Wrestling By The Numbers: Eddie Edwards
Ring Of Honor Wrestling has parted ways with former 1-Time ROH Champion, 2-Time ROH Tag-Team Champion and 1-Time ROH Television Champion Eddie Edwards. The 30-year-old Boston Massachusetts native had spent the previous 7-years in ROH where he became the first ever triple crown champion in company history. Edwards’ first joined the organization in December of 2006 and quickly became associated with Larry Sweeney’s Sweet And Sour Inc.. In late 2008 Edwards started his tag-team with Davey Richards known as The American Wolves and the duo become one of the greatest in the history of ROH. Between 2010-2012 both Edwards and Richards became main event singles competitors and feuded with each other over the ROH Championship. The American Wolves had reunited over their finals months with the company prior to the announcement of their departure. Edwards teamed with B.J. Whitmer against Jay Lethal and Roderick strong at the 2013 Final Battle Event in his farewell match.
Eddie Edwards is a 12-year veteran of professional wrestling who first debuted back in 2002 after having been trained by Killer Kowalski. Prior to his ROH career Edwards competed for numerous independent organizations including New England Championship Wrestling, Top Rope Promotions, Maryland Championship Wrestling, the Millennium Wrestling Federation and others. He also has worked regularly with Pro Wrestling NOAH in Japan where he first competed in tours with the organization starting back in 2005. Since parting ways with ROH Edwards has returned to Pro Wrestling Guerrilla and also appeared alongside Davey Richards on the WWE’s NXT Wrestling developmental television program. No official contract announcement has been made but there have been reports both the WWE and TNA have interest in the former American Wolves tag-team.
Below we look at the televised professional wrestling career of Eddie Edwards by the numbers…
Ring Of Honor Wrestling:
* 27 Matches ( 6th Most All-Time ) on ROH Pay-Per-View. (First Match: 2008 Respect Is Earned With Chris Hero & Adam Pearce Vs Delirious, Brent Albright & Pelle Primeau Last Match: 2013 Death Before Dishonor With Davey Richards Vs Rocky Romero & Alex Kozlov)
* 7 Main Event Matches ( 5th Most All-Time ) on ROH Pay-Per-View. (First Main Event Match: 2009 Caged Collision With Adam Pearce, Davey Richards, Bobby Dempsey & Tank Toland Vs Jay Briscoe, Ace Steel, Roderick Strong, Brent Albright & Erick Stevens Last Main Event Match: 2012 The Showdown In The Sun Chapter # 1 Vs Davey Richards & Roderick Strong)
* 2 Matches Managed on ROH Pay-Per-View.
* 60 Matches ( 2nd Most All-Time ) on ROH On Sinclair Broadcasting / HDNet. (First Match: March 28th 2009 Vs Kevin Steen Last Match: December 7th 2013 With Davey Richards Vs Homicide & Eddie Kingston)
* 29 Main Event Matches ( 4th Most All-Time ) on ROH On Sinclair Broadcasting / HDNet. (First Main Event Match: May 30th 2009 With Davey Richards Vs El Generico & Kevin Steen Last Main Event Match: November 23rd 2013 Vs Jay Lethal)
* 102 Matches ( 21st Most All-Time ) on ROH Home Video Releases. (First Match: 2006 International Challenge Vs Austin Aries Last Match: 2013 Final Battle With B.J. Whitmer Vs Jay Lethal & Roderick Strong)
* 28 Main Event Matches on ROH Home Video Releases.
World Wrestling Entertainment:
* 1 Match on WWE NXT Wrestling.
Pro Wrestling NOAH:
* 40 Matches on NOAH Navigation.
* 5 Main Event Matches on NOAH Navigation.
* 4 Matches on NOAH Great Voyage.
* 7 Matches on NOAH G+ Cup Jr. Heavyweight Tag League.
* 18 Matches on NOAH Global Tag League.
* 1 Main Event Match on NOAH Global Tag League.
Premiere Wrestling Xperience:
* 4 Matches on PWX Pay-Per-View.
Squared Circle Wrestling:
* 1 Match on SCW Pay-Per-View.
Brazilian Wrestling Federation:
* 1 Match on BWF Torneo Latinomericano de Lucha Libre.
* 1 Main Event Match on BWF Torneo Latinomericano de Lucha Libre.
Leader Wrestling Association:
* 1 Match on LWA Torneo Latinomericano de Lucha Libre.
Xplosion Nacional de Lucha Libre:
* 1 Match on XNL Torneo Latinomericano de Lucha Libre.
Desastre Total Ultraviolento:
* 1 Match on DTU Devastador.