Wrestler Spotlight: Drew McIntyre

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Hello, and welcome to possibly the longest Wrestler Spotlight so far. Today, we take a look at WWE star Drew McIntyre.

Alias – Drew Galloway, Drew McIntyre, Hamlet Macbeth

Nicknames – “Thee”, “The Chosen One”, “The Sinister Scotsman”, “The Captain”, “The Voice of the People”, “The Great American Nightmare”, “The New Phenom”, “The Celtic Colossus”, “The Scottish Dragon”, “Mr FITE TV”, “The Scottish Psychopath”

Debut – 2001

Companies Wrestled For

  • AAW: Professional Wrestling Redefined
  • All Action Wrestling
  • All Star Wrestling
  • America’s Most Liked Wrestling
  • American Wrestling Rampage
  • Asistencia Asesoria y Administracion
  • Atlanta Wrestling Entertainment
  • Battle Club Pro
  • Big Time Wrestling
  • British Championship Wrestling
  • Combat Sports Federation
  • Dansk Pro Wrestling
  • Defiant Wrestling
  • EVOLVE Wrestling
  • Family Wrestling Entertainment
  • Five Star Wrestling
  • Florida Championship Wrestling
  • Future Pro Wrestling
  • FutureShock Wrestling
  • Global Force Wrestling
  • House of Glory
  • House of Hardcore
  • Insane Championship Wrestling
  • International Pro Wrestling: United Kingdom
  • International Wrestling Federation
  • International Wrestling Promotions
  • Irish Whip Wrestling
  • MAGNUM Pro Wrestling
  • Maximum Wrestling
  • National Wrestling Alliance
  • No Limits Wrestling
  • Ohio Valley Wrestling
  • Outback Championship Wrestling
  • Over The Top Wrestling
  • Plymouth Wrestling Association
  • Premier British Wrestling
  • Premiere Wrestling Xperience
  • Preston City Wrestling
  • Pro Wrestling Chaos
  • Pro Wrestling Elite
  • Pro Wrestling Guerrilla
  • Pro Wrestling Ulster
  • Real Quality Wrestling
  • Revolution Pro Wrestling
  • Ring of Honor
  • Rock N Wrestle
  • Scottish Wrestling Alliance
  • Scottish Wrestling Entertainment
  • Southside Wrestling Entertainment
  • Sports Wrestling Entertainment
  • Style Battle
  • Three Count Wrestling
  • Triple Team Promotions
  • Warriors of Wrestling
  • westside Xtreme wrestling
  • WILD Promotions
  • World Wide Wrestling League
  • World Wrestling Entertainment
  • Wrestle Zone Wrestling
  • WrestleCade Entertainment
  • WrestleZone

Titles & Accomplishments

  • 2x British Championship Wrestling Heavyweight Champion
  • 1x Dansk Pro Wrestling Heavyweight Champion
  • 1x Defiant Wrestling World Champion
  • 1x EVOLVE Wrestling Champion
  • 1x EVOLVE Wrestling Open The Freedom Gate Champion
  • 2x and first ever EVOLVE Wrestling Tag Team Champion w/Johnny Gargano (1 time) and w/DUSTIN (1 time)
  • 1x Florida Championship Wrestling Florida Heavyweight Champion
  • 2x Florida Championship Wrestling Florida Tag Team Champion w/Stu Sanders
  • 1x Impact Wrestling World Champion
  • 1x Impact Wrestling Grand Champion
  • 2x Insane Championship Wrestling World Heavyweight Champion
  • 1x Irish Whip Wrestling International Heavyweight Champion
  • 1x Outback Championship Wrestling Heavyweight Champion
  • 1x Scottish Wrestling Alliance Scottish Heavyweight Champion
  • 1x Union of European Wrestling Alliances European Heavyweight Champion
  • 1x World Wrestling Entertainment Champion
  • 1x World Wrestling Entertainment Intercontinental Champion
  • 1x World Wrestling Entertainment NXT Champion
  • 1x World Wrestling Entertainment Tag Team Champion w/Cody Rhodes
  • 1x World Wrestling Entertainment Raw Tag Team Champion w/Dolph Ziggler
  • 2016 Impact Wrestling Feast or Fired Winner (World Championship opportunity)
  • 2016 Impact Wrestling Joker’s Wild Winner
  • 2018 Insane Championship Wrestling Hall of Fame Inductee
  • 2020 World Wrestling Entertainment Men’s Royal Rumble Winner

Signature Moves

  • Future Shock (Double Underhook DDT)
  • Claymore (Single Leg Dropkick)
  • Iron Maiden (Chickenwing Over The Shoulder Crossface)
  • G-Spot (Piledriver)
  • Thee Move (Cradle Tombstone Piledriver)
  • Scot Drop (Reverse STO)
  • Celtic Cross (Air Raid Crash)
  • Glasgow Kiss (Headbutt)
  • Claymore (Single Leg Dropkick)/Zig Zag (Jumping Reverse Bulldog) Combo w/Dolph Ziggler

Alliances

  • Brit Pack w/Stu Sanders
  • The Empire w/Stu Sanders
  • The Dashing Ones w/Cody Rhodes
  • Boddington Inc. w/Sabotage & Charles Boddington
  • 3MB w/Heath Slater & Jinder Mahal
  • The Rising w/Eli Drake & Micah
  • The Dogs of War w/Dolph Ziggler & Braun Strowman
  • The Black Label w/Jack Jester, Red Lightning, Flex Hunter, Wolfgang, Stevie Boy & Kay Lee Ray (+other associates)
  • w/Dave Taylor
  • w/Johnny Gargano
  • w/Shane McMahon & Elias
  • w/EC3 & DUSTIN
  • w/Dolph Ziggler & Braun Strowman
  • w/Bobby Lashley & Baron Corbin

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