There aren't too many people alive today that has accomplished what the Greatest Wrestler on God's Green Earth has. Harley Race has etched his name in the record books of professional wrestling and will forever be known as "The King" of the ring.
Starting his career out with promoter Gus Karras, he has wrestled all over the globe - capturing championships both in singles competition as well as in the tag-team division. Harley Race is a legitimate legend in our industry.
In addition to capturing championship gold - including the N.W.A. World's Heavyweight Championship 8 different times - Mr. Race has also been inducted into several hall of fames, including the WWE Hall of Fame in 2004.
With all of the accomplishments of Mr. Race, today's superstars still pay respect to him.
Both sides of the ring
In addition to wrestling, Race managed the likes of Vader, Lex Luger, and more
One of the very first ever wrestling action figures created was of Harley Race
One of the first ever
Weighing over 500 lbs, Harley Race was one of the first to body slam the giant
Harley Race has held over 40 championships in his illustrious career. Below are some of the notable titles he has held:
N.W.A. World's Heavyweight Championship - 8 Times
N.W.A. Central States Championship - 9 Times
N.W.A. Missouri Heavyweight Championship - 5 Times
A.W.A. Tag-Team Championship - 5 Times
WWE King of the Ring - 1986