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Encyclopedia > Karl Anderson
Karl Anderson
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Ring name(s) Karl Anderson
The Machine Gun
Chad Allegra
Billed height 6'0" (183 cm)
Billed weight 240 lb (109 kg)
Born January 18, 1980(1980-01-18)
Asheville, North Carolina
Billed from Pipestone, Minnesota
Trained by Roger Ruffen
Debut May 10, 2002

Chad Allegra is an American professional wrestler better known by his stage name Karl "Machine Gun" Anderson currently working for Pro Wrestling Guerrilla.[1] He is a member of the Anderson wrestling family. [2] Image File history File links Question_book-3. ... is the 18th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). ... Not to be confused with Ashville. ... Pipestone is a city in Pipestone County, Minnesota, United States. ... is the 130th day of the year (131st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Anderson family is a group of professional wrestlers, a fictitious extended family largely consisting of brothers and cousins. ...

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Beginnings

Anderson grew up in Asheville, North Carolina with his younger brother and mother. He gained a baseball scholarship to study at Mars Hill College in his home state before dropping out to pursue a wrestling career. Upon moving to Cincinnati, Ohio he began training at Les Thatcher's Main Event Pro Wrestling Camp, the school associated with the Heartland Wrestling Association.[3] Not to be confused with Ashville. ... Mars Hill College is a private, coed, liberal-arts college affiliated with the North Carolina Baptist Convention. ... Cincinnati redirects here. ... Leslie Alan Malady was born on October 28, 1940 in Cincinnati, Ohio. ... The Heartland Wrestling Association is a Midwestern independent professional wrestling promotion based in Cincinnati, Ohio. ...


Career

Shortly after beginning his training in 2000, he received a concussion at the hands of current WWE Developmental wrestler Derek Neikirk, which put Anderson on the shelf for over a year. When he finally felt that he was able to return, through the urging and help of his good friend Ash Parker, he contacted Kirk Sheppard with the Northern Wrestling Federation in Cincinnati, who introduced him to Roger Ruffen, the head trainer at BoneKrushers (the NWF's wrestling school).


Anderson trained for several months before debuting in his first professional match on May 10, 2002 in a losing encounter with The Zodiac. His second match was against Prince Justice, who is now better known as TNA's Abyss. He also had matches with The Boogie Woogie Man Jimmy Valiant, Total Nonstop Action Wrestling's Chris Harris, Shark Boy, and WWE's Jerry Lawler in the early stages of his career. is the 130th day of the year (131st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... Chris J. Parks[3][6] (born October 4, 1973), better known by his ring name Abyss , is an American professional wrestler currently working for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling. ... James Valen was a professional wrestler better known as Jimmy Valiant. ... Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) is an American professional wrestling promotion founded by Jeff Jarrett and his father Jerry Jarrett in May 2002. ... Chris Harris (born December 25, 1973) is a professional wrestler. ... Dean M. Roll (born January 28, 1975) is an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name Shark Boy. ... World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


In the NWF, Anderson started out as a babyface as part of the Young Lions, a four-man group of popular rookies who entered the promotion at about the same time. First to leave the group was "Dead Sexy" Matt Parks. Anderson eventually joined Parks as a heel and began a memorable feud with Ryan Stone & Jay Donaldson. In professional wrestling jargon, a face is a character who is portrayed as being moral or approving - that is, faces are good guys or crowd favorites. The vast majority of wrestling angles (or storylines) - though not all - place a heel (or bad guy) against a face. ...


In the summer of 2005, the NWF and the HWA began an intense interpromotional feud that set box office records and made history in Cincinnati indy wrestling. It culminated in a one on one, title vs. title match between Anderson, the NWF Champion, and Cody Hawk, the HWA champion.


In October of 2005, Anderson had the opportunity to wrestle at the NWA's Annual Convention where he was noticed by Dave Marquez of the New Japan Pro Wrestling Dojo. Anderson was invited to train at the dojo in Los Angeles and so after loseing the NWF title to Ryan Stone on January 1, 2006, Anderson began living and wrestling on the West Coast. Before long, he won the NWA British Commonwealth Championship before losing it to Alex Kosloff, a current star in Mexico. Anderson makes occasional visits in the Midwest, making cameos for Ruffen's NWF when he is able and is the current NWA Heartland States Champion for Ed Chuman's NWA Midwest promotion. The National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) is the largest governing body for a group of independent professional wrestling promotions and sanctions various NWA championships. ... New Japan Pro Wrestling (新日本プロレス, shin nihon puroresu) is a major professional wrestling federation in Japan, founded by Antonio Inoki in 1972. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... is the 1st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Regional definitions vary from source to source. ...


Currently, he is teaming with Joey Ryan, on NWA cards promoted by David Marquez. He appears weekly on MavTV, a small broadcast network, carried on limited stations. Joseph Meechan, better known as The Technical Wizard Joey Ryan, is an American professional wrestler from Southern California. ...


