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TJ Tilli
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Ring name(s) TJ Tilli
TKA Tilli
Tyler Greenaway
Height 6 ft. 1 in. (185cm)
Weight 215 lb. (98kg)
Born February 19, 1990
Hometown Perth, Western Australia
Theme music TWF: "Omen" by The Prodigy
FMW & XWF: "Falling Down" by Atreyu
Affiliation(s) TWF: Lethal Injection (with MC Steel, Atlas Adams & Jack Swagger)
Federation(s) Tilli Wrestling Federation
Full Metal Wrestling
Xtreme Wrestling Federation
Previous federation(s) Lords of Pain Wrestling
American Wrestling Federation
Xtreme Wrestling Federation (defunct)
World Wrestling Entertainment
Wrestling information
Alignment TWF & FMW: Heel
XWF: Face
Wrestling style High-flying
Signature Move(s) {{{signature}}}
Finishing Move(s) Breaking Point (Inverted double underhook facebuster)
Trainer "Jackhammer" John Shaw
FMW: Leon Caprice
LPW: Drew Michaels
Handler Tyler Greenaway
Professional career
Debut XWF Punishment 12.4 (January 13, 2007)
Record 51-13-1
Accomplishments • TWF Insanity Championship
XWF Tag Team Championship
XWF Hardcore Championship
Complete list
Retired N/A

Tyler Greenaway better known by his ring name TJ Tilli is an Australian professional wrestler. He currently wrestles for the Tilli Wrestling Federation (TWF), on its Retribution brand. He has amassed a 51-13-1 record in eWrestling history since his debut in January, 2007. Out of character, Tilli has innovated the Insane Asylum match, he is an administrator on the LPW eWrestling Encyclopedia & on the TWF eWrestling Encyclopedia, is a co-producer along with Dave Boice & Matthew Winter for the LPW All-Stars video game, and is the co-producer along with Matthew Winter for LPW the Music.



TJ Tilli started his wrestling training at age 14 under the tutelage of "Jackhammer" John Shaw, along with his little brother, TKL Lawzy. His brother was signed to the Xtreme Wrestling Federation in 2006, and Tilli continued training until 2007, when he was signed to the Xtreme Wrestling Federation.


Xtreme Wrestling Federation (defunct)

Tilli was signed to the XWF in January 2007, and started a feud with the then XWF Deathmatch Champion, Charles Coleman. In Tilli's second match, at XWF BloodBath, he defeated Coleman for the Deathmatch Championship. He retained the title against Coleman's ally John Hicks, at XWF Punishment 13.4. At XWF Kill or be Killed, Tilli wrestled his brother, TKL Lawzy, in a Ladder Match to unify the XWF World Championship and the XWF Deathmatch Championship. Tilli came out ontop after hitting a Cyclorama off the top of the ladder, then retrieving the championship belts. Tilli held the title for 30 days, but then at XWF All or Nothing, he suffered his loss in wrestling history to lose the XWF Unified World Deathmatch Championship to TKL Lawzy. Then, at XWF's major PPV, Wrestlepalooza II, he failed to regain the title. However, at XWF Punishment 16.1 he regained the title and became a two time champion. At XWF Capital Carnage he retained the title against the new #1 contender Triple X. TJ Tilli & TKL Lawzy then captured the United States Tag Team Championships at XWF Mayhem by defeating William Porter & Chaos Washington. At XWF Rebellion, Tilli lost the Unified World Deathmatch Title to Triple X. At XWF WarZone, he regained his title to become a three time champion. At XWF King of the Ring, he defeated Louis Gonzalez to retain the UWDC and become King of the Ring. At XWF Takedown, Tilli & TKL Lawzy retained the US Tag Titles against Porter & Washington. Then at XWF Fusion, he retained the UWDC by defeating Chaos Washington. At XWF Punishment 25.1, Tilli & TKL Lawzy dropped the US Tag Titles back to Porter & Washington, having reigned as champions for 8 months. At XWF Kill or be Killed, Tilli lost the UWDC to TKL Lawzy, and at All or Nothing, failed to gain the XWF European Championship from Chaos Washington. In his last official match in the XWF, Tilli wrestled Triple X in a Grudge Match at Wrestlepalooza III. He was released from his XWF contract a day later. At Wrestlepalooza IV, Tilli defeated Triple X in a Legends Match.

Lords of Pain Wrestling

Tilli was signed on it's Inferno brand and made his debut at Inferno 15.1 in a losing effort against Lazyking and Bradley Moses, however he was not pinned. He suffered his first pinfall loss at Inferno 15.2 at the hands of Cripsy. After the match he was brutally beaten by Cripsy and partner Styxx. He left the company soon after due to contract disputes.

World Wrestling Entertainment (Unofficial E-Fed)

Tilli was signed to the WWE onto its developmental brand ECW. He wrestled 3 matches, all wins, before the company folded.

