Shelton Benjamin
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Height 6 ft 2 in
Weight 248lbs
From Orangeburg, South Carolina
Debut 22nd June 2012
Brand RAW
Season 1 Record 3-3
Season 2 Record 11-9
Season 3 Record 7-8
Season 4 Record 5-5

Shelton Benjamin is a member of the RAW roster as of 2017. He has held two championships throughout his career as he is a former World Heavyweight Champion and a former NXT Tag Team Champion with MVP. Shelton Benjamin is also the second ever superstar to hold the Money in the Bank contract, winning it in 2012.


Money in the Bank winner (2012)

Shelton Benjamin made his WTX Universe debut on the June 22nd 2012 edition of SmackDown in a Battle Royal featuring 5 other debuting superstars, he was eliminated from the match by James Storm.

Benjamin was entered into the Money in the Bank Ladder Match, of which he won, giving him the opportunity to challenge for any World Championship at any time for a full year.

World Heavyweight Champion (2013)

At Backlash, Benjamin cashed in his Money in the Bank contract on Edge, who had just defeated Christian in an Iron Man Match, Benjamin defeated Edge to win the World Heavyweight Championship. Benjamin's first defence came at Extreme Rules, where he faced and defeated Kevin Thorn in a TLC Match to retain the championship. At Cyber Sunday, Benjamin defended his championship against Sting, who was voted to challenge Benjamin for the championship, successfully. At SummerSlam, Benjamin finally lost the championship to The Rock, ending his championship reign at a record 112 days.

NXT Tag Team Champion with MVP (2014)

On April 23rd, Benjamin, who had been teaming with MVP following the 2014 Draft, won the NXT Tag Team Championship from The United Kingdom. At Judgment Day, Benjamin & MVP retained their championship against the team of Adrian Neville & Sami Zayn. On July 2nd, MVP & Benjamin lost their championship in an open challenge to surprise opponents, Sami Zayn & Evan Bourne who had just formed the team Bourne In-Zayn. In late 2014, Benjamin & MVP silently moved to SmackDown.

Move to SmackDown & Return to NXT (2015)

At No Way Out, MVP teamed with partner Benjamin as well as Bobby Lashley, losing to The Revolution in the first ever 6-Man Tag Team Elimination Chamber match, with Lashley last being eliminated by James Storm.

In April of 2015, Benjamin was drafted from SmackDown back to NXT as part of the 2015 Supplemental Draft.

The Nexus (2017-present)

At New Years Revolution, Benjamin made his return to the WTX Universe, teaming with former partner MVP as well as Cody Rhodes, the three were revealed as the final three members of the eight man faction The Nexus. They defeated The Dudley Boyz & Big Show in a 6-Man Tag Team Match at the event.

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

Championships and Accomplishments

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