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The following is a partial list highlighting many of the great matches Buddy Rogers had during his  career.


1946

Date:May 10 Site:Houston,Tex Opponent:Lou Thesz Result:Won by Pinfall

Date:June 1 Site:Atlanta,Georg Opponent:Jim Coffield Result:Won by Pinfall

Date:Aug 30 Site:Houston,Tex Opponent:Ted Cox Result:Lost by Pinfall

Date:Sept 13 Site:Houston,Tex Opponent:Gino Garibaldi Result:Lost by Pinfall

Date:Sept 19 Site:Ogden,Utah Opponent:The Golden Angel Result:Won by Pinfall

Date:Sept 20 Site:St. Louis,Mo Opponent:Lou Thesz Result:Lost by Pinfall

Date:Sept 25 Site:Colorado Springs,Col Opponent:Frank Schwartz Result:Won by Pinfall

Date:Sept 30 Site:Denver,Col Opponent:Blimp Levy Result:Curfew Draw

Date:Oct 2 Site:Colorado Springs,Col Opponent:Super Swedish Angel Result:Won by Pinfall

Date:Oct 4 Site:Omaha,Neb Opponent:The Golden Angel Result:Curfew Draw

Date:Oct 9 Site:Colorado Springs,Col Opponent:Super Swedish Angel Result:Won by DQ

Date:Oct 11 Site:Salt Lake City,Utah Opponent:The Golden Angel Result:Curfew Draw

Date:Oct 14 Site:Denver,Col Opponent:The Great Elmer Result:Won by DQ

Date:Oct 18 Site:Salt Lake City,Utah Opponent:The Great Elmer Result:Won by Pinfall

 

1947

Date:Jan 8 Site:Washington,D.C. Opponent:Super Swedish Angel Result:Lost by DQ

Date:Jan 15 Site:Washington,D.C. Opponent:Blimp Levy Result:Won by Pinfall

Date:Jan 22 Site:Washington,D.C. Opponent:Frank Sexton Result:Curfew Draw

Date:Jan 29 Site:Washington,D.C. Opponent:Bob Sharkey Result:Won by Count Out

Date:Feb 5 Site:Washington,D.C. Opponent:Bob Sharkey Result:Won by Pinfall

Date:April 2 Site:Washington,D.C. Opponent:Laverne Baxter Result:Won by DQ

Date:April 29 Site:Baltimore,Myld Opponent:Tony Gallento Result:Lost by Pinfall

Date:July 18 Site:St. Louis,Mo Opponent:Lou Thesz Result:Lost by Pinfall(For NWA World Title)

Date:Sept 10 Site:St. Louis,Mo Opponent:Lou Thesz Result:Lost by Pinfall(For NWA World Title)

Date:Sept 29 Site:Memphis,Tenn Opponent:Lou Thesz Result:Lost by Pinfall(For NWA World title)

Date:Nov 1 Site:Minneapolis,Minn Opponent:Kola Kwariani Result:Won by Pinfall

Date:Nov 25 Site:Minneapolis,Minn Opponent:Dave Levin Result:Won by Pinfall

Date:Dec 5 Site:St. Louis,Mo Opponent:Bill Longson Result:Lost by Pinfall(For NWA World Title)

Date:Dec 15 Site:Memphis,Tenn Opponent:Bill Longson Result:Lost by Pinfall(For NWA World Title)

 

1948

Date:Jan 6 Site:Minnesota,Minn Opponent:Ben Morgan Result:Won by submission

Date:Jan 28 Site:Little Rock,Ark Opponent:The Great Balbo Result:Lost by Pinfall

 

1950

Date:March 25 Site:Chicago,Ill Opponent:George Stanlee Result:Curfew Draw

Date:March 28 New York City,N.Y. Opponent:Super Swedish Angel Result:Won by Pinfall

Date:April 1 Site:New York City,N.Y. Opponent:George Lennihan Result:Won by Pinfall

Date:June 1 Site:Chicago,Ill Opponent:Johnny Valentine Result:Won by Pinfall

Date:Sept 13 Site:Evanville,Ind Opponent:Red Vagone Rsult:Won by Pinfall

 

