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Wrestler: Antonio Thomas
Real Name: Tom Matera
Birthday: 1981
Hometown: Springfield, Massachusetts
Marital Status:
Height & Weight: 6'1" - 235 lbs
Trained by: Killer Kowalski's School
Kevin Landry
Steve Bradley
OVW Training
Debut: 2001
Previous Gimmicks: Promise Thomas (Indys)
The Promise (Indys)
Antonio (WWE/OVW)
Finishing Move: Double STO (with Romeo Roselli)
The Promise Land
Favorite Moves: The Last Rites
Notable Feuds: William Regal
Tajiri
Viscera
The SuperHeros

  • WFA Heavyweight title ();
  • NECW Tag Team titles w/Chad Storm ();
  • CSWF Tag Team titles ();
  • GMW Tag Team titles ();
  • EWA Heavyweight title ();
  • EWA New England Heavyweight title ();
  • EWA Tag Team Champion w/Johnny Heartbreaker defeating Cueball & Nick McKenna (January 23, 2004);


  • In The Beginning:
  • Tom Matera began training along with long time friend John Roselli (Romeo Roselli) and formed a tag team called The Heartbreakers..
  • January 23, 2004: Antonio Thomas & Johnny Heartbreaker defeated Cueball & Nick McKenna for the EWA Tag Team titles..

    Ohio Valley Wrestling - The Heartbreakers (Romeo Roselli & Antonio Thomas):
  • July 2004: Tom Matera officially signed a WWE developmental deal and is sent to Ohio Valley Wrestling..
  • November 12, 2004 - OVW: Seth Skyfire & Mac Johnson & The Thrill Seekers beat The Heartbreakers & Mike Mondo & Da Beast..
  • January 27, 2005 - OVW: Matt Morgan & Kevin Fertig defeated The Thrill Seekers and The Heartbreakers in a 3-WAY..
  • February 9, 2005 - OVW: The Thrill Seekers defeated The Heartbreakers..
  • February 14, 2005 - WWE HEAT: The Hurricane & Rosey defeated The Heartbreakers (Romeo & Antonio)..
  • February 16, 2005: John Roselli officially signed a WWE developmental deal and continued to work in OVW!
  • March 16, 2005 - OVW: MNM & The Blond Bombers defeated The Thrill Seakers & The Heartbreakers..

