The Barbarian

Birthdate: September 8th, 1958
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 295 lbs.
Debut: 1980 vs. Killer Karl Krupp
Background: Trained by Rolland 'Red' Bastien
Primary Promotion: WWF and WCW
Reason for Wrestling in Japan: Freelancer, and as part of a talent exchange when in WCW
Championships Held in Japan:  None

Signature Moves:
- Big Boot
- Leg Drop
- Low Angle Chokeslam
- Piledriver
- Powerslam
- Press Slam
- Spinebuster
- Vertical Suplex

Career Highlights in Japan:
From 1985 to 1987, Barbarian made numerous trips to Japan wrestling for New Japan Pro Wrestling. He had many battles against Antonio Inoki, but never was able to pick up the clean victory. Barbarian took part in the IWGP League in 1987, which was won by Antonio Inoki. In 1992, The Barbarian wrestled in New Japan in the G1 Climax, but lost in the first round to Shinya Hashimoto. He also wrestled on a few events for Tenryu's WAR promotion. In 1993 he wrestled in New Japan on a number of shows, teaming with Haku while he was in WCW.

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