Maven

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Title History

  • 2001 WWF Tough Enough Champion;
  • WWF Hardcore title defeating The Undertaker (February 7, 2002 – SmackDown);
  • WWF Hardcore title defeating Al Snow (March 14, 2002 – SmackDown);
  • WWF Hardcore title defeating Christian (March 17, 2002 – WrestleMania 18);

Career Highlights

Maven (HWA):

  • December 4, 2001 – HWA: Bennie The Bookie, Human Time Bomb and Lash LeRoux defeated D-Lo Brown, Maven and Tony B.
  • December 8, 2001 – HWA: Maven, The Funkster and Tony B defeated Human Time Bomb, Jimmy Yang and Kaz Hayashi.
  • December 11, 2001 – HWA: Lance Cade and Mike Sanders defeated Maven and Shark Boy.
  • January 8, 2002 – HWA: Lance Cade and Mike Sanders defeated Maven and Cody Hawk.
  • January 9, 2002 – HWA: Lance Cade and Mike Sanders defeated Maven and Nigel McGuinness.
  • January 15, 2002 – HWA: BJ Whitmer and Chet Jablonski defeated Maven and Tony B.
  • January 26, 2002 – HWA: Maven and Shark Boy defeated Gotti and Dean Jablonski.
  • February 2, 2002 – HWA: Maven, Ekmo and Kimo defeated Lance Cade, Mike Sanders and Steve Bradley.
  • February 6, 2002 – HWA: Maven and Hugh Morris defeated Derrick Neikirk and Shawn Stasiak.
  • February 13, 2002 – HWA: Maven defeated Justin Credible.
  • February 16, 2002 – HWA: Maven defeated Steven Richards.
  • March 5, 2002 – HWA: Dean Baldwin defeated Maven and Matt Stryker.
  • April 6, 2002 – HWA: Jamie Knoble defeated Maven in a dog collar match.

World Wrestling Federation – Tough Enough Maven (vs. Tazz):

  • Maven was the first World Wrestling Federation/MTV Tough Enough Male Champion.
  • September 6, 2001 – Byte This: Josh Matthews defeated Maven. Chris Nowinski defeated Maven.
  • October 4, 2001 – SmackDown: Maven wrestled his first official match, facing one of his Tough Enough trainers, Tazz.
  • ~~~Tazz defeated Maven by making him tap out. After the match, Tazz helped Maven up and raised his arm, but clotheslined him.
  • October 11, 2001 – SmackDown: Maven challenged Tazz for a rematch. But loses again by Submission.
  • ~~~Tazz tried to help Maven to his feet after the match, but Maven clotheslined Tazz this time.
  • October 18, 2001 – SmackDown: Maven (with female Tough Enough champion, Nidia) challenged Tazz to yet another match.
  • ~~~During the match, Tazz went for the cover on Maven, and Nidia reached in under the ropes and pulled Tazz off of Maven.
  • ~~~Tazz directed his attention towards Nidia, which allowed Maven to recover and put Tazz in the Small Package for the 1-2-3!!!!
  • December 21, 2001 – RAW: Maven is challenged by Booker T. Booker anialates Maven in what can be called a lesson in “ass-whoopin’” Booker T defeated Maven.

World Wrestling Federation – Tough Enough Maven (vs. The Undertaker):

  • Royal Rumble 2002: Maven participated in the Royal Rumble match, and actually managed to eliminate the legendary Undertaker!!
  • ~~~The Undertaker took out his frustrations on Maven, dragging him to the Hot Dog area and busting Maven open in the process.
  • January 28, 2002 – RAW: WWE Undisputed Champion Chris Jericho defeated Maven.
  • February 7, 2002 – SmackDown: Maven defeated The Undertaker for the Hardcore title with a little help from The Rock!
  • February 14, 2002 – SmackDown: Maven (Hardcore Champion) and Triple H defeated Kurt Angle and The Undertaker.
  • February 28, 2002 – SmackDown: While recieving medical attention, Maven was defeated by Goldust for the WWF Hardcore Title.
  • March 7, 2002 – SmackDown: The Undertaker defeated Maven and Al Snow in a Handicap match.

