||September 8, 1958
||Billed from Island of Tonga
Lives in Charlotte, North Carolina
|Height & Weight:
||6'2" - 295 lbs
||King Konga (Memphis)
Konga the Barbarian
||Kick of Fear
||Headbutt from Top Rope.
||The Road Warriors
The Big Bossman
Ron Simmons (WCW)
David Flair (NWA-VA)
[Powers of Pain Gallery]
WWC Puerto Rican title defeating Hercules Ayala (July 7, 1984);
NWA Six Man Tag Team titles w/Warlord & Ivan Koloff (February 12, 1988);
NWA/WCW United States Tag Team titles w/Dick Slater (June 25, 1992);
WWA Tag Team titles;
IAW Heavyweight title;
NACW Heavyweight title;
WLW Heavyweight title (November 3, 2003);
NWA Virginia Heavyweight title;
Ultimate Championship Wrestling Heavyweight title;
In The Beginning:
Sione Vailahi was a sumo wrestler before taking up professional wrestling..
Sione Vailahi debuted in pro-wrestling as "King Konga" wrestling in Memphis and other southern territories..
King Konga later changed his name to Konga the Barbarian, wrestling also in Japan and Puerto Rico..
July 7, 1984: Konga the Barbarian defeated Hercules Ayala to win the WWC Puerto Rican Heavyweight title..
National Wrestling Alliance:
July 6, 1985 - G.A.B.: Manny Fernandez & Sam Houston & Buzz Tyler beat Barbarian & Billy Graham & Abdullah the Butcher..
November 28, 1985 - Starrcade: Billy Graham defeated Konga the Barbarian in an Arm Wrestling match by Disqualification..
November 27, 1986 - Starrcade: Hector Guererro & Baron von Raschke defeated Shaska Whatley & The Barbarian..
July 4, 1987 - Great American Bash: Ron & Jimmy Garvin defeated The Barbarian & Vladimir Petrov..
January 24, 1988 - The Bunkhouse Stampede: The Barbarian participated in the Steel Cage Bunkhouse Stampede Main Event..
National Wrestling Alliance - The Powers of Pain (Warlord & Barbarian):
Barbarian formed a powerful tag team with Warlord, known as The Powers of Pain and managed by #1 Paul Jones..
The Powers of Pain (Warlord & Barbarian) immediately began feuding with the Road Warriors (Hawk & Animal)..
March 27, 1988 - CotR: The Road Warriors & Dusty Rhodes beat The Powers of Pain & Ivan Koloff in a Barbedwire Match..
World Wrestling Federation - The Powers of Pain (Warlord & Barbarian):
The Powers of Pain jumped ship to the World Wrestling Federation as a babyface tag team, managed by The Baron..
July 31, 1988 - WrestleFest: The Powers of Pain defeated The Bolsheviks (Nikolai Volkoff & Boris Zhukov)..
August 29, 1988 - Summerslam: The Powers of Pain defeated The Bolsheviks (Nikolai Volkoff & Boris Zhukov)..
October 16, 1988 - King of the Ring: "Outlaw Ron Bass" defeated The Barbarian in the 1st Round of the tournament..
November 24, 1988 - Survivor Series: Team Powers of Pain defeated Team Demolition in a Survivor Series-style match..
~~~Team POP: Powers of Pain, The Hart Foundation, The Rockers, The British Bulldogs & The Young Stallions..
~~~Team Demolition: Demolition, The Fabulous Rougeau Brothers, The Brain Busters, The Bolsheviks & The Conquistadors..
~~~After the match, Warlord & Barbarian turned heel and rescued Mr. Fuji from Demolition, who turned face..
World Wrestling Federation - The Powers of Pain (Warlord & Barbarian w/Mr. Fuji):
January 15, 1989 - Royal Rumble: Barbarian entered the Royal Rumble at number 26 but was eliminated by Rick Martel..
