ⓘ Killer Elite Squad

Killer Elite Squad

ⓘ Killer Elite Squad

Killer Elite Squad, often abbreviated to K.E.S., was the professional wrestling tag team of Davey Boy Smith Jr. and Lance Archer. The team made its debut in the New Japan Pro-Wrestling promotion in September 2012 and have since worked together also in North America, most notably for the National Wrestling Alliance. In Japan, they have worked as part of the larger Suzuki-gun stable ever since being put together by NJPW.

They are seven-time tag team Champions between the US and Japan, being a former three-time IWGP Champions team, two-time GHC tag team Champions and two-time NBA world tag team Champions.

Japanese stocks, as a rule, treat the team to only by initials, while North American stocks to use the full name and sometimes referring to Archer and Smith to buy the ring names, lance Hoyt and Harry Smith respectively.