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Antonio Pugliese

Birthplace: Cosenza, Province of Cosenza, Calabria, Italy
Death: August 19, 2000 (59)
Managed by: Tommaso Valarani
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About Tony Parisi

Antonio Pugliese (January 22, 1941 – August 19, 2000), better known by his ring name, Tony Parisi, was a Canadian professional wrestler. He won tag team championships in several promotions, including the World Wide Wrestling Federation (WWWF). With Louis Cerdan, he held the WWWF World Tag Team Championship from 1975 to 1976. As a singles wrestler, he also won the WWF International Heavyweight Championship.

After retiring from wrestling, Pugliese continued to work in the industry and also operated a hotel and restaurant. He died in 2000 from an aneurysm.

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January 22, 1941
Cosenza, Province of Cosenza, Calabria, Italy
August 19, 2000
Age 59