Jan 8, 2010 - by Steve Gerweck
Real name: Tony Norris
Weight: 325 lbs.
Date of birth: June 6, 1970
Hometown: Pearl River, MS
Pro debut: 1989
Trained by: Skandor Akbar
Finishing move: Pearl River Plunge
- On November 6, 1995, Johnson defeated Jerry Lawler for the USWA Unified World Heavyweight title in Memphis, TN.
- At the ’95 Survivor Series, Johnson, the British Bulldog, Sid Vicious, and Shawn Michaels defeated Owen Hart, Yokozuna, Razor Ramon, and Dean Douglas.
- At In Your House V, Johnson downed Buddy Landell.
- On March 29, 1996, Johnson won the New Sensation Slammy Award in Anaheim, CA.
- At In Your House VIII, Johnson defeated Lawler.
- On May 12, 1996, Johnson won the Kuwait Cup by defeating Triple H in Kuwait City, Kuwait. He had previously defeated Aldo Montoya, Steve Austin, and Owen Hart.
- At the ’96 King of the Ring in Milwaukee, WI, Johnson defeated Goldust for the Intercontinental title.
- At Wrestlemania XIII, Johnson and the Road Warriors defeated Crush, Faarooq, and Savio Vega in a “Chicago Streetfight” match.
- At the ’97 Survivor Series, the Road Warriors, Johnson, and Ken Shamrock downed the Nation of Domination.
- In early 2000, Norris arrived in WCW as Big T and formed Harlem Heat 2000 with Stevie Ray and manager Cassius.