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Wrestler: "Bad Seed" Shawn Osborne
Real Name: Shawn McGrath
Birthday: May 9, 1976
Hometown: Phoenix, Arizona
Marital Status: Single
Height & Weight: 6'1" - 230 lbs
Trained by: Les Thatcher
Cody Hawk
OVW Training
Debut: March 8, 2003 (HWA)
Previous Gimmicks: Number One (Black Militia)
Finishing Move: The Bad Slam
Favorite Moves: Elbow Drop
The "Die!" Chop
High Knee
Notable Feuds: Cody Hawk
Matt Stryker
Rory Fox
Lawrence Tyler (IZW)
Navajo Warrior (IZW)
High Dosage (OVW)

  • HWA Tag Team titles w/Benjamin Kimera defeating Cody Hawk & Matt Stryker (June 16, 2004);
  • HWA (Heartland Wrestling Association) Heavyweight title defeating Rory Fox (March 25, 2005);


  • Heartland Wrestling Association (July 2002 - August 2005):
  • March 8, 2003--Heartland Wrestling Association: Shawn Osborne debuted against Cody Hawk in Wilmington, Ohio..
  • Shawn Osborne wrestled under the name of "Number One" for the Black Militia in Heartland Wrestling Association..
  • July 9, 2003 -- HWA: Black Militia #1 defeated Lotus
  • November 1, 2003-- HWA: Drew Johnson & T.J. Dalton & J.T. Stahr defeated Black Militia #1 & #3 & #4
  • November 2, 2003-- HWA: Deuce & Oooga Booga defeated Black Militia #1 & #5
  • January 3, 2004-- HWA: Deuce defeated The Militia (# 1, 3, 4, & 5)
  • March 2, 2004-- HHW TV Taping: Crazy J & Lotus defeated Benjamin Kimera & Shawn Osborne
  • June 22, 2004-- HWA: Cody Hawk & Matt Stryker & Lee defeated Shawn Osborne & Benjamin Kimera & Rory Fox
  • July 2, 2004-- HWA: Benjamin Kimera & Shawn Osborne defeated Cody Hawk & Matt Stryker
  • August 14, 2004-- HWA: Osborne beat Tack | Osborne beat McGuiness | Matt Stryker beat Osborne to win a Tournament..
  • March 22, 2005-- HWA TV Taping: Shawn Osborne defeated Quinton Lee

    Impact Zone Wrestling (September 2005 - May 2006):
  • September 13, 2005-- Impact Zone Wrestling: Antonio Mestre defeated Lil' Nate and Shawn osborne in a 3-WAY
  • September 27, 2005-- Impact Zone Wrestling: "Bad Seed" Shawn Osborne defeated "The Institution" G.Q. Gallo
  • October 11, 2005-- Impact Zone Wrestling: John Williams & Shawn Osborne defeated Lawrence Tyler & Navajo Warrior
  • October 25, 2005-- Impact Zone Wrestling: "Bad Seed" Shawn Osborne defeated Lawrence Tyler
  • November 8, 2005-- Impact Zone Wrestling: Jack Durango defeated "Bad Seed" Shawn Osborne
  • ~~~John Williams vs Lawrence Tyler ended in a No Contest after Shawn Osborne & Jack Durango interfered
  • November 22, 2005--IZW: John Williams beat Lawrence Tyler & Jack Durango & Shawn Osborne in a 4-WAY to retain the IZW title.
  • December 6, 2005-- Impact Zone Wrestling: Lawrence Tyler & Navajo Warrior defeated John Williams & Shawn Osborne
  • December 9, 2005-- IZW: Mike James defeated Shawn Osborne & Flood & Dave Taylor & Payed Daily in a 5-WAY Elimination
  • December 20, 2005-- IZW: Mr Showtyme defeated "Bad Seed" Shawn Osborne to retain the Western States Title
  • January 3, 2006-- Impact Zone Wrestling: Shawn Osborne & G.Q. Gallo defeated Navajo Warrior & Jack Durango
  • January 17, 2006-- IZW: Lawrence Tyler & Navajo Warrior & Jack Durango beat John Williams & G.Q. Gallo & Shawn Osborne
  • January 31, 2006-- Impact Zone Wrestling; "Bad Seed" Shawn Osborne defeated Navajo Warrior w/Morgan
  • February 14, 2006-- IZW: Lawrence Tyler defeated "Bad Seed" Shawn Osborne with Nora Greenwald was the special referee
  • February 28, 2006-- IZW: Lawrence Tyler defeated "Bad Seed" Shawn Osborne by DQ to retain IZW Heavyweight Title
  • March 28, 2006-- Impact Zone Wrestling: "Bad Seed" Shawn Osborne defeated Johnny Love
  • April 25, 2006-- Impact Zone Wrestling: "Bad Seed" Shawn Osborne defeated Ryan Lynch
  • May 9, 2006-- Impact Zone Wrestling: "Bad Seed" Shawn Osborne defeated Lil' Nate
  • May 22, 2006--WWE RAW: Matt Striker defeated Shawn Osborne in a dark match.
  • May 23, 2006--WWE Smackdown!: Gregory Helms defeated Shawn Osborne in a match taped for Velocity.
  • June 6, 2006-- Impact Zone Wrestling: "Bad Seed" Shawn Osborne defeated Flood
  • June 2006: Shawn Osborne signed a developmental contract with WWE and was assigned to Ohio Valley Wrestling..

