Jul 14, 2015 - by Jamie Cruickshank

photo credit: World Wrestling Entertainment

photo credit: World Wrestling Entertainment

Real name: Eric Arndt
Height: 5’11
Weight: 200 lbs.
Date of birth: December 8, 1986
Hometown: Hackensack, New Jersey
Pro debut: 2012
Trained by: NXT
Finishing move: Air Enzo


– In August 2012, Arndt signed a WWE development deal and was assigned to NXT as ‘Eric Anthony’
– By November 2012, Arndt had been renamed ‘Enzo Amore’
– On May 22, 2013, Amore made his televised debut, losing to Mason Ryan
– In mid-2013, Amore formed a tag team with Colin Cassady
– In November 2013, Amore suffered a broken leg and would be out of action for over 6 months
– On June 26, 2014, Amore returned to NXT, saving Cassady from an attack by Sylvester Lefort & Marcus Louis
– At NXT Takeover Fatal 4-Way, Amore defeated Lefort in a Hair vs Hair Match, though it was Louis who was forced to shave his head
– In late 2014, Amore & Cassady gained the services of Carmella as a manager
– In March 2015, Amore & Cassady began a feud with NXT Tag Team Champions Blake & Murphy
– On July 25, 2015, Amore & Cassady made an appearance on a WWE live event, possibly signalling their imminent call-up to the main roster
– In a dark match prior to Takeover: Brooklyn, Amore, Cassady, Zack Ryder & Mojo Rawley defeated Jason Jordan, Chad Gable, Scott Dawson & Dash Wilder
– The night after WrestleMania 32, Enzo & Cass made their Raw debuts, getting into a verbal sparring contest with The Dudley Boyz
– At Payback ’16, Enzo suffered a legitimate concussion during a match against The Vaudevillains and would be stretchered out of the event. He would return to action after a month on the sidelines
– In the 2016 WWE draft, Enzo & Cass were allocated to Raw
– At Battleground ’16, Enzo, Cass & John Cena defeated The Club (AJ Styles, Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson)
– At Survivor Series ’16, Enzo & Cass were members of Team Raw as they defeated Team Smackdown
– On the Payback ’17 pre-show, Enzo & Cass defeated Gallows & Anderson
– In August 2017, Enzo joined the 205 Live roster
– At No Mercy ’17, Enzo defeated Neville to win the WWE Cruiserweight Title
– At TLC ’17, Enzo defeated Kalisto to regain the WWE Cruiserweight Title
– On the Survivor Series ’17 pre-show, Enzo defeated Kalisto to retain the WWE Cruiserweight Title
– On January 22, 2018, Enzo was suspended by WWE following allegations of sexual assault. Though the case was later dropped due to lack of evidence, WWE fired him the next day
– Following his WWE departure, Enzo announced that he was retiring from wrestling to focus on a career in music
– Enzo attended the 2018 Survivor Series PPV as a fan, but caused so much of a disruption that he was banned from all future events at the Staples Center
– Enzo & Cass jumped the barricade at the ROH/NJPW G1 Supercard event, attacking The Briscoe Brothers

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