54 Facts About Drew Galloway


Andrew McLean Galloway IV was born on 6 June 1985 and is a Scottish professional wrestler.

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In total, Drew Galloway is a five-time world champion in professional wrestling.

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Andrew McLean Galloway IV was born in Ayr on 6 June 1985.

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When he was 10 years old, Drew Galloway read a magazine named X Factor, which focused on conspiracy theories and ghost stories; this prompted him to write a letter to the FBI under the Freedom of Information Act, to which the FBI responded by sending him a file with several documents.

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Drew Galloway began training as a wrestler at the Frontier Wrestling Alliance's Academy at the age of 15 after his family moved to England and settled in Portsmouth.

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In 2003, Drew Galloway made his debut for the inaugural show of British Championship Wrestling, operating in the Greater Glasgow area.

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In May 2006, after their lengthy feud in Irish Whip Wrestling, Drew Galloway lost then won in successive matches against long-term rival Sheamus O'Shaunessy.

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Drew Galloway was whitewashed the entire evening, losing to Vic Viper.

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At Gym Wars the following day, Manson was absent, so Drew Galloway tried to avenge his loss with O'Shaunessy but it ended in a double count-out.

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Drew Galloway was given a shot at the IWW International Heavyweight Championship owing to his show stealing performances with Manson.

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On 28 August 2006, Drew Galloway finally managed to beat O'Shaunessy, winning the IWW International Heavyweight Championship.

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Drew Galloway was eliminated first by Andy Boy Simmonz with a small package pin.

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In between studying, Drew Galloway competed in several tours of All Star Wrestling against competitors including TJ Wilson, PN Neuz, Chad Collyer and Brody Steele during 2006.

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Drew Galloway's reputation continued to precede him as he was placed in the Real Quality Wrestling Not Just For Christmas 2006 tournament to crown the inaugural RQW Heavyweight Champion.

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Later on that evening, having made a statement with his win over O'Shaunessy, Drew Galloway attacked the RQW Heavyweight Champion Martin Stone during his title defence against Takeshi Rikio.

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Drew Galloway appeared on the inaugural Insane Championship Wrestling show promoted by a young Mark Dallas.

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Drew Galloway won a triple threat match over Darkside and Allan Grogan to become the first-ever ICW Heavyweight Champion.

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Drew Galloway formed a tag team with the future Wade Barrett—known as Stu Sanders at the time—forming the very physically impressive "Brit Pack".

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The following night, Drew Galloway suffered his first loss in ICW since his return, where he and Grado lost to Jack Jester and Sabu after Grado was pinned.

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The following night at "Alex Kidd in London" at KOKO, Drew Galloway regained possession of the belt and retained his championship in an Elimination Three Way Dance against Sabu and Jack Jester.

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At Shug's Hoose Party 2, Drew Galloway turned heel along with Jack Jester and ICW GM Red Lightning as they aligned to form 'The Black Label'.

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Drew Galloway successfully retained his World Championship against Rhino, Joey D and Kris Travis throughout the rest of the summer.

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On 8 August 2014 Drew Galloway debuted for Evolve, defeating Chris Hero for the Evolve Championship.

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Drew Galloway continued to defend the Evolve championship stateside against the likes of Caleb Konley, Stevie Richards, Devin Thomas, Jimmy Rave and Victor Sterling at independent events across the US and Rich Swann on Evolve iPPV at Evolve 34, while defending the championship internationally in Scotland against Kid Fite, Johnny Moss, Big Damo and Andy Wild, as well as in England, where he retained over reigning NWA World Tag Team Champion Davey Boy Smith Jr.

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Drew Galloway made his first successful defense as World Champion the following night at Evolve 37, defeating Ricochet.

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The international title defenses continued on 20 March 2015, where Drew Galloway defeated Andy Phoenix in a Triple Championship match for Australian promotion Outback Championship Wrestling, retaining both the Evolve and ICW World Championships and winning Phoenix's OCW Heavyweight Championship.

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At Mercury Rising 2015, Drew Galloway defeated Johnny Gargano for the Dragon Gate USA Open the Freedom Gate Championship in a Title vs Title match, where he retained the Evolve Championship to become a double champion.

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Drew Galloway made a series of defenses of the Evolve and DGUSA titles between 4 and 6 April 2015 in Scotland, England and Northern Ireland, defeating Marty Scurll, Doug Williams and Joe Hendry, Tron and Luther Valentine in a Four Way.

