In The Beginning:
1984: John Nord made his debut in the
American Wrestling Association.. John Nord split his time between
Mid-South and the AWA territories wrestling as Nord The Barbarian.. John Nord breifly had a gimmick where he was a bible-thumper..
April 20, 1986 – AWA WrestleRock: Jimmy Snuka & Greg Gagne beat Nord the Barbarian & Bruiser Brody in a “Steel Cage” match..
1988: John Nord breifly teamed with
Scott Norton as “The Lumberjacks”.. John Nord also competed in the
Pacific Northwestterritory, where he teamed with The Grappler, to form, The Breakfast Club.. World Wrestling Federation – The Berzerker: 1991: John Nord entered the
World Wrestling Federation and competed breifly as The Viking.. 1991: John Nord changed his name to The Berzerker and was managed by
Mr. Fuji.. The Berzerker always won his matches by tossing his opponents to the outside of the ring, and winning via countout..
The Berzerker began a feud with Davey Boy Smith, which was suppose to climax at WrestleMania..
~~~Due to either lack of time, or lack of interest, the matchup never took place..
The Berzerker began a feud with The Undertaker, which included trying to stab him with a sword..
The Berzerker left the WWF in early 1993..
On Tour: 1994-1997: John Nord began competing for
All Japan Pro Wrestling.. 1997: John Nord resurfaced in
World Championship Wrestling with short blonde hair and sunglasses.. November 23, 1997 – World War III 1997: John Nord competed in the 60-man 3-ring Battle Royal – won by Scott Hall..
John Nord breifly teamed with Barry Darsow before receiving his release from WCW in 1998 after an injury..
Retirement: John Nord’s son, Joe Nord, wrestles for Waconia High School in Minnesota..
2005: Joe Nord won a Championship and signed with the Minnesota Gophers Wrestling team..