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Booker T is a legend in the world of wrestling. He is a five-time World Champion, a six-time Tag Team Champion, and a one-time Intercontinental Champion. He has held titles in WCW, WWE, TNA, and ROH. He is the only wrestler to have ever won both the WCW World Heavyweight Championship and the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. He is truly one of the greats.
Booker T was born in Houston, Texas on August 1, 1965. His real name is Booker Tio Huffman Jr. He began his wrestling career in 1989 as “Ghetto Cowboy” Booker T. In 1992, he changed his name to Booker T and joined World Championship Wrestling (WCW). He quickly rose to prominence in WCW, winning his first WCW World Heavyweight Championship in 2000.
He would go on to win the title four more times before WCW was sold to WWE in 2001. Booker T made his WWE debut at Survivor Series that year and was soon involved in a feud with The Rock over the WWE Championship. This feud culminated in a match at WrestleMania XIX where Booker T defeated The Rock to become the new WWE Champion. Booker T’s reign as champion was short-lived, however, as he lost the title back to The Rock just one week later.
Booker T is one of the greatest wrestlers of all time. He has accomplished more than most wrestlers could ever dream of accomplishing. He is a five-time World Champion and a six-time Tag Team Champion. He is truly one of the greats.