Dean Ambrose

Dean Ambrose
Dean Ambrose WrestleMania 32 Axxess.jpg
Ambrose in March 2016
Birth nameJonathan David Good
Born(1985-12-07) December 7, 1985 (age 31)
Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.
ResidenceLas Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
Spouse(s)Renee Young
(m. 2017)
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Dean Ambrose
Jon Moxley
Jonathan Moxley
Moxley Moxx
Billed height6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Billed weight225 lb (102 kg)
Billed fromCincinnati, Ohio
Trained byCody Hawk
Les Thatcher
DebutJune 2004


Jonathan David Great (born Dec 7, 1985) can be an American professional wrestler and actor currently signed to WWE, where he performs in the Organic brand beneath the band name Dean Ambrose and happens to be one-half from the brand’s Label Group Champions along with Seth Rollins in his first reign (both individually so that as a team). From 2011, Ambrose competed in WWE’s former developmental territory Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW), with their current territory, NXT, before joining the WWE primary roster in 2012 as an associate from the Shield with Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins. Ambrose gained his first tournament within the group, america Championship, along with his 351-time reign getting the third-longest ever sold and an organization record within WWE (who obtained the name upon purchasing Globe Tournament Wrestling in 2001). FOLLOWING Shield’s breakup, Ambrose has truly gone on to turn into a one-time WWE World Champ and a two-time Intercontinental Champ. He was also the 2016 Profit the lender ladder match champion and effectively cashed in his agreement to be WWE Globe Heavyweight Champ. Upon earning the Raw Label Team Tournament, Ambrose became the twenty-seventh Triple Crown Champ as well as the sixteenth and youngest Grand Slam Champ, and may be the just Shield member up to now to have finished it. Ambrose provides headlined multiple pay-per-view occasions for WWE and produced his performing debut in the WWE Studios creation 12 Rounds 3: Lockdown (2015). Good can be known for his focus on the separate circuit under his various other band name Jon Moxley between 2004 and 2011. He proved helpful for various offers including Full Influence Pro (FIP), Fight Area Wrestling (CZW), Band of Honor (ROH), Evolve Wrestling (EVOLVE) and Dragon Gate USA (DGUSA), earning the FIP Globe Heavyweight Tournament once as well as the CZW Globe Heavyweight Championship double.

Early life

Jonathan David Great was created on Dec 7, 1985 in Cincinnati, Ohio. A lot of his wrestling persona is dependant on his very own real-life upbringing in Cincinnati's East End, where he spent a lot of his youth in public casing. His dad, who proved helpful in Indianapolis 70 mls away, was generally absent in Good's lifestyle and Good has truly gone on to state that his biggest fulfillment since signing up for WWE had been able to purchase a residence for his mom from the tough neighborhoods in Cincinnati. A devoted wrestling enthusiast who idolized Bret Hart as a kid, Good utilized wrestling as a getaway from his tough upbringing by immersing himself in wrestling videotapes and reading tales about wrestling's previously days. A season after starting to train being a wrestler, he lowered out of senior high school, which he afterwards in comparison to Peter Gibbons through the movie WORK PLACE coming to function and "looking into".

Professional wrestling career

Heartland Wrestling Association (2004–2010)

Good began doing work for Les Thatcher on the Heartland Wrestling Association (HWA) as an adolescent by offering popcorn and establishing the ring before you begin to train in age 18 (Thatcher refused to teach Great until he was 18 years of age) as a specialist wrestler in Thatcher and Cody Hawk. Using the band name Jon Moxley, he produced his debut in June 2004. Significantly less than a season into his profession, Moxley teamed up with Jimmy Turner as Required Roughness and on, may 11, 2005 they defeated the group of Intense Desire (Mike Desire and Tack) to earn the HWA Label Team Tournament. After Ala Hussein and Quinten Lee, who composed the group Foreign Cleverness, defeated Required Roughness for the HWA Label Team Tournament, Moxley began teaming with Ric Byrne inside a team referred to as Heartland Basis. They defeated Foreign Cleverness for the name on August 19, but had been stripped from the championship for unfamiliar factors the same day time.In 2006, Moxley started difficult for the HWA Heavyweight Tournament and he assembled a well balanced called The Team which as time passes had wrestlers like Sami Callihan, Dick Rick, Eric Darkside and Pepper Parks. ON, MAY 9, 2006, Moxley defeat Pepper Parks to earn the HWA Heavyweight Tournament and kept the name for a lot more than four weeks until he decreased it to Chad Collyer on Sept 12. Moxley regained the HWA Heavyweight Tournament on Dec 30 by defeating Parks, but dropped it on January 2, 2007 to Brian Jennings.Moxley returned towards the label team department when he teamed up along with his former trainer Cody Hawk. On June 12, Moxley and Hawk defeated Tack and Tarek the Star to earn the HWA Label Team Championship. Nevertheless, Moxley and Hawk's reign lasted four times as Andre Center and Richard Phillips, collectively referred to as GP Code, defeated them for the name. Moxley continuing to function in the label team department for the others of 2007 through early 2010.In '09 2009, Moxley started teaming up with rival Ruler Vu within a team referred to as Royal Violence. They captured the HWA Label Team Championship double while teaming jointly. The very first time they captured the name was on Oct 14, if they defeated the Kosher Klub. They kept the name until Dec 2, if they had been defeated with the Irish Airborne (Dave and Jake Crist), but regained it on Dec 19.While still half from the HWA Tag Group Champions with King Vu, Moxley captured the HWA Heavyweight Tournament for the third period. On January 6, 2010, he effectively cashed in his "Get Your Poison" name shot against Aaron Williams. Ruler Vu then fired up Moxley, priced at them the HWA Label Group Championship. On Feb 24, The Noble Bloods (Lord Matthew Taylor and Sir Chadwick Luxury cruise) defeated Royal Assault for the tournament. On July 14, Moxley dropped the HWA Heavyweight Tournament to Gerome Phillips.

