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Overview (4)

Born in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Birth NameWilliam Jason Reso
Nicknames Jay
Captain Charisma
The Instant Classic
Christian Cage
Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (1)

William Jason Reso (born November 30, 1973) is a Canadian actor and retired professional wrestler. He is best known for his time in WWE under the ring name Christian and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) under the ring name Christian Cage. He also starred as a guest character on the Syfy original series Haven. He has also appeared on other television series Casino Cinema and Murdoch Mysteries and was featured in multiple films including Shoot 'Em up. He has been married to Denise Hartmann since May 25, 2001. They have one child.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: JMichael22

Spouse (1)

Denise Hartmann (25 May 2001 - present) ( 1 child)

Trade Mark (12)

Finishing move: Impaler/Unprettier/Killswitch (Inverted double underhook facebuster)
Trademark move: CCT (Diving reverse tornado DDT)
Trademark move: Abdominal Stretch
Trademark move: Diving Reverse DDT
Trademark move: Modified Frog Splash
Trademark move: Gutbuster Drop
Trademark move: Inverted Facelock Backbreaker
Trademark move: One Man Con-Chair-To
Trademark move: Sitout Inverted Suplex Slam
Trademark move: Spike DDT
Trademark move: Texas Cloverleaf
Trademark move: Tornado DDT

Trivia (44)

Professional Wrestler.
Has held the WWF/E World Tag Team Championship nine times. With Edge (7), Lance Storm (1), and Chris Jericho (1).
Former member of The Brood and the Ministry of Darkness.
He originally wrestled under the full name of Christian Cage, taken from actors Nicolas Cage and Christian Slater. He dropped the surname upon entering the WWF.
Has 2 brothers, one older and one younger.
His wife Denise is a model from Germany.
Defeated Edge on September 23, 2001, for the WWF Intercontinental Championship. He lost the title to Edge on October 21.
Won the WWF Light Heavyweight title in his debut match at WWF Judgment Day (1998).
Former member of the Un-Americans along with Lance Storm, Test, and William Regal. A group of men who joined together to distribute "constructive criticism" of America.
Though not being his real-life brother, Adam "Edge" Copeland is his best friend and was his best friend growing up in Canada. The two were even college room-mates.
Although actually about 6' 2" and somewhere between 220-230 weight range, Reso was billed by the WWF (now WWE) at very first to be 6' and 215 lbs. to be classified as a light heavyweight with 220 lbs. as the limit. Then he was billed as 5' 10" to more fit the light heavyweight appearance. Now, since he plays more of a bigger role, he is accurately billed as 6' 2" 227 lbs.
He met his wife Denise in England at a WWE Event, they dated for 2 years, got engaged and married on May 25, 2001.
Met best friend and on screen brother Edge (Adam Copeland) in the 5th grade. Adam was one of the only people to become friends with Jay because he had a ninja star, and Adam really thought that was cool. They've been best friends ever since.
During his days in the Indy wrestling scene, he was a member of the wrestling faction known as THUG Life. Other members included Sexton Hardcastle (aka Edge), Zakk Wyld, Joe E. Legend, and Rhino Richards (aka Rhyno).
Notable Title Wins Include: SSW Tag Team title; ECWA Heavyweight title; PCW Heavyweight title (2); ICW Street Fight Tag Team title; WWF Light Heavyweight title; WWF/E World Tag Team titles (9) (with Edge (7), Lance Storm (1), Chris Jericho (1)); WWF/E Intercontinental title (3); WWF European title; WWF Hardcore title; NWA World Heavyweight title (2); ECW title (2); WWE World Heavyweight title.
Has used two different versions of his Theme Song "Just Close Your Eyes". The original was by Waterproof Blonde. When he returned to the WWE he used a cover by Story of the Year.
Reverted to using his old ring name "Christian Cage" after joining TNA Wrestling.
Resides in Tampa, Florida. Fellow wrestler Chris Jericho is his next door neighbor, and Edge (Adam Copeland) lives a few houses down.
Got into wrestling when he was about eight years old. He broke his arm and had nothing better to do than watch TV.
Former WWE Hardcore Champion.
In December 1997, the Suicide Blonds (Christian and Edge) captured the ICW Streetfight Tag Team titles.
Current Incontinental Champion as of Sunday August 10th by beating Booker T at a non-televised event. [August 2003]
Set to face Chris Jericho in a ladder match for the vacant WWE Intercontinental Title (Edge was stripped of the title because of an injury)at WWE Unforgiven. [September 2004]
Returned to the WWE as a member of its ECW brand. [February 2009]
Has been drafted to "Raw" from "Smackdown!" in the Draft Lottery. [June 2005]
Has now quit WWE. [November 2005]
Injured his back during a steel cage match with Chris Jericho, and as of mid-August 2004, as yet to return to the ring. [May 2004]
TNA Wrestling - Christian Cage defeats Jeff Jarrett to become the NEW NWA World Champion. [February 2006]
Is now the NWA World Champion and feuding with Kurt Angle. [February 2007]
Quit World Wrestling Entertainment. [October 2005]
Made surprise debut on ECW Brand against Jack Swagger [February 2009]
Tampa, Florida, USA: Defeated Alberto Del Rio in a Ladder Match at Extreme Rules to win the World Heavyweight Championship for the first time. [May 2011]
Christian quit the WWE. [October 2005]
Will face Abyss at the TNA PPV Lockdown for the Heavyweight Title. [April 2006]
Beat Chris Jericho at Wrestlemania with the help of Trish Stratus [March 2004]
Defeated the NWA World Heavyweight Champion Jeff Jerrett at the Against All Odds Pay-Per-View for the NWA title. [February 2006]
Lost to JBL in the 6-way elimination match for the Smackdown championship. [June 2005]
Won a match against Kurt Angle at the PPV Against All Odds. [February 2007]
In a feud with Chris Jericho over Trish Stratus. [April 2004]
Has now signed with TNA and will appear at the Genesis PPV. [November 2005]
Returned to the WWE by attacking Chris Jericho on Raw. [August 2004]
Lost the ladder to Chris Jericho [September 2004]
Is now the NEW NWA World Heavyweight Champion, beating Jeff Jarrett at the Against All Odds PPV. [February 2006]
Won the NWA World Heavyweight Championship at TNA's Against All Odds Pay-Per-View. [February 2006]

Personal Quotes (4)

We are so, totally the fightingest tag team champions ever!
(Talking to Booker T) "Hey Booker T, any relation to Mr. T?"
(talking about Mike Awesome, who has the words AWESOME on the pants of his legs) "If this gear box wants an accurate description of his pants should say, this leg should say chump stain and this leg should say dorkzilla!"
(On why he left TNA for WWE) I grew tired of being the big fish in the small pond..

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