Profile Info

Gender Male
Real Name Elijah Samuel Burke
Ring Names
  • The Pope (December 23, 2019 - Present)
  • Elijah Burke (August 17, 2017 - Present)
  • Da Pope (June 3, 2015 - August 16, 2017)
  • Elijah Burke (April 4, 2013 - June 3, 2015)
  • D'Angelo Dinero (August 6, 2009 - June 11, 2016)
  • General Pope (September 16, 2015 - May 28, 2016)
  • Elijah Burke (March 24, 2004 - August 5, 2009)
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight
  • 229 lbs (104 kg)
Born May 24, 1978 (age 42)
Birth Place Jacksonville, Florida
Billed From
  • Jacksonville, Florida
Nicknames The Pope
Notes Former Commentator TNA/GFW

Career History

Roles
  • Wrestler (March 24, 2004 - Present)
  • Manager (December 23, 2019 - Present)
  • Commentator (June 3, 2015 - August 16, 2017)
Companies / Promotions
Promotionfromto
Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWADecember 23, 2019Present
Promotion Impact WrestlingTNAJune 3, 2015August 16, 2017
Promotion Ohio Valley WrestlingOVWSeptember 16, 2015March 9, 2016
Promotion Ohio Valley WrestlingOVWSeptember 11, 2013October 16, 2013
Promotion Impact WrestlingTNAAugust 16, 2009January 8, 2013
Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEBrand ECWNovember 7, 2006October 10, 2008
Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEBrand SmackDownJuly 28, 2006November 6, 2006
Promotion Ohio Valley WrestlingOVWMarch 24, 2004May 30, 2008
Face / Heel Turns
Alignmentfromto
FaceJune 3, 2015August 16, 2017
HeelJanuary 27, 2011January 8, 2013
FaceNovember 12, 2009January 26, 2011
HeelJuly 28, 2006November 11, 2009
Images
Jun 2015
Jun 2015
Jan 2011
Jan 2011
Aug 2009
Aug 2009
Mar 2004
Mar 2004
Finishers
  • DDE - D'Angelo Dinero Express/Elijah Express - Jumping Double Knee Strike to the back or chest of a cornered opponent (March 24, 2004 - Present)
  • Double Knee Facebuster (August 16, 2009 - December 31, 2010)
  • Elijah Experience - Reverse Russian Legsweep (January 1, 2006 - November 6, 2006)
  • Elijah Experience - Sitout Facebuster (March 24, 2004 - December 31, 2005)
Theme Songs
  • Theme Song "Catholi-Funk" by Dale Oliver - Single (June 3, 2015 - July 29, 2017)
  • Theme Song "Catholi-Funk" by Dale Oliver - Single (July 6, 2009 - January 1, 2013)
  • Theme Song "Don't Waste My Time" by Jim Johnston - Single (July 31, 2006 - May 27, 2008)
  • Theme Song "Crosstown Traffic" by The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Single (March 24, 2004 - July 29, 2006)

Titles & Accomplishments

Titles Won

Baltimore Championship Wrestling

  • 1 BCW Heavyweight Championship

Combat Revolution Wrestling

  • 1 CRW Tag Team Championship (with Jeremy Prophet)

Fighting Evolution Wrestling

  • 1 FEW Heavyweight Championship

Ohio Valley Wrestling

  • 1 OVW Heavyweight Championship
  • 1 OVW Television Championship
  • 2 OVW Southern Tag Team Championship (1 with Private Anthony, 1 with Big Jon)
Other Accomplishments
  • TNA 8 Card Stud Tournament Winner (2010)
  • PWI Most Improved Wrestler of the Year (2010)

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