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  Rodney Anoai Information
Rodney Anoai (October 2, 1966 – October 22, 2000) was an American professional wrestler, most commonly known as Yokozuna.
Anoai was a member of the famous Anoa'i family and was thus related to many other wrestlers.
Anoai died of a massive heart attack while on a wrestling tour in Liverpool, England; his obesity was likely a major factor in his premature death.
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 Rodney Anoai
Rodney Anoai (October 2, 1966 - October 22, 2000) was a professional wrestler, most commonly known as Yokozuna.
He struggled with weight problems throughout his professional wrestling career; when he wrestled in the then-World Wrestling Federation, he was believed to have weighed as much as 600 pounds (272 kg).
Anoai died of a massive heart attack; his obesity was likely a major factor in his premature death.
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 Rodney Anoai - Definition, explanation
Rodney Anoai (October 2, 1966 – October 23, 2000) was an American professional wrestler, most commonly known as Yokozuna.
Anoai died of a massive heart attack while on a wrestling tour in England; his obesity was likely a major factor in his premature death.
Anoai was a member of the famous Anoa'i family, and was thus related to many other wrestlers including The Rock, Rikishi and Afa.
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 Rodney Anoai - Biography
He was trained by his uncles and Sam Fatu as a teenager and wrestled in Alabama and the USWA under the name Kokina Anoai.
Anoai won the match and the title, but immediately lost it at the same event to Hulk Hogan.
Anoai won the title back at the King of the Ring (1993) (V) and kept it for over 10 months, an incredible amount of time for a 'heel' wrestler.
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 Yokozuna - WWE
Rodney Anoai (October 2, 1966 - October 22, 2000) was a professional wrestler, most commonly known as Yokozuna.
Anoai died of a massive heart attack; his obesity was likely a major factor in his premature death.
Anoai was also distantly related to The Rock, Rikishi and Afa.
wwe.mytopix.com /yokozuna   (116 words)

  
 Rodney Anoa'i - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rodney Anoa'i (October 2, 1966 – October 22, 2000) was an American professional wrestler, most commonly known as Yokozuna.
Anoa'i was a member of the famous Anoa'i family and was thus related to many other wrestlers.
Anoa'i died of a massive heart attack while on an independent wrestling tour in Liverpool, England; his obesity of over a reported 600 pounds [1] was likely a major factor in his premature death.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rodney_Anoai   (2286 words)

  
 Profile
- In the AWA, Anoai wrestled as Kokina Maximus, managed by Sheik Adnan Al-Kaissie.
- As part of the Hawaiian Beasts, Anoai captured a portion of the UWA (Universal Wrestling Association) World Trio title from Villanos I, IV and V on April 7, 1991.
- During the fall of 1992, Vince McMahon brought Anoai to the World Wrestling Federation.
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 Attitude Asylum .com > WWE > Tributes > Yokozuna
But it was Rodney Anoai's magnetic and chiselled personality that will live on in the hearts of everyone who was privileged to know him.
Rodney was one of the most unique personalities I've ever come across in my years in the business.
Rodney's gonna be very much missed, and again, it's hard to believe that he's gone.
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 Tribute to a real ‘titan’   (Site not responding. Last check: )
However this theory was sadly proved incorrect on Oct. 23 with the death of Rodney “Yokozuna”; Anoai.
Anoai was involved in wrestling at a young age.
Seeing the potential of Anoai, WWF Owner Vince McMahon signed him to a contract with the WWF in the early ’90s and the character of Yokozuna was born.
www.thetimesnews.com /2000/00-11/00-11-06/accent-4.html   (389 words)

