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David Otunga

David-Otunga

Title History

  • WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) tag team titles w/John Cena defeating Drew McIntyre and Cody Rhodes (October 24, 2010);
  • WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) tag team titles w/Michael McGillicutty defeating Kane and The Big Show (May 30, 2011);

Career History

In the Beginning:

  • David Otunga graduated from Harvard Law School.
  • David Otunga was a contestant on the reality show “I Love New York 2″ going by the name PUNK.
  • August 11, 2009: Jennifer Hudson and fiance David Otunga gave birth to their first child Daniel Otunga Jr.!

Florida championship Wrestling – Dawson Alexander, Esq:

World Wrestling Entertainment – NXT:

  • David Otunga (WWE Rookie) was paired with R-Truth (WWE Pro) for a new television program called WWE NXT.
  • February 23, 2010 – WWE NXT: David Otunga w/R-Truth defeated Darren Young (w/C.M. Punk and Luke Gallows and Serena)
  • February 26, 2010 – WWE SmackDown: Dolph Ziggler defeated John Morrison and R-Truth w/David Otunga in a 3-WAY.
  • March 2, 2010 – WWE NXT: Darren Young (w/C.M. Punk and Luke Gallows and Serena) beat David Otunga w/R-Truth in a rematch.
  • ~~~David Otunga shoved R-Truth after the match – and later they got into a big brawl in the backstage interview area.
  • March 9, 2010 – WWE NXT: R-Truth and David Otunga defeated Daniel Bryan and Mike “The Miz” Mizanin.
  • March 12, 2010 – WWE SmackDown: R-Truth w/David Otunga defeated WWE United States champion The Miz w/Daniel Bryan.
  • March 23, 2010 – WWE NXT: David Otunga and Darren Young (w/Straight Edge Society) defeated Daniel Bryan and Michael Tarver.
  • March 30, 2010 – WWE NXT: David Otunga won an NXT battle royal to earn the right to guest host an episode of RAW.
  • ~~~Participants: David Otunga and Justin Gabriel and Daniel Bryan and Heath Slater.
  • ~~~Participants: Skip Sheffield and Wade Barrett and Darren Young and Michael Tarver.
  • April 2, 2010 – WWE SmackDown: Kane said he was getting bored so he challenged the NXT rookies to an 8-on-1 Handicap match.
  • ~~~Kane defeated the NXT Rookies by DQ in a Handicap match when the rookies all ganged up on Kane at the end of the match.
  • April 5, 2010 – RAW: David Otunga turned out to be one of the greatest RAW guest hosts since WWE started the gimmick.
  • ~~~Miz and Big Show defeated John Cena and Batista by countout when Batista walked out on Cena to retain their tag team titles!
  • ~~~Miz and Big Show defeated John Cena and David Otunga after Otunga walked out on Cena to retain the Unified tag team titles!
  • April 6, 2010 – WWE NXT: Wade Barrett defeated David Otunga in a singles match.
  • April 12, 2010 – RAW: WWE champion John Cena defeated David Otunga w/Batista in a Non-title match.
  • April 13, 2010 – WWE NXT: David Otunga participated in an NXT rookies “promo challenge” (which was won by Wade Barrett).
  • April 20, 2010 – WWE NXT: Heath Slater defeated David Otunga in the 1st Round of a Rock’em Sock’em NXT Challenge.
  • ~~~Justin Gabriel defeated David Otunga w/R-Truth – (Otunga wanted Truth to cheat for him but Truth refused to do that!)
  • April 27, 2010 – WWE NXT: David Otunga won a “Seal the Deal” challenge to win any match of his choice next week.
  • May 4, 2010 – WWE NXT: David Otunga participated in an “Obstacle Course” challenge and finished the course in 1:35.
  • ~~`~R-Truth beat his NXT rookie David Otunga (this was the match that Otunga asked for after winning last week’s challenge)
  • May 10, 2010 – RAW: The 8 NXT Rookies defeated John Morrison and Santino Marella and Goldust and Yoshi Tatsu (Handicap match)
  • ~~~NXT = Daniel Bryan- Heath Slater- Michael Tarver- David Otunga- Darren Young- Skip Sheffield- Wade Barrett- Justin Gabriel.
  • May 11, 2010 – WWE NXT: David Otunga defeated Justin Gabriel.
  • May 24, 2010 – RAW: Josh Mathews interviewed the remaining NXT Rookies about making it to the final 4 of the competition.
  • ~~~WWE NXT Season 1 Final Four = David Otunga and Heath Slater and Wade Barrett and Justin Gabriel
  • May 25, 2010 – WWE NXT: R-Truth and David “A-List” Otunga defeated Christian and Heath Slater.
  • June 1, 2010 – WWE NXT: Wade Barrett w/Chris Jericho beat Justin Gabriel w/Matt Hardy and David Otunga w/R-Truth in a 3-WAY.
  • ~~~Later that night, Wade Barrett was revealed as the winner of NXT Season 1 – earning a WWE contract and a PPV title shot.
  • June 3, 2010 – Florida championship Wrestling: NXT Season 1 defeated NXT Season 2 in a 5-on-5 match.
  • ~~~NXT Season 1 = Skip Sheffield and David Otunga and Michael Tarver and Heath Slater.
  • ~~~NXT Season 2 = Eli Cottonwood and Husky Harris and Percy Watson and Lucky Cannon.

