Jessie Godderz
Godderz in February 2012
Born (1986-04-23) April 23, 1986 (age 38)
Rudd, Iowa, United States[1]
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Jessie Godderz[1]
Billed height5 ft 10 in (178 cm)[3]
Billed weight219 lb (99 kg)[3]
Billed fromHollywood, California[3]
Trained byBubba Ray Dudley
D-Von Dudley
Ohio Valley Wrestling
DebutMarch 26, 2010[1]

Jessie Godderz (born April 23, 1986) also known as Mr. Pec-Tacular is an American actor and professional wrestler best known for his time with Impact Wrestling where he was a former two-time TNA World Tag Team Champion with Robbie E as The BroMans. Also, Godderz trained in TNA's developmental territory Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW), where he is a five-time OVW Southern Tag Team Champion. He has also appeared as a contestant on two seasons of the reality competition program Big Brother.

Early life

Godderz was born in Rudd, Iowa. When he was 19 years old, he worked as a conductor for the Union Pacific Railroad. He eventually became a professional bodybuilder with the World Natural Body Building Federation.

Big Brother

Season 10

In the summer of 2008, Godderz appeared as a contestant in the 10th season of Big Brother. During week 1, Head of Household Jerry nominated Godderz and fellow contestant Renny for elimination. He, however, won the Power of Veto and was able to remove himself from the chopping block. In week 2, Godderz won the Head of Household competition and nominated Steven and Dan for elimination. He was again nominated for elimination in week 3, but survived the eviction. Godderz was eliminated in week 4 by a 4–3 vote after he was nominated for elimination by April with fellow contestant Memphis. He returned to the house for one day only on Day 60 as part of a luxury competition.

Season 11

The following summer, Godderz returned to Big Brother for the 11th season. The twist for the season was that the HouseGuests would be split into four cliques. During the first Head of Household competition on the premier episode, Godderz entered the house after his clique, the athletes, won the competition. Godderz was therefore named the first Head of Household of the season. On Day 19, Godderz once again became Head of Household. On Day 40, Jeff exercised the power of Coup d'État and named Godderz and fellow contestant Natalie as the nominees up for eviction. He was evicted on Day 40 by a vote of 3–2, becoming the first member of the Jury—a group of former HouseGuests that decide the winner of the competition.

Other appearances

Godderz returned during three other seasons as a part of the Pandora's Box twist. During Big Brother 12, he offered Head of Household Britney fitness advice after she opened the box.

During Big Brother 13, Pandora's Box offered the HouseGuests a shopping spree with Tori Spelling. However, Rachel the Head of Household, was locked inside Pandora's Box with Godderz for a shopping spree of "Mr. Pec-tacular" merchandise, while the rest of the house earned the shopping spree with Spelling.

He made another appearance on Big Brother 14 when Head of Household Ian opened Pandora's Box. As a result, Godderz came into the house as Secret Santa and replaced all of the HouseGuests' junk food with healthier food.

He made another appearance on Big Brother 17 to host the Veto Competition "Bowlerina".

He made another appearance on Big Brother 18 to host the Luxury Competition "Dunk a Hunk".

He made another appearance on Big Brother 19 as a member of the BB Revengers in the BB Movie Trailer.

Godderz now holds the record for making more annual appearances on the series than any other star in Big Brother history.

Professional wrestling career

Total Nonstop Action Wrestling / Impact Wrestling

Ohio Valley Wrestling (2011–2012)

In 2011, Godderz signed a contract with professional wrestling promotion Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) and was sent down to their developmental territory, Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW) for further training.[4][5][6] On January 11, 2012, Godderz and Marcus Anthony defeated Johnny Spade and Shiloh Jonze to win the OVW Southern Tag Team Championship, but lost them 7 days later in a rematch with Spade and Jonze. On February 22, 2012, Godderz, Rob Terry and Rudy Switchblade defeated Jason Wayne and Shiloh Jonze in a handicap match to win the Southern Tag Team Championship.[7] The team's reign ended on April 7, when Godderz and Rudy Switchblade, who was also recognized as champion under "The Family Rule", were defeated by Anarquia and Raul LaMotta.[8] On April 11, 2012, Godderz and Switchblade defeated Anarquia and Raul LaMotta in a rematch for the Southern Tag Team Championship. On June 20, 2012, OVW Board of Directors member Ken Wayne stripped the titles away from Godderz and Switchblade, after referee Chris Sharpe allowed them to cheat to win the titles causing the titles to be vacated. On July 7, 2012, Godderz and Rudy Switchblade defeated Paredyse and Brandon Espinosa in a ladder match to win the vacant Southern Tag Team Championship for the fourth time. On December 1, 2012, Godderz and Switchblade were defeated by Alex Silva and Sam Shaw for the Southern Tag Team Championship.[9]

Relationship with Tara (2012–2013)

On October 14, 2012, at Bound for Glory, Godderz made his TNA debut on the main roster as Tara's "Hollywood boyfriend".[10] Godderz, billed simply as "Jesse", made his in-ring debut on the November 1 episode of Impact Wrestling, defeating ODB in an intergender match, following interference from Tara.[2] On the November 8 episode of Impact, Jesse teamed up with Tara in a losing effort to ODB in an intergender handicap match. After the match they attacked ODB.[11] Jesse made his pay-per-view debut three days later at Turning Point, teaming with Tara in a losing effort to ODB and Eric Young.[12] On the following episode of Impact Wrestling, Jesse defeated Young in a singles match.[13] The following week, Jesse was pinned by Young in a three-way match, which also included Robbie E and forced Jesse to wear a turkey suit as part of the Thanksgiving theme.[14]

Jesse, now billed as Jessie Godderz, main evented Impact Wrestling for the first time on December 13, losing to Bully Ray despite outside interference from Tara.[15] During the next two months, Godderz interfered in Tara's matches, especially ones relating to her title.[16][17] After interfering in Tara's title match with Velvet Sky,[18] Sky gained vengeance on the couple by teaming with James Storm on the January 31, 2013, episode of Impact Wrestling to defeat them in a mix tag team match.[19] The following week, Godderz was defeated by Storm in a singles match.[20]

The BroMans (2013–2015)

Main article: The BroMans

Godderz with Robbie E (right) as the TNA World Tag Team Champions in April 2014.

