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Eric Maher (born December 30, 1983) is an American professional wrestler signed to IMPACT Wrestling under the ring name Eddie Edwards, where he is a two-time World Champion, two-time X Division Champion and a five-time World Tag Team Champion with Davey Richards as The Wolves.

Edwards has also wrestled for Ring of Honor (ROH), where he is a former World Champion, the inaugural Television Champion and a two-time World Tag Team Champion with his partner Davey Richards as The American Wolves. He won ROH's Survival of the Fittest tournament in November 2010 which propelled him to win the World Championship. His World Championship victory made him the first wrestler to win the ROH Triple Crown and the only wrestler to ever hold both the IMPACT Wrestling and ROH Triple Crowns. He was also a regular for the Southern California-based promotion Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (PWG) and has made several tours of Japan with Pro-Wrestling NOAH, where he is a former GHC Heavyweight Champion, making him the only foreigner to hold the title.

Between IMPACT, ROH and NOAH, Edwards has won 13 total championships (including three World Championships) and is the only wrestler to have held the IMPACT, ROH and GHC World Championships.

In wrestling[]

  • Finishing moves
    • Achilles lock
    • Boston Knee Party (Shining wizard to a standing opponent)
    • Diehard (Cross-legged fisherman buster)
    • Diehard Driver (Cross-legged sitout scoop slam piledriver)
    • Diehard Flowsion (Cross-legged sitout side powerslam)
    • Double underhook DDT
  • Signature moves
    • Blue Thunder Bomb (Spin-out powerbomb)
    • Chin Checker (Backpack stunner)
    • Double foot stomp
    • Dragon sleeper
    • Falcon Arrow (Sitout suplex slam)
    • Folding powerbomb
    • Frankensteiner
    • Shining wizard
    • Shot of Caffeine (Suicide dive)
    • Single leg Boston crab
    • Springboard moonsault
    • Tiger Driver (Double underhook powerbomb)
  • Managers
    • Alisha Edwards
    • Dan Severn
    • Kenny the Kendo Stick
    • Kenny 2.0
    • Larry Sweeney
    • Sara Del Rey
    • Shane Hagadorn
  • Nicknames
    • "Diehard"
    • "Mr. AIP (Anything Is Possible)"
  • Entrance themes
    • Pro-Wrestling NOAH
      • "Crash" by Methods of Mayhem
      • "Force of Nature" by Dale Oliver Feat. Bobby Huff
      • "Feel the Beast" by Dale Oliver
    • Ring of Honor
      • "Crash" by Methods of Mayhem
      • "Big Top" by Pete Calandra & Scott Schreer (used as a member of Sweet 'N' Sour Inc.)
      • "Rime of the Ancient Mariner" by Iron Maiden (used as a member of The American Wolves)
      • "Clutch" by Andrew Peacock & Barrie Gledden (used as a member of The American Wolves)
      • "Sawtooth" by Crushpile
    • Total Nonstop Action Wrestling / IMPACT Wrestling
      • "Force of Nature" (Instrumental) by Dale Oliver (used as a member of The Wolves)
      • "Force of Nature" by Dale Oliver Feat. Bobby Huff (used as a member of The Wolves)
      • "Feel the Beast" by Dale Oliver
      • "Fire" by Forever the Fallen
    • Independent circuit
      • "Sawtooth" by Crushpile
      • "Force of Nature" by Dale Oliver Feat. Bobby Huff
      • "Feel the Beast" by Dale Oliver
      • "Fire" by Forever the Fallen

Championships and accomplishments[]

  • Assault Championship Wrestling
    • ACW Junior Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • Dynasty Pro Wrestling
    • Dynasty Championship (1 time)
  • Fight Club: PRO
    • Fight Club: PRO Championship (1 time)
  • Millennium Wrestling Federation
    • MWF Television Championship (1 time)
  • New England Championship Wrestling
    • NECW Tag Team Championship (4 times) – with D.C. Dillinger
    • Iron 8 Championship Tournament (2006, 2007)
  • Premiere Wrestling Xperience
  • Pro Wrestling Illustrated
    • Ranked #9 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2011
  • Pro-Wrestling NOAH
    • GHC Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
    • Global Tag League Technique Award (2012) – with Colt Cabana
    • Nippon TV Cup Jr. Heavyweight Tag League Outstanding Performance Award (2010) – with Roderick Strong
    • NTV G+ Cup Jr. Heavyweight Tag League Fighting Spirit Award (2011) – with Delirious
    • NTV G+ Cup Jr. Heavyweight Tag League Fighting Spirit Award (2012) – with Bobby Fish
  • Ring of Honor
    • ROH World Championship (1 time)
    • ROH World Tag Team Championship (2 times) – with Davey Richards
    • ROH World Television Championship (1 time)
    • ROH World Television Championship Tournament (2010)
    • Survival of the Fittest (2010)
    • First Triple Crown Champion
  • SoCal Uncensored
  • Squared Circle Wrestling
    • 2CW Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Davey Richards
  • Top Rope Promotions
    • TRP Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • Total Nonstop Action Wrestling / IMPACT Wrestling
  • Wrestling Superstar
    • Wrestling Superstar Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Davey Richards
  • Wrestling Observer Newsletter
    • Tag Team of the Year (2009) – with Davey Richards
  • Other accomplishments
    • Robbie Ellis Tribute: A Tournament of Super Juniors (2013)
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