Malakai Black

Thomas Budgen, or Malakai Black, is a Dutch wrestler signed to All Elite Wrestling and is the leader of the House of Black and the current holder of the AEW World Trios Championship with Brody King and Buddy Matthews.

Budgen is primarily remembered for his 2016-2021 stints in WWE, where he performed as Aleister Black, winning the one-time NXT Championship and the fourth annual Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic with Ricochet; he has also fought in many European and North American independent federations such as Tommy End.
Budgen has wrestled extensively on the Independent Circuit between the UK and mainland Europe under the ring name Tommy End, working for promotions such as Insane Championship Wrestling, Progress Wrestling, Westside Xtreme Wrestling, Over the Top Wrestling, Revolution Pro Wrestling, and more.

He has also worked for international promotions, such as North American Combat Zone Wrestling, Evolve, Pro Wrestling Guerrilla, and Japan's Big Japan Pro Wrestling.

Budgen joined WWE in June of 2016, training in the WWE Performance Center on October 19. On November 3, Budgen began appearing on house shows and on November 11, he made his debut by defeating Lince Dorado.

On June 2, 2021, he was fired along with several colleagues. He has been married to colleague Zelina Vega since 2018.