Godderz started allying himself with Robbie E on the May 2 episode of Impact Wrestling, and the duo teamed with Joey Ryan in a handicap match against Rob Terry, which the team lost after Godderz and Robbie walked out on Ryan and left him to be pinned.[21] On the June 27 episode of Impact Wrestling, Godderz and Robbie, accompanied by Tara, confronted TNA World Tag Team Champions Gunner and James Storm and presented themselves as The BroMans.[22] The following week, The BroMans were defeated by Gunner and Storm in a non-title match.[23] Godderz's relationship with Tara ended on July 16, when she was released from her TNA contract.[24][25]

On October 27, during the Bound for Glory pre-show, accompanied by "Mr. Olympia" Phil Heath, the BroMans won a four-way tag team gauntlet to become the number one contenders for the TNA World Tag Team Championship later in the night, and they defeated Gunner and James Storm for the titles.[26][27] The BroMans made their first televised title defense on the October 31 episode of Impact Wrestling, defeating Gunner and Storm in a rematch.[28] The BroMans lost the titles against The Wolves during a house show on February 23, 2014.[29] They regained the titles by defeating The Wolves and Team 246 (Kaz Hayashi and Shuji Kondo) at the Wrestle-1 Kaisen: Outbreak show in Tokyo, Japan on March 2. On April 26, at Sacrifice, The Bromans lost their titles to The Wolves in a 3 vs 2 handicap match with Zema Ion as their third partner.[30]

On April 17, 2015 after losing a tag match to the Dirty Heels, Godderz and Robbie E got into a brawl, and Godderz left The Bromans.

Various feuds (2015–2016)

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In June, Godderz began a new gimmick, where he acted full of himself and referred to himself as a Mans Man. He also attacked DJ Z before Robbie E saved him. On June 28, 2015 at Slammiversary, Godderz was defeated by his former BroMans partner Robbie E. Godderz would go on to face Robbie again in a street fight the following edition of Impact Wrestling which he won. On October 4, 2015, at Bound For Glory, Godderz competed in a twelve-man Bound For Gold Gauntlet match which was won by Tyrus.[31] In October 2015 Godderz participated in the TNA World Title Series as a member of group Future 4. Godderz ended Second of his block by defeating Micah and the returning Crimson (the only exception for Eli Drake) to advance the round of 16 where he successfully defeated fellow TNA Knockout Awesome Kong to advance in the quarterfinals where he would be defeated in the round of 8 by Matt Hardy. At One Night Only Live. Godderz formed a dysfunctional tag team with Eli Drake and unsuccessfully challenged The Wolves for the TNA World Tag Team Championship also involving Drew Galloway and Kurt Angle. Godderz competed for the 2016 Feast or Fired match which he failed an attempt to win the briefcases. On the February 16, 2016 episode of Impact Wrestling, Godderz and Eli Drake are involved in the feud with Grado who wrestle under in disguise as Odarg The Great and the returning Mahabali Shera to build up to singles feud between Drake and Odarg, which he was defeated. On the February 23, 2016, at TNA Lockdown special episode of Impact Wrestling, which he was again defeated in the rematch by Odarg the Great when Drake took off his mask and fell into the arena floor.

The BroMans reunion (2016–2017)

On the March 22, 2016 episode of Impact Wrestling, Godderz reunited with Robbie E to face Beer Money, Inc. for the TNA World Tag Team Championships, but were unsuccessful in winning the titles, thus turning face for the first time in his career. On March 29, 2016 episode of Impact Wrestling, Godderz and Robbie E defeated Eric Young and Bram.

In June 2017, his profile was removed from the roster page of the Impact Wrestling site, confirming his departure.



Year Title Role Note
2005 Next Himself
2007 Exposed Himself
2008 Big Brother 10 Himself
2009 Big Brother 11 Himself
The Early Show Himself
2010 Big Brother 12 Himself
2011 Big Brother 13 Himself
2012 Big Brother 14 Himself
2014 CAWL To Arms Himself Host[32]
2014–16 Tainted Dreams Dylan Buckwald
2015 Big Brother 17 Himself
2016 The Price Is Right Himself
2016 The Talk Himself Flasher
2016 Big Brother 18 Himself
2016 Big Brother: After Dark Himself
2017 Snowfall Lightning Rod
2017 The Young and the Restless Bouncer
2017 Big Brother 19 Himself


Year Title Role Note
2015 Kid Barbarian Conan The Barbarian

Music Videos

Year Title Song Role Note
2017 The Girl Is With Me Performer With Jeff Timmons

In wrestling

Championships and accomplishments

1During one reign as Champion Godderz defended the title with either Terry or Switchblade under The Family Rule.


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