Dash Wilder’s WILD Career Before And During His Time In WWE
Dash Wilder has obtained some great successes as one half of the tag team The Revival. Alongside his partner, Scott Dawson.
Dash Wilder has obtained some great successes as one half of the tag team The Revival. Alongside his partner, Scott Dawson, he won the NXT Tag Team Championship two times. So, Dash Wilder could be heading for main roster success in the future.
There is much we still do not know about Dash Wilder, so it is time for some interesting facts to keep you up-to-date! So, if you want to know more about this wrestler, be sure to check out the info below.
1. He Made His Debut as Steven Walters
Not everyone gets his wrestling name right from the get-go this was certainly the case for Dash Wilder. He made his debut as a professional wrestler in the indies in 2005. He was not known as Dash Wilder though, since he made his debut under the name Steven Walters.
Wilder had quite a bit of success in the indies, but his most prolific time in the indies took place on the NWA Anarchy promotion. During his time there, he won the NWA Anarchy Television Championship, and the NWA Anarchy Tag Team Championship.
2. The Revival Tag Team Used to Have a Different Name
Shortly after signing with the WWE’s developmental brand NXT, Dash Wilder formed a tag team with Scott Dawson. Now known as the Revival, the pair formed one of the most recognizable tag teams in NXT history. However, the Revival used to have another name, because they used to come out in live events under the name The Mechanics.
3. Injury Has Plagued Him on the Main Roster
The Revival was set to make it big on the main roster, but the pair were plagued by injury, seeing both Dash Wilder and Scott Dawson absent from the main roster from some time.
Surprisingly, Dash Wilder did not get his injury on the main roster, since he got a broken jaw during a match with Hideo Itami and Shinsuke Nakamura during an NXT show. The broken jaw cost him eight weeks of main roster appearances.
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Wilder and Dawson eventually made their return to the main roster on June 26, 2018. Of course, everyone is rooting for them to avoid injury so they can build their strong tag team on the main roster too.
4. He Has Several Signature Moves
Being a part of a tag team means you must be versatile where moves are concerned. Therefore, it is no surprise that Dash Wilder had more than one signature move.
Dash Wilder has a total of three signature moves, which he has been using since his developmental days. His three moves are the chop block, shin breaker, and the European uppercut. However, he is not afraid to adjust his style in the ring based on his opponent.
5. He Complements the List of Wrestlers with Taurus as Their Star Sign
Whether you are into astrology or not, it is interesting that Dash Wilder is a Taurus. Looking at wrestling history, there are loads of successful wrestlers who have (had) Taurus as their star sign; this includes the likes of John Cena, Kane, Andre the Giant, Kevin Owens, Owen Hart, Vader, William Regal, Ron Simmons, and even Jimmy Snuka.
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