The Honky Tonk Man

Professional Wrestler
Born Jan 25, 1953

For other uses, see Honky Tonk Man. Template:Infobox professional wrestler Roy Wayne Farris (born January 25, 1953), better known by his ring name The Honky Tonk Man, is an American professional wrestler. A 1975 graduate from University of Memphis with a B.S. degree in Education, Farris coached high school football for two seasons at Munford High School in Munford, Tennessee.… Read More

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1953 Birth Born on January 25, 1953.


1977 24 Years Old Farris began his career in 1977 working in Malden, Missouri and wrestling alongside his training partner Koko B. Ware for promoter Henry Rogers. … Read More


Farris entered the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) in 1986 under the ring name Honky Tonk Man.
On June 13, 1987 episode of Superstars, Honky defeated Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat for the WWF Intercontinental Heavyweight Championship; Honky reversed Steamboat's inside cradle and grabbed onto the bottom ropes for extra leverage to get the pin. … Read More
1988 35 Years Old 1 More Event
During the Beefcake-Honky Tonk feud – which began at WrestleMania IV (where Jimmy Hart got him disqualified by knocking out the referee with his megaphone while Beefcake had Honky in a sleeper hold, and this saw Honky Tonk retain his title, but Hart got a haircut from "The Barber") and continued during the spring and summer of 1988 – Honky vowed not to let Beefcake cut his ducktail hair, something Beefcake often said he would do in promos. … Read More
1989 36 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1989, Honky began a feud against "The American Dream" Dusty Rhodes, but lost.
1991 38 Years Old Honky wrapped up his WWF career with a stint as a pro-heel color commentator alongside Vince McMahon and Roddy Piper on Superstars before leaving in January 1991.


1994 - 1997 2 More Events
1998 45 Years Old Honky then made an appearance in the 1998 Royal Rumble event.
2000 47 Years Old …  The Honky Tonk Man, along with Ryan Smith and a host of others, ran a series of controversial wrestling websites from 2000-2006. … Read More
2001 48 Years Old The Honky Tonk Man returned to the WWF for a one-time appearance at 2001 Royal Rumble, but was quickly eliminated by Kane after being hit on the head with his guitar.


The Honky Tonk Man has wrestled for Southern Championship Wrestling in Castroville, Texas, and MSW in eastern Canada. On April 23, 2008, Honky Tonk Man was seen wrestling in Presque Isle, Maine for the North Atlantic American Wrestling Association promotion.
2009 56 Years Old 1 More Event
On January 7, 2009, he appeared in a World Pro Wrestling event in Colusa, California, teaming with Doink The Clown (a new masked version) to face WPW World Tag Team Champions The First Class Express, Jerry Grey and Mighty Henrich. … Read More
2011 58 Years Old On January 31, 2011, Honky Tonk Man made his Dynamic Wrestling Alliance debut defeating Col. Jonathan James at the "Golden Opportunity II" event in Middletown, Ohio.


2016 63 Years Old On June 5, 2016 Honky Tonk Man wrestled in Impact Pro Wrestling in New Zealand, at the Armageddon Expo in Wellington. … Read More
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