Earthquake pro
John Tenta
BornJune 22, 1963
DiedJune 7, 2006
Sanford, Florida
FromSurrey, British Columbia

Professional wrestling career

Ring NameEarthquake
Height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Weight468 lb (212 kg)

John Anthony Tenta Jr. (June 22, 1963 – June 7, 2006) better known by his ring name Earthquake, a Canadian professional wrestler and sumōtori. After a promising start to his sumo career, using the name Kototenzan, Tenta switched to professional wrestling and became a high-profile star for the WWF, feuding with Hulk Hogan and winning the WWF Tag Team Championship with partner, and personal friend, Typhoon. His professional wrestling career also encompassed runs in World Championship Wrestling, where he was known as Avalanche and The Shark, All Japan Pro Wrestling and a return to WWF as Golga