Q. T. Marshall

Q. T. Marshall
Marshall in June 2022
Birth nameMichael Cuellari
Born (1985-07-16) July 16, 1985 (age 38)
Livingston, New Jersey, U.S.
Carolyn Fazio
(m. 2016)
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Michael Q. Laurie
Mike Cuellari
Mike Marshall
Q. T. Marshall
Billed height6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Billed weight234 lb (106 kg)
Billed fromFreehold, New Jersey, U.S.
Trained byBubba Ray Dudley
Chasyn Rance
D-Von Dudley
Larry Sharpe
Larry Zbyszko
Scott Hall
DebutJuly 4, 2004

Michael Cuellari (born July 16, 1985), better known by the ring name Q. T. Marshall, is an American professional wrestler signed to All Elite Wrestling (AEW) as a performer and producer. He also makes appearances for AEW's partner promotion Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide, where he is the current AAA Latin American Champion in his first reign. He is a co-owner and trainer of The Nightmare Factory (formerly known as One Fall Power Factory), a professional wrestling training facility, alongside Cody Rhodes and Glacier of Nightmare Family.[1][2]

During his career he has worked with several independent promotions, most notably having sporadic appearances in Ring of Honor (ROH), as well as four matches with WWE. He also was the focus of a documentary about his tryout for the WWE named The Wrestler: A Q.T. Marshall Story, which has won Best Documentary at the 2017 San Diego Comic-Con Film Festival.

Professional wrestling career

Early career (2004–2012)

Marshall was trained at the Monster Factory before making his debut in 2004.[3]

Ring of Honor (2012–2016)

After sporadic appearances for Ring of Honor, Marshall gained an ROH contract by defeating Matt Taven, Antonio Thomas, and Vinny Marseglia in a Four Corner Survival Match at Boiling Point 2012.[4] Marshall was often paired with R.D. Evans as his manager or tag team partner as a comedy duo known as Marshall Law. Marshall made his last regular appearance for ROH in March 2016, teaming with Punisher Martinez to defeat Leon St. Giovanni and Shaheem Ali in a dark match.

WWE (2013–2017)

Prior to his WWE debut, Cuellari made his appearance for the WWE in 2011 during Extreme Rules with Cody Rhodes in his "undashing" gimmick handing out paper bags to the fans.

Marshall made his NXT debut (though not signed to a contract) on September 18, 2013, under the name Michael Q. Laurie, a play on his birth name, losing to Aiden English.[5] On January 30, 2014, Marshall returned using his real name, teaming with John Icarino and losing to The Ascension.[6] Marshall made another NXT appearance in 2016, losing to Baron Corbin in just over a minute.[7] His last appearance came on March 29, 2017, going under the name Mike Marshall and teaming with Jonathan Ortagun to lose against the team of Otis Dozovic and Tucker Knight.[8]

Ring of Honor (2017–2018)

Marshall returned to ROH at in July 2017, joining Ian Riccaboni and Colt Cabana on commentary during a match between Shane Taylor and Josh Woods. After the bout, Taylor attacked Woods at the behest of Marshall, who was revealed to be paying Taylor to do so.[9] At the August 26 TV tapings which aired in syndication over the weekend of September 23–24, Woods obtained his revenge by defeating Marshall in a regular match via submission to an ankle bar.[10] Marshall reappeared at the February 10, 2018, TV tapings, which broadcast on the weekend of March 10, at Center Stage in Atlanta, Georgia, participating in a Battle Royal qualifier for an opportunity at the ROH World Television Championship, during which he would accidentally strike Taylor, by whom he would then be promptly eliminated.[11]

All Elite Wrestling (2019–present)

In 2019, Marshall joined All Elite Wrestling (AEW) as a wrestler and associate producer.[12] He made his AEW in-ring debut teaming with Peter Avalon on AEW Dark, losing to Dustin Rhodes and Sonny Kiss. He later debuted on the main show, AEW Dynamite, teaming with Alex Reynolds and John Silver, losing to Trent, Chuck Taylor and Orange Cassidy.[13] From December 2019 to March 2021, Marshell joined Cody Rhodes' stable The Nightmare Family. He usually teamed with Dustin Rhodes as "The Natural Nightmares".[14][15][16] In May 2020, Marshall began a romantic storyline with Allie, as she accompanied him to the ring for his match to Brandi Rhodes and Dustin Rhodes’s behest.[17]

