Matt Anoaʻi

Matt Anoaʻi

Professional Wrestler
Born Apr 7, 1970

Matthew "Matt" Anoa'i is a professional wrestler, best known for his time on the independent circuit under numerous ring names, and his time in World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), where he competed as Rosey. Anoa'i, along with his late cousin Eddie Fatu, was trained at the Wild Samoan Training Facility headed by his uncle, Afa Anoa'i. Following his training, he competed in Afa's World Xtreme Wrestling (WXW) promotion.… Read More

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1970 Birth Born on April 7, 1970.


1997 27 Years Old 1 More Event
He returned to WXW in 1997, where Anoa'i held the WXW Tag Team Championship as one half of the Samoan Gangstas with his cousin L.A. Smooth on two occasions. … Read More


2001 31 Years Old 1 More Event
In June 2001, he travelled to Japan to wrestle for Frontier Martial-Arts Wrestling (FMW) where, using the name Matty Samu, he teamed with Fatu to defeat Hideki Hosaka and Yoshinori Sasaki to win the FMW Hardcore Tag Team Championship. … Read More
2003 33 Years Old They competed regularly in Raw's tag team division until June 2003, when Jamal was released from his WWE contract. … Read More
2005 35 Years Old On May 1, 2005, at the Backlash pay-per-view, Rosey and Hurricane defeated La Résistance in the finals of a Tag Team Turmoil match to win the World Tag Team Championship. They were joined for a short while by WWE Diva Stacy Keibler, who they referred to as Super Stacy. Stacy, however, was then drafted to the SmackDown! brand. On September 5, 2005, Rosey and The Hurricane were defeated by Lance Cade and Trevor Murdoch, during their debut match on Raw. … Read More
2006 36 Years Old 1 More Event
…  On March 21, 2006, however, he was released from his WWE contract, and the hinted return of 3-Minute Warning never made it to television.
He continued to compete for AJPW throughout 2007, including in the 2007 January 4 Dome Show at the Tokyo Dome, where he teamed with Taru, Suwama, and Giant Bernard to defeat Riki Chōshū, Manabu Nakanishi, Takashi Iizuka, and Naofumi Yamamoto.
2009 39 Years Old On Saturday, October 31, 2009 Anoa'i (wrestling as Rosie - Super Hero In Training) made his debut for the Dynamic Wrestling Alliance defeating "Sexy" Sean Casey at the DWA's Monster Ball Halloween event in Cincinnati, OH which became the promotion's first televised event.


2011 41 Years Old On July 15, 2011 @ JD Byrider in Madison, IN (wrestling as Rosie - Super Hero In Training) made his debut for Supreme Championship Wrestling and teamed with "Livewire" Mark Jackson and defeated Team Yum (Tripp Cassidy & Reed Bentley).
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