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Sabu (wrestler)

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Sabu in 2009
Born (1964-12-12) December 12, 1964 (age 59)
Staten Island, New York
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Sabu
Sabu the Elephant Boy
Terry Essar
Terry Snuka
Billed height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Billed weight220 lb (100 kg)
Billed fromSaudi Arabia
Bombay, India
"Bombay, Michigan"
Trained byEd Farhat

Terry Michael Brunk (born December 12, 1964) is an American professional wrestler.

He is best known for working with Extreme Championship Wrestling, Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, and World Wrestling Entertainment's ECW brand under the ring name Sabu. He is known for competing in hardcore-type matches. He was trained by his uncle, Ed Farhat who was known by his ring name, The Sheik.[1]

Championships[change | change source]

  • Asylum Championship Wrestling
    • ACW Heavyweight Championship (one time)
  • Cutting Edge Wrestling
    • CEW Newfoundland Heritage Championship (one time)
  • Hardcore Championship Wrestling
    • HCW Heavyweight Championship (one time)
  • Border City Wrestling
    • BCW Can-Am Heavyweight Championship (one time)
  • Eastern Championship Wrestling/Extreme Championship Wrestling
  • Extreme Wrestling Alliance
    • EWA Junior Heavyweight Championship (one time)
  • European Wrestling Association
    • EWA Junior Heavyweight Championship (two times)
  • Frontier Martial-Arts Wrestling
    • FMW World Martial Arts Tag Team Championship (one time) (with Horace Boulder)
  • Insane Wrestling Federation
    • IWF Heavyweight Championship (two times)
  • Juggalo Championship Wrestling
    • JCW Heavyweight Championship (one time)
  • Main Event Championship Wrestling
    • MECW Heavyweight Championship (one time)
  • Motor City Wrestling
    • MCW Heavyweight Championship (three time)
  • National Wrestling Alliance
    • NWA Independent World Heavyweight Championship (one time)
  • NWA Florida
    • NWA World Heavyweight Championship (one time)
  • National Wrestling Conference
    • NWC Heavyweight Championship (two times)
  • New Japan Pro Wrestling
    • IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship (one time)
    • UWA World Junior Light Heavyweight Championship (one time)
  • Pro Wrestling Holland
    • Pro Wrestling Holland Championship (one time)
  • Pro Wrestling Illustrated
    • He was ranked #5 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 1995.[3]
    • He was ranked #86 of the top 500 singles wrestlers of the PWI Years in 2003.[4]
  • Professional Championship Wrestling
    • PCW Television Championship (one time)
  • Pro-Pain Pro Wrestling
    • 3PW World Heavyweight Championship (one time)
  • Stampede Wrestling
    • Stampede Pacific Heavyweight Championship (one time)
  • Total Nonstop Action Wrestling
    • Match of the Year (2005) (vs. Abyss, Barbed Wire Massacre on December 11)[5]
  • Ultimate Championship Wrestling
    • UCW Heavyweight Championship (one time)
  • UPW Pro Wrestling
    • UPW American Championship (two times)
  • United States Xtreme Wrestling
    • UXW United States Heavyweight Championship (two times)
  • Universal Wrestling Alliance
    • UWA Heavyweight Championship (one time)
  • World Wrestling Council
    • WWC Hardcore Championship (one time)
    • WWC Universal Heavyweight Championship (one time)
  • Wrestling Observer Newsletter awards
    • Readers' Favorite Wrestler (1994)
  • Xtreme Intense Championship Wrestling
    • XICW Xtreme Championship (one time)
  • Xtreme Latin American Wrestling
    • X-LAW International Championship (one time)[6]
  • Xtreme Pro Wrestling
    • XPW World Heavyweight Championship (one time)

References[change | change source]

  1. Foley, Mick. Have A Nice Day: A Tale of Blood and Sweatsocks. p. 273.
  2. "Legends of the Arena Results 6.27.09". 411mania. Retrieved 2013-11-21.
  3. "Pro Wrestling Illustrated Top 500 - 1995". 411mania. Archived from the original on 2001-08-27. Retrieved 2013-11-21.
  4. "Pro Wrestling Illustrated's Top 500 Wrestlers of the PWI Years". Wrestling Information Archive. Archived from the original on 2011-09-21. Retrieved 2013-11-21.
  5. "Impact! Results - 1/14/06 (Christian & Rhino vs. AMW, Sting is heard)". WrestleView. Retrieved 2013-11-21.
  6. "Resultados X-LAW: HARDCOREWEEN (30 octubre 2010) – Sabú termina con una costilla rota". SuperLuchas Magazine (in Spanish). Retrieved 2013-11-21.

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