“Harlem Heat,” the 1990s tag staff consisting Booker T and Stevie Ray will probably be immortalized within the WWE Hall Fame on the eve WrestleMania 35, Saturday, April 6, on the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Harlem Heat be part of the likes D-Generation X, The Honky Tonk Man and Torrie Wilson as confirmed inductees within the 2019 Hall Fame Class.
Booker T will grow to be a two-time WWE Hall Fame inductee, becoming a member of Ric Flair and Shawn Michaels, who can even earn his second HOF nod subsequent month as a member DX.
According to WWE, Booker T & Stevie Ray made their WCW debut in the summertime 1993, the place they went on to do battle with Sting, Ric Flair and the British Bulldog, amongst another WCW’s prime superstars.
The duo later joined forces with Hall Famer Sensational Sherri as they captured their first WCW Tag Team Championship by defeating Stars & Stripes. In whole, Harlem Heat held the straps a WCW-record 10 occasions, which included bouts towards iconic Tag groups resembling The Steiner Brothers, Sting & Lex Luger and The Nasty Boys.
Harlem Heat cut up up in 1997, as Stevie joined the nWO and Booker starred as a singles competitor. However, they reunited shortly thereafter to win the WCW tag staff titles three extra occasions earlier than the corporate was finally bought by WWE.
As WWE notes, Booker T and Stevie Ray by no means competed as a staff inside a WWE ring, however there’s no denying their pure dominance tag-team wrestling throughout “The Monday Night War.”