Sam Fatu

Sam Fatu

Professional Wrestler
Born Oct 11, 1965

Samuel Larry Anoa'i Fatu is a professional wrestler best known under the name of The Tonga Kid, or Tama.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Sam Fatu.


1965 Birth Born on October 11, 1965.


1983 17 Years Old Fatu debuted as a professional wrestler in 1983, after being trained by the Wild Samoans. … Read More


1986 20 Years Old In late 1986, he teamed with Tonga Fifita, who was wrestling under the name King Tonga. Fatu was renamed to Tama, while Fifita was renamed to Haku. Together, they were christened The Islanders. After a long time of failing to gain the interest of fans, they became villains in April 1987 after attacking The Can-Am Connection during a match. … Read More
1989 23 Years Old 1 More Event
After leaving the WWF, Fatu began performing for the World Wrestling Council in Puerto Rico as "Tama". On January 6, 1989, he and Dan Kroffat defeated The Batten Twins to win the WWC World Tag Team Championship. The Batten Twins regained the championship on March 4, 1989.
1991 25 Years Old After leaving WCW, Fatu (wrestling as "The Samoan Savage") journeyed to Mexico to perform for the Universal Wrestling Association along with his brother Fatu and his cousin, The Great Kokina. Billed as "The Hawaiian Beasts", the trio won the UWA World Trios Championship from Los Villanos on April 7, 1991. Los Villanos regained the championship on May 31, 1991.


2005 39 Years Old In 2005 and 2006, he wrestled in Italy with the Nu Wrestling Evolution promotion. … Read More


2008 42 Years Old 1 More Event
On April 27, 2008, Fatu's mother Vera died after a seven-year battle with cancer.
2009 43 Years Old Fatu's brother Eddie "Umaga" Fatu died of a heart attack on December 4, 2009.
2011 45 Years Old Fatu competed on the independent circuit until retiring in 2011.
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