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Title History

  •  NWA (Mid America) World 6-Man Tag Team titles w/ George Gulas and Ken Lucas beat D.Schultz and T.Yamamoto and Great Togo (1979);
  • NWA Hawaii Heavyweight title defeating Hans Schroeder (April 1980);
  • (Hawaii) Polynesian Pacific Tag Team titles w/ [INSERT];
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Puerto Rican Heavyweight title defeating Invader I (January 15, 1983);
  • WWC North American Tag Team titles w/ Gran Apollo defeating Terry Gibbs and Buddy Landel (June 11, 1983);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) North American Tag Team titles w/ Gran Apollo defeating Medics (October 8, 1983);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) World Tag Team titles w/ Hercules Ayala defeating Super Medics (January 6, 1984);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Puerto Rican Heavyweight title defeating Bob Sweetan (March 24, 1984);
  • IWA (Montreal) International Heavyweight title defeating Dino Bravo (October 9, 1984);
  • IWA (Montreal) International Tag Team titles w/ Richard Charland defeating Leo Burke and Jos LeDuc [Tournament] (May 27, 1985);
  • King of the World Wrestling Federation [Awarded after Harley Race was injured in the WWF];
  • WWF World Tag Team titles w/ Andre the Giant defeating Ax and Smash (December 13, 1989);
  • SWS (Japan) Tag Team titles w/ Yoshiaki Yatsu defeating Ashura Hara and Tenryu [Tournament] (February 14, 1992);
  • SWS (Japan) Tag Team titles w/ Yoshiaki Yatsu defeating Typhoon and Earthquake (April 18, 1992);
  • (Florida) IWL Heavyweight title;
  • NAWF (North American Wrestling Federation) Heavyweight title;
  • WLW (World Wrestling League) Heavyweight title defeating Luminous Warrior (April 20, 2000);
  • WLW (World Wrestling League) Heavyweight title defeating Mr. Destiny and Griz in a three way match (October 20, 2000);
  • WCW World Hardcore title defeating Crowbar and Terry Funk in a Three Way match (January 14, 2001);
  • WLW (World Wrestling League) Heavyweight title defeating Superstar Steve (February 8, 2003);

Career Highlights

In The Beginning:

  • Many believe that Tonga Uliuli Fifita began his wrestling career as Lenny or Larry Hurst, but Haku denied this in an interview.
  • Tonga Fifita started out doing Sumo Wrestling but was introduced to pro wrestling by Genichiro Tenryu and Takashi Ishikawa .
  • King Tonga was a major fan-favorite wrestling in Montreal, often as the tag team partner of the legendary Dino Bravo.
  • 1984: King Tonga defeated Dino Bravo to capture the International Wrestling title in Montreal.
  • September 17, 1983 – WWC 10th Anniversary Show: King Tonga defeated Dory Funk Jr.

World Wrestling Federation – King Tonga:

  • 1985: King Tonga entered the WWF and often teamed up with Dino Bravo, but mostly worked singles matches.
  • November 22, 1985 – WWF Live Event: King Tonga defeated Moondog Spot.
  • December 29, 1985: King Tonga and Ricky Steamboat defeated Greg Valentine and Brutus Beefcake (Tag Champs) in a non-title match.
  • May 1986: King Tonga was one of the first (if not the first) to slam Big John Studd during the Body Slam Challenge angle.
  • June 14, 1986: Big John Studd vs King Tonga ended in a DOUBLE COUNT OUT in Madison Square Garden.
  • June 15, 1986: King Tonga defeated Big John Studd w/ Bobby Heenan in a $15,000 bodyslam match in Toronto, Canada.
  • June 22, 1986: King Tonga vs Harley Race ended in a DOUBLE DISQUALIFICATION.
  • June 28, 1986 – WWF Live Event: King Tonga defeated Les Thornton.
  • July 13, 1986: WWE Intercontinental champion Randy Savage defeated King Tonga by COUNT OUT after using a forign object outside the ring.
  • ~~~King Tonga went on to win a 20-Man Battle Royal later that night, last eliminating Don Muraco and Harley Race.
  • August 28, 1986 – WWF Big Event: King Tonga fought the Magnificent Muraco to a time limit draw.
  • King Tonga formed a short-lived tag team with newcomer Sivi Afi.

