Booker T

Booker Tio Huffman Jr. (born March 1, 1965), is an American semi-retired professional wrestler and color commentator who is currently signed with WWE. He is also founder/owner of the independent promotion Reality of Wrestling (ROW) in his hometown of Houston, Texas. He is better known by his ring names Booker T and King Booker. 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, and a record ten WCW World Tag Team Championships as one half of Harlem Heat with his brother, Lash "Stevie Ray" Huffman (he had an eleventh reign in the WWF with Test). Booker headlined many pay-per-view events in WCW, the WWF/E and TNA between 1993 and 2008 and is a six time world champion, having won the WCW World Heavyweight Championship five times (four times in WCW, with the fourth reign commencing on the 2001 final WCW broadcast under the ownership of the WWF and continuing in that company; and once within the WWF itself) and a World Heavyweight Championship in WWE. He is the first non-mixed race African American to become a world champion in WWE, and was voted the greatest WCW/World Heavyweight Champion of all time in a 2013 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 WWE King of the Ring tournament in 2006, the sixteenth WWE Triple Crown Champion and the tenth WWE Grand Slam Champion. As the ninth (and final) WCW Triple Crown Champion, Booker is one of five men in history to achieve both the WWE and WCW Triple Crown Championships. Booker was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame on April 6, 2013 by his brother, Lash Huffman (Stevie Ray).

See Also

WWE Current Roster, WWE Triple Crown Championship, WWE Grand Slam Championship

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