Primo Carnera - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Primo Carnera, 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.

Primo Carnera was born in Sequals, Udine, Italy on October 26, 1906.

He died on June 29, 1967 at the age of 60.

He is a Boxing legend.

Primo Carnera was inducted in the WWE Hall of Fame in 2019 as part of the Legacy wing.

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Primo Carnera
  • Ring Names
    • Primo Carnera ( September 12, 1928 - October 25, 1963)
  • Born October 26, 1906
  • Died June 29, 1967 (aged 60)
  • Nationality Nationality: ItalyItaly
  • Birth Place Sequals, Udine, Italy
  • Billed From
    • Sequals, Italy
  • Height 6 ft 6 in (198 cm)
  • Weight
    • 268 lbs (122 kg)
  • Nicknames The Ambling Alp; The Gentle Giant; The Vast Venetian; La montagna che cammina (The Walking Mountain)
  • Notes He is a Boxing legend.

Career History

  • Roles
    • Wrestler ( August 21, 1946 - July 6, 1962)
    • Boxer ( September 12, 1928 - May 19, 1946)
  • Companies / Promotions
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA April 1, 1949 July 6, 1962
  • Face / Heel Turns
    Alignmentfromto
    Face August 21, 1946 July 6, 1962
  • Images
    Aug 1946
    Aug 1946

Titles & Accomplishments

  • Halls of Fame
    • WWE Hall of Fame - Year 2019, Legacy
  • Titles Won

    NWA Hollywood Wrestling

    • 1 NWA International Television Tag Team Championship (with Bobo Brazil)

    NWA San Francisco

    • 1 NWA World Tag Team Championship (San Francisco version) (with Sandor Szabo)
  • Other Accomplishments
    • 1 IBU Heavyweight Championship (boxing)
    • 1 NBA World Heavyweight Championship (boxing)
    • 1 NYSAC World Heavyweight Championship (boxing)
    • 1 NYSAC World Heavyweight Championship (boxing)
    • Chicago Sports Hall of Fame induction (1977)
    • National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame induction (1977)
    • Rome Walk of Fame of Italian Sport induction (2015)
    • Gold medal for the Athletic value (1933)
    • Commander of the Order of the Crown of Italy (1967)
    • Italian Military High Command Solemn praise (1930)
    • Sequals municipality Golden medal (1967)

Relations

Primo Carnera Game Appearances

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