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At Evolve 43, Drew Galloway made his first standalone defense of the DGUSA Open the Freedom Gate championship, defeating Biff Busick.

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At Evolve 44, Drew Galloway defeated Roderick Strong to retain the Evolve Championship, ending their feud.

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Drew Galloway then turned on Gargano, attacking him and Ethan Page, whom he defeated at Evolve 60.

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Dustin and Drew Galloway made their first Evolve Tag Team Championship defense at Evolve 67 on 20 August 2016, teaming with EC3 against Fred Yehi, TJP and Ethan Page in a no disqualification six man tag-team match, which they lost after EC3 was pinned, resulting in a title change.

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Drew Galloway built a feud with former partner Cody Rhodes and veteran announcer Joey Styles, after they both refused his invitation to join his "crusade".

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On 30 August 2014, WrestleZone Scotland held their annual "Battle of the Nations" match, which saw Drew Galloway represent Scotland in a winning effort over England representative Andy Wilde; he retained the EVOLVE Championship during the match.

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On 23 January 2015, Drew Galloway competed in a one-night tournament for the International Wrestling Federation World Championship, defeating Tommaso Ciampa to advance to the finals, where he faced Brian Cage, Chris Hero and Uhaa Nation in an elimination four way for the vacant title in a losing effort.

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Drew Galloway returned to PCW in February 2016, entering the "Road to Glory" tournament, defeating Martin Kirby, Mr Anderson and Noam Dar, before losing to Rampage Brown in the finals.

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In February 2016, it was announced that Drew Galloway would enter the Westside Xtreme Wrestling "16 Carat Gold Tournament".

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Drew Galloway defeated Silas Young in the first round and Angelico in the quarter-finals, but lost immediately to Axel Dieter Jr.

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On 20 January 2017, Drew Galloway defeated two-time AAW Heavyweight Champion Silas Young in Young's AAW farewell match at "Don't Stop Believing".

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Drew Galloway debuted for What Culture Pro Wrestling on 24 August 2016, at "WCPW Stacked", defeating Doug Williams.

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Drew Galloway retained the championship against the likes of Hendry, Will Ospreay, Bully Ray and Joe Coffey on the weekly "Loaded" show iPPV events.

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Drew Galloway returned to AAW for their "Homecoming" event on 17 March 2017, defeating Zema Ion before announcing his intention to challenge for the AAW Heavyweight Championship.

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That same week, Drew Galloway returned to IPW:UK for the first time since 2005, defeating Rampage Brown on 19 March 2017 at "Supershow 7".

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On 29 January 2015, Drew Galloway made a surprise debut under his real name for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling during the tapings of Impact Wrestling as a face in Glasgow, Scotland, coming to the aid of TNA British Boot Camp season 2 competitor Grado and entering a feud with The Beat Down Clan.

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The following night, Drew Galloway competed in his first official match for TNA, answering the Beat Down Clan's challenge, he defeated Kenny King.

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Drew Galloway entered a short-lived storyline with Kurt Angle; at TNA One Night Only: Live, Drew Galloway and Angle competed in a 3-Way TNA World Tag Team Championship match, which The Wolves won.

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Drew Galloway earned a future TNA World Heavyweight Championship match by grabbing the briefcase that contained said title shot in the 2016 Feast or Fired match.

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Drew Galloway announced his plan to be "the first travelling World Champion since Ric Flair" and touted upcoming independent defenses across Europe and the United States.

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Drew Galloway was twice unsuccessful in regaining his championship from Lashley due to the involvement of Ethan Carter III.

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Drew Galloway was one of the eight men to enter the Bound for Glory Playoff tournament to challenge for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship at Bound for Glory.

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Drew Galloway debuted for Pro Wrestling Guerrilla in August 2015, competing in the Battle of Los Angeles tournament.

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Drew Galloway was granted a title shot at "Bowie" on 12 February 2016, challenging former rival Roderick Strong for the PWG World Championship, but lost.

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On 1 April 2017, Galloway, billed as Drew McIntyre, was shown on-screen sitting in the front row at NXT TakeOver: Orlando.

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Drew Galloway became engaged to American professional wrestler Taryn Terrell in July 2009, and they were married in Las Vegas in May 2010.

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