Grizzly Redwood



Height: 6'2"

Weight: 235 lbs

Real Name: Mitch Franklin

DOB: 7/13/1973

Hometown: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Billed As: Grizzly Creek Redwoods State Park, Eureka, California

Other Names: Grizzly Redwood, Mitch Franklin(RoH)

Wrestler Since: 2005

Finishing Maneuver: The Wood Chopper, Ironwood, Mother of Millions

Previous PWI 500 Rankings: #404(2011), #415(2010), #302(2009)

Other Related Websites:
Grizzly Redwood - Cagematch Bio
Mitch Franklin - Online World of Wrestling Bio
Grizzly Redwood - eWrestling Encyclopedia Bio

History: (Under Construction)

Pay-Per-View/Show Summary: (44 - 88, 1 Draw, 2 NCs)
- RoH This Means War (October 29, '05) = Mitch Franklin was beaten by Ricky Reyes.
- RoH Final Battle '05 (December 17) = Franklin & Smash Bradley defeated the Dempsey Brothers.
- RoH Dissention (January 28, '06) = Franklin & Richard Titus fell to Bobby Dempsey & Smash Bradley.
- RoH Unscripted II (February 11, '06) = Franklin lost a "Triple Threat" Match to Adam Pearce. Pelle Primeau was the other participant.
- RoH 4th Anniversary Show (February 25, '06) = Franklin was taken down by Bobby Dempsey.
- RoH Dragon Gate Challenge (March 30, '06) = In a dark match, Franklin won a "Four Corner Survival" Match over Smash Bradley, Bobby Dempsey, and Derrick Dempsey.
- RoH Supercard of Honor (March 31, '06) = Franklin fell to Homicide.
- RoH 100th Show (April 22, '06) = In a dark match, Franklin lost a "Six-Way" Match to Pelle Primeau. Smash Bradley, Bobby Dempsey, Shane Hagadorn, and Matt Turner were the other participants.
- RoH In Your Face (June 17, '06) = Franklin lost to the RoH Top of the Class Trophy holder, Shane Hagadorn.
- RoH Irresistible Forces (October 28, '06) = In a dark match, Franklin was beaten by Rhett Titus.
- RoH Honor Reclaims Boston (November 3, '06) = In a dark match, Franklin, Bobby Dempsey, & Rhett Titus won over Ernie Osirus, Alex Payne, & Thomas Penmanship.
- RoH Chicago Spectacular, Night 1 (December 8, '06) = In a dark match, Franklin & Ernie Osiris fell to Bobby Dempsey & CJ Otis.
- RoH Chicago Spectacular, Night 2 (December 9, '06) = In a dark match, Franklin & Ernie Osiris were beaten by Team Underground.
- RoH Fifth Year Festival - Dayton (February 23, '07) = Franklin lost to Tank Toland.
- RoH Supercard of Honor II (March 31, '07) = Franklin lost a "Do or Die" Match to Erick Stevens.
- RoH This Means War II (April 13, '07) = In a dark match, Franklin fell to Pepper Parks.
- RoH Battle of St. Paul (April 27, '07) = Franklin & Pelle Primeau lost an "Ultimate Endurance" Match to the RoH World Tag-Team Champions, the Briscoes. Gran Akuma & Hallowicked and Mike Quackenbush & Jigsaw were the other participants.
- RoH Good Times, Great Memories '07 (April 28) = In a dark match, Franklin won a "Three Way Dance" Match over Billy Roc and Mandingo.
- RoH Reborn Again (May 11, '07) = In a dark match, Franklin defeated Nick Steele. Later on, Franklin was taken down by Tank Toland.
- RoH Respect Is Earned (May 12, '07) = Franklin & Pelle Primeau competed in a "Tag-Team Scramble" Match, which was won by Kevin Steen & El Generico.
- RoH A Fight At The Roxbury (June 8, '07) = In a dark match, Franklin & Rhett Titus won over Michael Elgin & Ash.
- RoH Domination (June 9, '07) = In a dark match, Franklin lost a "Four Way Fray" Match to the RoH Top of the Class Trophy holder, Pelle Primeau. Alex Payne and Rhett Titus were the other participants.
- RoH United We Stand (June 22, '07) = In a dark match, Franklin beat Jon Moxley.
