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10 Wrestling Giants! What Really Happened To Them?

May 09, 2020
I guess in Pro Wrestling almost all wrestlers are considered

giants

in the ring, either because of their physique or their height, but some have been so big that many have had to crane their necks to look at

them

or, indeed, never be picked up. . It's sometimes hard to tell how big these wrestlers actually were as some promotions had exaggerated their weight and height, but in most cases their size was obvious just by looking at

them

as they

really

were

giants

in the ring just for Note that I am going to miss our obvious wrestlers like Kane Undertaker and Big Show as most will know they are still

wrestling

in WWE today, number one Kamala Hill does the Ugandan giant Kamala at one point was one of the heels scariest of

wrestling

in the early '80s the 380-pound plus-one behemoth who always wore his familiar body claiming stars on his chest and a moon on his belly has fallen victim to a 2011 pro wrestling status story on him left leg amputated below the knee Due to complications of high blood pressure and diabetes in 2012, he also had his right leg amputated and sought donations to recover financially. ierly.
10 wrestling giants what really happened to them
He has also been very outspoken about how the WB had treated him during his tenure, believing that he was paid considerably less than other wrestlers. at the time he talked about how Undertaker was paid $500,000 for his appearance and match at SummerSlam 1992, whereas he only received $13,000, now relies on disability support cells, homemade wooden chairs and recently published an autobiography from 2016 has filed a class action lawsuit against life beef where he alleged that the wrestlers had not healed brain injuries during his tenure and the company may feel the injury risks the case is still ongoing number 2 Andre the Giant Andre was so big that he was called the eighth wonder of the world and became a global star even though Andre was billed at 7ft4, WWE exaggerated in believing his true height was around seven feet.
10 wrestling giants what really happened to them

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10 wrestling giants what really happened to them...

Unfortunately, Andre was diagnosed at the age of 20 with Akram eglee, which is an extension of the gigantism of his previously known. evident in the late 1980s when Andre found it increasingly difficult to fight and finally retired in 1992. Andre died on the night of January 27, 1993 after attending his father's funeral. Andre the Giant would be the first and only inductee into the Adobe Hall of Fame. of that year, number 3 Mabel, whether you want to call him viscera Big Daddy V or King Mabel, was one of the largest WWE athletes to step into the ring at a height of 6 feet 9 inches and a weight of 487 pounds entering the WWF as half the men on a mission Mabel received a major boost in 1995, turning heel winning the King of the Ring tournament and Rose in main event status headlining SummerSlam 1995, things calmed down for Mabel until D joined the dark side in the Undertaker's Ministry of Darkness faction and was now known to be a viscera where she then left WWE to make appearances on the independent circuit and TNA, then returned to WWE as the machine love story in the world, a comedy stunt. making sexual gestures to the majority of the female talent, the gimmick was short lived and Mabel made her final return as Big Daddy V.
10 wrestling giants what really happened to them
She wrestled in Japan as Big Daddy voodoo in 2014 Mabel sadly passed away at the age of 43 suffering a heart attack from

what

that Mabel had made a conscious effort to lose weight by losing almost a hundred pounds but the drastic change in health was too late in In 2015, her widow filed a wrongful death lawsuit against WB, as did Kamala, she claimed that WW withheld information, misrepresented the investigation and misinformed him and other fighters about the return risk ratio. Due to concussions and CTE, the lawsuit was dismissed because there was no evidence to show that his death was related to CTE number four giant Baba giant Baba had a status in Japan similar to that of Hulk Hogan in the US.
10 wrestling giants what really happened to them
In his career, he won many championships, including the illustrious NWA Heavyweight Championship three times, he fought against the lights and Buddy Rogers and Bruno Sammartino in the late '60s, but after feuding with his partner Antonio Inoki, the father started all of japan pro wrestling which is considered to be one of the most successful promotions in japan as barbra got older helped younger stars get over genichiro tenryu i made two harem matawa unfortunately the giant bubba died shortly after his last fight in 1999 with cancer his legacy in the world of wrestling and honestly as a promoter will be well remembered in the world of japanese wrestling number five Abdullah the Butcher the 300-pound Plus Abdullah was a ruthless monster in the ring his gimmick was that of an evil Arab sadist having some of the bloodiest and most brutal matches in professional wrestling history this was evident from the scars he used to bear on top of his head which were so deep that according to mick foley abdull ah he was able to fit game tokens into them, most famously his introduction to WCW when it arrived in a giant gift wrapped box that was a gift by Cactus Jack for sting.
This led to Abdullah and Cactus Jack teaming up and feuding with sting which culminated. in the infamous and terrifying chamber of horrors match at Halloween Havoc 1991 since then he made a series of brief appearances in different promotions and was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2011 he opened two restaurants in the US and Japan dubbed Abdullah the butcher's House for ribs and Chinese food even though his Atlanta restaurant has reportedly been closed since July 2016. Abdullah's sales have been embroiled in major controversy surrounding his work on Blade, as that he suffered from hepatitis C and had infected other wrestlers without their knowledge.
In fact, Abdullah was sued in 2011 for infecting restless Canadian Devon Nicholson, who contracted hepatitis C when Abdullah attacked him without consent in June 2014, he was ordered to pay $2.3 million in damages in February 2015, he announced that will sell his WV Hall of Fame ring as he claims he has received no royalties from WWE for using his footage that he sold on eBay for a Buy It Now price. from 19,000 $999.99 because with the free shipping number 6 King Kong Bundy six foot four weighing 450 pounds plus the name King Kong was clearly apt to complement his size and girth the name Bundy was also fitting taking it of the sadistic murderer known as Ted Bundy that he did. his mark in the WEF at the first WrestleMania by having the shortest match in WrestleMania history against Special Delivery Jones at nine seconds, although it was actually 17 seconds, a record not broken until 2008 when Kane demolished Chavo Guerrero jr . in a legitimate 8 seconds, he then entered the main event of WrestleMania 2 with Hulk Hogan, but it seemed that this momentum had come to an end, in fact, Vince was furious when Bundy appeared in a Dutch computer ad without his knowledge and demoted him directly.
Bundy felt that this was racing. suicide as McMahon at the time didn't want any of his stars to do anything outside of his company Wendy then left the WF double in 1988 to focus on her stand-up comedy act and acting when we appeared in the married with children movie Richard Pryor touching and an episode of weird science as himself, then had a brief comeback in 1994 to 1995 as a member of Ted DiBiase's million dollar corporation, but again became a go-between for the stars and left again for wrestling on the independent circuit since 2006, he quietly retired. but in July 2016 he became part of a class action lawsuit against WWE alleging Ron Reese's long-term neurological injury number seven, as well as many gimmicks he has done in wrestling.
Ron Reese has the oldest of them before he did those tricks he started his career on the independent circuit trained by another great giant Big John Studd in 1995 he entered as one of the most laughable tricks ever seen in professional wrestling as the cane yeah

