Drew

Andrew “Drew” Galloway (born 6 June 1985) is a Scottish professional wrestler, best known for his tenure with WWE under the ring name Drew McIntyre. He currently competes under the name Drew Galloway for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA), Insane Championship Wrestling (ICW), and Evolve Wrestling. He is the current ICW World Heavyweight Champion, and Scottish Heavyweight Champion. He is also as a former WWE Intercontinental Champion, WWE Tag Team Champion, Evolve World Champion, DGUSA Open the Freedom Gate Champion as well as numerous other championships.

He began training from the age of 15 in England, and commuted between there and Scotland to begin his career. Before long, he became a regular in British Championship Wrestling (BCW), using the gimmick “Thee” Drew Galloway and winning their Heavyweight Championship twice, along with the Heavyweight Championship of Insane Championship Wrestling. He also found success abroad in Irish Whip Wrestling, winning their top title. During this time, he completed an undergraduate degree in criminology.

After touring the independent circuit around the British Isles for several years, Galloway signed with WWE and moved to the United States in 2007. Following a brief stint on the SmackDown brand, he spent two years in the developmental territories known as Ohio Valley Wrestling and Florida Championship Wrestling, winning the Heavyweight and Tag Team Championships later, before returning to SmackDown and quickly winning the WWE Intercontinental Championship. In 2010, he held the WWE Tag Team Championship with Cody Rhodes. McIntyre then experienced a dramatic plunge down the card. In late 2012, he became a member of Heath Slater’s 3MB faction before being released in June 2014.

He subsequently began competing both on the American independent circuit and in British wrestling promotions, winning the Evolve Championship in August and the Insane Championship Wrestling (ICW) Heavyweight Championship in November[5] Under Galloway, both the Evolve and ICW Championships became ‘World’ Championships due to numerous international defenses. In April 2015, Galloway became the first person to hold the DGUSA Open the Freedom Gate Champion and Evolve World Championship simultaneously.