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Irish wrestler Finn Bálor creates unique tribute to 1916 Easter Rising

Wrestlers have long been identified by their finishing moves – this is famous American wrestler Chris Jericho delivering ‘The Code Breaker’ to one of his opponents

THE People’s Elbow, DDT and the Pedigree are some of the most famous finishing moves in WWE wrestling.

But one rising star in WWE is trying to add his very own creation to the list, by renaming his move ‘1916’, in honour of the centenary of the Easter Rising.

Wicklow man Fergal Devitt – better known under his WWE name of Finn Balor – has rebranded his move from its original name – the Bloody Sunday.

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His announcement received a mixed reaction on Twitter with some fans not buying into his personal 1916 commemoration.

Nevertheless, here’s a clip below of what a ‘1916’ would look like to his opponents:


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