Joey Matthews

@WWEMercury

[Joey Mercury GALLERY]

[Matthews/York Profile] [MNM Profile]

Title History

  • NCW (National Championship Wrestling) Light heavyweight title (April 1997);
  • NWA 2000 Light heavyweight title defeating Christian York for vacant title (September 6, 1997);
  • MEWF (Mid Eastern Wrestling Federation) tag team titles w/ Christian York by winning a 3-WAY Tag Match (October 23, 1997);
  • SCW (Southern Championship Wrestling) Junior heavyweight title defeating Intruder for vacant title (November 22, 1997);
  • OMEGA Light heavyweight title defeating Kid Dynamo (May 1, 1998);
  • AWC (American Wrestling Council) Light heavyweight title defeating Christian York [Tournament] (May 8, 1998);
  • SCW (Southern Championship Wrestling) Junior heavyweight title defeating Christian York (May 8, 1998);
  • SCW (Southern Championship Wrestling) Junior heavyweight title defeating Kid Dynamo (August 20, 1998);
  • SCW (Steel City Wrestling) tag team titles w/ Christian York beat Blue Meanie and Julio Sanchez (sub for Nova) (December 20, 1998);
  • IPWA (Independent Pro Wrestling Alliance) Light heavyweight title defeating Christian York (January 9, 1999);
  • OMEGA Light heavyweight title defeating Christian York (January 29, 1999);
  • MCW (Maryland Championship Wrestling) Cruiserweight title defeating Christian York (May 21, 1999);
  • ATCW (Atlantic Terror Championship Wrestling) tag team titles w/ Christian York (January 15, 2000);
  • MCW (Maryland Championship Wrestling) tag team titles w/ Christian York defeating Rich Myers and Earl the Pearl (May 17, 2000);
  • NWA World tag team titles w/ Christian York defeating David Young and Rick Michaels (February 3, 2001);
  • MCW (Maryland Championship Wrestling) tag team titles w/ Christian York defeating Earl the Pearl and Rich Myers (Nov 3, 2001);
  • VCW (Virginia Championship Wrestling) tag team titles w/ Christian York defeating Mark Anthony and Ray Storm (December 1, 2001);
  • MCW (Memphis Championship Wrestling) Television title defeating Romeo Valentino (January 29, 2003);
  • 3PW (Pro-Pain Pro Wrestling) heavyweight title defeating Raven (April 17, 2004);
  • OVW (Ohio Valley Wrestling) Southern tag team titles w/ Johnny Nitro defeating Seth Skyfire and Mac Johnson (November 10, 2004);
  • WWE (SmackDown) tag team titles w/ Johnny Nitro defeating Rey Mysterio and Eddy Guerrero (April 18, 2005);
  • WWE (SmackDown) tag team titles w/ Johnny Nitro won a 4 Way tag team Match (October 25, 2005);
  • WWE (SmackDown) tag team titles w/ Johnny Nitro defeating Rey Mysterio and Batista (December 27, 2005);
  • MCW (Maryland Championship Wrestling) heavyweight title defeating Adam Flash (July 8, 2007);
  • OVW (Ohio Valley Wrestling) Television title defeating Jamin Olivencia (March 12, 2008);
  • MCW heavyweight title defeating The Bruiser (September 30, 2017);

Career Highlights

In The Beginning:

  • October 23, 1997 – Mid Eastern Wrestling Federation: Joey Matthews and Christian York won the MEWF tag team titles.
  • ~~~Joey Matthews and Christian York defeated Jimmy Cicero and Steve Corino and Mark Shrader and Cpl. Punishment in a 3-WAY.
  • June 23, 2001 – Memphis Championship Wrestling: Joey Matthews defeated American Dragon.
  • July 7, 2001 – Memphis Championship Wrestling: Dylan Douglas and Bitty Little defeated Christian York and Joey Matthews.

