Wade Barrett

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Wade Barrett

Barrett at a SmackDown live event in Montgomery, Alabama on April 8, 2014
Ring name(s) Bad News Barrett
Lawrence Knight
Stu Bennett
Stu Sanders
Wade Barrett
Billed height 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Billed weight 246 lb (112 kg)"WWEBio"/<
Born August 10, 1980 (1980-08-10) (age 33)
Preston, England
Billed from Manchester, England
Trained by Jon Richie
Al Snow
Debut June 2004

Stuart "Stu" Alexander Bennet (born August 10, 1980 in Preston, England) better known by his ring name Wade Barrett, is a English professional wrestler currently signed to World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and to the SmackDown brand. He was the winner of the first season of NXT. He has currently formed a team with the season one NXT competitors called The Nexus and they attack John Cena and other WWE superstars but was later removed from being the leader of Nexus after CM Punk gave him the opportunity to regain the leadership stating that if he won a three-way steel cage match to determine the number one contender for the WWE Championship but during the match Punk came down to ringside and took off Barrett's Nexus armband, which symbolically removed him from The Nexus, and he went on to lose the match. After he joined a new group The Corre.