WWE has a lot of people on their roster with pro wrestling in their family history. Now, they have officially inked a deal with a fourth generation Superstar.

According to PW Insider, Dave Finlay’s son, Brogan Finlay, has inked an official deal with WWE NXT. This signifies a notable addition to the WWE roster, marking Brogan Finlay as a fourth-generation talent with a wrestling legacy embedded in his family.

Finlay’s journey to joining WWE NXT includes a participation stint in WWE Performance Center tryout earlier in the year, showcasing his commitment and skills within the wrestling realm. He was obviously a standout talent, and his deal was long-thought to be coming.

WWE has a rich history of generational talent. Over the years, WWE has seen the emergence of numerous second and third-generation Superstars, contributing to the rich tapestry of wrestling legacies. Among the second-generation talents are figures like Randy Orton, the son of “Cowboy” Bob Orton, and Charlotte Flair, carrying on the legacy of her father, Ric Flair. Natalya Neidhart, Curtis Axel, and Tamina are also notable second-generation wrestlers, each connected to iconic names in the industry.


In the realm of third-generation Superstars, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson stands out as the grandson of Peter Maivia and the son of Rocky Johnson. Roman Reigns, part of the Anoa’i wrestling family, follows in the footsteps of his father, Sika. Bray Wyatt, Bo Dallas, and Nia Jax are among others who represent the third generation, each connected to wrestling lineage that has left a lasting impact on the WWE landscape. While these are just a few examples, the ongoing legacy of wrestling families continues to play a significant role in the world of WWE. Keep in mind that the dynamic nature of the industry may introduce new talents from wrestling lineages in the future.

The confirmation of Brogan Finlay’s signing paves the way for the continuation of a multigenerational wrestling narrative within the WWE landscape. We will have to see how things transpire in the months and years to come for Brogan Finlay’s career.

What’s your take on WWE inking a deal with Brogan Finlay? Let us know what you think in the comments section!

Felix Upton

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