Pro Wrestler Profile - Peter Maivia

Profile Info

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

Career History

Roles
  • Wrestler ( January 1, 1962 - February 11, 1982)
Companies / Promotions
Promotionfromto
Promotion National Wrestling Alliance NWA March 13, 1968 February 11, 1982
Promotion World Wrestling Entertainment WWE April 12, 1977 May 19, 1980
Promotion New Japan Pro Wrestling NJPW April 27, 1979 May 16, 1979
Promotion New Japan Pro Wrestling NJPW June 23, 1978 July 27, 1978
Promotion American Wrestling Association AWA June 30, 1976 June 25, 1977
Face / Heel Turns
Alignmentfromto
Face
Images
Mar 1968
Mar 1968
Finishers
  • Stump Puller - Inverted Boston Crab

Titles & Accomplishments

Hall of Fame
  • WWE Hall of Fame - Year 2008, Individual
Titles Won

NWA All-Star Pro Wrestling

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

NWA Big Time Wrestling

  • 1 NWA Texas Heavyweight Championship

NWA Hollywood Wrestling

  • 1 NWA Americas Heavyweight 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
  • WWE Hall of Fame induction (class of 2008)
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