280 plus pound Gaspard is a member of the WWE Cryme Tyme wrestling duo.
According to Wikipedia Shad is of Haitian and Cura�aon descent. He was
born in Brooklyn, New York. Shad is the son of Benjamin Gaspard, a former
street enforcer for street gangs and personal security guard in the early
1970s, who now owns Mcfay Contracting Inc. Shad is the third of six siblings.
At five years old Gaspard's father began training him in boxing and
at age eight he began training in a mixture of different martial arts, developing
into a successful amateur fighter and earning the nickname "Beast"
from his mother. By sixteen, Gaspard began prize fighting for promoter "Hardbody
Harrison", a former World Championship Wrestling wrestler and FX Tough
Man Champion, in bar fighting tournaments such as Boxing, Kickboxing, Mixed
Martial Arts (MMA), and tough man competitions. Even though Gaspard was
only sixteen years old, he competed against adults who were older than him
by five to twenty years. Gaspard holds won-loss records as a No Holds Barred
fighter (35-7) and an amateur boxer (57-26).
Gaspard was extensively
involved in athletics during his high school years, specializing in wrestling,
track, and basketball. After high school, he continued to play basketball
at Georgia Perimeter College, and after leaving, he became a bodyguard for
several rappers and actors, including Puff Daddy, Cuba Gooding, Jr., and
Though the Cryme Tyme wrestling gimmick was mostly parody,
Gaspard has been arrested numerous times, including arrests for assault
in New York, New Jersey, Florida, Kentucky, Ohio, Georgia, Illinois, and
California; looting and robbery in New York and Georgia; and drug-trafficking