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'Rugged' Ronnie Garvin

Athlete

Ron Garvin (born Roger Barnes) is a ormer professional wrestler and referee most known for his time in Jim Crockett Promotions (JCP) and the World Wrestling Federation (WWF).

Garvin next went to the World Wrestling Federation wrestling as a fan favorite under the name "Rugged" Ronnie Garvin. He feuded with Greg Valentine and they battled several times. The feud culminated with a retirement match, which Valentine won. Garvin was soon appointed as a kayfabe referee, but during matches, he would fight with the wrestlers who would not listen to his orders, such as Bravo and the Brooklyn Brawler. Despite warnings by WWF president Jack Tunney, Garvin punched Valentine during his match against Jimmy Snuka, which led to him being banned from refereeing.

Ron Garvin (born Roger Barnes) is a ormer professional wrestler and referee most known for his time in Jim Crockett Promotions (JCP) and the World Wrestling Federation (WWF).

Garvin next went to the World Wrestling Federation wrestling as a fan favorite under the name "Rugged" Ronnie Garvin. He feuded with Greg Valentine and they battled several times. The feud culminated with a retirement match, which Valentine won. Garvin was soon appointed as a kayfabe referee, but during matches, he would fight with the wrestlers who would not listen to his orders, such as Bravo and the Brooklyn Brawler. Despite warnings by WWF president Jack Tunney, Garvin punched Valentine during his match against Jimmy Snuka, which led to him being banned from refereeing.

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