Real Name: Wesley David Richards
Weight: 202 lbs.
Date of Birth: March 1, 1983
From: Othello, Washington
Pro debut: June 2004
Trained by: Paul Orndorff & Tony Kozina
Finishing Move: Creeping Death
– On October 1, 2005, Richards and Super Dragon defeated El Generico and the Human Tornado for the PWG (Pro Wrestling Guerrilla) Tag Team title in Los Angeles, CA.
– On March 18, 2006, Richards and Super Dragon retained the PWG Tag Team titles defeating Christopher Daniels and AJ Styles in Los Angeles.
– On April 8, 2006, Richards won the ECWA Super 8 Tournament in Newark, DE defeating Scott Lost, Milano Collection AT and Charlie Haas in the final.
– Richards and Rocky Romero defeated captured the Ring of Honor Tag Team titles in an Ultimate Endurance match also involving The Hangmen 3 (Brent Albright & BJ Whitmer), and Austin Aries & Bryan Danielson on January 26, 2008 in Chicago Ridge, IL.
– On October 11, 2011, Davey Richards and Rocky Romero defeated Prince Devitt and Ryusuke Taguchi in Tokyo, Japan for the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Teg Team titles.
– At ROH’s Best in the World iPPV in Manhatten, NY, Daniels defeated Eddie Edwards to win the ROH Heavyweight title.
– On February 12, 2012 at The New Beginning, the No Remorse Corps (Richards and Rocky Romero) defeated Apollo 55 (Prince Devitt & Ryusuke Taguchi) to regain the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship in Osaka, Japan.
– On November 18, 2013, The American Wolves entered the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida for another week-long tryout. Three days later, Edwards and Richards made their WWE NXT debut; using the team name “The American Pitbulls.”
– The American Wolves arrived on Impact Wrestling at Genesis on January 16, 2014.
– The Wolves defeated BroMans for the TNA Tag Team Titles on February 24, 2014, in Morgantown, West Virginia.
– At Lockdown ’14, Team MVP (MVP, Willow, Davey Richards & Eddie Edwards) defeated Team Dixie (Bobby Roode, Austin Aries, Jessie Godderz & Robbie E) in a Lethal Lockdown Match.
– At One Night Only: X-Travaganza, The Wolves defeated Bad Influence (Christopher Daniels & Kazarian) in a Ladder Match.
– At Sacrifice ’14, The Wolves defeated DJ Z & The BroMans (Robbie E & Jessie Godderz) in a No-DQ Handicap Match to win the TNA Tag Team Titles. They would retain the titles against the BroMans a couple of weeks later.
– On June 19, 2014, The Wolves defeated Abyss & Willow and Austin Aries & Samoa Joe in a 3-Way Match to retain the TNA Tag Team Titles. Over the next few weeks, they would retain the titles against Bram & Magnus, The BroMans, The Menagerie (Knux & The Freak) and The Hardy Boyz (Matt & Jeff).
– On July 6, 2014, The Wolves defeated Junior Stars (Koji Kanemoto & Minoru Tanaka) to retain the TNA Tag Team Titles.
– On August 7, 2014, The Wolves defeated The Hardy Boyz & Team 3D (Bully Ray & Devon) in a 3-Way Ladder Match to retain the TNA Tag Team Titles
– The next day, Richards defeated 2CW Heavyweight Champion Nick Ando by countout.
– On September 16, 2014, The Wolves defeated The Hardys & Team 3D in a 3-Way Full Metal Mayhem Match to retain the TNA Tag Team Titles.
– On January 30, 2015, The Wolves defeated The Revolution (James Storm & Abyss) to regain the TNA Tag Team Titles.
– The next day, The Wolves defeated The Revolution (Manik & Sanada) and DJ Z & Jessie Godderz in an Ultimate X Match to retain the TNA Tag Team Titles
– At One Night Only: Hardcore Justice 4, The Wolves defeated The Revolution (Manik & Sanada) in a Ladder Match to retain the TNA Tag Team Titles
– At One Night Only: Global Impact ’15, Richards defeated Tigre Uno
– At One Night Only: Joker’s Wild 3, The Wolves defeated Austin Aries & Bobby Roode
– At One Night Only: World Cup ’15, Richards was part of the victorious Team Hardy
– At One Night Only: X-Travaganza ’15, Richards defeated Eddie Edwards
– At One Night Only: Gut Check, Richards defeated Tony Kozina
– In February 2015, Edwards suffered a broken heel, forcing The Wolves to vacate the TNA Tag Team Titles
– On June 10, 2015, Richards married Angelina Love.
