Buzz Sawyer - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Buzz Sawyer, 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.

Bruce Alan Woyan was born in Gallipolis, Ohio on June 14, 1959.

He died on February 7, 1992 at the age of 32.

Buzz Sawyer was inducted in the WWE Hall of Fame in 2021 as part of the Legacy wing.

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Bruce Alan Woyan
  • Ring Names
    • Buzz Sawyer ( February 12, 1979 - February 7, 1992)
  • Born June 14, 1959
  • Died February 7, 1992 (aged 32)
  • Nationality Nationality: United StatesUnited States
  • Birth Place Gallipolis, Ohio
  • Billed From
    • St. Petersburg, Florida
  • Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
  • Weight
    • 242 lbs (110 kg)
  • Nicknames Mad Dog; Bulldog

Career History

  • Roles
    • Wrestler ( February 12, 1979 - February 7, 1992)
  • Promotions / Brands
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion World Championship WrestlingWCW November 1, 1989 January 31, 1991
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPWBrand Heavyweight January 2, 1987 August 10, 1989
    Promotion World Class Championship WrestlingWCCW June 9, 1986 November 14, 1986
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA March 31, 1979 April 19, 1986
    Promotion Jim Crockett PromotionsJCP April 6, 1985 September 20, 1985
    Promotion All Japan Pro WrestlingAJPW October 20, 1984 November 1, 1984
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWF May 5, 1984 June 16, 1984
    Promotion Jim Crockett PromotionsJCP July 1, 1984 August 5, 1984
    Promotion Jim Crockett PromotionsJCP April 7, 1980 October 14, 1980
    Promotion Continental Wrestling AssociationCWA February 12, 1979 April 16, 1979
  • Face / Heel Turns
    Alignmentfromto
    Heel February 12, 1979 February 7, 1992
  • Images History
    Apr 1987
    Apr 1987
    Feb 1979
    Feb 1979

  • Finishers
    • Powerslam ( February 12, 1979 - February 7, 1992)
    • Diving Splash ( February 12, 1979 - February 7, 1992)
  • Theme Songs
    • Theme Song "Luminois Forces I" by Jon Kellehor & Orlando Kimber - Single ( January 2, 1987 - January 31, 1991)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • Halls of Fame
    • WWE Hall of Fame - Year 2021, Legacy
  • Continental Wrestling Association

    • 1 AWA Southern Heavyweight Championship

    Georgia Championship Wrestling

    • 1 NWA National Heavyweight Championship
    • 2 NWA National Tag Team Championship (with Brett Sawyer)

    Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling

    • 1 NWA Mid-Atlantic Tag Team Championship (with Matt Borne)

    Mid-South Wrestling Association / Universal Wrestling Federation

    • 1 Mid-South North American Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 UWF World Television Championship

    Pacific Northwest Wrestling

    • 1 NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team Championship (with Brett Sawyer)

    Southeastern Championship Wrestling

    • 1 NWA Southeastern Television Championship

    World Class Wrestling Association

    • 1 WCWA Television Championship
    • 1 WCWA Texas Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 WCWA World Tag Team Championship (with Matt Borne)
  • Other Accomplishments
    • WCWA World Tag Team Title Tournament Winner (1986 - with Matt Borne)
    • WON Best Heel (1982)
    • WON Most Underrated Wrestler (1981)

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