37 Facts About Barry Horowitz


Barry Horowitz was born on March 24,1959 and is an American professional wrestler, best known for his time in the World Wrestling Federation.

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Barry Horowitz trained as a professional wrestler under Boris Malenko in Tampa, Florida for 18 months and debuted in 1979 on the Floridian independent circuit.

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Barry Horowitz went on to work for the World Wide Wrestling Federation, Jim Crockett, Sr.

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Barry Horowitz eventually joined Championship Wrestling from Florida as Jack Hart.

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Barry Horowitz held the title until September 2,1985, when he lost to Kendall Windham.

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Barry Horowitz remained in CWF for two years, and was managed by heels such as Percy Pringle and Sir Oliver Humperdink.

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Barry Horowitz occasionally teamed with another preliminary wrestler, Steve Lombardi.

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Barry Horowitz gained multiple wins in tag-team action as he partnered with Lombardi.

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Barry Horowitz finished his initial WWF run registering fourteen victories in 1989, including an improbable pin over a young Ken Shamrock in Greensboro, North Carolina, on July 29.

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Barry Horowitz's final match was a loss to Mark Young in Waco, Texas on April 22,1990, after which he departed for World Championship Wrestling.

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Barry Horowitz made his debut in WCW a little over a month later at a TV taping on May 23,1990 at the Georgia Mountains Center in a match with Brian Pillman.

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Barry Horowitz then traveled to Texas, where he worked for the newly formed Global Wrestling Federation.

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Barry Horowitz remained in the GWF for two years until it declared bankruptcy.

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Along the way, Barry Horowitz returned to the WWF in late 1991, where he was used to help put talent over.

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On June 5,1992 in Chicago, Illinois, Barry Horowitz rejoined the house show circuit, substituting for the departed Colonel Mustafa in a series against Kerry Von Erich.

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Barry Horowitz faced Tito Santana, coming out winless on each occasion.

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Barry Horowitz would remain winless in his WWF return until September 21,1992, when he finally secured his first pinfall victory by defeating Brad Holman in a dark match at a WWF Superstars taping in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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In November Barry Horowitz made his pay-per-view debut under a mask at the 1993 Survivor Series as the Red Knight, teaming with Shawn Michaels and the Black and Blue Knights to lose to Bret, Owen, Keith, and Bruce Hart.

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Barry Horowitz faced Thurman "Sparky" Plugg in the latter's first WWF match.

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Barry Horowitz entered 1995 still mired in the preliminary ranks and lost to Chris Candido in the soon to be BodyDonna Skip's first match.

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Barry Horowitz's schedule began to pick up and he wrestled Henry Godwinn, Mantaur, Shawn Michaels, and others.

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Barry Horowitz avoided a pinfall for the ten minutes, leading to a third televised match between them at SummerSlam 1995.

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Barry Horowitz won this encounter, gaining his first ever pay-per-view victory.

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Barry Horowitz formed a tag team with the newly turned face Hakushi–whom he attempted to Americanize after beating him in another upset.

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Barry Horowitz closed out the year teaming frequently with Fatu and Hakushi and coming out victorious over Skip, Kama, and Yankem on the house show circuit.

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Barry Horowitz appeared in the 1996 Royal Rumble match, as the 25th entrant, where he was eliminated by Owen Hart.

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Barry Horowitz then went on another long streak, falling to Faarooq, Goldust, and Salvatore Sincere.

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Barry Horowitz's final televised match came on April 7,1997 when he teamed with Freddie Joe Floyd against The Headbangers on Monday Night Raw.

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Barry Horowitz's contract was not renewed by the WWF in 1997, and he joined World Championship Wrestling in October 1997, wrestling Disco Inferno on WCW Saturday Night.

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Barry Horowitz signed a two-year contract and wrestled primarily on Saturday Night, but had numerous house show appearances.

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Barry Horowitz sustained losses to Disco Inferno, Wrath, Chris Adams, Alex Wright, Vincent, and others during 1998.

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Barry Horowitz was part of Bill Goldberg's undefeated streak, losing to him on January 10,1998 on WCW Saturday Night and later on May 27,1998 on WCW Thunder - where he had his first and only shot at the WCW United States Championship.

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Barry Horowitz faced Jim Duggan and was defeated after Allan Funk came out and interfered.

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Barry Horowitz then left WCW in 2000 and returned to the independent circuit.

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Later that month, Barry Horowitz wrestled at the WrestleCon Mark Hitchcock Memorial Super Show in Dallas teaming with Dango, Jimmy Wang Yang, nZo, and PCO in a losing effort against Atsushi Onita, Robert Gibson, Ricky Morton, Juice Robinson, and Colt Cabana.

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On May 11,2022 Barry Horowitz appeared in a vignette in All Elite Wrestling in a parody of Dark Side of the Ring in the build-up to the match between MJF and Wardlow.

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Barry Horowitz is the subject of a song by rapper Action Bronson, though Barry Horowitz was angered by this and indicated that Bronson did not get permission to use his name or likeness.

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