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Matt Jackson

ROH World Six-Man Tag Team 2018

Current ROH World Six-Man Tag Team Champion

IWGPTagBelt

Current IWGP Tag Team Champion

NEVER Openweight Six-Man Tag Team Championship Belt

Current NEVER Openweight Six Man Tag Team Champion

Ring names

Matt Jackson

Max Buck

Gallinero I

Mr. Instant Replay

Height

5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)

Weight

176 lbs (80 kg)

Born

March 13, 1985 (age 33)

Birth Place

Rancho Cucamonga, California

Trainer

Ron Rivera

Rudos Dojo

Debut

December 5, 2004

Matt Massie (March 13, 1985) is an American professional wrestler seen mostly across the independent circuits under the ring names of Gallinero I, Mr. Instant Replay, Max Buck and Matt Jackson. Massie has worked for numerous independent promotions and has toured the globe. Along with his brother Nick Jackson Matt is signed to both New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) and Ring of Honor (ROH), while also working for various American independent promotions most notably Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (PWG) as the team The Young Bucks.


The Young Bucks are known for their excessive use of the Superkick and high-flying moves as their offense. They are also known for their time in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA), where they performed under the ring names Max and Jeremy Buck and the tag team name Generation Me (occasionally abbreviated to GenMe). Previous accolades include six reigns as NJPW's IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champions and two reigns as NJPW's NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Champions (with Bullet Club teammate Kenny Omega).


On the independent circuit, they have won numerous titles as well, including four reigns as PWG World Tag Team Champions as well as being the only team to win PWG's annual Dynamite Duumvirate Tag Team Title Tournament on three separate occasions (2009, 2011, and 2013).


On two occasions, first in 2014 and again in 2016, they held the ROH World, PWG World, and IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championships simultaneously.


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Career

After completing his training, Jackson made his debut in December of 2004 for Revolution Pro Wrestling (RPW) owned by Jackson's trainer Ron Rivera. He competed in a tag match as one half of team Los Gallineros (with his brother Nick Jackson as Gallinero II). After RPW went defunct, Jackson went on to wrestle throughout several California-based promotions including Full Contact Wrestling (FCW), High Risk Wrestling (HRW) and EPIC Pro Wrestling WAR (EPWW).


Personal life

Jackson has two younger brothers Nick (b. 1989) and Malachi Jackson (b. 1990) and a cousin named Tab Jackson (b. 1989), all who are wrestlers.


In wrestling

Tag teams and stables

The Young Bucks (w/ Nick Jackson)

BULLET CLUB

Nicknames

"Mr. Instant Replay"

Entrance themes

"MMMBop" by Hanson

"Generation Me" by Dale Oliver(TNA)

"Last Chance Saloon" by Deviant and Naive Ted (NJPW; used while a part of Bullet Club)

"Shot'Em" by [Q]Brick (NJPW; used while a part of Bullet Club)

"Double Barrel" by Yonosuke Kitamura(NJPW)

Championships and accomplishments

Alternative Wrestling Show

AWS Tag Team Championship (1 time) with Nick Jackson

Chikara

Campeonatos de Parejas (1 time) with Nick Jackson

Dragon Gate USA

Open the United Gate Championship (1 time) with Nick Jackson

Empire Wrestling Federation

EWF Tag Team Championship (1 time) with Nick Jackson

Family Wrestling Entertainment

FWE Tag Team Championship (1 time) with Nick Jackson

Future Stars Of Wrestling

FSW Tag Team Championship (1 time) with Nick Jackson

High Risk Wrestling

Sole Survivor Tournament (2006) – Nick Jackson

House of Glory

HOG Tag Team Championship (1 time) with Nick Jackson

HOG Tag Team Championship Tournament (2013) with Nick Jackson

Insane Wrestling League

IWL Tag Team Championship (3 times) with Nick Jackson

New Japan Pro Wrestling

IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship (7 times) with Nick Jackson

NEVER Openweight Six Man Tag Team Championship (3 times) with Kenny Omega and Nick Jackson (2) Marty Scurll and Nick Jackson (1)

Super Jr. Tag Tournament (2013) with Nick Jackson

IWGP Tag Team Championship (1 time Current) with Nick Jackson

Pro Wrestling Destination

PWD Tag Team Championship (1 time) with Nick Jackson

Pro Wrestling Guerrilla

PWG World Tag Team Championship (4 times) with Nick Jackson

Dynamite Duumvirate Tag Team Title Tournament (2009, 2011, 2013) with Nick Jackson

Pro Wrestling Illustrated

PWI ranked Matt Jackson #77 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2011

PWI ranked Matt Jackson #76 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2014

Ring Of Honor

ROH World Tag Team Championship (3 times) - with Nick Jackson

ROH World Six-Man Tag Team Championship (2 times, Current) with Nick Jackson and Adam Page (1) with Nick Jackson and Cody (Current)

SoCal Uncensored Awards

Tag Team of the Year (2007, 2008, 2009) with Nick Jackson

Squared Circle Wrestling (Syracuse, New York)

2CW Tag Team Championship (1 time) with Nick Jackson

Squared Circle Wrestling

SCW Tag Team Championship (1 time) with Nick Jackson

Wrestling Observer Newsletter

Best Wrestling Maneuver (2009) More Bang for Your Buck

Best Wrestling Maneuver (2014) Meltzer Driver

Tag Team of the Year (2014)

External links

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