Paul Vachon

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Butcher

Title History

  • NWA Texas Tag Team titles (as Nikita Zolotoff) w/ Ivan the Terrible defeating El Medico and Pepper Gomez (September 20, 1957);
  • Stampede International Tag Team titles w/ Maurice “Mad Dog” Vachon defeating Sandy andGeorge Scott (January 30, 1959);
  • NWA (Calgary) Canadian Tag Team titles w/ Maurice Vachon defeating Chico Garcia and Chet Wallick (Febuary 17, 1959);
  • Stampede International Tag Team titles w/ Maurice Vachon defeating Chico Garcia and Chet Wallick (March 1959);
  • NWA (Calgary) Canadian Tag Team titles w/ Maurice Vachon defeating Sandy and George Scott (March 1959);
  • NWA (Calgary) Canadian Tag Team titles w/ Maurice Vachon defeating Charro Azteca and Chet Wallick (May 12, 1959);
  • NWA Hawaii Tag Team titles w/ Hard Boiled Haggerty defeating Herb Freeman and James Blears (April 13, 1960);
  • NWA Texas Tag Team titles w/ Maurice Vachon defeating Torbellico Blanco and Cyclone Negro (November 8, 1960);
  • NWA (Mid Atlantic) Southern Tag Team titles w/ Maurice Vachon defeating Jack Curtis and Ray Villmer (January 23, 1961);
  • NWA (Georgia) Southern Tag Team titles w/ Louie Tillet defeating Alberto and Enrique Torres (September 23, 1966);
  • NWA (Georgia) Southern Heavyweight title (October 7, 1966);
  • NWA (Georgia) Southern Tag Team titles w/ Louie Tillet defeating Alberto and Enrique Torres (November 7, 1966);
  • NWA (Georgia) World Tag Team titles w/ Maurice Vachon defeating Enrique and Ramon Torres (January 13, 1967);
  • NWA (Georgia) Southern Tag Team titles w/ Stan Vachon defeating Enrique and Ramon Torres (June 23, 1967);
  • NWA (Georgia) Southern Tag Team titles w/ Stan Vachon defeating Alberto and Ramon Torres (August 28, 1967);
  • NWA (Georgia) Southern Tag Team titles w/ Stan Vachon defeating Alberto and Enrique Torres (December 18, 1967);
  • NWA (Georgia) World Tag Team titles w/ Stan Vachon defeating Enrique and Ramon Torres (January 9, 1968);
  • NWA Georgia Tag Team titles w/ Stan Vachon defeating Alberto and Ramon Torres (September 6, 1968);
  • NWA Georgia Tag Team titles w/ Stan Vachon defeating Alberto and Ramon Torres (October 29, 1968);
  • NWA (Georgia) Southern Tag Team titles w/ Stan Vachon defeating Alberto and Enrique Torres (November 1968);
  • AWA Midwest Tag Team titles w/ Maurice Vachon (1969);
  • AWA World Tag Team titles w/ Maurice Vachon defeating Dick the Bruiser and Crusher (August 30, 1969);
  • AWA World Tag Team titles w/ Maurice Vachon defeating Karl and Kurt Von Steiger (May 1971);
  • NWA (Los Angeles) Beat the Champ Television title defeating La Pantera Negra (1974);
  • NWA (Los Angeles) Americas Tag Team titles w/ Man Mountain Mike defeating Dr. Wagner and Angel Blanco (August 31, 1974);
  • NWA (Los Angeles) Americas Tag Team titles w/ Chavo Guerrero defeating Crusher Verdu and Roddy Piper (1976);

Career Highlights

  • Butcher Vachon once wrestled in a mask as a JAPANESE wrestler [Oko Yami?]—and even shaved his body hair and wore sandals.
  • Butcher Vachon also wrestled as 1/2 of a version of the Spoilers teaming with Doug Gilbert.
  • August 14, 1970 – AWA Comiskey Park: The Vachon Brothers defeated The Crusher and Dick The Bruiser in a Steel Cage Match!
  • October 2005: Paul “Butcher” Vachon underwent successful valve replacement heart surgery.
  • June 9, 2009: Paul “The Butcher” Vachon (71) underwent reconstructive jaw surgery in Sherbrooke, Quebec.