Booker T

Booker T

  • Born: 03/01/1965 in Houston, Texas
  • Birthname: Robert Booker Tio Huffman
  • Height & Weight: 6'3", 256 Ib
Titles Won:
  • WCW World Heavyweight Championship (4 times)
  • WWE World Heavyweight Championship
  • WCW World Tag Team Championship (10 times) – with Stevie Ray
  • Sixteenth WWE Triple Crown
  • Tenth WWE Grand Slam Champion
  • Ninth WCW Triple Crown
  • WWE Hall of Fame (2013)

Booker is best known for his time in World Championship Wrestling (WCW), the World Wrestling Federation/Entertainment (WWF/E), and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA), holding 35 championships between those organizations. He is the most decorated wrestler in WCW history, having held 21 titles including a record six WCW World Television Championships (along with being the first African American titleholder, and a record eleven WCW World Tag Team Championships: ten as one half of Harlem Heat with his brother, Lash “Stevie Ray” Huffman in WCW, and one in the WWF with Test.

Booker was the final WCW World Heavyweight Champion and WCW United States Heavyweight Champion under the WCW banner; industry veteran John Layfield described him as “the best acquisition that WWE got when they bought WCW”.

Booker is a six-time world champion, having won the WCW World Heavyweight Championship five times (four times in WCW, and once in the WWF) and WWE’s World Heavyweight Championship once.He is the first non-mixed race African American to become a world champion in WWE,and was voted the greatest World Heavyweight Champion in a WWE viewer poll.

Booker has also gained notable success as a tag team wrestler, being a 15-time world tag team champion between WCW (11 times), WWF/E (three times), and TNA (once). Additionally, he was the winner of the King of the Ring tournament in 2006, the sixteenth Triple Crown Champion and the eighth Grand Slam Champion in WWE history.

As the ninth (and final) Triple Crown Champion in WCW history, Booker is one of four men in history to achieve both the WWE and WCW Triple Crowns. Longtime wrestler Kurt Angle said of Booker: “He’s done it all… he legitimately is one of the top five best of all time.” Booker was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame on April 6, 2013, by his brother, Lash Huffman (Stevie Ray).

Notable Feuds: vs Chris Benoit, Scott Steiner, Steve Austin, The Rock, Triple H, The Undertaker, Kurt Angle, John Cena, Robert Roode

Notable Matches: vs. Eddie Guerrero – Uncensored 1998, vs. Chris Benoit – Best of Seven Series, vs. Bret Hart – Nitro, Feb. 1999, vs. Jeff Jarrett – Bash At The Beach 2000, vs. Kevin Nash – Fall Brawl 2000, vs. The Undertaker – No Mercy 2001, vs. HHH – WM XIX, vs. Christian – Insurrextion 2003, vs. JBL – Survivor Series 2004, vs. Kurt Angle – Judgment Day 2005, vs. Rey Mysterio – Great American Bash 2006

Other Notable Achievements

World Tag Team Championship (3 times) – with Test (1), Goldust (1) and Rob Van Dam (1)

WWE Intercontinental Championship

WWE United States Championship (3 times)

WWF Hardcore Championship (2 times)

King of the Ring (2006)

WCW World Television Championship (6 times)

WCW United States Heavyweight Championship

TNA Legends Championship

TNA World Tag Team Championship – with Scott Steiner

TAP Heavyweight Championship

GWF Tag Team Championship (3 times) – with Stevie Ray

LVPW UWF Heavyweight Championship

PWA Heavyweight Championship