what

I all thought it would look like an abominable snowman as far as the Dungeon of Doom secret weapon. Interestingly, he was wrapped in bandages and resembled an Egyptian mummy. the giant Jorge Gonzales, better known as the giant Gonzales, since this was not going to be his permanent trick, would explain why he looked like a mummy to hide his identity.
He was twice repackaged 1 as a supergiant ninja which was thankfully short-lived and then simply made Reese a member of the flock of crows after the faction disbanded. Reese left WCW and wrestled in Japan and other independent federations before finally calling it quits. he starts out at wrestling conventions and is now a district sales manager for a wine distributor in Atlanta, number eight giant Gonzales is the tallest wrestler ever in Pro Wrestling and although he was billed at six feet and medium, he was actually seven foot seven inches tall, although he never achieved massive success in both the WWF and WCW, he is remembered to this day by many fans most famous for his match with Undertaker in 1993, as mentioned above, he was supposed to be the Yeti in WCW, but unfortunately health issues got in the way after wrestling in Japan with his last match in 1995 González returned to Argentina to seek medical treatment attributed to his gigantism during the later stages of his life. he was never successful either as a basketball player or as a wrestler had a hard time paying medical bills luckily the argentinian B Basketball Federation held fundraisers to help him pay for treatment and care.
Unfortunately, on September 22, 2010, González was admitted to the hospital, but passed away the same day at the age of just 44. Number 9 Yokozuna I'm sure most of you know WWE's greatest athlete won the championship in his first year and the Royal Rumble Yokozuna was unstoppable and stayed true to the WWF, but his size worried his fans and those who surrounding him in 1996, he weighed over 600 pounds and it was clear this was interfering with his ability to fight in the ring, Yokozuna tried to lose weight and although he lost about a hundred pounds, he still couldn't pass the physical required to fight in the WWF.
In 1998, he left the WWF and wrestled on the independent circuit. and appearing on the infamous Heroes of Wrestling pay-per-view in 1999 at this point he was heavy and claimed 760 pounds and admitted he was intentionally trying to get bigger by wanting to weigh between 800 and 900 pounds on October 23, 2000 he was staying at the moat house hotel in liverpool england where he suffered from pulmonary edema and died aged just 34 his wwe achievements were not overlooked as in 2012 he was inducted into the wwe hall of fame for number 10 of the Usos, Mike Shaw, sure he was best known in the wrestling world for his stint in WCW as normal, lunatic, and stronghold Booga in the WWF, starting out in Stampede Wrestling as Moxon sings. he was there until December 1989 when he joined WCW and feuded with Kevin Sullivan and even received a title shot against NWA Champion Ric Flair.
He then went to the WEF and wrestled as the unfortunate friar ferguson a mad monk the WBF received backlash from the Catholic Church in New York so the character was removed we are sure he was over 400lbs then the stronghold was renamed Booga with the gimmick of literally being an overweight bum, but this only lasted until 1994, even t Although he retired from wrestling in 1994, his love of the sport continued and he opened a wrestling academy free in Scandia, Michigan, and also worked in public relations and security for a casino burger. However, this would be his last appearance, as he did so on September 11, 2010 at the age of 53. that concludes this video of can wrestling giants and where are they now if i can get 500 likes i will make another video on 10 more wrestling giants i have missed on this list so let me know in the comments below what you please think to check out my other videos in the recommended tab on your right hand side and please subscribe if you enjoyed the video and see you next time with more wrestling content

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