Wavell Starr

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Wavell Starr
Born (1974-09-29) September 29, 1974 (age 43)
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Residence Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s) Wavell Starr
Sitar Singh
Standing Thunder
Billed height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)[1]
Billed weight 236 lb (107 kg)[1]
Trained by The Hart Brothers School
Don Callis
Ohio Valley Wrestling

Wavell Starr (born September 29, 1974) is a Canadian independent professional wrestler, who has worked for a number of independent Professional wrestling promotions including Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW) and High Impact Wrestling Canada (HIW) where he won his first Championship in professional wrestling. During his tenure with OVW, he appeared in several dark matches for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and even appeared on WWE Heat. He also worked as a masked character in High Impact Wrestling Canada as Sitar Singh.

Professional wrestling career[edit]

Starr was part of the tag team The Indian Outlaws with The Dream Warrior. They had a feud with Assault and Battery (Massive Damage and Chi Chi Cruz).[1] Starr cites Cruz as influential in the development of his villainous character.[1] His trademark catchphrase "Remember, nobody stretches beaver like an Indian."[1]

In February 2002, he had a try-out match with Ohio Valley Wrestling.[1] He was invited to train there but was not offered a contract.[1]

In September 2012, he signed a non-exclusive contract with Real Canadian Wrestling. On January 24, 2014; Starr lost the RCW Canadian Heavyweight Championship to Chris Masters.

On August 7, 2014, Starr won the 19th annual 30-man Pile O' Bones Rumble match at High Impact Wrestling Canada's "Pile O' Bones Rumble XIX. He also went on to win the King's Challenge V tournament to win the vacant Central Canadian Heavyweight championship. Starr's reign lasted four months before being defeated by Robbie Gamble alongside Bobby Sharp for the title at Spring MELTDOWN 2015 before 700 fans. The match would mark Starr's final appearance with the company.

Personal life[edit]

Starr is of Aboriginal heritage.[1][2] Between 1991 to 1995, Starr played tight end and linebacker for the Regina Rams of the Prairie Football Conference.[2] To supplement his income while working as a wrestler, he also works with the Star Blanket First Nation Band.[1]

In wrestling[edit]

  • Managers
    • Crazy Horse
  • Catchphrase
    • "Remember, nobody stretches beaver like an Indian."

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

  • High Impact Wrestling Canada
  • Real Canadian Wrestling
    • RCW Canadian Heavyweight Championship (3 times)
  • Renegade Wrestling
    • Renegade Wrestling Heavyweight Championship (1 time, current)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i Clevett, Jason (May 26, 2003). "Wavell a Starr on the rise". SLAM! Wrestling. Retrieved 2010-09-04. 
  2. ^ a b Brass, Mervin (June 1999). "Indigenous wrestler Wavell's career a shooting star". Saskatchewan Sage. Retrieved 2010-09-04. 

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