Pro Wrestler Profile - Vader

Profile Info

Gender Male
Real Name Leon Allen White
Ring Names
  • Vader
  • Big Van Vader
  • Leon White
  • Bull Power
Height 6 ft 5 in (196 cm)
Weight
  • 450 lbs (204 kg)
Born May 14, 1955
Died June 18, 2018 (aged 63)
Birth Place Lynwood, California
Billed From
  • The Rocky Mountains
Nicknames The Mastodon, The Rocky Mountain Monster

Career History

Roles
  • Wrestler ( January 1, 1985 - May 25, 2017)
Companies / Promotions
Promotionfromto
Promotion INDY April 18, 2010 May 25, 2017
Promotion Pro Wrestling NOAHNOAH October 7, 2000 January 15, 2003
Promotion All Japan Pro WrestlingAJPW May 1, 1998 April 7, 2000
Promotion World Wrestling Entertainment WWE January 21, 1996 October 11, 1998
Promotion World Championship Wrestling WCW July 7, 1990 September 11, 1995
Promotion New Japan Pro Wrestling NJPW December 27, 1987 July 8, 1992
Promotion American Wrestling Association AWA October 18, 1985 May 3, 1987
Face / Heel Turns
Alignmentfromto
Heel
Images
Apr 1992
Apr 1992
Dec 1987
Dec 1987
Finishers
  • Vadersault - Moonsault
  • Vader Bomb - Corner slingshot splash
  • Release powerbomb
Theme Songs
  • Theme Song "Mastodon", by Jim Johnston - Single

Titles & Accomplishments

Titles Won

World Championship Wrestling

  • 3 WCW World Heavyweight Championship
  • 1 WCW United States Heavyweight Championship

New Japan Pro Wrestling

  • 3 IWGP Heavyweight Championship
  • 1 IWGP Tag Team Championship - with Bam Bam Bigelow

All Japan Pro Wrestling

  • 2 AJPW Triple Crown Heavyweight Championship
  • 1 AJPW Unified World Tag Team Championship - with Steve Williams

Catch Wrestling Association

  • 3 CWA World Heavyweight Championship
  • 1 CWA Intercontinental Heavyweight Championship

Impact Zone Wrestling

  • 1 IZW Heavyweight Championship

Pro Wrestling Noah

  • 1 GHC Tag Team Championship - with Scorpio

Universal Wrestling Association

  • 1 UWA World Heavyweight Championship

Union of Wrestling Forces International

  • 1 UWFI World Heavyweight Championship

Xtreme Wrestling Alliance

  • 1 XWA World Heavyweight Championship
Other Accomplishments
  • NJPW Super Grade Tag League Winner (1991 - with Tatsumi Fujinami)
  • NJPW World Cup Winner (1989)
  • AJPW Champion's Carnival Winner (1999)
  • 1996 WWF Slammy Award - Crime of the Century
  • PWI Wrestler of the Year (1993)
  • 27° in the PWI Years Top 500 (2003)
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