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Paul Gallagher is a Northern Irish professional wrestler better known by his ring name Tucker. He currently wrestles on the European independent circuit. In 2017, he gained international exposure when he performed for WWE during the first annual WWE United Kingdom Championship Tournament.

Professional wrestling career

Independent circuit (2006–present)

Tucker made his debut on the European independent circuit in 2006. Since 2007, he worked for the Northern Ireland promotion Pro Wrestling Ulster where he became a two-time PWU Champion and a one-time PWU All-Ulster Champion. He has worked for other promotions in the United Kingdom including Dublin Championship Wrestling, No Limit Wrestling, Fight Factory Pro Wrestling, Pro Wrestling ZERO1 Ireland, American Wrestling Rampage and Over The Top Wrestling and Scottish Wrestling Alliance.

World Wrestling Entertainment / WWE

United Kingdom Championship Tournament (2017, 2018)

Tucker debuted as a competitor in the 2017 WWE United Kingdom Championship Tournament. On 14 January, Tucker was eliminated by Tyler Bate in the main event during the opening night of the tournament.

Tucker returned to WWE during the Belfast house show on 10 May 2018, where he defeated Joseph Conners. He was announced as a participant for the 2018 UK Championship Tournament. On 9 June during the second night of the 2018 NXT At Download show, Tucker competed in the first round of the tournament where he was eliminated by Scottish wrestler Joe Coffey.

NXT UK (2018-present)

He returned during July and August in matches featured on the recently formed NXT UK brand. He wrestled against Ashton Smith on the 28 July NXT UK Tapings and later against Jordan Devlin during the 29 July NXT UK Tapings. He returned on 26 August in a dark match teaming with Wild Boar in defeating Jack Starz & Jake Constantino. Returning for the 13 October UK Tapings, Tucker lost to Eddie Dennis. The following night during the 14 October UK Tapings, Tucker teamed with Dan Moloney in a dark tag match lost to Amir Jordan & Kenny Williams.

In wrestling

  • Finishers and signature moves
  • Tuck-Fast \ The Destroyer (Canadian Destroyer)
  • Super Duper Kick (Superkick)
  • Swanton
  • Slingblade
  • Springboard Complete Shot
  • Teams and stables

Championships and accomplishments

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

2018 WWE United Kingdom Championship Tournament participants
Amir JordanAshton SmithDave MastiffDrew GulakJack GallagherJames DrakeJoe CoffeyJordan DevlinJoseph ConnersKenny WilliamsLigeroMorgan WebsterT-BoneTravis BanksTuckerZack Gibson