Kevin Owens

  • Born: 05/07/1984 in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, Canada
  • Birthname: Kevin Yanick Steen
  • Height & Weight: 6'0", 266 Ib
Titles Won:
  • WWE Universal Championship
  • WWE United States Championship (3 times)
  • WWE Intercontinental Championship (2 times)
  • NXT Championship
  • ROH World Championship

Steen began his career in 2000, at the age of 16. Prior to joining WWE in late 2014, from 2007, Steen wrestled under his birth name for Ring of Honor (ROH), where he held the ROH World Championship and ROH World Tag Team Championship.

Steen also wrestled extensively on the independent circuit for 14 years, most notably in Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (PWG), where he held the PWG World Championship a record three times, as well as the PWG World Tag Team Championship on three occasions.

Steen also competed for International Wrestling Syndicate (IWS), where he held three times the IWS World Heavyweight Championship, All American Wrestling (AAW), where he held the AAW Heavyweight Championship; and Combat Zone Wrestling (CZW), where he held the CZW Iron Man Championship.

Steen signed with WWE in August 2014, and joined their developmental branch NXT, where he held the NXT Championship once, before debuting on the main roster in May 2015. Regarded as one of the best wrestlers in the world, Owens is an accomplished champion in WWE: he has held the Universal Championship once, the Intercontinental Championship twice, and the United States Championship three times.

Notable Matches

vs. El Generico at PWG Steen Wolf 2011

vs. Super Dragon at PWG Astonishing XMas 2005

w/ El Generico vs. The Young Bucks at PWG BOLA 2009 Night 2

vs. Davey Richards at ROH Border Wars 2012

vs. Sami Zayn at NXT Takeover: Rival 2015

Notable Feuds

vs. El Generico/Sami Zayn

vs. Super Dragon

vs. John Cena

Other Notable Achievements

AAW Heavyweight Championship

C*4 Championship

C*4 Tag Team Championship – with Mike Bailey

CRW Tag Team Championship – with Pat Skillz

CZW Iron Man Championship

EWR Heavyweight Championship (2 times)

Elite 8 Tournament (2005)

IWS Canadian Championship

IWS World Heavyweight Championship (3 times)

NSPW Championship

PWG World Championship (3 times)

PWG World Tag Team Championship (3 times) – with El Generico (2) and Super Dragon (1)

ROH World Tag Team Championship – with El Generico

2CW Heavyweight Championship

2CW Tag Team Championship – with Jason Axe

Wrestling Observer Newsletter Best Brawler (2010–2012)

Feud of the Year (2010) vs. El Generico