Brodus Clay

American cable broadcaster and former professional wrestler

George Murdoch[1] (born February 21, 1980)[1] is an American professional wrestler and actor. He is better known by his ring name, Brodus Clay. He is best known for his time working with the WWE. Before he became a wrestler he worked as a bodyguard for Snoop Dogg.[1][2]

Brodus Clay
Clay at the WWE SmackDown tapings on 17 April 2012
Born (1980-02-21) February 21, 1980 (age 43)
Pasadena, California
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Brodus Clay
George Murdoch
Billed height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Billed weight375 lb (170 kg)
Billed fromThe Concrete Jungle
Pasadena, California
Planet Funk
Trained byDeep South Wrestling
Florida Championship Wrestling

Professional wrestling career change

Murdoch took part as Brodus Clay in 4th season of WWE NXT. In NXT, Clay was first helped by kayfabe couple Ted DiBiase and Maryse. They were replaced later by the duo Alberto del Rio and Ricardo Rodriguez. Clay lost the final against Johnny Curtis in the latest NXT poll.

On 9 January, Clay made his re-debut on WWE RAW Super Show, where he won his match against Curt Hawkins. That Friday on WWE SmackDown, he won his second match after just 13 seconds against Tyson Kidd. After that match he was better known as the "Funkasaurus from Planet Funk".

On June 12, 2014, Clay was released from his WWE contract.[3]

References change

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Brodus Clay". Online World of Wrestling. Retrieved 2011-01-04.
  2. "Brodus Clay". World Wrestling Entertainment. Archived from the original on 2012-01-20. Retrieved 2012-01-14.
  3. "Brodus Clay, Evan Bourne, Teddy Long, Curt Hawkins and other WWE Superstars released". WWE. Retrieved 2014-06-12.

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