Flash Flanagan in December 2011
|Birth name||Christopher Kindred|
|Ring name(s)||Flash Flanagan
"The Angry Young Man of OVW"
Weapon of Masked Destruction
|Billed height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Billed weight||232 lb (105 kg)|
April 6, 1974 |
|Billed from||Indianapolis, Indiana|
Christopher Kindred (born April 6, 1974) is an American professional wrestler who has appeared in numerous independent wrestling leagues, World Wrestling Entertainment and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, and is best known by his ring names Flash Flanagan and Slash Venom.
Early in his career Kindred formed a team with Wolfie D, known as The Blacksheep, Flanagan also formed teams with Billy Travis, Nick Dinsmore, and Steven Dunn. Flanagan wrestled one match on WWF Monday Night Raw losing to Brian Christopher, he then wrestled 3 matches in 1999 on WWF Shotgun Saturday Night all in losing efforts. He also wrestled in NWA:TNA as Kobain in The Disciples of the New Church with former partner Wolfie D (Slash). After TNA he wrestled under the name Slash Venom in IWA Puerto Rico. In 2005 he briefly wrestled in Ring of Honor. He now wrestles on the southeast independent circuit mainly in United States Wrestling Organization, Showtime All-Star Wrestling and New Era Pro Wrestling, as well as many promotions throughout Indiana. In November 2012, he returned to Ohio Valley Wrestling as a masked man attacking his old rival Trailer Park Trash. On December 5, he was unmasked, revealing that he was working for Josette Bynum to "take out the Trash from OVW".
Championships and accomplishments
- IWA Puerto Rico
- Ohio Valley Wrestling
- Pennsylvania Championship Wrestling
- United States Wrestling Association
- XCW Midwest Championship Wrestling
- XCW Midwest Heavweight Championship
- "Online World of Wrestling profile". Online World of Wrestling. Retrieved 2010-09-26.
- "OVW Title Histories - OVW Heavyweight Championship". Ohio Valley Wrestling. Retrieved 2009-07-05.
- "OVW Title Histories - OVW Hardcore Championship". Ohio Valley Wrestling. Retrieved 2009-07-05.
- "OVW Title Histories - OVW Southern Tag Team Championship". Ohio Valley Wrestling. Retrieved 2009-07-05.