Axl Rotten



Height: 6'2"

Weight: 302 lbs

Real Name: Brian Knighton

DOB: Unknown

Hometown: Philadelphia, PA

Other Names: None

Wrestler Since: 1987

Finishing Maneuver: Severe Skull Trauma (SST), Chairshot

Previous PWI 500 Rankings: #440(2011), #346(2005), #228(2000), #149(1999), #139(1998), #168(1997), #132(1996), #166(1995), #298(1994), #275(1993), #370(1992)

History: (Under Construction)

Pay-Per-View/Show Summary: (29 - 43, 3 NCs)
- GWF Television Title Tournament (June '91) = Axl Rotten lost to Adrian Street in the first round. The Patriot won the tournament.
- ECW NWA Bloodfest, Part 1 (October 1, '93) = The Rotten Brothers (Axl & Ian Rotten) defeated Chad Austin & Todd Shaw. Later on, the Rotten Brothers fell to Bad Company.
- ECW NWA Bloodfest, Part 2 (October 2, '93) = The Rotten Brothers beat Chad Austin & Don E. Allen. Later on, the Rotten Brothers lost a "Three Way Steel Cage" Match to The Public Enemy. Bad Company were the other participants.
- ECW Terror At Tabor (November 12, '93) = The Rotten Brothers were taken down by The Public Enemy. Later on, the Rotten Brothers won a "Non-Title" Match over the ECW Tag Champs, Tony Stetson & Johnny Hotbody.
- ECW November To Remember '93 (November 13) = The Rotten Brothers lost to the ECW Tag-Team Champions, Tony Stetson & Johnny Hotbody.
- ECW Heat Wave '94 (July 16) = The Rotten Brothers defeated Rockin' Rebel & Hack Meyers.
- ECW Hardcore Heaven '94 (August 13) = The Rotten Brothers lost a "Basebrawl" Match to the ECW Tag Champs, The Public Enemy.
- ECW November To Remember '94 (November 5) = The Rotten Brothers lost a "Losers Must Split" Match to the Pitbulls.
- ECW Double Tables (February 4, '95) = Axl Rotten was pinned by Ian Rotten.
- ECW Return of the Funker (February 25, '95) = Axl Rotten won a "Barbed Wire Baseball Bat" Match over Ian Rotten.
- ECW Three Way Dance (April 8, '95) = Axl Rotten won a "Hair vs. Hair" Match over Ian Rotten.
- ECW Hostile City Showdown '95 (April 15) = Axl Rotten lost a "Barbed Wire Baseball Bat" Match to Ian Rotten.
- ECW Enter Sandman (May 13, '95) = Axl Rotten won a "Barbed Wire Baseball Bat Barbed Wire Chair" Match over Ian Rotten.
- ECW Barbed Wire, Hoodies, & Chokeslams (June 17, '95) = The Rotten Brothers lost, via forfeit, to The Public Enemy.
- ECW Hardcore Heaven '95 (July 1) = Axl Rotten won a "Taipei Death" Match over Ian Rotten.
- ECW Heat Wave '95 (July 15) = Rotten lost to the ECW Champion, the Sandman.
- ECW November To Remember '95 (November 18) = Rotten pinned JT Smith.
- ECW House Party '96 (January 5) = Rotten was beaten by Rob Van Dam.
- ECW Cyberslam '96 (February 17) = Rotten lost to JT Smith.
- ECW Big Ass Extreme Bash '96 (March 9) = Rotten fell to JT Smith.
- ECW Hostile City Showdown '96 (April 20) = Rotten took down Little Guido.
- ECW A Matter of Respect '96 (May 11) = Rotten & Hack Meyers were beaten by Little Guido & JT Smith.
- ECW Hardcore Heaven '96 (June 22) = Rotten & Hack Meyers fought to a No-Contest with the Samoan Gangsta Party.
- ECW Heat Wave '96 (July 13) = Rotten lost to Tarzan Goto.
- ECW The Doctor Is In (August 3, '96) = Rotten fought to a No-Contest with D-Von Dudley.
- ECW Natural Born Killaz (August 24, '96) = Rotten & D-Von Dudley fell to Buh Buh Ray & Big Dick Dudley.
- ECW When Worlds Collide II (September 14, '96) = Rotten defeated Buh Buh Ray Dudley.
- ECW High Incident (October 26, '96) = Rotten, D-Von Dudley, & JT Smith were beaten by Buh Buh Ray Dudley, Hack Meyers, & Davey Morton.
- ECW November To Remember '96 (November 16) = Rotten took down Hack Meyers.
- ECW Holiday Hell '96 (December 7) = Rotten & D-Von Dudley lost to the ECW Tag Champs, the Gangstas.
- ECW House Party '97 (January 11) = Rotten & D-Von Dudley lost to the ECW Tag-Team Champions, the Eliminators.
- ECW Winter Blowout (January 31, '97) = Rotten pinned Spike Dudley.
- ECW Crossing The Line Again (February 1, '97) = Rotten was beaten by Steve Williams.
- ECW Cyberslam '97, Part 1 (February 21) = Rotten & D-Von Dudley fell to the Gangstas.
- ECW Cyberslam '97, Part 2 (February 22) = Rotten defeated Spike Dudley.
- ECW Chapter 2 (May 10, '97) = Rotten took down Chris Chetti.
- ECW Heat Wave '97 (July 19) = Rotten beat Tracey Smothers.
- ECW Born To Be Wired (August 9, '97) = Rotten, Balls Mahoney, & Hack Meyers fell to Buh Buh Ray, D-Von, & Big Dick Dudley.
