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[Honky Tonk Man Gallery]

[www.thehonkytonkman.com]
Wrestler: Honky Tonk Man
Real Name: Roy Wayne Farris
Birthday: January 25, 1953
Hometown: Billed from Memphis
Currently: Arizona
Marital Status:
Height & Weight: 6'1 - 271lbs
Trained by:
Debut:
Previous Gimmicks: Wayne "Punk Rock" Farris
Wayne "The Fonz" Farris
Honky Tonk Wayne (Stampede)
Finishing Move: Shake, Rattle, and Roll
Favorite Moves:
Notable Feuds: Randy Savage
Jake Roberts
Hulk Hogan
The Hart Foundation
Johnny B Badd

  • WWF Intercontinental title defeating Ricky Steamboat;
  • All Pro Wrestling Universal title defeating "Filthy" Frank Murdoch (08/26/00);

  • Wayne Ferris is Jerry Lawler's cousin..

    Memphis Wrestling:
  • 1978: Wayne Ferris was a typical jobber-to-the-stars before Handsome Jimmy took him under his wing..
  • 1979: Wayne Ferris teamed with Larry Latham as the Blonde Bombers in Florida & Memphis..
  • ~~~Back in Memphis, the Blonde Bombers added Sgt. Danny Davis as their manager..

    Stampede Wrestling:
  • Wayne Ferris was given the name "Honky Tonk Wayne" by Bruce Hart while working in Calgary..

    World Wrestling Federation:
  • 1987: Honky Tonk Man signed with the WWF and had a brief stint as a face (good guy)..
  • The WWF started a write-in campaign called "A Vote of Confidence" for the fans to vote yes or no..
  • ~~~They were essentially asking the fans if Honky Tonk should be a face or heel, and the response was clear..

    World Wrestling Federation:
  • Honky Tonk Man began appearing on TV through a series of vignettes as a bitter heel Elvis impersonator..
  • Honky Tonk Man redebuted with Jimmy Hart as his manager, and sang his own entrance music "I'm a Honky Tonk Man"..
  • Wrestlemania III: The Honky Tonk Man pinned Jake "the Snake" Roberts..
  • June 2, 1987: The Honky Tonk Man defeated Ricky Steamboat for the WWF Intercontinental title..
  • ~~~Honky was a replacement for "The Natural" Butch Reed who was scheduled to win the gold..
  • Summerslam 1988: The Ultimate Warrior defeated The Honky Tonk Man to win the Intercontinental title..
  • ~~~This ended an unpresidented 14-month reign as champion for the HTM..
  • The Honky Tonk Man was paired up with Greg "the Hammer" Valentine in a tag team known as Rhytem & Blues..

    World Championship Wrestling:
  • 1994: The Honky Tonk Man resurfaced in World Championship Wrestling..
  • The HTM engaged in a wrestler/musician feud with Johnny B Badd..

    World Wrestling Federation:
  • 1997: The Honky Tonk Man returned to the WWF, in a managerial capacity, promising to unleach his "protege"..
  • The HTM tried to convince "The Real Double J" Jesse James to be his protege, but he refused..
  • The HTM's protege ended up being a repackaged Billy Gunn, who would be known as "Rockabilly"..
  • In Your House 15 - Cold Day In Hell: Rockabilly defeated Jesse James..