Tilli Wrestling Federation

Tilli wrestled his first official match in the TWF in an 8-man tag team match. He then wrestled in an upcoming stars Crazy 8 Elimination match, where he won. He and MC Steel joined forces to take on Brian Kendrick & Paul London in a feud. At RAW 27, Tilli defeated Shelton Benjamin in his King of the Ring Round 1 match. Tilli suffered his fist loss at the hands of then current World Heavyweight Champion, Bret Hart, at ECW 28 in a King of the Ring Round 2 match. At SmackDown 28, Tilli received 19 Body Count points, therefore qualifying for the DeathCube match at Over the Edge. In the Over the Edge pre-show, Steel & Tilli defeated Brian Kendrick & Paul London to become #1 contenders to the World Tag Team Championship. In the DeathCube match, Tilli was the 3rd man left, after previously eliminating Edge. He was pinned by The Rock, who was the eventual winner. At Retribution 1.1, Tilli & Steel defeated the Hart Foundation to become the World Tag Team Champions. Later in the night, Tilli won a 30-man battle royal to be crowned the first Insanity Champion. Tilli & Steel defended to Tag titles against Mark Jindrak & Lance Cade at Retribution 1.2, and Tilli defended the Insanity title against Chris Benoit. Tilli then went onto defend the title against Elijah Burke, and Abyss at Retribution 1.3 & 1.4 respectively. At Retribution 1.5, Tilli & Steel lost the Tag titles to Brian Kendrick & Paul London. At Survivor Series, Tilli captained a winning Survivor Series team against a team that was captained by Kofi Kingston. Tilli then retained his title against Kofi Kingston, Karl Sanchez & The Miz at Retribution 2.1, 2.2 & 2.3. At Retribution 2.4 he challenged the Retribution roster to an Insane Asylum match at Pyromania. 9 men answered the call and at Pyromania, Tilli retained his title after last pinning Karl Sanchez to win. At Retribution 3.1, Tilli and Lethal Injection won a 8-man tag team match against Sting, Brian Kendrick, Paul London & Karl Sanchez. At Retribution 3.2, Lethal Injection teamed again and all qualified for the 2010 Royal Rumble match.

Full Metal Wrestling

Tilli was signed to FMW on its Distortion division. He wrestled his first dark match at Distortion 9.4 in a winning tag team effort with Saint Steve against Simon Sheldon & David Campeon. He wrestled a dark match at the Death Row pay-per-view in a future stars battle royal, in a match where Ripper came out on top. He is expected to make his FMW television debut at Distortion 10.1.

On January 8, 2010, posted the following.

FMW rookie TJ Tilli has been arrested for aggravated assault on his brother, who has special needs. He was quickly suspended for 6 months; however, he should be as good as gone after that since he was not very well-liked in the locker room

American Wrestling Federation

The American Wrestling Federation came to a deal with Tilli, and signed him to a contract on November 13, 2009. His first match was a loss in a tag team match with The Warrior Ajax against Kaiden Maddox & Xavier Savage. At Tournament of Kings he fought Apollas Creed to a no contest in a standard match when neither could respond to a 10-count. He then defeated Imperfekt at Madness LIVE from Montreal. After a month break from the AWF, he returned to beat "The Emerald" Drew Stevenson at Madness LIVE from Milwaukee. Tilli was part of a winning gauntlet match team, and was fired for several no-shows a week later.

Xtreme Wrestling Federation

The XWF signed Tilli and fellow FMW superstar Seth Omega to the Collision brand. At Collision 1, Tilli defeated Mr. Greenbad. The same night he tagged with Seth Omega to become the first ever XWF Tag Team Champions. He then defeated Rocky Ali at Collision 2 in a #1 Contenders Match for the XWF Intercontinental Championship. However, Tilli was assaulted by Ali backstage with a steel chair, but Leon Lonewolf saved him, only to attack Tilli himself, saying that he deserves the Intercontinental title. Tilli is expected to be out of action for 6 months.

Tilli introduced the XWF Hardcore Championship on January 7, 2010. It is contested under 24/7 rules. One of the highlights of the Hardcore Championship division was when Tilli narrowly escaped Brownlee running over his car with a cement truck.

