Nov 4, 2009 - by Steve Gerweck
Real name: Travis Tomko
Weight: 292 lbs.
Date of birth: April 1, 1976
From: Tombstone, AZ
Pro debut: 2002
Trained by: OVW
Finishing move: Argentine neckbreaker
- Upon signing a WWE developmental deal, Tomko was assigned to Ohio Valley Wrestling.
- In April 2004, Tomko debuted as the “problem solver” Tyson Tomko on “Raw.”
- At Unforgiven ’04, Tomko defeated Steven Richards.
- WWE released Tomko on April 4, 2006.
- On July 1, 2006 in Tokyo, Japan, Tomko, Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Giant Bernard, and Black Strong Machine beat Riki Choshu, Manabu Nakanishi, Hiroshi Tanahashi and Naofumi Yamamoto.
- Tomko debuted on TNA’s Impact on November 25, 2006, again seconding Christian (Cage).
- On March 11, 2007, Tomko and Giant Bernard beat Manabu Nakanishi and Takao Omori to capture the IWGP Tag Team titles.
- At No Surrender ’07, Tomko and AJ Styles won a 10-team gauntlet match.
- At Bound for Glory ’07 in Duluth, GA, Tomko and Styles defeated Team Pacman to capture the TNA World Tag Team titles.
- Tomko and Styles defeated the Steiner Brothers to retain the TNA World Tag Team titles at Genesis ’07.
- At Final Resolution ’08, Tomko and Styles defeated Samoa Joe and Kevin Nash.
- At Against All Odds ’08, Tomko and Styles defeated BG James and “Bullet” Bob Armstrong.
- In the fall of ’08, Tomko agreed to re-sign with WWE.
- On October 10, 2011, Tomko arrested on charged with robbery after cops found him inside a bathroom of a Chili’s restaurant following a robbery of a CVS Pharmacy earlier that day in Florida.