A former world and tag team champion, WWE’s Big E is the Wrestling Republic Wrestler of the Day for December 17th.
Big E Biography:
Birth Name: Ettore Ewen
Age: 36 (March 1st, 1986)
Weight: 285 pounds
Place of Birth: Tampa, Florida
Accolades: 1x WWE Champion, 2x WWE Intercontinental Champion, 8x WWE Tag Team Champion, 1x NXT Champion, Money in the Bank (2021), 1x FCW Tag Team Champion, #9 on PWI’s Top 500 (2022), #8 on PWI’s Top 50 Tag Teams (2020)
On December 17th, 2012 Big E made his main roster debut when he attacked John Cena at the behest of AJ Lee and Dolph Ziggler. To honor his ten years on WWE’s main roster, Big E is today’s Wrestler of the Day.
Ettore Ewen grew up in Tampa, Florida, and attended the University of Iowa, where he played football. After a brief powerlifting career, Big E signed with FCW in 2009. Big E was there when WWE began using NXT as its developmental territory. Like a previous Wrestler of the Day, Big E demanded that referees counted to five rather than three to show his dominance. He ended his NXT career on a high note, holding the NXT Championship after defeating Seth Rollins.
Since joining the main roster, Big E has been a fixture in both singles and tag wrestling. E has won 8 tag titles on Raw and SmackDown alongside Xavier Woods and Kofi Kingston as members of the New Day. recently, he has achieved success in singles wrestling as a result of the 2020 Draft. This was highlighted by winning Money in the Bank in 2021 and then cashing in on Bobby Lashley to become WWE Champion. Sadly, Big E has been out of action as a result of a neck injury suffered in a match against Madcap Moss.
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