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[Chad Collyer Gallery]
Wrestler: Chad Collyer
Real Name: Chad Collyer
Birthday: December 12, 1974 (Liberty, Indiana)
Hometown: Libery, Indiana, USA
Marital Status: Single
Education: Bachelor of Science degree (Manchester College)
Height & Weight: 5'10" - 218 lbs
Trained by: Malenko Pro Wrestling School
Debut: December 6, 1997 vs Jet Jaguar
Previous Gimmicks: Metal Master (Michinoku Pro)
The Stealth (Michinoku Pro)
Chad Malenko (New Japan USA)
Finishing Move: The Texas Cloverleaf
Favorite Moves: Northern Lights Suplex
Butterfly Suplex
Release German Suplex
Side Figure Four Leg Lock
The Courtesy Flush
Notable Feuds: Shannon Moore (HWA)
Matt Styker (ROH)
Ace Steel (ROH)
Pepper Parks (HWA)
Official Website: http://www.chadcollyer.com/

  • NCAA National Finalist (2): 1995 at 150 lbs; 1997 at 158 lbs;
  • 1995 NCAA West Regional Champion at 150 lbs;
  • ICAC Conference Champion (3);
  • 1997 Jim Gratz Leadership Award Winner (Manchester College);
  • 1997 Spartan Desire Award (Manchester College);

  • HWA (Heartland Wrestling Association) Cruiserweight title defeating Shannon Moore ();
  • HWA (Heartland Wrestling Association) Television title ();
  • HWA (Heartland Wrestling Association) Heavyweight title defeating Race Steele ();
  • HWA (Heartland Wrestling Association) Heavyweight title ();
  • CAPW (Cleveland All-Pro Wrestling) Heavyweight title ();
  • NWA Middleweight title defeating The Great Sasuke;


  • In The Beginning:
  • Chad Collyer was trained by Dean Malenko at Malenko Pro Wrestling School..
  • December 6, 1997: Chad Collyer debuted in a match against Jet Jaquar at Kahuna's Bar and Grill in St. Petersburg, Florida..
  • Chad Collyer was a finalist in the ECWA Super 8 Tournament 2000..

    Heartland Wrestling Association:
  • September 23, 2000 - WWF Jakked: Perry Saturn defeated Chad Collyer..
  • January 20, 2001 - WWF Jakked: Perry Saturn defeated Chad Collyer..
  • January 26, 2001: Chad Collyer defeated Race Steele to win the HWA Heavyweight title..
  • February 3, 2001 - WWF Jakked: Too Cool defeated Essa Rios and Chad Collyer..
  • February 13, 2002: Chad Callyer defeated Shannon Moore to win the HWA Cruiserweight title..

    WWE Developmental Contract:
  • April 5, 2002: Chad Collyer signed a 3 year developmental deal with the World Wrestling Federation..
  • April 8, 2002: Chad Collyer reports to the HWA camp in Cincinnati for WWF developmental training..
  • ~~~Chad Collyer and Shannon Moore engaged into a Best-of-Seven Series..
  • April 9, 2002 - HWA: Chad Collyer w/Helena Heavenly defeated Brian "Spanky" Kendrick..
  • May 4, 2002 - HWA Charity Benefit for the March of Dimes: Chad Collyer defeated Renee Dupre..
  • May 8, 2002 - HWA: Chad Collyer defeated Brian "Spanky" Kendrick via submission..
  • June 9, 2003 - WWE RAW: Lance Cade defeated Chad Collier in a dark match..
  • July 2002: For some reason, the WWE has released Chad Collyer from his developmental contract..