- RoH Driven '07 (June 23) = In a dark match, Franklin & Dingo fell to Ernie Osiris & Alex Payne.
- RoH Race To The Top, Night 1 (July 27, '07) = In a dark match, Franklin & Ernie Osiris were beaten by Shane Hagadorn & Alex Payne.
- RoH Race To The Top, Night 2 (July 28, '07) = In a dark match, Franklin, Gran Akuma, & Ernie Osiris defeated Shane Hagadorn, Alex Payne, & Rhett Titus.
- RoH Death Before Dishonor V, Night 1 (August 10, '07) = In a dark match, Franklin lost a "Six-Man" Match to Shane Hagadorn. Bobby Dempsey, Ernie Osiris, Alex Payne, and Rhett Titus were the other participants.
- RoH Death Before Dishonor V, Night 2 (August 11, '07) = In a dark match, Franklin & Pelle Primeau defeated Up In Smoke.
- RoH Manhattan Mayhem II (August 25, '07) = Franklin fell to Jimmy Jacobs.
- RoH Motor City Madness '07 (September 14) = Franklin & Alex Payne were beaten by Kenny King & Chasyn Rance.
- RoH Man Up (September 15, '07) = Franklin retained the RoH Top of the Class Trophy, defeating Alex Payne.
- RoH Honor Nation (October 5, '07) = Franklin & Ernie Osiris lost to The Age of the Fall (Tyler Black & Jimmy Jacobs).
- RoH Undeniable (October 6, '07) = In a dark match, Franklin & Rhett Titus were beaten by Ernie Osiris & Alex Payne.
- RoH Glory By Honor VI, Night 1 (November 2, '07) = Franklin lost the RoH Top of the Class Trophy to Ernie Osiris.
- RoH Unscripted III (December 1, '07) = Franklin & Ernie Osiris were beaten by Shane Hagadorn & Adam Pearce.
- RoH Rising Above (December 28, '07) = Franklin lost a "Four Way Elimination" Match to Necro Butcher. Matt Cross and Jigsaw were the other participants.
- RoH Eye of the Storm (February 22, '08) = Franklin lost a "Four Corner Survival" Match to Jason Blade. Pelle Primeau and the Human Tornado were the other participants.
- RoH Injustice (April 12, '08) = Franklin fell to Jigsaw.
- RoH Tag Wars '08 (April 18) = Franklin, Ernie Osiris, & Pelle Primeau defeated Danny Daniels, Michael Elgin, & Michael Nakazawa.
- RoH Return Engagement (April 19, '08) = Franklin & Alex Payne lost a "Handicap" Match to Necro Butcher.
- RoH Southern Navigation (May 9, '08) = Franklin & Sean Denny were beaten by Rex Sterling & Rhett Titus.
- RoH Up For Grabs (June 6, '08) = Franklin fell to Ernie Osiris.
- RoH Respect Is Earned II (June 7, '08) = In a dark match, Franklin & Shane Hagadorn took down the Osirian Portal.
- RoH Battle For Supremacy (June 27, '08) = Franklin & Silas Young were beaten by Sweet & Sour Inc (Shane Hagadorn & Tank Toland).
- RoH Vendetta II (June 28, '08) = Franklin & Kyle Durden lost to CJ Otis & Josh Raymond.
- RoH New Horizons (July 26, '08) = Franklin & Silas Young fell to the Briscoes.
- RoH Night of the Butcher II (August 16, '08) = Franklin & Trik Davis lost a "Tag-Team Scramble" Match to the Vulture Squad (Jigsaw & Ruckus). The Briscoes and the Phoenix Twins were the other participants.
- RoH Ring of Homicide 2 (October 25, '08) = In a dark match, Franklin was beaten by Vin Gerard.
- RoH Bound By Hate (November 8, '08) = Grizzly Redwood defeated Alex Payne.
- RoH Escalation (November 21, '08) = Redwood lost a "Four Corner Survival" Match to Go Shiozaki. Sami Callahan and Rhett Titus were the other participants.
- RoH Rising Above '08 (November 22) = In a dark match, Redwood & Aaron Scott fell to the Phoenix Twins.
- RoH Wrestling At The Gateway (December 5, '08) = Redwood & Bushwhacker Luke were beaten by Sal Rinauro & Rhett Titus.
