Haiti Kid

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Raymond Kessler is a Haitian retired professional wrestler, who has dwarfism, and wrestled under the name Haiti Kid in the World Wrestling Federation.

Haiti Kid
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Kessler in February 2009
Birth nameRaymond Kessler
Born1954 (age 66–67)
Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Haiti Kid
Billed fromHaiti
Debut1971
Retired1990's

Professional wrestling careerEdit

He started his career in the WWWF as a babyface in 1971, teaming up with Sonny Boy Hayes, Joey Russell, Little Beaver and Sky Low Low. Over the years, he fought in many promotions throughout North America. They included Stampede, AWA, NWA, Championship Wrestling from Florida, Portland Wrestling and MACW.

On February 25, 1984, Haiti Kid appeared on an episode of WWF All-Star Wrestling teaming with Tiger Jackson to defeat Dana Carpenter and Poncho Boy. He appeared in Mr. T's corner at WrestleMania 2 in his match against Rowdy Roddy Piper.[1] He also competed at WrestleMania III in a mixed tag team match with Hillbilly Jim and Little Beaver against King Kong Bundy, Little Tokyo and Lord Littlebrook.[2][3]

In 1993, he feuded with Butch Cassidy in Puerto Rico's World Wrestling Council.

Other mediaEdit

He appeared in the comedy film Penitentiary III.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "WrestleMania 2 official results". WWE. Retrieved 2008-05-26. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "WrestleMania III Results". WWE. Retrieved 2007-10-17. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ Powell, John. "Steamboat - Savage rule WrestleMania 3". SLAM Wrestling. Retrieved February 3, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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