DJ Hyde

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DJ Hyde
DJ Hyde.jpg
Birth name David John Markland
Ring name(s) Deej [1][2]
Mano Metalico[1]
DJ Hyde[1][2]
Billed height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)[1][2]
Billed weight 280 lb (130 kg)[1][2]
Born (1978-03-01) March 1, 1978 (age 36)[1][2]
Newark, Delaware[1][2]
Trained by CZW Wrestling Academy
John Dahmer[1][2]
Debut September 13, 2003[2]

David John Markland[1][2] (born January 3, 1978)[2] is an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name DJ Hyde.[3] He is the owner of Combat Zone Wrestling since 2009, where he is a three-time CZW Iron Man Champion and winner of Tournament of Death VIII.[1] He also competes independent promotions including Big Japan Pro Wrestling and the East Coast Wrestling Association as the Commissioner of ECWA.[1] Hyde had wrestled in such companies such as Chikara,[1] westside Xtreme wrestling, Jersey All Pro Wrestling,[1] Fight Club Pro,[1] Heartland Wrestling Association,[1] IWA Mid South,[1] Maryland Championship Wrestling and Dragon Gate USA.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Hyde was an all-American football player while attending in high school.[1] His football skills awarded him a scholarship at the Penn State University, but he later tore several ligaments in his right knee, ending up in a wheelchair for 19 months.[1]

Wrestlers trained by Hyde[edit]

In wrestling[edit]

Championships and accomplishments[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y "DJ Hyde profile at CAGEMATCH". Retrieved December 2, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "DJ Hyde profile at OWOW". Online World of Wrestling. Retrieved 2012-02-12. 
  3. ^ CZW roster profile
  4. ^ List of Tournaments at
  5. ^ "Pro Wrestling Illustrated (PWI) 500 for 2013". The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved 2013-08-22. 

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