- RoH Southern Hostility (December 6, '08) = Redwood & Bushwhacker Luke took down Irish Airborne.
- CHIKARA Face With A View (December 12, '08) = Redwood won the "Super Fun Times Over-The-Top, Elimination Style, No-Holds-Barred, Masked-Dudes-Welcome, Battle Royal of Doom (And Honor)" Match.
- CHIKARA Duel And Duality (December 14, '08) = Redwood fell to Hallowicked.
- RoH Full Circle (January 16, '09) = In a dark match, Redwood defeated Ninja Pink.
- RoH Injustice II (January 17, '09) = Redwood fought to a No-Contest with Chris Escobar.
- CHIKARA Revelation X (January 25, '09) = The Roughnecks (Redwood & Brodie Lee) lost to Frightmare & Hallowicked.
- RoH Motor City Madness '09 (January 30) = In a dark match, Redwood & Alex Ridge fought to a No-Contest with the Irish Airborne.
- RoH Caged Collision (January 31, '09) = Redwood beat Rhett Titus.
- RoH Eliminating The Competition (February 27) = In a dark match, Redwood took down Ernie Osiris.
- CHIKARA If The Airplane Is Snowed In, Put Your Bloody Skis On And Get Going! (February 20, '09) = Redwood took down Create-A-Wrestler.
- CHIKARA Motive, Means, Opportunity (February 21, '09) = The Roughnecks (Redwood, Eddie Kingston, & Brodie Lee) defeated Sami Callihan & The Order of the Neo-Solar Temple (UltraMantis Black & Crossbones).
- CHIKARA King of Trios Tournament '09, Night One (March 27) = The Roughnecks (Redwood, Eddie Kingston, & Brodie Lee) lost in the opening round of the King of Trios '09 Tournament to Team Uppercut (Claudio Castagnoli, Bryan Danielson, & Dave Taylor). F.I.S.T. (Gran Akuma, Chuck Taylor, & Icarus) won the tournament.
- CHIKARA King of Trios Tournament '09, Night Three (March 29) = In a non-tournament match, The Roughnecks (Redwood & Brodie Lee) competed in a "Tag-Team Gauntlet" Match, which was won by Mike Quackenbush & Jigsaw.
- RoH Supercard of Honor IV (April 3, '09) = In a dark match, Redwood & Bushwhacker Luke won over Andy Dalton & Don Juan.
- RoH Take No Prisoners '09 (April 4) = In a dark match, Redwood fell to Ernie Osiris.
- RoH The Hunt Begins (April 17, '09) = In a dark match, Redwood fought to a Draw with Alex Payne.
- RoH A Cut Above (April 24, '09) = Redwood was beaten by Jimmy Rave.
- RoH The Homecoming II (April 25, '09) = In a dark match, Redwood took down Andy Ridge.
- CHIKARA The Bobliographon (April 26, '09) = The Roughnecks (Redwood, Eddie Kingston, & Brodie Lee) fell to Incoherence (Delirious, Frightmare, & Hallowicked).
- RoH Never Say Die (May 8, '09) = In a dark match, Redwood defeated Ernie Osiris.
- RoH Validation (May 9, '09) = Redwood & Alex Payne fell to Kenny King & Rhett Titus.
- CHIKARA Aniversario Yin (May 23, '09) = Redwood took down Hydra.
- CHIKARA Aniversario Yang (May 24, '09) = The Roughnecks (Redwood & Brodie Lee) beat Los Ice Creams.
- RoH Contention (June 12, '09) = Redwood, Colt Cabana, & Necro Butcher beat the Embassy (Claudio Castagnoli, Ernie Osiris, & Jimmy Rave).
- RoH Violent Tendancies (June 26, '09) = Redwood won over Silas Young.
- RoH Death Before Dishonor VII, Night 1 (July 24, '09) = Redwood, Brent Albright, Colt Cabana, & Necro Butcher lost an "Elimination" Match to the Embassy (Claudio Castagnoli, Jimmy Rave, Joey Ryan, & Bison Smith).
- CHIKARA Never Kneel At The Altar Of Conformity (Super No Vacancy) (July 31, '09) = The Roughnecks (Redwood & Brodie Lee) defeated Up In Smoke.
- CHIKARA Young Lions Cup VII, Night Two (August 15, '09) = Redwood beat El Leonino, then lost a "Six-Way Elimination" Match to eventual winner Player Dos in the Young Lions Cup Tournament. Soldier Ant, Ryan Cruz, Trik Davis, and Vokoder were the other participants.
