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[Arn Anderson Gallery]
Wrestler: "The Enforcer" Arn Anderson
Real Name: Martin Lunde
Birthday: September 20, 1958
Hometown: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Rome, Georgia
Charlotte, North Carolina
Marital Status: Married with Kids
Height & Weight: 6' 1" - 255lbs
Trained by: Ted Allen
Debut: January 1982
Retired: August 25, 1997
Previous Gimmicks: Marty Lunde (NWA)
Super Olympia (NWA Southeast)
The Enforcer
Double-A
Finishing Move: Spinebuster
Favorite Moves: DDT
Gourdbuster
Figure Four
Notable Feuds: Dusty Rhodes
Dustin Rhodes
Barry Windham
Brian Pillman
Hulk Hogan
Websites: http://www.arnanderson4ever.com
DDT Digest Tribute Page

  • Southeastern Tag Team (4)
  • Georgia National Tag Team w/Ole
  • NWA World Television
  • NWA World Tag Team w/Tully
  • WWF World Tag Team w/Tully
  • NWA World Television
  • WCW World Television
  • WCW World Tag Team w/Bobby,Larry,Paul


  • Getting into the Business.
  • Marty Lunde's first match was a losing effort against "Bullet" Bob Armstrong..
  • Marty Lunde teamed occassionally with Matt Borne amung others, but did not catch on then..
  • Marty Lunde then began wrestling in the Southeast as "Super Olympia", tagging with Mr. Olympia (Jerry Stubbs)..
  • ~~~Marty & Jerry teamed together, masked & unmasked, and held the Southeastern Tag Titles together 3 times throughout 1984..
  • ~~~Late 1984: Marty Lunde & Jerry Stubbs split up..
  • Arn Anderson joined the Tennessee Studs and teamed with Pat Rose to win the Southeastern Tag belts one more time..
  • Arn Anderson was part of the original Legion of Doom with Hawk, Animal, Jake Roberts & The Spoiler..

    The National Wrestling Alliance - The Anderson Family
  • 1985-86: Anderson moved on, heading to Georgia (which was slowly merging with the Mid-Atlantic region to form WCW)..
  • ~~~Arn joined his "uncle" Ole Anderson, and after a short family feud, began teaming as the Minnesota Wrestling Crew..
  • Arn & Ole Anderson were a major factor in the birth of the Four Horsemen with Ric Flair, Tully Blanchard & JJ Dillon..
  • ~~~Arn was dubbed the "Enforcer" of the Four Horsemen, always present during the entire duration of the factions existance..
  • July 6, 1985 - Great American Bash: Ole & Arn Anderson defeated Buzz Sawyer & Dick Slater..
  • November 28, 1985 - Starrcade: Ole & Arn Anderson defeated Wahoo McDaniel & Billy Jack Haynes..
  • January 4, 1986: Arn Anderson defeated Wahoo McDaniel (Tournament Final) to win the vacant NWA Television title..
  • July 5, 1986 - Great American Bash: Ole & Arn Anderson defeated Sam Houston & Nelson Royal..
  • July 26, 1986 - Great American Bash: The Rock & Roll Express vs Ole & Arn Anderson went to a draw..
  • September 9, 1986: Dusty Rhodes defeated Arn Anderson to win the NWA Television title..
  • November 27, 1986 - Starrcade: The RockNRoll Express beat Ole & Arn Anderson in a STEEL CAGE to retain the Tag Team titles..
  • February 15, 1987--MoscaMania 2: Arn Anderson defeated Tim Horner in Hamilton, Ontario..
  • April 10, 1987 - Crockett: Bob & Brad Armstrong defeated Arn Anderson & Kevin Sullivan in the first round..

