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Kong (left) with Scott D'Amore in May 2015
|Birth name||Steven Wilson|
|Born||August 10, 1979|
Grand Rapids, Michigan
|Professional wrestling career|
|Ring name(s)||Congo Kong|
|Billed height||6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)|
|Billed weight||376 lb (171 kg)|
|Billed from||Hell, Michigan|
Deepest, darkest jungle
|Trained by||Joe Ortega|
Professional wrestling careerEdit
Independent circuit (1998–present)Edit
Wilson made his professional wrestling debut in October 1998, where he competed under the ring name, Osyris, a character that Wilson modeled after Big Van Vader and Hulk Hogan. Wilson would go on to continue using this name through most of his independent run. In 2010, Wilson made his Juggalo Championship Wrestling debut now donning face-paint under the new name, Kongo Kong, a non-talking monster heel. The Kongo Kong gimmick was created by JCW co-founder, Violent J.
Global Force Wrestling (2015–2017)Edit
Kong made his Global Force Wrestling (GFW) debut on June 13, 2015 as part of the GFW Grand Slam Tour, losing to Moose. On July 10, 2015, Kong faced Nick Aldis as part of the GFW Grand Slam Tour in Erie, Pennsylvania, making this their first of three matches during the tour which saw him losing on all three occasions. The following night, Kong defeated Aldis in a rematch. On July 24, 2015, Kong entered into a tournament to crown the inaugural GFW Global Champion, losing to Nick Aldis in the quarterfinals of the tournament. On October 23, 2015, Kongo defeated Brian Myers and Kevin Kross in a three way number one contenders match for the GFW Global Championship. On July 1, 2016, during a GFW Live event in Marion, Illinois, Kong defeated Danny Duggan and Joey Avalon and Mike Outlaw in a four-way match.
Impact Wrestling (2017–2019)Edit
On the April 13, 2017 edition of Impact Wrestling, he debuted attacking Braxton Sutter as Sienna's surprise. The following week on April 20, Kong made his in-ring debut, defeating Chris Silvio. On April 27, he defeated Matt Sigmon. On the May 25, 2017, episode of Impact Wrestling Kong teamed with KM defeating Braxton Sutter and Mahabali Shera after both teams began a feud with each other. On June 15, 2017, episode of Impact Wrestling that occurred in Mumbai, India, Kong competed in a Gauntlet match for the inaugural Sony SIX Invitational Trophy, which was won by Mahabali Shera. On July 2, 2017, during the Pre Show of Slammiversary XV, Kong teamed with KM and Laurel Van Ness losing to Mahabali Shera, Braxton Sutter and Allie in a Six-person tag team match. On the August 24 episode of GFW Impact!, Kong Competed in a 20-man gauntlet match, for a shot to win the vacant Impact World Championship, which was won by Eli Drake. On June 7, 2019, it was reported that Kong had parted ways with Impact Wrestling since the promotion didn't have plans for him.
Championships and accomplishmentsEdit
- American Pro Wrestling Alliance
- APWA Quardruple Crown Championship (1 time)
- Border City Wrestling
- Border Town Pro Wreslting
- Border Town Pro Championship (1 time, current)
- Crossfire Wrestling
- CW Heavyweight Championship (1 time, current)
- Extreme Wrestling Federation
- Independent Wrestling Association Mid-South
- Insanity Pro Wrestling
- IPW World Championship (1 time)
- Juggalo Championship Wrestling
- Mid-Ohio Wrestling
- Mid-Ohio Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
- Price of Glory Wrestling
- POGW Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Idol Heinze
- Pro Wrestling Illustrated
- Pro Wrestling Zero1
- ZERO1 USA Northern States Championship (1 time)
- Pure Pro Wrestling
- PPW Michigan Heavyweight championship (1 time)
- Strong Style Wrestling
- SSW Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
- Xtreme Intense Championship Wrestling
- Revolution Championship Wrestling
- RCW Tag Team Championship (1 time)
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