February 25, 2010–FCW: Eli Cottonwood defeated Johnny Curtis in a Grudge match (Curtis attacked Cottonwood after the match).
March 11, 2010–FCW: Eli Cottonwood defeated Ray Leppan.
March 18, 2010–FCW: Eli Cottonwood defeated Jacob Novak.
March 25, 2010–FCW: Eli Cottonwood defeated FCW champion Alex Riley by disqualification.
April 1, 2010–FCW: Alex Riley defeated Eli Cottonwood in a no disqualification match to retain the FCW Heavyweight title.
April 8, 2010–FCW: Leo Kruger & Curt Hawkins & Jackson Andrews defeated Bo Rotundo & Duke Rotundo & Eli Cottonwood.
April 29, 2010–FCW: Jackson Andrews & Curt Hawkins defeated Wes Brisco & Eli Cottonwood.
May 6, 2010–FCW: Team FCW (Alex Riley, Bo Rotundo, Eli Cottonwood, Hunico, Joe Hennig, Leo Kruger & Tito Colon) defeated Team NXT (Curt Hawkins, Darren Young, Heath Slater, Justin Gabriel, Michael Tarver, Skip Sheffield & Wade Barrett).
May 13, 2010–FCW: Justin Gabriel & Heath Slater & Eli Cottonwood defeated Alex Riley & Joe Hennig & Wade Barrett ..
May 27, 2010–FCW: Eli Cottonwood defeated Rudy Parker (After the match, WWE Superstar Shad Gaspard attacked Cottonwood).
World Wrestling Entertainment – NXT Season 2:
Eli Cottonwood was paired with John Morrison for the second season of WWE NXT..
June 1, 2010–WWE NXT: John Morrison introduced his NXT Rookie Eli Cottonwood, like a “giant redwood tree”..
~~~At the end of the night, Eli Cottonwood was eliminated from the competition and attacked Husky Harris on his way out..
July 29, 2010 – FCW: Lucky Cannon & Devin Allen & Bill Carr defeated Eli Cottonwood & Jinder Mahal & Jackson Andrews.
August 5, 2010 – FCW: Eli Cottonwood defeated Bill Carr.
August 19, 2010 – FCW: Eli Cottonwood won the Liviana Classic Battle Royal #2 (last eliminating Bo Rotundo), Eli Cottonwood defeated Alex Riley in the Liviana Classic Final Over-The-Top-Rope Challenge (FCW champion Mason Ryan attacked Cottonwood after the match).
August 24, 2010 – NXT: Lucky Cannon & Percy Watson defeated Eli Cottonwood & Husky Harris in a dark match.
August 26, 2010 – FCW: Mason Ryan defeated Eli Cottonwood to retain the FCW Heavyweight title.
August 29, 2010 – FCW: Eli Cottonwood (bloodied) won the Monsters Of FCW Battle Royal (Participants: Shad Gaspard, Eli Cottonwood, Brodus Clay, Husky Harris, Titus O’Neill, and Jackson Andrews).