Ivan Putski pro
Ivan Putski
BornJanuary 21, 1941
FromKraków, Poland

Professional wrestling career

Józef Bednarski (January 21, 1941), best known by the ring name Ivan Putski, a Polish-American former professional wrestler and bodybuilder who performed in WWF (WWF, now called WWE). He was given the nicknames "The Polish Hammer" and "Polish Power".

Putski is a former WWF World Tag Team Champion with Tito Santana. He had a famous feud with Superstar Billy Graham over the WWF Championship, which led to many pose-downs, arm wrestling bouts, and long matches between the two. Other rivals included The Iron Sheik, Ivan Koloff, and Jesse Ventura, who would refer to Putski as "Puduski" when commentating for the WWF.

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