John Cone • Wolfgang • [129] Pestock is a Kansas City Chiefs fan. Pestock was part of teams that went to four consecutive Division II National Championships. Baron has earned a bulk sum of money through his wrestling career. Pete Rosenberg • The following week on NXT, Corbin defeated Solomon Crowe and turned into a villain character when showing a more cocky persona after the crowd turned on him and his short matches, which culminated in Corbin facing off with Rhyno and brawled with him. [91] On the September 17 episode of Raw, Corbin booked himself against Roman Reigns for the Universal Championship, but did not win the title. [51] Corbin defeated Ziggler on the May 9 episode of Raw[52] and in a no disqualification match at the Extreme Rules pre-show. He then made several appearances as an enhancement talent, with a battle royal to determine the number one contender to the NXT Championship on May 8, 2014 being his last televised match prior to his re-debut. Carlos Cabrera • His best achievement was being named honorable mention All-MIAA in 2007 and First Team All-MIAA in 2008. [81] Corbin abandoned the match towards the end after heavy criticism from Shane McMahon, leaving the officiating duty to Shane instead. Braun Strowman (No Disqualification Match)", "2/18 Powell's WWE Raw TV Review: NXT talent debut, Braun Strowman vs. Baron Corbin in a tables match, the night after Elimination Chamber, and the road to WWE Fastlane begins", "Kurt Angle vs. Baron Corbin (Kurt Angle's Farewell Match)", "5/27 WWE Raw Results: Keller's report on Brock Lesnar's Money in the Bank decision, more 24/7 Title wildness expected", "Universal Champion Seth Rollins def. [123] At WrestleMania 36 on Night 1 of the event, Corbin lost to Elias after a roll-up pin. [7] During his time on the main roster, he won the 2017 Money in the Bank men's ladder match[8] and the WWE United States Championship. He debuted on the main roster at WrestleMania 32, winning the André the Giant Memorial Battle Royal. On the November 14th episode of Smackdown Live, Corbin won his second title match defense against Sin Cara. He is also a one-time WWE United States Champion. Baron owns a Merchandise with the name LiarsClub. [18][20][21] He was released by the Cardinals on September 3 and signed to the team's practice squad on September 6. [79] At SummerSlam, Corbin lost to Cena. Drake Wuertz • Tegan Nox • Rey Mysterio • Your privacy is safe with us. After separating from Maria, Baron started dating his present wife, Rochelle Alexandra Roman, who is a Florida-Native. The Singh Brothers • Baron Corbin (WWE Payback 2016 Kickoff Match)", "5/9 WWE Raw Results – Caldwell's Complete Live TV Report", "Baron Corbin def. Tamina • On March 21, Ambrose retaliated by distracting Corbin in a match against Randy Orton. Your favorite teams, topics, and players all on your favorite mobile devices. Pestock participated at the 2008 Golden Gloves National Tournament of Champions, defeating Chaen Chess and losing to Andrae Cathron. He also has tattoos memorializing his friends, Jackass star Ryan Dunn and Jackass producer Zachary Hartwell, both of whom died in a car crash in June 2011. Kalisto • Shawn Michaels • The Miz (King of the Ring First-Round Match)", "Baron Corbin def. [102] On the May 27 episode of Raw, Corbin defeated Braun Strowman, Bobby Lashley, and The Miz in a fatal four-way elimination match to earn the Universal Championship match. [107] The match was agreed to with two stipulations: Rollins and Lynch would defend their respective championships, while the match would be the final respective championship opportunities for Corbin and Evans. The following week, both Corbin and Tye Dillinger wanted to answer an open challenge issued by Styles; Dillinger was quicker but was then attacked by Corbin. However, the exact date of their first meeting is still a mystery to the public. When Corbin lost to Dillinger the following week on SmackDown, Dillinger was added to the match. Lenexa, Kansas Cesaro • Asuka • [124] John Cena • [93] At TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs, Corbin faced Strowman in a TLC match where, if Corbin won, he would become a full-time general manager of Raw; but if Corbin lost, he would be stripped of his authoritative powers. Lars Sullivan • [59] Corbin then defeated Apollo Crews on the Backlash pre-show[60] and Jack Swagger at No Mercy[61] and on the October 18 episode of SmackDown. Mercedes Martinez • [115] At Hell in a Cell, Corbin had Gable dubbed as "Shorty G" before he was defeated with a roll-up pin. Kalisto", "Keller's WWE Smackdown Report 11/22: Full coverage of fallout from Survivor Series, Shane speech, Miz vs. Kalisto, Styles vs. Ellsworth ladder match", "Kalisto vs. Baron Corbin – Chairs Match", "Baron Corbin def. [117] At Crown Jewel, Corbin was a member of Team Flair, where they lost to Team Hogan. Big E • The same results followed during the February 17-18 days of the Road To WrestleMania Tour. Fight! I’m sorry to say, that’s never going to happen the way he’s being booked. [74], On the April 17 episode, Corbin failed to win a title opportunity for the United States Championship in a triple threat match against AJ Styles and Sami Zayn. A match between the two, with Ziggler's title opportunity on the line, ended in a double countout; as a result, Corbin was added to the title match, giving Corbin his first world title opportunity in WWE. He was born in Lenexa, Kansas, on September 13, 1984. Rhea Ripley • [59] Corbin then defeated Apollo Crews on the Backlash pre-show[60] and Jack Swagger at No Mercy[61] and on the October 18 episode of SmackDown. Alexa Bliss • Pestock is a former offensive lineman for the National Football League's (NFL) Indianapolis Colts and Arizona Cardinals, as well as a three-time Golden Gloves champion and former grappling champion. Corbin participated in a number one contender's tournament for the NXT Championship, defeating Bull Dempsey in the first round, but then being eliminated by Adrian Neville in the semi-final, ending Corbin's undefeated streak. [63] Corbin retaliated by costing Kalisto the Cruiserweight Championship at Survivor Series. [9] In 2018, he was appointed as the General Manager of Raw and starting a feud with Kurt Angle which culminated at WrestleMania 35, with Corbin defeating Angle in his retirement match. Apollo Crews • Mark Andrews • On the March 7 episode of SmackDown, Corbin attacked Dean Ambrose from behind with metal pipe and tried to crush him under the work truck. Big Show • Wrestling was not Corbin’s first career as he formerly had careers in football and boxing. Baron Corbin is the ring name of Thomas Pestock who is a professional wrestler who is currently signed with WWE. After a long absence, a repackaged Corbin returned at NXT TakeOver: Fatal 4-Way on September 11, where he defeated CJ Parker. 39 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the, This page was last edited on 22 October 2020, at 05:19. WWE WrestleMania 37 to be moved from Los Angeles?