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Steven Santos
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Names Steven Santos
Steven Spriter
Spriter
Steven Sprinter
Gabriel Belmont
Height 6 ft. 3in.
Weight 235 lbs.
Born October 4, 1985
Birthplace Manila, Philippines
Died N/A
N/A
Resides London, England
Billed from The United Kingdom
Wherever he wants
Manila, Philippines
Trained by Lance Storm
Michael Tarver
William Regal
The Suspect
DCO
Kenta Kobashi
Debut December 13th 2009
Retired N/A

Steven Santos (formerly known as Steven Spriter) is a CAW superstar who debuted December 19th 2009. He was previously signed to, DCO, New-WWE Raw, DGW, NAW, IWT, WCW and New-TNA and a current member of iPW & Jeri-MAX. He is a two time NAW Intercontinental Champion, a four time NAW Hardcore Champion, a two time CAW Champion of Champions , a four time IWT Ironman Heavymetalweight Champion, a one time IWT Legends Champion, a one time IWT Legends Tag Team Champion, a one time WCW Intercontinental Championship, a one time WCW Television champion, a two time WEDF Hardcore Champion, a three time Jeri-MAX European Champion, and a one time IWT Spritenation Championship. He is also the first IWT Undercard Triple Crown Champion.

He is the inaugural, and current, iPW Global Heavyweight Champion. This marks the first time that Steven Santos has been a World Champion in his illustrious career.

Developing CAW Organization (2009 - 2010)

He made his CAW and DCO debut against Frank Sinatra in the first round of the DCO Tournament on 12-13-2009. He would then proceed to the next round only to lose to Jerry Atric. After this he made no further appearances in DCO as Danny Jackpot would bring Spriter up into the main NAW Roster.

New Age Wrestling (2010 - 2011)

Spriter would make his debut in NAW as the new member of Raven's Flock, he would defeat Pornoman in a handicap match with Raven for the NAW Intercontinental Championship at New-WWE/NAW Night of Champions. Due to Spriter pinning Pornoman, Spriter would become the new NAW Intercontinental Champion. Spriter would then be entered into a 8 Man Battle Royal to determine who would face Bret Hart at NAW CAW Battlefield, but he would be eliminated by Larry It.

Spriter would not appear again until NAW Destruction Zone when he would compete in another 8 Man Battle Royal but this time with the NAW Intercontinental Championship on the line. He would be eliminated by Tito, causing Spriter to lose the Intercontinental Championship.

NAW Territory Split (2010)

After NAW Destruction Zone there would be a territory split with two brands, NAW South & NAW North. Spriter would go on to wrestle in NAW North and he would become the owner of NAW South. In Spriter's NAW North debut he would team with Andrew Liana to defeat The Dudleyz. In the next episode Spriter would face off against Chris Johansen and Larry It and Kane for a chance to face The Rock at NAW North Full Potential for the NAW World Heavyweight Championship, however he would lose.

At Full Potential it was announced that The Flock, Spriter, Ryan ReX and Shawn Dynasty, had been disbanded. This would not affect Spriter as much as the other two as Spriter did not have much contact with Ryan ReX and Shawn Dynasty after Raven had left the NAW Roster. The three then faced off where the winner would become a No. 1 Contender to the NAW World Heavyweight Championship. Even though Spriter landed his finishing move onto Shawn Dynasty, Ryan ReX would steal the win.

Frustrated over this loss he blamed Shawn Dynasty for not kicking out. This sparked a rivalry between the two where Spriter would attack Shawn Dynasty match after match. During this time Spriter was booked to face off against Bret Michaels, but Bret was attacked by Pornoman before the match allowing Spriter to pick up an easy win. At NAW Anarchy Anniversary 2010 Spriter would lose to Shawn Dynasty.

After this in NAW's, new webmatch type show called, Hardcore Madness. During this Spriter would win his first NAW Hardcore Championship against ACWL's Luigi. After this he would retain instantly against Machojef, but he would lose the title after this to Larry It.

After this Spriter was voted into a tournament to determine the new NAW Intercontinental Championship. Spriter defeated Dvon Dudley to face Ryan ReX, the only remaining Flock Member Spriter never defeated, at NAW North Vendetta II.

Spriter defeated Danny Jackpot in a game of Rock, Paper, Scissors allowing him to compete in a NAW Hardcore Championship match against XtremeTony, Guile and Arthur "Bonecrusher" Johnson in a Steel Cage match where Spriter escaped the cage allowing him to win his second NAW Hardcore Championship. Hours later Spriter would lose the Hardcore Championship to Matt Hardy.

