Real name: Michael Gregory Mizanin
Weight: 210 lbs.
Date of birth: October 8, 1980
From: Parma, OH
Pro debut: 2003
Trained by: UPW
Finishing move: Skull-Crushing Finale
– Mizanin dropped out of college to appear on MTV’s The Real World in 2001 and would go on to appear in many of its spin-off shows
– Mizanin began his pro wrestling training at California’s UPW in 2003
– In October 2004, Mizanin entered season 4 of WWE’s Tough Enough competition. He would finish runner-up to Daniel Puder, but would go on to sign a WWE development deal early the following year.
– Mizanin was assigned to Deep South Wrestling in early 2005
– On November 30, 2005, Mizanin defeated Mike Knox in the final of a tournament to win the vacant DSW Heavyweight Title, but would lose it to Derrick Neikirk in a Loser Leaves Town Match in his first defence a month later. This was done in order to reassign Mizanin to WWE’s other developmental territory, Ohio Valley Wrestling
– On February 8, 2006 in Louisville, KY, The Miz and Chris Cage defeated Chet the Jett and Seth Skyfire for the OVW Southern Tag belts.
– On February 18, Miz & Cage defeated The Highlanders (Robbie & Rory) to retain the OVW Southern Tag Team Titles
– On March 4, Miz & Cage defeated Rene Dupree & Chet The Jett to retain the OVW Southern Tag Team Titles
– On March 8, Miz & Cage defeated The Tolands (Chad & Tank) to retain the OVW Southern Tag Team Titles
– Miz debuted on Smackdown in April 2006, being kayfabe banned from the arena by ‘network representative’ Palmer Canon
– Miz re-debuted on Smackdown on the June 2 episode, acting as the host of the show
– In July, Miz hosted the Smackdown Diva Search segments
– Miz wrestled his first main roster match on September 1, defeating Tatanka
– On June 17, 2007, The Miz was drafted to the ECW roster.
– On November 16, 2008 in Wichita, KS, The Miz and John Morrison defeated Matt Hardy and MVP to capture the WWE Tag Team titles.
– At Judgment Day ’08, The Miz and Morrison defeated Kane and CM Punk to retain the WWE Tag Team titles.
– The Miz and Morrison defeated Finlay and Hornswoggle at Night of Champions ’08 to remain WWE Tag Team champions.
– At Cyber Sunday ’08, Morrison and Miz defeated Cryme Tyme.
– On December 13, 2008, Morrison and Miz defeated CM Punk and Kofi Kingston at a house show in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada to capture the World Tag Teamt titles.
– The Miz was drafted the Raw brand on April 13, 2009.
– The Miz defeated Kofi Kingston on October 5, 2009 in Wilkes-Barre, PA to capture the United States title.
– At Bragging Rights ’09, The Miz defeated John Morrison.
– At Survivor Series ’09, Team Miz (The Miz, Drew McIntyre, Sheamus, Dolph Ziggler, and Jack Swagger) defeated Team Morrison (John Morrison, Matt Hardy, Evan Bourne, Shelton Benjamin, and Finlay).
– The Miz defeated MVP at the Royal Rumble ’10 to remain U.S. champion.
– The Miz and The Big Show defeated John Morrison and R-Truth at Wrestlemania 26.
– On the November 22, 2010 edition of “Raw” in Orlando, FL, The Miz cashed in his Money in the Bank briefcase after Randy Orton successfully defended the WWE Championship against Wade Barrett.
– At the 2011 Royal Rumble, Miz defeated Randy Orton to retain the WWE championship.
– The Miz was voted the 2010 GERWECK.NET Wrestler of the year.
– At Wrestlemania 27, The Miz successfully defended the WWE title against John Cena.
– At Wrestlemania 28, Team Johnny (David Otunga (captain), Mark Henry, Dolph Ziggler, Jack Swagger, The Miz, and Drew McIntyre) defeated Team Teddy (Santino Marella (captain), R-Truth, Kofi Kingston, Zack Ryder, The Great Khali, and Booker T).
– On July 23, 2012 at Raw 1000, Miz defeated Christian to win his first Intercontinental Championship.
– At Summerslam ’12 in Los Angeles, Miz defeated Rey Mysterio.
– At Night of Champions ’12, The Miz defeated Rey Mysterio, Cody Rhodes and Sin Cara.
– On the WrestleMania 29 pre-show, Miz defeated Wade Barrett to win the WWE Intercontinental Title, but would lose it back to Barrett the next night on Raw.
– At Night of Champions ’13, The Miz defeated Fandango.
– Following WrestleMania XXX, Miz took time away from WWE to file The Marine 4.
– On June 30, 2014, Miz returned to Raw, debuting a heel movie star gimmick.
– At Battleground ’14, Miz won a 19-man Battle Royal to win the vacant WWE Intercontinental Title, but would lose it a month later to Dolph Ziggler.
– On August 18, 2014, The Miz defeated WWE Intercontinental Champion Dolph Ziggler by DQ.
– In late August 2014, Miz debuted his stunt double, Damien Mizdow.
