Magnus (wrestler)

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Magnus
Born (1986-11-06) 6 November 1986 (age 32)
Docking, Norfolk, England
Lives inTampa, Florida, United States
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Brutus Magnus
Magnus
Nick Aldis
Sir Brutus Magnus
Billed height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Billed fromKing's Lynn, England
Trained byRicky Knight
WAW School
Dropkixx Academy
Frank Rimer
Tony Scarlo
Vince Randell
John Ritchie
John Hall
Harley Race's Wrestling Academy
Frank Rimer
Debut2003

Nick Aldis (born 6 November 1986) is an English professional wrestler. He currently works for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling under the ring name, Magnus. He is a former TNA World Heavyweight Champion and was the first English person to hold the title.

He was also known for being a member of The British Invasion with Doug Williams and Rob Terry.

Before becoming a professional wrestler, he appeared on the British revival of the television show Gladiators. He performed under the stage name Oblivion. Aside from wrestling, he is a co-presenter of Britain's Strongest Man on Challenge TV.

Championships[change | change source]

  • Pro Wrestling Illustrated
    • He was ranked #43 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2012 and 2013.[1][2]
  • Ring Ka King
    • Ring Ka King Heavyweight Championship (one time)[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Pro Wrestling Illustrated (PWI) 500 for 2012". The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved 2013-12-12.
  2. "Pro Wrestling Illustrated (PWI) 500 for 2013". The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved 2013-12-12.
  3. "Great Voyage 2012 in Ryogoku ~力皇猛引退セレモニー~". Pro Wrestling Noah (in Japanese). Retrieved 2013-12-12.
  4. "Ring ka King: Magnus the new champ thanks to the B-O-double-S". Slam! Sports. Canadian Online Explorer. Retrieved 2013-12-12.
  5. "Spoiler: New TNA Champion Crowned". Gerweck.net. Retrieved 2013-12-12.
  6. "Parks' TNA Bound for Glory PPV Report 10/18: Ongoing "virtual time" coverage of the pre-game and first hour of the show". Pro Wrestling Torch. Retrieved 2013-12-12.
  7. "Caldwell's TNA Against All Odds PPV results 2/12: Ongoing "virtual time" coverage of live PPV - Roode-Hardy-Storm-Ray TNA Title main event". Pro Wrestling Torch. Retrieved 2013-12-12.
  8. "Result of TNA's Xplosion Championship Challenge". WrestleView. Retrieved 2013-12-12.

Other websites[change | change source]