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Gery Roif

Title History


  • IPWA Heavyweight title (3);


Career Highlights


  • October 17, 2001: Gery Roif founded the IPWA after finishing his term as Israeli Wrestling Fan Club president..
  • February 14, 2002: Max Christian Jericho defeated Gery Roif in an Exhibition match on channel 10..
  • June 8, 2002: IPWA Summer Splash: Max Christian Jericho & Bar Peled defeated Gery Roif & Tzvika Messing in the main event..
  • July 24, 2003: Gery Roif defeated Joey Tylec to become first Israeli Pro Wrestling Association champion in an mixed martial arts event..
  • July 28, 2003 – Summer Splash II: Gery Roif defeated Joey Tylec to retain the IPWA title..
  • February 24, 2004 – Netanya Havoc (Tournament): Gery Roif defeated Sharon Palty to retain the IPWA title..
  • ~~~Nadav Arbel defeated Gery Roif for the IPWA championship in the semi-finals of the same Tournament..
  • April 13, 2004 – Passover Bash: Gery Roif defeated Joey Tylec by Count Out in a #1 Contenders match..
  • ~~~Gery Roif beat champion New York Rozenfeld to become IPWA champion for the second time..
  • ~~~The event is covered on Israel’s top news edition of channel 2 being watched by over 1 million homes in Israel..
  • July 6, 2004 – Summer Splash III: Joey Tylec defeated Gery Roif to become IPWA Heavyweight champion..
  • April 28, 2005 – Passover Bash: Gery Roif beat Joey Tylec and Hawaii Allen in a 3-WAY with help from guest referee Yossi The Bull..
  • July 30, 2005: Rabi Swissa vs Amit Romem ended in a draw..
  • August 27, 2005: Rabi Swissa defeated Srg. Hezi..
  • September 3, 2005: Security Guard Vladimir defeated Rabi Swissa..
  • November 17, 2005–IPWA: Omry Balely beat Gery Roif and Sharon Palty and Hawaii Allen in a 4-WAY to win the IPWA Title!
  • January 10, 2006–IPWA WrestleNovella: Gery Roif beat Noam Amit when the referee got KO’ed during a Choke Slam by Amit..
  • ~~~While Amit was checking the referee, Roif nailed him with a Yakuza Kick into the chair and followed with the Legdrop..
  • February 28, 2006–IPWA: Gery Roif addressed the crowd and teased a retirement but turned heel and said he was only joking..
  • ~~~Rom Unger & Gluteus defeated Gery Roif & Sharon Palty by Countout when Gery Roif walked out after a slap by Sharon Palty..
  • ~~~Gery Roif returned later to attack Hawaii Allen after he (Allen) had just captured the IPWA Heavyweight championship..
  • March 28, 2006–IPWA Election Day Anarchy: Hawaii Allen beat “Mr. Israeli Pro Wrestling” Gery Roif to retain the IPWA title..
  • August 14, 2006–IPWA: Yossi the Bull defeated “Mr. Israeli Pro Wrestling” Gery Roif in a 30-minute Iron Man match
  • Gery Roif is the most recognized pro wrestling figure in Israel. Currently Roif continues to promote and manage the IPWA as well as serve as head trainer for the IPWA Dojo. Roif also works as a translator for WWE programs and serves as a pro wrestling advisor to all Israeli channels and networks. Roif is credited for helping bring Kevin Von Erich to Israel as well as recently convincing the Israeli Sports network to buy WWE programming. Roif served as head trainer and choreographer for Bip’s SatiricĂ‚ Wrestling show “Makkat Medina”.



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January 16, 1981


Netanya, Israel





170 lbs

Finishing Move(s)

Legdrop (Roif)
Yeshiva (Bonzai Drop) (Rabi Swissa)

Favorite Move(s)

Yakuza Kick
Belly to Belly Over Head Suplex
Butterfly Suplex
Bridged German Suplex.

Notable Feuds

Chris Korvinn
Joey Tylec