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Meet MVP, Who Went From Cruise-Ship Robbing Opa-locka Teen to Wrestling Star

Inside the jam-packed arena, thousands held their breath and waited to learn the identity of the shadowy "Investor." In Total Nonstop Action Wrestling's twisting narrative, the mysterious character had been wreaking havoc for weeks with his nefarious behind-the-scenes plots. And now, millions watching at home would finally learn the truth.

"Get out here!" Dixie Carter, TNA's president, bellowed into a mike. "Show your face!"

The lights suddenly faded to black. Hip-hop blasted from the speakers. And to thunderous applause, the wrestler known as MVP, dressed in designer threads and exuding the confidence of a self-made man, strolled out from a cloud of smoke.

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Scott Fishman