Ezekiel Jackson

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Ezekiel Jackson
Ring name(s) Ricky Atlas
Big Ryck Hytz
Rycklon Stephens
Ezekiel
Ezekiel Jackson
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight 277 lb (126 kg)
Billed height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Billed weight 280 lb (130 kg)
Born April 22, 1978 (1978-04-22) (age 35)
Guyana
Billed from Harlem, New York
Trained by FCW staff
Steve Keirn
Tom Prichard
Homicide
Debut 2000

Rycklon Stephens (born April 22, 1978) is an American bodybuilder and professional wrestler. He is best known for his time with the WWE where he competed under the ring name Ezekiel Jackson.[1][2]

Professional Wrestling Career[change | edit source]

World Wrestling Entertainment[change | edit source]

Florida Championship Wrestling (2007–2008)[change | edit source]

Stephen's signed with the WWE in March 2007 and later debuted in Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW) in June 2007. In his debut match he teamed with Keith Walker against Kofi Kingston and Eric Perez

On February 8, 2008 he competed with tag team partner Bryan Kelly in a tournament to face WWE Tag Team Champions John Morrison and The Miz. On May 6, 2008 he had his last match in FCW before being called up to the main WWE Roster on the SmackDown Brand

SmackDown - Managing The Brian Kendrick (2008-2009)[change | edit source]

On July 18, 2008, Stephens debuted on SmackDown as The Brian Kendrick's bodyguard under the ring name Ezekiel. A month later on August 8, his name was altered slightly to Ezekiel Jackson and was revealed to be Kendrick's "advisor". He then began interfering in matches against Jeff Hardy, Finlay and Triple H.

On the October 17, 2008 he made his in-ring debut by beating Super Crazy, replacing a supposedly "sick", Kendrick. In late 2008 he began to team with Kendrick against WWE Tag Team Champions The Colóns (Carlit and Primo), they proved unsuccessful in getting the titles.

On February 13, 2009 he had his first defeat when he faced R-Truth. On April 3, 2009 he made his final appearance on WWE SmackDown, when he faced Jeff Hardy and lost.

ECW - Alliance With William Regal (2009-2010)[change | edit source]

On April 15, 2009, he was drafted to the ECW brand as part of the 2009 WWE Draft, breaking up the team of himself and Kendrick. He made his first ECW appearance on July 9, 2009 by defeating Jack Meridol. On August 18 he formed an alliance with William Regal and Vladimir Kozlov by betraying the ECW Champion Christian during a tag team match in which he teamed with Christian. When ECW ended Ezekiel Jackson went to the Raw brand.

On April 7, 2014, Jackson parted ways with the WWE.[3]

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