A.k.a. Fake Sting or nWo Sting, he was a fixture of World Championship Wrestling during the 1990's, and a UCW Heavyweight Champion.
He started wrestling under the name Lightning in 1991.
Pro Wrestling Illustrated ranked him #130 on their 1999 list of the 500 best singles wrestlers in the world.
His brother Paul Farmer became a doctor.
He defeated Ric Flair in the Fall Brawl of September 1996.