Windham Lawrence Rotunda (May 23, 1987 – August 24, 2023) was an American professional wrestler. He was known as the leader of a stable with Luke Harper and Erick Rowan known as The Wyatt Family. Daniel Bryan was also a member for a short time before turning against the stable.
|Born||May 23, 1987|
|Died||August 24, 2023(aged 36)|
|Professional wrestling career|
|Ring name(s)||Alex Rotunda|
|Billed height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Billed weight||296 lb (134 kg)|
|Billed from||Brooksville, Florida|
Snake Bight, Florida
|Trained by||FCW staff|
He first wrestled in WWE from 2009 to 2011 where he competed under the name Husky Harris and was a part of the stable, The Nexus. He competed on the 2nd season of WWE NXT but was eliminated 5th. Rotunda stayed in WWE's developmental territory, Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW), and made his debut as Bray Wyatt in FCW in April 2012. He stayed in FCW through its name change to NXT Wrestling (now WWE NXT), and returned to the main WWE roster in July 2013. The Wyatt Family quickly became some of the company's biggest heels ("bad guys").
- WWE Championship (1 time)
- WWE Universal Championship (2 times)
- WWE Raw Tag Team Championship (1 time) (with Matt Hardy)
- WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship (1 time) (with Randy Orton and Luke Harper) (Titles were defended under the Freebird Rule)
- Tag Team Eliminator (2018) (with Matt Hardy)
- WWE Year-End Award for Male Wrestler of the Year (2019)
- Pro Wrestling Illustrated
- Feud of the Year (2010) – The Nexus vs. WWE
- Most Hated Wrestler of the Year (2010) – as part of The Nexus
- He was ranked #129 of the top 500 singles wrestlers by PWI in the PWI 500 in 2011.
- "Windham Rotunda, also known as Bray Wyatt, passes away". WWE. Retrieved August 25, 2023.
- "Bray Wyatt (Windham Rotunda) Cause Of Death Given". Fightful. Retrieved August 25, 2023.
- "WWE Championship title history". WWE. Retrieved August 25, 2023.
- "Universal Championship title history - Bray Wyatt". WWE. Retrieved August 25, 2023.
- "Raw Tag Team Championship title history". WWE. Retrieved August 25, 2023.
- "SmackDown Tag Team Championship title history". WWE. Retrieved August 25, 2023.
- ""Woken" Matt Hardy & Bray Wyatt def. Cesaro & Sheamus (new Raw Tag Team Champions)". WWE. Retrieved August 25, 2023.
- "Bray Wyatt, Becky Lynch, Kofi Kingston Win WWE Year End Awards, Full List Of Winners". Fightful. Retrieved August 25, 2023.
Other websites change
- Bray Wyatt's profile on WWE.com