World Wrestling Federation – The Islanders:

  • Late 1986: King Tonga teamed with The Tonga Kid as a babyface tag team in the World Wrestling Federation.
  • February 1987: King Tonga and The Tonga Kid both turned heel and renamed to “Haku” and “Tama” – known as the Islanders.
  • The Islanders turned heel and were then managed by the infamous Bobby “The Brain” Heenan – members of the Heenan Family.
  • October 1987: The Islanders began feuding with Tag Team champions Stike Force but couldn’t win the titles after many attempts.
  • December 8, 1987: The Islanders vs. The British Bulldogs ended in a NO CONTEST when The Islanders kidnapped Matilda!
  • ~~~WWF President Jack Tunney would later announce that the Islanders were indefinately suspended until Matilda was found!
  • January 24, 1988 – Royal Rumble: The Islanders defeated The Young Stallions (Paul Roma and Jim Powers) in 2 straight falls.
  • January 25, 1988: The Islanders defeated The British Bulldogs by DQ when the bulldogs used a leash as a weapon.
  • January 27, 1988: The British Bulldogs defeated The Islanders and continued to do so on House Shows for a month.
  • March 7, 1988 – SNME: The Islanders (Haku and Tama) defeated The Killer Bees (Brian Blair and Jim Brunzell) in a tag team match.
  • March 27, 1988 – WrestleMania 4: The Islanders and Bobby Heenan defeatd The British Bulldogs and Koko B. Ware w/ Matilda.
  • April 21, 1988: The Islanders and High Chief Afi w/ Bobby Heenan defeated Outback Jack and Brady Boone, and Steve Blackman.
  • ~~~Bobby Heenan introduced Afi as a new member of the Islanders, but it was his only appearance with the group.
  • April 1988: Tama left the World Wrestling Federationand Haku had a singles run going under the name “King Haku”.

World Wrestling Federation – King Haku:

  • June 21, 1988: There was a coronation ceremony to name Haku the new “King” of the WWF after Harley Race was injured.
  • June 22, 1988: King Haku and Bobby “The Brain” Heenan appeared on the Brother Love Show.
  • August 2, 1988: Hulk Hogan defeated King Haku w/ Bobby Heenan (match seen on Hulkamania IV tape).
  • September 18, 1988: Hulk Hogan defeated King Haku.
  • October 25, 1988 – SNME: Hulk Hogan defeated King Haku.
  • December 26, 1988: King Haku defeated Harley Race and continued to do so on other house shows.

World Wrestling Federation – Colossal Connection:

  • Haku teamed with Andre the Giant as the Colossal Connection, managed by Bobby “The Brain” Heenan.
  • The Colossal Connection defeated Demolition to win the WWF Tag Team titles.
  • April 1, 1990 – Wrestlemania 6: Demolition (Ax and Smash) defeated Colossal Connection (Andre The Giant and Haku w/ Bobby Heenan) to win the Tag Team titles.
    Haku accidentally superkicked Andre, which led to Demolition scoring the pin to win the titles!
    After the match, Bobby Heenan slapped Andre accross the face, resulting in Andre turning on him!
    ~~~Haku came to Bobby Heenan’s rescue but he got beat up by the Giant as well!

World Championship Wrestling – (Bodyguard) Meng:

  • Haku left the WWF and joined WCW as Col Robert Parker‘s bodyguard, named “Meng”.
  • Meng broke off from Col Parker and became part of Kevin Sullivan’s Dungeon of Doom.

World Championship Wrestling – The Faces of Fear (Barbarian and Meng):

