Matthew Jason "Matt" Bloom is an American professional wrestler signed to WWE under the ring name Tensai (formerly Lord Tensai). Between 1997 and 2004, Bloom wrestled for World Wrestling Federation/Entertainment under the ring names Prince Albert, Albert, and A-Train. Bloom wrestled his first match in 1997, facing Tim McNeany. Bloom debuted on WWF television on the April 11, 1999 episode of Sunday Night Heat, saving Droz from a beating at the hands of Big Bossman. In March 2000, Bloom, now commonly known as Albert, was recruited by Trish Stratus to form a tag team with Test. On June 28, 2001 in New York City, New York, Bloom defeated Kane to win the WWF Intercontinental Championship. Bloom was traded to the Raw brand on March 22nd, 2004, making his official Raw debut June 7th. In March 2005, Bloom began wrestling for the Japanese All Japan Pro Wrestling (AJPW) promotion, adopting the ring name Giant Bernard. In January 2006, Bloom left AJPW and joined the rival New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) promotion. In April 2006, he defeated Yuji Nagata in the finals of the 2006 New Japan Cup. On March 19 2012 episode of Raw, he appeared in a video promo under the new ring name Lord Tensai.
WWE sent us the following:
WWE® PROMOTES MATT BLOOM AND SARA AMATO
STAMFORD, Conn., May 19, 2015 ? WWE (NYSE: WWE) today announced that Matt Bloom has been promoted to Head Coach of WWE's developmental system, NXT® and Sara Amato has been promoted to NXT's Assistant Head Coach. Bloom previously held the position of Interim Head Coach and Amato was previously an Assistant Coach.
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