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Biff Busick

Biff Busick
Busick making his entrance at an independent show in November 2014.
Birth name Christopher Girard
Born (1985-12-21) December 21, 1985 [1]
Boston, Massachusetts, USA[1]
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s) Biff Busick[1]
Girard St. Christopher
Vortex
Carolina Panther
Frank O'Rourke
Billed height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Billed weight 215 lb (97.5 kg)
Billed from Boston, Massachusetts
Trained by Mike Hollow
Lance Storm
Shoichi Funaki[1]
Debut 2007[1]

Christopher Girard (December 21, 1985) is an American professional wrestler, better known by the ring name Biff Busick. He is currently signed to WWE under a developmental contract. He has worked frequently for independent promotions including Combat Zone Wrestling, Pro Wrestling Guerrilla, Top Rope Promotions and Chaotic Wrestling. He is a former CZW World Heavyweight Champion.[1] In addition he has appeared in notable independent promotions like Westside Xtreme Wrestling, EVOLVE and Dragon Gate USA.[1]

Contents

  • Career 1
    • Combat Zone Wrestling (2012-2015) 1.1
    • Evolve (2013–2015) 1.2
    • Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (2014-2015) 1.3
    • WWE 1.4
      • NXT (2015–present) 1.4.1
  • In wrestling 2
  • Championships and accomplishments 3
  • References 4

Career

Combat Zone Wrestling (2012-2015)

Busick debuted in Combat Zone Wrestling at CZW Cerebral, on October 13, 2012 in a dark match and he joined The Front. Busick gained exposure in 2014 at the CZW Best of the Best XIII tournament, where Busick defeated Azrieal, Caleb Konley and Chuck Taylor to advance to the finals. However, Busick was defeated by Drake Younger.[2] Then, Busick feuded with the CZW World Heavyweight Champion Drew Gulak. At CZW To Infinity, on April 27, 2014, Busick was defeated by Gulak in a title match.[3] At CZW Proving Grounds, Busick defeated Gulak to win the CZW World Heavyweight Championship.[4] Over 161 days, Busick defended the title against wrestlers like Danny Havoc,[5] Mike Bailey,[6] and Dave Crist.[7] At CZW Tangled Web 7, Bussick defeated Chris Dickinson to retain the title. After the match, his stablemate Sozio turned on him and challenged him in to a match. Sozio defeated Busick to win the title.[8] On November 11, 2014, at CZW Cerebral, Busick challenged Sozio for the title in a No Rope Barbed Wire match, but he was defeated.[9] At CZW Cage of Death XVI, Busick participated in a Four Way Cage Of Death Match for the title against Sozio, BLK Jeez and Drew Gulak, but the match was won by Jeez.[10]

Evolve (2013–2015)

Busick made his debut in Evolve at "Evolve 23" winning a four way elimination match against Green Ant, Josh Alexander, and Maxwell Chicago advancing in the "Style Battle 2013 Tournament". At "Evolve 24" Busick was defeated by Drew Gulak in the finals of the "Style Battle 2013 Tournament". At "Evolve 28", Busick defeated Drew Gulak. From November 10 to November 16, 2014, Evolve's parent company, WWN Live, held four events in a ten day tour of China. Busick would end the tour with a record of 2 wins (vs. Tim Thatcher and vs. Jody Kristofferson) and 2 losses (vs. Johnny Gargano and vs. Tim Thatcher).

Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (2014-2015)

On August 29, 2014, Busick made his debut for Pro Wrestling Guerrilla, participating in their annual Battle of Los Angeles tournament losing to Roderick Strong in the first round. On February 27, 2015, at Out of Nowhere, Busick picked up his first win in PWG by defeating "Speedball" Mike Bailey,

WWE

NXT (2015–present)

On September 1, 2015, it was reported that Girard had signed a developmental contract with WWE and would be reporting to WWE NXT the following month.[11]

In wrestling

Busick executing a running somersault neckbreaker against Nick Jackson.

Championships and accomplishments

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "Biff Busick's profile at Cagematch.net". Cagematch.com. 
  2. ^ http://www.cagematch.net/?id=1&nr=107888
  3. ^ http://www.cagematch.net/?id=1&nr=107889
  4. ^ http://www.cagematch.net/?id=1&nr=107890
  5. ^ http://www.cagematch.net/?id=1&nr=111792
  6. ^ http://www.cagematch.net/?id=1&nr=107892
  7. ^ http://www.cagematch.net/?id=1&nr=113661
  8. ^ http://www.cagematch.net/?id=1&nr=112937
  9. ^ http://www.cagematch.net/?id=1&nr=115775
  10. ^ http://www.cagematch.net/?id=1&nr=112939
  11. ^ Radican, Sean (September 1, 2015). "WWE news: Two independent stand-outs sign with WWE". Pro Wrestling Torch. Retrieved September 1, 2015. 
  12. ^ "CZW Title History". CZW. Retrieved March 1, 2013. 
  13. ^ http://www.cagematch.net/?id=5&nr=1545
  14. ^ http://www.cagematch.net/?id=5&nr=748
  15. ^ http://www.cagematch.net/?id=5&nr=749
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