Oct 19, 2009 - by Steve Gerweck
Real name: William Theodore Mueller
Weight: 241 lbs.
Date of birth: September 10, 1980
From: Waxahachie, TX
Pro debut: 1999
Trained at: Harley Race Wrestling Academy
Finishing move: Top Rope Bulldog
– Rhodes claimed the WLW World Championship by defeating Meng on April 11, 2000.
– In June 2005, Rhodes signed a WWE developmental deal.
– A short time later, Murdoch (Rhodes) and Garrison Cade formed the TNT team.
– In his Raw debut, TNT defeated Rosey and The Hurricane on September 5, 2005.
– At Unforgiven ’05 in Oklahoma City, OK, Murdoch and Lance Cade defeated The Hurricane and Rosey to capture the World Tag Team titles.
– Murdoch defeated Daniel Cross and Ted DiBiase Jr. in a three-way to capture the WLW heavyweight title on December 9, 2006 in St. Louis, MO.
– On the June 4, 2007 edition of “Raw,” Murdoch and Cade defeated the Hardy Boyz in Tampa, FL to regain the World Tag Team titles.
– At Vengeance ’07, Murdoch and Cade retained the World Tag Team belts by again defeating Matt and Jeff Hardy.
– At Unforgiven ’07, Murdoch and Cade defeated Paul London and Brian Kendrick to retain the World Tag Team titles.
– Murdoch, Cade, and Mr. Kennedy defeated London, Kendrick, and Jeff Hardy at No Mercy 2007.
– At Survivor Series ’07, Murdoch and Cade defeated Hardcore Holly and Cody Rhodes to retain the World Tag Team titles.
– Murdoch was drafted to the Smackdown roster during the Supplemental draft on June 25, 2008.
– On July 3, 2008, WWE released Murdoch.
– He debuted as Jethro Holiday on the April 23, 2009 edition of TNA Impact.