Insanity Pro Wrestling (2007–2011)

After Moxley's successful defense from the IPW Globe Heavyweight Tournament against Aaron Williams at IPW Desperate Measures on June 5, 2010, Jimmy Jacobs attacked Moxley causing the locker space to turn out and separate them both. Moxley pondered why Jacobs attacked him, after that both proceeded to truly have a war of terms with one another in the trunk. On August 21 at IPW 9th Wedding anniversary: Reign from the Insane, Moxley defeated Jacobs to effectively wthhold the IPW Globe Heavyweight Tournament. On Oct 2 at Shocktoberfest, Moxley defeated Drake Younger inside a Three Phases of Insanity match to effectively wthhold the IPW Globe Heavyweight Tournament. On January 1, 2011 at Showdown in Naptown, Moxley dropped the IPW Globe Heavyweight Tournament to Jimmy Jacobs inside a puppy collar match because of referee stoppage.

Combat Zone Wrestling (2009–2011)

On June 6, 2009, Moxley was a participant in Combat Zone Wrestling (CZW)'s Tournament of Loss of life VIII. In the 1st circular, Moxley defeated Mind Damage inside a Eating Loss of life match, but dropped in the semifinals to Nick "F'N" Gage inside a triple danger Followers Bring the Weaponry match also including Scotty Vortekz. On Oct 25, Moxley participated in the CZW Competition of Loss of life: Rewind and in the 1st round he confronted Thumbtack Jack inside a Four Edges of Fun doggie training collar match, which he dropped.In the CZW 11th Anniversary Display on February 12, 2010, Moxley defeated B-Boy to win the CZW World Heavyweight Championship. On August 8, Moxley dropped the CZW Globe Heavyweight Tournament to Nick Gage inside a Ultraviolent three-way dance also including Drake Younger. On August 14, Moxley regained the CZW Globe Heavyweight Tournament from Gage inside a three-way dance also including Egotistico Fantastico. In the CZW 12th Wedding anniversary show on Feb 12, 2011, Moxley dropped the CZW Globe Heavyweight Tournament to Robert Anthony.

Dragon Gate USA (2009–2011)

Moxley started doing work for Dragon Gate USA (DGUSA) in '09 2009 and on November 28 he defeated B-Boy via distribution within a dark match. Moxley continuing to function for Dragon Gate USA this year 2010 and on January 23 he defeated Darin Corbin within a dark match. Afterwards that evening, he attacked Lacey until Tommy Dreamer produced the conserve. Moxley after that teamed up with Brian Kendrick on March 26 within a match against Paul London and Jimmy Jacobs where Moxley and Kendrick gained. Following match, Kendrick and London place Moxley through a desk. On March 27, Moxley produced his pay-per-view debut with Dragon Gate USA in Phoenix, Az, facing Dreamer within a hardcore match taped for Mercury Increasing, which Moxley gained. On the May 8 Uprising pay-per-view taping in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, Moxley experienced a personal injury where his still left nipple was almost severed throughout a match with Jimmy Jacobs.At Freedom Combat (which aired on January 7, 2011), Moxley and Akira Tozawa were defeated by Homicide and Open up the Independence Gate Champ BxB Hulk within a tag group match.

Other promotions (2007–2011)

Moxley competed in two fits for Band of Honor (ROH) in 2007. On Feb 23, Moxley teamed with Alex Payne inside a dropping work against Bobby Dempsey and Rhett Titus inside a dark match. On June 22, Moxley dropped to Mitch Franklin in another dark match.At Full Effect Pro's (FIP) Southern Stampede event on Apr 17, 2010, Moxley defeated Roderick Solid to get the vacant FIP World Heavyweight Tournament. On August 7 at Cage Of Discomfort III, Moxley defeated Bruce Santee to wthhold the title.Moxley made his Evolve debut at Evolve 3: Rise or Fall on, may 1, 2010 by losing to Drake Younger. On July 23, Moxley fought Brodie Lee to a dual disqualification at Evolve 4: Danielson vs Seafood. At Evolve 6: Aries vs. Taylor on November 10, Moxley defeated Homicide inside a Calm Rules match following the referee needed the bell. On Apr 19, 2011, Moxley wrestled his Evolve farewell match, facing Austin Aries inside a losing effort.Moxley made his debut for Shirt All Pro Wrestling (JAPW) on Oct 23, 2010 at Halloween Hell where he defeated Devon Moore. On Feb 5, 2011, JAPW debuted in South River, NJ and Moxley became the most recent member of america Death Machine.