- CHIKARA Young Lions Cup VII, Night Three (August 16, '09) = The Roughnecks (Redwood & Brodie Lee) defeated The North Star Express.
- CHIKARA Man Makes Plans, And God Laughs (September 12, '09) = Redwood lost, via DQ, to Steven Weiner.
- CHIKARA Hiding In Plain Sight (September 13, '09) = The Roughnecks (Redwood & Eddie Kingston) fell to The Order of the Neo-Solar Temple (UltraMantis Black & Delirious).
- RoH The Final Countdown: Dayton (September 18, '09) = Redwood won, via DQ, over Jimmy Rave.
- RoH The Final Countdown: Chicago (September 19, '09) = Redwood lost a "Six Man Mayhem" Match to Rasche Brown. Alex O'Reilly, Alex Payne, Sal Rinauro, and Silas Young were the other participants.
- RoH Glory By Honor VIII (September 26, '09) = Redwood lost a "Four Corner Survival" Match to Roderick Strong. Sonjay Dutt and Delirious were the other participants.
- RoH Clash of the Contenders (October 9, '09) = In a dark match, Redwood defeated Tony Kozina.
- RoH Survival of the Fittest '09 (October 10) = In a dark match, Redwood took down Black Diamond Kliffhanger.
- CHIKARA An Optimistic View Of a Pessimistic World (October 17, '09) = The Roughnecks (Redwood & Brodie Lee) lost to the CHIKARA Campeonatos de Parejas Champions, The Colony (Fire Ant & Soldier Ant).
- CHIKARA Cibernetico Increible (October 18, '09) = The Roughnecks (Redwood & Brodie Lee) were beaten by The Osirian Portal.
- RoH Boiling Point (November 7, '09) = Redwood, Tyler Black, & Colt Cabana won over Austin Aries, Kenny King, & Rhett Titus.
- RoH The Omega Effect (November 14, '09) = Redwood lost a "Pick 6 Series Four Corner Survival" Match to Colt Cabana. Claudio Castagnoli and Delirious were the other participants.
- RoH Reverse The Curse (December 5, '09) = In a dark match, Redwood & Pelle Primeau beat Bobby Dempsey & Alex Payne.
- RoH Eye of the Storm 2 (December 18, '09) = Redwood defeated Sonjay Dutt.
- CHIKARA A Touch Of Class (January 31, '10) = Redwood, Pelle Primeau, & Andy Ridge fell to The Order of the Neo-Solar Temple (UltraMantis Black, Crossbones, & Delirious).
- CHIKARA King of Trios '10, Night Two (April 24) = In a non-tournament match, Redwood was beaten by Brodie Lee.
- RoH Supercard of Honor V (May 8, '10) = Redwood lost an "Open Challenge" Match to Erick Stevens.
- RoH Hate: Chapter II (July 23, '10) = Redwood won, via DQ, over Erick Stevens.
- RoH Salvation (July 24, '10) = Redwood & Rasche Brown lost a "Tag Wars 2010 Opening Round" Match to Necro Butcher & Erick Stevens.
- CHIKARA Young Lions Cup VIII, Night One (August 27, '10) = In a non-tournament match, Redwood was beaten by Tursas.
- RoH Tag Wars 2010 (August 28) = Redwood fell to Necro Butcher.
- CHIKARA Young Lions Cup VIII, Night Three (August 29, '10) = In a non-tournament match, Redwood competed in "The Countdown Showdown", which was won by Johnny Gargano.
- RoH Fade To Black (September 10, '10) = Redwood defeated Bob Evans.
- RoH Glory By Honor IX (September 11, '10) = Redwood & Balls Mahoney were beaten by the Embassy (Necro Butcher & Erick Stevens).
- CHIKARA Terror In The Neighborhood (October 24, '10) = Redwood defeated Dasher Hatfield.
- RoH Survival of the Fittest '10 (November 12) = Redwood lost in the qualifying round of the SOTF Tournament to Claudio Castagnoli. Eddie Edwards won the tournament.
- RoH Fate Of An Angel II (November 13) = Redwood & Bobby Dempsey defeated The House of Truth (Zach Gowen & Michael Elgin).
