I am the Red Cyclone. I destroy everything
~ Zangief

Zangief is a character from Capcom's video game series, Street Fighter. He previously fought Mike Haggar in the 5th episode of Death Battle, Haggar VS Zangief.

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Battle Record

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Battle Record

  • Wins: 0
  • Losses: 3
  • Draws: 0

Possible Opponents:

Death Battle Info (Official)


  • Height: 214 cm / 7'0"
  • Weight: 181 kg / 400 Ibs
  • Hobbies: Wrestling, cossak dancing, vodka drinking
  • Fighting Style: Russian Wrestling & Sambo

Russian Wrestling:

  • Grabs & holds
  • Tie-Ups
  • Throws from Tie-Ups
  • Push & Pull opponent to throw off balance
  • Counter-Attacks when foe loses balance


  • Mix of wrestling & martial arts
  • Uses tactics from Vikings, tartars, & golden horde
  • Grappling, ground work, & submissions
  • No leg locks or chokeholds

Notable Moves:

Ussuri Brown Bears

  • Up to 1500 lbs.
  • Twice as large as grizzly bears
  • Rarely in packs
  • Occasionally he wrestles polar bears

Death Battle Info (Fanon)


  • Piledrives bears
  • Overpowered Ryu easily until he became Evil Ryu
  • Easily threw a bear far away to protect a young wrestler in training, R Mika
  • Broke a sword by blocking the slash with his pecks



Zangief makes a minor appearance in the 2012 animated movie, Wreck-It Ralph, as a member of Bad-Anon, a support group for villains. At the meeting, he spoke about crushing men's skulls between his thighs "like sparrow egg."