Darby Allin

Dec 9, 2019 - by Jamie Cruickshank

Real Name: Samuel Ratsch
Height: 5’8”
Weight: 180 lbs.
Date of Birth: January 7, 1997
From: Seattle, Washington
Pro Debut: February 8, 2015
Trained By: Buddy Wayne
Finishing Move: the Coffin Drop

Biography

– Ratsch briefly competed in amateur wrestling at high school level. He confessed that he only took part as he assumed that it was professional wrestling
– Ratsch dropped out of film school in Arizona to pursue a career in skateboarding
– Allin was a regular on the MTV clip show ‘Ridiculousness’
– In early 2015, Ratsch made his pro wrestling debut under the name ‘Darby Graves’
– By 2016, he would be competing as ‘Darby Allin’
– In April 2016, Allin began regularly competing for EVOLVE
– On September 17, 2017, Allin won the Style Battle 7 Tournament, defeating AR Fox in the final
– In April 2019, Allin signed with the new AEW promotion
– On June 15, Allin defeated JT Dunn to win the NEW Heavyweight Title
– Allin debuted for AEW at Fyter Fest 2020, wrestling Cody Rhodes to a time-limit draw
– On July 20, Allin defeated Hale Collins to retain the NEW Heavyweight Title
– On August 2, Allin defeated JT Dunn to retain the NEW Heavyweight Title
– The next day, Allin again defeated JT Dunn to retain the NEW Heavyweight Title
– On August 16, Allin defeated Hale Collins in a No-DQ Match to retain the NEW Heavyweight Title
– The next day, Allin fought Christian Casanova & JT Dunn to a no-contest to retain the NEW Heavyweight Title
– On September 13, Allin defeated Brian Anthony by DQ to retain the NEW Heavyweight Title
– On October 19, Allin defeated Brian Anthony to retain the NEW Heavyweight Title
– On December 15, Allin defeated Rabbi Swissa to retain the NEW Heavyweight Title
– At Revolution 2020, Allin defeated Sammy Guevara
– At Full Gear 2020, Allin defeated Cody Rhodes to win the TNT Title
– At Winter Is Coming, Allin & Cody Rhodes defeated Team Taz (Ricky Starks & Powerhouse Hobbs)
– In December 2020, Allin aligned with the newly-debuted Sting
– At New Year’s Smash, Allin defeated Brian Cage to retain the TNT Title
– On the February 4, 2021 episode of Dynamite, Allin defeated Joey Janela to retain the TNT Title
– At Revolution 2021, Allin & Sting defeated Team Taz (Brian Cage & Ricky Starks) in a Street Fight
– On the March 10, 2021 episode of Dynamite, Allin defeated Scorpio Sky to retain the TNT TItle
– On the March 24 episode of Dynamite, Allin defeated John Silver to retain the TNT Title
– On the April 7 episode of Dynamite, Allin defeated JD Drake to retain the TNT Title
– A week later, Alli defeated Matt Hardy in a Falls Count Anywhere Match to retain the TNT Title
– On the April 21 episode of Dynamite, Allin defeated Jungle Boy to retain the TNT Title
– A week later, Allin defeated Dark Order’s Ten to retain the TNT Title
– At Doube Or Nothing 2021, Allin & Sting defeated Ethan Page & Scorpio Sky
– At Fyter Fest 2021, Allin defeated Ethan Page in a Coffin Match on night 1, then defeated Wheeler Yuta on night 2
– At New Year’s Smash in December 2021, Allin defeated Anthony Bowens
– At Revolution 2022, Allin, Sammy Guevara & Sting defeated AHFO (Andrade El Idolo, Matt Hardy & Isiah Kassidy) in a Tornado Tag Match

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