Dave Finlay

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David Finlay Jr. (born 31 January 1958) is a Northern Irish professional wrestling trainer, producer and retired professional wrestler.wikipedia
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Dave Taylor (wrestler)

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After losing the All-Star championship to Dave Taylor, Finlay began to focus more on the CWA, winning many of their championships. At Bash at the Beach, he won a Junkyard Invitational involving Ciclope, Jerry Flynn, Johnny Grunge, Hak, Horace Hogan, Brian Knobs, Hugh Morrus, La Parka, Lord Steven Regal, Rocco Rock, Silver King, Squire Dave Taylor and Mikey Whipwreck, winning a "hardcore trophy".
Taylor defeated Dave Finlay for the All-Star British Heavyweight Championship in King's Lynn on 4 June 1991.

British Heavy Middleweight Championship

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Finlay defeated Alan Kilby on 9 June 1982 to win his first title, the Joint Promotions British Heavy Middleweight Championship.
Pre-publicity for these championship match broadcasts was given in ITV's nationally published listings magazine TVTimes The entire 31 October 1987 edition of the standalone Wrestling broadcast was given over to Fit Finlay's recapture of the title from Chic Cullen in Bradford, 17 September 1987 and highlights of this match were included on the official ITV wrestling compilation VHS release Mayhem and Mystery.

Catch Wrestling Association

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During this time, Finlay also began to wrestle in Japan, then in Germany and Austria for the European promotion Catch Wrestling Association.

Alan Kilby

Finlay defeated Alan Kilby on 9 June 1982 to win his first title, the Joint Promotions British Heavy Middleweight Championship.
In the 1980s, Kilby worked for Joint Promotions, where he feuded with Dave Finlay.

Marty Jones

Finlay soon lost the championship, but later pinned Marty Jones to win the World Mid-Heavyweight Championship.
Jones would go on to win this title several times trading it back and forth with Dave "Fit" Finlay on several occasions.

The Great American Bash (1998)

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After Finlay lost the belt to Booker at The Great American Bash on 14 June, he fell out of the TV title picture.
Booker T has previously lost this title to Fit Finlay on the May 4, 1998 edition of Monday Nitro.

Hornswoggle

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Beginning on 26 May episode of SmackDown!, Finlay was joined by Hornswoggle, who came out from under the ring to attack Finlay's opponents.
He debuted in WWE in 2006, allied with Finlay.

Chris Benoit

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He was given a push upon his return, which culminated in his winning the World Television Championship on 4 May 1998 after pinning Booker T on Nitro, thus setting off a three-way feud with Booker and Chris Benoit, who was also vying for the title. Finlay next entered the King of the Ring tournament on SmackDown!, defeating his first round opponent Chris Benoit before being beaten by his rival Lashley, who advanced to the finals at Judgment Day.
They fought over the WCW World Television Championship until Booker lost the title to Fit Finlay.

Bobby Lashley

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During February and March 2006, Finlay was involved in a feud with Bobby Lashley which began when Finlay cost Lashley his unbeaten streak by interfering in Lashley's match with JBL at No Way Out.
Following the Royal Rumble, Lashley began a feud with John Bradshaw Layfield leading up to a match at No Way Out, where Lashley suffered his first loss in singles competition, largely due to interference from Finlay.

British Light Heavyweight Championship

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He defeated Jones to win Joint Promotions' British Light Heavyweight Championship.

British Heavyweight Championship

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In 1990 he became a champion at the top of the weight range when he won All-Star's British Heavyweight Championship.

William Regal

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He feuded with Lord Steven Regal in 1996, including a parking lot brawl on Monday Nitro. At Bash at the Beach, he won a Junkyard Invitational involving Ciclope, Jerry Flynn, Johnny Grunge, Hak, Horace Hogan, Brian Knobs, Hugh Morrus, La Parka, Lord Steven Regal, Rocco Rock, Silver King, Squire Dave Taylor and Mikey Whipwreck, winning a "hardcore trophy". Finlay then joined forces with William Regal as loyal subjects of the newly renamed King Booker and his Court.
There were two exceptions to this; one was when he wrestled in Wales during this period under the name Steve Jones and was billed from Cardiff, Wales teaming with Orig Williams and faced Fit Finlay amongst others.

