Ronnie Garvin



Height: 6'0"

Weight: 242 lbs

Real Name: Roger Barnes

DOB: 3/30/45

Hometown: Montreal, Quebec / Charlotte, North Carolina

Other Names: "Rugged"(WWF), "Hands of Stone", Miss Atlanta Lively(NWA)

Wrestler Since: 1962

Finishing Maneuver: The Garvin Stomp

History: (Under Construction)

Pay-Per-View Summary: (36 - 22, 1 NC, 3 DDQs)
- Knoxville Night of Champions (May 18, '79) = Garvin was TKO'ed by Alexis Smirnoff, who won the NWA Southeastern Title.
- GCW (Georgia) Crockett Cadillac Cup '83 (August 27, '83) = Garvin beat Road Warrior Hawk and Jake Roberts, before losing in the finals to Mr. Wrestling II.
- GCW (Georgia) The Last Battle of Atlanta (October 23, '83) = Garvin fell to the Great Kabuki.
- GCW (Georgia) Omni Thanksgiving Tag Team Tournament 1983 (November 24) = Garvin & Jim Duggan defeated Chic Donovan & Bob Brown, then fell to the Bruise Brothers. Butch Reed & Pez Whatley won the tournament.
- NWA Night of Champions (May 29, '84) = Garvin stayed the National Television Champion, pinning Jake Roberts.
- NWA Starrcade '85 (November 28) = Miss Atlanta Lively & Jimmy Valiant won a "Street Fight" Match over the Midnight Express.
- NWA Superstars on the Superstation (February 2, '86) = Garvin fell to the NWA World Champ, Ric Flair.
- NWA 1st Annual Jim Crockett Sr. Memorial Tag-Team Tournament Cup (April 19, '86) = Garvin & Magnum T.A. defeated Rick Steiner & Buzz Sawyer and Giant Baba & Tiger Mask, then fell to the Road Warriors in the finals.
- AWA/NWA Rage in a Cage (April 28, '86) = Garvin lost, via DQ, to the NWA National Champion, Tully Blanchard.
- NWA Great American Bash '86 (July 5) = Garvin won a "Taped Fist" Match over Tully Blanchard in the 5th Round.
- NWA Great American Bash '86 (July 26) = Garvin lost a "Taped Fist" Match to Tully Blanchard in the 4th Round.
- NWA United States Tag-Team Title Tournament (September 28, '86) = Garvin & Dick Murdoch fought to a Double Disqualification with Dennis Condrey & Bobby Eaton in the first round. Ivan Koloff & Krusher Kruschev won the tournament.
- NWA Starrcade '86 = Garvin lost a "Louisville Street Fight" to Big Bubba Rogers.
- NWA 2nd Annual Jim Crockett Sr. Memorial Tag-Team Tournament Cup (April 10-11, '87) = The Garvins (Ronnie & Jimmy) beat Ricky Lee Jones & the Italian Stallion, then lost to Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane. Dusty Rhodes & Nikita Koloff won the tournament.
- NWA United States Tag-Team Title Tournament (April/May '87) = Garvin & Barry Windham beat Ivan Koloff & Vladimir Petrov, but lost in the finals to the Midnight Express.
- NWA Great American Bash '87 (July 4) = The Garvins defeated Vladimir Petrov & the Barbarian.
- NWA Great American Bash '87 (July 31) = The Garvins fought to a Double Disqualification with the NWA Florida Tag Champs, the Sheepherders.
- NWA Starrcade '87 (November 26) = Garvin lost the NWA World Title to Ric Flair in a "Steel Cage" Match.
- NWA Clash of the Champions II (June 8, '88) = The Garvins defeated Rick Steiner & Mike Rotunda.
- NWA Great American Bash '88 (July 10) = The Garvins, Steve Williams & the Road Warriors won a "Tower of Doom" Match over Kevin Sullivan, Mike Rotunda, Ivan Koloff, Al Perez & the Russian Assassin.
- WWC 15th Anniversary Show (September 10, '88) = Garvin pinned the Iron Sheik.
- AWA Superclash III (December 13, '88) = Garvin lost, via countout, to Greg Gagne, who won the AWA Television Title.
- WWF Royal Rumble '89 = Garvin competed in the Royal Rumble, which was won by Big John Studd.
- WWF Wrestlemania V ('89) = Garvin was pinned by Dino Bravo.
- WWF Survivor Series '89 = Garvin, Jim Duggan, Bret Hart & Hercules competed in an "Elimination" Match against Randy Savage, Greg Valentine, Dino Bravo & the Canadian Earthquake. Garvin was eliminated by Bravo, who 'survived' along with Savage & the Earthquake.
- WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #25 (January 3, '90) = Garvin was beaten by Dino Bravo.
- WWF Royal Rumble '90 = Garvin won an "I Quit" Match over Greg Valentine.
- WWC 18th Anniversary Show (July 6, '91) = Garvin lost a "Taped Fist" Match to Invader #1.
- SMW Knoxville Show (July 17, '92) = Garvin & Brian Lee defeated Paul Orndorff & the Dirty White Boy.
- SMW Whitesville Show (July 18, '92) = Garvin & Brian Lee again beat Paul Orndorff & the Dirty White Boy.
- SMW Beckley Show (July 19, '92) = Garvin & Brian Lee again won over Paul Orndorff & the Dirty White Boy.
- SMW Fire On The Mountain '92 (August 8) = Garvin won a "Piledriver" Match over Paul Orndorff.
- SMW Beckley Show (August 9, '92) = Garvin lost a "Piledriver" Match to Paul Orndorff.
- SMW Beckley Show (August 22, '92) = Garvin lost a "Three Falls" Match to Paul Orndorff.
- SMW Knoxville Show (September 4, '92) = Garvin won a "Three Falls" Match over Paul Orndorff.
- SMW Kingsport Show (September 5, '92) = Garvin won a "Three Falls" Match over Paul Orndorff.
- SMW Beckley Show (September 6, '92) = Garvin fought to a No-Contest with Paul Orndorff.
- SMW Shinston Show (September 7, '92) = Garvin won, via DQ, over Paul Orndorff.
- SMW Knoxville Show (October 2, '92) = Garvin was pinned by Paul Orndorff.
- SMW Johnson City Show (October 24, '92) = Garvin defeated Paul Orndorff.
- SMW Feds Creek Show (November 6, '92) = Garvin beat Paul Orndorff.
- SMW Paintsville Show (November 7, '92) = Garvin won over Paul Orndorff.
- SMW Knoxville Show (November 8, '92) = Garvin won, via DQ, over Paul Orndorff.
- SMW Barbourville Show (November 9, '92) = Garvin pinned Paul Orndorff.
- SMW Clairfield Show (November 23, '92) = Garvin won, via DQ, over the Dirty White Boy.
- SMW Thanksgiving Thunder '92 (Welch) (November 27) = Garvin defeated Paul Orndorff.
- SMW Thanksgiving Thunder '92 (Johnson City) (November 28) = Garvin & Danny Davis won a "Handicap" Match over Paul Orndorff.
- SMW Thanksgiving Thunder '92 (Knoxville) (November 29) = Garvin & Danny Davis again won a "Handicap" Match over Paul Orndorff. Later on, Garvin won a Battle Royal.
- SMW Morristown Show (December 12, '92) = Garvin & Tim Horner fell to Paul Orndorff & the Dirty White Boy.
- SMW Knoxville Show (December 25, '92) = Garvin & Tim Horner won over Paul Orndorff & the Dirty White Boy.
- SMW Johnson City Show (December 26, '92) = Garvin & Tim Horner beat Paul Orndorff & the Dirty White Boy.
- SMW Beckley Show (December 27, '92) = Garvin & Tim Horner again defeated Paul Orndorff & the Dirty White Boy.
- SMW Marietta Debut (March 10, '94) = Garvin won, via DQ, over Kevin Sullivan.
- SMW Night of Legends (August 5, '94) = Garvin & the Mongolian Stomper fought to a Double Disqualification with Dick Slater & Bob Orton Jr.

