Feb 26, 2021 - by Jamie Cruickshank

Real Name: Sidney Iking Bateman
Date of Birth: March 13, 1993
Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri
Pro Debut: 2020
Trained By: WWE Performance Center
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– Bateman is a former Cirque du Soleil performer, where he focused on hoop diving.
– On January 15, 2020, Bateman signed with the WWE. He would eventually use the ring-name Akeem Young
– On December 11th, Young debuted on WWE Smackdown as Carmella’s sommelier under the ring name Reginald Thomas.
– On January 22, 2021, Reginald lost to Sasha Banks on WWE Smackdown in his debut match
– Carmella fired Reginald in March 2021. He would briefly manage the team of Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler before they too turned on him
– On July 19, 2021, Reginald defeated Akira Tozawa to win the WWE 24/7 Title
– On July 30, Reginald became Reggie
– Reggie would remain active in the WWE 24/7 Title scene through the remainder of 2021
– In 2022, Reggie split time between the 24/7 Title picture and wrestling as an enhancement talent on WWE Main Event

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