Peter Maivia Death

peter maivia death

Peter Maivia Death – Cancer 1937-1982 (Age 45) Peter Maivia, legendary elder in the Anoa’I wrestling dynasty distinguished himself during his life as one of the toughest men in the business, a top star, and a warm human being. Although the Samoan native only lived to 45, he passed on a rich legacy that few could have anticipated. American Samoan Star Leifi Pita Maivia Fanene was born on April 6, 1937 in America Samoa, living there until he moved to New Zealand, where he made his professional wrestling debut. Working as Peter Maivia, the young star trained under New Zealand promoter and wrestler Steve Rickard. He found championship success in New Zealand and Australia during the early years of his career. Although Maivia maintained contact with his Samoan homeland, he traveled the world, including a tour in England. Maivia quickly established himself as a rising star and was seen as one

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