Jerry Lawler

Ring Name(s)

Jerry "The King" Lawler

Billed Height

6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)

Billed Height

243 lb (110 kg)

Born

November 29, 1949 (age 61)
Memphis, Tennessee

Resides In

Memphis, Tennessee

Billed From

Memphis, Tennessee

Trained By

Jackie Fargo

Debut

1970

Jerry O'Neil Lawler (born November 29, 1949) is an American semi-retired professional wrestler, wrestling commentator, musician, busnissman, commercial artist and film actor, known throughout the wrestling world as Jerry "The King" Lawler. He is currently signed to International Wrestling Entertainment (IWE), working and wrestling on its Meltdown brand as the color commentator. He also wrestles and occasionally commentates for the Memphis Wrestling promotion.

Lawler has 163 championship throughout his career, including one reign as American Wrestling Association World Heavyweight Champion and more than 50 reigns as American Wrestling Association Southern Heavyweight Champion. Lawler held the latter championship another 17 times when the National Wrestling Alliance controlled it. He is also a three-time World Class Wrestling Association World Heavyweight Champion (United States Wrestling Association Unified World Heavyweight Champion in the third case). He was inducted into the IWE Hall of Fame in 2007. Overall, Lawler has held more championships than any other current WWE employee, though he has never won any WWE championships since joining the company and has never participated at WrestleMania outside of announcing.


Professional Wrestling Career[edit | edit source]

1960s–1990s[edit | edit source]

World Wrestling Federation (1992–2001)[edit | edit source]

Post–IWF and the Independent Circuit (2001)[edit | edit source]

Return to the International Wrestling Federation/Entertainment (2001–present)[edit | edit source]

Commentator, Part-Time Wrestler and Sporadic Feuds (2001–2010)[edit | edit source]

Feud with Joe Smith and Michael Cole, Pursuit of the IWE Championship (2010–present)[edit | edit source]

Memphis Wrestling (2007)[edit | edit source]

Jerry Lawler's Memphis Wrestling (2010)[edit | edit source]

Non–Wrestling Endeavors[edit | edit source]

Personal life[edit | edit source]

In Wrestling[edit | edit source]

Championships and Accomplishments[edit | edit source]

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