Roselli began wrestling on the independent circuit and for
the Internet-based Junior Pro Wrestling Association as Johnny Heartbreaker, and BG East as Johnny Romano. On January 23, 2004
in Southbridge, Massachusetts, Johnny Heartbreaker (Roselli) and Antonio Thomas defeated Cueball and Nick McKenna to win the
EWA (Eastern Wrestling Alliance) Tag Team Championship. In February 2005, Roselli signed a WWE developmental deal. Both Antonio
Thomas and Roselli debut not long after as the "Heart Breakers". In April 2005, William Regal & Tajiri successfully defended
the World Tag Team belts against the debuting Romeo (Roselli) and Antonio (Thomas), known collectively as "The Heart Throbs."
They would go on to participated in Tag-Team Turmoil match
for the World Tag Team Championship at WWE Backlash. The Heart Throbs, who have portrayed heels, mainly appeared on the RAW
B-show, Heat. They have had short-lived feuds with Eugene and William Regal, The Hurricane & Rosey, and V-Squared (Val
Venis and Viscera). During the first episode of HEAT in 2006 the pair turned face and began entertaining the crowd by bringing
two "hot chicks" into the ring and getting them to dance. However, on February 10, 2006 both The Heart Throbs were released
Roselli continued on as an active competitor touring many
American independents; sometime still competing with/against Antonio, while touring abroad. Roselli also made a one off appearance
with Ohio Valley Wrestling. In November, Roselli appeared on the television show "Pants Off Dance Off", a show in which people
strip and dance for the camera in a competition hosted by Jodie Sweetin. Both of the Heart Throbs appeared on the Food Network
show, Ham On The Street, cooking french style mussels alongside chef George Duran. After this, Roselli left America to tour
with Nu-Wrestling Evolution.
During this tour, on December 10, 2006, in Palermo, Italy,
the full blooded Italian Romeo defeated Vampiro to win the NWE Heavyweight Championship. Romeo became only the third champion
in the history of the NWE and the first Italian to claim the championship. Roselli, along with partner Antonio, made a surprise
debut and appearance at TNA's Destination X Pay Per View in March 2007 with Christy Hemme as their manager, however they were
defeated by VKM.