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  Davey Boy
Wrestler who took on The Rock and captivated America clad in the Union flad and red, white and blue tights Davey "Boy" Smith, who ha died aged 39, twice won the World Wrestling Federation's (WWF) Tag-Team Championships and European Heavyweight Championships, and was twice Hardcore Champion.
David Smith was born on November 27 1962 in Manchester and educated at Golborne Comprehensive, where he was a keen rugby player.
Smith returned to America in December 1990, sporting the beaded dreadlocks which won him the number five slot in the WWF Mullet Hall of Fame (after Michaels, Sid Justice, Hulk Hogan, and Hacksaw Jim Duggan) and accompanied by his new bulldog, Winston.
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 The British Bulldog Davey Boy Smith Biography
Born in the United Kingdom where he participated in rugby and amateur style wrestling, David Smith was trained by Ted Betley in the UK and first gained notoriety in pro wrestling in Japan where he wrestled for New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW).
Smith and the Kid (who is also English) had their share of matches in Calgary, but it was when they began teaming up and took on the name "The British Bulldogs" that they would rise to new heights.
Smith put up a galiant effort, as he had to deal not only with the Hart Foundation, but with their manager Jimmy Hart as well as controversial referee Danny Davis.
www.thebritishbulldogs.com /daveyboy.htm   (1972 words)

  
 Obsessed With Wrestling   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Davey Boy Smith began his training at the very young age of 14, under the guidance of Ted Betley, in his native country of England..
Davey Boy Smith seemed to be on the right track at times, but could not deal with the struggle of rehab..
Davey Boy Smith's troubles mounted when he 'reportedly' threatened to kill his estranged wife and one of her sisters..
www.obsessedwithwrestling.com /profiles/d/davey-boy-smith.html   (3009 words)

  
 Wrestler's family cope with death
From his home in Golborne, near Warrington, England, Smith's heartbroken father, Sid, described his boy as a loving son, one to be proud of.
Davey Boy Smith was born David Smith in England on Nov. 27, 1963.
Smith, who rose to fame as one of the British Bulldogs, fought his last match at the Southdale Community Centre in Winnipeg on May 11.
slam.canoe.ca /SlamWrestlingArchive2001/may20_smith-sun.html   (727 words)

  
 Attitude Asylum .com > WWE > Tributes > British Bulldog
Smith and the Kid (who is also British) had their share of matches in Calgary, but it was when they began teaming up and took on the name "The British Bulldogs" that they would rise to new heights.
Smith was interviewed beforehand, during which he said he was solidly behind Bret.
Smith did not get pinned nor submit, the match was stopped by the ref because the Bulldog was in too much pain.
www.angelfire.com /theforce/aa1/wwebulldog.html   (1777 words)

  
 SoCal UNCENSORED - The Uncensored Voice in Southern California Pro Wrestling
Smith was in a lot of pain and the only way to fix it would involve replacing 4 inches of his spine with titanium, but Smith would never be able to wrestle again.
In December Smith was dropped of all charges and in an interview he claimed that he didn’t want to have anything to do with the Hart family, even though he was seeing at the time Andrea Hart, the estranged wife of Bruce Hart, the man who first discovered Smith.
Smith was well loved by both peers and fans and though he was stiff in the ring to many a jobber, he was always seen as a figurehead and inspiration to other wrestlers.
www.socaluncensored.com /columns/joshua052102.htm   (2282 words)

  
 Davey Boy Smith - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
While training with Hart, Smith met Stu and Helen Hart's youngest daughter Diana, whom he later married in 1984 and had two children with, Harry (born in 1985) and Georgia (born in 1987), however, he and Diana were divorced in 2000.
Smith had an eventful run in WCW in 1993, engaging in feuds with Sid Vicious and Big Van Vader, who he challenged for the WCW World Heavyweight Championship at Slamboree 1993, and formed a mildly successful alliance with Sting.
Smith died at the age of 39 on May 18, 2002 after suffering a heart attack while on vacation in Invermere, British Columbia with his girlfriend, Bruce Hart's estranged wife Andrea Redding.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/David_Smith_(wrestler)   (2206 words)

  
 Bulldog began as a pup
Long before his reign as a British Bulldog, David Smith was a small lad chasing big dreams across the English countryside.
It was at the age of 18 he followed Billington to Calgary at the urging of Bruce Hart, then a grappler with Calgary Stampede Wrestling.
David Smith became Davey Boy Smith, and Billington would take the moniker of Dynamite Kid.
slam.canoe.ca /SlamWrestlingArchive2001/may20_smith2-sun.html   (631 words)

