The World Wrestling Ring Master sells tickets to WWE Events, Sporting Events and Live Concerts! StubPass is your source to Buy Wrestling Tickets and to Buy WWE Tickets.

Maurice ”Mad Dog” Vachon at the Quebec Sports Hall of Fame

Posted by Francois Gendron On November - 10 - 2009

The legendary wrestler Maurice Vachon nicknamed ''Mad Dog'', today at 80 years old, is now a part of Quebec's Sport Hall of Fame.

Born in Ville-Emard, Quebec, on Sep. 1 1929, Maurice Vachon had a very successful amateur wrestling career. At the 1948 London Olympic Games, Vachon finished in seventh place. Two years later, he won a gold medal at the 1950 British Empire Games, now known as the Commonwealth Games.

Vachon had an impressive stature. A strong, massive man with a mad look in the eyes. He was able to defend himself as he had to shrug off a couple of drunk spectators at times. One of those encounters earned him his nickname, when Don Owen, a wrestling promoter, yelled at him: ''You're just a mad dog!''.


Get the full article at Bleacher Report - Pro Wrestling is the owner of this article.

Leave a Reply