Tyler Black

Born May 28, 1986

Colby Lopez is an American professional wrestler, better known by his former ring name Tyler Black. He is signed to WWE, where he not only appears on the main roster, but also competes in their developmental territory NXT Wrestling as Seth Rollins, where he is the current (and inaugural) NXT Champion.… Read More

related links

News + Updates

Browse recent news and stories about Tyler Black.


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Tyler Black.


1986 Birth Born on May 28, 1986.


2005 19 Years Old 1 More Event
Making his debut in 2005, Black started out with Scott County Wrestling (SCW), the federation in which he would hone his skills under the name Gixx.


2006 20 Years Old 1 More Event
He soon joined NWA Midwest winning the promotion's tag team championship with Marek Brave. The two successfully defended the championship against Ryan Boz and Danny Daniels, Brett Wayne and Hype Gotti, and Jayson Reign and Marco Cordova several times in early 2006. … Read More
On May 25, 2007, while in a match with the Full Impact Pro (FIP) Tag Team Champions The Briscoes in Melbourne, Florida, Black's tag team partner Marek Brave suffered a back injury that sidelined him for several weeks. … Read More
At PWG's Life During Wartime on July 6, 2008, Black teamed with Jacobs to win the PWG World Tag Team Championship by defeating Roderick Strong and El Generico, who was a replacement for Jack Evans.
At FIP's event on May 2, 2009, Davey Richards was awarded the FIP World Heavyweight Championship by forfeit when Black was unable to compete.
2010 24 Years Old 1 More Event
On August 8, 2010, it was reported Lopez had signed a developmental contract with World Wrestling Entertainment, to debut with their developmental promotion Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW) in September. … Read More
2011 25 Years Old Rollins qualified for the finals on January 13, 2011 where he defeated Hunico to win the tournament and become the first FCW 15 Champion. … Read More
Rollins made his WWE TV debut in a video package that aired during the Elimination Chamber pay-per-view in February 2012, where he was shown working out with John Cena in Cena's gym; Rollins was also featured in a speaking role.
Original Authors of this text are noted on
Text is made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.