Larry Zbyszko - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Larry Zbyszko, 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.

Lawrence Whistler was born in Chicago, Illinois on December 5, 1951, and he is currently 72 years old.

Larry Zbyszko was inducted in the WWE Hall of Fame in 2015.

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Lawrence Whistler
  • Ring Names
    • Larry Zbyszko ( September 29, 1972 - December 31, 2016)
  • Born December 5, 1951 (age 72)
  • Nationality Nationality: United StatesUnited States
  • Birth Place Chicago, Illinois
  • Billed From
    • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
  • Weight
    • 233 lbs (106 kg)
  • Nicknames The Living Legend; The Cruncher

Career History

  • Roles
    • Ambassador ( April 29, 2013 - December 31, 2016)
    • Wrestler ( December 28, 1997 - April 28, 2013)
    • Director of Operations ( June 19, 2005 - October 22, 2006)
    • Commentator ( June 29, 1992 - September 26, 2000)
    • Part Time Wrestler ( January 22, 1994 - January 22, 1995)
    • Wrestler ( September 29, 1972 - November 13, 1992)
  • Companies / Promotions
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWE April 29, 2013 December 31, 2016
    Promotion INDY June 30, 2001 April 28, 2013
    Promotion TNA / Impact WrestlingTNA January 15, 2003 October 22, 2006
    Promotion World Championship WrestlingWCW February 8, 1991 September 26, 2000
    Promotion American Wrestling AssociationAWA January 20, 1989 August 18, 1990
    Promotion World Championship WrestlingWCW November 6, 1988 January 16, 1989
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA March 8, 1983 October 29, 1988
    Promotion American Wrestling AssociationAWA March 25, 1984 October 25, 1987
    Promotion All Japan Pro WrestlingAJPW October 1, 1982 October 21, 1982
    Promotion All Japan Pro WrestlingAJPW July 3, 1981 July 30, 1981
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWWF March 8, 1974 February 7, 1981
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA February 17, 1975 December 17, 1976
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA May 28, 1973 October 1, 1973
  • Face / Heel Turns
    Alignmentfromto
    Heel January 15, 2003 April 28, 2013
    Face May 17, 1992 January 14, 2003
    Heel January 22, 1980 May 16, 1992
    Face September 29, 1972 January 21, 1980
  • Images
    Feb 1991
    Feb 1991
    Mar 1984
    Mar 1984
    Sep 1972
    Sep 1972

  • Finishers
    • LarryLand Dreamer - Guillotine Choke ( September 29, 1972 - April 28, 2013)
    • Piledriver ( September 29, 1972 - April 28, 2013)
    • Standing Reverse Figure-four Leglock ( September 29, 1972 - January 22, 1995)
    • Swinging Neckbreaker ( September 29, 1972 - January 22, 1995)
  • Theme Songs
    • Theme Song "All Axcess" by Dale Oliver - Single ( March 13, 2005 - October 22, 2006)
    • Theme Song "Saturn" by Dale Oliver - Single ( June 25, 2004 - March 12, 2005)
    • Theme Song "Legends Theme" - Single ( January 15, 2003 - June 24, 2004)
    • Theme Song "Rough Rock" - Single ( December 28, 1997 - September 26, 2000)
    • Theme Song "Theme for Frankenstein (b)" by Chappell Recorded Music Library - Single ( June 27, 1992 - January 22, 1995)
    • Theme Song "Fillmore" by Arch Bacon - Single ( March 14, 1992 - June 26, 1992)
    • Theme Song "Frantic 1" by Brian Laurence Bennett - Single ( December 28, 1991 - March 13, 1992)
    • Theme Song "Z-Custom" by Aymand Frydman - Single ( February 8, 1991 - December 27, 1991)
    • Theme Song "City to City" by Riott - Single ( February 10, 1990 - August 18, 1990)
    • Theme Song "The Best" by Tina Turner - Single ( January 27, 1990 - February 9, 1990)
    • Theme Song "Wanted Dead or Alive" by Bon Jovi - Single ( October 1, 1989 - January 26, 1990)
    • Theme Song "Oh Sherrie" by Steve Perry - Single ( June 23, 1989 - August 31, 1989)
    • Theme Song "Welcome to the Jungle" by Guns N‘ Roses - Single ( January 20, 1989 - June 22, 1989)
    • Theme Song "WCW Pro Wrestling" by BG Cues - Single ( November 6, 1988 - January 16, 1989)
    • Theme Song "Behind Blue Eyes" by The Who - Single ( March 25, 1984 - October 25, 1987)
    • Theme Song "So Damn Easy" - Single ( March 8, 1974 - February 7, 1981)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • Halls of Fame
    • WWE Hall of Fame - Year 2015, Individual
  • Titles Won

    World Wide Wrestling Federation

    • 1 WWWF Tag Team Championship (with Tony Garea)

    Jim Crockett Promotions / World Championship Wrestling

    • 1 NWA Western States Heritage Championship
    • 1 WCW World Tag Team Championship (with Arn Anderson)
    • 1 WCW World Television Championship

    American Wrestling Association

    • 2 AWA World Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 AWA America's Heavyweight Championship

    AWA Superstars of Wrestling

    • 1 AWA Superstars of Wrestling World Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 AWA World Six-Man Tag Team Championship (with Chasyn Rance & Seth Springer)

    Georgia Championship Wrestling

    • 2 NWA National Heavyweight Championship

    NWA Hollywood Wrestling

    • 1 NWA "Beat the Champ" Television Championship

    Southern Championship Wrestling

    • 1 SCW Southern Tag Team Championship (with Mister Saint Laurent)

    USA Championship Wrestling

    • 1 USA North American Heavyweight Championship
  • Other Accomplishments
    • NEPW Hall of Fame induction (class of 2010)
    • XWF/LPW Hall of Fame induction (class of 2008)
    • Cauliflower Alley Club's Other honoree (1996)
    • PWI Match of the Year (1980 - vs. Bruno Sammartino, Cage match at Showdown at Shea)
    • PWI Most Hated Wrestler of the Year (1980)
    • PWI Rookie of the Year (1974)
    • PWI Tag Team of the Year (1991 - with Arn Anderson)
    • WON Best Heel (1980)
    • WON Feud of the Year (1980 - vs. Bruno Sammartino)
    • WON Most Improved Wrestler (1980)

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