Former ICW Champion and Pure X Crown Champion competes on WWE RAW from Tampa, FL. The man formerly known as Lil’ E tagged with Florida local Nick Nero to take on the Enzo Amore & Colin Cassidy. Ernest R. Alexander III was a integral part of ICW up until its closing in 2012. Congratulations are in order for ERA!
From rapper to upperclassmen, this former boy band singer has gotten closer to achieving his dream of one day wrestling in the big leagues.
ERA can be seen regularly competing for Afa the Wild Samoan’s WXW out of Minneola, FL.
ICW President and founder Jorge Portuondo had this to say: “I have had my share of favorite characters or wrestlers in ICW, but by far ERA III has always made, any spot given, pure gold. We always gave him hell for his ego, but “You Girlfriend’s Favorite Wrestler, the Upperclassman of Wrestling” always proved that he was the top of the company every time he competed. The rivalry between ERA and Joker from 2005 to 2012 was poetry being played out in front of a live audience. I for one cannot wait to see him back in an ICW ring on August 12th!”
Ernest R. Alexander III returns to ICW on Friday Night, August 12th at the Thunder Rumble, he will go one on one with Mike Monroe for the ICW Championship.
Social Media went crazy when ERA showed up on television…
Long time rival and friend, Joker wrote: “Just wanted to take a moment to congratulate my friend on one of the biggest opportunities ever. I always knew you would get there bro! May all your dreams continue to come true!”
WWE Hall of Famer Wild Samoan Afa wrote: “Congrats to Ernest R Alexander for working Raw. Nick Predovich gets no congrats cuz he never tagged in so it don’t count lmaooooo#YourEvenSkinnierInHD #GoEatCatering #Lmao #Rib#HappyForYouEraNnero“
First ever ICW Pure X Crown Champion, Skull Mussolini wrote: “Our very own was on WWE’s Monday night Raw! Our boy Lil E aka ERA!!!!!! Dreams are being fulfilled!!!! Congrats brotha!!!”
Another former ICW Pure X Crown Champion Edward Malken wrote: “Congrats to Ernest R Alexander and Nick Predovich. Haven’t watched it yet but I bet it was amazing!”
Former ICW wrestler and Manager Anjhel Gibson wrote: “Bro I was marking out. I was like is that ERA? Good for him. We all went through the struggle. It is awesome to see someone living out the dream that we all had and continue to have. This only goes to show that if you chase your dream long enough and give it all that you have, no dream is out of reach. Congrats bro”
ICW United States Tag Team Champion, Mykal Manix caught by surprise: “ERA on RAW!”
ICW Referee Teddy Khan wrote: “Oh yeah! That’s my boy Ernest R Alexander! Congratulations brother on this big moment!”
Former ICW competitor Jorge Alonso wrote: “im very proud n happy for u man, words cant describe it, huge congrats to my boy, Ernest R Alexander!! Your 1 step closer man!! Keep it up!! #YouDeserveIt”
ICW fan Harmony Leaves wrote: “So proud of this dude!!”
ICW fan Rick Reyes wrote: “The Reyes family is Very proud of you, does not matter how the match turned out, you got your foot in the door, now, kick that sum bitch down.”
ERA’s girlfriend Amy Valle wrote: “Oki so I want to wish my man my other half the best of luck today. Stepping once again into the promise land, going to WWE to show face and to show why they call him #yourgirlfriendsfavoritewrestler“
Ernest R. Alexander III career highlights:
2-Time ICW Pure X Crown Champion
UKnow Pro Champion
WXW Heavyweight Champion
WXW Cruiserweight Champion
FOW Tag Team Champion
WXW Extreme War 30-Man Royal Rumble Winner
Ernest R. Alexander III