  
 The Wrestling Gospel According to Mike Mooneyham
Anoai rose to fame when he defeated Bret Hart for the WWF title on April 3, 1993, but lost it to Hulk Hogan immediately afterward.
Anoai, whose weight fluctuated between 600 and 800 pounds, left the WWF in 1996 after he was unable to pass the New York State Athletic Commission physical.
Anoai had suffered from a phobia of spiders since he was a child, said Dixon.
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 Celebrity Deathwatch: Rodney Anoai, Professional Wrestler, 34   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Anoai was found in his London hotel room.
Anoai was one of the more successful Samoan wrestlers of the past few decades.
Nephew of Wild Samoans Afa and Sika and relative of Solofa "Rikishi" Fatu, Anoai competed as Kokina in a few territories before achieving his biggest fame as Yokozuna in the WWF.
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 Alternative Championship Wrestling   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Rodney was the son of my brother Anoa'i Jr (Afoa) & his wife Leatu Anoai.
Unfortunately we do not have a date for the services to announce until Rodney is returned to us.
Your kind offer is greatly appreciated but again we do not have a confirmed date to report, so we are suggesting that anyone who would like to send something, please consider donations to Rodney's children.
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 Obsessed With Wrestling   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Rodney Anoai was a member of one of the most famous wrestlng families, being nephew to Afa & Sika..
Rodney Anoai moved to Verne Gagne's American Wrestling Association, where he wrestled as Kokina Maximus..
Fall 1992: Vince McMahon and the WWF signed Rodney Anoai, who suddenly became "Japanese" and known as Yokozuna..
www.obsessedwithwrestling.com /profiles/y/yokozuna.html   (925 words)

  
 Warned.net - Wrestling Profile of Yokozuna
Rodney Anoai, is a professional wrestler from New York better known as Yokozuna in the World Wrestling Federation (Now World Wrestling Entertainment).
Although the "Yokozuna" character was portrayed as Japanese, Anoai was of Samoan origin and had never competed as an actual sumotori.
Anoai died of a massive heart attack while on a wrestling tour in Liverpool, England on October 23rd, 2000.
www.warned.net /Yokozuna.html   (1675 words)

  
 The Two Sheds Review   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Anoai had, in the past few months, been doing the circuits here in Britain.
Recently, Anoai spoke of his struggle in life as an outsized man, especially in British hotel rooms built for the smaller
Anoai is survived by a wife and two children.
www.twoshedsreview.com /yokozuna.html   (423 words)

  
 Nikozuna - Luchawiki   (Site not responding. Last check: )
(first cousin), Lloyd Anoai (first cousin), Solofa Fatu (brother), Rodney Anoai (first cousin), Matt Anoai (first cousin), Eddie Fatu (brother), David Tua (first cousin), Gary Albright (first cousin by marriage), Peter Maivia (distant cousin), Jimmy Snuka (distant cousin), Jimmy Snuka, Jr.
Despite the early gimmick of "The Tonga Kid", Sam Fatu is actually Samoan, and a member of the Anoai wrestling family.
His mother Vera is the sister of Afa Anoai and Sika Anoai.
www.luchawiki.com /index.php?title=Sam_Fatu   (184 words)

  
 Georgia Tech Sports Blog
Afa and Sika are the famed Wild Samoans of WWE fame.
Junior Anoai had a son, the late Rodney Anoai, Yokozuna.
Peter Maivia and James Reiher (Jimmy Snuka) are cousins of the Anoai (Afa, Sika, Junior, Vera) family.
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 Tatanka: Archives
As I sit here in my office at the computer late Thursday night on the 26th of October I just can't believe that Rodney Anoai; my friend and co-worker has left this world and will no longer be with us.
Just thinking about Rodney I remember the time him and some of the other guys on tour came over to my house for lunch because we were wrestling in Tampa, Florida that night.
I was just with Rodney during the month of July in Saudi Arabia on tour and have been speaking to him by phone a lot lately.
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 Yokozuna - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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"Yokozuna" is also the stage name for late professional wrestler Rodney Anoai.
Yokozuna Asashoryu (center) performing the ring-entering ceremony while flanked by a sword bearer on the left and dew sweeper on the right.
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 Rodney Anoai - Filme / DVD
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 Brent's Best Of Yokozuna   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Rodney Anoai (a Samoan) rampaged through the WWF, as a Japanese Sumo Wrestler, en route to becoming a 2-time WWF World Champion and 2-time Tag Champion (with Owen Hart).
Anoai's agility and size made him a true monster.
On October 23, 2000 in Liverpool, England, a mere 3 weeks following celebrating his 34th birthday, Anoai passed away (weighing 580 lbs at the time).
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 Rodney Anoai   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In 1992, Anoai was contacted by Vince McMahon and the then-World Wrestling Federation and was offered a chance to create a new character: Yokozuna.
Anoai died of a massive heart attack while on a wrestling tour in England; His obesity was likely a major factor in His premature death.
Pro Wrestling Illustrated (PWI) ranked him 145 of the 500 best singles wrestlers during the "PWI Years" in 2003.
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 Abington - Laying the smack down - Abington Mariner   (Site not responding. Last check: )
But perhaps none as much fun as Saturday when McCormack literally served as a referee for a wrestling match, as the teen center was transformed into a temporary stomping grounds for a group of muscle-bound wrestlers.
Rosie is also the son of former professional wrestler, Sika Anoai, who one once competed as a member of the “Wild Samoans” duo.
Like Anoai, Dustin “Goldust” Rhodes was born into a wrestling legacy.
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 Solofa Fatu - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He is best known under the name Rikishi, although recent legal proceedings have forced him to shorten his ring name to Kishi.
Fatu is a member of the extensive Samoan Anoa'i wrestling family, and the nephew of The Wild Samoans, Afa and Sika, who trained him in the 1980s.
He is the younger brother of The Tonga Kid, who was part of The Islanders, a tag team with Haku in the WWF.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Solofa_Fatu   (1696 words)

