Found November 29, 2012 on WZR Online:
PLAYERS: Bill WattsTerry Gordy
Jim Ross posted his latest blog discussing the passing of Buddy Roberts and more. Check out the highlights: On Buddy Roberts’ death: “Very sad to hear of the passing…just heard seconds ago that Freebird Buddy Roberts has died. Buddy was the third member of the trio that revolutionized the three man faction/tag team scene back in the late 70′s and 80′s. Bill Watts attached the veteran Buddy to the much younger, free spirits, Michael Hayes and Terry Gordy to comprise one of the greatest entities ever in the business. At one time, there were no competitors who had more ‘heat’ than did the Fabulous Freebirds especially with their issues with JYD in Mid South and the Von Erich’s in World Class in Dallas, among others. At the time Watts inserted Buddy with Michael and Terry, Bill considered Buddy Roberts to be one of the best performers in the business. Buddy was a skilled ‘mechanic’ who elevated everyone’s game, could sell for Gordy and Hayes and no matter how many times that Buddy was b...
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