    The National Wrestling Alliance - Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard
  • Arn Anderson began teaming with Tully Blanchard, and enjoyed a great deal of success as a team..
  • July 4, 1987 - Great American Bash: The SuperPowers defeated The Four Horsemen in a War Games Match..
  • ~~~SuperPowers = Dusty Rhodes, Nikita Koloff, The Road Warriors (Hawk & Animal), and Paul Ellering..
  • ~~~Four Horsemen = Ric Flair, Arn Anderson, Tully Blanchard, Lex Luger, and JJ Dillon..
  • September 29, 1987: Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard defeated The RnR Express to capture the NWA Tag Team titles!
  • November 26, 1987 - Starrcade: Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard defeated The Road Warriors by DQ..
  • March 27, 1988 - The Clash: Lex Luger & Barry Windham defeated Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard to win the Tag titles!
  • April 20, 1988: Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard defeated Barry Windham & Lex Luger to reclaim the Tag Team titles..
  • April 22-23, 1988 - Crockett Cup: Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard defeated Italian Stallion & Kendall Windham..
  • ~~~Quarter Finals: Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard received a bye to the Semi-finals..
  • ~~~Semi Finals: Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard defeated The Fantastics (Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers)..
  • ~~~Finals: Sting & Lex Luger defeated Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard to win the 1988 Crockett Cup..
  • June 8, 1988 - The Clash: Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard vs Sting & Dusty Rhodes ended in a Double DQ..
  • July 9, 1988: The Road Warriors & Dusty Rhodes beat Ric Flair & Arn & Tully to capture the vacant 6-Man Tag titles..
  • July 10, 1988 - Great American Bash: Tully Blanchard & Arn Anderson vs Sting & Nikita Koloff ended in a draw..
  • September 10, 1988: The Midnight Express defeated Tully Blanchard & Arn Anderson to capture the Tag Team titles..

    The World Wrestling Federation - The Brain Busters
  • 1989: Arn & Tully left the NWA and signed with the WWF calling themselves the Brain Busters, managed by Bobby Heenan..
  • October 4, 1988 - Superstars Tapings: Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard defeated Tommy Angel & Bob Emery in their debut..
  • January 15, 1989 - Royal Rumble: Arn & Tully enter at #16 & #17 and are both eliminated by Hulk Hogan..
  • March 11, 1989 - SNME: The Brain Busters vs The Rockers (Shawn Michaels & Marty Jannetty) ended in a DOUBLE COUNT OUT..
  • April 2, 1989 - Wrestlemania V: The Brain Busters defeated Strike Force (Tito Santana & Rick Martel)..
  • May 27, 1989 - SNME: The Brain Busters w/Bobby Heenan defeated Demolition (Tag Champions) by Disqualification..
  • July 29, 1989 - SNME: The Brain Busters w/Bobby Heenan defeated Demolition in a Best 2/3 Falls to win the Tag Team titles!
  • August 28, 1989 - Summerslam: The Brain Busters defeated The Hart Foundation in a NON TITLE match..
  • November 23, 1989 - Survivor Series: Ultimate Warrior/Jim Neidhart/The Rockers defeated Andre/Haku/Anderson/Bobby Heenan..
  • ~~~Tully Blanchard was released from WWF right after a suprise drug test before the show, and Arn left shortly afterwards..

    World Championship Wrestling - IV Horsemen
  • Arn Anderson reformed the IV Horsemen with Ric Flair, Ole Anderson & Sting to feud with the Gary Hart Stable..
  • June 13, 1990 - The Clash: Paul Orndorff defeated Arn Anderson..
  • July 7, 1990 - Great American Bash: Paul Orndorff & El Gigante & Junk Yard Dog beat Sid Vicious & Arn & Barry Windham by DQ..
  • October 27, 1990 - Halloween Havoc: Doom (Ron Simmons & Butch Reed) vs Ric Flair & Arn Anderson ended in a NO CONTEST..
  • December 16, 1990 - Starrcade: Doom (Ron Simmons & Butch Reed) vs Arn Anderson & Barry Windham ended in a NO CONTEST..
  • January 2, 1990: Arn Anderson defeated The Great Muta to win the Television title..
  • December 4, 1990: Z-Man (Tom Zenk) defeated Arn Anderson to win the Television title..
  • January 14, 1991: Arn Anderson defeated Tom Zenk to capture the Television title..
  • January 30, 1991 - The Clash: Arn Anderson & Barry Windham defeated The Renegades (Chris & Mark Youngblood)..
  • March 21, 1991 - WCW/Japan: Arn Anderson & Barry Windham defeated Masa Saito & Masahiro Chono..
  • May 19, 1991 - Superbrawl: Bobby Eaton defeated Arn Anderson to win the Television title..
  • June 14, 1991 - The Clash: Barry Windham & Arn Anderson beat Brian Pillman & El Gigante in a "Loser Leaves Town" match..
  • July 14, 1991: Rick Steiner & Missy Hyatt defeated Arn Anderson & Paul E. Dangerously in a CAGE match..
  • Arn Anderson was left alone when Ric Flair left the WCW for the WWF, and the Horsemen broke off again..

