Samuel Shaw is an American professional wrestler. He is signed to WWE, where he performs on the NXT brand under the ring name Dexter Lumis. Shaw is also known for his work in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling where he is a former TNA Gut Check winner. In addition, he competed in TNA’s then-developmental territory, Ohio Valley Wrestling.
About Dexter Lumis in brief
Samuel Shaw is an American professional wrestler. He is signed to WWE, where he performs on the NXT brand under the ring name Dexter Lumis. Shaw is also known for his work in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling where he is a former TNA Gut Check winner. In addition, he competed in TNA’s then-developmental territory, Ohio Valley Wrestling. He has also wrestled sporadically for Pro Wrestling Extreme. Shaw’s first match for TNA came on August 9, 2010, in a dark match against Jesse Neal. Shaw accompanied Jeff Jarrett to the ring as part of his entourage in his USD 100,000 Double J MMA Challenge against Little Red on December 30, 2012. On January 12, 2013, Shaw appeared at TNA X-Travaganza, wrestling in a seven-man match, won by Christian. On March 17, Shaw was part of a nine-man Hardcore Gauntlet, which was won by Shark Boy. Shaw returned to Impact Wrestling on November 22, defeating fellow Gut CheckWinner Alex Silva. He then began teaming with Alex Silva, forming a regular tag team over the weeks coming up to the Bound for Glory Series tournament to face Jay Bradley at Slammiversary. Shaw lost to Bradley at Bound for the Glory Series on December 1, 2013. Shaw made his televised debut on October 13, 2012, making his TV debut on TNA’s developmental territory,Ohio Valley Wrestling, making his television debut on the same night as the TNA Impact! special, “TNA Impact!,” which was aired on October 14.
Shaw has also appeared in a number of independent promotions, including Full Impact Pro, Florida Underground Wrestling, and Vintage Wrestling. On August 8, 2011, he took on Romeo Razel and Sideshow in a three-way match and won, this would lead to a shot at the FUW Heavyweight Champion, Bruce Santee, which Shaw lost. In 2011, Shaw participated in the King Of The State tournament and reached the finals before losing to Francisco Ciatso. On May 14, Shaw would win his third Vintage Heavyweight Championship by defeating Aaron Epic. On September 3, Shaw won the match after Simon Sez was disqualified which also meant the championship would not change hands. His last match for the company took place a month later in a fatal four-waymatch for the Vintage Heavyweights Championship which Milo Beasley won. On June 28, 2012,. he lost to Wes Brisco F UW Cuban Heavyweight title, which he lost on June 30 against James Alexander. On April 17, 2010 in Hardcore Justice as Lupus, Shaw attacked Tommy Dreamer in his match against Raven before he was attacked by special referee Mick Foley with a Mandible Claw. On July 5, 2013 Shaw returned on the May 23 edition of Impact Wrestling defeating Alex Silva to advance into the finals of the Impact Wrestling Battle Royal. He lost to Jessie Godzderz and Rudy Switchblade in the finals.