1953

Date:Jan 29 Site:Pittsburgh,Penn Opponent:Don Arnold Result:Won by Submision

Date:March 5 Site:Cleveland,Ohio Opponent:Antonino Rocca,J.R. Result:Lost by Pinfall

Date:April 9 Site:Cleveland,Ohio Opponent:Antonnino Rocca,J.R. Result:Won by Pinfall

 

1954

Date:March 2 Site:Ottawa Opponent:Don Leo Johnathan Result:Won by Pinfall

Date:Aug 13 Site:Los Angeles,Cal Opponent:Sandor Sazbo Result:Won 2 falls to 1

Date:Aug 15 Site:Los Angeles,Cal Opponent:Mario DeSouza Result:Won 2 falls to 0

Date:Aug 20 Site:Los Angeles,Cal Opponent:Bill Longson Result:Won 2 falls to 1

Date:Aug 27 Site:Indianapolis,Ind Opponent:Don Leo Johnathan Result:Lost by Pinfall

Date:Sept 9 Site:Columbus,Ohio Opponent:Don Leo Johnathan Result:Curfew Draw

Date:Sept 14 Site:Indianapolis,Ind Opponent:Don Leo Johnanthan Result:Won by Pinfall

Date:Sept 30 Site:Columbus,Ohio Opponent:Don Leo Johnathan Result:Won by Pinfall

 

1955

Date:July 2 Site:Los Angles,Cal Opponent:Ray Stern Result:won by pinfall

Date:July 11 Site:Los Angeles,Cal Opponent:Ray Stern Result:Won by pinfall

Date:July 13 Site:Los Angeles,Cal Opponent:Gene Kiniski Result:Won by pinfall

Date:July 15 Site:Los Angeles,Cal Opponent:Danny McShaine Result:Won by DQ

Date:July 20 Site:Los Angeles,Cal Opponent:Bob McCune Result:Won by pinfall

Date:Aug 3 Site:Springfield,MO Opponents(with Jerry Graham):Stan Holek and Chief Big Heart Result:Lost by pinfall

Date:Aug 8 Site:Los Angeles,Cal Opponent:Ray Stern Result:Won by pinfall

Date:Aug 10 Site:Los Angeles,Cal Opponent:Johnny Valentine Result:Lost by pinfall

Date:Aug 13 Site:Los Angeles,Cal Opponent:Bob McCune Result:Curfew Draw

Date:Dec 30 Site:St. Louis,Mo Opponent:Lou Thesz Result:Lost by DQ(For NWA World Title)

 

1956

Date:April 6 Site:Miami Opponent:Billy Raeborn Result:Won by Pinfall

Date:May 24 Site:Detroit,Mich Opponent:Lou Klein Result:Won by Pinfall

 

1957

Date:Jan 12 Site:Clearwater,Flor Opponent:Wilbur Snyder Result:Won by pinfall

Date:Jan 23 Site:St. Petersburg,Flor Opponent:John Smith Result:Won by submission

Date:Jan 24 Site:Lakeworth,Flor Opponent:Ray Villmer Result:Won by submission

Date:Jan 28 Site:Tampa Bay Opponent:John Smith Result:Won by submission

Date:Jan 29 Site:Lakeworth,Flor Opponent:Ray Villmer Result:Won by pinfall

Date:Jan 30 Site:St. Petrsburg,Flor Opponent:Dick the Bruiser Result:Won by pinfall

Date:Feb 2 Site:Key West,Flor Opponent:Al Smith Result:Won by submission

Date:Feb 6 Site:St. Pierre,Flor Opponent:The Red Demon Result:Won by submission

Date:Feb 12 Site:Orlando,Flor Opponent:Karl Karlsson Result:Won by pinfall

Date:April 17 Site:Evansville,Ind Opponent:Bill Longson Result:Won by Pinfall

Date:Dec 2 Site:Tampa,Flor Opponent:Karl Karlsson Result:Won by pinfall

Date:Dec 11 Site:Augustine,Flor Opponent:Karl Karlsson Result:Lost by pinfall

Date:Dec 12 Site:Orlando,Flor Opponent:Karl Karlsson Result:Won by pinfall

Date:Dec 14 Site:Key West,Flor Opponent:Angelo Martinelli Result;Won by pinfall

 

