Curtis Jonathan Hussey (born July 22, 1981) trained under Killer Kowalski and debuted in September 1999. He wrestled for various independent promotions in the New England area over the next few years.
In 2006, Hussey signed a development contract with World Wrestling Entertainment, and was assigned to Deep South Wrestling (DSW), WWE's developmental territory. He was then moved to Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW) in June 2008, where he won the Florida Tag Team Championship on more than one occasion with Tyler Reks and Derrick Bateman.
In December 2010, he competed in the fourth season of NXT, using the name Johnny Curtis with R-Truth as his mentor and he eventually won the competition in March 2011. Curtis then made his return to the fifth season of NXT as a heel on November 2 where he was involved in a strange storyline with Maxine and Derrick Bateman.
After the conclusion of the fifth season of NXT, NXT transitioned into the renamed Florida Championship Wrestling developmental territory. At the October 11 tapings Curtis finally received his tag team title shot from winning season four of NXT, when he teamed up with Michael McGillicutty in a losing effort against champions Team Hell No (Kane and Daniel Bryan).
He is billed at 6 ft 3 in and 240 lb.
Big E. Langston
Ettore Ewen was born in Tampa, Florida on March 1, 1986. He graduated from Wharton High School and attended the University of Iowa, where he played football as a defensive lineman and earned a bachelor of arts degree. As a Florida high school wrestling state champion and a Division I college football letter winner, Ewen competed in a number of different athletic disciplines at an elite level before turning his attention to the sport of powerlifting.
Personal records set in competitions
The American and National Championship Records in the deadlift was held at 903.9 lbs since 1995 by Mark Henry, who also became a professional wrestler in WWE. Langston has also bench pressed 575 lbs, but it was not a competition lift.
He is billed at 5 ft 11 in and 285 lb.
Real Name: Jonathan Good
Ring name(s): Dean Ambrose
Billed height: 6 ft 3 in
Billed weight: 219 lb
Born: December 7, 1985
Billed from Cincinnati, Ohio
Trained by Cody Hawk,
Debut: June 2004
Promotions: Heartland Wrestling Association, CHIKARA, International Wrestling Association, Combat Zone Wrestling, EVOLVE, Dragon Gate USA, and Insanity Pro Wrestling.
Big Van Vader
Real name: Leon White
After wrestling his last match in 2007, White began working as a high school football coach. On April 29, 2010, White made a one-night return to wrestling under his Vader ring name at the event Vader Time 5 ~ Return of the Emperor ~. At the event, he teamed with his son Jesse and former tag team partner Scorpio to successfully defeat Makoto Hashi, Tamon Honda and Tatsumi Fujinami in the main event.
In the aftermath of the 2011 natural disasters in Japan, Vader and his son Jesse wrestled on special tribute cards for All Japan Pro Wrestling and Pro Wrestling Zero1.
Vader made his in-ring return to the United States on January 28, 2012. He defeated Arik Royal and Adam Page in a handicap match at WrestleReunion: Los Angeles. On May 11, 2012 at Resistance Pro's event A Small Deadly Space, Vader defeated Jay Bradley.
On the June 11, 2012 episode of Raw, Vader made his first WWE appearance in nearly seven years, where he defeated Heath Slater in a singles match. On July 23 on the 1000th episode of Raw, Vader and several other legends prevented Slater from leaving in his match against Lita, which she won.
On December 7, 2012, Vader returned to All Japan Pro Wrestling, teaming with Keiji Mutoh and Kenso to defeat Bambi Killer, Franz Dynamite and Mazada in a six-man tag team match.