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Real name: Stephen Farrelly
Height: 6’4″
Weight: 267 lbs.
Date of birth: January 28, 1978
From: Dublin, Ireland
Pro debut: May 2002
Trained by: Larry Sharpe
Finishing move: Brogue Kick

Biography

- After training at Larry Sharpe’s Monster Factory, Farrelly (as Sheamus O’Shaunessy) made his in-ring debut against Robert Pigeon
- Farrelly’s career was abruptly halted after suffering a serious neck injury. He would be out of action for around 2 years
- In May 2004, Farrelly returned to wrestling, still using his Sheamus O’Shaunessy gimmick
- On July 9, 2004, O’Shaunessy debuted for IWW, defeating Mark Burns
- On March 28, 2005, O’Shaunessy defeated Darren Burridge in the final of a tournament to become the first IWW International Heavyweight Champion
- On May 22, 2005, O’Shaunessy defeated Dave Zero to retain the IWW International Heavyweight Title
- One week later, O’Shaunessy defeated Vic Viper to retain the IWW International Heavyweight Title
- On October 2, 2005, O’Shaunessy defeated D-Lo Brown & Assassin in a 3-Way Dance to regain the IWW International Heavyweight Title
- On October 8, 2005, O’Shaunessy defeated Jay Phoenix to retain the IWW International Heavyweight Title
- On November 14, 2005, O’Shaunessy defeated Vampiro to retain the IWW International Heavyweight Title
- On January 28, 2006, O’Shaunessy defeated Drew Galloway to retain the IWW International Heavyweight Title
- On February 26, 2006, O’Shaunessy defeated George McFly to retain the IWW International Heavyweight Title
- On March 18, 2006, O’Shaunessy defeated Drew Galloway in a two out of three falls match to retain the IWW International Heavyweight Title
- On April 23, 2006, O’Shaunessy defeated Pierre Marceau to retain the IWW International Heavyweight Title
- On April 27, 2006, O’Shaunessy defeated Drew Galloway in a Last Man Standing Match to retain the IWW International Heavyweight Title
- On May 21, 2006, O’Shaunessy defeated Pierre Marceau to retain the IWW International Heavyweight Title
- On July 15, 2006, O’Shaunessy defeated The Green Phantom to retain the IWW International Heavyweight Title
- On July 30, 2006, O’Shaunessy defeated Red Vinny to retain the IWW International Heavyweight Title
- On March 4, 2007, O’Shaunessy defeated The Bull in a Flag Match
- On April 17, 2007, O’Shaunessy competed in a WWE tryout match, losing to Jimmy Wang Yang. He was signed to a development deal soon after
- On October 2, 2007, O’Shaunessy debuted in FCW, defeating Bryan Kelly
- On September 4, 2008, O’Shaunessy defeated FCW Florida Heavyweight Champion Jake Hager by DQ
- On September 18, 2008, O’Shaunessy defeated Jake Hager to win the FCW Florida Heavyweight Title. Before the end of the month, he had also retained the title against Gabe Tuft & Taj Milano
- On October 9, 2008, O’Shaunessy defeated Eric Escobar to retain the FCW Florida Heavyweight Title
- On October 23, 2008, O’Shaunessy defeated Jack Swagger to retain the FCW Florida Heavyweight Title
- On October 28, 2008, O’Shaunessy defeated Heath Miller to retain the FCW Florida Heavyweight Title. Two days later, he defeated Carson Oakley to retain the title
- On December 11, 2008, O’Shaunessy defeated Joe Hennig with Eric Escobar as special guest referee to retain the FCW Florida Heavyweight Title
- On June 30, 2009, Sheamus (having dropped the O’Shaunessy) debuted on ECW, defeating Oliver John
- On September 1, 2009, Sheamus defeated Goldust in a No-DQ Match
- On October 26, 2009, Sheamus debuted on Raw, attacking Jamie Noble
- On November 2, 2009, Sheamus attacked and injured Jamie Noble, ending his in-ring career
- At Survivor Series 2009, Team Miz (The Miz, Sheamus, Dolph Ziggler, Jack Swagger & Drew McIntyre) defeated Team Morrison (John Morrison, Matt Hardy, Shelton Benjamin, Finlay & Evan Bourne)
- On November 23, 2009, Sheamus won a ‘Breakthrough Battle Royal’, earning himself a WWE Title Match
- At TLC 2010, Sheamus defeated John Cena in a Tables Match to win the WWE Title
- At Royal Rumble 2010, Sheamus defeated Randy Orton by DQ to retain the WWE Title
- At Extreme Rules 2010, Sheamus defeated Triple H in a Street Fight. After the match, Sheamus viciously attacked Triple H, ruling him out of action for 10 months
- At Fatal 4-Way 2010, Sheamus defeated Edge, John Cena & Randy Orton to win the WWE Title for a second time
- The following night on Raw, Sheamus fought John Cena to a no-contest with Vince McMahon as special guest referee to retain the WWE Title
- At Money In The Bank 2010, Sheamus defeated John Cena in a Cage Match to retain the WWE Title
- At SummerSlam 2010, Sheamus retained the WWE Title, losing to Randy Orton by DQ
- The following night on Raw, Sheamus defeated Zack Ryder to retain the WWE Title
- On September 13, 2010, Sheamus defeated John Morrison in a Falls Count Anywhere Match
- On November 29, 2010, Sheamus defeated John Morrison to win the King of the Ring Tournament. He would compete as King Sheamus over the next few months
- On March 14, 2011, Sheamus defeated Daniel Bryan in a Title vs Career Match to win the WWE United States Title
- On the pre-show of WrestleMania 27, Sheamus fought Daniel Bryan to a no-contest in a Lumberjack Match to retain the WWE United States Title
- On April 25, 2011, Sheamus was drafted to Smackdown
- On June 7, 2011, Sheamus defeated Randy Orton in a No-DQ Match
- At Hell In A Cell 2011, Sheamus defeated Christian
- At Vengeance 2011, Sheamus again defeated Christian
- At TLC 2011, Sheamus defeated Jack Swagger
- Sheamus won the 2012 Royal Rumble Match after entering at number 22. He eventually chose to fight for the World Heavyweight Title at WrestleMania
- At WrestleMania 28, Sheamus defeated Daniel Bryan in 18 seconds to win the World Heavyweight Title. Incidentally, this indirectly led to the ‘Yes!’ chants heard regularly in WWE in 2012
- At Extreme Rules 2012, Sheamus defeated Daniel Bryan in a two out of three falls match to retain the World Heavyweight Title
- At Over The Limit 2012, Sheamus defeated Alberto Del Rio, Chris Jericho & Randy Orton to retain the World Heavyweight Title
- Sheamus defeated Dolph Ziggler at No Way Out ’12 to retain the World Heavyweight title
- At Money in the Bank ’12, Sheamus defeated Alberto Del Rio to retain the World title
- At Summerslam ’12 and Night of Champions ’12, Sheamus defeated Del Rio
- At Extreme Rules ’13, Sheamus defeated Mark Henry


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