Apollo Crews is a Nigerian-born American wrestler signed to WWE, where he performs on the NXT roster.
He began his wrestling career in 2010, making his official debut for Dragon Gate in Japan. In 2015 he returned to the United States to sign a contract with WWE, a federation in which he won the Intercontinental Championship and the United States Championship once.
He chose his WWE ring name by merging the names of two of his idols: fictional boxer Apollo Creed and actor Terry Crews.
Born in Sacramento (California) to a Nigerian father and Samoan mother, Sesugh Uhaa grew up in Atlanta (Georgia) having a passion for wrestling since he was a child, having among his idols The Ultimate Warrior, Steve Austin, The Rock and Kurt Angle.