Edge (wrestler)

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Edge

Copeland at the eOne/SyFy party
Ring name(s) Adam Copeland
Edge
Adam Impact[1]
Damon Stryker
Adam Copeland[2]
Sexton Hardcastle[3]
Billed height 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Billed weight 115 kg (254 lb)
Born October 30, 1973 (1973-10-30) (age 41)
Orangeville, Ontario, Canada [4]
Resides Asheville, North Carolina
Billed from Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Trained by Ron Hutchison
Sweet Daddy Siki
Bret and Stu Hart
Dory Funk, Jr.
Tom Prichard
Leo Burke
Debut July 1, 1992[5]
Retired April 11, 2011

Adam Joseph Copeland[4] (born October 30, 1973 in Orangeville, Ontario)[6] is a Canadian actor and retired professional wrestler. He is best known for his time in WWE where he wrestled under the ring name Edge.

He was forced into early retirement from professional wrestling due to a injury to his neck.[7] Copeland was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame on March 31, 2012 by his best friend and tag team partner Christian.[8]

Since retiring, Copeland has regularly appeared on the Syfy series Haven where he plays the character Dwight Hendrickson.[9]

Acting[change | change source]

Movies[change | change source]

Television[change | change source]

Championships[change | change source]

Edge during his first reign as World Heavyweight Champion
Edge after winning his fourth and final WWE Championship
Edge being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame
  • Canadian Wrestling Association
    • CWA North American Championship (1 time)
  • Insane Championship Wrestling
    • ICW Street Fight Tag Team Championship (2 times) (with Christian Cage (1) and Joe E. Legend (1))[10]
    • ICW/MWCW Mid-West Unified Tag Team Championship (1 time) (with Joe E. Legend)
  • George Tragos/Lou Thesz International Wrestling Institute
    • Lou Thesz Award (2013)[11]
  • Outlaw Championship Wrestling
    • OCW Tag Team Championship (1 time) (with Joe E. Legend)

1Edge won the championship during the Invasion storyline.

Lucha de Apuesta record[change | change source]

See also: Luchas de Apuestas
Wager Winner Loser Location Date Notes
Hair Edge Kurt Angle Nashville, Tennessee May 19, 2002 Hair vs. hair match at Judgment Day[57]

References[change | change source]

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  6. Copeland, Adam. Adam Copeland On Edge (p.16)
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  30. "Intercontinental Championship - Edge (July 24, 1999 - July 25, 1999)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/intercontinental/322584. Retrieved 2014-10-29.
  31. "Intercontinental Championship - Edge (August 19, 2001 - September 23, 2001)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/intercontinental/322680. Retrieved 2014-10-29.
  32. "Intercontinental Championship - Edge (October 21, 2001 - November 05, 2001)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/intercontinental/322688. Retrieved 2014-10-29.
  33. "Intercontinental Championship - Edge (November 18, 2001 - January 20, 2002)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/intercontinental/322696. Retrieved 2014-10-29.
  34. "Intercontinental Championship - Edge (July 11, 2004 - September 06, 2004)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/intercontinental/322764. Retrieved 2014-10-29.
  35. "World Tag Team Championships - Edge & Christian (April 02, 2000 - May 29, 2000)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/worldtagteam/30445413211313. Retrieved 2014-10-29.
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  41. "World Tag Team Championships - Edge & Christian (April 01, 2001 - April 19, 2001)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/worldtagteam/3044541321112112. Retrieved 2014-10-29.
  42. "World Tag Team Championships - Hollywood Hogan & Edge (July 04, 2002 - July 21, 2002)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/worldtagteam/30445413211222. Retrieved 2014-10-29.
  43. "World Tag Team Championships - Chris Benoit & Edge (April 19, 2004 - May 31, 2004)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/worldtagteam/3044541321112111. Retrieved 2014-10-29.
  44. "World Tag Team Championships - Chris Benoit & Edge (October 19, 2004 - November 01, 2004)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/worldtagteam/30445413211111111. Retrieved 2014-10-29.
  45. "World Tag Team Championships - Edge & Randy Orton (November 13, 2006 - January 29, 2007)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/worldtagteam/244843211. Retrieved 2014-10-29.
  46. "World Tag Team Championships - Edge & Chris Jericho (June 28, 2009 - July 26, 2009)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/worldtagteam/20090628WorldTagChamps11. Retrieved 2014-10-29.
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  49. "Edge vs. Kurt Angle: King of the Ring 2001". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/videos/edge-vs-kurt-angle-king-of-the-ring-2001-26026279. Retrieved 2014-10-29.
  50. "Full WrestleMania 21 Results". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/shows/wrestlemania/21/results. Retrieved 2014-10-29.
  51. "Edge wins 30-Man Royal Rumble Match". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/shows/royalrumble/history/2010/matches/9887158. Retrieved 2014-10-29.
  52. "Edge Gets Inducted Into WWE's Hall of Fame: April 2, 2012". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/videos/edge-gets-inducted-into-wwes-hall-of-fame-april-2-2012-26012193. Retrieved 2014-10-29.
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