Joey Matthews and Christian York:

2002: Joey Matthews:

2003: Joey Matthews:

2004: Ring of Honor and 3PW (Joey Matthews):

  • January 10, 2004 – Ring of Honor: Special K (Dixie, Hydro, Joey Matthews & Slim J) defeated The Carnage Crew (DeVito & Loc) & The Ring Crew Express (Dunn & Marcos).
  • January 10, 2004 – OVW TV (Taped): Standing Thunder defeated Joey Matthews.
  • January 24, 2004 – 3PW: Joey Matthews defeated A.J. Styles in an upset “match of the night” victory.
  • January 29, 2004 – OVW: John Hennigan & Matt Cappotelli defeated Carly Colon & Joey Matthews.
  • February 21, 2004 – 3PW: Joey Matthews defeated Sabu and Jerry Lynn to win a 3PW title shot next month.
  • March 27, 2004 – OVW TV (Taped): Seth Skyfire defeated Joey Matthews by disqualification.
  • March 28, 2004 – WWE Heat: The Hurricane defeated Joey Matthews..
  • April 10, 2004 – OVW: Alexis Laree & Seth Skyfire defeated Gail Kim & Joey Matthews.
  • April 12, 2004 – RAW: Rhyno defeated Joey Matthews in a match taped for Sunday Night Heat.
  • April 17, 2004 – OVW TV (Taped): Joey Matthews & Johnny Nitro defeated Matt Cappotelli & Maven.
  • April 17, 2004 – 3PW: Joey Matthews defeated Raven to win the 3PW heavyweight title.
  • May 1, 2004 – OVW TV (Taped): Adrenaline (Chris Cage & Tank Toland) defeated Joey Matthews & Johnny Nitro.
  • May 15, 2004 – OVW TV (Taped): Mac Johnson & Seth Skyfire defeated Joey Matthews & Johnny Nitro.
  • May 15, 2004 – 3PW: Jerry Lynn defeated Joey Matthews (3PW Champ) by count-out thus Matthews retains his title.
  • May 29, 2004 – OVW TV (Taped): Joey Matthews defeated Matt Cappotelli.
  • June 5, 2004 – OVW TV (Taped): Mac Johnson & Seth Skyfire defeated Joey Matthews & Johnny Nitro.
  • June 4, 2004 – OVW Six Flags: Adrenaline (Chris Cage & Tank Toland) defeated Joey Matthews & Mike Bell.
  • June 14, 2004 – RAW: Maven defeated Joey Matthews in a match taped for Sunday Night Heat.
  • June 18, 2004 – OVW Six Flags: Alexis Laree & Matt Cappotelli defeated Joey Matthews & Melina.
  • June 19, 2004 – 3PW: Joey Matthews defeated Jerry Lynn and AJ Styles in a “Falls Count Anywhere” Match to retain the 3PW title!
  • June 19, 2004 – OVW TV (Taped): Adrenaline (Chris Cage & Tank Toland) defeated Joey Matthews & Johnny Nitro.
  • June 20, 2004 – WWE Sunday Night Heat: Maven defeated Joey Matthews.
  • July 10, 2004 – OVW TV (Taped): Johnny Jeter defeated Joey Matthews.
  • July 17, 2004 – 3PW: Joey Matthews defeated Slyk Wagner Brown to retain the 3PW heavyweight title.
  • July 23, 2004 – OVW Six Flags: Johnny Jeter & Seven defeated MNM (Joey Matthews & Johnny Nitro).
  • July 24, 2004 – OVW TV (Taped): Elijah Burke defeated Joey Matthews.
  • July 31, 2004 – OVW TV (Taped): Joey Matthews & Johnny Nitro defeated Adrenaline (Chris Cage & Tank Toland).
  • August 11, 2004 – TNA PPV: Kazarian participated in a 20-Man Gauntlet Match (Petey Williams won the X-Division title!)
  • August 13, 2004 – OVW Six Flags: Johnny Jeter, Seven & Synn defeated MNM (Joey Matthews, Johnny Nitro & Melina).
  • August 21, 2004 – 3PW: Chris Daniels beat Joey Matthews (champ) and AJ Styles and Chris Sabin to win the 3PW title!
  • August 21, 2004 – OVW TV (Taped): Ken Doane defeated Joey Matthews.
  • August 25, 2004 – TNA PPV: Sonjay Dutt defeated Chris Sabin and Jason Cross and Joey Matthews to win an X-title shot!
  • November 6, 2004 – OVW TV (Taped): MNM (Joey Matthews & Johnny Nitro) defeated Nick Nemeth & Steve Lewington.
  • September 11-12, 2004 – WWC: Eddie Colon defeated Joey Matthews.
  • November 12, 2004 – OVW Crusade Rumble: Ken Doane defeated Joey Matthews in a Leather Strap match.
  • November 13, 2004 – OVW TV (Taped): MNM (Joey Matthews & Johnny Nitro) defeated Mac Johnson & Seth Skyfire to win the Southern tag team titles.
  • October 16, 2004 – 3PW: Christopher Daniels defeated Joey Matthews to retain the 3PW heavyweight title.
  • November 5, 2004 – WWC: Joey Matthews beat Alex Montalvo | November 6, 2004: Alex Montalvo beat Joey Matthews.
  • November 18, 2004 – SmackDown: Johnny Jeter and Matt Cappotelli beat Johnny Nitro and Joey Matthews w/ Melina Perez in a dark match.
  • November 20, 2004 – 3PW: Chris Sabin defeated Joey Matthews (wearing the OVW tag team title belt).
  • December 4, 2004 – OVW TV (Taped): MNM (Joey Matthews & Johnny Nitro) defeated Mac Johnson & Seth Skyfire to retain the Southern tag team titles.
  • December 11, 2004 – NYWC: Joey Matthews defeated Dan Barry and Jay Lethal in a 3-way match to win the vacant heavyweight title.
  • January 8, 2005 – OVW TV (Taped): The Thrillseekers (Johnny Jeter & Matt Cappotelli) defeat MNM (Joey Matthews & Johnny Nitro) by disqualification. MNM retains the Southern tag team titles.
  • January 15, 2005 – 3PW: Joey Matthews quit 3PW early in the day over a dispute over his travel expenses.
  • January 22, 2005 – OVW TV (Taped): The Thrillseekers (Johnny Jeter & Matt Cappotelli) defeated MNM (Joey Matthews & Johnny Nitro) to win the Southern tag team titles.
  • January 29, 2005 – NYWC: Joey Matthews defeated Dan Barry, Grim Reefer and Quiet Storm in a 4-way match to retain the heavyweight title.

