Brown debuted in 1980 in NWA Jim Crockett Promotions as "Downtown" Denny Brown. After wrestling as a jobber for several years, Brown won the vacant NWA World Junior Heavyweight Championship in August 1985. He held the title three times over the following thirteen months, feuding with Nelson Royal, Gary Royal, Steve Regal and Lazer Tron.
- Finishing moves
Championships and accomplishments
- Championship Wrestling from Florida
- Georgia Championship Wrestling
- International Wrestling Association of Japan
- IWA World Junior Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
- Jim Crockett Promotions
- National Wrestling Alliance1
- Other Titles
- SAPC Junior Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
1NWA records are unclear as to where Brown was or what NWA affiliated promotion he was wrestling for when his first reign with the championship began.