::"Earthquake" John Tenta



{{#invoke:redirect hatnote|redirect}} {{#invoke:Infobox|infobox}} {{#invoke:Infobox|infobox}} John Anthony Tenta Jr. (June 22, 1963 – June 7, 2006)<ref name="OWOW">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> was a Canadian professional wrestler and sumōtori best known for his work in the World Wrestling Federation as Earthquake. After a promising start to his sumo career, using the name Kototenzan, Tenta switched to professional wrestling and became a high-profile star for the WWF, feuding with Hulk Hogan and winning the WWF Tag Team Championship with partner, and personal friend, Typhoon. His professional wrestling career also encompassed runs in World Championship Wrestling, where he was known as Avalanche and The Shark, All Japan Pro Wrestling and a return to WWF as Golga. Tenta died in 2006 after a long battle with bladder cancer.

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