April 2, 1989 - WrestleMania V: Demolition beat The Powers of Pain & Mr. Fuji in a Handicapped match to retain the Tag Team titles..
The Powers of Pain feud with The Rockers and The Bushwhackers throughout 1989 while also wrestling singles matches..
October 14, 1989 - King of the Ring: Jimmy Snuka defeated The Barbarian in the 1st Round of the tournament...
November 23, 1989 - Survivor Series: The Hulkamaniacs defeated The Million Dollar Team in a Survivor Series match..
~~~The Hulkamaniacs = Hulk Hogan & Jake "The Snake" Roberts & Demolition (Ax & Smash)..
~~~Million Dollar Team = Ted DiBiase & Zeus & Powers of Pain (Warlord & Barbarian)..
~~~The Powers of Pain were disqualified after executing a spike piledriver on Hulk Hogan..
January 21, 1990 - Royal Rumble: The Barbarian entered the Royal Rumble at #27 but was eliminated by Hercules..
Mr. Fuji sold the Barbarianís contract to Bobby "The Brain" Heenan, and Warlords contract to Slick, splitting up the Powers of Pain..
World Wrestling Federation - The Barbarian w/Bobby Heenan:
The Barbarian is given a "enhanced" Barbarian gimmick with new wrestling attire of a contouring nomadic warrior..
April 1, 1990 - WrestleMania VI: The Barbarian w/Bobby Heenan defeated Tito Santana..
The Barbarian randomly wrestled a number of lower-midcard & midcard wrestlers throughout 1990..
The Barbarian began feuding with the Big Bossman..
November 22, 1990 - Survivor Series: The Hulkamaniacs defeated The Natural Disasters in a Survivor Series match..
~~~The Natural Disasters = Earthquake, Dino Bravo, Barbarian, Haku..
~~~The Hulkamaniacs = Hulk Hogan, The Big Bossman, "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan & Tugboat..
~~~Hulk Hogan pinned The Barbarian to become the sole survivor of the match..
January 19, 1991 - Royal Rumble: The Big Bossman defeated The Barbarian w/Bobby Heenan..
March 24, 1991 - WrestleMania VII: The Rockers (Shawn Michaels & Marty Jannetty) defeated Haku & The Barbarian..
April 15, 1991 - Saturday Nightís Main Event: The Barbarian participated in the Battle Royal Main Event..
April 24, 1991 - UK Rampage: Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka defeated The Barbarian..
October 3, 1991 - WWF at Royal Albert Hall: The British Bulldog defeated The Barbarian..
~~~The Barbarian also participated in the main event battle royal on that night..
January 19, 1992 - Royal Rumble: Barbarian entered the Royal Rumble at #8 but was eliminated by Hercules..
The Barbarian left the WWF..
In The Meantime:
The Barbarian wrestled briefly for New Japan Pro Wrestling..
World Championship Wrestling - The Barbarian:
The Barbarian resurfaced in the early stages of World Championship Wrestling..
June 25, 1992: The Barbarian & Dick Slater defeated The Freebirds to win the United States Tag Team titles..
July 31, 1992: A month later, the United States Tag Team titles are retired..
September 2, 1992 - CotC XX: The Barbarian & Butch Reed defeated Barry Windham & Dustin Rhodes..
October 25, 1992 - Helloween Havoc: Ron Simmons defeated The Barbarian to retain the WCW World title..
November 18, 1992 - CotC XXI: Ron Simmons & Too Cold Scorpio defeated The Barbarian & Tony Atlas & Cactus Jack..
December 28, 1992 - Starrcade: Big Van Vader & Dustin Rhodes defeated Kensuke Sasaki & The Barbarian in a BattleBowl match..
In The Meantime:
The Barbarian returned to New Japan Pro Wrestling..
World Wrestling Federation - The Headshrinkers:
1994: The Barbarian returned to the WWF to replace Samu in the Headshrinkers and is renamed Sionne -- teaming with Fatu..
