He debuted in 1972, and became an effective fighter in the AWA, NWA, and WWF. He went to Eden Prairie SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL and upon conclusion, became a sergeant in america Sea Corps. In 1984 he was called Pro Wrestling Illustrated’s Many Inspiring Wrestler of the entire year; simply seven years later on, he became the magazine’s Many Hated Wrestler of the entire year. He was created in Detroit, Michigan. In 1991 he previously a short-lasting feud with Hulk Hogan.