Aleister Black

Aleister Black

  • Born: 05/19/1985 in Alkmaar, Netherlands
  • Birthname: Tom Budgen
  • Height & Weight: 6'0", 215 Ib
Titles Won:
  • NXT Championship
  • Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic (2019) – with Ricochet
  • wXw Unified World Wrestling Championship
  • wXw World Lightweight Championship (2 times)
  • wXw World Tag Team Championship (2 times) – with Michael Dante

He is currently signed to WWE, where he performs on the three largest brands, Raw, SmackDown and NXT. During his time in NXT he became a one-time NXT Champion. Prior to signing with WWE, Budgen worked for promotions across Europe, the United States, and Japan under the ring name Tommy End.

As Tommy End he most notably wrestled for Insane Championship Wrestling, Progress Wrestling, Pro Wrestling Guerilla and Westside Xtreme Wrestling. In promotions he held numerous championships including, the wXw Unified World Heavyweight Championship, wXw World Lightweight Championship, wXw World Tag Team Championship, ICW Tag Team Championship, and the Progress Tag Team Championship.

He then signed to WWE in June 2016. He debuted for NXT at 2017’s NXT TakeOver: Orlando defeating Andrade “Cien” Almas. He then feuded with Velveteen Dream during the year and then set his eyes on the NXT Championship. At NXT TakeOver: New Orleans in April 2018, Black defeated Almas again to win the NXT Championship. He held the title until July 2018 when he lost it to Tommaso Ciampa, due to interference by Johnny Gargano.

He then feuded with Ciampa and Gargano for majority of 2018, into the beginning of 2019. On January 27, 2019, he entered the Men’s Royal Rumble for the first time. In February 2019, Black started appearing on the main roster, making appearances on Raw and SmackDown Live. This led to him teaming with Ricochet and challenging for the Raw Tag Team Championship at Fastlane. Together, they won the Dusty Tag Team Classic a week before NXT Takeover: New York.

Other Notable Achievements


CWN Mittelgewichtsmeisterschaft

FWG Lightweight Championship

FWG Lightweight Title Tournament (2009)

FCP Championship

FCW Deutschland Lightweight Championship

ICW Tag Team Championship – with Michael Dante

ICWA Heavyweight Championship

ICWA World Junior Heavyweight Champion

ICWA European Tag Team Championship/NWA European Tag Team Championship – with Michael Dante

PWH Tag Team Championship – with Michael Dante

PWS Heavyweight Championship

Progress Tag Team Championship – with Michael Dante

Super Strong Style 16 (2016)

SWE Tag Team Championship – with Michael Dante