Kipp Christianson

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Kipp Christianson
Born (1974-09-30) September 30, 1974 (age 45)
River Falls, Wisconsin[1]
Lives inMinneapolis, Minnesota
Spouse(s)Tabatha Christianson
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Kipp Christianson[1]
Kip Christianson[1]
Eli Cottonwood [1]
Billed height7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)[1]
Billed fromRiver Falls, Wisconsin[1]
Trained bySteve Keirn[1]
Florida Championship Wrestling[1]

Kipp Christianson[1] (born September 30, 1974) is a part-time American professional wrestler and a former basketball player. He is best known for his time in the 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 teamed with Bray Wyatt for a short time. He asked to be released from the WWE in June 2012.[2]

At an independent wrestling show, Christianson announced that he would retire as a wrestler on July 10, 2014.[source?]

Christianson came out of retirement in February 2016.

Christianson wrestled on February 14, 2016 in Minnesota at an independent promotion event.

Personal Life[change | change source]

Christianson is good friends with Professional Wrestlers Travis Tomko and Corey Graves. Christianson has two kids with wife Tabatha. Son Todd Christanson and daughter Clover Christanson.

Christanson currently owns a Yoga/Gym business called Kipp's Life Flip in Las Vegas since June 14,2015-Feb.18,2017. And he currently owns half of Florida Hardcore Wrestling since January 20, 2014.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 "Eli Cottonwood". Online World of Wrestling. Retrieved 2013-11-16.
  2. "Four WWE Releases, Including International Talents". PWInsider. Retrieved 2013-11-16.

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