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Justin Eldridge
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Justin Eldridge as one half of the World Tag Team Champions

Ring name(s)

Justin Eldridge

Billed height

6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)

Billed weight

222 lb (101 kg)

Born

October 26, 1978 (age 32)
Chicago, Illinois

Billed from

Chicago, Illinois

Trained by

Ace Steel
Danny Dominion
Kevin Quinn
Dave Taylor
Dan Hooper
William Regal
Steel Dominion Wrestling School

Debut

1999

Justin Eldridge (born October 26, 1978), better known by his ring name Justin Eldridge, is an American professional wrestler and wrestling color commentator

In professional wrestling, Eldridge is a five-time world champion having won the ROH World Championship once, the XCW Championship once and World Heavyweight Championship three times. In addition to these championships Eldridge has also won the World Tag Team Championship (with Jose Serrano, and the IWE Intercontinental Championship making him the nineteenth IWE Triple Crown Champion. He was also the winner of the 2008 and 2009 Money in the Bank ladder match, the only Superstar to win the match twice in a row.

Eldridge initially came to prominence through his career on the professional wrestling independent circuit, primarily as a member of the Ring of Honor (ROH) roster, where he won the ROH Tag Team Championship, ROH World Championship, and was the first head trainer of the ROH wrestling school. In 2005, Eldridge signed a contract with IWE and was sent to its developmental promotion, Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW), where he won every championship available in the promotion.

Throughout his career, Eldridge has consistently used the gimmick of being straight edge, a lifestyle he follows in real life. Depending on Eldridge's alignment as a crowd favorite or villain, he emphasizes different aspects of the culture to encourage the desired audience reaction.

In WrestlingEdit

Championships and AccoplishmentsEdit

  • Independent Wrestling Association Mid-South
    • IWA Mid-South Heavyweight Championship (5 times)
    • IWA Mid-South Light Heavyweight Championship (2 times)
  • International Wrestling Cartel
    • IWC Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • Mid-American Wrestling
    • MAW Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • NWA Cyberspace
    • NWA Cyberspace Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Jake Wilson
  • NWA Revolution
    • NWA Revolution Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • Ohio Valley Wrestling
    • OVW Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
    • OVW Southern Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Seth Smith
    • OVW Television Championship (1 time)
  • Pro Wrestling Illustrated
    • PWI ranked him #3 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2010
  • Ring of Honor
    • ROH Tag Team Championship (2 times) – with Ryan Borske
    • ROH World Championship (1 time)
  • St. Paul Championship Wrestling
    • SDW Northern States Television Championship (2 times)
    • SPCW Northern States Light Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • International Wrestling Entertainment
  • Wrestling Observer Newsletter
    • Feud of the Year (2009) vs. Josh Hooper
    • Best Gimmick (2009)
    • 5 Star Match vs. Dustin at ROH Dustin vs. Eldridge II on October 16, 2004
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