World Wrestling Entertainment/WWE

Florida Tournament Wrestling (2011–2012)On Apr 4, 2011 it had been confirmed that Great had signed a developmental cope with Globe Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and Dragon Gate USA granted his launch from your promotion. Good experienced previously made an appearance for the advertising as Jon Moxley on January 20, 2006, when he teamed with Brad Attitude inside a reduction to MNM inside a match taped for Speed. ON, MAY 27, he became a member of WWE's developmental place Florida Tournament Wrestling (FCW) beneath the name Dean Ambrose.Ambrose produced his televised debut within the July 3 bout of FCW where he challenged Seth Rollins, another prominent individual wrestler. Ambrose and Rollins got their 1st match for the FCW 15 Tournament within a 15-minute Iron Guy match over the August 14 bout of FCW which finished within a pull with neither guy credit scoring a fall, therefore Rollins maintained the name. A following 20 minute rematch for the name two weeks afterwards resulted in an identical 0–0 attract. Another 30-minute rematch for the name on the Sept 18 bout of FCW visited a period limit 2–2 attract as well as the match was delivered into sudden loss of life guidelines, where Rollins obtained a pinfall to earn the match 3–2. Of be aware, an entire bout of FCW was focused on hyping and displaying the 3rd match in the series. Ambrose finally defeat Rollins within a nontitle match in the initial round from the Super Eight competition to crown the brand new FCW Florida Heavyweight Champ. Nevertheless, Ambrose was unsuccessful in the competition last as Leo Kruger received the fatal four-way match. Ambrose also price Rollins his FCW 15 name by attacking Damien Sandow during his name match with Rollins, leading to a disqualification in the determining fall. Ambrose after that unsuccessfully challenged Sandow for the FCW 15 name, before Leakee defeated both Ambrose and Rollins throughout a triple danger match to look for the number 1 contender towards the FCW Florida Heavyweight Tournament.At an FCW home display on October 21, Ambrose challenged WWE wrestler CM Punk, who was simply making a visitor appearance, to a match where Ambrose was defeated inside a 30-minute match, but was later on paid tribute to by Punk. Ambrose's behind-the-back assault on WWE wrestler and FCW commentator William Regal setup a match between your two around the November 6 bout of FCW, where Regal pinned Ambrose to earn the match. Following a reduction to Regal, Ambrose became obsessed about seeking a rematch and frequently taunted Regal through the use of Regal's finishing movements to earn matches. Ambrose began showing up at WWE home shows in Dec 2011. At WrestleMania XXVIII Axxess in Apr 2012, Ambrose got a confrontation with veteran hardcore wrestler Mick Foley, declaring that Foley would have to be kept in charge of leading a era astray. Ambrose continuing his verbal assault on Foley through Twitter and WWE reacted by "sending Ambrose house" from your SmackDown taping. Ambrose challenged aged nemesis Seth Rollins for the FCW Florida Heavyweight Tournament around the June 24 bout of FCW, but Rollins defeated him. Ambrose finally received a rematch with Regal on the ultimate bout of FCW on July 15, which finished inside a no competition when Ambrose kneed Regal's go to an uncovered turnbuckle, leading to Regal to bleed through the ear, but following the match nonethless applauded Ambrose and allowed him to provide a running leg lift, which prompted the FCW locker area to enter the ring to split up Ambrose from a dropped Regal while commentators questioned whether Regal would ever have the ability to wrestle once again. The Shield (2012–2014)In November 2012, Ambrose produced his primary roster debut on the Survivor Series pay-per-view event alongside Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins, because they delivered a triple powerbomb via an announce desk to Ryback through the triple threat primary event for the WWE Tournament, allowing CM Punk to pin John Cena and wthhold the title. The trio announced themselves The Shield and vowed to rally against "injustice", while they rejected doing work for Punk, despite the fact that The Shield would consistently emerge in the crowd to strike Punk's adversaries, including Ryback as well as the WWE Label Team Champions Group Hell No (Daniel Bryan and Kane). This resulted in a six-man Desks, Ladders and Chair match being create for the TLC: Desks, Ladders & Chair pay-per-view event on Dec 16, where Ambrose, Rollins and Reigns defeated Group Hell No and Ryback within their debut match. The Shield continuing to assist Punk after TLC, both on Organic with the Royal Rumble in January 2013. The night time following the Royal Rumble it had been revealed through video footage that Punk and his supervisor Paul Heyman have been having to pay The Shield and Brad Maddox to function for all of them along. The Shield after that quietly finished their association with Punk while a feud with John Cena, Ryback and Sheamus resulted in a six-man label match on Feb 17 at Removal Chamber, that your Shield gained. The Shield acquired their initial match on Fresh the following evening, where they defeated Chris Jericho, Ryback and Sheamus. They continuing to feud with Sheamus, who produced an alliance with Randy Orton and Big Display to face from the Shield at WrestleMania 29 on Apr 7, where in fact the Shield defeated the trio within their 1st WrestleMania match. The next night on Uncooked, The Shield attemptedto assault The Undertaker, but had been stopped by Group Hell No. This setup a six-man label team match over the Apr 22 bout of Fresh, where in fact the Shield surfaced victorious. Four times down the road SmackDown, Ambrose produced his singles debut against The Undertaker and dropped by distribution, but soon after that your Shield attacked Undertaker and performed a triple-powerbomb on him through the announce desk. On the Apr 29 bout of Uncooked, The Shield defeated Group Hell No and WWE Champ John Cena inside a six-man label team match. Later on that week, Ambrose found his 1st singles triumph by defeating Kane on SmackDown.AS THE Shield continued to feud with Team Hell Simply no, Ambrose concurrently entered a feud with america Champion Kofi Kingston, whom he to earn victory within a six-man tag team match, which prompted Kingstong to attack Ambrose on SmackDown carrying out a singles make an impression on Daniel Bryan. Over the Might 13 bout of Fresh, The Shield's undefeated streak in televised six-man label team matches finished within a disqualification reduction in an eradication match against Cena, Kane and Bryan, when Ambrose was disqualified as Reigns and Rollins attacked Cena. ON, MAY 19 at Great Guidelines, Ambrose defeated Kingston to earn america Championship, his 1st singles