Buddy Rose - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Buddy Rose, with his Career History, real name, age, height and weight, the Promotions he worked for, all the Face/Heel turns, the Championship Titles he won, his Finishers, Theme Songs, Tag Teams and Stables, his appearance changes through the years, and more.

Paul Robert Perschmann was born in Las Vegas, Nevada on November 27, 1952.

He died on April 28, 2009 at the age of 56.

Buddy Rose was inducted in the WWE Hall of Fame in 2019 as part of the Legacy wing.

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Paul Robert Perschmann
  • Ring Names
    • Buddy Rose ( August 27, 1976 - January 29, 2005)
    • Paul Perschmann ( December 3, 1973 - August 26, 1976)
  • Born November 27, 1952
  • Died April 28, 2009 (aged 56)
  • Nationality Nationality: United StatesUnited States
  • Birth Place Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Billed From
    • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
  • Weight
    • 317 lbs (144 kg)
  • Nicknames Playboy

Career History

  • Roles
    • Part Time Wrestler ( March 29, 2001 - January 29, 2005)
    • Wrestler ( December 3, 1973 - February 28, 1997)
  • Promotions / Brands
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA December 21, 1991 April 25, 1992
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWF February 5, 1990 January 14, 1991
    Promotion American Wrestling AssociationAWA March 9, 1986 March 28, 1987
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA April 29, 1985 December 12, 1985
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWF December 22, 1984 March 31, 1985
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA August 19, 1974 September 1, 1984
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWF June 1, 1982 October 2, 1983
    Promotion American Wrestling AssociationAWA December 3, 1973 January 3, 1976
  • Face / Heel Turns
    Alignmentfromto
    Heel December 22, 1984 January 29, 2005
    Face June 18, 1983 December 21, 1984
    Heel August 19, 1974 June 17, 1983
    Face December 3, 1973 August 18, 1974
  • Images
    Dec 1973
    Dec 1973

  • Finishers
    • Las Vegas Jackpot - DDT ( December 3, 1973 - January 29, 2005)
  • Theme Songs
    • Theme Song "Dress You Up" by Madonna - Single ( March 9, 1986 - March 28, 1987)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • Halls of Fame
    • WWE Hall of Fame - Year 2019, Legacy
  • Titles Won

    American Wrestling Association

    • 1 AWA World Tag Team Championship (with Doug Somers)

    50th State Big Time Wrestling

    • 1 NWA Hawaii Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 NWA Hawaii Tag Team Championship (with John Studd)

    NWA All-Star Wrestling

    • 2 NWA Canadian Tag Team Championship (Vancouver version) (1 with Chris Colt, 1 with Rip Oliver)
    • 1 NWA Pacific Coast Heavyweight Championship (Vancouver version)

    NWA San Francisco

    • 2 NWA United States Heavyweight Championship (San Francisco version)
    • 1 NWA World Tag Team Championship (San Francisco version) (with Ed Wiskoski)

    Oregon Professional Wrestling Federation

    • 1 OPWF Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 OPWF Tag Team Championship (with Buddy Wayne)

    Pacific Coast Championship Wrestling

    • 1 PCCW Tag Team Championship (with Buddy Wayne)

    Pacific Northwest Wrestling

    • 8 NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight Championship
    • 12 NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team Championship (2 with Jesse Ventura, 4 with Colonel DeBeers, 2 with Rip Oliver, 1 with Stan Stasiak, 1 with Brian Adias, 1 with Curt Hennig, 1 with Avalanche)

    Universal Independent Wrestling

    • 2 UIW Heavyweight Championship
  • Other Accomplishments
    • NWA San Francisco United States Heavyweight Title Tournament Winner (1978)
    • Cauliflower Alley Club's Other honoree (2004)
    • Ring Around The Northwest Newsletter Wrestler of the Year (1980–1981)
    • Ring Around The Northwest Newsletter Tag Team of the Year (1978, 1981, 1994 - with Ed Wiskwoski, Rip Oliver & Buddy Wayne)

Relations

  • Tag Teams & Stables
    • Buddy Rose & Col. DeBeers - Col. DeBeers ( January 11, 1992 - September 12, 1993)
    • Buddy Rose & Doug Somers - Doug Somers ( March 13, 1986 - February 11, 1989)
    • The Beach Boys - Avalanche ( June 24, 1988 - October 22, 1988)
    • Buddy Rose & Col. DeBeers - Col. DeBeers ( June 8, 1985 - August 3, 1988)
    • Buddy Rose & Rip Oliver - Rip Oliver ( August 27, 1980 - September 1, 1982)
    • Buddy Rose & Ed Wiskoski - Ed Wiskoski ( August 13, 1977 - December 9, 1980)
    • Buddy Rose & Jesse Ventura - Jesse Ventura ( August 21, 1976 - June 14, 1977)
  • Managers Bobby Heenan, Sherri Martel / Sensational Sherri, The Grand Wizard

Buddy Rose Game Appearances

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