Buddy Jack Roberts

[Buddy Roberts GALLERY]

[The Hollywood Blondes] [The Freebirds]

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Title History

  •  NWA (Tri State) United States Tag Team titles w/Jerry Brown defeating ????? (May 8, 1970);
  • NWA (Tri State) United States Tag Team titles w/Jerry Brown defeating Danny Hodge & Luke Brown (May 29, 1970);
  • NWA (Tri State) United States Tag Team titles w/Jerry Brown defeating Bull Bullinski & Dennis Stamp (Febuary 20, 1973);
  • NWA Florida Tag Team titles w/Jerry Brown defeating Stan Vachon & Dick Slater (March ??, 1974);
  • NWA (Los Angeles) Americas Tag Team titles w/Jerry Brown defeating Louie Tillet & Victor Rivera (December 6, 1974);
  • NWA (Los Angeles) Americas Tag Team titles w/Jerry Brown defeating S.D Jones & Porkchop Cash (Febuary ??, 1975);
  • NWA (Los Angeles) Americas Tag Team titles w/Jerry Brown defeating Louie Tillet & John Tolos (March 22, 1975);
  • NWA (Los Angeles) Americas Tag Team titles w/Jerry Brown defeating Black Gordman & Goliath (July 25, 1975);
  • NWA (L.A./Japan) North American Tag Team titles w/Jerry Brown defeating Strong Kobayashi & Seiji Sakaguchi (September 22, 1975);
  • NWA (Tri State) United States Tag Team titles w/Jerry Brown defeating Gorgeous George Jr. & Greg Valentine (March 18, 1976);
  • NWA Florida Tag Team titles w/Jerry Brown defeating Bob Backlund & Steve Keirn (October ??, 1976);
  • NWA Mid Atlantic Tag Team titles w/Jerry Brown defeating Tim Woods & Dino Bravo (January 17, 1977);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Jerry Brown defeating Bob Ellis & Jimmy Garvin (July 25, 1977);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Jerry Brown defeating Pat Barrett & Norvell Austin (August 22, 1977);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Jerry Brown defeating Jim Bryant & Jimmy Garvin for vacant titles (September 5, 1977);
  • NWA Texas Heavyweight title defeating Al Madril (March 24, 1978);
  • SCW Southwest Televison title defeating Tully Blanchard (December ??, 1978);
  • SCW Southwest Televison title defeating Tully Blanchard (January 11, 1979);
  • SCW Southwest Heavyweight title defeating Tully Blanchard (June ??, 1979);
  • Mid South Tag Team titles w/Terry Gordy defeating Buck Robley & Junkyard Dog (June 9, 1980);
  • NWA (World Class) World Six Man Tag Team titles [The Freebirds] defeating Tom Steele, Mike & Ben Sharpe (December 25, 1982);
  • NWA (World Class) World Six Man Tag Team titles [The Freebirds] defeating Kevin, Kerry & David Von Erich (August 12, 1983);
  • NWA (World Class) World Six Man Tag Team titles [The Freebirds] defeating Kevin, Kerry & David Von Erich (January ??, 1984);
  • NWA (World Class) World Six Man Tag Team titles [The Freebirds] defeating Kevin, Kerry & Mike Von Erich (July 4, 1984);
  • NWA (World Class) World Six Man Tag Team titles [The Freebirds] defeating Brian Adias, Kerry & Kevin Von Erich (January 3, 1986);
  • WCWA (World Class) Televison title defeating Mark Youngblood (January 6, 1986);
  • UWF (Mid South) Televison title defeating Terry Taylor (September 28, 1986);
  • WCWA (World Class) World Six Man Tag Team titles w/Terry Gordy & Iceman Parsons defeating Chris Adams, Steve Simpson & Matt Borne (sub for Kevin Von Erich) (January 4, 1988);

Career Highlights

In The Beginning:

  • 1970: Buddy Roberts got his start wrestling in Canada, and then worked as enhancement talent for the AWA as “Buddy Smith”..
  • Early 1970s: Buddy Roberts later formed a tag team with Jerry Brown known as The Hollywood Blondes..
  • ~~~The Hollywood Blondes were top draws in Oklahoma, Grand Prix (Maritimes), All-South (Atlanta), Florida, Charlotte and L.A…
  • Buddy Roberts was eventually booked as Dale Valentine, the brother of Johnny Valentine for Joe Blanchard’s Southwestpromotion..

