14 Facts About Sika Anoa'i


Leati Sika Amituana'i Anoa'i was born on April 5,1945, and better known as Sika Anoa'i or simply Sika, is an American Samoan retired professional wrestler.

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Sika Anoa'i is best known as one-half of the tag team The Wild Samoans with his brother Afa.

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Sika Anoa'i was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2007 and the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2012.

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Sika Anoa'i is a member of the Anoa'i family and the father of professional wrestlers Rosey and Roman Reigns.

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Sika Anoa'i was born in the village of Leone on the island of Tutuila in American Samoa on April 5,1945; one of thirteen children born to Amituana and Tovale Sika Anoa'i.

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In 1959, at the age of 14, Sika Anoa'i moved with his family to San Francisco, California in the United States.

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Shortly after the move, Sika Anoa'i enlisted in the United States Merchant Marine, working on ships sailing to the Philippines and Japan.

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Sika Anoa'i left the Merchant Marine in 1969, working as a stevedore before deciding to become a professional wrestler like his older brother Afa.

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In March 1987, Sika Anoa'i formed a tag team with Kamala, aligning himself with Kamala's manager, Mr Fuji, and "handler", Kim Chee.

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In September 1987, Anoa'i competed in the King of the Ring tournament, losing in the first round to S D Jones.

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Sika Anoa'i went on to wrestle a series of matches against Bam Bam Bigelow and then against Jake Roberts.

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Sika Anoa'i formed a short-lived tag team with his nephew Kokina in Continental Wrestling Federation, where they were managed by Alan Martin.

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Sika Anoa'i trained wrestlers at the Wild Samoan Training Center, a professional wrestling school run by Afa in Minneola, Florida.

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Sika Anoa'i is married to Patricia Hooker but they are currently separated.

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