He held the British light welterweight title from 1989 and 1990, and the European champion from 1990 to 1992. In November 1988 he Kevin Plant on points in his home city to win the vacant BBBofC Central Area light welterweight title. Pat Barrett was born on a council estate in North Manchester, England. The church had released two prior worship albums as Grace Midtown, with Pat Barrett and others leading. On 27 August 2006, Pat Barrett made an appearance for the promotion Irish Whip Wrestling's show which was being held in Dublin, Ireland. That's it. 2. De Nucci and Barrett lost the title to The Blackjacks on 26 August 1975. [11] He denied all knowledge of the gun and drugs, claiming that he was set up (he was arrested as a result of an anonymous tip off), but was sentenced to two consecutive three-month terms in prison. After the pair separated, Barrett forged a singles career, and feuded with both Jonathan and Geoghegan. On 2 January 1980, Barrett unsuccessfully challenged Lee Osbourne for the World Junior Heavyweight Championship but won a rematch for the title a week later. During his career, he … In August 1990 he challenged for Efrem Calamati's European title in Salerno, Italy, knocking the defending champion out in the fourth round to take the title. [7] He made three successful defences of the European title, against Salvatore Nardino, Mark McCreath , and Racheed Lawal, stopping all three challengers. [19], Later life and career as trainer and promoter, Retained European light-welterweight title, Retained British light-welterweight title, Bellahouston Leisure Centre, Glasgow, Scotland, Retained Central Area light-welterweight title, Bowlers Exhibition Centre, Manchester, England, European Sporting Club, Stoke-on-Trent, England, "ESB Exclusive Interview With Pat Barrett, Former British and European Light welterweight Champ", "Pat Barrett on Promoting, Perseverance, Prison, More", "Pat Barrett: I should have stayed at light-welterweight and challenged Julio Cesar Chavez", "Season's Beatings: Back When Christmas Was Boxing Day", "Barrett jailed after gun found in hotel room", "Former European champ Pat Barrett to promote first boxing show", "Former champion Pat Barrett showcasing some of Manchester's best young boxing talent", "Queensberry Promotions and Black Flash Promotions partner up", "Lyndon Arthur emerges from gym built to save souls as top level of boxing beckons", "Rochdale nightclub death: Twelve convicted over John Lee Barrett killing", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Pat_Barrett_(boxer)&oldid=973968614, Short description is different from Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 20 August 2020, at 09:09. The source code for the WIKI 2 extension is being checked by specialists of the Mozilla Foundation, Google, and Apple. On February 1, 2020, Donald Hart joined Housefires as their bassist. 6. [3] The group is best known for Barrett and Brown's "Good Good Father," which attained massive popularity after Chris Tomlin recorded the song and released it as a single. [8], (Pat Barrett solo single, featuring Ben Smith), "Housefires Shares Passion With Moving Music And Powerful Lyrics In "Housefires III, "Encouragement You Didn't Know You Needed", "Review: HOUSEFIRES return with third live worship album "HOUSEFIRES III, "Housefires - Chart history (Christian Albums)", "Housefires - Chart history (Independent Albums)", "Housefires - Chart history (Heatseekers Albums)", "Housefires Album & Song Chart History (Hot Christian Songs)", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Housefires&oldid=982914802, All Wikipedia articles written in American English, Articles with unsourced statements from February 2020, Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 11 October 2020, at 04:11. It will enhance any encyclopedic page you visit with the magic of the WIKI 2 technology. [12] Barrett later described the sentence as "the best thing to happen to me. In 1975, he joined World Wide Wrestling Federation under his real ring name Pat Barrett. He went on to win the Irish Heavyweight Championship and defended it against Irish wrestlers. After Barrett and Geoghegan disbanded their team, Barrett created a tag team with Don Leo Jonathan. I got caught and it opened my eyes. He went on to fight for World titles at welterweight and light middleweight. [7] It also charted on the Official Charts Company from the United Kingdom on their Official