Taj the Destroyer
|Billed height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Billed weight||222 lb (101 kg)|
|Born||May 28, 1986
|Billed from||Buffalo, Iowa
|Trained by||Danny Daniels|
|Website||Tyler Black at MySpace|
Colby Lopez (born May 28, 1986), better known by his ring name Tyler Black, is an American professional wrestler. He has a contract with World Wrestling Entertainment. He competes in their farm team, where he gains experience before going national. Black is best known for his time in Ring of Honor, where he is a former ROH World Champion.
He has competed in Scott County Wrestling, AAW: Professional Wrestling Redefined, Independent Wrestling Association Mid-South, the National Wrestling Alliance, Pro Wrestling Guerrilla, and Wrestling Society X.
Black is also a three-time world champion—the MCPW World Heavyweight Championship once, the FIP World Heavyweight Championship once, and the ROH World Championship once.
- "Tyler Black". Online World of Wrestling. http://www.onlineworldofwrestling.com/profiles/t/tyler-black.html. Retrieved 2010-08-09.
- Tucker, Benjamin (2010-12-07). "WWE News: Smackdown TV taping dark match - Tyler Black wrestles first WWE match under another new name". Pro Wrestling Torch. http://pwtorch.com/artman2/publish/WWE_News_3/article_45861.shtml. Retrieved 2010-12-08.
- Alvarez, Bryan (2010-10-01). "FRI UPDATE: Giant weekend schedule, big shows, potential HITC spoiler, ROH star new name, WWE/Foley". Wrestling Observer Newsletter. http://www.f4wonline.com/content/view/17767/. Retrieved 2010-10-02. "Tyler Black has debuted in WWE developmental under the name Seth Rollins. Maybe they can have him be the brother of Skag Rollins. Given history in developmental, his name will now probably change another two dozen times before he's called up."
- McNichol, Rob (2010-09-11). "Joining WWE was easy choice". The Sun. http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/sport/wrestling/3133781/ROH-champ-Tyler-Black-says-WWE-move-was-a-no-brainer.html. Retrieved 2010-09-11.
- "Tyler Black profile". Ring of Honor. http://www.rohwrestling.com/tylerblack.php. Retrieved 2010-04-05.