    On The Road Again:
  • Famous Quote: "I'm the great Intercontinental Champion of All-Time!"
  • The Honky Tonk Man remains one of the most active "veteran" wrestlers on the Independant Wrestling Circuit..
  • April 2003: The Honky Tonk Man claims on his web site that he was close to a deal to join TNA..
  • August 10, 2004--IWF in Aberdeen, New Jersey: Honky Tonk Man defeated Fred Sampson..
  • October 2, 2004--Oaktown Wrestling: Honky Tonk Man defeated Le Empereur..
  • January 18, 2005--Southern Championship Wrestling: Honky Tonk Man defeated Demolition Ax..
  • January 28, 2005--ICW: Honky Tonk Man defeated Tim Flowers by Disqualification..
  • March 16, 2005--IZW: Honky Tonk Man defeated "Big" Jack Bull with the Shake Rattle and Roll..
  • March 18, 2005--NWA ECCW: Johnny Canuck (retirement match) & Michelle Starr defeated Honky Tonk Man & Disco Fury..
  • March 19, 2005--NWA ECCW: Honky Tonk Man defeated Michelle Starr..
  • March 20, 2005 - Maniac Wrestling: Honky Tonk Man defeated The Mauler..
  • April 9, 2005--International Wrestling Cartel: Sgt. Slaughter defeated Honky Tonk Man in a Legends Match..
  • April 30, 2005--Independent Wrestling Mantoba: The Honky Tonk Man defeated Beautiful Bobby Jay..
  • June 18, 2005--Neo Spirit Wrestling: Honky Tonk Man & Jason Cage defeated Notorious TID & Phil Latio..
  • June 24, 2005--ICW: Tim Flowers defeated Honky Tonk Man in Seattle, Washington..
  • July 15, 2005--Steel Rage Pro Wrestling: Bobby Burns defeated The Honky Tonk Man..
  • August 17, 2005--NWS: Honky Tonk Man defeated Jo Jo | Honky Tonk Man defeated J.R. Ryder..
  • September 4, 2005--Dutch Championship Wrestling: Kenzo Richards defeated The Honky Tonk Man..
  • September 23, 2005--Main Stream Wrestling: Honky Tonk Man defeated The Dice in the main event..
  • September 30, 2005--ICW: Honky Tonk Man defeated "Diamond" Tim Flowers by Disqualification..
  • November 29, 2005--Twin Wrestling Entertainment: Honky Tonk Man defeated Dave Mason..
  • January 29, 2006--Pro Wrestling Xtreme: Honky Tonk Man defeated Jayson Chambers after hitting him over the head with a Guitar!
  • February 25, 2006--Main Event Wrestling: Honky Tonk Man defeated General Trent Steel..
  • March 24, 2006--High Impact Wrestling: Honky Tonk Man & Big Daddy Kash beat Principal Richard Pound & Todd Myers..
  • March 25, 2006--High Impact Wrestling: Honky Tonk Man defeated Principal Pound..
  • March 29, 2006--Top Rope Championship Wrestling: Honky Tonk Man defeated TJ Bratt..
  • March 30, 2006--All Canadian Wrestling: Honky Tonk Man & Gibby Guerrero defeated T.J. Bratt & Bobby Jay ..
  • March 31, 2006--Ring Masters Entertainment: Honky Tonk Man vs E.Z. Ryder ended in a No Contest..
  • April 1, 2006--Independent Wrestling Manitoba: Honky Tonk Man w/Tony Condello beat "Beautiful" Bobby Jay w/Bobby Driver..
  • April 14, 2006--All-American Championship Wrestling: Honky Tonk Man defeated Luscious Larry w/Tommy D....
  • April 15, 2006--All-American Championship Wrestling: Honky Tonk Man defeated Luscious Larry w/Tommy D (again)..
  • May 12, 2006--Stampede Wrestling: Honky Tonk Man defeated Duke Durrango..
  • June 14, 2006--AWA World Wide: Honky Tonk Man defeated Kim Chee in a bonus main event..
  • June 17, 2006--TRCW: Bobby Jay beat T.J. Bratt in a No-DQ match when Honky Tonk Man smashed a guitar over Bratt's head!
  • July 4, 2006--World Pro Wrestling: Honky Tonk Man defeated Doink the Clown.....
  • September 30, 2006--NWA ECCW TV Tapings: Honky Tonk Man defeated Vance Nevada by Disqualification..
  • November 11, 2006--All Out Mayhem Wrestling: Honky Tonk Man defeated Sonny Roselli in Machias, Maine..
  • November 24, 2006--NWA ECCW: Honky Tonk Man & Johnny Canuck defeated Vance Nevada & Seth Knight
  • November 25, 2006--NWA ECCW: Gurv Sihra defeated Honky Tonk Man in Nanaimo, British Columbia ..
  • January 27, 2007--Impact Zone Wrestling: Honky Tonk Man defeated Doink the Clown in Sacaton, Arizona..
  • March 13, 2007--Impact Zone Wrestling: Honky Tonk Man sang a song before getting attacked by Team P.O.S...