Finlay was traded to ECW during the 2008 draft
Finlay is not the actual father of Hornswoggle, that is just a storyline the WWE is running.
Finlay's father was also a professional wrestler.
He signed with the WWF as a Road Agent after WCW was purchased. He is also responsible for working with WWE Divas and training them for their matches.
He got glass in his eye while wrestling in WCW against William Regal.
Finlay is a former WWE United States Champion, his title reign lasted from 7/11/06 - 8/29/06.
Finlay's theme music is featured on the WWE vol 7 CD.
Finlay's wrestling moves are Celtic Cross,
Celtic Knot, Finlay Roll, Tombstone piledriver, Running seated senton, European uppercut, Short-arm clothesline, Elevated Boston crab, Single arm DDT, Gutwrench suplex, Leg drop, Big boot to a kneeling opponent, Snapmare followed by a surfboard, Low-angle dropkick.
Finlay was close friends with Chris Benoit.
He has a wife named Manuela and a son named David.
He debuted in the WWE in 2004.
His wrestling career began in Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland
He teamed up with Mr. Kennedy after having a small rivalry with him.
He was in the 2007 Money In The Bank ladder match.
Finlay's leprechaun is known as Hornswoggle.
On October 6, 2006, He beat King Booker on SmackDown!
On September 8, 2006, He beat Rey Mysterio on SmackDown.
On September 1, 2006, He lost the U.S. Championship to Ken Kennedy in a Triple Treat Match (Also featuring Bobby Lashley) on SmackDown.
July 28, 2006- He beat William Regal on SmackDown.
July 23, 2006- He beat William Regal at The Great American Bash.
July 14, 2006- He beat Bobby Lashley to becaome the U.S. Champion on SmackDown. This is also his first championship in the WWE.
He is a former WCW superstar.
June 30, 2006 -He defeated Matt Hardy on SmackDown.
Finlay ranked #278 out of the 500 best single wrestlers of PWI in 2003.
He held 16 major wrestling titles in Great Britain and Germany.
He likes to carry a shillelagh to the ring with him.
His finishing move is called the Celtic Cross.
He made his wrestling debut in October of 1978.
He was trained by Ted Betley.
He is 6 ft. 2 in. and weighs 235 lbs.
He was the WCW 1999 Hardcore Junkyard Invitational Trophy winner.
He is a 2-time British Light Heavyweight Champion.
He is a 5-time British Heavy Middleweight Champion.
Finlay is a 3 time World Mid-Heavyweight Champion.
He was once known as Belfast Bruiser.
He was once known as Fit Finlay.
Dave Finlay works backstage as a road agent and a trainer for WWE Divas.
Finlay Has a Lepercaun under the ring during his mathces
June 2, 2006- He beat Caden Matthews on SmackDown.
May 21, 2006- He lost to Chris Benoit at Judgement Day.
Finlay (to JBL): You will pay for this.
Finlay (to JBL) : Take it out on me.
Finlay: My name is Finlay...and I love to fight.
Finlay: Kennedy, if you ever lay your hands on Hornswoggle again, you'll be watching Wrestlemania in a wheelchair! Do you understand?!
Finlay: What's the matter with you stupid Americans!?
Finlay: (to Batista) I am your worst nightmare!
Finlay: 'You're going to disqualify me for that?
Finlay: My name is Finlay, and I give a new meaning to the term, Fighting Irish.
Finlay: Finlay! That's my name!
Finlay: My name is Finlay and I love to fight!