Sting - Pro Wrestler Profile

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

Steve James Borden Sr. was born in Omaha, Nebraska on March 20, 1959, and he is currently 65 years old.

Sting was inducted in the WWE Hall of Fame in 2016 as an individual, in the TNA / Impact Hall of Fame in 2012 and in the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame (PWHF) in 2018 as part of the Modern Era wing.

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Steve James Borden Sr.
  • Ring Names
    • Sting ( June 1, 1986 - March 3, 2024)
    • Blade Runner Flash ( March 14, 1986 - June 14, 1986)
    • Flash ( November 1, 1985 - January 21, 1986)
  • Born March 20, 1959 (age 65)
  • Nationality Nationality: United StatesUnited States
  • Birth Place Omaha, Nebraska
  • Billed From
    • Venice Beach, California
  • Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
  • Weight
    • 250 lbs (113 kg)
  • Nicknames The Stinger; The Icon; The Franchise; The Vigilante; The Man They Call Sting

Career History

  • Roles
    • Part Time Wrestler ( December 2, 2020 - March 3, 2024)
    • Ambassador ( September 21, 2015 - May 12, 2020)
    • General Manager ( October 20, 2011 - March 22, 2012)
    • Wrestler ( November 1, 1985 - April 2, 2016)
  • Promotions / Brands
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion All Elite WrestlingAEW December 2, 2020 March 3, 2024
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWE November 23, 2014 May 12, 2020
    Promotion TNA / Impact WrestlingTNA June 18, 2003 January 23, 2014
    Promotion World Championship WrestlingWCW November 21, 1988 March 26, 2001
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA April 10, 1987 December 31, 1990
    Promotion Jim Crockett PromotionsJCP May 24, 1987 November 20, 1988
  • Face / Heel Turns
    Alignmentfromto
    Face October 10, 2010 March 3, 2024
    Heel October 23, 2008 October 9, 2010
    Face November 21, 1999 October 22, 2008
    Heel September 12, 1999 November 20, 1999
    Face May 31, 1987 September 11, 1999
    Heel January 2, 1986 May 30, 1987
    Face November 1, 1985 January 1, 1986
  • Images History
    Dec 2020
    Dec 2020
    Nov 2014
    Nov 2014
    Mar 2012
    Mar 2012
    Jul 2011
    Jul 2011
    Jan 2010
    Jan 2010
    Oct 2008
    Oct 2008
    Mar 1999
    Mar 1999
    Jun 1998
    Jun 1998
    Jan 1997
    Jan 1997
    Jul 1996
    Jul 1996
    May 1991
    May 1991
    Nov 1987
    Nov 1987
    Nov 1985
    Nov 1985

  • Finishers
    • Scorpion Death Drop - Inverted DDT ( November 1, 1985 - March 3, 2024)
    • Scorpion Deathlock - Sharpshooter ( November 1, 1985 - March 3, 2024)
  • Theme Songs
    • Theme Song "Arrival" by Mikey Rukus - Single ( December 2, 2020 - March 3, 2024)
    • Theme Song "Out from the Shadows" by Jim Johnston - Single ( November 23, 2014 - April 3, 2016)
    • Theme Song "Slay Me" by Dale Oliver - Single ( April 13, 2006 - January 23, 2014)
    • Theme Song "The Main Event Mafia" by Dale Oliver - with Main Event Mafia - Team ( June 13, 2013 - November 7, 2013)
    • Theme Song "The Main Event Mafia" by Dale Oliver - with Main Event Mafia - Team ( October 23, 2008 - June 23, 2009)
    • Theme Song "Seek & Destroy (Live at Woodstock 1999)" by Metallica - Single ( June 1, 1999 - March 26, 2001)
    • Theme Song "Wolfpac Theme" by C-Murder & Jimmy Hart - with nWo Wolfpac - Team ( June 1, 1998 - October 25, 1998)
    • Theme Song "Crow/Sting" by Jimmy Hart - Single ( June 1, 1996 - May 31, 1999)
    • Theme Song "Man Called Sting" by Jimmy Hart - Single ( January 1, 1993 - May 31, 1996)
    • Theme Song "Turbo Charged/Rattlesnake Whip" - Single ( June 1, 1989 - December 31, 1992)
    • Theme Song "Snake City Rock" - Single ( November 26, 1987 - May 31, 1989)
    • Theme Song "Everybody Wants You" by Billy Squier - Single ( March 14, 1986 - December 14, 1987)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • Halls of Fame
    • WWE Hall of Fame - Year 2016, Individual
    • TNA / Impact Hall of Fame - Year 2012, Individual
    • Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame (PWHF) - Year 2018, Modern Era
  • World Championship Wrestling

    All Elite Wrestling

    TNA / Impact Wrestling

    World Championship Wrestling & National Wrestling Alliance

    TNA / Impact Wrestling, World Championship Wrestling & National Wrestling Alliance

  • Universal Wrestling Federation

    • 3 UWF World Tag Team Championship (2 with Eddie Gilbert, 1 with Rick Steiner)

    World Wrestling All Stars

    • 1 WWA World Heavyweight Championship
  • Other Accomplishments
    • WCW Battlebowl Battle Royal Winner (1991)
    • WCW European Cup Winner (1994, 2000)
    • WCW Iron Man Tournament Winner (1989)
    • WCW Jim Crockett, Sr. Memorial Cup Winner (1988 - with Lex Luger)
    • WCW King of Cable Tournament Winner (1992)
    • WCW London Lethal Lottery Tag Team Tournament Winner (2000 – with Scott Steiner)
    • WCW United States Championship Tournamen Winner (1991, 1995)
    • WCW Triple Crown Champion
    • WWE Slammy Award - "This is Awesome" Moment of the Year (2014 - for debuting to help Team Cena defeat Team Authority at Survivor Series)
    • WWE Slammy Award - Surprise Return of the Year (2015)
    • AEW Dynamite Award - Biggest Surprise (2020 – for debuting in AEW at Winter Is Yukio Mishima
    • TNA Inspirational Superstar of the Year (2007)
    • TNA Match of the Year (2007 - vs. Kurt Angle at Bound for Glory; 2009 - vs. AJ Styles at Bound for Glory)
    • Cauliflower Alley Club's Iron Mike Mazurki Award (2024)
    • PWI Wrestler of the Year (1990)
    • PWI Match of the Year (1991 - with Lex Luger vs. The Steiner Brothers, WCW SuperBrawl)
    • PWI Most Popular Wrestler of the Year (1991, 1992, 1994, 1997)
    • PWI Most Improved Wrestler of the Year (1988)
    • PWI Most Inspirational Wrestler of the Year (1990)
    • PWI Comeback of the Year (2006, 2011, 2014)
    • PWI Stanley Weston Award (2023)
    • 1° in the PWI 500 (1992)
    • 15° in the PWI Years Top 500 (2003)
    • Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame induction (class of 2016)
    • WON Match of the Year (1988 - vs. Ric Flair at WCW Clash of the Champions I)
    • WON Most Charismatic (1988, 1992)
    • WON Most Improved (1988)
    • WON Best Babyface (1992)

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