World Wrestling Federation – Tough Enough Maven (Hardcore Champion):

  • Maven began pulling double-duty working for WWF and HWA at the same time. Maven teamed with Rico Constantino in HWA.
  • March 14, 2002 – Wrestlemania Fan Axxess: Maven defeated Christopher Nowinski.
  • March 15, 2002 – Wrestlemania Fan Axxess: Hardcore Holly defeated Maven.
  • March 14, 2002 – SmackDown: Maven recaptured the WWF Hardcore title defeating his mentor, Al Snow.
  • Wrestlemania X-8 – Toronto Skydome: Maven walked into WrestleMania with the WWF Hardcore Title with the 24/7 Rule in place.
  • ~~~Spike b Maven. Hurricane b Spike. Molly b Hurricane. Christian b Hurricane. Maven b Christian to reclaim the Hardcore title!
  • March 18, 2002 – RAW: Maven (Student) vs. Al Snow (Teacher) ended in a No Contest in a match for the Hardcore title.

World Wrestling Federation – SmackDown:

  • March 25, 2002 – RAW: Maven was drafted by Vince McMahon for the WWF SmackDown Brand. #10
  • March 28, 2002 – RAW: Raven (a wrestler from RAW) defeated Maven for the WWF Hardcore championship!
  • April 4, 2002 – SmackDown: Hardcore Holly defeated Maven in a match ordered by Vince McMahon.
  • ~~~Vince McMahon sent Hardcore Holly after Maven as punishment for losing the Hardcore title.

World Wrestling Entertainment – Maven and Al Snow:

  • April 11, 2002 – SmackDown: Maven and Al Snow defeated WWF Tag Team Champions Billy and Chuck in a Non-title match.
  • April 18, 2002 – SmackDown: Rikishi and Al Snow and Maven defeated Billy Gunn and Chuck Palumbo and Albert.
  • April 21, 2002 – Backlash: Billy and Chuck defeated Maven and Al Snow to retain the WWF Tag Team Championships.
  • April 25, 2002 – SmackDown: Maven and Al Snow and Billy Kidman defeated Tajiri and Billy Gunn and Chuck Palumbo.
  • May 4, 2002 – Jakked: Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated Maven.
  • May 9, 2002 – SmackDown: Billy Gunn and Chuck Palumbo and Rico defeated Al Snow and Maven and Rikishi.
  • May 16, 2002 – SmackDown: D-Von Dudley defeated Maven.
  • May 23, 2002 – SmackDown: Maven and Edge defeated Christian and Kurt Angle.
  • May 30, 2002 – SmackDown: Christian defeated Maven when Tajiri interfered.
  • ~~~During the match Maven suffered a broken fibula.. Will be out of action for six weeks.
  • September 20, 2002 – Ross Report: Maven is about 3 weeks away from being back in action and will go to OVW.

World Wrestling Entertainment – Maven vs. Chris Nowinski:

