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Shaun Ricker (born November 11, 1982) is an American professional wrestler, better known as Eli Drake. He is signed to IMPACT Wrestling, where he is a former IMPACT World Champion and IMPACT World Tag Team Champion with Scott Steiner. He has won three Feast or Fired briefcases.

Ricker appeared as a cast member on the TNT reality series The Hero, hosted by The Rock.

In wrestling Edit

  • Finishing moves
    • Blunt Force Trauma (Knee lift transitioned into a discus clothesline)
    • Bottom Rung (Belly-to-back side slam)
    • Gravy Train (Over-the-shoulder back-to-belly piledriver)
  • Signature moves
    • Burning Hammer (Inverted Death Valley driver)
    • Float-over DDT
    • Inverted stunner
    • Leaping elbow drop, with theatrics
    • Jumping neckbreaker
    • Skylord Slam (Front powerslam)
    • Springboard moonsault
    • Superplex
    • Swinging neckbreaker
  • Nicknames
    • "The Defiant One"
    • "The Last of a Dying Breed"
    • "The Namer of Dummies"
    • "The Perpetual Motion Machine of Badassery"
    • "The Prince of Eternia"
  • Managers
  • Entrance music
    • Independent circuit
      • "Scarface (Push It to the Limit)" by Paul Engemann
      • "Fame" by David Bowie
    • Total Nonstop Action Wrestling / IMPACT Wrestling
      • "Wish It Away' (Edit) by Psyko Dalek (used as a member of The Rising)
      • "The Ghost in Us" by Dale Oliver (used as a member of The Rising)
      • "Eli Drake" by Dale Oliver
      • "Let's Talk" by Dale Oliver

Championships and accomplishments Edit

  • Championship Pro Wrestling
    • CPW Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Jackpot and Sin City Syndicate
  • Championship Wrestling from Hollywood
    • CWFH Heritage Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
    • NWA Heritage Tag Team Championship (2 times) – with Brian Cage
    • Red Carpet Rumble (2013)
  • DDT Pro-Wrestling
    • Ironman Heavymetalweight Championship (1 time)
  • Future Stars of Wrestling
    • FSW Heavyweight Championship (2 times, current)
  • Empire Wrestling Federation
    • EWF Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
    • Great Goliath Battle Royal (2011) – with Josh Dunbar
  • Heartland Wrestling Association
    • HWA Television Championship (1 time)
    • Attack of the Trios (2009) – with Dean Jablonski and Jon Moxley
  • Mach One Wrestling
    • M1W Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Brian Cage
    • M1W Tag Team Championship Tournament (2010) – with Brian Cage
  • Pro Wrestling Illustrated
    • PWI ranked him #94 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2016
  • Pro Wrestling Revolution
    • PWR Heavyweight Championship (1 time, current)
  • Total Nonstop Action Wrestling / IMPACT Wrestling
    • GFW / IMPACT Global / World Championship (1 time)
    • IMPACT World Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Scott Steiner
    • TNA King of the Mountain Championship (1 time)
    • Gauntlet for the Gold (2016, 2017 – Heavyweight)
    • Race for the Case (2017 – Red Case)
    • Feast or Fired (2016 – King of the Mountain Championship contract)
    • Feast or Fired (2018 – World Tag Team Championship contract)