The win placed him in an elite fraternity with other past Kings, including Bret Hart, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin and Triple H.
In March 2011, Sheamus defeated Daniel Bryan to capture the United States Championship.
During his reign, he was drafted from Raw to Smack Down, where he evolved into one of WWE’s most popular Superstars.
in Columbus, Ohio, Sheamus won the Money in the Bank Contract Ladder Match to earn a guaranteed shot at the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.The 37-year-old defeated Dolph Ziggler, Kane, Kofi Kingston, Neville, Randy Orton and Roman Reigns in the annual contest.With the victory, “The Celtic Warrior” now has the opportunity to “cash-in” his Money in the Bank contract for a WWE World Heavyweight Championship Match and go one-on-one with whoever holds the title.Over the course of his relatively young career, Sheamus has created a legacy that would make most veterans envious. Competing in a Tables Match, the Great White sent Cena sailing through an unforgiving table to claim his first WWE title.Latest Sheamus News, Photos and Videos ▸ Sheamus on PWPIX.net, your go-to source for the latest news, rumors, photos and videos on the modern-day Celtic Warrior . As the first-ever Irish born WWE Champion, Sheamus proudly defended the gold before losing it to Cena at Elimination Chamber.
▸ Since debuting in 2009, the Celtic Warrior has already staked claim to the WWE Championship, United States Championship and King of the Ring crown. In September, he won a Battle Royal to earn an opportunity at John Cena’s WWE Championship at WWE TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs. | Sheamus With No Beard | Check Out More Sheamus Photos Since debuting in 2009, Sheamus has already staked claim to the WWE Championship, United States Championship and King of the Ring crown. After a few months of annihilating ECW’s locker room, the Celtic Warrior moved to Raw, where he truly began to shine. Sheamus With His Girlfriend | How Did Sheamus Look Like As A Child?But it wouldn’t be long before the fiery-haired Superstar would stake claim to the gold once again.In June 2010, he turned back Cena, Edge and Randy Orton to become a two-time titlist.Sheamus continued to cement his place in history when he defeated John Morrison in the finals of a 16-Superstar tournament to become King of the Ring.