Kongo Kong

Jun 5, 2017 - by Jamie Cruickshank

Real name: Steven Wilson
Height: 6’7″
Weight: 400 lbs
Date of birth: August 10, 1979
From: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Pro debut: 1998
Finishing move: The Cracker-Jack

Biography

– Wilson began his career as ‘Osyris’, sometimes lengthened to ‘Osyris the Monster’
– On February 28, 2004, Osyris fought Big Cheez to a double-DQ to retain the EWF Xtreme Title
– On January 12, 2007, Osyris defeated Marc Houston to retain the EWF Heavyweight Title
– On January 20, Osyris defeated Dark Lion & Damian Michaels to retain the EWF Heavyweight Title
– On February 3, Osyris defeated Justin Dean to retain the EWF Heavyweight Title
– Two weeks later, Osyris defeated Greg Valentine to retain the EWF Heavyweight Title
– In March 2007, Osyris defended the EWF Heavyweight Title against Fallen Dragon, Dark Lion & Menace
– On April 7, Osyris defeated Hillbilly Jed to win the IPW Grand Title
– On April 21, Osyris defeated Big Richard Cannon, Just Justin & Louis Linaris to retain the EWF Heavyweight Title
– A week later, Osyris defeated Jake Omen to retain the EWF Heavyweight Title
– On June 9, Osyris defeated Brandon Day to retain the EWF Heavyweight Title
– On June 30, Osyris defeated Bob to retain the EWF Heavyweight Title
– On November 24, Osyris defeated EWF Heavyweight Champion Big Ric Cannon by DQ
– On March 7, 2008, Osyris defeated EWF Midwestern Champion Bob by DQ
– On June 14, Osyris defeated Louis Linaris, Jordan McEntyre & Davey Richards to win the EWF X8 Tournament
– A week later, Osyris fought EWF Midwestern Champion Matt Cavins to a no-contest
– On July 5, Osyris fought IPW Grand Champion Drake Younger to a no-contest
– On April 25, 2009, Osyris defeated Mid-Ohio Heavyweight Champion Seth James by DQ
– On June 13, Osyris defeated Seth James & Hillbilly Jed to win the Mid-Ohio Heavyweight Title
– On July 11, Osyris defeated Hillbilly Jed to retain the Mid-Ohio Heavyweight Title
– On August 15, Osyris defeated Bob to win the EWF Heavyweight Title
– A week later, Osyris defeated Rosey to retain the Mid-Ohio Heavyweight Title
– On September 26, Osyris defeated Mike King & The Party Boy to retain the EWF Heavyweight Title
– On October 24, Osyris defeated Onyx in a Casket Match to retain the Mid-Ohio Heavyweight Title
– On November 21, Osyris defeated Dylan Bostic & Robby Starr to retain the Mid-Ohio Heavyweight Title
– On December 13, Osyris & Idol Heinze defeated The Kosher Klub (Joseph Schwartz & Sean Tylerstein) to win the POGW Tag Team Titles
– On January 9, 2010, Osyris defeated Bob to retain the EWF Heavyweight Title
– A week later, Osyris defeated Tommy Chill to retain the Mid-Ohio Heavyweight Title
– On February 13, Osyris defeated Ryan Burke to retain the Mid-Ohio Heavyweight Title
– On April 10, Osyris defeated Jeremy Hadley to retain the EWF Heavyweight Title
– On April 18, Osyris & Heinze (now known as Heinzington Beach Enterprise Presents) defeated The Perfection Connection (Noah Lott & Dollar) to retain the POGW Tag Team Titles
– On April 24, Osyris defeated Mr Main Event by DQ to retain the Mid-Ohio Heavyweight Title
– On May 2, HBEP defeated The Hollowed Souls (Donnie & Jacob Hollows) to retain the POGW Tag Team Titles
– On June 6, HBEP defeated The Kosher Klub (Joseph Schwartz & Sean Tylerstein) to retain the POGW Tag Team Titles
– On September 12, HBEP defeated Team VIP (Mr Nifty & Jonny Lawless) to retain the POGW Tag Team Titles
– On December 22, Wilson wrestled as Kongo Kong for the first time, but would not yet take on the persona full-time
– On October 2, 2011, Osyris defeated Mitch Johnson, Idol Heinze & Dollar to win the POGW Glory Cup
– On December 9, 2012, Osyris defeated Steven Drochner to win the ZERO1 USA Northen States Title
– On July 13, 2013, Osyris defeated PWK Champion Lance Storie by DQ
– On June 29, 2014, Kongo Kong defeated Hy-Zaya in the final of a tournament to win the vacant IWA:MS Heavyweight Title
– On July 17, Kong defeated Shane Mercer to retain the IWA:MS Heavyweight Title
– On July 25, Kong defeated Mercer & BJ Whitmer to retain the IWA:MS Heavyweight Title
– On August 10, Kong defeated John Wayne Murdoch to retain the IWA:MS Heavyweight Title
– On October 2, Kong defeated Ace Perry to retain the IWA:MS Heavyweight Title
– On October 23, Kong defeated Dale Patricks to retain the IWA:MS Heavyweight Title
