Stokely Hathaway

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Stokely Hathaway
Birth nameStokely Hathaway[1]
BornNew York City, New York
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Chuck Taylor™
Court Moore[2]
Malcolm Bivens
Ramon
Stokely Hathaway
Trained byROH Dojo[3]
Debut2014

Stokely Hathaway is an American professional wrestling manager and an occasional professional wrestler. He is currently signed to WWE, using the ring name Malcolm Bivens.[1] He is also known for his work at EVOLVE and Ring of Honor.

Professional wrestling career[edit]

Ring of Honor (2014–2015)[edit]

On April 18, 2014, Hathaway had the first match of his career, teaming with Moose as they unsuccessfully challenged The Brutal Burgers.[citation needed] He soon became a member of Prince Nana's villainous stable The Embassy,[4] he adopted the managing role and performed for a while under the name Ramon, where he most notably managed Moose.[5] On March 28, 2015, Hathaway made his last appearance at ROH.[citation needed]

Independent circuit (2016–2019)[edit]

Stokely Hathaway started on the indies in 2016 after leaving Ring of Honor. On the indies he worked for companies like Beyond wrestling among others. On the indies Hathaway managed a group called "The Dream Team," which consisted of Maxwell Jacob Friedman (MJF), Faye Jackson, the First Lady of The Dream Team, and Thomas Sharp. While also on the indies Hathaway had a rivalry with Orange Cassidy.

EVOLVE (2016–2018)[edit]

On April 2, 2016, on EVOLVE 59, Hathaway debuted on EVOLVE as TJP's manager, where he unsuccessfully challenged Tommy End.[6] Quickly, Hathaway became a member of EVOLVE's leading stable Catch Point, remaining in his managing role.[7] Hathaway has his first EVOLVE'S match on EVOLVE 110, where he teamed with Chris Dickinson and Dominic Garrini, which they lost to The Skulk.[8] On EVOLVE 111, Hathaway teamed with Dickinson, where they unsuccessfully challenged Tracy Williams, as Hathaway's and Williams's careers where on the line in a "I Quit" match, and Hathaway's career on EVOLVE ended.[9] Although Hathaway lost his EVOLVE's career on EVOLVE 111, he made a surprised appearance on September 8, 2018, where he unsuccessfully challenged Dickinson, making it his final appearance on EVOLVE.[10]

Major League Wrestling (2017–2018)[edit]

In 2017, Stokley started in Major League Wrestling (MLW) as a manager of Black Friday Management. Hathaway managed Low Ki during the time before Major League Wrestling, secured their television deal with BeIN Sports in March 2018.[11] Due to already having a television deal with Evolve Wrestling Stokley Hathaway, Matt Riddle, Darby Allin, and Pricilla Kelley all had to leave MLW once their television tapings started. MLW wrote Stokley Hathaway off of TV by him being kidnapped by random kidnappers. Later in 2018 Stokley resurfaced in MLW in the crowd, however after that single appearance he did not appear on MLW television again.[12]

WWE (2019–present)[edit]

On March 11, 2019, WWE announced the signing of Hathaway, revealing that he was already at the Performance Center.[1] On March 22, Hathaway debuted on a NXT live event under the name Court Moore, as the manager of Babatunde.[2] At an April 12, NXT live event Hathaway managed Jermaine Haley (formerly known as Jonah Rock) to a win against Eric Bugenhagen.[13] At the May 16 NXT house show, Hathaway started going by the new name Malcolm Bivens.[14]

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

  • Alpha-1 Wrestling
    • A1 Outer Limits Championship (1 time)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Stokely Hathaway, Cal Bloom and Robert Strauss join the WWE Performance Center". WWE. Retrieved March 11, 2019.
  2. ^ a b Satin, Ryan. "Stokely Hathaway Debuts At NXT Live Event With New Name (PHOTOS)". Pro Wrestling Sheet. Retrieved March 22, 2019.
  3. ^ "Stokely Hathaway". CAGEMATCH.
  4. ^ Greer, Jamie. "Stokely Hathaway, Robbie E and Cal Bloom Join WWE Performance Center". Last Word On Pro Wrestling. Retrieved March 11, 2019.
  5. ^ Thomas, Jeremy. "ROH Field of Honor Results 8.15.14 – Brooklyn, NY". 411MANIA. Retrieved April 16, 2014.
  6. ^ Kraetsch, Rich. "EVOLVE 59 RESULTS & REVIEW: RICOCHET VS WILL OSPREAY". Voices of Wrestling. Retrieved April 8, 2016.
  7. ^ Taylor, Warren. "EVOLVE 60 RESULTS & REVIEW". Voices of Wrestling. Retrieved May 8, 2016.
  8. ^ Csonka, Larry. "Csonka's EVOLVE 110 Review". 411MANIA. Retrieved August 11, 2018.
  9. ^ Sapp, Sean Ross. "Stokely Hathaway's WWN Career Ended After EVOLVE 111". Fightful. Retrieved August 12, 2018.
  10. ^ Elizabeth, Claire. "Evolve 113 recap & review: Drake bests Janela, Stokely gets Pazuzu Bombed, and Swerve breaks Hot Sauce's arm". Cageside Seats. Retrieved September 8, 2018.
  11. ^ http://www.prowrestlingsheet.com/major-league-wrestling-tv-deal/#.XKEwuS2ZM0o
  12. ^ https://mlw.com/stokely-hathaway/
  13. ^ https://www.f4wonline.com/wwe-results/nxt-largo-fl-live-results-dream-vs-cole-vs-riddle-title-match-281521
  14. ^ https://411mania.com/wrestling/stokley-hathaway-gets-a-new-nxt-name/

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