Luke Harper

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Jonathan Huber (born December 16, 1979) is an American professional wrestler and actor, best known under the ring name Luke Harper.wikipedia
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The Wyatt Family

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For most of his WWE career Harper has been closely associated with The Wyatt Family, Bray Wyatt and Erick Rowan.
The Wyatt Family was a professional wrestling stable in WWE originally composed of Bray Wyatt, Erick Rowan, and Luke Harper.

Luke Harper and Erick Rowan

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Harper and Rowan, collectively known as The Bludgeon Brothers, also held the SmackDown Tag Team Championship on a separate occasion.
Harper and Rowan debuted as a team in November 2012 under the leadership of Bray Wyatt as a part of the Wyatt Family stable.

Bray Wyatt

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For most of his WWE career Harper has been closely associated with The Wyatt Family, Bray Wyatt and Erick Rowan.
Wyatt went on to win the SmackDown Tag Team Championship (with Randy Orton and Luke Harper under the Freebird rule) once, the WWE Championship once, and the Raw Tag Team Championship (with Matt Hardy) once.

Erick Rowan

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For most of his WWE career Harper has been closely associated with The Wyatt Family, Bray Wyatt and Erick Rowan.
In WWE, he is a one-time NXT Tag Team Champion, and also a two-time SmackDown Tag Team Champion, one reign with Luke Harper, and one reign with Daniel Bryan.

Cesaro (wrestler)

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In April 2008, Lee's bullying of smaller wrestlers led to Claudio Castagnoli issuing a challenge to him.
In 2008, Castagnoli started a new feud, this time with Brodie Lee.

Vin Gerard

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Huber made his debut for Philadelphia-based Chikara on March 24, 2007, at Time Will Prove Everything, using "The Right Stuff" Brodie Lee gimmick and losing to Equinox.
The first half of 2007 was fairly uneventful for Equinox until he scored an upset over the much larger Brodie Lee in Lee's Chikara debut, although Lee returned a couple of months later and easily defeated Equinox in a rematch.

Jimmy Olsen (wrestler)

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In August, Lee aligned himself with the Olsen Twins (Colin and Jimmy) and adopted the nickname "Big Rig" and a more serious gimmick of a trucker.
They would begin occasionally teaming with NWA Upstate colleague Brodie Lee in trios matches, often tackling The Colony, and their adventures in tag team wrestling saw even more enthralling contests with Cheech and Cloudy, including a widely praised match at the "Cibernetico and Robin" event in September 2007.

King of Trios

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Lee and the Olsen Twins were scheduled to enter the 2008 King of Trios tournament as Team Dr. Keith, but after Colin signed a contract with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), the team was left one man short. On February 21, 2009, The Roughnecks defeated UltraMantis Black, Crossbones and Sami Callihan to earn a spot in the 2009 King of Trios tournament.
Team Dr. Keith was originally scheduled to comprise Brodie Lee and the Olsen Twins (Colin Olsen and Jimmy Olsen), but Colin was forced to pull out of the event after signing a contract with World Wrestling Entertainment.

Eddie Kingston

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In late 2008, Lee aligned himself with Eddie Kingston and Grizzly Redwood to form a stable called The Roughnecks.
In late 2008 Kingston would team up with Brodie Lee and Grizzly Redwood to form an alliance that would later be named The Roughnecks.

The Miracle Ultraviolence Connection

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A random draw picked Retail Dragon as his replacement, but after he dropped the deciding fall in their opening round match against Cheech, Cloudy and m.c.KZ, Lee turned on him while simultaneously ending his alliance with Jimmy Olsen in the process.
Consisting of Cheech and Cloudy, the team has performed under a number of different names and also functioned as a stable called The Miracle Ultraviolence Connection from 2007 to 2008 with Brodie Lee as a member.

NXT Tag Team Championship

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The Wyatt family have won the NXT Tag Team Championship and the WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship.
On the January 31 taping of NXT (aired February 13), British Ambition (Adrian Neville and Oliver Grey) defeated The Wyatt Family (Luke Harper and Erick Rowan) in the tournament final to become the inaugural champions.

Chikara (professional wrestling)

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Huber made his debut for Philadelphia-based Chikara on March 24, 2007, at Time Will Prove Everything, using "The Right Stuff" Brodie Lee gimmick and losing to Equinox. From 2003 to 2012 Harper worked on the independent wrestling circuit under the ring name Brodie Lee, most notably in Chikara, 2CW: Squared Circle Wrestling, Ring of Honor and Dragon Gate USA and internationally for Dragon Gate in Japan.

