John Silver

Jan 3, 2020 - by Jamie Cruickshank

Real Name: ?
Height: 5’7″
Weight: 178 lbs.
Date of Birth: June 4, 1990
From: Wantagh, New York
Pro Debut: October 13, 2007
Trained By: Mikey Whipwreck
Finishing Move: Inverted Backbreaker

Biography

– Silver triumphed in his debut match, a 15 man battle royal for NYWC in October 2007
– In his first ever professional singles match, Silver lost to his future long-time tag partner Alex Reynolds
– On January 30, 2010, Silver, Joey Braggiol, Ryan Rush, Tony Burma & Maverick defeated Alex Reynolds, Dan Eckos, Kieran Mansfield, Michael Mansfield and King Mega in a Psycho Circus Elimination Match with all NYWC championships on the line. As Silver was eliminated from the match, he failed to win the NYWC Hi-Fi Title
– On July 24, Silver defeated Alex Reynolds to win the NYWC Fusion Title
– A week later, Silver defeated Maxwell Belvedere to retain the NYWC Fusion Title
– On August 14, Silver defeated Alex Reynolds to retain the NYWC Fusion Title
– On August 28, Silver defeated Chris Forza to retain the NYWC Fusion Title
– On September 11, Silver defeated King Mega to retain the NYWC Fusion Title
– On October 2, Silver defeated Dimitrios Papadon to retain the NYWC Fusion Title
– On October 23, Silver defeated Victor Cruz to retain the NYWC Fusion Title
– On October 30, Silver defeated Azrieal to retain the NYWC Fusion Title
– On November 5, Silver, Alex Reynolds, Mikey Whipwreck & Syther defeated Apollyon, Stockade, Tony Nese & Chris Forza to retain all the NYWC Titles for their incumbent champions
– On November 27, Silver defeated Chris Forza by DQ to retain the NYWC Fusion Title
– Silver debuted for EVOLVE at chapter 9, defeating Tony Nese
– On August 20, 2011, The Lone Rangers (Silver & Pat Buck) defeated The Urban Legends (Wes Draven & Devious) to win the PWS Tag Team Titles
– On August 25, Silver defeated Apollyon, Sami Callihan, Tony Nese & Alex Reynolds in a Rapid Fire Match to win the vacant NYWC Heavyweight Title
– On September 24, Silver defeated Tony Nese to retain the NYWC Heavyweight Title
– In March 2012, Silver began competing in CHIKARA as The Shard, a member of the GEKIDO stable
– Silver competed at WWE No Way Out 2012 as ‘Rob Grymes’, teaming with Dan Delaney in a Handicap loss to Ryback
– On October 20, The Slophunters (Silver & Alex Reynolds) defeated DJ Phat Pat & Francis Kipland Stevens and The Order Of The Black (Rex Lawless & Mikey Whipwreck) in a House of Madness Match to win the NYWC Tag Team Titles
– On November 17, The Slophunters defeated The Order Of The Black to retain the NYWC Tag Team Titles
– On December 8, The Slophunters defeated The Batiri (Kodama & Obariyon) to retain the NYWC Tag Team Titles
– On January 19, 2013, The now-renamed Beaver Boys (Silver & Reynolds) defeated Jesse Vane & Tony Nese to retain the NYWC Tag Team Titles
– On February 23, The Beaver Boys defeated Chuck Taylor & Jigsaw to retain the NYWC Tag Team Titles
– On May 18, Silver (as The Shard) teamed with Jigsaw to win the CHIKARA Tag World Grand Prix Tournament, defeating The Young Bucks (Nick & Matt Jackson) in the final
– On June 2, Pieces of Hate (The Shard & Jigsaw) defeated 3.0 (Scott Parker & Shane Matthews) to win the CHIKARA Campeonatos de Parejas Titles
– On January 11, 2014, The Beaver Boys (Silver & Alex Reynolds) defeated BLK OUT (BLK Jeez & Ruckus) to win the CZW Tag Team Titles
– On February 8, The Beaver Boys defeated Murderers Row (Bandido Jr & Azrieal) to retain the CZW Tag Team Titles
– On February 16, The Beaver Boys defeated Team Tremendous (Bill Carr & Dan Barry) to retain the CZW Tag Team Titles
– On February 22, The Lone Rangers (Silver & Pat Buck) defeated The Heavenly Bodies (Desirable Dustin & Gigolo Justin) to win the PWS Tag Team Titles
– On March 8, The Beaver Boys defeated Jaka & Sozio to retain the CZW Tag Team Titles
– On March 22, The Lone Rangers defeated Anthony Bowens & AC Gamble and The Suburban Outfitters (Chris Dixon & Hash Brown) to retain the PWS Tag Team Titles
– On April 26, The Lone Rangers defeated The Reynolds Brothers (Alex & Kyle) to retain the PWS Tag Team Titles
– On November 14, The Beaver Boys (Silver & Alex Reynolds) defeated The Young Bucks (Nick & Matt Jackson) to win the FBW Tag Team Tournament
– On January 11, 2015, Silver defeated Joey Janela & Jack Gallow to win the FTW Gen-X Title
– Silver returned to WWE in March 2018, losing to Lars Sullivan on NXT
– On November 25, 2018, The Beaver Boys (Silver & Reynolds) won the Beyond Wrestling Tournament For Tomorrow, defeating Hot Wheelz (Tracy Williams & Wheeler YUTA) in the final
– Silver won the 2019 CZW Best Of The Best Tournament, defeating David Starr in the final to win the CZW Heavyweight Title
– On May 11, Silver defeated Matt Tremont to retain the CZW Heavyweight Title
– On June 28, Silver defeated Kee Min & Ellis Taylor to retain the CZW Heavyweight Title
– On July 12, Silver defeated Alexander James to retain the CZW Heavyweight Title
– On August 10, Silver defeated Anthony Greene to retain the CZW Heavyweight Title
– Silver made another return to WWE on the September 10, 2019 episode of Smackdown, teaming with Alex Keaton (Reynolds) in a loss to Heavy Machinery (Tucker & Otis)
– Silver & Reynolds debuted for AEW on the October 16, 2019 episode of Dynamite, losing to The Inner Circle (Santana & Ortiz)
– On December 13, it was announced that Silver & Reynolds had signed with AEW
– At CZW Cage of Death XXI, Silver defeated Conor Claxton
– On the December 19 episode of Dynamite, Silver & Reynolds aligned with The Dark Order
– At the Dynamite ‘Crossroads’ special, Silver & Adam Page defeated Matt Hardy & Marq Quen
– At Fyter Fest 2022, Silver & Adam Page defeated The Butcher & The Blade

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