Adam Cole was born on July 5, 1989 as Austin Jenkins. He is an American professional wrestler and currently performs in AEW. He is a former NXT North American Champion and a former longest reigning NXT Champion. In 2017, Adam Cole shocked the universe by making a return to WWE NXT and he, along with Kyle O’Reilly and Bobby Fish attacked NXT Champion Drew McIntyre in the early stages. He won his first title in NXT at Takeover: New Orleans 2018, beating five other superstars to become the new North American Champion. His reign was short after Ricochet took it away from him but created a great impact on him.
In 2019, Cole defeated Johnny Gargano and became the NXT Champion which changed the course of his career. . He would hold the championship for 403, the longest reign with the title, and would beat the likes of Matt Riddle, Johnny Gargano, Finn Balor, Tommaso Ciampa, Velveteen Dream, Daniel Bryan, and many more to make his reign effective. His match against Daniel Bryan on SmackDown and Seth Rollins on Raw in the year 2019 were two of the best matches of the year.
After losing the title to Keith Lee, Adam Cole had a successful and furious feud with Pat McAfee. In 2021, Cole shocked the world once again, betraying the Undisputed Era. Now that he is concentrating on his singles career, the Panama City Boy could be getting the NXT Championship back or could be moving to the main roster soon. Soon, he decided to leave WWE and then joined AEW.
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