Eddie Fatu

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Eddie Fatu

Fatu as Umaga
Ring name(s) Armageddon #1[1]
Ekmo Fatu[2]
O.G. Ekmo[2]
Ekmo[1]
Jamal[2]
Umaga[3]
Billed height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)[3]
Billed weight 350 lb (160 kg)[3]
Born March 28, 1973(1973-03-28)
San Francisco, California[2]
Died December 4, 2009(2009-12-04) (aged 36)[4]
Houston, Texas
Resides Spring, Texas
Billed from The Isle of Samoa[3]
Trained by Afa Anoa'i[2]
Debut 1995[1]

Edward "Eddie" S. Fatu[2] (March 28, 1973 - December 4 2009) was a Samoan professional wrestler best known for working with the WWF/WWE under the ring names Jamal, Ekmo, and Umaga.

He worked closely with Matt Anoaʻi of the Anoa'i wrestling family which he was also a part of. With Anoaʻi, they formed the tag teams The Island Boyz, the Samoan Gangstas, and 3-Minute Warning. He also wrestled for All Japan Pro Wrestling and wrestled a short time in TNA Wrestling from 2003 to 2004.

Eddie Fatu died on December 4, 2009 of a heart attack. The official cause of his death was from acute toxicity from the combined effects of hydrocodone, carisoprodol, and diazepam.[5][6]

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