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King Kong Bundy

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Christopher Alan Pallies is a retired professional wrestler, stand-up comedian, and actor, better known by his ring name, King Kong Bundy. Bundy is best known for his appearances in the World Wrestling Federation in the mid-1980s and mid-1990s. Bundy wrestled in the main event of WrestleMania 2 in 1986, facing Hulk Hogan in a steel cage match for the WWF World Heavyweight Championship.

He also competed in various territories such as the American Wrestling Association and National Wrestling Alliance. He also had a tendency to demand a five count (as opposed to the usual three count) for pinfalls whenever he dominated his opponent in a squash match, a gimmick he began while wrestling for Mid-South Wrestling. During this time Bundy also wrestled in Memphis often teaming with Rick Rude and Jim Neidhart against the various faces including Jerry Lawler.

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Christopher Alan Pallies is a retired professional wrestler, stand-up comedian, and actor, better known by his ring name, King Kong Bundy. Bundy is best known for his appearances in the World Wrestling Federation in the mid-1980s and mid-1990s. Bundy wrestled in the main event of WrestleMania 2 in 1986, facing Hulk Hogan in a steel cage match for the WWF World Heavyweight Championship.

He also competed in various territories such as the American Wrestling Association and National Wrestling Alliance. He also had a tendency to demand a five count (as opposed to the usual three count) for pinfalls whenever he dominated his opponent in a squash match, a gimmick he began while wrestling for Mid-South Wrestling. During this time Bundy also wrestled in Memphis often teaming with Rick Rude and Jim Neidhart against the various faces including Jerry Lawler.

He had two guest spots on Married... with Children, as the creators had named the lead characters "Bundy" as an homage to him. In 1987, he played Uncle Irwin, the brother of Peggy Bundy. In 1995, he appeared again as the King Kong Bundy character. and the 1988 Richard Pryor film Moving as Gorgo,part of a trio of ex-cons who are insolent and careless movers. In 1996, he appeared on an episode of Weird Science as himself. He is on the cover of Belgian band Belgian Asociality's 2009 album Kabaal. Bundy has also tried a career in stand-up comedy. On April 24, 2008, he was on a Norwegian TV show called Golden GOAL! Bundy also starred as Otto Belmar in the 2011 independent film Fight the Panda Syndicate.

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