Jan 14, 2010 - by Steve Gerweck
Real name: Scott Norton
Weight: 360 lbs.
Date of birth: June 15, 1958
From: Minneapolis, MN
Pro debut: 1988
Trained by: Brad Rheingans
Finishing move: Powerbomb
– At AWA’s War in the Wicked City on June 23, 1989, Norton and Ken Patera beat the Destruction Crew.
– On May 12, 1990, Norton defeated Brian Adams in Portland, OR for the NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight title.
– Two weeks later, Norton was stripped of the title for attacking other wrestlers.
– On December 13, 1990, Norton downed Tatsutoshi Goto in Tokyo, Japan.
– At Starrcade ’91 at the Egg Dome in Tokyo, Norton destroyed The Equalizer before an estimated 64,500 fans.
– On April 30, 1991, Norton defeated Keiji Mutoh.
– Norton and Bam Bam Bigelow beat Tony Halme and Barry Windham on August 11, 1992 at Tokyo’s Sumo Hall.
– In October 1992, Norton and the Super Machine competed in New Japan Pro Wrestling’s Super Grade Tag League II.
– On November 22, 1992, Norton and Halme defeated the Steiner brothers in Tokyo to capture the IWGP (International Wrestling Grand Prix) Tag Team title.
– The Jurassic Powers (Norton and Hercules Hernandez) defeated the Hell Raisers (Road Warrior Hawk and Kensuke Sasaki) on August 5, 1993 to win the IWGP Tag Team title.
– On April 29, 1995, in Pyongyang, North Korea, Norton and Masa Chono beat Akira Nogami and Takayuki Iizuka.
– At Slamboree ’96, Norton and Ice Train defeated Big Bubba and Stevie Ray.
– After a following out with the Ice Train, Norton defeated his former tag team partner at Hog Wild ’96.
– In Fall 1996, Norton and Shinya Hashimoto won the NJPW Super Grade Tag League VI.
– Vicious and Delicious (Norton and Buff Bagwell) beat Lex Luger and the Giant on May 3, 1997 at the Osaka Dome in Japan.
– Norton defeated the Great Muta on August 2, 1997 in Tokyo.
– On November 2, 1997 in Fukuoka, Japan, Norton, Michiyoshi Ohara, and Hiroyoshi Tenzan beat Tadao Yasuda, Satoshi Kojima and Manabu Nakanishi.
– At Starrcade ’97, Norton, Randy Savage, and Vincent defeated Ray Traylor and the Steiner Brothers.
– On September 23, 1998, Norton defeated Yuji Nagata in Yokohama, Japan to capture the IWGP title.
– At Starrcade ’98 in Washington, D.C., Norton and Brian Adams defeated Jerry Flynn and Fit Finley.
– Norton and Mutoh defeated Manabu Nakanishi and Nagata to win the 1999 G-1 Tag League on September 23, 1999.
– On March 17, 2001, Norton beat Sasaki in Nagoya, Japan to regain the IWGP title.
– Norton defeated Blue Wolf on New Japan’s October 26, 2002 PPV.
– Norton, Rick Steiner and Shinya Makabe defeated Tenzan, Nakanishi and Yutaka Yoshie in Hammamatsu, Japan on March 22, 2003.
– In his Hustle debut, Norton defeated Real Gay with a powerslam on June 10, 2007.