Big E Langston

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Big E
Big E in April 2018
Birth nameEttore Ewen
Born (1986-03-01) March 1, 1986 (age 38)
Tampa, Florida, United States
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Big E[1]
Big E Langston[2][3]
Billed height5 ft 11 in (180 cm)[4]
Billed weight285 lb (129 kg)[4]
Billed fromTampa, Florida[4]
Trained byFlorida Championship Wrestling[2]
DebutDecember 17, 2009[2]

Ettore Ewen (born March 1, 1986 in Tampa, Florida) better known by his ring names Big E (formerly Big E Langston), is an American professional wrestler, powerlifter and former American football player currently signed to the WWE. He is part of The New Day, but is inactive because of a broken neck since March 2022.

He played college football at the University of Iowa. He is also a National Powerlifting Champion and has set multiple national and state records in the raw division.

Career[change | change source]

On the December 6th episode of NXT developmental territory, he defeated Seth Rollins to win the NXT Championship. On the December 17, 2012 episode of Raw, he made his WWE main roster debut when he attacked John Cena after AJ Lee ordered him to.[5] He lost the NXT Championship to Bo Dallas on May 23, 2013.[6]

He would team with Dolph Ziggler and AJ Lee but started a feud with Ziggler after he ended his relationship with AJ on Raw.[7] He had several matches with Ziggler and eventually lost a mixed tag team match with AJ against Ziggler and Kaitlyn at SummerSlam which ended their feud.[8]

On the October 18 episode of SmackDown, he turned face after his match with CM Punk when he helped Punk fending off an attack by Ryback and Curtis Axel.[9]

Langston defeated Curtis Axel on the November 18, 2013 edition of Raw titled Raw Country to win the WWE Intercontinental Championship and his first championship on the WWE's main roster.[10]

Championships and accomplishments[change | change source]

Big E is a two-time Intercontinental Champion
Big E is a two-time and longest-reigning WWE Raw Tag Team Champion along with The New Day

Notes[change | change source]

  1. Big E, Kingston, and Woods defended the title under the Freebird Rule. On September 5, 2016, during the New Day's second reign, the titles were renamed the Raw Tag Team Championship after SmackDown established the SmackDown Tag Team Championship.
  2. Big E defended the title with Kingston and Woods under the Freebird Rule during his first three reigns. He defended the title with Woods in the fourth reign and with Kingston in the fifth.

References[change | change source]

  1. Caldwell, James. "Caldwell's WWE Main Event results 2/12: Big E. drops "Langston," then 3MB; Wyatts in six-man tag, Natalya, more". Pro Wrestling Torch. Retrieved February 16, 2014.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Profile". Online World of Wrestling. Archived from the original on April 8, 2013. Retrieved February 28, 2012.
  3. "FCW Profile". Florida Championship Wrestling. Retrieved February 28, 2012.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 "Big E bio". WWE. Retrieved March 23, 2016.
  5. "Raw results: Ryback wins big, Flair and Dreamer return, and Big E Langston arrives with a vengeance on Slammy night". WWE. Retrieved 2012-12-18.
  6. "JAMES'S WWE NXT REPORT 6/12: Bo Dallas captures NXT Title from Big E., outstanding Generico vs. Cesaro match, Women's Title tournament continues, Wyatts". PWTorch. Retrieved 2013-11-03.
  7. "Raw results: Cena chooses his destiny, RVD takes flight and Lesnar returns to punish Punk". WWE. Retrieved 2013-11-03.
  8. "Dolph Ziggler & Kaitlyn def. Big E Langston & Divas Champion AJ Lee". WWE. Retrieved 2013-11-03.
  9. "411's WWE Smackdown Report 10.04.13". 411mania. Retrieved 2013-11-03.
  10. "Intercontinental Championship - Big E Langston (November 18, 2013 - Present)". WWE. Archived from the original on 2013-11-23. Retrieved 2013-11-18.
  11. "FCW Championship histories". Archived from the original on February 7, 2012.
  12. "PWI Awards". Pro Wrestling Illustrated. Kappa Publishing Group. Archived from the original on January 21, 2016. Retrieved September 22, 2018.
  13. "Pro Wrestling Illustrated (PWI) 500 for 2021". The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved September 12, 2021.
  14. Middleton, Marc (November 18, 2020). "FTR Takes Top Spot On The Inaugural PWI Tag Team 50 List". Wrestling Inc. Retrieved November 23, 2020.
  15. Meltzer, Dave (January 25, 2016). "January 25, 2016 Wrestling Observer Newsletter: 2015 Observer Awards Issue". Wrestling Observer Newsletter. Campbell, California: 46. ISSN 1083-9593.
  16. Meltzer, Dave (March 12, 2021). "MARCH 15, 2021 OBSERVER NEWSLETTER: AEW REVOLUTION, WRESTLEMANIA 37 TICKET DETAILS". Wrestling Observer Newsletter. Retrieved March 12, 2021.
  17. "WWE Championship". WWE. Retrieved September 14, 2021.
  18. "Big E Langston's first NXT Championship reign". Archived from the original on 2015-12-09. Retrieved 2022-02-20.
  19. "Big E Langston's first Intercontinental Championship reign". WWE. Archived from the original on November 23, 2013. Retrieved November 18, 2013.
  20. "WWE Intercontinental Championship". World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). Retrieved December 23, 2020.
  21. "The New Day's first Tag Team Championship reign". Archived from the original on April 27, 2015.
  22. Kreikenbohm, Philip. "Matches « WWE SmackDown Tag Team Title #1 Contendership Tournament « Tournaments Database « CAGEMATCH - The Internet Wrestling Database". Retrieved September 25, 2018.
  23. Powell, Jason (July 18, 2020). "WWE Money in the Bank results: Powell's review of the MITB ladder matches, Roman Reigns vs. Edge for the WWE Universal Championship, Bobby Lashley vs. Kofi Kingston for the WWE Championship, Rhea Ripley vs. Charlotte Flair for the Raw Women's Championship". Pro Wrestling Dot Net. Retrieved July 19, 2020.
  24. Mendhe, Abhilash (December 25, 2019). "WWE Year End Awards 2019: Analyzing each award category - Seth Rollins should have won Male Superstar of the Year". Sportskeeda. Retrieved December 26, 2019.

Other websites[change | change source]

  • Big E's profile on