Tommy Force

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Tommy Force
Birth nameAntonio Berdiel
Born (1974-07-08) July 8, 1974 (age 46)
Union, NJ
Residence Toms River, New Jersey, U.S.
Spouse(s)Laura Berdiel
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s) Tommy Force
Billed height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Billed weight225 lb (102 kg)
Billed fromCalgary, Alberta, Canada
Trained by Ace Darling
Jerry Tuite
Magic
Mike Bucci
Iron Mike Sharpe
Debut1997
RetiredWinter of 2015

Antonio Berdiel (Tommy Force) (born July 8, 1974) is an independent professional wrestler.

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Career

Force started training with Mike Sharpe in 1996, in Asbury Park, New Jersey, having his debut match after a year of training for New Jack City Wrestling in Hazlet, New Jersey against The Jersey Hurricane. From there, he started working for an upstart promotion called United Wrestling Coalition out of Burlington County, New Jersey and wrestled full-time with NWS National Wrestling Superstars wrestling on shows in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut.

Force currently works for Independent Wrestling Association Tri-State, Damn That's Wrestling, where he has a three-year-plus undefeated streak, Bodyslam Wrestling Organization Southern State, Bodyslam Wrestling Organization Northern State, Empire Wrestling Alliance, and Danger Adrenaline Wrestling Gladiators (DAWG).

Force has worked for numerous promotions, including NWA New Jersey, NWS National Wrestling Superstars, World Wrestling Council (Vineland, New Jersey affiliate), Bloody Rage American Wrestling League, Jersey Championship Wrestling, Eternity Wrestling Association, Empire Wrestling Alliance, Awesome, World Wide Wrestling Alliance, Atlantic Championship Wrestling, World Wrestling Star Alliance, King Kong Bundy's Devastation Wrestling Federation, Pin Falls Production, and United Wrestling Coalition.

According to a notoriously unreliable source, wrestling journalist Hamish McCaw, Force has been much outspoken about the pronunciation of the move "Lariat", stating in many interviews of his displeasing that commentators and fans pronounce the move such as "la-ree-it" as opposed to the correct "la-ray" (as per its French Catch Can origin). The issue has caused Force to remove the move from his repertoire.

Championships and accomplishments

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