What is the real name of Ridge Holland?

What is the real name of Ridge Holland?

Ridge Holland in NXT

Ridge Holland is a former professional rugby player. But what do you do if you’re deemed too dangerous and too reckless for the rough-and-tumble world of professional rugby? Well, Ridge Holland decided to leave the pitch and enter the ring, where he began smashing people’s skulls for fun. Ridge has piqued the interest of many with his tough demeanor. Fans want to know more about his life outside the ring.

Ridge Holland’s real name is Luke Menzies. Holland has been a professional rugby player for various clubs in the RFL Championship. Yorkshire Streets had a troublesome young boy by the name of Luke Menzies, and his appetite for destruction has only intensified since then. The rugby player started exploring professional wrestling as a career in 2016. He was signed by WWE for NXT in May 2018 after working his way through several English promotions.


On July 28, 2019, Menzies made his debut at an NXT live event, defeating Mars Wang. He made his television debut on August 29, 2019, but unfortunately ended up losing to Keith Lee. Ridge Holland was his ring name when he made his NXT UK debut on November 21, 2019. After that, his career went through a lot of ups and downs due to poor booking as well as injuries.

In the 2021 draft, WWE eventually promoted Holland to the main roster. They drafted him to the SmackDown brand, and on the November 5 episode of the show, Holland referred to Sheamus as his idol. Soon after, he helped Sheamus win a four-way match, sparking an alliance between the two. Sheamus quickly took Holland under his wing, and they added Butch as a member of the Brawling Brutes faction. After beinng in the ring with the liks of Jey Uso, Sami Zayn, Jimmy Uso, and more, Hollan has made it to the top in a shot period of time.

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Ridge Holland’s personal life

Sheamus Butch Rdige Holland
Earlier The Brawling Brutes (Sheamus, Holland, and Ridge Holland) were scheduled to face The Usos and Solo Sikoa at Crown Jewel. (Image Credits – Wrestling Observer)

Luke Menzies was born on May 29, 1988. He hails from Liversedge, West Yorkshire, England. For all the fans curious about his love life, the wrestler likes to keep his personal life to himself. As a result, there isn’t much information we can find on the internet about his romantic partner at present.

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British wrestling legend Marty Jones trained Holland before he worked his way up in different English promotions and gained some reputation as a tough wrestler. With “The Celtic Warrior” Sheamus acting as Holland’s mentor, people are very excited for the future of The Brawling Brutes, especially the talented Ridge Holland.


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