Levi Cooper

Oct 18, 2020 - by Jamie Cruickshank

Photo credit: WWE

Real Name: Levi Rolla Cooper
Height: 6’3″
Weight: 320 lbs.
Date of Birth: July 24, 1990
Hometown: Clackamas, Oregon
Pro Debut: January 24, 2015
Trained By: WWE Performance Center
Finishing Move: Project Mayhem


– Cooper was a collegiate level wrestler and earned All American status at the 2011 NCAA Championships
– Cooper signed with WWE straight out of college and reported to the Performance Center in 2013
– Cooper made his in-ring debut at an NXT live event on January 24, 2015, working under the name ‘Tucker Knight’ and taking Tye Dillinger to a no-contest
– Knight made his first on-screen appearance in June 2015, losing to Baron Corbin in short order
– In July 2016, Knight formed a tag team with Niko Bogojevic, later known as Otis Dozovic. The pair would be dubbed ‘Heavy Machinery’
– Heavy Machinery became regulars on NXT television starting around April 2017
– Both members of Heavy Machinery competed in the 2018 Greatest Royal Rumble Match
– In December 2018, it was announced that Heavy Machinery would be ‘graduating’ to the WWE main roster
– In February 2019, both Knight and Dozovic lost their surnames, becoming simply ‘Tucker & Otis’
– In the 2020 WWE Draft, Tucker was moved to Raw, with Otis remaining on Smackdown
– Heavy Machinery officially disbanded at the 2020 Hell In A Cell event, with Tucker turning on Otis
– Tucker briefly held the WWE 24/7 Title in November 2020
– Tucker was released by WWE in April 2021
– In February 2022, ‘Levi Cooper’ made his indy wrestling debut at a Prestige event
– Since then, Cooper has worked occasional dates for DEFY, including losing a Hair vs. Hair Match to Guillermo Rosas in January 2023

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