Tatanka

  • Born: 06/08/1961 in Pembroke, North Carolina
  • Birthname: Chris Chavis
  • Height & Weight: 6'2", 285 Ib
Titles Won:
  • USWA Unified World Heavyweight Championship
  • Stampede North American Heavyweight Championship

He is a Native American professional wrestler currently signed to WWE under a Legend’s Contract. He is part of the Lumbee tribe. He is best known for his work with the World Wrestling Federation (later known as World Wrestling Entertainment) under the ring name Tatanka from 1991 to 1996 and 2005 to 2007. His ring name is a Lakota word that means “buffalo”.

Notable Feuds

vs. Rick Martel

vs. Shawn Michaels

vs. IRS

vs. Lex Luger

vs. Bam Bam Bigelow

vs. Sylvain Grenier

Other Notable Achievements

ACW German Championship

Covey Pro Heavyweight Championship

DPW Tag Team Championship – with Rick Dominick

DWA World Heavyweight Championship

GHW Heavyweight Championship

i-Generation Australasian Heavyweight Championship (2 times)

IPWA Heavyweight Championship

Mercedes Benz 400 SL Tournament (1990)

SAPW World Heavyweight Championship

TRCW International Heavyweight Championship

IWA World Heavyweight Championship