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Born in Buffalo, New York, USA
Birth NameLawrence Pfohl
Nicknames The Narcissist
Made in the USA
The Total Package
Height 6' 4" (1.93 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Larry Pfohl was born on June 2, 1958 in Buffalo, New York, USA as Lawrence Pfohl. He is an actor, known for WCW Worldwide Wrestling (1975), WCW Monday Nitro (1995) and Superboy (1988). He was previously married to Peggy Fulbright.

Spouse (1)

Peggy Fulbright (17 June 1981 - 24 January 2003) (divorced) (2 children)

Trade Mark (1)

Finishing move: The Human Torture Rack / Torture Rack

Trivia (25)

Professional wrestler.
Former WCW United States, Television, Tag Team and World champion.
Has a metal plate in his forearm, which was inserted there after a serious motorcycle accident in 1992. This was later used in a wrestling angle, as his forearm was said to be "loaded".
Won a 1993 Chevy Silverado pick-up truck for bodyslamming the late Rodney "Yokozuna" Anoai on the USS Intrepid in New York City on July 4, 1993. This started his Lex Express bus tour.
Played in the Canadian Football League for 5 years prior to becoming a wrestler.
Briefly played professional football with the Green Bay Packers before begining his professional wrestling career in 1985 as Lex Luger.
Was showcased as part of Vince McMahon's ill-fated World Bodybuilding Federation (WBF) in 1992.
Was the first ever WCW World Heavyweight Champion after the company split from the NWA.
Owned Main Event Fitness, a fitness club he opened with Steve Borden (Sting) in Marietta, Georgia.
Has a son named Brian who was a standout high school basketball player.
Has a young daughter named Lauren who is a fine swimmer.
Attended Penn State University on a football scholarship.
Won 2 WCW World Heavyweight Titles defeating Barry Windham in 1991 and Hollywood Hulk Hogan in 1997.
Wrestled Tatanka to a 15 min time limit draw in the 1st round of the 1993 WWF King of the Ring
Miss Elizabeth Hulette (Former WWF/WCW Manager and then live-in Girlfriend) died in their home in Marietta, Georgia. Her death was ruled as accidental.
Co-winner of the 1994 WWF Royal Rumble with Bret Hart.
Notable Title Wins Include: NWA Southern Heavyweight title (Florida version) (3); NWA Florida Television title; NWA Florida Bahamian title; NWA/WCW U.S. title (5); NWA (Mid-Atlantic)/WCW World Tag Team titles (3) w/ Barry Windham, Sting and The Giant; WCW World Heavyweight title (2); WCW World TV title (2); WWA World Heavyweight title.
Got into Pro Wrestling after meeting Bob Roop at a celebrity golfing event in 1985. Roop arranged for him to be trained by the legendary Hiro Matsuda. He was managed by 'William Moody (I)' (QV) (aka Paul Bearer) for his first match ever in Championship Wrestling from Florida.
He was the first wrestler to defeat Hulk Hogan via submission. He defeated him via Torture Rack on an episode of WCW Monday Nitro in 1997 to win the World Heavyweight Title his last time.
In the spring of 1995, Luger and the British Bulldog formed a tag team called The Allied Powers.
His parents own a piano & organ store in Henrietta, New York.
Became a member of the legendary wrestling group, The Four Horsemen, in 1987.
On October 19, 2007, Larry suffered a spinal stroke and temporary paralysis. Nearly a month later he was still quadriplegic, having no movement in his arms or legs. He is now able to walk comfortably with a cane.
Won the Jim Crockett, Sr. Memorial Cup Tag Team Tournament in 1988 with Sting. On July 14, 1991 he became the 2nd WCW Triple Crown Champion after winning his first World title.
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