BOOKER T (ALL HAIL KING BOOKER!!!! 2013 HOF)

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That's right YOU SUCKA!!!! Congrats to These Great Wrestlers and Much respect to BOBO BRAZILbobo-brazil_display_image.jpg?1330294854 r.i.p. (a waterproof bio is coming on you for paving the way and a thread on the history of black wrestlers) for entering WWE HALL OF FAME and did it their way and should of been in the HOF before KO KO B WARE..........

BOOKER T is a MADE MAN

Booker T Inducte To The WWE Hall of Fame Class 2013


Booker Tio Huffman, Jr. (born March 1, 1965), better known by his ring name Booker T, is an American semi-retired professional wrestler and commentator currently signed with WWE, serving as the General Manager of SmackDown.

Booker T is best known for his time in World Championship Wrestling (WCW), the World Wrestling Federation (WWF)/WWE, and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA), holding 35 major titles between those organizations. He is the most decorated wrestler in WCW history, having held 21 titles in the organization, including a record six WCW World Television Championships, and a record ten WCW World Tag Team Championships as one half of Harlem Heat with his brother, Lash "Stevie Ray" Huffman (he claimed an eleventh reign in the WWF with Test).

Booker is a six-time world champion, having won four WCW World Heavyweight Championships in WCW, and one WCW Championship and one World Heavyweight Championship in the WWF/WWE; he has the distinction of competing as WCW Champion on the sole occasion where a match for that title headlined a WWF pay-per-view event, at SummerSlam 2001. Although never WWE- or TNA World Heavyweight Champion, Booker headlined multiple pay-per-views in contention for each title. Aside from world titles, he was the winner of the WWE King of the Ring tournament in 2006, the sixteenth WWE Triple Crown Champion and the tenth WWE Grand Slam Champion. Also the eighth WCW Triple Crown Champion, Booker is the most recent of four men in history to achieve both the WWE and WCW Triple Crown Championships.

Booker will be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame on April 6, 2013.


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Booker T vs Jeff Jarrett (WCW Bash at the Beach 2000)



Booker was born the youngest of eight children, in Houston's South Park neighborhood. By the time Booker was fourteen, both of his parents had died, and his brother Lash "Stevie Ray" Huffman stepped in to raise him and his siblings. In high school, Booker Huffman was a drum major. He also played touch football and basketball

Booker Huffman, a single father working at a storage company in Houston, Texas, was looking to make a better life for himself and his son. His brother Lash suggested that he and Booker check out a new wrestling school being opened, run by Ivan Putski, in conjunction with his Western Wrestling Alliance organization. His boss from the storage company loaned him the $3,000 to pay for the wrestling lessons. Booker trained under Scott Casey, who helped to turn Booker's background in Gangster and dance into "sports entertainment", teaching the newcomer ring psychology and ring generalship.

Eight weeks later, Booker debuted as "G.I. Bro" on Putski's Western Wrestling Alliance Live! program. The character was a tie-in to the raging Gulf War and the WWF's Sgt. Slaughter angle. Even though the WWA met its demise some time later, Booker continued to wrestle on the Texas indy circuit, often with his brother Stevie Ray. They were spotted by Skandor Akbar who hired them to work for the Global Wrestling Federation (GWF), where he and Eddie Gilbert were involved. Gilbert teamed Stevie Ray and Booker T together as the Ebony Experience, and they won the GWF Tag Team Championship on July 31, 1992. During their time with GWF, they held the tag title a total of three times. Subsequently, Booker T and Stevie Ray left the GWF to work for World Championship Wrestling.

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  • waterproofwaterproof Posts: 7,852
    edited March 2013
  • waterproofwaterproof Posts: 7,852
    edited March 2013
    Booker: With the name, Punk Cole: That's his name, you're name is Booker T. Booker: It's a tough name, too. Cole: What, Booker? Booker: Yeah. Cole: It sounds like a librarian. Booker: It sounds like it could whip somebody, too.
  • waterproofwaterproof Posts: 7,852
    edited March 2013
    Booker: Vickie Looks great tonight King: What? Booker: I like big boned women
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    6x WCW WORLD TELEVISON CHAMP

    Booker made the transition into singles action and won the WCW World Television Championship from Disco Inferno on the December 29, 1997 episode of Nitro. Booker feuded over the title with Perry Saturn and Rick Martel culminating in a gauntlet match at SuperBrawl VIII. Martel, the man that was originally supposed to win the match, went down early due to a knee injury, meaning the finish and the remainder of the match had to be called in the ring.

    During spring 1998, Booker began feuding with Chris Benoit. Benoit cost Booker the TV title during a match against Fit Finlay. As a result, Booker and Benoit engaged in a "best-of-seven series" with the winner meeting Finlay for the title. After seven matches and interference from Bret Hart and Stevie Ray, Booker T won the series, and on June 14, regained the Television Championship. He was the first African American to hold the WCW World Television Championship and the only one to legitimately win the title (Stevie Ray also held and defended the title while Booker was injured).

