Sean Maluta

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Sean Maluta
Born (1988-09-30) September 30, 1988 (age 29)[1]
Staten Island, New York City, New York, United States[2]
Family Anoaʻi
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s) Sean Maluta[2]
Samoan Dragon[2]
Billed height 175 cm (5 ft 9 in)[2]
Billed weight 87 kg (192 lb)[2]
Trained by Afa Anoaʻi
Debut 2004[2]

Sean Maluta (born September 30, 1988) is an Samoan-American professional wrestler currently competing on the independent circuit. He made a number of appearances with WWE, Maluta took part in the first Cruiserweight Classic.

Professional wrestling career

Maluta has made several appearances for WWE, starting in June 2016 when he was announced as one of 32 men participating in the inaugural Cruiserweight Classic. In his first and only match in the tournament, Maluta was eliminated by Kota Ibushi.[3] Maluta again wrestled for WWE on July 13, this time in their developmental territory NXT, losing to Hideo Itami.[4] The following day, Maluta teamed with fellow CWC participant Mustafa Ali in a dark match, losing to TM61 (Nick Miller and Shane Thorne).[5] The following month, Maluta teamed with Ariya Daivari in a loss to the Bollywood Boyz (Gurv and Harv Sihra),[6] and again lost to the Bollywood Boyz in September, this time teaming with Danny Burch.[7] Maluta again returned to WWE in October, losing to Bobby Roode, once again in NXT.[8] Maluta appeared on NXT on March 1, 2017, he was squashed by Patrick Clark.[9][10] Maluta again competed for WWE in January 2017 on 205 Live, first losing in Tajiri's return match,[11] and then to The Brian Kendrick the following week.[12] Maluta returned to NXT on May 17, 2017, losing to Drew McIntyre. Maluta made another appearance the following year on the July 25 edition of NXT losing to Adam Cole. [13]

Personal life

A part of the Anoa'i family, Sean is the nephew of Afa, one half of the Wild Samoans tag team. He is also related to Roman Reigns, The Rock, Nia Jax, Rikishi, and The Usos.

Championships and accomplishments

References

  1. ^ Saalbach, Axel. "Wrestlingdata.com - The World's Largest Wrestling Database". 
  2. ^ a b c d e f Kreikenbohm, Philip. "Sean Maluta". Cagematch.net. 
  3. ^ Saalbach, Axel. "Wrestlingdata.com - The World's Largest Wrestling Database". 
  4. ^ Saalbach, Axel. "Wrestlingdata.com - The World's Largest Wrestling Database". 
  5. ^ Saalbach, Axel. "Wrestlingdata.com - The World's Largest Wrestling Database". 
  6. ^ Saalbach, Axel. "Wrestlingdata.com - The World's Largest Wrestling Database". 
  7. ^ Saalbach, Axel. "Wrestlingdata.com - The World's Largest Wrestling Database". 
  8. ^ Saalbach, Axel. "Wrestlingdata.com - The World's Largest Wrestling Database". 
  9. ^ T, J (7 March 2017). "10 Thoughts on NXT – DIY, Asuka, Authors of Pain". Inside Pulse. Retrieved 16 March 2017. 
  10. ^ Gagnon, Joshua (2 March 2017). "WWE NXT Review (3/1): Title Match Announced, Asuka, Patrick Clark Debuts, Who Won This Week's MVP?". WrestlingInc.com. Retrieved 16 March 2017. 
  11. ^ Saalbach, Axel. "Wrestlingdata.com - The World's Largest Wrestling Database". 
  12. ^ Saalbach, Axel. "Wrestlingdata.com - The World's Largest Wrestling Database". 
  13. ^ http://www.wwe.com/shows/wwenxt/2017-05-17
  14. ^ https://www.cagematch.net//?id=1&nr=187460

External links

  • Sean Maluta profile on WWE.com
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