Tony Nese - Pro Wrestler Profile
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On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Tony Nese, with his Career History, real name, age, height and weight, the Promotions he worked for, all the Face/Heel turns, the Championship Titles he won, his Finishers, Theme Songs, Tag Teams and Stables, his appearance changes through the years, and more.

Anthony Nese was born in Ridge, New York on August 6, 1985, and he is currently 38 years old.

He is currently working for AEW and ROH, under the ring name of Tony Nese.

Currently, he is a member of the team of The Premier Athletes (with Josh Woods and Ariya Daivari).

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Anthony Nese
  • Ring Names
    • Tony Nese ( September 26, 2016 - Present)
    • Anthony Nese ( July 7, 2011 - November 26, 2016)
    • Tony Nese ( November 5, 2009 - July 6, 2011)
    • Maverick ( April 22, 2006 - August 21, 2010)
    • Matt Maverick ( September 23, 2005 - April 21, 2006)
  • Born August 6, 1985 (age 38)
  • Nationality Nationality: United StatesUnited States
  • Birth Place Ridge, New York
  • Billed From
    • Long Island, New York
  • Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
  • Weight
    • 196 lbs (89 kg)
  • Nicknames The Premier Athlete

Career History

  • Roles

    • Wrestler ( September 23, 2005 - Present)
  • Promotions / Brands

    Promotionfromto
    Promotion All Elite WrestlingAEW October 23, 2021Present
    Promotion Ring of HonorROH March 23, 2023Present
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEBrand 205 Live November 29, 2016 June 25, 2021
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEBrand Raw September 26, 2016 May 29, 2017
    Promotion House of HardcoreHOH October 6, 2012 December 16, 2016
    Promotion EVOLVEEVOLVE November 20, 2010 November 13, 2016
    Promotion Dragon Gate USADG USA November 4, 2012 April 5, 2014
    Promotion Pro Wrestling GuerrillaPWG August 9, 2013 March 28, 2014
    Promotion TNA / Impact WrestlingTNA July 7, 2011 May 17, 2012
  • Images History

    Nov 2021
    Nov 2021
    Sep 2016
    Sep 2016
    Jul 2011
    Jul 2011
  • Face / Heel Turns

    Alignmentfromto
    Heel August 21, 2020Present
    Face July 3, 2020 August 20, 2020
    Heel September 3, 2019 July 2, 2020
    Face April 7, 2019 September 2, 2019
    Heel August 7, 2018 April 6, 2019
    Face April 10, 2018 August 6, 2018
    Heel September 26, 2016 April 9, 2018
    Face July 7, 2011 September 25, 2016

  • Finishers

    • 450° Splash ( September 23, 2005 - Present)
    • The Running Kneese - Running Knee Strike on an opponent sitting on the corner ( February 13, 2017 - Present)
    • Reverse Piledriver ( September 3, 2019 - Present)
    • Pumphandle Michinoku Driver II ( September 27, 2016 - February 12, 2017)
    • Reverse Piledriver ( November 5, 2009 - September 26, 2016)
    • Single Leg Boston Crab ( September 23, 2005 - April 5, 2014)
  • Theme Songs

    • Theme Song "Light Weight" by Mikey Rukus - Single ( July 27, 2022 - Present)
    • Theme Song "Starting Lineup" by Mikey Rukus - with Josh Woods - Team ( March 5, 2023 - August 10, 2023)
    • Theme Song "The Premier Athlete" by James Wamsley - Single ( October 23, 2021 - July 26, 2022)
    • Theme Song "Win It All" by CFO$ - Single ( September 26, 2016 - June 25, 2021)
    • Theme Song "Buried in the Static" by Lost in a Name - Single ( June 23, 2016 - July 14, 2016)
    • Theme Song "Do You Know Who You Are" by Atreyu - Single ( May 1, 2016 - November 13, 2016)
    • Theme Song "Future Gladiator" by Kevin MacLeod - Single ( September 14, 2014 - April 30, 2016)
    • Theme Song "Last Train Coming" by Maylene & The Sons of Disasters - Single ( October 12, 2013 - September 13, 2014)
    • Theme Song "Please, Please" by Sensory Creatures - Single ( June 28, 2012 - October 11, 2013)
    • Theme Song "The Great Physician" by Sensory Creatures - Single ( November 20, 2010 - June 27, 2012)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • World Wrestling Entertainment

  • Dragon Gate USA

    • 1 Open the United Gate Championship (with Caleb Konley & Trent Baretta - Freebird rule)

    Family Wrestling Entertainment

    • 1 FWE Tag Team Championship (with Jigsaw)

    Five Borough Wrestling

    • 1 FBW Heavyweight Championship

    International Wrestling Cartel

    • 1 IWC Super Indy Championship

    New York Wrestling Connection

    • 2 NYWC Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 NYWC Tag Team Championship (with Plazma)
    • 1 NYWC Interstate Championship
    • 1 NYWC Fusion Championship

    Pro Wrestling Syndicate

    • 1 PWS Tri-State Championship
  • Other Accomplishments

    • WWE Cruiserweight Championship #1 Contendership Tournament Winner (2019)
    • DGUSA Six Man Tag Team Tournament Winner (2014 - with Caleb Konley & Trent Baretta)
    • FWE Openweight Grand Prix Winner (2013)

Teams & Relations

Tony Nese Games Appearances (4)

WWE Main Series (2/24)

Other Games (2)

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