|Darren Kenneth Matthews|
|Born||May 10, 1968|
|From||Codsall, Staffordshire, UK|
Professional wrestling career
|Ring Name||Lord Steven Regal|
|Height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight||243 lb (110 kg)|
Darren Kenneth Matthews (May 10, 1968) better known by his ring name William Regal, a English retired professional wrestler, color commentator and trainer who performed in WCW and WWE, also the general manager of NXT. He is also known for his time in World Championship Wrestling under the ring name Steven Regal. Having started his career on a rare surviving carnival booth in Britain, he moved on to wrestle for national-level promotions on the British wrestling circuit and on British television. He then progressed to touring around the world, in countries such as Germany and South Africa, before being called up to WCW in 1993.
In 2001, after leaving WCW, Matthews joined the World Wrestling Federation, where he became commissioner. More recently, he has been general manager of Raw, the 2008 King of the Ring, and the official match coordinator for NXT Redemption in 2011. He is highly respected amongst his peers and fans and has achieved considerable championship success in professional wrestling, although he has never been a world champion. Throughout his career, he has won several titles, including four in WCW and 15 in WWE.