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Dan Moloney is a British professional wrestler known internationally for his work in World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). His work includes his participation in the 2017 WWE United Kingdom Championship Tournament as well as matches seen on episodes of WWE's NXT UK brand.

Professional wrestling career

British Independent circuit

Moloney began training at the age of 12 and debuted as early as February 8, 2013 in Fight Club: PRO at FCP No DQ, where he defeated Tyler Bate. He went on to wrestle throughout the British independent promotions including Kamikaze Pro, Pro Evolution Wrestling, Pro Wrestling Kingdom, ATTACK! Pro Wrestling and many others. During his career, Moloney has won titles including Kamikaze Pro's Relentless Division Championship and Tag Team Championships, Southside Wrestling Entertainment's SWE World Heavyweight Championship and ATTACK! Pro Wrestling's 24:7 Championship and Tag Team Championships.

World Wrestling Entertainment

WWE United Kingdom Championship Tournament (2017)

Moloney participated in the opening night of the 2017 WWE United Kingdom Championship Tournament, where he was eliminated in the first rounds by Mark Andrews. Although he was eliminated from the tournament, Moloney still wrestled during the following night of the tournament, in a dark match teaming with Nathan Cruz in a losing effort against Saxon Huxley & Tucker.

WWE UK Tours (2017–2018)

Moloney's next match was held on May 6 during the Norwich live event of the United Kingdom Championship event, losing to Tyson T-Bone. On the following night during the televised WWE United Kingdom Championship Special, Moloney teamed with Rich Swann in a tag match lost against The Brian Kendrick & TJP. On May 10 during the Birmingham live event, Moloney teamed with Trent Seven & Tyler Bate in defeating James Drake, Joseph Conners & Pete Dunne in a tag match. Moloney returned on November 2 for the Brighton live event, teaming with Mark Andrews in a tag match to defeat Joseph Conners & Tyson T-Bone. During the following week on November 7, Moloney next wrestled at the Birmingham live event in a title match against the reigning champion Pete Dunne for the WWE United Kingdom Championship.

Returning on May 16, 2018, Moloney next wrestled during the Liverpool house show, teaming with James Drake & Sam Gradwell in a tag match lost to Mark Andrews, Tyler Bate & Wolfgang.

NXT UK (2018–present)

Moloney debuted during the August 25 NXT UK Tapings, losing to Dave Mastiff. He returned for the following night's UK Tapings, losing to Ligero. Moloney returned two months later for the October 13 UK Tapings, losing to Joseph Conners. The following night during the October 14 UK Tapings, Moloney teamed with Tucker in a dark tag team match lost to Amir Jordan & Kenny Williams.

Personal life

Moloney is close friends with fellow British wrestlers Trent Seven, Tyler Bate and Pete Dunne. He has stated his favorite all-time women's wrestler is Awesome Kong.

In wrestling

  • Finishing and signature moves
  • The Worldstar (Right-Handed Knockout Hook)
  • DRILLA (Gory Special transitioned into a Piledriver)
  • Teams and stables
  • Entrance Music
  • Nicknames

Championships and accomplishments

  • ATTACK! 24:7 Championship (1 time)
  • ATTACK! Tag Team Championship (1 time)
  • Kamikaze Pro Tag Team Championship (1 time)
  • Relentless Division Championship (1 time)
  • SWE World Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • Winner of the 2018 Southside Wrestling World Cup

External links

2017 WWE United Kingdom Championship Tournament participants

Dan MoloneyDanny BurchHC DyerJames DrakeJordan DevlinJoseph ConnersMark AndrewsPete DunneRoy JohnsonSam GradwellSaxon HuxleyTrent SevenTuckerTyler BateTyson T-BoneWolfgang