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[[File:WWE_William_Regal.jpg|thumb]]Darren Kenneth Matthews (born 10 May 1968) is a semi-retired English professional wrestler, trainer, talent scout, author, and color commentator. He is currently signed to [[WWE]] under the ring name '''William Regal'''. He is also known for his time in [[World Championship Wrestling]] (WCW) under the ring name '''Steven Regal'''. Having started his career on a rare surviving carnival booth in Britain, he moved on to wrestle for national-level promotions on the British wrestling circuit and on British television. He then progressed to touring around the world, in countries such as Germany and South Africa, before being called up to WCW in 1993.
 
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* Born - Darren Kenneth Matthews - 10 May 1968 - Codsall, Staffordshire, England
In 2000, after leaving WCW, Matthews joined the World Wrestling Federation (later World Wrestling Entertainment / WWE), where he became commissioner. More recently, he has been general manager of [[Raw]], the 2008 [[King of the Ring]], and the official match coordinator for NXT Redemption in 2011. He is currently the general manager of [[WWE NXT Wrestling|NXT]]. He has achieved considerable championship success in professional wrestling, although he has never been a world champion. Throughout his career, he has won several titles, including four in WCW and 15 in WWE. He has overcome multiple drug problems as well as a major heart defect during his career, and has written an autobiography.
 
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* Spouse - Christina Beddoes (m. 1986)
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* Children - 3
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* Ring name(s) - Darren Matthews, Hellraiser, King Regal, Lord Steven Regal, Roy Regal, Sir William Regal, Steve Jones, Steve Regal, Steven Regal, Steven William Regal, William Regal
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* Billed height - 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
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* Billed weight - 243 lb (110 kg)
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* Billed from - Blackpool, England
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* Trained by - Marty Jones
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* Debut - 1983
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* Retired - 2013
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* Major Companies - [[World Championship Wrestling|WCW]] (1993-1998) (1999-2000) - [[WWE]] (1998-1999) (2000-2021)
   
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==Videos==
* [[Memphis Championship Wrestling Southern Heavyweight Championship]]
 
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[https://vimeo.com/381288047/2b1282cd8b William Regal vs. Spike Dudley - European Championship - April 8, 2002]
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==Championships==
 
* [[Memphis Championship Wrestling]] Southern Heavyweight Championship
 
* [[WCW World Television Championship]]
 
* [[WCW World Television Championship]]
 
* [[WWE World Tag Team Championship]]
 
* [[WWE World Tag Team Championship]]
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==See Also==
 
==See Also==
[[WWE Current Roster]], [[WCW Alumni]]
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Revision as of 01:46, 6 January 2022

  • Born - Darren Kenneth Matthews - 10 May 1968 - Codsall, Staffordshire, England
  • Spouse - Christina Beddoes (m. 1986)
  • Children - 3
  • Ring name(s) - Darren Matthews, Hellraiser, King Regal, Lord Steven Regal, Roy Regal, Sir William Regal, Steve Jones, Steve Regal, Steven Regal, Steven William Regal, William Regal
  • Billed height - 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
  • Billed weight - 243 lb (110 kg)
  • Billed from - Blackpool, England
  • Trained by - Marty Jones
  • Debut - 1983
  • Retired - 2013
  • Major Companies - WCW (1993-1998) (1999-2000) - WWE (1998-1999) (2000-2021)

Videos

William Regal vs. Spike Dudley - European Championship - April 8, 2002

Championships

See Also

WWE Alumni, WCW Alumni