    In The Meantime (Ring of Honor, TNA, WWE try-outs, Michinoku Pro & MLW):
  • September 2002: Chad Collyer will be leaving in mid-October for a two month tour with All-Star Promotions in England.
  • ~~~During the tour he'll make a quick stop to do the big Michinoku show on 11/8 in Tokyo working as Metal Master..
  • January 11, 2003 - Ring of Honor: Chad Collyer defeated Matt Stryker..
  • January 27, 2003 - RAW: Johnny Stamboli defeated Chad Collyer in a DARK match..
  • February 8, 2003 - Ring of Honor: EZ Money defeated Chad Collyer and Michael Shane and Colt Cabana in a 4-WAY..
  • April 12, 2003 - WWE Velocity: A-Train defeated Chad Collyer..
  • April 26, 2003 - Ring of Honor: Matt Stryker beat Michael Shane & Chad Collyer & Donovan Morgan & BJ Whitmer in a 5-WAY..
  • May 3, 2003--Heartland Wrestling Association: Chad Collyer defeated Matt Stryker to retain HWA title..
  • June 14, 2003 - WWE Velocity: Spanky defeated Chad Collyer..
  • June 28, 2003 - Ring of Honor: Chad Collyer defeated Matt Stryker in a "tap out" match..
  • July 20, 2003: Chad Collyer defeated Great Sasuke for the Tohoku Jr. Heavyweight title Tournament..
  • August 2003: Chad Collyer competed in the Michinoku Pro Masked League 2003 Tournament as "The Stealth"..
  • October 18, 2003 - TNA Xplosion: Chris Sabin defeated Chad Collyer..
  • November 12, 2003 - TNA: Sonjay Dutt defeated Chad Collyer to advance in the X-Division Invitational Tournament..
  • December 6, 2003 - WWE Velocity: Spanky & Paul London defeated Chris Kanyon & Chad Collyer..
  • Decemebr 7, 2003 - WWE Heat: The Hurricane & Rosey defeated Chad Collyer & ???..
  • December 7, 2003--Cleveland All-Pro Wrestling: Chad Collyer defeated Adam Cage to win the CAPW title..
  • December 19, 2004 - WWE Heat: Val Venis defeated Chad Collyer..
  • January 9, 2004 - MLW Reloaded #1: Chris Hero defeated Chad Collyer..
  • January 10, 2004 - MLW Reloaded #2: Low Ki defeated Chad Collyer..
  • January 18, 2004--Cleveland All-Pro Wrestling: Chad Collyer defeated Matt Stryker to retain the CAPW title..

    NWA: Total Nonstop Action & Ring of Honor:
  • January 28, 2004 - TNA: Hector Garza/Aguila/Juvi/Abismo Negra defeated Eric Young/Shark Boy/Chad Collyer/Matt Stryker..
  • January 29, 2004 - Ring of Honor: John Walters defeated Chad Collyer..
  • February 15, 2004--Cleveland All-Pro Wrestling: Chad Collyer defeated Raymond Rowe to retain the CAPW title..
  • March 21, 2004--CAPW: Raymond Rowe defeated Chad Collyer to capture the CAPW Heavyweight title.
  • April 18, 2004--CAPW: Jason Bane defeated Chad collyer to retain the Television title..
  • April 24, 2004 - Ring of Honor: Chad Collyer defeated John Walters..
  • June 12, 2004 - Ring of Honor: Hydro defeated Chad Collyer and Superstar Steve and Ray Gordy in a 4-Corners Survival..
  • June 16, 2004 - TNA: 3-Live Krew defeated Jeff Jarrett's Mercenaries (Chad Collyer, Hotstuff Hernandez & Onyx)..
  • July 2, 2004 - TNA: Hotstuff Hernandez & Chad Collyer & Onyx defeated Jerelle Clark & Lex Lovett & Mikey Batts (dark match)..
  • July 9, 2004 - TNA Impact: Hotstuff Hernandez & Chad Collyer & Onyx defeated 3 Live Krew (Killing/James/Konnan)..
  • July 11, 2004--Cleveland All-Pro Wrestling (11th Anniversary Show): Chad Collyer defeated M-Dogg 20..
  • July 14, 2004 - TNA: Ron Killings' Team defeated Jeff Jarrett's Team in a "10-Man Tag Team Guitar on a Poll" match..
  • ~~~Ron Killings' Team = Ron Killings & BG James & Konnan & Dusty Rhodes & Larry Zbyszko..
  • ~~~Jeff Jarrett's Team = Jeff Jarrett & Ken Shamrock & Onyx & Chad Collyer & Hotstuff Hernandez..
  • July 16, 2004 - TNA Impact: Hotstuff Hernandez & Collyer & Onyx beat Jerrelle Clark & Mikey Batts & Antonio Banks (dark match)..
  • July 23, 2004 - TNA Impact: Hotstuff Hernandez & Chad Collyer & Onyx beat Rod Steele & Bruce Steele & Lex Lovett (dark match)..
  • July 23, 2004 - Ring of Honor: Chad Collyer defeated Danny Daniels with the Texas Cloverleaf finisher..
  • July 24, 2004 - Ring of Honor: Rocky Romero (w/Julius Smokes & Low Ki & Homicide) defeated Chad Collyer by submission..
  • July 30, 2004 - TNA Impact: America's Most Wanted defeated Hotstuff Hernandez & Chad Collyer w/Onyx in a DARK match..