World Wrestling Entertainment – The NXT Invasion Angle:

  • June 7, 2010 – WWE Viewers Choice: Wade Barrett led the other 7 NXT rookies in a shocking invasion of the RAW television show.
  • ~~~The eight “Rookies” from NXT Season 1 showed up during a match and viciously attacked John Cena like a rabid pack of wolves.
  • ~~~They destroyed the ring, the ringside area, and Daniel Bryan assaulted ring announcer Justin Robert by choking him with his tie.
  • June 14, 2010 – RAW: The NXT group was ordered to apologize but they refused and instead demanded guaranteed WWE contracts.
  • ~~~RAW General Manager Bret “Hitman” Hart came out and refused to give them contracts and even fired NXT winner Wade Barrett!
  • ~~~LATER: NXT tried to attack John Cena again, but several other WWE Superstars hit the ring and chased them out of the building.
  • ~~~LATER: The NXT guys attacked Bret Hart, stuffed him into a limousine and then rammed him into other vehicles in the parking lot.
  • June 21, 2010 – RAW: Vince McMahon blamed Bret Hart for the chaos surrounding the NXT group and fired him as General Manager.
  • ~~~Mr. McMahon said the new General Manager asked to remain anonymous, and he would run RAW by sending Michael Cole emails.
  • ~~~The new General Manager hired back all of the NXT members – and then each issued arrogant apologies in the middle of the ring.
  • ~~~MAIN EVENT: John Cena vs. WWE champion Sheamus ended in a No Contest with special outside enforcer Vince McMahon.
  • ~~~The NXT group showed up and attacked John Cena. but then they surrounded Vince McMahon and shockingloy destroyed him!
  • June 28, 2010 – RAW: Jerry Lawler and some other legends honored Ricky Steamboat and hyped the release of his new DVD.
  • ~~~The other legends in the ring consisted of Arn Anderson and Dean Malenko and Mike “IRS” Rotunda and Michael P.S. Hayes.
  • ~~~The Nexus (minus Wade Barrett) showed up and attacked Ricky Steamboat and physically destroyed him with all their finishers.
  • July 5, 2010 – RAW: The Nexus assembled in the ring where they were informed the physical contact ban on them would be lifted.
  • ~~~John Cena came out with Randy Orton, Evan Bourne, David Hart Smith, Tyson Kidd, R-Truth, and John Morrison with him.
  • ~~~However, some heels (Sheamus, Edge, Jericho, The, Ted DiBiase, and the Usos) attacked them allowing the Nexus to escape!
  • ~~~The anonymous General Manager called for a truce, so John Cena met Wade Barrett in the ring at the end of the night.
  • ~~~Cena teased a handshake but pulled it. then he was attacked by the Nexus until a bunch of babyfaces storm the ring!
  • July 12, 2010 – RAW: The Nexus surrounded Sheamus backstage, and he felt threatened so he ran off to find John Cena!
  • ~~~Nexus (Wade Barrett and Heath Slater and Justin Gabriel and Skip Sheffield and Michael Tarver and David Otunga) beat John Cena .
  • ~~~After the match; Nexus surrounded Cena in the ring until Sheamus ran out and stood side by side with Cena with steel chairs.
  • July 13, 2010 – NXT: Nexus were invited back to NXT and participated in a 20-Man Battle Royal featuring Season 2 Pros and Rookies.
  • ~~~Nexus (Justin Gabriel and Heath Slater and David Otunga and Wade Barrett and Michael Tarver and Skip Sheffield) won the battle royal!
  • July 18, 2010 – Money in the Bank: Sheamus defeated John Cena in a Steel Cage match to retain the WWE championship.
  • ~~~Nexus interfered and sabotaged John Cena’s chances of winning, and Sheamus used this to his advantage and escaped the cage!
  • ~~~John Cena was extremely angry and took his frustrations out on Nexus members Darren Young and Michael Tarver.

