Fergal Devitt

professional wrestler Fergal Devitt

Fergal Devitt is an Irish professional wrestler currently contracted by New Japan Pro Wrestling. 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. He is better known by his ring name, Prince Devitt, as well as the alter ego of Pegasus Kid II.
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Birthday
25 July 1981
home town
Ireland

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'Prince' tops bill at live wrestling's 10th bash
Bray People - over 4 years
Star wrestler 'Prince' Fergal Devitt will top the bill at a wrestling show in Bray next month to celebrate 10 years of live wrestling in the town.
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Wrestling Revolution Project unveils the eleventh member of its roster - ProWrestling.net
Google News - over 6 years
The Wrestling Revolution Project named Fergal Devitt, who wrestles as Prince Devitt, as the startup group's eleventh roster member. You can read his bio at GeekWeek.com. Powell's POV: The bio notes that Devitt trained at the New Japan Pro Wrestling
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Dylan fighting for his life in Thailand - Bray People
Google News - over 6 years
Fergal Devitt, Bray native and a famous wrestler in Japan, arranged to have the star sign a poster for him. ' To Dylan, Be strong, please get well soon, lots of love - KT Tunstall,' reads the message which she wrote from her Japanese tour
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// The 411 Wrestling Hot or Not: Hardy, Flair, Smackdown and Samoa Joe - 411mania.com
Google News - over 6 years
Shape is also one of the trainers at Fight Factory Pro Wrestling, one of the must successful gyms in Europe that has brought us Fergal Devitt and latest Zero 1 signing Jordan Devlin. He is a guy that deserves your attention this week, so check out the
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Fergal Devitt
    THIRTIES
  • 2012
    Age 30
    On 27 May, Devitt entered the 2012 Best of the Super Juniors tournament, which he started off with losses against Kushida and Taichi.
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    On 3 May at Wrestling Dontaku 2012, Devitt lost the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship to Low Ki in his fifth defense, ending his second reign at 227 days.
    On 14 March 2012, Devitt traveled to Mexico for his first tour of the country with the Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre promotion, as part of a working relationship between New Japan and CMLL.
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    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.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 2011
    Age 29
    On 26 May, Devitt entered the 2011 Best of the Super Juniors tournament.
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    In May 2011, Devitt took part in New Japan's first tour of the United States, during which he successfully defended the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship against Low Ki on 14 May in New York City and the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship against the Strong Style Thugz (Homicide and Low Ki) on 15 May in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    On January 23 at Fantasticamania 2011, a New Japan and Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) co–promoted event in Tokyo, Devitt and Taguchi defeated Kenny Omega and Kota Ibushi to regain the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship, making Devitt a double IWGP champion for the second time.
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    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.
  • 2010
    Age 28
    On 11 December 2010, Devitt made his third successful IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship defense, defeating another New Japan outsider, Davey Richards.
    On 28 June 2010, Devitt, teaming up with Taguchi and Hirooki Goto entered the J Sports Crown 6 Man Openweight Tag Team Tournament.
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    On 30 May Devitt entered the 2010 Best of the Super Juniors tournament and two weeks later finished second in his block with five victories, advancing to the semifinals of the tournament.
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    On 4 January 2010, at Wrestle Kingdom IV in Tokyo Dome, Devitt and Taguchi successfully defended the titles against Averno and Último Guerrero.
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  • 2009
    Age 27
    In December Devitt entered the 2009 Super J Cup.
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    On 30 May Devitt entered the 2009 Best of the Super Juniors tournament.
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    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.
  • 2008
    Age 26
    On 27 January 2008, Devitt and Minoru won the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship together, Devitt's first major title reign.
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  • 2007
    Age 25
    He entered the tournament for the National Wrestling Alliance called Reclaiming the Glory in June 2007 to crown a new NWA World Heavyweight Champion after the title was stripped from TNA.
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    In November 2007, TNA made a tour of NJPW, where Senshi and Christopher Daniels defeated Devitt and Minoru.
    Afterwards, he returned to action, showing great improvement and was touted by fellow CTU teammate, Minoru, to win the 2007 Best of The Super Jr's Tournament in June 2007.
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    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.
  • 2006
    Age 24
    In May 2006, New Japan started doing some brand-exclusive events, and Devitt debuted for their WRESTLE LAND promotion as Pegasus Kid II, which led to comparisons between Devitt and the original Pegasus Kid, Chris Benoit.
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    In April 2006, he made his New Japan Pro Wrestling debut against El Samurai using the ring name Prince Devitt.
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    The day after losing the British Commonwealth Championship, Devitt signed a contract with New Japan Pro Wrestling in March 2006.
    He lost the British Commonwealth Championship to Karl Anderson in March 2006.
    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.
  • 2005
    Age 23
    During late 2005, Devitt also began competing for the Millennium Wrestling Federation (MWF).
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    On 8 October 2005, in Nashville Tennessee, at the NWA 57th anniversary show, Devitt defeated Dru Onyx for his second British Commonwealth title.
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  • 2002
    Age 20
    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.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 2000
    Age 18
    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.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1981
    Born
    Born on July 25, 1981.
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