- FIP Jeff Peterson Memorial Cup '10, Night One (December 4) = Redwood lost in the first round to Rich Swann. Sami Callihan went on to win the tournament.
- FIP Jeff Peterson Memorial Cup '10, Night Two (December 5) = In a non-tournament match, Redwood, Brad Allen, Lince Dorado, & A.R. Fox were beaten by Chris Dickinson, Chris Gray, Jake Manning, & Scott Reed.
- CHIKARA Reality Is Relative (December 12, '10) = The Roughnecks (Redwood & Brodie Lee) fell to The Throwbacks.
- RoH Tag Title Classic II (December 17, '10) = Redwood lost a "Four Corner Survival" Match to El Generico. Ricky Reyes and Rhett Titus were the other participants.
- RoH Champions vs. All Stars (January 14, '11) = Redwood & Andy Ridge defeated The Bravado Brothers.
- RoH Only The Strong Survive (January 15, '11) = Redwood fell to Colt Cabana.
- CHIKARA Chaos In The Sea Of Lost Souls (January 23, '11) = The Roughnecks (Redwood & Brodie Lee) defeated The Throwbacks.
- RoH World's Greatest (February 25, '11) = Redwood & Steve Corino were beaten by The Bravado Brothers.
- RoH 9th Anniversary Show (February 26, '11) = Redwood lost a "Four Corner Survival" Match to Mike Bennett. Steve Corino and Kyle O'Reilly were the other participants.
- CHIKARA Operation Big Freeze (March 12, '11) = The Roughnecks (Redwood & Brodie Lee) & The UnStable (Vin Gerard & STIGMA) fell to 3.0 & The Throwbacks.
- CHIKARA Creatures From The Tar Swamp (March 13, '11) = The Roughnecks (Redwood & Brodie Lee) lost to The Throwbacks.
- RoH Defy Or Deny (March 18, '11) = Redwood & Steve Corino fell to The All Night Express.
- RoH Manhattan Mayhem IV (March 19, '11) = Redwood lost to Tommaso Ciampa.
- CHIKARA King of Trios '11, Night Three (April 17) = In a non-tournament match, The Roughnecks (Redwood & Brodie Lee) competed in a "Tag-Team Gauntlet" Match, which was won by Daisuke Harada & Atsushi Kotoge.
- RoH Revolution: USA (May 6, '11) = Redwood was beaten by Mike Bennett.
- RoH Revolution: Canada (May 7, '11) = Redwood lost a "Double Danger Scramble" Match to Michael Elgin. Tommaso Ciampa, Adam Cole, Andy Ridge, and Rhett Titus were the other participants.
- CHIKARA Engulfed In A Fever Of Spite (May 14, '11) = Redwood fell to Daizee Haze.
- CHIKARA Aniversario: The Legendary Super Powers Show (May 22, '11) = Redwood took down Hieracon.
- CHIKARA Maiden Flight Of The Great Condor (October 30, '11) = The Roughnecks (Redwood & Brodie Lee) lost a "Tag-Team Elimination" Match to The Colony (Fire Ant & Soldier Ant). 3.0 and The Batiri (Kobald & Obariyon) were the other participants.
- RoH Gateway To Honor (November 6, '11) = Redwood fell to Michael Elgin.
- CHIKARA Cibernetico: The Animated Series (November 12, '11) = Redwood defeated Jigsaw.
- RoH Glory By Honor X (November 19, '11) = Redwood lost a "Four Corner Survival" Match to Michael Elgin. Mike Bennett and Adam Cole were the other participants.
- RoH Southern Defiance (December 3, '11) = Redwood competed in a "20-Man Honor Rumble", which was won by Jay Lethal.
- RoH The Homecoming '12 (January 20) = Redwood lost a "Four Corner Survival" Match to Tommaso Ciampa. Mike Bennett and Andy Ridge were the other participants.
- RoH Underground (January 21, '12) = Redwood was beaten by Mike Bennett.
- RoH WAR (March 30, '13) = Redwood & Mike Mondo fell to S.C.U.M. (Jimmy Jacobs & Jimmy Rave).

Title Summary:
- RoH Top of Class Trophy (8/24/2007 - 11/02/2007)

PWI Achievement Awards: (0 wins, 0 1st RUs, 0 2nd RUs, 0 3rd RUs)
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