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Young Ricky Morton vs Sonny King (4-26-80) Classic CWA Memphis Wrestling Match
Young Ricky Morton vs Sonny King (4-26-80) Classic CWA Memphis Wrestling Match
::2010/06/06::
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1980 Sonny King vs Bill Dundee Louisville Gardens MEMPHIS WRESTLING
1980 Sonny King vs Bill Dundee Louisville Gardens MEMPHIS WRESTLING
::2013/04/18::
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2/2 Jerry Lawler V Sonny King Promo MEMPHIS WRESTLING 1979
2/2 Jerry Lawler V Sonny King Promo MEMPHIS WRESTLING 1979
::2013/04/10::
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Mr Wrestling II vs Sunny King Mid South Wrestling
Mr Wrestling II vs Sunny King Mid South Wrestling
::2013/11/12::
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Buzz Sawyer KO-d by Sonny King
Buzz Sawyer KO-d by Sonny King
::2010/12/29::
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Sonny King
Sonny King's Delusions of Grandeur (6-16-79) Classic Memphis Wrestling Heel Promo
::2010/07/30::
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Classic Memphis Jerry Lawler #1 Contender Promo v Sonny King Wrestling 1979
Classic Memphis Jerry Lawler #1 Contender Promo v Sonny King Wrestling 1979
::2013/04/09::
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Championship Wrestling at Madison Square Garden - July 29, 1972
Championship Wrestling at Madison Square Garden - July 29, 1972
::2011/12/30::
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1980 Tony Boyles vs Sonny King MEMPHIS WRESTLING
1980 Tony Boyles vs Sonny King MEMPHIS WRESTLING
::2013/04/19::
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Super Destroyer / Sonny King / Ivan Koloff / Johnny Valentine promos
Super Destroyer / Sonny King / Ivan Koloff / Johnny Valentine promos
::2011/05/02::
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CWA Sonny King Introduces Pete Austin MEMPHIS WRESTLING 1979
CWA Sonny King Introduces Pete Austin MEMPHIS WRESTLING 1979
::2013/04/06::
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Debut of Pete Austin with Sonny King vs Bub Smith (6-16-79) Classic Memphis Wrestling
Debut of Pete Austin with Sonny King vs Bub Smith (6-16-79) Classic Memphis Wrestling
::2010/07/30::
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Martin and Lewis - "If I Didn
Martin and Lewis - "If I Didn't Care" (with Sonny King)
::2009/01/25::
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FULL Memphis TV APRIL 05 1980 Wrestling
FULL Memphis TV APRIL 05 1980 Wrestling
::2013/04/23::
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Sonny King Ball Like Magic
Sonny King Ball Like Magic
::2010/11/25::
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Debut of Randy Tyler vs Pete Austin with Danny Davis (6-23-79) Classic Memphis Wrestling
Debut of Randy Tyler vs Pete Austin with Danny Davis (6-23-79) Classic Memphis Wrestling
::2010/08/01::
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Sonny King Road To Riches
Sonny King Road To Riches
::2010/11/25::
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Sonny King ...in the begining...
Sonny King ...in the begining...
::2008/05/06::
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NVS Music Group Presents... Sonny King
NVS Music Group Presents... Sonny King
::2010/04/09::
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Sonny King Talk Money
Sonny King Talk Money
::2010/10/24::
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Sonny King
Sonny King
::2011/11/18::
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Sonny King presents Swag-Matic
Sonny King presents Swag-Matic
::2011/02/23::
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FULL Memphis TV MARCH 22 1980 Wrestling
FULL Memphis TV MARCH 22 1980 Wrestling
::2013/04/22::
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ECKA Sonny King fighting Continuous at the Kettering Fighting Fit Academy Interclub
ECKA Sonny King fighting Continuous at the Kettering Fighting Fit Academy Interclub
::2009/07/16::
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Memphis Wrestling Full Episode 10-18-1980
Memphis Wrestling Full Episode 10-18-1980
::2013/05/02::
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Memphis Wrestling Full Episode 09-27-1980
Memphis Wrestling Full Episode 09-27-1980
::2013/05/02::
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1/5 Classic Memphis TV 04-05-1980 Wrestling
1/5 Classic Memphis TV 04-05-1980 Wrestling
::2013/04/27::
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DAFT PUNK by SONNY KING
DAFT PUNK by SONNY KING
::2009/12/12::
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Jos Leduc & Rocky Johnson vs Mr. Uganda & Pak Song
Jos Leduc & Rocky Johnson vs Mr. Uganda & Pak Song
::2012/11/23::
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1/5 Classic Memphis TV 03-15-1980 Wrestling
1/5 Classic Memphis TV 03-15-1980 Wrestling
::2013/04/27::
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Undertaker vs. Sonny Blaze (Wrestling Challenge,12.12.1990)
Undertaker vs. Sonny Blaze (Wrestling Challenge,12.12.1990)
::2012/11/12::
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"King of Nakedness" Sexy Sonny Samson Music Video
"King of Nakedness" Sexy Sonny Samson Music Video
::2007/09/05::
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All Star Wrestling - 1986 - Atomic Kid vs. Sonny Myers feat Mauro Ranallo
All Star Wrestling - 1986 - Atomic Kid vs. Sonny Myers feat Mauro Ranallo
::2008/11/01::
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Undertaker vs. Sonny Trout (09.03.1992, Superstars of Wrestling)
Undertaker vs. Sonny Trout (09.03.1992, Superstars of Wrestling)
::2013/02/24::
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Best of Memphis in the 80s Disc 1
Best of Memphis in the 80s Disc 1
::2014/01/02::
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Sonny wrestling 1
Sonny wrestling 1
::2011/07/14::
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Bill Melby v Sonny Meyers Pt 1
Bill Melby v Sonny Meyers Pt 1
::2009/03/09::
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Blond Bombers - Battered and bruised after Concession Stand Brawl (6-16-79)
Blond Bombers - Battered and bruised after Concession Stand Brawl (6-16-79)
::2010/07/31::
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WRESTLING.IE - Prince Devitt vs. Dunkan Disorderly IV
WRESTLING.IE - Prince Devitt vs. Dunkan Disorderly IV
::2014/03/04::
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Muhammad Ali vs Sonny Liston II 1965
Muhammad Ali vs Sonny Liston II 1965
::2012/09/12::
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Price of Glory Wrestling: S2.E20.M150 - Vinny & Sonny Scarboni vs. Jimmy Shalwin & Max Morrison
Price of Glory Wrestling: S2.E20.M150 - Vinny & Sonny Scarboni vs. Jimmy Shalwin & Max Morrison
::2012/03/03::
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"the King Of Nakedness"Sexy Sonny Samsons official music vid
"the King Of Nakedness"Sexy Sonny Samsons official music vid
::2006/05/06::
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1980 King Jimmy Valiant Promo MEMPHIS WRESTLING
1980 King Jimmy Valiant Promo MEMPHIS WRESTLING
::2013/04/18::
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Price of Glory Wrestling: S2.E19.M140 - Sonny & Vinny Scarboni vs. Josh Movado & Bubba McKenzie
Price of Glory Wrestling: S2.E19.M140 - Sonny & Vinny Scarboni vs. Josh Movado & Bubba McKenzie
::2012/02/22::
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Price of Glory Wrestling: S1.E7.M47 - Josh Raymond vs. Sonny Scarboni vs. Whiplash
Price of Glory Wrestling: S1.E7.M47 - Josh Raymond vs. Sonny Scarboni vs. Whiplash
::2011/12/08::
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W.C.W's Sonny Onoo on how japanese wrestlers are superior.
::2008/08/20::
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Interviews with Koloff, Valentine, Super Destroyer & King
Interviews with Koloff, Valentine, Super Destroyer & King
::2007/11/09::
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Champion Rivals - Sam Burgess vs Sonny Bill Williams [ SBW-SB Rivalry Montage]
Champion Rivals - Sam Burgess vs Sonny Bill Williams [ SBW-SB Rivalry Montage]
::2014/03/10::
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Sonny wrestling 5
Sonny wrestling 5
::2011/07/14::
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Kenny Bengal vs Sonny Kiss
Kenny Bengal vs Sonny Kiss
::2014/05/16::
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Sonny King
Birth name Larry Johnson
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s) Sonny King
Retired Mid-1980s

