Noam Dar is a 27-year-old Israeli-born, Scottish professional wrestler. Dar wrestles for the WWE’s NXT UK brand. He also wrestles for the Scottish promotion, ICW, where he is the World Heavyweight Champion.
Dar was only 15 years old when he debuted on the British independent circuit wrestling for British Championship Wrestling and Premiere British Wrestling. He also wrestled for Dragon Gate UK, Westside Xtreme Wrestling, Revolution Pro Wrestling, Pro Wrestling Elite, Insane Championship Wrestling, Progress Wrestling, Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, and What Culture Pro Wrestling.
Noam Dar’s WWE Debut
In 2016, Dar competed in the WWE’s Global Cruiserweight Series tournament (now Cruiserweight Classic) and defeated Gurv Sihra in the first round and Ho Ho Lun in the second. Dar was defeated in the quarterfinals by Zack Sabre Jr.
Noam Dar’s Main Roster Debut
At the end of August 2016, it was announced that Dar had signed with the WWE and would compete in the cruiserweight division. He made his main roster debut on RAW in November in a tag team with The Brian Kendrick against Rich Swann and Sin Cara.
In 2017, Noam Dar performed on the RAW brand and 205 Live but suffered a knee injury in December that would require surgery to repair a tear in his meniscus. Dar returned to in-ring action on June 20, 2018 for the WWE’s United Kingdom Championship tournament. He defeated Flash Morgan Webster, Mark Andrews and Travis Banks in a fatal four-way match to become the number one contender for the United Kingdom Championship.
In October 2018, on the first episode of NXT UK, Noam Dar challenged Pete Dunne for the WWE United Kingdom Championship in the main event but was unsuccessful. Dar re-injured his knee and was out of action for a couple of months in 2019. Noam returned to NXT UK live tapings in August that year and defeated Travis Banks at NXT UK TakeOver: Cardiff.
After NXT UK’s return from the Covid-19 pandemic, it was announced that Dar will be part of the NXT UK Heritage Cup tournament. He defeated Alexander Wolfe in the first round of the tournament, with former NXT UK and NXT Tag Team Champion, Pete Dunne, as the special guest referee. On the November 5th, 2020, episode of NXT UK, Dar lost to A-Kid in the second round of the Heritage Cup.
Career Championships and Accomplishments
- British Championship Wrestling
- BCW Openweight Championship (1 time)
- Insane Championship Wrestling
- ICW World Heavyweight Championship (1 time, current)
- ICW Zero-G Championship (2 times)
- ICW Zero-G Title Tournament (2010)
- One Pro Wrestling
- 1PW Openweight Championship (1 time)
- Preston City Wrestling
- PCW Cruiserweight Championship (1 time)
- PCW Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
- Road to Glory Tournament (2013)
- Premier British Wrestling
- PBW Tag Team Championship (1 time)
- King of Cruisers (2012)
- Progress Wrestling
- Progress World Cup (2014)
- Pro Wrestling Elite
- PWE World Heavyweight Champion (1 time)
- Elite Rumble (2016)