Friday, June 14, 2024
Lex Luger

Lex Luger

Buffalo, New York
Lawrence Wendell Pfohl
Height & Weight:
265 Ib

Titles Won:

  • WCW World Heavyweight Championship (2 times)
  • NWA/WCW United States Heavyweight Championship (5 times)
  • NWA (Mid-Atlantic)/WCW World Tag Team Championship (3 times) – with Barry Windham (1), Sting (1), and The Giant (1)
  • WCW World Television Championship (2 times)
  • Second WCW Triple Crown Champion
  • Royal Rumble (1994) with Bret Hart

Luger is a three-time world champion, having held the WCW World Heavyweight Championship twice and the WWA World Heavyweight Championship once; and a five-time NWA/WCW United States Heavyweight Champion who owns the records for consecutive days and total days as champion.

Although he never won a championship in the WWF, he challenged for every title in the organization (including WWF Championship matches at SummerSlam 1993 and WrestleMania X) and was the 1994 Royal Rumble co-winner with Bret Hart. Pro Wrestling Illustrated readers voted Luger the Most Popular Wrestler of the Year for 1993, while he was contracted to the WWF.

Notable Matches

w/ Sting vs. The Steiner Brothers at WCW Superbrawl 1991

vs. Hollywood Hogan on WCW Nitro, August 4th 1997

vs. Ric Flair at Starrcade 1988

vs. Sting at WCW Superbrawl 2

vs. Ricky Steamboat at Great American Bash 1989

Notable Feuds

vs. Ric Flair

vs. Sting

vs. Nikita Koloff

vs. The Four Horsemen

vs. Stan Hansen

vs. Ron Simmons

vs. Mr Perfect

vs. The Million Dollar Corporation

w/ WCW vs. nWo

Other Notable Achievements

WWA World Heavyweight Championship

Jim Crockett, Sr. Memorial Cup (1988) – with Sting

NWA Florida Bahamian Championship

NWA Florida Television Championship

NWA Southern Heavyweight Championship (Florida version) (3 times)