Oney Lorcan

Oney Lorcan

Personal Information

Full Name Christopher Girard
Date of Birth December 21, 1985
Nationality American
Height 6 ft 1 in

Oney Lorcan News

Released WWE Superstar spotted at the Performance Center - Reports
Released WWE Superstar spotted at the Performance Center - Reports
WWE NXT coach Matt Bloom confirms 37-year-old former champion has retired
WWE NXT coach Matt Bloom confirms 37-year-old former champion has retired
37-year-old WWE star rehired by Triple H "not sure" about in-ring future
37-year-old WWE star rehired by Triple H "not sure" about in-ring future 
Former WWE Superstar reportedly returns to the company under Triple H's regime
Former WWE Superstar reportedly returns to the company under Triple H's regime 
Released NXT Superstar Oney Lorcan seemingly returns to WWE in new role
Released NXT Superstar Oney Lorcan seemingly returns to WWE in new role

Oney Lorcan: A Brief Biography

Christopher Girard was known by the ring name "Oney Lorcan" is an American Professional Wrestler born on December 21, 1985, in Boston, Massachusetts. He is best known for his time in the NXT brand. He has also worked in various promotions including Pro Wrestling Guerrilla, Combat Zone Wrestling, and Evolve.

  1. Professional Wrestling Career
  2. Championships and Accomplishments
  3. Frequently Asked Questions

Professional Wrestling Career

Lorcan initially began his work in Chaotic Wrestling in 2008. He got trained in the Chaotic Wrestling Academy and wrestled there for two years. Lorcan then moved to Canada to get trained by Lance Storm in the Storm Wrestling Academy in 2010.

After moving back to the United States in 2011, he was trained by Funaki. Lorcan then started to work in Combat Zone Wrestling (CZW). He debuted under a new ring name "Biff Busick." Lorcan started to work in a few dark matches. In 2014, he started to gain exposure after defeating Azrieal, Chuck Taylor, and Caleb Konley in a tournament at the CZW Best of Best XIII. Busick then had a feud with Drew Gulak for the CZW World Heavyweight Championship. In 2014, at the CZW To Infinity, Busick had his meeting against Gulak. He lost his first match. However, the two collided a month later at the CZW Proving Grounds where Busick dethroned Gulak to become the new CZW World Heavyweight Champion.

During this time, he also made some appearances in Evolve where he defeated Gulak at the "Style Battle 2013" tournament held in Evolve 24. He appeared later on the Evolve 28 Busick once again defeated Drew Gulak.

Busick during his reign as the champion successfully defended it against Chris Dickinson. Later that night his stablemate Sozio turned back on him. This led to a match at CZW Cerebral where he faced Sozio in a No Rope Barbed Wire Match but Busick was defeated. Busick competed in a fatal four-way match for the title but was unsuccessful.

Source - CZW

Busick vs Sozio in a No Rope Barbed Wire Match

Appearances in Pro wrestling Guerrilla

Busick during his run with the CZW Promotion he appeared in some instances in the PWG. Busick had his first face-off against Roderick Strong in the Battle of Los Angeles Tournament. In which Strong had the upper hand. The following night he teamed up with Drew Gulak but the duo came up short against ReDragon. Busick then had a losing streak where he was defeated by Tommaso Ciampa in a four-way match. At the DDT4 Tournament, he along with Gulak lost to Rich Swann and Ricochet. Busick was involved in a feud with "The Young Bucks" where he was attacked by the stable with a superkick. In a six-man tag team, Guerrilla Warfare Match Busick alongside Trevor and Everett faced the Young bucks and lost the match. He also participated in the 2015 tournament but he failed to succeed against Chris Hero in the second round of the tournament. This was his last appearance in the promotion.

Lorcan appearances in WWE

In 2010, Lorcan made his first appearance in WWE. He faced the Great Khali as a local competitor in the name of The Carolina Panther. Later on, he was off the TV and wasn't used. He returned back in 2011, where he was used as an assistant for Cody Rhodes.

Source - WWE

Lorcan during his match with Great Khali on SmackDown

In 2015, Lorcan made his NXT debut after signing a developmental contract. At this time he worked only a few matches because of the nature of the contract. In January 2016, he had his debut match in NXT and lost to Rich Swann. Later on, he wrestled against Apollo Crews, Manny Andrade and lost both matches. On the November 16, 2016, episode of SmackDown Lorcan faced Kalisto in a match in which he lost. After that, he wasn't seen on TV for months.

In 2018, he teamed with Danny Burch on NXT and competed in the tag division. They had their first match in a "Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic" but were eliminated by the team of Roderick Strong and Pete Dunne. Later on, Lorcan suffered a face injury in his match against The Undisputed Era at the NXT Takeover Chicago. He started to switch between NXT and NXT UK brands. Lorcan then competed with Burch in the "Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic" tournament but lost to the Forgotten Sons.

Lorcan stint on 205 Live

In 2019, Lorcan appeared on the 205 live before Wrestlemania 35. Lorcan competed in a tournament for the Cruiserweight title against Humberto Carillo and defeated him. But he lost the second round to Cedric Alexander. He then started a feud with Alexander and cost him his match against Ariya Daivari. This fueled a match between the two in April 2019, Lorcan faced Cedric on 205 live and defeated him in the match. This was the last match for the two at 205 live.

Lorcan appearances on NXT

In 2019, Lorcan appeared on the NXT and he faced Lio Rush for the Cruiserweight Championship contender match but lost the match against him. In February 2020, Burch and Lorcan competed in a match against Hunt. They defeated them. Later that night they faced Gallus the reigning NXT UK Tag-team Champions in a non-title match. In April 2020, Lorcan appeared on RAW against Aleister Black but unfortunately, he lost the bout. The following week they challenged Imperium for the titles after taking down Ever-Rise. But they failed against Breezango in the Contender's match.

On October 21, 2021, Lorcan and Burch faced Breezango to become the NXT Tag Champions. They got help from Pat McAfee who interfered in the match as a mystery attacker thus showing their heel turn after the match.

Source - WWE

Oney Lorcan and Danny Burch after winning the NXT Tag Team titles.

On March 2021, Lorcan faced Finn Balor and Karrion Kross for the title and faced an injury. Due to this William Regal, the General manager of NXT vacated the title on the March 23rd episode. This was his last appearance on NXT. On November 4, 2021, he was released from WWE. After his release, he even reflected on his journey in WWE. Also, he thanked the fans for their support in his WWE journey.

Championships and Accomplishments

  1. Combat Zone Wrestling
  2. CZW World Heavyweight Championship (1 time)

  1. Premier Wrestling Federation Northeast
  2. PWF Northeast Lightning cup Championship (1 time)

  1. Top Rope Promotion
  2. TRP Interstate Championship (1 time)
  3. TRP Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  4. TRO Kowalski Cup Tournament (2013)

  1. WWE
  2. NXT Tag Team Championship (1 time)

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. What is the real name of Lorcan?

Christopher Girard

Q2. Where was he born?

He was born in Boston, Massachusetts