38 Facts About Jerry Lawler

1. Jerry Lawler began his wrestling career in the United States Wrestling Association on the independent circuit in 1988.

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2. Jerry Lawler was spotted by deputies swerving and speeding about 1 am and failed to stop when they tried to pull him over, TMZ reports.

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3. Jerry Lawler says McBride kicked her in the groin, threw a candle at him and scratched her in the face.

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4. Jerry Lawler started his WWF career in December 1992 as an announcer on Superstars.

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5. Jerry Lawler was born on 29th November 1949, in West Memphis Arkansas.

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6. Jerry Lawler is a collector of Coca-Cola and Superman merchandise, and owns a replica of the Batmobile from the 1960s Batman series.

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7. Jerry Lawler often cites Cleveland as his second-favorite city behind only Memphis and is a die-hard fan of the Cleveland Indians, the Cleveland Browns, and the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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8. Jerry Lawler was arrested on March 16, 1999 after throwing a ticket at a police officer and running over the officer's foot.

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9. Jerry Lawler met his third wife, Stacy "The Kat" Carter, at a charity softball game in Memphis, Tennessee on July 23, 1989.

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10. Jerry Lawler is the cousin of fellow professional wrestler The Honky Tonk Man.

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11. In March 2017, Jerry Lawler launched his own wrestling and pop culture podcast called Dinner With The King, which will have new episodes every Wednesday.

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12. Jerry Lawler has provided his voice for numerous WWE video games in which he has appeared as a commentator.

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13. Jerry Lawler is an accomplished commercial artist, designing graphics for various companies, including WWE.

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14. In 2000, Jerry Lawler made a very brief cameo appearance in the music video of "I Can't Lie To Me" By Clay Davidson.

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15. In 1998, Jerry Lawler appeared in the movie Man on the Moon, starring Jim Carrey.

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16. On September 11, 2010, Jerry Lawler announced that there would no longer be any new shows, but that the talent was still available for fundraisers.

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17. On January 26, 2018 it was revealed that Jerry Lawler signed a new one year deal with WWE.

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18. On December 5, 2016, it was announced that Jerry Lawler will no longer be used on pre-shows and instead be kept for special events such as the Hall of Fame ceremony.

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19. Jerry Lawler was forced in the ring by The Shield but The Shield instead attacked Kane.

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20. Jerry Lawler continued to favor Punk's opponents, hoping that Punk would lose the WWE Championship, which he eventually did to The Rock at the Royal Rumble much to Lawler's delight.

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21. On September 12, 2012, Jerry Lawler was reported to be slowly being eased off sedation, his ventilator removed.

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22. Jerry Lawler competed in the 2012 Royal Rumble match as the number 12 entrant, but was eliminated by Cody Rhodes after 43 seconds.

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23. Jerry Lawler teamed with Orton again on the January 10, 2011 Raw, facing The Miz and Riley, which Lawler won by pinning Riley.

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24. On March 31, 2007, Jerry Lawler was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame by William Shatner, whom Lawler had a memorable altercation with on a January 1995 episode of Raw.

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25. Jerry Lawler attacked Orton in defense of Hogan, which set up a match between them on Raw.

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26. Jerry Lawler has stated repeatedly that he has no resentment towards Heyman, accusing the media and internet theorists of spreading false information.

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27. Jerry Lawler criticized McMahon for the cavalier attitude he had given him on the day he quit.

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28. Jerry Lawler has stated several theories as to why he was allowed to leave.

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29. In 1997, Jerry Lawler became heavily involved in the working relationship between the WWF and Extreme Championship Wrestling.

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30. Jerry Lawler defeated Tony Anthony for the promotion's top title in January 1995.

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31. In late 1994 and early 1995, Jerry Lawler wrestled briefly in Smoky Mountain Wrestling while still continuing to commentate sporadically for the WWF.

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32. Jerry Lawler popped the balloons carried by Doink's midget sidekick, Dink.

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33. Jerry Lawler began his WWF career in December 1992 as an announcer on Superstars.

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34. In 1985, Jerry Lawler traveled to Japan, where he won the Polynesian Pacific title on January 25, 1986.

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35. Jerry Lawler became the NWA Mid America Champion on April 12, 1984, when he defeated Randy Savage for the title.

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36. In 1982, Jerry Lawler began a notorious feud with comedian Andy Kaufman.

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37. On July 24, 1974, Jerry Lawler won the belt and the title of "King of Wrestling.

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38. Jerry Lawler debuted as a wrestler in 1970, and won his first championship in September 1971 by winning a battle royal.

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