Spriter would compete in a 4 man battle royal against Ryan ReX, Kane & Larry It where Spriter would be eliminated by his Vendetta II opponent, Ryan ReX. At Vendetta II Spriter was defeated by Ryan ReX, which was called a close match and could possibly be NAW's MOTY. Soon after this NAW would close it's doors leaving Steven without a job.

On what appeared to be a one match only return of NAW, Spriter would finally be able to defeat Larry It, who was his current partner in New-WWE.

NAW Return (2010 - 2011)

On the return of NAW he would team up with Larry It once again to face off against Chris Johansen and Ryan ReX, where the winning team would face off against each other at NAW Mayhem 20 for the Intercontinental Championship, where he and Larry It would be successful. On NAW Mayhem 20 Spriter would defeat Larry It once again to become the new NAW Intercontinental Champion.

He would compete in a 20 man Battle Royal for the NAW Hardcore Championship and the CAW Champion of Champions and win it.

On NAW Voltage 2 Spriter faced Ryan ReX in what would be a NAW Vendetta II rematch, which Spriter would lose. On NAW Voltage 5 Spriter would drop the NAW Intercontinental Championship to Larry It his long time rival and friend. On NAW Voltage 10 Spriter would team with Biff Andreas to defeat Ryan ReX and The Crippler.

Spriter would compete in a Scramble match at NAW Final Countdown for the NAW Intercontinental Championship against Guile, Larry It and Link. However Guile would be replaced in the match by Biff Andreas, who had announced his allegiance to Team ACWL and would go onto win the match.

Spriter was then booked in the NAW King of the World 2011 Tournament. He was able to defeat his first round opponent, NAW Television Champion Evan O'Shea. In the second round he would viciously attack The Crippler prior to the match, thus DQ'ing and eliminating himself out of the tournament. He would then be in a #1 Contender's match to the NAW Television Championship, against Link, Shawn Dynasty and The Crippler. He would be eliminated by The Crippler, but after the match the two brawled on the stage, with Spriter getting the last word.

At some point Spriter would rename to Santos and compete against The Crippler at New-WWE/NAW WrestleMania VIII in a Loser Leaves NAW match, which The Crippler would win causing Santos to leave the company.

New-WWE Raw (2010)

Soon after NAW closed it's doors Spriter was picked up by Raw. He would make his first New-WWE appearance attacking Danny Jackpot and Jason Hawkinz at New-WWE Night of Champions 2 with the help of Larry It. On the following episode of Raw Steven Spriter would make his in-ring debut against Evan Scottland in a winning effort, and showing a new finisher. The following week he would defeat Brent Harvanator debuting another finisher.

He would enter a mini tournament for the chance to face off against The Miz for the United States Championship, but would lose to Lemarcus Carter, giving Spriter his first loss in New-WWE. Spriter wanting revenge would take his frustrations out on Lemarcus' tag team partner, Matt Mayhem where Spriter would defeat him.

The following Raw after Hell in a Cell, Spriter was booked into a match with Danny Jackpot. However Danny had instead brought a replacement of for the match which turned out to be the returning Bret Michaels, who wanted to beat some respect into Spriter.

After this he would qualify for the WWE Championship Scramble Match at The Bash by beating Dylan Connell. He would then face Bret Michaels once again but in a winning effort. He would lose in the WWE Championship Scramble Match at The Bash. This would mark Spriter's final appearance as part of the Raw roster, as he left New-WWE to return to NAW following its revival.

New-WWE Smackdown (2010)

Spriter would appear on New-WWE Smackdown in a Young Lions Cup rematch against Bryan Davis in a losing effort.

It's Walleh Time (2010 - 2012)

Textured IWT Spritenation Title3

Sprite's entrance to the ring during a house show

Sprite would sign a contact to make appearances in IWT. He made his first appearance by defeating Jason Matthews for the Ironman Metalheavyweight Championship. He would then make his debut match which was at the IWT World Title, Road to the Gold Tournament Match facing Kurt Angle, however he would lose due to outside interference from Jason Matthews.

At a lWT house show, Sprite would defeat TY to become the IWT Japanese Champion which he would rename to the IWT Spritenation Championship. On several house shows he would capture the IWT Legends Championship and the IWT Legends Tag Team Championship with CYBERDOMAINIAN, this would make Spriter one of the 3 people who are currently eligible to claim the Denny's Grandslam with only the KO-I Tag Team Championship and the IWT World Championship left to capture.

