|The Baby Bull in the AWA|
|Bull Power with the CWA Championship|
|Big Van Vader IWGP Champion|
|Big Van Vader with the UWA Championship|
|After getting his eye popped out|
|Big Van Vader with WCW Championship|
|Big Van Vader as Triple Crown Champion|
|Vader & Scorpio NOAH GHC Tag Team Champions action figures|
|My photos of Big Van Vader vs. 2 Cold Scorpio|
From August 21, 1989 to December 12, 1989 Vader accomplished something that I do not think anyone else has ever duplicated. He held three different world championships in three different promotions on three different continents. Mexico's Universal Wrestling Association, Austria's Catch Wrestling Association, and Japan's NJPW IWGP Championship.
He caught the headlines once again in the summer of 2016 after Will Osprey and Ricochet had a much herald match in New Japan Pro Wrestling. Vader was very critical of the match which lead to a twitter feud between Vader and Osprey. This lead to a match on August 12, 2016 that saw Vader defeat Osprey at RevPro Uprising 2016 in Bethnal Green, London.
In April 2017 he wrestled his last tour of Japan, a three day stint wrestling in six man tags in Tokyo, Fukuoka, and Osaka. His final match came on May 25, 2017 defeated The Ironman at WrestleJam V in Ringgold, Georgia.
In November of 2016 after a vehicle crash, Vader was diagnosed with congestive heart failure and was very public about the fact that he only had a couple years left because of it. A year and a half later he succumbed to pneumonia on June 18, 2018 at the age of 63.
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