Chad Allegra, better known by the ring name Karl Anderson, is an American professional wrestler signed to Impact Wrestling, Anderson also makes appearances in All Elite Wrestling. Anderson is known for his work as a tag team specialist, most notably in New Japan Pro-Wrestling, where he is a former four-time IWGP Tag Team Champion. He also holds the record for the longest reign and most defenses with the title, achieved on his first reign with former partner Giant Bernard. Anderson and Bernard also held Pro Wrestling Noah's GHC Tag Team Championship, and were voted tag team of the year by the Wrestling Observer Newsletter in 2011. Anderson is a founding member and the second leader of the Bullet Club stable, and a three-time winner of NJPW's top tag team tournament, the G1/World Tag League, having won it in 2009 with Bernard, in 2012 with Hirooki Goto and in 2013 with Doc Gallows.
|Birth name:||Chad Allegra|
|Born:||January 18, 1980, Asheville, North Carolina, United States|
|Residence:||Fairfield, Ohio, United States|
|Alma mater:||Mars Hill College|
|Ring name(s):||Chad 2 Badd, Chad Allegra, Karl Anderson, Killshot|
|Billed from:||Cincinnati, Ohio, By way of Tokyo, Japan|
|Trained by:||Les Thatcher, Roger Ruffen|
|Debut:||May 10, 2002|
|Twitter:||Karl Anderson's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Karl Anderson's Instagram profile|
|Facebook:||Karl Anderson's Facebook profile|
|IMDb:||Karl Anderson's IMDb|
About Karl Anderson
Wrestler known professionally as "The Machine Gun" who has wrestled for promotions like New Japan Pro Wrestling and National Wrestling Alliance. He is a multiple-time winner of the IWGP Tag Team Championship.
Karl Anderson Before Fame
He attended Mars Hill College on a baseball scholarship.
Achievement of Karl Anderson
He and tag team partner Giant Bernard set a record for the most defenses of an IWGP Tag Team Championship.
Karl Anderson Family Life
He is married and has four children.
Associations of Karl Anderson
He and Drew Hankinson, aka Luke Gallows, have performed as the tag team Gallows and Anderson.
Information related to Karl Anderson
- Anderson family
- Chaos (professional wrestling) members
- Bullet Club members
- American expatriate sportspeople in Japan
- Professional wrestlers from North Carolina
- Expatriate professional wrestlers in Japan