  • The Barbarian rejoined WCW and was reunited with Meng (Haku) as the Faces of Fear, and as a members of the Dungeon of Doom.
  • March 19, 1995 – Uncensored: Meng defeated Jim Duggan.
  • May 21, 1995 – Slamboree: Meng defeated Brian Pillman in the Main Event TV. later that night Meng vs. Road Warrior Hawk ended in a Double Count Out.
  • June 18, 1995 – Great American Bash: Sting defeated WCW U.S. Champion Meng to win the title.
  • July 16, 1995 – Bash At The Beach: WCW U.S. Champion Sting defeated Meng to retain the title.
  • September 25, 1995 – Nitro: Meng defeated Lex Luger.
  • October 16, 1995 – Nitro: Meng defeated Jim Duggan.
  • October 29, 1995 – Halloween Havoc: Lex Luger defeated Meng by DQ.
  • October 30, 1995 – Nitro: Lex Luger and Meng defeated The American Males.
  • November 13, 1995 – Nitro: Randy Savage defeated Meng.
  • November 26, 1995 – World War3: Meng participated in the 3 Ring Battle Royal won by Randy Savage.
  • January 15, 1996 – Nitro: Hulk Hogan defeated Meng.
  • March 24, 1996 – Uncensored: Hulk Hogan and Randy Savage beat The Alliance to End Hulkamania in a Tower of Doom Cage match.
  • ~~~The Allaince: Ric Flair, Arn Anderson, Kevin Sullivan, Lex Luger, The Barbarian, Meng, Z Gangsta and The Ultimate Solution.
  • April 22, 1996 – Nitro: Jim Duggan defeated Meng.
  • May 19, 1996 – Slamboree: DDP and The Barbarian beat Meng and Hugh Morrus in the 1st Round of the Lord of the Ring Tournament.
  • ~~~DDP and The Barbarian defeated The Booty Man and Rick Steiner in the Second Round of the tournament.
  • ~~~Barbarian was eliminated in the Lord of the Ring Battle Royal, which was won by Diamond Dallas Page!
  • May 20, 1996 – Nitro: World Tag Team Champions Sting and Lex Luger defeated The Faces Of Fear (Meng and The Barbarian) to retain the tag titles.
  • June 10, 1996 – Nitro: Sting defeated Meng.
  • July 15, 1996 – Nitro: Meng defeated Arn Anderson.
  • July 22, 1996 – Nitro: Meng defeated Ice Train by DQ.
  • August 10, 1996 – Hog Wild: Kevin Sullivan and Faces of Fear defeated Jim Powers and Joe Gomez and Mark Starr in a dark Match.
  • August 12, 1996 – Nitro: Kevin Sullivan and Hugh Morrus and The Faces Of Fear defeated Rough and Ready and High Voltage.
  • September 9, 1996 – Nitro: The Faces Of Fear defeated Public Enemy.
  • September 30, 1996 – Nitro: The Faces Of Fear defeated The RockNRoll Express.
  • October 7, 1996 – Nitro: The Faces of Fear defeated High Voltage.
  • October 14, 1996 – Nitro: The Faces Of Fear vs Harlem Heat ended in a No Contest.
  • October 21, 1996 – Nitro: The Faces Of Fear defeated The Fantastics.
  • October 27, 1996 – Helloween Havoc: Chris Benoit and Steve McMichael defeated The Faces of Fear (Barbarian and Meng).
  • November 24, 1996 – World War 3: The Barbarian participated in the Three Ring Battle Royal Main Event.
  • December 9, 1996 – Nitro: The Faces Of Fear defeated The Nasty Boys.
  • December 16, 1996 – Nitro: The Faces Of Fear vs. The Outsiders ended in a No Contest.
  • December 29, 1996 – Starrcade: Scott Hall and Kevin Nash defeated The Faces of Fear to retain the Tag Team titles.
  • December 30, 1996 – Nitro: Harlem Heat defeated The Faces Of Fear.
  • January 6, 1997 – Nitro: Lex Luger defeated Meng.
  • February 23, 1997 – SuperBrawl VII: The Public Enemy defeated Harlem Heat and Faces of Fear in a Triangle Tag Match.
  • April 21, 1997 – Nitro: Meng defeated Chris Jericho.
  • May 5, 1997 – Nitro: Meng vs. Steven Regal ended in a No Contest.
  • June 15, 1997 – Great American Bash: Chris Benoit defeated Meng in a Death match.
  • August 11, 1997 – Nitro: Meng defeated Wrath.
  • September 14, 1997 – Fall Brawl: Mortis and Wrath defeated The Faces of Fear (Meng and Barbarian played the Faces in the match).
  • November 10, 1997 – Nitro: Glacier defeated The Barbarian (Jimmy Hart returned as the manager of Barbarian, Meng attacked Glacier after the match).
  • November 17, 1997 – Nitro: Meng defeated Glacier.
  • November 23, 1997 – World War 3: The Faces of Fear defeated Glacier and Ernest “The Cat” Miller.
  • ~~~Later that night, both Meng and The Barbarian participated in the Three Ring Battle Royal Main Event.
  • November 24, 1997 – Nitro: Booker T defeated Meng.
  • The Faces of Fear split up after Meng becomes a face and Barbarian maintains his heel status.
  • December 22, 1997 – Nitro: Steve McMichael defeated Meng.
  • February 16, 1998 – Nitro: The Barbarian defeated Meng.

