Beretta

Jan 8, 2010 - by Jamie Cruickshank

Real name: Gregory Marasciulo
Height: 6’2″
Weight: 194 lbs.
Date of birth: March 30, 1987
Hometown: Mt. Sinai, NY
Pro debut: July 10, 2004
Trained by: Mikey Whipwreck
Finishing move: DudeBuster

Biography

– Marasciulo trained under Mikey Whipwreck at the New York Wrestling Connection Academy
– He debuted under a mask as ‘Plazma’, losing to Dan Barry in his first professional match
– On January 28, 2006, Plazma defeated Matt Maverick to win the vacant NYWC Hi-Fi Title
– On February 25, Plazma defeated Maverick to retain the NYWC Hi-Fi Title
– On May 20, Plazma defeated Mike Spinelli to regain the NYWC Hi-Fi Title, but would lose it almost immediately to Jerry Lynn
– On September 23, Plazma defeated Lynn to win the NYWC Hi-Fi Title for a third time
– On October 28, Plazma fought Maverick to a no-contest to retain the NYWC Hi-Fi Title
– On July 21, 2007, Plazma & Maverick defeated Dan Dynasty & Jamie van Lemer and The Angus Brothers (Billy & Danny) in an Elimination Match to win the NYWC Tag Team Titles
– On October 13, Plazma & Maverick defeated Dan Dynasty & Jamie van Lemer to retain the NYWC Tag Team Titles
– On October 27, Plazma & Maverick defeated Prince Nana & Mega and The Angus Brothers (Billy & Danny) to retain the NYWC Tag Team Titles
– On December 15, Plazma defeated Quiet Storm to win the NYWC Heavyweight Title, but would vacate it almost immediately due to signing with WWE.
– In 2008, Marasciulo reported to Florida Championship Wrestling and was given the ringname ‘Greg Jackson’
– In Setember 2008, Greg Jackson became Trent Beretta
– In early 2009, Beretta began teaming with Caylen Croft
– On April 30, Beretta & Croft defeated Tyler Reks in a Handicap Match to win the FCW Tag Team Titles
– In June 2009, Beretta & Croft defended the FCW Tag Team Titles against Vic Adams & Duke Rotundo and Justin Angel & Kris Logan
– In July 2009, Beretta & Croft defended the FCW Tag Team Titles against Justin Angel & Kris Logan and Bo & Duke Rotundo
– In November 2009, Croft & the slightly-renamed Trent Barreta were called up to the ECW brand
– Following the demise of the ECW brand, Croft & Barreta were moved to Smackdown
– In 2012, Barreta was moved to the new NXT brand
– WWE released Barreta in January 2013
– On January 18, Barreta made his first post-WWE appearance, competing at a Hart Legacy Wrestling event in Calgary
– In May 2013, Barreta competed in the NJPW Best of the Super Juniors Tournament
– On July 5, Barreta defeated FIP World Champion Jon Davis by DQ
– Later that month, Marasciulo (under his real name) made a pair of appearances with TNA
– On August 9, Barreta defeated Jon Davis to win the FIP World Title
– On December 6, Barreta defeated Lince Dorado to retain the FIP World Title
– Later that month, Barreta formed what would become a semi regular tag team alongside Chuck Taylor. The duo became known as ‘Best Friends’
– On January 31, 2014, Best Friends won the PWG DDT4 Tournament, defeating Cole Steen Cole (Adam Cole & Kevin Steen), The RockNES Monsters (Johnny Goodtime & Johnny Yuma) and The Inner City Machine Guns (Rich Swann & Ricochet)
– On March 15, Trent & Matt Striker defeated Hot & Spicy (Da Mack & Axel Dieter Jr) to win the wXw Tag Team Titles, but would lose them back the next night
– On April 4, Barreta defeated Lince Dorado to retain the FIP World Title
– The next day, The Premier Athlete Brand (Barreta, Caleb Konley & Anthony Nese) won the DGUSA Six-Man Tag Team Tournament
– At One Night Only: X-Travaganza ’14, Marasciulo (as Ace Vetter) defeated Manik, before losing a 4-Way Ultimate X Match to Low Ki
– On May 2, Barreta defeated Trevor Lee to retain the FIP World Title
– The next day, Barreta defeated Roderick Strong by DQ to retain the FIP World Title
– On July 11, Barreta defeated Roderick Strong & Rich Swann to retain the FIP World Title
– On September 14, The Premier Athlete Brand (Caleb Konley & Anthony Nese) defeated The Bravado Brothers (Harlem & Lancelot) to win the DGUSA Open the United Gate Titles. Barreta was also recognised as champion under the Freebird Rule
– On November 10, The Premier Athlete Brand (Barreta & Konley) defeated The Colony (Fire Ant & Silver Ant) to retain the DGUSA Open the United Gate Titles
– On November 12, The Premier Athlete Brand (Barreta & Konley) defeated The Bravado Brothers (Harlem & Lancelot) to retain the DGUSA Open the United Gate Titles
– On November 16, The Premier Athlete Brand (Barreta & Konley) defeated The Bravado Brothers & The Colony in an Elimination Match to retain the DGUSA Open the United Gate Titles
– In 2015, Marasciulo became known simply as ‘Beretta’
– In March 2015, Beretta made his first ROH appearances, forming the Roppongi Vice tag team alongside Rocky Romero
– At NJPW Invasion Attack ’15, Roppongi Vice defeated The Young Bucks (Nick & Matt Jackson) to win the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Titles, but would lose them back to The Young Bucks in their first defense
– At Invasion Attack ’16, Roppongi Vice defeated Matt Sydal & Ricochet to win the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Titles, but again, would lose them back in their first defense
– At Power Struggle ’16, Roppongi Vice defeated Taiji Ishimori & ACH to win the Super Junior Tag Tournament
– At Wrestle Kingdom 11, Roppongi Vice defeated The Young Bucks to win the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Titles
– At The New Beginning in Sapporo ’17, Roppongi Vice defeated Suzuki-gun (TAKA Michinoku & Taichi) to retain the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Titles
– At Sakura Genesis ’17, CHAOS (Beretta, Rocky Romero & YOSHI-HASHI) defeated Suzuki-gun (Minoru Suzuki, El Desperado & TAKA Michinoku)
– On April 27, 2017, Roppongi Vice defeated Suzuki-gun (Yoshinobu Kanemaru & Taichi) to win the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Titles
– At Wrestling Dontaku ’17, CHAOS (Roppongi Vice, Hirooki Goto, Jado & Toru Yano) defeated Suzuki-gun (Minoru Suzuki, TAKA Michinoku, Taichi, Yoshinobu Kanemaru & El Desperado)
– On June 24, Roppongi Vice defeated The Guerrillas of Destiny (Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa) to win the WrestleCircus Tag Team Titles
– On July 22, Roppongi Vice defeated The Lucha Brothers (Rey Fenix & Penta El 0M) to retain the WrestleCircus Tag Team Titles
– In September 2017, Roppongi Vice officially separated, with Beretta moving into the heavyweight division
– At Wrestle Kingdom 12, CHAOS (Beretta, Tomohiro Ishii & Toru Yano) won a 5-Team Gauntlet Match to win the NEVER Openweight Six-Man Tag Team Titles, but lost them to The Bullet Club (Tama Tonga, Tanga Loa & Bad Luck Fale) the next night at New Year Dash

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