Luther Reigns


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Title History

  • AWA World Heavyweight title defeating Evan Karagias (October 12, 2002 in Mercedes, Texas);

Career Highlights

In The Beginning:

  • Matt Wiese he left home at age 16 to fend for himself, and then he discovered that life was “survival of the fittest”..
  • Matt Wiese built himself not only to amazing physical proportions, but mentally as well..
  • Matt Wiese appeared on an episode of Jenny Jones entitled “From Geek to Bad Ass Physique”..
  • Matt Wiese first got into wrestling, training at the famous WCW Power Plant..
  • Matt Wiese got the nickname “Horshu” because of his horse shoe type haircut..

World Championship Wrestling:

  • Horshu briefly competed as a singles and tag wrestler for World Championship Wrestling..
  • November 15, 1997 – WCW Saturday Night: Horshu defeated Jumpin’ Joey Maggs..
  • January 18, 1998 – WCW Pro: Horshu defeated Hector Guerrero..
  • March 7, 1998 – WCW Saturday Night: Prince Iaukea defeated Horshu..
  • March 21, 1998 – WCW Saturday Night: Horshu defeated Mike Tolbert..
  • April 18, 1998 – WCW Saturday Night: Marty Jannetty defeated Horshu..
  • April 19, 1998 – WCW Worldwide: Horshu defeated Eddie Jackie..
  • July 11, 1998 – WCW Worldwide: The Giant defeated Horshu with the Chokeslam..

Ultimate Pro Wrestling:

  • Horshu signed with Rick Bassman’s Ultimate Pro Wrestling promotion..
  • Horshu split his time between wrestling, TV and movie jobs, and body guarding some of the top rock stars in the business..
  • October 12, 2002: Horshu defeated Evan Karagias to win the AWA World Heavyweight title in Mercedes, Texas..
  • ~~~Horshu was forced to drop the title after signing a developmental contract with the WWE in 2003..
  • Matt Wiese appeared in the movie “Girl Next Door” as a Bodyguard at a porn convention..
  • Favorite Quote: Aint no business like Shu business baby!

World Wrestling Entertainment – Developmental Wrestler:

World Wrestling Entertainment – Smackdown!:

Independent Circuit:

  • July 20, 2005–Ultimate Pro Wresting: Tom Howard defeated Horshu..
  • October 13, 2005–Impact Zone Wrestling: The Patriot (Tom Brandi) defeated Horshu (Luther Reigns)..
  • January 2006: Matt Wiese was spotted working as a bodyguard at the AVN porn convention in Las Vegas..
  • June 17, 2006–Western Alliance Entertainment: Horshu defeated Sheik Hussein in an impromptu brawl
  • September 16, 2006–Western Alliance Entertainment: Horshu vs Aaron Aguilera was a No Contest when Scott Norton interfered.
  • ~~~~ ~~~~ ~~~~ ~~~~ MAIN EVENT: Scott Norton & Aaron Aguilera defeated John Heidenreich & Horshu (aka Luther Reigns)..