Roger Barnes

Roger Barnes

Mar. 30th, 1945
Born in
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Roger Barnes' Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
AWA All-Star Wrestling TV Show
AWA All-Star Wrestling

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

[none found]


  • Although billed as the brother of "Gorgeous" Jimmy Garvin, was actually his step-father.
  • Was the first wrestler in the WWF (WWE) to use the sharpshooter as his finishing maneuver.
  • Former NWA National Champion
  • Notable Title Wins Include: NWA World Tag (Florida) w/ Terry Garvin; NWA Florida Tag w/ Ole Anderson; NWA Georgia Tag w/ Terry Garvin (2); NWA National/World TV champion (5); NWA National champion (Georgia); NWA National tag champion (Georgia) w/ Jerry Oates; NWA Mid-Atlantic champion; NWA US tag champion w/ Barry Windham; NWA World champion; AWA TV champion; WWC Universal champion (Puerto Rico)(2)
  • Had a big feud with Greg "The Hammer" Valentine in the WWF. Valentine wore an ankle brace he called "The Heartbreaker" when he wrestled and would put the figure four leglock on opponents. Soon after Garvin began wearing one on his ankle he called "The Hammer Jammer".
  • Former NWA World Heavyweight Champion. Defeated Ric Flair for the title, before losing it back to Flair.

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