Brooks Jensen

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Brooks Jensen
Birth nameBenjamin Buchanan
Born (2001-08-21) August 21, 2001 (age 22)
Ranburne, Alabama, U.S.
Parent(s)Bull Buchanan (father)
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Ben Buchanan
Brooks Jensen
Billed height6 ft 5 in (196 cm)[1]
Billed weight243 lb (110 kg)[1]
Trained byBull Buchanan
DebutMarch 2, 2019

Benjamin Buchanan (born August 21, 2001) is an American professional wrestler. He is currently signed to WWE where he performs on the NXT brand under the ring name Brooks Jensen. In WWE, he is a one-time NXT UK Tag Team Champion with Josh Briggs, and he and Briggs are recognized as the final holders of the championship.

Buchanan is a second generation wrestler and is the son of Bull Buchanan, who wrestled with the World Wrestling Federation/World Wrestling Entertainment from 1997 until 2003.

Early life[edit]

Buchanan was born in 2001 in Ranburne, Alabama and is the son of former WWE wrestler Barry Buchanan who wrestled in the WWE from 1997 to 2003 under the ring names Bull Buchanan and B².

Professional wrestling career[edit]

Buchanan debuted on March 2, 2019.[2] He went on to work throughout the southern wrestling territories, mostly appearing in promotions in Alabama and Georgia. He became a one-time Heavyweight Champion[3] and a multiple-time Tag Team Champion between 2020 and 2021.[4][5]

It was announced on August 30, 2021, Buchanan was one of six athletes signed to report to the WWE Performance Center.[6] He made his in ring debut on the September 14 episode of NXT 2.0 as Brooks Jensen teaming with fellow NXT rookie Josh Briggs in a tag match against Imperium (Marcel Barthel and Fabian Aichner).[7] They would work as a tag team during the following month, participating in the 2022 Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic tournament and had two matches for the NXT Tag Team Championship, but they didn't win the tournament nor the titles.[8][9][10] On June 22 taping of NXT UK, they would make their debut in the UK brand in a fatal four-way elimination match to win the vacant NXT UK Tag Team Championship, making them the first and only non-European tag team to win the titles,[11] as well as the first ever male superstar born in the 2000s to win a championship in WWE. On April 1, 2023, at NXT Stand and Deliver, Jensen refused to give Kiana James her handbag to cheat and caused Fallon Henley and Kiana James to lose the NXT Women's Tag Team Championship to Alba Fyre and Isla Dawn. On the April 11, 2023, episode of NXT, Jensen shoves Briggs on the floor causing Fallon Henley and Kiana James to lose the rematch against Fyre and Dawn to retain the NXT Women's Tag Team Titles. On April 18, 2023, episode of NXT, Jenson and James challenged Briggs and Henley to a mixed tag team match. On the April 25, 2023, episode of NXT Spring Breakin, Jensen and Kiana James were defeated by Josh Briggs and Fallon Henley in a mixed tag team match, After the match, James walked out on Jensen causing him to go back to Briggs and Henley.

On the December 27, 2023 episode of NXT, Briggs, Henley and Jensen agreed to go their separate ways, splitting up the team.

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Brooks Jensen". WWE. Retrieved March 24, 2024.
  2. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip (March 2, 2019). "WU Debut Show - Event @ Roanoke, Alabama, USA". Cagematch - The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved June 24, 2022.
  3. ^ a b Kreikenbohm, Philip (January 30, 2021). "VCW Heavyweight Championship". Cagematch - The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved June 24, 2022.
  4. ^ a b Kreikenbohm, Philip (June 15, 2021). "SFCW Tag Team Championship". Cagematch - The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved June 24, 2022.
  5. ^ a b Kreikenbohm, Philip (June 13, 2020). "Anarchy Tag Team Championship". Cagematch - The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved June 24, 2022.
  6. ^ WWE.com Staff (August 30, 2021). "Second-generation hopefuls among new WWE Performance Center recruits". World Wrestling Entertainment. Retrieved June 24, 2022.
  7. ^ Moore, John (September 14, 2021). "9/14 NXT TV results: Moore's review of the NXT 2.0 premiere with Tommaso Ciampa vs. Kyle O'Reilly vs. LA Knight vs. Pete Dunne for the vacant NXT Championship, Indi Hartwell and Dexter Lumis wedding, Kayden Carter and Kacy Catanzaro vs. Gigi Dolin and Jacy Jayne, B-Fab's in-ring debut". Pro Wrestling Dot Net. Archived from the original on March 16, 2022. Retrieved June 24, 2022.
  8. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip (April 12, 2022). "WWE NXT 2.0 #502 - TV-Show @ WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida, USA". Cagematch - The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved June 24, 2022.
  9. ^ Moore, John (October 5, 2021). "10/5 NXT 2.0 results: Moore's review of MSK vs. Josh Briggs and Brooks Jensen vs. Zack Gibson and James Drake vs. Carmelo Hayes and Trick Williams in a four-way for the NXT Tag Titles, LA Knight vs. Odyssey Jones, Mandy Rose vs. Ember Moon, Tony D'Angelo and Cora Jade debut". Pro Wrestling Dot Net. Archived from the original on November 20, 2021. Retrieved June 24, 2022.
  10. ^ Moore, John (January 18, 2022). "1/18 NXT 2.0 results: Moore's review of Walter vs. Roderick Strong, Julius Creed and Brutus Creed vs. Brooks Jensen and Josh Briggs in a Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic tournament match, Kay Lee Ray vs. Ivy Nile, Tony D'Angelo's memorial service for Pete Dunne". Pro Wrestling Dot Net. Archived from the original on January 27, 2022. Retrieved June 24, 2022.
  11. ^ a b Gronemann, Markus (June 23, 2022). "NXT UK results: Tag Team Championship four-way elimination match Sarray, Brooks Jensen and Josh Briggs made their newsworthy NXT UK debuts". Figure Four Online. Archived from the original on June 24, 2022. Retrieved June 24, 2022.
  12. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip (June 13, 2020). "Anarchy Unsocial Gathering - Event @ Landmark Arena in Cornelia, Georgia, USA". Cagematch - The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved June 24, 2022.
  13. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip (June 26, 2020). "Anarchy Hardcore Hell 2020 - Pay Per View @ Landmark Arena in Cornelia, Georgia, USA". Cagematch - The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved June 24, 2022.
  14. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip. "Griff Garrison - titles". Cagematch.net. Retrieved February 1, 2022.
  15. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip (June 15, 2021). "SFCW Thunder Rolls - Event @ Community Center in Monroe, Georgia, USA". Cagematch - The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved June 24, 2022.
  16. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip (June 19, 2021). "SFCW Shinding '21 - Event @ Walton County Boys & Girls Club in Monroe, Georgia, USA". Cagematch - The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved June 24, 2022.
  17. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip (January 30, 2021). "VCW - Event @ Gadsden Mall in Gadsden, Alabama, USA". Cagematch - The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved June 24, 2022.
  18. ^ "NXT UK Tag Team Championship". World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).

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