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Wrestling By The Numbers: Mitchell ‘Grizzly Redwood’ Franklin

Ring Of Honor Wrestling has released long-time wrestler and product of the Ring Of Honor Wrestling Academy Mitchell ‘Grizzly Redwood’ Franklin. The 27-year-old Philadelphia Pennsylvania native had spent the previous 8-years in ROH after having been trained by Austin Aries and C.M. Punk. ROH released Franklin after he was involved in a backstage altercation with Charlie Haas at the 2013 ROH War home video taping in Asheville North Carolina late last month.

After debuting under his real name Mitch Franklin, in 2008 he became known as ‘The Loutish Lumberjack’ Grizzly Redwood. In recent years Franklin has also been involved as a trainer at the Ring Of Honor Wrestling Academy in addition being an in-ring competitor. Franklin has also worked for numerous independent organizations over the years and has spent the past 4-years as a semi-regular with the Philadelphia-based promotion CHIKARA.

Below we look at the professional wrestling career of Mitchell ‘Grizzly Redwood’ Franklin by the numbers…

Ring Of Honor Wrestling:

* 4 Matches on ROH Pay-Per-View.

* 22 Matches ( 23rd Most All-Time ) on ROH On Sinclair Broadcasting / HDNet. (First Match: March 21st 2009 Vs Corey Havoc Last Match: March 23rd 2013 Vs Charlie Haas)

* 2 Main Event Matches on ROH On Sinclair Broadcasting / HDNet.

* 58 Matches on ROH Home Video Releases.

* 1 Main Event Matches on ROH Home Video Releases.

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One Response

  1. Nick A says:

    A great talent that never got his due in his home promotion. It’s sad that no one will ever find a way to use him outside ROH or Chikara (where he hasn’t been used in a year).

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