Christopher Lindsey (born July 26, 1983) is an American professional wrestler currently signed to WWE, where he performs on the NXT brand under the ring name Roderick Strong.
He is the current NXT North American Champion in his first reign.He is known for his 13-year tenure with Ring of Honor, where he is a former one-time ROH World Champion, a two-time ROH World Television Champion, and a one-time ROH World Tag Team Champion with Austin Aries.
He is also known as the second ROH Triple Crown Champion.
He debuted as The Jester on the Floridian independent circuit before quickly changing to his current name.
He worked for IPW Hardcore and NWA Florida, before debuting for ROH in September 2003.
In mid-2004, Strong joined forces with Alex Shelley, Austin Aries, and Jack Evans, collectively known as Generation Next.
As part of Generation Next, Strong won the ROH World Tag Team Championship with Aries.
Strong later turned on Aries, forming a new faction, the No Remorse Corps with Davey Richards and Rocky Romero.
During this time, he was also competing for ROH's sister promotion, FIP, and debuted for PWG.
Strong has also toured Japan with Dragon Gate and Pro Wrestling Noah and had a brief stint in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling in 2005.
In FIP, he has won the World Heavyweight Championship three times, and the Tag Team Championship once with Erick Stevens and once with Rich Swann.
In PWG, he is a one-time World Champion and a three-time World Tag Team Champion, having held the title with Davey Richards, Pac, and Jack Evans with each reign respectively.
In addition, he is the only wrestler to win PWG's annual Dynamite Duumvirate Tag Team Title Tournament with two different partners (PAC in 2007 and Evans in 2008).