    World Championship Wrestling - Dangerous Alliance
  • 1991-1992: Arn Anderson joined the Dangerous Alliance, headed by Paul E. Dangerously..
  • Arn Anderson formed a great tag team with Larry Zbyszko known as the Enforcers..
  • September 5, 1991: The Enforcers defeated the The Steiner Brothers to capture the WCW Tag Team titles..
  • October 27, 1991 - Halloween Havoc: The Enforcers defeated The WCW Patriots (Todd Champion & Firebreaker Chip)..
  • November 19, 1991: Ricky Steamboat & Dustin Rhodes defeated The Enforcers to capture the Tag Team titles..
  • December 29, 1991 - Starrcade: Arn Anderson & Lex Luger defeated Tom Zenk & Terrance Taylor (Lethal Lottery)..
  • January 4, 1992 - WCW/Japan: The Enforcers defeated defeated Michiyoshi Ohara & Shiro Koshinaka..
  • January 21, 1992 - The Clash: Dustin Rhodes & Barry Windham & Ron Simmons beat Arn & Larry Zbyszko & Bobby Eaton..
  • Arn Anderson started teaming with his old nemesis, Bobby Eaton..
  • January 16, 1992: Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton defeated Ricky Steamboat & Dustin Rhodes to win the Tag Team titles..
  • February 29, 1992 - SuperBrawl: Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton defeated The Steiner Brothers by DQ to retain the Tag titles..
  • June 16, 1992 - The Clash: Barry Windham & Dustin Rhodes defeated Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton..
  • September 2, 1992 - The Clash: Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton defeated Dick Slater & Greg Valentine..
  • October 25, 1992 - Halloween Havoc: Tom Zenk & Johnny Gunn & Shane Douglas beat Arn & Michael Hayes & Bobby Eaton..
  • November 18, 1992 - The Clash: Erik Watts & Kensuke Sasaki defeated Arn Anderson and Bobby Eaton..
  • May 3, 1993: The Steiner Brothers defeated Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton to win the Tag Team titles..
  • May 23, 1993 - Slamboree: Barry Windham defeated Arn Anderson to retain the NWA World Heavyweight title..
  • Arn Anderson was again left alone when the Dangerous Alliance crumbled and dispanded..

    Smokey Mountain Wrestling
  • Arn Anderson joined Bobby Eaton in defecting to Jim Cornette's Smokey Mountain Wrestling for a brief period..
  • April 2, 1993--Bluegrass Brawl: Team #1 defeated Team #2 and Team #3 in a Triangular Street Fight..
  • ~~~Team #1: Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane & Tom Pritchard..
  • ~~~Team #2: Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson & Arn Anderson..
  • ~~~Team #3: Dutch Mantell & Jimmy Golden & Robert Fuller..

    World Championship Wrestling - IV Horsemen
  • Summer 1993: Arn Anderson returned to WCW to reform the Horsemen with Flair, Ole & Paul Roma..
  • June 16, 1993 - The Clash: Ric Flair & Arn Anderson beat Brian Pillman & Steve Austin in two straight falls..
  • August 18, 1993 - The Clash: Arn Anderson & Paul Roma defeated Steve Austin & Brian Pillman to win the WCW Tag Team titles..
  • September 19, 1993 - Fall Brawl: The Nasty Boys w/Missy Hyatt defeated Arn Anderson & Paul Roma to capture the Tag Team titles..
  • October 28, 1993: Arn Anderson & Sid Vicious got into a fight after hours in a hotel in England..
  • ~~~Both men are rushed to the hospital and suffer multiple puncture and stab wounds..
  • Arn Anderson is once again left alone as The Horsemen again dispursed..

    World Championship Wrestling - Stud Stable
  • February 20, 1994 - Superbrawl: "Lord" Steven Regal defeated Arn Anderson to retain the Television title..
  • July 17, 1994 - Bash at the Beach: Terry Funk & Bunkhouse Buck beat Arn Anderson & Dustin Rhodes when Arn turned on Dustin!
  • Summer 1994: Arn Anderson joined the Stud Stable, headed by Col. Robert Parker, with Terry Funk & Bunkhouse Buck..
  • September 18, 1994: The Nasty Boys & Dusty & Dustin Rhodes beat The Stud Stable in a War Games Match..
  • ~~~Stud Stable consisted of Terry Funk, Bunkhouse Buck, Arn Anderson and Col. Robert Parker..
  • October 23, 1994 - Halloween Havoc: Dustin Rhodes defeated Arn Anderon in a GRUDGE match..
  • December 27, 1994 - Starrcade: Johnny B. Badd defeated Arn Anderson to retain the Television title..
  • January 8, 1995: Arn Anderson defeated Johnny B. Badd to WIN the WCW Television title..
  • January 25, 1995 - The Clash: Arn Anderson defeated Johnny B. Badd to retain the Television title..
  • February 19, 1995 - Superbrawl: Arn Anderson defeated Johnny B. Badd to retain the Television title..
  • March 19, 1995 - Uncensored: Johnny B. Badd knocked out Arn Anderson in round #4 in a Boxer vs. Wrestler match..