  
 Amazon.com: WWF Wrestlemania X: Video: Rodney Anoai,Bret Hart,Lawrence Pfohl,Owen Hart,Scott Hall,Shawn ...
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 WelcometotheWwe.com - Umaga
Eddie is the brother of wrestlers Rikishi (Solofa Fatu) and The Tonga Kid (Sam Fatu), cousin to The Rock (Dwayne Johnson), Yokozuna (Rodney Anoai), Samu the Headshrinker (Samula Anoai), Rosey (Matt Anoai), Jimmy Snuka, Jr.
On the July 22, 2002 episode of RAW, now going under the ring name Jamal, Fatu made his debut in WWE along side Anoai (who was renamed Rosey) as Three Minute Warning.
A return of Three Minute Warning was hinted at for many weeks with the team of Matt Anoai and Fatu competing in dark matches together before tapings of RAW.
www.welcometothewwe.com /Umaga.html   (791 words)

  
 WWE The Rock - Dwayne Douglas Johnson
The Rock got his popularity and best known for his super attractive personality at World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) when he used to appear on WWE wrestling matches.
The Rock's family is full of wrestlers including his father Rocky Johnson and maternal grandfather Peter Maivia and lot of cousins like Rodney Anoai (Yokozuna) winner of 1993 Royal Rumble, Eddie Fatu (Jamal/Umaga), Sam Fatu (The Tonga Kid), Solofa Fatu, Jr.
But no doubt The Rock is most popular among all of his relatives.
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 Yokozuna - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"Yokozuna" was also the ring name for professional wrestler Rodney Anoa'i.
Whereas most North American professional wrestling fans only know the "Yokozuna" character played by Rodney Anoai (who was neither Japanese nor an actual yokozuna, or sumotori of any rank), there are four actual yokozunas who turned to Western-style professional wrestling: Kinichi Azumafuji (1950s), Hiroshi Wajima (1984-1988), Koji Kitao (1990-1998) and Taro Akebono (since 2005).
This page was last modified 00:00, 13 November 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Yokozuna   (1549 words)

  
 Rena Mero Rodney Anoai Jerry Lawler Arnold Skaaland The Rock Ken Shamrock Todd Pettengill Vince McMahon Shawn Michaels ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Rena Mero Rodney Anoai Jerry Lawler Arnold Skaaland The Rock Ken Shamrock Todd Pettengill Vince McMahon Shawn Michaels Cindy Margolis Roy Farris Mark Calaway Jim Ross (III) Tammy Lynn Sytch Owen Hart Bret Hart Brian Pillman Tony Norris Steve Austin (IV) : WWF Slammy Awards 1997
VHS : Rena Mero Rodney Anoai Jerry Lawler Arnold Skaaland The Rock Ken Shamrock Todd Pettengill Vince McMahon Shawn Michaels Cindy Margolis Roy Farris Mark Calaway Jim Ross (III) Tammy Lynn Sytch Owen Hart Bret Hart Brian Pillman Tony Norris Steve Austin (IV) : WWF Slammy Awards 1997
starring: Rena Mero, Rodney Anoai, Jerry Lawler, Arnold Skaaland, The Rock, Ken Shamrock, Todd Pettengill, Vince McMahon, Shawn Michaels, Cindy Margolis, Roy Farris, Mark Calaway, Jim Ross (III), Tammy Lynn Sytch, Owen Hart, Bret Hart, Brian Pillman, Tony Norris, Steve Austin (IV)
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