– At Night Of Champions ’14, The Miz defeated Dolph Ziggler to win the WWE Intercontinental Title, but lost it back to Ziggler the next night on Raw
– At Survivor Series ’14, Miz & Mizdow defeated The Usos (Jimmy & Jey), Goldust & Stardust and Los Matadores (Diego & Fernando) in a Fatal 4-Way Match to win the WWE Tag Team Titles.
– At TLC ’14, Miz & Mizdow retained the WWE Tag Team Titles, losing to The Usos by DQ.
– The next night on Raw, Miz & Mizdow defeated Goldust & Stardust to retain the WWE Tag Team Titles
– On the WrestleMania 31 Kickoff show, following months of teasing, Mizdow finally turned on The Miz during the Andre The Giant Battle Royal
– On April 20, 2015, Miz defeated Mizdow for the rights to the Miz name
– The night after WrestleMania 32, Miz defeated Zack Ryder to win the WWE Intercontinental Title, following a distraction from his returning wife, Maryse
– At Payback ’16, Miz defeated Cesaro to retain the WWE Intercontinental Title
– At Extreme Rules ’16, Miz defeated Sami Zayn, Cesaro & Kevin Owens in a 4-Way Match to retain the WWE Intercontinental Title
– In the 2016 WWE draft, Miz & Maryse were allocated to Smackdown
– At Battleground ’16, The Miz fought Darren Young to a double-DQ to retain the WWE Intercontinental Title
– At Summerslam ’16, The Miz defeated Apollo Crews to retain the WWE Intercontinental Title
– At Backlash ’16, The Miz defeated Dolph Ziggler to retain the WWE Intercontinental Title
– On the 900th episode of Smackdown, Miz defeated Ziggler to regain the WWE Intercontinental Title, having lost it the month before
– At Survivor Series ’16, The Miz defeated Sami Zayn to retain the WWE Intercontinental Title and ensure the belt remained on Smackdown
– At TLC ’16, The Miz defeated Dolph Ziggler in a Ladder Match to retain the WWE Intercontinental Title
– The Miz and Maryse were moved to the Raw roster on April 10, 2017
– At Extreme Rules ’17, Miz defeated Dean Ambrose to regain the WWE Intercontinental Title
– In June 2017, Miz aligned with Bo Dallas and Curtis Axel, who formed ‘The Miztourage’
– On the July 3 episode of Raw, Miz defeated Heath Slater to retain the WWE Intercontinental Title
– At Great Balls of Fire ’17, Miz defeated Dean Ambrose to retain the WWE Intercontinental Title
– On the Summerslam ’17 pre-show, Miz, Dallas & Axel defeated The Hardy Boyz (Matt & Jeff) and Jason Jordan
– In September 2017, Miz & Maryse announced that they were having a baby
– At No Mercy ’17, Miz defeated Jason Jordan to retain the WWE Intercontinental Title
– On October 30, Miz defeated Matt Hardy to retain the WWE Intercontinental Title
– At Raw’s 25th Anniversary Show, Miz defeated Roman Reigns to regain the WWE Intercontinental Title he had lost to Reigns barely two months prior
– On January 29, 2018, Miz defeated Roman Reigns to retain the WWE Intercontinental Title
– On April 3, Miz & Asuka defeated Charlotte Flair & Bobby Roode to win the first season of WWE Mixed Match Challenge
– In the 2018 Superstar Shakeup, Miz was moved to the Smackdown roster
– At Summerslam ’18, Miz defeated Daniel Bryan
– At Hell In A Cell ’18, Miz & Maryse defeated Brie Bella & Daniel Bryan
– At Royal Rumble ’19, Miz & Shane McMahon defeated The Bar (Sheamus & Cesaro) to win the Smackdown Tag Team Titles, but would lose them to The Usos (Jimmy & Jey) in their first defense
– On April 15, 2019, Miz was moved to the Raw roster
– In late 2019, Miz was moved back to Smackdown
– Upon John Morrison’s return to WWE in January 2020, he and Miz would reform their old tag team
– At Super Showdown 2020, Miz & Morrison defeated The New Day (Kofi Kingston & Big E) to win the Smackdown Tag Team Titles
– At Elimination Chamber 2020, Miz & Morrison defeated Dolph Ziggler & Robert Roode, The New Day (Kofi Kingston & Big E), Heavy Machinery (Tucker & Otis), The Usos (Jimmy & Jey) and Lucha House Party (Gran Metalik & Lince Dorado) inside the chamber to retain the Smackdown Tag Team Titles
– In late-2020, Miz & Morrison were drafted to Raw
– At Hell In A Cell ’20, Miz defeated Otis to win the Money In The Bank briefcase
– Miz won the pre-show Battle Royal at Survivor Series 2020
– Miz cashed in the Money In The Bank and defeated Drew McIntyre to win the WWE Title at Elimination Chamber 2021
– Miz suffered the first legitimate injury in his WWE career at Backlash 2021, injuring his ACL. He would be out of action for 3 months, but would continue appearing on TV in a wheelchair
– Miz attacked Morrison in August 2021, breaking up the team
– At WrestleMania 38, Miz & Logan Paul defeated The Mysterios (Rey & Dominik). Following the match, Miz attacked Paul
– In July 2022, Miz aligned himself with Ciampa
– In August 2022, Miz began a storyline with the returning Dexter Lumis