Ivan Putski



Height: 5'10"

Weight: 240 lbs

Real Name: Josef Bednarski

DOB: 1/21/1941

Hometown: Krakow, Poland (Lives in Austin, TX)

Other Names: "Polish Power"

Wrestler Since: Unknown

Finishing Maneuver: Polish Hammer

Other Related Websites:
Ivan Putski - Obsessed With Wrestling Bio
Ivan Putski - Wikipedia Bio
Ivan Putski - WWE Hall of Fame Bio
Ivan Putski Gallery

History: (Under Construction)

Pay-Per-View/Show Summary: (7 - 2)
- AWA Comiskey Park '74 (September 7) = Putski, Larry Hennig, & the Crusher won over Nick Bockwinkel, Billy Graham, & Ray Stevens.
- WWWF Showdown At Shea '76 (June 25) = Putski took down Baron Scicluna.
- NWA Florida Superbowl of Wrestling (January 25, '78) = Putski defeated Ox Baker.
- NWA/WWWF World Title Unification (February 23, '78) = Putski beat the Bounty Hunter.
- WWWF Showdown at Shea '80 (August 9) = Putski took down Johnny Rodz.
- NWA/WWF World Title Unification (July 4, '82) = Putski & Tom Prichard won, via DQ, over the NWA World Tag-Team Champs, Ole Anderson & Stan Hansen.
- WWF Michigan State Fair (August 28, '85) = Putski defeated the Missing Link.
- WWF The Wrestling Classic (November 7, '85) = Putski was pinned by Randy Savage in the first round of the Wrestling Classic Tournament. The Junk Yard Dog won the tournament.
- WWF Legend's Battle Royal (November 16, '87) = Putski was beaten by Danny Spivey.

Title Summary:
- NWA American Tag-Team Champion w/ Jose Lothario (3/73 - 8/06/73)
- NWA Texas Tag-Team Champion w/ Jose Lothario (73 - 5/26/73)
- NWA Texas Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Jose Lothario (7/73 - 8/06/73)
- WWWF World Tag-Team Champion w/ Tito Santana (10/22/79 - 4/12/80)
- SCW World Tag-Team Champion w/ Wahoo McDaniel (5/81 - 8/81)
- USWF Tag-Team Champion w/ Scott Putski (??/??/??)

PWI Achievement Awards: (1 win, 0 1st RUs, 1 2nd RU, 1 3rd RU)
- 1976 Most Popular Wrestler, 3rd Runner-Up
- 1979 Tag-Team of the Year (Putski & Tito Santana)
- 1979 Most Popular Wrestler, 2nd Runner-Up