Mansoor Al-Shehail is a 26-year-old wrestler from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He is the first Saudi born WWE Superstar. Al-Shehail is currently signed with the WWE and performs on SmackDown.
Al-Shehail made his professional wrestling debut on January 15, 2015 under the ring name, Manny Faberino. He was trained by Dory Funk Jr. and the Stoner Brothers. Early in his career, he wrestled for various California promotions. These included Stoner Brothers University, Gold Rush Pro Wrestling, Hoodslam, All Pro Wrestling, Wrestling’s Best Of The West and Wrestling For Charity.
Between 2016 and 2018, Al-Shehail worked for East Bay Pro Wrestling and during this time he won the EBPW Championship once which he vacated upon signing with the WWE.
Mansoor’s WWE Tryout & Debut
In early 2018, Al-Shehail was one of eight wrestlers who successfully tried out for the WWE after the company held tryouts in Saudi Arabia. He made his in-ring debut for WWE on September 6, 2018 at a NXT house show losing to Luke Menzies.
Mansoor made his television debut for NXT on February 6, 2019, in a losing match to Jaxson Ryker. He lost his next two matches to Dominik Dijakovic and Travis Banks on NXT. At the June 2019 Super ShowDown, he made his pay-per-view debut in his home country of Saudi Arabia. Mansoor won the 51-Man Battle Royal by last eliminating Elias.
At WWE’s 2020 Super ShowDown in Riyadh, Mansoor defeated Dolph Ziggler. Following this, he became a regular on 205 Live. A winning streak for Mansoor followed on the show by defeating Ashante “Thee” Adonis, Brian Kendrick and Jake Atlas. On the February 25th 2021 episode of WWE Main Event, he made his debut on the show defeating Drew Gulak.
Mansoor’s Main Roster Debut
On the May 3rd episode of Monday Night RAW, he was assigned to RAW. He made his in-ring debut the same night, losing to Sheamus by disqualification due to interference from Humberto Carrillo.
As part of the 2021 Draft in October, he was drafted to the SmackDown brand. In October, he was attacked by Ali backstage after they lost to The Hurt Business, ending their alliance. Later that night, Ali challenged him to a match at Crown Jewel. At the pay-per-view event, Mansoor defeated Ali.
Birth name: Mansoor Al-Shehail
Born: October 25, 1995, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Height: 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight: 190 lb (86 kg)
Ring Name(s): Mansoor, Mansoor Al-Shehail, Manny Faberino, Big Money Manny
Current Roster: WWE SmackDown
Finishing Move(s): Moonsault, Running Superkick
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Career Championships and Accomplishments
- East Bay Pro Wrestling
- EBPW Championship (1 time)
- World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE)
- 51-Man Battle Royal