    Booker scored a clean pinfall victory over Bret Hart on the February 22 edition of Nitro. The following month, he regained the TV Championship from Scott Steiner, who, in turn, defeated Booker in the finals of the WCW United States Heavyweight Championship tournament. Booker lost the Television title to Rick Steiner a month later at Slamboree


    WCW Superbrawl VIII: Booker T vs. Rick Martel (WCW Television Title Match)

  • waterproofwaterproof Posts: 7,852
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    King of the Ring Coronation of King Booker


    Booker T. vs Big T. (Ahmed Johnson)


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    The Rock vs Booker T Promo SummerSlam 2001


    After WCW was bought by the World Wrestling Federation in March 2001, Booker T made his debut at the King of the Ring pay-per-view in 2001 attacking WWF Champion Stone Cold Steve Austin during his match, promptly injuring him in his very first move in the WWF. He later turned heel and became a leading member of The Alliance during the Invasion storyline. During July 2001, in his debut match in the company, Booker defended his WCW World Heavyweight Championship against Buff Bagwell. At InVasion, The Alliance defeated Team WWF when Steve Austin joined the Alliance. On July 26, Booker gave up his WCW United States Title and handed it over to Chris Kanyon. He later lost the WCW World title to Kurt Angle, but he went on to win the title back on the July 30 episode of Raw. Booker kept the title until SummerSlam, when he lost it to The Rock after feuding with him over the similarity in their gimmicks and their identical finishing moves, the Book End/Rock Bottom. Booker T won the WCW World Tag Team Championship for an eleventh time, this time with Test, and he also had a WWF Tag Team Championship reign with Test. At the Survivor Series, Booker T was eliminated third by The Rock after a roll-up and eventually The Alliance was defeated, causing them to disband.
    In its aftermath, Booker remained a heel, and he joined forces with Vince McMahon and The Boss Man in December to feud with Stone Cold Steve Austin. After Booker T cost Austin a match against Chris Jericho for the WWF Undisputed Championship at Vengeance, Austin gained revenge by attacking Booker T in a grocery store by covering him in food.



    Booker T's first WrestleMania appearance was at WrestleMania X8 against Edge.[5] They feuded over who would appear in a fictional Japanese shampoo commercial.[ When the brand extension was introduced in March, Booker T was drafted to the Raw brand. Booker held the Hardcore Championship twice in May 2002, defeating Stevie Richards only to lose it to Crash Holly seconds later. He then re-defeated Crash and dropped the Belt to Stevie Richards a couple minutes later.

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    Christian(C) vs Booker T Intercontinental Championship match


    Afterward, Booker set his sights on the Intercontinental Championship. After losing a battle royal for the title at Judgment Day, Booker feuded with the champion Christian. After a few matches, Booker defeated him to become the new champion. About a month later, because of a nagging back injury, Booker lost the Intercontinental title back to Christian at a non-televised house show. Booker, meanwhile, was out of action until October.

    When Booker returned in 2003, he announced he would be on Team Austin at the Survivor Series which would determine if Eric Bischoff or Steve Austin would be the General Manager of Raw. Booker's team lost the match, so Austin lost his position as Co-General Manager of Raw. Booker then entered a feud with Mark Henry, the man who eliminated him in the Survivor Series match. Booker defeated Henry at Armageddon.

    On the February 16, 2004 episode of Raw, Booker T and Rob Van Dam defeated Ric Flair and Batista for the World Tag Team Championship. Booker and Van Dam held the titles for a month, even defending the belts at WrestleMania XX in a 4 Corners tag team match. Eight days later on the March 22 episode of Raw, they lost tag team titles to Flair and Batista. He ended up turning on Rob Van Dam, turning heel in the process.

    On March 23, 2004 he was "traded" (along with the Dudley Boyz) to the SmackDown! brand in exchange for Triple H, but as part of a new storyline, he appeared unhappy with the move. Later on, Booker T bragged about how he was the biggest star on SmackDown! and feuded with The Undertaker.Booker tried to utilize voodoo magic to try to overcome his "supernatural" foe; however, it did nothing to prevent him from losing to the Undertaker at Judgment Day


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    WWE RVD Vs. Booker T Vs. John Cena.WMV


    Booker T began teaming with Chris Benoit, eying the United States Championship again. Meanwhile, after a series of matches with MNM, Sharmell introduced some heelish characteristics unknown to Booker. Benoit was allowed to pick his next challenger to see who would face him at No Mercy, so Booker, Christian, and Orlando Jordan tried to impress Benoit by winning matches. He could not choose, so he made it a Fatal Four-way for No Mercy, where Benoit successfully defended his title. On the October 21 episode of SmackDown!, Booker T defeated Benoit for the United States Championship, due to an unseen assist from Sharmell. Theodore Long later showed footage of Sharmell interfering in Booker's matches. Later, Booker and Sharmell went to apologize to Benoit and give him a rematch, but instead, he attacked Benoit, and busted him open with the U.S. title officially turning heel once again. Booker then boasted that he had been fully aware of what Sharmell had been doing and had been playing dumb to fool everyone.



  • iKingGodGivBiziKingGodGivBiz Posts: 13,033
    OTTB >> most other wrestling forums...
  • Chi-Town BullyChi-Town Bully Posts: 12,825
    Those best of 7 matches he had with Benoit was classics. Im still mad that the WWE didn't let him go over Triple H to win the WWE title
  • Peezy_JenkinsPeezy_Jenkins Posts: 8,385
    glad to see him get in, he prolly still can go in the ring if he wanted to
  • lookdudelookdude Posts: 11,729
    "He didn't just say that.... Tell me, He Didn't Just Say That !!!!"
  • Chi-Town BullyChi-Town Bully Posts: 12,825
    The funniest one was i think they were at the movies and Goldust told Booker "If you give me a sip of your soda i'll let you bite my weiner" i damn near died
  • Peezy_JenkinsPeezy_Jenkins Posts: 8,385
    Cant forget that classic trip to the sto with stone cold lol It's bout time for a Booker t DVD
  • lookdudelookdude Posts: 11,729
    How the hell did kinggivbiz goat himself
  • twizza 77twizza 77 Posts: 2,560
    Booker T didn't get his due during his run in the WWE. He got mostly cheap wins, hardly beat anyone clean and losing to HHH still got me heated. Wasn't allowed to use the Book End on a regular basis, even with HOF induction he should be Headlining or 2nd Headliner inductee, but he's probably the last of this years HOF class. (btw WWE HOF is garbage still)
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