Mark Sterling

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Mark Sterling
Sterling in June 2019
Birth nameMark Rattelle
Born (1983-03-01) March 1, 1983 (age 41)
Boston, Massachusetts
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Mark Sterling
"Smart" Mark Sterling
Billed height5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Billed weight200 lb (91 kg)
Trained byBrian Myers
Pat Buck
Kevin Landry
Debut2001

Mark Rattelle (born March 1, 1983) is an American professional wrestler and manager. He is signed to All Elite Wrestling (AEW) under the ring name "Smart" Mark Sterling.[1][2] where he performs as a manager. He also makes appearances for AEW's sister company Ring of Honor (ROH).

Professional wrestling career

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Rattelle was trained by Kevin Landry, Brian Myers, and Pat Buck at the Create-A-Pro Academy. He made his debut for All Elite Wrestling during the August 22, 2020 episode of Dynamite, where he portrayed a lawyer supporting MJF. He was defeated in a match against Jon Moxley on September 2, 2020.[3]

On May 28, 2021, he offered his services to Jade Cargill and her stable 'The Baddies' with him regularly accompanying Cargill to the ring until being replaced by Stokely Hathaway in May 2022.[4][5] He became aligned with Tony Nese upon his debut for the company in December 2021. At the Buy in for Double or Nothing (2022), he teamed with Nese in a losing effort against Danhausen and Hook.[6] On July 27, 2022 at Fight for the Fallen, he again teamed with Nese, losing to Swerve Strickland.[7]

Personal life

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Rattelle is close friends with Matt Cardona and Brian Myers, and produces the Major Wrestling Figure Podcast alongside them.[8]

Championships and accomplishments

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  • Blitzkrieg! Pro
    • B!P Bedlam Championship (1 time)
  • Create A Pro Wrestling
  • Pioneer Valley Promotions
    • PVP World Championship (1 time)

References

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  1. ^ "Mark Sterling Gives Injury Update Following Table Bump On AEW Rampage". Wrestling Inc. 6 August 2022. Retrieved 2022-08-08.
  2. ^ Kyles (@HUEYmixwitRILEY), Yohance (2022-07-21). "Kevin Gates Knocks Out A Wrestler On AEW's 'Dynamite'". AllHipHop. Retrieved 2022-08-08.
  3. ^ Leatherland, Noah (2022-06-14). "Smart Mark Sterling: AEW's Underrated Manager Has Been Gold". TheSportster. Retrieved 2022-08-08.
  4. ^ "Is Mark Sterling Still The 'Smart' Choice For Jade Cargill? - Inside The Ropes". itrwrestling.com. 2022-05-25. Retrieved 2022-08-08.
  5. ^ "AEW Star Working With A New Manager". Wrestling Inc. 28 May 2021. Retrieved 2022-08-08.
  6. ^ Powell, Jason (2022-05-29). "AEW Double Or Nothing results: Powell's live review of Hangman Page vs. CM Punk for the AEW Championship, MJF vs. Wardlow, Thunder Rosa vs. Serena Deeb for the AEW Women's Title, Owen Hart Cup tournament finals, The Hardys vs. The Young Bucks, Jungle Boy and Luchasaurus vs. Ricky Starks and Powerhouse Hobbs vs. Keith Lee and Swerve Strickland for the AEW Tag Titles". Pro Wrestling Dot Net. Retrieved 2022-08-08.
  7. ^ Murray, Andy H. (2022-07-28). "10 Ups & 0 Downs From AEW Dynamite: Fight For The Fallen (27 July)". WhatCulture.com. Retrieved 2022-08-08.
  8. ^ "The Major Wrestling Figure Podcast". Retrieved 2022-08-08.
  9. ^ Create A Pro Champion, Mark Sterling drops an OPEN CHALLENGE for 6/24 - Limitless Wrestling, retrieved 2022-08-08
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