Jerry O'Neil Lawler (born November 29, 1949) is an American semi-retired professional wrestler and color commentator, signed to WWE under the company's legends program. Lawler is known throughout the professional wrestling world under the ring name Jerry "The King" Lawler.
Prior to joining WWE in 1992 (then known as the World Wrestling Federation), Lawler wrestled in numerous territories, winning 168 championships throughout his career. Lawler is a one-time AWA World Heavyweight Champion and a three-time WCWA World Heavyweight Champion. He unified the titles by defeating Kerry Von Erich at Superclash III, forming the USWA Unified World Heavyweight Championship, a championship which he held 28 times. Lawler has held more championships than any other current WWE wrestler, though he has never won any championships in WWE since joining the company. In 2007, Lawler was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.