WWE announced that Buddy Roberts has died. He was 65. Roberts was one-third of the Fabulous Freebirds along with Michael “P.S.” Hayes and Terry “Bam Bam” Gordy.
After stints in WWE, AWA and Cowboy Bill Watts’ UWF, Roberts returned to WCCW. Buddy Roberts left the industry shortly after WCCW’s closing in the late 1980s.
After he left the ring, Roberts survived a battle with throat cancer. Buddy Roberts will always be remembered as a tenacious competitor.