In wrestling

TJ Tilli hits a "Breaking Point"
TJ Tilli hits an "Amnesiator"
TJ Tilli hits a "Phenomenon"
TJ Tilli hits a "Cyclorama"
TJ Tilli hits a "Detrimental Delusion"
TJ Tilli hits a "Suicide Splash"
TJ Tilli hits a "Shooting Star Press"
  • Primary Finishing Move
    • Breaking Point (Inverted double underhook facebuster)
  • Secondary Finishing Move(s)
    • Amnesiator (Static Top Rope Armdrag into an Underhook Facebuster)
    • Phenomenon (Corkscrew Split-leg moonsault)
    • Cyclorama (Super Belly-to-Belly Suplex)
    • Detrimental Delusion (Rebounded corkscrew senton to a standing opponent)
    • Suicide Splash (450° Splash)
    • Shooting Star Press
  • Signature Moves
    • Anaconda vise
    • Appetite for Destruction (Gutwrench Powerbomb)
    • Chicago Killer (Spinning facebuster) - adopted from MC Steel
    • The Curse (Belly to back inverted mat slam, sometimes from the second rope)
    • DDT
    • Death Grip (Arm trap crossface)
    • Discus clothesline
    • Dropkick
    • Doomsday (Tiger feint kick)
    • Elemental Drive (Top Rope Somersault Inverted Double Underhook Facebuster) - adopted from Skyler Striker
    • Elevated DDT
    • Eliminator (Olympic Slam)
    • Enzuigiri
    • Execution (Dragon Superplex) - adopted from Drew Michaels
    • F-6 (Firemans carry into a jumping cutter) - innovated
    • Flying armbar
    • Fosbury Flop onto an opponent outside the ring
    • Gogoplata
    • Inverted Boston Crab
    • Inverted DDT
    • Inverted STF
    • Killswitch (Reverse DDT position into a reverse swinging neckbreaker landing like an Ace Crusher) - adopted from Styxx
    • Kip–up frankensteiner
    • Missile dropkick
    • Moonsault
    • Over the shoulder belly to back piledriver
    • The Phenomesault (Springboard moonsault)
    • Psycho Killer (Wrist–lock sitout side slam from the top rope or ladder) - adopted from TLK
    • Running swinging neckbreaker
    • Spinning heel kick
    • Spinning roundhouse kick
    • Springboard moonsault onto a standing opponent floated over into an inverted DDT
    • Suicide Note (Tombstone piledriver)
    • Tribute to the gOd (Reverse Razor's Edge) - adopted from cYnical
  • Tag Team Finisher & Signature Moves
    • With MC Steel
      • Lethal Lockdown (Fireman's carry (Steel) / Breaking Point (Tilli))
      • Lethal Lockdown II (Electric chair hold (Tilli) / Super Steel Welcome (Steel))
      • Capital Punishment (Superkick by Tilli, with the victim then turning towards Steel, who then executes a double underhook facebuster)
      • Capital Punishment II (Cyclorama (Tilli) / West Coast Smoker (Steel))
      • Poetry in Motion
      • Suplex (Tilli) / Diving crossbody (Steel)
  • Nicknames
    • "The Phenomenal One"
    • "The Australian Assailaint"
    • "The Thunder from Down Under"
  • Managers
    • Talia Madison (TWF)
    • Selena Starr (AWF & XWF)
    • April Hunter
    • Lara Armstrong
  • Entrance Themes
    • "Omen" by The Prodigy (Used in TWF since SummerSlam (2009); Used in LPW at Inferno 15.2; Used during entire AWF career)
    • "Falling Down" by Atreyu (Used in FMW since Death Row (2010); Used during entire XWF career)
    • "Across the Nation" by Union Underground (Used in TWF when teaming in Lethal Injection)
    • "Burn In My Light" by Mercy Drive (Used in LPW at Inferno 15.2)
    • "Invincible" by Adelitas Way (Used in LPW at Inferno 15.1; Used in FMW at Distortion 9.4; Used from start of TWF career until SummerSlam (2009); Used during entire WWE career)
    • "Right Side of the Bed" by Atreyu (Used in XWF (defunct) from King of the Ring (2007) until end of career)
    • "Before I Forget" by Slipknot (Used in XWF (defunct) from Kill or be Killed (2007) until King of the Ring (2007))
    • "Obsession" by Papa Roach (Used in XWF (defunct) from debut until Kill or be Killed (2007))
    • "I Caught Fire" by The Used (Used in WWE when teaming in Lethal Injection)
  • Entrance
    • Tilli comes in to Falling Down with hooded jacket (AJ Styles) on, playing to the crowd. when the chorus hits Tilli flips the hood off AJ-esque. He goes into the ring and motions a modified Gunz signal on both hands.
  • In-ring Demeanour
    • Showman
  • Wrestling Styles
    • Main Style
      • High-Flyer
    • Sub-Style(s)
      • Techincal
      • Power

Championships and accomplishments

Match history

Main article: TJ Tilli match history

Personal Life

Greenaway was born in Perth, Australia to Jane & Robert Greenaway in 1990 and has two younger brothers, one a fellow wrestler named Lawson, also known by his ring name TKL Lawzy or TLK, and one by the name of Jordan, who has special needs. They were orphaned at age 10 when their parents died in a car crash. Tyler & Lawson started wrestling training under the tutelage of "The Jackhammer" John Shaw, a legend of professional wrestling. Shaw, was as 2 time WCW United States Champion, 1 time WCW World Champion and 1 time WCW Tag Team Champion. In Shaw's short tenure with World Wrestling Entertainment, he was a one time WWE World Champion. Tilli was signed to the XWF in January 2007, starting a new generation for the wrestling world. His is currently engaged to TWF diva Alexis Laree, better known by her ring name Mickie James. They are expected to wed in March 2010. His past girlfriends have included Selena Hill, more commonly know by her ring name Selena Starr. He has been involved with TWF wrestlers April Hunter and Talia Madison, and former high school sweetheart Lara Armstrong.

January 2010 arrest

Greenaway was arrested for assault on his brother, Jordan, on January 8, 2010. At a press conference on January 20, 2010, Greenaway made a public statement on his arrest.

"I publicly apologize for my actions towards my younger brother, Jordan. I have talked with close personal friends, and with wrestling management as well. I have "quit" XWF, and have been suspended from FMW. I look forward to coming back."


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