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Maurice Vachon
WWE HOF 2013
Class of 2010
Maurice Vachon Full
Ring names Mad Dog Vachon
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight 231 lbs (105 kg)
Born September 14, 1929(1929-09-14)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Died November 21, 2013 (aged 84)
Omaha, Nebraska
Billed from Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Debut 1950
Retired 1986

Maurice Vachon (September 14, 1929 - November 21, 2013) (also known as Mad Dog Vachon) is a former wrestler. He is the brother of wrestlers Paul and Vivian Vachon, and the uncle of wrestler Luna Vachon. Standing just 5’9”, he was among the AWA's all-time great heels with a career spanning four decades while also serving as the leader of one of the sport’s most accomplished families.

Championships and accomplishments

  • Lutte` Internationale
  • IWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • IWA World Tag Team Championship (1 time) - with Ivan Koloff
  • PWA Heavyweight Championship (1 time) (First)
  • Iron Mike Mazurki Award (2003)
  • PWI ranked him # 166 of the 500 best singles wrestlers during the "PWI Years" in 2003.

See also

Reference source

CBC Program: The Journal, Broadcast Date: Dec. 29, 1987 Reporter: Allen Abel Guests: Réjean Tremblay, Diane Vachon, Maurice "Mad Dog" Vachon

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