Mark James has studied the Professional Wrestling industry since he was 4 years old. While growing up James was a multi-sport athlete (Football, Wrestling, Soccer, Rugby, Track, etc) that naturally excelled in any sport he attempted, including playing Soccer and Football for the Marine Corps during his time of service. In 2001, now fully trained in strategic combat, hand to hand combat, and self defense, James turned his attention back to his passion, Professional wrestling. Trained at V3 Training in Greenville, NC. James quickly became known as a hard nosed tough guy who would use his striking and power to take out and take on any opponent and also win multiple championships during his travels. James does wrestle in singles comptition but also is part of one of the most feared tag teams in on the independent pro wrestling scene today, The Brutes!