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Otto Wanz

Born: Jun 13, 1943

Birthplace: Graz

Nationality: Austria

Otto Wanz

Date of Birth : Jun 13, 1943
Birth Place : Graz

Otto Wanz is an Austrian retired professional wrestler and boxer. He made his professional wrestling debut in 1978. He is a one time American Wrestling Association champion and former operator of the Catch Wrestling Association. Among his most famous international opponents were Antonio Inoki, Bull Power and Andre the Giant. He was one of only a few to bodyslam both Andre the Giant and Yokozuna. Today Wanz organizes strong men competitions in Austria called "Austrian Giants". He also held several records for tearing telephone books. Arnold Schwarzenegger has cited Wanz as an influence on his fitness and bodybuilding career.

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