Ivan Koloff

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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. a b c d e f Chad Bonham (2001). Wrestling with God. David C Cook. p. 197. ISBN 978-1-58919-935-4.
  2. a b c d e Solomon, Brian (2006). WWE Legends. Pocket Books. pp. 155–158. ISBN 978-0-7434-9033-7.
  3. a b "Ivan Koloff's profile". Online World of Wrestling. Retrieved 1 Mey 2011.
  4. a b c "Ivan Koloff bio". WWE. Retrieved 26 August 2016.
  5. Mooneyham, Mike (10 Juin 2007). "'Evil Russian' softens, looks back on career". The Post and Courier. Retrieved 15 Julie 2013.
  6. "Legendary 'Russian Bear' wrestler Ivan Koloff dies aged 74". Dailystar.co.uk (in Inglis). 18 Februar 2017. Retrieved 10 Juin 2018.
  7. "Lawler, McMahon, Road Warriors among PWHF Class of 2011". Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum. 26 November 2010. Retrieved 28 November 2010.