|Ring name(s)||Eric Young
|Billed height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Billed weight||225 lb (102 kg)|
|Born||December 15, 1979
Florence, Ontario, Canada
|Resides||Nashville, Tennessee, United States|
|Billed from||An Undisclosed Location
Vancouver, British Columbia
Nashville, Tennessee (as Eric Young)
Metropolis (as Super Eric)
The Orient (as The Not So Great Muta)
|Trained by||Waldo Von Erich
Jeremy Fritz (born December 15, 1979) is a Canadian professional wrestler. He currently works for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling under the ring name, Eric Young. He is the current TNA World Heavyweight Champion and is in his first reign as champion.
In TNA, Fritz is known for portraying many different comic relief gimmicks. During his time in TNA, he has won the X Division Championship once, Legends/Global/Television Championship twice, and the World Tag Team Championship five times. He also became the only man to co-hold the TNA Knockouts Tag Team Championship when he won the title with ODB.
Championships[change | edit source]
- Allied Powers Wrestling Federation
- APWF Cruiserweight Championship (one time)
- Assault Championship Wrestling
- ACW Heavyweight Championship (one time)
- Family Wrestling Entertainment
- FWE Heavyweight Championship (one time)
- Future Stars of Pro Wrestling
- FSPW Independent Championship (two times)
- Memphis Wrestling
- Memphis Southern Tag Team Championship (one time) (with Johnny Devine)
- Neo Spirit Pro Wrestling
- NSP Independent Championship (one time)
- Pro Wrestling Illustrated
- He was ranked #49 of the best 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2010.
- Total Nonstop Action Wrestling
- TNA World Heavyweight Championship (one time, current)
- TNA X Division Championship (one time)
- TNA Legends/Global/Television Championship (two times)
- TNA World Beer Drinking Championship (one time)2
- NWA World Tag Team Championship (two times) (with Bobby Roode)
- TNA World Tag Team Championship (two times) (with Kaz (one) and Kevin Nash and Scott Hall (one)1)
- TNA Knockouts Tag Team Championship (one time) (with ODB)
- TNA Turkey Bowl (2011, 2012)
- Most Inspirational (2006)
- Wrestling Observer Newsletter awards
- Worst Worked Match of the Year (2006) (TNA Reverse Battle Royal on TNA Impact!)
- Xtreme Wrestling Coalition
- XWC World Heavyweight Championship (one time)
1Young defended the championship with either Hall or Nash under the Freebird Rule.
2Championship not officially recognized by TNA.
References[change | edit source]
- "Eric Young's TNA profile". http://www.tnawrestling.com/roster/Wrestler-Roster/item/1592-eric-young.
- "TNA star gets Animal Planet TV show". Pro Wrestling Torch. http://pwtorch.com/artman2/publish/quicknews/article_60007.shtml. Retrieved 2013-12-14.
- "New Bischoff Show Debuts Tonight, Melina Valets TNA Wrestler". Wrestlezone. http://www.wrestlezone.com/news/240923-new-bischoff-show-debuts-tonight-melina-valets-tna-wrestler. Retrieved 2013-12-14.
- ""PWI 500": 1-100". Pro Wrestling Illustrated. http://prowrestlingillustrated.blogspot.ca/2010/07/pwi-500-1-100.html. Retrieved 2013-12-14.
- "Eric Young wins the World Heavyweight Championship on IMPACT". TNA Wrestling. http://www.impactwrestling.com/news/item/5673-Eric-Young-wins-the-World-Heavyweight-Championship-on-IMPACT-Watch-The-Footage-and-Exclusive-Comments-After-The-Match?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+impactwrestling%2Fnews+%28Impact+Wrestling+%7C+Latest+News%29. Retrieved 2014-04-11.
- "Final Resolution: The Mafia makes strides". Slam! Sports. Canadian Online Explorer. http://slam.canoe.ca/Slam/Wrestling/PPVReports/2008/12/07/7664991.html. Retrieved 2013-12-14.
- "Wilkenfeld's TNA Impact Report 10/29: Ongoing "virtual time" coverage of Spike TV broadcast". Pro Wrestling Torch. http://pwtorch.com/artman2/publish/TV_Reports_9/article_36419.shtml#.Uqw6F_RDsbE. Retrieved 2013-12-14.
- "Caldwell's TNA Impact Report 5/26: Complete "virtual-time" coverage of "Impact Wrestling" - Angle vs. RVD, Street Fight, '90s Night". Pro Wrestling Torch. http://pwtorch.com/artman2/publish/tnaimpact/article_50380.shtml#.Uqw6gvRDsbE. Retrieved 2013-12-14.
- "Genesis PPV Results - 11/11 - Orlando, FL (Booker T debuts and more)". WrestleView. http://www.wrestleview.com/news2006/1194840617.shtml. Retrieved 2013-12-14.
- "Caldwell's TNA Sacrifice Results 5/16: Ongoing "virtual time" coverage of PPV - RVD vs. Styles, Jeff Hardy vs. Mr. Anderson". WrestleView. http://pwtorch.com/artman2/publish/tnappvs/article_41360.shtml#.UqxAxfRDsbE. Retrieved 2013-12-14.
- "Wilkenfeld's TNA Impact Report 6/10: Ongoing "virtual time" coverage of Spike TV broadcast [updated"]. Pro Wrestling Torch. http://pwtorch.com/artman2/publish/tnaimpact/article_41877.shtml#.UqxBGfRDsbE. Retrieved 2013-12-14.
- "Turner's TNA Impact Wrestling Report 3/9: Garett & Hardy vs. Angle & Gunner main event, Anderson returns, Abyss's "brother" emerges, X Title match, one title change". Pro Wrestling Torch. http://pwtorch.com/artman2/publish/tnaimpact/article_58951.shtml#.UqxBrvRDsbE. Retrieved 2013-12-14.
- "Caldwell's TNA Impact Results 11/22: Thanksgiving Edition features Gut Checks, Turkeys, more". Pro Wrestling Torch. http://pwtorch.com/artman2/publish/tnaimpact/article_66775.shtml#.UqxCEPRDsbE. Retrieved 2013-12-14.
- "Impact: Angle gets his rematch against Mr. TNA". Slam! Sports. Canadian Online Explorer. http://slam.canoe.ca/Slam/Wrestling/2006/12/29/3059786.html. Retrieved 2013-12-14.
- Meltzer, Dave (January 22, 2007), "2006 Wrestling Observer Newsletter Awards", Wrestling Observer Newsletter (Campbell, CA): 1–12, ISSN 10839593