Cash Wheeler

Jul 14, 2015 - by Jamie Cruickshank

Real name: Daniel Marshall Wheeler
Height: 5’10
Weight: 222 lbs.
Date of birth: May 17, 1987
Hometown: Asheville, North Carolina
Pro debut: 2005
Trained by: NXT
Finishing move: Goodnight Express

Biography

– In his early career, Wheeler competed as ‘Steven Walters’
– On June 7, 2008, The New Wave (Walters & Derrick Driver) defeated NWA Anarchy Tag Team Champions The Devil’s Rejects (Azrael & Shaun Tempers) by DQ
– On August 16, 2008, The New Wave defeated
The NWA Elite (Kimo & Shatter) to win the NWA Anarchy Tag Team Titles
– On September 6, 2008, The New Wave defeated The Technicians (Bobby Hill & Tyler Smith) to retain the NWA Anarchy Tag Team Titles
– On November 15, 2008, The New Wave defeated The Dynamic Duo (Chad Parham & Seth Delay) to retain the NWA Anarchy Tag Team Titles
– On December 21, 2008, The New Wave defeated The Dynamic Duo (Chad Parham & Seth Delay), Talent & Money (Drew Pendleton III & JT Talent) and Jeremy Vain & Rob Adonis in a 4-Way Ladder Match to retain the NWA Anarchy Tag Team Titles
– On April 18, 2009, The New Wave defeated Talent & Money (Andrew Pendleton III & JT Talent) in a Street Fight to regain the NWA Anarchy Tag Team Titles
– On May 2, 2009, The New Wave defeated The Official Express (Mike Posey & Wes Adams) to retain the NWA Anarchy Tag Team Titles
– On May 30, 2009, The New Wave entered and won the Queen City Tag Team Classic Tournament, defeating The Naturals (Chase Stevens & Andy Douglas) in the final
– On June 20, 2009, The New Wave defeated The Devil’s Rejects (Azrael & Stryknyn) to retain the NWA Anarchy Tag Team Titles
– On February 6, 2010, Walters defeated NWA National Champion Phil Shatter by countout
– On July 23, 2011, Walters defeated Brodie Chase & Jeff Lewis in a 3-Way Match to win the NWA Anarchy Television Title
– On August 13, 2011, Walters defeated Seth Delay to retain the NWA Anarchy Television Title
– In September 2011, Walters defended the NWA Anarchy Television Title against Drew Haskins & John Skyler
– On October 29, 2011, Walters defeated Adrian Hawkins & Seth Delay in a 3-Way No-DQ Match to retain the NWA Anarchy Television Title
– In March 2013, Walters embarked on a short tour of Japan with ZERO-1
– On September 21, 2013, Walters & John Skyler won a 6-team Gauntlet Match to win the WrestleForce Tag Team Titles
– On February 9, 2014, The Love Hate Machine (Walters & Skyler) defeated The Bravado Brothers (Harlem & Lancelot) to retain the WrestleForce Tag Team Titles
– In April 2014, Wheeler signed a WWE development deal and was assigned to NXT as ‘Dash Wilder’
– In June 2014, Wilder formed a tag team with Scott Dawson. The duo would be known as ‘The Mechanics’
– On July 17, 2014, The Mechanics made their televised debuts, losing to Bull Dempsey & Mojo Rawley, though it would be September before they re-appeared
– In mid-2015, Wilder & Dawson dropped the ‘Mechanics’ moniker but continued to team together
– On November 11, 2015, Dash & Dawson surprisingly defeated The Vaudevillains (Aiden English & Simon Gotch) to win the NXT Tag Team Titles
– At NXT Takeover: London, Dash & Dawson defeated Enzo Amore & Colin Cassady to retain the NXT Tag Team Titles
– In early 2016, Dash & Dawson became known as ‘The Revival’
– At WWE Roadblock, The Revival defeated Enzo & Cass to retain the NXT Tag Team Titles
– At NXT Takeover: The End, The Revival defeated American Alpha (Jason Jordan & Chad Gable) to regain the NXT Tag Team Titles
