Marshall Von Erich

Marshall Von Erich
Marshall Von Erich

Height: 6’3”
Weight: 250 lbs.
Hometown: Denton County, TX (fighting out of Kauai, Hawaii)
Style: Hybrid
Signature Moves: Moonsault, Iron Claw

The massive 6’4” 250-pound Marshall Von Erich loves three things: surfing, fishing and fighting. Without a doubt, the younger and physically bigger brother is a certified Hawaiian hoss.

Combining explosive power with speed and agility, very few if any can match the charismatic grappler’s fusion of styles,  especially at his size.

Grappling and learning new techniques on the beaches of Kauai from his father, Kevin Von Erich, this Texas born bad ass is a force to reckon with.

Preferring to fight barefoot, like his father, Marshall is a 3rdgeneration grappler. Similar to his father, Marshall also possesses one of the best dropkicks in the sport, attaining a vertical leap that would put most athletes to shame.  Shocking fans and devastating opponents with his signature moonsault, Marshall is exceptional in every way.

A top-level wrestler in both singles and tag team competition with his older brother, Ross, Marshall fights for his family’s name and their future.

When not wrestling, Marshall can be found spending time with his family on their ranch in Hawaii, enjoying surfing, spear fishing and innovating new high flying moves off of waterfalls.

Growing up in Denton County (just outside Dallas), Marshall, along with his brother Ross, would tussle all over the family’s Texas ranch with hopes of one day wrestling in front of large crowds around the world.  However, their legendary father, Kevin Von Erich, didn’t want his sons to grow up too fast. So much so he hid the weights in the barn at their Denton County farm and encouraged the boys to enjoy life.  Wrestling would come soon enough if it was meant to be.

An impressive athlete from an early age, Marshall would exceed in all sports, especially football as well as discus throwing.

In 2007, the entire Von Erich clan moved to Kauai, Hawaii, the state’s northernmost island where the brothers Ross and Marshall would begin their journey to become pro wrestlers.

Training under their father’s watchful eye on his Hawaiian farm, the brothers quickly took to professional wrestling.  This would lead Ross and Marshall on a journey around the world to train and learn from some of the sport’s best, including Harley Race.

The brothers’ time training with Race in Missouri was invaluable. The brothers not only learned key fundamentals but world class technical and brawling skills from the hall of famer, which would serve them well in the years to come.

From Race’s camp in Missouri, Ross and Marshall would go on an excursion to Japan where they would live for the better part of two years in the Pro Wrestling NOAH dojo.

Under the tutelage of Naomichi Marufuji, the Von Erichs mastered the art of puroresu(Japanese wrestling).  On and off for two years, Ross and Marshall would train and compete in one of Japan’s most competitive and prestigious wrestling circuits both in singles and tag team competition.

Competing around the world, including Israel, England, Australia as well as stateside in their home state of Texas, the rise of the 3rdgeneration of Von Erichs heralded a new era for the family.  One of triumph, tranquility and hope.  Along the way, they even collected championship gold in Texas and abroad.

In 2019, the brothers were  spotlighted in VICE’s Dark Side of The Ring series, representing a new hope for a new chapter in the family’s fabled story in the sport.

Believing in the mantra to always look forward, never backward, Ross and Marshall have embraced their destiny: the fight for their family’s name and their future.

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