Christian & Gospel Albums Chart, at No. [5][6] He relinquished the British title in 1990 to pursue higher honours. [8] In September 1993 he faced Del Bryan for the vacant British welterweight title at the York Hall, Bethnal Green, Bryan taking the title on points. [5] Barrett went on to run a security company and work as a trainer at the Moston and Collyhurst Gym, initially under Hughes, but later running the gym with Thomas McDonagh after Hughes retired, working with boxers such as Scott Quigg, Matty Hall, Matty Askin, and Barrett's nephew Zelfa. [16], Barrett is the uncle of Commonwealth light-heavyweight champion Lyndon Arthur,[17] and former Commonwealth super-featherweight champion Zelfa Barrett. He successfully defended this title against Gibiliru in April 1989, and Tony Willis four weeks later, and in October that year beat Robert Harkin on points at the Wolverhampton Civic Hall to take the British title. [9], Legal problems led Barrett to leave the UK and travel to the United States to work with Lennox Lewis's former trainer John Davenport in the hope of securing a multi-fight contract and a second world title fight, and in March 1994 stopped journeyman Donnie Parker in four rounds. Housefires are an American worship band from Atlanta, Georgia. Barrett and Geoghegan defeated Art Nelson and Ivan Kameroff on 8 November 1965 to win the NWA Canadian Tag Team Championship. 1This promotion shouldn't be confused with World Championship Wrestling, a promotion once owned by Ted Turner and later sold to World Wrestling Entertainment in 2001. They lost their title to John Tolos and Black Terror on 4 January 1966 but defeated them back for the title on 28 February 1966. ✪ Irish WWE wrestler Sheamus known formally as Stephen Farrelly signs an autograph fo. [15] On May 2019, it was announced that Frank Warren's for Queensberry Promotions and Barrett's Black Flash Promotions would be entering into a partnership agreement with the aim of developing and showcasing the future young stars of British boxing. Paddy Barrett (born 1993), Irish footballer; Pat Barrett (wrestler) (born 1941), Irish wrestler Pat Barrett (boxer) (born 1967), British boxer Tony Rebel (Patrick George Anthony Barrett, born 1962), Jamaican musician [1], Nicknamed 'Black Flash', Barrett was trained by Brian Hughes. On 15 August 1977, Pat Barrett and Norvell Austin defeated Jerry Brown and Buddy Roberts to win the NWA Mid-America Tag Team Championship. On 22 July 1968, they defeated Abdullah the Butcher and Armand Hussain to win the NWA Canadian Tag Team Championship. [citation needed], The band has released four live albums. We have created a browser extension. Pat Barrett (born 22 July 1967) is a British former professional boxer and now a boxing trainer and promoter. He returned to the UK, however, and shortly afterwards was arrested for failing to pay £6,000 of fines incurred for failing to produce his vehicle details after being repeatedly stopped by the police, and was declared bankrupt. Housefires III followed on August 12, 2016, and their most recent album, We Say Yes, was released in mid-2017. During his career, he wrestled in countries including Ireland, Pacific Islands, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United States of America. Barrett made his professional debut at the age on May 1, 1987 with a win over Gary Barron. He relinquished the European title and moved up to welterweight. NWA World Junior Heavyweight Championship, Pat Barrett's Profile At The Wrestling Revolution, New Zealand Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with John Istaz, Pacific Area Heavyweight Championship (1 time), Pacific World Junior Heavyweight Championship (1 time), t. Congratulations on this excellent venture… what a great idea! He held the British light welterweight title from 1989 and 1990, and the European champion from 1990 to 1992. On 15 April 1980, he defeated Kerry Garvin to win the Pacific Area Heavyweight Championship. As the NWA Americas Heavyweight Champion, he feuded with Bull Ramos, Walter Johnson, Chavo Guerrero, Johnny Mantell, Roddy Piper, Ron Starr, and Pat Patterson. To install click the Add extension button. [1] Barrett walked into the Collyhurst and Moston Lads Club at the age of sixteen, following his brother Michael who was an amateur boxer. On 25 September, they defeated once again Jerry Brown and Buddy Roberts to win the NWA-Mid American Tag Team Championship for a second time.