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Nick Berk
Nick Berk
Born May 11 1980 (1980-05-11) (age 39)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s) Nick Berk
D-Sex
Nicky Benz
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight 198 lb (90 kg)
Billed from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Trained By Don Montoya
Mike Kehner
Reckless Youth
Afa Anoaʻi
Debut March 16, 1997

 

Nicholas K. Berk (born May 11, 1980), also known by his ring name Nicky Benz, is an American independent professional wrestler, best known for his work in Combat Zone Wrestling, where he is a former CZW World Heavyweight and Iron Man Champion.

Professional wrestling careerEdit

Berk was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is a regular worker for Combat Zone Wrestling (CZW), as well as Force One Pro Wrestling, under his real name and sometimes under the stage name Nicky Benz. He was featured in the documentary "On the Road with Raven", where he and Raven are shown setting up an angle and later having a match. In 2005, Berk, had several tryout matches with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) in which he was squashed by Carlito, Val Venis Mr. Kennedy and others. None of these tryouts resulted in any contractual interest by the company. On the November 27, 2006 edition of WWE Rawn Nick Berk played a "comedian" in a skit that made fun of comedian Michael Richardsm

In wrestlingEdit

  • Finishing moves
  • Berkocet (Spinning lifting double underhook facebuster)
  • Texas Cloverleaf 2K3 (Elevated cloverleaf)
  • Sitout Death Valley driver
  • Signature moves
  • Cloverleaf leg laced Boston crab
  • Inverted STF
  • Nicknames
  • "The Midnight Idol"

Championships and accomplishmentsEdit

  • Blackball'd Wrestling Organization
    • BWO Cruiserweight Championship (1 time)
  • Championship Wrestling from Florida
    • NWA Florida Tag Team Championship (1 time) - with Z-Barr[1]
  • Combat Zone Wrestling
    • CZW Iron Man Championship (1 time)[2]
    • CZW World Heavyweight Championship (1 time)[2]
  • NWA Force One Pro Wrestling
    • NWA Force 1 Heritage Championship (1 time)
    • Force One Iron League Junior Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
    • Force One Iron League Championship (1 time)
  • Hardway Wrestling
    • HW Hardcore Championship (1 time)
    • HW Light Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • Jersey All Pro Wrestling
    • JAPW Light Heavyweight Championship (2 times)
  • Pro Wrestling Illustrated
    • PWI ranked him #353 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2010[3]
  • Thunder Zone Wrestling
    • TZW Light Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • USA Xtreme Wrestling
    • UXW Xtreme Championship (1 time)

ReferencesEdit

  1. Independent Wrestling Results - March 2002 . onlineworldofwrestling.com. Retrieved on 2008-07-05.
  2. 2.0 2.1 CZW title history . CZWrestling.com. Retrieved on 2008-11-12.
  3. "PWI 500": 301–400 . Pro Wrestling Illustrated (2010-07-27). Retrieved on 2010-07-31.
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