(born February 24, 1984) is an American professional wrestler
known better by his ring name
, Sterling James Keenan
, the second part of which is taken from Maynard James Keenan
Keenan debuted on March 22, 2000 against Orion and wrestled mainly at NWA East/Pro Wrestling eXpress until given his break by International Wrestling Cartel
in 2002, defeating CM Punk
. Keenan made various indie appearances, most notably with IWC and Dory Funk Jr.
's "Funkin' Conservatory", until finally winning the IWC Heavyweight Title on November 1, 2003, defeating Dennis Gregory. He kept the title until March 20, 2004, losing it to Dean Radford
. Keenan continued to battle on, however, finding his greatest success in IWC and eventually taking the IWC Super Indy title after it was vacated by Chris Sabin
. SJK defeated Petey Williams
in a four-way that also included Fabulous John McChesney
and Josh Prohibition. McChesney then proceeded to win the Super Indy Tournament in 2005, but Keenan took the title back at Ring Of Honor
's Do Or Die V
. McChesney gained a rematch on IWC ground and regained it once more.
Polinsky was invited to Ohio Valley Wrestling
to train; he has also appeared as a jobber
in dark matches
, on WWE Velocity
and teamed with Jon Bolen
to face Jamie Noble
and Kid Kash
on the last episode of WWE Velocity
Keenan made his debut for UK-based promotion 1 Pro Wrestling
at their inaugural show in October 2005, defeating D'Lo......