Brad Maddox is the WWE ring name for an American professional wrestler and former professional wrestling referee named Tyler Kluttz. WWE is the World Wresting Entertainment, Inc. promotes shows that are not legitimate matches, but rather entertainment based wrestling that is storyline driven and choreographed. Tyler Kluttz was born on May 4, 1984, in Tega Cay, South Carolina. Tyler Kluttz was taught to be a professional wrestler in 2008 by Ohio Valley Wrestling veteran and trainer Rip Rogers. Tyler Kluttz’s debut was on April 2, 2008 on the Ohio Valley Wrestling tapings under the name of Brad Wellington. His first match win was on October 1, 2008, in an eight man tag team match. Kluttz’s first match as Brad Maddox was for Florida Championship Wrestling on August 5, 2010.
In April of 2014, at WrestleMania XXX, Maddox participated in the Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal but was quickly eliminated by Cody Rhodes and The Great Khali. Maddox felt that he never got the breaks needed to be a WWE superstar so he became a referee instead. Eventually, Maddox became the assistant to general manager Vickie Guerrero. After Guerrero’s firing, Maddox was appointed the new Raw general manager. Tyler Kluttz is now working on an acting career.