Profile Info

Gender Male
Real Name Matthew Kaye
Ring Names
  • Matt Striker (March 2, 2002 - Present)
  • Matt Martel (January 9, 2004 - July 18, 2005)
  • Striker (November 21, 2001 - May 14, 2005)
  • Stryker (April 27, 2001 - February 22, 2004)
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight
  • 220 lbs (100 kg)
Born June 26, 1974 (age 46)
Birth Place Queens, New York
Billed From
  • Bayside, New York
Nicknames Your Teacher
Notes Commentator of Lucha Underground; Former Host of WWE NXT; Former Commentator of WWE Superstars; Former Backstage Interviewer WWE Smackdown

Career History

Roles
  • Commentator (August 4, 2008 - Present)
  • Wrestler (January 1, 2001 - Present)
  • Interviewer (June 14, 2012 - June 20, 2013)
  • Host (February 23, 2010 - June 20, 2013)
Companies / Promotions
Promotionfromto
Promotion Lucha UndergroundLUCHA UNDERGROUNDOctober 29, 2014October 31, 2018
Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEJune 14, 2012June 20, 2013
Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEBrand NXTFebruary 23, 2010June 13, 2012
Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEBrand SmackDownOctober 27, 2009January 25, 2011
Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEBrand ECWAugust 5, 2008October 26, 2009
Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEBrand RawJune 25, 2008August 4, 2008
Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEBrand ECWAugust 23, 2006June 24, 2008
Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEBrand RawFebruary 24, 2005August 22, 2006
Face / Heel Turns
Alignmentfromto
FaceAugust 5, 2008Present
HeelDecember 12, 2005August 4, 2008
FaceFebruary 24, 2005December 11, 2005
Images
Aug 2008
Aug 2008
Feb 2005
Feb 2005
Finishers
  • Golden Rule - Inverted Overdrive
  • Overdrive
  • Happy Monkey Submission - Rear Naked Choke
Theme Songs
  • Theme Song "Hail to the King" by Avenged Sevenfold - Single (July 4, 2013 - Present)
  • Theme Song "Teacher" by Jim Johnston - Single (May 1, 2006 - June 20, 2013)

Titles & Accomplishments

Titles Won

Assault Championship Wrestling

  • 1 ACW Tag Team Championship (with Scotty Charisma)

DDT Pro-Wrestling

  • 2 Ironman Heavymetalweight Championship

East Coast Wrestling Association

  • 1 ECWA Tag Team Championship (with Ace Darling)

New York Wrestling Connection

  • 1 NYWC Heavyweight Championship
  • 1 NYWC Interstate Championship
  • 1 NYWC Tag Team Championship (with Rob Eckos)

Premier Wrestling Federation

  • 8 PWF Tag Team Championship (with Josh Daniels)

Total Professional Wrestling

  • 8 TPW Light Heavyweight Championship
  • 1 TPW Tag Team Championship (with Red Flair)

USA Pro Wrestling

  • 1 USA Pro New York State Championship
  • 2 USA Pro Tag Team Championship (with Simon Diamond)

West Coast Wrestling Connection

  • 1 WCWC Pacific Northwest Championship

Westside Xtreme Wrestling

  • 1 wXw World Tag Team Championship (with Trent?)
Other Accomplishments
  • PW NOAH NTV G+ Cup Junior Heavyweight Tag League Technique Award Winner (2014 – with Super Crazy)
  • 2008 WWE Slammy Award - Announce Team of the Year (with Todd Grisham)
  • WrestleSlam Award Winner for Commentator of the Year (2009)

Relations

Tag Teams & Stables
Wrestlers managed Viscera / Mabel / Big Daddy V
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