Rikishi wrestler

Birth nameSolofa Fatu, Jr.
BornOctober 11, 1965 
San Francisco, California
ResidesPoinciana, Florida
ChildrenJonathan Solofa Fatu
(born August 22, 1985)
Joshua Samuel Fatu
(born August 22, 1985)
Career highlightsIntercontinental Champion; WWE Tag Team Champion; World Tag Team Champion
signature Move:The Stink Face

Solofa Fatu, Jr. is a Samoan American professional wrestler, best known under the ring names Rikishi and Fatu with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), where he was a one time Intercontinental Champion, two time World Tag Team Champion, and one time WWE Tag Team Champion.
  • (Montreal) Canadian Television title;
  • WWC Caribbean Tag Team titles w/Samu defeating Invader I and III (November 7, 1987);
  • WCCW Tag Team titles w/Samu defeating Kerry and Kevin Von Erich in Dallas (August 12, 1988);
  • Texas Tag Team titles w/Samu defeating John Tatum and Jimmy Jack Funk (September 12, 1988);
  • WCCW Tag Team titles w/Samu defeating Micheal Hayes and Steve Cox in Memphis, TN (September 19, 1988);
  • WCCW Tag Team titles w/Samu defeating Micheal Hayes and Steve Cox in Ft. Worth, TX (October 17, 1988);
  • WWF World tag team titles w/Samu defeating The Quebecers for the in Burlington, VT (April 26, 1994);
  • WWF Intercontinental title defeating Chris Benoit in Memphis, TN (June 20, 2000);
  • WWE Tag Team titles w/Rico defeating Billy and Chuck in Nashville, TN (May 19, 2002);
  • WWE Tag Team titles w/Scotty Too Hotty defeating The Basham Brothers in Cleveland, OH (February 5, 2004);

Some facts
Solofa Fatu, Jr. started out in 1985 for Gino Brito and Dino Bravo’s International Wrestling promotion in Montreal.
he worked as Prince Alofa, a high flying babyface.
He often teamed with the territory’s top faces. His cousin, Samula Anoa
He also worked in Montreal as a heel, The Great Samu.
In 1996, rikishi was repackaged as The Sultan, a masked sultan who never spoke,  because his tongue was cut out.

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