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5 little known facts about WWE's Seth Rollins

Ali Akber
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Modified 25 May 2019, 15:11 IST

The Undisputed King Slayer & Beast Slayer
The Undisputed King Slayer & Beast Slayer

Colby Lopez was born on May 28, 1986. Currently known as Seth Rollins in WWE and around the wrestling world, he was famous as Tyler Black before making it to the biggest wrestling promotion in the world.

Having performed on many different small and large promotions before entering the WWE, he was always destined for great things and has developed into one of the best wrestlers in the world today.

This has allowed him to gain a lot of success in the WWE, and upon capturing the WWE World Heavyweight Championship in 2015, he became the first wrestler of Armenian descent to hold the title.

Famous for being one-third of The Shield before the departure of Dean Ambrose, there have been many facts about Seth Rollins which fans have dug up in order to get to know the superstar better.

In this article, we will take a look at 5 lesser known facts about the man who has shaken up the red brand with his talent.

#5 Rollins started his career at a very young age

Seth Rollins started his wrestling journey at a young age
Seth Rollins started his wrestling journey at a young age

For WWE Superstars, starting at a young age is no news as they spend years and years practicing and perfecting the skills and moves they perform in the ring. WWE only picks the top superstars, and therefore most of its superstars start training in their teens.

Similarly, Rollins started wrestling at the age of 14. He was extremely passionate about the sport and used to wrestle in his backyard where he even hosted a few shows.


Rollins began training at a wrestling school owned by Danny Daniels on the border of Chicago and Oak Park, Illinois.

Aged 19, Rollins debuted in 2005 for Scott County Wrestling (SCW). He wrestled on the independent circuit mainly and was also recruited by Ring of Honour.

After attending his first WrestleMania event in 2006, he became ambitious enough to vow to attend the next WrestleMania as not just a fan, but a superstar.

Currently, Rollins has featured in a number of WrestleMania events for the WWE as a star attraction.

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Published 25 May 2019, 15:11 IST
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