The final graduate of the Hart Dungeon, Wilson wrestled internationally in several promotions such as Stampede Wrestling between 1995 and 2007, where he won the Stampede International Tag Team Championship on two occasions with Bruce Hart and Juggernaut, the Stampede British Commonwealth Mid-Heavyweight Championship, and Stampede North American Heavyweight Championship on two occasions. Before signing with WWE, Wilson competed in Prairie Wrestling Alliance, New Japan Pro Wrestling, All Star Wrestling, and AWA Superstars of Wrestling.
In November 2006, Wilson signed a developmental contract with World Wrestling Entertainment, and was assigned to various WWE's developmental territory, like Deep South Wrestling (DSW), and Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW). Prior to his debut on the main roster in 2009, Wilson formed the Hart Dynasty with David Hart Smith and Natalya, where they won the Unified Tag Team Championship in April 2010.
- AWA Pinnacle Wrestling Heavyweight Championship
- Florida Championship Wrestling Tag Team Championship
- Florida Championship Wrestling Southern Heavyweight Championship
- Great Canadian Wrestling National Championship
- Prairie Wrestling Alliance Tag Team Championship
- Prairie Wrestling Alliance Championship
- Stampede Wrestling British Commonwealth Mid-Heavyweight Championship
- Stampede Wrestling International Tag Team Championship
- Stampede Wrestling North American Heavyweight Championship
- WWE Tag Team Championship / World Tag Team Championship