Shad Gaspard

Oct 3, 2009 - by Steve Gerweck

Photography by Will LeBlanc

Real name: Shad Gaspard
Height: 6’6″
Weight: 270 lbs.
Date of birth: January 13, 1981
Date of death: May 17, 2020
From: Brooklyn, NY
Pro debut: 2003
Trained by: OVW
Finishing move: G9


– In June 2005, Da Beast signed a WWE development contract.
– On May 27, 2006, Da Beast and Neighborhoodie defeated Roadkill and Kasey James in Louisville, KY for the OVW (Ohio Valley Wrestling) Southern Tag Team titles.
– Gaspard debuted as part of Cryme Tyme on the September 4, 2006 “Raw.”
– At Cyber Sunday ’06, Cryme Time won a “Texas Tornado” match involving The Highlanders, Charlie Haas and Viscera, and Trevor Murdoch and Lance Cade.
– At New Year’s Revolution ’07, Cryme Tyme won a tag team turmoil match involving the World’s Greatest tag team, Lance Cade and Trevor Murdoch, the Highlanders and Hacksaw Jim Duggan and Super Crazy to earn a future tag team title shot.
– On July 21, 2007 in Owensboro, KY, Cryme Tyme defeated the James Boys to win the Southern Tag Team Championship.
– On September 2, 2007, WWE released Cryme Tyme.
– Cryme Tyme returns to WWE on the March 31, 2008 edition of “Raw,” and defeated Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch.
– At Survivor Series ’08, Team Michaels (Michaels, Rey Mysterio, Cryme Tyme, and The Great Khali) defeated Team JBL (John “Bradshaw” Layfield, Kane, Montel Vontavious Porter and John Morrison and The Miz).
– On April 15, 2009, Shad was drafted to the Smackdown brand in the Supplemental draft.
– Gaspard was released by WWE on November 19, 2010.

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