Eddie Fatu is an professional wrestler from Samoa who is currently wrestling on WWE show Smackdown! under the ring name of Umaga. Eddie is the brother of wrestlers Rikishi (Solofa Fatu) and The Tonga Kid (Sam Fatu), cousin to The Rock (Dwayne Johnson), Yokozuna (Rodney Anoai), Samu the…more
Umaga wrestles with no shoes on, he just has his bare feet taped.
April 30, 2007 - Umaga defeated Rob Van Dam in a regular singles match.
Backlash 2007 - Umaga teamed with Mr. McMahon and Shane McMahon in a 3 on 1 handicap match versus Bobby Lashley for the ECW World Championship. Umaga's team won the match and Mr. McMahon won the ECW title.
April 24,2007 - Umaga participated in a 3 on 1 handicap match with Mr. McMahon and Shane McMahon as his partners. They picked up the win easily.
Umaga defeated Kane in a Loser Leave Raw match. Thus kicking Kane off of Raw.
Backlash 2006 - Umaga defeated Ric Flair in a regular style match. This was his first pay-per-view victory.
April 24, 2007 - Umaga lost to ECW World Champion Bobby Lashley in a non-title match.
Umaga was Mr. McMahon's representative for the "Battle of the Billionaires" matchup at Wrestlemania 23.
Wrestlemania 23 - Umaga lost the "Battle of the Billionaires" match against Bobby Lashley.
Fatu has wrestled for the WWE, TNA, All Japan Pro Wrestling, Frontier Martial-Arts Wrestling, Hawai'i Championship Wrestling, Heartland Wrestling Association, and Memphis Championship Wrestling.
He won a championship while wrestling in the All Japan Pro Wrestling company.
He used to work the independent circuit as a member of a tag team called The Island Boyz.
Umaga is aligned with the McMahons and helping them in matches.
Umaga ended 2006 with a 22 - 1 record that featured 2 main event matches.
During ring announcments, Umaga is billed as hailing from the Isle of Samoa.
He wears a different handmade lava-lava down to the ring at the start of every match. Each one is very expensive.
While wrestling as Umaga, Fatu only speaks Samoan.
Umaga had an undefeated streak in the WWE that lasted 34 televised matches. It lasted from his debut in April 2006 to January of 2007.
Umaga means "the end" in Samoan.
He has Samoan-designed tatoos on his arms, legs, and upper back. He also has the word "SAMOA" written across his stomach.
Fatu is a member of the Anoa'i family, who are known for their many wrestlers.
Umaga is nicknamed the "Samoan Bulldozer".
Some of Fatu's former managers are LionDen, Rico, and Nidia.
Finshing and Signature Moves:
Wild Samoan Splash
Wild Samoan Drop
Samoan Wrecking Ball
Swinging side slam
Running headbutt drop
Umaga lost his Intercontinental Championship on April 16, 2007 to Santino Marella that was a planted fan that night.
Umaga won his first WWE Championship on February 19, 2007, when he beat Jeff Hardy for the Intercontinental Championship.
Umaga is managed by Armando Alejandro Estrada.
He made his wrestling debut in 1995.
Fatu was trained by Afa Anoa'i.
Fatu made his WWE re-debut under the name Umaga on April 3, 2006.
Fatu was released from the WWE in 2002, and then worked in TNA for a short period of time before moving on to other promotions.
He made his WWE debut under the name Jamal on July 22, 2002.
Eddie used to be in a team with Shane Helms' former partner Rosey, the duo were managed by Rico and the Group name was 3 Minute Warning
His finishing move is the Samoan Spike
Umaga is 6'4" in height and 365lbs in weight
During Eddie's time as Umaga, he has gone by the nickname "Samoan Wrecking Machine" and "Samoan Smashing Machine" both of which are believed by some to be parodies of "Samoan Submission Machine"; the nickname of Samoa Joe, before being given the more consistent nickname of "Samoan Bulldozer."
He sometimes wears a septum piercing as well as a grill while wrestling as Umaga.
Eddie is a member of the famous Anoa'i wrestling family, he is the brother of Solofa Fatu (Rikishi) and Sam Fatu (The Tonga Kid), cousin to Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Rodney Anoa'i (Yokozuna), Samula Anoa'i (Headshrinker Samu), Matt Anoa'i (Rosey), Jimmy Snuka, Jr., and nephew to "Soulman" Rocky Johnson, the Wild Samoans (Sika & Afa), and Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka.
Fatu has Samoan designed tattoos on his arms and legs and a tattoo of a flower on his left upper chest.