    Ohio Valley Wrestling (Starting July 2006):
  • July 12, 2006--OVW TV Tapings: Chet The Jet defeated "Bad Seed" Shawn Osborne in a dark match..
  • July 19, 2006--OVW TV Tapings: Elijah Burke defeated "Bad Seed" Shawn Osborne..
  • July 26, 2006--OVW TV Tapings: Mike "The Miz" Mizanin w/Roni Jonah defeated Shawn Osborne in a dark match...
  • July 27, 2006--Ohio Valley Wrestling: Jack Bull/Shawn Osborne/Cody Runnels beat Aaron Stevens/Kasey James/Mike Mondo
  • July 29, 2006--OVW Six Flags: Chet the Jet/B.Albright/C.Runnels/S.Osborne beat Idol Stevens/R.Steel/J.Bolen/E.Craven
  • August 9, 2006--OVW TV Tapings: Shawn Osborne & Brent Albright defeated Shad Gaspard & Neighborhoodie ....
  • August 16, 2006--OVW TV Tapings: Elijah Burke defeated Shawn Osborne....
  • August 19, 2006--Ohio Valley Wrestling: Shawn Osborne defeated Neighborhoodie...
  • August 23, 2006--OVW TV Tapings: "Bad Seed" Shawn Osborne defeated ????? in a dark match
  • August 30, 2006--OVW TV Tapings: Paul Burchill defeated "Bad Seed" Shawn Osborne in a dark match...

    Ohio Valley Wrestling (Bad Company = Shawn Osborne & Mike Kruel & Eddie Craven III):
  • Shawn Osborne formed a faction with Eddie Craven III and Mike Kruel known as "Bad Company"..
  • September 6, 2006--OVW TV Tapings: Cryme Tyme (Shad Gaspard & JTG) defeated Rob Conway & Shawn Osborne in a dark match
  • September 9, 2006--Ohio Valley Wrestling: "Fearless" Jack Bull defeated "The Bad Seed" Shawn Osborne
  • September 13, 2006--OVW TV Tapings: Gunner Scott defeated "Bad Seed" Shawn Osburne in a dark match
  • October 4, 2006--OVW TV Tapings: "Bad Seed" Shawn Osborne w/Mike Kruel defeated Ryan Reeves w/Jon Bolen
  • October 18, 2006--OVW TV Tapings: Shawn Osborne & Eddie Craven & Mike Kruel beat Jon Bolen & Ryan Reeves (Handicap match)
  • November 1, 2006--OVW TV Tapings: Cody Runnels & Shawn Spears beat Mike Kruel & Shawn Osborne to retain the Tag Team titles!
  • November 4, 2006--Ohio Valley Wrestling: Mike Kruel & Eddie Craven & Shawn Osborne beat Devin Driscol & Chris Rambola & Jason
  • November 5, 2006--Ohio Valley Wrestling: High Dosage (Jon Bolen & Ryan Reeves) defeated Eddie Craven III & Mike Kruel..
  • ~~~The team of High Dosage won "five minutes" with Shawn Osborne but Eddie Craven & Mike Kruel prevented it........
  • November 15, 2006--OVW TV Tapings: Shawn Osborne & Mike Kruel & Eddie Craven beat Chris Rombola & Jon Bolen & Ryan Reeves!
  • November 29, 2006--OVW TV Tapings: High Dosage defeated Bad Company in a Handicap Coal Miner's Glove on a Pole match..
  • January 6, 2007--Ohio Valley Wrestling: Bad Company defeated Seth Skyfire & Cody Runnels & Shawn Spears (6-Man Tag)..
  • January 31, 2007--OVW TV Tapings: Boris Alexiev defeated Mike Kruel & Shawn Osborne to retain the OVW Television title..

    Deep South Wrestling - "Bad Seed" Shawn Osborne:
  • "Bad Seed" Shawn Osborne was moved to WWE developmental territory Deep South Wrestling..
  • February 8, 2007--Deep South Wrestling: G-Rilla defeated "Bad Seed" Shawn Osborne...
  • February 15, 2007--Deep South Wrestling: Freakin' Deacon & G-Rilla defeated Shawn Osborne & Jon Bolen
  • February 22, 2007--Deep South Wrestling: Eric Perez defeated "The Bad Seed" Shawn Osborne in a dark match..
  • March 1, 2007--Deep South Wrestling: Heath Miller defeated Shawn Osborne in a dark match
  • March 8, 2007--Deep South Wrestling: Robert Anthony & Johnny Curtis defeated Jon Bolen & Shawn Osborne......