Buddy Landel

 

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Title History

  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) North American Heavyweight title defeating Pierre Martel (March 5, 1983);
  • WWC North American Tag Team titles w/Terry Gibbs defeating Gran Apollo and King Tonga for vacant titles (March 25, 1983);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Caribbean Tag Team titles w/Terry Gibbs (May 1983);
  • CWA (Mid America) Heavyweight title defeating Dutch Mantell (August 15, 1983);
  • CWA (Mid America) Heavyweight title defeating Koko Ware (September 10, 1983);
  • Mid South Television title defeating Bill Dundee (December 15, 1984);
  • NWA (Georgia) National Heavyweight title defeating Terry Taylor (November 28, 1985);
  • CWA (Mid America) Heavyweight title defeating Koko Ware (January 21, 1986);
  • CWA (Mid America) Heavyweight title defeating Roger Smith (Febuary 18, 1986);
  • AWA Southern Heavyweight title defeating Bill Dundee (June 2, 1986);
  • AWA Southern Heavyweight title defeating Roger Smith [Tournament] (June 16, 1986);
  • NWA (Southeastern) Continental Heavyweight title defeating Ron Fuller (Febuary 28, 1987);
  • USA Tennessee Heavyweight title (March 19, 1988);
  • USA Tennessee Heavyweight title (June 18, 1988);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Caribbean Heavyweight title defeating TNT (August 20, 1988);
  • TWA (Tri State) Heavyweight title defeating J.T Smith (October 26, 1991);
  • USWA Heavyweight title defeating Jeff Jarrett (November 22, 1993);
  • SMW (Smoky Mountain Wrestling) Beat the Champ Television title defeating Brian Lee (December 5, 1994);
  • SMW (Smoky Mountain Wrestling) Heavyweight title defeating Bobby Blaze (April 8, 1995);
  • IWA Mid South Heavyweight title defeating Bull Pain (November 7, 1997);
  • SSW (Tennessee) Heavyweight title defeating Ricky Harrison (April 10, 1998);
  • IPWA (Virginia) Heavyweight title defeating Jimmy Cicero (June 13, 1998);
  • NWA United States Tag Team titles w/Doug Gilbert defeating Lupus and Harley Lewis (June 5, 1999);
  • SSW (Tennessee) Tag Team titles w/Beau James defeating Ricky Harrison and Ricky Morton (Febuary 12, 2000);

Career Highlights

  • November 1979: Buddy Landel wrestled Bob Orton Jr. in his first professional match.
  • 1986: Buddy Landel and Bill Dundee wrestled Jerry Lawler and Dutch Mantell in a Texas Death Match.
  • June 29, 1991: The Patriot defeated Buddy Landell in Tournament Final to be the first ever GWF Television Champion.
  • August 4, 1995 – Smokey Mountain Wrestling: Buddy Landel wrestled Shawn Michaels.
  • December 18, 1995 – WWF RAW: Buddy Landell defeated Bob Holly..
  • February 15, 1999 – RAW: The Godfather defeated Buddy Landel in a dark match.
  • February 27, 1999 – WWF Shotgun: Triple H defeated Buddy Landel.
  • August 11, 2001: Buddy Landel wrestled last match as a full time wrestler against Tommy Rich in Alabama.
  • August 27, 2005 – American Pro Wrestling: Buddy Landel defeated A.J Frost.
  • September 3, 2005 – American Pro Wrestling: Mark Slain defeated Buddy Landel.
  • April 5, 2007 – West Virginia Mountaineer Wrestling: Jerry “The King” Lawler defeated Buddy Landel w/Kim Chee (Jim Casey)..
  • October 24, 2009 – Tri-State Wrestling Alliance Reunion: Glen Osbourne defeated Buddy Landel to win the TWA Heavyweight title.
  • November 19, 2010 – Wrestle Birmingham – “The Big Bang” (Nostalgia Show) at the famed Boutwell Auditorium:
  • ~~~Jake Roberts and Brutus Beefcake and Brickhouse Brown defeated Buddy Landel and Greg Valentine and Cameron Valentine.