flip splash is a professional wrestling aerial technique with much of its popularity in American wrestling being attributed
In 2002, Zack was trained by Truth Martini and Brian (The PlayBoy) Shotwell in Livonia, Michigan. The training school was named House of Truth by Student Tom Balish. Popular workers that trained and worked out there include Chris Sabin, Alex Shelley, Jimmy Jacobs and many other popular Mid East Indy Wrestlers. Joshua Harter (born February 4 1982) better known by his ring name Chris Sabin, is an American professional wrestler, currently working Patrick Martin (born May 23 1983 better known by the ring name Alex Shelley, is an American professional wrestler currently wrestling for Total Chris Scoville (born February 17, 1984 in Grand Rapids Michigan) better known by his ring name Jimmy Jacobs, is an American
Gowen first gained national exposure wrestling for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling during early 2003 under the name Tenacious Z, but soon left TNA, after signing a developmental contract for World Wrestling Entertainment. Total Nonstop Action Wrestling ( TNA) is an American Professional wrestling promotion founded by Jeff Jarrett and his father Jerry Jarrett
Gowen later returned to TNA on May 15, 2005 at their Hard Justice pay-per-view event, as the second entrant in the 20-Man Gauntlet for the Gold match. Events 1252 - Pope Innocent IV issues the Papal bull Ad exstirpanda, which authorizes but also limits the Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Many types of matches, sometimes called "concept" or " gimmick matches" in the jargon of the business, can be found in the form of Performing He lasted just under five minutes in the ring before being eliminated by Shark Boy. Dean Roll (born January 28, 1975) He debuted on May 3 1997 in Thatcher's Heartland Wrestling Association, wrestling as the masked The next month, Gowen wrestled at the Slammiversary pay-per-view, losing in a six way match. Slammiversary 2005 was the first annual Slammiversary Professional wrestling Pay-per-view event produced by Total Nonstop Action Wrestling Many types of matches, sometimes called "concept" or " gimmick matches" in the jargon of the business, can be found in the form of Performing He also appeared on TNA Impact!, wrestling Mikey Batts to a no contest before leaving the promotion once again later that year. TNA Impact! (official typeset " TNA iMPACT! " is a Professional wrestling Television program produced by Total Michael Altieri (born October 3, 1983 in New Haven Connecticut) better known by his Stage name, Mikey Batts, is an American In October 2006, at Bound For Glory, Gowen returned to TNA during the Kevin Nash X-Division Open Battle Royal Gauntlet match as the sixth entrant, but was eliminated by Johnny Devine. Bound for Glory 2006 was the second annual Bound for Glory Professional wrestling Pay-per-view event produced by Total Nonstop Action Wrestling Kevin Scott Nash (born July 9 1959 is an American professional wrestler and Actor. The X Division is a high-flying high-risk style of Professional wrestling seen originally in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling and since then in various NWA member promotions John Peter (JP Parsonage (born April 27, 1974) better known by his Ring name "Hot Shot" Johnny Devine, is a Canadian
He made his World Wrestling Entertainment debut on the May 15, 2003 edition of SmackDown! as a planted fan in the audience. World Wrestling Entertainment Inc ( WWE) is a publicly traded privately controlled integrated media (focusing in Television, Internet, Events 1252 - Pope Innocent IV issues the Papal bull Ad exstirpanda, which authorizes but also limits the Year 2003 ( MMIII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. WWE Friday Night SmackDown is a Professional wrestling Television program for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE that is currently airing As Mr. America (a masked Hulk Hogan) was making his way to the ring, he acknowledged Gowen personally as a loyal fan near the walkway, giving him the American flag he was carrying. Terrance "Terry" Gene Bollea (born August 11 1953 better known by his Ring name Hulk Hogan, is an American Actor, and retired professional Later, when Mr. America was being unfairly beaten by Roddy Piper and Sean O'Haire, Gowen jumped the wall dividing the fans from the wrestler's walkway and entered the ring to aid him. Roderick George Toombs (born April 17, 1954) Career After being expelled from junior high and having a falling out with his father Piper hit the This article is about the professional wrestler For the golfer see Sean O'Hair. His legless condition was later revealed when, in a fit of rage on an episode of Smackdown!, Roddy Piper attacked him and pulled his prosthetic leg, and it came off. Roderick George Toombs (born April 17, 1954) Career After being expelled from junior high and having a falling out with his father Piper hit the This began a short collaboration of Gowen and Hogan leading to an angle with Roddy Piper (accompanied by Vince McMahon and Sean O'Haire) being defeated at Judgment Day by Mr. Judgment Day is an annual Professional wrestling Pay-per-view produced by World Wrestling Entertainment. America (accompanied by Gowen).
