Tonka Wrestling Buddies, released in the 1980s, showed the cuddly side of professional wrestling. Because of wrestling's big youth fan base, the Buddies were a huge relief to parents who could permit violence against what was essentially a plush toy/doll/pillow in the shape of an elite pro-wrestling personality.
Even superheroes like Spider-Man eventually got into the mix, which meant Spidey and Hulk Hogan could finally join forces.
Popular and collectible Wrestling Buddies include:
Let's face it, but don't say it out loud: Tonka's Wrestling Buddies from the 1980s were essentially cute dolls for boys, made with the cuddly likeness of the Big Wrestlers of those days: Hulk Hogan, Randy Savage, the Ultimate Warrior, and Million Dollar Man.
What's your Tonka Wrestling Buddy worth? Here are some recently sold items.
|1990s Tonka Ultimate Warrior Wwf Wrestling Buddies...||04/2021||£150.00|
|Tonka Wwf Wwe Wrestling Buddies Hulk Hogan...||03/2021||£75.00|
|Wwf Wrestling Buddies Jake Snake Tonka 1990s...||03/2021||£100.00|
|Wwf Hulk Hogan Wrestling Buddies Plush Soft Toy...||03/2021||£77.99|
|1980s Hulk Hogan Wrestling Buddy Tonka...||03/2021||£45.00|
|See all sold items on eBay for more prices||05/2021||£-.--|