Aaron Idol

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This article is about the Canadian professional wrestler. For the American wrestler whose nickname is "The Idol", see Aaron Stevens (wrestler).
Aaron Idol
Born (1980-07-04) July 4, 1980 (age 34)
Burnaby, British Columbia[1]
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s) Aaron Idol
Billed height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)[1]
Billed weight 201 pounds (91 kg)[2]
Trained by House of Pain
Chance Beckett[1]
Debut March 18, 2001[2]

Aaron Idol is a Canadian professional wrestler who is best known for his work in Extreme Canadian Championship Wrestling, where he rose to become the ECCW Heavyweight Champion.

Career[edit]

Training[edit]

Idol trained at the ECCW training facility House of Pain. He was trained by current ECCW roster mate and star Chance Beckett. He would then make his debut on March 18, 2001 against Gorilla Magilla.[2]

2005 Pacific Cup[edit]

Idol competed in the 2005 Pacific Cup. He would defeat Memphis Raines in the first round of the tournament. He would go onto defeat J.J. Perez in the semi-finals. Idol would emerge in victorious in the finals on day two of the 2005 Pacific Cup, which was held on April 23, 2005. He would defeated Puma and "The American Dragon" Bryan Danielson in a triple threat match that lasted 30 minutes. After the match, Danielson proceeded to smash the Pacific Cup and claimed that ECCW was inferior to New Japan Pro Wrestling. Puma and Danielson than proceeded to beat down Idol. ECCW promoter Dave Republic than issued a challenge and gave Antonio Inoki 30 days to respond. Inoki did not respond and the challenge was dropped as a result.

NWA Pacific Northwest Junior Heavyweight Championship[edit]

Winning the 2005 Pacific Cup, it took his career to next level. On June 24, 2005 Idol would challenge for the NWA Pacific Northwest Junior Heavyweight Championship. He would go on to defeat Memphis Raines and former trainer Chance Beckett in a Triple Threat Match to become the new champion.

NWA Canadian Junior Heavyweight Championship[edit]

He would than challenge Scotty Mac for the NWA Canadian Junior Heavyweight Championship on October 21, 2005. He would be successful in defeating then champion Scotty Mac in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia. On March 11, 2006 Idol would vacate the title to concentrate on the ECCW Heavyweight Championship.

ECCW Heavyweight Championship[edit]

Idol would challenge for the ECCW Heavyweight Champion on many occasions, but was unsuccessful. He would than finally get the win he was looking for. He would defeat Randy Tyler in a Steel Cage Match on June 22, 2007 in Surrey, British Columbia. Idol would than be forced to forfeit the ECCW Heavyweight Championship to Scotty Mac on December 28, 2007 due to a shoulder injury.

In wrestling[edit]

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

  • Portland Wrestling
  • Top Ranked Wrestling
    • TRW Cruiserweight Championship (1 time)[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Aaron Idol's profile". Online World of Wrestling. Archived from the original on 21 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-10-25. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g "Aaron Idol's profile". ECCW.com. Retrieved 2008-10-25. [dead link]
  3. ^ "Pro Wrestling Illustrated Top 500 - 2005". Wrestling Information Archive. Retrieved 2010-03-30. 
  4. ^ "Cruiserweight Title History (Archived)". Top Ranked Wrestling. Archived from the original on 2005-02-22. Retrieved 2009-06-08. 

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