Nikita Koloff



Height: 6'2"

Weight: 285 lbs

Real Name: Nelson Scott Simpson (Later legally changed name to Nikita Koloff)

DOB: 3/09/59

Hometown: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Other Names: "The Russian Nightmare"

Wrestler Since: 1984

Finishing Maneuver: Unknown

Previous PWI 500 Rankings: #17(1992), #19(1991)

Official Website: http://www.nikitakoloff.com/

History: (Under Construction)

Pay-Per-View Summary: (24 - 15, 2 DDQs, 3 Draws, 1 DCO)
- NWA Starrcade '84 (November 22) = The Russians (Nikita & Ivan Koloff)took down Ole Anderson & Keith Larson.
- NWA Great American Bash '85 (July 6) = Koloff lost to the NWA World Champion, Ric Flair.
- NWA Hawaii Polynesian Hot Summer Night (August 3, '85) = Koloff & Krusher Khruschev were beaten by Dusty Rhodes & Magnum TA.
- NWA Starrcade '85 (November 28) = The Russians lost the NWA Tag Titles to the Rock-n-Roll Express.
- PNW Superstar Extravaganza (January 21, '86) = The Russians & Timothy Flowers fell to Magnum TA & the Road Warriors.
- 1st Annual Jim Crockett Sr Memorial Tag Team Tournament Cup (April 19, '86) = The Russians beat Jimmy Valiant & Manny Fernandez, then fought to a Draw with Steve Williams & Terry Taylor. The Road Warriors won the tournament.
- NWA Great American Bash '86 (July 5) = The Russians lost a "Russian Chain" Match to the Road Warriors.
- NWA Great American Bash '86 (July 26) = Koloff was pinned by Magnum TA.
- NWA Starrcade '86 (November 27) = Koloff lost, via DQ, to the NWA World Champ, Ric Flair.
- 2nd Annual Jim Crockett Sr Memorial Tag Team Tournament Cup (April '87) = The Superpowers (Koloff & Dusty Rhodes) defeated Bill Dundee & the Barbarian, Manny Fernandez & Rick Rude, Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane and Tully Blanchard & Lex Luger to win the cup.
- NWA Great American Bash '87 (July 4) = The Superpowers, the Road Warriors & Paul Ellering won a "War Games" Match over Arn Anderson, Ric Flair, Lex Luger, Tully Blanchard & JJ Dillon.
- NWA Great American Bash '87 (July 18) = Koloff lost to the NWA United States Champion, Lex Luger.
- NWA Great American Bash '87 (July 31) = The Superpowers, the Road Warriors & Paul Ellering won a "War Games" Match over Arn Anderson, Ric Flair, Lex Luger, Tully Blanchard & the War Machine.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (October 6, '87) = Koloff & Terry Gordy beat Takashi Ishikawa & Motoshi Okuma.
- NWA Starrcade '87 (November 26) = Koloff, as the NWA Television Champ, won the UWF Television Title from Terry Taylor.
- NWA Bunkhouse Stampede (January 24, '88) = Koloff stayed the NWA Television Champ, fighting to a Draw with Bobby Eaton.
- 3rd Annual Jim Crockett Sr Memorial Tag Team Tournament Cup (April 22, '88) = In a non-tournament match (due to Dusty Rhode's injury), Koloff won, via DQ, over the NWA World Champion, Ric Flair.
- NWA Clash of the Champions II (June 8, '88) = Koloff won, via DQ, over Al Perez.
- NWA Great American Bash '88 (July 10) = Koloff & Sting fought to a Draw with the NWA Tag-Team Champs, Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard.
- NWA Clash of the Champions III (September 7, '88) = Koloff & Steve Williams defeated the Sheepherders.
- NWA United States Tag Team Title Tournament (November/December '88) = The Russians fought to a Double Countout with the Russian Assassins. The Fantastics won the tournament.
- Tri-State Winter Challenge (January 27, '90) = Koloff won, via DQ, over Manny Fernandez.
- Tri-State Summer Sizzler (June 9, '90) = Koloff won a "Russian Chain" Match over Manny Fernandez.
- WCW The Omni (April 14, '91) = Koloff fought to a Double Disqualification with Lex Luger.
- WCW Superbrawl I (May 19, '91) = Koloff pinned Tommy Rich.
- WCW The Omni (May 26, '91) = Koloff fell to Lex Luger.
- WCW Clash of the Champions XV (June 14, '91) = Koloff was pinned by Sting.
- WCW The Omni (June 23, '91) = Koloff lost a "Texas Death" Match to Sting.
- WCW Great American Bash '91 (July 14) = Koloff won a "Russian Chain" Match over Sting.
- WCW The Omni (April 12, '92) = Koloff pinned Diamond Dallas Page.
- WCW The Omni (May 10, '92) = Koloff defeated Big Van Vader.
- WCW The Omni (June 7, '92) = Koloff took down Vinnie Vegas.
- WCW Clash of the Champions XIX (June 16, '92) = Koloff & Rick Steamboat took down Dean & Joe Malenko.
- WCW Beach Blast '92 (June 20) = Koloff, Dustin Rhodes & Barry Windham won, via DQ, over Arn Anderson, Steve Austin & Bobby Eaton.
- WCW The Omni (July 5, '92) = Koloff fought to a Double Disqualification with Rick Rude.
- WCW Great American Bash '92 (July 12) = Koloff & Rick Steamboat defeated Jushin Liger & Brian Pillman, then lost to Terry Gordy & Steve Williams, who went on to win the vacated NWA Tag Titles.
- WCW The Omni (August 16, '92) = Koloff was beaten by Rick Rude.
- WCW Clash of the Champions XX (September 2, '92) = Koloff, Sting & the Steiner Brothers lost an "Elimination" Match to Big Van Vader, Rick Rude, Jake Roberts & the Super Invader.
- WCW The Omni (September 20, '92) = Koloff & Sting won over Jake Roberts & the Super Invader.
- WCW Halloween Havoc '92 (October 25) = Koloff fell to Big Van Vader.

