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Remembering The Life Of WWE Wrestler Edward Smith Fatu

Entertainment 28 Mar 2014   »   by TheWhatItDo

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Los Angeles, CA March 28th, 2014 – Celebrating the life of Edward “Eddie” Smith Fatu (March 28, 1973 – December 4, 2009) who was a Samoan-American professional wrestler. He was best known for his appearances with the World Wrestling Federation/World Wrestling Entertainment in the 2000s under the ring name Umaga. A member of the Anoa’i wrestling family and frequently worked as a part of a tag team – variously named The Island Boyz, the Samoan Gangstas, and 3-Minute Warning – with his cousin Matt Anoa’i. During Fatu’s first stint with WWE, he was known as Jamal and Matt was billed as Rosey. In late 2005, Fatu returned to WWE. Repackaged under the ring name Umaga. He won the WWE Intercontinental Championship for the first time, and won it for the second time in July 2007. A true champion and polynesian warrior.

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