Got the nickname "Horshu" because of his horse shoe type haircut.
Matt appeared on an episode of Jenny Jones entitled "From Geek to Bad Ass Physique".
In June 2003, he signed a developmental contract with World Wrestling Entertainment. He made his debut on WWE television in April 2004 as Luther Reigns, the bodyguard to Smackdown general manager Kurt Angle.
In May 2005, left WWE to take care of his real estate investments in Arizona. He also owns a salon.