Kevin Arturo Geist (born July 19, 1985) is an American professional wrestler. He is currently signed with IMPACT Wrestling under the ring name Killer Kross. He is best known for his time with Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide.
Professional wrestling careerEdit
Independent circuit (2014–present)Edit
Kross has appeared in many independent wrestling promotions such as Paragon Pro Wrestling, West Coast Wrestling Connectionand Future Stars of Wrestling, where he won the first championship of his career.
Future Stars of Wrestling (2014–2015)Edit
Kross debuted on September 6, 2014 at FSW's Survival of the Fittest. He teamed with Tito Escondido and The Hell Hounds in an eight-man tag team match, defeating Kid Vegas, Leon Hater, Mike Dalite & Sinn Bohdi. On November 21 at FSW's Luck of the Draw, Kross teamed with The Beast in defeating the tag team of Funny Bone & Sinn Bohdi. Kross wrestled his last FSW match of 2012 on December 19 at FSW Against All Odds in a 20-Man Battle Royal won by Lance Hoyt.
Kross returned on January 24, 2015 at FSW Boys and Girls Club Fundraiser, teaming with The Beast to defeat Kid Vegas & Leon Hater. On April 24 at FSW Turning Point, Kross wrestled Tyshaun Prince to a no contest finish. On June 5 at FSW 6 Year Anniversary Show, Kross challenged for the FSW Heavyweight Championship held by Brian Cage in a fatal four-way match including Kenny King and Tyshaun Prince. Cage successfully retained the title in this match before meeting Kross again on September 25 at FSW Paid In Full, where lost the Heavyweight Championship to Kross.
WWE (2015) Edit
On February 16, 2015, Kross also had the opportunity to appear for WWE during its Monday Night RAW show, teaming with Darren Young.
Global Force Wrestling (2015)Edit
On July 24, 2015, Kross made his Global Force Wrestling debut at the GFW Amped taping, in losing effort against former TNA World Heavyweight Champion Bobby Roode in the quarterfinal round of the GFW Global Championship tournament.
On August 21, 2015, Kross faced Joey Ryan in a losing effort during the GFW Amped taping.
On October 23, 2015, Kross faced Brian Myers and Kongo Kong in a three way number one contenders match for the GFW Global Championship, the three way was won by Kong.
Lucha Underground (2015–present)Edit
Between 2015 and 2016, Kross worked multiple dark matches for Lucha Underground, On December 13, 2015, Kross made his debut for the promotion defeating Vinny Massaro in a dark match. In 2018 on the July 11 episode Kross made his character debut as The White Rabbit, he gave his wooden scepter to Paul London and ordered him to murder Mascarita Sagrada in cold blood for leading the Rabbit Tribe to his secret lair.
Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide (2017–present)Edit
On March 19, 2017 Kross made his AAA debut at Rey de Reyes helping Johnny Mundo win the AAA Mega Championship, AAA Latin American Championship and AAA World Cruiserweight Championship. he made his in-ring debut on April 12 , Johnny Mundo and Taya defeating Argenis, Ayako Hamada and El Hijo del Fantasma in a No Disqualification six-man tag team match.
On June 4, 2017, Kross competed in a steel Cage triple threat against El Hijo del Fantasma and El Texano Jr. at Verano de Escándalo (2017), the match ended in a no contest after both Fantasma and Texano Jr. escaped the cage at the same time.
On April 20, Kross made his return with Juventud Guerrera and Teddy Hart who made his return to the company, directly attacking Dr. Wagner Jr. and Hernandez after the main event by the AAA Mega Championship. The trio called themselves MAD.
IMPACT Wrestling (2018–present)Edit
On June 14, 2018, Kross made his debut, revealing himself as the mystery X attacker, attacking Petey Williams, after posing as a security guard and arresting Williams, who was accused of being the one behind the attacks. Kross made his in-ring debut on the July 5 edition of IMPACT!, defeating Fallah Bahh.
On August 9, Kross aligned himself with IMPACT World Champion Austin Aries, aiding him in the main event World Championship match against Eddie Edwards.
- Finishing moves
- Doomsday Saito (Saito suplex)
- Kross Jacket (Bararm sleeper)
- Signature moves
- Backdrop suplex
- Biel throw
- Exploder suplex
- Head-and-arm suplex
- Olympic slam
- "Devil of Monterrey"
- "The Herald of Doomsday"
- "The People's Executioner"
- "Rey de la Maldad"
- "The Tollman"
- Entrance themes
- Independent circuit
- "The Doomsday Legacy" by Kevin Kross
- "Grossing the Goon Sea" by Éric Serra
- "Bloodlust" by Last Ten Seconds of Your Life
- "Golden Dawn" by Ministry
- Lucha Libre AAA World Wide
- "Puritania" by Dimmu Borgir
- IMPACT Wrestling
- Independent circuit
Championships and accomplishmentsEdit
- Cauliflower Alley Club
- Rising Star Award (2018)
- Future Stars of Wrestling
- FSW Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
- Maverick Pro Wrestling
- MPW Championship (1 time, current)
- Modern Vintage Wrestling
- MVW Heavyweight Championship (1 time)