Michael Hutter

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      • 39
      • Male
      • 1983-03-18
      • Willoughby, Ohio, USA
      • Acting
      Michael Hutter is an American professional wrestler and promoter better known by the ring name Ethan Carter III (or simply EC3). EC3 is a founder of Control Your Narrative (CYN). He also performs on the independent circuit. He is best known for his tenures with Impact Wrestling and WWE, where he performed both under his EC3 ring name and, earlier, as Derrick Bateman. Hutter began his professional wrestling career in 2002, and began wrestling for the Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW) promotion in 2007. In 2009, he signed a contract with WWE, where he competed as Derrick Bateman. He was assigned to WWE's developmental territory Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW), where he won the FCW Florida Tag Team Championship with Johnny Curtis.[6] Also, he competed in the fourth and fifth seasons of NXT,[9] a program where rookies, were with Pros. He left WWE in May 2013 and then signed a contract with Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA). He worked with the promotion as Ethan Carter III, the storyline nephew of TNA's legit owner Dixie Carter. He won the TNA World Heavyweight Championship twice and the Impact Grand Championship once. He returned to WWE in January 2018, competing in NXT, before making his main roster debut in early 2019, where he held the WWE 24/7 Championship four times. His second tenure with WWE ended in April 2020.
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