But despite his stellar performances, Umaga was ultimately fired by the WWE after violating the Wellness Program again by not entering rehab.
On its official website, the WWE expressed "its deepest condolences to Mr.
Shane's mother suffers a breakdown and blames Joel for the tragedy.
Albeit Shane tries to hold the family together, the mother becomes inconsolable and demands that she return the boy to the orphanage.
The Anoa'i lineage below shows how one Samoan family has dominated sports entertainment for over the past 50 years. He is also known for being the father of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.
Most notably known in the ring as “Manu,” Anoa'i, Jr. He partnered with other descendants of former wrestlers, including Randy Orton, as part of the “Legacy” faction.
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Tutaia decided to stay in New Zealand in 2017, despite rumours she would head to Australia for the higher level of competition in their new netball league, and the obvious drawcard of having her partner close. Could Tana Umaga lure the Wallabies star to the Blues?
Formerly known to World Wrestling Entertainment fans as Umaga, Fatu died Friday after suffering a heart attack, CNN reports.The 36-year-old's wife reportedly found him unconscious with blood coming out of his nose.He was rushed to a hospital in Houston, TX, but was pronounced dead at around pm EST.But just when harmony is restored in the family, tragedy strikes during a beach excursion.Acting on a dare by Joel, Shane's father drifts afar from the shore and drowns.