World Wrestling Entertainment – The Road to SummerSlam:

  • July 19, 2010 – RAW: Wade Barrett defeated Mark Henry – (After the match; Barrett called out John Cena for an in-ring truce).
  • ~~~Instead, Cena formed an Army consisting of Edge, John Morrison, R-Truth, Great Khali, Chris Jericho, and Bret “Hitman” Hart!
  • July 26, 2010 – RAW: The Nexus as a group surrounded the Great Khali in the ring but eventually allowed him to leave unharmed.
  • ~~~The Nexus beat Team RAW (Goldust and Mark Henry and Yoshi Tatsu and Jerry Lawler and Evan Bourne and Tyson Kidd and DH Smith)
  • ~~~The Nexus eliminated all seven members of the RAW B-team and promised that the same thing would happen at SummerSlam!
  • August 2, 2010 – RAW: Edge vs. Wade Barrett ended in a No Contest when the Nexus showed up (Edge then quit Team WWE!)
  • August 9, 2010 – RAW: The Nexus attacked the Hart Dynasty backstage to get under the skin of Team WWE member Bret Hitman Hart.
  • ~~~The Nexus attacked Mark Henry (who was set to join Team WWE) – they also took out the Great Khali in a backstage assault.
  • ~~~John Cena and Bret Hart vs. Edge and Chris Jericho with the Nexus as Lumberjacks ended with Team WWE coming together as a group.
  • August 15, 2010 – SummerSlam: Team WWE defeated Team Nexus in a 7-on-7 Elimination match (John Cena sole survivor!)
  • ~~~Team WWE (John Cena and Edge and Chris Jericho and John Morrison and R-Truth and Daniel Bryan and Bret “The Hitman” Hart)
  • ~~~Nexus (Wade Barrett and Heath Slater and Justin Gabriel and Darren Young and Michael Tarver and Skip Sheffield and David Otunga)

World Wrestling Entertainment – The Nexus gets stronger:

  • August 16, 2010 – RAW: Skip Sheffield and David Otunga defeated John Morrison and R-Truth (Nexus went 5-1 vs. Team WWE tonight)
  • ~~~Later that night; The Nexus destroyed Darren Young (the only member to lose his match) and kicked him out of the group!
  • August 23, 2010 – RAW: Slow week for the Nexus. Wade Barrett was put in a Six Pack Challenge at Night of champions.
  • August 30, 2010 – RAW: Bret “The Hitman” Hart vs. The Undertaker never got started because the Nexus destroyed the Undertaker.
  • ~~~LATER: The Nexus defeated Team WWE in a 5-on-5 Elimination Match which ended with Wade Barrett as the sole survivor.
  • ~~~The Nexus (Wade Barrett and Justin Gabriel and Heath Slater and Michael Tarver and David Otunga).
  • ~~~Team WWE (John Cena and Randy Orton and Edge and Chris Jericho and WWE champion Sheamus)
  • September 19, 2010 – Night of champions: The Nexus interfered in the Six Pack Challenge, causing John Cena to be eliminated.
  • September 20, 2010 – RAW: John Cena defeated The Nexus in a Gauntlet match after the Nexus jumped in the ring and attacked Cena.
  • ~~~Cena beat Heath Slater | Cena beat David Otunga | Cena beat Michael Tarver | Cena vs. Justin Gabriel was cut short due to the assault.
  • October 1, 2010 – SmackDown: The Nexus invaded SmackDown and interrupted the opening match – but the Big Show came to rescue!
  • ~~~The Nexus (Wade Barrett and Justin Gabriel and David Otunga and Michael Tarver and Heath Slater) beat The Big Show (Handicap match).
  • ~~~MAIN EVENT: World heavyweight champion Kane vs. John Cena ended in a No Contest with the Nexus acting as lumberjacks.
  • October 3, 2010 – Hell in a Cell PPV: Wade Barrett defeated John Cena in a “Cena joins Nexus vs. Nexus must disband” match.
  • ~~~John Cena had the match won when two “fans” (Michael McGullicutty and Husky Harris) interfered and help Wade Barrett win!
  • ~~~The Nexus (Justin Gabriel and Heath Slater and Michael Tarver and David Otunga) came to celebrated with Wade Barrett in the ring.

