10 Fun Facts About Finn Balor

One thing the WWE will never tell you is that while wrestling in Japan, Devitt adopted the Pegasus Kid ring name as tribute to Chris Benoit, who used it in the late 80s and early 90s. This was in May 2006, just over a year before Benoit’s tragic murder-suicide.

His most well known ring-name in Japan was Prince Devitt, which he adopted because the Japanese fans could not pronounce his first name.