Ivan Koloff

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Koloff in November 2011

Ivan Koloff (born Oreal Perras; August 25, 1942 – February 18, 2017) was a Canadian professional wrestler. He was also called "The Russian Bear". He was best known for once holding the WWWF World Heavyweight Championship. He wrestled between 1961 and 1994. He was born in Montreal, Quebec.

Koloff died from liver cancer on February 18, 2017 in Winterville, North Carolina. He was 74.[1]

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  1. Shanley, Patrick (February 18, 2017). "Ivan "The Russian Bear" Koloff, Professional Wrestler, Dies at 74". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved February 18, 2017.

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