TOP TEN: The Career Highlights of “The Icon” Sting

Nick Paglino

10. Sting Forms The Bladerunners With Jim "Rock" Hellwig

In 1986, Sting made his first real impact felt in pro wrestling when he and Jim "Justice" Hellwig (later The Ultimate Warrior), formed a tag team known as the Blade Runners. Sting changed his name, initially from Flash Borden to Sting, while Hellwig became Rock. The Blade Runners wrestled in the Universal Wrestling Federation based in Shreveport, Louisiana until Rock left the promotion in mid-1986.

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