Justin Gabriel

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Justin Gabriel

Gabriel at WrestleMania XXX week on April 3, 2014
Ring name(s) Justin Angel
Justin Gabriel
Paul Lloyd
Paul Lloyd, Jr.
PJ Black
Billed height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Billed weight 98 kg (216 lb)
Born 3 March 1981 (1981-03-03) (age 34)
Cape Town, South Africa
Billed from Cape Town, South Africa
Trained by Paul Lloyd, Sr.
Steve Debbes
Alex Shane
Mark Sloan
Florida Championship Wrestling
Debut 1997

Paul Lloyd Jr. (born 3 March 1981) is a South African professional wrestler. He is best known for his time in World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) where he wrestled under the ring name Justin Gabriel. He is currently wrestling on the independent circuit under the ring name PJ Black.

Lloyd was the first South African wrestler to compete in the WWE. While performing in Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW), he was a one-time FCW Florida Heavyweight Champion and a one-time FCW Florida Tag Team Champion with Kris Logan. He is a former member of The Nexus and The Corre. His finishing move is the 450° splash.

Gabriel had his last televised WWE match on the January 14, 2015 episode of Main Event in a loss to Rusev.[1] On January 24, 2015, it was reported by the Wrestling Observer Newsletter that Gabriel had quit WWE,[2] which was a day before the 2015 Royal Rumble which he was scheduled to appear in before he was replaced in the match. The next day, WWE confirmed his release.[3]

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