10 Fun Facts About Finn Balor

10 things you should know about Fergal Devitt a.k.a Finn Balor

Unlike most NXT talent, Devitt was already a wrestling veteran before joining the roster. He made his debut for NWA UK Hammerlock all the way back in 2000, when he was 18 years old.

Two years later, a the age of 20, he co-founded his own wrestling promotion under the NWA banner – NWA: Ireland, where he trained Becky Lynch, who herself became a decade-long veteran before joining NXT in 2013.

Here’s a gif of them from back in the day

In 2006, Devitt moved to Japan and signed with NJPW, beginning his rise to stardom.