WWE announces Regal as new NXT General Manager.
NXT Takeover began to take shape this week, starting with the announcement of NXT’s new General Manager —William Regal! The ring veteran wasted no time in making an impact, signing a huge main event for the live WWE Network special.
Regal is a guest on The Art of Wrestling to discuss wrestling, England and not being a sports fan.
Absolutely no football. I never watched any other sport in my life. It was just wrestling and British comedy. I never had any interest in anything else.
Wrestlemania 18 is held at the SkyDome in Toronto, Ontario. The event features Rob Van Dam vs William Regal, Jazz vs Trish Stratus vs Lita, The Undertaker vs Ric Flair, Hulk Hogan vs The Rock, Edge vs Booker T and Triple H vs Chris Jericho.
Regal (Darren Kenneth Matthews) is born is born in Codsall, UK despite being billed from Liverpool, England during his wrestling career. Regal begins wrestling as a young man in shoot fights at a show bar at age fifteen. He would then pursue professional wrestling in local English promotions.