    World Championship Wrestling - Ridin' With The Nature Boy
  • May 21, 1995 - Slamboree: Arn Anderson defeated Alex Wright to retain the Television title..
  • June 18, 1995 - Great American Bash: The Renegade defeated Arn Anderson to capture the Television title..
  • July 16, 1995 - Bash at the Beach: The Renegade defeated Arn Anderson to retain the Television title..
  • August 4, 1995 - The Clash: Big Van Vader defeated Arn Anderson and Ric Flair in a Handicap match..

    World Championship Wrestling - IV Horsemen (The Dramatic Reformation)
  • September 17, 1995 - Fall Brawl: Arn Anderson defeated Ric Flair with help from Brian Pillman..
  • October 1995: Ric Flair began begging Sting on a weekly basis to team with him against Arn Anderson & Brian Pillman..
  • October 2, 1995 - Nitro: Ric Flair defeated Arn Anderon by Disqualification..
  • October 9, 1995 - Nitro: Arn Anderson defeated Ric Flair in a Steel Cage match!
  • October 16, 1995 - Nitro: Ric Flair & Sting defeated Arn Anderson & Brian Pillman by COUNT OUT..
  • October 29, 1995 - Halloween Havoc: Sting & Ric Flair defeated Brian Pillman & Arn Anderson by Disqualification
  • ~~~Ric Flair was attacked before the show, so Sting went to the ring alone to defend the honor of Flair....
  • ~~~Ric Flair prooved that he was the dirtiest player in the game and turned on Sting and reformed the IV Horsemen!
  • ~~~This led to the reformation of the IV Horsemen with Flair, Arn, Brian Pillman, and eventually Chris Benoit..
  • November 26, 1995 - Nitro: Sting & Lex Luger defeated Arn Anderson & Brian Pillman..
  • December 11, 1995 - Nitro: Hulk Hogan & Sting defeated Ric Flair & Arn Anderson..
  • January 1, 1996 - Nitro: Randy Savage defeated Arn Anderson..
  • January 8, 1996 - Nitro: Hulk Hogan & Randy Savage defeated Ric Flair & Arn Anderson..
  • February 5, 1996 - Nitro: Arn Anderson & Brian Pillman defeated Kevin Sullivan & Hugh Morrus by Disqualification..
  • February 11, 1996 - Superbrawl: Kevin Sullivan vs Arn Anderson (sub for Pillman) in a STRAP match ended in a NO CONTEST..
  • ~~~Ric Flair showed up and begged them not to fight, and convinced them to join forced to eliminate Hulkamania!
  • February 12, 1996 - Nitro: Arn Anderson defeated Hulk Hogan by PINFALL!
  • February 19, 1996 - Nitro: Arn Anderson defeated Hulk Hogan by DISQUALIFICATION!
  • February 26, 1996 - Nitro: Hulk Hogan & Randy Savage & Brutus Beefcake beat Ric Flair & Arn Anderson & Kevin Sullivan..
  • March 10, 1996 - Nitro: Hogan & Savage & Beefcake beat Flair & Anderson & Sullivan in a Lumberjack Strap Match!
  • March 24, 1996 - Uncensored: Hulk Hogan & Randy Savage defeated The Alliance to end Hulkamania in a Doomsday Cage..
  • ~~~Alliance to End Hulkamania: Flair, Anderson, Lex Luger, Kevin Sullivan, Meng & Barbarian, Z-Gangsta, Ultimate Solution..
  • April 1, 1996 - Nitro: Hulk Hogan & Brutus Beefcake defeated Arn Anderson & Kevin Sullivan..
  • April 15, 1996 - Nitro: Hulk Hogan defeated Arn Anderson & Kevin Sullivan in a Handicap match..
  • May 19, 1996 - Slamboree: Ric Flair & Randy Savage defeated Arn Anderson & Eddie Guerrero (Lethal Lottery)..
  • May 20, 1996 - Nitro: The Giant defeated Arn Anderson to retain the World Heavyweight title..
  • June 3, 1996 - Nitro: Ric Flair & Arn Anderson defeated the RockNRoll Express..
  • June 10, 1996 - Nitro: Sting & Lex Luger defeated Ric Flair & Arn Anderson by DQ to retain the Tag titles..
  • June 16, 1996 - Great American Bash: Arn Anderson sided with Chris Benoit and turned on ally Kevin Sullivan..
  • ~~~Ric Flair & Arn Anderson w/Bobby Heanan defeated Steve McMichael & Kevin Greene w/Randy Savage..
  • June 24, 1996 - Nitro: Chris Benoit & Arn Anderson defeated Rock and Roll Express..
  • July 1, 1996 - Nitro: The Horsemen (Flair/Anderson/Benoit/Mongo) beat RnRExpress/Renegade/Joe Gomez..
  • July 7, 1996 - Bash at the Beach: The Giant & Kevin Sullivan defeated Arn Anderson & Chris Benoit..
  • July 8, 1996 - Nitro: Sting defeated Arn Anderson by Submission..
  • July 22, 1996 - Nitro: Sting & Lex Luger & Randy Savage beat Arn Anderson & Chris Benoit & Steve McMichael..
  • September 2, 1996 - Nitro: Flair/Anderson/Benoit/McMichael beat Kevin Sullivan/Big Bubba/Meng/Barbarian..
  • September 15, 1996 - Fall Brawl: The new World order defeated The Horsemen in a WAR GAMES match!
  • ~~~nWo (Hulk Hogan, Scott Hall, Kevin Nash & nWo Sting) beat 4H (Ric Flair, Arn Anderson, Lex Luger & Sting)..
  • September 30, 1996 - Nitro: Arn Anderson defeated Chris Jericho..
  • October 27, 1996 - Halloween Havoc: Lex Luger defeated Arn Anderson by Torture Rack submission..
  • December 16, 1996 - Kevin Sullivan defeated Arn Anderson..
  • January 27, 1997 - Nitro: Arn Anderson (final match) & Mongo McMichael defeated the Amazing French Canadians..

