Some Lesser Known Facts About Drew McIntyre
- Does Drew McIntyre smoke: Not Known
- Does Drew McIntyre drink alcohol: No (Quitted)
- In an interview, he said that he always aspired to become a wrestler. He purchased a book titled “Inside Secrets on How You Can Enter the Exciting World of Pro Wrestling” by Dennis Brent and Percy Pringle to understand the basics of wrestling.
- At the age of 15, his mom took him to the Portsmouth, which is 12 hours away from where he lived. He started getting his training at Frontier Wrestling Alliance’s Academy.
- He believes, that William Regal and Dave Finlay were the men who mold him into a wrestler. Drew is influenced by both of them and they both are also his best friends.
- Before entering into the wrestling world, he was a footballer and used to play football at Prestwick Boys club for many seasons.
- He made his WWE debut in 2006 on Smackdown Live brand. But he had to switch continuously between Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW) and Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW). Later, On 28 August 2009, he re-debuted on Smackdown Live attacking R-Truth.
- In WWE, his ring name is Drew McIntyre while outside the WWE, he wrestles with the name Drew Galloway.
- On 25 September 2009, WWE chairman Vince McMahon called him as the “Future World Champion” and he got the title “The Chosen One.”
- He was quite personal with WWE Chairman, Vince McMahon and learned a lot of things from him.
- In 2012, he alongside Jinder Mahal and Heath Slater formed the 3MB (Three Men Band) which became a comedy act.
- In 2014, he was released from the WWE contract and the same year he won the ICW championship. Drew took this release from WWE as an opportunity to grow and mold himself.
- Apart from WWE, he has wrestled at many independent wrestling circuits such as Evolve, Insane Championship Wrestling, Pro Wrestling Guerrilla, and What Culture Pro Wrestling (WCPW).
- In April 2017, he returned to WWE and became the NXT Champion.
- After returning to the WWE, he teamed up with Dolph Ziggler and started performing under the RAW brand.
- Once a Scottish newspaper featured him in the list of top muscle men of UK.
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