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Conversation with Buddy Colt
Wrestler: Buddy Colt
Real Name: Ron Reed (Reid)
Birthday:
Hometown: Originally from Maryland
Moved to Houston
Marital Status:
Height & Weight:
Trained by: Joe Mercer
Debut:
Previous Gimmicks: "Cowboy" Ron Reed
"Handsome" Ron Reed
Finishing Move: Spinning Neckbreaker
Favorite Moves: Thumb to the Throat
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Notable Feuds: The Torres Brothers
Cyclone Soto
El Mongol
Leo Garibaldi
Buddy Fuller
Salvador Dominguez
Fred Blassie
Nick Bockwinkel
Paul Jones
Ron Fuller
Gene & Ole Anderson

  • NWA Georgia Heavyweight defeating Nick Bockwinkel title (September 5, 1970);
  • NWA Georgia Heavyweight defeating Fred Blassie title (November 20, 1970);
  • NWA Georgia Heavyweight defeating El Mongol title (June 12, 1971);
  • NWA Georgia Heavyweight defeating Ray Gunkel title (December 1971);
  • NWA Georgia Heavyweight defeating El Mongol title (April 7, 1972);
  • NWA Florida Heavyweight defeating Jack Brisco title (February 20, 1973);
  • NWA Florida Heavyweight defeating Paul Jones title (June 13, 1973);
  • NWA Florida Heavyweight defeating Eddie Graham title (September 15, 1973);
  • NWA Georgia Heavyweight defeating Luke Graham title (October 11, 1974);
  • NWA Georgia Tag Team titles w/Roger Kirby defeating Gene & Ole Anderson (November 11, 1974);

  • Buddy Colt was the top heel in the Georgia and Florida territories for many years..
  • Buddy Colt joined the Marines and started working out on a regular basis to build up his muscle mass..
  • Buddy Colt got involved with body building and placed second in the 1960 Mr. Washington DC bodybuiling contest..
  • September 5, 1970: Buddy Colt defeated Nick Bockwinkel for the Georgia Heavyweight title in Atlanta, Georgia..
  • November 20, 1970: Buddy Colt defeated Fred Blassie for his 2nd Georgia Heavyweight title in Atlanta, Georgia..
  • June 12, 1971: Buddy Colt defeated El Mongol for his 3rd Georgia Heavyweight title in Savannah, Georgia..
  • December 1971: Buddy Colt defeated Ray Gunkel for his 4th Georgia Heavyweight title in Atlanta, Georgia..
  • April 7, 1972: Buddy Colt defeated El Mongol for his 5th Georgia Heavyweight title in Griffin, Georgia..
  • February 20, 1973: Buddy Colt defeated Jack Brisco for the NWA Florida State title in Tampa, Florida..
  • June 13, 1973: Buddy Colt defeated Paul Jones to reclaim the Florida State title in Tampa, Florida..
  • September 15, 1973: Buddy Colt defeated Eddie Graham to win Florida State title in Jacksonville, Florida..
  • October 11, 1974: Buddy Colt defeated "Crazy" Luke Graham for his 6th Georgia State title in Atlanta, Georgia..
  • November 11, 1974: Buddy Colt & Roger Kirby defeating Gene & Ole Anderson to win the Georgia Tag Team titles..
  • February 20, 1975: A plane crash took the life of Bobby Shane and ended the career of Buddy Colt..