If you heard the name Jonathan Good, you wouldn't think much about it. It sounds fairly nice and wholesome, and honestly we wouldn't spend time thinking of the person who has that name. What if we said Jonathan Good was in fact someone who has spent the better part of the last 11 years developing his craft inside and out of the ring. Many fans that follow the WWE may not know that Jonathan Good has gone by various alias in the past. Today, he is none other than Dean Ambrose.
During his time in independent promotions, Good was known for his brutal fighting style, and his ability to captivate an audience due to an unrelenting will to achieve. He was being noticed, and it was only a matter of time before he transitioned from the independents onto a much grander scale. Once the opportunity presented itself, Moxley was gone and Dean Ambrose was born.
Growth and development in Good's career certainly saw its ups and downs. Much like anyone else's career that undergoes a change, Good's transitions from promotion to promotion throughout his career led him to go in a number of different of directions. Whether it was long hair with different colours, or psychedelic looking tights in an effort to stand out, Ambrose really ran the gamut while trying to evolve. Gone is the wrestler who bled to get noticed, but is it forgotten? To this, we give you 14 things the WWE want you to forget about Dean Ambrose:
14 Ambrose was in a feud with Seth Rollins prior to their time on the WWE main roster
13 He was aligned with a former NXT wrestler prior to coming to the WWE
12 Ambrose competed briefly for Ring of Honor
11 He idolized Bret "Hitman" Hart
10 Ambrose dropped out of high school a year after beginning to wrestle
9 Ambrose used wrestling as an escape from his childhood
8 He worked concessions stands and set up rings before training to wrestle
7 The "Lunatic Fringe" character is based on his own real-life upbringing
6 He was written off television to allow him to make a movie
5 Ambrose earned accolades in 2014 for "Feud of the Year" and "Most Popular Wrestler of the Year"
4 He held the United States Championship for 351 days
3 Ambrose had a public confrontation with Mick Foley prior to WrestleMania 28
During the WrestleMania 28 Fan Axxess, Ambrose had a public confrontation with WWE Hall of Famer and hardcore legend Mick Foley. It was during this confrontation where Ambrose claimed that Foley had to be held accountable for "leading a generation astray." Both Ambrose and Foley continued their jabs at one another via Twitter. Ambrose initially tweeted: "#wwe likes to pretend Mick Foley never existed. WWE is still apologizing for him by sterilizing the product. #raw."
2 He has captured a Heavyweight Championship multiple times
1 Ambrose is currently dating Renee Young
One of the worst kept secrets as it applies to Ambrose has been his personal life. Whether that meant stories about what circles he has traveled in or who he is friends with, Ambrose's personal life has been quite public. When rumors initially surfaced that Ambrose was dating WWE interviewer Renee Young, more would pry and provoke a response about it. The relationship is kept off screen as the company doesn't recognize it in any storylines. However, whenever Renee is interviewing Ambrose, fans are quick to want to see if there is any subtle flirting taking place between the two. The relationship has been kept off screen, but the rumor mill doesn't prevent multiple questions of when their off-screen courtship will turn into an on-screen storyline.
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