Jerry O'Neil Lawler is an American semi-retired professional wrestler, wrestling commentator, musician,businessman, commercial artist and film actor, known throughout the wrestling world as Jerry "The King" Lawler. He is currently signed to WWE, working as a color commentator and occasional wrestler. On November 12, 1979, while working in the Continental Wrestling Association (CWA), Lawler defeated Billy Graham to become the CWA World Champion. On March 7, 1983, Lawler won the AWA International Championship by defeating Austin Idol and won the AWA World Heavyweight Championship from Curt Hennig. Lawler began his WWF career in December 1992 as an announcer on WWF Superstars of Wrestling. Lawler has held 168 championships throughout his career. Overall, Lawler has held more championships than any other current WWE wrestler, though he has never won any WWE championships since joining the company.