Fit Finlay

Northern Irish professional wrestler and road agent
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David John Finlay Jr. (born 31 January 1958)[1] is a Northern Irish former professional wrestler and road agent.[1][5] He is currently signed to the WWE and works as a trainer for them.

Dave Finlay
Born (1958-01-31) 31 January 1958 (age 66)[1]
Belfast, Northern Ireland[1][2]
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Dave Finlay[1]
Fit Finlay[1][3]
Finlay
Sir Finlay
Fit Finley
Finley
Billed height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)[4]
Billed weight233 lb (106 kg)
Billed fromBelfast, Ireland[3]
Belfast, Northern Ireland[4]
Trained byTed Betley[1]
Debut1974[5]
Retired2012

Finlay also Is known for his time wrestling for World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) under the ring name Finlay. He has held both the WCW World Television Championship and the WWE United States Championship.

On December 22, 2012, Finlay decided to retire as an in-ring competition. In his last match, he teamed with his son David Finlay Jr and they defeated Robbie Brookside and "Dirty" Dan Collins in an Irish street fight.[6]

References

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 "Fit Finlay profile". Retrieved 27 January 2008. Fit Finlay signed with the WWF as a Road Agent after WCW was purchased.
  2. Nagasaki, Kendo (2005). The Grapple Manual: Heroes and Villains from the Golden Age of World Wrestling. Sterling Publishing Company, Inc. p. 33. ISBN 0297844199.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "WCW Bio". WCW. Archived from the original on 17 August 2000. Retrieved 21 June 2008.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Finlay Bio". WWE. Retrieved 6 January 2008.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Wine, Cheese and Fit Finlay". Miami Herald. 8 May 2008. Archived from the original on 13 May 2008. Retrieved 8 May 2008.
  6. "EWP Christmas Wrestling 2012". Cagematch. Retrieved 29 November 2023.