Nov 9, 2009 - by Steve Gerweck
Real name: Derek Neikirk
Weight: 245 lbs.
Date of birth: September 5, 1974
Hometown: Phoenix, AZ
Pro debut: 2001
Trained by: Les Thatcher
Finishing move: The Round Trip
– Neikirk and Chet Jablonski defeated the Ice Cream Man and Cody Hawk to win the HWA Tag Team title in Dayton, OH.
– In February 2005, Neikirk signed a WWE developmental contract.
– Neikirk defeated The Miz on December 22, 2005 for the Deep South Heavyweight title.
– During the summer of 2006, Neikrik and Ryan O’Reilly started working ECW house shows.