Nikita Koloff - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Nikita Koloff, 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.

Nikita Koloff (born Nelson Scott Simpson) was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on March 9, 1959, and he is currently 64 years old.

Nikita Koloff was inducted in the NWA Hall of Fame in 2008.

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Nikita Koloff (born Nelson Scott Simpson)
  • Ring Names
    • Nikita Koloff ( June 24, 1984 - Present)
  • Born March 9, 1959 (age 64)
  • Nationality Nationality: United StatesUnited States
  • Birth Place Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Billed From
    • Lithuania ( December 27, 1991 - October 25, 1992)
    • Soviet Union ( June 24, 1984 - December 26, 1991)
  • Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
  • Weight
    • 275 lbs (125 kg)
  • Nicknames The Russian Nightmare

Career History

  • Roles
    • Wrestler ( June 24, 1984 - October 25, 1992)
  • Companies / Promotions
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion World Championship WrestlingWCW April 4, 1991 November 8, 1992
    Promotion American Wrestling AssociationAWA November 18, 1989 June 1, 1990
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA June 20, 1984 April 11, 1988
    Promotion All Japan Pro WrestlingAJPW October 2, 1987 October 13, 1987
    Promotion All Japan Pro WrestlingAJPW October 3, 1986 October 14, 1986
    Promotion American Wrestling AssociationAWA October 10, 1984 April 28, 1986
  • Face / Heel Turns
    Alignmentfromto
    Face October 24, 1986 October 25, 1992
    Heel October 1, 1984 October 23, 1986
    Face June 24, 1984 September 30, 1984
  • Images
    Jun 1984
    Jun 1984

  • Finishers
    • Russian Sickle - Lariat ( June 24, 1984 - October 25, 1992)
  • Theme Songs
    • Theme Song "In the Air Tonight" by Phil Collins - Single ( October 10, 1984 - June 1, 1990)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • Halls of Fame
    • NWA Hall of Fame - Year 2008, Individual
  • Titles Won

    Jim Crockett Promotions

    • 1 NWA World Television Championship
    • 1 NWA National Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 NWA United States Heavyweight Championship
    • 2 NWA World Tag Team Championship (Mid-Atlantic version) (with Ivan Koloff)
    • 4 NWA World Six-Man Tag Team Championship (1 with Ivan Koloff & Don Kernodle, 2 with Ivan Koloff & Krusher Khruschev, 1 with Ivan Koloff & Baron von Raschke)
    • 1 UWF World Television Championship
  • Other Accomplishments
    • George Tragos/Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame induction (class of 2006)
    • LPW Hall of Fame induction (2010)
    • JCP Jim Crockett Sr. Memorial Cup Tag Team Tournament Winner (1987 - with Dusty Rhodes)
    • PWI Feud of the Year (1987 - with Dusty Rhodes & The Road Warriors vs. The Four Horsemen)
    • PWI Most Inspirational Wrestler of the Year (1987)

Relations

Nikita Koloff Game Appearances

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