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Aaron Frobel (born December 13, 1986) is a Canadian professional wrestler and promoter, better known by his ring name Michael Elgin. He is currently signed to Impact Wrestling. He is best known for his work with New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW), where he is a former NEVER Openweight Champion. In NJPW, he was also a one-time IWGP Intercontinental and a one-time NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Champion. He is also known for his work in Ring of Honor (ROH), where he is a one-time ROH World Champion. He has also worked for the Southern California-based company Pro Wrestling Guerrilla, where he is a one-time PWG World Tag Team Champion with Brian Cage.

Frobel debuted in late 2004 using his ring name Michael Elgin, and by the age of 16, he was a regular on the independent circuit. He has competed for promotions including Combat Zone Wrestling, World League Wrestling, Alpha-1 Wrestling, and the Independent Wrestling Association Mid-South, where he won the IWA Mid-South Strong Style Championship in 2008. Elgin first appeared for Ring of Honor in 2007. He started competing regularly in 2010 as part of the House of Truth, and signed a contract with the company in 2011. That November, Elgin won the 2011 Survival of the Fittest tournament. In 2015, Elgin won the 2015 Survival of the Fittest tournament and became the first wrestler to win the tournament twice. In 2015, Elgin made his debut for NJPW, signing a contract with the promotion the following year. After three years with the promotion, Elgin left New Japan Pro Wrestling in March 2019 and signed with Impact Wrestling the following month.

Select Championship History

  • Absolute Intense Wrestling Absolute Championship
  • All American Wrestling Heavyweight Championship
  • All American Wrestling Heritage Championship
  • All American Wrestling Tag Team Championship
  • Alpha-1 Wrestling Zero Gravity Championship
  • BSE Pro Tag Team Championship
  • Canadian Wrestling Federation Canadian Junior Heavyweight Championship
  • Canadian Wrestling Federation World Heavyweight Championship
  • Dynamo Pro Wrestling D-1 Championship
  • Glory Pro Tag Team Championship
  • Great Canadian Wrestling National Championship
  • Great Canadian Wrestling Tag Team Championship
  • Independent Wrestling Association Mid-South Heavyweight Championship
  • Independent Wrestling Association Mid-South Strong Style Championship
  • Lucha Libre Elite World Championship
  • New Japan Pro Wrestling - IWGP Intercontinental Championship
  • New Japan Pro Wrestling - NEVER Openweight Championship
  • New Japan Pro Wrestling - NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Championship
  • New School Wrestling Heavyweight Championship
  • New School Wrestling Tag Team Championship
  • Pro Wrestling Eclipse Open Weight Championship
  • Pro Wrestling Guerrilla World Tag Team Championship
  • Pro Wrestling Phoenix Heavyweight Championship
  • Ring of Honor World Championship
  • Xtreme Intense Championship Wrestling United States Championship

See Also

Impact Wrestling

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