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Heath Slater



Real name: Heath Miller
Height: 6’3″
Weight: 225 lbs.
Date of birth: 1983
Hometown: Pineville, WV
Pro debut: August 2004
Trained by: Curtis Hughes
Finishing move: Neckbraker

Biography

- In late 2004, Miller defeated Scott Beach to win the GCW Columbus Heavyweight Title
- In December 2006, Miller signed a WWE development deal and was assigned to Deep South Wrestling
- On March 16, 2006, Miller made his DSW debut, losing to Sonny Siaki
- Following WWE’s severing of ties with DSW, Miller was moved to FCW
- In June 2007, Miller briefly appeared as ‘Heath Wallace Miller Esq.’ managing Shawn McGrath
- In January 2008, the injured Ted DiBiase Jr requested that Miller defend the FCW Southern Heavyweight Title on his behalf
- On January 15, 2008, Miller defeated Billy Kidman to retain the FCW Southern Heavyweight Title for DiBiase
- On January 19, 2008, Miller was awarded the FCW Southern Heavyweight Title as DiBiase was still unable to compete
- On January 29, 2008, Miller defeated Val Venis to retain the FCW Southern Heavyweight Title
- On February 12, 2008, Miller & Steve Lewington defeated Eddie Colón & Eric Perez to win the FCW ‘Mini Tag Team Tournament’
- On March 4, 2008, Miller defeated Johnny Curtis to retain the FCW Southern Heavyweight Title
- On September 11, 2008, Miller & Joe Hennig defeated Gavin Spears & Nic Nemeth and Kafu & Scotty Goldman in a 3-Way Match to win the FCW Florida Tag Team Titles
- On September 18, 2008, Miller & Hennig defeated Jake Gabriel & Stu Sanders to retain the FCW Florida Tag Team Titles
- On October 16, 2008, Miller & Hennig defeated DH Smith & TJ Wilson to retain the FCW Florida Tag Team Titles
- On October 25, 2008, Miller & Hennig defeated Drew McIntyre & Lawrence Knight to retain the FCW Florida Tag Team Titles
- In late-October 2008, Miller’s ring name was changed to ‘Sebastian Slater’
- In May 2009, Miller’s ring name was changed again, this time to ‘Heath Slater’
- On August 13, 2009, Slater defeated Joe Hennig & Tyler Reks in a Triple Threat Match to win the FCW Florida Heavyweight Title
- On February 16, 2010, Slater was announced as one of the members of the first NXT competition, mentored by Christian
- On April 20, 2010, Slater defeated Chris Jericho on NXT
- On May 25, 2010, Slater was eliminated from NXT, placing 4th in the competition
- On June 7, 2010, Slater debuted on Raw as part of The Nexus, attacking John Cena & CM Punk and decimating the ringside area
- On August 30, 2010, The Nexus (Wade Barrett, David Otunga, Heath Slater, Justin Gabriel & Michael Tarver) defeated Team Raw (John Cena, Randy Orton, Edge, Chris Jericho & Sheamus) in an Elimination Match
- On October 25, 2010, Slater & Gabriel defeated David Otunga & John Cena to win the WWE Tag Team Titles. Nexus leader Wade Barrett ordered Otunga to lay down for Slater
- On November 8, 2010, The Nexus (Barrett, Slater, Gabriel, Husky Harris & Michael McGillicutty) defeated Randy Orton, The Miz, Mark Henry, R-Truth & Daniel Bryan with John Cena as special guest referee
- At Survivor Series 2010, Slater & Gabriel defeated Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov to retain the WWE Tag Team Titles
- On January 10, 2011, Slater & Gabriel refused to take part in new Nexus leader CM Punk’s ‘initiations’ and left the group
- On January 14, 2011, Slater & Gabriel, along with Ezekiel Jackson and Wade Barrett, attacked The Big Show, signalling the formation of a new group, later called ‘The Corre’
- At Elimination Chamber 2011, Slater & Gabriel, now representing The Corre, defeated Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov to regain the WWE Tag Team Titles. They would lose and regain them from The Miz & John Cena the following night
- On April 19, 2011, The Corre started to disband after Slater attacked Gabriel backstage following a loss to Kane & The Big Show. By June 10, the group had fully disbanded
- On October 17, 2011, Slater was suspended by WWE for 30 days after a Wellness Policy violation
- In early 2012, Slater adopted the ‘One Man Southern Rock Band’ gimmick


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