– Two days later, Kong defeated The Lightning Bolt to retain the IWA:MS Heavyweight Title
– On November 6, Kong defeated John Wayne Murdoch to retain the IWA:MS Heavyweight Title
– On November 20, Kong defeated Joseph Schwartz to retain the IWA:MS Heavyweight Title
– On December 4, Kong defeated Shane Mercer to retain the IWA:MS Heavyweight Title
– A week later, Kong defeated Murdoch & Mercer to retain the IWA:MS Heavyweight Title
– On December 18, Kong again defeated John Wayne Murdoch to retain the IWA:MS Heavyweight Title
– On January 15, 2015, Kong defeated Murdoch, Mercer & Reed Bentley in a Gauntlet Match to retain the IWA:MS Heavyweight Title
– On January 29, Kong defeated Josh Crow to retain the IWA:MS Heavyweight Title
– On February 12, Kong defeated Chris Hero to retain the IWA:MS Heavyweight Title
– On February 26, Kong defeated Mitch Page to retain the IWA:MS Heavyweight Title
– On March 12, Kong defeated Shane Mercer to retain the IWA:MS Heavyweight Title
– Later that week, Kong defeated Zodiak to retain the IWA:MS Heavyweight Title
– On May 17, Kong defeated The American Viking to retain the IWA:MS Heavyweight Title
– On May 31, Kong defeated Shane Mercer, then Dewey Barned to retain the IWA:MS Heavyweight Title, before losing it to Hy-Zaya
– In July 2015, Kong began competing for Jeff Jarrett’s GFW promotion
– On October 10, Kong defeated Russ Jones to win the FWF Heavyweight Title
– On December 10, Kong defeated The Weedman to win the JCW Heavyweight Title
– The next day, Kong defeated MASADA, Reed Bentley, Chris Hero & Shane Mercer to win the Ted Petty Invitational Tournament, and with it, the IWA:MS Heavyweight Title
– On January 8, 2016, Kong defeated Hy-Zaya to retain the IWA:MS Heavyweight Title
– On January 23, Kong defeated Brutus Dylan to retain the FWF Heavyweight Title
– On February 27, Kong defeated Dru Skillz & Brutus Dylan to retain the FWF Heavyweight Title
– On March 25, Kong defeated Sugar Dunkerton to win the SSW Heavyweight Title
– On May 15, Kong defeated Tyson Dux and Rik Matrix to win the XICW Proving Ground Title Tournament
– On June 18, Kong defeated Tommy Dreamer in a Street Fight to retain the SSW Heavyweight Title
– On July 22, Kong defeated Willie Mack & Jeff Hardy to retain the JCW Heavyweight Title
– On July 30, Kong defeated Hy-Zaya & Shane Mercer to retain the SSW Heavyweight Title
– On August 7, Kong defeated Viper to retain the APWA Quadruple Crown Title
– On August 27, Kong defeated Viper in a Falls Count Anywhere Match to retain the APWA Quadruple Crown and JCW Heavyweight Titles
– On October 9, Kong defeated Malcolm Monroe III to retain the XICW Proving Ground Title
– On October 25, Kong defeated Viper to retain the APWA Quadruple Crown Title
– On December 3, Kong defeated Cody Deaner to win the CW Heavyweight Title
– On February 12, 2017, Kong defeated Gavin Quinn by DQ to retain the XICW Proving Ground Title
– Later that week, Kong retained the JCW Heavyweight Title against Bushwhacker Luke & Jesse Neal
– On March 19, Kong defeated Tyler Tirva to retain the CW Heavyweight Title
– On March 25, Kong defeated Cody Deaner & Billy Gunn to win the BCW Heavyweight Title
– In April 2017, Kong began competing for Impact Wrestling
– On July 23, Kong defeated Rob Rage to retain the CW Heavyweight Title
– On August 6, Kong defeated Barbarian in a Street Fight to retain the APWA Global Title
– On November 11, Kong defeated Shane Mercer, Lightning Bolt Johnson, Dru Skillz, Anthony Toatele & Hy-Zaya in a Cage Match to win the HLW Heavyweight Title
– At One Night Only: March Breakdown, Kong & RJ City defeated Alberto El Patron & Austin Aries
– On April 21, 2018, Kong defeated Tatanka to retain the HLW Heavyweight Title
– On April 29, Kong defeated Dre Jacobs to retain the XICW Xtreme Intense Title
– On September 1, Kong defeated Shane Mercer to retain the HLW Heavyweight Title
– The next day, Kong defeated Rod Street to retain the HLW Heavyweight Title
– On October 27, Kong defeated Fallah Bahh to retain the HLW Heavyweight Title
– On December 1, Kong & Bin Hamin defeated Rob Rage & Tony Carbonie to win the CW Tag Team Titles
– On April 20, 2019, Kong defeated Nick Cutler & Ross Jones to retain the HLW Heavyweight Title
– On June 7, 2019, it was reported that Kong had parted ways with Impact Wrestling since the promotion didn’t have plans for him

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