Real name: George Murdoch
Weight: 375 lbs.
Date of birth: February 21, 1980
From: Pasadena, CA
Pro debut: 2006
Trained by: Deep South
Finishing move: What The Funk
– In 2006, Murdoch signed a WWE developmental deal, and was assigned to Deep South Wrestling.
– WWE released Murdoch in February 2008.
– In 2011, Murdoch competed on NXT season 4 as Brodus Clay, and won the competition.
– Brodus Clay was assigned to the Smackdown roster, and came out in support Alberto Del Rio.
– On January 9, 2012, Brodus Clay became “The Funkasaurus” on Raw and defeated Curt Hawkins.
– At Extreme Rules ’12, Clay pinned Dolph Ziggler.
– Clay was on a Slammy Award for Best Dancer of the Year for 2012.
– In June 2014, Clay was released by WWE.
– On July 19, 2014, Clay defeated Tommy Suede to win the PPW Heavyweight Title
– On the October 15, 2014 edition of Impact Wrestling, Clay debuted in TNA as Tyrus.
– At Lockdown ’15, Tyrus defeated Rockstar Spud & Mandrews in a Handicap Cage Match
– At One Night Only: World Cup ’15, Tyrus defeated Gunner
– At Slammiversary ’15, Tyrus & Ethan Carter III defeated Mr Anderson & Lashley
– At Bound For Glory ’15, Tyrus won the 12-Man Bound For Gold Gauntlet Match
– At Joker’s Wild ’16, Tyrus & Jade defeated Gail Kim & Lashley
– At the One Night Only event in September 2016, Tyrus defeated Crazzy Steve
– At the One Night Only event in November 2016, Tyrus defeated Trevor Lee
– Later that month, Tyrus began appearing on Fox News, guesting on various panel shows
– In August 2017, Impact announced that Tyrus had been granted his release
– Tyrus returned to Impact Wrestling in January 2018, but made few appearances before leaving the company again in April
– After an extended period of absence, Tyrus returned to action in March 2021 at NWA’s Back For The Attack, defeating JR Kratos
– At When Our Shadows Fall, Tyrus defeated The Pope
– On August 6, Tyrus defeated The Pope to win the NWA Television Title
– At NWA’s 73rd Anniversary Show, Tyrus, Cyon & Jordan Clearwater defeated Odinson, Parrow & The Pope
– On August 30, Tyrus defeated BLK Jeez to retain the NWA Television Title
– The next day, Tyrus defeated Jordan Clearwater to retain the NWA Television Title
– At Hard Times 2, Tyrus defeated Cyon in a No-DQ Match to retain the NWA Television Title
– On December 5, Tyrus defeated Jaden Roller to retain the NWA Television Title
– At The Crockett Cup 2022, Tyrus defeated Rodney Mack to retain the NWA Television Title
– At NWA Alwayz Ready, Tyrus defeated Mims to retain the NWA Television Title
– On August 2, Tyrus defeated Odinson to retain the NWA Television Title
– On September 13, Tyrus defeated Mims to retain the NWA Television Title
– On September 24, Tyrus voluntarily vacated the NWA Television Title in order to challenge for the NWA World Title
– At NWA Hard Times 3, Tyrus defeated Trevor Murdoch & Matt Cardona to win the NWA World Title