1. George Murdoch (born February 21, 1973) is an American professional wrestler and actor who works for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling as Tyrus.
2. He is best known for his time in WWE under the ring name Brodus Clay, where he was the runner-up on the fourth season of NXT which ran from late 2010 to 2011.
3. Following that, he wrestled on WWE’s main roster until his release in 2014.
4. In 1990, Murdoch was attending Quartz Hill High and then the Antelope Valley College in 1992.
5. After signing a contract with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), Murdoch was assigned to Deep South Wrestling (DSW), a WWE developmental territory.
6. He debuted in September 2006, and began using the ring name G-Rilla along with adopting the gimmick of a gangsta thug.
7. The Colossal Connection challenged Los Aviadores for the FCW Florida Tag Team Championship again on July 1, and won by disqualification when the Usos interfered, allowing Los Aviadores to retain the championship.
8. Later that same night, the Colossal Connection defeated the Usos by disqualification to become the number one contenders to the FCW Florida Tag Team Championship after Los Aviadores interfered.
9. On August 6, the Colossal Connection competed in a four-way elimination match for the FCW Florida Tag Team Championship, but Los Aviadores won to retain their title.
10. At the television tapings on August 12, Johnny Curtis and Derrick Bateman won a three-way tag team match over the Colossal Connection and Los Aviadores to win the FCW Florida Tag Team Championship.
11. Clay and Marlow unsuccessfully challenged Curtis and Bateman for the championship throughout August and September.
12. He picked Alberto Del Rio as his new Pro, and then attacked DiBiase. On the February 8 episode of NXT, Clay won both a match and a challenge to earn three immunity points, his first of the season.
13. Both he and Johnny Curtis were tied on immunity points at the end of the show, and an audience vote determined that Curtis was immune from elimination.
14. Now accompanied by The Funkadactyls (Naomi and Cameron) and announced as hailing from “Planet Funk”, Clay incorporated gyrations and dance moves into his various squash wins on both Raw and SmackDown.
15. On the May 28 episode of Raw, Big Show justified his recent villainous turn by blaming Clay for dancing in the ring instead of sympathizing with Show shortly after Show was forced to beg for his job and was yet fired; hearing this, Clay then challenged Show to a match that night.