World Wrestling Entertainment – John Cena joins the Nexus:

  • October 4, 2010 – RAW: Wade Barrett and The Nexus celebrated their victory and presented John Cena with an official “N” armband.
  • ~~~MAIN EVENT: Heath Slater and the Nexus participated in a 20-Man Battle Royal (won by Wade Barrett with help from John Cena).
  • October 24, 2010 – Bragging Rights: John Cena and David Otunga defeated Drew McIntyre and Cody Rhodes to win the tag team titles!
  • ~~~David Otunga did a big celebration as if he was the reason they won, so John Cena gave him an Attitude Adjustment!
  • October 25, 2010 – RAW: Heath Slater and Justin Gabriel defeated David Otunga and John Cena to win the WWE tag team titles.
  • ~~~David Otunga complained to Wade Barrett that John Cena was against him, and therefore could not co-exist as tag team champion.
  • ~~~Barrett booked the match and forced Otunga to lay on his back and get pinned so they could keep the tag team titles inside of Nexus.
  • November 1, 2010 – RAW: Randy Orton and R-Truth defeated Wade Barrett and David Otunga with special guest referee John Cena.
  • November 5, 2010 – SmackDown: Edge vs. Alberto Del Rio ended in a No Contest when the Nexus showed up and took over the show.
  • ~~~MAIN EVENT: Team SmackDown defeated The Nexus in a 10-Man tag team Match – (Edge speared and pinned Otunga to win!).
  • ~~~ Team SmackDown = Edge and Kane and Alberto Del Rio and Kofi Kingston and The Big Show defeated The Nexus.
  • ~~~ The Nexus = David Otunga and Heath Slater and Justin Gabriel and Michael McGillicutty and Husky Harris.
  • November 8, 2010 – RAW: John Cena defeated David Otunga (Wade Barrett and Nexus went backstage so Otunga could prove himself).
  • ~~~The Nexus defeated Team Orton in a Ten Man tag team Match with special guest referee John Cena.
  • ~~~The Nexus = Wade Barrett and Justin Gabriel and Heath Slater and Michael McGillicutty and Husky Harris.
  • ~~~Team Orton = Randy Orton and R-Truth and Mark Henry and Daniel Bryan and Mike Mizanin w/Alex Riley.
  • November 12, 2010 – SmackDown: David Otunga defeated Edge with the Nexus and the SmackDown Roster acting as Lumberjacks.
  • November 15, 2010 – Old School RAW: Kofi Kingston defeated David Otunga (George “The Animal” Steele made an appearance!)
  • November 21, 2010 – Survivor Series: Heath Slater and Justin Gabriel w/Nexus beat Santino Marella and Vladimir Kozlov to retain their titles.
  • ~~~Randy Orton defeated Wade Barrett with special guest referee John Cena to retain the WWE championship (The Nexus was banned).
  • ~~~The stipulation was that if Barrett won the title, John Cena would be free, but if Barrett lost, then Cena would be FIRED FROM WWE!
  • ~~~CONCLUSION: This meant that John Cena was fired from the WWE (in storyline) – so they did a pretend farewell to say good-bye.

World Wrestling Entertainment – Nexus vs. “unemployed” John Cena:

  • November 22, 2010 – RAW: John Cena gave a farewell speech but came back to screw Wade Barrett out of his rematch with Randy Orton.
  • November 29, 2010 – King of the Ring: John Cena showed up and took out Nexus members Michael McGillicutty and Heath Slater.
  • ~~~Wade Barrett went to the ring and called out John Cena, who only appeared on the big screen standing outside in the parking lot.
  • ~~~The remaining members of Nexus showed up intending to attack John Cena, but he was protected by members of the WWE roster!
  • December 6, 2010 – RAW: Wade Barrett called out John Cena and told him his tricks won’t work because he will NEVER rehire him in WWE.
  • ~~~John Cena said he was happy hanging out with the fans every week and thinking of new ways to make the lives of the Nexus miserable!
  • ~~~Nexus walked out on Barrett, allowing Cena to attack him! Nexus said Barrett would be kicked out of the group if he didn’t rehire Cena.
  • December 13, 2010 – The Slammy Awards: Nexus leader Wade Barrett accepted the award for “Shocker of the Year” for invading RAW.
  • ~~~Wade Barrett officially rehired John Cena. The Nexus quickly attacked Cena while Barrett grabbed a chair and used it to bash Cena!
  • ~~~John Cena defeated Nexus member David “A-List” Otunga – (Nexus walked out allowing Cena to absolutely destroy Otunga!)

