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Wrestling By The Numbers: Steven ‘Sting’ Borden‏



TNA Wrestling made their inaugural Hall Of Fame induction at this year’s TNA Bound For Glory pay-per-view event making the icon Steven ‘Sting’ Borden their very first inductee. The 53-year-old Omaha Nebraska native has spent 8-years competing for TNA Wrestling after having debuted at the company’s first anniversary weekly pay-per-view event back in 2003. Even though Sting joined the organization in the later stages of his in-ring career, he has continued to add to his legendary resume. He is a 5-Time TNA Champion, a 1-Time TNA Tag-Team Champion and has main evented numerous TNA Bound For Glory pay-per-view events. Sting has continued his in-ring career with the organization despite numerous retirement rumours over the last few years.

Steven Borden in a 27-year professional wrestling veteran who first debuted back in 1985 after having been trained by Terry Funk, Bill Anderson, Red Bastien and Georgio Maradona. Borden started his career under the name Flash teaming with Jim ‘Justice’ Hellwig in Memphis for the Continental Wrestling Association. He would then join Bill Watts’ Universal Wrestling Federation before starting his 14-year career with Jim Crockett Promotions / World Championship Wrestling back 1987. Sting became one of WCW’s biggest draws and most successful main event performers. After the closure of WCW, Sting would join the World Wrestling All-Stars for a year before joining TNA Wrestling.

Below we look at the professional wrestling career of Steven ‘Sting’ Borden by the numbers…

TNA Wrestling:

* 55 Matches on TNA Pay-Per-View.

* 34 Main Event Matches ( 3rd Most All-Time ) on TNA Pay-Per-View. (First Main Event Match: June 18th 2003 With Jeff Jarrett Vs A.J. Styles & Syxx-Pac Last Main Event Match: 2012 Slammiversary Vs Bobby Roode)

* 76 Matches ( 21st Most All-Time ) on TNA Impact Wrestling. (First Match: April 13th 2006 Vs Eric Young Last Match: October 18th 2012 Vs Devon)

* 53 Main Event Matches ( 9th Most All-Time ) on TNA Impact Wrestling. (First Main Event Match: April 13th 2006 Vs Eric Young Last Main Event Match: October 18th 2012 Vs Devon)

Jim Crockett Promotions / World Championship Wrestling:

* 91 Matches ( Most All-Time ) on JCP / WCW Pay-Per-View. (First Match: 1987 Starrcade With Michael P.S. Hayes & Jimmy Garvin Vs Rick Steiner, Larry Zbyszko & Eddie Gilbert Last Match: 2000 Millenium Final Vs Kevin Nash)

* 34 Main Event Matches ( 3rd Most All-Time ) on JCP / WCW Pay-Per-View. (First Main Event Match: 1989 Halloween Havoc With Ric Flair Vs Terry Funk & The Great Muta Last Main Event Match: 2000 Millenium Final Vs Kevin Nash)

* 24 Matches ( Most All-Time ) on JCP / WCW Clash Of The Champions. (First Match: March 27th 1988 Vs Ric Flair Last Match: August 15th 1996 With Lex Luger Vs Rick Steiner, Scott Steiner, Stevie Ray & Booker T.)

* 11 Main Event Matches ( 2nd Most All-Time ) on JCP / WCW Clash Of The Champions. (First Main Event Match: March 27th 1988 Vs Ric Flair Last Main Event Match: November 16th 1994 With Hulk Hogan & Dave Sullivan Vs Kevin Sullivan, The Butcher & The Avalanche)

* 119 Matches ( 6th Most All-Time ) on WCW Monday Nitro. (First Match: September 4th 1995 Vs Ric Flair Last Match: March 26th 2001 Vs Ric Flair)

* 61 Matches ( 2nd Most All-Time ) on WCW Monday Nitro. (First Main Event Match: October 16th 1995 With Ric Flair Vs Arn Anderson & Brian Pillman Last Main Event Match: March 26th 2001 Vs Ric Flair)

* 27 Matches on WCW Thunder.

* 16 Main Event Matches ( 8th Most All-Time ) on WCW Thunder. (First Main Event Match: March 13th 1998 Vs Randy Savage Last Main Event Match: November 15th 2000 Vs Scott Steiner

* Numerous Matches and Main Events on JCP / WCW Saturday Night.

* Numeorus Matches and Main Events on JCP / WCW Main Event.

* Numeorus Matches and Main Events on JCP / WCW Power Hour.

* Numerous Matches and Main Event on JCP / WCW Worldwide.

* Numeorus Matches on JCP Sunday Edition.

Universal Wrestling Federation:

* Numerous Matches and Main Events on UWF Television.

World Wrestling All-Stars:

* 2 Matches on WWA Pay-Per-View.

* 2 Main Event Matches ( 2nd Most All-Time ) on WWA Pay-Per-View. (First Main Event Match: 2002 The Retribution Vs Lex Luger Last Main Event Match: 2003 The Reckoning Vs Jeff Jarrett)

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2 Responses

  1. Gerry says:

    When did this happen?

  2. jim says:

    Numerous… I could tell u that

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