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Kevin Owens
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Height 6ft 0in
Weight 266lbs
From Marieville, Quebec, Canada
Debut 23rd January 2015
Brand SmackDown
Season 4 Record 9-10

Kevin Owens is a member of the SmackDown roster as of 2017. He is a former Intercontinental Champion and former NXT Champion.

Career

Debut, Draft to NXT & Intercontinental Champion (2015-2016)

Kevin Owens made his debut in the WTX Universe on the January 23rd 2015 edition of SmackDown, answering an open challenge from Bully Ray, despite a competitive showing, Owens lost the match. At No Way Out, Owens got another opportunity at Bully Ray in a Street Fight, defeating Ray in just over four minutes.

In April of 2015, Owens was drafted from SmackDown to NXT as part of the 2015 Supplemental Draft. On May 20th, Owens defeated Stone Cold to become the new contender for the NXT ChampionshipAt NXT TakeOver, Owens lost his championship match against Batista.

On August 26th, Owens won a contenders match to be named the new contender for the Intercontinental ChampionshipAt Cyber Sunday, Owens competed for the Television Championship, losing the match to Austin AriesAt NXT TakeOver II, Owens challenged for the Intercontinental Championship, with his match with Seth Rollins going to a no contest when Matt Hardy interfered and attacked both participants.

At Survivor Series, Owens got a one-on-one rematch with Rollins, with Hardy banned from the building, leading to Owens defeating Rollins via pinfall off of a Popup Powerbomb to win the Intercontinental Championship, his first championship in the WTX Universe. At TakeOver: Brooklyn, Owens defeated Rollins again in a rematch also featuring Solomon Crowe. On December 31st, Owens defeated Rikishi to qualify for the 2016 Royal Rumble match.

At King of the Ring, Owens competed in the King of the Ring tournament, making it to the finals before losing to Triple H.

NXT Champion & Championship Pursuits (2016-2017)

Following Kevin Owens losing his Intercontinental Championship to Ric Flair, it was revealed that Owens was attacked and weakened by NXT Champion, Pentagon Jr.. Pentagon was trying to get into the head of Owens, following Owens initial statement that he wanted to beat every champion on NXT whilst Intercontinental Champion. Due to Owens losing his championship it was revealed that Owens was a top contender for the NXT Championship but was not given a shot due to already holding a champion, so an option was given to Owens by NXT General Manager William Regal, he could choose to face Flair in a rematch at WrestleMania V or face Pentagon Jr. for the NXT Championship at WrestleMania V. Owens ultimately chose to face Pentagon at WrestleMania, giving up his rematch clause.

At WrestleMania, Owens defeated Pentagon to capture his first world championship. A rematch took place between Owens & Pentagon on the April 20th edition of NXT, this time with a Last Man Standing stipulation. Owens retained his championship. The following week, Owens issued an open challenge for his championship, answered by Mick Foley under the "Dude Love" persona. Owens retained against Foley. The same night, it was revealed that Owens would face Rusev at the next NXT TakeOver event, TakeOver: Dallas, after Rusev defeated The Rock in a #1 contenders match. Owens tried to send a message to Rusev the following week, facing a "bigger" opponent in Big Show, Owens lost the match to Show.

At TakeOver: Dallas, Owens retained the NXT Championship after pinning Big Show off of a Popup Powerbomb. On the June 8th edition of NXT, Owens was attacked by Rusev, with Rusev claiming that Owens did not pin or submit Rusev and that Rusev deserved a shot at Money in the Bank one-on-one. At Money in the Bank, Rusev defeated Owens in a hard-hitting match to become the new NXT Champion. A rematch was confirmed for TakeOver: Brooklyn, however, Owens has stated that he is going to take time away until then.

At New Years Revolution, Owens competed in an Elimination Chamber Match for the NXT Championship, almost winning the match before being eliminated last from the match by Pentagon Jr., however, Owens managed to eliminate the then-champion Bray Wyatt within the match and stated that he felt he deserved first shot at Pentagon.

On February 8th, Owens defeated Mil Muertes in a #1 contenders match to become the new contender for Sami Zayn's United States Championship, following the match, Zayn stared down Owens. On March 1st, Owens got his opportunity, losing to Zayn after a competitive match. On the debut episode of ECW, which replaced NXT, Owens was announced as a participant in the United States Championship match at WrestleMania VI, as well as Mil Muertes, Jeff Hardy and of course, champion Sami Zayn.

Return to SmackDown (2017-present)

On April 2nd 2017, Owens was drafted from ECW to SmackDown as part of the 2017 Draft.

Championships and Accomplishments

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