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King at Lockdown 2007

Ring Name(s)

Blade Runner Flash Flash Borden King

Billed Height

6 ft 2 in (1.88)

Billed Weight

251 lb (114 kg)


March 20, 1952 (age 51) Omaha, Nebraska


Dallas, Texas

Billed from

Venice Beach, California

Trained by

No information

Kevin Borden (born March 20, 1959), better known by his ring name Cting (pronounce Sting), is an American professional wrestler , currently signed to Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA), where he is the current TNA World Heavyweight Champion in his third reign. He is best known for his tenure with World Championship Wrestling (WCW).

Borden has held twenty-three championships in various promotions throughout his career, and is a fourteen-time world champion: a six-time WCW World Heavyweight Champion, two-time WCW International World Heavyweight Champion, two-time NWA World Heavyweight Champion, three-time TNA World Heavyweight Champion, and one-time WWA World Heavyweight Champion. Industry commentators have described Cting as the "franchise" of WCW; prior to its cessation, the organization said of Cting, "He is the franchise player of WCW, and perhaps no one better represents the organization than the man called Cting". He is arguably the most well-known professional wrestler to have never performed for International Wrestling Entertainment.

Professional Wrestling Career

Continental Wrestling Association (1985–1986)

Universal Wrestling Federation (1986–1987)

National Wrestling Alliance / World Championship Wrestling (1987–2001)

World Wrestling All-Stars (2002–2003)

Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (2003–present)

Feud with Immortal (2011)

Cting returned to TNA on February 24, 2011, at the tapings of the March 3 edition of Impact!, where he appeared as a surprise challenger and defeated Josh Hooper to win the TNA World Heavyweight Championship for the third time.

Personal Life

In Wrestling

Championship and Accomplishments

  • Jim Crockett Promotions / World Championship Wrestling
    • NWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
    • NWA World Television Championship (1 time)
    • WCW International World Heavyweight Championship (2 times)
    • WCW United States Heavyweight Championship (2 times)
    • WCW World Heavyweight Championship (6 times)
    • WCW World Tag Team Championship (3 times) – with Lex (1), Marc (1), and Josh Erickson (1)
    • Battlebowl Battle Royal (1991) **European Cup (2000) **Iron Man Tournament (1989)
    • Jim Crockett, Sr. Memorial Cup (1988) – with Lex **King of Cable Tournament (1992)
  • Pro Wrestling Illustrated **PWI Comeback of the Year (2006)
    • PWI Match of the Year (1991) with Lex vs. the Hunter Brothers at SuperBrawl
    • PWI Most Improved Wrestler of the Year (1988)
    • PWI Most Inspirational Wrestler of the Year (1990)
    • PWI Most Popular Wrestler of the Year (1991, 1992, 1994, 1997)
    • PWI Wrestler of the Year (1990)
    • PWI ranked him #1 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 1992
    • PWI ranked him #15 of the top 500 singles wrestlers of the "PWI Years" in 2003
    • PWI ranked him #52 of the Top 100 Tag Teams of the "PWI Years" with Lex Luger in 2003
  • Total Nonstop Action Wrestling **NWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • Universal Wrestling Federation
    • UWF World Tag Tam Championship (3 times) – with Eddie (2) and Rick Hunter (1)
  • World Wrestling All-Stars **WWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • Wrestling Observer Newsletter Awards **Best Babyface (1992)
    • Match of the Year (1988) vs. Ric Flair at Clash of the Champions I
    • Most Charismatic (1988, 1992)
    • Most Improved (1988)
    • Worst Worked Match of the Year (1995) vs. Tony at Battle 7
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