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Rodney Anoai

Rodney Agatupu Anoaʻi  was an American professional wrestler. He was best known for his time with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) where he wrestled under the ring name Yokozuna. The termyokozuna refers to the highest rank in professional sumo wrestling in Japan. Although the "Yokozuna" character was portrayed as a champion sumo wrestler, Anoaʻi had never competed as an actual sumotori. Though Yokozuna wrestled as a representative of Japan, he was of Samoan origin and was accordingly billed as hailing from Polynesia (although he was managed by Mr. Fuji, who would follow Anoaʻi to the ring with a wooden bucket of salt, and waving a Japanese flag). In the WWF, Anoaʻi was a two-time WWF Champion and two-time Tag Team Champion (with Owen Hart), as well as the winner of the 1993 Royal Rumble. Anoa'i was the first wrestler of Samoan descent to hold the WWF Championship as well as the first Royal Rumble winner who as a result of a direct stipulation received a world title shot at WrestleMania. He defeated WWE Hall of Famers Bret Hart and Hulk Hogan, in consecutive pay-per-view victories at WrestleMania IX and the1993 King of the Ring, to win his two WWF Championships. He was posthumously inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2012.


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Born:
Oct 2, 1966
Movie/TV Credits:
45
First Appeared:
In the movie Badge of the Assassin 1985-01-04
Latest Project:
Movie Complete Unknown 2016-08-26
Known For
Poster of WWE In Your House 6: Rage in the Cage
Poster of WWE In Your House
Poster of WWE WrestleMania X
Poster of WWE Survivor Series 1992
Filmography
Movie Complete Unknown Yokozuna 2016-08-26
Movie WWE: Attitude Era: Vol. 3 Unreleased 2016-08-09
Movie From Vegas to Macau Yokozuna 2014-01-30
Movie WWE: Presents True Giants 2014-12-09
Movie Shrek the Musical Yokozuna 2013-09-17
Movie WWE Hall Of Fame 2012 2012-03-31
Movie WWE: 50 Greatest Finishing Moves in WWE History Yokozuna 2012-01-01
Movie WWE: Greatest Wrestling Stars of the '90s Yokozuna 2009-04-14
Movie Paper Heart Yokozuna 2009-07-31
Movie Macho Madness - The Randy Savage Ultimate Collection 2009-06-09
Movie Born to Controversy: The Roddy Piper Story Yokozuna 2006-03-03
Movie WWE: Tombstone - The History Of The Undertaker Yokozuna 2005-08-23
Movie Straight-Jacket Yokozuna 2004-02-01
Movie X-Men: Premieres Around the World Yokozuna 2003-02-11
Movie Deewangee Yokozuna 2002-10-25
Movie Tart Yokozuna 2001-04-23
Movie Round About Midnight Yokozuna 1999-11-06
Movie Richie Rich's Christmas Wish Yokozuna 1998-11-03
Movie WWE In Your House 8: Beware of Dog Yokozuna 1996-05-26
Movie WWE Royal Rumble 1996 Yokozuna 1996-01-21
Movie WWE In Your House 6: Rage in the Cage Yokozuna 1996-02-18
Movie WWE WrestleMania XII Yokozuna 1996-03-31
Movie WWE Survivor Series 1996 Yokozuna 1996-11-17
Movie WWE SummerSlam 1996 Yokozuna 1996-08-17
Movie Bound Yokozuna 1996-09-13
Movie WWE King of the Ring 1995 Yokozuna 1995-06-25
Movie WWE In Your House Yokozuna 1995-05-13
Movie WWE WrestleMania XI Yokozuna 1995-04-02
Movie WWE In Your House 2: Lumberjacks Yokozuna 1995-07-22
Movie WWE In Your House 3: Triple Header Yokozuna 1995-09-24
Movie WWE In Your House 5: Seasons Beatings Yokozuna 1995-12-17
Movie WWE Survivor Series 1995 Yokozuna 1995-11-19
Movie WWE In Your House 4: Great White North Yokozuna 1995-10-22
Movie WWE Royal Rumble 1994 Yokozuna 1994-01-22
Movie WWE WrestleMania X Yokozuna 1994-03-20
Movie WWE Survivor Series 1994 Yokozuna 1994-11-23
Movie WWE King of the Ring 1994 Yokozuna 1994-06-19
Movie WWE Royal Rumble 1993 Yokozuna 1993-01-24
Movie WWE King of the Ring 1993 Yokozuna 1993-06-13
Movie WWE WrestleMania IX Yokozuna 1993-04-04
Movie WWE Survivor Series 1993 Yokozuna 1993-11-24
Movie WWE SummerSlam 1993 Yokozuna 1993-08-30
Movie WWE Survivor Series 1992 Yokozuna 1992-11-25
Movie At Close Range Yokozuna 1986-04-18
Movie Badge of the Assassin Yokozuna 1985-01-04