He recently debuted for PWG and is building his reputation as a wrestler, recently defeating popular Ring of Honor wrestler Colt Cabana. [4] For other uses, see Ring of Honor (disambiguation). ... Scott Colton (born May 6, 1980 in Deerfield, Illinois), better known under his ring name Classic Colt Cabana, is a professional wrestler, currently working in Ring of Honor and on the independent circuit. ...


On July 8, 2007, he and Ryan won a 3-Way Tag match to claim the vacant NWA World Tag Team Championships. is the 189th day of the year (190th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ...


As part of the new talent exchange agreement between the NWA & New Japan Pro Wrestling, Anderson will replace Yugi Nagata in the annual New Japan Cup tournament. His opponent in the first round will be New Japan's junior heavyweight division ace, Koji Kanemoto. NWA is a three-letter abbreviation for: National Weather Association, meteorological society based in Charlottesville, Virginia. ... New Japan Pro Wrestling (新日本プロレス, shin nihon puroresu) is a major professional wrestling federation in Japan, founded by Antonio Inoki in 1972. ... Promo for New Japan Cup 2005 The New Japan Cup is a tournament held during April by New Japan Pro Wrestling. ... Kōji Kanemoto is a Japanese professional wrestler. ...


In wrestling

  • Finishing and signature moves

Professional wrestling throws are the application of techniques that involve lifting the opponent up and throwing or slamming him or her down, which makes up most of the action of professional wrestling. ... Boston crab The Boston crab is a professional wrestling hold that typically starts with the opponent laying back-first on the mat, with the wrestler standing and facing them. ... Professional wrestling throws are the application of techniques that involve lifting the opponent up and throwing or slamming him or her down, which makes up most of the action of professional wrestling. ... A Powerbomb is a professional wrestling move in which an opponent is lifted up (usually so that they are sitting on the wrestlers shoulders) and then slammed back-first down to the mat. ... A Brainbuster, also known as an Avalanche Suplex, is a professional wrestling throw in which a wrestler puts his/her opponent in a front facelock, hooks his/her tights, and lifts him/her up as if he/she was executing a vertical suplex. ... Attacking maneuvers in the kayfabe of professional wrestling are mainly used to wear down an opponent for a submission hold or as a set up for a throw. ... Professional wrestling throws are the application of techniques that involve lifting the opponent up and throwing or slamming him or her down, which makes up most of the action of professional wrestling. ... A Powerslam is a professional wrestling body slam move in which the wrestler performing the slam falls face-down on top of his/her opponent. ... The Big Show performs a Vertical suplex on JBL during a house show. ... Professional wrestling throws are the application of techniques that involve lifting the opponent up and throwing or slamming him or her down, which makes up most of the action of professional wrestling. ... Aerial techniques are used in professional wrestling to show off the speed and agility of a wrestler. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... A piledriver is a professional wrestling driver move in which the wrestler grabs his opponent, turns him upside-down, and drops into a sitting or kneeling position, driving the opponents head into the mat. ... Randy Orton performing his RKO finisher (One-handed jumping cutter) on Shawn Michaels In professional wrestling, a cutter is a common term which refers to the three-quarter facelock bulldog maneuver. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Attacking maneuvers in the kayfabe of professional wrestling are mainly used to wear down an opponent for a submission hold or as a set up for a throw. ... Professional wrestling throws are the application of techniques that involve lifting the opponent up and throwing or slamming him or her down, which makes up most of the action of professional wrestling. ... Attacking maneuvers in the kayfabe of professional wrestling are mainly used to wear down an opponent for a submission hold or as a set up for a throw. ...

Championships and accomplishments

  • EWF American Championship (1 time)
  • NWA Heartland States Heavyweight Championship (1 time)

The Empire Wrestling Federation (EWF) is an independent wrestling promotion based in San Bernardino, California. ... The National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) is the largest governing body for a group of independent professional wrestling promotions and sanctions various NWA championships. ... The National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) is the largest governing body for a group of independent professional wrestling promotions and sanctions various NWA championships. ... The National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) World Tag Team Championship is the premier tag team title in the NWA. There have been several versions of this title, but the title recognized by the NWA is the version that was recently defended primarily in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA). ... NWA World Tag Team Championship List of NWA World Tag Team Championship reigns by length National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) Jim Crockett Promotions Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) Official NWA World Tag Team Title Histories Wrestling-Titles. ... Joseph Meechan, better known as The Technical Wizard Joey Ryan, is an American professional wrestler from Southern California. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The NWA British Commonwealth Heavyweight Championship. ... The NWA British Commonwealth Heavyweight Championship. ...

References

  1. ^ Pro Wrestling Guerrilla - Latest News
  2. ^ Njpw.com
  3. ^ MachineGunAnderson.com
  4. ^ http://www.wrestlemag.com/news/index.php?p=4851

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