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(L-R): "Big Magic" Shane Matthews/Matt Lee and "Jagged" Scott Parker/Jeff Parker.

3.0 is a Canadian Professional Wrestling Tag Team originating from Quebec, consisting of Scott "Jagged" Parker (born Jeffrey Parker on March 20, 1983) and Shane "Big Magic" Matthews (born Matthew Lee on December 7, 1983). They were signed with WWE from 2016-2021, performing on both their NXT and 205 Live brands under the ring names Chase Parker and Matt Martel respectively, where the team were known as Ever-Rise. They have since appeared on All Elite Wrestling as Jeff Parker and Matt Lee respectively, under the name 2.0 (alternatively spelled "2point0"), before having their name changed to "Cool Hand Ang" Angelo Parker and "Daddy Magic" Matt Menard as part of their association with Chris Jericho.

The team is best known for working for CHIKARA and International Wrestling Syndicate (IWS), but have also made appearances for several other independent promotions, including Ring of Honor (ROH), Combat Zone Wrestling (CZW), Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (PWG) and Independent Wrestling Association Mid-South (IWA-MS). They have won the CHIKARA Campeonatos de Parejas twice and the IWS Tag Team Championship twice.

3.0 features examples of:

  • Bad Guys Play Pool: When they once went in CHIKARA under the Paper-Thin Disguise of the Badd Boyz, they cut a promo proclaiming their toughness in the most stereotypical way possible. Of course, they were shooting pool the entire time.
  • Bumbling Henchmen Duo: In AEW they serve as this role to Daniel Garcia. Garcia is very deservedly being pushed as a future technical wrestling star, but is young and has far less experience than 2point0. By pairing him with 2point0, it not only gives the usually-serious Garcia the opportunity to have natural character moments which are more comedic in tone, but it also makes it much easier to protect him in defeat by having 2point0's antics be a factor in any loss.
  • Catch-Phrase Spouting Duo: In CHIKARA. Their collective catchphrase was to shout "BOOYAH!"
  • Charlie Brown from Outta Town: In CHIKARA they once tried to pass themselves off as the Badd Boyz, whose gimmick was to proclaim their toughness in the most stereotypical ways possible.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: Shane Matthews, about as wacky and out-of-there as you'd expect a guy who calls himself "Big Magic" to be.
  • Cloudcuckoolander's Minder: Parker is often this to Matt, since he's usually the mellower member of the team. Hence Chris Jericho calling him "Cool Hand Ang".
  • Did You Just Punch Out Cthulhu?: Well, they came close. At CHIKARA Eye to Eye, September 18, 2010, they challenged Die Bruderschaft des Kreuzes (Ares and Claudio Castagnoli) for the Campeonatos de Parejas. The BDK won the first fall in five seconds due to Delirious attacking before the bell. During the second fall, Jagged ducked a kick from Claudio, causing him to hit Ares, and rolled Claudio up for the pin. That was the first time the BDK had ever received a fall in a CdP match. This, along with Frightmare defeating Lince Dorado in the final of the Young Lions Cup Tournament on August 29th, was a sign that the BDK were not invincible.
  • Genre Throwback: Their promo style feels like a throwback to the Large Ham tag team promos of the 80's.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: A real life example; they have been close friends since they were both eight years old, and have always wrestled together.
  • Jobber: In AEW, they are largely used as a pair of safe hands who can be comedy heels and give incoming legends a good showcase. Among their accomplishments in this capacity include wrestling Sting in his first televised match in six years, and giving CM Punk his first televised bump in seven.
  • The Knights Who Say "Squee!": Their AEW debut saw Matt Lee get distracted upon discovering that Sting is at ringside, forgetting to support his partner in the process and setting himself up for a dive from Darby Allin. This led to a mini-feud with the duo, with 2point0 going into Fan Disillusionment and getting a double Scorpion Deathlock for their trouble. Lee certainly grew out of it by the time he and Parker became the first wrestlers to make CM Punk take a bump in seven years.
  • Ship Tease: Parker has this with Ruby Soho, the two regularly flirting with each other in backstage promos, one of them having Parker stare at Ruby's butt as she walks away, and it being implied that Parker sent Ruby flowers during one of her matches.

Alternative Title(s): Two Point 0, Ever Rise