At IWT One Night Stand, Spriter would face off against fellow Unamerican, Otto "The Party Mountie", whom he would defeat to advance in the 12 man tournament for the IWT World Title, however he would lose in the semi-finals along with Devil Goat against the eventual winner of the tournament, Kenzo Suzuki.Sprite successfully retained his title for the fourth time against Coca Cola Can at IWT Xtra V. On IWT Pass Out Episode 2, Sprite made his return this time on commentary. Later on a IWT Xtra Special, Spriter purposely dropped the Japanese Title to Cowlex. This was a sign to management as he intends to move to the main event.

IWT would end in 2012, releasing Spriter from his contract.

Jeri-MAX (2010 - )

On December 9 2010, Spriter was chosen to be a rookie for the Jeri-MAX Show PMX where he will be mentored by Pacman Jones. However after Black Hole II he would be signed to the Jeri-Max roster by Sakoda. He would lose on his debut match against Matt Eichorn. After defeating Mongo McMichael, Spriter would lose a 4-Way match for the Hardcore Championship at Jeri-MAX Ooze 2. During that match, he gained the attention of Women's Champion Linda McSeven, who went on to root for him and give him the nickname "The Dark Horse."

On the following WARP, Spriter teamed up with McSeven in a losing effort against KAMA and Kim Sakoda. After the match, Linda McMahon came down to the ring and accused McSeven of being a man. Spriter would then assault McMahon with a series of Spriterplexes, allowing McSeven to escape. Spriter would continue to back McSeven as her bodyguard for months. On Episode 39, Spriter called out Blee Blee Blee, Linda's Horizon opponent, for constantly mocking her and calling her a man. After Blee got in the ring and berated him, Spriter would retaliate and assault Blee with a baseball bat, as well as a number of Spriterplexes.

On the next episode, Spriter would be defeated in a match by Blee. Afterwards, Linda McSeven would come out and assault him while firing him for not getting the job done against an 8-Year-Old. Spriter would get his revenge at Jeri-MAX Horizon where he would assault his former boss and almost was able to unmask her in the process. After Linda escaped, Spriter promised that next time there would be nowhere for her to go. After Linda assaulted Spriter in the back of the head with a horse shoe, they agreed to a "Dark Horse Rules" match at JeriMania II: The Quickening. The rules were that there were no count outs (so Linda couldn't run away) and that the use of horse shoes as a weapon was legal.

At Jeri-Mania, Spriter would defeat Linda in the Dark Horse Rules match. When she tried to run away, Spriter brought out The Crippler as backup. Together they trapped Linda and sent her into the ring where she was unmasked and revealed to be none other than Bubba the Love Fudge.

At the Jeri-MAX King of the Heavens Tournament, Spriter was defeated in the first round by European Champion Dorf Liggleton, who beat him down with multiple finishing moves while mocking his "Spriter" name. After Dorf was defeated in the 2nd Round by Lamarell McDaniel, Spriter would attack him from behind, revealing that he would be competing under the name Steven Santos from now on. Due to the heat between the two, GM Frollo would later announced a European Championship match between the two at the upcoming Season 3 Black Hole CPV, which Santos would go on to win, earning his first championship in Jeri-MAX. His reign would be shortlived though, as Dorf regained the title on the following episode of WARP after using his rematch clause. Santos would go on to do the same thing, using his rematch clause on the following episode of VORTEX, where he would defeat Dorf and win the European Championship for a 2nd time. His reign would come to an end at the hands of Dorf once again on the following WARP.

After beating Dorf for the title again on Episode 52, Frollo would come out and get rid of the Rematch Clause in Jeri-MAX for every belt due to the ridiculousness of the Santos/Liggleton series. Frollo also announced one final bout between Santos and Dorf at Jeri-MAX Ooze 3; stating that after this match, Santos and Liggleton will never face each other ever again. Santos would ultimately defeat Dorf one last time, and became the first of the two to successfully retain the European Championship. After failing to win the Global Equality Bash tournament, Santos would lose the European Championship to ❄ (The Artist Formerly Known as Winter Bradleys), in a triple threat match that also included Zeb Kolton on the Jeri-MAX Spiral Rumble Pre-Show.