On the March 31 edition of Dynamite, Marshall turned heel after attacking the Nightmare Family. He was joined by Anthony Ogogo, Nick Comoroto and Aaron Solo forming a splinter group called The Factory. At AEW Blood and Guts, Marshall lost to Cody Rhodes. In the spring of 2023, Marshall began doing segments on Dynamite and Rampage called "QTV", where he would in the style of Harvey Levin on TMZ spread gossip about other AEW wrestlers. Joining him in this new stable would be Solo, Powerhouse Hobbs, Harley Cameron, and Johnny TV.[18]

Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide (2023–present)

Q.T. Marshall made his debut at Triplemanía XXXI: Tijuana, defeating Pentagón Jr. in a Ambulance match.[19] He returned at Triplemanía XXXI: Mexico City to win the AAA Latin American Championship in a Four-way match against Pentagón Jr., Dralístico, and Texano Jr.[20]



Year Title Role Notes
2021 Rhodes To The Top Himself


Year Title Role Notes
2018 Rampage – Big Meets Bigger FBI Agent

Championships and accomplishments


  1. ^ Gallagher, Marilee (May 12, 2020). "QT Marshall and the Nightmare Factory Training Next Generation of AEW Wrestlers". Last Word on Sports. Retrieved November 21, 2020.
  2. ^ Thakur, Sanjay (November 20, 2020). "Jade Cargill On Working With Dustin Rhodes And QT Marshall". Pro Wrestling News Hub. Retrieved November 21, 2020.
  3. ^ "Q.T. Marshall Discusses ROH, Being A Wrestling Trainer, NXT & More". Wrestling News.net. October 11, 2014. Retrieved March 15, 2020.
  4. ^ "ROH Boiling Point 2012". Cagematch. Retrieved May 17, 2017.
  5. ^ James, Justin. "JAMES'S WWE NXT RESULTS 9/18: Zayn/Generico vs. Hawkins, big eight-man tag main event, Bo Dallas Hotline, more". PWTorch. Retrieved May 17, 2017.
  6. ^ LeBlanc, M.A. "Ascension". Online World of Wrestling. Retrieved May 17, 2017.
  7. ^ "WWE NXT: March 30, 2016". WWE.com. WWE. Retrieved May 17, 2017.
  8. ^ "WWE NXT: March 29, 2017". WWE.com. WWE. Retrieved May 17, 2017.
  9. ^ Powell, Jason (August 30, 2017). "8/30 Powell's Ring of Honor TV Review: The Young Bucks vs. Motor City Machine Guns for the ROH Tag Titles, Josh Woods vs. Shane Taylor, Jay White and Jonathan Gresham vs. War Machine". Retrieved September 2, 2017.
  10. ^ Powell, Jason (September 27, 2017). "9/27 Powell's Ring of Honor TV Review: The annual 20-man Honor Rumble match for a shot at the ROH Title next week, Coleman's Pulpit with Mark Briscoe, QT Marshall vs. Josh Woods". Retrieved September 29, 2017.
  11. ^ Powell, Jason (March 12, 2018). "3/12 Ring of Honor TV Review: Battle Royal with the final two entrants meeting to earn an ROH TV Title shot, Tenille Dashwood (a/k/a Emma in WWE) vs. Stacy Shadows in a Women of Honor Title tournament match, Cody says Bullet Club is fine". Retrieved March 16, 2018.
  12. ^ "AEW - The Road to Fight for the Fallen - Episode 01". YouTube.com. All Elite Wrestling. June 26, 2019. Retrieved October 30, 2019.
  13. ^ "#AEW Dark EPISODE 4: PITTSBURGH, PA". youtube.com. All Elite Wrestling. October 29, 2019. Retrieved October 30, 2019.
  14. ^ "AEW Dynamite Bash At The Beach Results: Number One Contender Matches, DDP In Action". Wrestling Inc. January 15, 2020. Retrieved March 7, 2020.
  15. ^ ""AEW Dark" Video And Results (2/25): Dustin Rhodes And QT Marshall In Tag Team Action, Joey Janela". Wrestling Inc. February 25, 2020. Retrieved March 7, 2020.
  16. ^ "Dustin Rhodes Moving To Tag Division With QT Marshall & Brandi". SES Scoops. March 1, 2020. Retrieved March 7, 2020.
  17. ^ "AEW Dark Recap (6/2): Natural Nightmares Headline, Santana And Ortiz In Action, Cutler And Avalon". Wrestling Inc. June 2, 2020.
  18. ^ Tony Schiavone Says QTV Will Turn Harley Cameron Into a Star - 411 Mania.com
  19. ^ "AAA TripleMania XXXI: Tijuana". Cagematch. Retrieved July 9, 2023.
  20. ^ "CARTEL TRIPLEMANÍA XXXI CDMX - Conferencia de prensa de LUCHA LIBRE AAA WORLDWIDE". YouTube. July 18, 2023. Retrieved July 18, 2023.

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