Bill Irwin / The Goon - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Bill Irwin / The Goon, with his Career History, real name, age, height and weight, the Promotions he worked for, all the Face/Heel turns, the Championship Titles he won, his Finishers, Theme Songs, Tag Teams and Stables, his appearance changes through the years, and more.

Barney William Irwin was born in Pecos, Texas on September 17, 1954, and he is currently 69 years old.

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Barney William Irwin
  • Ring Names
    • Bill Irwin ( March 21, 1997 - May 10, 2014)
    • The Goon ( June 25, 1996 - March 1, 1997)
    • Bill Irwin ( June 4, 1984 - July 19, 1996)
    • Super Destroyer (#1) ( November 7, 1983 - June 3, 1984)
    • Bill Irwin ( September 30, 1977 - November 6, 1983)
  • Born September 17, 1954 (age 69)
  • Nationality Nationality: United StatesUnited States
  • Birth Place Pecos, Texas
  • Billed From
    • Pecos, Texas ( September 30, 1977 - May 10, 2014)
    • Duluth, Minnesota ( June 25, 1996 - March 1, 1997)
  • Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
  • Weight
    • 250 lbs (113 kg)

Career History

  • Roles
    • Wrestler ( September 30, 1977 - May 10, 2014)
  • Promotions / Brands
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion INDY March 21, 1997 May 10, 2014
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWF March 10, 1996 March 1, 1997
    Promotion INDY February 1, 1991 August 13, 1994
    Promotion World Championship WrestlingWCW May 24, 1989 January 31, 1991
    Promotion American Wrestling AssociationAWA July 14, 1985 May 4, 1986
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA September 30, 1977 June 4, 1985
    Promotion Continental Wrestling AssociationCWA November 17, 1984 December 10, 1984
    Promotion World Class Championship WrestlingWCCW March 22, 1982 October 22, 1984
    Promotion Jim Crockett PromotionsJCP May 14, 1981 May 24, 1981
    Promotion Continental Wrestling AssociationCWA July 7, 1980 February 1, 1981
    Promotion Jim Crockett PromotionsJCP September 30, 1977 March 6, 1978
  • Images History
    Mar 1996
    Mar 1996
    May 1989
    May 1989
    Mar 1982
    Mar 1982
    Sep 1977
    Sep 1977

  • Finishers
    • Bicycle Kick ( September 30, 1977 - May 10, 2014)
    • Superplex ( September 30, 1977 - May 10, 2014)
  • Theme Songs
    • Theme Song "Born to Be Wild" by Steppenwolf - Single ( October 25, 1991 - December 20, 1996)
    • Theme Song "Charge" by Jim Johnston - Single ( June 25, 1996 - March 1, 1997)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • Central States Wrestling

    • 1 WWA Central States Tag Team Championship (with Bryan St. John)

    Championship Wrestling from Georgia

    • 1 NWA National Tag Team Championship (with Scott Irwin)

    Continental Wrestling Association

    • 1 AWA Southern Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 AWA Southern Tag Team Championship (with Larry Latham)

    Global Wrestling Federation

    • 1 GWF Brass Knuckles Championship
    • 1 GWF North American Tag Team Championship (with Black Bart)

    Lutte International

    • 1 Canadian International Tag Team Championship (with Scott Irwin)

    NWA Big Time Wrestling

    • 1 NWA World Tag Team Championship (with Frank Dusek)

    Universal Wrestling Federation

    • 1 UWF Tag Team Championship (with Leroy Brown)

    World Class Championship Wrestling

    • 5 NWA American Tag Team Championship (1 with King Kong Bundy, 3 with Super Destroyer #2, 1 with Scott Irwin)
    • 4 World Class World Television Championship

    World Class Wrestling Association

    • 2 WCWA Texas Heavyweight Championship

Relations

  • Tag Teams & Stables
    • Long Riders - Scott Irwin ( June 4, 1984 - September 8, 1986)
    • Super Destroyers - Super Destroyer #2 ( May 6, 1980 - June 3, 1984)
    • Wild Bunch - Black Bart, Jeff Raitz ( October 25, 1991 - December 20, 1996)

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