Bronson Rechsteiner is a 25-year-old professional wrestler from Georgia. Rechsteiner is currently signed to WWE where he performs on its NXT brand under the ring name, Bron Breakker. He is also the WWE NXT Champion in his second reign.
Rechsteiner is a second generation professional wrestler. He is the son of Rick Steiner and the nephew of Scott Steiner. In high school, Rechsteiner played football and was on his school’s wrestling team. He majored in criminal justice at Kennesaw State University in Georgia. As a freshman, Bronson played for the Kennesaw State Owls and as a freshman, played special teams and defense. In 2017, he moved to offense as a running back. He also competed on the Kennesaw wrestling team.
In April 2020, Rechsteiner was signed by the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent fullback. He was released a few months later in August. Rechsteiner made his professional wrestling debut on October 8th 2020 in Ringgold, Georgia at the “WrestleJam 8” event. The event was promoted by AWF/WOW and in his debut, Rechsteiner defeated Jamie Hall.
WWE Contract & Debut
In February 2021, WWE announced that they had signed Rechsteiner to a contract. Later that month, he was assigned to the WWE Performance Center in Florida for training.
At the WrestleMania Backlash pay-per-view in May 2021, Rechsteiner and several other wrestlers portrayed “zombies” in a lumberjack match between Damian Priest and The Miz.
Bronson made his wrestling debut at the September 14th episode of NXT. In his debut, he defeated LA Knight and assumed the ring name, Bron Breakker. He later had a faceoff with new NXT Champion Tommaso Ciampa. Breakker then challenged Ciampa for the title at the Halloween Havoc television special on October 26. Breakker lost to Ciampa at the event.
Bron Breakker Wins NXT Championship Title
At NXT’s December 5th WarGames pay-per-view event, Breakker teamed with Carmelo Hayes, Grayson Waller and Tony D’Angelo (Team 2.0). Together they defeated Tommaso Ciampa, LA Knight, Johnny Gargano and Pete Dunne (Team Black and Gold) in a WarGames match.
At New Year’s Evil on January 4, 2022, Breakker defeated Ciampa by submission and won the NXT Championship. Breakker lost the NXT Championship on March 8, 2022 to Dolph Ziggler in a triple threat match. His reign lasted 63 days.
Bron Breakker regained the WWE NXT Championship after defeating Ziggler on the April 4 2022 episode of Monday Night RAW.
Photos of Bron Breakker
Career Championships & Accomplishments
- World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE)
- NXT Championship (2 times, current)