  • November 25, 2002 – RAW: Chris Nowinski claimed Maven only won Tough Enough because of his ‘sick’ mother.
  • ~~~Maven jumped on Nowinski, who beat on Maven before their match even began leaving him laying unconscious.
  • December 9, 2002 – RAW: D-Lo Brown and Chris Nowinski defeated Maven and Al Snow.
  • December 16, 2002 – RAW: Chris Nowinski defeated Maven in a Tough Enough Grudge match.
  • December 23, 2002 – RAW: The Hurricane defeated Chris Nowinski with help from Maven.
  • December 29, 2002 – HEAT: Maven defeated Jimmy Valentino.
  • January 13, 2003 – RAW: Maven and Test defeated D-Lo Brown and Christopher Nowinski.
  • February 2, 2003 – HEAT: Christian defeated Maven.
  • February 3, 2003 – RAW: Dlo Brown defeated Maven.
  • February 23, 2003 – HEAT: Steven Richards defeated Maven.
  • March 2, 2003 – HEAT: Maven defeated Rico.
  • March 9, 2003 – HEAT: Lance Storm defeated Maven.
  • March 10, 2003 – RAW: Triple H (World Champion) defeated “poor” Maven to a pulp.
  • March 17, 2003 – RAW: Rico defeated Maven.
  • March 30, 2003 – HEAT: Tommy Dreamer and Maven defeated Rosie and Jamal.
  • March 31, 2003 – RAW: Maven defeated Rosie.
  • April 13, 2003 – HEAT: Rosie and Jamal and Rico defeated Tommy Dreamer and Maven and Spike Dudley.
  • April 20, 2003 – HEAT: Rosie and Jamal defeated Al Snow and Maven.
  • April 27, 2003 – HEAT: Sean Morley defeated Maven.
  • May 11, 2003 – HEAT: Maven defeated Steven Richards.
  • May 18, 2003 – HEAT: Maven defeated Steven Richards.
  • June 1, 2003 – HEAT: Tommy Dreamer and Maven defeated Rosie and Jamal.
  • June 7, 2003 – Insurrextion: Maven defeated Christian Eckstein in a dark match.
  • June 8, 2003 – HEAT: Maven defeated Mike Knox.
  • June 15, 2003 – HEAT: Christopher Nowinski defeated Maven.
  • June 23, 2003 – RAW: Maven pinned Chris Nowinski (now managed by Theodore Long) in less than 20 seconds!
  • July 14, 2003 – RAW: Maven defeated Lance Storm.
  • August 3, 2003 – HEAT: Maven defeated Aaron Stevens.
  • August 17, 2003 – HEAT: Maven defeated Steve Fender.
  • August 25, 2003 – RAW: Randy Orton defeated Maven.
  • September 1, 2003 – RAW: Bill Goldberg and Shawn Michaels and Maven beat Triple H and Ric Flair and Randy Orton.
  • September 14, 2003 – HEAT: Maven defeated Static.
  • September 21, 2003 – HEAT: Maven defeated Steven Richards.
  • September 22, 2003 – RAW: Triple H and Ric Flair and Randy Orton defeated Maven and Mark Jindrak and Garrison Cade.
  • September 29, 2003 – RAW: Maven and Garrison Cade and Mark Jindrak defeated Rene Dupree and Sylvain Grenier and Rob Conway.
  • October 6, 2003 – RAW: Maven and Trish Stratus defeated Steven Richards and Victoria.
  • October 13, 2003 – RAW: Maven pinned Rico – then Ric Flair ran to the ring and brutally attacked Maven.
  • October 20, 2003 – RAW: Ric Flair defeated Maven with a quick rollup and a hand full of tights.
  • November 3, 2003 – RAW: Batista defeated Maven.
  • November 2, 2003 – HEAT: Maven defeated Steven Richards.
  • November 16, 2003 – HEAT: Val Venis defeated Maven.
  • November 23, 2003 – HEAT: Maven defeated Masada.
  • December 7, 2003 – HEAT: Mark Henry defeated Maven.
  • December 14, 2003 – HEAT: Matt Hardy defeated Maven.
  • December 14, 2003 – Armageddon: Matt Hardy defeated Maven after Batista demolished Maven during the pre-match entry.
  • December 15, 2003 – RAW: Booker T and Maven defeated Matt Hardy and Mark Henry.
  • January 5, 2004: Maven has taken a temporary leave of absence due to the worsening health of his aunt, who raised him.
  • February 12, 2004: Maven’s mother (actually his aunt), Sherma Huffman, passed away following a long battle with cancer.

World Wrestling Entertainment:

  • June 6, 2004 – HEAT: Maven defeated Steven Richards.
  • June 13, 2004 – Bad Blood: Batista squashed Maven in a match shown live on Sunday Night Heat.
  • June 14, 2004 – RAW: Maven defeated Joey Matthews in a match taped for SUNDAY NIGHT HEAT.
  • July 4, 2004 – HEAT: Garrison Cade defeated Maven.
  • July 4, 2004 – Live Event: Maven defeated Val Venis after pulling the “fake injury/sympathy shot” routine.
  • July 11, 2004 – HEAT: Maven defeated Chuck Palumbo.
  • July 11, 2004 – Vengeance: Tyson Tomko w/ Trish Stratus defeated Val Venis w/ Nidia in a match shown live on Heat.
  • ~~~After the match, Tyson Tomko threatened Nidia, but Mavan showed up to make the save!
  • July 12, 2003 – RAW: Travis Tomko w/ Trish Stratus defeated Maven w/ Nidia.
  • July 26, 2004 – RAW: Maven puts a good effort in during the #1 Contenders Battle Royal, making it to the Final Five.
  • July 25, 2004 – HEAT: Maven defeated Chuck Palumbo.
  • August 2, 2004 – RAW: Kane defeated Maven.
  • August 22, 2004 – HEAT: Maven defeated Wavell Starr.
  • August 29, 2004 – HEAT: Rodney Mack defeated Maven.
  • September 12, 2004 – Unforgiven: Maven defeated Rodney Mack w/ Jazz in a match shown on Sunday Night HEAT.
  • September 19, 2004 – HEAT: Maven defeated Wavell Starr.
  • September 20, 2004 – RAW: Maven defeated Sylvain Grenier w/ Rob Conway and looks to be getting pushed again.
  • October 3, 2004 – HEAT: Maven defeated Rob Conway.
  • October 10, 2004 – HEAT: Maven defeated Steven Richards.
  • October 18, 2004 – RAW: Rob Conway w/ Sylvain Grenier defeated Maven in a match taped for HEAT.
  • October 24, 2004 – HEAT: Rob Conway defeated Maven.
  • October 25, 2004 – RAW: Maven slapped Batista in the face backstage, resulting in a match where Maven pinned Batista!!
  • November 1, 2004 – RAW: Randy Orton and Chris Jericho and Maven defeated Evolution (Ric Flair and Batista).
  • November 14, 2004 – Survivor Series: Orton/Benoit/Jericho/Maven beat HHH/Batista/Edge/Snitsky (to win control of RAW).
  • ~~~Randy Orton and Chris Benoit and Chris Jericho and Maven defeated Triple H and Batista and Edge and Gene Snitsky.
  • November 15, 2004 – RAW: Triple H defeated Maven (GM for the night) to retain the World Heavyweight title.
  • November 22, 2004 – RAW: Gene Snitsky demolished Maven.

World Wrestling Entertainment – The Heel:

  • November 29, 2004 – RAW: Maven turned heel and attacked Eugene for eliminating him from a Battle Royal held earlier.
  • December 6, 2004 – RAW: Eugene Dinsmore beat Maven by DQ when Maven wouldn’t release a chokehold on Eugene.
  • December 13, 2004 – RAW: Maven and Christian and Tomko beat Regal and Eugene and Shelton Benjamin (Maven pinned Shelton).
  • December 27, 2004 – RAW: Randy Orton defeated Maven in a “Beat The Clock” match in 6:14.
  • January 3, 2005 – RAW: Shelton Benjamin defeated Maven in a royal rumble qualifying match.
  • January 9, 2005 – New Year’s Revolution: Shelton Benjamin defeated Maven in two straight falls to retain the IC title.
  • January 10, 2005 – RAW: Shelton Benjamin defeated Maven in a Royal Rumble Qualifying match.
  • January 17, 2005 – RAW: La Resistance and Maven beat Shelton Benjamin and The Hurricane and Rosey.
  • January 24, 2005 – RAW: Kane defeated Gene Snitsky and Maven in a 3-WAY Royal Rumble Qualifying match.
  • January 30, 2005 – HEAT: Maven defeated Rhyno.
  • January 30, 2005 – Royal Rumble: Maven defeated Rhyno in a match shown on Sunday Night Heat.
  • February 7, 2005 – RAW: Batista defeated Maven.
  • February 20, 2005 – HEAT: Maven defeated Val Venis.
  • March 7, 2005 – RAW: William Regal and Tajiri defeated Simon Dean and Maven to retain the Tag Team titles (taped for HEAT).
  • March 14, 2005 – RAW: Maven and Molly Holly defeated Val Venis and Victoria in a match taped for HEAT.
  • March 21, 2005 – RAW: William Regal and Tajiri and Christy Hemme w/ Lita defeated Maven and Simon Dean and Molly Holly.
  • March 28, 2005 – RAW: William Regal and Tajiri beat La Resistance and Maven/Simon Dean in a 3-WAY to retain the tag team titles.
  • April 4, 2005 – RAW: Simon Dean and Maven did a live infomercial which was interrupted by Stone Cold Steve Austin!!!
  • April 17, 2005 – HEAT: Maven and Simon Dean defeated C.M. Punk and Chad Collyer.
  • May 1, 2005 – HEAT: The Hurricane defeated Maven.
  • May 1, 2005 – Backlash: The Heart Throbs participated in a Gauntlet Match for Regal and Tajiri’s Tag Team titles.
  • ~~~Regal/Tajiri b Romeo/Antonio, Regal/Tajiri b Dean/Maven, La Resistance b Regal/Tajiri, SuperHeros b La Resistance!
  • May 8, 2005 – HEAT: Maven defeated Val Venis.
  • May 16, 2005 – RAW: The SuperHeros (Hurricane and Rosey w/ Stacy) beat Simon Dean and Maven to retain the Tag Team titles.
  • May 29, 2005 – HEAT: Tag Team Champions The Hurricane and Rosey defeated Maven and Simon Dean.
  • May 30, 2005 – RAW: Lance Storm defeated Maven in a match taped for SUNDAY NIGHT HEAT!
  • June 5, 2005 – HEAT: Lance Storm defeated Maven.
  • June 6, 2005 – RAW: Maven took part in the losing end of the anti-ECW Crusaders vs ECW brawl to end the show.
  • June 12, 2005 – ECW One Night Stand: Maven sat in the balcony as part of an anti-ECW crusade led by Eric Bischoff.
  • ~~~Bischoff’s boys were shocked when Steve Austin showed up after the main event to throw a beer bash in honor of ECW.
  • ~~~Steve Austin, surrounded by ECW, challenegd the anti-ECW crusaders sitting in the balcony to come to the right for a fight!
  • ~~~The anti-ECW crusaders came down and squared off with ECW in a huge brawl which ended with ECW standing TALL!!
  • June 13, 2005 – RAW: Viscera w/ Lilian Garcia defeated/squashed Maven.
  • July 5, 2005: Maven was released from his WWE contract along with a dozen or so others.

