Professional Name:
"The Champ" Kevin Smyth

Formerly Known As:
Mr. Ego-Trip Ian Foxx (1987-2003)
Irish Kevin Shaughnessey (1983 - 1987)

Hometown: Warrensburg, New York

Current Residence: New York State



For the last twenty years, Kevin Smyth has studied the art of grappling. Having gained worldwide fame competing in many no-holds-barred tournaments and is internationally recognized as the Undefeated, World Light Heavyweight Wrestling Champion since unifying the championship in 1987.

Kevinís system blends Freestyle Wrestling and Greco-Roman Wrestling with techniques and submissions from Shoot Wrestling, and Catchascatchcan. Kevin is famous for his repertoire of submission holds and is recognized as a master of grappling techniques.

In addition to his skill as a fighter, Kevinís reputation as an outstanding grappling instructor and motivational speaker keeps him in demand for both National and International seminars.

Professional Wrestler: 1979 - Current


World Famous Wrestling Legend Walter "Killer" Kowalski

Current Undefeated World Light Heavyweight Wrestling Champion: 1987 - Present (First Professional Wrestler to Unify Three World Titles)

Light Heavyweight Titles:
Undefeated & Undisputed World Light Heavyweight Wrestling Championship
Canadian Light Heavyweight Wrestling Championship
European Light Heavyweight Wrestling Championship
International Light Heavyweight Wrestling Championship
New England Light Heavyweight Wrestling Championship
Northeast Light Heavyweight Wrestling Championship

Heavyweight Titles:
International Heavyweight Wrestling Championship
Canadian Heavyweight Wrestling Championship
European Heavyweight Wrestling Championship
New England Heavyweight Wrestling Championship
Northeast Heavyweight Wrestling Championship

Public Speaking:
New York State Spokesperson:
MADD, SADD, Fresh Air Fund, US Marine Corps Toys for Tots.

Speaking Experience:
Colleges, Schools, Corporations, Community/Charitable Organizations, Churches, Sports Events

Anti-Drug/Alcohol, Positive Motivation, Making Better Choices, Professional Wrestling, Nutrition, Fitness Training, Business, Change Management.

Radio/Television Appearances:
Local TV/Radio: WTEN, WRGB, WNYT, WMHT, TV8, PBS, WRVE, WPYX, WCQL, WWSC, Troy Public Television.
National/International: Numerous Radio and Television appearances throughout the United States and Canada

Local: Albany Times Union, Glens Falls Post Star, Schenectady Gazette, Troy Record, Saratogian, Warrensburg/Lake George News.
National/International: Featured subject of hundreds of national and worldwide newspaper and magazine articles.

13 years professional business experience at corporate executive level.
PepsiCo, Hasbro Toys

Personal Security:
15 years experience as exclusive personal security for many major recording artists.

Named "Capital District's Hometown Hero" WTEN News Station - 1989
Dedication for Service Award - NYS Fresh Air Fund - 1990
Various other local and national recognitions
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