- Born: 05/16/1985 in Carver, Massachusetts
- Birthname: Michael Bennett
- Height & Weight: 5'11", 200 Ib
- WWE 24/7 Championship (2 times)
- TNA X-Division Championship
- Impact World Tag Team Championship – with Matt Taven
- ROH World Tag Team Championship – with Matt Taven
- IWGP Tag Team Championship – with Matt Taven
He is best known for his time in Ring of Honor (ROH) and WWE where he wrestled under the ring name Mike Kanellis. After a few years on the independent circuit, Bennett made his Ring of Honor (ROH) debut in 2008; his character was named The Prodigy.
With his then-girlfriend Maria Kanellis, he worked as part of “The Kingdom” stable, winning the ROH World Tag Team Championship with Matt Taven. ROH’s talent-sharing agreement with New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) enabled the tag team to make limited appearances in Japan, where they won NJPW’s IWGP Tag Team Championship. Bennett and Taven also operate a wrestling school in West Warwick, Rhode Island.
Bennett left ROH in late-2015 to sign with rival promotion Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA), where he won the TNA X Division Championship. In 2017, Bennett joined his wife Maria in WWE (whose maiden name was used as his character’s surname), where held the WWE 24/7 Championship twice.
Other Notable Achievements: ROH Top Prospect Tournament (2011), ROH Honor Rumble (2014), NRG Heavyweight Championship, NEWA Heavyweight Championship, NCW Tag Team Championship – with Chris Venom and Johnny Idol, PWE United States Championship, TRP Heavyweight Championship, TRP Tag Team Championship – with Bryce Andrews, Kowalski Cup (2006)