Spriter would show up again after his title loss on Episode 58 in order to try and persuade "The Beast" Dan The Beast Severn to leave his pimp, Kim Sakoda, and be a free man. On the following episode, Santos would defeat Severn in a match without Kim at ringside. However, she would use the loss as proof that Severn needed her around. Afterwards, Elevensai would attack Severn in order to sabotage Kim's business and Santos would stand there and allow it to happen in order to emphasize to Severn what associating with Kim does to his wellbeing. After Severn finally abandoned Kim Sakoda, Santos would save The Beast from a 2-on-1 beatdown by Elevensai and Sakoda on Episode 60. This led to a tag match between Santos/Severn and the Ni Juu Ichi on the Jeri-MAX Horizon Pre-Show where Santos and Severn won by count-out after Santos used an MMA chokehold on Elevensai on the outside.

On Episode 63, Santos defeated Severn to qualify for the Money in the Jeri-Bank Ladder Match at JeriMania the Third. However, it was Grover Cleveland who wound up winning said ladder match, in the end.

World CAW Wrestling (2010 - 2011)

On December 9 2010, Spriter would sign a contract to compete in World CAW Wrestling. He would make his debut on Worldwide by defeating Evan Bourne. On the first WCW show of 2011, Spriter would earn a shot at the World Heavyweight Championship at New Years Revolution after beating Scott Steiner. He would lose at New Years Revolution after being eliminated by Lemarcus Carter.

On the 2nd Episode of Nitro, Spriter challenged Haduken to a double championship (with Spriter's Young Lions Cup and Haduken's WCW Intercontinental Championship) match at WCW Souled Out, which Haduken accepted. At WCW Souled Out, Spriter would come out vicotrious after Jalin Brown came in and attacked Haduken.

Spriter would not appear again until WCW Slamboree 2, where he would defend the WCW Intercontinental Championship against Matt Eichorn, but in a losing effort.

Spriter would then be drafted to the Thunder brand.

On the first episode of Thunder, he would face his rival Haduken in a match for the WCW Television Championship, which he would win. On the second episode of Thunder, he would defend and retain the WCW Television Championship aganst Biff Andreas after an interference by Diamond Dallas Page. Later on in the show he would get into a conflict with Randy Orton, ending with Spriter throwing Orton in the way of a moving car.

At WCW Sin, Spriter would make an appearance attacking Haduken, who at the time was challenging Tom Nook. He would then proclaim that he would rip up the booker's script and become unpredictable. WCW would close soon after, releasing Santos from his contract.

Dynamite Japan (2011)

Steven Spriter is currently signed to NESE Japanese spinoff Dynamite Japan. He would first appear on episode 2, where he was attack by Masahiro Chono and A BEAR.

CAW Clusterfuck Series

  • Spriter entered the CAW Clusterfuck as the 33rd entrant. He would appear in his bWo attire along with his team mate PFAN. He would eliminate Corey Bayne, but he would finally be eliminated by the Nostalgia Critic.
  • Sprite entered the CAW Clusterfuck 2 match, but did not enjoy the same success as the first one, and was eliminated by DamaRJ.

CAW Champion of Champions Series

Spriter would compete in a 20 man Battle Royal for the NAW Hardcore Championship and the CAW Champion of Champions and win it. He would then allow Walleh and Ty to hold the CAW Champion of Champions title with him. He would lose the CAW Champion of Champions to KroniK soon after but regain it as part of the Nexus Gauge, who would be banned from regaining the title as a group after losing to KroniK once again. He would then announce that he would no longer compete for the championship.

CAW Young Lions Cup Series

Spriter would compete in the CAW Young Lions Cup 2010. In the first round he would defeat one of the Random Mexican KKK Member 7 and he would win the Semi-Final Battle Royal (supposedly bribing the referee), eliminating Rick Acid last. However he would lose to Bryan Davis in the CAW Young Lions Cup 2010 Finals.

He would then compete in a triple threat match against then Young Lions Cup Holder, Matt Eichorn, and Spriter's Young Lions Cup Rival, Rick Acid. Spriter would win after stealing the pinfall victory from Matt Eichorn.

He would then defend the Young Lions Cup against Haduken in WCW, in a double championship match, with both the Young Lions Cup and the WCW Intercontinental Championship on the line, in which he would win. Since then he had not defended the Young Lions Cup until he was forced to relinquish the title for the next CAW Young Lions Cup tournament, which was won by B.B. Disco.

Wrestling Entertainment Dynasty Federation (2011)

At WEDF Fate of Champions 2, Steven Spriter would appear in a championship scramble for the WEDF Hardcore Championship. He would win it twice until The Great Khali got the final pin in the match.

On a WEDF Flame episode, Steven Spriter challenged The Great Khali to a match for the WEDF Hardcore Championship, however would be attacked by Vertex member Sheamus, meaning he would not be able to compete in the match.

