Angelo Poffo - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Angelo Poffo, with his Career History, real name, age, height and weight, the Promotions he worked for, all the Face/Heel turns, the Championship Titles he won, his Finishers, Theme Songs, Tag Teams and Stables, his appearance changes through the years, and more.

Angelo John Poffo was born in Downers Grove, Illinois on April 10, 1925.

He died on March 4, 2010 at the age of 84.

From 1978 to 1984, Angelo Poffo ran the "outlaw promotion" of International Championship Wrestling, centered around the Kentucky territory.

Angelo Poffo was inducted in the WCW Hall of Fame in 1995.

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Angelo John Poffo
  • Ring Names
    • The Miser ( February 20, 1981 - June 5, 1981)
    • The Miser ( June 23, 1979 - October 30, 1979)
    • The Carpetbagger ( April 10, 1978 - September 22, 1978)
    • Mr. Question ( February 27, 1971 - March 5, 1971)
    • Andre Poffo ( July 6, 1951 - July 10, 1951)
    • Angelo Poffo ( January 1, 1949 - December 31, 1991)
  • Born April 10, 1925
  • Died March 4, 2010 (aged 84)
  • Nationality Nationality: United StatesUnited States
  • Birth Place Downers Grove, Illinois
  • Billed From
    • Chicago, Illinois
  • Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
  • Weight
    • 200 lbs (91 kg)
  • Notes From 1978 to 1984, Angelo Poffo ran the "outlaw promotion" of International Championship Wrestling, centered around the Kentucky territory.

Career History

  • Roles
    • Manager ( April 1, 1995 - May 21, 1995)
    • Part Time Wrestler ( February 20, 1981 - December 31, 1991)
    • Promoter ( January 1, 1978 - December 31, 1984)
    • Manager ( June 23, 1979 - June 5, 1981)
    • Wrestler ( January 1, 1949 - October 30, 1979)
  • Companies / Promotions
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion World Championship WrestlingWCW April 1, 1995 May 21, 1995
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA January 1, 1949 March 3, 1979
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWE July 14, 1960 March 27, 1961
    Promotion American Wrestling AssociationAWA November 13, 1965 May 25, 1973
    Promotion World Class Championship WrestlingWCCW April 3, 1961 June 29, 1961
    Promotion Stampede WrestlingSTAMPEDE November 9, 1954 January 18, 1955
    Promotion American Wrestling AssociationAWA December 8, 1953 May 18, 1954
  • Face / Heel Turns
    Alignmentfromto
    Face April 1, 1995 May 21, 1995
    Heel January 1, 1950 December 31, 1991
    Face January 1, 1949 December 31, 1949
  • Images
    Apr 1995
    Apr 1995
    Jun 1981
    Jun 1981
    Jun 1979
    Jun 1979
    Apr 1978
    Apr 1978
    Jan 1975
    Jan 1975
    Jan 1961
    Jan 1961
    Dec 1955
    Dec 1955
    Jan 1949
    Jan 1949

  • Finishers
    • Neckbreaker ( January 1, 1949 - October 30, 1979)
  • Theme Songs
    • Theme Song "Pomp and Circumstance Marches (Remix)" by Jimmy Hart & Howard Helm - Single ( April 1, 1995 - May 21, 1995)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • Halls of Fame
    • WCW Hall of Fame - Year 1995, Individual
  • Titles Won

    Atlantic Grand Prix Wrestling

    • 1 AGPW North American Tag Team Championship (with Cuban Assassin)

    Fred Kohler Enterprises

    • 7 NWA Midwest Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 NWA United States Heavyweight Championship (Chicago version)
    • 1 NWA Midwest Tag Team Championship (with Bronco Lubich)

    International Championship Wrestling

    • 1 ICW Television Championship

    NWA Detroit

    • 1 NWA World Tag Team Championship (Detroit version) (with Lanny Poffo)

    Southwest Sports, Inc.

    • 1 NWA Texas Tag Team Championship (with Bronco Lubich)

    World Wrestling Association (Indianapolis)

    • 3 WWA World Tag Team Championship (2 with Chris Markoff, 1 with Nicoli Volkoff)
  • Other Accomplishments
    • Cauliflower Alley Club Other honoree (1996)

Relations

Angelo Poffo Game Appearances

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