– At NXT Takeover Brooklyn II, The Revival defeated Johnny Gargano & Tommaso Ciampa to retain the NXT Tag Team Titles
– After Wrestlemania 33, The Revival moved to the Raw roster
– On the Royal Rumble ’18 pre-show, The Revival defeated Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson
– In May 2018, The Revival returned to NXT for a series of live events
– On February 11, 2019, The Revival defeated Bobby Roode & Chad Gable to win the Raw Tag Team Titles
– On March 4, The Revival defeated Aleister Black & Ricochet to retain the Raw Tag Team Titles
– At Fastlane ’19, The Revival defeated Roode & Gable and Black & Ricochet in a Triple Threat Match to retain the Raw Tag Team Titles
– On April 1, The Revival defeated Black & Ricochet by countout to retain the Raw Tag Team Titles
– On the June 10, 2019 episode of Raw, The Revival defeated The Usos (Jimmy & Jey) and Curt Hawkins & Zack Ryder to regain the Raw Tag Team Titles
– At Extreme Rules ’19, The Revival defeated The Usos (Jimmy & Jey) to retain the Raw Tag Team Titles
– At Clash of Champions 2019, The Revival defeated The New Day (Big E & Xavier Woods) to win the Smackdown Tag Team Titles, but would not defend the titles on television before losing them back in November
– On November 20, The Revival made a one-off return to NXT, losing to The Undisputed Era (Kyle O’Reilly & Bobby Fish)
– On April 10, 2020, The Revival were released from their WWE contracts
– On May 27, 2020, The Revival (now FTR, Dax Harwood & Cash Wheeler) debuted for AEW
– At Fight For The Fallen 2020, FTR defeated The Lucha Brothers (Rey Fenix & Pentagon Jr)
– At All Out 2020, FTR defeated Adam Page & Kenny Omega to win the AEW Tag Team Titles
– On the September 25, 2020 episode of Dynamite, FTR defeated SCU (Frankie Kazarian & Scorpio Sky) to retain the AEW Tag Team Titles
– On the October 7 episode of Dynamite, FTR defeated The Hybrid2 (Jack Evans & Angelico) to retain the AEW Tag Team Titles
– On the October 14 episode of Dynamite, FTR defeated Best Friends (Chuck Taylor & Trent) to retain the AEW Tag Team Titles
– At New Year’s Smash 2021, FTR defeated The Jurassic Express (Jungle Boy & Marko Stunt)
– On Dynamite’s Crossroads special, FTR & Tully Blanchard defeated The Jurassic Express (Jungle Boy, Luchasaurus & Marko Stunt)
– In early 2021, FTR joined up with MJF’s The Pinnacle stable
– At Blood & Guts 2021, The Pinnacle (Cash Wheeler, Dax Harwood, MJF, Wardlow & Shawn Spears) defeated The Inner Circle (Chris Jericho, Jake Hager, Sammy Guevara, Santana & Ortiz) in the eponymous match
– At Dynamite’s Road Rager special, The Pinnacle (Wheeler, Harwood & Wardlow) defeated The Inner Circle (Jake Hager, Santana & Ortiz)
– At Fight For The Fallen 2021, FTR defeated The Inner Circle (Santana & Ortiz)
– On the October 16, 2021 episode of Dynamite, Las Super Ranas (FTR in disguise) defeated The Lucha Brothers (Rey Fenix & Penta El Zero Miedo) to win the AAA Tag Team Titles
– On the November 3 episode of Dynamite, FTR defeated Samuray del Sol & Aer Star to retain the AAA Tag Team Titles
– At TripleMania Regia 2021, FTR defeated The Lucha Brothers (Pentagon Jr & Fenix) in a Ladder Match to retain the AAA Tag Team Titles
– At New Year’s Smash 2021, FTR, Matt Hardy, Isiah Kassidy & Marq Quen defeated Penta El Zero Miedo, Rey Fenix, Jungle Boy, Luchasaurus & Christian Cage
– At the 2022 Beach Break episode of Rampage, FTR defeated The Nightmare Family (Brock Anderson & Lee Johnson)

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