Marko Stunt

Marko Stunt
Stunt in 2019
Birth nameNoah Nelms [1]
Born (1996-07-30) July 30, 1996 (age 27)[1][2]
Paragould, Arkansas
RelativesLogan Stunt (brother)
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Marko Stunt
Billed height5 ft 2 in (157 cm)[1]
Billed weight117 lb (53 kg)
Billed fromOlive Branch, Mississippi
Trained byMotley Cruz

Noah Nelms (born July 30, 1996),[4] better known under the ring name Marko Stunt, is an American professional wrestler and singer best known for his time in All Elite Wrestling (AEW). He is also known for his appearances for Game Changer Wrestling and IWA Mid-South.

Early life

Nelms was born on July 30, 1996,[1] to Lori Nelms and former pastor and missionary Dwyndl Nelms. Growing up Nelms found interest in professional wrestling through his father. In a video interview by Chris Van Vliet, Nelms revealed that due to his father's role as a pastor, Nelms and his family lived in several different states in the lower mid-south as well as Costa Rica and Nicaragua.[5] Nelms graduated from Lewisburg High School in Olive Branch, Mississippi.[6] During his later teen years, Nelms won his school's talent show and also found small success doing guitar covers on YouTube uploaded by his parents.[7]

Professional wrestling career

Independent circuit (2015–2019)

Stunt started training when he was 18. Stunt wrestled mostly locally around Mississippi and for Cape Championship Wrestling in Missouri.[8] In January 2018, Stunt made his debut for IWA Mid-South's 800th show losing a four-way match.[9] At Game Changer Wrestling's Joey Janela's Lost In New York, Stunt lost to KTB;[10] however, this exposure and his performance was popular with online wrestling fans. This performance caught the attention of Cody Rhodes and The Young Bucks who announced Stunt for All In. At All In, Stunt participated in the pre-show Over the Budget battle royal.[11][12] In September 2018, Stunt competed for Pro Wrestling Guerrilla's Battle of Los Angeles where he was eliminated in the first round by Trevor Lee.[13]

All Elite Wrestling (2019–2022)

Marko Stunt made his All Elite Wrestling debut at the inaugural AEW Double or Nothing as part of the Casino Battle Royal entering after drawing spades.[14] He was eliminated from the ring by Ace Romero. Later it was confirmed that Stunt had signed with AEW.[15] Stunt found allies with Jungle Boy and Luchasaurus on Being The Elite after segments of Stunt showing him being harassed by other members of the locker room. The trio formed the Jurassic Express. Jurassic Express were announced for the Inaugural tournament for the AEW World Tag Team Championships to take on the Lucha Brothers in the first round. Marko Stunt replaced Luchasaurus for the team due to Luchasaurus suffering a hamstring injury. However, Jungle Boy and Marko Stunt lost to the Lucha Brothers, eliminating them from the rest of the tournament.[16] Stunt was released from AEW in June 2022.[17]

Personal life

Nelms has a younger brother who is also a professional wrestler under the name Logan Stunt.[18] Nelms helps run a family owned podcast called the "Stunt Family Podcast".[19] Big Show was Nelms's favorite wrestler during his childhood, and his influences include Rey Mysterio, Kane, Chris Jericho, Eddie Guerrero and The Undertaker.[20] He is currently working as a Youth Pastor.

Championships and accomplishments


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  2. ^ "Marko Stunt: Profile, Career, Face/Heel Turns, Titles Won, Gimmick Evolution and Stats | Pro Wrestlers Database".
  3. ^ Greer, Jamie (August 18, 2018). "Mr. Fun Size: An Exclusive Interview with Marko Stunt". LastwordonProWrestling. Retrieved 15 January 2020.
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  5. ^ "Marko Stunt on his size, signing with AEW, Luchasarus, Jungle Boy, Dynamite". YouTube. Chris Van Vliet. Retrieved 15 January 2020.
  6. ^ "DeSoto wrestler Noah Nelms climbs the professional ladder". The Commercial Appeal. September 13, 2018. Archived from the original on April 13, 2019. Retrieved August 1, 2019.
  7. ^ "King of My Heart - Noah Nelms". YouTube. Retrieved 15 January 2020.
  8. ^ "Marko Stunt". Cagematch. Retrieved 15 January 2020.
  9. ^ "IWA Mid-South 800th Show". Cagematch. Retrieved 15 January 2020.
  10. ^ "GCW Joey Janela's Lost In New York". Cagematch. Retrieved 15 January 2020.
  11. ^ "ALL IN Zero Hour". Cagematch. Retrieved 15 January 2020.
  12. ^ Moore, John (September 1, 2018). "Moore's All In "Zero Hour" live coverage: 15-person battle royal for a shot at the ROH Championship, Jay Briscoe and Mark Briscoe vs. Frankie Kazarian and Scorpio Sky". Retrieved 15 January 2020.
  13. ^ "PWG Battle Of Los Angeles 2018 - Tag 2". Cagematch. Retrieved 15 January 2020.
  14. ^ "AEW Double Or Nothing - The Buy In". Cagematch. Retrieved 15 January 2020.
  15. ^ "MARKO STUNT". Chris Jericho Cruise. Chris Jericho Cruise. Retrieved 15 January 2020.
  16. ^ "AEW Dynamite #3". Cagematch. Retrieved 15 January 2020.
  17. ^ "Marko Stunt Reportedly Receives Release Call from AEW Talent Relations, What He Was Told About His Contract Expiring". 30 March 2022.
  18. ^ Greer, Jamie (February 11, 2019). ""Now There's Two of These Little F**kers?": Logan Stunt Makes His Debut". LastwordonProwrestling. Retrieved 15 January 2020.
  19. ^ Kelly, Ross (May 4, 2019). "Marko Stunt Talks People Trying To Get Him To Take Steroids, Sharing A Hospital With David Arquette". Wrestling Inc. Retrieved 15 January 2020.
  20. ^ Tessier, Colin (January 19, 2020). "Marko Stunt On His Size, Why The Big Show Was His Favorite Wrestler And More". Mandatory. Wrestlezone. Retrieved 22 January 2020.
  21. ^ "CCW Heavyweight Championship". Cagematch. Retrieved 15 January 2020.
  22. ^ "CCW Tag Team Championship". Cagematch. Retrieved 15 January 2020.
  23. ^ "2020 PWI 500 Full List!!". 28 August 2020.
  24. ^ DDT Pro-Wrestling [@ddtpro] (12 November 2020). ベイカーが第1497代アイアンマン&REW新王者となる。 (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  25. ^ "Futures Showcase Tournament 2018". Cagematch. Retrieved 15 January 2020.
  26. ^ "SUP Bonestorm Championship". Cagematch. Retrieved 15 January 2020.

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