Arn Anderson had a storied and highly regarded career in the wrestling business. A mainstay of Jim Crockett Promotions and WCW throughout the eighties and nineties, Anderson has many championships on his resume.
Primarily known for his tag team work, Anderson held a version of the NWA and WCW World Tag Team Championships six times. Most notably, perhaps, with fellow Four Horsemen Tully Blanchard. During the duos short stay in WWE in the late eighties, the pair now known as The Brainbusters would capture the WWE Tag Team Championships. In doing so, they would end Demolition’s record-breaking 478-day run with the titles and give Anderson his only championship in WWE.
On his podcast, ARN, Anderson was asked which championship would he have wanted to hold but never did. The former 4-time NWA/WCW World Television Champion was unequivocal in his response.
“Well, I would be a liar and a fool in the same mouthful, if I didn’t say the NWA World Championship. I didn’t harp on it. It’s not like something I feel like my career was not complete, because that never happened.”
The closest Arn Anderson would get to the NWA World Championship was a handful of title shots. Arn was defeated twice by reigning champion Ronnie Garvin in 1987. This was followed by a string of losses to Barry Windham for the championship in 1993.
The WWE Hall of Famer worked as a producer in WWE for almost two decades after the demise of WCW. He is currently the on-screen coach of former TNT Champion Cody Rhodes in All Elite Wrestling.