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Wrestling By The Numbers: Barry Windham‏



Wrestling By The Numbers: Barry Windham

World Wrestling Entertainment has announced that joining the 2012 WWE Hall Of Fame Class will be Barry Windham as apart of The Four Horsemen stable. The 51-year-old Sweetwater Texas native’s 25-year in-ring career started in 1979 after being trained by his father Blackjack Mulligan and Harley Race. He first made a name for himself from 1980-1984 competing on NWA: Championship Wrestling From Florida as a tag-team with Mike Rotunda. The duo then spent a year in the World Wrestling Federation where they competed on the very first Wrestlemania card before returning to Florida in 1986. Windham then joined Jim Crockett Promotions where he continued a feud he had started in Florida with Ric Flair. The two had many memorable 60-minute battles before joining forces with the formation of The Four Horsemen.

During the next decade from 1989-1999 Windham had two stints with a combined 3-years of service in the World Wrestling Federation and also had two stints although spent a combined 7-years working for World Championship Wrestling. After leaving WCW in 1999, Windham worked for the World Wrestling Council, Turnbuckle Championship Wrestling and other independent organizations before retiring from in-ring competition in 2004. He returned to the business from 2007-2008 behind the scenes as a road agent / producer for World Wrestling Entertainment. Barry Windham joins Ric Flair, Arn Anderson, Tully Blanchard and manager J.J. Dillon representing The Four Horsemen in the 2012 WWE Hall Of Fame Class.

World Wrestling Entertainment:

* 4 Matches on WWE Pay-Per-View.

* 1 Match Managed on WWE Pay-Per-View.

* 1 Match on WWE Saturday Night’s Main Event.

* 20 Matches on WWE Raw Supershow.

* 2 Main Event Matches on WWE Raw Supershow.

* 18 Matches on WWE Prime Time Wrestling.

* 5 Main Event Matches on WWE Prime Time Wrestling.

* 9 Matches on WWE Superstars.

* 1 Main Event Match on WWE Superstars.

Jim Crockett Promotions / World Championship Wrestling:

* 32 Matches (21st Most All-Time) on WCW Pay-Per-View. (First Match: 1987 Great American Bash Vs Rick Steiner Last Match: 1999 Fall Brawl With Kendall Windham Vs Booker T. & Stevie Ray)

* 4 Main Event Matches on WCW Pay-Per-View.

* 1 Match Managed on WCW Pay-Per-View.

* 14 Matches (9th Most All-Time) on WCW Clash Of The Champions. (First Match: March 27th 1988 With Lex Luger Vs Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard Last Match: June 17th 1993 Vs 2 Cold Scorpio)

* 4 Main Event Matches (8th Most All-Time) on WCW Clash Of The Champions. (First Main Event Match: September 7th 1988 Vs Sting Last Main Event Match: January 13th 1993 With Big Van Vader & Paul Orndorff Vs Sting, Cactus Jack & Dustin Rhodes)

* 17 Matches on WCW Nitro.

* 9 Matches on WCW Thunder.

* 4 Main Event Matches on WCW Thunder.

In addition to the results listed above, Barry Windham also competed in matches on the following television shows.

* World Wrestling Federation Championship Wrestling.
* World Wrestling Federation All-Star Wrestling.
* World Wrestling Federation Tuesday Night Titans.
* World Wrestling Federation Wrestling Challenge.
* Jim Crockett Promotions / World Championship Wrestling Saturday Night.
* Jim Crockett Promotions / World Championship Wrestling Worldwide.
* Jim Crockett Promotions / World Championship Wrestling The Main Event.
* Jim Crockett Promotions / World Championship Wrestling Power Hour.


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