Christopher Girard is a 35-year-old professional wrestler from Boston, Massachusetts. He is signed to the WWE and performs on NXT under the ring name, Oney Lorcan. He is one half of the NXT Tag Team Champions alongside Danny Burch.
Girard began his wrestling training at The Chaotic Training Center in August 2008. After training and working for Chaotic Wrestling for two years, Girard moved to Calgary, Alberta in Canada and enrolled in the Storm Wrestling Academy.
Girard’s Early Wrestling Career
Under the ring name, Biff Busick, Girard debuted in Combat Zone Wrestling on October 13, 2012. He won the CZW World Heavyweight Championship in May 2014 after defeating reigning champion, Drew Gulak. He defended the title for over 161 days before being defeated by his stablemate, Sozio.
In 2013, Busick made his debut in Evolve at “Evolve 23” winning a four-way elimination match against Green Ant, Josh Alexander, and Maxwell Chicago in the Style Battle 2013 tournament. But at Evolve 24, he was defeated by Drew Gulak in the Style Battle 2013 tournament. Busick also wrestled for Pro Wrestling Guerrilla in 2014.
Girard’s WWE NXT Debut
In 2015, Girard signed a developmental contract with WWE and was assigned to NXT. He made his NXT television debut in a losing effort to Apollo Crews on NXT. In June 2015, he was given the ring name, Oney Lorcan.
Oney Lorcan formed a tag team with Danny Burch and they competed in the 2018 Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic and 2019 Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic but failed to win either tournament. Lorcan has competed for NXT, NXT UK, and 205 Live.
Lorcan & Burch Tag Team
On December 6, 2019, Oney Lorcan announced on his Twitter that he signed a multi-year contract with WWE. In 2020, Lorcan teamed with Danny Burch to form a tag team. They defeated the team, The Hunt (Primate and Wild Boar), on February 13, 2020. That same night, they fought against the NXT UK Tag Team Champions Gallus but were defeated. In April, they faced the War Raiders but again, were defeated.
Throughout May, Lorcan and Danny Burch competed against tag teams including The Forgotten Sons, TM-61, The Undisputed ERA and various other tag team combinations including Brennan Williams & Christopher Dijak, Babatunde Aiyegbusi & Lio Rush and Adrian Jaoude & Cezar Bononi.
On June 12, Lorcan and Burch challenged The Undisputed ERA for the NXT Tag Team Championship but were unsuccessful in winning the titles. At NXT TakeOver: XXX, Lorcan and Burch were defeated in the pre-show against Breezango and Legado del Fantasma (Joaquin Wilde and Raul Mendoza) in a Triple threat tag team match to determine the #1 contenders for the NXT Tag Team Championship.
Lorcan & Burch Win NXT Tag Team Titles
On October 21st’s NXT episode, Lorcan and Burch defeated NXT Tag Team Champions Breezango with the help of Pat McAfee to become the new NXT Tag Team Champions.
On March 23, 2021, William Regal vacated the NXT Tag Team Championship after Burch suffered a shoulder injury
Birth name: Christopher Girard
Born: December 21, 1985, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Height: 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight: 190 lb (86 kg)
Ring Name(s): Biff Busick, The Carolina Panther, Christopher Girard, Frank O’Rourke, Girard St. Christopher, Oney Lorcan, Vortex
Current Roster: WWE NXT
Finishing Move(s): Half Boston Crab
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Career Championships and Accomplishments
- Beyond Wrestling
- Greatest Rivals Round Robin Tournament (2015)
- Tournament For Tomorrow 3:16 (2014)
- Combat Zone Wrestling
- CZW World Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
- Premier Wrestling Federation Northeast
- PWF Northeast Lightning Cup Championship (1 time)
- Top Rope Promotions
- TRP Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
- TRP Interstate Championship (1 time)
- Top Rope Promotions Kowalski Cup Tournament (2013)
- Wrestling Is Respect
- Quest to the Best (2013)
- World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE)
- NXT Tag Team Championship (1 time, current)