Don Callis Family

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Don Callis Family
The group centres around Don Callis
Stable
Leader(s)Don Callis (Manager)
Members
Billed heightsCallis: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Takeshita: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Hobbs: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Fletcher: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Berretta: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Rush: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Combined
billed weight
1,321 lb (599 kg)
Former
member(s)
Sammy Guevara
Will Ospreay
DebutMay 28, 2023
Years active2023–present

The Don Callis Family is a villainous professional wrestling stable led and managed by Don Callis. The group also consists of Konosuke Takeshita, Kyle Fletcher, Powerhouse Hobbs, Trent Beretta, and Rush. They are all currently signed to All Elite Wrestling (AEW) and also perform in its sister promotion Ring of Honor (ROH), where Fletcher is a former ROH World Television Champion.

History

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On the May 10, 2023 episode of Dynamite, during a steel cage match between Kenny Omega and Jon Moxley, Callis turned on Omega, stabbing him with a screwdriver which allowed Moxley to get the win. At Double or Nothing, Callis allied himself with Konosuke Takeshita, after he delivered a jumping knee strike to Omega.[1] In June 2023, Will Ospreay joined the Don Callis Family.

At Grand Slam, Callis recruited Sammy Guevara to his family, after he turned on Chris Jericho.[2] In October 2023, Powerhouse Hobbs and Kyle Fletcher joined the Don Callis Family. On the December 28, 2023 episode of AEW Dynamite New Years Smash, Sammy Guevara returned and crashed The Don Callis Family's Boxing Week Celebration, Callis got Guevara a custom portrait with his new baby and his family, Guevara turned on Don Callis and the family attacked Guevara until Chris Jericho saved him from the family, Guevara reunited with Jericho until Big Bill and Ricky Starks attacked Jericho and Guevara, Sting and Darby Allin come to Jericho and Guevara's rescue. [3][4] On the May 29, 2024 episode of Dynamite, Trent Beretta joined the Don Callis Family.[5] On the July 3 episode of Dynamite, Ospreay left the Don Callis Family.[6] On the July 5 episode of AEW Rampage, Rush joined the Don Callis Family.[7]

Members

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* Founding member(s)
L Leader
M Manager

Current

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Members Joined
Don Callis (L/M) May 28, 2023*
Konosuke Takeshita May 28, 2023*
Powerhouse Hobbs October 4, 2023
Kyle Fletcher October 28, 2023
Trent Beretta May 29, 2024
Rush July 5, 2024

Former

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Members Joined Left
Sammy Guevara September 20, 2023 December 28, 2023
Will Ospreay June 25, 2023 July 3, 2024

Timeline

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Championships and acomplishments

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Reference

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  1. ^ Powell, Jason (May 28, 2023). "AEW Double Or Nothing results: Powell's live review of MJF vs. Darby Allin vs. Jack Perry vs. Sammy Guevara in a four-way for the AEW World Championship, The Elite vs. BCC in Anarchy in the Arena, Jamie Hayter vs. Toni Storm for the AEW Women's Title, Jade Cargill vs. Taya Valkyrie for the TBS Title, Adam Cole vs. Chris Jericho in an unsanctioned match". Pro Wrestling Dot Net. Retrieved May 28, 2023.
  2. ^ Powell, Jason (September 20, 2023). "AEW Dynamite results (9/20): Powell's live review of MJF vs. Samoa Joe for the AEW World Title, Saraya vs. Toni Storm for the AEW Women's Title, Claudio Castagnoli vs. Eddie Kingston in a title vs. title match". Pro Wrestling Dot Net. Retrieved September 20, 2023.
  3. ^ Renner, Ethan (October 4, 2023). "Powerhouse Hobbs joins The Don Callis Family at AEW Dynamite Anniversary". F4WOnline.com. Retrieved October 12, 2023.
  4. ^ Has Pizzazz, Manolo (October 28, 2023). "Don Callis adds a new member to his Family in AEW". CageSideSeats. Retrieved October 4, 2023.
  5. ^ Mueller, Doc-Chris. "AEW Dynamite Results: Winners, Live Grades, Reaction and Highlights From May 29". Bleacher Report. Retrieved 2024-05-30.
  6. ^ Mueller, Doc-Chris. "AEW Dynamite Results: Winners, Live Grades, Reaction, Highlights After Forbidden Door". Bleacher Report. Retrieved 2024-07-04.
  7. ^ "Rush joins Don Callis Family on AEW Rampage". F4W/WON. 2024-07-06. Retrieved 2024-07-08.
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