Apollo Crews

Born Sesugh Uhaa on August 22, 1987, in Sacramento, California, this American professional wrestler has etched his name in the annals of WWE history. Today, he is widely recognized as Apollo Crews, a powerhouse performer currently dazzling audiences on the Raw brand.

Full Name Sesugh Uhaa
Ring Name Apollo Crews
Date of Birth August 22, 1987
Nationality Nigerian-American
Birth Place Sacramento, California, U.S.
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 240 lbs (109 kg)
Debut September 9, 2009 (independent circuit)
WWE Debut April 4, 2016 (Raw after WrestleMania 32)
Billed From Stone Mountain, Georgia
Trained By Mr. Hughes, Curtis Hughes
Finishing Move The Spin-out Powerbomb
Championships WWE Intercontinental Championship (1 time)
Tag Team Partners Titus O’Neil, Ricochet
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Crews embarked on his wrestling odyssey in 2009 under the ring name Uhaa Nation. His breakthrough moment arrived in 2011 when Dragon Gate USA took notice, propelling him into the limelight and even across the Pacific to Japan for engagements with Dragon Gate. Standing tall at 6 ft 1 in and weighing in at 240 lb, Uhaa’s dynamic style seamlessly blends high-flying agility with raw power, earning him a reputation as a multifaceted force in the ring.

When he signed a contract with WWE in 2015 to become a part of the NXT brand, his career entered a crucial phase. It was around this time that he took up the nickname “Apollo Crews,” which would later come to be associated with achievement. His rise to the WWE main roster in April 2016 had a noticeable effect right away.

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In May 2020, Crews achieved his greatest achievement to date—winning the United States Championship—which is a credit to his talent and perseverance. He made even more progress towards fame at WrestleMania 37, when he prevailed, won the Intercontinental Championship, and cemented his place in wrestling history.

Crews’ journey from Uhaa Nation to WWE champion demonstrates not just his physical strength but also his adaptability and perseverance. The wrestling community is excitedly awaiting Apollo Crews’ next chapter in his incredible career as he continues to grow and achieve new heights.

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What is Apollo Crews’ height and weight?

Apollo stands at 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 meters) and weighs 240 pounds (110 kilograms).

How did Apollo Crews get his ring name?

While in WWE’s NXT brand, Uhaa Nation adopted the ring name “Apollo Crews,” which he continues to use on the main roster.

What championships has Apollo Crews won in WWE?

Apollo won the United States Championship in May 2020 and later secured the Intercontinental Championship at WrestleMania 37.

Has Apollo wrestled in promotions other than WWE?

Yes, before joining WWE, Crews worked with Dragon Gate USA and had the opportunity to showcase his skills in Japan.

What is Apollo Crews’ wrestling style?

Crews is known for his versatile wrestling style, combining high-flying maneuvers with powerful and impactful moves in the ring.

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