Apollo Crews

Apollo Crews

Personal Information

Full Name Sesugh Uhaa
Date of Birth August 22, 1987
Nationality United States
Height 6 ft 1 in

Apollo News

Former WWE champion's 707-day losing streak on SmackDown continues Former WWE champion's 707-day losing streak on SmackDown continues
Former WWE champion's 707-day losing streak on SmackDown continues
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Injured WWE star has been replaced; major title opportunity Injured WWE star has been replaced; major title opportunity
Injured WWE star has been replaced; major title opportunity

Apollo Videos

Former NXT Champion returns; Apollo Crews defends Intercontinental title | Smack Talk | WWE SmackDown Review
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Former NXT Champion returns; Apollo Crews defends Intercontinental title | Smack Talk | WWE SmackDown Review
Apollo Crews comments on his WWE Intercontinental Championship win, backstage reception & more
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Apollo Crews comments on his WWE Intercontinental Championship win, backstage reception & more
Big E tries to explain Nigerian Drum Fight stipulation ahead of his WWE WrestleMania 37 match
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Big E tries to explain Nigerian Drum Fight stipulation ahead of his WWE WrestleMania 37 match
Is WWE up for sale? | Dropkick DiSKussions Podcast
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Is WWE up for sale? | Dropkick DiSKussions Podcast

Apollo: A Brief Biography

Sesugh Uhaa is an American professional wrestler signed with WWE. He is currently assigned to RAW. He is a former Intercontinental and United States Champion.


  1. Professional Wrestling Career
  2. Championships and Accomplishments


Professional Wrestling Career


Early Years (2008-2015)


Uhaa began his training at the age of 21 and worked under several independent promotions and its affiliates. Uhaa rose to fame while working for Dragon Gate and working in Japan.


WWE (2015-Present)

NXT (2015-2016)


In 2015, Uhaa signed with WWE and began working with NXT. During his debut, he changed his name to Apollo Crews. At TakeOver Brooklyn, Crews made his debut and defeated Tye Dillinger. They involved Crews in various minor feuds during his time in NXT.


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Main Roster (2016-2019)


During the Draft, Crews got called up and went to SmackDown. At SummerSlam, The Miz defeated Crews. After SummerSlam, they involved Crews in a make-shift tag team with Kalisto, where they defeated Dolph Ziggler.


During the Superstar Shakeup, Crews went to RAW. He formed a tag team with Titus O'Neil called Titus Worldwide. They were in the tag team division for over a year but could not capture the RAW Tag Team Championship. Crews went as a solo competitor but won no gold. Crew shifted brand during every Draft and Superstar Shakeup.


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Championships (2020-Present)


In 2020, Crews started winning matches and gained momentum on RAW. After WrestleMania 36, Crews defeated Andrade to win the United States Championship on RAW. After a successful reign of 97 days, Crews lost the championship to Bobby Lashley.


During the Draft, Crews went to SmackDown. In 2021, Crews turned heel and attacked Big E frequently. Crews adopted a new persona reminiscent of a Nigerian King. At WrestleMania 37. Crews defeated Big E to win the Intercontinental Championship with the help of Commander Azeez. After 124 days as champion, Crews lost the title to Shinsuke Nakamura.


Crews and Azeez are working as a tag team and were drafted to RAW. In November, Crews faced Damien Priest but was unsuccessful in winning the United States Championship. Crews and Azeez were last seen facing The Street Profits on RAW.


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Championships and Accomplishments


ChampionshipNumber of Times
Open the Twin Gate Championship1
FIP Florida Heritage Championship1
GCW Heavyweight Championship1
WWE Intercontinental Championship1
WWE United States Championship1


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