Epithet: Flying Hawaiian
Birthday: April 6, 1937
Nationality: American Samoan
Celebrated: Wrestlers Male Wrestlers
Kicked the bucket At Age: 45
Sun Sign: Aries
Otherwise called: Fanene Leifi Pita Maivia
Conceived in: American Samoa
Well known as: Wrestler
Tallness: 5’9″ (175 cm), 5’9″ Males
Companion/Ex-: Ofelia ‘Lia’ Maivia
kids: Ata Johnson, Peter Maivia Jr., Toa Maivia
Passed on: June 12, 1982
spot of death: Hawaii
Reason for Death: Cancer
Dwindle Maivia was a Samoan expert wrestler. He was the pioneer who led the inheritance of Maivia-Johnson family in the field of games and excitement. A WWE wrestler, Maivia not simply spoke to the Samoan Anoa’i tradition at the South-western United States, yet additionally on the worldwide front. In the wake of picking up preparing in New Zealand under Steve Rickard, Peter Maivia set out to make his profession in wrestling, in 1962. In his two decades in length profession, he not simply earned a few titles, trophies and titles for his nation yet additionally the moniker ‘Flying Hawaiian’. What is fascinating to note is that Maivia wasn’t simply inspired by his own prosperity; he yearned for a splendid fate of wrestling and towards this target, he filled in as a guide and coach of future wrestling legends. He likewise filled in as the advertiser of National Wrestling Alliance in Hawaii. For his incomprehensible commitment in the field of wrestling, his maternal grandson, the exceptionally skilled Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, after death drafted him to the WWE Hall of Fame, an honor which was gotten by Rock’s mom and Peter Maivia’s girl, Ata Mavia-Johnson.
Subside Maivia may today be known as the incredible High Chief and the precursor of the Maivia-Johnson sports-amusement family however things weren’t the equivalent for this 109 kg wrestler from when he began wrestling. In 1960s, Maivia moved to New Zealand to start his wrestling vocation. He prepared under Steve Rickard, a South Pacific legend, and turned into a gifted wrestler.In the early long stretches of his vocation, Peter Maivia won various titles in the South Pacific and Hawaii. Having made his imprint at the South Pacific district, he at that point moved to United States in 1970. In the U.S., Peter Maivia overwhelmed the game like a genuine genius. He won numerous titles in both Los Angeles and San Francisco. He held significant titles, for example, NWA Tag Team Championship, World Tag Team Championship, etc, at different focuses in his vocation.
It was in late 1970s that Peter Maivia earned the spotlight when he entered WWE. Known territorially up to that point, he increased national unmistakable quality. He contended in Texas for a brief timeframe. In California, Maivia framed a nearby coach understudy association with ‘Whiz’ Billy Graham. Afterward, in the last long stretches of his vocation in WWE, he went up against Graham for the WWE Championship. He shaped a harsh contention against Bob Backlund and Victor Rivera. Outside the ring, Peter Maivia tutored different future contenders including Graham, Wild Samoan Afa and Rocky Johnson. He resigned from wrestling on February 11, 1982, following two many years of wrestling vocation.
He was additionally observed playing an appearance in the fifth film of the James Bond arrangement ‘You Only Live Twice’, along these lines beginning a heritage that was properly taken forward by his grandson, ‘The Rock’.
Diminish Maivia was conceived as Fanene Leifi Pita Maivia on April 6, 1937 in The Isle of Samao. He had a place with the group of the Alii heredity of Malietoa. His body, fundamentally his mid-region and legs, are secured with conventional Samoan tattoos representative of his High Chief status. He is the maternal dad of American genius and Hollywood big name, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson. Dwindle Maivia was considered a ‘kindred spirit’ by Amituanai Anoa’i, the dad of the Wild Samoans (Afa and Sika). It was because of this reason the Anoa’i family respected the Maivia line from him on forward as their very own expansion faction.
In 1953, he wedded Ofelia ‘Lia’ Maivia. They were honored with a child and a girl. While his child was an expert wrestler and wrestled in Hawaii and the West Coast as ‘Ruler Peter Maivia’, his little girl, Ata Fitisemanu Maivia, wedded Rocky Johnson, an expert wrestler, in spite of Maivia’s protests.
In 1981, Peter Maivia was determined to have malignant growth. He inhaled his keep going on June 12, 1982. His better half, Lia Maivia, passed on October 19, 2008.