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Karl Anderson at BCW East meets West

Chad Allegra (January 20, 1980) is an American professional wrestler better known by his ring name "The Machine Gun" Karl Anderson.. He is currently signed to WWE, where he is a one-timeWWE Raw Tag Team Champion. Anderson is best known for his work as a tag team wrestler, particularly in Japanese promotions like Pro Wrestling Noah and New Japan Pro Wrestling, where he is a former four-time IWGP Tag Team Champion. He holds the record for the longest reign and the most defenses with the title, achieved on his first reign with former partner Giant Bernard. Anderson and Bernard are also former Pro Wrestling Noah's GHC Tag Team Champions. Anderson is also a three-time winner of NJPW's top tag team tournament, the G1/World Tag League, having won it in 2009 with Bernard, in 2012 with Hirooki Goto and in 2013 with Doc Gallows. He also wrestled for Southern California-based independent promotion Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (PWG) between 2007 and 2009.

In wrestling Edit

  • Finishing moves
    • As Karl Anderson
      • Diving neckbreaker – 2016-present
      • Gun Stun (Stunner – 2008 or a jumping cutter – 2009-present)
      • Spinning spinebuster – 2006–2008; used as a signature move thereafter
      • Swivel Gun Stun (Fireman's carry cutter)
    • As Chad 2 Badd
      • Baddest Kick in the World (Running big boot)
      • Too Badd (Diving neckbreaker)
  • Signature moves
    • Backbreaker
    • Backbreaker rack
    • Boston crab
    • Brainbuster
    • Bernard Driver (Reverse piledriver) – 2012–present; adopted from Giant Bernard
    • Death Valley driver
    • German suplex
    • Knife–edged chop
    • Leg lariat
    • Military press slam
    • Piledriver
    • Samoan drop
    • Scoop powerslam
    • Sitout powerbomb
    • Sitout scoop slam piledriver
    • Spear
    • Superkick
    • Superplex
    • Rocket Kick (Running single leg front dropkick) – WWE; 2016–present
    • Top rope dive into either a clothesline or a headbutt