Loch Ness

Loch Ness

Martin Ruane

Real Name: Martin Ruane

Aliases: Giant Haystacks, Loch Ness (Stampede), Loch Ness Monster (WCW)

DOB: 1946

Died: 1998

Born: Camberwell Green, London

Lived: Please tell us

Spouse: Please tell us

Debut: 1967

Stats: Height 6'11" Weight 685lbs

Trainer: Please tell us

Signature Moves: Body Splash

Finishing Move: Elbow Drop Pin

Feuds: Hulk Hogan, The Giant, Big Daddy

Title History:

Joint Promotions British Heavyweight title 1978

Stampeded International Tag Team titles 1980

BWF European Heavyweight title 1990

Career History:

Ruanes family originated from Ireland but moved to Manchester. His friend suggested he become a wrestler which took him around the world. Managed by J.R. Foley, he wrestled in Stampede before wrestling in WCW. He had a notable feud with Hulk Hogan and defeated Scotty Riggs and Alex Wright. He was diagnosed with cancer forcing him to retire. After a two year battle, Ruane passed away in 1998 aged 52.

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