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Davey Boy Smith

Professional Wrestler
Male
Born Nov 27, 1962

David "Davey Boy" Smith was a British professional wrestler, also known as (The) British Bulldog, who was born in Golborne in North West England, United Kingdom. Smith is known for his appearances with Stampede Wrestling, the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) and World Championship Wrestling (WCW).… Read More

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Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1962 Birth Born on November 27, 1962.

TEENAGE

1978 15 Years Old His first televised match, broadcast September 2, 1978, saw him draw with one pin each between himself and Bernie Wright. … Read More
1979 16 Years Old He also had a series of matches with Jim Breaks, from whom he won the British Welterweight Championship in 1979 by two falls to one submission. … Read More
1982 19 Years Old During his time in Stampede, Smith began a feud with the Dynamite Kid, and on July 9, 1982, he Smith won his first title when he defeated the Dynamite Kid for the Stampede British Commonwealth Mid-Heavyweight title.

TWENTIES

1983 20 Years Old In 1983, Smith debuted in New Japan Pro Wrestling where he became involved in a three-way feud with Dynamite Kid and The Cobra (George Takano) over the NWA Junior Heavyweight Title.
1984 21 Years Old 1 More Event
Smith was trained by Ted Betley in Winwick, England before relocating to Calgary, Alberta, Canada to further his training under Stu Hart. While training with Hart, Smith met Stu and Helen Hart's youngest daughter Diana, whom he married in 1984. … Read More
1989 26 Years Old …  On July 4, 1989, Smith, along with fellow wrestlers Chris Benoit, Ross Hart, and Jason the Terrible, was involved in a serious automobile accident. … Read More
1991 28 Years Old He was a fairly popular wrestler in the United States, but was a huge attraction to fans in the United Kingdom, due in part to the WWF becoming a ratings hit on Sky Sports, as well as the promotion touring the country holding supercards such as UK Rampage which saw Smith defeat The Warlord at the London Arena in March 1991 and the Battle Royal at Royal Albert Hall in which Smith won a 20-man battle royal by eliminating Typhoon on October 13, 1991.
After entering as the first man in the 1992 Royal Rumble, he eliminated "The Million Dollar Man" Ted DiBiase, Jerry Sags, and Haku before being eliminated by eventual winner Ric Flair.

THIRTIES

1993 30 Years Old 1 More Event
Smith had a stint with World Championship Wrestling (WCW) in 1993, immediately targeting the main event scene. … Read More
1994 31 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1994, he worked for some independents in Great Britain before returning to the WWF. … Read More
1996 33 Years Old 1 More Event
Smith entered the 1996 Royal Rumble, where he made it to the final four before being eliminated by Shawn Michaels. … Read More
1997 34 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1997, the WWF created the European Championship and Smith became the first ever holder of the title, winning a tournament in Germany, which culminated in him defeating his own tag team partner, Owen Hart in the finals, which made Smith a double champion. … Read More
1998 35 Years Old 1 More Event
Smith suffered a knee injury in April 1998 that sidelined him for a month.
1999 36 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1999, Smith formed a short-lived tag team on the Canadian independent circuit with the German wrestler Achim Albrecht called "The European Alliance".
He and Diana were divorced in 2000. … Read More
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