||Stan "the Lariat" Hansen
||John Stanley Hansen
||October 10, 1949
||Married with children
|Height & Weight:
||January 1, 1973
||"The Lariat" (US)
"Unsinkable Battleship" (Japan)
||'the Lariat’ Clothesline
[Stan Hansen Gallery]
NWA Tri State United States Tag Team titles;
NWA Tri State North American Heavyweight title;
NWA Georgia Tag Team titles w/Ole Anderson;
NWA Georgia Heavyweight title;
NWA Mid-Atlantic/Georgia Tag Team titles;
NWA International Tag Team titles;
AWA International Heavyweight title;
PWF (Pacific Wrestling Federation) Tag Team titles;
PWF (Pacific Wrestling Federation) Heavyweight title (1983);
PWF (Pacific Wrestling Federation) Heavyweight title (1985);
PWF (Pacific Wrestling Federation) Heavyweight title (1987);
PWF (Pacific Wrestling Federation) Heavyweight title (1988);
AWA World Heavyweight title defeating Rick Martel (December 29, 1985);
NWA International Heavyweight title (1986);
NWA United National Heavyweight title (1988);
All Japan Triple Crown title defeating Terry Gordy (June 8, 1990);
All Japan Triple Crown title ();
All Japan Triple Crown title ();
All Japan World Tag Team titles (8);
NWA United States title defeating Lex Luger (October 27, 1990 );
In The Beginning:
July 4, 1982--NWA/WWF World Title Unification: Ivan Putski & Tom Prichard defeated Stan Hansen & Ole Anderson by DQ..
June 25, 1976 - WWWF Showdown at Shae: Bruno Sammartino (WWWF Champion) defeated Stan Hansen by COUNT OUT..
World Wide Wrestling Federation:
February 14, 1981: Pedro Morales wrestled Stan Hansen to a Double Disqualification..
March 16, 1981: Bob Backlund defeated Stan Hansen to retain the WWWF Heavyweight title..
April 6, 1981: Bob Backlund defeated Stan Hansen in a Steel Cage to retain the WWWF Heavyweight title..
Verne Gagne's American Wrestling Association:
September 28, 1985 - AWA SuperClash: Rick Martel vs Stan Hansen fought to a Double DQ. Rick Martel retains the AWA title..
December 29, 1985: Stan Hansen defeated Rick Martel to capture the AWA World Heavyweight title..
April 20, 1986 - AWA WrestleRock: Stan Hansen defeated Nick Bockwinkle by Disqualification to retain the AWA World title....
April 28, 1986 - AWA/NWA Rage in a Cage: Stan Hansen defeated Leon White to retain the AWA World title..
June 28, 1986 - AWA Battle by the Bay: Stan Hansen defeated Jerry Blackwell by DQ to retain the AWA World title..
Stan Hansen was stripped of the AWA World Heavyweight title when he defending the title in Japan without permission..
Stan Hansen formed a powerful tag team with Bruiser Brody in Japan..
Stan Hansen paved the way for American Heavyweights who would make their marks in Japan..
~~~Such as Vader, Bam Bam Bigelow, Dr Death Steve Williams, Terry Gordy and Gary Albright..
Stan Hansen was the first Gaijin wrestler (foreigner) to have beaten Antonio Inoki AND Giant Baba..
Stan Hansen was the top Gaijin to have dominated New Japan and All Japan..
1989: Stan Hansen played a role in the movie No Holds Barred, starring Hulk Hogan and Zeus (Tiny Lister)..
April 13, 1990 - WWF/AJPW Summit: Hulk Hogan defeated Stan Hansen to retain the WWF title at the Tokyo Dome..
June 8, 1990: Stan Hansen defeated Terry Gordy for the All Japan Triple Crown title..
Stan Hansen remained loyal to Giant Baba and All Japan Pro Wrestling from 1982 until his retirement..
1997: Stan Hansen was inducted into the Puroreso Hall of Fame..
National Wrestling Alliance:
September 5, 1990 - Clash of Champions: Stan Hansen defeated Tom Zenk..
October 27, 1990 - Halloween Havoc: Stan Hansen defeated Lex Luger to win the United States title..
December 16, 1990 - Starrcade: Lex Luger defeated Stan Hansen to recapture the United States title..
November 20, 2003: Stan Hansen returned to Japan to read the proclamation for the Real World Tag League event..
Stan Hansen will be remembered for playing a monster heel to perfection..
Stan Hansen was well known for breaking Bruno Sammartino's neck..