Matt Borne



Height: 6'0"

Weight: 243 lbs

Real Name: Matt Osborne

DOB: 7/27/1957

Hometown: Ellwood, Pennsylvania

Other Names: Doink The Clown(WWF), Big Josh(WCW), The Original Evil Clown, "Maniac"

Wrestler Since: 1980

Finishing Maneuver: Whoopie Cushion

Previous PWI 500 Rankings: #269(1996), #118(1995), #36(1994), #26(1993), #113(1992), #128(1991)

Other Related Websites:
Matt Borne - Obsessed With Wrestling Bio
Matt Borne - Wikipedia Bio
Doink The Clown - Wikipedia Bio(s)

History: (Under Construction)

Pay-Per-View/Show Summary: (23 - 14)
- NWA Pacific-Northwest Salem City Tournament '82 = Borne won the tournament.
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (November 25, '82) = The Rat Pack (Borne & Ted DiBiase) retained the Mid-South Tag-Team Titles, beating Terry Gordy & Buddy Roberts.
- WWF Wrestlemania I (March 31, '85) = Borne was pinned by Ricky Steamboat.
- NWA Hawaii Polynesian Hot Summer Night (August 3, '85) = Borne fell to Seiji Sakaguchi.
- WCCW Independence Day Star Wars (July 4, '86) = Borne, Butch Reed, & Buzz Sawyer lost to the WCCW Six-Man Tag-Team Champs, Kevin, Lance, & Mike Von Erich.
- WCCW Labor Day Star Wars (September 1, '86) = Borne & Buzz Sawyer won, via Countout, over Kevin & Mike Von Erich, then beat Mark Lewin & Kevin Sullivan, the Youngbloods, and Chris Adams & Lance Von Erich to win the vacated WCCW Tag-Team Titles.
- WCCW 3rd Cotton Bowl Extravaganza (October 12, '86) = Borne & Buzz Sawyer retained the WCCW Tag-Team Titles, winning, via DQ, over Steve Simpson & Dingo Warrior.
- WCCW Thanksgiving Star Wars (November 26, '86) = Borne & Brian Adias wre beaten by Lance & Mike Von Erich.
- WCCW Christmas Star Wars (December 25, '86) = Borne was pinned by Tony Atlas.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (April 27, '87) = Borne took down Kantaro Hoshino.
- WCCW 4th Von Erich Memorial Parade of Champions (May 3, '87) = Borne & Steve Casey defeated Black Bart & Jack Victory.
- WCCW Labor Day Star Wars (September 7, '87) = Borne & the Spoiler won a "Tug-of-War" Match over Ted Arcidi & Percy Pringle. Later on, Borne lost to the NWA Texas Champion, Arcidi.
- WCCW Thanksgiving Star Wars (November 26, '87) = Borne & Chris Adams won, via DQ, over the Iron Sheik & the Thing.
- WCCW Christmas Star Wars (December 25, '87) = Borne retained the NWA Texas Heavyweight Title, beating the Iron Sheik.
- WCW Superbrawl '91 (May 19) = Big Josh pinned Black Bart.
- WCW Clash of the Champions XV (June 14, '91) = Big Josh fell to Danny Spivey.
- WCW Great American Bash '91 (July 14) = Big Josh defeated Blackblood.
- WCW Clash of the Champions XVI (September 5, '91) = Big Josh competed in a "Battle Royal", which was won by El Gigante.
- WCW Halloween Havoc '91 (October 27) = Big Josh & PN News took down the Creatures.
- WCW Clash of the Champions XVII (November 19, '91) = Big Josh won a "Lumberjack" Match over Tommy Rich.
- WCW Starrcade '91 (December 29) = Big Josh & Van Hammer fell to Steve Austin & Rick Rude in the Battle Bowl Semi-Finals. Sting won the Battle Bowl.
- WCW Clash of the Champions XVIII (January 21, '91) = Big Josh & Brad Armstrong were beaten by the Freebirds.
- WCW Superbrawl II (February 29, '92) = In a dark match, Big Josh won over Diamond Dallas Page.
- WCW WrestleWar '92 (May 7) = Big Josh defeated Richard Morton.
- WCW Beach Blast '92 (June 20) = In a dark match, Big Josh, Tom Zenk, & the Junkyard Dog beat Richard Morton, Tracey Smothers, & Diamond Dallas Page.
- WWF Royal Rumble '93 (January 24) = In a dark match, Doink the Clown forced Jim Powers to submit.
- WWF Wrestlemania IX (April 4, '93) = Doink the Clown defeated Crush.
- WWF UK Rampage '93 (April 11) = Doink the Clown took down Kamala.
- WWF King of the Ring '93 Tournament (June) = Doink the Clown lost in the first round to Mr. Perfect. Bret Hart won the tournament.
- WWF Summerslam '93 (August 30) = Doink the Clown lost, via DQ, to Bret Hart.
- NWA World Title Tournament (August 27, '94) = Borne fell to 911. Shane Douglas won the tournament.
- Wrestle Reunion 2 (August 27, '05) = The Original Evil Clown, Steve Corino, Andrew Martin, & the Masked Superstar were beaten by Dusty Rhodes, Tom Prichard, D-Lo Brown, & The Blue Meanie.

Title Summary:
- NWA Mid-Atlantic Tag-Team Champion w/ Buzz Sawyer (6/02/80 - 9/28/80)
- NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight Champion (4/29/81 - 4/30/81)
- NWA Pacific Northwest Tag-Team Champion w/ Steve Regal (7/11/81 - 8/29/81)
- NWA Pacific Northwest Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Steve Regal (9/05/81 - 11/04/81)
- NWA Pacific Northwest Tag-Team Champion(3) w/ Rip Oliver (1/16/82 - 4/27/82)
- NWA Pacific Northwest Tag-Team Champion(4) w/ Rip Oliver (5/01/82 - 6/02/82)
- UWF Tag-Team Champion w/ Ted DiBiase (10/27/82 - 3/12/83)
- WCWA World Tag-Team Champion w/ Buzz Sawyer (1/09/86 - 11/17/86)
- NWA Texas Heavyweight Champion (11/10/87 - 2/26/88)
- WCWA World Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Jeff Jarrett (6/30/89 - 8/04/89)
- USWA (formerly WCWA) World Tag-Team Champion(3) w/ Jeff Jarrett (8/11/89 - 9/15/89)
- USWA World Tag-Team Champion(4) w/ Jeff Jarrett (9/29/89 - 89)
- NWA Texas Heavyweight Champion(2) (5/25/90 - 6/01/90)
- WCW Six-Man Tag-Team Champion w/ Dustin Rhodes & Tom Zenk (8/05/91 - 10/08/91)
- WCW United States Tag-Team Champion w/ Ron Simmons (1/14/92 - 2/17/92)

PWI Achievement Awards: (0 wins, 0 1st RUs, 0 2nd RUs, 0 3rd RUs)
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