Michael Hunter Hutter (born March 18, 1983) is an American professional wrestler currently signed to WWE, where he performs on Raw brand under the ring name EC3.
He is best known for his time with Total Nonstop Action Wrestling/Impact Wrestling (TNA/Impact), where he competed as Ethan Carter III, the nephew of then TNA President/Owner, Dixie Carter.
He refers to himself as the Top 1 Percent of the wresting industry.He began his professional wrestling career in 2002, and began wrestling for the Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW) promotion beginning in 2007.
In July 2009, he signed a contract with WWE, where he wrestled as Derrick Bateman.
He was assigned to WWE's developmental territories Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW), where he won the FCW Florida Tag Team Championship with Johnny Curtis.
During his first tenure with WWE, he competed in the fourth and fifth seasons of NXT, a program where new wrestlers, called rookies, were paired with WWE wrestlers, called Pros.
He left WWE in 2013 and signed a contract with TNA.
He worked with the promotion as Ethan Carter III, the storyline nephew of TNA's legit owner Dixie Carter.
He won the TNA World Heavyweight Championship twice and the Impact Grand Championship once.
He returned to WWE in 2018, competing in NXT, before making his main roster debut in February 2019, where he has held the WWE 24/7 Championship four times.