Gary Gordon is a 31-year-old professional wrestler from Cincinnati, Ohio. Gordon is signed to WWE’s SmackDown brand under the ring name, Angelo Dawkins.
In high school and college, Gary Gordon competed in football, amateur wrestling and track. In 2012, he signed a developmental contract with WWE and made his TV debut on NXT where he was defeated by Sami Zayn. Gordon teamed with Sawyer Fulton to compete in the 2015 Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic tournament but were eliminated by Colin Cassidy and Enzo Amore in the first round.
Angelo Dawkins & Montez Ford Form The Street Profits
Gordon teamed with Montez Ford to form the tag team, The Street Profits in January 2017. The Street Profits debuted in July and won their first match against the Hype Bros on NXT. For the remainder of 2017, The Street Profits experienced success in the ring and eventually earned a title match for the NXT Tag Team Championship held by Bobby Fish and Kyle O’Reilly. On December 14, they fought Fish and O’Reilly for the titles but were defeated.
Angelo Dawkins and Montez Ford continued their pursuit for the tag team championships throughout 2018 but were unsuccessful. The Street Profits also competed in EVOLVE Wrestling and won the tag team titles in 2018 but lost them to the Unwanted in March 2019.
The Street Profits entered the 2018 Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic again but were eliminated by the Authors of Pain (AOP) in the semi-finals. They entered the 2019 Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic tournament again but were eliminated by Moustache Mountain in the first round.
On an episode of NXT in May 2018, The Viking Raiders vacated their tag team titles but were immediately challenged by The Street Profits. The match ended in disqualification after The Forgotten Sons, Oney Lurcan and Danny Burch interfered.
At NXT TakeOver: XXV, The Street Profits, Lorcan and Burch, The Forgotten Sons, and The Undisputed Era competed in a four-way tag team match. The Street Profits won the NXT Tag Team Titles for the first time but lost the titles on August 15 to Bobby Fish and Kyle O’Reilly.
Angelo Dawkins’ Main Roster Debut
On October 11 2019, The Street Profits were drafted to RAW and made their official main roster debut in a match defeating Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson. At Survivor Series, they competed in a 10-team Tag Team Battle Royal and were the last team to be eliminated by winners, Dolph Ziggler and Robert Roode.
After numerous title matches with The Viking Raiders, Angelo Dawkins and Montez Ford finally won the RAW Tag Team Championship titles on March 2, 2020.
Street Profits Drafted to SmackDown
Montez Ford and Angelo Dawkins were drafted to SmackDown as part of the WWE’s October 2020 draft. As a result, Dawkins and Ford traded the RAW Tag Team Championship to The New Day (Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods) who had just been drafted to the RAW brand in exchange for The New Day’s SmackDown Tag Team Championship.
After moving to SmackDown, Montez Ford and Angelo Dawkins began feuding with the tag team of Dolph Ziggler and Robert Roode. The Street Profits successfully defended their titles against Roode and Ziggler in December. On the January 8th episode of SmackDown, Dolph Ziggler and Robert Roode defeated The Street Profits for the SmackDown Tag Team Championships. Ford and Dawkins’ reign lasted 88 days.
Career Championships and Accomplishments
- Evolve Tag Team Championship (1 time)
- World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE)
- NXT Tag Team Championship (1 time)
- WWE RAW Tag Team Championship (1 time)