[Buddy Rose Gallery]


[Buddy Rose on YouTube.com]
Wrestler: "Playboy" Buddy Rose
Real Name: Paul Perschman
Marital Status:
Height & Weight:
Trained by: Verne Gagne
Billy Robinson
Debut: 1973
Previous Gimmicks: Executioner (WWF)
Finishing Move:
Favorite Moves:
Notable Feuds: Tito Santana
Midnight Rockers
Scott Hall
Curt Hennig

  • NWA (Pacific Northwest) Heavyweight title (8)
  • NWA (Pacific Northwest) Tag Team titles (12)
  • NWA (San Francisco) United States Heavyweight title (2)
  • NWA (San Francisco) World Tag Team titles (2)
  • NWA (Vancouver) Canadian Tag Team titles (2)
  • NWA Hawaiian Heavyweight titles ();
  • NWA Hawaiian Tag Team titles ();
  • (Knoxville) Southern Tag Team titles ();
  • AWA World Tag Team titles w/Doug Somors;
  • WCCW (Vancouver) International Tag Team titles ();
  • UIW (Washington) Heavyweight title (2)
  • OPWF (Oregon) Heavyweight title ();
  • OPWF (Oregon) Tag Team titles ();

  • In The Beginning:
  • 1973: Buddy Rose was trained by Verne Gagne & Billy Robinson along with Chris Taylor & Sgt. Slaughter.

    World Wrestling Federation:

    "Playboy" Buddy Rose had a huge push in the World Wrestling Federation in 1982-83, wrestling against WWF Champion Bob Backlund for several months, selling out WWF venues all over the East Coast, including being the first WWF wrestler to work the West Coast exspansion with WWF Champion Bob Backlund at the LA Sports Arena for Vince McMahon Jr...

  • March 31, 1985--WrestleMania: Tito Santana defeated The Executioner (Buddy Rose) in the first ever WrestleMania match..

    Portland Wrestling:
  • Buddy Rose won "Loser Leave Town" matches against Jesse Ventura and Rowdy Roddy Piper..
  • May 21, 1985--Owen Promotions 60th Anniversary Show: Roddy Piper defeated "Playboy" Buddy Rose..

    American Wrestling Association:
  • April 20, 1986 - WrestleRock: Doug Somers & Buddy Rose defeated The Midnight Rockers (Marty Jannetty & Shawn Michaels)..
  • June 28, 1986 - Battle by the Bay: The Midnight Rockers & Curt Hennig defeated Buddy Rose & Doug Somers & Alexis Smirnoff..
  • December 25, 1986 - Brawl: The Midnight Rockers (Jannetty & Michaels) defeated Buddy Rose & Doug Somers in a "Steel Cage"..

  • Buddy Rose worked Minneapolis, Dallas, Hawaii, The Northwest, San Fransico, Los Angeles, Florida and many others..
  • January 29, 2005 - WrestleReunion: Roddy Piper/Jimmy Valiant/Jimmy Snuka beat Buddy Rose/Col Debeers/Bob Orton w/Sherri..
  • April 2004: Buddy Rose & Col. DeBeers were honored for their wrestling careers by the Cauliflower Alley Club..
  • Buddy Rose and Col. DeBeers currently run a wrestling school in Portland, Oregon..