Peter Maivia - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Peter Maivia, 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.

Fanene Leifi Pita Maivia (born Fanene Pita Anderson) was born in American Samoa on April 6, 1937.

He died on June 12, 1982 at the age of 45.

Peter Maivia was inducted in the WWE Hall of Fame in 2008 as an individual and in the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame (PWHF) in 2016 as part of the International wing.

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Fanene Leifi Pita Maivia (born Fanene Pita Anderson)
  • Ring Names
    • Peter Maivia ( January 1, 1962 - February 11, 1982)
  • Born April 6, 1937
  • Died June 12, 1982 (aged 45)
  • Nationality Nationality: American SamoaAmerican Samoa
  • Birth Place American Samoa
  • Billed From
    • The Isle of Samoa
  • Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
  • Weight
    • 240 lbs (109 kg)
  • Nicknames High Chief; Prince

Career History

  • Roles
    • Wrestler ( January 1, 1962 - February 11, 1982)
  • Promotions / Brands
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA March 13, 1968 February 11, 1982
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWF April 12, 1977 January 1, 1981
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPW April 27, 1979 May 16, 1979
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPW June 23, 1978 July 27, 1978
    Promotion American Wrestling AssociationAWA June 30, 1976 June 25, 1977
    Promotion IWE November 4, 1968 December 21, 1968
  • Face / Heel Turns
    Alignmentfromto
    Face May 1, 1981 February 11, 1982
    Heel October 10, 1978 April 30, 1981
    Face January 1, 1962 October 9, 1978
  • Images
    Jan 1962
    Jan 1962

  • Finishers
    • Stump Puller - Inverted Boston Crab ( January 1, 1962 - February 11, 1982)
  • Theme Songs
    • Theme Song "Alekoki" by Nina Keali'iwahamana & The Hiram Olsen Group - Single ( April 12, 1977 - January 1, 1981)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • Halls of Fame
    • WWE Hall of Fame - Year 2008, Individual
    • Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame (PWHF) - Year 2016, International
  • Titles Won

    NWA All-Star Pro Wrestling

    • 2 NWA Australasian Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 NWA New Zealand Heavyweight Championship

    NWA Big Time Wrestling

    • 2 NWA Texas Heavyweight Championship

    NWA Hollywood Wrestling

    • 1 NWA Americas Heavyweight Championship
    • 2 NWA "Beat the Champ" Television Championship

    NWA Mid-Pacific Promotions

    • 1 NWA Hawaii Heavyweight Championship
    • 4 NWA Hawaii Tag Team Championship (1 with Jim Hady, 1 with Billy White Wolf, 2 with Sam Steamboat)

    NWA New Zealand

    • 2 NWA New Zealand British Empire Commonwealth Heavyweight Championship

    NWA San Francisco

    • 2 NWA United States Heavyweight Championship (San Francisco version)
    • 1 NWA World Tag Team Championship (San Francisco version) (with Ray Stevens)
  • Other Accomplishments
    • Joint Promotions One Night Tournament Winner (1964)

Relations

Peter Maivia Game Appearances

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