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Ox Baker


Past due professional wrestler appreciated for his well-known catchphrase “I enjoy wounded people.” He was the champ of offers like NWA BIG STYLE Wrestling as well as the American Wrestling Association. He was educated by many known wrestlers including Bob Geigel and produced his professional debut in 1964. He was an intermittent professional in the 70’s and 80’s, showing up in small jobs in films just like the Big Brawl and Get away From NY. His delivery name is certainly Douglas A. Baker. He gained the NWA Florida Label Team Tournament with Superstar Billy Graham.

Quick Facts

Full Name Ox Baker
Date Of Birth April 19, 1934
Place Of Birth Sedalia, MO
Height 1.96 m
Weight 154.2 kg
Profession Wrestler
Nationality American
Spouse Peggy Ann Kawa
Movies Chilling Visions: 5 Senses of Fear, Blood Circus, Escape from New York
TV Shows AWA All-Star Wrestling
Star Sign Aries

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1Living in Vermont [August 2005]
2Connecticut [October 2005]
3On August 1, 1972, Baker lost to Ray Gunkel. Following the match, Gunkel died in the locker room; his death was attributed to a blood clot, which broke off from a hematoma caused by Baker, which led to a heart attack. Again, the death was worked into Baker's character, and in 1974, Baker caused a riot in Cleveland, Ohio, for continually Heart Punching an opponent after the match was finished.
4Author of several cookbooks.
5Professional wrestler. Was once a contestant on The Price Is Right (1972). Was named first runner up in the "Most Hated Wrestler" poll of 1976, by Pro Wrestling Illustrated.



Chilling Visions: 5 Senses of Fear2013The Butcher
Blood Circus1985Russian Wrestler
Escape from New York1981Slag
Battle Creek Brawl1980Fighter (uncredited)
Stampede Wrestling1957TV Series 1957



Wrestling with Sanity2009Short thanks
Ruff Tuff and Real: Legends of Australian Wrestling2007Video thanks



350 Days2016Documentary post-productionHimself
PWS: Vendetta2010VideoHimself
Card Subject to Change2010DocumentaryHimself
Best of the MWF2008VideoHimself
CZW: Cage of Death IX2007VideoHimself
Ruff Tuff and Real: Legends of Australian Wrestling2007VideoHimself
The Absolute Truth About Pro Wrestling2006DocumentaryHimself
MWF: Soul Survivor II2004VideoHimself
ROH: Round Robin Challenge III2004VideoHimself
WCW Slamboree 19931993TV MovieHimself
I Like to Hurt People1985DocumentaryHimself
The Price Is Right1981TV SeriesContestant
AWA All-Star Wrestling1972TV SeriesHimself

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WWE: History of the World Heavyweight Championship2009Video documentaryHimself
The Spectacular Legacy of the AWA2006Video documentaryHimself
Wrestling Gold Vol. 3: We Like to Hurt People2001VideoHimself

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1Signature wrestling move: The Heartpunch. Long black mustache, and eyebrows curled up.

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