King Kong Bundy

American professional wrestler, actor and stand-up comedian (1955-2019)

Christopher Alan "Chris" Pallies (November 7, 1957 – March 5, 2019) better known by his ring name, King Kong Bundy, was an American stand-up comedian, actor and professional wrestler. He was best known for wrestling with World Wrestling Federation. He won a Slammy Award in 1987 for the Bobby "The Brain" Heenan Scholarship Award. While he was signed to the WWF, Bundy had numerous feuds with Andre the Giant, Hulk Hogan and The Undertaker.

King Kong Bundy
King Kong Bundy in 1985.
Born(1957-11-07)November 7, 1957
Atlantic City, New Jersey, U.S.
DiedMarch 5, 2019(2019-03-05) (aged 61)
Glassboro, New Jersey, U.S.
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Big Daddy Bundy
Boom Boom Bundy
Chris Cannon
Crippler Cannon
Chris Canyon
King Kong Bundy
Man Mountain Cannon, Jr.
Billed height6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Billed weight468 lb (212 kg)
Billed fromAtlantic City, New Jersey
Trained byLarry Sharpe

Bundy died at his home in Glassboro, New Jersey on March 5, 2019, aged 61.[1][2]



Bundy held many championships during his professional wrestling career:

  • International Pro Wrestling
  • IPW Heavyweight Championship (1 time)[3]
  • Top Rope Wrestling
  • TRW Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • WWWA Heavyweight Championship (1 time)[3]


  1. "WWE Legend King Kong Bundy Reportedly Dead at 61". Retrieved March 5, 2019.
  2. Satin, Ryan (2019-03-05). "Wrestling Legend King Kong Bundy Passes Away at 61-Years-Old". Pro Wrestling Sheet | Insider Wrestling News and Reports. Retrieved 2019-03-05.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Royal Duncan & Gary Will (2000). Wrestling Title Histories (4th ed.). Archeus Communications. ISBN 0-9698161-5-4.

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