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Ivan Koloff
Ivan Koloff.jpg
Koloff in November 2011
Birth nameOreal Donald Perras[1]
Born25 August 1942(1942-08-25)[2][1]
Montreal, Quebec, Canadae
Dee'd18 Februar 2017(2017-02-18) (aged 74)
Winterville, North Carolina, Unitit States[1]
Cause o daithLiver cancer
Professional wrestlin career
Ring name(s)Ivan Koloff[2][1]
Jim Parris[3]
Orwell Paris
Red McNulty[2]
Billed hicht6 ft 1 in[4]
Billed wicht298 lb[4]
Billed fraeMoscow, Roushie[4]
Trained biJack Wentworth
Dan Koloff
Debut1961[2][1]
Retired1994[3]

"The Russian Bear" Ivan Koloff (born Oreal Perras on August 25, 1942, Crysler, Ontario, Canadae - Februar 18, 2017) wis a Canadian perfaisional wrestler, best kent for ance haudin the WWWF World Heavyweight Championship.[1][5][2][6]

Championships an accomplishments[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Chad Bonham (2001). Wrestling with God. David C Cook. p. 197. ISBN 978-1-58919-935-4.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Solomon, Brian (2006). WWE Legends. Pocket Books. pp. 155–158. ISBN 978-0-7434-9033-7.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Ivan Koloff's profile". Online World of Wrestling. Retrieved May 1, 2011.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 "Ivan Koloff bio". WWE. Retrieved August 26, 2016.
  5. Mooneyham, Mike (June 10, 2007). "'Evil Russian' softens, looks back on career". The Post and Courier. Retrieved July 15, 2013.
  6. "Legendary 'Russian Bear' wrestler Ivan Koloff dies aged 74". Dailystar.co.uk (in Inglis). February 18, 2017. Retrieved June 10, 2018.
  7. "Lawler, McMahon, Road Warriors among PWHF Class of 2011". Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum. 2010-11-26. Retrieved 2010-11-28.