– On June 24, 2015, The Wolves defeated The Dirty Heels (Austin Aries & Bobby Roode) in the final match of a Best of 5 Series to regain the TNA Tag Team Titles
– Richards was drawn into the Tag Team Specialists group of the TNA World Title Series. He made it as far as the quarter-finals before losing to EC3
– On the August 26, 2015 episode of Impact Wrestling, The Wolves defeated The Revolution (Abyss & Manik) to retain the TNA Tag Team Titles. Over the next two weeks, the pair would lose the titles, then regain them from Brian Myers & Trevor Lee
– In September 2015, Richards was part of Team TNA as they defeated Team GFW in a Lethal Lockdown Match
– At Bound For Glory ’15, The Wolves defeated Myers & Lee to retain the TNA Tag Team Titles
– At House of Hardcore IX, The Wolves defeated The Dirty Heels (Austin Aries & Bobby Roode) to retain the TNA Tag Team Titles
– On November 27, 2015, The Wolves defeated The Brothers Lockhart (Andrew & Erik) to retain the TNA Tag Team Titles
– On December 13, 2015, The Wolves defeated Caoz & Kaiser, Gladiator & Hellspawn and Los Mega10 (El Megastar & Panama Jack Daniels) to win the vacant Wrestling Superstar Tag Team Titles
– At One Night Only: Live!, The Wolves defeated Eli Drake & Jessie Godderz and Drew Galloway & Kurt Angle to retain the TNA Tag Team Titles
– On the February 16, 2016 edition of Impact Wrestling, The Wolves defeated The Decay in a Monster’s Ball Match to retain the TNA Tag Team Titles
– In March 2016, Richards suffered an ACL injury and would not return to competition until the following January
– On May 26, 2017, Richards defeated Lio Rush to win the CZW World Title
– On June 18, Richards defeated Bubblegum to retain the CZW World Title and win the SWE Speed King Title
– On June 23, Richards defeated Kenny Lush & King Khash to win the PCW Heavyweight Title
– On June 29, Richards defeated Darby Allin to retain the CZW World Title
– The next day, Richards defeated Shane Strickland to win the vacant DEFY 8xGP Title
– In July 2017, Richards announced that he was leaving Impact Wrestling in order to free more time for his medical studies, though he would continue taking occasional indy dates
– On August 11, Richards defeated Rocky Rage to win the ASW Heavyweight Title
– In September 2017, Richards was forced to undergo a further knee surgery and later announced that he would not accept any bookings in 2018 in order to focus more on his studies. As it turns out, Richards would remain out of action for the next three years
– Richards returned to action on June 5, 2021, defeating Ron Mathis to win the ASW Heavyweight Title
– Richards signed a non-exclusive deal with MLW following their Battle Riot III event
– On October 30, The American Wolves (Richards & Eddie Edwards) defeated Infrared (Logan James & Tyler Matrix) to win the vacant PWR Tag Team Titles
– Richards won the 2021 MLW Opera Cup, defeating TJP in the final
– On November 26, Richards defeated Axton Ray to retain the ASW Heavyweight Title
– On May 13, 2022, Richards fought MLW Openweight Champion Alex Kane to a time-limit draw
– At Impact Slammiversary 2022, The Impact Originals (Richards, Alex Shelley, Chris Sabin, Nick Aldis & Frankie Kazarian) defeated Honor No More (Eddie Edwards, Mike Bennett, Matt Taven, PCO & Vincent)
– On June 23, Richards defeated Alex Kane to win the MLW Openweight Title
– At NJPW Music City Mayhem, Richards defeated Rocky Romero to retain the MLW Openweight Title
– At the NWA 74th Anniversary Show, Richards defeated Thrillbilly Silas to retain the MLW Openweight Title
– On September 18, Richards defeated SB KENTo to retain the MLW Openweight Title
– At NWA Hard Times New Orleans, Richards defeated Colby Corino to retain the MLW Openweight Title