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Alastair Ralphs
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Ring name(s) Alastair Ralphs
Alistair Ralphs
Allistar Ralphs
A-1
Billed height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)[1]
Billed weight 257 lb (117 kg)[1]
Born May 22, 1977
Placentia Bay, Newfoundland
Resides Dunnville, Ontario[1]
Billed from Niagara Falls, Ontario
Trained by Scott D'Amore
Debut 2001[1]

Alastair Charles Ralphs (born May 22, 1977 in Placentia Bay, Newfoundland), better known as A-1 (sometimes A1), is a Canadian professional wrestler and former bodybuilder, currently wrestling on the Canadian independent circuit. is the 142nd day of the year (143rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1977 (album) by Ash. ... Panorama of Placentia. ... Dunnville is a farming community in southern Ontario of approximately 13,000, about 45 minutes from Niagara Falls, Hamilton, Fort Erie and Buffalo, New York. ... Skyline of Niagara Falls, Canada, as seen from the Embassy Suites hotel. ... For the football player of the same name see Scott Hunter (football player). ... is the 142nd day of the year (143rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1977 (album) by Ash. ... Panorama of Placentia. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Professional Bodybuilder Gustavo Badell posing Bodybuilding is the process of maximizing muscle hypertrophy through the combination of weight training, sufficient caloric intake, and rest. ... -1...


Ralphs was born in Placentia Bay, Newfoundland, and relocated to Dunnville, Ontario at the age of five. He later moved to Windsor, Ontario to attend university, but was forced to drop out due to financial issues. Dunnville is a farming community in southern Ontario of approximately 13,000, about 45 minutes from Niagara Falls, Hamilton, Fort Erie and Buffalo, New York. ... Nickname: Motto: The river and the land sustain us. ... Representation of a university class, 1350s. ...

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Career

Border City Wrestling

Alastair Ralphs was trained by Scott D'Amore in the Can-Am Wrestling School, and debuted in D'Amore's Border City Wrestling promotion in 2001. After spending three years as an undercard talent, Ralphs became A-1, a cocky, arrogant heel, forming an alliance with Johnny Swinger. He defeated D'Lo Brown for the BCW Heavyweight Championship on December 12, 2004 in Belleville, Michigan at "A Night of Appreciation for Sabu". For the football player of the same name see Scott Hunter (football player). ... Prime Time Wrestling redirects here. ... A job is professional wrestling slang referring to a performer who loses a match. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Joseph Dorgan (born July 3, 1975 in Niagara Falls, New York) is an American professional wrestler. ... A.C. Connor as DLo Brown. ... is the 346th day of the year (347th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Belleville is a city in Wayne County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... A Night of Appreciation for Sabu was a professional wrestling benefit show held to raise funds for professional wrestler Terry Sabu Brunk, who had incurred costly medical bills while hospitalised for several months after contracting a mysterious virus that at one point left him temporarily paralysed. ...


On January 23, 2005 at New Year's Revolution, Ralphs interrupted the Hall of Fame induction ceremony, complaining that he was being overshadowed by older wrestlers. Scott D'Amore responded with a jibe aimed at Ralph's previous career as a bodybuilder, leading to a brawl between Ralphs and D'Amore. Following a distraction from Jade, A-1 was able to powerbomb D'Amore through a table. Ralphs went on to retain the heavyweight title in a match with Abyss, using Abyss's own chain to knock him unconscious. is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Professional Bodybuilder Gustavo Badell posing Bodybuilding is the process of maximizing muscle hypertrophy through the combination of weight training, sufficient caloric intake, and rest. ... Information in this article or section has not been verified against sources and may not be reliable. ...


Ralphs lost the BCW Heavyweight Championship to Bobby Roode on July 22, 2005. In the course of his reign as champion he faced well-known veterans such as Jim Neidhart and King Kong Bundy. Robert Bobby Roode (born in 1977) is a Canadian professional wrestler, currently wrestling for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling and on the independent circuit. ... is the 203rd day of the year (204th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... James Henry Jim Neidhart (born August 2, 1956), is a professional wrestler, best known for his appearances in the 1980s and 1990s in the World Wrestling Federation as Jim The Anvil Neidhart. ... Chris Pallies (born November 7, 1957 in Atlantic City, New Jersey) is an American professional wrestler, better known as King Kong Bundy. ...


Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (2004-2007)

On July 16, 2004 Ralphs appeared in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, losing to Sabu. He reappeared on March 13, 2005 as a member of Team Canada, replacing the injured Johnny Devine at Destination X 2005 and teaming with Bobby Roode, Eric Young and Petey Williams to face Chris Harris, James Storm, B.G. James and Konnan. He wrestled on TNA iMPACT! throughout April and May 2005, teaming with other members of Team Canada or accompanying them to the ring. is the 197th day of the year (198th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) is an American professional wrestling promotion founded by Jeff Jarrett and his father Jerry Jarrett in May 2002. ... Terry Michael Brunk (born December 12, 1964 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, Sabu. ... is the 72nd day of the year (73rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The logo for TNAs Team Canada is derived from the wrestling promotions official logo. ... John Preston (J.P) Parsonage, better known by his ring name, Hot Shot Johnny Devine, is a Canadian professional wrestler. ... Destination X is an annual professional wrestling pay-per-view event held by Total Nonstop Action Wrestling in the month of March. ... Robert Bobby Roode (born in 1977) is a Canadian professional wrestler, currently wrestling for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling and on the independent circuit. ... Jeremy Fritz (born December 15, 1979 in Florence, Ontario) is a Canadian professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, Eric Young. ... Petey Williams (born August 26, 1981) is a Canadian professional wrestler. ... Wildcat Chris Harris is a professional wrestler currently working for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling. ... This article includes a list of works cited or a list of external links, but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Charles Ashenoff (sometimes seen Hispanicized as Carlos Ashenoff), (born June 6, 1964 in Santiago de Cuba) better known by his ring name, Konnan, is a semi-retired American professional wrestler and rapper of Cuban and Puerto Rican descent. ... TNA Impact! (official typeset TNA iMPACT!) is a professional wrestling television program produced by Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) as its main television program. ... April 2005 : ← - January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December - → Hamas and Islamic Jihad have declared, in principle, their intention to join the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO). ... A professional wrestling tag-team consists of two or occasionally three wrestlers who are working together as a team. ...


At Hard Justice on May 15, Ralphs took part in the Gauntlet for the Gold. He entered at number six and was eliminated by The Outlaw and B.G. James. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... is the 135th day of the year (136th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Many types of matches can be found in professional wrestling. ... Monty Kip Sopp (born November 1, 1963) is an American professional wrestler, best known as Badd Ass Billy Gunn (also spelled as Bad Ass) from his years working for World Wrestling Entertainment. ...


A-1, being a heel with Team Canada, is typically made fun of for his ring name. Crowds at the iMPACT! Zone, the name for Soundstage 21 at Universal Orlando when TNA programs are taped/aired there, typically bring bottles of A1 Steak Sauce when heckling him. Introduction Universal Orlando is a joint partnership between Universal Studios and The Blackstone Group. ... A.1. ...


On the May 11, 2006 episode of TNA iMPACT!, Larry Zbyszko asked Team Canada coach Scott D'Amore for assistance in his feud with Raven. D'Amore eventually agreed to help Zbyszko rid TNA of Raven, and nominated A-1 to face Raven in a match at TNA Sacrifice 2006 on May, 2006, a match that A-1 lost. is the 131st day of the year (132nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... TNA Impact! (official typeset TNA iMPACT!) is a professional wrestling television program produced by Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) as its main television program. ... Lawrence (Larry) Whistler (born December 5, 1953) is a professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, Larry Zbyszko. ... For the football player of the same name see Scott Hunter (football player). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Sacrifice is an annual professional wrestling pay-per-view event held by Total Nonstop Action Wrestling in the month of May. ...


On the June 29, 2006 episode of iMPACT!, TNA Management Director Jim Cornette disbanded Team Canada. is the 180th day of the year (181st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... James (Jim) Cornette (born September 17, 1961) is an American professional wrestling manager, commentator, promoter, and booker. ...


A-1 has since appeared off and on in the promotion, facing Ron Killings in the pre-show of the Hard Justice pay-per-view and against Eric Young at the No Surrender pay-per-view, losing both times. He also took part in the Kevin Nash X-Division Invitational Battle Royal For Bound For Glory, despite not being a part of the X-Division. He was eliminated by Maverick Matt and Kazarian. His profile has recently been removed from the Roster page on the TNA website along with Elix Skipper, David Young, Jackie Gayda, and Simon Diamond. A1 was officially released by Total Nonstop Action Wrestling on February 23, 2007. This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Primetime Elix Skipper (born December 15, 1977) is an American professional wrestler. ... David Williams (born August 25, 1972 in Knoxville, Tennessee), better known by his ring name, David Young, is an American professional wrestler. ... Jackie Suzanne Gayda-Haas (November 3, 1981 in Strongsville, Ohio) is an American professional wrestler and valet, currently working for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, and formerly working for the SmackDown! brand of World Wrestling Entertainment. ... Patrick Kenney is an American professional wrestler, best known for his appearances as Simon Diamond with Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) between 1998 and 2001. ...


Wrestling facts

  • Finishing moves
  • Managers

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Championships and accomplishments

  • BCW Can-Am Heavyweight Championship (1 time)

Prime Time Wrestling redirects here. ... The BCW Can-Am Heavyweight Championship is the top title contested for in the Ontario-based professional wrestling promotion Border City Wrestling. ...

References

  1. ^ a b c d PWI Almanac Staff. "Statistics for Professional wrestlers", PWI Presents: 2007 Wrestling Almanak and book of facts, Kappa Publications, p. 38. 2007 Edition. Retrieved on 2007-07-11. (in English) 
  • A-1 at Accelerator3359.com
  • Interview conducted by Bill Banks

Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... is the 192nd day of the year (193rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

External links

  • A1's Official MySpace Profile

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