- ECW As Good As It Gets (September 20, '97) = Rotten & Balls Mahoney lost to Tracey Smothers & Little Guido.
- IWA Mid-South King of the Death Match Tournament '97 (October 21) = Axl Rotten beat War Machine #2 and Balls Mahoney, then lost in the Finals to Ian Rotten.
- ECW Fright Fight (October 31, '97) = Rotten & Balls Mahoney lost a "Three Way Dance" to the Gangstinators. The Dudley Boyz were the other participants.
- ECW Ultimate Jeopardy '97 (November 8) = Rotten won a "Four Way Dance" Match over D-Von Dudley, John Kronus, and Tracey Smothers.
- ECW November To Remember '97 (November 30) = Rotten & Balls Mahoney lost a "Four Way Dance" Match to the ECW Tag Champs, Tracey Smothers & Little Guido. The Dudley Boyz and the Gangstinators were the other participants.
- ECW Better Than Ever (December 6, '97) = Rotten & Balls Mahoney lost a "Triple Threat" Match to Chris Candido & Lance Storm, who won the ECW Tag Titles. Doug Furnas & Phil Lafon were the other participants.
- ECW House Party '98 (January 10) = Rotten, Balls Mahoney, & Tommy Dreamer defeated Tommy Rich, Tracey Smothers, & Little Guido.
- ECW Hostile City Showdown '98 (January 31) = Rotten & Balls Mahoney lost, via DQ, to Rob Van Dam & Sabu.
- ECW Cyberslam '98 (February 21) = Rotten, Balls Mahoney, & the Sandman won a "Three Way Dance" Match over Spike Dudley & the Gangstinators and Big Dick Dudley & the Dudley Boyz.
- ECW Living Dangerously '98 (March 1) = Rotten & Balls Mahoney lost a "Three Way Dance" Match to Spike Dudley & New Jack. The Dudley Boyz were the other participants.
- ECW Wrestlepalooza '98 (May 3) = Rotten & Balls Mahoney lost to the ECW Tag Champs, Chris Candido & Lance Storm.
- ECW A Matter of Respect '98 (May 16) = Rotten & Balls Mahoney defeated Tracey Smothers & Little Guido.
- ECW Heat Wave '98 (August 2) = Rotten & Balls Mahoney again beat Tracey Smothers & Little Guido.
- ECW Guilty As Charged '99 (January 10) = Rotten & Balls Mahoney won a "Three Way Dance" Match over Tracey Smothers & Little Guido and Danny Doring & Amish Roadkill.
- ECW House Party '99 (January 16) = Rotten & Balls Mahoney lost to the ECW Tag-Team Champions, Rob Van Dam & Sabu.
- ECW Cyberslam '99 (April 3) = Rotten, Balls Mahoney, & New Jack lost a "Steel Cage" Match to Mustafa Saed & the Dudley Boyz.
- ECW November To Remember '99 (November 7) = Rotten, Balls Mahoney, & New Jack lost a "Handicap" Match to Tony DeVito, Vito LoGrasso, PN News, & Spanish Angel.
- FMW Korakuen Hall (December 12, '99) = Rotten, Balls Mahoney, Yoshihiro Tajiri, & Super Crazy were beaten by Kintaro Kanemura, Koji Nakagawa, Jado, & Gedo.
- XPW My Bloody Valentine '00 (February 26) = Rotten took down Jimmy the Homeless Guy, then lost to Kronus in the XPW King of the Death Match tournament. Supreme won the tournament.
- IWA Mid-South King of the Death Match Tournament '00 (October) = Rotten beat Uncle Honky, then fell to Manslaughter. Rollin Hard won the tournament.
- IWA Mid-South King of the Death Match Tournament '01 (June) = Rotten defeated Shank Dorsey, then lost to Mitch Page. Ian Rotten won the tournament.
- Big Japan World Extreme Cup '02 (April/August) = Rotten competed in the league, which was won by Seiji Yamakawa.
- 3PW A War Renewed (June 29, '02) = Axl & Ian Rotten fought to a No-Contest with The Public Enemy.
- CZW Extreme Eight (June 28, '03) = Rotten lost a "Fans Bring The Weapons Five-Man Gauntlet of Death" Match to Necro Butcher. Van Hughes, Bishop Slade, and Nate Webb were the other participants.
- IWA Mid-South King of the Death Match Tournament '03 (August) = Rotten beat Corporal Robinson, then fell to the eventual winner, Mad Man Pondo.
- UXW Chris Candido Memorial (May 21, '05) = Rotten won a "Hardcore" Match over Corporal Robinson.
- Hardcore Homecoming (June 10, '05) = Bad Breed (Axl & Ian Rotten) had a brawl with the Gangstinators.
- ECW One Night Stand (June 12, '05) = Rotten, Balls Mahoney, & Kid Kash got in a brawl with the blue World order (before the main event match-up of Tommy Dreamer & the Sandman vs. the Dudley Boyz).
- Hardcore Homecoming IV (November 5, '05) = Axl Rotten won a "Taipei Death" Match over Ian Rotten.
- TNA Hardcore Justice (August 8, '10) = Rotten & Kahones fell to Team 3-D.