    World Wrestling Entertainment - The Heart Throbs:
  • The Heart Throbs are billed as popular with the ladies but is more of a take on Billy and Chuck...
  • April 18, 2005 - RAW: William Regal & Tajiri defeated The Heart Throbs (Antonio & Romeo) on a NON TITLE match..
  • ~~~After the match, Romeo & Antonio attacked William Regal and laid out Tajiri with with a Double STO maneuver!
  • April 25, 2005 - RAW: The Heart Throbs (Romeo Roselli & Antonio Thomas) defeated Eric Schwarz & Domino (HEAT)..
  • May 1, 2005 - Backlash: The Heart Throbs participated in a Gauntlet Match for Regal & Tajiri's Tag Team titles..
  • ~~~Regal/Tajiri b Romeo/Antonio, Regal/Tajiri b Dean/Maven, La Resistance b Regal/Tajiri, SuperHeros b La Resistance!
  • May 2, 2005 - RAW: The Heart Throbs (Antonio & Romeo) defeated William Regal & Tajiri in a match taped for HEAT..
  • May 9, 2005 - RAW: William Regal w/Tajiri defeated Antonio Thomas w/Romeo Roselli by DQ in a match taped for HEAT..
  • May 23, 2005 - RAW: The Heart Throbs defeated William Regal & Tajiri in a Texas Tornado match taped for HEAT..
  • May 30, 2005 - RAW: The SuperHeros w/Stacy Keibler defeated The Heart Throbs to retain the Tag Team titles..
  • June 6, 2005 - RAW: The Heart Throbs & Victoria defeated The Hurricane & Rosey & Christy Hemme by Disqualification..
  • ~~~Christy Hemme was tagged in and got her hands on Victoria and went nuts choking her until the referee Disqualified her!
  • June 13, 2005 - RAW: The SuperHeros w/Stacy Keibler defeated The Heart Throbs to retain the Tag Team titles on HEAT..
  • June 26, 2005 - Vengeance: The SuperHeros w/Stacy defeated The Heart Throbs to retain the World Tag Team titles..
  • July 4, 2005 - RAW: Viscera beat the Heart Throbs by DQ when they crotched him on the ringpost in support of Lillian Garcia..
  • July 11, 2005 - RAW: The Hurricane & Rosey & Viscera defeated The Heart Throbs & Tyson Tomko in a match taped for HEAT..
  • July 18, 2005 - RAW: The SuperHeros defeated The Heart Throbs (Romeo & Antonio) to retain the Tag Team titles (taped for HEAT)..
  • July 25, 2005 - RAW: Viscera & Cloacus (midget) defeated Heart Throb Antonio & Pocket Rocket (midget) w/Romeo..
  • August 8, 2005 - RAW: The Heart Throbs (Antonio & Romeo & Victoria) defeated The Hurricane & Rosey & Super Stacy..
  • August 15, 2005 - RAW: The Big Show defeated The Heart Throbs (Antonio & Romeo) in a Handicap match..
  • August 29, 2005 - RAW: Val Venis & Viscera defeated The Heart Throbs (Antonio & Romeo) in a match taped for HEAT..
  • September 5, 2005 - RAW: V-squared (Viscera & Val Venis) defeated The Heart Throbs (Antonio & Romeo)..
  • September 7, 2005--OVW TV Taping: The Blonde Bombers defeated The Heart Throbs to retain the Tag Team titles..
  • September 19, 2005 - RAW: Eugene & Tajiri defeated The Heart Throbs (Antonio & Romeo) in a match taped for HEAT..
  • September 26, 2005 - RAW: The Heart Throbs (Antonio & Romeo) defeated The SuperHeros (Hurricane & Rosey) taped for HEAT..
  • October 1, 2005--OVW Katrina Benefit: The Heartbreakers (Romeo/Antonio) beat MNM (Mercury/Nitro) in a RAW vs SD! match..
  • October 5, 2005--OVW TV Taping: The Heart Throbs (Antonio & Romeo) defeated The Highlanders (Rory & Robby McAllister)..
  • October 10, 2005 - RAW: Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch beat The SuperHeros and The Heart Throbs in a 3-WAY (HEAT)..
  • October 31, 2005 - RAW: The Big Show & Kane (apparantly fine) demolished The Heart Throbs in a Texas Tornado match..
  • November 7, 2005 - RAW: Kerwin White & Nick Nemeth defeated The Heart Throbs (Antonio & Romeo) in a match taped for HEAT..
  • December 3, 2005--Ohio Valley Wrestling: The Heartbreakers (Antonio & Romeo) defeated The Highlanders..
  • December 5, 2005 - RAW: Kane & Big Show beat Venis & Viscera and Snitsky & Tomko and The Heart Throbs in a 4-WAY..
  • December 12, 2005 - RAW: Gene Snitsky & Tyson Tomko defeated The Heart Throbs in a match taped for HEAT..
  • December 26, 2005 - RAW: Kane defeated The Heart Throbs in a Beat The Clock match in an astonishing 28 seconds!
  • January 9, 2006 - RAW: Tyson Tomko defeated Heart Throb Antonio in a match taped for HEAT..
  • January 14, 2006--Ohio Valley Wrestling: The Heart Throbs (Antonio & Romeo) defeated The Highlanders (Robbie & Rory)..
  • January 16, 2006 - RAW: Trevor Murdoch defeated Heart Throb Antonio in a Royal Rumble Qualifying match on HEAT..
  • February 6, 2006 - RAW: Val Venis & Viscera beat Snitsky & Tomko and The Heart Throbs in a #1 Contenders match (HEAT)..
  • February 10, 2006: The Heart Throbs (Antonio & Romeo) were both released from World Wrestling Entertainment..

