The Rogers Corner – Buddy Rogers interviews Bob Backlund

The Rogers Corner - Buddy Rogers interviews Bob Backlund
The Rogers Corner – Buddy Rogers interviews Bob Backlund

Nature Boy Buddy Rogers with his guest for the Rogers Corner WWF World Heavyweight Champion Bob Backlund.

 

 

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On This Day: December 10, 1957 – Nature Boy Buddy Rogers vs Ike Eakins – Eua Gallie Civic Center Florida

12-10-57 Buddy Rogers vs Ike Eakins Eau Gallie, Florida
12-10-57 Buddy Rogers vs Ike Eakins Eau Gallie, Florida

On This Date:   60 year ago tonight Tuesday December 10, 1957  Nature Boy Buddy Rogers faced Ike Eakins in a No Time Limit – Falls Don’t Count “Texas Death Match” at the Eau Gallie Civic Center in Eau Gallie /  Melbourne, Florida.

This newspaper ad for the event at Eau Gallie says the civic center is “ALWAYS HEATED when necessary”  You can bet they didn’t need any added heat that night when Buddy Rogers came to town and burned the roof off!

 

 

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Nature Boy Buddy Rogers -vs- Killer Kowalski – November 1962 Montreal, Quebec

Buddy Rogers vs Killer Kowalski 1962 Montreal, Quebec
Buddy Rogers vs Killer Kowalski 1962 Montreal, Quebec

Magazine coverage of a battle between Nature Boy Buddy Rogers and Killer Kowalski from Montreal, Quebec – November 1962

Killer Kowalski dominates his match against Buddy rogers from the beginning. He’s using every legal and illegal trick in his vast repertoire. In a matter of minutes Rogers has become a bloody mess.

Kowalski keeps battering away at Rogers until the referee finally ends the punishment. But Rogers, whose pride is hurt much more than his body, isn’t about to let it stop at this.

Buddy has grabbed a chair and is assaulting Kowalski with it! Killer is down, but Rogers refuses to stop. Men are pouring into the ring, trying to pull Rogers off the fallen wrestler!

Rogers is being dragged away from his victim but Kowalski isn’t moving. The referee has called for the stretcher and they’re holding Rogers back as Kowalski is carried to the waiting ambulance.

 

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On This Date: November 26, 1960 – Buddy Rogers and Johnny Valentine vs Bearcat WRIGHT and Sweet Daddy SIKI – Newark New Jersey

Poster Rogers and Valentine vs Wright and Siki
Poster Rogers and Valentine vs Wright and Siki

A rare advertising glossy paper poster from The Newark Armory, Newark New Jersey – under the promotional auspices of the well-respected Babe Culnan & Willie Gilzenburg.

November 26, 1960 – Buy Your Tickets Early – This Is It! “The Best Wrestling Match of All Times” – If only we had a time machine!

Buddy ROGERS and Johnny VALENTINE

VS.

Bearcat WRIGHT and Sweet Daddy SIKI

This vintage glossy paper poster measures 14 1/2 inches by 8 1/2 inches.

http://www.ringmemorabilia.com/WrestlingMemorabilia.htm

 

 

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On This Day: November 22, 1979 – Battle of the Nature Boys – Nature Boy Buddy Rogers defeats Nature Boy Ric Flair – Norfolk, VA

Battle of the Nature Boys
Battle of the Nature Boys

On This Day:  November 22, 1979 – The Battle of The Nature Boys.  Nature Boy Buddy Rogers and Nature Boy Ric Flair met one on one in the ring for this Thanksgiving Night showdown at the Scope Coliseum in Norfolk, Virginia.  The two Nature Boys would meet on a few occasions during this feud,  but on this night The Original Nature Boy Buddy Rogers would have his hand raise in victory after Ric Flair was counted out of the ring.

Here is incredible hand-held film footage of the Battle of the Nature Boys.  The reaction from the crowd for these two legends is tremendous!!

 

Ric Flair vs Buddy Rogers event poster
Ric Flair vs Buddy Rogers event poster

 

 

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On This Day: November 20, 1953 Buddy Rogers vs Don Eagle – Kiel Auditorium – St Louis, MO

On this date:  Friday November 20, 1953 – Buddy Rogers faced Don Eagle One fall to a finish.  on this event at the Kiel Auditorium in St Louis, MO promoted by Sam Muchnick.

Rogers met the winner of a match between Don Eagle and Wild Bill Longson

In an interview for the events program, Buddy Rogers demands a World Heavyweight Title match with Lou Thesz.

“I’m positive this figure-four leglock can take me to the world’s heavyweight championship.” The blond bomber announced “That is, of course if I am successful in getting this bout with Thesz. I want it definitely understood that if and when I beat either Don Eagle or Longson… or BOTH… that should qualify me for a title bout. I have so notified Promoter Muchnick, but he only talks about other guys like Ray Eckert, Bobby Managoff, Joe Tangaro and such. I don’t go along with that idea at all!”

 

 

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On This Day: November 18, 1950 – Nature Boy Buddy Rogers vs Lone Eagle – Kiel Auditorium – St Louis, MO

On This Day: November 18, 1950 - Nature Boy Buddy Rogers vs Lone Eagle - Kiel Auditorium - St Louis, MO
On This Day: November 18, 1950 – Nature Boy Buddy Rogers vs Lone Eagle – Kiel Auditorium – St Louis, MO

On This Date: November 18, 1950 – 67 years ago tonight, Nature Boy Buddy Rogers wrestled Lone Eagle in the main event of this Sam Muchnick wrestling event at the Kiel Auditorium in St Louis, Missouri.   General admission tickets could be had for 60 CENTS!

 

 

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