Wrestling By The Numbers: Brian ‘A.W.’ Jossie
World Wrestling Entertainment has released controversial manager Brian ‘A.W.’ Jossie after the superstar ‘continued to exhibit poor judgment by making offensive and inappropriate comments on live television and social media’. On the July 30th 2012 edition of WWE Raw, A.W.’s Kobe Bryant joke controversy first began and escalated after being picked up by ESPN’s Around The Horn. This lead to Brian Jossie’s release on August 10th and his subsequent twitter tirades that followed. The 35-year-old Texan native is a 4-year professional wrestling veteran and was signed by the WWE back in 2009 and assigned to Florida Championship Wrestling. In addition to in-ring competition in the developmental territory he also acted as the general manager and occasional color commentator.
Brian Jossie first debuted on WWE television in June of 2009 as apart of the Extreme Championship Wrestling brand. He hosted his own interview segment show called ‘The Abraham Washington Show’. WWE Hall Of Famer Tony Atlas was his co-host and the segment continued until the cancellation of ECW. Jossie then returned to FCW until March of this year when he reappeared on WWE t.v. as A.W. who was a manager with his talent agency being known as All World Promotions. He first managed Primo, Epico and Rosa Mendes before turning on them to acquire the tag-team of Titus O’Neal & Darren Young.
Below we look at the professional wrestling career of Brian ‘A.W.’ Jossie by the numbers…
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* 2 Matches Managed on WWE Pay-Per-View.