Sika Anoaʻi

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Sika Anoa'i
Born (1945-04-05) April 5, 1945 (age 73)
Leone, American Samoa
Lives inGulf Breeze, Florida
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Sika
Billed height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Billed fromThe Isle of Samoa
Trained byAfa Anoaʻi
Debut1974

Leati "Sika" Anoa'i (born April 5, 1945) is a Samoan American professional wrestler. He was best known as one-half of the tag team The Wild Samoans with his brother Afa. He competed in many different National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) affiliates and the World Wide Wrestling Federation (WWWF).

He was born in Leone, American Samoa and he moved with his family to San Francisco, California. Before becoming a professional wrestler, Anoa'i joined the United States Merchant Marine to help feed his family.[1]

He started the Wild Samoan Training Facility with Afa. He has two sons, Matthew and Leati Joseph.[2] Matthew was a professional wrestler who wrestled in the WWE under the ring name Rosey. Leati Jr. was a college football player and is now a professional wrestler who works for the WWE under the ring name Roman Reigns. Rosey passed away as of April 17th 2017.

Championships[change | change source]

  • Championship Wrestling from Florida
    • NWA Florida Tag Team Championship (1 time) (with Afa)
  • Continental Wrestling Association
    • AWA Southern Tag Team Championship (1 time) (with Afa)[4]
  • Georgia Championship Wrestling
    • NWA National Tag Team Championship (1 time) (with Afa)[5]
  • Gulf Coast Championship Wrestling
    • NWA Gulf Coast Tag Team Championship (2 times) (with Afa)[6]
  • International Wrestling Alliance
    • IWA Tag Team Championship (1 time) (with Afa)[7]
  • Mid-South Wrestling Association
    • Mid-South Tag Team Championship (3 times) (with Afa)[8]
  • NWA: All-Star Wrestling
    • NWA Canadian Tag Team Championship (Vancouver version) (1 time) (with Afa)[9]
  • NWA Detroit
    • NWA World Tag Team Championship (Detroit version) (2 times) (with Afa)[10]

References[change | change source]

  1. Sutter, Frederic Koehler (1989). The Samoans: A Global Family. Honolulu, Hawaii: University of Hawaii Press. p. 195. ISBN 0-8248-1238-7.
  2. "The Wild Samoans Bio". WWE. Retrieved 2015-2-25. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  3. "WWC North American Heavyweight Title (Puerto Rico) history". Wrestling-Titles.com. Retrieved 2015-2-25. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  4. "NWA (Mid-America) / AWA Southern Tag Team Title (Tennessee) history". Wrestling-Titles.com. Retrieved 2015-2-25. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  5. "NWA National Tag Team Title (Georgia) history". Wrestling-Titles.com. Retrieved 2015-2-25. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  6. "NWA Gulf Coast Tag Team Title history". Wrestling-Titles.com. Retrieved 2015-2-25. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  7. "IWA World Tag Team Title (IWE) history". Wrestling-Titles.com. Retrieved 2015-2-25. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  8. "Mid-South Tag Team Title history". Wrestling-Titles.com. Retrieved 2015-2-25. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  9. "NWA Canadian Tag Team Title (British Columbia) history". Wrestling-Titles.com. Retrieved 2015-2-25. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  10. "NWA World Tag Team Title (Detroit) history". Wrestling-Titles.com. Retrieved 2015-2-25. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  11. "Wild Samoans". Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame. Retrieved 2015-2-25. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  12. "NWA Southeastern Tag Team Title (Southern Division) history". Wrestling-Titles.com. Retrieved 2015-2-25. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  13. "Stampede International Tag Team Title (Alberta & Saskatchewan) history". Wrestling-Titles.com. Retrieved 2015-2-25. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  14. "The Samoans' first reign". WWE. Retrieved 2015-2-25. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  15. "The Samoans' second reign". WWE. Retrieved 2015-2-25. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  16. "The Samoans' third reign". WWE. Retrieved 2015-2-25. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

Other websites[change | change source]