November 23, 1994 - Survivor Series: The Bad Guys defeated The Teamsters in a Survivor Series match..
~~~The Bad Guys (Razor Ramon, British Bulldog, Fatu, Sionne & 123 Kid)..
~~~The Teamsters (Shawn Michaels, Diesel, Jeff Jarrett, Owen Hart & Jim Neidhart)..
January 22, 1995 - Royal Rumble: Sionne entered the Royal Rumble at #6..
World Championship Wrestling - The Faces of Fear (Barbarian & 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 24, 1996 - Uncensored: Hulk Hogan & 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 & The Ultimate Solution..
May 19, 1996 - Slamboree: DDP & The Barbarian beat Meng & Hugh Morrus in the 1st Round of the Lord of the Ring Tournament..
~~~DDP & The Barbarian defeated The Booty Man & 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!
August 10, 1996 - Hog Wild: Kevin Sullivan & Faces of Fear defeated Jim Powers & Joe Gomez & Mark Starr in a dark Match..
October 27, 1996 - Helloween Havoc: Chris Benoit & Steve McMichael defeated The Faces of Fear (Barbarian & Meng)..
November 24, 1996 - World War 3: The Barbarian participated in the Three Ring Battle Royal Main Event..
December 29, 1996 - Starrcade: Scott Hall & Kevin Nash defeated The Faces of Fear to retain the Tag Team titles..
February 23, 1997 - SuperBrawl VII: The Public Enemy defeated Harlem Heat and Faces of Fear in a Triangle Tag Match..
September 14, 1997 - Fall Brawl: Mortis & Wrath defeated The Faces of Fear (Meng & Barbarian played the Faces in the match)..
November 23, 1997 - World War 3: The Faces of Fear defeated Glacier & Ernest "The Cat" Miller..
~~~Later that night, both Meng & The Barbarian participated in the Three Ring Battle Royal Main Event..
The Faces of Fear split up after Meng becomes a face and Barbarian maintains his heel status..
World Championship Wrestling - The Barbarian:
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..
January 25, 1999 - WCW Monday Nitro: The Faces of Fear defeated David Taylor & Fit Finlay in a Tag Title Tournament match..
February 4, 1999 - WCW Thunder: Horace Hogan & Bryan Adams defeated The Faces of Fear in the 2nd Round..
~~~The Barbarian attacked Meng and cause the team to lose the match..
The Barbarian continued to wrestle in singles competition before leaving World Championship Wrestling for good..
September 18, 2001 - Puerto Rico 28th Anniversary Show: Konnan defeated The Barbarian to retain the AAA Title..
November 3, 2003: The Barbarian became Heavyweight champion of Harley Race's WLW promotion in Missouri..
February 14, 2004--Universal Championship Wrestling: Ricky Morton defeated The Basbarian..
July 10, 2004--IAW Clash at the Cove 6: Brian Costello (managed by Terri Runnels) defeated The Barbarian..
September 23, 2004--Championship Wrestling: The Barbarian defeated Tracy Smothers..
October 23, 2004--Rice Pro Wrestling: Meng & Barbarian defeated Disciples of Destruction..
October 30, 2004--U of Virginia Children's Medical Center Benefit Show: Animal & Rick Steiner beat Warlord & Barbarian..
January 22, 2005--Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling (In Korea): The Barbarian beat Andrew Bane in a Hardcore Match..
February 5, 2005--CWF Mid Atlantic: Rob McBride & Barbarian beat Tim Blaze & Corey Edsel with Jimmy Valiant as referee
February 11, 2005--UCW TV taping: The Shooter defeated Barbarian..
February 12, 2005--Carolina Championship Wrestling: Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson beat Mr. Hughes & The Barbarian by DQ..
February 19, 2005--Exodus Wrestling: The Masked Superstar defeated The Barbarian..
March 5, 2005: The Stro defeated The Barbarian by DQ in Conway, South Carolina..
