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Sonjay Dutt



Real name: Retesh Bhalla
Height: 5’8″
Weight: 185 lbs.
Date of birth: April 7, 1982
From: Bollywood, India
Pro debut: September 2000
Trained by: Larry Sharpe
Finishing move: Hindu Press

Biography

– In 2002, Dutt was named CZW’s (Combat Zone Wrestling) break out star of the year
– On February 8, 2003, Dutt fought CZW Junior Heavyweight Champion Ruckus to a double countout
– On April 12, 2003, Dutt entered CZW’s Best of the Best Tournament, defeating Chris Cash, Mark Briscoe and Trent Acid before losing to B-Boy in the final
– On July 12, 2003, United Nations (Dutt & Prince Nana) defeated The Dirty Rotten Scoundrelz (EC Negro & KC Blade) to win the vacant CSWF Tag Team Titles
– On August 9, 2003, Dutt defeated JC Bailey in a Ladder Match to win the IWA:MS Light Heavyweight Title
– On August 23, 2003, Dutt defeated Jonny Storm to retain the IWA:MS Light Heavyweight Title
– On September 19, 2003, Dutt entered the MLW J-Cup USA Tournament, defeating Tony Mamaluke, Eddie Colon & Christopher Daniels on his way to victory, earning the MLW Junior Heavyweight Title
– On October 2, 2003, Dutt defeated JC Bailey in a TLC Match to retain the IWA:MS Light Heavyweight Title. He defended the title against Nate Webb the following day
– On October 11, 2003, Dutt defeated Alex Shelley, Jimmy Jacobs & Trent Acid in a 4-Way Dance to retain the IWA:MS Light Heavyweight Title
– On October 15, 2003, Dutt made his TNA debut, teaming with Eric Young to defeat El Fuego & Jerrelle Clark
– The next day, Dutt made his ROH debut, losing to The Rottweilers in a Tag Team Scramble
– On November 7, 2003, Dutt defeated Nate Webb to retain the IWA:MS Light Heavyweight Title
– On November 19, 2003, Dutt defeated Christopher Daniels & X to win the Michael Shane Triple Chance Invitational
– On December 13, 2003, Dutt defeated Ruckus to win the CZW Junior Heavyweight Title
– On January 9, 2004, Dutt defeated Jack Evans to retain the MLW Junior Heavyweight Title. He defended the belt against Chasyn Rance, Jack Evans & Puma in a 4-Way Dance the next day
– On January 16, 2004, Dutt defeated Derek Frazier to retain the CZW Junior Heavyweight Title. He defended the belt against Jimmy Jacobs the next day
– On February 7, 2004, Dutt defeated Grim Reefer to retain the CZW Junior Heavyweight Title
– On February 11, 2004, Dutt was part of Team NWA as they lost in the final of the TNA America’s X Cup to Team AAA
– On March 3, 2004, Team NWA (Dutt, Chris Sabin & Elix Skipper) defeated Team Japan (Ebessan, NOSAWA & Kuishinbo Kamen)
– On March 5, 2004, Dutt defeated Roderick Strong to retain the CZW Junior Heavyweight Title
– On April 3, 2004, Dutt defeated Petey Williams & Roderick Strong to retain the CZW Junior Heavyweight Title
– In late April, Dutt toured England with FWA and Japan with Zero-One
– On July 10, 2004, Dutt entered the CZW Best of the Best Tournament, defeating Petey Williams, Nate Webb, Bobby Quance & Roderick Strong on his way to victory
– On August 14, 2004, Dutt defeated Jimmy Rave to retain the CZW Junior Heavyweight Title
– On November 14, 2004, Dutt defeated Jimmy Rave & M-Dogg 20 in a 3-Way Dance to retain the CZW Junior Heavyweight Title
– On December 11, 2004, Dutt defeated M-Dogg 20 in a Falls Count Anywhere Match to retain the CZW Junior Heavyweight Title
– In early 2005, Dutt returned to Zero-One to compete as ‘Monster J’
– On June 11, 2005, Dutt entered the Jeff Peterson Memorial Cup, defeating Todd Sexton, Jimmy Rave & Ricky Reyes before losing to Chris Sabin in the final