    World Championship Wrestling - Real Life
  • March 1997: Arn Anderson became the proud father of a healthy nine-pound baby boy with a full head of hair..
  • April 1997: Arn Anderson went in for surgery to fuse the fifth, sixth, and seventh vertebrae in his neck..
  • ~~~Things had gotten so bad that he was suffering paralysis in his left hand..
  • Arn Anderson suffered a Neck injury in 1989, a groin injury in 1992, and another Neck injury in 1996..

    World Championship Wrestling - Retirement
  • August 25, 1997: Arn Anderson, stuns the wrestling world with a moving retirement speech..
  • ~~~Anderson then offers not just any spot, but HIS spot (within the Four Horsemen), to Curt Hennig..
  • ~~~Curt replies, "It would be a honor." - Hennig later turned on the Four Horsemen and joined the nWo..

    World Wrestling Federation
  • Arn Anderson signed with the WWF and became an announcer for the WCW Invasion squad which didn't last very long..
  • Arn Anderson was religated to WWF Road Agent, which probably suits him a lot better..

    Real Life
  • October 2002: Susan Lunde, the 19-year-old daughter of Arn Anderson marries Trent Wylde, a North Carolina indie wrestler..
  • ~~~Apparantly this story was a complete "work", in other words, not true..

    World Wrestling Entertainment
  • May 2003: Arn Anderson goes into drug & alcohol rehabilitation as required by WWE policies..
  • July 2003: Arn Anderson is back working as a Road Agent on the RAW crew..
  • September 14, 2003 - Live Event: Triple H w/Randy Orton defeated Ric Flair w/Arn Anderson in North Carolina..
  • October 3, 2005 - WWE Homecoming: Arn Anderson participated in a Legends Ceremony which included roughly 24 Legends..
  • October 9, 2006 - RAW: "The Nature Boy" Ric Flair w/The Flair Squad defeated "I admit it, I suck!" Mitch w/The Spirit Squad....
  • ~~~The "Flair Squad" consisted of pro-wrestling legends: "Rowdy" Roddy Piper, Ted DiBiase, IRS (Mike Rotundo) and Arn Anderson!