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Slade Mercer

Name: Slade Mercer
Height: 6' 5" / 1.96m
Weight: 260 lbs / 120 kgs
Born: Plymouth, New Zealand
Trained by: Jonnie Juice, Martin Stirling
Debut: 25th March 2005
Also known as: Max Damage

Debuted as Max Damage at NZWPW's Powerplay II. Lost the semi-finals of a tournament to crown the first New Zealand Heavyweight champion to Island Boy Si who would go on to win the tournament. Joined The 'Naki Phullas with Dal Knox, Gold and Jean Miracle. Teamed with Inferno as "The Weapons of Max Destruction". They defeated X-Rated and The Ram to win NZWPW Tag Titles. Whether or not the reign is recognised is debated by New Zealand wrestling historians. Began teaming with Jean Miracle again as the T-Phullas. Joined Kiwi Pro Wrestling in 2006. Defeated Inferno to become the third KPW Heavyweight champion.

Recieved WWE tryouts in 2008, 2010 and 2011. Wrestled two matches for Empire Wrestling Federation in Los Angeles, USA.

First two tours to Australia were wrestling for WCW/NAW in Tasmania. Made PWAQ debut in 2009 and relocated to Brisbane in 2010. Teamed with Roger Ventura to unsuccessfully challenge The Haze Brothers for the PWAQ Tag Team titles and turned on Ventura afterwards. Later attacked Seoul and aligned with the Nightmare Assassin Squad (later International Assassin Squad). Changed his name to Slade Mercer at this point. Lost to Mark Davis in the 2011 Rise of the Warriors semi-final. Started teaming with Jade Diamond and together beat The Haze Brothers to win the PWAQ Tag Team titles. Made his PROWL debut as a part of the Hulk! Division, losing to Braithe Priest.

Wrestled for AWF at SupaNova Brisbane in November 2011 and subsequently joined AWA soon after. Wrestled and lost against Luke Gallows in November 2011 at PWAQ's Battleground Brisbane. Lost a No Disqualification match to Gallows the next night. On the same card, he turned on Jade Diamond to hand the PWAQ Tag titles to squad members The Farrar Brothers. Made his Australian Wrestling Alliance debut in November by defeating Deacon Star.

Started off 2012 by losing to Wayne "The Maniac" Mattei in PROWL's first ever Hulk! title match. Made his GWE debut in April 2012 by defeating Josh Haze to become number one contender to their title. Lost in the final of PWAQ's Rise of the Warriors 6 tournament to former tag partner Jade Diamond. Lost to Mason Childs in a 'Loser Leaves Queensland' match in May 2012. Was involved in a car accident while travelling to SWA the week after. Thankfully no one was hurt though. Match with Childs would end up being his last in Australia.

Moved to England at the end of May. Wrestled his first match in England for All Star Wrestling against James Mason in June 2012.

Major titles: KPW Heavyweight Championship, NZWPW Tag Team Championship (w/ Inferno), PWAQ Tag Team Championship (w/ Jade Diamond)

Credit: Chris Dalgleish, Wikipedia, Matthew Pintor Wilson
Photo credit: Jade Sue-Tin, Julie White

Slade Mercer in PWA Queensland.------------------------Slade Mercer in PROWL - February 2012