    Independent Circuit:
  • April 15, 2006--Big Time Wrestling: Jay Lethal defeated Xavier and Antonio Thomas and EC Negro in a 4-WAY...
  • May 6, 2006--TNT Pro Wrestling: The West Hollywood Blondes (Lenny & Lodi) defeated The Heart Throbs (Romeo & Antonio)..
  • May 18, 2006--All Out Mayhem: Romeo Roselli vs Antonio Thomas ended in a No Contest in a Battle of Heart Throbs...
  • May 19, 2006--New England Championship Wrestling: Antonio "The Promise" Thomas defeated "Straight Edge" Brian Fury..
  • June 10, 2006--New England Championship Wrestling: Jason Blade defeated Antonio "The Promise" Thomas....
  • June 2, 2006--Northeast Wrestling: The Heart Throbs w/Talia beat Sex & Violence (Jeff Starr & Dave Danger) ..
  • June 3, 2006--Children's Benefit: The Heart Throbs defeated Rob Eckos & Damian Adams in Toms River, NJ
  • June 16, 2006--Wrestling Federation of America: Antonio Thomas defeated Romeo Roselli in Ludlow, MA
  • June 17, 2006--Connecticut Championship Wrestling: Romeo Roselli beat Antonio Thomas when referee Talia gave a fast count
  • June 23, 2006--New England Championship Wrestling: Antonio Thomas defeated Jose Perez in the first round of the Iron 8..
  • ~~~ Eddie Edwards defeated Antonio Thomas and John Walters and Jason Blade in a 4-WAY to win the Iron 8 Tournament !
  • June 24, 2006--Ultimate Ring Wars: Romeo Roselli vs Antonio Thomas ended in a DRAW in Somerset, MA
  • July 7, 2006--TNA House Show: The Naturals (Douglas/Stevens) defeated The Heart Throbs (Romeo Roselli & Antonio Thomas)..
  • July 8, 2006--MXW: Romeo Roselli & Xavier defeated Antonio Thomas & Jason Blade....
  • July 14, 2006--Big Time Wrestling: Xavier defeated Jay Lethal and E.C. Negro and Antonio Thomas in a 4-WAY...
  • July 15, 2006--New England Championship Wrestling: Antonio Thomas defeated D.C. Dillinger w/Sean Gorman by DQ.....
  • July 28, 2006--NECW: DC Dillinger defeated Antonio Thomas by reverse decision DQ to retain the NECW Heavyweight title!
  • August 5, 2006--National Wrestling Superstars: The Heart Throbs defeated Team Supreme (Corvis Fear & Nicky Oceans)..
  • August 19, 2006--NECW: Jason Blade defeated John Walters and Antonio Thomas and Eddie Edwards in a 4-WAY Elimination match
  • August 20, 2006--Next Era Wrestling: The Next Era DareDevils defeated The Heart Throbs (Antonio & Romeo) by DQ..
  • September 8, 2006--Chaotic Wrestling: Handsome Johnny defeated "The Promise" Antonio Thomas...
  • September 23, 2006--Powerhouse Wrestling: The Heart Throbs defeated Men Of Business (Jimmy Jact Cash & Danny Jaxx)..
  • September 29, 2006--Chaotic Wrestling: "Straight Edge" Brian Fury defeated "The Promise" Antonio Thomas..
  • October 7, 2006--ABC Wrestling: "The Promise" Antonio Thomas defeated Danny Demanto....
  • October 14, 2006--Defiant Pro Wrestling: Antonio Thomas defeated Dr. Reginald Heresey w/Nurse Kiki Van Dyke..
  • October 21, 2006--Eastern Wrestling Alliance: Antonio Thomas vs Brian Black ended in a No Contest..
  • November 10, 2006--MXW: Antonio Thomas defeated Claudio Castagnoli in Albany, New York..
  • November 12, 2006--MXW: Antonio "The Promise" Thomas defeated Slyck Wagner Brown in Waterbury, Connecticut ....
  • November 25, 2006--NWA New England: Antonio Thomas defeated Luke Robinson in Saugus, Massachusetts ..
  • December 1, 2006--Big Time Wrestling: Antonio Thomas defeated Kristian Frost and Luis Ortiz and Azriael in a 4-WAY
  • December 2, 2006--USWF: John Walters defeated Antonio Thomas in a 2/3 Falls match in Malden, Massachusetts..
  • December 9, 2006--Northeast Wrestling: Josh Daniels defeated Antonio "The Promis" Thomas
  • December 10, 2006--NECW/WWW: Vik Delicious & Tina Marina w/Hale Collins defeated Antonio Thomas & Alere Little Feather
  • January 13, 2007--Full Impact Pro: The Heartbreak Express & Pelle Primeau beat Shiima Xion & The Heart Throbs
  • January 16, 2007--American Combat Wrestling: Dogmatika (Sideshow & Dany Only) defeated The Heart Throbs by DQ
  • January 27, 2007-Powerhouse Wrestling: The Heart Throbs defeated Slyck Wagner Brown & Osirus in Massachusetts ..
  • January 29, 2007--TNA: The Riggs Brothers beat The Heart Breakers (Antonio Thomas & Romeo Rosselli) in a dark match..
  • February 24, 2007--Eastern Pro Wrestling: Antonio "The Promis" Thomas defeated Kevin Landry....
  • February 25, 2007--Big Time Wrestling: The Heart Throbs defeated Kevin Landry & Slyck Wagner Brown
  • March 2, 2007--Big Time Wrestling: Jay Lethal defeated Antonio Thomas to retain the BTW Heavyweight title..
  • March 3, 2007--Big Time Wrestling: The Heart Throbs defeated Sex & Violence (Jeff Starr & Dave Danger)..

    Total Nonstop Action (The Heartbreakers) + Independent Circuit :
  • March 11, 2007 - TNA Destination-X: Voodoo Kin Mafia defeated Christy Hemme's Team (The Heartbreakers [Antonio & Romeo])..