- 1960: Don Manoukian played professional football for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League.
- 1960s: Don Manoukian was a pretty big star in the Los Angeles territory where he teamed with The Destroyer.
- Check out Don Manoukian’s football stats here: http://www.footballcardgallery.com/player/Don+Manoukian/
- Don the Bruiser was honored in 1997 by the Cauliflower Alley Club with a men’s wrestling award.
- Don Manoukian passed away on September 23, 2014.