name in WWE. Ambrose produced his 1st televised title protection on the next bout of SmackDown, keeping the name by disqualification as all of those other Shield interfered and maintained once again against Kingston on Fresh another week. Over the June 14 bout of SmackDown, The Shield's unpinned/unsubmitted streak in televised six-man label team matches finished as a result of Group Hell No and Randy Orton, when Daniel Bryan posted Rollins. At Payback on June 16, Ambrose defeated Kane via countout to wthhold the United States Tournament and effectively defended the tournament against Kane the next night on Natural, when he earned by disqualification. On July 14 at Profit the lender, Ambrose competed in the Globe Heavyweight Championship Profit the lender ladder match, but didn't earn the match despite disturbance from Reigns and Rollins.Through the SummerSlam kickoff display, Ambrose retained america Championship by disqualification against Rob Van Dam. In August, The Shield started working for key operating official Triple H as well as the Specialist while Ambrose started a feud with Dolph Ziggler, against whom he effectively defended the name during the night of Champions and on both SmackDown and Primary Event in Sept and Oct. On Oct 27 at Hell inside a Cell, Ambrose dropped to Big E Langston by countout, but maintained the title. Pressure began making among The Shield in Oct, specifically between Ambrose and Reigns as Ambrose was the just member left having a tournament. At Survivor Series on November 24, The Shield participated in a normal Survivor Series match and Ambrose was the 1st man removed while Reigns received the match as the only real survivor. At TLC: Furniture, Ladders & Seats, CM Punk defeated The Shield inside a handicap match after Ambrose received a Reigns spear targeted for Punk. In the Royal Rumble on January 26, 2014, The Shield participated in the Royal Rumble match and Ambrose removed three wrestlers and attempted to get rid of Reigns, who retaliated through the elimination of both Ambrose and Rollins. In Feb 2014, Ambrose maintained the tournament against Tag Henry using a disqualification reduction. A rematch in March yielded a pinfall success for Ambrose. The Shield would drop towards the Wyatt Family members at Removal Chamber on Feb 23, with Ambrose absent through the finish from the match.Despite even more tension, The Shield reconciled in March and began a feud with Kane, turning them into fan favorite character types and leading to The Shield defeating Kane and THE BRAND NEW Age Outlaws at WrestleMania XXX on April 6. The Shield following fired up Triple H, who reformed Development with Batista and Randy Orton to defend myself against The Shield. On Apr 28, Ambrose surpassed Montel Vontavious Porter as the longest reigning USA Champion beneath the WWE banner. In the Might 2 bout of SmackDown, Ambrose maintained the title within a fatal four-way match against Alberto Del Rio, Curtis Axel and Ryback. Within their feud with Progression, The Shield gained a six-man label group match at Intensive Rules on, may 4. The next night on Natural, Triple H pressured Ambrose to guard the championship inside a 20-guy fight royal with Rollins and Reigns not really area of the match, which noticed Ambrose surviving before last two, but eventually dropping to Sheamus, therefore closing Ambrose's record name reign at 351 times. After Ambrose didn't regain the tournament inside a singles match on SmackDown against Sheamus, The Shield once more defeated Development at Payback on June 1, prompting Triple H to start "Strategy B". This included Rollins turning on Ambrose and Reigns, consequently aligning himself with Triple H. Numerous feuds (2014–2016)Ambrose quickly began feuding with Rollins, including Rollins costing Ambrose an area in the amount of money in the lender ladder match for the WWE Globe Heavyweight Tournament at Profit the Bank about June 29 as well as the duo attacking one another. During this time period, Ambrose and Reigns silently separated as a group, with Ambrose debuting brand-new ring outfit and new entry music. After getting added to the amount of money in the lender ladder match at Rollins' demand (as he threatened to hijack the match in some way if he had not been), Ambrose dropped the match when Kane attacked him and helped Rollins earn. Ambrose was planned to handle Rollins at Battleground on July 20, but he was ejected in the world by Triple H for fighting with Rollins backstage and Rollins eventually announced that he previously earned their match by forfeit, prompting Ambrose to come back to the market and assault Rollins. Ambrose and Rollins ultimately wrestled at SummerSlam on August 17 inside a lumberjack match, which Ambrose dropped with the help of Kane. Ambrose attacked Rollins once again the following evening on Raw, leading to them to handle off within a Falls Count number Anywhere match which Rollins gained by knockout when Ambrose was attacked by Kane and eventually had his mind powered through a pile of cinderblocks by Rollins. Ambrose was stretchered from the world and the story was put to put to describe Ambrose's lack from tv while filming Lockdown. Ambrose came back during the night of Champions on Sept 21 by attacking Rollins. Pursuing weeks of Ambrose attacking Rollins, the duo experienced off inside a Hell inside a Cell match in the Hell inside a Cell pay-per-view event on Oct 26. where Ambrose dropped when the coming back Bray Wyatt interfered and attacked Ambrose.The next couple of weeks saw Ambrose and Wyatt taunting and attacking one another in both backstage and in-ring segments, with Wyatt claiming that he could "fix" Ambrose, resulting in a match at Survivor Series on November 23. Ambrose dropped the match by disqualification after making use of steel chair, including a desk. This resulted in a Desks, Ladders and Chair match between your two at TLC: Desks, Ladders & Chair on Dec 14, where a tv monitor blew up in Ambrose's encounter, enabling Wyatt to earn the match. The feud concluded when Wyatt defeat Ambrose in the 1st ambulance match kept around the January 5, 2015 bout of Natural. Ambrose's reserving during his feuds with Rollins and Wyatt was criticized by commentators, including Wayne Caldwell from the Pro Wrestling Torch, who mentioned that although "he's a computer program primary eventer", his insufficient victories indicated that he had not been a man WWE was setting "to get a 2-3 year suffered run on best".For the January 19 bout of Raw, Ambrose defeated Intercontinental Champion Bad Information Barrett within a nontitle match. On the Royal Rumble on January 25, Ambrose participated in the Royal Rumble match, but was removed by Big Display and Kane. The next weeks, Ambrose demanded a match for Barrett's name which Barrett dropped, resulting in Ambrose attacking him, tying his hands round