  
 Copyright © 2000 by The Voice of Prophecy
CONNIE: Lonnie, King David is known as Israel's shepherd king, and we think of a shepherd as being a peaceful person, gently nurturing the lambs.
Lincoln, liberty has always been such a valuable tool to thought leaders and helping sort out the delicate balance between faith and politics, and this year especially is an exciting, challenging time with presidential canadites being so outspoken about their own religion and their desire to bring spiritual values into the public sector.
DAVID: Yeah, and of course at Liberty Magazine that's what you struggle with constantly is the balance and the blending what is apporpriate and what goes to far.
www.vop.com /previous_broadcasts/2002/february/s0206.htm   (3248 words)

  
 Wrestling's "British Bulldog" Davey Boy Smith dead at 39   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Davey Boy Smith -- the British Bulldog of professional wrestling fame -- is dead at age 39.
But Mr Smith's father Sid, who insisted that his son's body should be returned to this country for a post mortem - against the wishes of his son's girlfriend - does not accept his son died from natural causes.
Mr Smith, 39, fought pain-killer addiction towards the end of his career after being prescribed drugs for a back condition, but was poised to make a comeback when he was found dead.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/chat/686133/posts   (1821 words)

  
 The Dynamite Kid Tom Billington Biography
Born December 5, 1958, in Golborne, Lancashire, England, a young Tom Billington was initially destined to follow in his father's footsteps and become a boxer.
All that changed, when, at the age of 13, he was `discovered` by former wrestler turned trainer Ted Betley.
At the same time, the North American wrestling scene was seeing massive change, not least of which was WWF owner Vince McMahon plan to extend the WWF beyond its native New York territory and into every corner of the North American continent.
www.thebritishbulldogs.com /dynamitekid.htm   (882 words)

  
 FOX Sports - COLLEGE FOOTBALL - Musings: Cal, prognosticators look silly   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Michigan State coach John L. Smith might have gotten a glimpse of his near future had his team blown Saturday's game against Idaho, a hotly contested 27-17 Spartan escape.
Smith used to be new Idaho coach Dennis Erickson's defensive coordinator during Coach E's first stint in the Potato State in the early 1980s.
With OSU's James Laurinaitis (son of famous wrestler Road Warrior Animal) starting at linebacker for the Buckeyes, Garrett Wolfe's game might be the most dominant performance against the Laurinaitis family since pops lost the WWF tag team titles to the Million Dollar Man & Irwin R. Shyster on February 7, 1992.
msn.foxsports.com /cfb/story/5931134   (1445 words)

  
 David Smith - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
David Smith (Australian public servant) (born 1933), Australian bureaucrat
David Paul Smith (born 1941), Canadian lawyer and politician
David Smith (North Carolina), member of the North Carolina General Assembly of 1777
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/David_Smith   (232 words)

  
 The British Bulldog Tribute Site
As a young child Davey Boy Smith's ambition was to become a wrestling star, he went to the gym to take lessons from a wrestler named Ted Betley, who used to fight under the name of "Doctor Death".
WCW terminated Davey Boy's contract shortly after it was known that he would be out of action for at least four months, and the The WWF hired Davey Boy in August of 1999, and immediately put him in the main event.
Davey Boy Smith is survived by his ex-wife Diana Hart, his son Harry, and his daughter Georgia.
bulldogtribute.tripod.com /bulldogbio.html   (2160 words)

  
 Smith Family Lines
David Smith b 1795 KY, Candace Mahurin b 1808 KY Albert Smith, Margaret Smith, America Smith
1822 Anderson, TN James Thomas Smith was born in KY, appeared in Shelby Co., TN in 1841 where he married Artalissa Shetter, daughter of Martin Shetter b.
John C. Smith 1835, Louisa Smith 1837, George " Wrestler " Smith 1840, Daniel Hale Smith 1844, Simon Kenton Smith 1847, Robert E. Smith 1847 (these are children with Eliza Hales).
www.southernsmiths.org /smith_family_linesbycounty.asp?State=KY   (1214 words)

  
 British Bulldog Davey Boy Smith:: Impact Wrestling.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
David Smith (November 27, 1962 – May 17, 2002) was a British professional wrestler from Wigan, who competed as The British Bulldog and Davey Boy Smith.
Smith primarily worked for Stampede Wrestling and the World Wrestling Federation, and briefly worked for World Championship Wrestling on two occasions.
Smith had problems with drugs and he died of a heart attack while vacationing at Invermere, British Columbia, with his new girlfriend, Andrea Hart.
www.impactwrestling.com /Biopage.aspx?ID=227   (325 words)