March 18, 2005--UCW: Demolition Ax & The Barbarian beat Buff Bagwell & The Shooter in a hardcore rules match..
March 26, 2005--Southern Wrestling Alliance: The Barbarian defeated Bunkhouse Buck by Disqualification..
May 7, 2005--Carolina Championship Wrestling: Barbarian defeated Madd Maxx..
May 27, 2005--Superstar Wrestling Federation: Barbarian defeated Beef..
June 2005 - Gladiator Championship Wrestling: Animal "showed up late" and got into a brawl with Warlord & Barbarian..
May 29, 2005--Superstar Wrestling Federation: Barbarian defeated Scotty Blaze by Disqualification..
July 17, 2005--Iron Ring Wrestling: Tony Atlas vs Barbarian ended in a Double Count Out..
July 20, 2005--Mountain State Wrestling: Barbarian defeated Dan Richards..
July 21, 2005--Mountain State Wrestling: Barbarian defeated Dan Richards..
July 22, 2005--Mason Dixon Wrestling: The Stro defeated The Barbarian..
August 28, 2005--UCW: The Shooter defeated The Barbarian..
September 10, 2005--American Pro Wrestling: The Barbarian defeated Sonny Landel by Disqualification..
October 15, 2005--Mid Atlantic Championship Wrestling: Rick Steiner defeated The Barbarian..
November 6, 2005--Iron Ring Wrestling: KC Thunder defeated The Barbarian..
November 19, 2005--CCW Tribute to Starrcade: The Masked Superstar defeated The Barbarian w/Jimmy Hart..
December 10, 2005--Queen City Clash: Greg "The Hammer" Valentine defeated The Barbarian in Charlotte, North Carolina ..
February 2, 2006--Ricky Morton Benefit Show: The Stro defeated The Barbarian w/Mr. Terrific by DQ..
March 4, 2006--Southern Championship Wrestling: Dennis Condrey & Bobby Eaton defeated The Warlord & The Barbarian ...
March 11, 2006--USA Main Event: The Drillers defeated The Barbarian & El Degato....
April 29, 2006--TNT Pro Wrestling: Buff Bagwell & The Patriot (Tommy Gunn) defeated The Barbian & Demolition Ax....
May 6, 2006--TNT Pro Wrestling: Buff Bagwell defeated The Barbarian..
May 14, 2006--TNT Pro Wrestling: Buff Bagwell defeated The Barbarian in Spotsylvania, Virginia ...
May 26, 2006--Pro Wrestling Legends: Greg "The Hammer" Valentine defeated The Barbarian............
May 27, 2006--High Velocity Wrestling: The Barbarian defeated Law in a Street Fight ..
June 17, 2006--Carolina Classic Wrestling: The Barbarian defeated Jimmy Jack Funk Jr....
July 14, 2006--JCW: Samu & Alofa beat Powers of Pain and Bump-N-Uglies and 2Tuff Tony & Corporal Robinson in a 4-WAY..
July 15, 2006--Juggalo Championshit Wrestling: Vampiro & Nosawa & Violent J defeated Mad Man Pondo & Powers of Pain..
September 2, 2006--Big Time Wrestling: The Barbarian defeated Buzz........
October 26, 2006--Exodus Wrestling Alliance: Barbarian defeated George South Sr. with Jimmy Valiant as referee..
December 1, 2006--Carolina Wrestling Alliance: D.L. Cool defeated The Barbarian in a Falls Count Anywhere match.
January 13, 2007--Stranglehold Wrestling: The Barbarian defeated B.J. Stardom in Hamilton, Ontario...
February 3, 2007--American Pro Wrestling: The Barbarian defeated Rocky Starr & Mike McCloud
February 3, 2007--Alternative Championship Wrestling: The Barbarian & Masked Superstar beat Bam & Jack Spade
February 10, 2007--CIW: The Barbarian defeated Hoss Monahan in Adrian, Michigan ...