Title Summary:
- NWA World 6-Man Tag-Team Champion w/ Ivan Koloff & Don Kernodle (12/04/84 - 85)
- NWA World Tag-Team Champion w/ Ivan Koloff & Krusher Khruschev (3/18/85 - 7/09/85)
- NWA World 6-Man Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Ivan Koloff & Krusher Khruschev (85 - 7/85)
- NWA World 6-Man Tag-Team Champion(3) w/ Ivan Koloff & Krusher Khruschev (85 - 5/17/86)
- NWA World Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Ivan Koloff (10/13/85 - 11/28/85)
- NWA United States Heavyweight Champion (8/17/86 - 7/11/87)
- NWA National Heavyweight Champion (9/28/86 - 7/11/87)
- NWA Television Champion (8/17/87 - 1/26/88)
- UWF Television Champion (11/26/87 - 1/26/88)

PWI Achievement Awards: (2 wins, 4 1st RUs, 3 2nd RUs, 3 3rd RUs)
- 1984 Rookie of the Year, 1st Runner-Up
- 1985 Tag-Team of the Year, 2nd Runner-Up (Russians)
- 1985 Match of the Year, 1st Runner-Up (Russians vs. Road Warriors)
- 1985 Match of the Year, 2nd Runner-Up (Koloff vs. Ric Flair)
- 1985 Most Improved Wrestler, 2nd Runner-Up
- 1986 Wrestler of the Year, 3rd Runner-Up
- 1986 Most Popular Wrestler, 3rd Runner-Up
- 1987 Match of the Year, 1st Runner-Up (War Games: The Match Beyond)
- 1987 Feud of the Year (Superpowers & Road Warriors vs. Four Horsemen)
- 1987 Most Popular Wrestler, 3rd Runner-Up
- 1987 Most Inspirational Wrestler
- 1989 Most Inspirational Wrestler, 1st Runner-Up