Damien Sandow

American professional wrestler

Aron Steven Haddad (born August 3, 1982)[7] is an American retired professional wrestler currently working as a manager in the National Wrestling Alliance under the ring name Aron Stevens. He is best known for his time in the WWE where he wrestled under the ring names Idol Stevens (when he teamed with KC James), Damien Sandow, Damien Mizdow (as the stunt double and tag team partner of The Miz) and Macho Mandow (a parody of "Macho Man" Randy Savage). After his release from WWE in 2016 he joined Total Nonstop Action Wrestling as Aron Rex and became the first ever Impact Grand Champion.

Damien Sandow
Sandow in November 2013
Born (1982-08-03) August 3, 1982 (age 41)
Worcester, Massachusetts, U.S.[1]
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Aaron Stevens
Aron Stevens
Aron Rex
Damien Mizdow[2]
Damien Sandow[1]
Easter Bunny[3]
Idol Stevens[1]
Macho Mandow[4]
Billed height6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)[1]
Billed weight242 lb (110 kg)[1]
Billed fromPalo Alto, California
Louisville, Kentucky
Malibu, California
North Oxford, Massachusetts
Trained byChaotic Wrestling[1]
Killer Kowalski[1]
DebutJune 23, 2001[5]
RetiredJune 11, 2022[6]

In WWE he won the Tag Team Championship with The Miz in 2014 and the 2013 Money in the Bank ladder match. However, he became the first wrestler to lose his cash-in title match for the World Heavyweight Championship, when he was defeated by John Cena on the October 28 episode of Raw.[8]

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References

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