Erik

  • Born: 08/21/1984 in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Birthname: Raymond Rowe
  • Height & Weight: 6'1", 247 Ib
Titles Won:
  • WWE Raw Tag Team Championship – with Ivar (as Erik)
  • NXT Tag Team Championship – with Hanson (as Rowe)
  • ROH World Tag Team Championship – with Hanson
  • IWGP Tag Team Championship (2 times) – with Hanson

He currently wrestles for WWE as Erik with his partner Ivar, known now as The Viking Raiders. Together, they are known for their time in New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) and Ring of Honor (ROH), where they won the IWGP Tag Team Championship and the ROH World Tag Team Championship.

Outside of Ring of Honor, they have also worked for multiple independent promotions in the United Kingdom and United States, including Insane Championship Wrestling (ICW), Revolution Pro Wrestling (RPW), Progress Wrestling (Progress) and Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (PWG). War Machine have also competed in Japan for Pro Wrestling Noah (Noah).

They signed with WWE in 2018 as War Raiders and began performing on the NXT brand where they won the NXT Tag Team Championship once. In April 2019, they were drafted to WWE’s Raw brand under the name The Viking Raiders as Erik (Rowe) and Ivar (Hanson) and became Raw Tag Team Champions. On December 21, 2018, Rowe married fellow WWE wrestler Sarah Logan in a viking themed ceremony.

Other Notable Achievements:

Anarchy Heavyweight Championship

World Hardcore Championship

AIW Absolute Championship

J.T. Lightning Tournament (2015)

BCW Tag Team Championship – with Hanson

CAPW Heavyweight Championship

CAPW Tag Team Championship – with Jason Bane

Firestorm Pro Heavyweight Championship

IWC World Heavyweight Championship

IWC Tag Team Championship – with J-Rocc

NWA BOW Heavyweight Championship

NWA BOW Outlaw Championship

NWA Lone Star Junior Heavyweight Championship

NWA Lone Star Tag Team Championship – with Jax Dane

NWA Grand Warrior Championship (2 times)

VIP Heavyweight Championship (2 times)

VIP Tag Team Championship – with Hanson

WCPW Tag Team Championship – with Hanson