the band post and forcing him to indication a contract for any name match at Fastlane on Feb 22, where Ambrose dropped the next match by disqualification, but stole the tournament belt afterward. At WrestleMania 31 on March 29, Ambrose participated within a seven-man ladder match for the tournament, but dropped after Luke Harper performed a powerbomb on him through a ladder and knocked him from the match as result. After further episodes between your two, Ambrose defeated Harper at Great Rules on Apr 26, his 1st singles victory on the pay-per-view event because the Shield split.Ambrose returned to feuding with WWE Globe Heavyweight Champ Seth Rollins, defeating him in the Might 4 bout of Organic, and according to pre-stipulation by Kane was put into the name match at Payback (a fatal four-way match also including Randy Orton and Roman Reigns) on, may 17 and Ambrose's first chance of a WWE's globe name. However, he didn't win the name. At Reduction Chamber on, may 31, Ambrose defeated Rollins by disqualification within a name match, but didn't win the name. Despite the reduction, Ambrose required the name belt with him and challenged Rollins inside a ladder match at Profit the lender on June 14, which he narrowly dropped."Masses was even more into Ambrose than (Roman) Reigns... How come Ambrose continue steadily to perform more careers when he's probably the most over babyface they possess?". Wrestling Observer article writer Jeff Hamlin in November 2015After Profit the lender, Ambrose continued teaming with Reigns and finally helped him in his feud with Bray Wyatt after Luke Harper reunited with Wyatt, which culminated to a tag team match at SummerSlam on August 23, where Ambrose and Reigns defeated Wyatt and Harper. The next night on Uncooked, Ambrose and Reigns fought Wyatt and Harper inside a SummerSlam rematch, where Braun Strowman produced his WWE debut, signing up for The Wyatt Family members and assisting Harper and Wyatt assault Ambrose and Reigns. DURING THE NIGHT of Champions on Sept 20, Ambrose, Reigns and a coming back Chris Jericho had been defeated by Wyatt, Harper and Strowman inside a six-man label team match. Pursuing Rollins' damage, which pressured him to vacate the WWE Globe Heavyweight Tournament in November 2015, Ambrose got into a 16-guy competition to determine a fresh champ. After defeating Tyler Air flow, Dolph Ziggler and Kevin Owens, Ambrose eventually made it towards the finals at Survivor Series on November 22, but dropped to Reigns.In Dec, Ambrose started a feud with Kevin Owens after Ambrose became the brand new number 1 contender for the Intercontinental Tournament, which was kept by Owens. Ambrose earned the Intercontinental Tournament for the very first time after defeating Owens at TLC: Desks, Ladders & Chair on Dec 13. Over the Dec 22 bout of SmackDown, Ambrose defeated Owens and Ziggler within a triple risk match to wthhold the title. Over the January 7, 2016 bout of SmackDown, Ambrose and Owens experienced off again, although result was a dual countout. This resulted in a Last Guy Standing match between your two on the Royal Rumble on January 24, where Ambrose maintained the Intercontinental Tournament while also getting the runner-up in the Royal Rumble match for the WWE Globe Heavyweight Championship. The next night on Organic, Ambrose was announced within a triple threat match against Reigns and Brock Lesnar at Fastlane on Feb 21, using the champion going to encounter Triple H for the WWE Globe Heavyweight Championship in the primary event of WrestleMania 32. In the weeks preceding the match, Ambrose frequently taunted and goaded Lesnar. For the Feb 15 bout of Natural, Ambrose was pressured to guard the Intercontinental Tournament inside a fatal five-way match and dropped the tournament when Kevin Owens pinned Tyler Air flow.After losing the Fastlane match when pinned by Reigns, Ambrose was attacked by Lesnar upon coming to the arena. This setup a confrontation on Natural, where Ambrose would come back generating an ambulance and then be attacked once again and Ambrose challenged Lesnar to a No Keeps Barred street combat match at WrestleMania 32, which Paul Heyman recognized on Lesnar's behalf. In the Feb 29 bout of Organic, Ambrose interrupted Triple H by issuing difficult for the WWE Globe Heavyweight Tournament at Roadblock. Through the primary event on March 12, Ambrose performed a Dirty Deeds and pinned Triple H to get a three count number, but as Ambrose's feet was beneath the rope it had been void and Ambrose later on dropped the match. Ambrose after that continuing his feud with Lesnar trimming promos on him, regularly challenging him, leading to hardcore star Mick Foley offering Ambrose his personal barbed wire football bat in the March 14 bout of Fresh. The next week on Uncooked, another hardcore story, Terry Funk, offered Ambrose a chainsaw. Ambrose finished up dropping the match between your two of these at WrestleMania 32 on Apr 3.In Apr, Ambrose began a rivalry with Chris Jericho after Shane McMahon terminated The Highlight Reel and replaced it using the Ambrose Asylum. This led to a match at Payback on, may 1, where Ambrose defeated Jericho. The next night on Fresh, Ambrose asked Stephanie McMahon in the Ambrose Asylum, confronting her about getting insincere with her latest fine demeanor and instead of give him a remedy she terminated Ambrose's display and reinstated Jericho's Highlight Reel, prompting both to attacking one another and closing with Jericho smashing Ambrose's potted flower "Mitch" over his check out lengthen their feud. After destroying Jericho's light-up coat and being place by Jericho inside a straitjacket, Ambrose challenged him for an Asylum match (a metal cage match with weaponry dangling above the cage and a stipulation where get away in the cage had not been allowed or wouldn't normally allow for triumph) at Great Rules on, may 22, where Ambrose won by pinfall when carrying out a Dirty Deeds on Jericho after slamming him onto a bed of thumb tacks. WWE Globe Champ (2016–2017) "Up to now, Ambrose had dropped nearly every big match he has been around with Rollins, Wyatt, Reigns, Triple H and Lesnar all obtaining their hands elevated by the end [...] We currently understood that Dean Ambrose acquired the capability to be considered a biggest superstar from the Shield. Maybe right now, specifically in light of latest news, he'll become". Wrestling Observer article writer Steve Khan on Ambrose's WWE Globe Heavyweight name cash-in at Profit the BankOver the May 23 bout of Raw, Ambrose defeated Dolph Ziggler to be eligible for the amount of money in the lender ladder match on June 19, which he gained. Afterwards that same evening, he'd cash-in his briefcase and quickly defeated Rollins (who acquired in turn simply defeated Reigns for the globe name) to earn the WWE Globe Heavyweight Tournament