Keith Lee

Oct 25, 2018 - by Jamie Cruickshank

Real name: Keith Lee
Height: 6’2″
Weight: 340 lbs.
Date of birth: November 8, 1984
From: Wichita Falls, TX
Pro debut: February 2005
Trained by: Killer Tim Brooks
Finishing move: Big Bang Catastrophe

Biography

– Lee played college football before deciding to become a wrestler
– Lee began his career as ‘Kevin Paine’, wrestling for PCW in Arlington, Texas
– In 2008, Lee began wrestling under his real name
– On July 2, 2011, Lee & Li Fang defeated Tim Storm & Cowboy Adam to win the NAWA Tag Team Titles
– On September 3, Lee & Fang defeated Storm & Adam by DQ to retain the NAWA Tag Team Titles
– On March 22, Lee defeated Thomas Shire to win the Inspire Pro Pure Prestige Title
– In May 2015, Lee made his first appearances for ROH
– On May 31, Lee defeated Thomas Shire & Mr B to retain the Inspire Pro Pure Prestige Title
– On September 13, Lee defeated Andy Dalton & Orange Cassidy to retain the Inspire Pro Pure Prestige Title
– On November 11, Lee defeated Evan Gelistico to retain the Inspire Pro Pure Prestige Title
– A week later, Lee defeated Davey Vega to retain the Inspire Pro Pure Prestige Title
– On January 17, 2016, Lee defeated Jojo Bravo to retain the Inspire Pro Pure Prestige Title
– On February 28, Lee defeated Scot Summers to retain the Inspire Pro Pure Prestige Title
– On September 9, Lee defeated Ray Rowe to win the VIP Heavyweight Title
– On November 3, Lee defeated Lou Sterrett to retain the VIP Heavyweight Title
– On November 11, Lee defeated AR Fox, Sammy Guevara & Willie Mack to retain the VIP Heavyweight Title
– On December 16, Lee defeated Michael Elgin to retain the VIP Heavyweight Title
– Two days later, Lee defeated Terrale Tempo to retain the Inspire Pro Pure Prestige Title
– On February 10, 2017, The Pretty Boy Killers (Lee & Shane Taylor) defeated War Machine (Hanson & Ray Rowe) to win the VIP Tag Team Titles
– On March 26, Lee defeated Sami Callihan & Sammy Guevara to retain the Inspire Pro Pure Prestige Title
– On April 29, Lee defeated Matt Sydal to retain the VIP Heavyweight Title
– On August 4, The Pretty Boy Killers won a six-team Gauntlet Match to retain the VIP Tag Team Titles. Later in the same show, Lee defeated ACH, Lance Hoyt & Steve Anthony in a second Gauntlet Match to retain the VIP Heavyweight Title
– On September 16, The Pretty Boy Killers defeated Homicide & Low Ki to retain the VIP Tag Team Titles
– On October 14, Lee defeated Matt Riddle in a Last Man Standing Match to win the WWN Title
– On November 1, Lee defeated Dave Mastiff to retain the WWN Title
– At EVOLVE 96, Lee defeated WALTER to retain the WWN Title
– At EVOLVE 99, Lee defeated Chris Dickinson to retain the WWN Title
– At EVOLVE 100, Lee defeated AR Fox to retain the WWN Title
– At Time Is a Flat Circle on March 23, 2018, Lee defeated Chuck Taylor to become the PWG World Champion.
– On April 5, Lee defeated Kassius Ohno to retain the WWN Title
– On May 1, 2018, it was announced that Lee had signed a contract with WWE.
– On the July 18, 2018 taping of NXT, Lee would make his in-ring debut, defeating Marcel Barthel
– Prior to Takeover XXV, Lee defeated Kona Reeves
– At Takeover War Games III, Lee, Tommasso Ciampa, Dominik Dijakovic & Kevin Owens defeated The Undisputed Era (Adam Cole, Kyle O’Reilly, Bobby Fish & Roderick Strong) in the titular match
– Lee was part of Team NXT at Survivor Series 2019
– On the January 22, 2020 episode of NXT, Lee defeated Roderick Strong to win the NXT North American Championship, marking his first championship win on the brand
– Lee entered the 2020 Men’s Royal Rumble Match
– On February 16, Lee defeated Dominik Dijakovic to retain the NXT North American Title
– On March 11, Lee defeated Cameron Grimes to retain the NXT North American Title
– On April 1, Lee defeated Dominik Dijakovic & Damian Priest in a Triple Threat Match to retain the NXT North American Title
– On April 29, Lee defeated Priest to retain the NXT North American Title
– On June 7, Lee defeated Johnny Gargano to retain the NXT North American Title
– On June 17, Lee defeated Johnny Gargano & Finn Balor in a Triple Threat Match to retain the NXT North American Title
– During the second night of The Great American Bash on July 8, Lee defeated Adam Cole to win the NXT Championship, becoming a double champion, and the first person to hold the NXT and North American Championships simultaneously
– On July 15, Lee defeated Dominik Dijakovic to retain both the NXT and NXT North American Titles
– On August 24, 2020, Lee was moved the Raw roster
– At Payback ’20, Lee defeated Randy Orton
– Lee was a member of the victorious Team Raw at Survivor Series 2020

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