WWE Hall of Famer Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka recently spoke with Wrestling 101. Here are some highlights.
His infamous Superfly splash in a match against Don Muraco from the top of a cage at MSG: “That was such an awesome moment, that I could do something like that and influence all those great guys to pursue a career in wrestling, giving them that feeling that it could be done if you really want to do it.
“Not many people remember Don actually won that match, what people remember is the Superfly Splash from the top of the steel cage in the greatest arena in the world; Madison square Garden. In wrestling it is great to have good matches but the thing fans remember the most are the moments. That topped everything I did in my career.”
His legendary feud with Roddy Piper: “Well first of all I have to tell you when he hit me over the head with that coconut we hadn’t planned it, he just did it out of the blue. Roddy was a real character and with me coming from the Fiji Islands he was teasing...