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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 7 November 1957Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
Birth NameChristopher A. Pallies
Nicknames Big Daddy Bundy
Boom Boom Bundy
Height 6' 4" (1.93 m)

Mini Bio (1)

King Kong Bundy was riding a win streak of 300 consecutive victories when he challenged Terry "Hulk" Hogan to the World Wrestling Federation World's Heavyweight Championship. Budy's streak was snapped when Hogan defeated him in a wild brawl.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: angelsunchained

Trade Mark (2)

Wrestling finishing move "The Avalanche"
Secondary signature move: the splash (often done after his "Avalanche" move)

Trivia (13)

The story that the Bundy family in Married with Children (1987) was named after him is not true. The family was named after the street one of the show's writers lived on.
Weighed between 440 and 502 pounds during his wrestling career.
Always ask for a 5 count (instead of 3) at the end of his matches
Used several names during his wrestling career such as: King Kong Bundy, Boom Boom Bundy, Big Daddy Bundy, Chris Canyon or Man Mountain Canyon.
1983 PWI Wrestling Rookie of the Year, 1st runner-up.
Wrestled in a mixed tag team match at WrestleMania III (1987), which pitted himself and midget wrestlers Little Tokyo and Lord Littlebrook against Jim Morris (aka k"Hillbilly Jim") and his midget tag-team partners, Little Beaver and 'The Haiti Kid'. The end of the match saw Bundy, at 450 pounds, body-slam the under-100-pound Little Beaver and then give him a huge elbow drop. This caused Bundy's team to be disqualified.
Began began his career as a face in Fritz Von Erich's World Class Championship Wrestling as Big Daddy Bundy. Von Erich turned him heel and gave him the name "King Kong" Bundy.
Notable title wins include NWA (Dallas) American Heavyweight title; NWA American Tag Team titles; NWA National Tag Team titles; AWA Southern Heavyweight title; AWA Southern Tag Team titles w/Rick Rude; AWA Superstars World title; ASWA Heavyweight title; Maryland Championship Wrestling Heavyweight title (2).
Pallies now operates a wrestling training school and runs shows in New Jersey with a promotion called Devastation Wrestling Federation.
Auditioned for a role in Wall Street (1987).
Is doing stand up comedy [January 2008]
Makes personal appearences at "gentlemen's clubs" that feature forms of female wrestling. [May 2004]
Occasionally he still wrestles for the World Wrestling Federation.

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