The Sandman (wrestler)

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At Bash at the Beach, he won a Junkyard Invitational involving Ciclope, Jerry Flynn, Johnny Grunge, Hak, Horace Hogan, Brian Knobs, Hugh Morrus, La Parka, Lord Steven Regal, Rocco Rock, Silver King, Squire Dave Taylor and Mikey Whipwreck, winning a "hardcore trophy".
And a month later at Bash at the Beach 1999, Hak competed in the Junkyard Invitational, which was won by Fit Finlay.

Mark Rocco

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Finlay appeared at a WWF event, as they continued with their national expansion in late 1989 at a dark match, teaming with Mark Rocco, and Skull Murphy, to defeat the team of Al Perez, Dusty Wolfe, and Tim Horner.
Agreeing to a tag team match, he and Fit Finlay would later lose to Dynamite Kid and Marty Jones at the end of the night after Dynamite Kid pinned Finlay.

Judgment Day (2006)

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Finlay next entered the King of the Ring tournament on SmackDown!, defeating his first round opponent Chris Benoit before being beaten by his rival Lashley, who advanced to the finals at Judgment Day.
One of the predominant matches on the undercard was Booker T versus Bobby Lashley in the finals of the 2006 King of the Ring tournament, which Booker won after interference from Finlay.

Booker T (wrestler)

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He was given a push upon his return, which culminated in his winning the World Television Championship on 4 May 1998 after pinning Booker T on Nitro, thus setting off a three-way feud with Booker and Chris Benoit, who was also vying for the title. Finlay then joined forces with William Regal as loyal subjects of the newly renamed King Booker and his Court.
Benoit cost Booker the TV title during a match against Fit Finlay.

Armageddon (2006)

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At Armageddon, Finlay and King Booker faced Batista and his partner, the WWE Champion John Cena from Raw, but were defeated.
The main event was a tag team match, in which the team of Batista and John Cena defeated the team of King Booker and Finlay.

Money in the Bank ladder match

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brands in a Money in the Bank ladder match which also included Lashley, who won a last chance battle royal.
On SmackDown!, Finlay defeated Bobby Lashley, Matt Hardy defeated Road Warrior Animal, and Bobby Lashley won a "last chance battle royal".

No Mercy (2006)

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Finlay defeated Booker in a non-title singles match and lost in a four-way match at No Mercy for the title.
The main event was a fatal four-way match for the World Heavyweight Championship between defending champion King Booker, Bobby Lashley, Batista, and Finlay, which Booker won after pinning Finlay.

Carrickfergus

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He began wrestling on a full-time basis in Carrickfergus and throughout Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland for the next four years before moving to England in 1978.

King Booker's Court

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Finlay then joined forces with William Regal as loyal subjects of the newly renamed King Booker and his Court.
King Booker would dub his wife Queen Sharmell and was joined by WWE Superstars from the United Kingdom: William Regal of England (renamed Sir William Regal) and Finlay of Northern Ireland (renamed Sir Finlay).

Norman Smiley

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His final match in WCW was at a German house show in November 2000, losing to Norman Smiley in a hardcore match.
On the June 8 episode of Nitro, Smiley faced Fit Finlay for the WCW Television Championship, but failed to win the championship.

Matt Hardy

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At the age of 47, Finlay made his first televised WWE match on the edition of 20 January 2006 of SmackDown! against Matt Hardy, which ended in a disqualification loss for Finlay.
On the July 22 episode of ECW, Hardy became the number one contender to Mark Henry's ECW Championship after defeating John Morrison, The Miz and Finlay in a fatal four-way match.

Brian Knobbs

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At Bash at the Beach, he won a Junkyard Invitational involving Ciclope, Jerry Flynn, Johnny Grunge, Hak, Horace Hogan, Brian Knobs, Hugh Morrus, La Parka, Lord Steven Regal, Rocco Rock, Silver King, Squire Dave Taylor and Mikey Whipwreck, winning a "hardcore trophy".
Fit Finlay was briefly his manager as the Hardcore Soldiers with partner The Dog.

Uncensored (2000)

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They feuded with Vampiro; the feud included a match between Finlay and Vampiro at Uncensored, which marked Finlay's last appearance on a WCW pay-per-view.
In a Falls Count Anywhere match, Vampiro next defeated Fit Finlay.