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Overview (4)

Born in Roanoke, Virginia, USA
Birth NameAnthony White
Nicknames Roadhouse
Black Superman
Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Tony Atlas was born on April 23, 1954 in Roanoke, Virginia, USA as Anthony White. He is an actor, known for WWE SmackDown Live (1999), WWF Championship Wrestling (1972) and Spectrum Wrestling (1977). He has been married to Monika DeRanek since June 27, 1990. He was previously married to Lisa.

Spouse (2)

Monika DeRanek (27 June 1990 - present) ( separated)
Lisa (1985 - ?) ( divorced)

Trade Mark (1)

Gorilla press slam

Trivia (15)

Professional wrestler
Former WWF Tag Team Champion with Rocky Johnson.
First wrestler to hand Hulk Hogan his first defeat via pin-fall.
Once bench-pressed 600 pounds
Wrestled in WWF as Saba Simba
A former Mr. USA Body Building Champion.
After retirement from the ring, became a Certified Personal Trainer and trains at Fitness World in Lewiston, Maine.
Lives in Auburn,Maine.
Wife, Monika De Rance, is his fourth wife. They met when she found him sleeping under a park bench. She allowed him to live with her and he turned his life around shortly after.
While in the WWE in the 80s, his substance abuse problems often caused him to behave erratically and miss bookings. This unpredictability led the WWE to actually pay him not to attend the WrestleMania (1985) because of fears he would do something irresponsible with celebrities in attendance. Initially booked to face King Kong Bundy, he was replaced by Conrad Efraim (S.D Jones).
Published author.
Was considered for the role of Bombaata in Conan the Destroyer (1984).
Managing Mark Henry in ECW. [July 2008]
Wrestling for Chaotic Wrestling in New England [July 2002]
WWE Hall of Famer.

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