Don Muraco



Height: 6'3"

Weight: 270 lbs

Real Name: Don Muraco

DOB: 9/10/49

Hometown: Sunset Beach, Hawaii

Other Names: "Magnificent"(WWF), "The Rock"(WWF), Aki Oni

Wrestler Since: Unknown

Finishing Maneuver: Asian Spike

Official Website: http://www.808hcw.com/home.html

Previous PWI 500 Rankings: #407(1994), #102(1993), #176(1992), #124(1991)

History: (Under Construction)

Pay-Per-View/Show Summary: (20 - 20, 1 DCO, 1 DDQ, 1 NC, 1 Draw)
- AWA Soldiers Field (September 1, '72) = Muraco was beaten by Rene Goulet.
- San Francisco Cow Palace Battle Royal '78 = Muraco won the Battle Royal.
- Florida Last Tangle in Tampa (August 3, '80) = Muraco fell to the WWF Champ, Bob Backlund.
- NJPW 5th Annual MSG League (March/April '82) = Muraco competed in the league, which was won by Andre the Giant.
- NWA/WWF World Title Unification (July 4, '82) = Muraco won over Dusty Rhodes.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (April 19, '84) = Muraco took down Haruka Eigan.
- WWF Ohio State Fair Show (August 13, '85) = Muraco was beaten by Tony Atlas.
- WWF The Wrestling Classic (November 7, '85) = Muraco lost to Tito Santana.
- WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #4 (December 19, '85) = Muraco & Mr. Fuji were beaten by Ricky Steamboat & the Junkyard Dog.
- WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #5 (February 15, '86) = Muraco lost, via DQ, to WWF World Champ, Hulk Hogan.
- WWF Wrestlemania II (April 5, '86) = Muraco fought to a Double Countout with Paul Orndorff.
- WWF The Big Event (August 28, '86) = Muraco fought to a Draw with Haku.
- WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #8 (November 15, '86) = Muraco defeated Dick Slater.
- WWF Wrestlemania III (March 29, '87) = The Ace Men (Muraco & Bob Orton) fell to the Can-Am Connection.
- WWF Legend's Battle Royal (November 16, '87) = Muraco pinned Hercules.
- WWF Survivor Series '87 (November 26) = Muraco, Hulk Hogan, Bam Bam Bigelow, Ken Patera & Paul Orndorff fought in an "Elimination" Match against Andre the Giant, King Kong Bundy, Butch Reed, Rick Rude & the One Man Gang. Muraco was eliminated by the One Man Gang. Andre was the sole 'survivor'.
- WWF Royal Rumble '88 (January 24) = Muraco competed in the Royal Rumble, which was won by Jim Duggan.
- WWF Wrestlemania IV (March 27, '88) = Muraco won, via DQ, over Dino Bravo, then lost to Ted DiBiase in the World Title Tournament.
- WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #16 (April 22, '88) = Muraco was pinned by Ted DiBiase.
- WWF Summerslam '88 (August 29) = Muraco fell to Dino Bravo.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (June 5, '89) = Muraco, Dick Slater & Mitch Snow fell to Shinichi Nakano, Isao Takagi & Akira Taue.
- Tri-State Summer Sizzler (June 9, '90) = Muraco lost to Bob Orton Jr.
- ECW Original Sports Bar (June 23, '92) = Muraco fought to a Double Disqualification with King Kaluha.
- ECW Chestnut Cabaret (September 30, '92) = Muraco won the ECW Championship, beating Jimmy Snuka.
- ECW Kensington Ramblers Youth Association (October 2, '92) = Muraco stayed the ECW Champ, taking down Nikolai Volkoff.
- ECW Taber Youth Association (October 3, '92) = Muraco, as the ECW Champ, lost, via DQ, to Jimmy Snuka.
- ECW Chestnut Cabaret (October 24, '92) = Muraco retained the ECW Championship, beating Jimmy Snuka.
- ECW Chestnut Cabaret (November 16, '92) = Muraco lost the ECW Title to Mr. Sandman.
- ECW Cabrini College (April 2, '93) = Muraco & Jimmy Snuka defeated the Hell Riders. Later on, Muraco & Eddie Gilbert won over Glenn Osbourne & JT Smith.
- ECW Cabrini College (April 3, '93) = Muraco took down Glenn Osbourne, Ernesto Benifica and the Sandman to win the ECW Title.
- ECW Arena (May 14, '93) = Muraco stayed the ECW Champion, beating Mr. Sandman. Later on, Muraco defended the title again, winning over Tommy Cairo.
- ECW Arena (May 15, '93) = Muraco, Eddie Gilbert & the Dark Patriot defeated Glenn Osbourne, Tommy Cairo & Larry Winters.
- WCW Slamboree '93 (May 23) = Muraco, Jimmy Snuka & Dick Murdoch fought to a No-Contest with Wahoo McDaniel, Blackjack Mulligan & Jim Brunzell.
- ECW Arena (August 7, '93) = Muraco retained the ECW Title, beating the Metal Maniac.
- ECW Arena (August 8, '93) = Muraco lost the ECW Championship to Tito Santana. Later on, Muraco & Shane Douglas lost, via DQ, to Tito Santana & Stan Hansen. Finally, Muraco, Douglas & Jimmy Snuka took down Don E. Allen, Herve Renesto & the Metal Maniac.
- ECW NWA Bloodfest: Part 1 (October 1, '93) = Muraco, Jimmy Snuka & Kevin Sullivan fell to Terry Funk, JT Smith & Abdullah the Butcher.
- ECW NWA Bloodfest: Part 2 (October 2, '93) = Muraco & Jimmy Snuka won, via forfeit, over The Public Enemy.
- Wrestle Reunion #2 (August 27, '05) = Don & Joe Muraco defeated Bob & Brad Armstrong.

Title Summary:
- NWA Americas Heavyweight Champion (5/02/75 - 5/16/75)
- NWA San Francisco World Tag-Team Champion w/ Invader #1 (3/24/76 - 5/15/76)
- NWA New Zealand British Commonwealth Heavyweight Champion (77)
- NWA San Francisco United States Heavyweight Champion (4/01/78 - 5/27/78)
- NWA Hawaii Heavyweight Champion (7/78 - 8/78)
- NWA Hawaii Heavyweight Champion(2) (9/78 - 11/78)
- NWA Pacific International Heavyweight Champion (9/78 - 79)
- NWA Hawaii Heavyweight Champion(3) (3/79)
- Polynesican Pacific Heavyweight Champion (80)
- NWA Florida Heavyweight Champion (3/26/80 - 8/07/80)
- NWA Florida Television Champion (5/81 - 8/81)
- WWF Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion (6/20/81 - 11/23/81)
- WWF Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion(2) (1/22/83 - 2/11/84)
- Calgary Stampede North American Heavyweight Champion (12/09/88 - 3/24/89)
- ECW Heavyweight Champion (9/30/92 - 11/16/92)
- ECW Heavyweight Champion(2) (4/03/93 - 8/08/93)

PWI Achievement Awards: (0 wins, 2 1st RUs, 2 2nd RUs, 0 3rd RUs)
- 1977 Most Inspirational Wrestler, 1st Runner-Up
- 1981 Match of the Year, 2nd Runner-Up (Muraco vs. Bob Backlund)
- 1981 Most Hated Wrestler, 1st Runner-Up
- 1983 Match of the Year, 2nd Runner-Up (Muraco vs. Pedro Morales)