1960

Date:Feb 10 Site:Montreal,Que Opponent:Don Leo Johnathan Result:Won by Pinfall

Date:July 18 Site:Chicago,Ill Opponent:Bearcat Wright Result:Lost by DQ

Date:Sept 19 Site:Chicago,Ill Opponents(with Eddie Graham):Bearcat Wright and Sweet Daddy Siki Result:Lost by DQ

Date:Nov 19 Site:Washington,D.C. Opponents(With Johnny Valentine):The Fabulous Kangaroos Result:Won by Pinfall

 

1961

Date:Jan 7 Site:Miami,Flor Opponents(With Eddie Graham):Buddy Austin and Al Powers Result:Curfew draw

Date:May 24 Site:Sunnyside,N.Y. Opponent:Billy Darnell Result:Won by Pinfall

Date:June 30 Site:Chicago,Ill Opponent:Pat O'Connor Result:Won by Pinfall 2 falls to 1(Wins NWA World Title)

Date:July 18 Site:Orlando,Flor Opponent:Mike Paidouis Result:Won by submission(Retains NWA World Title)

Date:July 19 Site:Jacksonville,Flor Opponent:Boris Malenko Result:Won by pinfall(Retains NWA World Title)

Date:July 21 Site:Tampa,Flor Opponent:Harry Smith Result:Won by submission(Retains NWA World Title)

 

1962

Date:Jan 22 Site:New York City,N.Y. Opponents(with Bob Orton,S.R.):Bearcat Wright and Johnny Valentine Result:Curfew Draw

Date:Feb 26 Site:New York City,N.Y. Opponents(with Bob Orton,S.R.):Bob Ellis and Johnny Valentine Result:Lost by Pinfall

Date:March 19 Site:New York City,N.Y. Opponent:Bob Ellis Result:Won by Pinfall(Reatains NWA World Title)

Date:May 25 Site:New York City,N.Y. Opponent:Bob Ellis Result:Curfew Draw(Retains NWA World Title)

Date:June 22 Site:New York City,N.Y. Opponent:Bob Ellis Result:Won by submission(Retains NWA World Title)

Date:July 5 Site:Washington,D.C. Opponents(With Johnny Barend):Bob Ellis and Johnny Valentine Result:Won by Pinfall

Date:July 13 Site:New York City,N.Y. Opponents(with Johnny Barend):Bob Ellis and Johnny Valentine Result:Won by pinfall

Date:Aug 2 Site:Toronto Opponent:Bruno Samartino Result:Lost by Submission(Samartino refuses to accept the title because Rogers had wrestled with an injury)

Date:Aug 24 Site:New York City,N.Y. Opponents(with Johnny Barend):Bobo Brazil and Eduard Capentier Result:Lost by DQ

Date:Oct 5 Site:New York City,N.Y. Opponents(with Killer Kowalski):Bobo Brazil and Eduard Carpentier Result:Lost by Pinfall

Date:Oct 24 Site:New York City,N.Y. Opponent:Killer Kowalski Result:Won by DQ(Retains NWA World Title)

 

1963

Date:Jan 24 Site:Toronto,Ont Opponent:Lou Thesz Result:Lost by pinfall(Loses NWA World Title)

Date:Feb 7 Site:Toronto,Ont Opponent:Lou Thesz Result:Lost 2 falls to 1(For NWA World Title)

Date:March 7 Site:Washington,D.C. Opponents(With Johnny Barrend):Buddy Austin and The Great Scott Result:Lost by Pinfall

Date:April 12 Site:Rio DeJaneiro,Brazil Opponent:Antonino Rocca,J.R. Result:Won by Pinfall(Wins Vacant WWF World Title)

Date:May 17 Site:New York City,N.Y. Opponent:Bruno Samartino Result:Lost by submission(Loses WWF World Title)

Date:Aug 5 Site:New York City,N.Y. Opponents(with Johnny Barend):Bruno Samartino and Bobo Brazil Result:Won 2 falls to 1

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