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Don Muraco

Don Muraco

Born:
09/10/1949
,
Sunset Beach, Hawaii
Birthname:
Donald Muraco
Height & Weight:
6'3"
,
275 Ib

Titles Won:

  • King of the Ring (1985)
  • WWF Intercontinental Championship (2 times)
  • WWE Hall of Fame (Class of 2004)

He is best known for his appearances with the World Wrestling Federation from 1981 to 1988, where he held the WWF Intercontinental Championship on two occasions and was crowned the inaugural King of the Ring in 1985. “The Rock” Don Muraco was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2004 and the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2014.

Notable Feuds

vs. Barry Windham

vs. Pedro Morales

vs. Jimmy Snuka

vs. Bob Backlund

vs. Tony Atlas

vs. Rocky Johnson

vs. Ricky Steamboat

vs. Bob Orton, Jr.

vs. Tito Santana

Other Notable Achievements

ACCW Heavyweight Championship

NWA Florida Heavyweight Championship

NWA Florida Television Championship

NWA United States Tag Team Championship (Florida version) – with Jos LeDuc

ECW Heavyweight Championship (2 times)

NWA Macon Tag Team Championship – with Robert Fuller

NWA Americas Heavyweight Championship

NWA Pacific International Championship

NWA British Empire/Commonwealth Heavyweight Championship

NWA United States Heavyweight Championship (San Francisco version)

NWA World Tag Team Championship (San Francisco version) – with Invader #1

PCCW Heavyweight Championship

Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame Class of 2014

Stampede North American Heavyweight Championship

Wrestling Observer Newsletter award: Best Heel (1981)