|Date of Birth
|September 10, 1976
|6 ft 10 in
|Larissa Vasper (m. 2004)
Matthew Thomas Morgan is an American politician and retired professional wrestler. He is best known for his work with TNA and WWE.
Professional Wrestling Career
Morgan signed with WWE in 2002 and was sent to the developmental brand. He worked for FCW for a year and made sporadic appearances before SmackDown. In 2003, Morgan made his SmackDown debut and joined Team Lesnar at Survivor Series. Morgan often teamed up with Lesnar and Rhyno for tag matches.
After being written off for a few months, Morgan returned and aligned himself with Carlito, and became his backup. After the draft, Morgan and Carlito parted ways, and they released Morgan from his contract.
In 2007, Morgan debuted on TNA. He debuted as a backup to former TNA Management Director Jim Cornette. Morgan became a full-time competitor when he joined Team Christian for Lockdown. In 2008, Morgan teamed up with Abyss. At Bound for Glory, the team lost the tag title match to Beer Money. A few weeks later, Morgan turned on Abyss and began his feud. They both exchanged victories, and Morgan won at Lockdown, where the feud ended.
Morgan started his feud with the Main Event Mafia but lost. The rivalry went till Bound for Glory where he faced Kurt Angle and lost. Morgan and Hernandez formed a tag team and challenged British Invasion. At Genisis, the duo captured their first tag title by defeating British Invasion. At Destination X, Morgan turned heel and attack his partner. He went as the sole tag team champion and defended the championship frequently. He dropped the title to The Band.
After feuding with Hernandez, Morgan joined Fortune and faced EV 2.0. They lost a lethal lockdown match at Bound for Glory. After being kicked out of Fortune, he faced Jeff Hardy twice for the title and lost. He feuded with Hernandez and Scott Steiner before tearing his pectoral muscle and was out of action for eight weeks.
After his return, Morgan teamed up with Crimson. They won the tag team titles from Mexican America on Impact Wrestling. After failing to regain the titles, Crimson turned on Morgan. The two feuded and ended their rivalry. In his last days, he had shot feuds with Magnus, Jeff Hardy, Abyss, and Aces and Eights. In 2013, they released Morgan from the company.
Independent Circuits, Sporadic Appearances, and Retirement (2014-Present)
After being released, Morgan wrestled for NWA, AAA, and FWE. He also made several sporadic appearances for TNA and GFW. He decided to retire from wrestling after his son's birth and wanted to spend more time with him.
Championships and Accomplishments
|Number of Times
|FNW Heavyweight Championship
|NWA Florida Heavyweight Championship
|OVW Heavyweight Championship
|RKK World Heavyweight Championship
|TNA World Tag Team Championship