World Wrestling Entertainment – The NEW Nexus led by C.M. Punk:

  • December 27, 2010 – RAW: C.M. Punk began the night promising John Cena that there would be a huge surprise in store for him tonight!
  • ~~~LATER: John Cena was assaulted by Nexus (David Otunga and Heath Slater and Justin Grabriel and Husky Harris and Michael McGillicutty).
  • ~~C.M. Punk came out and sat down next to an unconcious Cena, before putting a Nexus armband on, signifying he was their new leader!
  • January 3, 2011 – RAW: Wade Barrett returned to confront the new Nexus leader (C.M. Punk), claiming he was still the leader of the group.
  • ~~~C.M. Punk said if Wade Barrett won the triple threat steel cage match tonight he could be the leader and Punk would work for him.
  • ~~~Barrett lost when Punk showed up to “help,” but instead ripped the Nexus armband off Barrett’s arm and kicked him down to the mat!
  • January 10, 2011 – RAW: Vladimir Kozlov and Santino Marella w/Tamina were attacked in the ring by C.M. Punk and the New Nexus.
  • ~~~Nexus leader C.M. Punk announced that each member would make a sacrifice tonight and be officially initiated into the New Nexus. .
  • ~~~Michael McGillicutty, Husky Harris, and David Otunga all went through their initiations. . . but Slater and Gabriel refused and quit Nexus!
  • ~~~The Big Show destroyed David Otunga with a choke-slam and knockout punch – (this was Otunga’s initiation into the New Nexus)
  • January 17, 2011 – RAW: C.M. Punk defeated John Cena by DQ when an unidentified assailant jumped in and kicked Punk in the face!
  • ~~~The monster then took out John Cena with a Rock Bottom. The Nexus ran down to protect their leader, but Punk called them off.
  • ~~~The new guy dropped to his knee and raised his arm in the air, allowing Punk to place a Nexus arm-band so he could join the group.
  • January 24, 2011 – RAW: The Nexus got into a confrontation with The Corre and set up a main event between C.M. Punk and Wade Barrett.
  • ~~~C.M. Punk (w/The Nexus) vs. Wade Barrett (w/The Corre) ended in a Double DQ after special referee John Cena “abused his power”.
  • January 30, 2011 – Royal Rumble: David Otunga entered the Royal Rumble at #15 but was later eliminated by John Cena.
  • ~~~Husky Harris (#9), Michael McGillicutty (#13), David Otunga (#15), Mason Ryan (#20) all entered and proceeded to help C.M. Punk.
  • ~~~Together, the Nexus dominated for several minutes eliminating 10+ people until John Cena entered and eliminated the entire Nexus!
  • ~~~NOTE: At the beginning of the Rumble; The Corre and The Nexus got into a huge brawl before they were ordered to go backstage!
  • February 7, 2011 – RAW: David Otunga vs. King Sheamus ended in No Contest when Mark Henry attacked Sheamus and they brawled.
  • February 14, 2011 – RAW: R-Truth and John Morrison defeated Nexus (David Otunga and Michael McGillicutty w/ Mason Ryan).
  • The Anonymous G.M. said over the next few weeks if any Nexus member beats Orton they can be in Punk’s corner at WrestleMania.
  • February 28, 2011 – RAW: Randy Orton defeated Michael McGillicutty with an RKO and then took him out with a punt kick to the head!
  • March 7, 2011 – RAW: Randy Orton defeated David Otunga with an RKO and then took him out with a swift punt kick to the head!
  • March 14, 2011 – RAW: Randy Orton defeated Mason Ryan with an RKO and then took him out with a swift punt kick to the head!
  • March 28, 2011 – RAW: Santino Marella w Vladimir Kozlov, Tamina, The Big Show and Kane) defeated Justin Gabriel (w Wade Barrett, Michael McGillicutty and Ezekiel Jackson).
  • May 16, 2011 – RAW: The New Nexus (David Otunga and Michael McGillicutty w/CM Punk and Mason Ryan) defeated WWE tag team champions Kane and The Big Show in a non-title match.
