Tommy Dreamer On Wrestlers & Celebrities As Role Models, House of Hardcore, Prince Devitt Explains New Ring Name Inspiration

Bill Pritchard

prince devittPrince Devitt Explains New Ring Name

Prince Devitt, now known in WWE NXT as Finn Balor, recently posted an image to Twitter explaining the inspiration behind his new ring name.

The ‘Finn’ is from Fionn mac Cumhaill,which is an Irish translation of the name of a mythical warrior.

The ‘Balor’ is also from Irish mythology, and he was king of the Fomorians, a group of supernatural beings. The name Balor is also said to be taken from the Celtic for “the deadly one.”

For more on Finn Balor, including when he will make his NXT debut, click here for a spoiler report, including photos of the tapings he was a part of.

Tommy Dreamer

ECW legend Tommy Dreamer was recently a guest on the Voice of Vegas podcast, and talked about a number of topics with host Jordan Coulson.

Dreamer talks about wrestlers and celebrities being role models, TNA, his House of Hardcore promotion, and much more. You can listen to the podcast in the player below, or click here to visit the Voice of Vegas website.

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