Buddy Rogers



Height: 6'2"

Weight: 227 lbs

Real Name: Herman Rhode (legally changed name to Buddy Rogers)

DOB: 2/20/1921

DOD: 6/26/1992

Hometown: Camden, New Jersey

Other Names: "The Nature Boy"

Wrestler Since: 1939

Finishing Maneuver: Figure Four Leglock

Other Related Websites:
Buddy Rogers - Obsessed With Wrestling Bio
Buddy Rogers - Wikipedia Bio
Buddy Rogers - WWE Hall of Fame Bio
Buddy Rogers.Net (Fan Site)

History: (Under Construction)

Pay-Per-View/Show Summary: (4 - 1)
- Chicago Comiskey Park (July 29, '60) = Rogers defeated Bearcat Wright.
- Chicago Comiskey Park (June 30, '61) = Rogers won the NWA World Heavyweight Title, winning a "Three Falls" Match over Pat O'Connor.
- Chicago Comiskey Park (July 29, '61) = Rogers retained the NWA World Heavyweight Championship, beating Art Thomas.
- Chicago Comiskey Park (September 1, '61) = Rogers kept the NWA World Heavyweight Title, winning a "Three Falls" Match over Pat O'Connor.
- NWA Mid-Atlantic Battle of the Nature Boys (July 8, '79) = Rogers lost to the NWA United States Heavyweight Champ, Ric Flair.

Title Summary:
- NWA Texas Heavyweight Champion (7/27/45 - 8/31/45)
- NWA Texas Heavyweight Champion(2) (9/07/45 - 45)
- NWA Texas Heavyweight Champion(3) (11/23/45 - 5/03/46)
- NWA Texas Heavyweight Champion(4) (5/10/46 - 7/46)
- NWA Texas Heavyweight Champion(5) (8/07/50 - 8/22/50)
- NWA Texas Heavyweight Champion(6) (6/01/56 - 8/03/56)
- NWA Mid-America Heavyweight Champion (5/57 - ??)
- NWA North American Heavyweight Champion (?? - 4/03/58)
- WWWF United States Tag-Team Champion w/ Johnny Valentine (11/19/60 - 11/26/60)
- NWA World Heavyweight Champion (6/30/61 - 1/24/63)
- WWWF United States Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Johnny Barend (7/05/62 - 3/07/63)
- WWWF Heavyweight Champion (4/63 - 5/17/63)

PWI Achievement Awards: (1 win, 0 1st RUs, 0 2nd RUs, 0 3rd RUs)
- 1990 PWI Editors' Award Winner