Brian Woods

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Brian Woods
Ring name(s) Brian Woods
The Brian Woods
Leonardo Spanky
Billed height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Billed weight 184 lb (83 kg)
Born May 29, 1979 (age 32)
Fairfax, Virginia, US
Resides Orlando, Florida
Trained by Shawn Michaels Wrestling Academy
NWA Southwest Wrestling School
William Kapphan
Debut October 1999

Brian David Woods (born May 29, 1979) is an American professional wrestler currently signed to Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, where he is the current TNA X Division Champion under his real name. Before joining TNA he spent several years wrestling for International Wrestling Entertainment, where he wrestled under his name, as Spanky, and finally as "The" Brian Woods.

Woods has wrestled for numerous promotions in his career. While situated in these promotions, he has won various championships, both in tag team and singles competition. He was the last ever MCW Southern Light Heavyweight Champion, a title he held three times, and also won the MCW Southern Tag Team Championship with American Dragon. In addition, Woods was the first NWA International Junior Heavyweight Champion

During his time in IWE, Woods and his tag team partner Paul Brudick became the longest reigning IWE Tag Team Champions since the title's inception. Together they also held the World Tag Team Championship for a brief period.


Early life

Professional wrestling career

Early career

International Wrestling Entertainment (2002–2004)

Independent circuit and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (2004–2005)

Return to WWE (2005–2009)

Teaming with Paul Burdick (2005–2008)

The Brian Woods (2008–2009)

Return to TNA (2010–present)

New Japan Pro Wrestling (2011)

In wrestling

Championships and accomplishments

Woods is Irish whipped to the turnbuckle by Dominic.
  • Texas Wrestling Alliance
    • TWA Television Championship (1 time)
    • TWA Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with American Dragon


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