The last time that the United States Heavyweight Championship was defended was back in October, when Dean Ambrose successfully defended the title against Big E Langston at Hell in a Cell 2013 and on Monday Night Raw the following night.
While Matt Morgan has stated that he is leaving the professional wrestling industry, he is still working a show for the NWA later this month. He is defending the Florida title against former Nexus member and WWE star Michael Tarver in Tampa.
While he was negotiating with both WWE and TNA, Matt Morgan has decided to leave the professional wrestling business for the time being. He is said to be taking on the job of regional manager for a big time medical device company, which supposedly pays more than wrestling.
Through Twitter, Matt Morgan revealed that he and his wife welcomed their first born child into the world earlier today. The former WWE and TNA star also revealed that the baby is named Jackson Morgan.
On the April 21, 2005 episode of Smackdown, Zack Ryder made his debut in a match against Matt Morgan.
Matt Morgan and Ted DiBiase have been booked for a match on December 7 in New York. They're competing in a one night tournament for Family Wrestling Entertainment.
The idea of bringing back Matt Morgan to WWE was brought up recently, but Triple H dismissed the idea because he wants younger performers.
Chris Benoit shocked the wrestling world when he was able to win the Royal Rumble and earned himself a shot at the World Heavyweight Championship at Wrestlemania. He was successfully able to eliminate the Big Show to win the match.