Dynasty Gore Wrestling

Steven Spriter would make his debut on DGW Violence Episode 20 helping The Suspect attack Van Diego after his match. They would announce that they would be forming the ultimate heel team. He would not appear again after this.

iCONic Pro Wrestling (2014 - 2015)

Steven Santos would make his debut with iPW competing in its Road To Glory tournament. In Stage 1, which was a twenty-man over-the-top-rope battle royal, Santos had an unmemorable performance as he was almost immediately eliminated by Caylen Rogers. Santos's fortunes would quickly change with Stage 2, as he pulled an upset victory teaming with Bryan Davis to defeat Zach Starr & Trey Owens in a thrilling main event. After the match, Santos would lay Davis out and be the only man to walk out on his own. Stage 3 saw Santos begin to become a heavy favorite to become iPW's first Global Heavyweight Champion after a dominant performance against Dante Styles & TJ Kennedy in a battle royal, where he notably speared Dante Styles through a barricade. In response to Santos's violent actions, Dante's older brother, Louden Styles, declared a public challenge to Santos, vowing revenge for Dante. The iPW President would grant Louden's request with the plan for The Long Walk as Santos & Louden had both managed to qualify to compete in the Global Championship bracket. The match was held under No Disqualifications with No Countouts and is considered one of iPW's signature matches, which was won by Santos. In his semi-final match, Santos would manage to gain revenge from Stage 1, defeating Caylen Rogers on the second night of the Long Walk in yet another memorable main event.

At Iconic Revolution, Steven Santos would defeat Marcus King in a memorable, bloody brawl, winning the Road To Glory tournament and securing the first World Championship of his career after King was deemed unable to continue the match after he blacked out in Santos's signature submission, the Straight Shooter.

In Wrestling

  • Finishing Moves
    • Darkness Drop (Hangman DDT) (2010 - Currently Used)
    • Burning Hammer (2010 - 2012)
    • Straight Shooter (Single Leg Boston Crab) (2010 - Currently Used) - Adopted from his trainer Lance Storm
    • Total Wipeout (Modified TKO) (2010 - 2011)
    • SpriteNation Bomb (Spiral Sit-Down Powerbomb) (2011 - 2012)
    • Head Exploder (Reverse Suplex DDT) (2010)
    • The Decimator (Pedigree) (2009)
    • GTS – Go To Sleep (Fireman's carry dropped into a knee strike to the face) (2011 - Currently Used)
    • SpriterPlex / DEFCON 1 (2011 - 2012)
  • Signature Moves
    • High Running Knee
    • Killshot (Knock Out Punch) - Adopted from his trainer Michael Tarver
    • Lariat (Adopted from his trainer Suspect)
    • Springboard Moonsault (Adopted from his trainer Suspect)
    • Bulldog
    • Multiple Suplex Variations
    • Belly to Belly Suplex
    • German Suplex
  • Nicknames
    • "The Dark Horse"
    • "The Spritenation Leader"
    • "The Loose Cannon"
  • Entrance Themes
    • "End of Everything" performed by Stereomud and composed by Jim Johnston (NAW; 2010)(as part of The Flock)
    • "Fear of the Dark" by Iron Maiden (New-WWE & NAW & Jeri-MAX, Briefly in IWT; 2010 - )
    • "Tearin' Up My Heart" by N Sync (IWT; 2010 -)
    • "Forsaken (Instrumental)" by Dream Theater (WCW, New-TNA; 2010 - 2011, NAW; 2011 - 2012)
    • "Seagulls Over Rhinoceros Bay Part II" by Foxy Shazam (2012-)
Santos iPW World Champion

Steven Santos as the iPW Global Heavyweight Champion in 2014.

Championships & Accomplishments


e v It's Walleh Time
CPV's: IWT One Night Stand · FNW & IWT Make A Statement
CAW Superstars: Biff Andreas · Blake · Brent Harvanator · Cowlex · Danny Jackpot · Damar Helms · Demar Thomas · Devil Goat · Evan O'Shea · Haduken · Happy Vim the Clown · Jason Matthews · Javori Smart · Jesus Habinero · Johnny · Mason KroniK · Masterbubu · Matt Eichorn · Mountie Otto · · Oshujax · Smokey · The Suspect · Steven Spriter · Sultan Shetty · TY.
Tag Teams: Acid Trip · MASATA · The Movement · The Nation · The UnAmericans
Hall of Fame: El Jefe
Other Related Pages: IWT King of the Quads · IWT Speciality Match Types

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