Brian Knighton
BornApril 21, 1971
DiedFebruary 4, 2016
Linthicum, Maryland, U.S
FromBaltimore, Maryland, U.S.

Professional wrestling career

Ring NameAxl Rotten
Height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight310 lb (141 kg)
Billed"Hostile City"
Newcastle, England

Brian Knighton (April 21, 1971 – February 4, 2016) better known by the ring name Axl Rotten, a American professional wrestler. In the early 1990s, he was a part of the tag team The Bad Breed with Ian Rotten. He had a short stint with World Championship Wrestling in 1991, but he was best known for his appearances with Extreme Championship Wrestling from 1993 to 1999.