Ohio Valley Wrestling – Joey Matthews:

  • 2004: Joey Matthews formed a heel tag team with Johnny Nitro known as the “MNM” managed by Melina Perez.
  • February 12, 2005 – OVW TV (Taped): MNM (Joey Matthews and Johnny Nitro w/ Melina Perez) beat The Dudley Boyz (Bubba and D-Von).
  • February 16, 2005 – OVW: Johnny Jeter and Matt Cappotelli defeated Joey Matthews and Johnny Nitro to retain the tag team titles!
  • ~~~Melina Perez accidentally whacked Joey Matthews with a chair, leading to her team getting beaten.
  • February 19, 2005 – OVW TV (Taped): Matt Cappotelli and Johnny Jeter defeated Joey Matthews and Johnny Nitro w/ Melina Perez to retain the Southern tag team titles.
  • March 3, 2005 – SmackDown: Joey Matthews and Johnny Nitro w/ Melina Perez beat Scotty Too Hotty and Shannon Moore (dark match).
  • March 10, 2005 – SmackDown: Joey Matthews and Johnny Nitro w/ Melina Perez defeated Nunzio and Shannon Moore (dark match)
  • March 12, 2005 – OVW TV (Taped): Joey Matthews and Johnny Nitro vs Antonio Thomas and Romeo Roselli ended in a no contest.
  • March 19, 2005 – OVW TV (Taped): MNM (Joey Matthews & Johnny Nitro) & The Blonde Bombers (Chad Toland & Tank Toland) defeated The Heartbreakers (Antonio Thomas & Romeo Roselli) & The Thrillseekers (Johnny Jeter & Matt Cappotelli).
  • March 23, 2005 – OVW: Tommy Dreamer and The Dudley Boyz defeated Lance Storm and MNM (Matthews and Nitro w/ Melina).
  • March 26, 2005 – New York Wrestling Connection: Mike Mondo defeated Joey Matthews to win the NYWC heavyweight title.
  • April 2, 2005 – OVW TV (Taped): The Thrillseekers (Johnny Jeter & Matt Cappotelli) defeated MNM (Joey Matthews & Johnny Nitro).
  • April 11, 2005 – RAW: Joey Matthews and Johnny Nitro defeated [INSERT] and [INSERT] in a dark match.