– On June 25, 2005, Dutt defeated Chris Hamrick, Nick Berk & Shark Boy in an Elimination Match to retain the NWA:CSWF Cruiser-X Title
– At No Surrender ’05, Dutt defeated Elix Skipper, Mikey Batts & Shark Boy in a 4-Way Dance
– At Sacrifice ’05, Dutt, Chris Sabin & Shark Boy defeated The Diamonds In The Rough (Simon Diamond, Elix Skipper & David Young)
– On the Bound For Glory ’05 pre-show, Dutt defeated Alex Shelley, Austin Aries & Roderick Strong in a 4-Way Match
– At Turning Point ’05, Dutt, Chris Sabin & Dale Torborg defeated The Diamonds In The Rough (Simon Diamond, Elix Skipper & David Young)
– On March 14, 2006, Dutt defeated Elix Skipper & Matt Bentley to earn a spot in the World X Cup
– At Sacrifice ’06, Dutt was part of Team USA as they lost the World X Cup to Team Canada
– On September 9, 2006, Dutt defeated Sexxxy Eddy to win the CZW Junior Heavyweight Title, but lost it almost immediately to Jigsaw
– On September 16, 2006, Dutt entered the IWA:EC Zero-G Crown Tournament, defeating Aaron Draven and Zac Vincent to reach the final, where he defeated Ruckus in a Ladder Match
– On October 28, 2006, Dutt entered the UWA Hardcore Grand Prix Tournament, defeating Alex Shelley, Christopher Bishop & Puma on his way to victory, earning the UWA Grand Prix Title
– On November 24, 2006, Dutt defeated Kazuchika Okada to retain the UWA Grand Prix Title
– On January 19, 2007, Dutt defeated Asylum to retain the UWA Grand Prix Title
– On March 23, 2007, Dutt defeated Christopher Bishop to retain the UWA Grand Prix Title
– In June 2007, Dutt debuted a new ‘Guru’ gimmick
– At Hard Justice ’07, Dutt & Jay Lethal defeated The Motor City Machine Guns (Chris Sabin & Alex Shelley) and Triple X (Christopher Daniels & Senshi) in a 3-Way Tag Team Match
– On November 10, 2007, Dutt entered the ECWA Super 8 Tournament, defeating Rob Eckos & Human Tornado before losing to Jerry Lynn in the final
– At Victory Road ’08, Dutt defeated Jay Lethal
– At CMLL Sin Piedad ’08, Dutt, Alex Shelley & Chris Sabin defeated Atlantis, Negro Casas & Ultimo Guerrero
– At No Surrender ’08, Dutt defeated Jay Lethal in a Ladder of Love Match
– In early 2009, Dutt’s TNA contract expired
– On March 15, 2009, Dutt defeated Ikuto Hidaka to win the Zero-One International Junior Heavyweight Title
– In May 2009, Dutt began competing regularly for ROH
– In December 2011, Dutt competed for TNA’s Ring Ka King promotion in India
– On January 20, 2012, RDX (Dutt, Abyss, Deadly Danda, Scott Steiner & Sir Brutus Magnus) defeated Matt Morgan, Chavo Guerrero Jr, Bulldog Hart, Mahabali Veera & Jwala in a Cage Match to win the World Cup of Ring Ka King
– On June 28, 2012, Dutt returned to TNA, competing in the X-Division Title Tournament. He made the final, but lost to Zema Ion
– On September 22, 2012, Dutt defeated Damon Divine to win the APWA Super Junior Title
– At Destination X ’13, Dutt defeated Homicide & Petey Williams in a 3-Way Match
– On August 9, 2013, Dutt & Robbie Page defeated Benny Jux & Slyck Wagner Brown to retain the EPWA Tag Team Titles
– At House of Hardcore 3, Dutt defeated Ben Ortiz
– At One Night Only: X-Travaganza ’14, Dutt defeated Rockstar Spud
– On May 10, 2014, Dutt defeated John Morrison in a Ladder Match to win the CWF United States Title
– At One Night Only: Rivals, Dutt defeated Rockstar Spud
– On November 19, 2014, Dutt defeated Shane Andrews to retain the RWA Cruiserweight Title
– On December 6, 2014, Dutt again defeated Shane Andrews to retain the RWA Cruiserweight Title
– At One Night Only: Joker’s Wild ’13, Dutt & Gail Kim defeated Manik & Tigre Uno


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