Ethan Carter III

  • Born: 03/18/1983 in Willoughby, Ohio
  • Birthname: Michael Hunter Hutter
  • Height & Weight: 6'2", 246 Ib
Titles Won:
  • WWE 24/7 Championship (2 times)
  • TNA World Heavyweight Champion (2 times)
  • Feast or Fired (2013 – World Tag Team Championship contract)
  • TNA Joker’s Wild (2014)
  • FCW Florida Tag Team Championship – with Johnny Curtis

He is best known for his time with Impact Wrestling, where he competed as Ethan Carter III. In Impact Wrestling, he is a two-time TNA World Heavyweight Champion and one-time Impact Grand Champion.

Hutter began his professional wrestling career in 2002, and began wrestling for the Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW) promotion beginning in 2007. In July 2009, he signed a contract with WWE, where he wrestled as Derrick Bateman. He was assigned to WWE’s developmental territories Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW), where he won the FCW Florida Tag Team Championship with Johnny Curtis.

During his first tenure with WWE, he competed in the fourth and fifth seasons of NXT. He returned to WWE in 2018, winning his first championship in the summer of 2019. He was released in 2020 and later returned to Impact Wrestling for a short time, before signing with Ring Of Honor.

Notable Feuds: vs. Titus O’Neil, vs. Kurt Angle, vs. Sting, vs. Bully Ray, vs. Rockstar Spud, vs. Moose

Other Notable Achievements: AIW Absolute Championship, Firestorm Pro Heavyweight Championship, HOG World Heavyweight Championship, WC Ringmaster Championship