Shane Thorne

Shane Thorne

Full NameShane Veryzer

BornSeptember 24, 1985

Height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)



Shane Veryzer is an Australian Professional wrestler. He is best known for his time in WWE. He trained at the Dynamite Factory, a wrestling school. He made his debut in February 2003 at The Uprising. He became a popular wrestler in Australia and later moved to California, USA.

  1. Personal Life
  2. Professional Wrestling Career
  3. Championships and accomplishments
  4. Frequently Asked Questions.

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Personal Life

Shane Veryzer known by the ring name Shane Thorne is a professional wrestler. He was born on 24 September 1985 in Perth, Australia. He is known for his time in Ring of Honor (ROH) and WWE promotion. After working all over the Australian continent, he moved to the United States and started working for Independent promotions. He is currently dating Kimmy Jimenez. Who is the actress in the film "Smosh."

Professional Wrestling Career

Veryzer started training at the Dynamite factory, a wrestling school. He made his debut in February 2003 at The Uprising. He debuted under the ring name Shane Haste.

Pro Wrestling Noah

Thorne debuted at Noah in 2011 till the end of his contract in 2016. He, along with Mikey Nicholls, defeated wrestlers Toru Yano and Takashi Iizuka but lost their titles to Maybach Taniguchi and Takeshi Morishima.

Stint in other promotions

After coming to the United States. He started wrestling the Ring of Honor (ROH) promotion in 2012. Shane and Nicholls won the Rise and Prove Tournament, defeating two other teams to qualify for a match against The Briscoe Brothers. But they lost the match later on.

Soon the duo entered Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW). and They had few matches. In 2014, Haste and Nicholls made their debut in New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW). When they, along with Naomichi Marufuji, were revealed as Toru Yano's tag team partners at Wrestle Kingdom 9 on 4 January 2015. At the event, the four defeated Suzuki-gun in a eight-man tag team match.


Thorne debuted in the 25th May episode of NXT. He was given the name Shane Thorne and Mikey Nicholls was given Nick Miller. They lost to Johnny Gargano and Tommaso Ciampa in their debut match. Their faction was named as TM-61. The faction entered the Dusty Rhodes Classic Tournament. The duo qualified to the finals before losing at the hands of the Authors of Pain (AOP) at the NXT Takeover: Toronto. After Shane suffering an injury he was sidelined for nine months. On December 14, Miller was released from WWE disbanding the team effectively. In 2019, Thorne was included in the Worlds Collide Tournament. But was eliminated by Adam Cole. He has had a feud with Johny Gargano. The two faced off at the October 2 episode but Throne lost to Gargano.

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In March 2020. Shane Thorne made his main roster debut on RAW. Thorne joined hands with Brendan Vink. On May 4, they had their first match against Cedric Alexander and Ricochet and defeated them. On September 2020, he joined the Retribution faction in the name of Slapjack. At Hell in a Cell PPV he challenged Bobby Lashley for the United States Championship. Unfortunately, he lost the match. After the split of Retribution he was taken off tv. Soon he was moved to SmackDown and started wrestling in some dark matches against Keith Lee and Austin Theory. On September 18, he was released from WWE.

Championships and accomplishments

  1. Explosive Pro Wrestling
  2. EPW Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  3. EPW Tag Team Championship (2 times)
  4. ANZAC Day Cup (2009)
  5. Invitational Trophy (2007)
  6. Match of the Year (2009)
  7. Most Improved Wrestler (2006)
  8. Rookie of the Year (2003)
  9. Wrestler of the Year (2007, 2008)

  1. Pro Wrestling Noah
  2. GHC Tag Team Championship (2 times)
  3. Global Tag League Fighting Spirit Award (2015)

  1. Ring of Honor
  2. Rise and Prove Tournament (2012)

  1. Tokyo Sports
  2. Best Tag Team Award (2013)

  1. Westside Pro Wrestling
  2. International Impact Award (2011 co-winner, 2012)
  3. Tag Team of the Year (2009)
  4. Tag Team of the Year (2010)
  5. The Grand Slam Club (2011)

Ring name

  1. Shane Haste
  2. Shane Thorne


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Billed weight

220 lbs. (100 kg)

Place of birth

Perth, Western Australia, Australia.

Finishing move

  1. Black Swan Splash (Corkscrew splash)
  2. Bomb Valley Death (Fireman’s carry, chokeslam)
  3. Friend Zone (Chickenwing over crossface)

Signature Moves

  1. Sitout powerbomb
  2. Sitout suplex slam
  3. Standing moonsault


  1. Drake Maverick (205 Live)
  2. Daniel Bryan/Shane McMahon (Smackdown)
  3. Kurt Angle/Stephanie McMahon (Raw)
  4. William Regal (NXT)

Entrance themes

"If You Want Blood (You've Got It)" by AC/DC, "Stand Tall" by CFO$.

Frequently Asked Questions.

Q1. What is the real name of Shane Thorne?

His real name is Shane Veryzer.

Q2. What is the nickname of Shane Thorne?

Shane Haste, Slapjack.

Q3. Does he have a girlfriend?

Yes, he has a girlfriend named Kimmy Jimenez. Who was the actress in the film "Smosh."

Interesting trivia

Veryzer made his video game debut as a character in WWE 2K18.

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