Following Gowen's refusal to join the Vince McMahon Kiss My Ass Club, on July 3, 2003 Gowen and Stephanie McMahon were forced to face off against Big Show, in what Vince billed as the first "real" handicap match (referring to Gowen and his amputee status in addition to the two vs. Vincent Kennedy McMahon (born August 24 1945 popularly known by his Ring name Mr Stephanie Marie McMahon-Levesque She is the daughter of WWE Chairman Vince McMahon and WWE CEO Linda McMahon, and is the younger sister of Shane McMahon Paul Randall Wight (born February 8 1972 in Aiken South Carolina) better known by his Ring name, (The Big Show, is an American Many types of matches, sometimes called "concept" or " gimmick matches" in the jargon of the business, can be found in the form of Performing Amputation is the removal of a body extremity by trauma or Surgery. one parameters of the match). With run-in help from then WWE baby faces, Kurt Angle and Brock Lesnar, the team of Gowen and McMahon were able to defeat the Big Show and thus win Gowen a WWE contract as per the stipulations of the match. Kurt Steven Angle (born December 9 1968 is an American professional wrestler and Olympic gold medalist Brock Edward Lesnar (born July 12 1977 in Webster South Dakota) is an American mixed martial artist with the UFC as well as a former professional
Gowen later faced and lost to Vince McMahon at the Vengeance 2003 pay-per-view. Vincent Kennedy McMahon (born August 24 1945 popularly known by his Ring name Mr Vengeance (2003 was the third annual Vengeance Professional wrestling Pay-per-view event from World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE As a result of his feud with McMahon, Gowen was forced into a match with then-WWE Champion and the heel gimmick of Brock Lesnar. This article is about the championship that is currently defended on the SmackDown brand of WWE Brock Edward Lesnar (born July 12 1977 in Webster South Dakota) is an American mixed martial artist with the UFC as well as a former professional In his hometown of Detroit, Gowen won via DQ when Lesnar attacked him with a steel chair. After the match, the assault continued, with his family watching at ringside, Gowen's only leg was destroyed when Lesnar F5ed him, propelling his leg into the steel ring post. A few weeks later, Lesnar kidnapped Gowen (now confined to a wheelchair) and, in an attempt to further impress Mr McMahon, threw him down a flight of stairs, at the New Orleans Arena. The New Orleans Arena is an indoor arena in New Orleans Louisiana. As a result, on July 31, 2003, Gowen was the object of a feature report on SmackDown!. Events 30 BC - Battle of Alexandria: Mark Antony achieves a minor victory over Octavian 's forces but most of his army subsequently Year 2003 ( MMIII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. When he returned, Gowen defeated then heel, Matt Hardy at No Mercy before being released from WWE in February 2004 for his attitude problems. Matthew Moore "Matt" Hardy is an American professional wrestler, currently working for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE on their No Mercy is an annual Professional wrestling Pay-per-view event produced by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE February 2004 was the second month of 2004 in the Gregorian calendar.
Although Gowen has taken a hiatus from the world of televised professional wrestling to pursue his college degree at Eastern Michigan University, he continues to appear in his hometown of Detroit for Xtreme Intense Championship Wrestling and Independent Wrestling Revolution. Eastern Michigan University is a comprehensive co-educational Public university located in Ypsilanti Michigan. He also travels and appears for independent promotions such as Border City Wrestling, All American Wrestling, NWA Wisconsin, Cleveland All Pro Wresting, Juggalo Championship Wrestling, IWA East Coast, and more. Juggalo Championship Wrestling (abbreviated JCW and formerly known as Juggalo Championshit Wrestling is an independent Professional wrestling promotion run Gowen made his Ring of Honor debut on October 7, 2006, losing to Delirious. Ring of Honor (ROH is an American Professional wrestling promotion. Events 3761 BC - The epoch (origin of the modern Hebrew calendar ( Proleptic Julian calendar) Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. Delirious is an American professional wrestler currently wrestling on the Independent circuit, most notably in Ring of Honor.
In Juggalo Championship Wrestling Zach Gowen began wrestling as a heel on the first episode of "Slam TV". Juggalo Championship Wrestling (abbreviated JCW and formerly known as Juggalo Championshit Wrestling is an independent Professional wrestling promotion run As the weeks and months passed by, the juggalos began to appreciate Gowen more for his talent, and he also began to appreciate the juggalos. A Juggalo (male or female or Juggalette (more commonly used for a female is a member of the fanbase of the Michigan hip hop group Gowen still works for JCW and, after turning from heel to baby-face during a singles run, he became part of a tag-team known as the Pimp and Gimp Connection, Zach's gimmick being that of a hypothetical gimp whilst his partner the Human Tornado is billed as a Pimp. The two recently entered an 8 team elimination match for the (then) vacant JCW Tag Team titles at the Gathering of the Juggalos 2007 which were later won by Mad Man Pondo and the Necro Butcher. Kevin Canady (born June 24, 1969) is an American professional wrestler and promoter better known as Mad Man Pondo. Not to be confused with Necrobutcher Dylan Keith Summers (born July 13 1973 in Morgantown West Virginia
In AAW, he is also a part of the "Michigan Invasion" heel stable (along with fellow Michigan wrsetlers Truth Martini, "Amazing" N8 Mattson, Eddie Venom and Brian Gorie).
On April 14, 2007, Zach Gowen and his mystery partner Krotch defeated "Michigan Invasion" members Truth Martini and "Amazing" N8 Mattson to become new AAW Tag Team Champions. Events 43 BC - Battle of Forum Gallorum: Mark Antony, besieging Julius Caesar 's assassin Decimus Junius Brutus in Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. They would then go on to lose the titles to Trik Davis and Conrad Kennedy III in a 4-way elimination match on June 16, 2007. Events 1487 - Battle of Stoke Field, the last dying breath of the Wars of the Roses. Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century.
Gowen made his return to Ring of Honor on February 22, 2008 in Deer Park, New York. Events 1495 - King Charles VIII of France enters Naples to claim the city's throne 2008 ( MMVIII) is the current year in accordance with the Gregorian calendar, a Leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common Deer Park is a hamlet and Census-designated place (CDP in Suffolk County, New York, United States. He immediately aligned himself as the newest member of The Age of the Fall. The Age of the Fall is a stable primarily in Ring of Honor and its sister promotion Full Impact Pro, but also in other independent promotions such as Pro Wrestling