Title Summary:
- SCW Tag-Team Champion (??/??/??)
- SCW Heavyweight Champion (??/??/??)
- GWF Commonwealth Champion (??/??/??)
- UIW Heavyweight Champion (??/??/??)
- GWF Tag-Team Champion w/ Ian Rotten (1/29/1993 - 2/26/1993)
- MEWF Heavyweight Champion (6/30/1996 - 9/13/1996)
- MEWF Heavyweight Champion(2) (11/23/1996 - 2/02/1997)
- IWA Mid-South Heavyweight Champion (2/13/1998 - 4/24/1998)
- APWL Heavyweight Champion (4/18/1998 - 1998)
- EWA Hardcore Champion (2/27/2000 - 2000)
- IWA Mid-South Heavyweight Champion(2) (4/01/2000 - 2000)
- IWA Mid-South Tag-Team Champion w/ Ian Rotten (3/02/2002 - 4/05/2002)
- MAW Heavyweight Champion (3/09/2002 - 3/30/2002)
- NWL House of Pain Tag-Team Champion w/ Morgus the Maniac (2/05/2005 - 2005)
- IWA Mid-South Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Ian Rotten (7/05/2005 - 9/09/2005)

PWI Achievement Awards: (1 win, 0 1st RUs, 0 2nd RUs, 0 3rd RUs)
- 1995 Feud of the Year (Axl Rotten vs. Ian Rotten)