Bronson Reed

Bronson Reed
6' 0" (183 cm)
352 lbs (160 kg)
Adelaide, Black Forest, South Australia, Australia
Powerhouse, Athletic Bruiser, Australian Strong Style
Trained By:
Damian Slater & Hartley Jackson
Trademark Moves:
Death from above, Black Forest Bomb, Death Drop Driver, King Kong Lariat, Samoan Drop
In Ring Achievements:
Snakepit Adelaide Open Championship (6x), EPW Tag Team Championship, PPW Pacific Heavyweight Championship, MCW Tag Team Championship, WR Australian National Championship (6x), MCW Intercommonwealth Championship, MCW Heavyweight Championship, PWA Heavyweight Championship, IWA Heavyweight Championship, WWE NXT North American Championship
Home Promotion:
WWE (Present)
Other Promotions:
Snakepit Pro Wrestling, EPW, PPW, WR, MCW, PWA, IWA (Australia), Pro Wrestling NOAH and NJPW (Japan), Revolution Pro Wrestling and PROGRESS Wrestling (United Kingdom), Westside Xtreme Wrestling (Germany), Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (United States).
Short Bio:
Bronson Reed debuted in 2007 under the ring names Jonah Rock and J-Rock.

Was trained by two south australian / australian pro wrestling greats Damian Slater & Hartley Jackson.

He spent 11 years working throughout the Australian independent circuit.

While wrestling in Australia, Reed earned numerous titles.

Reed's early work was not limited to solely appearing in Australian promotions.

He also appeared in Pro Wrestling NOAH (Japan), Revolution Pro Wrestling and PROGRESS Wrestling (United Kingdom), Westside Xtreme Wrestling (Germany), Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (United States).

Reed also has links with The Mighty Don't Kneel (TMDK) a faction with roots in Australia.

Bronson Reed wrestled for WWE (2019–2021).

On his first WWE run in NXT he became the first Australian and non-American wrestler to hold the NXT North American Championship.

On August 6 2021, Reed was released from his WWE contract.

Bronson Reed wrestled for New Japan Pro-Wrestling (2021–2022).

At Battle in the Valley on November 13, 2021, Reed, using the ring name Jonah, made his New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) debut, attacking FinJuice (David Finlay and Juice Robinson).

After his debut, Jonah would go on short lived winning streak defeating Lucas Riley in his NJPW in-ring debut and then a month later defeating David Finlay.

On January 15, 2022, Jonah suffered his first NJPW loss in a tag team match against FinJuice as he teamed with Bad Dude Tito.

On March 6, Shane Haste, assisted Jonah and Tito, in defeating FinJuice and reformed The Mighty Don't Kneel as a stable

On June 12 2022 during Dominion 6.12 in Osaka-jo Hall, Jonah was announced as a participant in the G1 Climax 32 tournament starting in July, as a part of the A block. Jonah scored 8 points in his block, narrowly missing out on a spot in the semi-finals. However, one of Jonah's wins was an upset victory over former IWGP World Heavyweight Champion and eventual tournament winner Kazuchika Okada.

Bronson Reed wrestled for Impact Wrestling (2021–2022).

At Turning Point on November 20, 2021, Jonah made his Impact Wrestling debut, attacking Josh Alexander and leaving him bloodied.

They had a match at Hard To Kill, where Alexander defeated him.

After his loss to Alexander, Jonah would embark on a winning streak defeating the likes of Crazzy Steve, Black Taurus, Raj Singh, and Honor No More's PCO.

His winning streak would come to an end at Rebellion, after being defeated by Tomohiro Ishii. His final match was a loss to PCO in a Monster's Ball match.

On May 6, Jonah announced his departure from the company.

Return to WWE (2022–present)

Reed made his unannounced return to WWE on the December 19, 2022 episode of Raw, reprising the Bronson Reed character, where he helped The Miz defeat Dexter Lumis in a ladder match.

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