Larry Stephens (wrestler)

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Larry Stephens
Born Salisbury, North Carolina
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s) L.A. Stephens
Billed height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Billed weight 225 lb (102 kg)
Trained by Gene Anderson
Nelson Royal
Debut 1986

Larry Stephens was a professional wrestler in the NWA's Jim Crockett Promotions.


Larry Stephens was trained by Gene Anderson and Nelson Royal in Mooresville, North Carolina and made his debut against The Midnight Express on TBS in late 1986 at 19 years old.

He worked for Jim Crockett Promotions and did guest shots with Vince McMahon in the World Wrestling Federation rising to midcard in both promotions before leaving to join Nelson Royal's Atlantic Coast Wrestling as L.A. Stephens. He was partners with Doug Somers and was making a bid for the ACW tag titles when the promotion folded. He also worked in the booking office with Grizzly Smith and Colt Steel.

After taking some time to pursue a coaching career and working the Independent circuit, he booked a spot on David Baucom's NWA Mid Atlantic troop and toured the world during the early 2000s. While he was teaming with Big Bubba Bane, they defeated the Rock 'N Roll Express team of Robert Gibson and Ricky Morton to win the NWA World Tag Team Championship.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "NWA World Tag Team Title". National Wrestling Alliance. Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. Retrieved May 8, 2010. 

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