Larry Johnson was a professional wrestler better known as Sonny King. He competed in the World Wide Wrestling Federation (WWWF), where he won the WWWF Tag Team Championship.

Professional wrestling career[edit]

Johnson began his career as a professional boxer, but later turned to professional wrestling after befriending Ernie Ladd.[1] Johnson initially turned down the offer from Jack Britton to join the sport, but later tried it anyway.[1] He began his training in Detroit.[1] He later worked in Pittsburgh and Ontario.[1]

In 1972, he teamed with Chief Jay Strongbow to win the World Wide Wrestling Federation's World Tag Team Championship from Baron Mikel Scicluna and King Curtis Iaukea.[1][2] After a month, they lost the title to the team of Professor Tanaka and Mr. Fuji.[2]

Johnson won the NWA Alabama Heavyweight Championship in Alabama in March 1977. In 1978 and 1979, Johnson worked in Memphis as a manager to Jos Leduc and Ron Bass.[1] He also feuded with Jerry Lawler for the Southern Championship.[1] While with Championship Wrestling from Florida, he traded the Florida version of the NWA Brass Knuckles Championship with Killer Karl Kox.

While partnering with The Angel in the Continental Wrestling Association in 1980, he won the AWA Southern Tag Team Championship. He retired in the mid-1980s.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Johnson grew up in Louisiana.[1] After retiring from wrestling, he worked in a junkyard in South Florida, buying and selling car parts.[1] His son played football for the South Carolina Gamecocks.[1]

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Oliver, Greg (May 31, 2010). "Sonny King talks about his career -- for the first time!". SLAM! Wrestling. Retrieved 2010-06-01. 
  2. ^ a b c "History of the World Tag Team Championship". World Wrestling Entertainment. Retrieved 2008-05-07. 

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