Tony Atlas

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Tony Atlas
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Born(1954-04-23)April 23, 1954
Roanoke, Virginia, U.S.
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Tony Atlas
Saba Simba
Billed height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Billed weight250 lb (110 kg)
Billed fromRoanoke, Virginia
Trained byLarry Sharpe
DebutJuly 10, 1974

Anthony White (born April 23, 1954) is an American professional wrestler, bodybuilder and powerlifter. He wrestled for numerous wrestling companies in his career. He most notably competed for NWA, WCW and WWF/E. He most recently appeared as an on screen manager and co-host of The Abraham Washington Show for WWE, on their now-defunct ECW brand. Atlas is also known as Mr. USA, a title which he earned three times when he was a body builder. He was also known by the names the "Black Superman" ans his alter ego named Saba Simba. Atlas said in an interview that the Saba Simba character saved his life when he was homeless and living on a park bench before he got a phone call from Vince McMahon.[1] He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2006.[2]

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  1. "Tony Atlas Interview - Dec 13, 2010". Archived from the original on March 13, 2012. Retrieved September 28, 2012.
  2. " Tony Atlas".

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