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Shane Perry (born 7 August 1981), better known for his ring name Redemption, famous for his work Pro Wrestling Council and Soya's Wrestling Entertainment.

Early life

Shane was introduced to wrestling at a very young age, and won the under 10's amateur wrestling championships in California at age nine. His father was a booker for NWA and later World Championship Wrestling, and when Shane was 16, he wrestled some dark matches. When executive staff decided he wasn't a good enough wrestler, Shane went on to university, earning a degree in physics, but decided he wanted to act on stage, and appeared in several pantomimes including Aladdin, Red Riding Hood and much more.

Independant Promotions

When he decided to wrestle again, at this time it was 2005. He wrestled in India for two years in Soya's wrestling entertainment, before joining Beach Championship Wrestling located back in Long Beach, California, moving up into Washington to wrestle for High Impact Wrestling, at HIW he first used the Redemption gimmick, an insane person who has mood swings, allowing freedom to try different things each week. After being used in a way he didn't see fit, Shane left HIW in September 2007 and went back to acting until November 2008,


Redemption joined UWA in November 2008, and made his debue against Jorgen Lightfoot in a falls count anywhere match.