- Born: 07/28/1989 in Rancho Cucamonga, California
- Birthname: Nicholas Massie:
- Height & Weight: 5'11", 178 Ib
- AEW World Tag Team Championship
- PWG World Tag Team Championship (4 times)
- IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship (7 times)
- IWGP Tag Team Championship
- NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Championship (3 times) – with Kenny Omega (2 times) and Marty Scurll
- ROH World Tag Team Championship (3 times)
- ROH World Six-Man Tag Team Championship (2 times) – with Adam Page (1) and Cody (1)
The Young Bucks are an American professional wrestling tag team, consisting of brothers Matthew and Nicholas Massie, who are known by their ring names Matt and Nick Jackson, respectively. The two are executive vice presidents of All Elite Wrestling, where they also serve as an in-ring talents.
They are best known for their work in New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) and Ring of Honor (ROH). The team is known for their use of superkicks (dubbed the “superkick party”) and high flying moves in their matches. They were prominent members of the NJPW faction Bullet Club, after a “civil war” in 2018, The Young Bucks, Kenny Omega, Adam “Hangman” Page, Marty Scurll and Cody Rhodes formed The Elite.
They have performed for various American independent promotions – most notably Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (PWG) – and had previously worked for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) as Generation Me under the names Max and Jeremy Buck. On the independent circuit, they have won numerous titles as well, including four reigns as PWG World Tag Team Champions as well as being the only team to win PWG’s annual Dynamite Duumvirate Tag Team Title Tournament on three separate occasions (2009, 2011, and 2013).
They have held the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship a record seven times, three reigns as ROH World Tag Team Champions, three reigns as NJPW’s NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Champions (twice with The Elite teammate Kenny Omega, and once with Marty Scurll), two reigns as ROH World Six-Man Tag Team Champions (first with Elite teammate Adam “Hangman” Page, and then with Cody) and the IWGP Tag Team Champions once.
On two occasions, first in 2014 and again in 2016, they held the ROH World, PWG World, and IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championships simultaneously, and in 2018, they held the IWGP Tag Team, ROH World Six-Man, and NEVER Openweight 6-Man titles simultaneously. They are the first (and currently only) duo to have won all three of NJPW’s team championships (IWGP Tag Team, IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team, and NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team) together.
Other Notable Achievements
AAA World Tag Team Championship
AWS Tag Team Championship
Chikara Campeonatos de Parejas
Open the United Gate Championship
EWF Tag Team Championship
FWE Tag Team Championship
FSW Tag Team Championship
HOG Tag Team Championship
HOG Tag Team Championship Tournament (2013)
IWL Tag Team Championship (3 times)
Super Jr. Tag Tournament (2013)
PWD Tag Team Championship
Dynamite Duumvirate Tag Team Title Tournament (2009, 2011, 2013)
2CW Tag Team Championship
SCW Tag Team Championship