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Tyrus


Tyrus

Full NameGeorge Murdoch

BornFebruary 21, 1973

Height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)

NationalityAmerican

ABOUT

Ring Name(s): ClayG-Rilla, Brodus, George T. Murdoch, George Murdoch, Monstrous BC


Nicknames:


As Brodus Clay

  1. "The Funkasaurus"
  2. "The Main Event Playa"

As G-Rilla

  • "The Mastodon of Mayhem"
  • "The World's Biggest Suplex Machine"

As Tyrus

  • "The Fixer"
  • "The Man Dinosaur"


Billed Weight: 375 lbs. (170 kg)


Place of Birth: Pasadena, California, United States


Finishing Moves:

As Brodus Clay

  1. Ah Funk It! / Fall of Humanity / What the Funk?  Running crossbody)
  2. Splat (Running jumping splash, sometimes from the second rope)
  3. Tongan death grip transitioned into either a chokeslam or an STO

As G-Rilla

  • G-Grip (Tongan death grip transitioned into a chokeslam)
  • ICU (Diving splash)

As Tyrus

  • Tongan death grip transitioned into a chokeslam


Major Titles:

Pennsylvania Premiere Wrestling

  • PPW Heavyweight Championship (1 time)

Pro Wrestling Illustrated

  • He was ranked #74 of the top 500 singles wrestlers by PWI in the PWI 500 in 2012 and 2013
  • Total Nonstop Action Wrestling
  • Bound for Gold (2015)
  • WWE
  • Slammy Award


Signature Moves: Battering ram, as a counter to an oncoming opponent, Body avalanche, Corner hip attack, Elbow drop, Forearm club, Knee lift, Multiple suplex variations

  • Cradle
  • Exploder (Independent circuit/TNA) Shee-Plex (WWE)
  • Overhead/Side belly-to-belly
  • Snap
  • Nerve hold
  • Running powerslam


Managers: Ted DiBiase, Alberto Del Rio and Maryse (The Million Dollar Couple) and Ricardo Rodriguez


Entrance theme


  • World Wrestling Entertainment
  • "Rip It Up" by Marc Williams and Josh Powell
  • "Somebody Call My Momma" by Jim Johnston
  • "Ain't No Party" by Jim Johnston
  • Total Nonstop Action Wrestling / Impact Wrestling
  • "Under Attack" by Dale Oliver


Interesting Fact


He is also a famous American actor and political commentator.


WWE Debut


He signed up for WWE in September 2006.


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He was assigned to Deep South Wrestling (DSW), a WWE developmental territory.


His debut came on September 7, 2006. He defeated Big Bully Douglas in his debut.


He was introduced with the ring name G-Rilla.


Departure from WWE


Murdoch was released from his contract with WWE on February 4, 2008.


WWE Return


Murdoch re-signed with WWE and was assigned to FCW in January 2010.

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