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Zack Ryder

BornMay 14, 1985

Matt Cardona better known by his ring name Zack Ryder, is an American professional wrestler signed to WWE. Cardona debuted with New York Wrestling Connection (NYWC) in 2004, using the name Brett Matthews. He along with Bryan Myers went on to defeat the NYWC Tag Team Champions to become th enew tag team champions. On February 24, 2006, Matthew Cardona signed a developmental contract with World Wrestling Entertainment. By October the duo won the DSW Tag Team Championship from The Untouchables and held them until the end of November, losing them to Urban Assault. Later in 2007 they moved to Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW) and won the OVW Southern Tag Team Championship. Ryder moved to the RAW brand, following the end of ECW in February 2010. yder made his Raw debut on March 1, losing to Montel Vontavious Porter in a Money in the Bank qualifying match. n the September 19 episode of Raw, Ryder won a non-title match against United States ChampionDolph Ziggler with the help of guest star Hugh Jackman who punched Ziggler mid-match. Ryder has appeared in several WWE video games, including WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2009, WWE SmackDown vs Raw 2011, WWE '12, and WWE '13.
5 current WWE Superstars who were almost fired
5 current WWE Superstars who were almost fired
These famous Superstars were so nearly future endeavoured!
WWE News: Zack Ryder comments on missing this year's Royal Rumble
WWE News: Zack Ryder comments on missing this year's Royal Rumble
The former Intercontinental Champion opens up about missing this year's Rumble match.
Impact Wrestling News: Laurel Van Ness comments on Impact Wrestling departure, WWE, Bobby Lashley and EC3
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From The WWE Rumor Mill: Former Knockouts Champion expected to sign with WWE in 2018
From The WWE Rumor Mill: Former Knockouts Champion expected to sign with WWE in 2018
Will this former Knockouts Champion join Ethan Carter III in the WWE?
WWE News: Zack Ryder recalls almost being fired from WWE
WWE News: Zack Ryder recalls almost being fired from WWE
Ryder opens up in insightful interview.
12 worst Royal Rumble competitors
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You can't be great all the time.
WWE News: Zack Ryder on spoiling WWE's plans for Mojo Rawley
WWE News: Zack Ryder on spoiling WWE's plans for Mojo Rawley
Trouble in Broski Paradise.
WWE News: Dark Match takes place before SmackDown Live
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The Dark Match before SmackDown Live was hyped as the Former Hype Bros faced each other
WWE News: United States Championship Tournament Update
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What happened this week with the United States Championship Tournament?
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Impact Wrestling News: New details on Laurel Van Ness' contract with Impact Wrestling
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The fate of the Knockouts title hangs in the balance.
WWE News: Zack Ryder calls out Cody Rhodes over false accusation
WWE News: Zack Ryder calls out Cody Rhodes over false accusation
Cody Rhodes finds it funny...Zack Ryder doesn't.
From the WWE Rumour Mill: Mojo Rawley in line for a push and it's all because of a promo he cut
From the WWE Rumour Mill: Mojo Rawley in line for a push and it's all because of a promo he cut
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WWE News: Another match added to Clash Of Champions
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Pivotal clash added to Clash Of Champions.
2017 Superstar Report Card: The SmackDown Live roster (50 to 31)
2017 Superstar Report Card: The SmackDown Live roster (50 to 31)
Our countdown of the top 50 SmackDown Live Superstars of 2017 begins!
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