Buddy Wolfe

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Les Wolff (April 11, 1941 – July 11, 2017) was an American football player and professional wrestler. He was known by his ring name "Beautiful" Buddy Wolfe, who competed in North American regional promotions including the American Wrestling Association, National Wrestling Alliance and the World Wide Wrestling Federation during the 1970s and 80s. He was trained by Verne Gagne.

Wolfe was born in Blue Earth, Minnesota.

Wolfe found his greatest success as the tag team partner of Don Jardine wrestling as the second incarnation of The Spoilers in the Tri-State territory. He was one of several men to team with Jardine as Spoiler #2, twice winning the NWA United States Tag Team Championship during the early 1970s.[1]

Wolff later formed a tag team with "Luscious" Larry Heinimi who together were considered one of the top "heel" tag teams in the Midwest United States during the mid-1970s.[2]

Wolfe died in Hackensack, Minnesota of complications from dementia on July 11, 2017 at the age of 76.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Miller, Bob (2002). "Regional Territories: Tri-State #2, Page #2". KayfabeMemories.com.
  2. Edwards, John (2002). "Regional Territories: WWA – Indianapolis #17, Page #2". ProWrestlingHistory.com.
  3. Oliver, Greg (July 13, 2017). "Buddy Wolff dies". Slam Canoe. Retrieved July 18, 2017.