Buddy Colt

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Title History

AS RON REED:

  • NWA Central States Heavyweight title defeating Mike DiBiase (January 11, 1965);
  • NWA (Central States) North American Tag Team titles w/Buddy Gilbert defeating Rocky Hamilton & Dutch Savage (March 25, 1965);
  • NWA Hawaii Heavyweight title defeating Luther Lindsey (January 5, 1966);
  • NWA Central States Heavyweight title defeating Bob Geigal (February 18, 1966);
  • NWA (Tri State) United States Tag Team titles w/Jack Donovan defeating Chuck Karbo & Chati Yokouchi (April 1968);
  • NWA (Amarillo) North American Heavyweight title defeating Ricky Romero (January 9, 1969);
  • NWA Western States Tag Team titles w/Gorgeous George Jr. defeating Chatio Yokuchi & Mr. Ito (August 1969);
  • NWA Macon Tag Team titles w/Homer O` Dell defeating Roberto Soto & Cyclone Soto (January 13, 1970);
  • NWA Macon Tag Team titles w/Karl Von Stroheim defeating El Mongol & Joe Scarpa (June 16, 1970);
  • NWA Macon Tag Team titles w/Skandor Akbar defeating Alberto Torres & Bill Dromo (August 25, 1970);
  • NWA Georgia Heavyweight title defeating Nick Bockwinkel (September 4, 1970);
  • NWA Georgia Heavyweight title defeating Freddie Blassie (November 20, 1970);
  • NWA Georgia Heavyweight title defeating El Mongol (June 12, 1971);
  • NWA Macon Tag Team titles w/Big Bad John defeating El Mongol & Bob Armstrong (October 19, 1971);
  • NWA Georgia Heavyweight title defeating El Mongol (April 8, 1972);
  • NWA (Florida) Southern Heavyweight title defeating Tim Woods (September 5, 1972);
  • NWA (Florida) Southern Heavyweight title defeating Tim Woods (October 31, 1972);
  • NWA (Georgia) Southern Heavyweight title defeating ????????? (November ??, 1972);
  • NWA (Florida) Southern Heavyweight title defeating Tim Woods (December 18, 1972);
  • NWA (Georgia) Southern Heavyweight title defeating Bob Armstrong (December 29, 1972);
  • NWA Florida Heavyweight title defeating Paul Jones (????, 1973);
  • NWA (Florida) Southern Heavyweight title defeating Mark Lewin (February 6, 1973);
  • NWA Florida Heavyweight title defeating Jack Brisco (February 20, 1973);
  • NWA Florida Heavyweight title defeating Paul Jones (June 13, 1973);
  • NWA Florida Television title defeating ???????? (July ??, 1973);
  • NWA Macon Heavyweight title won a tournament (August 14, 1973);
  • NWA Florida Heavyweight title defeating Eddie Graham (September 15, 1973);
  • NWA (Georgia/Florida) North American Heavyweight title defeating Bill Watts (May 3, 1974);
  • NWA Georgia Heavyweight title defeating Mr. Wrestling II (July 5, 1974);
  • NWA Georgia Heavyweight title defeating Luke Graham (October 11, 1974);
  • NWA Georgia Tag Team titles w/Roger Kirby defeating Ole & Gene Anderson (November 11, 1974);
  • NWA (Georgia/Florida) North American Heavyweight title defeating Bob Armstrong (February ??, 1975);

 

Career Highlights

 

  • Buddy Colt was the top heel in the Georgia and Florida territories for many years..
  • Buddy Colt joined the Marines and started working out on a regular basis to build up his muscle mass..
  • Buddy Colt got involved with body building and placed second in the 1960 Mr. Washington DC bodybuiling contest..
  • September 5, 1970: Buddy Colt defeated Nick Bockwinkel for the Georgia Heavyweight title in Atlanta, Georgia..
  • November 20, 1970: Buddy Colt defeated Fred Blassie for his 2nd Georgia Heavyweight title in Atlanta, Georgia..
  • June 12, 1971: Buddy Colt defeated El Mongol for his 3rd Georgia Heavyweight title in Savannah, Georgia..
  • December 1971: Buddy Colt defeated Ray Gunkel for his 4th Georgia Heavyweight title in Atlanta, Georgia..
  • April 7, 1972: Buddy Colt defeated El Mongol for his 5th Georgia Heavyweight title in Griffin, Georgia..
  • February 20, 1973: Buddy Colt defeated Jack Brisco for the NWA Florida State title in Tampa, Florida..
  • June 13, 1973: Buddy Colt defeated Paul Jones to reclaim the Florida State title in Tampa, Florida..
  • September 15, 1973: Buddy Colt defeated Eddie Graham to win Florida State title in Jacksonville, Florida..
  • October 11, 1974: Buddy Colt defeated “Crazy” Luke Graham for his 6th Georgia State title in Atlanta, Georgia..
  • November 11, 1974: Buddy Colt & Roger Kirby defeating Gene & Ole Anderson to win the Georgia Tag Team titles..
  • February 20, 1975: A plane crash took the life of Bobby Shane and ended the career of Buddy Colt..
  • ~~~Buddy Colt became a manager to many heel wrestlers and also a referee in the Florida territory..
  • ~~~Buddy Colt later provided color commentary with Gordon Solie for Championship Wrestling from Florida.