|Born||December 15, 1979
Florence, Ontario, Canada
|Lives in||Nashville, Tennessee, United States|
|Professional wrestling career|
|Ring name(s)||Eric Young
|Billed height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|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 (2004-2016). He is a one-time TNA World Heavyweight 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 | change 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)
- 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 | change 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