Kip Sabian
Birth nameSimon James Kippen
Born (1992-05-19) 19 May 1992 (age 30)
Great Yarmouth, England
Spouse(s)
(m. 2021)
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Kip Sabian
Kip Sabin
Billed height5 ft 11 in (180 cm)[1]
Billed weight183 lb (83 kg)[1]
Billed fromGorleston, Norfolk, England[1]
Great Yarmouth, England[2]
Trained byWorld Association of Wrestling
Debut31 October 2010[3]

Simon James Kippen (born 19 May 1992), better known by the ring name Kip Sabian,[1] is an English professional wrestler. He is currently signed to All Elite Wrestling (AEW).

Early life

Simon James Kippen[4] was born in Great Yarmouth[5] on 19 May 1992.[6]

Professional wrestling career

Early career

Sabian began his career with the World Association of Wrestling after graduating from the promotion's wrestling school.[5] He competed throughout England and Europe, capturing various titles including the IPW:UK World Championship and World Of Sport Wrestling Tag Team Championship. In 2018, he debuted for Ring of Honor.[7] He also had a tag-team "Super Brotheys" with Pakistani wrestler Amir Jordan.

All Elite Wrestling (2019–present)

In February 2019, Sabian signed with All Elite Wrestling. Sabian made his AEW debut at Double or Nothing where he defeated Sammy Guevara in AEW's first ever singles match.[8]

In late December, Sabian established himself as a heel after calling out members of The Elite where he would face Kenny Omega on 10 December on Dark[9] and Cody on 30 January, losing both matches. Sabian would also start to be managed by his real-life girlfriend Penelope Ford as he began feuding with Joey Janela leading up to 19 February, when he defeated Janela.

On 22 April Sabian took part in a tournament to crown the inaugural AEW TNT Champion where he lost to Dustin Rhodes in the first round.

On 15 April Sabian began teaming with Jimmy Havoc after Havoc delivered a DDT to Orange Cassidy on the floor during his match against Chuck Taylor. They made their tag team debut losing to Best Friends in a no disqualifications tag team match on the 29 April edition of Dynamite. They would subsequently call themselves The Superbad Squad. They defeated SoCal Uncensored's Frankie Kazarian and Scorpio Sky in a number one contender's match for the AEW World Tag Team Championship on 27 May. They faced the champions Kenny Omega and "Hangman" Adam Page on 3 June for the titles in a losing effort. Sabian and Havoc's team ended when Havoc was released by AEW on 13 August.

At All Out, Sabian announced that he and Ford were getting married while also teasing that he will reveal who his best man is for the wedding on the following Dynamite. On the 9 September episode of Dynamite, Miro was revealed to be the best man for Sabian and Ford's wedding. In October, Sabian and Miro began feuding with Best Friends after Trent accidentally destroyed the arcade game that Miro had purchased for Sabian as a wedding gift. This culminated in an Arcade Anarchy match on the 31 March episode of Dynamite where they were defeated. On the 28 April episode of AEW Dynamite, Miro turned on Sabian by attacking him backstage, thus ending their partnership. On 17 May Sabian underwent shoulder surgery thus rendering him out of action for several months.[10][11][12]

On August 24, 2022, Sabian made his return at Dynamite, as he attacked the AEW All-Atlantic Champion Pac during the main event.[13]

Other media

Kip Sabian
Twitch information
Channel
Years active2020–present
GenreGaming
Followers10.6 thousand
(9 September 2020)
Total views39.5 thousand
(9 September 2020)

Kippen is also a background character in the film Fighting With My Family, seen during multiple scenes at the WWE Performance Center.

Championships and accomplishments

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Kip Sabian - World of Sport wrestling". World of Sport wrestling. Retrieved 4 September 2019.
  2. ^ "Defiant Wrestling - Kip Sabian". wearedefiant.com.
  3. ^ "Kip Sabian". Cagematch.net. Retrieved 19 August 2019.
  4. ^ "Kip Sabian". profightdb.com. Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved 22 March 2020.
  5. ^ a b Blake, Mark (22 May 2019). "What To Expect: Double Or Nothing Kip Sabian vs Sammy Guevara". ProWrestlingPost.com. Retrieved 4 September 2019.
  6. ^ "Thank you Twitterverse for the birthday messages, I had a super great day ✌🏻 #Superbad". Twitter.com. Kip Sabian. 19 May 2019. Retrieved 4 September 2019.
  7. ^ "Kip Sabian To Make ROH Debut In International Cup". www.rohwrestling.com. 4 July 2018.
  8. ^ "FULL MATCH: Kip Sabian vs. Sammy Guevara (AEW: Double or Nothing)". YouTube.com. Bleacher Report Live. 28 May 2019. Retrieved 4 September 2019.
  9. ^ Winter, Arya (10 December 2019). "AEW DARK RESULTS: KENNY OMEGA VS. KIP SABIAN". f4wonline.com. Retrieved 16 June 2020.
  10. ^ Wilkins, Rob (31 March 2021). "AEW Dynamite 3/31/21 Results: Christian Cage vs. Kazarian, Plus Omega, Moxley, and more in action". Fightful. Retrieved 13 May 2021.
  11. ^ Wilkins, Rob (28 April 2021). "AEW Dynamite 4/28/21 Results Young Bucks vs. Sydal Brothers, Brian Cage vs. Hangman Page, more". Fightful. Retrieved 13 May 2021.
  12. ^ Lambert, Jeremy (18 May 2021). "Kip Sabian Undergoes Successful Surgery". Fightful. Retrieved 17 May 2021.
  13. ^ "Kip Sabian Unboxes Himself, Attacks PAC On 8/24 AEW Dynamite | Fightful News". www.fightful.com. Retrieved 26 August 2022.
  14. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Titles « Kip Sabian « Wrestlers Database « CAGEMATCH - The Internet Wrestling Database". www.cagematch.net.
  15. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip (20 April 2018). "BWR Cruiserweight Championship". Cagematch - The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved 15 February 2021.
  16. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip (5 January 2013). "DOA UK Tag Team Championship". Cagematch - The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved 15 February 2021.
  17. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip (6 September 2014). "ECTA Junior Heavyweight Championship". Cagematch - The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved 15 February 2021.
  18. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip (5 July 2015). "ECTA Tag Team Championship". Cagematch - The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved 15 February 2021.
  19. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip (2 June 2018). "HOPE Championship". Cagematch - The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved 15 February 2021.
  20. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip (8 April 2017). "HOPE Kings Of Flight Championship". Cagematch - The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved 15 February 2021.
  21. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip (22 July 2018). "IPW:UK World Championship". Cagematch - The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved 15 February 2021.
  22. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip (22 September 2017). "Z-Force Championship". Cagematch - The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved 15 February 2021.
  23. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip (23 March 2019). "Knights Of Chaos Championship". Cagematch - The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved 15 February 2021.
  24. ^ "PWI Ratings for Kip Sabian". Internet Wrestling Database.