|Ring name(s)||Kipp Christianson
Eli Cottonwood 
|Billed height||7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)|
|Billed weight||313 lb (142 kg)|
|Born||September 30, 1974
River Falls, Wisconsin
|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 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. He was apart of the The Wyatt Family in April 2012 for a short time before getting replaced with Erick Rowan.
On an independent wrestling show, Christianson announced that he would retire as a wrestler on July 10, 2014.[source?]
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.