Jeff Cobb

Jan 7, 2019 - by Jamie Cruickshank

Real name: Jeffrey Cobb
Height: 5’10”
Weight: 263 lbs.
Date of birth: July 11, 1982
From: Honolulu, HI
Pro debut: June 4, 2009
Trained by: Oliver John & Sabaki
Finishing move: Tour of the Islands

Biography

– Cobb represented Guam at the 2004 Olympics, competing in freestyle wrestling
– Cobb began professional wrestling in 2009 working for Action Zone Wrestling in his native Hawaii
– On December 21, 2009, Cobb defeated Kaniala to win the AZW Heavyweight Title
– On March 6, 2010, Cobb defeated Kaniala & Bobby Bolt to retain the AZW Heavyweight Title
– On December 20, Cobb defeated SABAKI in an Anything Goes Match to regain the AZW Heavyweight Title
– On April 23, Cobb defeated Ahuna to retain the AZW Heavyweight Title
– On June 27, Cobb defeated Matt Cross to retain the AZW Heavyweight Title
– On September 17, Cobb defeated Mark Anarchy to retain the AZW Heavyweight Title
– On October 17, Cobb defeated Mark Anarchy & Bobby Bolt to retain the AZW Heavyweight Title
– On November 19, Cobb defeated Rocko Shinoda to retain the AZW Heavyweight Title
– On November 29, Cobb defeated Christopher Daniels to retain the AZW Heavyweight Title
– On December 19, Cobb defeated Kris Kavanaugh to retain the AZW Heavyweight Title
– On May 5, Cobb won the 2012 APW Young Lions Cup, defeating Kay Jutler in the final
– On June 9, 2013, Cobb defeated Dave Dutra to win the PREMIER Heavyweight Title
– On September 29, Cobb defeated Brian Tannen to retain the PREMIER Heavyweight Title
– On October 25, Cobb won the WFC Mission City Cup, defeating Marcus Lewis & Dave Dutra in the 3-Way final
– On December 15, Cobb fought Oliver John to a time-limit draw to retain the PREMIER Heavyweight Title
– On October 24, 2014, Cobb & Kimo defeated The Ballard Brothers (Shane & Shannon) to win the vacant BTW Tag Team Titles
– Cobb signed to Lucha Underground in 2015. He worked various dark matches throughout season one
– On December 12, 2015, Cobb (as the masked Matanza Cueto) made his official Lucha Underground debut and captured the Lucha Underground Championship by winning a 21–man Aztec Warfare match. Matanza would hold onto the title for the remainder of season two, including a win over Pentagon Dark at Ultima Lucha Dos
– Matanza continued as Lucha Underground Champion into season 3, only losing the belt in a 20-man Aztec Warfare Match in episode 11
– At Ultima Lucha Tres, Matanza defeated Dragon Azteca Jr in a Cage Match
– On July 17, 2016, Cobb defeated JR Kratos to win the vacant PREMIER Heavyweight Title
– Cobb made his EVOLVE debut at 74, defeating Matt Riddle
– On February 27, 2017, Cobb defeated Makena Cruz to win the AZW Heavyweight Title
– On April 22, Cobb & Blaster defeated Billy Hills & Dell Tucker to win the CCW Tag Team Titles
– On May 6, Cobb defeated Brian Cage, Luster The Legend & John Morrison to win the APW Universal Title
– On July 7, Cobb defeated Luster The Legend to retain the APW Universal Title
– On July 29, Cobb defeated Shady Nattrass to retain the APW Universal Title
– At House of Hardcore 32, Cobb defeated Nick Aldis
– At House of Hardcore 33, Cobb defeated Sami Callihan
– On August 18, Cobb defeated Pentagon Jr to retain the APW Universal Title
– On September 22, Cobb defeated Willie Mack to retain the APW Universal Title
– On October 7, Cobb defeated Adam Thornstowe to retain the APW Universal Title
– On October 20, The Chosen Bros (Cobb & Matt Riddle) defeated the Lucha Brothers (Rey Fenix and Penta el Zero M) to win the PWG Tag Team Titles
– On November 10, Cobb defeated Jack Swagger to retain the APW Universal Title
– Cobb made his New Japan debut in November 2017. He worked the whole World Tag League tour, teaming with Michael Elgin
– On January 12, 2018, The Chosen Bros (Cobb & Matt Riddle) defeated Ringkampf (Timothy Thatcher & WALTER) to retain the PWG Tag Team Titles
– On April 14, Cobb defeated Will Hobbs to retain the APW Universal Title
– Matanza returned to Lucha Underground for season four. His character was ‘killed off’ at the end of the season
– On July 21, 2018, Cobb made his Ring of Honor debut by attacking Eli Isom and FR Josie at a television taping
– On August 17, Cobb defeated Jacob Fatu to retain the APW Universal Title
– Cobb won the 2018 PWG Battle of Los Angeles, defeating Shingo Takagi and Bandido in the 3-Way final
– At Death Before Dishonor XVI on September 28, 2018, Cobb confronted Punishment Martinez following his defense of the ROH World Television Championship. At a television taping the following night, Cobb, in his first official match, defeated Martinez to win the ROH World Television Championship.
– On October 10, Cobb defeated Eli Drake in the final of a tournament to win the vacant Ring Warriors Grand Title
– On October 19, Cobb defeated WALTER to win the PWG World Title
– At Survival of the Fittest ’18, Cobb & Jay Lethal defeated SCU (Frankie Kazarian & Scorpio Sky)
– At Final Battle ’18, Cobb defeated Adam Page to retain the ROH Television Title
– On January 18, 2019, Cobb defeated Trevor Lee to retain the PWG World Title
– On February 9, Cobb defeated Silas Young to retain the ROH Television Title
– At Bound By Honor ’19, Cobb defeated Rocky Romero to retain the ROH Television Title
– On February 16, Cobb defeated Big Grizzly to retain the ROH Television Title
– At Honor Rising ’19, Cobb defeated Hirooki Goto to retain the ROH Television Title
– On March 1, Cobb defeated Bandido to retain the PWG World Title
– At ROH’s 17th Anniversary Show, Cobb defeated Shane Taylor to retain the ROH Television Title
– At PWA’s 18th Anniversary Show, Cobb defeated Gabriel to retain the ROH Television Title
– At the ROH/NJPW G1 Supercard show, Cobb defeated Will Ospreay to retain the ROH Television Title and win the NEVER Openweight Title
– On April 21, Cobb defeated Hellmer Lo Guennec and Aigle Blanc to retain the ROH Television Title
– On May 10, Cobb defeated Jonathan Gresham to retain the PWG World Title
– Cobb competed in the 2019 G1 Climax Tournament, but failed to advance from Block B
– Cobb teamed with Mikey Nicholls in the 2019 World Tag League, finishing mid-table
– Cobb made his AEW Dynamite debut on February 12, 2020

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