  • May 23, 2011 – RAW: David Otunga and Michael McGillicutty defeated Kane and The Big Show to win the WWE tag team titles.
  • June 6, 2011 – RAW: Santino Marella defeated Michael McGillicutty.
  • June 23, 2011 – Superstars: WWE tag team champion David Otunga and Michael McGillicutty defeated Santino Marella and Vladimir Kozlov to retain the titles.
  • July 4, 2011 – RAW: WWE tag team champions The New Nexus (David Otunga and Michael McGillicutty) defeated Santino Marella and Vladimir Kozlov in a non-title match.
  • July 11, 2011 – RAW: WWE champion John Cena defeated WWE tag team champions The New Nexus (David Otunga and Michael McGillicutty) in a non-title 2vs1 handicap match.
  • July 14, 2011 – Superstars: The Usos defeated WWE tag team champions David Otunga and Michael McGillicutty in a non-title match.
  • July 21, 2011 – Supertars: Zack Ryder and Santino Marella defeated WWE tag team champions David Otunga and Michael McGillicutty in a non-title match.
  • July 25, 2011 – RAW: WWE tag team champions The New Nexus (Michael McGillicutty and David Otunga) defeated The Usos to retain the titles.
  • July 28, 2011 – Superstars: David Otunga and Michael McGillicutty defeated Santino Marella and Chris Masters in a non-title match.
  • August 1, 2011 – RAW: WWE tag team champion David Otunga and Michael McGillicutty defeated Santino Marella and Zack Ryder in a non-title match.
  • August 5, 2011 – SmackDown:  WWE tag team champions Michael McGillicutty and David Otunga and JTG defeated Trent Baretta and The Usos.
  • August 11, 2011 – Superstars: WWE tag team champions David Otunga and Michael McGillicutty defeated Santino Marella and Evan Bourne in a non-title match.
  • August 15, 2011 – RAW: Kofi Kingston and Evan Bourne defeated David Otunga and Michael McGillicutty to win the tag team titles.
  • August 22, 2011 – RAW: WTC Kofi Kingston and Evan Bourne defeated David Otunga and Michael McGillicutty to retain the titles.
  • August 29, 2011 – RAW: WTC Kofi Kingston and Evan Bourne defeated Michael McGillicutty and David Otunga to retain the titles.
  • September 5, 2011 – RAW: Jerry Lawler and Zack Ryder defeated David Otunga and Michael McGillicutty.
  • September 12, 2011 – RAW: Jerry Lawler and Sheamus defeated Michael McGillicutty and David Otunga.
  • September 19, 2011 – RAW: Sheamus, Evan Bourne, Kofi Kingston and Justin Gabriel defeated Christian, Wade Barrett, David Otunga and Michael McGillicutty.
  • October 6, 2011 – Superstars: Michael McGillicutty defeated Percy Watson.
  • October 10, 2011 – RAW: Kofi Kingston, Evan Bourne and Mason Ryan defeated David Otunga, Dolph Ziggler and Jack Swagger.
  • November 29, 2011 – SmackDown: Randy Orton defeated David Otunga in the Miracle on 34th street fight match.
  • December 26, 2011 – RAW: The Big Show defeated David Otunga by DQ.
  • January 13, 2012 – SmackDown: David Otunga defeated Santino Marella.
  • January 16, 2012 – RAW: Mark Henry, David Otunga and Dolph Ziggler defeated WWE champion CM Punk, Daniel Bryan and Chris Jericho via referee reverse decision.
  • February 6, 2012 – RAW: Sheamus defeated David Otunga.
  • February 17, 2012 – RAW: Santino Marella defeated David Otunga, Drew McIntyre and Ezekiel Jackson in a wild card battle royal match to enter the elimination chamber match.
  • March 12, 2012 – RAW: David Otunga and Mark Henry defeated Santino Marella and Aksana.
  • March 16, 2012 – SmackDown: Kofi Kingston defeated David Otunga.
  • March 19, 2012 – RAW: David Otunga defeated U.S. champion Santino Marella in a non-title match.
  • March 26, 2012 – RAW: U.S. champion Santino Marella defeated David Otunga in a non-title match.
