Davey Boy Smith

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Davey Boy Smith
Born(1962-11-27)November 27, 1962
Golborne, Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
DiedMay 18, 2002(2002-05-18) (aged 39)
Invermere, British Columbia, Canada
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)(The) British Bulldog
Davey Boy Smith
Young David
Billed height5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Billed fromLeeds, England (1983-1992)
Manchester, England (1993-2002)
Trained byTed Betley
Stu Hart

David Smith (27 November 1962 – 18 May 2002) was an English professional wrestler who was best known for wrestling with World Wrestling Federation (WWF) and World Championship Wrestling (WCW) under the ring names, (The) British Bulldog and Davey Boy Smith. He had a close relationship with the Hart family and was trained in The Hart Dugeon by Stu Hart. Smith died of a heart attack.

Championships[change | change source]

Smith held many championships during his professional wrestling career:

  • Stampede Wrestling
    • NWA Stampede International Tag Team Championship (Calgary version) (two times) with Bruce Hart
    • Stampede British Commonwealth Mid-Heavyweight Championship (one time)
    • Stampede Wrestling International Tag Team Championship (two times) with The Dynamite Kid
    • Stampede North American Heavyweight Championship (two times)
    • Stampede World Mid-Heavyweight Championship (one time)
    • Stampede Wrestling Hall of Fame
  • Wrestling Observer Newsletter awards

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