    Ring of Honor & IWA Mid-South & Others....:
  • July 31, 2004--IWA Mid South: Brad Bradley & Ryan Boz defeated Nigel McGuiness & Chad Collyer to retain IWA tag titles..
  • August 8, 2004--Cleveland All-Pro Wrestling (August Onslaught): Chad Collyer defeated Julio Dinero..
  • August 21, 2004--IWA Mid South: Nigel McGuiness & Chad Collyer defeated B.J. Whitmer & Danny Daniels..
  • September 5, 2004--Cleveland All-Pro Wrestling (September Slaughter): Chad Collyer defeated Chris Hero..
  • September 11, 2004--Wrestle and Respect: Chad Collyer & Dusty Dillinger & Buff Bagwell b Producer & Ryan Boz & Dean Jablonski..
  • October 8, 2004--NWA Bluegrass: Chance Prophet won three-way over Chad Collyer and Eric Darkstorm..
  • October 14, 2004--Georgia Championship Wrestling: Chad Collyer defeated John Bogie by the referee's decision due to an injury..
  • October 15, 2004 - Ring of Honor: Chad Collyer defeated Jay Lethal..
  • October 16, 2004 - ROH: Team Steamboat (Nigel McGuinness & Chad Collyer) defeated Team Foley (Dan Maff & BJ Whitmer)..
  • October 20, 2004--IWA Mid South: Chad Collyer defeated Danny Daniels..
  • October 21, 2004--IWA Mid South: Nigel McGuiness beat Chad Collyer | Ace Steel & Collyer beat McGuiness & Roderick Strong..
  • October 22, 2004--IWA Mid South: Chad Collyer won three-way over Blackjack Marciano and J.C. Bailey..
  • November 3, 2004--CAPW: Chad Collyer defeated Jason Turner..
  • November 5, 2004 - Ring of Honor: Low Ki defeated Chad Collyer after faking a leg injury and kicking Collyer with a stiff shot!
  • November 6, 2004 - Ring of Honor: Nigel McGuinness vs Chad Collyer ended in a 15-minute time limit draw..
  • December 4, 2004 - Ring of Honor: The Havana Pitbulls defeated Nigel McGuinness & Chad Collyer to retain the Tag Team titles..
  • December 5, 2004--CAPW: "The Aerial Icon" Justin Idol defeated Chad Collyer..
  • December 13, 2004 - RAW: Val Venis defeated Chad Collyer in a match taped for HEAT..
  • December 16, 2004 - Smackdown!: Nunzio defeated Chad Collyer in a match taped for Velocity..

    2005: Ring of Honor & Others....:
  • January 15, 2005--IWA Mid South: Petey Williams defeated Chad Collyer..
  • February 14, 2005--Premiere Promotions: Chad Collyer vs Doug Williams ended in a six round DRAW..
  • April 23, 2005--Xtreme 8 Tournament: The Indy Kid defeated Chad Collyer in the first round of the Tournament..
  • May 1, 2005--Cleveland All-Pro Wrestling (May Meltdown): Chad Collyer defeated C.M. Punk..
  • May 13, 2005 - Ring of Honor: Colt Cabana & Doug Williams defeated Nigel McGuiness & Chad Collyer..
  • May 14, 2005 - Ring of Honor: Chad Collyer defeated Jimmy Jacobs with the Texas Cloverleaf submission..
  • June 4, 2005 - Ring of Honor: Nigel McGuiness & Chad Collyer defeated Second City Saints (CM Punk & Colt Cabana)..
  • June 5, 2005 - Cleveland All-Pro Wrestling: Chris Hamrick defeated Chad Collyer to retain the Unified Heavyweight title..
  • June 18, 2005--IWA Mid South: Arik Cannon defeated Chad Collyer..
  • June 26, 2005--Warrior-1-Wrestling: Chad Collyer & Puma defeated Tyson Dux & El Tornado
  • July 9, 2005--IWA Mid South: Chad Collyer defeated Delirious..
  • July 26, 2005--Buckeye Pro Wrestling: Nigel McGuiness defeated Chad Collyer..
  • August 2, 2005--Eastern Indiana Pro Wrestling: Chad Collyer defeated Indiana Kidd Jr..
  • August 12, 2005 - ROH: BJ Whitmer & Jimmy Jacobs defeated Nigel McGuinness & Chad Collyer to retain the Tag Team titles..
  • August 13, 2005 - Ring of Honor: Chad Collyer defeated Ace Steel in a bloody match by Texas Cloverleaf Submission..
  • August 26, 2005--International Wrestling Cartel: Glenn Spectre defeated Chad Collyer..
  • August 27, 2005 - Ring of Honor: Chad Collyer defeated Kevin Steen and Jimmy Jacobs and Davey Andrews in a 4-WAY..
  • November 4, 2005 - Ring of Honor: Generation Next (Roderick Strong & Jack Evans) defeated Sal Rinauro & Chad Collyer..
  • November 5, 2005 - Ring of Honor: Ace Steel & Delirious defeated Chad Collyer & Nigel McGuiness..
  • January 13, 2006--IWF: Nigel McGuiness defeated Chad Collyer in Detroit, Michigan...
  • January 27, 2006 - ROH: Claudio Castagnoli defeated Chad Collyer with help from Ace Steel..
  • January 28, 2006 - ROH: Claudio Castagnoli & Ace Steel defeated Nigel McGuinness & Chad Collyer..
  • February 25, 2006--Central Wrestling Federation: Shawn Cook defeated Chad Collyer..
  • February 28, 2006--HWA Adrenaline TV Taping: Pepper Parks defeated Chad Collyer to retain the HWA Heavyweight Title..
  • March 7, 2006--HWA Adrenaline National TV Taping: Chad Collyer defeated Crazy J..
  • March 10, 2006--Insane Wrestling Federation: Chad Collyer defeated Whiplash...
  • March 12, 2006--Cleveland All-Pro Wrestling: Adam Cage defeated Chad Collyer to retain the Unified title..
  • March 19, 2006--HWA CyberClash Pay-Per-View: Chad Collyer defeated Nigel McGuiness..
  • March 30, 2006 - ROH: Ricky Reyes defeated Chad Collyer by Submission..
  • March 31, 2006 - ROH: Ace Steel defeated Chad Collyer in a First Blood match..
  • April 1, 2006 - ROH: Claudio Castagnoli defeated Chad Collyer in a dark match...
  • April 8, 2006--MWWC: B.J. Whitmer defeated Chad Collyer....
  • April 29, 2006 - Ring of Honor: Chad Collyer defeated Rhett Titus in a dark match..