World Championship Wrestling – The Faces of Fear (Barbarian and Meng):

  • August 8, 1998 – Road Wild: Meng defeated The Barbarian in the opening match of the show.
  • The Faces of Fear were reunited by Jimmy Hart and brought into his First Family stable.
  • August 10, 1998 – Nitro: World Heavyweight Champion Bill Goldberg defeated Meng.
  • September 14, 1998 – Nitro: The Giant defeated Meng.
  • October 25, 1998 – Halloween Havoc: Wrath defeated Meng in the Non-televised match.
  • January 14, 1999 – Thunder: Meng and The Barbarian defeated Bobby Duncum Jr. and Mike Enos in the 1st round of the tag team titles tourament match.
  • January 25, 1999 – WCW Monday Nitro: The Faces of Fear defeated David Taylor and Fit Finlay in a Tag Title Tournament match.
  • February 4, 1999 – WCW Thunder: Horace Hogan and Bryan Adams defeated The Faces of Fear in the 2nd Round.
  • ~~~The Barbarian attacked Meng and cause the team to lose the match.
  • March 14, 1999 – Nitro: Meng defeated Jerry Flynn.
  • April 2, 1999 – Thunder: Meng and Jerry Flynn defeated The Barbarian and Hugh Morrus.
  • April 5, 1999 – Nitro: Scott Steiner defeated Meng.
  • April 14, 1999 – Thunder: Meng defeated Horace Hogan.
  • April 26, 1999 – Nitro: World Television Champion Booker T defeated Meng.
  • April 28, 1999 – Thunder: Bill Goldberg defeated Meng.
  • May 3, 1999 – Nitro: Meng defeated David Flair.
  • June 1, 1999 – Nitro: Meng defeated Lenny Lane.
  • September 9, 1999 – Thunder: Buff Bagwell defeated Meng.
  • October 11, 1999 – Nitro: Meng defeated Konnan.
  • October 14, 1999 – Thunder: Meng defeated Luther Biggs.
  • October 18, 1999 – Nitro: Meng defeated Hugh Morris.
  • October 25, 1999 – Nitro: Meng defeated Madusa.
  • November 1, 1999 – Nitro: Norman Smiley defeated Meng and The Barbarian in a 3-WAY hardcore match.
  • November 18, 1999 – Thunder: Meng defeated Vampiro.
  • November 21, 1999 – Mayhem: Meng defeated Lex Luger w/ Elizabeth.
  • November 22, 1999 – Nitro: Meng vs. Lex Luger ended in a No Contest, later that night Meng defeated Sting.
  • November 29, 1999 – Nitro: World Heavyweight Champion Bret Hart defeated Meng.
  • December 2, 1999 – Thunder: Meng defeated Buff Bagwell.
  • December 6, 1999 – Nitro: Meng vs. Tank Abbot ended in a No Contest.
  • December 19, 1999 – Starrcade: Hardcore Champion Norman Smiley defeated Meng to retain the title.
  • December 20, 1999 – Nitro: Brian Knobbs and Finlay defeated Norman Smiley and Meng in a hardcore tag team match.
  • December 27, 1999 – Nitro: Ron and Don Harris defeated Fit Finlay and Meng in a Tag Team titles Tournament match.
  • January 16, 2000 – Souled Out: Brian Knobbs defeated Norman Smiley and Fit Finlay and Meng in a 4-WAY match to retain the hardcore title.
  • March 8, 2000 – Thunder: Meng vs. Fit Finlay ended in a No Contest.
  • March 27, 2000 – Nitro: Meng defeated La Parka.
  • April 10, 2000 – Thunder: Terry Funk and Norman Smiley defeated Meng and Hugh Morrus.
  • October 2, 2000 – Nitro: Bill Goldberg defeated Meng.
  • November 1, 2000 – Thunder: Sgt. AWOL defeated Meng.
  • November 8, 2000 – Thunder: Lance Storm defeated Meng.
  • November 20, 2000 – Nitro: Meng and General Rection defeated Lance Storm and Jim Duggan.
  • November 22, 2000 – Thunder: Meng defeated Sean OHaire and Mark Jindrak by DQ in a handicap match.
  • December 12, 2000 – Nitro: Meng vs. Norman Smiley ended in a No Contest.
  • December 13, 2000 – Thunder: World Heavyweight Champion Scott Steiner defeated Meng.
  • December 18, 2000 – Nitro: Hardcore Champion Terry Funk defeated Meng.
  • December 20, 2000 – Thunder: Meng participated in a Tag Team Battle Royal won by Mark Jindrak and Sean OHaire and Shawn Stasiak and Chuck Palumbo.
  • January 3, 2001 – Thunder: Meng defeated Crowbar.
  • January 10, 2001 – Thunder: Meng defeated Don Harris.

