Oct 30, 2009 - by Steve Gerweck
Real name: Frankie Kazarian
Weight: 215 lbs.
Date of birth: August 4, 1977
Hometown: Anaheim, CA
Pro debut: May 15, 1998
Trained by: Killer Kowalski
Finishing move: Wave of the Future
Audio: Kazarian interviewed on the Gerweck Report Hotline
- Evolution (Kazarian and Nova) won a tournament on May 30, 2001 to capture the UPW (Ultimate Pro Wrestling) Tag Team title.
- On July 20, 2001, Evolution defeated the BackSeat Boyz and Joey Matthews and Christian York in a three-way dance for the PCW (Phoenix Championship Wrestling) Tag Team title.
- On April 27, 2002, Evolution beat Steve Corino and C.W. Anderson in Osaka, Japan.
- Evolution defeated Naohiro Hoshikawa and Yoshito Sasaki in Matsuyama, Japan on May 3, 2002.
- Kazarian defeated Prodigy (Tom Marquez) on May 18, 2002 in Jersey City, NJ for the PCW Television title.
- On August 15, 2002, Kazarian defeated B-Boy and Spanky for the UPW Light Heavyweight title in Santa Ana, CA.
- Kazarian and Nathan Jones defeated Disco Inferno and Johnny Swinger on November 29, 2002 in Birmingham, England.
- On June 4, 2003, Kazarian, C.M. Punk, and Matt Stryker defeated Kid Romeo, Johnny Swinger, and Damien Dothar.
- Two weeks later, Kazarian, the Sandman, and D-Lo Brown defeated Sonny Siaki, David Young, and Don Harris.
- On June 25, 2003, Kazarian defeated X Division champion Chris Sabin in a non-title match.
- Kazarian defeated Joey Ryan on August 30, 2003 in Industry, CA to become the first PWG (Pro Wrestling Guerrilla) champion.
- On October 4, 2003, Kazarian successfully defended the PWG title against Christopher Daniels and A.J. Styles in a “three way” match.
- At UPW’s fifth anniversay show in Anaheim, CA on February 20, 2004, Kazarian defeated Jerry Lynn and Evan Karagias to retain the company’s Lightweight title.
- On March 31, 2004, Kazarian defeated the Amazing Red to capture the vacant TNA X Division title.
- On the July 28, 2004 TNA PPV in Nashville, TN, Kazarian and Michael Shane defeated AJ Styles in an “ultimate X” match to claim the X Division title.
- Three nights later, Kazarian defeated Nosawa in Anaheim, CA.
- After the Against All Odds PPV, Kazarian gave notice to TNA. A short time later, he signed with WWE.
- In August 2005, Kazarian left WWE.
- On May 20, 2006 in Rahway, NJ, Karazian defeated AJ Styles and Teddy Hart to capture the JAPW Light Heavyweight title.
- At Hard Justice ’07, Kaz defeated Raven.
- At Genesis ’07, Kaz defeated Christian Cage in a “Fight For The Right” Tournament Final Ladder Match to become the #1 contender for the TNA World title.
- At Final Resolution ’08, Kaz defeated Black Reign.
- At Destination X ’08, Kaz and Eric Young defeated Black Reign and Rellik.
- At Lockdown ’08, Kaz and Young defeated The Rock and Rave Infection, Black Reign & Rellik, LAX, The Motorcity Machine Guns, Scott Steiner and Petey Williams in a “cuffed in the cage” match.
- Kaz and Young defeated AJ Styles and Tomko and LAX in a three way match at the April 15, 2008 Impact tapings in Orlando, FL to capture the TNA World Tag Team titles.
- Kaz defeated Jimmy Rave, Johnny Devine, Shark Boy, Curry Man, Jay Lethal, Sonjay Dutt, Chris Sabin, Alex Shelley, and Consequences Creed in a “terror dome” match.
- Kaz become the masked wrestler Suicide.
- Suicide defeated Jay Lethal, Consequences Creed, Chris Sabin and Alex Shelley in a King of the Mountain match at Slammiversary ’09 to retain the X-division title.
- Kazarian defeated Shannon Moore and Homicide at Lockdown ’10 in St. Charles, MO to capture the vacant TNA X Division championship.
- Kazarian claimed his fifth X Division champion at TNA Genesis ’11 in Orlando.
- At Destination X, Kazarian defeated Samoa Joe.
- At Against All Odds ’12, Kazarian defeated AJ Styles.
- Christopher Daniels and Kazarian defeated Samoa Joe and Magnus at Sacrifice ’12 in Orlando to capture the TNA Tag Team titles.
- On June 28, 2012, Daniels and Kazarian defeated Kurt Angle and AJ Styles to regain the TNA Tag Team titles.
- At No Surrender ’12, Daniels and Kazarian defeated AJ Styles and Kurt Angle.