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Rob Van Dam
Ring name(s) Robbie V[1]
Rob Szatkowski
Rob Van Dam[1]
Height 5 ft 11.5 in (1.82 m)[2]
Billed height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)[1]
Billed weight 237 lb (108 kg)[1]
Born December 18, 1970 (1970-12-18) (age 49)[1]
Battle Creek, Michigan [1]
Resides San Pedro, California[1]
Billed from Battle Creek, Michigan,
Trained by The Sheik[1]
Debut 1990[1]

Robert "Rob" Alexander Szatkowski[1] (born December 18, 1970 in Battle Creek, Michigan),[1] better known by his ring name, Rob Van Dam, is an American professional wrestler who currently works with WWE. He has also wrestled with Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) from 1996 to 2001 and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) from 2010 to 2013. His finishing move is the Five-Star Frog Splash.


Van Dam held many championships during his professional wrestling career:

  • All Star Wrestling
    • ASW North American Heavyweight Championship (one time)
  • American Wrestling Rampage
    • AWR World Heavyweight Championship (one time)
    • NLW Heavyweight Championship (one time)
  • International Wrestling Federation
    • IWF Television Championship (one time)
  • National Wrestling Council
    • NWC Tag Team Championship (one time) (with Bobby Bradley)
  • Peach State Wrestling
    • PSW Cordele City Heavyweight Championship (two times, first)
  • South Atlantic Pro Wrestling
    • SAPW Tag Team Championship (one time) (with Chaz Rocco)
  • World Stars of Wrestling
    • WSW World Heavyweight Championship (one time, current)


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