for the very first time. Following the number 1 contender's match between Rollins and Reigns finished in a dual countout another night on Organic, on Ambrose's demand Shane McMahon announced a triple risk match for the name, today reverted to getting known as the WWE Tournament, between Ambrose, Reigns and Rollins at Battleground. In July, Ambrose effectively defended the name in two singles match against Rollins on both Natural and SmackDown before Battleground. On July 19 in the 2016 WWE draft, Ambrose was drafted to SmackDown, becoming the brand's 1st draft pick and choose and getting the WWE Tournament with him. At Battleground on July 24, Ambrose effectively retained his name against Rollins and Reigns by pinning the second option. Ambrose then effectively defended the renamed WWE Globe Championship, that was right now unique to SmackDown, against Dolph Ziggler at SummerSlam on August 21. His following title protection was at Backlash on Sept 11, where he dropped the name to AJ Designs after Styles strike Ambrose with a minimal blow as the referee was down before performing a Designs Clash.In the September 20 bout of SmackDown Live, Ambrose gave Cena his first clean loss in nearly seven years on tv shows, but was unsuccessful in regaining the tournament at Simply no Mercy on October 9 within a triple threat match also involving Cena, who was simply pinned by Styles. Around the November 1 bout of SmackDown Live, after defeating Designs inside a nontitle bout he became the main contender for the WWE Globe Tournament and would encounter Designs within a Desks, Ladders and Chair match at TLC: Desks, Ladders & Seats on Dec 4. On November 20, Ambrose teamed with Designs within Group SmackDown at Survivor Series alongside Bray Wyatt, Randy Orton and Shane McMahon in an absolute effort. During this time period, Ambrose became operating along with Wayne Ellsworth, assisting Ellsworth to protected two singles victories over Designs before defeating Designs once more in the November 22 bout of SmackDown within a ladder match with a SmackDown agreement for Ellsworth at risk. However, Ambrose didn't defeat Designs after Ellsworth originally seemed to help him, and then force him off a ladder into multiple furniture and allowing Designs to wthhold the name. This prompted Ambrose going to Ellsworth using the Dirty Deeds within the Dec 6 bout of SmackDown Live, but nonethless later on that night time Ellsworth would make an effort to make tranquility with Ambrose during his Intercontinental Tournament match, which backfired as Ambrose ultimately dropped the match.Ambrose would then neglect to become once more the main contender for the reverted WWE Tournament inside a fatal four-way eradication match involving Dolph Ziggler, Luke Harper as well as the Miz, who later on interfere to price him the match. Ambrose's feud with Intercontinental Champ The Miz got warmed on the Dec 20 bout of SmackDown Live, when Renee Adolescent interviewed The Miz pursuing his successful name protection against Apollo Crews and asked Miz about his "obsession" with Ambrose, of which Miz sarcastically responded by uncovering Ambrose and Young's true to life romantic relationship, prompting her to slap Miz. After Ambrose attacked The Miz during his interview with Youthful with his purpose of complicated Miz for the Intercontinental Tournament, he gained the name for another time over the January 3, 2017 bout of SmackDown Live following the referee ejected Maryse (The Miz's true to life wife) in the ringside because of an interference. Over the January 10 bout of SmackDown Live, Ambrose announced his involvement in the Royal Rumble match arranged on January 29, but will be removed by Brock Lesnar after enduring almost 27 mins. Ambrose then got area of the WWE Tournament Eradication Chamber match at the function from the same name on Feb 12, where he removed Baron Corbin having a roll-up pin limited to Corbin to strike him afterwards, enabling Miz to get rid of Ambrose. Ambrose known as out Corbin over another little while while Corbin attacked him backstage and indicated his wish to consider the Intercontinental Tournament from Ambrose. This might create a match between your two in the WrestleMania 33 kickoff present on Apr 2, where Ambrose effectively retained the name. On the Apr 4 bout of SmackDown Live, Corbin defeated Ambrose inside a nontitle street battle rematch, which will be Ambrose last match for the brand as he relocated to the Natural brand due to the Superstar Shake-up. Reunion with Seth Rollins (2017–present)IN-MAY, Ambrose resumed his rivalry using the Miz, who was simply also drafted in the Organic brand along with Maryse within the Superstar Shake-Up, after Miz defeated Finn Bálor and Seth Rollins within a triple threat match in the May 1 bout of Organic to become the main contender for Ambrose's title. After Ambrose dropped a name match by disqualification after he performed a minimal blow in the Miz, he was after that slated to guard the title inside a rematch against Miz at Great Guidelines on June 4 where Ambrose could drop the name if he had been to become disqualified. Ambrose would ultimately lose the name match by pinfall, hence finishing his reign at 152 times.Ambrose continued to feud with Miz, before a rematch for the Intercontinental Tournament at Great Balls of Fireplace on July 9, where he shed after an disturbance with the Miztourage (Curtis Axel and Bo Dallas). Another night on Organic, Ambrose attacked Miz as well as the Miztourage, but because of being outnumbered previous stablemate and long-time rival Seth Rollins kept Ambrose, who afterwards that night uncovered his untrustworthiness towards Rollins and then save him after an assault from the Miz as well as the Miztourage credited his rivarlry with Miz. After failing woefully to gain Ambrose's trust, Rollins provided Ambrose to assault him having a metal seat as retribution for Rollins' betrayal, but Ambrose refused and both were after that ambushed by Miz as well as the Miztourage, which led to Fresh General Supervisor Kurt Angle arranging a handicap match for the next week on Fresh, where Ambrose pinned Miz to get rid of their long term feud while refusing to fist bump Rollins following the match. In the next weeks, Ambrose and Rollins began a feud with Uncooked Tag Group Champions Cesaro and Sheamus and finally getting a name match at SummerSlam, however the two held distrusting one another. This led both to claim in the band over the August 14 bout of Fresh, which culminated in Ambrose and Rollins brawling with one another only to combat off Cesaro and Sheamus and executing a fist bump to a noisy ovation. At SummerSlam on August 20, Ambrose and Rollins defeated Cesaro and Sheamus to fully capture the Uncooked Tag Team Tournament, producing Ambrose both a Triple Crown and Grand Slam champ along the way.

