Wrestling By The Numbers: Kenneth ‘Mr.’ Anderson
Sep 26, 2013 - by staff
TNA Wrestling has been unable to come to terms on a new contract with former 2-Time TNA Champion Kenneth ‘Mr.’ Anderson. The 37-year-old Wisconsin Rapids Wisconsin native was removed from television a couple of weeks back and his profile was removed from TNA’s official website on September 23rd. In his second stint with the company Anderson had spent the last 3-and a half years with TNA after signing back in January of 2010. He was apart of both the Immortal and Aces And Eights factions and was a top tier talent for the organization. Anderson had a short stint with TNA in 2003 making a few apperances for the company but wasn’t signed to a long-term deal.
Kenneth Anderson is a 14-year veteran of the professional wrestling industry who first debuted back in 1999 after being trained by Eric Hammers and Mike Mercury. Early in his career he spent time working for independent promotions including NWA: Mid America Wrestling and Steel Domain Wrestling. He also worked occasionally for World Wrestling Entertainment as an enhancement talent between 2001-2004. In February of 2005 Anderson was signed to a WWE developmental contract and was assigned to Ohio Valley Wrestling. He was brought up to the main roster 6-months later and had a 4-year run with the company as the popular Mr. Kennedy. He was released by the WWE in May of 2008 shortly after returning from a suspension due to a WWE Wellness Policy violation. In 2009 prior to signing with TNA, Anderson competing for the World Wrestling Council, Nu-Wrestling Revolution and on the Hulkamania Tour of Australia.
Below we look at the televised professional wrestling career of Kenneth ‘Mr.’ Anderson by the numbers…
* 32 Matches on TNA Pay-Per-View.
* 8 Main Event Matches on TNA Pay-Per-View.
* 1 Event As A Commentator on TNA Pay-Per-View.
* 86 Matches ( 21st Most All-Time ) on TNA Impact Wrestling. (First Match: January 28th 2010 Vs Jeff Jarrett Last Match: September 12th 2013 Vs Bully Ray)
* 48 Main Event Matches ( 10th Most All-Time ) on TNA Impact Wrestling. (First Main Event Match: January 28th 2010 Vs Jeff Jarrett Last Main Event Match: August 22nd 2013 With Devon, Knox, Wes Brisco & Garrett Bischoff Vs Sting, A.J. Styles, Samoa Joe, Magnus & Rampage Jackson)
* 1 Match on TNA Xplosion.
World Wrestling Entertainment:
* 16 Matches on WWE Pay-Per-View.
* 1 Main Event Match on WWE Pay-Per-View.
* 41 Matches on WWE Raw.
* 13 Main Event Matches on WWE Raw.
* 56 Matches on WWE Smackdown.
* 12 Main Event Matches on WWE Smackdown.
* 1 Match on WWE Tribute To The Troops.
* 1 Main Event Matches on WWE Tribute To The Troops.
* 5 Matches on WWE Heat.
* 4 Matches on WWE ECW On Syfy.
* 2 Main Event Matches on WWE ECW On Syfy.
* 4 Matches on WWE Velocity.
* 1 Main Event Match on WWE Velocity.
* 2 Matches on WWE Jakked.
* 8 Matches on Ohio Valley Wrestling Television.
* 4 Main Event Matches on Ohio Valley Wrestling Television.
Asistencia Asesoria y Administracion:
* 1 Match on AAA Pay-Per-View.
Steel Domain Wrestling:
* 5 Matches on SDW Television.