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Erick Rowan

Erick Rowan

Real name: Joseph Ruud
Height: 6’8″
Weight: 318 lbs.
Date of birth: November 28, 1981
Hometown: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Pro debut: September 3, 2003
Trained by: Eddie Sharkey
Finishing move: Greetings From The North


- Ruud began his career wrestling as ‘Thoruf Marius’
- In July 2007, Thoruf toured Japan with Pro Wrestling NOAH
- In 2011, Ruud signed a WWE development deal and was assigned to FCW as ‘Erick Rowan’
- On April 14, 2011, Rowan made his FCW debut, teaming with Buck Dixon to defeat DeSean Bishop & DT Porter
- In July 2012, Rowan became part of The Wyatt Family alongside Bray Wyatt & Luke Harper
- In January 2013, The Wyatt Family (Harper & Rowan) entered the NXT Tag Team Title tournament, but lost in the final to Adrian Neville & Oliver Grey
- On May 2, 2013, The Wyatt Family (Harper & Rowan) defeated Adrian Neville & Bo Dallas (subbing for the injured Oliver Grey) to win the NXT Tag Team Titles
- On May 23, 2013, The Wyatt Family (Harper & Rowan) defeated Corey Graves & Kassius Ohno to retain the NXT Tag Team Titles
- In May 2013, The Wyatt Family debuted on Raw via a vignette. These video packages continued over the next few weeks
- On July 8, 2013, The Wyatt Family made their Raw debut, attacking Kane. They assaulted R-Truth a week later

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