Mr. Knoxville

Real Name: Roger Barnes

Hometown: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Billed From: Charlotte, North Carolina

Height: 5 ft 8 in

Weight: 231 lb

Born: March 30, 1945

Debut: 1962

Trained by:
  • Pat Girard
Ring Names:
  • Miss Atlanta Lively
  • Mr. Knoxville
  • Ron Garvin
  • Ronnie Garvin
Nick Names:
  • "Rugged"
  • Mr. Knoxville
  • Mr. Knoxville
  • Mr. Knoxville
Finishing Moves:
  • Figure four leglock
  • Knockout Punch
  • Sharpshooter
  • Garvin Stomp – innovated
Comments
Garvin is an accomplished pilot (as is his step son, Jimmy Garvin). He holds commercial and instrument ratings for single engine and multi engine aircraft.Ron Garvin is not related to Terry Garvin but he is Jimmy Garvin's stepfather. Garvin owned Tennessee Mountain Wrestling in Knoxville, TN.