[Kings of the Ring Gallery]
||Tonga Uliuli Fifita
||February 3, 1959
||Nuku' Alofa, Tonga
Retired to Florida
|Height & Weight:
||6'2" - 280 lbs
||Tongan Death Grip
The Asian Spike
||The Back Breaker
||Big John Studd
Junk Yard Dog
WWC (Puerto Rico) Puerto Rican Heavyweight title;
WWC (Puerto Rico) North American Tag Team titles (2);
WWC (Puerto Rico) World Tag Team titles;
NWA Hawaii Heavyweight title;
(Hawaii) Polynesian Pacific Tag Team titles;
International Wrestling title defeating Dino Bravo (1984);
(Montreal) Canadian International title;
(Montreal) International Tag Team titles;
King of the World Wrestling Federation;
WWF (World Wrestling Federation) Tag Team titles w/Andre The Giant defeating Demolition;
(Japan) SWS Tag Team title (2);
(Florida) IWL Heavyweight title;
NAWF Heavyweight title;
WCW (World Championship Wrestling) Hardcore title defeating Terry Funk (January 2001);
WLW (World League Wrestling) World Heavyweight title (2);
North American Wrestling Federation Heavyweight title;
In The Beginning:
Many believe that Haku began his wrestling career as Lenny or Larry Hurst, but Haku denied this in an interview..
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..
World Wrestling Federation - King Tonga:
1985: King Tonga entered the WWF and often teamed up with Dino Bravo, but mostly worked singles matches..
December 29, 1985: King Tonga & Ricky Steamboat defeated Greg Valentine & 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..
July 13, 1986: Randy Savage (IC Champ) 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..
King Tonga formed a short-lived tag team with newcomer Sivi Afi..
World Wrestling Federation - Haku (The Islanders):
Late 1986: King Tonga teamed up with The Tonga Kid, originally worked matches as a babyface tag team..
February 1987: King Tonga & The Tonga Kid both turned heel and renamed to "Haku" and "Tama" - known as the Islanders..
July 1987: The Islanders took on Bobby Heenan as a manager..
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 & 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 12, 1988 - SNME: The Islanders defeated The Killer Beers in a best 2/3 falls match..
March 27, 1988 - Wrestlemania IV: The Islanders & Bobby Heenan defeated The British Bulldogs & Koko B. Ware..
April 21, 1988: The Islanders & High Chief Afi w/Bobby Heenan defeated Outback Jack & Brady Boone, & Steve Blackman..
~~~Bobby Heenan introduced Afi as a new member of the Islanders, but it was his only appearance with the group..
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 & 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..
The Colossal Connection defeated Demolition to win the WWF Tag Team titles..
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 & 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 Faces of Fear (Barbarian & 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..
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..
World Championship Wrestling - (Hardcore) Meng :
January 14, 2001: Meng defeats Terry Funk to win the WCW Hardcore title, and would become the last person to hold that title..
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..
2002: Haku retired from wrestling..
October 23, 2004--Rice Pro Wrestling: Meng & 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 & Hector) defeated Villano IV & Rey Misterio & Haku...