10 Facts About Junkyard Dog


Junkyard Dog was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2004.

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Junkyard Dog originally came to the ring pushing a cart filled with junk called the "junk wagon" and lost most of his early matches before his character caught on and became the top face in the company.

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Junkyard Dog lost to Rick Rude by disqualification at the inaugural SummerSlam.

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Junkyard Dog appeared during an altercation between The Russian Assassins and Ivan Koloff, saving the latter.

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Junkyard Dog spent the first few months of 1989 teaming with Ivan Koloff and then Michael Hayes against The Russian Assassins.

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Junkyard Dog quickly became embroiled in a feud with Ric Flair for the World Heavyweight Championship.

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Junkyard Dog finished the year defeating Moondog Rex, The Iron Sheik, and Bill Irwin on the house show circuit.

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Junkyard Dog began a short feud that month with The Master Blaster, winning each encounter.

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Junkyard Dog found himself wrestling in tag-team matches with Ron Simmons, Barry Windham, or Big Josh for the next few months.

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Junkyard Dog was the founder of the Dog Pound stable in an independent Mid-South promotion, based in southern Louisiana.

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