Legendary Tag Team Wrestler Passes Away

Posted by Matt Boone November 29, 2012 4 Comments

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.

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    • Michael Hayes

      The picture made me think that I had died.

      • UAV online

        Thats what I thought too. Great misleading post 24wrestling, keep up the good work!

        • Michael Hayes

          I will miss my brother and tag team partner, Buddy RIP I sure did have a good time beating up them Von Erik boys with you and Bam Bam.

    • BMurphy

      Greatest Antagonist EVER! He was Money in every feud the Birds had. Eric Young could be the next B.R.! RIP (HOF 2013)

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