Category Archives: 1992

Buddy Rogers

The Blade – June 28, 1992

Wrestler’s 24-year career included stint as world champion

Buddy Rogers in pensive mood in 1949, above, and in a bejeweled cape in 1948

Buddy Rogers in pensive mood in 1949, above, and in a bejeweled cape in 1948

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) – Buddy “Nature Boy” Rogers, a world champion wrestler who finished his 24-year career with a win in a 1983 exhibition tag-team match, died from complications of two massive strokes this week.  He was 71. Continue reading

Marathon A Battle Of Sexes

Ocala Star-Banner – August 14, 1992

OCALA – The Summer of ’92 takes on a final challenge with a modern day marathon and an International Wrestling Federation World Heavyweight Championship.  North Central Florida’s “Hand-A-Thon” is back, an event won only by women in 1986, 1987 and 1988.

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