He also competed in the Premier Wrestling Federation during this time, and he teamed with Kenn Phoenix to win the PWF Northeast Tag Team Championship from Fuzion (Mike Paiva and Blade) on October 28, 2002.They held the championship until April 4, when Phoenix and Dean Ripley, The Talent Exchange's manager (who had been forced to participate in the match instead of an absent Hussey), lost the championship to the Storm Brothers.
Curtis continued to team with Anthony and after winning a few more matches, the team faced the DSW Tag Team Champions Team Elite (Mike Knox and Derick Neikirk) in a match for the championship on March 15, but they were unable to win the title.
After WWE severed ties with DSW, Curtis and all the other talent in DSW were transferred over to the newly established Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW) in June.
On June 26, Curtis made his FCW debut as he defeated former tag team partner Robert Anthony.
He is currently signed to WWE on the Smack Down brand, where he performs under the ring name Fandango.
Hussey began his professional wrestling career in 1999.
He worked for several promotions beginning in September 1999.He competed in several Independent promotions in New England, winning the PLW New England Championship, the PWF Northeast Tag Team Championship with Kenn Phoenix on more than one occasion, the PWF Northeast Heavyweight Championship, NCW New England Championship, the Tag Team Championship with Damian Houston, and the SCCW Lightweight Championship.In 2006, Hussey signed a development contract with World Wrestling Entertainment and was assigned to Deep South Wrestling (DSW), WWE's developmental territory. In April 2013, WWE audience members started singing and dancing to his entrance music, which rose substantially on the i Tunes charts and generated coverage in mainstream media.Hussey trained under Killer Kowalski and debuted in September 1999.He wrestled for various independent promotions in the New England area over the next few years.He competed in Power League Wrestling (PLW) from 2000 until 2003, during which time he won the PLW New England Championship.