48 Facts About Arn Anderson


Arn Anderson is currently signed to All Elite Wrestling as manager of Wardlow.


On March 31,2012, Arn Anderson was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame as a member of the Four Horsemen.


Arn Anderson spent much of the year wrestling in various independent wrestling companies across the United States, including a minor run in Mid South Wrestling for Bill Watts from 1982 to 1983.


Arn Anderson saw success as a singles wrestler on January 4,1986, by winning the vacant NWA Television Championship.


Arn Anderson had a tremendous ability to do interviews to further the storylines he participated in.


Arn Anderson continued his reign as NWA Television Champion for most of the year, holding the championship for just over 9 months before losing it to Dusty Rhodes on September 9,1986.


In December 1989, Arn Anderson left the WWF and went back to WCW.


Arn Anderson helped to reform the Horsemen and he quickly found success in the company, winning the NWA World Television Championship on January 2,1990.


Arn Anderson remained the champion almost the entire year before dropping it to Tom Zenk.


Zenk's reign would be short lived as Arn Anderson regained the title, having been renamed the WCW World Television Championship on January 14,1991.


Later in December 1991, Anderson joined Paul E Dangerously's new stable the Dangerous Alliance, where he formed a new tag team with "Beautiful" Bobby Eaton.


The Dangerous Alliance disbanded in November 1992 following Clash of the Champions XXI, following which Arn Anderson took a short hiatus from WCW.


At Slamboree '93: A Legends' Reunion in May 1993, Arn Anderson unsuccessfully challenged Barry Windham for the NWA World Heavyweight Championship.


In May 1993, Arn Anderson joined Ole Arn Anderson and Ric Flair to once more reform the Four Horsemen.


The stable disbanded in October 1993 after Arn Anderson was legitimately injured in an altercation with Sid Vicious.


Arn Anderson returned to the ring in December 1993, facing his former stablemate Paul Roma in a series of matches.


In May 1994, Arn Anderson wrestled at the Eastern Championship Wrestling event When Worlds Collide as part of a talent exchange between WCW and ECW.


At the event, Arn Anderson teamed with Terry Funk in an unsuccessful challenge to Sabu and Bobby Eaton.


In May 1994, Arn Anderson formed another new tag team, this one with Dustin Rhodes.


Rob Parker's Stud Stable; during the match, Arn Anderson betrayed Rhodes and cost him them match, subsequently joining the Stud Stable alongside Terry Funk, Bunkhouse Buck, "Stunning" Steve Austin and Meng.


Arn Anderson helped restore the prestige of the title, which he held for just over six months before dropping it to The Renegade at Great American Bash 1995.


Arn Anderson briefly feuded with long-time friend Flair, and was assisted by Brian Pillman in his efforts.


In 1995, Arn Anderson reformed the Four Horsemen yet again with Flair, Arn Anderson, Pillman, and a partner to be named later.


Arn Anderson worked a couple tag matches afterward, including teaming with David Flair on an episode of WCW Thunder, but his physical involvement was extremely limited in those bouts.


Arn Anderson remained Flair's right-hand man during this time as he attempted to keep Flair's delusional hunger for power at bay.


In 2000, Arn Anderson was a member of the short-lived Old Age Outlaws.


Not long after the closing of WCW, Arn Anderson became a road agent for WWF, renamed World Wrestling Entertainment in May 2002.


Arn Anderson occasionally appeared on WWE television trying to, with the help of other WWE management, pull apart backstage brawls.


Arn Anderson made an appearance on Raw in 2002 delivering a video to Triple H before he was supposed to renew his wedding vows to then-heel, Stephanie McMahon.


Arn Anderson was assaulted on Raw by The Undertaker leading up the Undertaker vs then-babyface, Ric Flair match at WrestleMania X8.


Arn Anderson made a special appearance at the October 2006 Raw Family Reunion special, in which he was in Ric Flair's corner for his match against Mitch of the Spirit Squad.


On February 22,2019, it was reported Arn Anderson had been released from the WWE.


At Starcast II, Arn Anderson spoke briefly about his release saying he didn't want to be somewhere he was not wanted and the hours had become too much for him.


On November 6,2019, Arn Anderson would be a guest commentator on AEW Dark.


On December 30,2019, AEW announced that Arn Anderson had signed a contract with the company as Cody's personal advisor and head coach.


Arn Anderson would make his AEW Dynamite debut on the January 1,2020, episode, assisting Cody to win his match against Darby Allin.


On June 3,2020, Arn Anderson announced that he had signed a new multi-year contract with AEW.


The promo, which received approval in advance from both Tony Khan and TNT, received universal critical praise from fans and other wrestlers, as the quote got Arn Anderson trending on Twitter; AEW promptly released a T-shirt featuring the quote due to the reaction.


Arn Anderson was given the "Anderson" name and was originally billed as Ole Anderson's brother, and then later billed as Ole's nephew, because of his resemblance to Ole in appearance and wrestling style.


Anderson stated on an episode of his podcast The Arn Show that the only reason he had stayed in the business for so long was to make sure Brock was able to get his start in it.


Eudy received four stab wounds and Arn Anderson received 20, losing a pint and a half of blood in the process.


Surgery occurred in Atlanta in late 1996 and was successful in repairing most of the damage, but Arn Anderson still has some muscle weakness, loss of fine motor control, and loss of muscle mass in his left arm.


Arn Anderson spent many weeks in the hospital during that time, crediting his recovery to his wife, his physical therapist, and the fact he did not want his children to be fatherless.


Arn Anderson would be readmitted in March 1997 with symptoms akin to cardiac arrest and pulmonary failure, but was released soon afterwards.


On March 11,2023, Arn Anderson announced on Twitter that his son Barrett had passed away the night before at age 37.


Arn Anderson has appeared in the video games WWE Legends of WrestleMania, WWE '12, WWE 2K16, and WWE 2K17 as a member of The Enforcers with Larry Zbyszko.


Anderson's podcast, The Arn Show with Conrad Thompson, debuted in 2019.


Arn Anderson appeared on the reality show Rhodes to the Top.