Buddy Matthews Return to Directory Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) Weight: 203 lbs (92 kg) Hometown: Melbourne, Australia State: Victoria Debut: 2007 Style: high-flying, high-risk style in-ring technical wrestling Trained By: Carlo Cannon, WWE Performance Center, Bill DeMott, Billy Gunn, Dusty Rhodes, Norman Smiley, Robby Brookside, Terry Taylor Trademark Moves: Murphy's Law, Silva Breaker, Lights Out In Ring Achievements: MCW Heavyweight Championship (3x) WWE NXT Tag Team Championship, WWE Cruiserweight Championship, WWE RAW Tag Team Championship, AEW World Trios Championship, Home Promotion: All Elite Wrestling (Currently) Other Promotions: PCW, MCW (Australia), NJPW (Japan), WWE, MLW, AEW (United States) Short Bio: Buddy Matthews debuted in 2007 under the name Matt Silva. Matthews was first trained by Carlo Cannon, who was trained by Lance Storm. He signed with WWE in 2013, where he wrestled under the names Buddy Murphy and Murphy, winning the WWE Cruiserweight Championship, WWE NXT Tag Team Championship, and WWE RAW Tag Team Championship. Matthews left WWE in 2021 and went on to wrestle for both NJPW and MLW. He signed with AEW in 2022 and won the AEW World Trios Championship. Outside of AEW, Matthews will wrestle at some indie shows and local shows in Australia for promotions such as Melbourne City Wrestling.