Tag: Buddy Rogers
Buddy Rogers defeats Pat O'Connor 2-1 in a best of three falls match in front of a record crowd at Chicago's Comiskey Park to capture the Ten Pounds of Gold
The legendary Buddy Rogers takes his final bow.
Bill Watts' Mid-South Wrestling is renamed the Universal Wrestling Federation, and crowns Terry Gordy as the first UWF heavyweight champion
Bruno Sammartino defeats Buddy Rogers in under a minute to win the WWWF Championship, and dominates the title until 1971
Buddy Rogers becomes the inaugural World Champion of the World Wide Wrestling Federation, after supposedly winning a 'mysterious' tournament in Brazil
1963 - Lou Thesz takes the NWA World title from Nature Boy Buddy Rogers, and northeast promoters break away to form what would eventually become the modern WWE