Damien Wayne

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Damien Wayne
Ring name(s) Damien Wayne
Wayne Kostyal
Billed height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Billed weight 220 lb (100 kg)
Born (1971-12-18) December 18, 1971 (age 42)
Hampton, Virginia
Resides Hampton, Virginia
Billed from Hampton, Virginia
Trained by Phil Brown
Preston Quinn
Tully Blanchard
Debut August 10, 2002

Damien Wayne Kostyal (born December 18, 1971), better known by his ring name Damien Wayne, is an American professional wrestler. He is a former 2 time holder of the NWA National Heavyweight Championship and former holder of the NWA North American Heavyweight Championship.[1] He is currently the Dangerous Adrenaline Wrestling Gladiators Champion

Professional wrestling career[edit]

Wayne made his debut August 10, 2002, teaming with T.E. Brown against then VCW Tag Team Champions Greg Steel and Idol X.

Wayne has competed in WWE,[2][3][4] Ring of Honor,[5][6][7][8] and Full Impact Pro, where he was a member of The Heartbreak Express.[9]

DAWG[edit]

Wayne made his Dangerous Adrenaline Wrestling Gladiators (DAWG) debut February 19, 2011, retaining the NWA Continental Championship against Vordell Walker. On May 14, 2011, at Squared Circle Wrestling Alliance in Eden, North Carolina, Damien Wayne defeated Chance Prophet for the DAWG Championship. He has gone on to defend the championship 50 times to date in Eight separate states, to challengers such as Julio Dinero, Johnny Calzone, DJ Hyde, Vordell Walker, Kahagas, Cueball Carmichael, Gunner, CW Anderson & Marty Jannetty.[10]


On November 2, 2012, Wayne was involved in an eight-way elimination match for the vacant NWA World Heavyweight Championship. The final two competitors consisted of Wayne and longtime rival Chance Prophet. NWA National Heavyweight Champion Kahagas then inserted himself into the match. From this distraction, Wayne was able to eliminate Prophet, but would go on to be defeated by Kahagas.

Damien's 1001 day DAWG Championship reign was ended on February 8th, 2014 by Dirty Money on a NECW event in Beverly, Mass

In wrestling[edit]

  • Nicknames
    • "Mid-Atlantic Bad Ass"
    • "Mr. Mid-Atlantic"
    • "Black Diamond"

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

  • Dangerous Adrenaline Wrestling Gladiators
    • DAWG Championship (1 time, Longest Reign)
  • NWA Smoky Mountain
    • NWA Mid Atlantic Tag Team Championship (1 time, current) —with Lance Erikson
  • NWA Southern All-Star Wrestling
    • NWA Southern Tag Team Championship (1 time) —with Lance Erikson
    • NWA United States Tag Team Championship (1 time, current) — with Lance Erikson
  • Old School Federation
    • OSF Championship (1 time, current)
  • Squared Circle Wrestling Alliance
    • SCWA Championship (1 time, current)
  • Vanguard Championship Wrestling
    • VCW Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
    • VCW Tag Team Championship (2 times) —with Mike Booth

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Damien Wayne's profile at Cagematch.de