Thursday, November 21, 2013

Death Of The Famed Mad Dog

Maurice "Mad Dog" Vachon has passed away at the age of 84.

Though a star of international repute, known for his feuds with Hercules Cortez, Billy Red Lyons, Vern Gagne, Killer Kowalski and ethers, he had only limited appearances in Arizona.

He was seen there for the AWA and WWF in the 1980s.

He also was a former AWA World Champion and tag team champion.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Death Of Roland Alexander

Roland Alexander, a popular promoter and trainer in California has passed away. Details of his death remain sketchy, but some maintain a heart attack and others contend diabetic conflicts were to blame.

Alexander wrestled briefly in Arizona in the 1970s and was a good friend with Phoenix mainstay, Ricky Thompson.