Buddy Rogers (wrestler), Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Buddy Rogers (wrestler)

American professional wrestler

Date of Birth: 20-Feb-1921

Place of Birth: Camden, New Jersey, United States

Date of Death: 26-Jun-1992

Profession: actor, professional wrestler

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Buddy Rogers (wrestler)

  • Herman Gustav Rohde Jr.
  • (February 20, 1921 – June 26, 1992), better known by the ring name Buddy Rogers, was an American professional wrestler. One of the biggest professional wrestling stars in the beginning of the television era, Rogers' performances inspired future professional wrestlers, including "Nature Boy" Ric Flair, who used Rogers' nickname, as well as his look, attitude and finishing hold, the figure-four leglock.
  • Rogers was a two-time world champion, holding the top championship in both the NWA and the WWWF, today known as WWE (he was the inaugural WWWF World Heavyweight Champion).
  • Rogers is one of three men in history to have held both world titles, along with Ric Flair and AJ Styles.

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