Oct 14, 2009 - by Steve Gerweck
Real name: Ernie Ladd
Weight: 320 lbs.
Date of birth: November 28, 1938
Date of death: March 10, 2007
From: Franklin, LA
Pro debut: 1961
Finishing move: Kick to the Head
- In 1981-82, Ladd managed the Wild Samoans in Bill Watts’ Mid-South Wrestling.
- In 1984, Ladd retired from the squared circle due to the poor condition of his knees.
- Ladd briefly worked for the World Wrestling Federation as a broadcast announcer.