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Luke Gallows

Name: Luke Gallows
Height: 6' 7" / 201 cm
Weight: 291 lbs / 132 kgs
Born: December 22, 1983
From: Cumberland, Maryland, USA
Trained by: Justin Kace, Jim Hawkins, Bill DeMott, Florida Championship Wrestling
Debut: January 22, 2005
Finishers: Gallows Pole / Twelve Steps (Inverted full nelson lift to modified spinebuster)
Also known as: Kane (imposter), Festus, Keith Hanson, Freakin Deacon, Dorian Deville

After wrestling American independents, Gallows came through WWE's developmental system. He wrestled as an imposter version of Kane in 2005. Later appeared as the mentally deficient Festus in 2007. In 2009 Luke Gallows appeared as a disciple of CM Punk, citing the Straight Edge mantra as saving him from an alcoholism that led him to the state of Festus. Was released in 2010.

Wrestled as Keith Hanson in Japan.

First came to Australia with WWE in 2010 on the Smackdown Tour. Teamed with Joey Mercury as the Straight Edge Society to unsuccessfully challenge The Hart Dynasty (Tyson Kidd & David Hart Smith) at all four shows.

Returned in November 2011 to wrestle in World Wrestling Xtreme's debut shows. He defeated Marko Mitra in a tournament match and then wrestled in a six-man tag main event (Gallows, Alexi & Justine Newman defeated Jungle Cat, Dan Damage & Marko Mitra), The next night he defeated Morphine in the tournament final to become the first WWX Undisputed Heavyweight Champion.

The next weekend he travelled to Queensland to wrestle for Pro Wrestling Alliance Queensland. He defeated Slade Mercer. The next night was involved in a three-way match with Deacon Star and Sorrow. Left the match after interference from Slade Mercer which led to a No Disqualification match later on. Gallows beat Slade.

Major titles: NWL Super Heavyweight Championship, WWX Undisputed Heavyweight Championship, VCW World Heavyweight Championship

Credit: Chris Dalgleish, Wikipedia
Photo credit: Chris Dalgleish

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