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Shad Gaspard


ABOUT
ABOUT

Shad Gaspard was an American professional wrestler and actor. He was best known for his work with WWE as Shad.


  1. Professional Wrestling Career
  2. Filmography
  3. Championships and Accomplishments


Professional Wrestling Career


WWE (2002-2010)


Developmental Territories (2002-2006)


In 2002, Gaspard auditioned for Tough Enough 2 but failed. Later that year, WWE contacted Gaspard and offered him a contract. In 2003, after six months of training, Gaspard began working for OVW. In 2006, he formed a team called The Gang Stars and won the OVW Tag Team Championship.


Cryme Tyme (2006-2010)


In 2006, the team made its debut on RAW. The team became famous for using street-level tactics on opponents before and during matches. Cryme Tyme got several opportunities for the tag team gold, but they could never win it. Cryme Tyme faced several tag teams, such as The Miz and Morrison, The World's Greatest Tag Team, Lance Cade and Trevor Murdoch, and The Highlanders. In 2007, they were released from the company.


In 2008, they were resigned and made a comeback on RAW. In June, they helped John Cena to break JBL's car. In 2009, they went to SmackDown and began feuding with Jeri-Show. At SummerSlam, they lost the title match to Jeri-Show. In 2010, Gaspard turned on JTG and attacked. The rivalry concluded at Extreme Rules when JTG defeated Gaspard in a strap match. In November, they released Gaspard from the company.


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Independent Circuit (2011-2020)


After being released by WWE, Gaspard began working on the independent circuit and wrestled for various promotions, such as IGF and JAPW. In 2014, Gaspard and JTG reunited as Cryme Tyme. They stayed as a team until Gaspard's unfortunate passing away in 2020.


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Filmography


YearTitleRole
2012PetuniaXL
2014Think Like a Man TooThe Goldenrod
2015Get HardBig Ass Julian
2015BrothersRonnie Cross
2015My First MiracleJack
2015Wrestling Isn't WrestlingTheater Audience Member
2016Officer DowneBrick
2017Welcome to WillitsCaptain Carter
2017Sandy WexlerN/A
2019BoldenAaron Harris
2020Birds of PreyLords leader


Championships and Accomplishments


ChampionshipNumber of Times
NWA Wildside Tag Team Championship1
FEW Tag Team Championship1
OVW Southern Tag Team Championship2
SWF Tag Team Championship1
VIP Tag Team Championship1
WWA Tag Team Championship1


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