Dino Bravo

Professional Wrestler
Born Aug 6, 1948

Adolfo Bresciano was an Italian-born Canadian professional wrestler, best known for his work as Dino Bravo, self-proclaimed as "Canada's Strongest Man".

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1949 Birth Born on August 6, 1949.


1970 20 Years Old Bresciano began wrestling in 1970, taking the "Dino Bravo" moniker from Pepe DiPasquali, a wrestler from the early 1960s who had teamed with Dominic DeNucci as the Bravo brothers, Dino and Dominic. … Read More
1978 28 Years Old 1 More Event
With Dominic DeNucci, Bravo captured the WWF World Tag Team Title in March 1978 from Professor Tanaka and Mr. Fuji. … Read More


1986 36 Years Old Bravo was scheduled to headline a card against Hulk Hogan in 1986, but the match was cancelled on short notice, with Bravo leaving the company shortly thereafter; the rumour was that the company did not want the Montreal crowd to cheer Bravo, the home town hero, over Hogan, and that Bravo quit after finding out.
1987 37 Years Old Bravo returned to the WWF in 1987 with a new look. … Read More
1988 38 Years Old 1 More Event
At the 1988 Royal Rumble, Bravo (who was legitimately strong and was said to be able to press more than 500 pounds) attempted to bench press what he claimed was 715 pounds, which would have been a world record at that time. … Read More
1989 39 Years Old At the Royal Rumble in January 1989, Bravo, accompanied by Martin, teamed with The Fabulous Rougeau Brothers (Jacques and Raymond) but lost a two out of three falls match against Jim Duggan and The Hart Foundation (Bret Hart and Jim Neidhart). … Read More


1991 41 Years Old Following a WrestleMania VII loss to Kerry Von Erich, he wrestled less frequently, with his next appearance on WWF TV coming in August 1991 as a face (without Jimmy Hart or dyed-blonde hair), now being billed as the "Canadian Strongman, Dino Bravo" in a victory over Louie Spicolli. … Read More
1992 42 Years Old Bravo left the WWF and retired from wrestling following a European tour in April 1992. … Read More
1993 44 Years Old Died on March 10, 1993.
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