SIKA: Roman Reigns’ father Sika of the Wild Samoans passes away


Posted on 6/25/124 by Colin Vassallo



WWE Hall of Famer Sika of the Wild Samoans passed away today
at the age of 79. The news was announced by his nephew
Jahnus Anoa’i.

Real name Leati Sika Amituana’i Anoaʻi, he was best known as
former WWF Tag Team champion with his brother Afa, who
together terrorized the tag team division of several
promotions around the world.

Sika started his career in 1973 and joined the WWF with Afa
in 1980. After just a year, the duo left the company and
worked for NJPW, Mid-South and Georgia Championship
Wrestling before eventually returning to the WWF in 1983.
Their second stint in WWE didn’t last long either, leaving
in 1985 but he returned a year later for another two-year
stint.

After retiring from in-ring competition, Sika helped train
up-and-coming wrestlers at the Wild Samoan Training Center
with Afa.

Sika is the father of former Undisputed WWE champion Roman
Reigns. He last appeared on WWE television at the 2020 Hell
In A Cell premium live event where he celebrated his son’s
victory of his cousin Jey Uso.

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