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Seth Lesser ( AKA Simon Gotch is an American professional wrestler who performs on the independent circuit He is best known for his time in WWE, where he held the NXT Tag Team Championship as one-half of The Vaudevillians.
He would win his first title, World League Wrestling's WLW Tag Team Championship, on November 10, 2012 with Elvis Aliaga.
June 2014, Gotch formed a tag team with Aiden English known as The Vaudevillians, with the gimmick of a pair of old-timey vaudevillians. The Vaudevillians made their in-ring debut as a team on the June 19 episode of NXT, defeating Angelo Dawkins and Travis Tyler. In October 2014, The Vaudevillians won a tag team battle royal to become the number one contenders to the NXT Tag Team Championship, but were unsuccessful in gaining the Title.
The Vaudevillians, with Blue Pants in their corner, defeated Blake and Murphy in a rematch at NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn to win the NXT Tag Team Championship. On March 16, 2016, the Vaudevillians were defeated by Gable and Jordan, now known as American Alpha, in a number one contenders match for the NXT Tag Team Championship.
Gotch wrestled his last WWE match when he competed in the André the Giant Memorial Battle Royal, which was won by Mojo Rawley. On April 5, 2017, it was announced that Simon Gotch had been officially released from his WWE contract. However, Gotch was under a 90-day non-compete agreement imposed by the WWE, which expired on July 8, 2017.
After his release from WWE, Lesser returned to the independent circuit, adopting the ring name "Simon Grimm". On July 23, 2017, Grimm would win his first singles title XWA Frontier Sports Championship, in Colchester England. Less than a week later, Lesser would wrestle for Pro Wrestling Pride defeating Doug Williams and Ultimo Tiger.
Grimm made his ROH debut on December 24, 2017 ROH taping where he teamed up with Flip Gordon, where they faced The Dawgs (Rhett Titus and Will Ferrara) in a losing effort. In an interview on April 24 2018, Grimm revealed that WWE had dropped the trademark to the “Simon Gotch” name, and he started using the name in independent promotions shortly after.