Kessler in February 2009
|Birth name||Raymond Kessler|
|Professional wrestling career|
|Ring name(s)||Haiti Kid|
Professional wrestling career
He started his career in the WWF 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 thought 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. 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. It was voted the worst match that year by Pro Wrestling Illustrated.
Years after wrestling, rumours said that the Haiti Kid died on May 4, 2001, at the age of 46, but it was considered false as he was seen in February 2009, living homeless in Brooklyn.
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