The Fabulous Freebirds:

  • Buddy Roberts was a member of one of the most famous factions ever, The Fabulous Freebirds with Terry Gordy & Michael Hayes..
  • August 2, 1980–Mid-South: Dusty Rhodes & Buck Robley defeated Buddy Roberts & Terry Gordy in a “Double Bullrope” match..
  • November 25, 1982–Mid-South: Ted DiBiase & Matt Borne defeated Terry Gordy & Buddy Roberts to retain the Tag Team titles..
  • April 16, 1983–Mid-South: Kerry & David von Erich defeated The Freebirds (Terry Gordy & Buddy Roberts)..
  • June 17, 1983–WCCW Star Wars: Buddy Robertsd defeated Iceman Parsons in a “Hair vs Hair” match..
  • ~~~After the match, Iceman Parsons used the infamous “Freebird hair cream” on Buddy Roberts’ head..
  • ~~~~~In the months following this match, Buddy Roberts appeared on television wearing a helmet..
  • July 16, 1983–Mid-South: Iceman King Parsons defeated “Freebird” Buddy Roberts..
  • September 5, 1983–WCCW Star Wars: Iceman King Parsons defeated “Freebird” Buddy Roberts..
  • November 24, 1983–WCCW Star Wars: The Missing Link defeated “Freebird” Buddy Roberts. ..
  • December 25, 1983–WCCW Star Wars: Kevin & Mike bon Erich beat Terry Gordy & Buddy Roberts in a “Loser Leaves Town” match..
  • May 6, 1984–WCCW: Fritz & Mike & Kevin von Erich defeated The Freebirds to win the Six Man Tag Team titles..
  • September 3, 1984–WCCW: Kerry & Kevin von Erich defeated The Freebirds in a “Handicap Loser Leaves Town Cage” match..
  • December 25, 1984–WCCW: Terry Gordy & Buddy Roberts & Chic Donovan beat Skandar Akbar & The Missing Link & Mr. X..
  • ~~~This was a “Loser Leaves Town” Battle Royal style match with Terry Gordy as the sole survivor allowed to stay..
  • March 30, 1985–Mid-South: The RNR Express beat The Road Warriors and Dirty White Boys and The Freebirds in a 4-WAY..
  • May 5, 1985–WCCW: The Freebirds formed an alliance with the von Erichs for a 5-fall 1-ring match with Gary Hart..
  • ~~~Together they beat Chris Adams & Gino Hernandez & Rip Oliver & Kamala & One Man Gang & Steve Williams w/Gary Hart..
  • June 1, 1985–Mid-South: Michael Hayes & Buddy Roberts defeated Brad Armstrong & Brickhouse Brown..
  • September 28, 1985 – AWA SuperClash: Mil Mascaras defeated Buddy Roberts to retain the IWA Heavyweight title..
  • December 25, 1985–WCCW: The Freebirds (Terry Gordy & Buddy Roberts) defeated Mark Youngblood & Dave Peterson..
  • May 4, 1986–WCCW: Kerry & Lance Von Erich & Steve Simpson beat The Freebirds in a “Lumberjacks With Straps” match !
  • June 14, 1986–UWF: Terry Gordy & Buddy Roberts defeated The Bladerunners (the future Sting & Ultimate Warrior)..
  • November 27, 1986–UWF: Terry Taylor defeated Buddy Roberts in a “Barbed Wire Cage” match..
  • April 11, 1987–UWF: Michael Hayes & Buddy Roberts beat Missing Link & Chavo Guerrero in a “Coal Miners Glove” match..
  • June 13, 1987–UWF: Buddy Roberts defeated Mike Boyette…
  • August 1, 1987–UWF: The Freebirds beat Black Bart & Bubba Rogers & Terminator in a “First Blood Elimination Cage” match..
  • December 25, 1987–WCCW: Kevin von Erich/Chris Adams/Steve Simpson beat Gordy & Roberts & Iceman Parsons in a Steel Cage..
  • May 8, 1988–WCCW: Buddy Roberts participated in a strange and innovative Triple Dome Texas Roundup match..
  • ~~~LATER: Bruiser Brody & Kevin von Erich defeated Buddy Roberts & Solomon Grundy in a tag team match..

Retirement:

  • Buddy Roberts had throat surgery and has beaten throat cancer..

 

Originally from Canada
Billed from Hollywood, California
Billed from Seattle, Washington
Billed from Bad Street Atlanta GA
Billed from Chicago, Illinois