Ariya Daivari

Aug 25, 2017 - by Jamie Cruickshank

Real name: Ariya Daivari
Height: 5’10″
Weight: 190 lbs.
Date of birth: April 11, 1989
Born: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Pro debut: September 26, 2006
Trained by: Shawn Daivari & Shelton Benjamin
Finishing move: Cobra clutch

Biography

– Daivari made his professional debut in September 2006 for Midwest Pro Wrestling
– On June 30, 2007, Daivari defeated Esteban Molina to win the NWA Wisconsin Tag Team Titles for he and his partner Dysfunction
– On July 13, Daivari & Dysfunction defeated Molina & Tony Rican to retain the NWA Wisconsin Tag Team Titles
– On October 19, Daivari & Dysfunction fought American History Next (Steve Stone & Hardcore Craig) to a double pinfaill draw to retain the NWA Wisconsin Tag Team Titles
– On December 14, The Daivari Brothers (Ariya & Shawn) defeated Esteban Molina & Troy Walters to win the ICW Tag Team Titles
– In December 2011, Daivari competed in TNA’s Ring Ka King project
– On May 4, 2013, Daivari defeated Arik Cannon & Benjamin Sailer to win the HOW Undisputed Title
– Daivari wrestled a WWE dark match in September 2013, teaming with Craven Knyte in a Handicap loss to The Great Khali
– On October 26, Daivari defeated Chas Betts to retain the HOW Undisputed Title
– On January 9, 2015, Daivari defeated Arik Cannon in a TLC Match to win the vacant F1RST Wrestlepalooza Title
– In mid-2015, Daivari competed on several ROH and GFW live events
– On October 22, Daivari defeated Venom, Wildcat & Kody Rice to retain the F1RST Wrestlepalooza Title
– On January 8, 2016, Daivari defeated Johnny Gargano with Arik Cannon as specia guest referee to retain the F1RST Wrestlepalooza Title. He retained against Colt Cabana the next night
– On June 13, Daivari was announced as a participant in WWE’s Cruiserweight Classic Tournament
– On June 17, Daivari defeated Arik Cannon to retain the F1RST Wrestlepalooza Title. He retained against Matt Cross the next night
– Daivari would lose his first round Cruiserweight Classic match to Ho Ho Lun, but would sign a WWE contract shortly afterwards
– On August 27, Daivari defeated Ken Anderson to retain the F1RST Wrestlepalooza Title
– On September 10, Daivari defeated Tommy Dreamer to retain the F1RST Wrestlepalooza Title
– On the October 10, 2016 episode of Raw, Daivari made his main roster debut as part of the cruiserweight division on Raw, losing by submission to the Cruiserweight Champion T.J. Perkins.
– On November 12, Daivari defeated The Beer City Bruiser to retain the F1RST Wrestlepalooza Title
– On January 15, 2017, Daivari wrestled his final indy date, dropping the F1RST Wrestlepalooza Title to Arik Cannon, before starting becoming exclusive with WWE

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