Sunday, July 21, 2024
D'Angelo Dinero

D’Angelo Dinero

Jacksonville, Florida
Elijah Samuel Burke
Height & Weight:
229 Ibs

Titles Won:

  • NWA World Television Championship
  • OVW Heavyweight Championship
  • OVW Television Championship
  • OVW Southern Tag Team Championship (2 times) – with Private Anthony (1) and Big Jon (1)
  • Sixteenth OVW Triple Crown Champion
  • BCW Heavyweight Championship
  • CRW Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Jeremy Prophet
  • TNA 8 Card Stud Tournament (2010)

He currently wrestles for National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) as “Da Pope” Elijah Burke, where he’s the current NWA World Television Champion. He started his wrestling career in 2004, working for WWE, first in their developmental territory Ohio Valley Wrestling and later on their main roster from 2006 to 2008. While in WWE he would occasionally do commentary during events, but was primarily used as a wrestler, especially as part of the New Breed stable.

From 2009 to 2013, and again from 2015 to 2017 Burke worked for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling / Impact Wrestling, his first stint as a wrestler and the second stint as one of their main television commentators. Burke has won the OVW Heavyweight Championship, OVW Television Championship and OVW Southern Tag Team Championship and was voted the 2010 Most Improved Wrestler of the Year by the readers of Pro Wrestling Illustrated.

Prior to his wrestling career Burke worked as a corrections officer in Florida, later gaining a degree in criminal justice, as well as an amateur boxer, a background that influenced his in ring style.

Notable Feuds: w/ The New Breed vs. The ECW Originals. vs. Batista. vs. Devon