Jan 14, 2010 - by Steve Gerweck
Real name: Mark Copani
Weight: 231 lbs.
Date of birth: 1981
Born: Amman, Jordan
From: Detroit, MI
Pro debut: 2003
Trained by: Danny Davis
Finishing move: Finishing Touch
- On October 17, 2003, Magnus defeated Johnny Jeter for the OVW Heavyweight title in Louisville, KY.
- In November 2003, Magnus signed a WWE developmental contract.
- Muhammad Hassan (Magnus) and Khosrow Daivari debuted on WWE television on the November 1, 2004 episode of “Raw.”
- At New Year’s Revolution, Hassan defeated Jerry Lawler.
- In June 2005, Hassan and Daivari were drafted to the “Smackdown” roster.
- Due to intense media criticism and pressure from UPN, WWE dropped the Hassan character in July 2005.
- WWE and Copani parted ways on September 21, 2005.