Buzz Sawyer



Height: 5'9"

Weight: 230 lbs

Real Name: Bruce Allen Woyan

DOB: 6/14/1959

DOD: 2/07/1992

Hometown: St. Petersburg, Florida

Other Names: "The Mad Dog", "Buzzsaw", "Bulldog"(WWF)

Wrestler Since: 1979

Finishing Maneuver: Powerslam

Previous PWI 500 Rankings: #156(1991)

Other Related Websites:
Buzz Sawyer - Obsessed With Wrestling Bio
Buzz Sawyer - Wikipedia Bio
Tommy Rich vs. Buzz Sawyer - Obsessed With Wrestling Column By Joseph Kirincic

History: (Under Construction)

Pay-Per-View/Show Summary: (10 - 12, 1 DDQ)
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (July 16, '83) = Sawyer lost, via DQ, to Magnum TA.
- Georgia Last Battle of Atlanta (October 23, '83) = Sawyer lost a "Steel Cage" Match to Tommy Rich.
- NWA World Tag Team Title Tournament (January 8, '84) = Sawyer & Wahoo McDaniel fought to a Double Disqualification with the Road Warriors. Don Kernodle & Bob Orton Jr won the tournament.
- WWC 11th Anniversary Show (September 15, '84) = Sawyer pinned Joe Savoldi.
- NWA Great American Bash '85 (July 6) = Sawyer & Dick Slater lost to the NWA National Tag-Team Champs, the Minnesota Wrecking Crew (Arn & Ole Anderson).
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (November 28, '85) = Sawyer & Dick Slater lost, via DQ, to Nick Patrick & Butch Reed.
- NWA 1st Annual Jim Crockett Sr Memorial Tag Team Tournament Cup (April 19, '86) = Sawyer & Rick Steiner took down Koko B. Ware & the Italian Stallion, then fell to Ronnie Garvin & Magnum TA. The Road Warriors won the tournament.
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (June 14, '86) = Sawyer lost to the UWF Television Champion, Terry Taylor.
- WCCW Independence Day Star Wars '86 (July 4) = Sawyer won the WCCW Texas Heavyweight Title from Brian Adias. Later on, Sawyer, Matt Borne, & butch Reed lost to the WCCW World Six Man Tag Champs, Kevin, Lance, & Mike von Erich.
- WCCW World Tag-Team Title Tournament (September 1, '86) = Sawyer & Matt Borne defeated Kevin & Mike von Erich, Mark Lewin & Kevin Sullivan, the Youngbloods, and Chris Adams & Kevin von Erich to win the tournament.
- WCCW 3rd Cotton Bowl Extravaganza (October 12, '86) = Sawyer & Matt Borne retained the WCCW World Tag Titles, winning, via DQ, over Steve Simpson & the Dingo Warrior.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 2, '87) = Sawyer beat Osamu Kido.
- NJPW Japan Cup Six Man Elimination Tag-Team League (November/December '88) = Sawyer, Manny Fernandez, & Kendo Nagasaki competed in the league, which was won by Riki Choshu, Kantaro Hoshino, & Antonio Inoki.
- NJPW Tokyo Dome (April 24, '89) = Sawyer was pinned by Victor Zangiev.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 10, '89) = Sawyer & Manny Fernandez were beaten by Kengo Kimura & Masa Saito.
- NJPW World Cup Tournament (November/December '89) = Sawyer competed in the tournament, which was won by Riki Choshu.
- NWA Clash of the Champions X (February 6, '90) = Sawyer, the Dragon Master, & the Great Muta lost a "Steel Cage" Match to the Four Horsemen (Arn Anderson, Ole Anderson, & Ric Flair).
- NWA WrestleWar '90 (February 25) = Sawyer & Kevin Sullivan defeated the Dynamic Dudes.

Title Summary:
- NWA Southeastern Heavyweight Champion (2/16/80 - 80)
- NWA Mid-Atlantic Tag-Team Champion w/ Matt Borne (6/02/80 - 9/28/80)
- NWA Pacific Northwest Tag-Team Champion w/ Brett Sawyer (4/18/81 - 6/08/81)
- NWA National Heavyweight Champion (5/02/82 - 6/20/82)
- NWA National Tag-Team Champion w/ Brett Sawyer (12/27/83 - 1/28/84)
- UWF World Television Champion (3/16/86 - 5/25/86)
- WCCW Television Champion (6/16/86 - 8/11/86)
- WCCW Texas Heavyweight Champion (7/04/86 - 1/87)
- WCCW World Tag-Team Champion w/ Matt Borne (9/01/86 - 11/17/86)

PWI Achievement Awards: (0 wins, 0 1st RUs, 2 2nd RUs, 2 3rd RUs)
- 1982 Most Hated Wrestler, 3rd Runner-Up
- 1982 Most Improved Wrestler, 2nd Runner-Up
- 1983 Match of the Year, 3rd Runner-Up (Sawyer vs. Tommy Rich)
- 1983 Most Inspirational Wrestler, 2nd Runner-Up