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{{ safesubst:#invoke:Unsubst||$N=Use mdy dates |date=__DATE__ |$B= }} {{#invoke:Infobox|infobox}} James Reiher SnukaUnknown extension tag "ref" (born James Wiley Smith; May 18, 1943)<ref name=born>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=book }}</ref> better known by the ring name Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka, is a Fijian retired professional wrestler and actor.

Snuka wrestled for several promotions from the 1970s to 1990s. He is best known for his time in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE) in the early to mid-1980s and is credited with introducing the high-flying style of wrestling to the WWF.<ref name="WWEbio">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 1996. Snuka was the first WrestleMania opponent of The Undertaker (at the seventh annual event), this being the first match in the latter's undefeated WrestleMania streak. Snuka was the inaugural ECW Heavyweight Champion in Eastern Championship Wrestling (later Extreme Championship Wrestling) and held the title on two occasions. His children, Jimmy Reiher, Jr. and Tamina Snuka, are also wrestlers.

Snuka was indicted and arrested in September 2015 on third-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter charges, in relation to the May 1983 death of his girlfriend, Nancy Argentino.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref><ref>via Associated Press. "Ex-wrestler Jimmy 'Superfly' Snuka charged in girlfriend's 1983 death", The Record (Bergen County), September 1, 2015. Accessed September 2, 2015. "Snuka, now 72 and living in Waterford Township, N.J., wrote about Argentino's death in his 2012 autobiography, maintaining his innocence and saying the episode had ruined his life."</ref>


Jimmy Snuka sections
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{{ safesubst:#invoke:Unsubst||$N=Use mdy dates |date=__DATE__ |$B= }} {{#invoke:Infobox|infobox}} James Reiher SnukaUnknown extension tag "ref" (born James Wiley Smith; May 18, 1943)<ref name=born>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=book }}</ref> better known by the ring name Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka, is a Fijian retired professional wrestler and actor.

Snuka wrestled for several promotions from the 1970s to 1990s. He is best known for his time in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE) in the early to mid-1980s and is credited with introducing the high-flying style of wrestling to the WWF.<ref name="WWEbio">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 1996. Snuka was the first WrestleMania opponent of The Undertaker (at the seventh annual event), this being the first match in the latter's undefeated WrestleMania streak. Snuka was the inaugural ECW Heavyweight Champion in Eastern Championship Wrestling (later Extreme Championship Wrestling) and held the title on two occasions. His children, Jimmy Reiher, Jr. and Tamina Snuka, are also wrestlers.

Snuka was indicted and arrested in September 2015 on third-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter charges, in relation to the May 1983 death of his girlfriend, Nancy Argentino.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref><ref>via Associated Press. "Ex-wrestler Jimmy 'Superfly' Snuka charged in girlfriend's 1983 death", The Record (Bergen County), September 1, 2015. Accessed September 2, 2015. "Snuka, now 72 and living in Waterford Township, N.J., wrote about Argentino's death in his 2012 autobiography, maintaining his innocence and saying the episode had ruined his life."</ref>


Jimmy Snuka sections
Intro  Early life  Professional wrestling career  Other media  Personal life  In wrestling  Championships and accomplishments  Notes  References  Further reading  External links  

PREVIOUS: IntroNEXT: Early life
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