King Kong Bundy is a former WWE wrestler and comedian and actor. He was trained to wrestle by
Larry Sharpe and wrestled under the name, Chris Canyon. A legendary wrestler before he even came
to WWE, he was the final opponent of Fritz Von Erich for Erich’s retirement match.
He competed in National Wrestling Alliance, American Wrestling Association, Mid-South Wrestling
and World Class Wrestling Association.
WWE and Championship pursuits
After debuting in WWE, King Kong Bundy was a big heel and was given a big push where he
dominated over all of his opponents. He defeated Special Delivery Jones in only 17 seconds at
WrestleMania. Bundy then feuded with Andre ‘The Giant’ with the feud going on over the course of
several months. Bundy faced Andre in a big match called the Colossal Jostle, where Bundy was
actually being dominated by Andre ‘The Giant’ until Big John Studd came to his aid.
King Kong Bundy then went on to have a feud with Hulk Hogan and succeeded in injuring him, but
did not manage to get the WWE Championship.
King Kong Bundy went on to have feuds over the next few months joining Big John Studd as a tag
team. When Studd left, Bundy and Hogan feuded again. Bundy also had feuds with Bam Bam
Semi-Retirement and return
King Kong Bundy went on a retirement for a short while before returning before returning for a brief
run in The Million Dollar Corporation. Following his run in the Million Dollar Corporation, he left the
company in 1995 and continued to wrestle in the Independent Scene till 2007. In 2007, after a loss
to Hacksaw Jim Duggan, he stopped wrestling.