Nov 10, 2009 - by Steve Gerweck
Real name: Michael Altieri
Weight: 171 lbs.
Date of birth: October 3, 1983
From: New Haven, CT
Pro debut: June 2002
Trained by: Roderick Strong & Billy Kidman
Finishing move: Batts Beater
– Batts signed a TNA contract on August 26, 2004.
– On February 26, 2005 in Brandon, FL, Batts won a “sudden death” rules match over Naphtali, Johnny Vandal, Mikey Tenderfoot, Sedrick Strong and Jerrelle Clark to capture the NWA Florida X title.
– In October 2005, Batts signed a WWE developmental contract, and was assigned to the Deep South territory.
– In June 2006, Batts was released from his developmental contract.