WWE World Wrestling Entertainment Irish Wrestlers 2001-Present

WWE Logo [Reference: 3]

WWE Irish Wrestlers

WWE NameReal NameBornJoined WWETitles
Becky Lynch “The Man”Rebecca QuinLimerick2015Women’s Smackdown 2015
Velvet McIntyre??IrelandWomen’s Tag Team Champion (x2)
Women’s Champion (x1)
Finn Balor “Demon King”Fergal DavittBray, co. Wicklow??Universal Champion 2016
SheamusStephen FarrellyDublin2009World Champion (x4)
USA Champions (x2)
Raw Tag Team Champion (x4)
Danno O’Mahony??Ballydehod, Co. CorkNone
FinleyDave FinlayBelfast2001United States Champion (x1)
Killian DaneDave MackleBelfast2018NXT Tag-Team Champion (x1)
Irish WWE Wrestlers [Reference: 1]


Six Irish-Born wrestlers have won titles with WWE World Wrestling Entertainment, the most notable of which are Becky Lynch (aka “The Man”) who won the inaugural Women’s Smackdown Championship in 2016, Finn “Demon King” Balor who beat Seth Rollins to win the inaugural Universal Championship, and Sheamus, who won the World Title four times.

Beck Lynch – Irish-born WWE Champion [Reference: 2]



[1] The Circular (2018) 5 Irish Wrestlers who achieved mainstream success with WWE [Internet] Available from: http://thecircular.org/5-irish-wrestlers-who-achieved-mainstream-success-with-wwe/ [Accessed 21 September 2019]


[2] Becky Lynch WWE Facebook (2020) Photo, January 21, 2020 [Internet] Available from: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/p960x960/83001548_2496579183941929_2963653989746343936_o.jpg?_nc_cat=111&_nc_ohc=W6fCHcHC8QQAX-8Ppo8&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&_nc_tp=6&oh=bcae12c1ab5debedd9ee7a1af08ac971&oe=5EC9334D [Accessed 1 February 2020]

[3] Pinterest (2020) WWE Logo [Internet] Available from: https://i.pinimg.com/originals/34/bb/f7/34bbf762319412d2c8a0759fa7417adc.png [Accessed 1 Febraury 2020]


Thanks to Richard Conville, Conor Lynch, Maurice Lynch, Robert Byron & Dylan Brennan.

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