• Old School Wrestling Veteran Celebrates His Birthday
Old School WWF/WCW Veteran “The Tonga Kid” Tama (Real name: Samuel “Sam” Larry Anoa’i Fatu) celebrates his 53rd birthday today.
He is a member of the famous Samoan Wrestling family, related to some of the biggest names in professional wrestling, such as The Rock, Yokozuna & Roman Reigns, who are his cousins.
Sam is also the brother of Rikishi (Headshrinker Fatu) and the late Umaga, as well as the nephew of The Wild Samoans Afa & Sika.
He wrestled for the WWF from 1983 till 1988, most notably teaming with Haku as ‘The Islanders’, a tag team managed by Bobby “The Brain” Heenan.
In 1989 & 1990, he teamed with his brother Fatu and his cousin Samu as The Samoan SWAT Team in Ted Turner’s WCW, where he was known as The Samoan Savage.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TAMA!
• Spoiler On Stephanie McMahon’s Historic WWE Evolution Segment
According to the No Holds Barred podcast, Stephanie McMahon is set to have a historic segment at this month’s WWE Evolution PPV, where she will announce the debut of the WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship.
No word yet on if WWE will crown Women’s Tag Team Champions at WWE Evolution PPV, but the leaked match-card for WWE Evolution stated that the new Women’s Tag Team Champions will be crowned at the event.
We’ll keep you updated regarding this.
Speaking of WWE Evolution, below is the current match-card for this first ever all-women’s PPV:
– RAW Women’s Championship Match: Ronda Rousey (c) vs. Nikki Bella
– Last Woman Standing Match For The SmackDown Women’s Championship: Becky Lynch (c) vs. Charlotte Flair
– Trish Stratus & Lita vs. Alexa Bliss & Mickie James
– NXT Women’s Championship Match: Kairi Sane (c) vs. Shayna Baszler
– Mae Young Classic Final: Io Shirai vs. Toni Storm