He won the NWA Globe Heavyweight Tournament in 1989, and in ’09 2009 he was inducted in to the WWE Hall of Popularity. He was a two-time NY Condition Wrestling qualifier while participating in Boca Ciega SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL. After getting retired for eight years, he came back towards the WWE in 2005 where he was presented as a star. His kid Richard Jr also became a specialist wrestler. He gained a WCW Globe Tag Team Tournament alongside Dustin Rhodes.