Stan Hansen and Bruiser Brody

Stan Hansen

Birthdate: October 12th, 1949
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 321 lbs.
Debut: January 1st, 1973
Background: Trained by Dory Funk
Ring Attire: Black trunks

Bruiser Brody

Birthdate: June 18th, 1946
Height: 6'8"
Weight: 285 lbs.
Debut: 1973
Background: American football
Ring Attire: Black trunks

Promotion History: All Japan (1982 to 1985)
Tournaments Won: World's Strongest Tag Team League (1983)
Major Puroresu Titles Held: PWF World Tag Team Championship

Biggest Matches:
- December 13th, 1982 vs. Terry and Dory Funk, Jr. (tournament final)
- December 12th, 1983 vs. Jumbo Tsuruta and Genichiro Tenryu (tournament win)
- April 25th, 1984 vs. Giant Baba and Dory Funk, Jr. (title win)

Career History:

First teaming in 1975, Brody and Hansen started wrestling in All Japan together in 1982. Due to Brody and Hansen's past matches in Japan (Brody had teamed with Snuka in 1981), both were already respected by the fans. One of the craziest brawler tag teams in wrestling history, Brody and Hansen turned the promotion upside down as they slugged it out with every team that All Japan had to offer. In the spring of 1984, All Japan had a tournament to crown the first ever PWF Tag Team Champions. Hansen and Brody would face Giant Baba and Dory Funk, Jr. in the finals, with Brody and Hansen picking up the win. They would hold the titles until March 21, 1985, when Brody would leave All Japan for New Japan. Sadly, that would be the last time Hansen and Brody teamed together in Japan, as only three yearly later Bruiser Brody was murdered while wrestling in Puerto Rico.

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