Kip Sabian

Dec 19, 2019 - by Jamie Cruickshank

Real Name: Simon James Kippen
Height: 5’11”
Weight: 183 lbs.
Date of Birth: May 19, 1992
From: Great Yarmouth, England
Pro Debut: October 31, 2010
Trained By: The Knight Family
Finishing Move: Deathly Hollows

Biography

– Kippen trained under the UK’s infamous Knight family and wrestled his early career with their WAW promotion as ‘Kip Sabin’
– On December 19, 2012, Sabin defeated Brad Slayer to win the vacant WAW U-23 Title
– On May 19, 2013, Special Edition (Sabin & Brad Slayer) defeated The Metalheads (Rex Wyld & Axl Lynch) to win the WAW Tag Team Titles, but would lose them back a week later
– On July 7, Sabin defeated Syd Parker to retain the WAW U-23 Title
– On October 4, 2013, Special Edition won a 10-team Ladder Match to win the WAW British Tag Team Titles
– On October 5, Special Edition defeated defeated Battle Squad Awesome (Dave Andrews & Danny Chase) to become the first DOA UK Tag Team Champions
– On December 14, Special Edition defeated Syd Parker & Alex Young to retain the DOA UK Tag Team Titles
– On January 5, 2014, Special Edition defeated Hot And Sexy (Hot Stuff & Tony Valentine) and The Metalheads (Rex Wyld & Axl Lynch) to retain the WAW British Tag Team Titles
– On March 5, the now-renamed Kip Sabian & Peter Nixon defeated Villman & Furio to win the vacant DOA UK Tag Team Titles
– On September 6, Sabian defeated Peter Nixon to become the first ECTA Junior Heavyweight Champion
– On October 18, Sabian & Nixon defeated Villman & Furio to retain the DOA UK Tag Team Titles
– On February 21, 2015, Sabian defeated Battlekat III to retain the ECTA Junior Heavyweight Title
– On July 5, Special Edition (Sabian & Brad Slayer) defeated The BourneStarrs (Joey Ozbourne & Mitchell Starr) to win the European Tag Team Grand Prix and with it, the vacant ECTA Tag Team Titles
– On January 23, 2016, Sabian defeated Kelly Sixx to retain the RCWA Elite-1 Title
– On March 18, Sabian defeated Will Ospreay to retain the RCWA Elite-1 Title
– On April 17, Special Edition (Sabian & Brad Slayer) defeated The UK Dominator & PJ Jones to win the PWA Tag Team Titles
– On June 11, Sabian defeated Scotty Essex & Kelly Sixx to retain the RCWA Elite-1 Title
– On July 2, Sabian defeated Villman to win the WAW Open Light Heavyweight Title
– On April 8, 2017, Sabian defeated Ashley Dunn, Jack McCluskey & Jigsaw to win the HOPE Kings Of Flight Title
– On April 17, Sabian defeated Kelly Sixx, Ashley Dunn & Connor Mills to retain the HOPE Kings Of Flight Title
– On May 26, Sabian defeated El Ligero to retain the HOPE Kings of Flight Title
– On September 22, Sabian defeated Robert Sharpe to win the IPW Z-Force Title
– On October 11, Sabian defeated Tyler Bate & Ashley Dunn to retain the IPW Z-Force Title
– On October 21, Sabian defeated Mike Bailey to retain the IPW Z-Force Title
– On November 1, Sabian defeated Morgan Webster to retain the IPW Z-Force Title
– On November 12, Sabian defeated Josh Bodom & Jake McCluskey to retain the IPW Z-Force Title
– On December 14, Sabian defeated Danny Duggan to retain the IPW Z-Force Title
– On January 17, 2018, Sabian won a Magnificent Zeven Match to regain the IPW Z-Force Title
– On March 7, Sabian defeated Kurtis Chapman to retain the IPW Z-Force Title
– On March 18, Sabian defeated Ashley Dunn to retain the IPW Z-Force Title
– On March 20, Sabian defeated Chris Ridgeway to retain the IPW Z-Force Title
– On April 20, Sabian defeated Jody Fleisch, Robbie X & Cole Quinzel to become the first BWR Cruiserweight Champion
– Sabian worked the UK’s World Of Sport revival, teaming with Iestyn Rees as ‘Alpha Bad’ to become the first Tag Team Champions of the new promotion
– On June 2, Sabian defeated Chris Tyler & Warren Banks in a TLC Match to win the HOPE Title
– On June 22, Sabian defeated Chris Brookes to retain the HOPE Title
– On July 6, Sabian defeated Cole Quinzel to retain the BWR Cruiserweight Title
– The next day, Sabian defeated Morgan Webster to retain the HOPE Title
– On July 20, Sabian defeated Sugar Dunkerton & Eddie Dennis to retain the HOPE Title
– On July 22, Sabian defeated Mark Haskins & Rob Lynch to win the IPW World Title
– On August 1, Sabian defeated David Starr to retain the IPW World Title
– On August 10, Sabian defeated Ryan Smile to retain the HOPE Title
– Sabian worked the ROH UK tour in mid-August 2018
– On August 31, Sabian defeated Amir Jordan to retain the BWR Cruiserweight Title
– The next day, Sabian defeated Eddie Dennis to retain the HOPE Title
– On September 14, Sabian defeated Robbie X, Jake McCluskey & Joe Nelson to retain the HOPE Title
– On September 22, Sabian defeated Doug Williams to retain the IPW World Title
– On October 6, Sabian defeated Viper by DQ to retain the HOPE Title
– On November 9, Sabian defeated Kyle Kingsley to retain the HOPE Title
– On November 24, Sabian defeated Tom Weaver & Robbie X to retain the BWR Cruiserweight Title
– On December 14, Alpha Bad (Sabian & Iestyn Rees) defeated Mark Haskins & Caz Crash to win the NGW Tag Team Titles
– On December 21, Sabian defeated Robbie X & PAC to retain the BWR Cruiserweight Title
– On December 23, Sabian defeated Chris Ridgeway to retain the IPW World Title
– In February 2019, Sabian was somewhat surprisingly announced as having signed with the new AEW promotion
– On March 23, Project Superbad (Sabian & Martin Kirby) defeated Crazy Teacups (Charlie Sterling & Eddie Ryan) to win the Knights Of Chaos Title
– On March 31, Sabian defeated Chief Deputy Dunne, Joe Nelson & Ricky Knight Jr to win the SWE Speed King Title
– On April 21, Sabian defeated A-Kid to retain the SWE Speed King Title
– At Double Or Nothing 2019, Sabian defeated Sammy Guevara in the first ever AEW match
– In April 2020, Sabian began teaming with Jimmy Havoc
– In September 2020, Sabian introduced Miro to AEW as the best man for his upcoming wedding to Penelope Ford
– At Revolution 2021, Sabian & Miro defeated Chuck Taylor & Orange Cassidy
– Sabian underwent shoulder surgery in May 2021, which would rule him out for the rest of the year

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