Title Summary:
- NWA Florida Tag-Team Champion w/ Terry Garvin (11/21/67 - 1/16/68)
- NWA Florida Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Ole Anderson (7/02/71 - 8/05/71)
- NWA Southeastern Junior Heavyweight Champion (12/73)
- NWA Georgia Tag-Team Champion w/ Terry Garvin (1/18/74 - 3/08/74)
- NWA Georgia Southeastern Tag-Team Champion w/ Terry Garvin (2/05/74 - 74)
- NWA Georgia Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Terry Garvin (3/15/74 - 5/24/74)
- NWA Tennessee Tag-Team Champion w/ Terry Garvin (10/25/74 - 11/74)
- NWA Alabama Southeastern Heavyweight Champion (7/10/77 - 9/77)
- NWA Alabama Southeastern Heavyweight Champion(2) (6/78)
- NWA Alabama Southeastern Heavyweight Champion(3) (12/08/78 - 12/78)
- NWA Alabama Southeastern Heavyweight Champion(4) (1/79 - 5/18/79)
- NWA Alabama Southeastern Heavyweight Champion(5) (6/01/79 - 6/79)
- ICW Southeastern Heavyweight Champion (5/26/79 - 10/15/79)
- ICW Southeastern Heavyweight Champion(2) (1/06/80 - 80)
- NWA National Television Champion (7/17/83 - 11/06/83)
- NWA World Television Champion(2) (4/07/84 - 6/17/84)
- NWA World Television Champion(3) (7/01/84 - 9/84)
- NWA National Heavyweight Champion (10/11/84 - 6/01/85)
- NWA World Television Champion(4) (12/28/84 - 1/85)
- NWA National Television Champion(5) (4/14/85 - 4/85)
- NWA Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion (9/02/86 - 12/09/86)
- NWA United States Tag-Team Champion w/ Barry Windham (12/09/86 - 3/14/87)
- NWA World Heavyweight Champion (9/25/87 - 11/26/87)
- AWA Television Champion (1988)
- WWC Universal Heavyweight Champion (11/24/88 - 12/18/88)
- WWC Universal Heavyweight Champion(2) (2/01/91 - 4/04/92)

PWI Achievement Awards: (0 wins, 0 1st RUs, 1 2nd RU, 2 3rd RUs)
- 1984 Most Improved Wrestler, 3rd Runner-Up
- 1986 Match of the Year, 2nd Runner-Up (Garvin & Magnum T.A. vs. The Road Warriors)
- 1987 Match of the Year, 3rd Runner-Up (Garvin vs. Ric Flair)