  
 Science Fair Projects - David Smith (wrestler)
The British Bulldogs were the professional wrestling tag-team of David "Davey Boy" Smith and Tom "Dynamite Kid" Billington.
Following Billington's early retirement due to injury, Smith continued a successful solo career known as "The British Bulldog", until his untimely death.
British Bulldogs, a game played in Britain, commonly by youth groups, involving a pitch or area demarked by two fixed lines on the ground, and often with no fixed width.
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/British_Bulldog   (356 words)

  
 newsobserver.com | Northern loses duo to studies
David Smith, Montez's father, said academics was the reason Montez left the team and a big factor in Bright's decision.
Smith said the boys still would practice every day, but with academic tutors instead of a basketball.
Smith expects Bright to attend Mouth of Wilson (Va.) Oak Hill next year and Montez Smith to attend Fork Union (Va.) Military.
www.newsobserver.com /998/story/257604.html   (1004 words)

  
 The Source: Top 10 Games Lists
David Smith, St. James UMC, FL This game is a gym version of the pool game "Sharks & Minnows." Using a basketball court or marking your own, you need a large rectangle.
Two kids are chosen as the "launchers" while the rest of the group (anywhere from 15 to 50 kids works fine) lines up outside one of the short sides of the rectangle.
Note: If you have access to Power Point and a screen, put a picture of each character on the screen with "who beats who." That way it is easier for the students to choose who they want to be.
www.thesource4ym.com /games/DavidTop10.asp   (2410 words)

  
 IGN: SmackDown Countdown 2005: British Bulldog
David Smith was a British professional wrestler from Wigan, who competed as The British Bulldog and Davey Boy Smith.
Smith had problems with drugs and he died of a heart attack while vacationing at Invermere, British Columbia, with his new girlfriend.
Davey Boy Smith held every major title in the World Wrestling Federation except for the WWF Championship although he did compete for it on numerous occasions.
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
I apologise for Dusty Rhodes Virgil Riley not listing enough WCW wrestlers real Runnels Jr names as I can't get hold of the Earthquake John Tenta information.
gurantee that the name given is the wrestlers real name.
We don't want to know who you are, where you live, or what your phone number is. We are not Big Brother.
www.textfiles.com /fun/wrestler.txt   (263 words)

  
 WWE Day of Reckoning 1UP - Find Articles
The training mini-games in the early part of the story mode reflect WWE Day of Reckoning's intent to emphasize the individual abilities of each competitor.
Wrestlers are defined by six attributes (with real-life examples of strengths in those areas):
Yuke's plans to use these attributes to effectively differentiate each wrestler, and in turn add a greater dimension of strategy to the game, so players will have to develop different tactics with different wrestlers against different opponents.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_zd1up/is_200403/ai_ziff121556   (758 words)

  
 John Smith — Infoplease.com
John Smith, English colonist in America - Smith, John, c.1580–1631, English colonist in America, b.
John SMITH - SMITH, John (1789—1858) SMITH, John, (father of Worthington Curtis Smith), a Representative...
John David Smith was recently named the Charles H. Stone Distinguished Professor of American History.(News and Announcements)(Brief......
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 Davey Boy Smith
Davey Boy Smith broke into professional wrestling as a teenager in his home country of England.
The Bulldog worked the independents while training his son to be a wrestler over the next couple of years.
Though his life was messed up due to drug addiction, the British Bulldog is missed not only by his family and friends, but by his fans also.
www.angelfire.com /oh/nykk/smith.html   (1227 words)

  
 WWE SmackDown!: Here Comes The Pain 1UP - Find Articles
To expand the wrestlers' movesets and get around the limitations of a one-button grappling system, Yuke's implemented a two-stage grappling system.
They're still not necessarily the most efficient means of winning a match, since getting a submission requires that you work a body part continuously over the course of a match, but at least we're given some indication of whether a submission-based attack is having any effect at all.
Wearing down an opponent and their corresponding sell of the damage is still a little inconsistent, and wrestlers occasionally pause entirely to go through a tedious sell animation, but this is still a huge improvement on the previous games.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_zd1up/is_200310/ai_ziff110686   (804 words)

  
 David Smith Motorsports: "Get Over It, There is No Driver Shortage"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
I think Vince McMahon puts into every wrestler’s contract that they get to win the World Championship at least once, but have to sell their soul to him in the process.
Think about this: J.J. Yeley and David Stremme, both current Nextel Cup drivers, have exactly zero Busch Series victories.
And for every thrill of victory, there will be 42 agonies of defeat.
www.davidsmithmotorsports.com /070806.htm   (1052 words)

  
 Copyright © 1999 by The Voice of Prophecy
Admirers across America were thinking about this hulking, take-no-prisoners wrestler as perhaps THE man who could unite the Reform party in the year 2000 and maybe even make a run for the White House.
My Book is filled with Samsons and Davids, big, tough men who could do 50 one-armed pushups, just like you.
For the Voice of Prophecy and the Seventh-day Adventist Church, this is David Smith.
www.vop.com /previous_broadcasts/1999/dec/99502.htm   (1672 words)

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