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The Authors of Pain are a professional wrestling tag team performing on WWE's SmackDown brand, where they are former World Tag Team Champions. The team, managed by Paul Ellering, is composed of Akam and Rezar. The team made their main roster debut competing in the inaugural International Tag Series winning every match in the round robin stage before losing to the Guerrillas of Destiny in the final.

In Wrestling

  • Double-team finishing moves
    • The Last Chapter (Russian legsweep / Lariat combination)
    • Super Collider (Stereo powerbombs, after colliding their opponents)
  • Double-team signature moves
    • Neckbreaker (Akam) / sitout powerbomb (Rezar) combination
    • Spinning sidewalk slam (Rezar) / running big boot (Akam) combination
    • Sidewalk slam (Rezar) / diving stomp from the second rope (Akam) combination
  • Managers
  • Entrance music
    • "Pain" by CFO$ (NXT/WWE; June 15, 2016–present)

Championships and Accomplishments

  • Pro Wrestling Illustrated
    • PWI ranked Akam #220 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2017
    • PWI ranked Rezar #224 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2017
  • WWE