    European Vacation:
  • Summer 2006: Chad Collyer spent the Summer living in the UK and working for various European wrestling promotions..
  • May 8, 2006--Fighting Spirit Federation: Ares defeated Chad Collyer to retain the FSF title..
  • May 12, 2006--3 Count Wrestling: Darkside defeated Chad Collyer..
  • May 21, 2006--Irish Whip Wrestling: Chad Collyer won Battle Royal..
  • May 26, 2006--1 Pro Wrestling: Darren Burridge & Colt Cabana beat Ricky Reyes & Chad Collyer in a Quarter-Final Tournament match.
  • May 27, 2006--1 Pro Wrestling (Day Show): Andy Boy Simmons defeated Chad Collyer...
  • May 27, 2006--1 Pro Wrestling (Night Show): Chad Collyer vs Ricky Reyes ended in a Double Countout....
  • June 4, 2006--Fighting Spirit Federation: Chad Collyer defeated Nigel McGuinness in an ROH Talent match..
  • July 14, 2006--Italian Championship Wrestling: Chad Collyer was on the winning team in an 8-MAN Tag Team match..

    Back in the United States:
  • August 12, 2006 - ROH in England: Robbie Brookside defeated Chad Collyer to retain the FWA Heavyweight title..
  • August 13, 2006 - ROH: Colt Cabana & Nigel McGuiness & Robbie Brookside beat Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli & Chad Collyer..
  • October 10, 2006--Heartland Wrestling Association: Pepper Parks & Dick Rick defeated Tack & Chad Collyer..
  • October 20, 2006--Heartland Wrestling Association: Chad Collyer beat Pepper Parks to retain the HWA Heavyweight Title
  • November 25, 2006--AAW: Trik Davis defeated Chad Collyer in Berwyn, Illinois...
  • October 21, 2006--Heartland Wrestling Association: Chad Collyer defeated Jake Crist to retain the HWA Heavyweight Title
  • November 4, 2006--Heartland Wrestling Association: Chad Collyer defeated Dick Rick to retain the HWA Heavyweight Title
  • ~~~This forces Dick Rick out of the HWA after botched interference from Cannonball Callihan and Pepper Parks!!
  • November 11, 2006--Heartland Wrestling Association: Pepper Parks beat Chad Collyer to win the HWA Heavyweight title!
  • November 18, 2006--Heartland Wrestling Association: Chad Collyer defeated "Heart Throb" Romeo Roselli
  • November 21, 2006--HWA: Chad Collyer & Nigel McGuiness defeated Tag Champions Irish Airborne in a Non-Title Match!
  • November 28, 2006--HWA: Chad Collyer & Nigel McGuiness & The Mavericks beat Foreign Intelligence & Irish Airborne!
  • December 2, 2006--Heartland Wrestling Association: Chad Collyer defeated Alan Wasylychyn
  • December 5, 2006--HWA: Matt Stryker defeated Chad Collyer and Nigel McGuiness and J.T. Stahr in 4-WAY..
  • March 5, 2007--XLAW (Mexico): Chad Malenko (Collyer) defeated Kushida in in Tulancingo, Mexico...
  • January 14, 2007--NWA Indiana: Chad Collyer defeated Brandon Thomaselli to retain the Indiana Heritage Title
  • March 31, 2007--Zero-One MAX: Takaiwa defeated Chad Collyer to retain the AWA Jr. Heavyweight title in Japan..