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Meet Nigerian-American Wrestler Who Is The New Intercontinental Champion

Sesugh Uhaa was born on 22 August 1987, he is a Nigerian - American-born wrestler currently signed into WWE and is the current WWE Intercontinental Champion under the ring name Apollo Crews.

He started his career in 2009, working under the ring name Uhaa Nation, and achieved a breakthrough in 2011, when he was signed up for the promotion Dragon Gate USA, which also led him to work for Dragon Gate on his first trip to Japan. Uhaa is known as a high flyer as well as a power wrestler, standing at 6 ft 1 in (1,85 m) and weighing 240 lb (110 kg).

In 2015, he signed with WWE and became a member of the NXT brand where his present ring name was given. After winning the United States Championship in 2020 and the Intercontinental Championship at WrestleMania 37, he became the WWE main roster promoted in April 2016.

Uhaa quickly got a job after graduating from college to pay his vocational training. In his World Wrestling Alliance 4 (WWA4) training school in Atlanta he began training at the age of 21 under Mr. Hughes. After making its debut as an Uhaa Nation on 17 August 2009, he spent a year working primarily for small promotions on the Georgian Independent Circuit but also visited Houston, the Pro Wrestling Alliance (PWA) and the City of Phenix, Alabama's AR Fox fellow trainee.He become the new intercontinental champion after defeating Ettore “Big E” Ewen

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