Fatu spoke to a group of 12 and 13-year-old young offenders
and told them about his successes and the need to reach towards positive goals.
"I told them to 'write down
your hopes and dreams and find opportunities to get your dreams.' "
February 3, 2008
Fatu used to go by the name Rikishi in his 12 years with World Wrestling Entertainment.
He reportedly weighs more than 400 pounds and is used to beating down opponents, but he's also got a wish to help troubled
September 11, 2007
Junior Fatu, the former Rikishi, has started with TNA
March 11, 2005
AWE brings former WWE superstars Rikishi, Jamie "Noble" Gibson, Billy Gunn and "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan
to the Winnipeg area. The biggest show will be tomorrow night at the University of Manitoba with Rikishi vs. Gunn and Gibson
vs. "Red Hot" Ryan Wood. Saturday night they are in Lac Du Bonnet. www.aweheat.com
Rikishi is likely to be going over to All Japan, most likely as a regular there. He met with Keiji Muto in Hawaii last
month and they talked about Rikishi starting in September or maybe even October, with the idea that he'd debut on 10/31 at
the AJPW 32nd Anniversary show at Tokyo Sumo Hall.
Muto stated that the company's financial situation wouldn't allow them to pay Rikishi the type of money that he should
be paid, but he still expressed major interest in coming in and forming a tag-team with Jamal, who is currently the company's
highest ranking foreign wrestler. If Rikishi were to debut with AJPW, he would get the top foreigner spot.
(Credit: WrestlingObserver.com Newsletter)
Real Name: Solofa Fatu
From: San Francisco, Ca.
Height: 6' 1 "
Weight; 401 lbs
Born: October 11, 1966
Bonzai Drop and Rikishi Driver
WWE contract: expires in October 2005