- Buddy Lane (Dave Kochen) is the son of former wrestler “Bad” Bill Kochen..
- Buddy Lane wrestled most notably in the AWA as a low-card performer, and later did some refereeing for the promotion..
- 1986: Buddy Lane refereed a World title match between Ric Flair & Nick Bockwinkel out in Winnipeg..
- Buddy Lane also wrestled a lot in the Maritimes for Atlantic Grand Prix Wrestling under Emile Dupre..
- 2001: Buddy Lane spent time as the “commissioner” of Real Action Wrestling in Eastern Canada..
- 2002: Buddy Lane & Bobby Bass break off from Real Action Wrestling and form Atlantic Coast Wrestling..
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