20 new recruits are put to the test for the eighth series of SAS: Who Dares Wins, in which Mark “Billy” Billingham, Jason “Foxy” Fox and Rudy Reyes join new Director’s Staff (DS) Chris Oliver for the toughest jungle The depths of Vietnam are sampled.
They face a series of brutal challenges to see if they have what it takes to survive to the end.
But one recruit is no stranger to showing off his physical prowess on camera, as recruit number six is a professional wrestler who has previously appeared on WWE television.
Stevie, who goes by the stage name Stevie Starr, has been wrestling for 14 years and even acted as a stuntman in a Marvel film.
The 38-year-old wrestled on WWE TV under the alias Gavin Reid against WWE Superstar Roman Reigns, where he lost to the undisputed WWE Universal Champion in two minutes.
Stevie, who works as a doorman for a cocktail bar when he’s not hitting the ring, was signed by WWE in 2012.
After a short time, when Stevie retired from WWE a year later, he continued to wrestle in Wales for promotions including Welsh Wrestling.
Discussing the tough challenges for SAS: Who Dare Wins, Stevie said: “I wanted to test myself in situations that were completely out of my comfort zone, I’m quite set in my ways so I wanted to prove to myself that I’m me .” can face new challenges and not have to back down.”
Discussing what he wanted to take away from this intense experience, he continued: “I wanted to leave there proud of my performance and all that I had achieved and to do my best in every task.
“I’ve always struggled with confidence, so getting behind mine
Fears in a situation with 20 strangers would be a great achievement for me.
“So the most important thing for me was to walk away with renewed confidence.”