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Buddy Shaw
Character information
Gender Male
Born: 1942



Known Opponents: Rocky Balboa (defeated by boxer)

Billy Snow (defeated by boxer)

Buddy Shaw was a boxer that fought Rocky Balboa. He was from New York City, and was ranked 5th among heavyweight contenders in 1975.

When Mac Lee Green was forced to drop out of a scheduled fight with Apollo Creed due to a hand injury, Apollo suggested Shaw as an alternative, but was was told that Shaw had moved to California and gained 50 pounds.

After years of retirement from boxing, Buddy Shaw did an incredible amount of training to get into fighting shape, and he attempted to make a comeback and win the heavyweight title from Union Cane. Unfortunately for Shaw, he lost to Billy Snow who went on to Cane fight for the world title, and he finally retired.