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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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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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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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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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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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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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1980 Tony Boyles vs Sonny King MEMPHIS WRESTLING
1980 Tony Boyles vs Sonny King MEMPHIS WRESTLING
::2013/04/19::
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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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I Cried For You - Sonny King
I Cried For You - Sonny King
::2009/01/15::
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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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|BV|Balkan-Vision|Stunts by Sonny King HD 720p
|BV|Balkan-Vision|Stunts by Sonny King HD 720p
::2014/03/11::
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Sonny King Ball Like Magic
Sonny King Ball Like Magic
::2010/11/25::
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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 Road To Riches
Sonny King Road To Riches
::2010/11/25::
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Sonny King presents Swag-Matic
Sonny King presents Swag-Matic
::2011/02/23::
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Sonny King
Sonny King
::2011/11/18::
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Memphis TV Complete 3-15-1980 Wrestling
Memphis TV Complete 3-15-1980 Wrestling
::2013/04/16::
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Sonny King ...in the begining...
Sonny King ...in the begining...
::2008/05/06::
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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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Memphis Wrestling Full Episode 10-18-1980
Memphis Wrestling Full Episode 10-18-1980
::2013/05/02::
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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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1/5 Classic Memphis TV 09-13-1980 Wrestling
1/5 Classic Memphis TV 09-13-1980 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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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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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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Pro-Wrestling Managers
Pro-Wrestling Managers
::2014/08/10::
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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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"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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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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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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Bill Dundee vs Paul Ellering (5-24-80) Classic Memphis Studio Wrestling Match
Bill Dundee vs Paul Ellering (5-24-80) Classic Memphis Studio Wrestling Match
::2010/04/24::
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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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Marq Quen and Johnny Knockout vs Smiley and Sonny Justice
Marq Quen and Johnny Knockout vs Smiley and Sonny Justice
::2014/11/19::
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W.C.W
W.C.W's Sonny Onoo on how japanese wrestlers are superior.
::2008/08/20::
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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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The Bullet and the Stud 9 of 9
The Bullet and the Stud 9 of 9
::2007/08/25::
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NWA Mid Atlantic Championship Wrestling  12 30 1981
NWA Mid Atlantic Championship Wrestling 12 30 1981
::2013/12/25::
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Sonny Liston vs Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali) Boxing Match
Sonny Liston vs Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali) Boxing Match
::2011/10/01::
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NWA Mid- Atlantic Wrestling- 12/01/1982
NWA Mid- Atlantic Wrestling- 12/01/1982
::2014/11/17::
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Tony Atlas vs Sonny Rogers
Tony Atlas vs Sonny Rogers
::2012/11/17::
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Mike Edwards vs Sonny Myers "Blood Match"
Mike Edwards vs Sonny Myers "Blood Match"
::2008/08/12::
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3BW 2014 Triple Threat King
3BW 2014 Triple Threat King's Cup Round 1: Joey Tice vs. Sonny vs. Dylan Mcquinn
::2014/10/13::
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Price of Glory Wrestling: S1.E7.M47 - Josh Abercrombie vs. Sonny Scarboni vs. Whiplash
Price of Glory Wrestling: S1.E7.M47 - Josh Abercrombie vs. Sonny Scarboni vs. Whiplash
::2011/12/08::
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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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Eric Chapel vs. Sonny Deeds
Eric Chapel vs. Sonny Deeds
::2014/02/25::
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South Atlantic Professional Wrestling - 1
South Atlantic Professional Wrestling - 1
::2013/02/01::
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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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