Wrestling persona

Ambrose's WWE profession provides seen him characterized seeing that unstable and unpredictable. Known as "The Lunatic Fringe" since his amount of time in The Shield (acquiring the nickname from Cincinnati radio place WEBN, which itself got the nickname through the 1981 tune), his gimmick can be portrayed being a wildcard. Ambrose's gimmick continues to be in comparison to that of WWE Hall of Famers Roddy Piper and Rock Cool Steve Austin, sketching evaluation to Brian Pillman and Heath Ledger's portrayal from the Joker. Despite targets that Ambrose would become among WWE's next best villains even following the Shield converted into enthusiast favorites, Ambrose's post-Shield operate being a heroic personality gained reputation, with him getting cheered over fellow babyface (heroic personality) Roman Reigns if they experienced off in three globe title fits (Payback and Survivor Series in 2015 and Fastlane in 2016). Ambrose's reputation over Reigns continues to be especially reflective for the live event circuit, where Ambrose was sketching better on WWE's "B" circuit (generally in smaller marketplaces) than Reigns as champ for the "A" circuit. Ambrose was voted as the "Many Popular Wrestler of the entire year" by Pro Wrestling Illustrated in 2014 and 2015.

Other media

In August 2014, Great began filming the Lionsgate-WWE Studios co-production Lockdown. The film premiered on Sept 11, 2015.


