Phil Friedman was a member of the Xtreme Couture Mixed Martial Arts pro fight team, run by former UFC Champion Randy Couture..
2007 – 2010: Before signing with the WWE; Phil Friedman worked as a Professional Fighter and a Coach..
2010: Phil Friedman signed a developmental contract with World Wrestling Entertainment..
September 21, 2010 – FCW: Bobby Dutch & Conrad Tanner & Titus O’Neill & James Bronson b Ron Myers & Kenny Li & Cable Jones & Buck Dixon, Marcus Owens defeated Devin Allen.
November 11, 2010 – FCW: Dr. Cable Jones & Devin Allen & James Bronson, & Damien Sandow defeated Bobby Dutch & Big E Langston & Marcus Owens & Roman Leakee in a Thursday Night Rumble.
December 2, 2010 – FCW: Matt Clements (Lance Storm’s student Mattias Wild) & Kenny Li & Chimaera (Alberto Del Rio’s personal ring announcer Ricardo Rodriguez under a mask) & Buck Dixon & Husky Harris (w/Michael McGillicutty) defeated Big E Langston & James Bronson & Kevin Hackman & Roman Leakee & Darren Young.
January 6, 2011 – FCW: Peter Orlov & Jinder Mahal & James Bronson defeated Tito Colon & Marcus Owens & Hunico.
May 8, 2011 – FCW: Leakee defeats James Bronson.
July 3, 2011 – FCW: Derrick Bateman & Kenneth Cameron defeated Erick Rowan & James Bronson.
August 7, 2011 – FCW: Leakee & Titus O’Neil defeated Erick Rowan & James Bronson (w/ Byron Saxton).
August 21, 2011 – FCW: Leakee defeats James Bronson (w/ Byron Saxton).
September 11, 2011 – FCW: Erick Rowan & James Bronson defeated FCW Tag Team Champions CJ Parker & Donny Marlow in a non-title match.
October 16, 2011 – FCW: FCW Tag Team Champions CJ Parker & Donny Marlow in a non-title match defeated Erick Rowan & James Bronson to retain.
January 1, 2012 – FCW: Leakee defeats James Bronson.
March 18, 2012 – FCW: James Bronson defeats Dante Dash.
April 15, 2012 – FCW: Dean Ambrose defeats James Bronson in a tap out match.
April 29, 2012 – FCW: James Bronson defeats Nick Rogers.
In October 2012 Bronson suffered a severe spine back injury.
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