Apr 14, 2011 - by Jamie Cruickshank

Photo credit: TNA Wrestling

Real name: Tommy Mercer
Height: 6’6″
Weight: 252 lbs.
Date of Birth: February 21, 1985
From: Cleveland, OH
Pro debut: 2007
Trained by: Jeff Daniels & Harley Race
Finishing move: Red Sky


– Mercer was on his second tour of Iraq when he decided to become a professional wrestler
– On October 10, 2009, Mercer wrestled a dark match for ROH, teaming with Aaron Scott & Shawn Schultz in a loss to Bobby Dempsey, Kyle O’Reilly & Ricochet
– On November 6, 2009, Mercer defeated Chris Michaels to win the ATL Southern Title. Over the next two weeks, he would retain the title against Michaels and Mike Woods
– On November 20, 2009, Mercer fought SAW International Champion Kid Kash to a double-DQ. Both men retained their titles
– One week later, Mercer defeated Chic Canyon to retain the ATL Southern Title
– On December 4, 2009, Mercer defeated Shawn Schultz to retain the ATL Southern Title
– On New Year’s Day 2010, Mercer defeated Bad Boy Dixon to retain the ATL Southern Title
– On June 3, 2010, Mercer defeated Matt Boyce to win the NWA Mid-America Television Title
– On August 22, 2010, Mercer fought SAW International Champion Chase Stevens to a no-contest
– On September 8, 2010, Mercer wrestled a TNA dark match, losing to Jay Lethal
– On November 15, 2010, Mercer wrestled a second TNA dark match, losing to Steven Richards
– On December 4, 2010, Mercer took part in a TNA Gut Check workshop. He signed a TNA contract one week later
– On December 30, 2010, Mercer made his on-screen debut for TNA, billed as Little Red (the brother of Amazing Red) and brawled with Jeff Jarrett
– In January 2011, Mercer’s ringname was changed to ‘Crimson’
– On March 26, 2011, Mercer fought Chase Stevens to a double-pinfall draw to retain the NWA Mid-America Television Title
– At Sacrifice 2011, Crimson defeated Abyss
– At Slammiversary 2011, Crimson defeated Samoa Joe
– At Hardcore Justice 2011, Crimson defeated Rob Van Dam by DQ
– At Bound For Glory 2011, Crimson defeated Matt Morgan & Samoa Joe in a Triple Threat Match
– At Turning Point 2011, Crimson fought Matt Morgan to a double-DQ
– On November 14, 2011, Crimson & Matt Morgan defeated Mexican America (Anarquia & Hernandez) to win the TNA Tag Team Titles
– At Final Resolution 2011, Crimson & Morgan defeated D’Angelo Dinero & Devon to retain the TNA Tag Team Titles
– At Genesis 2012, Crimson & Morgan defeated Magnus & Samoa Joe to retain the TNA Tag Team Titles
– At Lockdown 2012, Crimson defeated Matt Morgan in a Cage Match
– At Sacrifice 2012, Crimson defeated Eric Young
– On September 1, 2012, Crimson won OVW’s ‘Nightmare Rumble’ Match
– On September 12, 2012, Crimson defeated Johnny Spade to win the OVW Heavyweight Title
– Crimson was released by TNA in July 2013
– On September 6, 2013, Crimson defeated Hot Rod Biggs to win the NWA Southern Heavyweight Title
– On May 16, 2014, Crimson & The Amazing Red defeated The Young Bucks (Nick & Matt Jackson) to win the HOG Tag Team Titles
– On November 11, 2014, Crimson & Red defeated Safari Zone (Andy Lee Ray & Panda Man) to retain the HOG Tag Team Titles
– On December 19, 2014, Crimson & Red defeated The Juicy Product (David Starr & JT Dunn) to retain the HOG Tag Team Titles
– On December 26, 2014, Mercer fought AIW Absolute Champion Tim Donst to a no-contest
– In February 2015, Crimson returned to TNA
– At One Night Only: GutCheck, Crimson defeated Samuel Shaw
– At One Night Only: TNA Classic, Crimson & Drew Galloway defeated Jessie Godderz & Samuel Shaw
– Crimson returned to TNA Impact at the 2015 Destination X special, losing to Bram
– Crimson was drawn in the ‘Future 4 Group’ of the TNA World Title Series, but lost all 3 of his matches
– Crimson continues to make occasional indy appearances in and around Tennessee

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