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Brothers Sika and Afa Anoa’i formed the Wild Samoans in Stu Hart’s Stampede Wrestling in Calgary, Canada in 1973, and wrestled throughout the regional territories in the 1970s, including the Continental Wrestling Association (also known as Mid-South, in Memphis) and various NWA promotions. Roman Reigns, sika anoa'i


The news was announced on Instagram by his nephew, Jahrus Anoa’i.

“It is with profound sadness that I share the news of the passing of Former Hall of Famer, Polaivao Leati Sika Anoa’i. He passed away peacefully on June 25th. Sika was a celebrated figure whose contributions and legacy have left an indelible mark. His memory will live on through his achievements and the many lives he touched,” Jahrus wrote in the announcement.

“He was many things: a hard working father, a caring brother, a supportive uncle, and a proud grandfather. He was a cherished friend to many, a loving family member whose warmth and kindness knew no bounds, and an inspiration to countless individuals. His legacy will continue to inspire and uplift future generations, reminding us of the impact one person’s life can have on so many. Rest in love Uncle Sika.”

Brothers Sika and Afa Anoa’i formed the Wild Samoans in Stu Hart’s Stampede Wrestling in Calgary, Canada in 1973, and wrestled throughout the regional territories in the 1970s, including the Continental Wrestling Association (also known as Mid-South, in Memphis) and various NWA promotions.

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They debuted in the then-WWF in 1980, and had two different runs there throughout the decade, including three world tag team championship wins.

In between, they wrestled in other promotions including New Japan, the AWA and Jim Crockett Promotions.

Sika later returned to the WWF for a third run as a singles competitor.

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