Preston Vance

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Preston Vance
Birth nameCody Vance
Born (1992-01-15) January 15, 1992 (age 32)[1]
Clare, Michigan, U.S.
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)10[1]
Cody Vance[1]
Cody Vincent[1]
Preston Vance[1]
Billed height6 ft 2 in (188 cm)[1]
Billed weight240 lb (109 kg)[1]
Trained byMonster Factory
DebutSeptember 26, 2015[1]

Cody Vance (born January 15, 1992) better known by his ring name Preston Vance, is an American professional wrestler currently signed to All Elite Wrestling, where he is a member of La Faccion Ingobernable.[2][3][4][5][6]

Professional wrestling career

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Vance debuted in professional wrestling in September 2015. He initially primarily wrestled for Monster Factory Pro Wrestling in Paulsboro, New Jersey. Beginning in 2016, he wrestled for various promotions on the independent circuit including Anarchy Wrestling, Georgia Premier Wrestling, New South Pro Wrestling, and Pro Wrestling Bushido.

Vance made his AEW debut on January 1, 2020 on AEW Dark teaming with Shawn Spears, in a loss to Austin and Billy Gunn. Later in the year he aligned himself with The Dark Order, under the direction of Brodie Lee.[7][8][9][10] In late 2022, Vance aligned himself with Rush and La Faccion Ingobernable.[11][12][13] On January 14, 2024, at Battle of the Belts IX he unsuccessfully wrestled Orange Cassidy in a bout for the AEW International Championship.[14]

Personal life

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Vance has Crohn's disease.[15]

Championships and accomplishments

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References

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Saalbach, Axel. "Preston Vance". WrestlingData.com. Retrieved January 23, 2024.
  2. ^ "Cody Vance". Backstage. Retrieved 18 January 2024.
  3. ^ "Preston Vance AEW | News, Rumors, Pictures, Height & Biography - Sportskeeda". www.sportskeeda.com. Retrieved 2024-01-15.
  4. ^ "Podcast Guest: Preston Vance". www.tbs.com. Retrieved 2024-01-18.
  5. ^ "AEW Battle Of The Belts IX (1/13): Orange Cassidy vs. Preston Vance, Ricky Starks And Big Bill vs. Le Sex Gods | Fightful News". www.fightful.com. Retrieved 2024-01-18.
  6. ^ Mukherjee, Subhojeet (2023-04-27). "Why AEW Decided on Unmasking Preston Vance". Ringside News. Retrieved 2024-01-18.
  7. ^ "Preston Vance: Profile & Match Listing - Internet Wrestling Database (IWD)". www.profightdb.com. Retrieved 2024-01-15.
  8. ^ Pizzazz, Manolo Has (2024-01-11). "Anna Jay and Preston Vance emotionally reflect on honoring Mr. Brodie Lee". Cageside Seats. Retrieved 2024-01-15.
  9. ^ Lowson, Thomas (2024-01-12). "Preston Vance - 'Everytime I Wrestle, It's In Honor Of Brodie Lee'". eWrestlingNews.com. Retrieved 2024-01-18.
  10. ^ Sinha, Saptarshi (2023-05-04). "Preston Vance Reveals How He Was Named '10' In AEW". eWrestlingNews.com. Retrieved 2024-01-18.
  11. ^ "Preston Vance (10) Betrays Dark Order, Aligns With RUSH On 11/25 AEW Rampage". Yahoo Entertainment. 2022-11-25. Retrieved 2024-01-15.
  12. ^ "Preston Vance Turns On Dark Order On 11/25 AEW Rampage, Aligns With La Faccion Ingobernable | Fightful News". www.fightful.com. Retrieved 2024-01-15.
  13. ^ Thompson, Andrew (2023-04-27). "Preston Vance shares that Andrade El Idolo pitched for him to be in LFI, Chris Jericho came up with 'Perro Peligroso' name". POST Wrestling | WWE AEW NXT NJPW Podcasts, News, Reviews. Retrieved 2024-01-18.
  14. ^ Nason, Josh (2024-01-12). "International title match set for AEW Battle of the Belts IX". WON/F4W - WWE news, Pro Wrestling News, WWE Results, AEW News, AEW results. Retrieved 2024-01-18.
  15. ^ Schrute, Michael (April 27, 2023). "Preston Vance on why he didn't like wearing a mask, battling Crohn's Disease when he was younger, getting his nickname from Chris Jericho". wrestlingnews.co. Retrieved April 25, 2024.
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