Matt, 30, is an independent wrestler with nine years of independent circuit experience from Brecksville, Ohio. He has wrestled in sixteen countries and hopes to win "WWE Tough Enough" and a WWE contract so he "can have a fun job." "You can see the world in spandex and smash things," he explains.
Matt discovered his athleticism as a competitive gymnast for ten years. He went on to win two gold medals at the 1999 AAU Junior Olympics for gymnastics. Matt received a BA in Communications from Cleveland State University and currently resides in his hometown. Matt is also a strong supporter of the "Straight Edge" movement.