World Championship Wrestling – (Hardcore) Meng:

  • January 14, 2001 Sin: Meng defeated Terry Funk to win the WCW Hardcore title, and would become the last person to hold that title.
  • January 17, 2001 – Thunder: Hardcore Champion Meng defeated Bam Bam Bigelow.

World Wrestling Entertainement – Haku:

  • Royal Rumble 2001: Meng shocks the wrestling world by showing up at the 2001 Royal Rumble in the Rumble match.
  • Haku formed a brief tag team with Rikishi, but eventually faded away before getting released again.
  • February 1, 2001 – SmackDown: The Undertaker and Kane defeated Rikishi and Haku in a first blood match.
  • February 11, 2001 – HEAT: Haku defeated Scotty 2 Hotty.
  • February 18, 2001 – HEAT: Haku defeated Hardcore Holly.
  • March 1, 2001 – SmackDown: The Undertaker and Kane and D-Von Dudley defeated Christian and Haku and Rikishi.
  • March 5, 2001 – RAW: The Undertaker and Kane defeated Rikishi and Haku.
  • March 8, 2001 – SmackDown: WWE Champion The Rock defeated Rikishi and Haku in a handicap match.
  • March 18, 2001 – HEAT: Chris Benoit defeated Haku.
  • March 24, 2001 – Jakked: Haku defeated Jeff Starr.
  • March 25, 2001 – HEAT: European Champion Test defeated Haku.
  • April 1, 2001 – HEAT: Billy Gunn defeated Haku.
  • April 7, 2001 – Jakked: Haku defeated Shawn Hernandez.
  • April 8. 2001 – Jakked: Haku defeated Raven.
  • April 14, 2001 – Jakked: Haku defeated Dukes Dalton.
  • April 21, 2001 – Jakked: Haku defeated Doug Basham.
  • April 22, 2001 – HEAT: K-Kwik defeated Haku.
  • April 28, 2001 – Jakked: Haku defeated Derek Selsvold.
  • May 13, 2001 – HEAT: Hardcore Holly defeated Haku.
  • May 19, 2001 – Jakked: Haku defeated Chris Michaels.
  • June 9, 2001 – Jakked: Haku defeated Rory Fox.
  • June 16, 2001 – Jakked: K-Kwik and Jacqueline defeated Haku and Ivory.
  • June 23, 2001 – Jakked: Haku defeated Billy Fives.
  • July 14, 2001 – Jakked: Haku defeated Kyle McNeely (Onynx).
  • July 28, 2001 – Jakked: Shawn Stasiak defeated Haku.

Retirement:

  • 2002: Haku retired from wrestling.
  • May 4, 2002 – WLW: WLW Champion McHawes defeated Haku to retain the title.
  • May 3, 2004 – NJPW: Sumiyabazar Dolgolsuren and Blue Wolf b Genichiro Tenryu and Meng.
  • October 23, 2004 – Rice Pro Wrestling: Meng and Barbarian defeated Disciples of Destruction.
  • April 9, 2005 – World League Wrestling: Trevor Rhodes won three-way over Ace Steele and Haku.
  • May 13, 2006 – FEW: Haku defeated Bryan Manson.
  • July 2, 2006 – Pro Wrestling America: Los Guerreros (Chavo, Mando and Hector) defeated Villano IV and Rey Misterio and Haku.
  • November 24, 2007 – Planet Championship Wrestling: King Haku vs. “The Devil” Kevin Sullivan ended in a Double Countout
  • December 20, 2008 – WXW: C.J. O’Doyle and David Yeager and HAKU beat Richard J. Criado and PR Hound Dogg and Sgt. Hardcore.