Rami Sebei is a Syrian Canadian professional wrestler currently signed to WWE, where he performs on the SmackDown brand under the ring name Sami Zayn, and is a former WWE Intercontinental Champion and NXT Champion. He is the first WWE superstar of Syrian Heritage Prior to joining WWE, Sebei wrestled on the independent circuit under the ring name El Generico, using the character of a luchador from Mexico with a catchphrase of "Olé! ". Zayn wrestled while masked from his debut in 2002 until 2013. Upon signing with WWE, Sebei began wrestling without a mask. He achieved much success in Pro Wrestling Guerrilla as a two-time PWG World Champion and five-time World Tag Team Champion. He is the only person to have won both of PWG's annual tournaments, the Dynamite Duumvirate Tag Team Title Tournament in 2010 and the Battle of Los Angeles in 2011.
|Birth name:||Rami Sebei|
|Born:||July 12, 1984, Laval, Quebec, Canada|
|Residence:||Orlando, Florida, United States|
|Ring name(s):||El Generico, Rami Sebei, Sami Zayn, Stevie McFly|
|Billed from:||Tijuana, Mexico, Montreal, Quebec, Canada|
|Trained by:||Jerry Tuite, Savio Vega|
|Twitter:||Sami Zayn's Twitter profile|
|IMDb:||Sami Zayn's IMDb|
About Sami Zayn
Also known by his real name Rami Sebei and by his ring name El Generico, he joined the WWE in 2013. He won a WWE NXT Championship in 2014.
He began his wrestling career in 2002, and always wore a mask when wrestling until he joined WWE 11 years later.
During his time in Pro Wrestling Guerrilla, he won two solo world championships and five tag team championships.
He moved to the U.S. for the WWE, but his family stayed in Canada, where he was born and raised.
His first WWE victory came against Curt Hawkins.
Information related to Sami Zayn
- Canadian expatriate professional wrestling people in the United States
- Professional wrestlers from Quebec
- Sportspeople from Laval, Quebec
- Canadian Muslims
- Canadian male professional wrestlers
- Masked wrestlers