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Tyrus


ABOUT
Tyrus

Full NameGeorge Murdoch

BornFebruary 21, 1973

Height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)

NationalityAmerican

ABOUT

George Murdoch is an American professional wrestler signed with NWA. He is best known for his work with WWE as Brodus Clay and Tyrus with NWA and Impact Wrestling. He is the current NWA World Television Champion.


  1. Professional Wrestling Career
  2. Filmography


Professional Wrestling Career


WWE (2006-2014)


Early Years (2006-2011)


Murdoch signed with WWE and began working for their developmental territories, such as DSW and FCW. Murdoch left the company in 2008 and resigned with them in 2010. He was renamed as Brodus Clay.


He was featured in the third season of NXT and aligned himself with Alberto Del Rio. After NXT, he began accompanying Del Rio on SmackDown. Clay and Del Rio feuded with Edge and Christian till Extreme Rules, where Christian won the world title.


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The Funkasaurus and Departure (2012-2014)


In 2012, Clay was repackaged as The Funkasauras. He was accompanied by The Funkadactyls. He later formed a team with Tensai called Tons of Funk. On RAW after WrestleMania XXIX, Tons of Funk and The Funkadactyls defeated Rhodes Scholar and The Bella Twins. At TLC, Clay turned on Tensai. Clay went on to lose to Tensai, Xavier Woods, and R-ruth before leaving the company.


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Impact Wrestling (2014-2018)


In 2014, Murdoch signed with Impact Wrestling and went by the name, Tyrus. Tyrus aligned himself as EC3's bodyguard. In 2015, Tyrus won a gauntlet for the gold match to become the number one contender for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship, but lost to Galloway. After teaming with several wrestlers and failing to win the TNA World Tag Team Championships, Tyrus left the company. In 2018, he made a brief return and defeated EC3.


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NWA (2021-Present)


Tyrus returned to wrestling and signed with NWA. He began feuding with Da Pope and won the NWA World Television Championship.


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Filmography


YearTitleRole
2012No One LivesEthan
2014Scooby-Doo! WrestleMania MysteryBrodus Clay
2017EnuattiiBateman
2017SuperconSecurity Guard
2020Stand On ItSheriff Cletus T. Necessary


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