Angelo Dawkins

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Angelo Dawkins
Dawkins in April 2018
Birth nameGary Jackson Gordon
Born (1990-07-24) July 24, 1990 (age 30)
Fairfield, Ohio, United States
Alma materHarper College
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s) Angelo Dawkins
Billed height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)[1]
Billed weight260 lb (120 kg)[1]
Billed fromCincinnati, Ohio[1]
Trained byBill DeMott
Billy Gunn
Dusty Rhodes
Robbie Brookside
DebutDecember 20, 2012

Gary Jackson Gordon (born July 24, 1990) is an American professional wrestler. He is signed to WWE, where he is working in the developmental territory NXT under the ring name Angelo Dawkins.

Early life[edit | hide all | hide | edit source]

Gordon attended Harper College where he was a three-sport athlete, competing nationally in football,[2] wrestling, and track.[3]

Professional wrestling career[edit | hide | edit source]

NXT (2012–present)[edit | hide | edit source]

Gordon signed a developmental contract with WWE in late 2012 and made his professional wrestling debut at a NXT live event on December 20, 2012, under the ring name Angelo Dawkins, losing to Sawyer Fulton.[4] He made his televised debut on the June 19, 2013, episode of NXT in a loss against Sami Zayn.[3] He then continued to make sporadic televised appearances as an enhancement talent over the next three years, often as part of a tag team with Sawyer Fulton with the duo being defeated by teams such as Enzo Amore and Colin Cassady, The Vaudevillains, Blake and Murphy, and The Hype Bros.[5] On September 28, 2016, Dawkins made an appearance on NXT losing to Tye Dillinger. In January 2017, Dawkins formed a tag team with Montez Ford, calling themselves The Street Profits. On July 12, 2017, vignettes began airing on NXT for the tag team's impending television debut. They made their television debut on August 9, defeating the Metro Brothers. On August 16, they defeated Chris Silvio and Lars Sullivan.

Championships and accomplishments[edit | hide | edit source]