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Kevin McAlmond

Ring Names

Kevin McAlmond

Billed Height

6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)

Billed Weight

245 lb (111 kg)


April 1, 1980 (age 30) Knoxville, Tennessee


Saint Charles, Missouri

Billed from

St. Louis, Missouri

Trained by

"Cowboy" Brian McAlmond
South Broadway Athletic Club
Mid Missouri Wrestling Alliance
Ohio Valley Wrestling

March 18, 2000

March 18, 2000

Kevin G. McAlmond (born on April 1, 1980) is an American professional wrestler currently signed with International Wrestling Entertainment (IWE) wrestling on its Fusion brand. Kevin McAlmond is a third-generation professional wrestler; his grandfather Brian McAlmond Sr., father Brian McAlmond, as well as his uncle Barry M., all competed in the professional wrestling industry.

Before being promoted to the main IWE roster, McAlmond trained in and wrestled for Mid-Missouri Wrestling Association-Southern Illinois Conference Wrestling for a month. He was then sent to Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW), where Orton held the OVW Hardcore Championship on two separate occasions.

After signing with IWE, McAlmond became a member of the stable Evolution, which quickly led to a IWE Intercontinental Championship reign, his first title with the company. McAlmond also acquired the moniker "The Legend Killer" during a storyline where he began disrespecting Hall of Famers and physically attacking veteranss of the industry outside of appropriate restrictions. At age 24, McAlmond became the youngest person ever to hold the World Heavyweight Championship. With this win, McAlmond departed from Evolution and a feud with his former stablemates began. In 2006, McAlmond joined forces with Edge in a tag team known as Rated-RKO. Together, McAlmond and Gomez held the World Tag Team Championship. After the team disbanded, during mid-2007, Orton gained two IWE Championship reigns in one night. McAlmond's "Legend Killer" character would later evolve into "The Viper", a cold, calculating psychopath. Overall, McAlmond is a seven-titme world champion, having won the World Heavyweight Championship once and the IWE Championship six times. He is also the winner of the 2009 Royal Rumble Match.

Early Life[]

Professional Wrestling Career[]


International Wrestling Entertainment[]

Evolution (2002–2005)[]

Singles competition (2005–2006)[]

Rated-RKO and the Age of Orton (2006–2008)[]

  • Main Article: Rated-RKO

The Legacy and split (2008–2010)[]

Singles Competition and various feuds (2010–2011)[]

Return to Fusion! (2011-present)[]

On the April 25 episode of Meltdown, during the 2011 IWE Draft, Kevin McAlmond was drafted to the Fusion brand. Later that sunday, he once again defeated Justin Eldridge at Extreme Rules in a Last Man Standing match.

In Wrestling[]

  • Finishing Moves
    • Diving Crossbody – 2002
    • O–Zone (Overdrive) – 2002
    • RKO (Jumping Cutter, sometimes from the top rope) – 2003–present
    • Running Punt to an opponent's head – 2007–present
    • Wheelbarrow Suplex – OVW
  • Signature Moves
    • Bodyscissors
    • Dropkick
    • European Uppercut
    • Falling Closeline
    • Fully Nelson Slam
    • Inverted Headlock Backbreaker
    • Kevin McAlmond Stomp (Multiple Stops While Circling a fallen opponent)
    • Rope Hung DDT
    • Wrenching Chinlock
  • Managers
    • Richard Austin
    • "Cowboy" Brian McAlmond
    • Jehann
    • Ali Haunthausen
  • Nicknames
    • "The Legend Killer"
    • "The Viper"
    • "IWE's Apex Predator"
  • Entrance Themes
    • "Line in the Sand" by Motorhead (Used while a member of Evolution)
    • "Burn in My Light" by Mercy Drive
    • "This Fire Burns" by Killswitch Engage (Used for one week, and eventually became the theme for Justin Eldridge)
    • "Voices" by Rev Theory

Championship and Accoplishments[]