Frightmare (wrestler)

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Lee debuted for Evolve on January 16, 2010, at the promotion's first ever show, teaming with Gran Akuma and Icarus in a six-man tag team match, where they were defeated by Team Frightning (Mike Quackenbush, Hallowicked and Frightmare).
After making his in–ring debut on November 21 at a National Wrestling Superstars event, Frightmare made his Chikara in-ring debut on December 12, when he came to defend his mentor in his feud against Brodie Lee, only to lose the match in four minutes.

Austin Aries

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Lee made his debut for Ring of Honor (ROH) on October 25, 2008, aligning himself with The Age of the Fall and helping the group's leader Jimmy Jacobs to defeat Austin Aries in an Anything Goes match.
The first match took place at Ring of Homicide 2, where Jacobs (with help from Delirious and Brodie Lee) defeated Aries in a Falls Count Anywhere Match.

Sami Callihan

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On February 21, 2009, The Roughnecks defeated UltraMantis Black, Crossbones and Sami Callihan to earn a spot in the 2009 King of Trios tournament.
Matches against wrestlers including Zack Sabre, Jr., Brodie Lee, AR Fox, Bobby Fish, and Dave "Fit" Finlay at Evolve 9 followed.

Kyle O'Reilly

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The following day, Lee defeated Jimmy Jacobs, Kyle O'Reilly, Mike Quackenbush, Rich Swann and Silas Young in a six-way match.
On September 26, 2010, O'Reilly participated in six pack challenge, which was won by Brodie Lee at a DGUSA in Milwaukee.

Rich Swann

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The following day, Lee defeated Jimmy Jacobs, Kyle O'Reilly, Mike Quackenbush, Rich Swann and Silas Young in a six-way match.
Swann returned to Dragon Gate USA during the September 25–26 weekend, taking part in four-way and six-way matches won by Chuck Taylor and Brodie Lee, respectively.

The Ring Crew Express

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Huber was eventually formally trained by Kirby Marcos and Rik Matrix in Rochester, New York, and Tony Mamaluke in Schenectady, New York, and made his debut for Roc City Wrestling (RCW) in 2003, working under a mask as Huberboy #2.
They successfully defended the belts against Cloudy and Brodie Lee.

Chikara Grand Championship

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In May 2011, Lee entered the 12 Large: Summit, set to determine the inaugural Chikara Grand Champion, but was forced to pull out of the tournament following his first match, after suffering a legitimate injury.
For the next two months wrestlers such as Vin Gerard, UltraMantis Black, Green Ant, Brodie Lee and Icarus pleaded for votes on Chikara's official website.

Daniel Bryan

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On March 27, The Roughnecks lost their King of Trios opening round match to Team Uppercut (Bryan Danielson, Claudio Castagnoli and Dave Taylor).
Bryan then found an ally in former rival CM Punk, as the duo defeated Luke Harper and Erick Rowan of The Wyatt Family on November 24 at Survivor Series, However, the entire Wyatt Family defeated Bryan in a handicap match on December 15 at TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs, with Wyatt attempting to recruit Bryan in the previous weeks.

List of WWE Intercontinental Champions

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During a singles run, Harper became a one-time Intercontinental Champion.

Survivor Series (2014)

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After a further series of video vignettes aimed at Dolph Ziggler, Harper made his return to TV during the closing moments of the November 10 episode of Raw, throwing an unconscious Ziggler at Triple H and Stephanie McMahon's feet and expressing his desire to join their team at Survivor Series.
Ziggler was the second wrestler to survive a 3-on-1 situation in a Survivor Series elimination match, eliminating Kane, Luke Harper and Seth Rollins and technically Rusev.

Mike Quackenbush

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However, when Reckless Youth no-showed the event, Chikara booker Mike Quackenbush offered Lee the chance to get in the ring.
The following day at Way of the Ronin, Quackenbush wrestled in a six–way match, which was won by Brodie Lee.

Bo Dallas

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Following a win over Bo Dallas and Michael McGillicutty in the semi-finals with Wyatt's interference, Harper and Rowan were defeated in the finals of the tournament by Adrian Neville and Oliver Grey.
On January 26, 2013, at WWE's Royal Rumble Fanfest, Dallas participated in an eight-man NXT tournament for a place in the Royal Rumble match; he defeated Luke Harper, Conor O'Brian, and Leo Kruger to win the tournament.

The Age of the Fall

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Lee made his debut for Ring of Honor (ROH) on October 25, 2008, aligning himself with The Age of the Fall and helping the group's leader Jimmy Jacobs to defeat Austin Aries in an Anything Goes match.
On October 25, in Edison, New Jersey at "Ring Of Homicide 2", Jimmy Jacobs defeated Austin Aries in an Anything Goes match with The End Time after Delirious and debuting member Brodie Lee came to assist him.