World Wrestling Entertainment – MNM (Joey Mercury and Johnny Nitro w/ Melina Perez):

World Wrestling Entertainment – Joey Mercury:

  • September 27, 2006 – OVW TV Tapings: Paul Burchill defeated Joey Mercury.
  • October 7, 2006 – Ohio Valley Wrestling: Joey Mercury defeated Devon Driscoll.
  • October 18, 2006 – OVW TV Tapings: Joey Mercury defeated TJ Dalton..
  • October 25, 2006 – OVW TV Tapings: Joey Mercury defeated Damian Adams in 51 Seconds.
  • November 5, 2006 – Ohio Valley Wrestling: Joey Mercury defeated “Fearless” Jack Bull.
  • November 8, 2006 – OVW TV Tapings: Fearless Jack Bull defeated Joey Mercury in a drinking contest.
  • November 12, 2006 – Ohio Valley Wrestling: Katie Lee and Jack Bull defeated Joey Mercury and Beth Phoenix by disqualification.
  • November 29, 2006 – OVW TV Tapings: “Fearless” Jack Bull did an Escape Artist stunt with chains.
  • ~~~Joey Mercury came out and hit Sosaywith the Rodeo Driver then whacked Jack Bull with a Chair!
  • December 6, 2006 – OVW TV Tapings: Jack Bull defeated Aaron Stevens (Joey Mercury attacked Jack Bull after the match).
  • December 9, 2006 – Ohio Valley Wrestling: Jack Bull and Steve Lewington defeated Idol Stevens and Joey Mercury.
  • December 13, 2006 – OVW TV Tapings: “Fearless” Jack Bull and C.M. Punk defeated Joey Mercury and Idol Stevens.
  • December 20, 2006 – OVW TV Tapings: “Fearless” Jack Bull defeated Joey Mercury.

World Wrestling Entertainment – MNM Reunion:

Back on the Independents (Joey Matthews):

OVW Trainer + Back on the Independents (Joey Matthews):

OVW Trainer + Independents and Ring of Honor (Joey Matthews):

World Wrestling Entertainment (SmackDown) – The Straight Edge Society:

  • April 23, 2010 – WWE SmackDown: Shelton Benjamin defeated Joey Mercury in a dark match.
  • April 25, 2010 – Extreme Rules: C.M. Punk (w/ Luke Gallows and Serena) beat Rey Mysterio in a Rey Joins SES vs. Punk’s hair match.
  • ~~~A mystery masked man (Joey Mercury) from under the ring attacked Rey Mysterio (who must join the Straght Edge Society).
  • April 26, 2010 – WWE 2010 Draft Special: SmackDown’s C.M. Punk (w/ Luke Gallows and Serena) defeated RAW’s Evan Bourne.
  • ~~~Serena distracted the referee while the mystery masked man (Joey Mercury) interfered and helped C.M. Punk win the match.
  • May 14, 2010 – SmackDown: Rey Mysterio defeated C.M. Punk by disqualification when Luke Gallows, Serena, and a masked man interfered.
  • ~~~The Straight Edge Society placed Rey Mysterio up on C.M. Punk’s shoulders so he could knock him out with the Go-To-Sleep!
  • May 15-16, 2010 – Live Event: Christian and Rey Mysterio defeated Joey Matthews and Luke Gallows.
  • May 23, 2010 – Over the Limit: Rey Mysterio defeated C.M. Punk in a “Rey joinsd SES vs. Punk’s hair” match.
  • ~~~After the match, the mystery masked man attacked Rey Mysterio, followed by Luke Gallows and Serena with a set of handcuffs.
  • ~~~Kane made the save allowing Rey Mysterio to hand-cuff Punk to the ropes so he was able to cut of all of his hair (not shave).

World Wrestling Entertainment – C.M. Punk in a mask:

  • May 28, 2010 – SmackDown: C.M. Punk (w/ the Straight Edge Society) pulled off his towel to reveal that he now wears a mask!
  • ~~Luke Gallows defeated Montel Vontavious Porter when Serena distracted the referee and the mystery masked man attacked MVP.
  • May 28-29, 2010 – Live Event: Kane and Montel Vontavious Porter defeated Joey Matthews and Luke Gallows.
  • June 6, 2010 – Live Event: Kane defeated Luke Gallows and Joey Matthews in a handicap match.
  • June 18, 2010 – SmackDown: The Straight Edge Society made fun of the Undertaker being in a vegetative state so Kane attacked them!
  • ~~~The Straight Edge Society were joined by Jack Swagger as they beat up Kane until Rey Mysterio and The Big Show made the save!
  • June 19, 2010 – Live Event: Christian and Montel Vontavious Porter defeated Joey Matthews and Luke Gallows.
  • July 2, 2010 – SmackDown: Kane defeated Luke Gallows w/ C.M. Punk by disqualification after the mystery masked S.E.S. member interfered.
  • July 5, 2010 – Live Event: Christian and Montel Vontavious Porter defeated Joey Matthews and Luke Gallows.
  • July 10-11, 2010 – Live Event: The Big Show defeated Joey Matthews and Luke Gallows in a handicap match.
  • July 16, 2010 – SmackDown: The Big Show got into a fight with the S.E.S. and ripped off C.M. Punk’s mask revealing his bald head!

World Wrestling Entertainment – SummerSlam (Big Show vs. Straight Edge Society):

World Wrestling Entertainment – The Straight Edge Society:

World Wrestling Entertainment – J&J Security:

  • In the fall of 2014, Jamie Noble and Joey Mercury started serving WWE Authority as the J&J Security firm.
  • November 24, 2014 – RAW: Dolph Ziggler and John Cena defeated Seth Rollins, Joey Mercury and Jamie Noble in a “3-on-2” handicap match.
  • February 5, 2015 – SmackDown: Daniel Bryan defeated Seth Rollins, Jamie Noble, and Joey Mercury in a “3-on-1” handicap match.
  • February 9, 2015 – RAW: Roman Reigns and Daniel Bryan defeated Kane, the Big Show, Seth Rollins, Jamie Noble, and Joey Mercury in a “5-on-2” handicap match.
  • March 23, 2015 – RAW: Randy Orton defeated Seth Rollins, Jamie Noble, and Joey Mercury in a “3-on-1” handicap match.
  • May 11, 2015 – RAW: Dean Ambrose defeated Joey Mercury and Jamie Noble in a “2-on-1” handicap match.
  • June 8, 2015 – RAW: Jamie Noble and Joey Mercury defeated WWE world heavyweight champion Seth Rollins in a “2-on-1” handicap non-title match.
  • January 2017: Joey Mercury has been released from World Wrestling Entertainment.

Back On The Independent Circuit 2017-2018!

  • July 14, 2017 – MCW: Joey Mercury defeated Joey Keys in the 1st round. Joey Matthews defeated Anthony Henry, Brandon Scott, Joey Janela, Lio Rush and Shaheem Ali in a 6-way match to win the Shane Shamrock Memorial Cup.
  • August 11, 2017 – HOH 32: Joey Mercury defeated Bull James.
  • August 12, 2017 – HOH 33: Joey Mercury defeated Tommy Dreamer.
  • September 30, 2017 – MCW: Joey Matthews won a battle royal. Joey Matthews defeated The Bruiser to win the heavyweight title.
  • October 21, 2017 – MCW: The Bruiser defeated Joey Mercury by disqualification. Mercury retains the heavyweight title. Joey Mercury, Dante Caballero and Joe Keys defeated Brandon Scott, Greg Excellent and The Bruiser. Mercury retains the heavyweight title.
  • October 27, 2017 – CAP: Alex Reynolds defeated Joey Mercury, Max Caster and Pat Buck in a 4-way match.
  • November 10, 2017 – MCW: Joey Mercury defeated Lance Anoai to retain the heavyweight title.
  • November 11, 2017 – MCW: The Bruiser defeated Joey Mercury by disqualification. Mercury retains the heavyweight title. Joey Mercury, Dante Caballero and Joe Keys defeated Brandon Scott, Lance Anoai and The Bruiser. Mercury retains the heavyweight title.
  • November 17, 2017 – HOH 34: Little Guido, Shane Douglas, Super Crazy and Tommy Dreamer defeated The Spirit Squad (Kenny & Mikey), Joey Matthews and Nick Aldis in tag team elimination match.
  • November 18, 2017 – HOH 35: Joey Mercury defeated Tommy Dreamer in a first blood match.
  • November 25, 2017 – WrestleCade SuperShow: The Big Guy defeated Joey Mercury.
  • December 2, 2017 – HOH 36: Austin Aries defeated Joey Mercury.