Film Year Name Role Records 2015 12 Rounds 3: Lockdown John Shaw 2016 Countdown Himself Uncredited cameo Tv Year Title Function Records 2014, 2016–2017 Total Divas Himself Visitor (period 2 and 5) Recurring (period 6): 9 episodes

Personal life

Great resides in NEVADA, Nevada. He's an avid lover of his hometown Cincinnati Bengals as well as the Philadelphia Flyers. He's called an intensely personal person and will not use social networking, saying in 2014, "I don't wish to open up myself up to the opinion of everybody in the globe with a telephone or computer. I simply do not get that; becoming linked to everybody on such a superficial level like this. It's not actually for me personally". In 2015, he stated, "I make an effort to maintain myself pretty shut faraway from the globe because there's some strange stuff out there".Since 2014, Great has been around a romantic relationship with WWE announcer Renee Paquette, better referred to as Renee Small. On Apr 12, 2017, Paquette announced on Tweets that she and Great were now wedded. Official marriage information demonstrated they got wedded three days previously April 9.

In wrestling

Finishing goes As Dean Ambrose Soiled Deeds (Headlock driver – 2012–2014, or simple twin underhook DDT – 2014–present) Knee Trembler (Working knee lift) – (FCW) parodied from William Regal Midnight Special (Within the make back-to-belly piledriver) (FCW) Regal Extend (Arm snare cross-legged STF) (FCW) – parodied from William Regal As Jon Moxley Cutter Hook and Ladder (Chickenwing facebuster) Moxicity (Rotating aspect slam) One Hitter (Vertical suplex DDT) Signature goes As Dean Ambrose Air flow Lunatic (Suicide dive) Part forearm smash accompanied by a working bulldog, with theatrics Diving elbow drop to a position opponent and/or to the exterior of the band Increase leg takedown accompanied by multiple punches Increase underhook superplex Entrance missile dropkick Knee hit towards the midsection, being a counter for an oncoming opponent Lunatic Lariat (Pendulum lariat or a rebound clothesline for an opponent beyond your band, preceded by sweeping faraway from the apron) Cash Clip (Rolling discharge suplex) – 2016–present Working crossbody accompanied by multiple punches Working front dropkick for an opponent against the ropes Snap DDT Snap elbow drop Swinging backbreaker Tornado DDT As Jon Moxley Crossface chickenwing Fujiwara armbar Piledriver Snap DDT Superplex Cash Clip/Orange Crush (Vertical suplex powerbomb) Managers Christina Von Eerie Adam Ellsworth Trina Michaels Nicknames "The Dude" "The Ironman from the WWE" "The Kingpin from the WWE" (utilized as WWE Globe Champ) "The Lunatic Fringe" "Mr. Profit the lender" "Road Dog" Entrance designs As Jon Moxley "Cross types Occasions" by Misfits (Chikara) "Shitlist" by L7 (CZW) "Behind You" by Shyko As Dean Ambrose "Particular Op" by Jim Johnston (November 18, 2012 – June 9, 2014; utilized within the Shield) "Retaliation" by CFO$ (June 16, 2014–present)

Championships and accomplishments

Combat Area Wrestling CZW Globe Heavyweight Tournament (two times) Total Effect Pro FIP Globe Heavyweight Tournament (one time) Heartland Wrestling Association HWA Heavyweight Tournament (three times) HWA Label Team Tournament (5 occasions) – with Jimmy Turner (1), Ric Byrne (1), Cody Hawk (1), and Ruler Vu (2) Assault from the Trios (2009) – with Dean Jablonski and Dick Rick Drake Younger Invitational Competition (2009) Mad-Pro Wrestling MPW Heavyweight Tournament (one time) MPW Label Team Tournament (1 occasions) – with Vance Desmond Insanity Pro Wrestling IPW Globe Heavyweight Tournament (two times) IPW Mid-American Tournament (one time) International Wrestling Association IWA Globe Label Team Tournament (one time) – with Hade Vansen Pro Wrestling Illustrated Feud of the entire year (2014) vs. Seth Rollins Many Popular Wrestler of the entire year (2014, 2015) Rated No. 8 of the very best 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2017 Moving Stone Best Quickly Resuscitated Story (2015) Dean Ambrose vs. Seth Rollins Many Likeable Loose Cannon (2014) Westside Xtreme Wrestling wXw Globe Label Team Tournament (one time) – with Sami Callihan wXw Globe Label Team Title Competition (2009) with Sami Callihan WWE WWE Intercontinental Tournament (two times) WWE Organic Label Team Tournament (one time, current) – with Seth Rollins WWE USA Tournament (one time) WWE Globe Heavyweight Tournament (one time) 27th Triple Crown Champ 8th Grand Slam Champ (under current format) Profit the lender (2016) Slammy Prize (5 moments) Breakout Superstar of the entire year (2013, 2014) 2013 prize distributed to The Shield Faction of the entire year (2013, 2014) with Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns as The Shield Trending Today (Hashtag) of the entire year (2013) – #BelieveInTheShield with Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns as The Shield


1 ^ When Ambrose won the title, it had been referred to as the WWE Globe Heavyweight Championship. It had been after that shortened to WWE Tournament in the business lead up to the 2016 WWE draft, where he was drafted to SmackDown using the championship. Following the Raw brand made the WWE General Tournament, the WWE Tournament was once again renamed to WWE Globe Championship.