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Fergal Devitt

Wrestler + Heavyweight + Champion
Male
Born Jul 25, 1981
Age 33
Hometown Bray

Fergal Devitt is an Irish professional wrestler currently contracted by New Japan Pro Wrestling, where he is currently in his third reign as the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion. Through New Japan's working relationship with Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL), Devitt has also made appearances for the Mexican promotion, where he is a former NWA World Historic Middleweight Champion.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1981 Birth Born on July 25, 1981.

TEENAGE

2000 18 Years Old After training there, Devitt debuted for NWA UK Hammerlock in 2000 at the relatively young age of eighteen, soon winning the NWA British Commonwealth Heavyweight Championship. … Read More

TWENTIES

2002 20 Years Old In mid-2002 Devitt opened up NWA Ireland, his own wrestling club in Ireland along with his co-promoter and fellow graduate of NWA UK Hammerlock, Paul Tracey; the company became the sister promotion of British counterpart under the same banner. … Read More
2005 23 Years Old 1 More Event
On 8 October 2005, in Nashville Tennessee, at the NWA 57th anniversary show, Devitt defeated Dru Onyx for his second British Commonwealth title. … Read More
After impressing many promoters and trainers, he was invited to train in New Japan's main dojo in Japan, where, in early 2006, he began training in the Japanese style of professional wrestling.
His momentum was halted in January 2007, when he suffered a serious knee injury, sidelining him from action in New Japan until early May of that year.
2008 26 Years Old On 27 January 2008, Devitt and Minoru won the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship together, Devitt's first major title reign. … Read More
Devitt currently teams with Ryusuke Taguchi as Apollo 55 and on 5 July 2009, at Circuit 2009 New Japan Soul they defeated The Motor City Machineguns (Alex Shelley and Chris Sabin) to win the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship.
On 4 January 2010, at Wrestle Kingdom IV in Tokyo Dome, Devitt and Taguchi successfully defended the titles against Averno and Último Guerrero. … Read More
On 4 January 2011, at Wrestle Kingdom V in Tokyo Dome, Devitt successfully defended the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship against Kota Ibushi, avenging the loss from the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship match.

THIRTIES

…  On 4 January 2012 at Wrestle Kingdom VI in Tokyo Dome, Devitt and Taguchi defeated Richards and Romero to once again regain the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship, starting Devitt's record-breaking sixth reign as one half of the champions. … Read More
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