Matt Taven

Matt Taven

  • Born: 03/20/1985 in Derry, New Hampshire
  • Birthname: Matthew Marinelli
  • Height & Weight: 6'2", 219 Ib
Titles Won:
  • ROH World Championship
  • ROH World Tag Team Championship – with Michael Bennett
  • ROH World Television Championship
  • ROH World Six-Man Tag Team Championship (3 times) – with TK O’Ryan and Vinny Marseglia
  • Top Prospect Tournament (2013)
  • Fifth ROH Triple Crown Champion
  • Second ROH Grand Slam Champion

Taven has competed in Ring of Honor since 2012, most recently as a member of The Kingdom, as well as performing across the Northeastern United States independent circuit. Taven was the winner of ROH’s 2013 Top Prospect Tournament, is a former one-time World Television Champion,, one-time ROH World Tag Team Champion with Michael Bennett and one-third of the first ROH World Six-Man Tag Team Champions.

Taven has also worked for the Japanese promotion New Japan Pro-Wrestling, where he is a former one-time IWGP Tag Team Champion with Bennett. Taven is also the second wrestler to win titles in ROH, CMLL and NJPW after Rocky Romero. At the ROH/NJPW G1 Supercard in 2019 (from Madison Square Garden), Taven won a three-way ladder match to become the ROH World Champion, making him the fifth Triple Crown and second Grand Slam Champion in ROH history.

Other Notable Achievements

Chaotic Wrestling New England Championship (2 times)

Chaotic Wrestling Tag Team Championship  – with Vinny Marseglia

ICW Tag Team Championship – with Rhett Titus

NWA On Fire Tag Team Championship – with Julian Starr

NEW Heavyweight Championship (2 times)

Robbie Ellis Tournament of Super Juniors

TRP Heavyweight Championship (2 times)