|Born||September 30, 1974
River Falls, Wisconsin
|Lives in||Tampa, Florida Minneapolis, Minnesota|
|Professional wrestling career|
|Ring name(s)||Kipp Christianson
Eli Cottonwood 
|Billed height||7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)|
|Billed from||River Falls, Wisconsin|
|Trained by||Steve Keirn
Florida Championship Wrestling
|Retired||July 10 2014|
Kipp Christianson (born September 30, 1974) is a retired American professional wrestler and a former basketball player.He is the half owner of a Independent Wrestling company called Florida Hardcore Wrestling.He is best known for his time in WWE where he wrestled under the ring name Eli Cottonwood.
Christianson competed on the second season of NXT. His pro was John Morrison. He was the second rookie eliminated. He returned to NXT in April 2012. He was with Bray Wyatt for a short time. He asked to be released from the WWE in June 2012.
On an independent wrestling show, Christianson announced that he would retire as a wrestler on July 10, 2014.[source?]
Personal Life[change | change source]
Christianson is good friends with Professional Wrestlers Travis Tomko, Corey Graves. Christianson has two kids with Tabatha, son and daughter Anthony Christanson, Clover Christanson.
References[change | change source]
- "Eli Cottonwood". Online World of Wrestling. http://www.onlineworldofwrestling.com/bios/e/eli-cottonwood/. Retrieved 2013-11-16.
- "Four WWE Releases, Including International Talents". PWInsider. http://www.pwinsider.com/article/69291/four-wwe-releases-including-international-talents.html?p=1. Retrieved 2013-11-16.