Finn Balor

  • Born: 07/25/1981 in Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland
  • Birthname: Fergal Devitt
  • Height & Weight: 5'11", 190 Ib
Titles Won:
  • WWE Universal Championship
  • WWE Intercontinental Championship (2 times)
  • WWE United States Championship
  • NXT Championship (2 times)
  • IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship (3 times)
  • IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship (6 times) – with Minoru (2) and Ryusuke Taguchi (4)
  • NJPW Best of the Super Juniors (2010, 2013)

Devitt is widely known for his tenure with New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) as Prince Devitt, where he is a three-time IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion and six-time IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champion, having held the title twice with Minoru and four times with Ryusuke Taguchi.

He is also a two-time winner of the Best of the Super Juniors tournament, having won in 2010 and 2013, as well as being a founding member and the original leader of the Bullet Club stable. Through NJPW’s working relationship with Mexican promotion Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL), Devitt also wrestled there, becoming a one-time NWA World Historic Middleweight Champion. He also wrestled for a number of independent promotions, becoming a one-time ICW Zero-G Champion, one-time RPW British Cruiserweight Champion and a two-time NWA British Commonwealth Heavyweight Champion.[6][5]

After signing with WWE’s developmental system, NXT, and adopting his current ring name, Bálor won the NXT Championship, and he was the longest reigning champion at 292 days until Adam Cole broke the record on 19 March 2020. Also during his time in NXT, Bálor became the first co-winner of the inaugural Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic with Samoa Joe.

Shortly after arriving on the main roster, Bálor became the first wrestler in WWE history to win a world title in their pay-per-view debut, the second ever Irish world champion in WWE (after Sheamus) as well as becoming the quickest wrestler in WWE history to win a world title at 27 days following his main roster debut by becoming the inaugural WWE Universal Champion at SummerSlam 2016. During his time on the main roster, Bálor was also a two-time Intercontinental Champion and a one-time United States Champion.

Other Notable Achievements

Wrestling.Ie Championship

NWA World Historic Middleweight Championship

ICW Zero-G Championship

NWA British Commonwealth Heavyweight Championship (2 times)

British Cruiserweight Championship

NXT Championship No. 1 Contender’s Tournament (2015)