  • April 1, 2012 – Wrestlemania 28: Team Johnny (Mark Henry, David Otunga, Dolph Ziggler, Christian, The Miz, and Jack Swagger) defeated Team Teddy (Santino Marella, Kofi Kingston, R-Tuth, Zack Ryder, Great Khali, and Booker T) to give John Laurinaitis full control of WWE television.
  • April 6, 2012 – SmackDown: David Otunga and Mark Henry defeated R-Truth in a 2-on-1 handicap match.
  • April 9, 2012 – RAW: John Cena defeated David Otunga.
  • April 16, 2012 – RAW: U.S. champion Santino Marella defeated David Otunga to retain the title.
  • May 21, 2012 – RAW: John Cena defeated David Otunga.
  • May 28, 2012 – RAW: World heavyweight champion Sheamus defeated David Otunga in a non-title match.
  • June 17, 2012 – No Way Out: Brodus Clay defeated David Otunga by count-out in the preshow.
  • June 18, 2012 – RAW: John Cena defeated John Laurainitis and David Otunga in a 2vs1 handicap match.
  • June 29, 2012 – SmackDown: Intercontinental champion Christian and U.S. champion Santino Marella defeated David Otunga and Cody Rhodes in the money in the bank qualifying match.
  • August 27, 2012 – RAW: Zack Ryder defeated David Otunga.
  • September 7, 2012 – SmackDown: World heavyweight champion Sheamus defeated David Otunga in a non-title match.
  • September 10, 2012 – RAW: World heavyweight champion Sheamus defeated David Otunga in a non-title match.
  • September 20, 2012 – Superstars: David Otunga defeated Tyson Kidd.
  • October 4, 2012 – Superstars: David Otunga defeated Michael McGillucutty.
  • October 5, 2012 – SmackDown: Kane and Daniel Bryan defeated Alberto Del Rio and David Otunga in a non-title match.
  • October 15, 2012 – RAW: Ryback defeated Dolph Ziggler and David Otunga in a 2-on-1 handicap match.
  • November 14, 2012 – Main Event: Santino Marella defeated David Otunga.
  • November 18, 2012 – Survivor Series: Alberto Del Rio, Damien Sandow, David Otunga, Dolph Ziggler, and Wade Barrett defeated Kane, Daniel Bryan, Kofi Kingston, The Miz, and Randy Orton in the traditional Survivor Series match.  Dolph Ziggler was the sole survivor.
  • November 19, 2012 – RAW: The Miz defeated David Otunga.
  • November 29, 2012 – Superstars: Santino Marella defeated David Otunga.
  • November 30, 2012 – SmackDown: The Great Khali defeated David Otunga.
  • December 6, 2012 – Superstars: Brodus Clay defeated David Otunga.
  • December 17, 2012 – RAW: The Great Khali defeated David Otunga.
  • December 19, 2012 – Tribute to the Troops: Brodus Clay, Sin Cara, The Great Khali and Hornswoggle defeated Epico and Primo Colon, David Otunga and Tensai.
  • December 24, 2012 – RAW: Zack Ryder defeated David Otunga.
  • January 4-5, 2013 – Live Event: The Great Khali defeated David Otunga.
  • January 12-13, 2013 – Live Event: The Great Khali defeated David Otunga.
  • January 17-19, 2013 – Live Event: The Great Khali defeated David Otunga.
  • January 27, 2013 – Royal Rumble: David Otunga was in the royal rumble match won by John Cena.
  • February 8-10, 2013 – Live Event: Justin Gabriel defeated David Otunga.
  • February 21, 2013 – Live Event: R-Truth defeated David Otunga.
  • February 22-23, 2013 – Live Event: Tensai defeated David Otunga.
  • March 3, 2013 – Superstars: Kofi Kingston defeated David Otunga.
  • March 18, 2013 – RAW: Ryback defeated David Otunga.
  • April 6, 2014 – WrestleMania XXX: Cesaro won the 30-man Andre the Giant Memorial battle royal.
  • ~~~The participants included: Cesaro, Big Show, Alberto Del Rio, Dolph Ziggler, Rey Mysterio, Sin Cara, Cody Rhodes, Sheamus, Goldust, Tyson Kidd, R-Truth, Fandango, Yoshi Tatsu, David Otunga, the Great Khali, Brodus Clay, Mark Henry, Big E Langston, Titus O’Neil, Drew McIntyre, Damien Sandow, Darren Young, The Miz, Santino Marella, Jinder Mahal, Zack Ryder, Heath Slater, Justin Gabriel, Kofi Kingston, and Brad Maddox.