Kevin Matthew McDonald (born February 10, 1983) is an American professional wrestler currently signed to IMPACT Wrestling under the ring name KM.
Professional wrestling careerEdit
Independent promotions (2000–present) Edit
As a native of New York, Matthews wrestled in many promotions around New York City and New Jersey early in his career.
In 2004 he wrestled for World Xtreme Wrestling in Pennsylvania teaming up with Greg Matthews. He was managed by Krissy Vaine.
Also he wrestled in Women Superstars Uncensored from 2006-2010. On December 12, 2009 Matthews lost to Tito Santana at NWS/WSU The Awesome Challenge in Flemington, New Jersey.
World Wrestling Entertainment (2005)Edit
On June 14, 2005 Matthews was a jobber for his only appearance in WWE. He teamed up with Nick Berk losing to MNM (Joey Mercury & Johnny Nitro).
Pro Wrestling Syndicate (2007–2016)Edit
Matthews made his Pro Wrestling Syndicate (PWS) debut on September 7, 2007 at PWS Blitzkrieg, defeating JD Smoothie and Joe Hardway in a three-way match. Matthews returned on March 22, 2008 at PWS Majestic Mayhem where he joined the PWS Heavyweight Championship Tournament, teaming with Tommy Suede against Jerry Lynn & Kenny Omega. Nine months later on December 6, Matthews returned at PWS Firestorm II in an Ambulance match, defeating Deadpool. Two years later on May 8, 2010, Matthews returned at PWS Vendettawhere he defeated Butterbean to win the PWS Heavyweight Championship.
On March 5, 2011, Matthews returned at PWS Spring Break Showdown and teamed with Danny Demanto under the team name of Reality Check, and defending PWS Heavyweight Champion Devon Moore former WWE superstars D-Generates of Wrestling (Billy Gunn, Road Dogg & X-Pac). At PWS Refuse To Lose II, Matthews defeated Sonjay Dutt. He met Dutt in a rematch on August 27 at PWS Fight Night: The Four Year Anniversary Event where Dutt defeated him. On June 2, 2012 at PWS Five Year Anniversary Weekend, Matthews won the PWS Heavyweight title for the second time after defeating Sami Callihan. At PWS The Show Must Go On, Matthews lost the title to Matt Hardy. At PWS Fight Mare Before Christmas, Matthews' title rematch was a Casket Match but was unsuccessful in winning the title back from Hardy.
In 2013, Matthews returned to face Matt Hardy in a title rematch held on February 9 at PWS Thank You Jerry in a Tables, Ladders & Chairs match, where he defeated Hardy to win the title for a third time. On September 20 at PWS Return To Rahway, Matthews lost the title to Alex Reynolds.
On April 26, 2014 at PWS Spring Breakdown, Matthews was involved in three-way title match for the Heavyweight Championship against Mario Bokara and defending champion Bonesaw. On February 21, 2015 at PWS Refuse 2 Lose, Matthews challenged for the Heavyweight Championship held by Fallah. On September 12, Matthews challenged Dan Maff for the PWS Heavyweight title.
On January 30, 2016, Matthews returned at PWS/GFW as part of Team PWS with Fallah Bahh, Mario Bokaraand Pat Buck, to defeat Team GFW (Desirable Dustin, Gigolo Justin, Jeff Jarrett & Nick Aldis).
Global Force Wrestling (2015–2016)Edit
Matthews made his debut on June 12 as part of the GFW Grand Slam Tour where his debut match was won by Moose. He returned on January 22, 2016 at GFW Amped Live, where teamed with Pat Buck & The Amazing Redin a tag match won by Andrew Everett, Brian Myers & Nick Aldis. On May 13 at MCW/GFW Collision Course, Matthews defeated Brandon Scott. Two days later on May 15 at AML/GFW Confrontation 2016, Matthews teamed with The Heatseekers (Elliot Russell & Sigmon) in a tag match won by Brian Myers & The Washington Bullets (Jon Williams & Trey Williams). On June 11 at WrestlePro/GFW, Matthews defeated Chris Dickinson.
IMPACT Wrestling (2017–present)Edit
On March 6, 2017, it was reported that McDonald had signed with IMPACT Wrestling. On the March 30, 2017 episode of Impact Wrestling, he debuted as Sienna's cousin, defeating Braxton Sutter with interference from Sienna.
On the May 25, KM teamed with Kongo Kong defeating Braxton Sutter and Mahabali Shera, after both teams began a feud with each other.
On June 15, episode of Impact Wrestling that occurred in Mumbai, India, KM competed in a gauntlet match for the inaugural Sony SIX Invitational Trophy, which was won by Mahabali Shera after he was eliminated by Shera.
On July 2, during the pre-show of Slammiversary XV, KM teamed with Kongo Kong and Laurel Van Ness losing to Mahabali Shera, Braxton Sutter and Allie in a six-person tag team match. On January 18, 2018 IMPACT Wrestling tapings, KM attacked James Storm with a beer bottle, smashing over Storm's head and joined American Top Team.
Teaming with Fallah Bahh (2018–present)Edit
- Finishing moves
- The Ego Driver (Scoop brainbuster)
- Signature moves
- Full nelson side slam
- Slingshot splash
- Swinging reverse STO
- Powerbomb dropped into a double knee backbreaker
- Krissy Vaine
- Laurel Van Ness
- "2 Cocky"
- Entrance themes
- Independent circuit
- "Slayed" by Overseer
- IMPACT Wrestling
- "Jersey Streets" by Dale Oliver
- "630 Theme" by Dale Oliver (used while teaming with Fallah Bahh)
- Independent circuit
Championships and accomplishmentsEdit
- Pro Wrestling Illustrated
- PWI ranked him #211 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2017
- Pro Wrestling Syndicate
- PWS Heavyweight Championship (3 times)
- Stars & Stripes Championship Wrestling
- SSCW Television Championship (1 time)
- World Xtreme Wrestling
- WXW Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Greg Matthews