Eugene Register-Guard – April 30, 1977
Andre the Giant was here… leaving in his wake an astounded Kris Taylor outside the ropes, a pained Sam Bass on the ropes and a flattened Jesse Ventura on the mat
Staff photos by Brian Lanker
Part of a record crowd at the matches crowds up to the ring for a closer look, or a chance to add their two cents to the proceedings
A record crowd of some 1,500 turned out at the Lane County Fairgrounds to watch big Killer Kris Taylor take on Andre the Giant in the feature match of the weekly pro wrestling card Friday night. Continue reading
Posted in 1977
Tagged Andre the Giant, Buddy Rose, Dr. X, Dutch Savage, Gorilla Lollar, Jay Youngblood, Jesse Ventura, Jimmy Snuka, Kris Taylor, Les Thornton, Ricky Hunter, Sam Bass
Eugene Register-Guard – December 31, 1977
Dutch Savage defeated Kangaroo Johnny Boyd in a special Coal Miner’s Glove match, while Jimmy Snuka won on a disqualification over Ed Wiskowki in a semifinal bout, to highlight a rugged wrestling card Friday night at the Lane County Fairgrounds. Continue reading
Eugene Register-Guard – July 28, 1977
Dutch Savage will face Dr. X in a coal miner’s glove match in the featured event on the professional wrestling card starting at 8:30 p.m. Friday at the Lane County Fairgrounds. Continue reading
Ocala Star-Banner – October 27, 1985
Playboy Buddy Rose will challenge Tyree Pride for the Bahamas title at the CFCC gym Thursday night.
Championship Wrestling from Florida returns to the Central Florida Community College gym Thursday night with a five-match card on tap.
Match time is 8 p.m. Continue reading
Posted in 1985
Tagged Barry Windham, Blackjack Mulligan, Bob Roop, Buddy Rose, Bugsy McGraw, Coco Samoa, Cuban Assassin, Frank Lane, Golden Grahams, Hector Guerrero, International Wrestling Alliance, IWA, Jack Hart, Kendall Windham, Kevin Sullivan, Prince Iaukea, Randy Rose, Red Roberts, Tiger Conway Jr., Tyree Pride
Beaver County Times – July 25, 2002
By Anthony Conchel
“Playboy” Buddy Rose applies a rear chinlock on an opponent in a match recently in Marion, Ohio.
Playboy Buddy Rose has changed as much as the face of wrestling has over the past couple of decades.
No longer a portly fellow working with Pretty Boy Doug Sommers in the old AWA, the much slimmer Rose lives in Parkersburg, W. Va., works a full-time job “turning wrenches” and helps a small promotion called Southern Championship Wrestling, based in Lancaster, Ohio. Continue reading
Posted in 2002
Tagged Buddy Rose
Eugene Register-Guard – May 28, 1977
Harley Race defeated Dutch Savage in two of three falls Friday night to retain his world heavyweight title in the weekly pro wrestling matches at the Lane County Fairgrounds Friday night.
In the semifinal, Lonnie Mayne and Les Thornton stopped Jesse Ventura and Buddy Rose. In the special event, Sam Bass defeated Dr. X, while in the opener Jay Youngblood whipped Gorilla Lollar.
Eugene Register-Guard – October 6, 1979
Dutch Savage came out on top in an eight-man battle royal in one $1,000 main event on the pro wrestling card Friday night at the Lane County Fairgrounds.
In the preliminaries, Savage defeated Rip Rogers in one fall. Crazy Butch Miller beat King Kong Parsons in another one-fall prelim, and Playboy Buddy Rose was disqualified, handing a victory to John Mantell. Luke Williams bettered Steve Pardee in one fall in the opener.
Eugene Register-Guard – June 30, 1979
Dutch Savage defeated Rip Rogers in the main event on the pro wrestling card at the Lane County Fairgrounds after Rogers replaced Buddy Rose, who was unable to make flight connections from Hawaii in time to arrive for his scheduled match with Savage. In preliminary bouts, Lord Jonathan Boyd defeated Kurt Von Steiger and Adrian Adonis bested Dale Lewis.
Eugene Register-Guard – October 16, 1976
Dutch Savage defeated Bull Ramos in the “Glove Strap Match” which highlighted the weekly pro wrestling card at the Lane County Fairgrounds Friday. In the semifinal, Jimmy Snuka and Jay Youngblood drew with Jesse Ventura and Buddy Rose in a tag team battle, while Tami Samoa stopped The Alaskan and Seargant LeBeau beat Tony Russo in openers.
Eugene Register-Guard – December 29, 1977
Dutch Savage will meet John Anson in a special coal miners glove match Friday night to highlight the professional wrestling card at the Lane County Fairgrounds.
Both wrestlers will battle to see who can get a steel laced glove on top of a 12-foot pole, and whoever gets it can use it on his opponent.
In the main event, Jimmy Snuka will go against Northwest heavyweight champion Ed Wiskowski in a non-title bout, while Johnny Eagle tangles with Wildcat Young and newcomer Jerry Oates takes on Bob Kincaid in a pair of preliminary bouts. Playboy Buddy Rose will meet Marc Hanna in the opener at 8 p.m.