United Wrestling Federation:

  • November 19, 2005 – NWA Cyberspace: Slyck Wagner Brown defeated Maven by Disqualication.
  • February 10, 2006 – UWF: Jeff Jarrett and Maven (home town wrestler but playing heel) beat Team 3-D (Brothers Ray and Devon).
  • March 2006: Maven Huffman began appearing on the reality Television show “The Surreal Life” on VH1.
  • March 31, 2006 – TNA House Show (UWF): Jeff Hardy and Kip James defeated Jeff Jarrett and Maven Huffman..
  • April 1, 2006 – TNA House Show (UWF): Kip Young defeated Maven Huffman.
  • April 14, 2006 – TNA House Show (UWF): Maven and Jacqueline Moore defeated Jeff Hardy and Amber O’Neal in a Mixed Tag match.
  • April 15, 2006 – TNA House Show (UWF): Team 3-D (Brothers Ray and Devon) defeated Matt Bentley and Maven Huffman.
  • July 31, 2006 – RAW: Maven was spotted backstage (not on air) and sparked rumors of a possible WWE return.
  • December 15, 2006 – TNA House Show: Rhino defeated Maven (Huffman) in Raleigh, North Carolina..
  • December 16, 2006 – TNA House Show: Ron Killings and Hermie Sadler beat Maven and Alex Shelley with Elliot Sadler as referee.
  • February 2, 2007 – Hermie Sadler’s UWF: Maven Huffman defeated D-Lo Brown in Wilson, North Carolina.
  • February 3, 2007 – Hermie Sadler’s UWF: Maven Huffman w/ April Hunter defeated D-Lo Brown in Wilmington, North Carolina.
  • April 21, 2007 – United Wrestling Federation: Maven (heel in his hometown of Harrisonburg) defeated J.D. Michaels.
  • ~~~Scott Steiner defeated Dustin Rhodes and Maven (Maven had to wear one of April Hunter’s bikinis or be suspended).
  • ~~~Still in a bikini, Maven interfered in another tag match but he ended up being put through a table by Team 3-D!
  • April 22, 2007 – United Wrestling Federation: Maven w/ April Hunter defeated J.D. Michaels (April’s real life husband).
  • June 2, 2007 – All Star Wrestling: E.Z. Money and Lorelei Lee defeated Maven and Amber O’Neal in Tennessee.
  • June 9, 2007 – Maryland Championship Wrestling/UWF: Adam Flash defeated Maven Huffman in Fort Meade, Maryland.
  • June 22, 2007 – United Wrestling Federation: Scott Norton and Bill Demott defeated BG James and Hermie Sadler.
  • ~~~Maven Huffman attacked Scott Norton and Bill Demott then turned on BG James.
  • October 5, 2007 – Full Throttle Wrestling: Andrew Test Martin defeated Maven in Amherst, Massachusetts.
  • Early 2008: WWE (supposedly) offered Maven a contract to join the ECW brand but he declined.
  • Maven signed a contract with the Home Shopping Network TV Channel to act as an exercise and wellness expert.