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Tyler Reks



Photo credit: World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.

Photo credit: World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.

Real name: Gabriel Allan Tuft
Height: 6’4″
Weight: 220 lbs.
From: Tampa, FL
Pro debut: February 2007
Trained by: UPW
Finishing move: Killjoy

Biography

- In February 2007, Tuft made his professional debut, competing for UPW
- In January 2008, Tuft signed a WWE development deal and was assigned to FCW
- On February 5, 2008, Eddie Colon & Eric Perez defeated Gabe Tuft & Johnny Curtis (Tuft’s FCW debut)
- In September 2008, Tuft briefly competed as ‘Taj Milano’, before adopting the ‘Tyler Reks’ persona in November
- On December 11, 2008, Reks & Curtis defeated The New Hart Foundation (DH Smith & TJ Wilson) to win the Florida Tag Team Titles
- On January 22, 2009, Reks & Curtis defeated The Saxton Conglomerate (Kaleb O’Neal & Lawrence Knight) to retain the Florida Tag Team Titles
- On February 5, 2009, Reks & Curtis defeated Sheamus O’Shaunessy & Ryback to retain the Florida Tag Team Titles
- On March 19, 2009, Reks & Curtis defeated The Dude Busters (Caylen Croft & Trent Baretta) to retain the Florida Tag Team Titles
- On April 3, 2009, Reks & Curtis defeated Agent D & Agent T to retain the Florida Tag Team Titles
- On June 11, 2009, Reks defeated Drew McIntyre to win the FCW Florida Heavyweight Title
- On June 18, 2009, Reks defeated Lance Hoyt to retain the FCW Florida Heavyweight Title
- On June 30, 2009, Reks debuted on ECW on Sci-Fi in a backstage segment with Zack Ryder
- On July 2, 2009, Reks made his televised in-ring debut, losing to Ryder on Superstars
- On July 15, 2009, Reks defeated Drew McIntyre & Sheamus in a Triple Threat Match to retain the FCW Florida Heavyweight Title
- On July 23, 2009, Reks defeated Alex Riley in a two-out-of-three falls match to retain the FCW Florida Heavyweight Title
- On August 6, 2009, Reks defeated Heath Slater & Joe Hennig in a Triple Threat Match to retain the FCW Florida Heavyweight Title
- In April 2010, following the closure of the ECW brand, Reks was moved to Smackdown
- On October 12, 2010, Reks debuted on Smackdown, defeating Kaval to win a spot on Team Smackdown
- At Bragging Rights 2010, Team Smackdown (Edge, Alberto Del Rio, The Big Show, Rey Mysterio, Jack Swagger, Kofi Kingston & Tyler Reks) defeated Team Raw (Sheamus, The Miz, CM Punk, John Morrison, R-Truth, Santino Marella & Ezekiel Jackson)
- On April 26, 2011, Reks was drafted to Raw
- On October 4, 2011, Reks & Curt Hawkins defeated The Usos (Jimmy & Jey)
- On January 17, 2012, Reks & Hawkins defeated Trent Baretta & Yoshi Tatsu
- On March 14, 2012, Reks was officially drafted to NXT
- In August 2012, WWE and Reks parted aways.

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