Oct 14, 2009 - by Jamie Cruickshank
Real name: Dave Richards
Weight: 202 lbs.
Date of birth: March 1, 1983
From: Minneapolis, MN
Pro debut: June 2004
Trained by: Paul Orndorff & Tony Kozina
Finishing move: Shooting Star Press
– On October 1, 2005, Richards and Super Dragon defeated El Generico and the Human Tornado for the PWG (Pro Wrestling Guerrilla) Tag Team title in Los Angeles, CA.
– On March 18, 2006, Richards and Super Dragon retained the PWG Tag Team titles defeating Christopher Daniels and AJ Styles in Los Angeles.
– On April 8, 2006, Richards won the ECWA Super 8 Tournament in Newark, DE defeating Scott Lost, Milano Collection AT and Charlie Haas in the final.
– Richards and Rocky Romero defeated captured the Ring of Honor Tag Team titles in an Ultimate Endurance match also involving The Hangmen 3 (Brent Albright & BJ Whitmer), and Austin Aries & Bryan Danielson on January 26, 2008 in Chicago Ridge, IL.
– On October 11, 2011, Davey Richards and Rocky Romero defeated Prince Devitt and Ryusuke Taguchi in Tokyo, Japan for the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Teg Team titles.
– At ROH’s Best in the World iPPV in Manhatten, NY, Daniels defeated Eddie Edwards to win the ROH Heavyweight title.
– On February 12, 2012 at The New Beginning, the No Remorse Corps (Richards and Rocky Romero) defeated Apollo 55 (Prince Devitt & Ryusuke Taguchi) to regain the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship in Osaka, Japan.
– On November 18, 2013, The American Wolves entered the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida for another week-long tryout. Three days later, Edwards and Richards made their WWE NXT debut; using the team name “The American Pitbulls.”
– The American Wolves arrived on Impact Wrestling at Genesis on January 16, 2014.
– The Wolves defeated BroMans for the TNA Tag Team Titles on February 24, 2014, in Morgantown, West Virginia.
– At Lockdown ’14, Team MVP (MVP, Willow, Davey Richards & Eddie Edwards) defeated Team Dixie (Bobby Roode, Austin Aries, Jessie Godderz & Robbie E) in a Lethal Lockdown Match.
– At One Night Only: X-Travaganza, The Wolves defeated Bad Influence (Christopher Daniels & Kazarian) in a Ladder Match.
– At Sacrifice ’14, The Wolves defeated DJ Z & The BroMans (Robbie E & Jessie Godderz) in a No-DQ Handicap Match to win the TNA Tag Team Titles. They would retain the titles against the BroMans a couple of weeks later.
– On June 19, 2014, The Wolves defeated Abyss & Willow and Austin Aries & Samoa Joe in a 3-Way Match to retain the TNA Tag Team Titles. Over the next few weeks, they would retain the titles against Bram & Magnus, The BroMans, The Menagerie (Knux & The Freak) and The Hardy Boyz (Matt & Jeff).
– On July 6, 2014, The Wolves defeated Junior Stars (Koji Kanemoto & Minoru Tanaka) to retain the TNA Tag Team Titles.
– On August 7, 2014, The Wolves defeated The Hardy Boyz & Team 3D (Bully Ray & Devon) in a 3-Way Ladder Match to retain the TNA Tag Team Titles
– The next day, Richards defeated 2CW Heavyweight Champion Nick Ando by countout.
– On September 16, 2014, The Wolves defeated The Hardys & Team 3D in a 3-Way Full Metal Mayhem Match to retain the TNA Tag Team Titles.
– On January 30, 2015, The Wolves defeated The Revolution (James Storm & Abyss) to regain the TNA Tag Team Titles.
– The next day, The Wolves defeated The Revolution (Manik & Sanada) and DJ Z & Jessie Godderz in an Ultimate X Match to retain the TNA Tag Team Titles
– At One Night Only: Hardcore Justice 4, The Wolves defeated The Revolution (Manik & Sanada) in a Ladder Match to retain the TNA Tag Team Titles
– At One Night Only: Global Impact ’15, Richards defeated Tigre Uno
– At One Night Only: Joker’s Wild 3, The Wolves defeated Austin Aries & Bobby Roode
– At One Night Only: World Cup ’15, Richards was part of the victorious Team Hardy
– At One Night Only: X-Travaganza ’15, Richards defeated Eddie Edwards
– At One Night Only: Gut Check, Richards defeated Tony Kozina
– In February 2015, Edwards suffered a broken heel, forcing The Wolves to vacate the TNA Tag Team Titles
– On June 10, 2015, Richards married Angelina Love.
– On June 24, 2015, The Wolves defeated The Dirty Heels (Austin Aries & Bobby Roode) in the final match of a Best of 5 Series to regain the TNA Tag Team Titles
– Richards was drawn into the Tag Team Specialists group of the TNA World Title Series. He made it as far as the quarter-finals before losing to EC3
– On the August 26, 2015 episode of Impact Wrestling, The Wolves defeated The Revolution (Abyss & Manik) to retain the TNA Tag Team Titles. Over the next two weeks, the pair would lose the titles, then regain them from Brian Myers & Trevor Lee
– In September 2015, Richards was part of Team TNA as they defeated Team GFW in a Lethal Lockdown Match
– At Bound For Glory ’15, The Wolves defeated Myers & Lee to retain the TNA Tag Team Titles
– At House of Hardcore IX, The Wolves defeated The Dirty Heels (Austin Aries & Bobby Roode) to retain the TNA Tag Team Titles
– On November 27, 2015, The Wolves defeated The Brothers Lockhart (Andrew & Erik) to retain the TNA Tag Team Titles
– On December 13, 2015, The Wolves defeated Caoz & Kaiser, Gladiator & Hellspawn and Los Mega10 (El Megastar & Panama Jack Daniels) to win the vacant Wrestling Superstar Tag Team Titles
– At One Night Only: Live!, The Wolves defeated Eli Drake & Jessie Godderz and Drew Galloway & Kurt Angle to retain the TNA Tag Team Titles
– On the February 16, 2016 edition of Impact Wrestling, The Wolves defeated The Decay in a Monster’s Ball Match to retain the TNA Tag Team Titles