Who Is Darren Young?

Fred Rosser, aka “Mr. No Days Off”, Darren Young was born November 2, 1983 and has been wrestling since 2002 when he made his indies debut. He currently works for WWE, under the ring name, Darren Young. Through WWE, Darren was apart of the first season of NXT, apart of the major group, “The Nexus”, and most famously and recently known for teaming with Titus O’Neil forming “the most entertaining team in WWE”, The Prime Time Players. They officially broke up on January 31, 2014 and ever since then, Darren has been on his own. He is an avid supporter of the NOH8 Campaign, GLAAD and active spokesperson for WWE’s anti-bullying intiative, the “Be a Star” campaign. He is the first WWE Superstar to announce that he’s gay, while active in the company. Darren is currently out on a ACL injury, caused during in a match against Fandango at an April 12, 2014 WWE Live event. Darren is scheduled to return around September or October. He returned to in-ring action at a December 20, 2014 WWE Live event defeating Alex Riley. He returned on WWE TV surprising the WWE Universe on the January 5th, 2015 episode of “Raw”, during John Cena’s address to The Authority causing him to trend the entire night on Twitter. He officially returned to action on WWE TV during the February 16th, 2015 episode of “Raw” in Orlando, FL against The Ascension, but got attacked by them before his scheduled tag match with an unknown partner. Titus O’Neil came to help Darren… it is possible that we receive a Prime Time Players reunion now?! Currently, The Prime Time Players are on a roll and are reunited stronger than ever ready to make an impact in the Tag Team division as the new No. 1 Contenders at Money in the Bank on June 14th by becoming the new WWE Tag Team Champions! PTP made their dreams come true on June 14, 2015 at the Money in the Bank PPV by becoming the new WWE Tag Team Champions for the first time ever! Watch out… PTP are on a roll and here to make “millions of wins” in the tag team division! PTP successfully defended their titles against The New Day at Battleground 2015. PTP lost the titles to The New Day in a incredible Fatal 4-Way Tag Team Match at SummerSlam 2015. In 2016, he teamed up with WWE Hall of Famer and legend Bob Backlund “to make him great again”. The pairing of Young and Backlund was a success as he won a #1 Contender’s Intercontinental Championship on Raw to receive a match against champ, The Miz at WWE Battleground 2016. Despite his loss, Darren still strives to be great again and take no days off in his quest to be the very best on WWE’s flagship show, Monday Night Raw! Darren was released from the WWE on October 29, 2017, after returning from an injury that left him out of the ring for almost a year ago. In his final months apart of the company, he was wrestling at many of the house shows.
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His self-appointed moniker of “Mr. No Days Off” may be a boast, but Darren Young has certainly stayed busy in WWE.

First appearing as a Rookie on the debut season of NXT, Young went on to rattle cages as part of The Nexus — the band of hooligans who attempted to overthrow WWE in 2010. Exiled from The Nexus after a demoralizing defeat at the hands of John Cena, Young re-emerged on Raw as a rival to Wade Barrett and his former NXT allies.

While appearing on WWE NXT Redemption, then-General Manager John Laurinaitis formally placed Young and newfound ally Titus O’Neil on the SmackDown roster. Taking on the name of The Prime Time Players, Young and O’Neil wanted to prove to the WWE Universe that they’re worth the “millions of dollars” they said they were – and did so, capturing the WWE Tag Team Championship in 2015.

Young has also made history outside the ring, spreading the gospel of tolerance while lending his star power to the efforts of the LGBTQ community and using his own personal story to help millions of people in the WWE Universe and beyond find their voices and embrace their truest selves.

So, to recap: A beloved, grassroots fan base, a top-tier tag team and a historic burden on his shoulders with nary a drop of sweat spilt? Maybe there really is something to this “No Days Off” thing. From WWE.com’s official profile

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