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Marty Scurll
Marty Scurll
Birth name Martin Scurll
Born 26 July 1988 (1988-07-26) (age 29)[1]
Littleport, Cambridgeshire, England[1]
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s) Marty Scurll
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)[1][2][3]
Weight 83 kg (183 lb)[1]
Billed from Cambridge[2][3]
Trained By Jon Ritchie
Frank Rimer
Steve Grey
Debut February 2005[1]

  Martin "Marty" Scurll (born 26 July 1988)[1] is an English professional wrestler, currently signed to Ring of Honor (ROH), where is a former one-time ROH World Television Champion. He is also signed to New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW), where he is in his first reign as one third of the NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Champions, while also being a former one-time IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion.

He has wrestled for the likes of Pro Wrestling Guerrilla, Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, Progress Wrestling, Insane Championship Wrestling, Global Force Wrestling, Revolution Pro Wrestling, International Pro Wrestling: United Kingdom, All Star Wrestling, Westside Xtreme Wrestling, Combat Zone Wrestling, Preston City Wrestling, Dragon Gate UK, Frontier Wrestling Alliance, One Pro Wrestling, and many more. Alongside Zack Sabre Jr. he is a member of popular tag team the Leaders of the New School. From 2014 to 2015, he was one of the hosts of Wrestle Talk TV on Challenge.

Professional wrestling careerEdit

New Japan Pro Wrestling (2017-present)Edit

On 3 May 2017, NJPW announced Scurll as a participant in the 2017 Best of the Super Juniors tournament.[1] He finished the tournament with a record of four wins and three losses, failing to advance to the finals. On November 5, Scurll defeated Will Ospreay to win the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship. On January 4 2018, Scurll lost the title to back to Ospreay at Wrestle Kingdom 12 in Tokyo Dome in a four-way match, also involving Hiromu Takahashi and KUSHIDA. On May 3 at Wrestling Dontaku, Scurll and Young Bucks defeated thier stablemates Guerrillas of Destiny and Bad Luck Fale to become the new NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Champions. Later that month, Scurll entered the 2018 Best of the Super Juniors tournament, finishing the tournament with a record of four wins and three losses, failing to advance to the finals of the tournament, due to losing to Hiromu Takahashi in their head-to-head match.

In wrestlingEdit

  • Finishing moves
    • Bird of Prey (Inverted crucifix transitioned into a sitout side powerslam)
    • Crossface chickenwing[1][2]
  • Signature move
    • Bridging double chickenwing
    • European uppercut, sometimes while sliding to a kneeling opponent
    • Falcon arrow
    • Gory special
    • Jackknife powerbomb
    • Kneeling reverse piledriver
    • Multiple kick variations
      • Missile drop
      • Rope-assisted enzuigiri
      • Just Kidding! (Feint superkick, followed by a second to the knee, with theatrics)
    • Knee smash to a kneeling opponent
    • Lariat
    • Low blow
    • Multiple suplex variations
      • German
      • Inverted
      • Rolling release
    • Octopus hold
    • Pumphandle neckbreaker
    • Snapping opponent's fingers (with theatrics)
    • Suicide dive sometimes transitioned into a swinging DDT
    • Tornado DDT (Sometimes used as a setup for the crossface chickenwing)
  • Nicknames
  • Entrance themes
    • "One True Villain" by Hot Tag Media Works[4]

Championships and accomplishmentsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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New Japan Pro Wrestling
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Wrestlers
Heavyweight Bad Luck FaleBerettaChase OwensCodyChase OwensCodyChris JerichoDavid FinlayEVILHangman PageHirooki GotoHiroshi TanahashiHiroyoshi TenzanHiroyoshi TenzanJuice RobinsonJay WhiteKatsuyori ShibataKenny OmegaLance ArcherLeo TongaManabu NakanishiMichael ElginMinoru SuzukiMatt JacksonNick JacksonSANADASatoshi KojimaTakashi IizukaTama TongaTanga RoaTetsuya NaitoTogi MakabeTomoaki HonmaTomohiro IshiiTomoyuki OkaToru YanoToa HenareTaichiYoshi-HashiYuji NagataYujiro TakahashiZack Sabre Jr.
Junior heavyweight BUSHIEl DesperadoGedoHiromu TakahashiJadoJushin Thunder LigerKUSHIDAMarty ScurllRen NaritaRocky RomeroRyusuke TaguchiShota UmnioShoTaka MichinokuTeruaki KanemitsuTetsuhiro YagiTiger MaskTaiji IshimoriWill OspreayYoshinobu KanemaruYohYota TsujiYuya Uemura
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Staff
Red Shoes UnnoHarold MeijHiro SaitoKazuo YamazakiKuniaki KobayashiMilano Collection A.T.Seiji SakaguchiSuper Strong MachineTakaaki KidaniWataru Inoue
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Championships
Active IWGP HeavyweightIWGP IntercontinentalNEVER OpenweightIWGP United States HeavyweightIWGP Tag TeamIWGP Junior HeavyweightIWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag TeamNEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team
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Tournaments
Current G1 ClimaxWorld Tag LeagueNew Japan CupBest of the Super JuniorsSuper Jr. Tag Tournament
Defuncted World LeagueMSG LeagueIWGP LeagueWorld Cup TournamentTop of the Super JuniorsSuper J CupMSG Tag LeagueJapan Cup Tag LeagueSuper Grade Tag LeagueG1 Tag LeagueJ Sports Crown Openweight 6 Man Tag TournamentG2 U-30 ClimaxKarl Gotch CupYoung Lion Cup
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Events
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