Sting will be retiring this coming Sunday. He has been wrestling for 35 years and has done everything from teaming up with Hulk Hogan to fighting Ric Flair. Sting is one of the most iconic wrestlers in WWE history. We wish him luck!
Sting is one of the most iconic wrestlers in WWE history and he will be missed by all who watched him over the years. His retirement comes as no surprise, since he has been wrestling for well over three decades; however, we are still sad to see the legend go. But don’t worry–you can still catch Sting on TV every now and then, so keep your eye out!
Sting was a professional wrestler who started his career in 1985
His real name is Steve Borden and he was born on November 20, 1959.
Sting has been wrestling as a single competitor as well as in tag team matches with Hulk Hogan.
He wrestled for World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and later the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE)
Sting did not have a pre-determined persona. His character was an anti-hero who did not wear wrestling tights or brightly colored suits.
His finishing move is called the Scorpion Death Lock, which he often uses to win matches
Sting’s final match is on Sunday, April 3rd for Wrestlemania. Sting has been wrestling for over 30 years and was the face of WCW before it went bankrupt.
Sting’s finishing move is called the Scorpion Death Lock, which he often uses to win matches.
He retired from wrestling in 2016 after being diagnosed with cancer
Sting, who retired from wrestling in 2016 after being diagnosed with cancer, is coming back for this Sunday’s WrestleMania in his final match. His retirement match will be against Triple H.
Sting is known for his classic one-of-a-kind character and unique persona which set him apart from the other wrestlers of the era. Sting has been wrestling professionally since 1985, when he was just 20 years old.
He made headlines in the 90s when he was with WCW, which went bankrupt in 2001. Sting joined WWE in 2014 where he wrestled against some of the biggest names in the industry like Ric Flair, Undertaker and even Goldberg after a twenty year hiatus.
In 2017 he made an appearance at Wrestlemania 33 as part of a storyline with Triple H and Seth Rollins
Sting was at Wrestlemania 33 as part of a storyline with Triple H and Seth Rollins. He beat Triple H with his finisher, which is the Scorpion Deathlock.
Sting hit his opponent with the move always from behind. The referee was not counting to 3 for Triple H, but Sting had already passed out.
Sting’s entire net worth is estimated at $12 million dollars
Sting has amassed an entire net worth of $12 million dollars. Sting’s highest annual salary was in 1996, when he earned $3.5 million dollars.
Sting also made headlines throughout his wrestling career for having one of the most iconic entrances of all time by coming out to “Enter Sandman” by Metallica.
He was drafted to WCW in 1991 after being trained by “The American Dream” Dusty Rhodes and Jim Crockett, Jr. He became a main tenant of their Saturday night wrestling show after just one appearance on their television show against Ric Flair.
How old is sting the wrestler?
Sting is 62 years old.
The WWE will be sad to see Sting go, but we’re also hopeful that we’ll get to see him on TV every now and then. At this Sunday’s WrestleMania match for his final retirement bout, fans will be sad to see him go but hopeful that they’ll get to see him on TV every now and then!